Christmas In Stirling

Find fantastic Christmas gifts for that special someone in our local independent businesses

Have fun with your children completing our Merry Merry Christmas Challenge

Where to Buy Gifts in Stirling?

Struggling to find the perfect gift for your loved one this Christmas? Why not choose from one of the many Stirling’s independent traders?

You are guaranteed to buy an amazing unique gift that your family member or friend will surely appreciate. Our list includes amazing local businesses selling homeware, books, music, jewellery, art, plants, toys, fashion, food, liquor, beauty products as well as gift vouchers.

So Scroll down to find out where to shop!

Complete Our Christmas Challenge

Shopping with your children or just looking for something fun to do with them over the Winter holidays? Why not complete our treasure hunt.

We have hidden 14 challenges in shops around the Stirling City Centre. Can your children find and solve them all?

Every entry gets a wee gift and you can also enter our draw for a big prize.

Download the map of the challenge below or collect it from the information desk at the Thistles Shopping Centre.

And Don’t forget to vote for your favourite Xmas shopfront.

Home Decor, Art & Wee Gifts


Contempo offers a unique collection of contemporary design-led Scottish gifts and Internationally sourced gifts, greetings cards, souvenirs and homewares.

We really love their homeware and selection of plush toys. You can visit their shop on King Street or shop online.

A'ila Home

A’ila Home brings together a collection of home décor, pictures, lighting, gifts and accessories for every room.

We recommend you visit their beautiful collection of exquisite assortment of treasures from around the globe in their shop on King Street.


Calluna Ethical Living is an oasis in the heart of Stirling offering ethical, fair-trade homeware and a large selection of indoor houseplants and pots.

They also stock crafts, jewelry, handbags as well as fair trade chocolate. Visit Grant in his shop on Murray Place or shop online.

Made in Stirling

Made in Stirling offers local designers, makers and artists the opportunity to retail their work on the high street.

Find beautiful artwork, cards, homeware, jewellery, craft kits, tote bags, decorations and much more. Everything you buy is an exclusive original gift. Visit their hub on King Street or shop online.

Tinkerbells Emporium

Tinkerbells Emporium is a gift shop like no other bursting with all things fairytale. From fairies & unicorns to candles & trinkets.

The shop has plenty of sparkle for your home with plaques to make you smile and candles that are good enough to eat! Visit Lisa’s magical shop on Friars Street or shop online.

Tinsel & Tartan

Tinsel & Tartan is Stirling’s all year round Scottish Christmas Shop. It is an ideal place to visit if you are looking for pretty stocking fillers.

You can shop online or visit Lindsey’s beautiful shop at The Athenaeum at the top of King Street.

Ornatus Interiors

Ornatus Interiors studio sells a variety of interior home accessories, furniture and seating.They specialise in rugs.

Their products are sourced from major UK suppliers and import from Belgium, India and China. Visit their showroom in the beautiful Stirling Arcade or shop online.

McKinnon & Co

Why not purchase your loved one a unique piece from this family design studio and showroom.

McKinnon & Co are specialising in the supply of quality paints, wallpapers and fabrics. They also specialise in unique, design inspired homeware and accessories that you can buy directly in their shop

Bob's Locks
Bob’s Locks create amazing personalised gifts by engraving your message on different products.

How about a flask, a lighter or even Wall Mounted F1 Track Circuits?

A Wee Favour
Small hand-made tartan products that would make anyone smile. Brooches, bowties, pocket squares and locally made jewellery can be bought in their shop on Friar Street.

Nature's Solutions

Nature’s Solutions stocks natural medicines, creams & soaps, essential oils, natural new age gifts including crystal gemstones, oil burners and selenite lamps.

We all know someone who would really appreciate a little something from Nature’s Solutions. Visit their shop on Baker Street.


How about a vintage unique furniture and lighting piece by Gothicfunk?



House of Henderson
House of Henderson have an amazing selection of highland wear.

We love their kilt accessories and Outlander merchandise.

Clan Kilts
Everything you need for a complete kilt. Choose from many Sgian Dubhs, belt buckles, cufflinks, kilt pins and more.

Visit their shop on Viewfield Place or shop online.


Stons is an independant clothes boutique, which sells a large range of casual wear, day wear and evening wear for all occasions.

Visit their boutique on Port Street or shop online.

Pretty Little Boutique
Stylish, elegant and attractive clothing for women.

Shop in their boutique on Baker Street or online.

Kids Fashion


Gorgeus clothes for kids from newborn to 9 years.

Find them in the Stirling Arcade or shop online.

Kids @ Baker Street
Designer clothes for kids of all ages.

Visit their shop on Baker Street or shop online.

Little Bambino

New kids clothing boutique in the Thistles Shopping Centre.

Find them next to Tiger.

Clever Clogs

At Clever Clogs you find only the highest quality and beutiful footwear not compromising on the health and development of your children’s feet. 


Europa Music

Europa Music is an Independent Vinyl/ Record and CD shop in Stirling and the largest browsable Vinyl Record shop in Scotland.

Since it has the largest vinyl record collection, it might be better to buy a gift voucher rather than having to decide.

Joanie's Music

Joanie’s Music is Stirling’s dedicated friendly local music store. Joanie’s stocks a range of new & used gear as well as the best selection of strings & accesories.

You can also buy gift vouchers. Visit Jim’s lovely shop on Upper Craigs or shop online.

Coorie Creative
Coorie Creative in the Thistles breathes a modern spin on heritage crafts. Shop everything you need for weaving, knitting, spinning, crocheting.

We love the wide colour selection of their yarn. Shop online or in store.

Centre Stage Dancewear
Any dancer would appreciate a gift from Centre Stage Dancewear.

Shoes, cloting and accessories, they have it all.

Shop online or visit their shop in Thistles.

Do you know anyone with passion for sewing? Pemberton’s have an amazing selection of sewing machines, sewing accessories, fabric and more.

Visit their shop on Friar Street or shop online.

Velocity 44

Velocity 44 offers a complete range of bicycles and cycling equipment. With over 300 bikes in stock at any time and 2 floors, we are sure that you will find the perfect gift for your cycling enthusiast.

You can visit Velocity 44’s shop on Barnton Street or shop online.

Justice Comics

Justice Comics is a comic books and graphic novels shop. Brian has a huge selection of all the latest and older comic books.

New stock arrives every week and we are sure that anyone who loves superheroes would be thrilled to receive a comics. Visit the shop in the Stirlin Arcade.

The Book Nook

The Book Nook is an independent second-hand bookshop cafe based in Stirling. They sell many lovely books and also wrapped mystery books.

You can never disappoint by giving your loved on a great book. Visit their cafe on Upper Craigs.


D.S. MacDonald

Could you surprise your loved one with repaired watches and polished jewellery they haven’t been wearing for years or with a beautiful new piece? D.S. MacDonald is a family run watchmaker & jeweller that can deliver.

Visit their shop on Port Street to see their selection.

Silver Gems

Silver Gems Jewellery is a family run jewellery business selling unique silver jewellery with gemstones.

Vena will be happy to help you choose the best present.Shop online or visit the shop on Murray Place just by the entrance to the Stirling Arcade.

AhDors Gold & Gifts

AhDors is a designer and manufacturer of gold, platinum and silver jewellery. They also sell silver and costume jewellery and thoughtful accessories and gifts.

Schedule an appointment with their designer, Doreen, shop online or visit their shop on Upper Craigs.

Ian Gallacher

Is there someone close to you who deserves to get a diamond jewellery,  then you need to visit Ian Gallacher. Ian is a

For nearly 50 years Ian Gallacher has been making the finest bespoke diamond jewellery. Rings, earings, bracelets, pendants, they have it all.

Food, Drink & Hampers

Scottish Gantry

The Scottish Gantry stocks over 170 gins, 170 whiskies, 200 wines, 100 beers and many other alcoholic beverages such as fortified wines, rums, cognacs & brandies, tequilas & mezcals, liqueurs, vermouths you name it. We are sure anyone would choose.

You can visit the shop on Murray place, just by the entrance to the Arcade, or shop online.

Stirling Gin Distillery

Stirling Gin has a fantastic selection of products, gift collections and limited gin editions. Recently, they introduced their own whisky label and a new blue gin label. They also sell gift vouchers or you can gift your loved one a membership.

Shop online or visit the distillery in the Old Smiddy, just at the foot of Stirling Castle.

McQueen Gin Emporium
Any gin lover would apprecite a bottle of McQueen Gin. Their product selection includes six flavours and one of them even changes colour.

Furthermore, all of their gin labels come to life thanks to their Augmented Reality feature delivering and immersive gin experience that gurantees a fun time.

Chester's Coffee House

Chester’s Coffee House has introduced deluxe hampers. Each hamper contains s Chester’s loyalty card, a 5 piece Monin Coffee Syrup set, Organic Green & Blacks chocolate set, Beech’s Cafè Latte Creams, and Your selected preference of Chester’s own coffee.

Visit them on King Street or shop online.

Stirling Coffee
If you’re putting together a hamper with gifts from Stirling, then you need to include coffee beans from Stirling Coffee. They have many flavours and even offer subscriptions. Or how about some loose tea?

Visit their new shop on King Street or shop online.

Unorthodox Roasters

Looking for a perfect gift for a coffee lover? Surprise them with a coffee bean subscription, selection of coffee bean bags or beautiful coffee cups.

If you’re not sure what to choose, you can also purchase a gift voucher. Shop online or visit them on Friars Street to give the coffee a taste first.

Caffe Pompei
Gift a piece of Italy to your foodie friend. Caffe Pompei’s packaged treat selection is perfect for anyone who loves Italy and Italian food.

Just pop into the coffee shop on King Street.

The Pend

The Pend sells bespoke Christmas Gift Hampers and gift vouchers. Each hamper is made individually to suit your budget and tastes of your loved one.

Hampers are incredibly versatile gifts that cannot disappoint. Contact the Pend via their Facebook to design and order your hamper.

Health & Beauty

Frown Docs

Frown Docs are a specialist medical practice providing state of the art treatments aimed at tackling the changes on your face over time.

Check the list of treatmens offered on thier website and buy a gift voucher or choose one of their fantastic products.

Major Hair Salon
Buy all of the main professional hair care products from your local salon. Major hair sells Paul Mitchell®, GHD, Keratin Revolution and many more.

Buy products from their website or visit them on King Street.

Frances Hunter

Frances Hunter Hair and Beauty is an award-winning salon offering an excellent service.

They sell professional products and gift vouchers. Contact them via their social media or visit the salon on Port Street.

Sawadee Thai Spa

Sawadee Thai Spa offer a wonderfully relaxing Thai massage experience tailored to your individual needs.

Their treatments are designed to relax and soothe the stresses of the day away. Get in touch directly to purchase a voucher.

Black Lotus Barber

Black Lotus Barbers is a Stirling based barber shop that sells products, clothing and gift vouchers.

If you’re looking for stocking fillers, these are a great idea.

Zoo Hair & Beauty
Zoo Hair & Beauty have a wide selection of beauty products including beautiful gift packs.

So whether you’re looking for hair care, skin care makeup products or gift vouchers, Zoo have got you covered.

Stirling Nails

Stirling Nails is a nail salon located in the Stirling Arcade. Acrylic and gel nails specialists.

You can purchase online gift vouchers anytime by calling 07888993969 or get in touch via Facebook.

Beauty Box

Beauty Box on King Street is offering many beauty treatments including eyebrows waxing/threading/ tinting, manicure and massages.

Contact them directly to purchase a voucher.

Nevermore Tattoo

Nevermore tattoo is a small tattoo & piercing studio in the centre of Stirling.

Artists Laura and John have a combined over 30 years experience in the body modification industry.

Contact them directly to purchase a gift voucher.

Freehounds Barbers
Beard balm, sea salt sprays, styling powders. Freehounds Barbers have fabulous products for any mans hair and beard.

Check their Facebook or visit their salon on Viewfield Place.

Rainbow Room International
Treat your loved one with a selection of luxury hair care products by Rainbow Room International. Choose individual products or purchase a gift card.

Visit their salon on Barnton Street or shop online.

Green Earth Lovers

Ornatus Interiors studio sells a variety of interior home accessories, furniture and seating.They specialise in rugs.

Their products are sourced from major UK suppliers and import from Belgium, India and China. Visit their showroom in the beautiful Stirling Arcade or shop online.

Leisure, Dining & Other Gift Vouchers

Fletcher's Stirling

Stirling Highland Hotel is a prestigious 4 star historic hotel which used to be the city’s high school. It has a spa and a great restaurant.

You can purchase gift vouchers for spa days, overnight stays, dining or monetary gift vouchers. Visit their website to find out more.

Highland Hotel Spa

Stirling Highland Hotel is a prestigious 4 star historic hotel which used to be the city’s high school. It has a spa and a great restaurant.

You can purchase gift vouchers for spa days, overnight stays, dining or monetary gift vouchers. Visit their website to find out more.

Hotel Colessio

Hotel Colessio is a beautiful Victorian contemporary boutique hotel that offers elegance and comfort. It has a great bar and a restaurant.

You can purchase gift vouchers for afternoon tea, overnight stays, dining or monetary gift vouchers. Visit their website to find out more.

Escape Stirling

Do you know someone who loves puzzles and escape rooms? Then, a gift voucher from Escape Stirling would be a perfect gift. And it’s not cheating if you buy one voucher for a group of your loved ones.

Choose from two themed rooms – a bank heist and witches and wizardry.