Delivery charges and information

Minimum order value

The minimum order value is £50 net.

Postage and packing

All goods are dispatched using DHL and insured against loss.

Delivery of items from our regular range usually takes 3 working days within the UK and Europe but can sometimes take a day longer.

Nienhuis items are shipped directly from Nienhuis in the Netherlands and should be with you in approx. 7-10 days. 

E.g: Orders placed on Thursday will typically be dispatched on Friday and should arrive on Wednesday.


We will provide you with a tracking link to monitor the status of your shipment.
DHL provides an App for Smartphones: (Apple) (Android)

Split deliveries

All items are generally in stock but due to unforeseen circumstances an item may occasionally be out of stock. If it is due to arrive within 2 days we will send your complete order at this time in one delivery. We will advise you of longer delays and send the item to you at no extra cost within 10 working days. Should this not be possible we will contact you to offer you a full refund of the item or, if you agree, send it to you at a later date.

Couriers / signature on delivery

We ship via couriers such as DHL, UKMail, DPD, Hermes etc. Please note that most orders will require a signature on delivery. Please ensure that you provide a delivery address where someone will be available between 9.00 and 17.30 Monday to Friday to accept delivery. Our couriers request a contact phone number to ensure successful deliveries. Should no-one be available to sign for a package then a note will be left. With the consignment number on this note you can book another delivery, redirect to a neighbour or organise a collection from the depot.

Shipping charges (Montessori Supplies items)

UK mainland (Islands +£9.95)£ 5.95Free on orders over £150

EU countries (w/o outlying islands):

Austria, Belgium

Czech Republic

Denmark (w/o Greenland/Faroe Islands)

France, Germany

Hungary, Ireland

Italy, Luxemburg


Poland, Slovakia

£ 5.95Free on orders over £150

Estonia, Letland, Lithuania

Northern Ireland

Spain, Sweden


£10.95Free on orders over £500

Bulgaria, Finland

£19.95 (order <=£150)

£14.95 (up to £400)

£0 (>£400)

Switzerland, Liechtenstein


(inc customs clearing fee;
no VAT charged)


Rest of World (no VAT charged)

£34 (5kg)

£48 (10kg)

£76.00 (20kg)

£99.00 (30kg)

£189.00 (60kg)

£279.00 (90kg)

£369.00 (120kg)

No VAT will be charged
but import duties may 
apply at destination. 
These are the recipient's 

Please contact us by email if you have any questions.

Shipping charges (Nienhuis premium items)

Nienhuis items are shipped directly from Nienhuis in the Netherlands and should be with you in approx. 1 week. We aim to provide accurate Nienhuis stock levels. Items can be ordered if they are in stock or scheduled to become available within the next month.

NB: Should the Pound / Euro exchange rate alter by more than 2% between order being placed and full payment being received we reserve the right to update prices to the new exchange rate. Nienhuis shipping costs start at £10 and will be shown in your checkout.