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Since opening our doors in November 2018 Acorn & Pip has been devoted to creating a playful retail experience, rooted in mindfulness and authenticity.

Opening Times

Monday - Saturday: 9.30am - 5.00pm
Sunday: 10.00am - 4.00pm

Last orders in the cafe are 30 minutes before we close.

Address

Acorn & Pip, 6-7 Carr Lane,
Slaithwaite, HD7 5AN

Whether you’re shopping for the perfect new baby gift, or even picking a little something up for yourself, our eye for quality ensures our toys, clothing, gifts and homewares are carefully curated with kids and family in mind.

We are passionate about providing a space where the entire family can reconnect, shop, eat, drink, play and make mischief.

When you get here

We want all our guests to feel at home when they are with us, so whether you are shopping or stopping for a coffee and cake, you are welcome! Guests can make use of the sanitiser around the shop and upon entry whilst they browse and enjoy our space at their leisure.

Unfortunately we do not allow dogs into the store, but we do have two small tables outside.

Little ones & play

Our aim is to create an easy, relaxed, safe and fun experience for our guests. We offer toys and colouring activities for children to play with at the table, which are sanitised between use. Pram parking and a baby changing area with spare nappies and wet wipes are provided. Children must be supervised and kept close by at all times.

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Visiting us by train

Slaithwaite train station is less than a 5 minute walk to our shop. We’re situated on the lines between Manchester, Huddersfield and Leeds.

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Visiting us by car

We are ideally positioned off of the M62 motorway, meaning that you can leave the mayhem of traffic behind you and wind down the hills into our gorgeous village. There is plenty of parking around the shop. New Street Car park offers all day free parking and nearby Bridge Street (running adjacent to the canal) is unrestricted. Aldi car park allows 3 hours free parking. There is also free on-street parking available around the village for one hour. Our shop postcode is HD7 5AN.

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Visiting us by bus

There are a few local buses that drop down into Slaithwaite and our shop is located by two main bus stops. Popular bus routes are: 394, 184. Other services include: 181, 183, 185, 395.

It’s a village thing

We’re really lucky to have some amazing local businesses in and around the village that are great for the whole family. With canal side walks and a thriving local high street, there’s plenty to do if you want to make a day of it in Slaithwaite and beyond. Here are just a few of our favourites that you might want to visit.

Anello

The best wood fired Neapolitan pizza you’ll find for a lot of miles, with seasonal small plates, drinks menu and a great family atmosphere.

Zapato Brewery

River-side beer garden and cozy tap room in neighbouring village Marsden, situated right next door to our coffee supplier Darkwoods at Lingards Woods. Watch out for events!

Om is where the heart is

Vibing yoga studio and café serving both healthy and naughty food and drink from 10-4pm.

The Handmade Bakery

The Handmade Bakery is a not-for-profit co-operative producing more than 1500 loaves and patisserie items each week from their large canal side bakery and café, a nice stroll from the store.

The Green Valley Grocers

A few doors down from us, The Green Valley Grocers is a community-owned co-operative selling fresh fruit and vegetables, wet fish, artisan bread, wholefoods from Suma (our supplier too!) and a large range of cheeses and dairy products.

Zero Yorkshire

A minimal waste shop offering locally sourced, ethical, organic and plastic free products. Great for thoughtful gifts and the eco-friendly inspired.

Otso Clothing

Nature inspired, contemporary and socially responsible clothing brand with great quality wares for all.

Arty explorers

Fun, creative and multi-sensory art based classes, parties and events, suitable for children from 0 - 5 years. Booking required.

Standedge Tunnel Visitor Centre

Surrounded by beautiful scenery, Standedge Tunnel is Britain’s longest, deepest, highest canal tunnel, built in 1811, restored for boat trips, plus exhibition, café and soft play area.