20 places for Christmas shopping in Cuckfield
PUBLISHED: 14:49 05 December 2014
With this little gem of a Boutique Village on your doorstep, there’s no need to go anywhere near the crowds this year – let Alice Cooke show you how to do Christmas the civilised way
Clothing and fashion retailer where the staff are both friendly and practical, and more than happy to help out with all your seasonal wants and needs.
01444 416288; www.neilsonboutique.co.uk
Vintage and contemporary furniture from a range of different eras. Something to suit every home – a great option for gifts.
01444 441200; www.pepperboxinteriors.co.uk
The perfect place to shop for that pony-mad relative or friend – there are practical equestrian items alongside a great range of clothing and gifts, for all your equestrian needs.
01444 454164; www.penfoldssaddlery.co.uk
Nicky C Lifestyle
A unique lifestyle shop offering a mix of old and new homewares, gifts, clothing and jewellery.
It’s not too late to spruce up your bathroom before all the guests arrive. These guys are incredibly helpful and can work to any budget – just go in and ask them, you’ll be pleasantly surprised.
01444 414888; www.cuckfieldbathrooms.co.uk
This is a pre-owned designer clothing shop that is not to be missed under any circumstances. Think you can’t afford amazing designer clothes, shoes and handbags? I urge you to think again. As gifts go these are an absolute no-brainer.
Not the most obvious place to shop for Christmas presents, but have you considered a hotel or spa voucher? There are a huge range of treatments and stays available, so it’s well worth asking the very friendly staff what they might recommend.
01444 416111; www.hshotels.co.uk/ockenden-manor-hotel-and-spa
Cuckfield Tea Rooms
A charming pantry and traditional tea room that will come as a welcome relief when you need to take the weight off your feet for a few minutes.
Everything you need for bumps, babies and beyond – and it’s all utterly gorgeous.
David Foord-Brown Antiques
A specialist dealer in antique furniture, this place is a treasure trove. Plan in a fair amount of time, because once you go in you won’t want to leave, in my experience!
01444 414418; www.davidfoord-brown.com
The Curtain Exchange
If your house needs a little sprucing up, these guys make blinds and curtains to fit your windows, with the most exquisite fabrics on offer, including second-hand lines.
01444 417000; www.thecurtainexchange.co.uk
Get crafty this festive season in this fantastically friendly little shop. They have absolutely everything you might need, which even includes a framing service.
01444 455611; www.sussexcraftsltd.co.uk
Stock up on those last-minute essentials at this sweet little store with all those little extra things (mostly organic and locally sourced produce) that might have slipped your mind while doing “the big food shop”.
Spruce up your home in time for the festive season, or buy something for that friend with an eye for the finer things in life.
01444 415396; www.windowscene.co.uk
Gorgeous fashion collections from independent British designers await you here – whatever your budget there is something for your loved ones, or in fact you – because every dedicated shopper needs a little reward.
01444 413551; www.jojoboutique.co.uk
The Corner House
Build that energy back up and catch your second wind before you carry on with the shopping, with a quick sit down and a coffee at this charming little coffee house, conveniently located in the heart of Cuckfield.
Winter tables need dressing before everybody arrives, so pop in here for some original, seasonal ideas.
01444 454290; www.cottageflowerscuckfield.co.uk
Gardenia Tea House
Need a short interlude amidst all the shopping? Pop into this sweet little vintage tea house, serving speciality teas, coffee, light lunches and cream teas.
Cuckfield Golf Centre
For the person that has everything, why not a sporting gift? If they don’t play golf then why not encourage them to start? We’ve got plenty of courses just a stone’s throw away, and it’s a great way to get out in the fresh Sussex air.
01444 459999; www.cuckfieldgolf.co.uk
Cuckfield Candy Store
High St, Cuckfield, West Sussex RH17 5JU; 01444 474936