Bath Charity Shop Guide


The city of Bath is renowned for its well-stocked charity shops which are usually well-supplied with “pre-loved” knick-knacks, books, vinyl records, CDs and DVDs, and clothing in good condition (including designer labels sometimes).

Royal Crescent, Bath

Cancer Research UK, 28 Westgate Street BA1 1EP

This organisation funds scientists, doctors and nurses in their quest to beat cancer, as well as disseminating information about cancer to the public and supporting those diagnosed with cancer with practical advice.

The Cancer Research UK Charity Shop in Bath sells second hand goods and clothing, and is pleased to accept any donations of same that are in a good condition.

Children’s Hospice South West. 33/34 Moorland Road, Oldfield Park Bath BA2 3PN

This charity runs three children’s hospices in south west England, committed, as they put it, to “making the most of short and precious lives”. The staff are dedicated to helping and supporting children who are living with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions, and their families.

The Children’s Hospice South West Charity Shop in Oldfield Park, Bath is one of 30 shops operated by volunteers across the south west to raise funds for the hospices. It sells donations of all sorts of goods including furniture, household items, accessories, toys and jewellery.

Dorothy House Hospice Care

This well-respected local charity provides compassionate care and support for people in communities across a 700 square mile area of the south west, including Bath & North East Somerset. They run hospices and provide support for patients and families of those with life-limiting illness through outreach centres.

Dorothy House has no less than seven charity shops selling donated goods across Bath, one of them being a dedicated second-hand furniture and appliances shop which offers free collection of your unwanted items.

The locations of the various Bath Dorothy House charity shops are as follows:

3 Abbeygate Street, BA1 1NP

14 Argyle Street, BA2 4BQ

8 Bridge Street, BA2 4AS

37 Broad Street, BA1 5LP

Furniture Shop, London Road, BA1 6PL

15 Moorland Road, Oldfield Park, BA2 3PL,

12 High Street, Weston, BA1 4BX

Julian House

This south west charity offers direct support to the socially excluded and most marginalised people in society. They undertake social enterprise projects targeted at preventing people from becoming homeless.

Julian House charity runs six shops across south west England to help with their fundraising, two of which are in Bath – 86 Walcot Street, BA1 5BD & 26 Shaftesbury Road, BA2 3LJ (Moorland Road shopping area)

Shaw Trust 11 George Street, BA1 2EH

This is a charity dedicated to helping people reach their full potential. They help around one million people a year to gain an education, enter work, develop their career, improve their wellbeing or rebuild their lives.

The Shaw Trust Charity Shop in Bath is one of 50 around the UK.