Finding a great gift for around £20 is easy when you shop with the independent retailers of Perth city centre. From the shiny sparkle of handcrafted earrings to a giant sweetie jar stuffed full of nostalgic pick and mix, these colourful gifts will bring joy to people of all ages.
Throw in treats for lovers of bikes, beers and birthday cup cakes and you’ll find a big choice of small budget presents for him, her and the kids!
Their beautiful coasters can be used in the traditional way for mugs and glasses or as small trinket trays for jewellery, keys, candles or anything else you like. Each coaster is individually hand cast, sanded and sealed. This makes it one of a kind, so colours and patterns may vary.
Lumens is a small local business with a range of luxury hand-poured candles and wax melts, along with a collection of home decor accessories.
All products are made by hand here in Perth city centre.
This plant has stunning dark green leaves with deep purple undersides. It is commonly referred to as Eternal Flame due to the spectacular orange flowers which shoot up on tall stalks.
Terra Botanica is Perth's new botanical boutique selling a range of hand tied bouquets, house plants, outdoor plants and other botanical gifts. Our aim is to spread the joy that plants and flowers can bring to this topsy turvy world, and to do so in the most sustainable way possible.
Printed by hand on 100% organic cotton and made with love, this Gladfolk t-shirt is part of a wider range available at Popfox. £18- £20 (depending on size).
Popfox is a new family-focused homeware and gift boutique situated in the heart of Perth, with an emphasis on style, quality and sustainability. They are proudly independent and strive to support other independent makers, too! In addition, Popfox is also an interior design studio and tutorspace, specialising in primary maths and English classes run by outstanding, experienced teachers.
Their Garlands are 3 meters long with birds/bugs and many more colourful designs, screen printed on both sides on hand made cotton paper.
The Goldfinch Gallery is an Arts Collective and Gallery based in the village of Comrie, Perthshire. It showcases the work of established and local emerging artists and designers working in a diverse range of media ranging from paint to print, wood to glass, ceramics to jewellery.
If you are looking for a thoughtful and original gift, the Goldfinch Gallery offers a wealth of choice, authenticity and above all creativity.
Shop local where your choice of gift is really appreciated and makes all the difference.
Featuring some of their favourite artisan cheeses and accompaniments packed into one of their branded environmentaly friendly boxes. Their cheese Gift box inludes:
The Cheese Byre is an independent family-run business based in Perth. They do not make cheese but they like eating it. Since Scottish cheese makers offer a large selection of cheeses in a wide range of different textures and flavours. The cheese Byre is proud to sell real food, cheese and its accompaniments which are locally produced, made with integrity and which they consider healthy and nutritious.
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.
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 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.
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.
At Celebration Station, 6 North Port, Perth they make personalised cakes to cater for all occasions. Have a look at their website and facebook page for ideas and contact them on [email protected]
They can be sponge,lemon sponge,carrot, orange/choc/chip sponge, red velvet or chocolate sponge.
They also sell sugarcraft supplies and party goods including helium balloons.
Their cupcakes can be personalised for birthdays or other celebrations with a variety of flavours: sponge, lemon sponge, carrot, orange/choc/chip sponge, red velvet or chocolate sponge. They start from £15 for a box of 6.
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.
These all-in-one eco-friendly mini meadow pots are the perfect gift for lovers of gardening, wildflowers, and wildlife.
Everything you need to transform your garden into a colourful haven for nature is contained in the one pot with easy-to-follow instruction on how to use.
The popular Castle Gift Shop offers a unique range of quality gifts, homeware, jewellery, stationery and locally sourced food and drink alongside regimental memorabilia and branded products. This lovely boutique-style gift shop prides itself on giving you a memorable shopping experience within a Scottish Castle.
The 10-day Perth Festival of the Arts celebrates its 50th Anniversary in the city from 19-28 May 2022. Opera Bohemia, Scotland's professional touring company, makes its Perth Festival debut with an intimate chamber version of Puccini’s masterpiece, Madama Butterfly. This tale of love, sacrifice and heartbreak promises to be a memorable night for opera lovers and newcomers alike.
The 10-day Perth Festival of the Arts celebrates its 50th Anniversary in the city from 19-28 May 2022. One of the greatest Russian regional orchestras, which has toured extensively throughout Europe and the rest of the world, comes to Perth to perform with pianist Pavel Kolesnikov. Pavel will perform one of Grieg's greatest works, his Piano Concerto in A minor.
Tickets £21.50 - £41.50