Shop Local In Surrey & Hampshire This ChristmasPublished:
The shops are closed during November so how will you start your Chirstmas shopping? Here at Farnham Rocks we think it is important to shop local and support local businesses. We have rounded up a great selection of gifts being sold online by locals in the Farnham area.
Beary Nice Teddies
Who can resist these super cute, cuddly bears? These are no ordinary bears though - they are teddy making kits, with over 33 teddy’s to choose from and various sizes, 8”, 10”, 16” & 24”. All kits come with the animal plush, stuffing, fabric heart, adoption certificate, instructions, carry bag & gift tag. A perfect gift for children!
Take a look at the website for more details and ordering.
Ash & Co Make at Home Woodwork Kits
Ash & Co have created fantastic 'Mini-Maker at Home Kits' so that children can choose what they would like to create at home. Will you choose a 'Crazy Cat', 'Mighty Monster', 'Grand Prix Car' or a 'Supercharger'? You receive all you need to create your character or car in the kits from Ash & Co. These and any more kits are available to order. Find out more details here.
Daisy Debut Clothing
Daisy's Debut is a locally run company selling beautiful clothes & accessories for children. How cute are these baby socks?
Cook With Steph
If you are looking for some lockdown fun for your 12-16 yr olds, Steph's next Zoom Cookery Skills Programme starts on the 12th November, after school, and still has a few spaces available. This could also be a great present idea for Christmas - why not book kids on to a cookery course?
Little Bear's Attic
Little Bear's Attic sells a fantastic range of children's clothing, toys, gifts, and accessories. They have everything from wooden toys and marbles to sleepwear and stocking fillers! Visit the website to take a look at their gift ideas and order. We just love the collections of wooden dinosaurs!
Lucky Ducky Books
Cathryn Cook is a local Team Leader for Usborne Books, who publish award winning, gorgeous books for children of all ages from birth to teen! Get in touch for expert advice on the best books for your child’s development, school project or for fabulous activity and sticker books! Browse the full catalogue or get in touch today. Details on the website.
Mini Cooks Kitchen are currently offering very popular 'Bake at Home Packs' which can be posted to you. In the run up to Christmas Laura will also be selling baking set gifts for kids. Find Mini-Cooks Kitchen on Facebook & Instagram or visit the website.
Bubba and the Bears
Bubba and the Bears creates beautifully crafted pieces of artwork around footprints and handprints of your little ones. These are really special keepsakes and make a very special Christmas gift to be treasured. Visit the website or follow Bubba and the Bear on Instagram.
Christmas Doorstep Portraits with HAPhotography
During lockdown, HAPhotogrpahy are offering to take Christmas Doorstep portraits for only £20. This includes 1 digital photo with the option to purchase more. Visit the Facebook page to book a slot.
Olivia Shaw Photography
How about surprising a family member with a family portrait from Olivia Shaw Photography? Gift vouchers are available for Christmas gifts, which can be redeemed until spring 2021. In addition to this, within COVID guidelines, there is a November special of £200 for headshot shots. Take a look at their website here and get in touch for further etails.
Blue Bear Bookshop
The Blue Bear Bookshop in Farnham are providing click and collect ordering for books, board games and gift vouchers during lockdown. They have a fantastic range of gifts for all ages Visit their website to see what is in offer and contact them to order. Collection is during opening hours of Thursday to Sunday, 11am - 2pm. You can even pick up a take-away coffee while you are there!
Alresford Gift Shop
At the end of the last lockdown Alresford Gift Shop developed a new website so that their customers have the chance to buy online. They offer free delivery within a 10 mile radius of Alresford or first class posting of goods to anywhere in the UK or beyond.
They have a great selection of especially selected greeting cards, gifts, jewellery, wrapping paper, gift bags and are also stockists of well known brands like Gisela Graham, St Eval candles , Woodmansterne cards. They prefer to deal with suppliers who are in the UK and who run their businesses in an eco friendly way. With Christmas coming there is also a superb selection of advent calendars, advent candles , charity Christmas cards, single cards and all things Christmas. Visit the webiste here.
New Ashgate Gallery
New Ashgate Gallery are proud of their curated online shop - and offer a free delivery on orders of £50 or more. Support your local art charity and self-employed artists but taking a look at their Winter Catalogue. Visit the website for the online shop - there is a full range of artwork available to buy - a perfect gift for a loved one or family member.
Order or send friends or family one of Hellobakehouse's treat boxes! The menu is changed and updated weekly with treats such as Toffee Apple Cupcakes, Chocolate Chip Cookies or Peanut Butter Fudge. Head over to Facebook to keep up to date with the current menu and to order yout treats.
Just for Grown-ups
Moutan Florists in Borelli Yard
Order flowers, bouquets, candles and vouchers online from Moutan Florists, Farnham. Doorstep deliveries are available Monday - Saturday with contactless payments. These are stunning treats and gifts for someone special. Visit the website to order online.
Beverley Edmondson Millinery
Shop online at Beverley Edmondson Millinery, during lockdown they will be offering free delivery within 10 miles of Farnham. Hats, bags, scarves and gloves all make great Christmas gifts and we love the range of Poppy Appeal merchandise!
My New Fave Jewellery
Farnham based accessories comany My New Fave Jewellery have some really fun earrings, masks, personalised decorations and cufflinks in their Etsy Shop. Check out these funky star wars cufflinks as a great stocking filler or one for the kids...superhero decorations!
SustainaBeads earrings and stackable bracelets are handmade from sustainably sourced reclaimed beads. Upcycled from jewellery that may have otherwise gone into landfill, these beautiful pieces are made from gemstone, glass, wood or plastic beads. Prices start at just £4.99 including eco friendly gift wrapping and free UK delivery! Visit the Etsy shop to see the full range!
Hogmoor Gin Distillery
Bordon's first distillery has a fine selection of gin and liquers. Their love of nature brings unique flavours, often discovered from foraging locally for botanicals. All bottles are hand-dipped in wax to give our signature look. Visit their website to check out the festive gift selection. Will it be the Spiced Rum or Nuthatch Gin?