Quirky shops for your Christmas shopping!

  • Quirky shops for interesting presents near Airhouses
  • Gifts for all, books, homewares and toys!

Airhouse is ideally situated to explore our wonderful capital city but also some interesting market towns. In this post we are going to share a small selection of our favourite local shops, that stock interesting and different gifts, making shopping for friends and family an absolute pleasure. 

Christmas Gifts
Christmas Gifts
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Gifts for all!

Winter, Spring, Summer & Fall
Winter, Spring, Summer & Fall
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Winter, Spring, Summer & Fall 

 Winter, Spring, Summer & Fall have recently opened a second store and you can see why the space was needed! The shop is stocked full of wonderful gifts from children’s soft toys, Scottish recycled tweed blankets, locally made candles to homewares including furniture in their larger second store The owner has created such a lovely mix of interesting, and quirky gifts, give yourself plenty of time for a proper browse! 30 Bank Street, Galashiels, TD1 1EN


Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
with kind permission from Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall

20 Storey

20 Story Kelso
20 Story Kelso
With kind permission of Joe @20 Story

Located in the wonderful market town of Kelso 20 Storey is predominantly a -loose-yourself-in bookshop, but 20 Story also contains other items well worth your time! I great shop to just browse the shelves, stop off at the signed local author collection and make some wonderful Christmas purchases! 18 The Square, Kelso, TD5 7HH


Gifts for children 

Tree Top Toys 

A look inside Tree Top Toys Melrose
A look inside Tree Top Toys Melrose
with kind permission Tree Top Toys
Tree Top Toys Melrose
Tree Top Toys Melrose
with kind permission from Tree Top Toys

The fresh and inspiring Tree Top Toys now have two shops in the Borders. They specialise in traditional and wooden toys for children. Toys that allow children’s imagination to blossom and grow. Toys that can be kept, regifted or handed down year after year. They can be found in Melrose at 13 Buccleuch Street, Melrose, TD6 9LD and Kelso at 27 Bridge Street Kelso TD5 7HT.


Gifts for Foodies 

The Spotty Dog
The Spotty Dog
with kind permission from The Spotty Dog

The Spotty Dog

Located in our nearest town of Lauder, The Spotty Dog Delicatessen and Fine Foods in Lauder stock a wonderful selection of specialty cheeses, wine, locally produced beers and other foodie delights. Takeaway filled rolls, bacon rolls, home baking & great coffee are also available. It is well worth a visit at anytime of year!

Located at 3 East Hight Street, Lauder, TD2 6SS

Cheese!
Cheese!
with kind permission The Spotty Dog

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