In just a few weeks, schools will be closing their doors for a much-needed summer break and we think teachers deserve some end-of-term appreciation!
Salisbury is lucky to have a large range of unique and quirky independent shops that make it easy to find the perfect ‘thank you’ gift for your teacher.
Here are some ideas from Salisbury's independent shops...
Casa Fina on Salisbury’s high street is a treasure trove full of gorgeous gifts, perfect for any teacher. Candles, mugs, pretty jugs, eco-friendly bath and body products – these are just some of what you’ll find on offer here.
Recognise Casa Fina? It made an appearance in the BBC’s Interior Design Masters programme earlier this year. Find out more about that here.
Be inspired at Casa Fina in Salisbury
Sometimes there’s no better way to say thank you than with a bouquet of flowers. At Shirley Snells Florist on Milford Street there is a team of expert arrangers ready to create beautiful designs for your teacher. They also have ‘Thanks’ balloons! Guillicks Florist also offers an extensive range of flowers, houseplants and gifts. Pick up an arrangement in their Fisherton Street shop or buy online.
Shirley Snells Florist in Salisbury
If your teacher has a sweet tooth, we would advise a trip to Hardys Original Sweetshop! A traditional British sweet shop on Salisbury High Street, Hardys pride themselves on their stores being "magical emporiums for confectionery connoisseurs everywhere".
Find the sweeter side of life at Hardys Sweetshop in Salisbury
Looking for something eco-friendly in Salisbury? On the High Street, Timber Treasures has a vast range of wooden gifts, many of which are handmade using wood from locally sourced timbers. The company’s founder and owner, David Gladden, creates most of his designs from bits of wood that have been found on the ground, so no need to fell any trees. Products including a wide variety of carved animals and keepsakes as well as beautiful pieces of kitchen, garden and homeware.
At Fisherton Mill you’ll find displays of arts and crafts from over 200 local and British artists. Whether you want artisan chocolates, stylish socks, unique jewellery or original artwork, you’ll find them at this award-winning business on Fisherton Street.
You'll find lots of gifts to choose from at Fisherton Mill in Salisbury
Once you have your gift sorted, that just leaves the ‘Thank You’ card! The Card Collection is an independent shop on the high street which sells a varied selection of greetings cards. They’ll help you find the perfect words to say ‘thanks’ to your teacher.
If you are still unsure what to get your teacher, the Salisbury Gift Card could be the ideal answer. You can add any amount of money, which can then be spent in over 100 businesses in Salisbury. The gift card can be used in shops, entertainment venues and restaurants. You don't even need to go out to buy one, you can purchase them online now! Click here for all the details.
Salisbury is a city packed with unique independent shops.
Find them all on Experience Salisbury here.