About us

Bastins is a family owned retailer with a number of shops in high street locations across the south west of England. For store locations and contact information see our specific store pages.

The business has been trading for over 20 years providing customers with quality products at affordable prices representing excellent value for money.

Bastins started life as 'Strands Gifts' in Dawlish over 20 years ago. Since then the company has expanded and now operates from seven high street locations.

The Company employs over 50 staff across its stores and warehousing and prides itself on providing a great level of service to its customers.

Bastins specialises in selling Greetings Cards & Giftware while also providing great ranges of Stationery, Art & Crafting Materials, Frames, Toys and Partyware.

At Christmas the focus shifts to all things festive. From trees, decorations and lights to greetings cards and gift wrap.

Bastins - Family Outside Shop Bastins - Michael, Yvonne, Denise and Nick Outside Shop Partyware, Balloons and Nick at the till