We know that this Christmas might be a little different from usual, but there’s never been a better year for treating your nearest and dearest to something truly special. Send your budding baker Sharpham Park’s brilliant new bundle of bread-making essentials, transform your kitchen into a Michelin star restaurant with Slovenian flavours or give the gift of adventure with a future city break like no other in the Czech Republic.
Here’s a round-up of the best Christmas gift ideas courtesy of our clients...
1. Treat the hiker in your life to Wales Coast Path’s NEW certificates and badges
Celebrate the past and future achievements of your loved one this Christmas with the Wales Coast Path’s newly launched passports, certificates and badges. Walking long stretches of the beautiful Welsh coastline is a reward in itself, however this year you can go one step further and commemorate each incredible walking milestone. Pick from the eight unique certificates and woven badges that represent the path’s different sections. For those that have completed the mammoth task of hiking the entire 870-mile length of the path, there is even an extra special certificate and badge to acknowledge their extraordinary achievement.
Alternatively, for those that are looking to start their walking adventures in the coming year, why not treat them to a newly created passport? The series of free guides provide a comprehensive checklist to help hikers explore and complete each section of the coast path.
Sets of badges and certificates start from £7.99, Passports can be downloaded for free.
2. Stocking filler: Pocket-sized Wales Coast Path Northern Eye guide books
There is one thing that walkers can never have enough of when they set off to explore the twisting coastal trails of the Wales Coast Path: Knowledge. Northern Eye’s series of official Wales Coast Path guide books will help your loved one discover the wealth of hidden coves, golden beaches, wildlife hotspots and honey-pot sites dotted along the coast path throughout all seven regions. The pocket-sized guide books are perfect for planning everything from short family-friendly circular walks to multi-day expeditions through some of the most rural and breathtaking sections of the Welsh coastline. Learn about local history, heritage whilst fully equipped with detailed maps, tidal information and safety regulations to keep you informed throughout your hike.
Each guide book starts at £12.99.
3. Sharpham Park’s NEW luxury hamper collection
Brainchild of Mulberry founder Roger Saul, Somerset-based Sharpham Park has already established a reputation for high quality, British-made spelt produce, and now, with Christmas just around the corner, customers can share the gift of great tasting healthy ingredients with their nearest and dearest. Products range from a classic Christmas hamper to those created specifically with gardeners and bakers in mind.
These new hampers are the perfect option for your discerning healthy food-obsessed loved one. Spelt has been proven to be a great alternative to traditional wheat, offering a wide range of health benefits including being a great source of protein, rich in micronutrients and providing slow release energy to help you feel fuller for longer. So whether you’re present buying for a baking obsessive, gardening expert or coffee connoisseur, be sure to give them the gift of a new Sharpham Park hamper this Christmas.
Hampers start at £35
4. From Slovenia, with love: Michelin-starred flavours straight to your doorstep
From the rich natural to the historic food traditions, its little surprise that Slovenia has been named the European Region of Gastronomy of 2021. Treat your foodie fanatic loved ones to a taste of Slovenia’s finest flavours straight from the storehouse of two Michelin star restaurant, Hiša Franko. Established by Ana Ros, named the world’s best female chef in 2017, Hiša Franko is offering a range of hampers, each brimming with delicious products such as crisp white wines, rich cheeses and sweet honey all sustainably sourced from the local area. To top it off, the ‘Sun and Rain’ package includes a copy of Ana’s latest cookery book with a personalised signed dedication for your recipient. Opt for the seasonally inspired ‘Autumn in the Valley’ bundle for a slightly different flavour palette, or alternatively, build your own and curate the perfect present for your friends and family.
https://www.hisafranko.com | www.slovenia.info/e
5. Give the gift of adventure with ‘Prague Unlocked’ this Christmas
Plan to make new memories in 2021 through the ultimate gift of adventure with Prague City Tourism and CzechTourism’s new scheme, ‘Prague Unlocked’. Take your loved one on a city break like no-other and discover the rich heritage of art, culture and history at Prague’s top attractions and experiences such as the DOX Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague Zoo and unique guided city tours. Simply book your accommodation through the scheme’s recognised partners to receive massive discounts and exclusive vouchers, perfect for making the most out of your trip to the capital.
www.pragueunlocked.eu/ | https://www.visitczechrepublic.com/en-US