Share the Love Locally
Valentines gifts for all - the perfect chance to share the shop local love.
Valentine ’s Day is our Love Local Day – and it will soon be upon us - so whether you have a special someone to share the day with or you would rather forget the day exists, we think it will be all the happier if you share the love with your local businesses.
If you are treating a partner, your parents, your siblings, a friend, someone you really care about or just pampering yourself - we’ve got lots of gifts to say ‘I Love You’ or to call to say how much you care. From handmade ornaments, personalised gifts, commissioned arts pieces or edible sweet treats - we are here to help you find that perfect gift to give to that special someone.
Lots of the shops will offer postage - if you are lucky enough to live locally to these fabulous spots or buying for a friend / family member that are local you can get home delivery or click & collect (depending on your local Covid19 restrictions)
For a little gift just to say ‘I Love You’ check out these delightful spots
For romantic sweet treats – who doesn’t love a little bit of chocolate, it also releases happy hormones
Marshmallows, just for grown ups, that are divine! Grown up Marshmallows, Minehead
Beautiful cute boxes - funky fudge to boxes of heart shaped jazzies! Mrs Sweets Chocolate Treats, Bridlington
Handmade chocolates and truffles for that extra special treat Chocolates & Truffles, Skipton
A variety of retro and traditional sweets and custom-made hampers available, just give her a ring from Choc Moose, Todmorden
A Pampering Treat – perfect to relax and unwind for him or her.
Jewellery - Who doesn’t love receiving something that sparkles?!
Lovely jewellery shops – designer, simple and beautiful…great spots for sparkly things….
Commission a painting and other personalised items
Local shops make it personal, and you can get many personalised items –fromartwork to an engraved piece, singing or music lessons or a completely unique speed art commissioned piece by Saltaire’s answer to Banksy ‘Bish Bash Bosh’!
Romantic night in
All things to celebrate at home during lockdown choose a luxury food hamper complemented by lovely teas, or if you prefer, something a little stronger!
Have cocktails delivered or try your hand yourself with The Blind Bus Driver, Kendal
A beautiful selection of food hampers delivered by Botham's of Whitby, Whitby
Farehouse Trading, Wimborne offer a fine selection of food and drink hampers
Liquid Jade, Hull and Cup and Saucer, Claycross offer a delicious selection of tea / coffee and sweet treat hampers
If you are a cake lover or like to bake You’ll find me in the Kitchen - Swadlincote has the perfect gifts!
If you like quality products and fine wine Artisan and Vine - Putney is for you.
Malton Brewery in Malton is perfect for the beer lover
To complement the beer lover Simply Prosecco, Lichfield is exactly what it says on the tin.
Whether you are looking for beer or Gin Isaac Poad Brewing, York will help you out.
Vintoto, Wakefield is for the Gin, wine and whiskey cognisors
Whitby Distillery, Whitby offer lovely unique Gin related gifts as well as lots of fabulous Whitby Gin.
For Gin lovers everywhere Hothams Gin School and Distillery, Hull has an amazing selection of Gins and even a distillery tour for a unique gift.
Do not forget the card!!
As much thought that has gone into the perfect gift needs to go into the perfect card – guess what...ShopAppy.com can help you with that too.
If you are looking for something non traditional Picture-esque cards by Charlotte Gale, Harrogate have a lovely selection of cards for any occasion.
Equality Cards, Northallerton something for everybody for all occasions
Don’t forget locally bought is bought with more thought – you also get a personal touch from the small business.
So share the love this Valentine’s and Love Local Day