Check out our Pipe-Links
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Pipe & Tobacco Retailers (mainly UK and the odd overseas)
AITS – The Association of Independent Tobacco Specialists listing loads of retailers.
Aireys of Kendal – Not a bad town to have a tobacconist in…
Al Pascia – Italian retailer with vast range of pipes and lovely videos detailing each pipe.
BnB Tobacco – Virginia (US) based e-tailer with a wide range of cigars and pipe tobacco.
Brucciani – Long established tobacconists in Carlisle.
E A Carey – Long established tobacconist from Guernsey with their own pipe and tobacco range.
Estate Pipe Shop – Dean Wakeman’s excellent pipe shop. He also does pipe repairs and restoration.
Famous Smoke Shop – US e-tailer with a vast range of cigars and associated stuff.
GQ Tobaccos – Re-kindled store originally set-up by the legendary Glynn Quelch.
Gauntley’s – Huge range of tobacco, pipes and smoker’s accessories. They do their own blends and are sole UK stockists of the American GL Pease blends.
Havana House – Windsor based shop with a large range witha speciality in fine cigars.
JJ Fox – Ancient tobacco sellers of St. James’s London. You are even allowed to sample blends in-store. They also have their own Fox pipe tobacco range blended by Planta.
James Barber – Large range of stuff from Otley.
Johnny’s – Well stocked tobacconist since 1970 in Newquay.
MW Ashton – Independent tobacconist in Ipswich since 1946.
McGahey – Old school tobacconist in Exeter.
My Smoking Shop – Huge range of tobacco, pipes and smoker’s requisites. Delivers at warp speed.
Robert Graham – Shops around the country selling tobacco, pipes and whisky.
Smoke-King – The website for Greens of Leeds. Huge range of pipes & tobacco.
Taylor’s of Brighton – Brighton’s premier tobacconist.
The Backy Shop – The website for the Black Swan shops in Scarborough, Wakefield and Whitby with a good range of stuff.
The Danish Pipe Shop – A bewildering range of pipes and other stuff from Copenhagen.
The Pipe Shop – Huge range of pipe, tobacco and accessories in Edinburgh.
Tobacco Specialists – The online shop for Smokers World in Blackburn.
Tobacco UK – Specialist tobacconist in Nottingham.
UK Tobacco – Useful site with links to all kinds of pipe and cigar related matters.
Pipe Makers & Manufacturers
Amorelli – Famous Italian pipe manufacturer.
Askwith Pipes – High quality and unusual English hand-made pipes by Chris Askwith.
Becker Pipes – Hand-made pipes from Italy.
Brebbia – High quality Italian pipes.
Blakemar Briars – Quality UK pipes and pipe repair at affordable prices.
Blue Lobster Pipes – Weird and wonderful German pipes that are more akin to alien life-forms.
Bonfiglioli Alberto – Old school Italian pipe maker with a sense of humour. The website is a bit clunky but it’s worth a good look around.
Brigham Pipes – Established quality Canadian manufacturer with their own ‘rock maple’ filter system.
Butz Choquin – World famous quality French pipe manufacturer.
Castello – Super high-quality Italian artisan pipes.
Chacom – The legendary French pipe manufacturer.
Creative Briar Pipes – High end American hand made pipes.
Dagner Pipes – High quality, innovative and affordable pipes from USA (made in Italy).
Danish Pipe Makers – Excellent umbrella site with a long list of Danish pipe makers.
Dunhill Pipes – Highest quality briars for those who don’t mind having a second mortgage for their smoking equipment.
Eldritch Pipes – Weird & wonderful pipes for the weird & wonderful.
Erik Nording – Well known Danish artisan pipe maker.
Francois Dal Pipes – Fantastic quality pipes and restoration from this Belgian artisan at reasonable prices.
Gabriele Pipes – Top end Italian artisan pipe maker.
Gray Mountain Pipes – USA artisan pipe maker Mark Gradberg’s site.
Howell Handmade Pipes – Jack Howell from the USA.
Invicta Briars – High quality hand-made English pipes at reasonable prices.
J Alan Pipes – High end pipes from southern California.
J M Boswells – Well known American pipe maker. They also do some great tobaccos.
Jan Zeman – Hand crafted pipes from New Zealand.
Joe Case Pipes – High quality hand-made pipes. Does a nice line in Stubby Pokers.
Jopp Handmade Pipes – German artisan pipe maker with his own grading system.
Joura Pipes – Long established German pipe maker.
Julius Vesz Pipes – Long established high end Canadian pipe maker.
Karel Krska – Large range of hand-made pipes from a Czech artisan pipe maker.
Ken Pipes – Japanese artisan pipe maker.
Kirsten Pipes – Unique metal pipes from Seattle. Allegedly the coolest pipes in the world with their own moisture trap system.
Kopp – Large German pipe manufacturer with a great website.
M Gasparini Pipes – Italian pipes since 1948.
Mario Gilli Pipes – Nice colourful site with a large range of pipe styles and shapes.
Missouri Meerschaum – Corn cobs for chaps on a budget or aspiring hillbillies…
Morgan Pipes – Home of ‘The Briar Cigar’ and other high quality pipes.
Northern Briars – Ian Walker’s superb English hand-made pipe collection.
Old Dominion Pipe Co. – Authentic corn cob and clay pipes from Virginia.
Petersons of Dublin – Arguably the most famous pipe maker in the world. Peterson’s also do a fine range of tobacco and accessories.
Pipe Moretti – Pipes from Marco Bianco; another Italian class act.
Pipes by Mariner – Long established American pipe maker.
Rattray’s – Huge range of elegant pipes.
Reddog Pipes – By Basil Meadows famed for his ‘Bullitt Proof Cobs.
Sabina Pipes – Sabina Santos based in Portugal makes some stunning pipes. Her ‘Soul Collection’ has to be seen to be believed.
Savinelli – Legendary Italian pipe maker.
Vauen – High quality German pipe producer.
Cornell & Diehl – Hand-made American tobacco with some great blend names. They also do the manufacturing for GL Pease.
Dan Pipe – well known German tobacco blenders.
Davidoff – Pipe tobacco, cigars, pipes and a range of accessories.
E Hoffman Tobacco – From Chicago and home of the famous ‘Spilman Mixture’.
Gawith Hoggarth – Legendary English tobacco producer.
GL Pease – American artisan tobaccos from ‘The Dark Lord’.
HU Tobacco – High quality tobaccos ‘micro-blended’ in Germany by Hans Weidemann.
Hearth & Home Tobacco – Independent American blenders.
J f Germain & Son – Jersey tobacco producers since 1820.
J M Boswells – Well known American independent tobacco blender. They also do some great pipes.
Johannes Nieboer – Dutch tobacco producer of ‘Black Vessel’ pipe tobacco the range.
Kohlhase & Kopp – German manufacturers of a wide range of tobaccos.
Macbaren – Danish tobacco par excellence.
Mostex Group – Home of Czech company Stanislaw. Not really a manufacturer as such, but they do have their own extensive range of tobaccos made for them.
Planta – Ancient tobacco manufacturer in Berlin. Does a large range of brands and has a nice PDF catalogue of products for download.
R.L. Will Tobaccos – Historic German tobacco manufacturer of Reiner and Solani blends.
Samuel Gawith – Another legendary English tobacco producer and most definitely ‘old school’ manufacturers of the finest quintissentially English tobaccos. Now re-united with Gawith Hoggarth but the brand lives on.
Scandanavian Tobacco Group – Danish manufacturer of many well-known brands.
Sutliff Tobacco – American company based in Virginia owned by Macbaren.
Vincent Manil – Tobacco producer from the unique Semois region in Belgium. His shop is also a fascinating museum.
Von Eicken – German tobacco manufacturer.
Bedford Pipe Club – English pipe club formed July 2016. We wish them all the best.
Comite International of Pipe Smokers Clubs – The international umbrella group of Pipe Clubs.
Pipe Club of Madrid – Spain’s premiere group of amigos de la pipa.
New York Pipe Club – These Chaps definitely have their stuff together with their own blends an’ all.
Pipe Club of Lebanon – The Middle East’s premier pipe club.
Pipe Club of London – Established in 1970.
Pipe Club of Norfolk – Established in 1973.
Pipe Club of Sweden – Well organised and large club established in 1991.
The Vancouver Pipe Club – Canada’s premier and thriving pipe club.
Bongshang – The ‘acid-croft’ sorcerers from Shetland. Although not currently together if you can get your hands on (3 albums) their music, it is wonderfully atmospheric.
Gangstagrass – Band from Brooklyn NY where bluegrass meets hip-hop. “Say what?” Trust us and check ’em out…
Hank III – The grandson of Hank Williams kicks ass with music running through alt-country (white man’s blues), rockabillly to hellbillly.
Shooglenifty – Have fuelled the chaps on many a bothy-night. Arguably the greatest ‘bothy-band’ of all time.
The Bad Shepherds – With Adrian Edmondson playing ‘thrash mandolin’ on all your favourite 70/80’s punk tunes with a folk twist. What could possibly be bad about that?
Adz Pipes – A one stop shop if you want to know what to do with your pipe collection if you live to see the Zombie apocolypse (and lots of other stuff).
British Beard & Moustache Championships – The place for chaps who are competitive about their facial hair.
Camilla’s Bookshop – One of the best secondhand bookshops in the country. A truly wonderful place to visit if you find yourself on the south coast.
Dutch Pipe Smoker – Interesting blog from Dutch KPC member Arno.
Feuerhand – Legendary German hurricane lanterns that have been available since the stone age; cracking kit for yuor bothy night.
International Tobacco Growers Association – A non-profit umbrella group for tobacco farmers worldwide.
John D Burns – The site of KPC member and author of The Last Hillwalker.
Justina Smile – Lovely photography by a Latvian lass living in Dundee.
Mountain Bothies Association – The MBA look after about 100 bothies.
Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer – The one stop shop for ‘Chap-Hop’.
Pipe Smoker Unlimited – Excellent and lively forum for pipe and cigar smokers.
Pipedia – A Wiki for pipes – loads of pipe and tobacco information.
Pipes.org – Vast amount of pipe related information.
Pipes Magazine – US site stuffed full of pipe and tobacco information. Includes the excellent Pipes Magazine radio podcast with Brian Levine.
Smoking Metal – Fantastically informative site about all kinds of metal pipes.
The British Beard Club – The home of the British beard.
The Chap magazine – A modicum of sanity in our stressed world. The essential resource for all things Chap.
The Handlebar Club – The site for chaps with: “a hirsute appendage of the upper lip, with graspable extemities.”
The Harris Tweed Authority – Great site for all things Harris Tweed. Don’t mess with the Western Isles woollens or you’ll have these chaps after you.
The Spaceguard Centre – The centre atop of a hill in Mid-Wales run by Major Jay Tate who enjoys his pipe whilst he scours the skies for Near Earth Objects in a bid to prevent Human extinction. Well worth a visit.
Tobacco Reviews – A vast number of tobaccos reviewed on this American website.
Tweedman’s Vintage – High quality secondhand tweeds and other clothing for the chap of repute.
The Worlds’s Finest Cufflinks – KPC member Dave Atkins, from Melbourne, Australia, produces a stunning range of cufflinks to suit the discerning requirements of any chap.