With February 14th just around the corner, there’s no better time get shopping for the perfect gift to surprise your loved one this Valentine’s Day.

Here at The Heart of the Shires we have a wide range of gift options available to you so if you’re struggling for ideas or just need a little point in the right direction, have a look and see what we have for you at our Northamptonshire shopping village.


Rose Gallery

At the Rose Gallery you will find many possible presents to please an artistic other half. The Rose Gallery are currently offering a free Alice and Wonderland book with all purchases of applicable prints. And perfect for Valentines, they also have Doug Hyde’s ‘Key to my heart’ available in print form and a sculpture.


The Deli and Wine Barn

Here you’ll have the chance to show your partner how well you know them by creating a hamper full of goodies that will love. Cheeky or romantic chocolates, classic champagne, English Whisky and local Warner Edwards gin. Whatever you desire, The Deli and Wine Barn can make hampers to order and help you with ideas if you need it.


Pour La Femme

Pour Le Femme have lots of lovely gift ideas perfect for Valentine’s Day including gift sets from Jessica, Dermalogica, St.Tropez and HD brows as well as handmade gift vouchers. The salon is also currently offering a free touch therapy with a Dermalogica prescription facial which is now £40 down from £60.


Dressage and Country Clothing

This one’s for both the guys and the girls. Dressage and country clothing stock brands such as Joules, Barbour, Toggi and Aigle and also have fantastic gifts and accessories. The stores spring collection has now arrived and is available in sizes 8 – 20 for women and S/M – XXXL for men, giving you the chance to get your partner the latest look.


House of Carillon

The leading ladies fashion store have over 20 designer brands items that include everything from dresses, knitwear and coats to jewellery and handbags. Take advantage of the 10% off accessories offer this Valentine’s that also includes Pia Rossini scarves & gloves.


Abraxas China & Glass

Whether your partner is an experienced or beginner chef, Abraxas have a wide range of china, tableware and glassware available. Love themed pieces include an Emma Bridgewater Hearts half pint mug and a Le Creuset Heart Ramekin could be a massive hit with your other half this Valentines (hyperlink).


Tresor Cache

Tresor Cache have a range of shabby chic handmade treasures, each item is lovingly restored with bespoke designs. Unique embroidered gifts and bags are also available to give that extra special touch to the present.


At the Heart of the Shires there are independent stores with something for everybody. So with not long left until the big day, pop into the shopping village to find your perfect present.


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Valentines gift guide