41 great Christmas gift ideas from Devon

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Bursting with festive inspiration, KATE WILLIAMS seeks out the best presents for a perfect Devon Christmas

Marionni Pewter pewter and glass jug

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LUXURY

1) Casio ProTrek Smart Watch, £349.99 available at Cotswold Outdoor, Exeter

Marionni Pewter pewter and glass jug

Marionni Pewter pewter and glass jug - Credit: Archant

2) White Porcelain and Gold Lustre Bowl, 11cm at widest point by 4cm high, £110.00. Made in Totnes by Penny Little and available from Me and East, Totnes, and online at madebyhandonline.com

Marionni Pewter pewter and glass jug

Marionni Pewter pewter and glass jug - Credit: Archant

3) Portable mini keg draught system created by a South Devon hop farm - 5L mini keg system (pictured) £125, 10L mini keg system £155. Available from darkfarm.co.uk

Marionni Pewter pewter and glass jug

Marionni Pewter pewter and glass jug - Credit: Archant

4) Sitting Spiritually’s two-seater rope swing made in Devon, from £358 uncarved, available exclusively from sittingspiritually.co.uk

Marionni Pewter pewter and glass jug

Marionni Pewter pewter and glass jug - Credit: Archant

5) Silver and Gold Wrap Rings, from £188 - £250, available from Victoria Sewart Contemporary Jewellery Gallery in Plymouth

Marionni Pewter pewter and glass jug

Marionni Pewter pewter and glass jug - Credit: Archant

6) The Bluebeards Revenge Sabre Straight Razor, £249.99. Available from the Plymouth company online at bluebeards-revenge.co.uk

Marionni Pewter pewter and glass jug

Marionni Pewter pewter and glass jug - Credit: Archant

7) A stay at This Little Piggy or Piggy-in-the-Middle cottages in East Devon, from £353 per week. Visit holidaycottages.co.uk

Marionni Pewter pewter and glass jug

Marionni Pewter pewter and glass jug - Credit: Archant

8) Naturalmat Lambskin Pouf in cappuccino, £100 from Naturalmat, Topsham and naturalmat.co.uk

Marionni Pewter pewter and glass jug

Marionni Pewter pewter and glass jug - Credit: Archant

9) LSA International Whisky Cut Connoisseur Set, £300 from John Lewis, Exeter or Plymouth or online at johnlewis.com

Marionni Pewter pewter and glass jug

Marionni Pewter pewter and glass jug - Credit: Archant

10) Marionni Pewter pewter and glass jug, £148 from Darts Farm, Topsham

Willie’s Cacao Marc de Champagne Truffles

Willie’s Cacao Marc de Champagne Truffles - Credit: Archant

FOODIE

11) The Whole Shebang seasoning set, £30, available from Devon company The Greedy Fox at thegreedyfox.com

Willie’s Cacao Marc de Champagne Truffles

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12) Hillside Oat and Seed Organic Biscuits for Cheese gift pack, £9.99 from Darts Farm, Topsham

Willie’s Cacao Marc de Champagne Truffles

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13) Luscombe Drinks Cranberry Crush, Hot Ginger Beer and Damascene Rose Bubbly, all made in Devon, from £1.60 per bottle or four bottles for £6. Available from independent retailers and farm shops across the county or online at abelandcole.co.uk

Willie’s Cacao Marc de Champagne Truffles

Willie’s Cacao Marc de Champagne Truffles - Credit: Archant

14) Treat someone - or yourself - to a handmade, beautifully crafted, traditional Christmas pudding from Figgy’s in Devon this Christmas, from £11.95 for 2-3 people to £22.95 for 8-10 people. Available from figgys.co.uk or 01392 459488

Willie’s Cacao Marc de Champagne Truffles

Willie’s Cacao Marc de Champagne Truffles - Credit: Archant

15) The Three Bird Roast Pasty is an innovative twist on a traditional favourite, making a great gift for pasty lovers, £3.65. Available from Warrens Bakery outlets across the county, including Honiton, Cullompton, Exeter, Newton Abbot, Torquay and Plymouth

Willie’s Cacao Marc de Champagne Truffles

Willie’s Cacao Marc de Champagne Truffles - Credit: Archant

16) Eversfield Organic’s Christmas Hampers range from £45 to £80 - or build your own hamper. Available from eversfieldorganic.co.uk

Willie’s Cacao Marc de Champagne Truffles

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17) Quicke’s Cheddar Tasting Box, packed with five Devon-sent wedges, £25. Available at quickes.co.uk

Willie’s Cacao Marc de Champagne Truffles

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18) Gibraltar Gin, £35, available from the Royal Marines Shop in Plymouth or online at royalmarinesshop.com

Willie’s Cacao Marc de Champagne Truffles

Willie’s Cacao Marc de Champagne Truffles - Credit: Archant

19) Macarons of many colours and flavours made in Devon, from £5.50 for a box of four. Available from frandiemacaron.co.uk

Willie’s Cacao Marc de Champagne Truffles

Willie’s Cacao Marc de Champagne Truffles - Credit: Archant

20) Willie’s Cacao Marc de Champagne Truffles (110g), £9.99 from Darts Farm, Topsham

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FAMILY

21) Devon Life - what better way to treat a loved one than with a year’s subscription to the county’s top magazine? All 13 issues for £25.99, available by calling 01858 438840 quoting CDVXS18A or online at subsave.co.uk/DEV

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22) Flibberty Den Kit, £35 from Cotswold Outdoor, Exeter

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23) Custom drawn pencil portraits in Devon by Richard Juniper, £45.00 from Floaty Dot Designs available at Etsy.com

Riding by Faith through Israel

Riding by Faith through Israel - Credit: Archant

24) Design a unique Christmas gift with your own Devon photo printed on it. Wall clock, £12, available from tshirtstudio.com

Riding by Faith through Israel

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25) Riding by Faith through Israel by Dartmoor photographer Tracey Elliot¬Reep, £17.50. Available online at traceyelliotreep.com

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CHARITY/GIVING BACK

26) Adopting a donkey makes a special gift and there’s over 20 of these lovable characters to choose from, plus the adopter can visit their donkey for free at one of the six centres across the UK, including Sidmouth and Ivybridge, £3 per month. Adoption packs include two portraits, four postcards, a certificate and membership card. Available from The Donkey Sanctuary on 01395 573133 or thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk/adopt

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27) Graspan watch, £50, available from the Royal Marines Shop in Plymouth or online at royalmarinesshop.com

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28) The Best Christmas Present in the World (hardcover) by Michael Morpurgo. The story of Christmas 1914 when soldiers on both sides put down their weapons in honour of Christmas Day, £5.99. Available online from farmsforcitychildren.org

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29) Adopt a species as a charitable and unique gift with Devon Wildlife Trust - hedgehogs, dormice, otters, dolphins, bats and bees are all an option, £23. Call 01392 260845 or visit devonwildlifetrust.org

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30) Scratch Map UK and Ireland, £20. Available from RNLI shops or online at rnli.org

Peckish Decorative Energy Baubles

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ECO/GREEN/ETHICAL

31) Konges Slojd mini unicorn with bell - £15.50 from from SMALL-FOLK, Totnes or small-folk.co.uk

Peckish Decorative Energy Baubles

Peckish Decorative Energy Baubles - Credit: Archant

32) Seedball’s hand-crafted beech catapults with a tin of 20 Sky Meadow seed balls – the most fun way of scattering a meadow, £30.00 from Buckfast Abbey, Buckfastleigh; Devon Wildlife Trust, Seaton or seedball.co.uk

Peckish Decorative Energy Baubles

Peckish Decorative Energy Baubles - Credit: Archant

33) Peckish Decorative Energy Baubles, £9.99 from Otter Nurseries Garden Centre, Ottery St Mary

Go Ape gift vouchers

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EXPERIENCE/VOUCHER

34) Dalwood Vineyard tour and tasting, from £8 per person. Available to book via dalwoodvineyard.co.uk

Go Ape gift vouchers

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35) Red House Mysteries Escape Rooms, Exeter, from £50 for a team of two. Call 01392 277109 or visit redhousemysteries.co.uk

Go Ape gift vouchers

Go Ape gift vouchers - Credit: Archant

36) Go Ape gift vouchers for high ropes or segway adventure courses at Haldon Forest, £10-£180 downloadable gift vouchers, available at goape.co.uk

Animal Puzzle Train for 12 months plus

Animal Puzzle Train for 12 months plus - Credit: Archant

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LITTLE ONES

37) Electromatic Marble Run by House of Marbles, Bovey Tracey, £49.99 from houseofmarbles.com

Animal Puzzle Train for 12 months plus

Animal Puzzle Train for 12 months plus - Credit: Archant

38) Spirit and Lucky Deluxe Feeding Set, £64.00. Available from toy shops including Toymaster, Sidmouth, and Smyths Toys

Animal Puzzle Train for 12 months plus

Animal Puzzle Train for 12 months plus - Credit: Archant

39) Geosmart Moon Lander - a vehicle to create using magnetic pieces, motors, wheels and tracks with wireless remote control included, £39.99 from Amazon

Animal Puzzle Train for 12 months plus

Animal Puzzle Train for 12 months plus - Credit: Archant

40) Percy the Penguin - by Exeter’s The Gro Company - is the perfect sleep companion for babies, playing comforting sounds with built-in CrySensor, £34.99. Available from gro-store.com

Animal Puzzle Train for 12 months plus

Animal Puzzle Train for 12 months plus - Credit: Archant

41) Animal Puzzle Train for 12 months plus, £24.99 from Otter Nurseries Garden Centre, Ottery St Mary

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