ONE of the top-five rated antique shops across the whole of Cheshire is right here in Warrington.

Hunt and Gather Antiques and Collectables, based in Riverside Trading Estate in Penketh, has been listed as one of the top-five antique shops.

The shop has previously featured on Antiques Road Trip in 2018.

Others on the list include The Antiques Shop and Lowe and Sons in Chester, Boffey’s Emporium at Lady Heyes in Frodsham and Amorini Antiques Centre in Birkenhead.

It comes as a new study by reveals Cheshire as the second capital for five-star antique shopping experiences in the UK. 

The study analysed five-star-rated antique shopping venues in the UK and calculated the number of shops in each area along with total TripAdvisor ratings to award each region a ‘Capital Score’.

Cheshire came in second place with a ‘Capital Score’ of 13.1 with a combined 160 reviews – including some of those for Warrington shops.

A spokesperson for said: “It is pleasant to see the areas that offer fantastic shopping experiences for antique lovers in the UK and tourists who visit the country to explore its shopping avenues.

“Antiques are still an excellent option for unique gifts for special occasions and an ideal way to source unusual items that become a talking point when entertaining visitors.”