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December 2022
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It’s not too late – check out our great ideas for last-minute gifts here

Still stuck on what to buy for your favourite people this year? Check out our last-minute gift guide with great gifts for everybody, and they’re all from small, independent businesses so you’ll be helping our local economy too. It’s a win win!

A Delicious Afternoon Tea at Storrs Hall

Storrs Hall is a luxury boutique hotel on the edge of Lake Windermere, set in 17 acres of stunning grounds. Give the gift of a glorious Afternoon Tea at this Grade II-listed hotel taken in the drawing room, conservatory, or on the terrace, replete with homemade sweet and savoury treats and freshly baked scones (£29.95) or why not add a little sparkle to the occasion with the addition of Champagne? £44.95

A Favourite Piece of Art from Vicki Davidson

Vicki Davidson’s artwork is inspired by her home in the heart of North Yorkshire. Vicky paints animals, portraits and landscapes in bold and bright contrasts using a variety of medium including oil, pastel, watercolour and acrylics. Her work, such as this beautiful Yorkshire Hare which is available as a mounted print, from £29, is collected worldwide.

Luxurious Loungewear from Breathe Lifestyle

Everyone loves luxurious pyjamas, and Breathe Lifestyle produce some of the best. Not just for sleeping in, but designed to fit in to modern lives with timeless design in a timeless colour palette, they are the perfect loungewear. From these fun organic cotton tiger print pyjamas, to the classic boyfriend-inspired herringbone, they are gifts everyone will love and you can get 20% off with our special code: LND20

A Mid-Century Modern Vinyl Cabinet from Fallen Giants

The perfect Christmas gift for the vinyl lover in your life. Inspired by mid-century modern design, this heirloom-quality vinyl connoisseur’s cabinet makes a beautiful home for any prized collection and turntable. Made from sustainably-sourced mahogany in small batch production runs in Yorkshire, it’s a great addition to any home. Cabinet, £2,350 (including free delivery)

A Relaxing Escape at Seaham Hall

Seaham Hall is a stunning, five-star luxury hotel and spa on the Durham coast. The perfect place to relax, unwind and make memories and with vouchers available for everything from an overnight stay to a relaxing Twilight Spa experience, why not give someone the gift of some special time this Christmas?

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Chic Accessories from 2 Sisters Boutique 

Great accessories make an outfit and at 2 Sisters Boutique that’s exactly what they do. From pretty bracelets to cool totes and chic clutches, it’s the perfect place to pick up great gifts and stocking fillers such as this adjustable crystal stone bracelet, £15.

A Membership to Dalby Forest

For anyone who loves the outdoors, why not give the gift of green space, adventure and tranquil escape with a year’s membership at Dalby Forest, £60. Not only do members get to enjoy the space but they help support the forest and facilities too.

A Food Tour for Foodies from Yorkshire Appetite 

A food tour is a fabulous way to discover a taste of Yorkshire and Yorkshire Appetite run tours around Harrogate, York and Otley. Join them and discover the thriving, independent food and drink scene in each area. Knowledgeable guides will give you an insight into both the the food and culture of the area and you will stop at five great eateries along the way. It’s a great gift for anyone interested in food, and a tour costs £55 per person.

The Spirit of Christmas from Amàre Vodka

Leeds-based Amàre Vodka produces three flavours of five-times distilled premium vodka which is available in bars across the UK and in global club destinations in Dubai, Ibiza and Marbella. Smooth and clean, and available in classic premium, and hugely popular passionfruit and strawberry flavours, all £35, they make a great gift for any vodka lover.

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