These simple-to-make pomander originate from the Middle Ages when perfumed pomanders were worn to protect against disease and sickness. By the 18th century pomanders were more often than not oranges studded with cloves and other spices.
*Outer cloth now green despite one photo depicting an orange cloth.
See also: Make Your Own Gingerbread House Decoration
THE Grasmere Gingerbread Shop is the ONLY place in the world from where you may buy Sarah Nelson’s ‘original and celebrated’ Grasmere Gingerbread®. Our efficient Mail Order Service, established more than 80 years ago, enables you to enjoy it freshly-baked wherever you live.
We are now using FedEx for all our domestic deliveries.
Order by 3pm for a Next Working Day Delivery between 8am – 5pm anywhere in the UK*
*Certain UK Postcodes are excluded from a Next Day Delivery Service/Premium Service (Inc. Saturday) and may incur additional charges. They will arrive between 2-5 days. Please see further information here if you live or you are sending to one of these locations.
Here at Grasmere Gingerbread® we want to offer our unique product to all corners of the globe. To do this we work with FedEx and DHL to offer an express service for all regions possible at the most competitive prices available.
Generally overseas orders are despatched early in the week to avoid any weekend delays in depots, therefore when a preferred delivery date has been requested we will aim to get it there as close, if not on, to that day possible.
For details on shipping transit times, locations and prices please see our Delivery and Returns Page
You can have up to 8 items to one address for one delivery charge. Other larger items may be classed as more than one item for the purpose of delivery – this will be clearly marked next to the product i.e. Small Gift Hamper.
Where possible we use as ecologically friendly packaging as possible yet still providing sufficient padding for your goods to arrive safe.