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Granny Beesley's



3b London Street, Faringdon, Oxfordshire, SN7 7AE

Tel: 07763016616

Granny Beesley's


Granny Beesley's is a one of a kind old-fashioned sweet shop with a modern twist. "A completely enchanting shop with a welcoming atmosphere and great customer service".

Paint or create your own unique and personalised gift for yourself or a loved one.

  • Paint your own pottery using under glazes or acrylics (life size and miniatures)
  • Decal printing onto preglazed ceramics (life size and miniatures)
  • Decopatch with paper and or fabric onto papermache animals and shapes
  • Design your own - sublimation tee shirt and mug printing
  • Design your own - vinyl tee shirt and mug printing
  • Polymer clay dolls and jewellery making
  • Baby Print cast and silversmithing gifts
  • Memory teddy bear creation
  • Elf and Trolls creation
  • We also run an array of specialist artisan workshops and handmade gifts available to buy
  • The craft studio is also available to hire for birthday parties, baby showers, hen parties and unique business and training events.

Taste your memories by purchasing traditional and retro sweets that immediately transport you back to the innocence of your childhood.

Over 150 varieties of old fashioned favourites weighed out in front of you.

Marshfield Farm Ice Cream

Fozzys Ice Cream for your four-legged friend

Over 30 types of handmade and artisan fudge and treats

A variety of sweets to meet dietary needs

Classic sweets such as Sherbet Dip, Anglo Bubbly, Black jacks and Fruit salad to name but a few

Granny Beesley's is based in the heart of Faringdon a small market town 20 miles South West of Oxford City and sits at the South-East gateway to the Cotswolds. Faringdon is a town renowned for its quirky history and still boasts a unique artisan culture. It is close to several national trust properties and areas of outstanding natural beauty. For further information visit and 

The town and Market Place has many independent retailers including Vintage Goth Shadows (A unique magical and mysterious shop with an ethereal atmosphere), The Gifted Magpie (A classic gift shop), Little Big Top (Selling traditional toys and games), An artisan bread and cake shop, A classic butchers and a traditional baker, we even have a candlestick maker. Faringdon also has several teashops and restaurants serving English Breakfast, High Tea and country pubs serving classic ploughman's lunches and evening and Sunday dinners.



  • All areas accessible to disabled visitors - Ground floor only
  • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities - In the Market Place
  • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted)


  • Café - Across the road
  • Picnic Site - Yes, on site
  • Restaurant - Several in the Market Place

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children's play area - Paint and Create Studio upstairs

Establishment Features

  • Cash machines - Yes, in the Market Place
  • Gift vouchers
  • Public toilets
  • Visitor information

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking - No but there is a drop off point in the market place
  • Frequent bus services
  • Off site parking

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Diners Club accepted
  • JCB accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside - Yes, a small market town
  • In town/city centre - Yes, a small market town


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Road Directions M4 Junction 16 for Swindon. Follow A17 towards Cirencester, take the turn to join A420 to Oxford and follow for 12 miles. When you reach Faringdon head towards the Town Centre Market Place. There are several car parks sign posted — parking is free for the first two hours. From Oxford join the A420 at the A34 junction follow the A420 for 20 miles. There is a two-hour free parking tariff in Faringdon car parks.

Public Transport Directions

By Bus:

Oxford City — Stagecoach 66 from Gloucester Green to Faringdon Market Place approx. 45 mins. (London street is just off the top left corner of the Market Place less than 2 min walk).

Swindon Town Centre — Stagecoach 66 from Swindon Bus Station to Faringdon Market Place approx. 30 mins. (London Street is just off the top left corner of the Market Place less than 2 min walk).


  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2018 Tourism South East Member 2018 2018

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