Just for You – Our Christmas Shopping List
A stay in a luxury hotel in the Cotswolds can be enhanced by a little light shopping… here’s our suggested list of local retailers – each with something a little different to offer.
Here are ten highly recommended local shops – have fun out there…
If you’re inspired by some of the cheeses in our restaurant, head off to this flagship store which is full of local goodies. We’ll store them for you until you’re ready to take them home.
Cotswold Cheese Company; 5 High Street, Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos GL56 0AH
English fragrances from John Stephen, who once made a perfume for HM Queen Elizabeth II
Cotswold Perfumery; Victoria Street, Bourton on the Water, GL54 2BU
Lady Bamford’s ‘Farm Shop’ embraces an upmarket food emporium featuring such things as butchery, cheeses, wine and oil. There’s a buzzy café, garden shop and clothes barn too.
Daylesford Farmshop & Café: Daylesford near Kingham, Glos GL56 0YG
Lapstone is a ’lifestyle’ shop, which we take to be a reference to its range of interiors in room-like settings – all in an 18th-century Cotswold stone barn. Shopping here is relaxed, with a café on site.
Lapstone, Westington Hill, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, GL55 6EG
The 15th century building alone is charming but this wonderful shop offers luxury sporting antiques.
Manfred Schotten Antiques; 109 High Street, Burford, Oxfordshire OX18 4RG
Contemporary art and limited edition prints from British artists.
Red Rag Gallery; 5-7 Church St, Stow-on-the-Wold, Cheltenham GL54 1BB
Exclusive cutlery and homeware from the studio in a nearby former silk mill. Elegant and gorgeous.
Robert Welch Designs; Lower High Street, Chipping Camden, Glos GL55 6DY
A ‘proper’ toy shop full of ideas – and friendly staff. It puts the fun back into Christmas shopping.
The Toy Shop; Foxcote House, High Street, Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos GL56 0AD
Vintage , quirky, upcycled items, from industrial lighting to film memorabilia. Always worth checking out – there are frequent additions to stock.
Vintage and Paint; 8 Park Street, Stow-on-the-World, Glos GL54 1AQ