Supporting local businesses this Christmas

Posted 21st December 2023

Looking to get some last-minute gifts for Christmas? Here’s where you can get some unique presents whilst supporting local across Northamptonshire.


With shops on St Giles Street and Rushden Lakes, Mooch is a great spot for some local gifts. They have lots of unique presents that loved ones will love such as candles, personalised items, sports memorabilia, and lots more.

Vintage Guru

Vintage Guru on St Giles Street is a fantastic vintage haven. They have everything from gifts and xx, through to clothes and unique items. There will absolitely be something for everyone in this shop.

The Artisan Collective

The Artisan Collective Farmshop, joined Midsummer Place Shopping Centre to offer small businesses a place to sell their fresh produce and home-made crafts.

Located next to LEGO, The Artisan Collective Farmshop includes multiple local retailers on a rotation basis. It’s the perfect place to find a great present for the food-lovers in your family. Find out more here.

V&B Northampton

V and B is a great place for the wine lovers. If you have someone in your family who would appreciate a good wine or beer, then V and B is the place to head to. Based opposite The Guild Hall, they have 270 different wines across their shop and bar, and the friendly team are always on hand to help you choose the perfect tipple!

Passenger Outfitters

Based on York Road, the men’s clothes store recently went viral for their Love Actually style video that showed why we should shop local this Christmas. The store sells unique clothing including t-shirts, hoodies, accessories, and more.

Not Another Jungle

The popular Not Another Jungle is THE destination for plant lovers. If you’re looking for a present that will make Christmas special then this is the shop to head to. They have indoor plants, outdoor plants, bonsai, terrarium, and so much more.

Santina’s Wood Fired Co

Got a family member who’s a pizza lover? – Then a voucher for Santina’s would make a fantastic gift. The popular pizza van pops up around Northamptonshire and is a great way to treat a loved one this Christmas!