Delivery Options (standard delivery UK)
Royal Mail will deliver your Bakewell Tart packed in special sturdy boxes which will fit through a normal sized letter (mail) box, so you do not have wait for delivery or sign for them.
GUARANTEED DELIVERY DATES (UK ONLY) MONDAY -SATURDAY- all parcels need a signature.
Next day delivery - orders must be received before 11 am the day before required to arrange a delivery after this time please call the shop direct.
Monday delivery - your order must be received on Friday for a personalised tart and Saturday before 11.00 am.
THERE ARE NO DELIVERIES ON A SUNDAY
Personalised tarts - your order needs to be received before 11.00 am 2 days before the date of delivery.
Access to your letter box is will be required for deliery.
If you wish to collect direct from the shop, please order by phone on 01629 814692
Specific delivery options and costs will be shown once you reach the Shipping stage of checkout.
Estimated Delivery Times
UK: includes Northern Ireland, Jersey and Guersney - allow 2-3 days. Remember to allow extra days for tarts to have a special message iced upon them.
If you would like a Bakewell Tart posting out on the same day of your order, or if you have any special requests, please call the shop direct on 01629 814692 before 11.00 a.m. You can still order on-line but this ensures we have received your order early, and we can also confirm when it will be posted.
If you would like your tart to arrive on a specific date, additional costs are charged by the post office for guaranteed deliveries. Please add this information when prompted during the check-out procedure. (You can also specify what delivery date you require in the box where you are prompted to add your personal message on checkout.)
Saturday Guaranteed next day delivery (UK only) - starts at £9.90
Monday - Friday ( UK only) £5.25
FOR GUARANTEED DELIVERY DATES WE REQUIRE AN EXTRA DAY TO ICE THE MESSAGE ON YOUR TART AND AN EXTRA 2 - 3 DAYS IF THE DELIVERY DATE REQUIRED IS A MONDAY.
British Forces - BFPO addresses have a special low price. Select British Forces from the Country drop down box when you input your address.
Europe (except Italy) and Southern Ireland: please allow between 5-7 days.
Rest of the World and Italy These parcels are sent International Signed for and require a signature please allow at least 7-10 working days.
The tarts have 3-4 weeks shelf life so your Bakewell Tart will stay fresh.
Weekends and Holidays
Allow an extra couple of days if you order Friday, Saturday or Sunday as they may not get posted out until the following Monday. There are no collections from the local Post Office after 10.30am Saturday and not at all on a Sunday.
Over Bank Holidays weekends the tarts would not be posted out until Tuesday or Wednesday.
To enable our chefs to ice a special message onto your tart, please allow an extra 2 days.
If you would like a personalised tart posting out on a Saturday or Monday these need to be ordered by 11.00 a.m on the Friday before.
Collection from the shop
Call the shop direct to place your order for collection on 01629 814692. A wider choice is available. We offer larger tarts for collection 10ins diameter Traditional Bakewell Tarts, Iced Cherry Bakewell Tarts and Bakewell Puddings. Party Bakewell Tarts (over 12inches diameter and up to 2ins deep) are available for special occasions. Please give at least 2 days notice for any tart which needs a special message iced upon it. Bakewell Tarts to be collected on Saturday, Sunday or Monday must be ordered before 11.00 a.m. on the Friday before.
The Bakewell Tart Shop will not accept responsibility for any product which arrives damaged. Please do not accept any box which has evidence of damage from Royal Mail. Proof of damage caused by the The Post Office must be provided for any claim to be investigated.