Deck the halls with a whole host of brightly coloured gifts from Perth's independent retailers.
The shiny sparkle of a colourful earring, elegant gloves to pair with multiple coats and the comfiest of slippers for cosy nights in - we've ideas a plenty for the ladies in your life.
For food and drink lovers why not go for the sweet, jewelled fruits of a rich, handmade panettone or a fun selection of carefully crafted cupcakes? Washed down with either beer or herbal tea means there really is something for everyone.
Pick up a Lottie Doll for the kiddies or keep them active with a starter pack for the new Christmas bike - and that giant jar of sweeties will please everyone.
All your favourite sweets in a small bell jar or a massive 2.5l jar! Boiled sweets, chocolate, fizzy and sour, they have all your favourite sweets for the young and young at heart!
B.A. Kerrigan- have been providing confectionery and tobacco services at their store in South Methven Street to the city of Perth since 1912. Today Kerrigan’s is an independently owned store still selling ‘quarters’ of sweets and tobacco products all from their little corner of Perth.
For the long nights ahead, they have night-in packs with snacks, drinks and sweets for all the family. Small batched coffee beans, loose tea and all the accessories to go with them will make the perfect gift for the hot drink lover in your life.
Every year at Highland Health Store they like to offer a selection of gifts for their eco and health conscious customers and this year is no different. Whether it’s one of their lovely natural skincare gift packs or their favourite, the Pukka Tea Discovery Chest.
Why not indulge that special someone with this beautiful and sustainable FSC-certified bamboo tea box filled with their favourite organic herbal teas.
The chest includes 42 herbal sachets containing a mix of carefully selected best-sellers. To support everyday health and happiness they have favourites such as Feel New, Night Time & Love and for some seasonal wellness they have blends such as Elderberry & Echinacea and the lovely warming 3 Ginger, perfect for a cold winter's evening.
Found on St John Street, Highland Health Store shops are there to support our immune health throughout the winter season with excellent supplements, minerals and body care products. Their Wholefoods store has a fabulous selection of teas and honeys to keep you warm all through the dark, cold days.
Pop along to Casella & Polegato on George Street where you will find all of their special Christmas treats and breads for the festive season.
Traditional handmade Italian panettone in 3 different flavours (chocolate, citrus or sultana) as well as a huge selection of handmade biscuits.
Found only in Casella and Polegato, they have a stunning sweet spreadable cream for you to take home, an absolutely amazing accompaniment with their organic bread.
Sterling silver and anodised aluminium stud earrings that can be worn 4 different ways. Available in a variety of colours.
Situated on Perth’s High Street, Silver Linings is the home of Kyley Campbell, jewellery designer. Featuring her own stunning work as well as other jewellery, art and gifts predominantly from Scotland, her shop is a treasure trove for Christmas gifts and treats for yourself.
Marian’s of Perth is one of Perth’s longest standing and most successful independent businesses with over 40 years of trade behind them.
Marian has spent her career listening to the ladies who shop there, growing and developing the shop’s clothing range to make sure they always find the right outfit.
Marian and Eileen are used to dressing ladies for special events, big occasions and Christmas events and pride themselves on great service and an eye for detail.
Fair trade candlesnuffers hand-made in India by artists working in cooperatives. They are made from recycled aluminium with a hand-finished coloured enamel on the handle. They come in four colours, red, green, purple and turquoise, and come boxed.
One of Perth’s longest-standing independents, Whispers of the Past is a family-run business which opened in 1984.
They sell a selection of antique and vintage treasures along with a selection of new jewellery, cards, gift wrap, candles and silk flowers.
They are a must-visit for gift ideas and little treats.
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.
Christmas is a time for slipper presents, although they have a good selection all year round.
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.
Oor Haggis is a book that was written and illustrated during the first lockdown.
The book is published by Amazon and available in the hair salon P20, in Perth and Scone. Also avaliable at Mustard Seed Bookshop, Riggs Rd, Perth, and Culdees Castle Estate gift shop.
From the book, there is now a small range of merchandise Including the furry Oor Haggis which has adventures on Facebook and Instagram. They encourage those who have their own furry Oor Haggis to share photos of their adventures. T shirts, tea towels, tote bags and fridge magnets are also now available.
Created in Perth, the furry Oor Haggis is handmade by Helen. She also prints most of the other items too- keeping it Scottish and local.
Part of an award-winning range of dolls, Story Time Lottie loves to get lost on adventures with the heroes in her favourite books.
Based on the average proportions of a nine-year-old and inspired by real kids, Lottie Dolls are an age-relatable doll that reflects the world children live in, encouraging an active, unplugged childhood full of adventure.
Fun Junction is a traditional, independent and family-run toy shop that strongly believes in learning through play.
They have two shops - Perth and Crieff - that are filled to the brim with games, puzzles, toys and kits, ranging from old favourites to many new surprises.
They have something for everyone and their very knowledgeable staff are more than happy to help find the perfect gift.
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 sponge Christmas cupcakes are a great idea for a Christmas gift.
They are in boxes of 6 and cost £15. They are made of Victoria sponge with a layer of buttericing and raspberry jam.
Each box has a snowman, Santa, 2 Christmas pudding's, a parcel and a bauble.
All of their cakes and Christmas goods are made to order.
They are a small, independently owned beer shop in the heart of Perth, with over 250 different beers available.
Their gift bags are available in three different options:- Light (pale ale/IPA), Dark (stout/porter) or a mixed bag (6 different styles) and can be delivered free of charge to PH1/PH2 postcodes.
Their bicycle shop is located in the heart of Perth, near the museum on George Street.
On street parking is available at the front of the shop for easy access when dropping off any repairs or collecting a new bicycle.
44 George Street has been home to a cycle shop since 1906, when original owner John Sinclair set up his cycle sales and repair business.
The shop changed ownership in 1954 when a retiring John Sinclair sold the business to former RAF pilot John Richards. The business is still in the family today!
If you are looking for an experience in the comfort and safety of your own home, Clootie McToot Dumplings based in Abernethy have available a ‘Make your Own Clootie Dumpling’ Kit. This beautifully designed and reusable gift box includes: step-by-step guide book, a reusable 'cloot', serving suggestions, muslin cloth, string, and dried ingredients.
Clootie McToot dumplings are lovingly prepared, following the owner Michelle’s traditional family recipe. This recipe has been passed down the generations and is now kept safely with her in her home in Old Abernethy.
There is something nostalgic about a Clootie McToot dumpling. It has a flavour and texture that takes you back in time. Made with carefully selected ingredients, boiled to perfection, it’s then vacuum sealed for freshness and long life. It's a genuine taste of Scotland.