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Eastfield Garden Centre – A Magical Place ⛲️

Eastfield Garden Centre – A Magical Place ⛲️

A Christmas wonderland 🎄 If magical is what you are after this Christmas, then you won’t go wrong making a trip to the Eastfield Garden Centre. As I entered, I could see a selection of delicious cakes and scones, in the café area and I thought “well it would be rude not to”!  After tea and scone which was so very yummy, I moved slowly down each aisle and was met with mouth-watering treats to fruit flavoured teas perfect for Christmas stockings. Bottles of Gin and Spiced Rum filled the shelves with a festive feel, a local Whisky tasting experience is…
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Electrodec

Electrodec

Twinkling lights in the dark! If ever there is a time to stop a minute and think about a remarkable retailer, it's now. Walking down Victoria Road in Scarborough, I can see the lights in the window at Electrocdec, and I know I'm in for a real treat.Electrodec’s original founders Peter and Margaret also lived above the shop it has been family-run ever since.  The shop has changed with the times. However, it's clear excellent customer service has been at the very heart of this place and still is, nothing is too much trouble. They have given us a truly…
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The Gentleman’s lifestyle Store

The Gentleman’s lifestyle Store

With a twist…… Furbellow & Co is a Gentleman's lifestyle store with a twist, nestled on Sandgate in the old part of the town of Whitby. Everything about the visual merchandising in this unique store is perfect.It is clear that hard work, creative skills and artistic design are at work at their very best in this beautiful shop. As I entered the shop, I felt immediately that it would be a truly unique experience, and It definitely was.The beautiful delicate aroma, coupled with the smell from the wood burner, filled my senses which were divine.I could see a big leather…
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Lilly’s Treasures

Lilly’s Treasures

Lilly's Treasures Handmade Gift Boutique Some of my family will ask me what I want for Christmas? I always answer this question the same way, and here's how. "I would love a surprise", I hear a quiet sigh, this does not seem to sit quite right. So I'm asked to give a clue as to what I need or want? I sigh this time, " a surprise would be lovely", the conversation will continue until I stop and think, mmm, do I need anything? Should I answer with "save your money, I'm ok" or "how much are you spending on…
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The Perfect Gift. 🎁

The Perfect Gift. 🎁

From Perfect Places 😍 As a lover of independent retailers, I have always had a soft spot for Whitby and fancied a trip out to start off my Christmas Shopping. I think it's the charm of the cobbled streets and being able to discover unique gifts that I know would be perfect for my loved ones. I started off down Sandgate and the fabulous window displays at Doorstep Adventures caught my attention. On entering the shop I received a warm, friendly greeting that instantly made me feel welcome. Everything in the shop is displayed beautifully to inspire you, I knew instantly…
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Christmas Food from across the Coast

Christmas Food from across the Coast

We're very lucky to have lot's of great food and drink producers and retailers here on the Yorkshire Coast. Here are just a few of our favourites for stocking up on those Christmas essentials this year, not to mention that you'll be shopping local and supporting our local business community too. Turkey: Redcliffe Farm Shop Redcliffe Farm is a supplier of John Wright Traditional Free Range Farm Fresh Christmas Turkeys which are a proper, old-fashioned breed that is matured slowly on grass to develop a succulent, fuller flavour. They are hand plucked and hung to create a great-tasting bird which…
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