10 Valentine’s Gift Ideas
Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us and if you’re short on ideas for your other half, furry friend or fave gal pal, we have some awesome gift ideas from a selection of brilliant Independent Oxford businesses. With our list of 10 unique and quirky gift ideas you’re sure to spread the love on 14th February.
Thinking of popping the question? Payne & Son, on Oxford’s High Street, is an eighth generation family business, established in 1790. They have an extensive ring collection featuring rare coloured stones and bespoke rings.
If you’re looking for something a bit different, check out The Shop at the Old Fire Station in Gloucester Green, Oxford. Find quirky, feelgood gifts including jewellery, homewares, textiles, prints and stationery.
Looking for a Valentine’s gift with sustainable eco credentials? Warborough Honey is a local producer of honey, with around 30 hives, all within 5 miles of the picturesque village of Warborough, providing educational workshops and experiences so you can find out about how your honey is produced, and how a beehive functions. Join beekeeper Steve Ash for an inspirational insight into the life cycle of bees, their social structure, honey extraction, and a hive inspection.
Bicycle Blooms is an artisan flower shop on Magdalen Road in East Oxford creating bespoke bouquets. Their emphasis is on seasonal flowers, seed heads, berries and foliage that reflect the year. Order your Valentine’s Bouquet by 12th February for delivery in Oxford.
Don’t forget your furry friends this Valentines Day. Gorgeous lifestyle store Indigo on Cowley Road, stock these cute Green & Wild heart shaped healthy treats, for cats and dogs.
Indulge your loved one with some luxuriously relaxing bath oils from Oxford Aromatics in The Covered Market. Owner Joy, hand picks ranges from small UK producers with an emphasis on natural and organic products.
Founded in 2016, Tap Social Movement grew out of a passion for good beer and social justice. They produce awesome beer at their brewery and tap room on Curtis Industrial Estate in Botley. Drop in and pick up a selection to woo your Valentine this Thursday.
If you need some more indie inspiration, check out our directory full of wonderful independent businesses based in Oxford and Oxfordshire.
Happy Valentine’s & Galentine’s Day to you all!
Love, Rosie xxx