Cornwall Living Christmas Gift Guide 2019

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Gift Guide | Christmas 2019





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Show them you really know them, with a range of unique Christmas gifts and hand knitted accessories from Weird Fish, available in stores across the country, and online at


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In an age of email marketing and online ads, the sheer amount of choice when it comes to buying the perfect Christmas gifts can be enough to overwhelm even the most savvy of shoppers. To help, we’ve caught up with some of our favourite Cornish businesses, including makers, producers, artists and artisans, to help get your Christmas shop off the ground. So light the fire, pour yourself a glass of wine and turn off your phone – you’re not going to need it now that you have the Cornwall Living Christmas Gift Guide to inspire you!

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Contents 4 ....................................................................Treasured for a lifetime 7 ...........................................................................One for the foodies 8 ........................................................What’s the latest from Apple? 11...................................................................The artisan experience 14..............................................Gorgeous gifts from Silver Origins 16 ............................................................... Buy unique, buy Uneeka 18 ...................................................Inspiration from Cornwall Gold 20 ......................................... Don’t miss Fowey Christmas Market 23 ................................................................... Gift ideas in Falmouth 27 .............................................. Gift ideas from around the Duchy 36 .................................................. Creative and unusual gift ideas 38 ........................................A roaring Christmas: at Newquay Zoo

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d e r u s TreaFOR A LIFETIME Canary Blue provides a bespoke jewellery experience tailored to you.


anary Blue is an entirely different style of jewellers. You don't have to stand out in the cold trying to choose your perfect ring through the window, and once inside you can browse the cabinets at your leisure, or sit down for a chat with one of their friendly designers to discuss exactly what you want from your piece of jewellery. The store in Truro was opened by Richard with the aim to ma e fine e e er approachab e for everyone, with each piece being tailored to the customer's design or budget to create jewellery that can be treasured for a lifetime. With combined experience of over 50 years, Richard, Laura and Darren fuse traditional techniques with cutting edge equipment. They can create or re-model your favourite piece of jewellery in the workshop above the store, be that a brand-new design or a treasured family heirloom. If you’re looking for the perfect gift or a unique engagement ring, Canary Blue has a virtually limitless choice of designs. Simply relax amongst the comfortable furnishings and choose your perfect stone from a selection of loose diamonds and gemstones sourced from around the world. Your chosen gem will then be carefully set into your new piece of jewellery to create something truly individual.

Canary Blue also hand-makes wedding bands here in Cornwall, using Fairtrade and Fairmined Gold from small-scale artisanal miners around the world. Rings can also be made using customers’ own gold, by melting and re-forging to create a new ring with special sentimental value. They’re open from Tuesday to Saturday, with appointments available until 6pm to make life easier. So, make sure to visit them for a chat and a mince pie and discover how buying jewellery should be. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 01872 858089 OR EMAIL HELLO@CANARY-BLUE.CO.UK


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Foodie Hampers and Gifts Why not give th e gift of amazin g food this Chris Forget sending tmas? more ‘stuff’ and fill those you lo with incredible ve Cornish food an d drink. Our ham are beautifully w pers rapped and com e with a handw Christmas card. ritten We deliver acro ss the UK and ca arrange internat n also ional deliveries. We have loads m fantastic hampe ore rs available on ou r website.

Champagne and Chocolate Hamper £38.50 A bottle of world champion Camel Valley Sparkling Brut with an award winning bar of handmade, bean to bar, chocolate from Chocolarder make this classic hamper perfect for anyone who enjoys the finer things in life!

The Ultimate Cornish Miniature Hamper £39.99 A fantastic gift for any occasion this hamper offers a great selection of Cornish spirits.

Classic Cornish Gin Hamper £43.95 Tarquin’s Gin, Cornish Navas Tonic and Mixed Olives. Absolute perfection and an idea gift for any gin lover.

The Luxury Cornish Food Hamper £100 The perfect gift hamper hand packed with a whole selection of award winning Cornish wine and food.

Cornish Deli Delights Hampers From £45 One of our most popular hampers these gifts include awarding winning charcuterie and artisan cheeses combined to make the perfect gift or after dinner cheese board.

Cornish Cheese Hampers Prices start from £29 These bestselling hampers contain a delicious selection of Cornish cheeses with handmade chutney and savoury biscuits. Or see our Cheese and Wine Hampers on our website.

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From fish and chips on the harbour to a bespoke foodie break, Rick Stein’s Gift Experience cards might just be the present you’ve been looking for.


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AT THE CUTTING EDGE If you’re looking to give your loved ones the latest and greatest tech this Christmas, why not pop into Stormfront, your local Apple expert?


tormfront, your local Apple expert, has everything you need to get Christmas all wrapped up this year. With a three-year guarantee included at no extra cost on all Apple devices, plus a ai ab e trade in and finance options ou can be sure to leave the perfect present under the tree. This year’s ultimate Christmas gift: the iPhone 11, featuring an all-new dual camera system with Ultra Wide, night mode and stunning video quality, plus water and dust resistance and all-day battery life. It’s available in six stunning colours and, not only is it the perfect gift, it will also allow you capture those magical Christmas moments in 4K! Available at Stormfront from £729. Alternatively, for those always on the move, get them a watch that can do more with the incredible new Apple Watch Series 5. With a display that’s always on, showing time and important information, it can even help navigate with the built-in compass. It monitors heart rate with the ECG app, tracks workouts and activity, and makes it easy to connect with people and information they care about, right from their wrist! Available from £399. Perhaps you’re looking for a gift to bring the family together? If so, Apple TV 4K is the perfect choice a o ing ou to atch fi ms and programmes in amazing 4K HDR, and it now completes the picture with immersive sound from Dolby Atmos! With the launch of pp e in o ember this ear the first all-original video subscription service, Apple TV just got a whole lot better. With a one-year subscription to Apple TV+ included when you purchase, now could not be a better time to go 4K with Apple! So if you’ve been stuck for gift ideas, be sure to head online or visit the Stormfront Truro team in-store.


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The shiny new iPhone 11!


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Christmas shopping, sorted. We’ve got Christmas all wrapped up at Stormfront. Shop the latest and greatest from Apple online and in-store.

Visit Stormfront, your local Apple experts. 14 Pydar Street, Truro, Cornwall TR1 2AX Find out more: TM and © 2019 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. Stormfront © 2019. All Rights Reserved.

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Find the perfect gift for any wine lover, and special Cornish wines to enjoy over the party season. Buy online or pop into the winery shop. Gift wrapping and hampers available.

Wine and dine at Knightor this Christmas! Wow your guests with our rustic barn setting and excellent food. Book a table at one of our Christmas party nights or for Sunday lunch, or take the whole venue exclusively. | | 01726 851 101 Knightor Winery, Trethurgy, St Austell, PL26 8YQ


In the unrivalled Trevena Cross Christmas Shop! Bringing together a huge range of irresistible, awe inspiring lights and decorations to make your Christmas the most magical yet!

For more on the upcoming Trevena Cross festivities visit


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The artisan experience Situated on the Old High Street in Falmouth, The Grey Lurcher stocks a selection of artisan products and gifts that will provide the perfect present inspiration this year.


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Fowey Valley products begin their life in a converted barn on a farm in Golant on the banks of the river Fowey. Everything is made from fruit grown within a few miles.

GIN & VODKA Foy Gin is a classic, velvety, aromatic gin. Juniper-led with floral notes and with a just a hint of fragrant spice. Fowey Valley Vodka is like silk, with a hint of vanilla, caramel and fennel. Think Vodka tonic, think Martini, or for sipping, simply serve ice-cold from the fridge in a chilled glass. A superbly smooth vodka.

CIDER BRANDIES The Eau de Vie is laid down in new American oak barrels and left to mature. The beautiful golden colour develops with age as does the delicate flavour. One year and two year Cider Brandies are available in limited quantities.






EAU DE VIE & POMMEAU Our Eau de Vie is distilled from our vintage cider and has hints of cherry, apricot and chocolate. Pommeau is a blend of fresh apple juice and Eau de vie. Serve chilled as a delightfully fresh and appley aperitif, Mix with soda water and ice for a long drink. Or serve with chocolate or apple-based deserts. CIDERS Our sparkling vintage cider apples are just pressed, then fermented twice: first in the barrel for a year; then a second year’s fermentation in the bottle. It is disgorged in the champagne style. Castledore medium-dry cider is named after the iron age fort near our orchard. It is a wonderfully refreshing, lightly carbonated cider, very clean on the palate, well balanced and a beautiful golden colour.

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VINEGAR & OLIVE OIL Our cider vinegar is made from our Vintage Cider. Aged for three years before bottling, it is unfiltered, unpasteurised and has no preservatives added. Healthy vinegar! Our Nocellara del Belice olives are grown in the Belice Valley in Sicily. The Extra virgin Olive oil has aromas of citrus fruits and pepper. It is lightly spicy, extraordinarily fruity, silky and light with notes of artichokes, green apple, tomatoes and delicate young green almond.

CHRISTMAS EVENTS Come and see our range in person at: Whitecross farmers market 2 Nov Eden Christmas fair 13-14 November Exeter xmas fair Westpoint 29 Nov-1 Dec Fowey Christmas Market 6-8 Dec Truro Christmas Market 8-19 Dec

HAMPERS Ready-made hampers to suit every pocket from £13 to £75, see the range at or build your own by calling us on 07707 049907.

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Silver jewellery by Silver Origins is always well received at this most magical time of year.


our hristmas made eas ith designs from one of orn a s premier ster ing si er brands i er rigins o ections capture the essence of orn a and are inspired b our stunning coast ine sub tropica gardens i d ife sea ife and our uni ue surf cu ture ai ab e in stores in t es and ara ion as e as on ine a e e er is beautifu presented in u ur gift bo es read to de ight friends and fami at hristmas time and throughout the ear

 SCALLOP SHELL TORQUE BANGLE PRODUCT CODE: P1802 esigned in orn a and perfect handcrafted in ster ing si er this beautifu tor ue bang e ith t o sca op she s has a modern contemporar design and i ma e a statement ith an outfit £120

PEBBLE BAY EARRINGS PRODUCT CODE: P1341TQL andcrafted in ster ing si er these organic stac ing pebb e shaped earrings ha e a beautifu re ecti e ua it and are in aid ith rea tur uoise and apis a u i stones inspired b the ornish coast £78.95

ROSE GOLD TREE OF LIFE EARRINGS PRODUCT CODE: P1409 he eterna s mbo of the tree of ife is captured in these handcrafted ster ing si er earrings ith rose go d ermei epresenting strength no edge and persona gro th £39.95

 ENDLESS LOVE NECKLACE PRODUCT CODE: P1113 racefu o ing hearts combine to create this st ish intert ining nec ace on an ad ustab e to inch nec ace handcrafted in po ished ster ing si er and ce ebrating the strength of o e £72.95

 WAVE RING PRODUCT CODE: P1618 his undu ating a e design ith its scu ptured st e in po ished ster ing si er represents the po er and uidit of the ocean £29.95


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 TWILIGHT HARE PENDANT PRODUCT CODE: P1134 his himsica handcrafted i er rigins pendant features a m stica hare ga ing at a rose go d p ated crescent moon arefu created to combine a contemporar design ith the in uence of nature £39.95

BUMBLEBEE PENDANT PRODUCT CODE P2609 uisite handcrafted this ster ing si er pendant features a de icate bumb ebee the s mbo of o e industriousness and creati it £34.95

 FOREVER HEART PENDANT PRODUCT CODE P1949 his beautifu te tured ster ing si er pendant features a rose go d p ated heart set ithin a arger si er heart simp c assic piece perfect for an outfit £42.95

 TURQUOISE WAVE STUDS PRODUCT CODE: P1129TQ hese i er rigins po ished ster ing si er a e studs ith reconstituted tur uoise in a ha e been inspired b the motion of the a es and po er of the ocean £32.95

BABY TURTLE STUDS PRODUCT CODE P3783 esigner handcrafted ster ing si er studs inspired b the ocean and one of its most gent e inhabitants mbo s of onge it protection and tran ui it £24.95

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SUEDE TOTE BAG Available in a range of colours, this is the perfect option for the fashionista in your life who loves to accessorise. £39


With two stores in Truro covering everything home and lifestyle, a trip to Uneeka should certainly be in your festive diary.


hampioning a lifestyle made fair, Uneeka has two stores in Truro – Uneeka Home and Uneeka Life – as well as a pop up Christmas shop on Pydar Street, selling an array of unique furniture, lighting, homewares, jewellery and accessories, for those who seek a personal touch in everything they buy. For this reason, Uneeka is the perfect place to stop and pick up a special something for that special someone this Christmas. To prove it and to whet your festive shopping appetite, we’ve selected just a few of our favourites from the Uneeka range.

 MEN’S GIFTS A fantastic range of gifts for men, from stocking fillers to grooming gadgets (hint, hint). From £5.99


 MONTEZUMAS CHOCOLATE With Christmas specific designs, as well as bar, truffle and gift box options, these delectable treats also come in a range of vegan and organic alternatives. Delicious! From £2.59



One of many lovely designs from a great range of kids rattles and toys. From £11.99

These fair-trade earrings are made by an organisation in Bombolulu, Kenya, supporting those with disabilities to become socially and financially independent. From £9.99



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The perfect gift for lovers of art and of Cornwall. Visit us online to browse Cornish artists and their work or to send a Gift Certificate.

Merry Christmas!




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Since 2002 All our luxurious chocolate is handmade in our Mullion workshops. We’ve got your Cornish Christmas all wrapped up for you.


Made in Cornwall Christmas Fair 27th Nov to 1st Dec

Truro Festive Fairs Come and see us on the Piazza for all your chocolatey gifts!

Primestock show 6th & 7th Dec

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Truro Winter Gift Fayre 11th to 19th Dec

You can order online for delivery to your door or visit our shop and factory in Mullion for the full range.

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Home to Cornwall’s last working tin mill, Cornwall Gold is well worth a visit in the run up to Christmas.


 LOVE LINKS BRACELET Lovelinks are the perfect choice for anyone you love. Gold plated sterling silver and sparkling cubic zirconia joined in perfect harmony, to celebrate love. Eye-catching and stylish with effortless everyday charm.

ornwall Gold is the perfect place to pick up something special for that special someone thanks to the team's range of beautiful jewellery, made using precious stones and metals. Discover the Tolgus collection which incorporates tin from their very own Tolgus tin mill. To whet your appetite, here are just a few of our favourites from the range; if you’ve yet to fi our festi e ca endar a trip to orn a o d this hristmas comes high recommended

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 TOLGUS GRANITE FLIP FLOP n iconic ornish ip op in ster ing silver and tin from Tolgus Tin Mill – the ast or ing tin mi in orn a Mounted on granite extracted from the site in ortreath or e er ip op the se the team donate direct to the orn a ir Ambulance’s New Heli Appeal.

From £75

CAMROSE COLLECTION   KELESTER BRACELET To love, to layer, to mix and to match. Inspired by the colours of pebbles on a beach, there’s a semiprecious stone for every mood. Lapis, amethyst, quartz, tiger’s eye, turquoise and onyx are all set with gold plated sterling silver.

a he o to orn a ear s beautifu amrose co ection These elegant necklaces are made from the finest fresh ater Akoya pearls and they never go out of style.

From £70

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VIVA BANGLE  Three beautiful colours to choose from and finished ith the highest quality freshwater Akoya pearl.

From £145



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Festive Fowey

Find something for everyone at Fowey Christmas Market.

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SeaDogs Design Studio is full of goodies made by members of one family. • Leather Work • Cornish Sweaters (ganseys) • Various Embroidered Items by Di Tomlinson • Water Colours and Prints • Wood Carving by sister Sue Thomas • Wood Turning by brother-in-law Kingsley Thomas

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The Florist in St Agnes Fresh festive door wreaths decorated with a mass of natural Christmas foliage, pine cones, berries and twigs. Christmas gifts plus all the flowers and foliage you need to decorate your home for the festive period.

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Falmouth focus

From surf gear, to fashion, to gorgeous homewares, Falmouth’s boutique shopping scene has something to suit everybody.

Freeriders Freeriders provides an extensive range of wetsuits, surfboards, surf attire and other water related products, allowing you to find the perfect gift for the ocean lovers in the family. There’s also a café upstairs so you can fuel your Christmas shopping with a freshly brewed coffee.

The Black Pearl, Falmouth Stocking colourful Italian leather handbags, quirky gloves, locally made si er e e er and fau fur accessories ou re bound to find the perfect gift here for your loved ones this Christmas. Or, if you truly can t choose et them ha e the fina sa ith a ac ear oucher 01326 315400 theblackpearlfalmouth

Alchemy Tiles

Bosun’s Locker chandlery he osun s oc er is a famous and well-established chandlery and outdoor clothing store that has a reputation for providing the highest quality products from Scandinavia, Europe and the US inc uding atagonia a ra en usto and ous ueton erfect for any Christmas stocking! 01326 312212

Mel Chambers, founder of Alchemy Tiles, individually hand carves, rather than paints, inspiring images, quotes and poems into beautiful bespoke and unique creations, all held eternal in earth and time. If you’d like to give something truly unique to a special someone this Christmas, a piece from Alchemy Tiles could be just what you’ve been looking for. Mel’s always happy to discuss commissions, so why not get in touch and tick that hard-to buy-for loved one off your Christmas list? CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE 2019 | 23

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Henr ys of Falmouth, 48 Arwenack Street, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3JH Tel: 01326 218080


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The Grey Lurcher uc ed a a at the top of a mouth s historic igh treet ou i find he re urcher an independent ifest e shop he igh treet is one of a mouth s itt e gems fu of independent stores and bouti ues he re urcher named after the fami dog has an ec ectic se ection of cards and gifts a ongside a superb se ection of e e er cosmetics cand es and home ares t a so stoc s the iconic nnie oan ha aint great for up c c ing furniture pen uesda to aturda am unti pm h not pop in and sa he o 01326 618240 The Grey Lurcher Falmouth

Bow Fashion Accessories Boasting two unique departments in one destination. On the ground oor o ashion ccessories stoc s an unri a ed se ection of handbags purses a ets and be ts from e no n eather and fashion brands hese inc ude ta ian brand ianni onti as e as ad e igi a a o uns i roop and iore i to name but a fe pstairs ou i find a p ethora of co our ith hats and shoes that can be co oured to suit for e er occasion f ou re treating someone specia or e en ourse f this rea is a must isit shop 01326 314300

Alexander Miller Opticians n the first da of hristmas m true o e sent to me a gorgeous pair of sung asses from e ander i er pticians eautifu st es from h oé aui im a an om ord ic ber in ea and co erfect for those inter geta a s to find the sun 01326 313092 CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE 2019 | 25

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Christmas Workshops Homewares keep an eye on Instgram Gifts and Facebook for dates. Decorations

BESPOKE SERVICES IN • Upholstery, Curtains and Blinds • The Yard, Portscatho. Shop open Mon-Sat 9-5 Tel: 01872 581917


A Christmas gift they’ll cherish Is there any greater delight than gifting or receiving a beautiful and brimming hamper in the yuletide season? Our brand new, luxury Cornish hampers have arrived just in time for the most magical time of the year, overflowing with plush products, fantastic fare and creative Cornish charm.

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Gifts galore

Across Cornwall, you’ll find an array of brands offering everything you need to tick off your 2019 Christmas list.

Dodo Pad

Limited stock is now available of Moorland Distillery’s delicious, three-year old Cornish Apple Brandy. Distilled in a copper pot still and matured in oak barrels, with some exposure to the Cornish ‘mizzle’, we can’t think of a better Christmas tipple!

Do you know somebody who loves to organise? If so, tick them off your Christmas list! Uniquely practical and humorous, the 2020 Dodo Pad diary is so much more than a planner. It comes in a range of sizes to suit individual needs; versions include desk, A5 and pocket diaries, as e as i ofa compatib e refi s a week-to-view wall calendar and even a monthly family planner. The best part is that Dodo Pad is offering a free Magnetic Fridge Pad (worth £5.99 and brilliant for shopping lists or any ‘to-do’ ists to the first peop e to uote ‘CLDD19’ – so get your order in soon!

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Trenance Chocolate

LDR Aesthetics

hoose our fa ourite a ours to create a bespoke box of chocolates, and if it’s a gift, add your own personalised message. Look out for Trenance’s complete range of handmade chocolates, from Cornish pasties to Turkish delight!

Give the gift of ultimate luxury with The Million Dollar Facial. This skin treatment reveals fresh, glowing skin that continues to improve over four weeks, so it really is the gift that keeps on giving. There are also many other treatments available.

Solve all of your gift buying dilemmas with a range of high quality, personalised photo giftware including albums, frames, placemats, jigsaws, mugs, photobooks, canvas prints, keyrings, slates, 3D crystal ‘photoblocks’ and much more.

01326 241499

07717 212609 LDRaesthetics

01736 364407

Moorland Distillery

Perfect Pictures


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Holly & Roots


You simply cannot have a truly festive Christmas without the noble reath ornish organic o er growers, Holly & Roots produce handmade, artisan wreaths – locally grown and lovingly made from start to finish from the first cutting of the willow to attaching the fina bo

Meaning ‘copper’ in Cornish, KOBER designs and hand crafts elegant lighting from its base in Falmouth. Crafted from a desire to create simple, sophisticated lighting using a variety of locally sourced industrial materials, the lights are built from copper pipes, concrete and timber.

07427 540033

Reid and Gordon Opticians

Sarah Eddy Art

The Cycle Centre stocks a massive range of bikes, accessories and clothing. The friendly team are on hand to help you choose your new bike in a knowledgeable but relaxed atmosphere. Reserve your bike now for Christmas.

Based in Truro, Reid and Gordon has a fantastic range of glasses and lenses, with something to suit all styles. They also stock a range of sunglasses that can be tailored to your prescription, as well as prescription swimming goggles so you can see clearly no matter where you are.

01736 351671

01872 275225

07507 174025

The Cycle Centre

If you’re looking for original Cornish seascape art, Christmas cards and prints ou can find them in the studio of Cornish artist, Sarah Eddy. Located in the beautiful Princes House in Truro. S2 Princes House, Princes Street, Truro, TR1 2ES.


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Henr ys of Falmouth, 48 Arwenack Street, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3JH Tel: 01326 218080

A boutique gin emporium dedicated to offering gins specially chosen for their quality and taste as well as a selection of quality gin related gifts

4 Polmorla Road • Wadebridge • Cornwall • PL27 7ND 07740 639565 • •

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Blue Angel, made with natural blue gardenia flower

Orange Sunset, made with orange peel. A sophisticated and delicate orange flavour

Original Rock Gin. A fabulous dry smooth gin

Pink Rock Gin, made with champagne grapes from Hautvilliers France

Cornish Gold made with cubeb pepper and makes a great dry martini

Distilled & Crafted in North Cornwall | MADE with CORNISH SPRING WATER Come and see our distillery, open from 10am to 4pm Mon to Fri Pink House on A39 Penvose Cottage, St Tudy, PL30 3NP

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Cornish Charcuterie

Flowertime Florist

The Cowhouse Gallery

Check out Cornish Roulette from Cornish Charcuterie: nine traditiona chori o and one de i stic made ith aro ina eaper chilli. Perfect as a Christmas gift or a bit of foodie festi e fun ornish ou ette is a ai ab e on ine ia he rtisan ood i age

f ou re strugg ing to ďŹ nd the perfect Christmas gift, let Flowertime Florist create a unique ora design de i ered oca nationally or internationally. In-store there is a huge selection of o ers p ants greeting cards and gifts

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Sweetlime If you’re looking for a gift ith a difference h not isit eet ime in t es oba sourced and carefu se ected eet ime offers a range of o n brand e e er accessories and home are as well as gift items. o he p ou get festi e eet ime is stoc ing some great decoration ideas inc uding a fabu ous and a ternati e co ection of embe ished tree decorations ibranc and co our are at the heart of eet ime s offering so ta e ad antage of their o n er specia gift rapping ser ice this hristmas 01736 791434

Cornish Hen Deli his is a tin de i in the midd e of en ance ith a big heart he ornish en e i is am pac ed ith goodies for ou to bu for ourse f and our friends at hristmas o go and ha e a oo for yourself! 01736 350223 thecornishhen CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE 2019 | 31

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Hayle TR27 6ER

CHRISTMAS PARTY TIME! •Delicious food •4 Skittles lanes •Well stocked bar •Lots of games

For a warm Christmas welcome

Book now! 01736 850209




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Gift boxed and available to buy from our Baker Tom shops and independent retailers across Cornwall


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Charlotte Heywood Fine Art Jewellery Charlotte designs and makes jewellery in her studio in Praa Sands. She practises a variety of techniques to create one-of-a-kind pieces, using precious metals and semi-precious stones. She’s created a range of festive jewellery, perfect for getting into the Christmas spirit. 07963023103

The Fowey Brewery The Fowey Brewery is the passion project of friends Dom and Geoff, who combined forces in 2016 and set up the brewery on the banks of the river Fowey. The result: great tasting beers that combine the use of some fantastic new world hops, artisan brewing methods and a little bit of brewing alchemy. 07443 504644

Kernow Queen

Working from her home studio, Kirstyn makes an eclectic array of beautiful fused glass art for both the house and garden. She is also happy to work to order and create bespoke pieces. Check out her Etsy shop for ready-to-post art, gifts and Christmas goodies.

Based in Hayle, Kernow Queen features – handmade cushions, lampshades, throws, doorstops, bunting and textile illustrations for your home. Bespoke made-to measure items are also an option, he ping to pro ide that finishing touch. Browse the online shop to see all the current products and the unique Limited French Collection.


07970 376277

Cornish Fused Glass


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Kernowcraft Rocks and Gems Make your own handmade jewellery this Christmas with help from Kernowcraft – your destination for gemstones and jewellery making! Check out the online tutorials, be inspired by beginner jewellery making kits and get all the supplies you need from the website. If you’re feeling creative, what are you waiting for? 01872 573888

Teän’s Silver Shed

Eden Project Gift Membership

Teän Pascoe creates a stunning range of bangles, earrings, rings and necklaces. You can peruse her collections in person at Porthleven’s Christmas market, taking place from 16th to 17th o ember and during the first three weekends of the Trevena Cross Christmas market too.

Treat your friends and family to the wonderful perks of Gift Membership – an inspired present that keeps on giving all year long! Choose a stylish pack to arrive by post or an instant delivery E-voucher, perfect for last-minute dilemmas! Use code ‘CL2019’ to save 10% until 31st December.

07876 442638

01726 811932

South Crofty Collection Each year, South Crofty Collection design a new Christmas decoration for your tree. A tradition that started in 2002, this year’s exclusive design is a handcrafted Christmas Cracker made from Cornish tin. Previous years’ decorations are also available so why not buy the whole collection? Alongside this festive offering, South Crofty Collection craft beautiful jewellery and gifts for the whole family. Handmade here in Cornwall, why not take home a piece of Cornish heritage this Christmas?


01872 560200

01749 880992

Nothing says Cornwall quite like Cornishware. From egg cups and tea cups to jugs and jars, their iconic striped china makes the perfect Christmas present; you can personalise them too and they come in lovely striped boxes that are sure to raise a smile.


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Showcasing some of the best designer-makers from across Cornwall and Scandinavia

Kitchen & Tableware ° Home Accessories Organic Bath & Body ° Lifestyle ° Gifts & more

Shop online at Lighthouse Cottage, Eddystone Road, Wadebridge, Cornwall, PL27 7AL Tel: 01208 895507 Email:

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Creative gifts

Beau Nidol If you’re looking for a unique ornish gift ou re sure to find it in ude s eau ido pecia ising in g ass art and bone car ing as e as their o n co ections of art the team a so offer fused g ass or shop ouchers the perfect present for those hard to bu for creati es 01288 353388

Quirky and creative gift ideas from around the Duchy.

Rick Stein gin

Lisa Harker Quirky Art

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Albatross Gallery

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Give the gift of a seal pup adoption this Christmas!

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Christmas Give the gift of an unforgettable experience this year with an annual pass to Newquay Zoo, Paignton Zoo and Living Coasts.


his Christmas, treat a loved one to a gift everyday with an annual pass to Newquay Zoo, or include Paignton Zoo and Living Coasts in Devon for a little extra cost. They will enjoy unlimited free entry to all three zoos, receive discounts in their cafés and shops and benefit from free or discounted entry to selected charitable zoos around the country. Junior members can also join Newquay Zoo’s children’s club and take part in exciting activities throughout the year. As well as giving a fantastic gift, you will also be supporting vital conservation work around the world. Other unique gifts include Newquay Zoo’s animal adoptions. There are 10 different animals available for adoption, including the African lion, Humboldt penguin, Hoffman’s sloth, red panda and ringtailed lemur, to name a few. Prices start from as little as £35 to adopt an animal for 12 months. Animal experiences at Newquay Zoo allow you to go behind the scenes with the keeping team and get even closer to the animals. A unique animal experience makes the perfect gift that will hold lifelong memories, also making a great addition to your day at the zoo. Meet the ringtailed lemurs in the island experience, feed the

three magnificent African lions, the stunning red pandas, or even the Humboldt penguins and say hi to Pickle. You could also experience being a keeper or junior keeper for the day. Animal and keeper experiences start from £85. For more information about annual passes, adoptions and animal experiences check out the Newquay Zoo website. You can purchase online or in person at Newquay Zoo’s Information Desk or give the team a call. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 01637 873342 OR VISIT WWW.NEWQUAYZOO.ORG.UK


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Chacewater Garden Centre Chacewater, TRURO TR4 8QG

Goonhavern Garden Centre Goonhavern, TRURO TR4 9QQ

01872 560533

01872 575088


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