Christmas Gift Guide

Tis the season to find the perfect present for your loved ones this Christmas!

To give you some festive gifting inspo, here's our top picks from some of Ashford's high street and independent stores.

Shopping at small businesses helps boost our local community of indie businesses, so let's all love local and LoveAshford this Christmas.  


Beehive tote bag

We love this gorgeous branded tote bag from The Beehive; perfect for using as a cute shopping bag while you're out and about in Ashford. From prints; to totes, stickers to mirrors. Grab yours!  

All the merch has been designed especially for the Beehive by Thatch Creative. 


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Family Photoshoot

This year RG Studios is offering Christmas mini sessions. Bring your Christmas outfit or Christmas PJs and make some happy festive memories.

RG Studios is located on Bank Street and offers professional photography and videography. 

Get in touch with RG Studios for more information. 

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Movie tickets

These Festive Crackers from Ashford Picturehouse make a great dinner table addition or a cracking good gift idea for a cinema lover! 📽️

⭐️ Each cracker contains a cinema ticket, a drink voucher (can be wine, draught beer, soft drink or hot drink), a bag of chocolate coins, paper hat and a joke.

⭐️ £16 per cracker (also available as a box of 6)

Available at the box office.

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Afternoon Tea

For that person who has a sweet tooth, why not treat them to a delicious Afternoon Tea from The Little Teapot? Pop into the cafe located in Park Mall to purchase Gift Vouchers. 

Special Offers

Sewing machine discounts

Know a savvy sewer? Emporia Fabric and Patterns has a selection of Brother sewing machines at reduced prices. Their star buy is the F420.

Contact Emporia or pop into their store in Park Mall for more details. See all Brother machines

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The gift of music

Give the gift of great music with a vinyl (new, used and limited edition) or band merchandise from The Record Store in Park Mall. Whether they like heavy rock, smooth R&B or cheesy Pop, you'll find a huge selection of music in store.  

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Eco-friendly wooden toys

For an eco-friendly stocking filler, we love these fair-trade wooden toys. They have been designed in the UK, handcrafted in Sri Lanka and priced £2.50-£3. Pop into Bare Bazaar in Park Mall to view the selection. 


Handmade jewellery

Browse the range of beautiful handcrafted jewellery at Made In Ashford. Choose from a huge selection that includes sterling silver rings, earrings, cufflinks and bracelets. Find jewellery made from gemstones or discover intricately made polymer clay earrings and brooches.


Edible treats

Looking for stocking fillers or a special treat for secret Santa? Leo and Sage in Elwick Place have got you covered! Treat someone to gift vouchers for them to spend on their favourite treats, whether it be runny poached eggs on toast, or banana and peanut butter topped French Toast. Yum! 


Self-care hamper

Create your own gifts boxes and bags at The Body Shop in County Square. Fill with the favourite treats you know your friend or family member will love, for a truly custom gift! 

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Happy holidays

With travel back in full effect, gift loved ones or yourself with a necessary and thoughtful gift this holiday season! From euros to dollars, No1 Currency offers a wide range of currencies and are gifting Love Ashford readers with a preferential rate*.

Simply Quote 'Love Ashford, Love No1 Currency' in No1 Currency’s store located in County Square Shopping Centre, for an enhanced rate on your travel money!

*In-store only offer. Discounted margin on day of purchase until 31 December 2022.


Music Merch

Revelation Ashford have some gorgeous handmade glass baubles, T-shirts, Beanie Hats, mugs and more over in their merchandise shop

View the full range here. 

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Say it with a sparkle

Looking for something sparkly to give a loved one? Iconic Jewellery in County Square have some great gift ideas.

 - Hugo Boss Mens Jewellery & Watches from £49
 - Thomas Sabo Charm bracelets from £34

Pop into the store to take a look at all the other festive offers.