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From independent gems to high street brands, Farnham offers a varied shopping experience. Find out about the shopping streets and Farnham's shopping specialisms.

The town has several distinct shopping areas:

West Street

The Lion and Lamb Yard

Downing Street

Castle Street

East Street

Antiques and vintage

Directory of shops


Farnham’s roots are as a market town. Plan your shopping trip on Virtual Farnham.

West Street

West Street hosts a variety of quality retailers including Farnham’s own family-run department store, Elphicks, founded in 1881.

Lion and Lamb Yard

This lovely cobbled car free street, off West Street, has a perfect selection of luxury household shops, traditional country clothing, bespoke jewellery and book shops surrounded by excellent independent cafes which are perfect for people watching.

Downing Street

The historic Downing Street leads into Farnham from the south. Home to a butcher, a baker and candle-stick maker, well hardware store. This charming street is also home to several lovely independent coffee shops, a traditional sweet shop, exquisite independent clothes shops, a gift shop and even a ceramics café.

Castle Street

The castle in this beautiful Georgian street offers a wonderful backdrop to a wealth of eateries for breakfast, coffee and a pastry or a candle lit dinner.

The Borough

The Borough is a thoroughfare of high street options.

East Street

East Street offers a wealth of beauty options plus individual shops selling bicycles and sports equipment.


Antiques and vintage

Farnham is rich in antiques for sale in wonderful settings. Local antique centres make an enjoyable afternoon out with their own tea shops on site.


Farnham has a range of stores offering a fabulous range of furniture, materials, luxurious lighting and accessory choices to browse and embellish your home.


To entertain those little cherubs visit the toy shop on East Street or Farnham’s only department store on West Street. Alternatively, visit the local garden centres.


For beautiful bespoke dresses, wonderful gifts or just ideas Farnham offers boutiques and a range of services. Farnham also has a brilliant array of venues, from Farnham Castle to quaint hotels and local halls to choose from for that special day. For your guests the local accommodation available is suitable for all budgets and requirements.


Farnham is a market town at heart. With an award winning local farmers’ market on the fourth Sunday of each month and a country market stall in the Cellar Bar at the Maltings Monthly Market.

The country market was established in 1949 and is on the first Saturday of each month, except January, from 9 am to 4 pm.  Orders in advance can be emailed.


If you are looking for a tradesperson see Check a trade. 

Online shopping

Support local shops when shopping online. Visit – a digital marketplace that provides a one-stop shop for you to buy online from Farnham’s shops.

Information and inspiration

Use our Directory of Farnham to find the retailer, supplier or company you are looking for. See information on car parks in Farnham using  map of central Farnham.

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