Each year at Chesterfield Local we handpick some of the best gifts from Chesterfield's independents have to offer, and showcase them for our readers. Below you can see our recommendations for this year.
Hand Crafted Chopping Boards: From £10.00
All hand crafted carefully, so they are safe and pleasurable to use and display, we endeavour to respect the original personality and form of the original tree - so each piece is organic and original.
Personalised (50p per letter), wrapped (£1.50) & delivered (free within 5 mile radius of S40) prices from £10. Call to view.
Silva Boards, Holymoorside.
T: 0754 316 7475
Colour & Wash - World Map Tablecloth: £22.95
At Shop Indie, we support over 80 independent makers and designers from across the UK and love what they do. In our shop in the heart of Chesterfield town centre we have lots of lovely gifts, stunning home decor, as well as gift wrap and cards for that special finishing touch.
Shop Indie, 17 Steeplegate, Chesterfield S40 1SA
Ladies Alphabet Socks G: £7.99
The socks above are made from snuggly soft bamboo and come packaged a beautiful gift bag for simple gift giving. The Kuuti 'You're a star' keyring is £9.95. Both gifts are typical of the hand selected unique products you'll find at Libby's where you are sure to find something to suit even the most difficult recipient.
Libby's, 479 Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield S40 3AD
Bespoke Handmade Bowls: From £8.00
Based on Chatsworth Road and creating beautiful bespoke products crafted on site in Brampton, the home of Chesterfield's pottery industry. Not only is pottery on offer to buy, but there will hopefully be classes returning in 2021 so you can give the gift of creativity for someone to try.
JMJ Pottery, 140 Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield S40 2AR
Contemporary Silver Jewellery: From £15.00
Stocking a wide range of beautiful contemporary silver jewellery and located in Chesterfield's historic town centre, right opposite their sister store, M's Accessories. Priding themselves on an outstanding friendly service their product range includes Nomination bracelets and charms together with a range from British designers.
5 South Street, Chesterfield S40 1QX
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A Range of Over 20 Real Ales: £2.70
Brampton Brewery's cask ales are available through their shop 'The Beer Cellar' and include session bitter ‘Ascalon’ plus a range of over 20 different beers. They also stock a carefully selected range of spirits and wines to suit all tastes. Mix three beers in a presentation box or bag for the real ale lover in your life.
Brampton Brewery, Unit 4 Chatsworth Business Park, S40 2AR
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Brakeburn Cross Body Bag: £35.00
M's Accessories is the sister shop to M's Gallery. Situated next door in Chesterfield's town centre they sell a fabulous range bags, scarves, cards, women's clothing and jewellery. M's Accessories take time to select a range of quality casual brands that are perfect for a night out or a stroll through the woods.
3 South Street, Chesterfield S40 1QX
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Unique Personalised Gifts: From £4.50
What do you do with your photos? Minuteman Press Chesterfield proudly present 'B Unique Personalised Gifts'. A range of items printed using your own photos or artwork; including mugs, coasters, mouse mats, bags, notebooks, bottles, cushions, aprons and more. Printed locally for collection or delivery by Minuteman Press.
Minuteman Press, Unit 3 Chatsworth Business Park, S40 2AR
Sun Sea And Sunglasses I by Doug Hyde: £219.00
Framing services for just about anything! From a favourite snap of the kids at the beach, a photo of parents when they were young, to maybe an old jigsaw they used to make as children. Plus, a range of fine art prints and vouchers so they can choose their own project to be framed and what's more, right in the heart of Brampton.
Brampton Picture Framing, Brampton Courtyard, 11A Old Hall Road
Wreaths Christmas: From £25.00
Jessica has a passion for flowers and everything she can create with them. In the run up to Christmas she has a wide range of beautiful wreaths and can create bespoke wreaths, just call for details. She can also create a hand tied bouquet or fresh cut dried flower displays for the perfect Christmas gift.
JJ's Flowers, 1Old Road, Chesterfield S40 2RE
VW Campervan Hire: From £359 for a short week
Campervan hire, presently from a choice of three vans, two four birth VW Transporters and a four birth VW Crafter that comes fitted with a washroom with shower and toilet... camping in luxury. Book for a short weekend, mid-week or full week trip and treat the family to a getaway from the hustle and bustle.
Autoselect Campervan Hire, Pottery Lane West S41 9BN
Bespoke Christmas Hampers: From £10.00
Nestled in the hills as you approach the Peak District is Adam's Happy Hens. Adam and the team can put together a bespoke Christmas Hamper filled to the brim with local products, Christmassy, sweet or savoury, whatever your choice. The perfect gift, locally sourced and you can be sure there won't be a scrap left!
Adams Happy Hens, The Yews, Baslow Road, Chesterfield S42 7BH
Jewellery To Suit All Tastes: From £20.00
A beautiful, independent jewellery boutique nestled in the heart of The Shambles. Specialising in silver jewellery and they love unusual gemstones. Stocking independent designers, as well as designer brands such as Simon Harrison Jewellery, London Vintage and Sheila Fleet Jewellery... go on, Adorn yourself this Christmas.
Adorn Jewellers, 7 Middle Shambles, Chesterfield S40 1PZ
Artwork From Zero Tattoo
New to Chesterfield is Zero Tattoo and Gallery, a new venture between Mike and Kostas from Odyssey Greek Restaurant. Mike is university qualified in graphic design and his artwork is fabulous, see pages 36 to 39 for more info. Consider a Zero Gift Certificate for those close to you who love tattoos.
Zero Tattoo, Unit 8, Market Hall, Chesterfield S40 1AR
Chiropractic, Massage & Personal Training Sessions
Vouchers for Chiropractic services, or plus massages are available, so why not treat someone who moans about their aches and pains but never does anything about it! Alternatively, purchase some personal training sessions to support your loved one as they get active in the new year.
Chatsworth Chiropractic Clinic, 624 Chatsworth Road S40 3JX
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A Wide Range of Gifts for All
Fairplay Gift Emporium situated in Chesterfield Market Hall have a range of gifts for all tastes, with prices from just a few pounds. Items shown above include Hearts and Homespun Facial Moisturiser £6.00, a selection of scarves from £3.99 and Fable makeup bags £4.99 plus lots more to browse in store.
Fairplay Gift Emporium, Unit 4 Market Hall, Chesterfield S40 1SA
More Than An Ironmonger: £6.00
Johnson's Ironmongers and Hardware store stood on Chatsworth Road from 1888 to 2017, and on the corner many remember so fondly since 1890. The story of the business and the family is told in the book shown, marking a piece of celebrated local history. Available from Jane Simmonds of St Thomas' Church as below.
St Thomas' Brampton, Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield S40 3AW
The Crooked Spire 1000 Piece Jigsaw: £19.99
Lumberjack Games Ltd is a local family run, independent business based in Walton. They stock a wide range of board games and more, both modern and traditional and with online ordering from their online shop they can offer personal delivery to your door provided you're not too far away.
Lumberjack Games, PO Box 798, Chesterfield S40 9QF
Gift Vouchers from The Cafe At Libby's
No one needs an excuse to eat fab food. Treat someone to breakfast, a lovely lunch, cake, scone, coffee or book an afternoon tea at The Cafe at Libby's. If you've not tried the scones maybe this is the excuse you need, after all the recipient will need someone to share it with!
The Cafe at Libby's 479 Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield S40 3AD
T: 01246 498504
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