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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


  EAN 010486007004
Weight: 386 g         134 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 Sylvestris) wood bark, 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 30 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 134 customer reviews.

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

Overall Rating:


  1 of 134

  I am always pleased by this soap, it lathers well in both soft and hard water and feels very good on the skin. It also washes hair (and beard) leaving both soft and clean. The smell is of woods and trees a lovely reminder of the outdoors even inside.  

  Nigel Brown
1st August, 2022

Rated: 4/5

  2 of 134

  An absolutely awesome product! My skin feels better and it smells so good! My partner has itchy skin due to medications and the itch has lessened. I am very happy with this product and will in time purchase more.  

28th May, 2022

Rated: 5/5

  3 of 134

  The best soap I've ever used. Cleans well, smells nice , doesn't dry out my skin and lasts a long time. A regular purchase for me.  

  David Campbell
26th May, 2022

Rated: 5/5

  4 of 134

  This is great soap, it can heal minor cuts and you can shampoo your hair so you can cut down on weight with your travel gear and bushcraft kit, it's excellent stuff.  

  Mike Wilkins
1st May, 2022

Rated: 5/5

  5 of 134

  An awesome product. After only one wash my beard grew an inch longer and my flannel nearly caught fire when I put it on. Supporting testimonials. Nothing gets me more aroused than a smell of an ent coming home from Battle of Isengard. Amy, my partner said it smells like something you would want to sink your teeth in after a rough night out. Justin, my pet beaver commented. Caution when combined with Nordic Summer Pine tar oil balm, it causes the level of raw masculinity to grow exponentially to previously unattainable levels, you will be able to communicate with trees and crush solid rock with the power of your mind. Wild animals flow flock to you like to the Snow White. A perfect blend of charred firewood an ash with a subtle hint of testosterone. 10/10. I would recommend.  

22nd February, 2022

Rated: 5/5

  6 of 134

  excellent as always and quick delivery.  

  John Tompkins
27th January, 2022

Rated: 5/5

  7 of 134

  Had a unique smell but the recipient was happy.  

19th December, 2021

Rated: 5/5

  8 of 134

  The best soap I've ever used, I just had to buy double my last order.  

  David Campbell
6th December, 2021

Rated: 5/5

  9 of 134

  Does what it says on the tin really. Use for hair, skin and shaving. I like the natural smell too.  

  Mark Dale
2nd November, 2021

Rated: 5/5

  10 of 134

  Delivery was fast, well packaged and kept up to date on status. It was a lifesaver for my sensitive skin. At 20 weeks pregnant I developed a rash and intense itching on my torso and legs that worsened during the night. Skin issues are apparently a common complaint in pregnancy. I already have sensitive skin and Eczema which is now under control. I was keen to try a natural solution rather than antihistamines and steroids. I came across a couple of online posts from people who had used Grandpa's Pine Tar Soap and thought I would give it a try, especially as coal tar soaps that are usually recommended for sensitive skin no longer use coal tar due to EU regulations. After a couple of days using this soap, alongside changing to non bio washing up powder and probiotics, the rash and itching began to clear. I've been using it now for the past 15 weeks. The rash and itching have now gone, it leaves my skin clean and clear, and one bar lasts me about 3-4 weeks with daily use. The smell might not be for everyone, just think of campfires but I quite like it and if you moisturise after showering then the scent doesn't linger on the skin. I think I'll be sticking with this post pregnancy.  

14th July, 2021

Rated: 5/5

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