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Top Picks for Last Minute Shopping in North Norfolk

Published: 18/12/2019

Struggling to finish your Christmas shopping and running out of time? With the countdown to Christmas Day fast approaching, you may be starting to feel a little flustered, but don’t worry as we have located some of Norfolk’s best kept secrets where you could find some of your last-minute gifts.

Would you prefer to support local businesses in Norfolk? Along the North Norfolk coastline each town has a variety of beautiful, traditional villages which accommodate fantastic independent shops.

All the towns and villages have something to offer but our top picks for Christmas gifting are in Holt, Burnham Market and Wells. Their unique outlets boast a mixture of style, character and individuality, allowing you to find the ideal Christmas gifts this year.


Hector's Barn

A treasure trove of vintage furniture, home ware and gifts, Hector’s Barn is the perfect local business to support at this time of year when trying to find the perfect presents.

Take a look at their website here.

The Holt Bookshop

If you know a book lover, then this independent outlet with a choice of over 12,000 books could be just what you’re looking for. The shop was opened back in 2005 and is recognised as one of the best bookshops in the region and has been named by The Independent in their Britain’s best top 50 bookshops for two years running.

Check out their website here.

Bakers and Larners

This one will come as no surprise! The award-winning Bakers and Larners is a family run business which has been established for over 240 years. The shop is often referred to as ‘exceptional’ and can also be explored via their website as well as the physical store on the high street. This shop is ideal for variety as it offers a range of different departments, including; a food hall, beauty, homeware, DIY, clothing and a restaurant.

You can shop their website here.

Burnham Market

Norfolk Living

If it’s unique interiors that you’re after for someone special, then this is the place for you. Norfolk Living has something for everyone with an array of homeware, soft furnishings, accessories, jewellery and gifts, displayed beautifully across its three floors.

See their website here.


Branded the ‘ultimate ladies fashion shop’, Gilly’s of Burnham Market has been clothing women in Norfolk for over 20 years and is sure to be the best destination for top brands in both clothing and accessories. You can visit the store in the town or online.

You can view their website here.

Collen and Clare

Another high-street or online option for clothing and gifts is Collen & Clare. The boutique caters for both women and men and stocks well-known quality brands such as, Barbour and Caudalie. If you know someone who’s style is ‘coastal chic’ then this could be a great place to find them the ideal gift.

Visit their website here.



Do you know somebody who loves everything crafting and unusual? Earthcraft is a very small shop that offers a mixture of fair-trade gifts and craft materials that has been based in Wells for 40 years. For some ideas of what you could find, they sell; greetings cards, aromatherapy and incense oils, fair trade gifts, craft supplies and jewelry.

Check out their website here.

Pound Rooms

The Pound Rooms is the perfect place to find stocking fillers, whether that be for children or adults! Selling items such as stationary, homeware and toys you really can’t go wrong – and as the name suggests, it won’t break the bank either.

Ele and Me

A family run toy shop, Ele and Me first opened in 2018 and offer a wide range of the best products in natural toys and eco-friendly parenting. With all their products sourced from ethical companies, this is a great place to find a present for the little ones in your life.

Take a look at their website here.