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Astra Antiques Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A favourite at Hemswell

A really good and wide selection of all sorts of things, staff are very helpful - Astra is most... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Love this place

Well I must say this place is amazing. My favourite place for a rummage. I always find a bargain... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Astra Antiques has been open for Business since 1994. Under it's current ownership, Astra has just celebrated it's 10th Anniversary. The Centre was taken from a small Centre based on a site of Antiques Centre's and built from the Ground Up to a Top...more
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Gibson Road, Old RAF Hemswell | Hemswell Cliff, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire,, Hemswell Cliff DN21 5TL, England
+44 1427 668312
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

A really good and wide selection of all sorts of things, staff are very helpful - Astra is most often my first stop at Hemswell.

Thank Jinx_from_No4
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Well I must say this place is amazing. My favourite place for a rummage. I always find a bargain. The staff are so nice Barry always has a smile so do the rest of the staff. Give it a whirl it’s lovely xx

Thank Pboo50
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Loved this antique centre, like taking a walk back throughout history. Felt extremely nostalgic walking through the rooms that were set up in decades - loved the 60's, 70's and 80's rooms, recognized lots of items from my childhood. More like a museum - wonderful.

Thank Wendy P
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Astra Antiques Centre offers a variety of little shops who offer a broad spectrum of antiques and bric-a-brac. We are pro's but it took us about three hours only to see the collection. Most prices are fair and negotiations are possible (but not always successful)....More

Thank Wybo M
Astra-Antques, Owner at Astra Antiques Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a Review on TripAdvisor. It's great to hear how much you enjoy our Centre and hold it in high regard. However we are sorry to hear you weren't as satisfied with our Toilets? They are...More

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Great visit managed to buy good quality and a good mix of items at realistic prices . Friendly welcoming staff and great service all round . Only building on the site worth a visit . Unless you won the lotto. Cant wait to go back

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

I bought practically everything in here. So much great stuff- especially if you like vintage and retro bits. It is the biggest of the centres at Hemswell and is just massive. HUGE range of bits and pieces. As soon as my credit card has recovered,...More

Thank IslandRamblers97
Astra-Antques, Owner at Astra Antiques Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Hi, Thank you very much for leaving such a wonderful Review of our Centre. We are all pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit, and enjoyed our Centre, we've all been hard at work over the last year or so to really push Astra Antiques...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018

The Antiques shops keep on coming. Just expected the 4 Hemswell centres. More for the everyday collector than at the Hemswell centres. To do all the shops a full day is recommendedMore

Thank Steve C
Astra-Antques, Owner at Astra Antiques Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for leaving us a Review! Astra Antiques Centre has been going since 1990 - and over the last year has grown in size and had a lovely face lift! Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, with 9 buildings on site, yes a...More

Reviewed 19 March 2018

My husband and I visit the Astra building on a regular basis, we don't go to look for anything in particular, but quite often come home with something, once being a lovely suite for my sitting room, right down to small items. We are never...More

Thank Penelope H
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Recently extended, stock changes regularly and the Date and Walnut scones in the cafe are to die for and very reasonably priced.

Thank Englishroyals
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Visited here and was very impressed with the amount and quality of antiques in this building,I could have spent hours in here but was a bit short of time so will return again in the near future to look again.

Thank bovLincoln
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Mark W
25 July 2016|
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Response from Gilly909 | Reviewed this property |
I cannot answer your question but would suggest that you contact them directly to see if they can advise you.
Darren S
7 January 2016|
Response from Astra-Antques | Property representative |
Hi there is a shop / museum near by but not had the chance to visit ourselfs yet so can't really help with how good or any info Astra
16 December 2015|
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Response from Astra-Antques | Property representative |
Hi we are sorry for the delay in getting back to you the entrance to the centre is accessible as is 90% of the ground floor the cafe is also accessible ,at present the accessible toilets are under construction . upstairs... More