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10 Valentine's Day gift ideas in Sussex

PUBLISHED: 11:04 11 February 2015 | UPDATED: 11:04 11 February 2015

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With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we've rounded up a few gift ideas from producers and businesses here in Sussex.

CHOCOLATES

Choccy Woccy Doodah, Brighton

This Brighton-based chocolaterie is known for its bespoke elaborate chocolate cakes, but has a special Valentine’s range on offer. Try the Strawberry Love Buttons or the personalised Valentine’s Love Hearts.

01273 329462, choccywoccydoodah.com

Audrey’s Chocolates, Hove

Audrey’s long established history and awards speaks for itself. Choose from their large range of handmade goodies to put a smile on that special someone’s face.

01273 735561, audreyschocolates.co.uk

Lucy Armstrong Chocolates, Chichester

This Sussex producer stocks the Goodwood Farm Shop and Goodwood Hotel with their tasty chocolates. For the finest choc with a personal touch, this is the place to go.

01273 512024, gourmet-chocolates.co.uk

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FLOWERS

The Flower Stand, Hove

This florist is the go-to for creative hand tied bouquets that are individually selected for their quality and distinction. They are always on the look for new and exciting varieties.

01273 711711, theflowerstand.co.uk

Rococo, Chichester

Rococo offers reliably stylish bouquets in the city shop. If you fancy something other than red roses this Valentine’s, request early spring flowers (such as ranunculus and narcissi) or a potted orchid.

01243 790729, rococo-florist.co.uk

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JEWELLERY

Alexis Dove Jewellery, Lewes

Handmade in Sussex, this award-winning designer draws inspiration from nature: using motifs of wild roses, foxes and seashells, all decorated with semi-precious beads and pearls. Available in silver and gold vermeil.

01273 945786, alexisdove.com

Alice Robson, near Hurst Green

Offering bespoke services and Little Finger Rings made with precious stones and recycled gold, this local independent jeweller’s creations are all handmade.

0777 5556552, alicerobson.co.uk

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ART

Georgia Elliott Illustration, Brighton

Creating atmospheric imagery with rich texture and colour, this freelance illustrator and printmaker provides ready-to-buy pieces alongside commission pieces. A great place to get your Valentine’s cards, which can be personalised on request.

georgiaelliott.co.uk

For commissions contact: 07502 428613 or geillustrator@gmail.com

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FOOD AND DRINK

Small Batch Coffee Company, Brighton & Hove

Dedicated to providing the best possible coffee, this Sussex coffee roastery works with only the best quality coffee. They buy their coffee at prices significantly higher than the Fair Trade minimum from farmers.

01273 220246, smallbatch.co.uk

Angel Food Bakery, Brighton

Brighton’s first cupcakery use only the finest ingredients: unsalted English butter, free range eggs, Belgian chocolate and fresh fruit. They also hold cupcake baking classes if you want to improve your cake-making skills, even more fun if you take along a loved one to help out!

01273 208 404, angelfoodbakery.co.uk

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