Browns Department Store

Operating for over 100 years, we are an independent family owned department store based in York, Helmsley, Beverley and Gainsborough, offering a stunning selection of different products and services.

Sparkling with glamour our Beauty Halls in York, Beverley and Gainsborough feature the most prestigious names from the world of beauty, including Sisley, Chanel, YSL, Clinique, Estee Lauder, Clarins, Benefit, Bobbi Brown, Elizabeth Arden and Dior. Alongside the Beauty Hall is our fabulous fragrance selection featuring the latest designer fragrances including Creed, Tom Ford and Marc Jacobs.

You will be in handbag heaven with a handbag department at all our stores, including a Ralph Lauren, Radley, Modula, Nica and the most fabulous on trend handbag collections. And for that special gift, the Lingerie Department has all you need, with the most exquisite and divine collections of the season. Now stocking a large selection of brands including Walcoal, Fantasie, Freya, Calvin Klein, Triumph, Lepel, Charnos, and many more.

All our four stores offer an extensive ladies fashion department that boasts a wide variety of designers to suit everybody’s tastes. Our current selection includes: Masia, Gerry Webber, Joules, Great Plains, Crew, Part Too, In Wear, James Lakeland, Precis Petite, Phase 8, Fuse, French Connection, Jacques Vert and many more.

The Beverley store holds itself magnificently in one of the region’s most historical and popular buildings, the towns former Picture Playhouse. The conversion of the grade 2 listed building proved quite a challenge but has given spectacular results with many of the internal features being retained.

The impressive building together with the highest quality of admired and unique brands has made Browns a popular attraction for the tourist town of Beverley. Also within the store we have a brow bar and on the first floor you will find our exquisite café – restaurant.

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 9am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 9am - 5.30pm
Thursday 9am - 5.30pm
Friday 9am - 5.30pm
Saturday 9am - 5.30pm
Sunday 10.30am - 4.30pm


The Corn Exchange, Saturday Market , Beverley , East Yorkshire , HU17 8BB , UK


01482 860 130