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Terms & Conditions

If you need us help is always at hand 0844 5672400 or contact@thefarthing.co.uk

We will do our best to return an email enquiry within 3 hours, even out of hours. If you need to speak to us please do not hesitate to give us a call, we love to help. Our terms and conditions are in place to help you and make sure you are covered as much as we are, if you pay via Paypal then you are also covered by their policies too.

We are a small family company based in Dorset with a strong customer service, our rule is treat everyone as you would yourself, please read below for the full details, we thank you for your time.

T's & C's of Sale for us at The Farthing

By accepting the Terms & Conditions, customers agree to read all our policies & procedures and except our delivery & returns policy.

We always aim to offer the best possible customer service and we will always be happy to help, please feel free to contact us and we will get back to you within 48hours: contact@thefarthing.co.uk


Ordering with us at The Farthing

When you place an order, we will require your name, e-mail address, credit / debit card number and card expiry date. Without this information we will not be able to process your request or notify you of acceptance of your order.

An email confirmation is only a confirmation that we have received your order and/or payment. It is not an acceptance of your order and we retain the right to contact you and issue a full refund in the event of complications with your order; including, but not limited to, incorrect pricing, stock availability and delivery charges.

A contact telephone number is also required so that we may reach you if there is a problem with your order, or if your order requires a delivery quote. We may, unless you advise us otherwise, pass this information to our couriers or other agents in case they need to contact you to arrange the processing or delivery of your order.

As part of our efforts to ensure that you are aware of the latest developments and offers, we may also use this information to advise you of new products, special offers or changes to our site. If you would rather not receive this information, please send an email to contact@thefarthing.co.uk.

Please ensure that you notify us of your preference for each e-mail address account given to us. Once your order has been despatched, the completion of the contract between The Farthing and yourself takes place. We cannot fulfil any obligations due to the following reasons:

  • The product you ordered being unavailable from stock
  • Our inability to obtain authorisation for your payment
  • The identification of a pricing or product description error
  • Customers who fail to reach any order criteria set out in the Terms & Conditions

If there are any problems with your order, you will be contacted by us either by email or by phone.

We reserve the right to reject any offer of purchase by you at any time. We will take all reasonable care, in so far as it is in our power to do so, to keep the details of your order and payment secure but, in the absence of negligence on our part, we cannot be held liable for any loss you may suffer if a third party procures unauthorised access to any data you provide when accessing or ordering from the Website.

Postal service collection points and drop off shops can be arranged via the email / text service when an item has been dispatched via DPD Interlink, if a customer chooses this option He/She is responsible for the safe collection of the goods and transport home, if for any reason the item is damaged whilst in the customers possession we will not be held responsible. If an item/order is not collected from the collection/drop off shop and sent back to us the customer will be liable for both the initial outward postage and any subsequent costings involved in resending.

Please note: Delivery damages will need to be submitted via email or phone within 24 hours of receiving them, unfortunately we cannot assist if outside of these time frames, please submit picture evidence or sign parcel damaged with the courier. 

Contract Cancellation

Please note that you are entitled to cancel this contract if you so wish, provided you exercise your right no longer than eight working days after the day on which you receive the products. If you wish to exercise your right to cancel this contract prior to order despatch, please contact us as soon as possible

If your order has already been despatched please follow the procedure set out in Returns Policy

Estimated Time of Arrival of your order, Product Pricing, Descriptions & Images 

All prices published are in pounds sterling and are inclusive of European Union sales tax at the prevailing rate. Each product purchased is sold subject to its Product Description. We will take all reasonable care to ensure that all details, descriptions and prices of products appearing on the Website are correct at the time when the relevant information was entered onto the system. Although we aim to keep the Website as up to date as possible, the information, including Product Descriptions, appearing on this Website at a particular time may not always reflect the position at the exact moment you place an order. The images shown online and in catalogues are for illustration purposes only. Many products are also shown with additional props but these are not included in the sale of a product unless otherwise specified.

We sell Handmade, Fair-trade, antiqued styled and rustic distressed style homewares, due to their nature not any two products are identical and the natural processing of these products are made to show an ageing process and adds to character. Handmade products can have slight glue residue, they are authentically handmade in small batches, please contact us if this causes a problem: contact@thefarthing.co.uk  

ETA dates are for guidance only and may change due to unexpected delivery problems. ETA dates reflect when deliveries are expected to arrive at our warehouse, please allow a further 7 days for stock to be quality control checked and booked in.

Colours & Colour-ways, please note all pictures are of actual products, picture quality and lighting can cause image colours to differ from that of the actual representation. Product colour titles and colour-ways are for descriptive purposes only and may not depict a true reflection of the actual colour, different screen resolutions, computing systems and graphics cards will cause colours to differ. If for any reason you are unsure about any colour-way please not not hesitate to contact us, we will not be responsible for the return or collection of a product if a colour is different than assumed, you are still covered by our no quibble return policy.

Sale Item & Stock Level Disclaimer

We have very limited stock on all of our items, some sale items will not return to stock due to changing trends, we will not be taking back orders on any of these items. Due to the fact our stock levels are updated once every 24 hours a product may sell out during this time. If we cannot fulfil your order we will contact you within 3 days with an alternative item or refund your money.

Sunlight Damage on your products

Please note that upholstery and wooden furniture is likely to fade if left in direct sunlight for prolonged periods. Double or triple glazed windows are able to slow the rate of damage caused by UV light, but we suggest keeping susceptible items away from direct sunlight.


As far as we are aware, the information provided in the FAQ is accurate (or was accurate at the time posted the respective FAQ on the Web or in a newsgroup), the Farthing cannot be held liable for any inconvenience caused by following instructions or using information provided.

Promotional Code Terms & Conditions

Promotional codes will be gives an expiration date and cannot be used after this.

Free delivery promotions exclude deliveries to anywhere outside the UK mainlaind.

You can use published promotional codes through our orderline and website only and not in conjunction with any other offer. You can participate in offers once only, P&P, gift vouchers and sale (clearance) items are excluded from offers. These offers are not for resale or publication and only apply to personal orders with all orders being subject to acceptance under The Farthing's standard terms and conditions - orders that are considered to be commercial may be excluded from the offer. Promotional codes are not valid against shipping rates. In the case of part-refunds, a percentage of the item's value will be calculated and refunded as per the total order value. Promotional codes may only be redeemed against in-stock items and cannot be retained for usage beyond their date of expiry.

We reserve the right to cancel any promotion, offer or promotional code after seven working days of publication.

Bespoke Items

If you wish to purchase a ‘made to order‘ product or other bespoke item, the order cannot be cancelled once it has been placed.  Should you choose to return the item to us for any reason within seven days of delivery, The Farthing reserves the right to retain a 25% re-stocking fee. You must contact us either by email contact@thefarthing.co.uk or by telephone (0844 567 2400) within seven working days from date of delivery to cancel your order. You must ensure the item is returned to us in a perfect saleable condition and in its original packaging. Failure to do so may result in The Farthing being unable to refund you.

Furniture ordered with a customer’s own fabric or material cannot be cancelled, returned or refunded once purchased.

We cannot be responsible for interest charges made by your credit card company whilst waiting for returns to be refunded to your card.

Gift Vouchers

1. Gift vouchers can not be redeemed online, you will have to contact us prior to order contact@thefarthing.co.uk
2. Gift vouchers can only be posted to the billing address.
3. Gift vouchers will expire one year after date of issue.


Payment for all orders is at point of sale and not at point of despatch
All prices are inclusive of VAT (where applicable) at the current rates and are correct at the time of entering the information onto the system. The total cost of your order is the price of the products ordered plus delivery. You confirm that the credit or debit card that is being used is yours. All credit/debit cardholders are subject to validation checks and authorisation by the card issuer. If the issuer of your payment card refuses to or does not, for any reason, authorise payment to us, we will not be liable for any delay or non-delivery. We reserve the right to withdraw any products from this Website at any time and/or remove or edit any materials or content on this Website. We may refuse to process a transaction for any reason or refuse service to anyone at any time at our sole discretion. We will not be liable to you or any third party by reason of our withdrawing any product from this Website whether or not that product has been sold; To be eligible to purchase products on this Website and lawfully enter into and form contracts on this Website under English law you must:

  • Register by providing your real name, phone number, e-mail address, payment details and other requested information
  • Be over 18 years of age
  • Stipulate a delivery address in the United Kingdom. Please note that PO box numbers, hotels and accommodation addresses are not acceptable
  • Possess a valid credit or debit card issued by a bank accept able to us

By making an offer to buy a product, you specifically authorise us to transmit information (including any updated information) or to obtain information about you from third parties from time to time, including but not limited to, your debit or credit card number or credit reports, to authenticate your identity, to validate your credit card, to obtain an initial credit card authorisation and to authorise individual purchase transactions.



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