Top Ten Toy Retailers!


There’s no doubt about it, shopping for toys can be an expensive business. Just when you think you have a great selection for your little ones, something new comes out! Buying toys for relatives and your kids’ friends as birthday presents can quickly mount up to a big expense. And we haven’t even mentioned Christmas yet!

Here we look at some of the best retailers to look for and buy bargain toys, including details of any current sales and our favourite deals!


You can’t go wrong with choice and often price at Amazon. Plus, if you’re an Amazon Prime member, you can also enjoy expedited delivery across a wide range of toys. Perfect for picking up last minute gifts!

Fave buy: Melissa & Doug Scoop and Stack Ice Cream Cone Magnetic Pretend Play Set, £13.77


Aldi Special Buys change categories from week to week. Although there isn’t a specific baby or kids event on at the moment, there are still some good toy and game buys to be found on the website throughout the year.

Fave buy: Kirkton House Race Track Play Mat, £9.99


Asda is a family friendly supermarket and often has great discounts on toys and games. They currently have a ‘Big Toy Rollback’ event on, featuring Lego, Sylvanian Families, Playmobil and more.

Fave buy: Paw Patrol Sea Patrol – Lifeguard Pups Gift Set, £30.00


There are often deals to be found on toys at Argos – including the current 2 for £15 offers and 3 for 2 deal.

Fave buy: Lexibook Star Wars DJ140SW 5MP Digital Camera, £6.99

John Lewis

John Lewis stores usually have well-stocked baby and kids sections and their online store also provides a great selection of quality toys. Although not always considered the cheapest option, John Lewis do offer price match, which means they will match discounts from other selected retailers.

Fave buy: Playmobil Country Large Farm, £52.00


Largely associated with items for younger children, Mothercare has been a trusted name in the UK for decades.

Fave buy: Chicco XXL Forest Play Mat, £14.99


The second supermarket to make our list, Sainsbury’s has a large range of toys for all ages. We particularly like their multi-buy deals across ranges including top brand ranges including Lego.

Fave buy: Barbie Birthday Princess Doll, £9.99


As a dedicated toy retailer, you can almost always find toys in the clearance section at Smyths. And when they do have a sale, it tends to be a good one!

Fave buy: Barbie Dreamhouse, £249.99

The Entertainer

Another dedicated toy retailer, the Entertainer allows you to shop by age and category – perfect if you’re not sure on the item you want to buy.

Fave buy: Maxi Abrick 40 Pieces Trolley, £12.50


Very is an online department store and offers a wide selection of goods across all categories. A good selection of offer can often be found in their toy section.

Fave buy: Teletubbies Pull & Play Giant Noo Noo, £39.99

All prices and details accurate at the time of posting.