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The more we share the more we have – Leonard Nimoy
Christmas is not only about presents but the presence of both family and friends brought together by the season of festivity and cheer. Avoid time spent together ending with the year by giving the gift of a shared experience.
- Hotel break
- A Spa day
- A meal
The gift of a memory may just be the best present.
Treat your loved one to tickets to Minety Music Festival 2023!
Minety Music Festival has over 80 bands and acts across 4 stages taking place across 3 days over the weekend from 30th June - 2nd July 2023.
There will be brilliant music, a delicious variety of food and a house Bar, Gin & Prosecco Bar and Cocktail Tiki Bar!
Mamas Christmas Hampers
Ultimate Christmas Hampers £40
- 1KG Sweet Jar
- Chocolate Bag
- Christmas Fudge Slab
- After Dinner Fudge Slab
- Baileys Fudge Slab Biscuit Bag
- 2 Hot Chocolate Spoons
Christmas Eve Box £25
- Christmas Sweet Box
- Christmas Fudge Slab
- 2 Christmas Lollipops
- Popcorn Bag
- 2 Hot Chocolate Spoons
Bounce-R-Us Toys supply an array of toys that would make the greatest Christmas present for your little one. They sell brand new children's toys at excellent prices.
They have some brilliant stocking fillers that are at great prices too so you don't have to stretch your budget this Christmas.
Stock changes all the time so you'll always be able to find something your little one has their eye on.
Railway-Inspired Gifts From STEAM
Make their Christmas this year with a railway-inspired gift from STEAM. Discover their exclusive 2023 calendar, plus luxury GWR Socks, annual Gift Season Tickets, Brewer the Bear and so much more.
Every purchase made supports the Museum.
Shop online HERE!
Know someone who has recently moved house? Perhaps you have a friend who loves homeware? Whatever it may be, the Lighting Bug should be your first port of call this Christmas when looking for the ultimate homeware gift.
Lighting Bug is a family run business that opened in 2003. They specialise in lights and shades and showcase the widest variety of lighting in Wiltshire with over 2000 fittings on display and within their catalogues.
This Christmas they're also offering a selection of beautiful festive lighting and shades for indoor and outdoor use that would make the perfect gift for someone this Christmas.
Wolf Pup Clothing
Bored of purchasing endless toys for your little ones? Does your little one like dressing up? If so, this is the ultimate gift for them as Wolf Pup Clothing provide beautiful handmade garments that will bring joy to your child's day.
They offer dresses that are not only great quality but inspiring and you can check them out here.
Do you have a potential star in your family? If so, why not give them a fantastic gift card to attend Prime Youth Theatre's fantastic acting workshops!
Prime Theatre is Swindon’s only professional theatre company. They make professional productions for children and young people that tour schools and venues across the UK. The organisation runs Prime Youth Theatre for 150 young people aged 5-25 years, who enjoy weekly workshops learning acting techniques and other theatre skills.
It's the perfect gift for that shining star!
Box of Cupcakes
Everyone loves sweet treats and baked goodies so why not get your special someone a delicious box of GlamoRose Cakes!
GlamoRose Cakes Swindon is a cupcake boutique situated in Old Town. They specialise in hand-made, personalised cakes and treats, perfect for any occasion. Whether it's a large display or just a simple gift box, no order is too big or too small for GlamoRose Cakes Swindon.
At GlamoRose Cakes Swindon each and every cake they make is hand-made with incredible expertise.
Treat with a treatment gift
Show someone you care this season with the gift of wellness. As pleasant as the season is it can also be a large contributor to unwanted stress as we actively try to meet the growing demands that the festivities bring.
Treat a loved one to some time out with a treatment, a salon visit, or hair tools & products to help them pamper themselves in the comfort of their own homes.
AFTERNOON TEA EXPERIENCE
Book an Afternoon Tea for two, Quality time with each other! An Afternoon Tea is a great way to spend quality time with one another - something you may not usually have time for.
Plus, what could be better than tucking into delicate pastries, a selection of delicious finger sandwiches and warming tea?
Give your host night off from cooking and the dishes with a restaurant voucher this Christmas.
Why not chime activity into the New Year with an activity voucher?
Get out on the lakes in the new year (wetsuits available) and treat someone to an outdoor adventure with South Cerney Outdoor! Choose from a huge range of activities including; canoeing, kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, windsurfing, archery, snorkelling or free water swimming!
DB Max organises running, duathlon, triathlon, cycling and OCR events. They hold hundreds of events for those who love keeping fit and setting themselves a challenge.
Christmas shopping in lockdown? Not a problem!
Why not start by buying one of Skydive Netheravon's fabulous skydive vouchers for that special person who likes an adventure?
Skydiving vouchers for tandem jumping or for those who like a real adventure; want to jump solo and become a real skydiver.
The next adventure is just around the corner!
Are you looking for a Christmas gift for someone special? Perhaps you want to get them something a bit different this year, or maybe they're notoriously difficult to buy for or already have everything they want!
Forget socks and forget shower-gel gift sets, surprise them with something they'll really love and give the gift of live Theatre.
Price: £ Various
Christmas Beer Bottle Box
Finally an advent calendar for the beer lovers out there! Each individually packed box contains an Arkell's beer everyday for 12 days and will include the following:
- 1 x Arkells 3B
- 1 x Hoperation
- 1 x Voyager
- 1 x 2B Light Ale
- 3 x Noel
- 1 x Moonlight
- 1 x Wiltshire Gold
- 1 x Kingsdown
- 1 x Saison
- 1 x Mustang Black
The perfect countdown to Christmas and the ultimate gift for those that love beer.
Gift: Gym Membership
From: David Lloyd
About: Is your someone special looking to get fit and healthy as their new years resolution? Or maybe you know someone with a passion for fitness and sports? If so, you've come to the right place as we have some great recommendations.
Swindon has lots of top gyms available that provide memberships so check them out!
Splash of Colour
Sometimes the simplest gifts send the best message! Why not give your special someone a beautiful Bouquet from TGtS faviourte florists; Little Gems
With 19 years of floristry experience, they offer beautiful fresh design ideas and create amazing flowers to suit anyone! They are an independent florist, with a passion for all areas of floristry!
In 2017, 4.5 million people headed overseas for Christmas. Give the gift of bucking the trend and travelling outside the Christmas rush. Barnes coaches offer a wide range of holidays, day trips and tours. Help towards a day trip, theatre trip or contribute towards a holiday.
Simply give them a call on 01793 821303, tell them how much you'd like to gift and they will create a personalised voucher tailored to your request and you can include your own message to make the present extra special.
Leading up to Christmas it is predicted that 6 million rolls of Sellotape will be sold in the UK. However, whenever you need it you can never find it!
Stock up on Sellotape and other Christmas goodies at MBROS Superstore, home to a wide selection of toys, homeware, gifts, novelty goods, beauty products and much more all at amazing discounted prices.
Escape Room Games
Know someone who loves solving riddles and puzzles? We've found the perfect gift for them! Co-Decode, a live escape room in Swindon, stock a series of Escape Room games in a board/card game format that you can play at home.
From 'The Abandoned Cabin' to 'The Forgotten Island', their vast selection is bound to have something that suits! Please call Co-Decode 07759 185264 ahead of visiting to purchase a game to confirm that they open.
Co-Decode have also launched their incredible physical Christmas vouchers! Printed on kraft paper and embossed with gold foil, they're the most impressive gift voucher you'll ever see! They are also offering Christmas gift package deals such as; pick a voucher value and combine it with an Exit game og your choice and you'll get the voucher, eco-friendly gift wrapped and posted for FREE, so make sure to head on over to their website to find out more.
Beauty Therapy Course
Know someone who has a passion for beauty? Always see them playing with makeup or painting nails? Giving them a gift to learn how to do what they love might just be the ultimate gift yet.
Swindon Beauty School are part of the West London School of Beauty and are a VTCT/NVQ training centre. Since 2008, their beauty schools have been teaching young aspiring beauty therapists and have helped them achieve a number of VTCT, NVQ and accredited courses.
Kelly Ashby Nail Training Academy offer hands-on nail courses and fully accredited by ABT. Classes are kept small (usually a maximum of 4 people), they are very aware that students are often nervous and anxious when coming into a new territory so their focus is on providing an environment that students feel comfortable in.
This gift might just be the push they needed into achieving their passion.
Authentic Turkish Homeware
Stuck on what to get your special someone this Christmas? Fear not, TGt are here to help as we've found the most beautiful authentic Turkish homeware shop, Turkishwares, which sells unique handmade ceramicwares, table linen, cushions, covers and so much more.
They're an eco-friendly business that are plastic free. They pride themselves on offering high quality products that are carefully sourced. All their products are unique and are based from Turkey.
They have some beautiful Christmas gifts such as:
- Delights - 80 gram tin £4.95 +postage - Flavours: Rose & Pistachio
- Gift Box - 280 gram £12.50+postage - 3 tins includes: Rose & Pistachio with pomegranate Aroma & Lemon flavours
Their selection of Turkish delights are traditional confectionery produced by the oldest Turkish confectioner Haci Bekir in Istanbul (since 1777). They are committed to bring the top quality delights with a bargain price!
Brunch Gift Card
The Cricklade Club know how to treat us all this Christmas! They've helped us out massively by giving us the ultimate Christmas gift idea. They're offering fantastic gift cards for fans of The Club to enjoy.
Their £10, £20, £30 and £50 vouchers are available NOW!
Feeling generous? Their £50 vouchers include a glass of bubbly!
All vouchers valid until the 30th of March 2021.
Oven Cleaning Voucher
Sgt Clean Ltd is a cleaning company offering ‘Military Standard cleaning’. They service Swindon, Chippenham, Cirencester, Reading, and their surrounding areas.
Cleaning things like your oven can be a task that we never tick off but from the help of Sgt Clean you could give someone the gift of a cleaning voucher this Christmas so they don't have to do those boring jobs this Christmas. From carpet cleans, oven cleans to diamond floor cleaning, Sgt Clean really do offer it all.
Cadbury Christmas Hamper
The festive season is fast approaching so it's time to start thinking about the gifts you're giving to your loved ones.
Whether you're searching for the perfect gift for your mum, dad, partner or your best friend, Cadbury's selection of chocolate Christmas hampers are the most delicious gift.
They offer Christmas family hampers to hampers for couples, to their gift baskets which are tailored to suit the needs of different people. And if you want to go one step further, why not make your own hamper with them?
Outdoor Activity Voucher
Located within the Cotswold Water Park, The Cotswold Range offers Archery, Air Rifles and Crossbow within an undercover landscaped venue.
They provide exclusive lessons and are the highest rated outdoor activity venue in the UK on Trip Advisor.
They're offering online gift vouchers for their incredible activities which are perfect for that gift giving occasion that's just around the corner. You can view all their gift vouchers here.
Christmas shopping for an active friend or family member?
Why not start by buying one of West Country water Park's convinient vouchers for that special person who likes an adventure? Enjoy water skiing, outdoor open-water swimming, paddleboarding and numerous other water based activities!
Depending on the amount you spend, you'll be treated to extra benefits! Spend £60 and recieve a free short wetsuit or spend £150 for a free long wetsuit.
The next adventure is just around the corner!