The Lanes Armoury


In the very centre of the Old Lanes, in a three storey 16th century building, adorned distinctively in Guards Red you’ll find The Lanes Armoury.

A beautiful shop that is frequently described by it’s visitors as possibly the most amazing in Europe.

Within its portals is a veritable Treasure House of Arms, Armour, Militaria (from pre-Christian to the current day) and an amazing selection of thousands of Military and History Books.

Thousands upon thousands of items are on offer, from Suits of Armour, Samurai Weapons, Bronze Age Swords, to Duelling Pistols, American Civil War Swords, Long Guns and Revolvers. European Medals are also for sale and deactivated arms, including numerous types of WW2 Machine Guns, available for hire or sale.

Practically any ‘armoury’ item imaginable is available, from a Cap Badge to a Royal Navy Cannon.

Opening Hours

Mon-Sat: 10:30am-5:15pm