With Christmas just around the corner, now is the perfect time to support the great local independent businesses on your doorstep. When you Buy Local, not only are you helping to support your local economy and community, but you can pick up that perfect unique pressie that may allude the online stores or high street chains.
We have put together 11 original Christmas present ideas in places you can find locally in and around Sudbury
1 Duck in Boots – If you’re after a variety of unique gifts, homewares or crafty events, pop into Duck in Boots on Kings Street, Sudbury. There’s a huge selection of fantastic items; Scarves, homeware and gifts to suit all tastes and budgets. Click here for more info
2 Beauty Gallery, Lavenham – The award-winning Salon in Lavenham has just relocated to new premises to 3 High Street. You can buy vouchers for treatment (Click here to download their brochure) or buy their fine selection of wonderful Dermalogica products, Mii Cosmetic and many other products. Click here for find out more
3 Painter’s Café – Do have someone in your life that loves a High Tea? Painters Café has High Tea Vouchers. Click here for more details
4 Milo’s Salon – On 12 December, Milo is hosting an late night shopping and open evening at his Salon in Great Cornard. Open until 8pm, you will beable to take a look at pop up shop Fashion Overload and buy Salon vouchers.
5 Me-Fest Festival by AEG Nutrition – There’s nothing a busy person like more than being able to have a bit of quality “me” time. After this year successful sell out event, Me-Fest 2019 is back on January 20th 2019, however, places are selling fast, so get in contact with Anna here to reserve your place. Tickets cost £40. Click here to find out more
6 Stoke by Nayland Hotel Golf and Spa have some amazing gift ideas – perfect for that special person who has everything. From golf course vouchers to spa days, overstay visits or afternoon tea, they’ve got it. Click here to take a look
8 Floors & Snores, in Friars Street, may not be an obvious choice to go Christmas shopping. However, it’s becoming more and more popular for parents or grandparents to buy a new bed for their younger family.
9 Mandy’s Jewellery and Gifts, Station Road. If you’ve not been to Mandy’s fantastic shop, I’d have to ask WHY NOT?? Not only does Mandy run fantastic jewellery making courses, as part of party or one on one tuition, the shop is packed full of unique gifts and items to suit all budgets. Take a look at her Facebook page here to see some of her wonderful creations.
10 The Crown at Hartest. If you know someone who loves a good meal out, The Crown is selling gift vouchers. Not only that, they have gift selection packs from their sister brewery, The Brewshed. Click here to have a look
11 The Secret Garden, Friars Street. If you fancy giving the gift of knowledge to a wine lover, a voucher to one of their monthly wine tasting evenings is a must. Each month focuses on a different wine. You will be given 6 different wines to taste and a delicious buffet meal. The evening costs £37 per person. You can take a look at the other courses they have running here
Do you know a great local business around Sudbury, Long Melford, Lavenham or Hadleigh or Clare? Let me know if you do...
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Hello! I'm Penny from thebestof Sudbury, shouting about the best local businesses from Hadleigh through the Clare. When I'm not doing that, you'll find me knitting socks or tending to my 6 chickens