CHRISTMAS WILL BE DIFFERENT WONDERFUL MEANINGFUL AMAZING MAGNIFICENT THOUGHTFUL INSPIRING THIS YEAR
Scroll down for some of the most unique, ethical or eco-friendly gifts that Monmouthshire and South Wales has to offer!
All of them can be posted too for peace of mind.
Support our Wildlife Trusts with these wonderful t-shirts. Printed using low waste technology onto organic cotton.
Gwent Beekeepers CIO
For just £24, you can adopt a local beehive for your loved one, and help support our local honeybees.
Bees for Development
Based in Monmouth but able to deliver hampers direct to door. Full of local handmade goods, proceeds also support their charity!
Honey Bee Beautiful
Based in Usk, Honey Bee Beautiful is a sustainable honey skincare business that was created to share the amazing power of honey.
Little Green Refills
Little Green Refills is run by two mums local to Abergavenny, who are passionate about reducing plastic waste and providing refills.
Bring the outside into your home with a huge choice of wonderful houseplants. There's even a monthly Plant Club subscription!
Wye Valley Meadery
Based in Chepstow, the Wye Valley Meadery is on a quest to blend traditional styles with modern tastes. Made using local honey!
CPowell Design Tshirts
I obviously have to add my t-shirts to this list. Designed for bee lovers, netflixers, gamers.. All unique and printed onto 100% organic cotton!
Silver Circle Distillery
Gins inspired by the enchanting woodland walks and spectacular views of the Wye Valley. Handcrafted using local botanicals grown wild.
If someone you know needs a pick me up - how about this home cooked food delivery service in Monmouth? Menu changes seasonally.
Untapped Brewing Co.
Local, organic, vegetarian & vegan beers made with love and full of flavour. What more could you ask for?
The Parsons Nose
If for whatever reason you really can't see nan, order her and yourself a locally prepared ready meal and eat it together on the phone!
Have a plastic-free Christmas with Natural Weigh. They have re-usable Christmas Crackers and make your own Christmas Pudding kits!
Sustainable clothing and accessories using reclaimed fabric. Open to custom orders too to help you find the perfect eco gift this year!
Blaenavon Cheddar Company
Well that's the cheese lover in the family sorted! A selection of handmade, local cheeses with an excellent selection of different flavours.
Tell Me Wine
Chocolate wine and more, from Tell Me Wine, based in Chepstow. Stay at home and take a trip around the world!
The Preservation Society
Made using recipes handed down throughout the family's generations, and using local ingredients - these shouldn't be looked over!
Morris's of Usk
Hampers for cheese lovers, chocolate lovers, vegans, gluten-free.. You really can't go wrong with this one.
J'adore is a small gift shop nestled in St Marys Arcade, Chepstow. Run by two sisters united by a love for all things beautiful!
Beautiful and convenient letterbox gifts - these caring little packages are the perfect way to send some love through the post.
Mummabear provides a delicious range of sweet treats including sweet jars and crackers. Delivered in and around Chepstow & Caldicot.
Based a bit further afield in Herefordshire, Hellie has gorgeously handmade items using reclaimed wood and inspired by bees!
Emily's Kitchen Bakes
Based in Cardiff and able to deliver anywhere. This selection of homemade brownies will fit straight through the letterbox!
Fabulous Welshcakes have a ton of different types of Welshcakes on offer - I promise you'll add an extra one in the cart for yourself too!
Cardiff Pottery Workshops CIC
Gift an unforgettable experience of throwing clay at a potters wheel! Perfect for family members of any age.
Not based in Monmouthshire - but too unique to ignore. A selection of teas blended with gins delivered straight to door!