Welcome to our board game & card game store

  • All Good Meeple
    All Good Meeple
  • Catan
  • Mysterium
  • The Game
    The Game
  • Crokinole
  • Takenoko
  • Qwirkle
  • Chess
  • Forbidden Island
    Forbidden Island
  • Carcassonne
  • Code Names
    Code Names
  • Ticket to Ride
    Ticket to Ride
  • Scrabble
  • Sheriff of Nottingham
    Sheriff of Nottingham
  • Once Upon a Time
    Once Upon a Time
  • Quixo

Board games

Welcome to our UK board game and card game shop, a family-run UK business operating since 2005, focusing on sales and information for board and card games, and other hobbies and pastimes. Staffed by keen game players, our speciality is helping to guide those who are new to the world of board and card games. We cover a wide range of products from popular Hasbro games and Scrabble editions to many of the “Euro”-style titles.

Don’t worry if you feel bamboozled by the choice available, particularly if you are seeing so many games that already have umpteen expansions and variations. This site will help you find the right games for the type of people you will play with regularly, from the casual family board game, holiday and Christmas players through to those who prefer more epic gaming sessions. We have played lots of these games so please call for advice if you are stuck.

Codenames – Game of the Year 2016

We have good product knowledge and can answer your board game queries over the phone, or by email – traditional hobby store service, but over the internet, with full SSL checkout security.

We don’t currently have a physical store where you can browse, but you can usually arrange to “click and collect” from our location in Cheddar in Somerset (30 mins drive south from Bristol), so if you are visiting the area on holiday for example, you can pick up a new game while you are here. And if there is a board game we don’t have but you think we should, let us know and we’ll see if we can get it in stock for you.

Game types

Our store is based around products that get people together for a happy time playing games with friends and family, and enjoying the social interaction that comes with it.

Whether 8 or 80 years old, you can be trying to outwit your opponents in colonising the island of Catan, working together to save the Forbidden Island‘s lost artefacts from sinking, adopting your best poker face for a game of Mascarade, trying to bluff your way past the Sheriff of Nottingham, or saving the planet from the latest Pandemic, but spending quality time with your family and friends is the name of the game!

Pandemic Legacy Red
Pandemic Legacy


Postage and packing is included in all the prices shown for UK mainland (non-Highlands/Islands) addresses, nothing extra to add at checkout. Small parcels up to 2kg should be with you in 2-3 days via Royal Mail, larger items by Second Class or by courier, so allow an extra day or two for delivery of these.


Not sure what board game to get? Have a look at our top 10 board and card games for some inspiration, you can’t go far wrong with any of these. Also, The Guardian newspaper often carries articles on board gaming which are well worth a read. Plus, visit the internet video channels TableTop and Shut Up and Sit Down for more inspiration on what to play. Finally, every spring, don’t forget to look out for International Tabletop Day and the UK Games Expo – plus Board Game Day in aid of the NSPCC which focuses more on mainstream Hasbro family games.

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