Deck the halls with a whole host of brightly coloured gifts from our independent retailers.
Gorgeous gifts for your favourite people include a cute and cuddly duck doorstop, beautiful comfy slippers and a furry haggis made right here in Perthshire! Or get them baking with a Clootie McToot Dumpling kit – they’re never too young to start.
For food and drink overs why not go for the sweet, jewelled fruits of a rich, handmade panettone or a fun selection of beautifully decorated shortbread? And that giant jar of sweeties will please everyone!
A treat packed full of all your favourite sweets, a gift that both the young and old will really love! A great alternative Christmas treat to the same old selection box every year.
BA Kerrigan on the corner of South Methven Street has been serving the people of Perth for over 100 years. Whether it's the best in old-fashioned sweets, a classic pick 'n' mix, or something for the discerning pipe and cigar smoker, the wee shop manages to pack in something for everyone!
A type of sweet bread loaf originally from Milan, usually prepared and enjoyed for Christmas and New Year. It takes 48 hours to make their Panettone in the traditional way of the Veneto, using 100% organic ingredients.
These include white flour, eggs, vanilla, citrus: fruits, juice and zest, sugar also we are proud to present it with an almond crust topping.
They offer three different flavours: Chocolate, Citrus or Sultana and comes with a nice gift packaging.
Suitable for Vegetarians.
Find Casella & Polegato at their retail counter at Whitefriars, their store in Perth City Centre’s George Street or on the first Saturday of the month at Perth Farmer’s Market or the fourth Saturday of the month at Kinross Farmer’s Market.
Casella & Polegato Ltd accepts the Perth Gift Card
Celebration Station (est. 2003) is a bespoke celebration cake shop in North Port, Perth. At Christmas time they make christmas cakes (both sponge and fruit), bags of all butter shortbread, pavlovas, clootie dumplings, chocolate truffles and christmas cupcakes.
Their boxes of six beautifully decorated Christmas shortbread is a great idea for a Christmas gift.
All of their cakes and Christmas goods are made to order.
Clootie McToot HQ is nestled in the rural village Abernethy, based in Perthshire. They handcraft award winning authentic Scottish produce using traditional methods. Why not visit their shop , café and viewing production kitchens?
Their ‘Make Your Own Authentic Clootie Dumpling kit’ offers a simple and fun introduction to the art of Clootie Dumpling making. With this kit, you will be taken on a step by step journey as you create your own Traditional Clootie Dumpling, bringing the wonderful flavours and aromas into your own home.
Each kit includes all the dried ingredients, muslin cloth, string and detailed instructions, including a few serving suggestions for your finished Clootie Dumpling. All you need is some milk, butter, one egg and an apple. An excellent gift for family and friends, or maybe just a little treat for yourself.
George Campbell & Sons is Perth City's only remaining family-run fishmongers. Their busy deli is a popular choice amongst locals and visitors alike. Brimming with freshly prepared seafood from the adjoining factory and quality fresh fish from Scottish shores, hand-dived scallops, rope grown mussels, and Scottish oysters a visit to GCS is a seafood lovers dream!
They also stock a great choice of artisan Scottish produce, giving you a one-stop-shop for mid-week family suppers, dinner party ingredients, or nice-and-easy lunch options.
Drop-in, and you will discover that they're so much more than 'picking up fish'. Kids will love the live shellfish tanks full of Scottish lobster and the aroma of smoking salmon and haddock from the kilns will assure you of the provenance of their product.
They also have a selection of Seafood related gifts which will be perfect for Christmas including this unique one off design of Aprons & Tea Towels from renowned Scottish Artist Louise Wedderburn.
Louise Wedderburn is a contemporary designer of knitwear; gloves, hats, scarves, printed textiles; tea towels, aprons, oven gloves, greetings cards, wrapping paper & ceramics
Louise uses quality, natural fibres, and traditional manufacturing techniques are key components of Louise’s designs.
When John & Cherrie purchased N° 7 St. John Street in 1986, their aim was to offer excellent customer service and sell high quality products at a good price. With hard work and determination, they succeeded in their mission and created two wonderful shops, (N° 7 Wholefoods & N° 16 Natural Remedies) opposite one an other, on St. John Street, Perth.
Their son, Darren, started working alongside his parents in 1998 which many years later allowed John & Cherrie to retire, leaving the business and it’s bright future in Darren’s hand.
Own your own Wee Scottish Beastie. Inspired by the book "Oor Haggis"
As each one is handmade here in Perth .They have a slightly different expression, so you can find one to suit you.
Available in Beige, Ginger and Black.
Follow Oor Haggis having adventures on Facebook and Instagram.
Then take yours on Adventures too and join in the fun. Don't forget to take photographs and share them with us!
Rabbithole Cakes is one of our favourite stops on the High Street for some delicious treats! From school cake to delicious, sticky brownies in every flavour; huge, filled cookies as big as your palm, and perfect Empire biscuits, it's easy to get carried away with yourself and fill a box! You can also buy whole decorated cakes, meringue wreaths and cheesecakes.
Check out their Christmas Eve Treat boxes which are available in a range of sizes and contain:
Festive Donut, Triple Chocolate Brownie, Chocolate Orange Brownie, S'mores Cookie, Snowball Rocky Road, Millionaire Shortbread, Reindeer Feed (Granola Feed), Santa's Treat, Vanilla Shortbread
Prices for 2 people £22 - 4 people £42 - 6 people £58
Sarah Halliday is a fine artist and she has captured local Perth in a series of quirky street scene paintings. This includes Tay Street, North Inch, George Street and many more. You can purchase this artwork as prints and cards from her website.
Sarah is primarily an animal artist and takes on commissions of customers beloved pets, as well as producing soulful paintings of cats and dogs that are available to purchase as originals and fine art giclee prints from her website. For those that enjoy painting, have a look at Sarah's YouTube channel (Sarah Halliday Art) where you will find videos of Sarah's painting process.
This faux leather duck doorstep would make the perfect addition to any home. Measuring at 33 cm tall and with the right amount of weight, it is ideal to hold any door open in your home.
Whether you’re looking for a housewarming gift or adding the finishing touches to your own home, this adorable duck doorstep will bring joy to all who see it. It is the perfect Christmas Gift.
You can find this item in our gift shop at The Black Watch Castle and Museum in Perth. As a 5-star visitor attraction, we’re committed to sharing the story of Scotland’s oldest Highland Regiment, The Black Watch. The venue comprises of The Black Watch Museum, Castle Bistro, and Gift shop.
Give the gift of rest and relaxation with Voyager’s Sleep Soundly Duo. This plant-based pillow mist and pulse point aromatherapy roll-on is hand-blended here in Perth. Made in small batches using a mix of high-quality CBD and calming essential oils including lavender, chamomile and rose geranium you will soon drift off into a peaceful slumber.
Voyager’s mission is to create a quality plant-based health and wellness range that is affordable and accessible to all with their products being hand made in small batches by their expert team in Perth.
Established in 1959, The “Foot Comfort “ Shop is an independent business catering for many shapes and sizes of feet. They sell ladies shoes, boots, slippers, sandals and sundries. If you’re looking for dressy shoes for a special occasion or just everyday footwear, they may just have what you want.
They cater for wide or swollen feet, as well as average fittings and stock sizes 2 to 9.
Their assistants are friendly and helpful.
The slipper illustrated is also available in other colours.
Various designs available - Warmies® are fully heatable soft toys that can be heated in a microwave to provide hours of soothing warmth and comfort. These luxuriously soft plush designs are gently scented with relaxing lavender and can be reheated time and time again.
Warmies® are weighted, warming, scented and super cuddly, making them an ideal gift for all ages!