Welcome to Hemswell Antique Centre – “The Largest Antiques Centre in Europe”

Hemswell Antique Centres brings together Europe’s largest selection of dealers who can offer you the widest possible range of antique furniture and vintage collectables.

Within three separate buildings you will find around 300 dealer display areas, which will keep you enthralled for hours. Take your time to wander through our vast array of bygone treasures and – who knows – you may discover that antiques bargain you’ve been searching for?

Buyers include Interior Designers, Hoteliers, Antiques Dealers and Private Individuals both Nationally and Internationally.

Only approximately 15% of items available are shown on this website.

Established in 1986!

Our website is updated daily with fresh pieces and contains over 3000 antique items for sale.

This website shows a comprehensive selection of the quality antiques and collectables available at the Centre such as Mirrors, Lamps, Bookcases, Sideboards, Cabinets, Chests of Drawers, Bureau Bookcases, Wine Tables, Coffee Tables, Music Cabinets, Towel Rails, Magazine Racks, Open Bookshelves, Cakestands, Lloyd Loom, Pine Furniture, Teapots, English Teasets and Glassware.

We are open every day of the year apart from Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day 10am to 5pm.

(Christmas Eve & New Years Eve 10am- 2pm).

Did you know?

  • We have over 3000 Antiques available Online?
  • We are the Largest Antiques Centre in Europe with 3 Large Buildings.
  • We were established back in 1986.
  • We have 30 Helpful Members of Staff.
  • We also have a Mobile Web App.
  • We offer assistance with Overseas Shipping.
  • We pride ourselves in giving Exemplary Service.

About Us

Set in beautiful rural Lincolnshire UK, just a few miles from the Historic Cathedral City of Lincoln, Hemswell Antique Centres is the ideal venue for a great day out! The centres offer a wonderful mix of antiques and collectables from bygone times.

Get away from it all and spend the day exploring the maze of rooms in each building which feature an unrivalled choice of beautiful high quality goods.

We guarantee that it will keep you fascinated for hours. There is wheelchair access to the ground floors of all our buildings, including access to the coffee shop in building one.

You’ll find that there’s so much to see while you’re with us, but remember it’s not all hard work! Take time to relax and sample the homemade delights made from locally sourced produce in our licensed coffee shop, which is part of Tastes of Lincolnshire. This enables us to provide excellent home made food using good local products. We’ve an extensive menu to choose from and there’s hot and cold refreshments available throughout the day.

We carry the most extensive range of antique pine, rare kitchenalia, rustic and country made furniture from all over the world. We try very hard to find the unusual to compliment any home.

Fine vintage leather luggage and traditional sporting items are also usually seen here in the Centres. Musical items such as gramaphones, music boxes and instruments can also be found.

The Centres always stocks a good high quality selection of english longcase clocks, period bracket clocks, and wall clocks, and also boasts a fine selection of aneroid banjo, wheel and stick barometers from the late C18th to the early C20th.

You will discover a large and fine selection of quality Georgian and Victorian mahogany, oak and walnut furniture for the bedroom, sitting room, dining room or for occasional use.

The Centres house a vast selection of ceramics and glass from early staffordshire pottery, oriental porcelain and victorian glass through to collectable C20th ceramics and glass.

A good selection of decorative items, including oriental rugs, throws, curtains, scatter cushions, lamp shades, and tapestries are always available in the Centres, and beautifully displayed.

Amongst the vast array of beautiful items for sale at Hemswell, we have dealers who sell good quality silver ware and jewellery. This large selection is of interest to both the collector, and trade buyer.

For Assistance – Please contact us:

This has been a family business for over 30 years and is run by Robert Miller and a team of 30 loyal and helpful staff (some of which are pictured above).

Hemswell Antique Centres Caenby Corner Estate Hemswell Cliff Gainsborough Lincolnshire DN21 5TJ UK

Tel: +44 1427 666016Fax: +44 1427 668935E-mail: