Christmas is a time of giving, and one of the ways you can give back to your community is to shop local! Check out some of our favourite unique gift ideas here in North Wales…

Gift Adventure

1) Dragon Raiders

Give the gift of adventure this Christmas with a Dragon Raiders gift voucher. Create memories and choose from a quad bike trek, a Segway trek or a paintball session. All activities will get the adrenalin pumping and create an experience to remember!

2) Adventure Parc Snowdonia

Don’t wipe out on your Christmas shopping this year! Buying for someone who loves new experiences and the great outdoors? Then say no to more ‘stuff’ and yes to more ‘adventure’ this Christmas! Treat your loved ones to the gift of adrenaline, surf and adventure at award-winning Adventure Parc Snowdonia. With vouchers available to suit all budgets, no one needs to wipe out on their shopping this festive season…

3) GYG Karting

Give the gift of karting this Christmas at GYG Karting, Redbull’s no.1 karting track in the UK – if not the world. Situated in the picturesque hills of North Wales just outside of Snowdonia National Park, there is no kart track quite like it – with stunning views and exhilarating kart racing experiences for amateurs to professionals as young as nine years of age. It really is a must for any motorsport enthusiast, you won’t disappoint this Christmas when they’re lapping all 1,100 meters of this awesome outdoor karting circuit. Race in all-weather, all year round. And, if you a business owner looking to treat your staff with the ultimate Christmas party, don’t miss out and book them an outdoor adventure – they’ll be wishing it could be race day every day!

4) Locked In

Lock someone in this Christmas with a gift voucher! With four rooms to choose from, each with a different theme, Locked In North Wales is the ultimate group adventure. Perfect for corporate team building, parties and family time, purchase your two- to six-player gift voucher for Locked In in Abergele today!

5) Go Below

Give the ultimate gift this Christmas and give your loved ones something unique to remember with a Go Below gift voucher. Experience exciting half and full day underground trips through abandoned mines located in the heart of Snowdonia. Choose from four unique adventures ranging in difficulty and thrill level. No experience necessary, no potholing or squeezing through small gaps. All underground trips include an array of different features and obstacles ranging from traverses, zip wires, waterfall climbs and abseils as well as historical artefacts. All trips are personally guided by Go Below’s experienced and passionate guides, and all safety equipment and footwear is provided. The vouchers come enveloped in a matte black voucher sleeve and are valid for a massive 18 months. Rather than give presents, give them something to be present in!

6) Zip World

For that special someone who’s always looking for their next adventure, Zip World has got the perfect gift idea. With 12 Zip World gift vouchers to choose from, you could treat a loved one to a once-in-a-lifetime experience hurtling down the world’s fastest zip line, challenge them to take on a unique underground adventure course, or for something a little more down-to-earth, how about the UK’s only alpine roller coaster? Vouchers start from just £10.

Gift Experiences

7) Traditional Welsh Afternoon Tea for Two

Spoil your loved one with a luxury afternoon tea for two at the lovely Quay Hotel and Spa in Deganwy. For £33.90, enjoy a selection of fresh finger sandwiches, hand crafted miniature cakes and pastries and a choice of loose-leaf tea or coffee – the ultimate way to relax and soak up the fabulous view.

8) Maesdu Golf Club Experience

If you are wondering what to give to the golfer in your life for Christmas, why not give a Maesdu Golf Club Christmas gift voucher? The voucher includes a bacon roll and coffee on arrival, 18 holes of golf, followed by lunch. The choices for lunch are fish & chips, sausage & mash, or steak pie & chips. A vegetarian option also available upon request. There are two types of vouchers to choose from: The Winter package, which is valid Sunday and Monday to Friday until 30th April, and is only £30 and the Summer package, which costs is £45 and is valid from Sunday to Friday throughout the summer months. Tee times must be booked in advance and are subject to availability.

9) Plas Maenan Gift Certificate

Are you looking for a really special gift for a loved one or friend who deserves a gift that says “I care about you and want to give you something special” then a Plas Maenan gift certificate is the ideal present. Valid for 12 months, the gift certificate can be used in any of the new restaurants with mouth-watering menus and cuisine, against an overnight stay in one of their luxury rooms or suites, or towards one of the events that takes place throughout the year. You decide the value and the team at Plas Maenan will send your loved one the certificate.

10) Quay Hotel Luxury Afternoon Getaway

For £70, enjoy a full day use of The Marina Spa & Leisure Club facilities, including two 25-minute treatments and afternoon tea. The Marina Spa offers a range of truly amazing experiences. Let your loved one de-stress and relax in the fabulous relaxation room overlooking the Deganwy marina, while allowing the demands of their busy lifestyle to float away… What could be a more thoughtful gift?

11) The Forge Weekend Stay

Owners Jamie and Sheena are offering gift recipients to explore beautiful North Wales with a unique glamping experience offering luxury bell tent accommodation during the summer months and a gorgeous, vintage gypsy caravan for year-round romantic retreats. Recipients are also invited to get involved with one of the many bushcraft and outdoor living courses that are run on site, or they can just chill out and relax in the cosy games log cabin and enjoy the stunning views from The Forge’s very own hill fort.

Gift Local Products

12) Afonwen Luxury Throws

For a gift that’s truly special and will be appreciated for years to come, why not give someone a locally made throw? These come in a vast variety of stunning colours, patterns and sizes from you to choose from. The full-size throws are ideal for any room in the home or even for an added bit of warmth when enjoying the garden on a chilly evening. Prices start from £31.99. Beautiful picnic blankets are also available and make a great gift from only £19.99

13) Snowdonia Spirit Company Gin

From its distillery in the heart of Wales, the Snowdonia Spirit Company proudly delivers a selection of distinctive gins with a modern twist. Its artisan distillation pays tribute to the heritage of gin making, taking inspiration from Welsh traditions to create modern spirits and, as a small-batch distiller, it considers every detail of the process to bring you distinctive flavours created with passion. Snowdonia Spirit Company’s Welsh Dry Gin, Love Spoon Wild Fruit Gin and Bara Brith Gin are all copper pot-distilled to create a cleaner flavour and truly great tasting spirit. Available in both 70cl and 5cl bottle sizes from quality outlets throughout Wales or online.

14) Meee Book Collection

With our increasingly busy working and family lives, what better gift to give this Christmas than a bundle of three little books with big insights for life, work and family. North Wales author Sid Madge’s self-help guides, ‘Meee in a Minute’, ‘Meee in a Work Minute’ and ‘Meee in a Family Minute’ (launching 12th November), come in 60 easy to read chapters that can be read in just under 60 seconds. Inspire your loved ones to take a minute for themselves with this inspirational gift pack for just £22 including p&p from The last postage day before Christmas is 19th December so don’t miss out!

15) Wide Welly Company

Christmas time is time for hygge – and nothing says hygge quite like a pair of Scandi-Leaf patterned wellington boots from The Wide Welly Company – a small, family run company in the North West. Treat your mum, your sister, your friend (or yourself) to £10 off a pair of these fabulous wide-calf wellies – as comfortable as they are stylish! Get cosy this Christmas and quote “HYGGE19” when you checkout. *Offer applies to all patterned boots

16) Bridge Park Candle

Find the perfect gifts for your family and friends this Christmas at the Bridge Park Candle Company. Handmade in the heart of Denbigh, Bridge Park Candle Company’s range of highly fragranced, vegan friendly, soy wax candles, melts and reed diffusers are bound to please. From stocking fillers to stunning gift boxes, you’re sure to find something for everyone on your list. Use the code CHRISTMAS2019 for 10% off until 24th December.

17) Welsh Tartan

Tartan is IN, Christmas is HERE. Let the team at Welsh Tartan help you find the perfect Welsh gift! As well as the timeless favourites, Welsh Tartan has a huge range of new products available for everyone, with or without a Welsh surname. Choose from 35 family tartans including Jones, Williams, Evans, Davies and Thomas to name a few. Three national Welsh tartans cover those without a Welsh surname who you know would love to show off their Welsh pride or simply a love for Wales! Scarves, Ties, Waistcoats, Cushions, Stockings, Teddy Bears, Keyrings, Table Runners… Welsh Tartan has it all and offers shipping worldwide, including USA, Canada & Australia. If you’re contemplating a Welsh Cilt purchase for yourself or someone you know, get in touch ASAP to discuss your requirements as these are usually made to order. Side note, the spelling of Cilt is deliberate due to the absence of the letter ‘K’ in the Welsh alphabet – we knew that your were wondering!

18) Aber Falls Gin & Liquers

Aber Falls Whisky Distillery, the first of its kind in North Wales for more than 100 years, has an exceptional range of hand-crafted, premium flavoured gins and liqueurs that embody the spirit of North Wales. To get a flavour of the award-winning range, the Aber Falls Miniatures Gift Pack includes something for everyone, with 25cl bottles of the brand’s Rhubarb & Ginger and Orange Marmalade Gins, as well as its Violet, Salted Toffee and Coffee & Dark Chocolate Liqueurs.

19) False Eyelashes

Get on her good list and give the gift of glamour this Christmas with false eyelashes. has a huge selection of lash kits you’re sure to find lashes perfect for your lash loving friend – and they’ll be sure add glitz and glam to their Christmas ensemble! Perhaps you’re looking for a stocking filler for your lash obsessed friend? Look no further. Lash accessories are a must when ensuring your lash game is strong. The team at offer an unrivalled range of lashes, from individuals, magnetic to self-adhesive. You’ll be spoilt for choice. Use code LASH10 for 10% off and make sure to tag them on social at #welovelashes with your gifts!

20) Clogau

Give more than a gift this Christmas with a perfectly crafted piece of Clogau jewellery. From classic designs and new season collections to its exclusive Christmas gift items, Clogau has got something for everyone – because some gifts mean more. From the exceptional 1854 collection including the stunning Tree of Life Insignia Bangle, to its real leather luxury keyrings embedded with Clogau’s stunning filigree leaf motif. Say it with Clogau this Christmas and don’t forget you can receive the beautiful Clogau Kiss bracelet FREE when you spend £229 or more (T&Cs) apply.

21) North Wales Magazine

North Wales Magazine is the only monthly glossy mag for the region – so what better Christmas present for the lover of all things local than a monthly subscription? Each issue contains a range of independent features, what’s on listings, food & drink, homes & interiors, columns, days out and family attractions – so whether the recipient lives in the region, or just likes coming to visit, North Wales Magazine makes the ideal gift. So, if you think that an annual subscription makes the perfect Christmas present for someone (or for yourself!) then email with the offer code xmas19, and we’ll send you all 12 copies for just £28 (normal price £35.88). We’ll even send you a voucher so that they have something to open on the big day.