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Wensleydale Christmas Stocking

Last Updated on 07/12/2022

Order now to avoid Christmas postal delays

Royal Mail Christmas jumpers image

The festive period is a very busy time for postal deliveries, further exacerbated this year by industrial action. We have had a number of queries from customers wondering where their order is. Unfortunately, we can’t query these with Royal Mail until 10 working days have passed. We try to pack and despatch the next business day, or sometimes even the same day, if orders come in early.

Because of Royal Mail’s ongoing postal worker strikes during December (9, 11, 14 and 15), they are bringing forward recommended Christmas last posting dates. For 2nd Class mail this is now Monday 12th December.

So we need your orders ready for despatch by the afternoon of this date at the latest. Buy as early as you can please. We will, of course, endeavour to despatch any later orders as quickly as we can.

This only impacts online and over the phone mail orders.

If you miss this date you can (if in the area) order online and collect from the Shop (select that option at checkout). This will ensure you get what you want reserved.

Alternatively, you can order Gift Vouchers online which we can email to you or the recipient, which avoids any possible delay altogether!  We have been known to issue the odd emergency Gift Voucher on Christmas Day!

Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

Wensleydale Longwool Sheep Shop Christmas Opening Hours

As usual we have revised business hours during the Festive period, which are listed in the image above and also online here. These take effect from Christmas Eve until after New Year.

Our first Wool Show of the New Year

Unravel Festival 2023

Our first show of 2023 will be Unravel festival in Farnham, Surrey. It’s the 15th Anniversary show and takes place over three days.

Advance purchase tickets are available online now, with timed entry to manage visitor traffic. Book now to ensure you get your preferred slot if you are going to attend.

Other confirmed 2023 events can be found on our Wool Shows page.

Christmas gift ideas reminder

Wensleydale Christmas Stocking kit - one of our many gift ideas

If you can’t make it to the Shop in Leyburn, then you can still buy gifts in our online store. Have a browse of some gift ideas by clicking here.
Don’t forget to order as soon as possible to avoid any postal delays!

You can Shop online at anytime:  SHOP NOW 
* FREE standard delivery for UK orders of £50 and over.

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