Falkirk and its surrounding areas, including Bo’ness, Grangemouth, Stenhousemuir and Denny, have a lot to offer with each town providing their own unique experience.
You'll find a great choice from many award-winning independent boutiques, designers, gifts, food and drink shops and much more. Some of our smaller retailers are even offering appointment systems to help with safety. Whatever your taste or budget you are sure to find somewhere where you can stock up on unique festive gifts and by doing so you are helping support our local businesses and community.
New for 2020 is the District Towns Gift Card which is a great way to make shopping in the area even easier. It’s simple to use and ensures that your money is spent locally and supports local businesses with your purchase. You can buy it through the Falkirk Delivers website and also at the customer service pod in the Howgate Shopping Centre. Discover which businesses are taking part and for more information just follow this link.
If you need a break from shopping you will find a fantastic mix of cafes and restaurants offering light snacks, lunches, amazing cakes and dinner. If you have time remember you can discover all the things you can see and do in the Falkirk area.
Detailed below are just some of our suggestions of the variety of businesses you can find in the area – as there are too many to mention in just one blog, please click on the links to take you to our dedicated web pages with fuller listings of our fantastic range of unique independent retailers.
We hope you will visit, explore and discover the fantastic mix of local businesses right on your doorstep.
The Falkirk area has a great selection of award-winning independent boutiques and fashion favourites.
You will find some of Scotland’s leading independent boutiques such as Glebe Fashion, Sisters Boutique, Catwalk, Charley’s Boutique in Bo’ness, are just some examples of the unique fashion retailers in our area who can bring you the latest fashion and accessories from leading worldwide brands which you won't find on the High Street.
Quest Ladies and Menswear in Falkirk, offers the latest styles and top names in men’s designer clothing at competitive prices and Buttercups Childrens Boutique in Larbert, brings you boutique designer kids clothing, shoes & accessories.
Find that unique and special gift for your loved ones or a treat for yourself this festive season.
Gorgeous Jewellery, gifts and accessories by both British and International designers at Wow Desirable Gifts in Grangemouth.
Thinking of buying a book then you have to pay a visit to one of Britain's 'Top 50 Bookshops' as voted by The Independent, Inkspot & Silverleaf Booksellers in Bo’ness. They also offer gift vouchers, greetings cards and stationery.
Shop local while you experience some of Scotland’s top attractions. Visit Callendar House, The Kelpies and The Falkirk Wheel visitor centre’s gift shops. Get unique locally-produced gifts, from limited edition art works to seasonal goods, Scottish tweed, haggis or whisky!
The Helix Visitor Centre
Callendar House Gift Shop
Buy high quality handcrafted products from a diverse range of independent designer/makers, including local jewellery designers, florists and artisans.
Give a unique gift made in Scotland from Alba’s Artisan in Falkirk. They support individual artisans from all over Scotland, and offer everything from Handmade bags and toys to t-shirts and jewellery.
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We are starting to feel festive here at Irene’s florist ! Our Christmas lily flame candles are now in stock 😍😍 and they smell amazing !!! The perfect secret Santa gift or stocking filler ! Available from £8.95 each, we also have gift sets too ! Pop in store for a look ⛄️ #irenesflorist #lilyflamecandles #festivecandles
Our area is home to many food and drink producers, which offer high quality local produce, including Scottish craft beer, fudge, chocolate, cakes, award winning butchers and much more .
Find the perfect gift for food lovers. Hand crafted and luxurious chocolates from Maleys Chocolates; Hampers with high quality local produce from Oliphant Bakers and Food Bliss in Bo’ness; or a marvelous tablet or fudge gift box from Mrs Tilly’s Confectionery.
Serve a traditional Christmas dinner menu using the finest local produce our area offers.
If you are a fish lover, The Fresh Fish Place in Falkirk and Grangemouth, offers a wide range of fresh fish and seafood from Scotland.
Please check and follow the latest Covid-19 Government guidance. You are strongly advised to check before you visit any establishment. Stay local and support businesses in your area. Please stay safe everyone.