This delightful medieval market town offers all you might expect and more from a traditional market town – including a sweet shop selling retro and american sweets during lockdown. Sweet Corner is offering a click and collect service, free delivery within 5 miles of Bishop’s Waltham and doorstep sale between 10 and 12 (Monday to Saturday mornings). Order online or call 01489 892 506 / 07745 222 703
The town’s Post Office remains open and is home to a wide array of cards and wrapping paper and take a look online at Best Wishes to see what services they are offering during this time.
Request and collect greetings cards, and gifts for all ages including toys and soft toys for babies and jewellery from Studio 4 Gifts. They have a delightful range of pretty socks to keep those toes cosy in the winter months plus clothes, scarfs and a whole lot more.
High end gift shop Tashinga offers homeware, art and baby items too. View their products online or in their window displays and call 01489 893 861, email or order via their Facebook page and collect Tuesdays to Saturdays from 11am until 4pm.
For quirky gifts, Distinctive Design specialises in British made products. They are operating a “Vending Machine Window” with a great display set out with with shelf numbers and item numbers to help customers choose their items.
Reserve your favourite toys with The Toy Box. Choose from beautiful and carefully chosen toys, art and crafts and gifts at great prices – they’ll even wrap them for you. The Toy Box is selling products via their website with free click and collect or you can get free next day local delivery if you spend £10 or over to the following postcodes: S024, SO21, SO32, SO50. Local delivery will be with their electric car so environmentally friendly too! Free shipping to all areas outside of these postcodes for spends over £20.00. Check out their store in Alresford too.
Calling all Magicians – Merchant of Magic has a fully stocked window display with present ideas. Customers can “window shop” and can choose which items they wish to buy. To purchase call 07966 137 462 or contact them via Facebook with your name and the item you wish for and, as if by magic, they will reply with a collection time. Collection days are Monday to Friday 12 – 5pm and payment can be made via paypal or contactless card transaction.
Just because we are spending a lot of time at home right now doesn’t mean we should automatically reach for the cosy joggers. Take a look online at Boutique Me and contact the shop to order via their Facebook page, email or call 07539 747 879 . You can pay when you collect your order from Boutique Me between 10am – 12noon, Monday to Saturday. They are offering limited delivery for residents in the village of Bishop’s Waltham and local surrounding areas. Pre payment is required over the phone for this option. So take a look online and find your perfect dazzling dress to wear for a party night at home – complete the evening with a local takeaway.
If you are missing the thrill of a shopping trip, Luvvit can still bring this experience to you direct in your home. Just Facetime the owner Helen who will give you a VIP Facetime walk around the shop so you can shop virtually! Or look out for ladies clothes and accessories, on trend gifts and accessories for your home, for friends, or just for pure self-indulgence from their Facebook and Instagram pages. Orders can then be made via email, phone or text with payment taken over the phone ready for free collection or delivery.
Ron Upfield – the family-run, friendly electrical retailer sells everything from everyday essentials including batteries, bulbs and vacuum bags to larger white goods such as freezers which you can either click and collect or have delivered direct to you.