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Grandpa's Wonder Pine Tar Soap 3.25oz - Pack of 4

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Grandpa's Wonder Pine Tar Soap 3.25oz - Pack of 4


Brand: Grandpa Brands
  EAN 010486007004
Weight: 386 g         93 reviews
Grandpa's Wonder Pine Tar Soap is mild enough to be used as your everyday soap, and is equally suited to bathing, showering, shampooing or shaving. It is vegetable-based, 100% biodegradable and contains no added colours or fragrances. The natural ingredients help to moisturise and deodorise the skin.

Over the years, Grandpa's Wonder Pine Tar Soap has proven to be one of our most popular products here at Woodlore, with Ray and the Woodlore team counted among its many loyal users. First created in the early 1870s, this unique soap has become world-renowned for its excellent daily cleansing abilities and natural healing properties for various skin ailments.

Grandpa's Pine Tar Soap has long been known to aid the treatment of a number of skin irritations, such as psoriasis, eczema, dandruff and rosacea. Regular use will keep skin clean and healthy, and help to avoid blemishes and breakouts. Another key benefit of this soap is its ability to alleviate the itching caused by PUPPPs, a condition that can occur in the late stages of pregnancy.

  • Mild, vegetable-based soap
  • 100% biodegradable
  • Creosote-free
  • No added colours or fragrances
  • Natural healing properties
  • Also suitable for pets!
  • Ingredients: Coconut oil, palm oil, purified water, pine tar (Pinus Palustris) oil, vegetable glycerin
  • Made with palm oil from Rainforest Alliance Certified™ farms
  • Each pack contains 4 x 3.25 oz. bars


  Delivery in 1-2 days within the United Kingdom
  UK Orders placed before 2PM GMT will be dispatched the same working day
  Overseas delivery times will vary depending on the destination

Please note that our offices are closed at weekends, so any orders placed after 2PM GMT on a Friday will not be dispatched until the following Monday.

Orders with a total value over £300.00 will be dispatched free via a next day delivery service within the UK at no extra cost.

Please note that in some instances, orders for heavy items may take an extra day to arrive.

  Overseas deliveries
For overseas deliveries, please refer to the following estimated delivery times:

  • Europe: 3 - 5 working days
  • Rest of the world: 5 - 7 working days


A full refund or exchange will be given provided that the items have not been worn or used, and are returned to us within 14 days of purchase, together with all relative labels and packaging. You are responsible for the cost of returning items.

Please ensure that you include a copy of your invoice, along with an explanation of why you have returned your goods. If you wish to return your goods for any reason, please do so to the following address:

Woodlore Limited
PO Box 3
East Sussex
TN19 7ZE
United Kingdom

Product Reviews

Grandpa's Wonder Pine Tar Soap 3.25oz - Pack of 4 is rated 5/5 based on 93 customer reviews.

All of our product reviews are from customers with verified purchases.

Overall Rating:


  1 of 93

  Efficient service and a great product.  

  Paul De Vall
29th August, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  2 of 93

  I bought this soap as I have never seen it in block form before. For my eczema I have had this in the shampoo form, as the shampoo helped my eczema I don't see why the soap shouldn't do the same. It lavers up nicely and is gentle to the skin, the smell is quite nice and seems it will last along time. I also like the fact it is 100% plant based pine tar and can be used as a shampoo as well as shaving foam. what more do you need for washing etc.  

  Christopher Butler
8th August, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  3 of 93

  Great, this Soap evokes outdoor memories, lathers well.  

  Christina Davison
5th July, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  4 of 93

  As usual, order received very promptly. Very professional company. My son uses this soap which helps to sooth his skin as he suffers from eczema.  

2nd July, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  5 of 93

  Excellent product. This is the second time we've bought 4 of these bars from Ray Mears Bushcraft, and it won't be the last. The soap produces a good lather and has a distinctive (but certainly not unpleasant) smell. Cut down a bar (or save a part-used one) for backpacking trips when weight is at a premium. Really good for degreasing grubby hands but also good for the whole body. We will find out this summer if the midge-repellent properties reported by some people work for us too!  

  Reuben Woolnough
16th May, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  6 of 93

  I have been using this soap for years, for use Use all over. It's the best a man can get.  

  M Smith
17th March, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  7 of 93

  Best soap for skin. If you have oily skin or dry skin this is brilliant for both. Leaves you feeling nice clean and fresh after use. And no rubbish added to it A* all round. Strong pine tar smell when washing but no smell on skin when dried.  

  Mykylea Stewart
5th March, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  8 of 93

  Great pine tar smell and good for shaving too.  

6th February, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  9 of 93

  Faultless service, as usual. This is good soap leaving you feeling refreshed and squeaky clean, although the smell is unusual but not lingering. Will happily come back for more when this batch is used.  

  David Hodges
29th January, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  10 of 93

  Excellent as always and prompt delivery Thanks.  

  John Tompkins
21st December, 2017

Rated: 5/5

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