Gifts & Homeware Shopping Shops


Find unusual & artisan gifts, accessories & homeware in this beautifully-styled shop

Candleworld is a charming, contemporary gift and accessories shop in the heart of Swanage, which stocks both local and designer items for the home.

What’s in store changes through the seasons, so you can find something new to refresh your living space or that elusive unusual gift, throughout the year.

Candleworld has a range of accessories including jewellery and scarfs as well as decorative ornaments from well known brands such as Gisella Graham.

Naturally, Candleworld sells an extensive range of decorative and scented candles, including locally-made Purbeck Candles, as well as beautifully-scented reed diffusers and handmade wax melts.

There’s also a good range of indoor string lighting, perfect for bringing a burst of colour to a child’s bedroom or adding a cosy glow to your home.

If you’re looking for that elusive not-on-the-high-street, artisan gift, this beautifully-styled shop is sure to have something unique. Its stunning window displays showcase the latest in-store items, whether that’s cute Easter bunnies and decorative spring birds, cosy autumn-themed displays, or all decked out for the festive season in the run-up to Christmas.

At the rear of the shop there’s a year-round Christmas section with an eclectic mix of traditional and novelty Christmas baubles, lights and tree decorations.

Location in town

📍14 High Street, BH19 2NT

Find Candleworld on High Street in the heart of Swanage town.

It’s right next door to Italian restaurant La Trattoria and close to both Swanage Beach and various other gift shops, pubs and eateries.

Park at any of the town’s main car parks to visit Candleworld – Broad Road is the closest long-stay car park, and Mermond Place is the nearest short-stay. You can park on High Street itself for free for up to an hour.

Candleworld location on High Street (credit: Google Maps)

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