Saturday 11 December 2021

Yule Gifts: Seasonal Esoteric Shopping in London

If you're in London and fancy browsing last-minute Yule gifts to suit even the witch who has everything, here's a list of esoteric shops to visit:

Treadwell's Bookshop
Treadwell's bookshop is at 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury. As well as a huge selection of books on paganism, witchcraft and other esoteric subjects, you can buy supplies including candles, incense and scrying devices. They also usually have my own books in the Pagan Portals series in stock! The shop is open Monday to Saturday from noon to 7pm and on Sunday from noon to 6pm. Online ordering is also welcome and you can find the website here: (The photo at the top shows the Yule tree in Treadwell's window and the wonderful mummy case keeping watch.)

Atlantis Bookshop
The Atlantis Bookshop is open Monday to Saturday, from 10.30am to 6pm. It sells books and other esoteric items, including a wonderful range of vintage art and jewellery. There's also an exhibition on at the moment, in the underground temple space, which I'll be blogging more about soon. Atlantis Bookshop is at 49a Museum Street, London, WC1A 1LY. You can also order books by phoning 020 7405 2120 or emailing Visit the website for more details:

Buddha on a Bicycle
This shop selling Buddhist and Hindu items as well as crystals is at 27 Endell St, West End, London, WC2H 9BA. Opening houare are Monday to Saturdady 11am to 7pm and Sunday from noon to 6pm. You can find the website here:

Watkins Bookshop
This historic esoteric bookstore is at 19-21 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ. It's open from 11am to 6.30pm, seven days a week. You can find out more about the shop at it's website:

Mysteries of Covent Garden
This metaphysical stockist at 34 Shorts Gardens, London, WC2H 9PX is open Monday to Saturday from 10.30am to 7pm, and on Sundays from noon to 6pm. You can find out more via the

The Astrology Shop
The Astrology Shop sells far more than just books on astrology and is at 78 Neal Street, London WC2H 9PA. It's open Monday through to Sunday from 11am to 6pm. You can find out more at it's website:

Stepping Stones of Greenwich
Stepping Stones, a mind, body, spirit shop with a lovely selection of crystals and ornaments, is at 97 Trafalgar Road, Greenwich, London, SE10 9TS. It's open Monday to Sunday from 10am to 6.45pm. You can find out more about its services on the website:

She's Lost Control
This specialist crystal and esoteric supplies dealer is open Monday to Friday from 10.30am to 6pm; Saturday from 10am to 6pm, and Sunday from 11am to 5pm. It is at 74 Broadway Market, Hackney, London E8 4QJ. She's Lost Control also runs an online store. You can find out more here:

Wicca Moon
Wicca Moon of Eltham is an Aladdin's cave of a witchcraft shop at 50 Well Hall Rd, Eltham, London SE9 6SH, and also sells a huge range of items online. The physical store is normally open from 11am to 6pm. You can find out more here:

House of Spells

The magical merchandise shop House of Spells is at 69-71 Charing Cross Rd, West End, London WC2H 0NE. It's open from 10am to 8pm and you can find the website here:

13 Moons
A sister shop to Wicca Moon, 13 Moons is at 1A Lower Clapton Road, London E5 0NS. It is normally open from 11.30am to 5pm. You can find out more via the Facebook page:

If you know of any other esoteric shops in or near London, please leave a comment with the details so I can include them in future updates.

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