Shopping, Fashion, Independent

Watkinsons Shoes

Independent Shoe Retailer
Location: 53 Goodramgate, York, YO1 7LS
01904 623388 Call Us
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About Us

About Us

For over a century Watkinsons has been one of the largest and most renowned independent shoe retailers in the UK. Since 1904, Watkinsons has been synonymous with luxury shoes and excellent quality from across the globe. Watkinsons shoes is at the forefront of Yorkshire style. We design and stock shoes for men, ladies and children with city, country and coast in mind.

Now in its fourth generation, we are still a family-run business. Our identity is a Victorian-style arcaded shoe store, located at 53 Goodramgate, York. Together with our signature black and gold colours and our emblem, consisting of our founder Albert Watkinson's original signature. We are also known for our rocking horse, Dobbin, in our children's department.

We travel globally to ensure that we are providing the right shoes for all occasions and ages. We also offer our iconic Watkinsons Heritage Collection, handcrafted in Italy and inspired by locations in Yorkshire. We offer every type of shoe for every occasion including boots, slippers, wellingtons, walking boots, brogues, loafers, court shoes and children's shoes. There is something for all the family at Watkinsons.

Favourite Mens Brands: RM Williams, Mephisto, Cheaney & Sons, Loake, Drapers, Shepherd, Josef Seibel, Church's, Crockett & Jones, Trickers, Cheaney & Sons, Pikolinos, Ecco, Panama Jack, Birkenstock, Dubarry, Sebago, Orca Bay, Duckfeet, Sioux, Barker, Think!, The Watkinsons Heritage Collection & many more.

Favourite Ladies Brands: Dubarry, Gabor, Josef Seibel, Alpe, Duckfeet, Pikolinos, Wonders, Ecco, Legero, RM Williams, Loake, Barker, Mephisto, All Rounder, Van Dal, Think!, Waldlaufer, Softinos, Duckfeet, Palmroth, Palanco, Panama Jack, Birkenstock, Paul Green, Haflinger, Shepherd, Sebago and many more.

We are also offering a children's appointment service. Our staff are expert trained and the experience offered is second to none.

Our collections are also available to order online, check out for more. We offer free UK delivery on all orders over £100.00.

Opening Times

Monday- Sunday: 0930AM- 0530PM

Sunday: 11AM- 5PM

Opening Times

Monday- Sunday: 0930AM - 0530PM

Sunday: 11AM- 5PM

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