11 Christmas gift ideas from independent Suffolk shops

Your Christmas gift idea inspiration is here. Picture: PETER BYRNE/PA WIRE

Your Christmas gift idea inspiration is here. Picture: PETER BYRNE/PA WIRE - Credit: PA

Are you stuck on what to buy loved ones for Christmas? Your inspiration is here.

A Hopsters Christmas gift box. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

A Hopsters Christmas gift box. Picture: CONTRIBUTED - Credit: Archant

Hopsters gift box

Price ranges from £12-£23

Hopsters, an Ipswich-based craft ale and specialist spirits retailer, has an impressive range of unique alcohol.

They have a variety of gift boxes which are perfect for Christmas presents.


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Do you have a beer lover in your life? Then check out the gift box with limited edition Hopsters craft ale glasses.

Pop into Hopsters today to take a look – located on St Nicholas Street in Ipswich.

The perfect gift for ITFC fan's Blue Heaven. Picture: ARCHANT

The perfect gift for ITFC fan's Blue Heaven. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

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In Our Blue Heaven

Price: £7.95

Do you know an ITFC fan? Well this is the perfect Christmas present.

In Our Blue Heaven is a special publication which brings back the memories of when Ipswich Town won the FA Cup with Sir Bobby Robson.

It has more than 200 fantastic photos and tells the story of how the Super Blues were so successful.

You can purchase the book from all good supermarkets/newsagents across Suffolk, at Archant offices or online.

A delicious Scarlett and Mustard set. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

A delicious Scarlett and Mustard set. Picture: CONTRIBUTED - Credit: Archant

Scarlett & Mustard Condiments for Cheese Box

Price: £9.99

This delicious box will go down a treat with your loved ones.

Use it for a Christmas gift for the family cheese lover or put it out as part of your Christmas buffet.

The box includes Billy’s Chilli Jam, Figgy Fig Jam, Red Onion Marmalade and Plough Man’s Pickle – a flavour for everyone to enjoy.

You can purchase the Cheese Box here.

Check out these unique bottles of Hopsters gin. Picture: ARCHANT

Check out these unique bottles of Hopsters gin. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Warner and Edwards Rhubarb Gin and Unicorn Tears Gin

Rhubarb Gin: £38 / Unicorn Gin: £40

If you are looking for an unusual quirky gift these bottles of gin will do the job.

A favourite at Hopsters the Warner and Edwards Rhubarb gin goes perfectly with ginger ale for a winter warmer.

Or Unicorn Tears Gin, a tipple in a glass making a light pink glittery liquid.

Pop into Hopsters today to take a look – located on St Nicholas Street in Ipswich.

A yummu Christmas gift from Hadleigh Maid. Picture: HADLEIGH MAID

A yummu Christmas gift from Hadleigh Maid. Picture: HADLEIGH MAID - Credit: Archant

Hadleigh Maid’s Selection Box

Price: £13.99

This selection box is great for any chocoholic.

It includes delicious new flavours Honey Crunch Truffle and Salted Caramel Cup which will melt in your mouth.

The box will also be finished off with a festive silver bow so you won’t even need to worry about wrapping.

You can order the chocolate selection box here.

This gorgeous Eden Clutch is a great present idea. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

This gorgeous Eden Clutch is a great present idea. Picture: CONTRIBUTED - Credit: Archant

Eden Bag Tilley & Grace Aldeburgh

Price: £25

Do you struggle to know what to buy the women in your life?

This Italian suede clutch bag could be the perfect gift.

It comes in many colours so will match any outfit and taste.

Pop into Tilley and Grace in Aldeburgh, Southwold or Holt to take a look or order online.

Jenny Wren's Yarns knitting bag's come in many styles and colours. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Jenny Wren's Yarns knitting bag's come in many styles and colours. Picture: CONTRIBUTED - Credit: Archant

Jenny Wren’s Yarns Knitting Bag

Price: From £18

A simple yet thoughtful present for the knitter in your family.

Make sure they never lose the project they are working on again with a gorgeous knitting bag.

There are plenty of styles and designs for you to pick from.

Visit Jenny Wren’s Yarns today – located on St Peter’s Street in Ipswich.

La Hacienda Globe Bronze Effect Firepit with Grill could make someones Christmas. Picture: CONTRIBUT

La Hacienda Globe Bronze Effect Firepit with Grill could make someones Christmas. Picture: CONTRIBUTED - Credit: Archant

La Hacienda Globe Bronze Effect Firepit with Grill

Price: £50

The stylish Globe Bronze Effect Firepit with grill from La Hacienda could be the perfect gift for Dad this Christmas.

Made from durable steel with easy clean enamel coating, it is the perfect addition to any patio.

It normally retails for £89.99 but Marlows Home and Garden Centre in Bury St Edmunds is selling it at the special price of £50.

Visit the garden centre, located on Hollow Road in Bury St Edmunds, to get your hands on this bargain.

These Loveone Christmas cuddlies are the sweetest. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

These Loveone Christmas cuddlies are the sweetest. Picture: CONTRIBUTED - Credit: Archant

Loveone Christmas Cuddly Toys

Reindeer £25 / Polar bear £17.50

These cute cuddly toys are a Christmas winner.

They are perfect for all ages and any gender.

Take home Robyn Reindeer and Bashful Polar Bear today.

Head to Loveone located on St Peter’s Street in Ipswich.

An elegant Christmas gift from Cake and Catwalk. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

An elegant Christmas gift from Cake and Catwalk. Picture: CONTRIBUTED - Credit: Archant

Cake and Catwalk Teal Ensemble

Leather bag: £50 / Hat: £30 / Faux suede gloves: £25

Whether you treat someone to the whole ensemble or just one of the gorgeous items your loved one won’t be disappointed.

This shade of teal will look great as part of a wintery outfit.

Each item gives off an elegant and classy look.

Visit Cake and Catwalk today to see the ensemble for yourself – located on St Peter’s Street in Ipswich.

This colourful bag from Mauds Attic is a perfect Christmas present. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

This colourful bag from Mauds Attic is a perfect Christmas present. Picture: CONTRIBUTED - Credit: Archant

Mauds Attic Unique Bag

Price: £54

If you have someone in your life who likes colourful vibrant accessories then look no further.

This unique design is guaranteed to catch peoples eye and make any outfit more exciting.

The perfect Christmas treat for someone close to your heart.

See it for yourself in Mauds Attic – located on St Peter’s Street in Ipswich.

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