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Christmas Gift Guide

1 December 2023

Unwrap the magic with these local treasures

This festive season, find unique, special Christmas gifts that support our local businesses and bring joy to your friends and family.

Unique Hampers and Treats

Tregothnan Christmas Indulgence Hamper

Tregothnan produces some of the world's rarest and highest-rated teas.  Treat someone this Christmas with their stylish Christmas Indulgence hamper. Enjoy 25 luxurious Great British tea sachets, biscuits, a festive stocking filler, a Christmas spiced tea, a Christmas Tea Favour, botanical honey and Manuka Iced Tea presented in a hamper. The perfect combination of festive flavours to make this an indulgent holiday season gift.

Find out more and order here

Falmouth Black Rock Damson Gin


Falmouth Black Rock Gin are proudly Cornish and the team is passionate about their local area. New to the range is Falmouth Black Rock Damson Gin, Cornish Damsons steeped in their award-winning classic gin for 3 months, with a touch of hibiscus added to compliment the deep fruity tones. Delicious on its own with ice or for that real festive decadent cocktail - how about mixing 1/3 Damson Gin with 2/3 champagne for a Dam-Shame!

Find out more and buy your festive gin here

Culture and Exploration

English Heritage


Looking for a gift for a history lover, a family day out lover, an explorer, or a conservation supporter? Then an English Heritage Membership makes the ideal gift.  Membership means you can enjoy unlimited access to over 400 historic sites and a handbook to plan days out. Free/reduced entry to events, an exclusive members' magazine, free parking at English Heritage sites and members' rewards offers on great brands are also part of the package! With both Pendennis Castle and St Mawes Castle on the Fal River doorstep, there are two reasons to join right there.

Find out more and buy your gift membership here

Fal Mussel Card

If you're local and want to give the gift of exploration, treat your loved ones to a Local Fal Mussel Card. This pay-as-you-go travel card can be used on the King Harry Ferry, St Mawes Ferry, and Enterprise Boats. Use the card at your own pace and get discounted travel along the way - the more you use your card, the cheaper it gets.

Find out more here

National Maritime Museum Cornwall

Give a gift that keeps on giving with an annual membership for the NMMC. For maritime lovers, history fans and culture seekers, annual membership provides free entry to the Museum all year, as well as a 10% discount for any accompanying friends and family and invitations and discounts to special events.

Find out more and buy your gift membership here

National Trust 

Help look after nature, beauty and history by gifting a National Trust membership. You'll give the gift of dramatic coastal and countryside views, tranquil moments in gardens and parks, and discovering history whilst protecting many of our nation's favourite places for future generations. As a member, you can enjoy free entry to more than 500 places in their care and free parking at most National Trust car parks. Membership will give you a full day out at Trelissick with its woodland garden, diverse countryside, historic house, cafe and huge second-hand bookshop!

Find out more and buy your gift membership here 

Arts and Entertainment

Miracle Theatre


Looking for the perfect Christmas gift? Give the gift of theatre magic with Miracle Theatre Gift Vouchers! Make a loved one's Christmas unforgettable by treating them to an evening filled with laughter, fun, and entertainment. Miracle Theatre vouchers can be redeemed for any of their shows throughout 2024 (a packed programme to be announced in January) so they get to choose their favourite! Vouchers are available for pairs of tickets and family groups.

Find out more and buy your theatre vouchers here

Hall for Cornwall

Culture lovers can be sure of an unforgettable experience at any of Hall for Cornwall's productions. With a mission to innovate, entertain, excite and connect across music, theatre, dance and digital platforms, expect creative brilliance and great shows. With an eclectic mix of entertainment in all its forms, there's something for everyone. Buy gift vouchers, or give the gift of theatre with a membership.

Find out more and buy your theatre tickets here

Outdoor Adventures

Sessions Surf Shop

Do you have a friend or relative who enjoys surfing or skateboarding? If so, a visit to Falmouth’s original surf shop Sessions is a must! Sessions offer ​a wide range of surfboards, bodyboards, wetsuits and loads more. They also stock a huge range of men's, Ladies and Kids' Clothing and Footwear from all the leading brands including Quiksilver, Billabong, O’Neill, Oakley, Volcom, Hurley, Nike 6.0, DC, Vans and many more.

Find out more here

Leisure Vehicle Accessories

For all lovers of the great outdoors, Penryn-based Leisure Vehicle Accessories have everything they need for the next road or camping trip. From cosy camping gear to innovative tech gadgets, you'll find a thoughtfully curated selection of gifts for every adventure. Whether it's a camping weekend, a cross-country road trip, or simply something for the camper van lifestyle, an LVA voucher or item provides a thoughtful and practical gift for those who love to explore.

Find out more and search for your leisure gift here

Perranwell Garage Classic Car Hire

Hiring a classic car from Perranwell Garage in Cornwall offers a unique and memorable experience for any car enthusiast or anyone looking to add a touch of vintage charm to a special occasion. The stunning local landscapes provide an idyllic backdrop for a leisurely drive in a classic vehicle, creating lasting memories. Whether it's a romantic weekend getaway or a special event, their classic car vouchers make for a thoughtful gift.

Find out more and buy your Classic Car Hire vouchers here

Via Ferrata

A voucher for a Via Ferrata Zip Wire Safari is an exhilarating gift for thrill-seekers and outdoor enthusiasts. Soar through the stunning historic quarry on a series of exhilarating zip wires and build confidence with every ride. Their dual zip offers double the fun as you launch off the quarry edge and fly around together! Part way through you’ll also experience the thrill of traversing along the cliff edge to get from one zip to the other, making this one of the most exciting zip wire experiences in the South West. Via Ferrata have just become a Gold Winner for Cornwall's Small Visitor Attraction of the Year in the recent Cornwall Tourism Awards too, so know how to create the perfect visitor experience!

Find out more and buy your Zip Wire Safari vouchers here

Wellness and Relaxation

Wise Sage Wellbeing 

Embrace the gift of wellness with Wise Sage Wellbeing in Cornwall. They have a holistic approach to health, providing rejuvenating experiences such as a deep-tissue massage, a holistic facial, or a hot stone massage, that nurtures both the body and mind. A voucher from Wise Sage gives your loved one an invitation to relax, practice some self-care, and make their well-being their top priority.

Find out more and buy your Wise Sage vouchers here

St Michaels Spa

Give the gift of pampering with a voucher from St Michaels Spa. Home to the largest hydrothermal pool in the South West, this spa sanctuary offers a luxurious escape, the ultimate sanctuary to immerse yourself in restorative bliss. Treat your loved ones to indulgent bespoke treatment, a hydrothermal experience, or how about a rejuvenating massage or revitalizing skincare treatment? 

Find out more and buy your Spa treat here

Secret Gardens of Cornwall by Tim Hubbard

Get lost in some of the most stunning gardens in Cornwall as author, award-winning presenter and journalist Tim Hubbard takes you on a private tour within the pages of his latest book 'The Secret Gardens of Cornwall'. Lamorran Garden in St Mawes provides a captivating cover and features inside, the essence of this sanctuary of serenity, featuring exotic plants, sculpted terraces, and enchanting vistas is beautifully captured inside the pages. A great gift for garden lovers, the book explores Lamorran and nineteen other Cornish gardens, celebrating the diversity of gardening in Cornwall with interviews and stories from the owners and breathtaking photography. 

Find out more about Lamorran here and buy your copy of the book here

Local Art and Handcrafted Gifts

The Waterside Gallery

 Celebrate the beauty of art with a gift from The Waterside Gallery. Located in the pretty scenic coastal setting of St Mawes, this gallery showcases a captivating collection of contemporary and traditional artwork. Pick a piece that resonates with you, making it a unique and meaningful gift for a friend, family member or loved one.

Find out more and view the artworks here

Cream Cornwall

For a touch of Cornish elegance, consider a gift from Cream Cornwall. Specializing in distinctive homeware and gifts, Cream Cornwall combines local inspiration with timeless design. From stylish home accessories to bespoke pieces, their collection reflects the charm and character of Cornwall, making for thoughtful and tasteful gifts. If you'd like to show you care but allow your loved one the freedom to select what they really want, then the Cream gift voucher is the ideal treat.

Find out more and choose your stylish gift here

Sailors Jail 

An alternative art gallery in the heart of Falmouth, Sailors Jail showcases work from local artists, students and alumni in a raw and authentic space. This historic venue offers a blend of maritime history and contemporary charm with unique, affordable artworks including drawings, paintings, prints, sculpture, jewellery and homewares.

Find out more and browse the shop here

Inspire Makers


Inspire Makers is a Falmouth-based independent shop that showcases the work of over 50 Cornish contemporary artists, makers and craftspeople, offering a diverse array of handmade treasures. From unique jewellery to bespoke home décor, a gift from Inspire Makers allows recipients to choose a one-of-a-kind piece whilst supporting local craftsmanship.

Find out more and buy your gift here