Bretten Lord

Former child actor to open new shopping complex in the Yorkshire Dales

After finding fame at the age of thirteen as the lead actor in Yorkshire Dales-set feature film Lad: A Yorkshire Story, Bretten Lord is now the proud owner of an exciting new store located in Settle, North Yorkshire.

Lords Courtyard, formerly a network of barns on the outskirts of the historical market town, has been completely remodelled into a unique must-see emporium including country fashion, antiques, art, furniture, and floristry, along with an auction house and restaurant. 

Having already proved his entrepreneurial prowess with Ingleton based Lords Antiques and salvage, established when Bretten was just twenty years old, the new sister site will see the expansion of Bretten’s growing business - with an emphasis on providing a unique experience for both young and old alike.

Commenting on the business venture, Bretten said: “My goal is to create a destination to compliment the natural beauty of the Yorkshire Dales. 

“Within the courtyard it’s possible to get great food, find something nice for the house, bid on something, buy flowers, curiosities and pose for an Instagram selfie. Visiting us will be an experience!”

Bretten initially found fame playing Tom Proctor, a teenage boy who befriends a park ranger after the death of his father in hit Channel 5 film Lad: A Yorkshire Story. 

Commenting on his childhood role, Bretten said: “I loved playing the role of Tom but ultimately it was more important to me to base my life here in the dales than to move to London. 

“This is my home and I want to contribute to the growing vibrancy of the Dales as well as providing over 10 new jobs and opportunities in the area.”

Lords Courtyard will open on February 1st at 10:00am and will be offering a free glass of prosecco to all visitors on the first day.

  • By Mark Adair – Correspondent, Bdaily 
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