Whirligig’s Brighton Toyshop

9 Gardner Street, Brighton, BN1 1UP – 01273 693241

Open Monday – Sunday 10.00 – 6.00

Creative and innovative gifts for children of all ages
Welcome to our original shop and centre of operations – a trove of wonderful creative toys just waiting to be discovered!
We are located at the heart of the North Laine, a vibrant part of Brighton which is home to over 400 independent shops and some of the most interesting places to eat and drink you will ever find. Come and discover us!

See inside our shop by launching our video…

Whirligig Brighton Toyshop Manager 1

Our shop manager, Gareth

What will you find in the Brighton Toyshop?

Whirligig Brighton Toyshop

Fun and engaging toys and games

Whirligig Brighton Toyshop

Beautiful art & craft projects

Whirligig Brighton Toyshop
Fascinating and interactive books


Whirligig Brighton Toyshop

Creative construction kits

Manager’s Special

Every month, we reserve a special prize for the customers canny enough to look on our website. All you need to do is to say the special keyword at the till to get our special offer half price.

This month, as the temperatures drop,  what could be better than a nice warm project you can really sink your head into, or your hands for that matter! HAT-TASTIC contains 11 fantastic projects to personalise your woolly hats with great fun themes – the same applies to mittens with SMITTENS! Half price offer £3.99 – while stocks last! Just say the word ‘NIPPY’ upon purchase

Whirligig Toys - Smittens
Whirligig Toys - Do You Look Like Your Dog?

Our latest competition…

Our latest competition gives you a chance to win one of our most popular gifts in the run up to Christmas, the hilarious matching card game ‘Do You Look Like Your Dog?’
So, do you or someone you know have a dog? If so, take a picture of yourself with the dog, looking as much like the dog as you can, and email it to us at brighton@whirligigtoys.co.uk or just bring it into the shop!
The funniest one or best in show wins the prize. You have until the end of November. Fetch!

Our recent Brighton competition winners….

Whirligig Toys I Made This Shark Head

Watch out for those teeth!

Whirligig Toys I Made This Tiger Puzzle

Tigers on the loose

Whirligig Toys I Made This Robot

Just hanging around…

Whirligig Toys I Made Pom Pom Kitten

The cutest kitten!

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You will also receive a £5 welcome voucher to use online when you place your first order of over £20.00

Whirligig Toys Brighton Let Toys Be Toys

We were the first ever winner of the Let Toys Be Toys Award

Whirligig Toys Brighton Sid Sloane

Our friend Sid Sloane from CBeebies

Whirligig Toys Brighton Caroline Lucas

Caroline Lucas MP presenting us with our award

Whirligig Toys - Brighton Science Festival

Great fun at the Brighton Science Festival

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