Present, gift & shopping ideas, Christmas North Wales event planning, local online shops – support local businesses.

Christmas North Wales is coming! That’s right it’s not long until that special festive day, so it’s advisable to start your Christmas shopping and planning if you haven’t done so already!

If you are like me, you enjoy giving your loved ones something special for Christmas, but often struggle for ideas. Maybe you don’t have enough time to go out and manually trawl all your local shops for those great gifts? Do you like to support your local businesses over the huge chain stores? We have the solution. Support your local businesses that have a presence online through using their online shops.

By doing your shopping on the internet, you could literally have most or all of your Christmas shopping done in the next few days! Whether you would like to do all your shopping online or just a little, the contents of this article will definitely help! We have listed some of the best online stores of businesses based in North Wales, meaning you can purchase some fantastic gifts in the comfort of your own home, whilst supporting local firms simultaneously. We also aim to give you some ideas on planning your Christmas events – may it be a staff night out or a family/friends Christmas meal.


good wine onlineGood Wine Online – Fantastic wines at fantastic prices, perfect for presents and parties

Good Wine Online is a North Wales based wine retailer that offers a huge range of wine from the best wine making regions in the world. From natural, sulfite free, organic wines to regular quality wine, Good Wine Online have it all. A range of White, Rose,  Champagne, Sparkling, natural and Red wine are all available, each of which always go down well with that person on the receiving end! Whether you’re after a Christmas case for those festive celebrations or just one or two top quality bottles for gifts, Good Wine Online is the place to order from.

Find a spectacular range of wine for Christmas parties and gifts at the Good Wine Online store.

Duckworths – A specialist tobacconist, smoking accessories, leather goods, silk tie and other special gifts supplier based in North Wales

Duckworths is an online retail specialist tobacconist and gift supplier for a range of smoking essentials and luxuries, as well as a huge range of gifts that can be the perfect Christmas present for friends and family. From lighters, pouches and other smoking accessories to hip flasks, shaving sets, leather goods and silk ties, there is something perfect for everyone this Christmas. Based in North Wales, you are able to get fast delivery and guaranteed product quality whilst supporting a local company.

Find the perfect gift for any man, woman, friend or smoker at this fantastic online gift store.




the queens head pub restaurantThe Queens Head Country Pub – A remarkable local pub serving excellent food for those family, friends and work Christmas meals

The Queens Head is a local pub serving delicious food, wine and beer in a very welcoming atmosphere. Passionate chefs, excellent staff, effortless charm and a warm welcome is exactly what you can come to expect when visiting the Queens Head. This pub-restaurant can be the perfect location for a Christmas meal with friends, family or colleagues in celebration of the festive period. The Queens Head website offers more information, menus and images that allow you to make a decision upon visiting restaurant in Llandudno.

Find out more about The Queens Head to book your event, meal or celebration this Christmas at their website.

TH1 hair and beauty salon bangorTH1 Hair and Beauty Salon – Get your hair and beauty treatments done for Christmas occasions, or book that special women in your life the perfect treatment.

What woman doesn’t enjoy a bit of pampering every now and then? TH1 Hair and Beauty Salon in Bangor are a North Wales based salon that offers a wide range of treatments at their stylish and contemporary salon. The salon takes bookings all year round and offers special promotions including their “Monday Pamper Days” where women can really relax and enjoy being pampered. Check out TH1 hair and beauty salon’s website to view offers, prices, availabilities and much more.

Give a lady in your life a day of relaxation and pampering leaving them looking and feeling good at TH1 Hair and Beauty Salon – website.

ABC – Driving Lessons for Xmas!

What more could you possibly want for Christmas than the ability to drive? Well look no further, ABC offer intensive driving courses in which you can learn to drive a car in just 5 days!

Alternatively, you could get that special someone a few lessons to get them started. Maybe someone you know has just turned 17, maybe they’ve been logo_paul3old enough for a while but just havent gotten around to learning. Well, this is the perfect present. ABC’s experienced instructors are the core of their continued success and are sure to get good results from any student.


Be My Bear – Bear making parties made easy

The rare opportunity to create your very own teddybeard just the way you want it! Be My Bear offer bear making kits in various sizes. This is bear building made easy, with a ‘no-sew-no-fuss’ philosophy to simplify the whole process for kids and adults. With a variety of teddies to choose from, a range of outfits. They also offer ‘Make a bear logo_paul3
anywhere’ Suitcase kits which
allow you to put your bear together on-the-go wherever you happen to be. Also presented is the opportunity to have a bear making party for a group of kids to all have their own bear.

Black Boy Inn – Caernarfon Hotel style B&Bblack boy

Why not book a meal or a stay at one of the most charming inns in Wales? based in the historical town of Caernarfon, the pub is decked out in rustic decor, and sports a lovely beer garde
n/patio area. The Black boy Inn also offers Gift Vouchers, which are available to purchase at reception. These gifft vouchers are able to be used as payment at tills at your pleasure, this could make the perfect gift for someone who could use a night away, or even just to eat out for a change. Alternatively, you could take someone out for a meal to show them how much you appreciate them.


Dragon Raiders & Bear Grylls Survival Academylogo_paul2

Looking for a gift for something of an adrenaline junkie? It can always be difficult to find something suitably exciting for someone, however this next idea is a guarenteed antidote to boring. Dragon Raider paintball park offers a day of pain, sweat and laughter, you’ll have a full commando experience . Fight your way to victory through 30 acres of turgid woodland, t
heir variety of specially designed game zones will keep you entertained all day. Also onsite, Bear Grylls Survival Academy. The legendary survivalist’s course gives you a taste of what it’s like to have to survive in a forest


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