Christmas gift ideas


Find the perfect present for your loved one with this selection of gift ideas

Architectural Ceramics

Maggie Curtis is a freelance ceramic artist residing and working in Appledore, North Devon. Her work ranges from architectural ceramics to domestic ware. Maggie's bespoke architectural ceramics follow the traditions of Victorian terracotta and include sculptural ridge tiles, finials , capitals, embossed tiles, friezes, and garden sculpture. Reproduction and restoration work undertaken. Teaching workshops available by appointment.

Telephone: 01237 476887

Walk with a wolf

A Walking Membership from the UK Wolf Conservation Trust is a fantastic gift for Christmas or Valentine's Day and includes a walk with wolves for two in beautiful Berkshire countryside, photographic opportunities, a chance to meet and interact with ambassador wolves; just £75 per year.  Howl nights, photographic days, children's events and wolf adoption also help the Trust in its aims of conservation, education and research to help keep wolves in the wild.

Telephone: 0118 971 3330

Bygone News

Bygone News specialise in providing the finest newspaper from the past. A unique and special gift for loved ones and friends and offer a great range of high quality gifts, ideal for every special occasion such as Christmas, Birthdays, Christenings and Anniversaries. We hold a vast collection of authentic UK national newspapers from 1847 to the present day so if you are looking for a perfect gift this Christmas then click on the link below:

Telephone: 0800 138 0990

Scents from the Island

Beautiful gift boxes of Scented Narcissi sent direct from our farm on the Isles of Scilly by first class post.  With prices starting at just £9 these flowers aren’t just for Christmas – they make the perfect gift to welcome in the New Year, to say thank you or just to take away the winter blues.

Last orders for Christmas flowers by noon on 18th December please.

Telephone: 01720 422169 - 8am-8pm (5pm weekends)

Champneys the UK’s most prestigious spa group takes the headache out of discovering the perfect gift this season. Impress your friends with a spa voucher or a pampering gift from the luxurious spa collection gift range, all elegantly wrapped and guaranteed to arrive in time.

Visit or call 0843 316 2222 for gift vouchers.

Fur Feather & Fin

Visit Fur Feather and Fin's website for the Best Garden Gifts, Country Clothing and Outdoor Accessories by a Country Mile all with a country sporting or country living theme and at prices for every pocket. From practical pond gloves to squirrel baffles, barometers and song bird clocks as well as clothing, footwear and great gifts for Christmas.

Telephone: 01730 812445

Little Dart

This collection of scale model of British lighthouses consists of nine models: Lizard and Trevose Head, Cornwall; Smeatons Tower and Start Point, Devon; Portland Bill, Dorset; Nash Point, south Wales; Orfordness and Southwold, Suffolk; and Cromer, Norfolk. There will be a further seven models in 2010, all based on surveys and architects’ drawings. The accurate models are hand-painted and presented in a full colour box packed with information about the lighthouse.

Telephone: 01884 860625

The Welly Shop

The Welly Shop specialises in highquality, branded, waterproof footwear for gardening, country sports, walking and much more. Check out the 2009 Christmas Offer Collection, which is packed full of gift ideas, including carefully teamed best-selling welly styles with handy accessories to create the ideal Christmas present – all at very festive prices!

Telephone: 01989 730217

Buffers Fleece

Buffers Designer Fleeces started as a sideline to couture designer Philippa Barter’s collections. It has now developed into a successful mail order business based in the old border county town of Monmouth. The wonderful array of stylish garments are designed by Philippa and all are made locally in Wales. The collection ranges from hats, scarves and gloves to a beautifully cut Edwardian long panelled coat.

The collection is available online or call for a brochure.

Telephone: 01600 712744

The UK Trailwalker’s Handbook

This book is a must for anyone planning a decent walk! Compiled by the Long Distance Walkers’ Association, and given the clear and colourful presentation you would expect from Cicerone, The UK Trailwalker’s Handbook is a directory of long-distance routes throughout the UK, covering 730 national trails, long-distance paths and challenges. What sets this book apart from any other source of information is the routes are grouped regionally, with details of websites, publications, map requirements and support companies.

RRP £18.95
ISBN 9781852845797
Published by Cicerone Press

Telephone: 01539 562069

Gumleaf Clothing

Gumleaf for the Autumn 09 town and country season introduces new tweed and leather jackets for both ladies and gents. The tweeds are made in England from the finest lambswool while the ladies leather is from the softest sheepskin.


Kate Murray

Pet Porttraits from your photographs in pencil or watercolour by an accomplished Welsh animal artist. Ideal gift for Christmas or birthday. Sizes 8x6 inches (A5) to 12x16 inches (A3). Competitively priced between £29 and £89. No charge for extra heads.

Phone or email Kate Murray for more detail on 01974 298155 or [email protected]. Please browse on our WEBSITE.

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