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The Precious Soles logo.
The Petasil logo.

Official stockist for Petasil UK.

Petasil creates stylish, fashionable footwear whilst ensuring that children’s footcare is at the forefront. Because we believe that growing feet need protection and comfort, we also hold the same values. This is why we are delighted to be able to have Petasil’s footwear in our shop.

At Precious Soles, we can fit your child using traditional shoe-fitting practices. Book your free fitting appointment, or keep reading to find out more about Petasil and our shop.

The benefits.

Why we stock Petasil at our shop.

Supportive footwear.

Just as important as the look, the support that footwear can provide is vital to your child’s foot health. With manufacturing principles such strong heel counters and midfoot stabilisation, your child will be comfortable throughout the day.

The Petasil Bonnie.

Classic styles.

As many modern styles as there are, we love the fact that Petasil still produces classic styles that simply work for everyday wear; especially for school shoes.

Multiple width fittings.

Petasil footwear comes in a range of width fittings, and while we may not stock all of the widths, we have the main selection (E, F, and G), so we can accommodate for the majority of foot types.

Shoe-fitting and in-house clinics.

Children’s feet are constantly changing as they grow, so it’s important that you get a reliable measurement and expert advice. This is what our fitting service is about. 

You have a dedicated, trained fitter who will listen to your needs and wants. They will discuss with you any foot, lower limb, and back issues that need to be considered. Further consideration is given to any medical information from a medical professional, prescription, orthotics, or splints.

We assess your child’s walking and their gait, and then measure their overall foot length, their heel to ball and their width, while considering their foot type, toe length, and instep height.

Our in-house clinic can also help children with more specific needs. Jill Ferrari runs regular clinics specialising in biomechanics and children’s foot and lower limb issues.

The inside of the Precious Soles shop.

Our range.

Some of our favourites that we have ready to try on in our shop.

The Precious Soles and ShoeFit.uk logos.

Visit our trusted partner ShoeFit.uk to see our full range.

ShoeFit.uk provides a unique shopping experience, by offering a hand-selected range of footwear from popular brands. They break down each product’s characteristics to help you understand how they relate to your feet.

As well as this, they offer free fitting advice, so that you can buy footwear online and get it right the first time.

21+ years of shoe-fitting experience.

We’ve been fitting shoes since 2002, and therefore understand the finer details when it comes to shoe-fitting. For this reason, we’ve been recognised by medical bodies and foot health institutions.

Our reputation among medical professionals, hospitals, and clinics around Hertfordshire, London, and across the UK is forever growing. We have become a first-choice referral point for many Health Care Professionals (HCPs). The care we take with feet, and the unique methods we use to assess and fit footwear has earned us an unrivalled reputation.

Today, we stand as an award-winning independent footwear retailer.

Get rewarded for shopping with us.

Our loyalty programme allows you to earn points with every purchase you make at Precious Soles. You can then use these points to get a discount.

When you book an appointment, you’ll be automatically entered into our programme.

Book an appointment.

Our booking system and general information for appointments.

If you are looking for a measurement to buy footwear online, this is not a service we provide.

Walk-ins

We always welcome walk-in’s, and we now have a great queuing system in store. Just scan the QR code on the screen and it will add you to the queue.

Our location

171 Darkes Ln, Potters Bar EN6 1BW.

Opening times

Monday – Friday: 09:30 – 17:30.

Saturday: 09:30 – 16:30.
Sundays and bank holidays: CLOSED.

Shop now. Pay later. Always interest-free.

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Frequently asked questions (FAQs).

Common questions about Petasil and our services.

We have fitted many children who cannot otherwise fit into regular shoes, and those who have very specific foot requirements.

If your child has any of the following characteristics associated with their feet, we may be able to help.

Orthotics.
Flat feet (fallen arches).
High arches.
Heel spurs.
Bone spurs.
Poor posture.
Leg length discrepancies.
Pinching.
Foot and ankle injuries.

We currently have school shoes, casual shoes, and boots.

We are happy to place orders on items that are in stock from our suppliers. These need to be paid for in advance together with a delivery charge applied by our suppliers of £7.00.

We allow walk-ins. However, our appointments take priority, so please be advised that you may have to wait.

Our fitting services are free of charge.

We are in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire. If you would like directions and public transport access, please see our contact page.

Precious Soles will only accept returns and offer a full refund on any items deemed to be faulty from time of manufacture within 40 days of purchase.

Please see our Returns policy page for full details.

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