The Ultimate Preston Gift Guide for 2020
Find the perfect gifts for a merry Prest-mas...
Looking for some truly special and unique gifts for loved ones this Christmas? Why not opt for some fantastic Preston-themed goodies that will have them jumping for joy.
The Visit Preston elves have done the searching for you and picked out some tempting Christmas gift ideas to suit all your family, friends, and everyone in-between.
The Preston Gift Card
We've all missed being able to enjoy our favourite Preston businesses throughout 2020. The Preston Gift Card is a fantastic way to support local businesses in the city, whilst also giving a loved one the opportunity to spend in their favourite café, restaurant, bar, or store.
Details on where to buy the Preston Gift Card are coming soon. For now, you can find out more by visiting Twitter - Preston Gift Card.
Preston gift experiences
As Slade put it best "Look to the future now"...There are plenty gift experiences to choose from this Christmas - in and around the city- giving everyone plenty to look forward to in 2021.
Afternoon Tea at Samlesbury Hall
Where better to enjoy an afternoon tea than the historical setting of Samlesbury Hall. Vouchers can be purchased for any number of adults and children to experience the Hall's delicious afternoon tea, made from seasonal produce.
Gift vouchers can also be purchased for something particularly sweet and tasty from Samlesbury Hall's Dottie's Wafflery.
For more details visit Samlesbuy Hall - Afternoon Tea.
Afternoon Tea and Tour for Two with Prosecco at Hoghton Tower
The perfect gift for two, this experience day includes a guided tour exploring the majestic 16th century Hoghton Tower and its gardens. Wrapped up with an afternoon tea and a glass of Prosecco, this is the ideal gift and experience for lovers of architecture, history, or culture.
For more details visit Experience Days - Afternoon Tea for Two with Prosecco at Hoghton Tower.
Cuckoo Gin Workshops and Tours
Cuckoo Gin Distillery has some tempting offers for gin fans. You can purchase vouchers for the distillery's gin workshop, distillery tour, or gift vouchers for their store, from their online shop.
The Cuckoo Gin Workshop is a 3-4 hour experience for gin fans. The experience includes a talk, a full tour, cocktails, and nibbles. The main event sees you pick your own botanicals and creating your very own gin recipe to distil and take home with you.
For more details visit Brindle Distillery - Vouchers
Belmond Northern Belle Fine Dining Lunch Journey
This luxury experience is a great gift for someone special. Hop aboard the Belmond Northern Belle train for an indulgent round trip from various UK locations - including Preston of course. When on the train you will enjoy a lunch or dinner with Champagne, musicians, and magicians.
For more details visit Experience Days - Belmond Northern Belle Fine Dining Lunch Journey.
Made in Preston
Whether you're looking for the perfect Christmas gift or some stocking fillers, treat someone to something spectacular and Preston-themed. Or, who doesn't love a nice cold beer or gin? You can support local businesses by gifting some fantastic locally brewed craft beers and distilled gins.
Preston travel mugs
For lovers of Preston and the environment, Preston travel mugs are a great way to use less plastic in style.
The mugs feature iconic Preston buildings and monuments in a contemporary design, perfect for a general gift or a stocking filler.
Mugs are available to buy from The Harris Museum & Art Gallery shop, and Cedarwood Coffe Co. on Winckley Street. A pack of 4 matching coasters can also be bought from the Harris Museum & Art Gallery shop to complete the set.
The Harris gift shop
The Harris Museum & Art Gallery shop is jam-packed with locally made and/or Preston-themed gifts. From stunning handmade jewellery and beautiful ceramics to Preston mugs, stationary, and tea-towels - The Harris shop has it all.
You'll also find multiple books on the history of Preston, and the extra-special Preston Monopoly!
For a sneak peek at just some of what's available visit The Harris - Gift Shop Items. Items are also available to order from the gift shop by calling the Harris on 01772 258248.
The popular Beer Brothers Brewery can be found on the outskirts of Preston. The brewery has a store on-site selling their Preston brewed ales, lagers, stouts, and more.
There are plenty tasty choices to mix and match, and gift sets and memorabilia from their online store. Don't miss their special advent calendar for 2020 too!
For more details and their online shop visit Beer Brothers Brewery.
Priest Town Brewing
Priest Town Brewing have an array of tasty Preston brewed beers. On top of their six signature craft beers brewed in their microbrewery, the store also stock an abundance of other local beers from around the North West. You can browse and pick up these local and unique beers from their Preston Box Market store - the perfect way to create a tailor-made gift for the beer lover in your life.
For more details visit Priest Town Brewing.
Pickles of Preston
If you're looking for the perfect gift for the enthusiastic foodie in your life then head to Pickles of Preston in Preston Markets for a mouth-watering selection of local gins, cheeses, and other food and drink gifts.
Brindle Distillery, creators of Cuckoo Gin, have a mouth-watering selection of gins all created in their Preston distillery. Their store sells signature bottles of gins, gift sets, and memorabilia. You can buy their products, including their award-winning Sunshine Gin, from their online store.
For more details and their online shop visit Brindle Distillery.
The Spirit of Garstang Gin
The Spirit of Garstang Gin produce all-natural, artisan spirits with truly unique flavours. Not only can you purchase these in their online store, they also offer gift vouchers and a variety of fun merchandise.
Rum lovers aren't left our either. The Spirit of Garstang also stock their Swift Nick Mango and Passionfruit Rum and Swift Nick classic rums. What more could you ask for?
For more details and their online shop visit The Spirit of Garstang.
The Goosnargh Gin store has more than just mouth-watering gins to choose from. The distillery's online shop also features a cocktail gift pack and a gin hot chocolate gift pack. On top of this, you can gift a 'Create your own Gin' half-day experience to the special gin-lover in your life.
For more details and their online shop visit Goosnargh Gin.