Christmas gift ideas from Salisbury independents

Salisbury is a city lucky enough to have a large community of independent businesses.  

There is a wide range of unique offerings for every pocket so you don’t need to look anywhere else for your Christmas shopping this year!  

If you’re feeling stuck for ideas, here are some options from our indies: 

Dinghams Cookshop 

Who doesn’t love a festive candle for Christmas?! We love the ethos of The Recycled Candle Company which produces these delightful gifts. They collect scrap candle wax, melt it down, clean, dye and scent it, ready to be made into new candles – all here in the UK. You can find all these are at Dinghams on the Market Square. From £5 


Look fun and fabulous this Christmas with these resin hoops from big metal london! Find a whole range of jewellery options at OSOboutique on the High Street. £14.99 

Blueberry Den 

This is a great environmentally friendly idea for Christmas this year that will leave the present receiver squeaky clean and refreshed! This plastic-free Beauty Kubes Shampoo & Body Wash for Men uses activated charcoal powder to cleanse the scalp and hair deep down to the roots. Head to Blueberry Den on Winchester Street for more eco-friendly ideas.

H R Tribbeck & Son

These beautiful silver initial necklaces from Tribbecks on Bridge Street make great, personal stocking fillers. £25 each.

Rocketship Bookshop 

Pick up a Christmas themed story for your little one, or head downstairs to Rocketship’s best books of the year line-up where you will find a whole range of entertaining tales. A present that will keep on giving! Various prices. 

Hardings At Fifty Six High Street 

Get ready for the obligatory Christmas games! Hardings at Fifty Six High Street has a whole range of fun games and quizzes to keep all ages entertained. £12.99 

Salisbury Museum 

You may not have realised it, but Salisbury Museum has a shop and it’s full of fun and unique Christmas gift options, especially if you’re ready for a DINOCHRISTMASUS!  

If there’s a dinosaur-lover in your family, then Salisbury Museum has some roarsome gifts for all ages, from Onyx Dinosaurs to fascinating books! They are just waiting to be popped in a Christmas stocking. From £6.50.  


The museum and shop are open from 10am to 5pm every day, with entry to the shop free. Museum members also receive a 10% discount on all shop sales. An extra reason to pop in! 

W. Carter & Son Jewellers 

Richard Cooper & Company work with UK sculptors and designers to create traditional foundry bronze sculptures and these inspired animal designs would look great in any home. Which is your favourite?! Various prices at W. Carter & Son, Minster Street.



Pure Comfort 

Christmas is the perfect time for Champagne, and this cushion! If you know someone who loves a night out, this is for them. £25 from Pure Comfort on Winchester Street. And, if you're in need of a new sofa bed for guests this Christmas, they have those too.

Clearway Pets 

It’s not just the humans we like to buy presents for at Christmas, there are our furry friends too! Clearway Pets has festive goodies for all types of animals, from dogs to cats and rabbits to fish! Various prices. 


Now it’s getting colder, a pair of these should definitely be on everyone’s Christmas wish list! Whatever your colour, whether with fingers or without, Sufinama in the Cross Keys Shopping Centre has a full range to choose from. Various prices. 

Salisbury Gift Card 

If you are still not sure what to buy your loved ones, but know you want to keep it local, then the ideal present could be a Salisbury Gift Card. Buy any amount you want online and it can be used in over 100 city centre businesses, from shops to salons, entertainment venues and restaurants. Find out more here.  

If you still need some more inspiration, you can head to the Experience Salisbury Shop pages to see a full list of where to buy presents this Christmas.

Support local businesses this festive season. Support Salisbury. Shop local. 

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