Christmas has come to Cornwall again, the harbourside festive lights are on, the high-streets are bustling and Santa’s are appearing in shop front windows. So now it’s time to sort your way through all the presents and gift ideas for family, friends and loved ones.
To help get your mind in the festive spirit, we’ve created a range of gifts with suggestions for everyone. Whether it’s a present for a wife or girlfriend, something for your parents or a novelty prezzie for your co-worker, there should be something Cornish in here to fit the bill this year. Happy shopping!
Cornish Gifts For Women - There should be a present for every kind of women in this selection. We’ve done a lot of the leg work for you, here are the most gorgeous items either made in Cornwall or created by inspiring Cornish folk, guaranteed to make the women in your life feel special.
Vaalen Towelling Changing Robeby Finisterre based in St.Agnes
Its generous size allows plenty of space to get safely in and out of wetsuits and swimwear without revealing more than you’d like to passers-by. £95.00
Heartbeat Hoops by Falmouth based jewellery maker Frenzy by Zara- £46.00 - Stylish silver, gold and copper jewellery made by Londoner living in Cornwall.
Floral Mustard Boarder Scarf by Penryn Gift Store Just Delights £12.99 A wonderfully modern gift that smartens any winter outfit.
Lost Gardens of Heligan membership £35.00 per annum, Joint Pass £65.00
Fizz Afternoon Tea Polurrian Hotel - £26.00 - Treat yourself to an elegant afternoon tea, with a selection of cakes, finger sandwiches, freshly bakes scones, clotted cream and homemade jam. Served with your choice of freshly brewed tea or coffee and a glass of bubbly. Gift Vouchers are valid for a year.
Total Body Bliss Treatment Polurrian Hotel £90.00 - includes:
- A 60-minute body aroma-soul massage.
- A 30-minute facial, including décolleté, neck and shoulder massage, and a scalp massage.
- Light lunch from our spa menu.
- Full use of leisure facilities, plus towels and robes.
Poldark Tours with Poldark Tours Cornwall from £35.00
Now, it wouldn’t be a Cornish Christmas without Poldark. Visit 1-5 locations throughout Cornwall.
Cloud Burst Marine Wellies by SeaSalt Cornwall £39.95 Fun and functional wellies, the perfect Cornish gift!
Curio Cardamom Vodka – 35clby Curio Spirits Company Mullion £21.00 A special bottle is such a nice Christmas treat.
Cornish Gifts For Men - If you’re want to make him grin ear-to-ear on Christmas morning, then you’ll find plenty of inspiration below.
Westray Jumper by Finisterre £110 - A traditional fisherman style ultimate winter jumper.
The Seaweed Cook Book by The Cornish Seaweed Company- £15.00 - Passionate seaweeders based in West Cornwall
Kurt Jackson Print £150.00 - Kurt Jackson has a stunning collection of paintings and sculptures capturing the magical landscape of Penwith to perfection. A dreamy Xmas gift for anyone who loves Cape Cornwall.
Tom Raffield Pendant Light £235.00 - Cornish designer produces distinctive lighting and furniture handmade in his Cornwall-based studios.
Dead Man’s Finger Rum £20.95 - Cornwall’s newest, small batch spiced rum!
Polurrian Leisure Club Monthly Pass £34.00 -Swim, gym, lounge or play: our spa has everything you need to relax, recharge and feel incredible. Gift vouchers available online.
Mini Chocolate Pasties produced by Helstons Trenance Chocolate £3.95 If you’re after something quirky or fun? These perfect little pasties are a proper Cornish delight, great for someone who doesn’t take Christmas all that seriously!
Office Party? Best Secret Santa Gifts For Under £10 - We've picked out some great gifts, all for less than £10, that'll be sure to raise a smile, as well as your standing in the office.
Beachcomber notebook trio – Lou Tonkin £10.00 - Artist and print maker from Cornwall.
Brewing Experience with St.Austell Brewery - £10.00 - Explore the history and heritage of St Austell Brewery with our interactive Brewing Experience tour, perfect if you want to know how we create our award winning Cornish beers, or for those who want a fun, family day out in Cornwall.
Cream Tea Polurrian £7.50 - Indulge with a Cornish classic: two freshly baked scones with clotted cream, homemade jam and your choice of freshly brewed tea or coffee. Vouchers are available online.
Christmas All Butter & Chocolate Chip Shortbread Selection produced by Furniss £4.15 A favourite with shortbread lovers. A selection of popular rounded biscuits - using creamy butter and rich chocolate chips. Presented in a beautifully designed festive box which is a perfect gift size.
Organic Clotted Cream Fudge 200g produced by Roskillys £4.75 Who doesn’t love receiving fudge at Christmas?
Tranquillity Scented Tin Candle produced by St Eval Candle Company £9.46 Enjoy a popular fragrance in a tin, this one featured is lavender with a twist, divine.
Cornish Christmas Gifts for Dogs - Why not treat your four-legged friend to something extra special this Christmas in return for all that unconditional love they've given you for the last twelve months?
Beco Flyer by Paws In Padstow £9.99 - Ergonomically designed dog frisbee to make it easier for your dog to grip and retrieve.
Eco-Dog Trail Buddy Bowlby Truro based company Furzu Cycle Dog - Trail Buddy Bowl - Dog Travel Bowl.
National Trust gift Membership £69.00 Whether you’re a family of nature lovers, adventure seekers or a history buffs, give someone you love a whole year's worth of discovery, with a National Trust membership. Plus, if you pay by annual Direct Debit, you'll receive a free pair of binoculars. This is the perfect gift to give to someone with a dog, as they’ll enjoy exploring as much as you will!
The Best Gifts That Give Back - Christmas is about giving so make it count this year with our pick of the best Cornish charity gifts that'll really make a real difference.
Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) Protect what you love! - You'll become part of the most vibrant, active environmental group in the country.
Cornish Air Ambulance, Saving Time, Saving Lives - Cornwall Air Ambulance flies more than 800 lifesaving missions each year throughout Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. As a charity, they rely on your donations to fund this vital work. You can be a lifesaver by fundraising for their ongoing missions and by supporting the New Heli Appeal to bring a next generation air ambulance helicopter by 1 April 2020.
Cornish Seal Sanctuary Your money can go a long way in helping animals around the Cornish coastline. Every year, the team at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary rescue seal pups in need of care from around the coastline. From wounds, to entanglement to malnourishment; there are lots of reasons why seal pups might need rescuing. You may have seen our sponsored seal ‘Polurrian’ on our Instagramfeed? He is improving daily and will be released within the New Year!