Lady owner of shop stood arranging stock on table in middle of shop. Rack of cards in the foreground. In the background shelf unit with bags and hats underneath a stained glass window
Nice Things, Ramsgate.
Attraction shop area with displays of products available to buy - shells, model boats, candles, magnets. At back of shop till areas and entrance area
The Shell Grotto Shop

Christmas Shopping

Stuck for that perfect christmas gift for a friend, loved one or even to treat yourself?

Look no further than the shops, attractions, galleries and fair stalls of Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate this Christmas

From handmade crafted jewellery, artisan ceramics, printed cards and local photographer framed images to retro clothing and homeware. We have greatly talented local creatives. Attractions such as Margate Caves, the Shell Grotto and Crab Museum are bursting with gifts. Relive your youth in the  Hornby Visitor Centre shop, or pick up an momento from a trip to Ramsgate Tunnels, RAF Manston History Museum or Spitfire and Hurricane Museum.    

It's not just about the gifts with food and drink on the menu too. Get your beer fix with The Ramsgate or Northdown Breweries or browse the counters of cheese, meat and fish at Quex Barn and markets. Room for more mince pies and mulled wine?

Still not sure what to get? How about a voucher for an escape room experience, membership to your favourite attraction or beauty treatments with Margate’s Haeckels

Browse the stalls of a Christmas market or look out for shop late night shopping opening

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    Albion Stores
    A boutique shop in Margate Old Town selling contemporary clothes and shoes for men and women, and a selection of fine jewellery and accessories. Subscribe to their newsletter to keep up to date with all their news, offers and previews.

    Artisans & Adventurers
    Ethical jewellery, homewares and accessories, handmade to fair trade standards by small artisan producers.

    With over 3000 used records and tapes, there's something for everyone, at great prices!

    Crab Museum 
    Margate's newest attraction has some clawsome stock for you - canned sea breeze, stationery and of course a crabbing line

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    If you've got a problem solver give the gift of vouchers to an escape room.

    The Eclectic Art Gallery
    Contemporary and affordable art - original paintings, photography, mixed media, ceramics and jewellery, and prints, cards and calendars - by local artists

    Stocking new release vinyl - everything from Metal to Punk to Indie to World Music

    The Escapement 
    If you've got a problem solver give the gift of vouchers to an escape room or try to crack the clues from the comfort of home

    Natural ecological seaweed skincare and wild fragrance from Margate's coastline

    Handsome Freaks
    Selling retro apparel with a streetwear edge, Handsome Freaks is your go-to for denim jackets, logo laden T-shirts and sweatshirts

    Hornby Visitor Centre 
    The home to Britain's best loved toys Hornby, Corgi, Scalextric and Airfix. Will it be a train, plane or automobile you go home with

    Junk Deluxe
    Affordable modern design, from the modernist 1930s to the exuberant 1980s

    Kate and George by the Sea
    Selling women's clothing, accessories, jewellery, objets and design-led gifts

    K G Winters General Store
    Locally unmatched variety of seasonal fruit and veg, excellent baked goods, award winning dairy products, delicious provisions and beautifully crafted homewares. Hampers available.

    Little Bit
    Unique handmade homewares, clothing and jewellery available

    Extensive range of art materials, unique cards and gifts makes Lovelys the perfect place to immerse yourself in art online. Click and collect service available

    Madam Popoff Vintage
    Lovingly hand-picked vintage clothes, shoes and accessories from the 1920s to the 1990s from designers like Ossie Clark, Yuki, Hardy Amies and lots more

    Mar Mar
    The shops products are carefully curated and selected as things the owners love themselves. Find homewares, stationery (lots of it), books and accessories.

    The Margate Bookshop
    Their online shop has hundreds of titles to browse, and access to millions more so if it’s not on their website, they’re happy to order books in for delivery or for collection.

    Margate Caves
    Fascinated by the Margate Caves? Browse the  online shop or pop in for children's toys, crafting sets or homeware

    A personal collection of cute lifestyle items and classy clothing

    Palm Bay Skates
    Goods handmade in their Margate workshop using natural organic fibres and hand-dyed, embroidered and manufactured on demand. All raw materials sourced in the UK.

    Papillon Interiors
    Inspiring design-led furniture and home accessories. Authorised stockist of original Fatboys, Vitra, Alessi, Stelton and Magis. Providing a packing, delivering and click and collect service in Margate

    Peony Vintage
    Quality vintage handpicked womenswear inspired by high fashion and a careful edit of accessories. Buy online at their website or via Instagram.

    Rat Race
    Classic British Clothier - Rat Race is where Margate's young heart beats. Official stockist: Dr. Marten, Ikon, Ben Sherman, Brutus, Gabicci, Merc, Penguin, Tootal, Trojan, Ska & Soul, Art Gallery, Lambretta, Solovair.

    Sew by the Sea
    Offering a beautiful selection of high quality fabric for dressmaking, quilting and craft, along with a range of independent patterns, haberdashery and yarn.

    Shell Grotto
    Get your shell fix with homewares, jewellery, kids, stationery and more items in this growing online shop

    Skate Pharm
    Stockists of many brands including : Huf, Diamond, Dickies, DC, Quiet Life, Palace, Polar, Dickies, Volcom, Herschel Supply Co, Thrasher, Vans, Converse, Thunder, Lakai, New Balance Numeric, Powell Peralta, Girl, Chocolate, Brixton, Rebel 8, Emerica, Spitfire, Anti Hero, Mighty Healthy, Rip n Dip, The National, Death, Heroin, Creature, Consolidated, Bones, Witchcraft, Lovenskate, Welcome, All Timers, Yes Fam!, Stance and lots more! Offering a ‘click and collect’ service (order online and turn up any day 12-4pm to collect)

    Stella’s Gifts
    Browse a range of gifts including jewellery, mugs, candles, plaques, personalised items (e.g dad, son, nan, sister), cushions and more. Message the shop to order and collect

    Turner Contemporary
    Whilst you may not be able to visit the gallery, browse the online shop, where you'll find coastal tree decoration, eco-friendly gifts, books, posters and limited artworks

    A selection of modern utilitarian womenswear and accessories, both vintage and new.

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    Shop unusual and beautiful gifts, clothes, jewellery, cards and homewares online

    The Escapement 
    If you've got a problem solver give the gift of vouchers to an escape room or try to crack the clues from the comfort of home

    Expressions of Broadstairs
    Independent family run business specialising in greeting cards, gifts, balloons, party essentials for all occasions. 

    Kent Coast Gallery
    Browse and purchase high quality wall art, canvases and prints of the local area for your home or workplace

    Kent Talents Art Gallery
    Hand painted porcelain, acrylic and watercolour paintings. Art classes and exhibitions.

    Kit Lifestyle
    KIT Lifestyle offers a wide range of mens, ladies, children’s clothing and gifts

    New Kent Art Gallery & Studio
    Paintings, sculptures, crafts, ceramics, gifts and one-off pieces to admire and buy, bringing an individual touch of Kent to your home.

    Present Company
    Quality gifts for all occasions including cards, jewellery, scented candles, angels pins, figurines and more.

    Three Graces
    Specialising in quality, ethical and artisan gifts and cards.

    Sweet Yesterdays
    Visit our online shop to browse a wide range of traditional and modern confectionery

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    A design led lifestyle store, with interesting and beautiful home-wares, gifts, books, stationary and accessories

    Gallery 98
    Browse unique hand-crafted silver jewellery direct from the owner

    McGillan & Woodell
    Beautiful cards, prints, jewellery & gifts.

    Moon Lane Children’s Books and Toys
    In need of inspiration for that little person in your life? Browse an array of children’s books and toys, plus look out for live author events and book-readings on their Moon Lane TV channel.

    Nice Things
    Take a look at this cheerful shop with many items from local makers and artists - pictures, brooches, mosaics, scarfs, books and so much more

    Thinking of a room refresh?. Browse independent ceramics, textiles, gifts and houseplants, including Scandinavian brands, that may just fit the bill.

    Ramsgate Brewery
    Buy fresh cask beer in bag-in-boxes, as well as bottles, cans, and beer-related merchandise, direct from the brewery, delivered to your door in Thanet!

    Ramsgate Tunnels 
    After a guided tour of this unique civilian wartime tunnel complex, head to the shop for a souvenir

    Simply Danish
    If you share a passion for Danish mid-century furniture and decorative items, you’ll love this selection of Holmegaard glass, Royal Copenhagen porcelain, Danish designer jewellery and teak & rosewood furniture.

    Vinyl Head Record Shop
    Whatever your music genre, get your fix browsing online

    York Street Flowers
    Cheer up someone special, including yourself  with a delivery of fabulous flowers!

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    Birchington Framing Centre
    It's not just about framing. From greeting cards, to jewellery and children’s gifts waiting to be purchased

    Felt Lovelies, Westgate-on-Sea
    Handcrafted and hand picked cards, gifts, home decor, ladies wear and Westgate themed sign or  beach gift

    RAF Manston History Museum 
    Marvel at the aircraft and exhibitions illustrating the history of the airfield, before purchasing your own (mini version) from the shop

    Spitfire and Hurricane Museum  
    After marvelling at these iconic Battle of Britain fighters up close, head to the shop for a souvenir 

    Turner-Rowe Glass Art
    Browse fused glass pieces, ceramics creations, artwork and more created by local artist Jo for that perfect gift or treat for yourself.

    Westgate Galleria
    Unique handmade arts and crafts, gifts, cards and calendars, by local artists, makers and creatives