In uncertain times, supporting local communities has never been more important so we are delighted to be able to share with you some of Winchester’s favourite independent shops from across the district that have adapted to ‘stay open’ virtually.
So, if you can’t get into one of our market towns or the city, you can shop online at any time and our shops will deliver direct to you or via click and collect.
We are constantly updating this page so keep checking for updates.
Please remember to follow the official government advice on COVID-19 and if you venture to the shops, please stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people at all times, wear a mask when required inside, use antibac regularly when out and about and wash your hands as soon as you get home.
The Colour Factory, Gordon Road, Winchester – offering vouchers for art classes. Vouchers can be used for either scheduled calendar classes or private 1:1 classes with any of The Colour Factory artists. Available online.
JessicaMarie, local artist offering a range of hand made and made to order silver jewellery. Delivered to your door and free shipping to the UK. Email. Contact 07879 330 784 or Jessica@jessicamarie.co.uk.
Catkins & Pussywillow, Station Road, Winchester. Website and virtual shop, order online for delivery or collection. Collection Mon-Sat 9am – 6pm. Tel. 09162 860 345. Floral displays, plants, Christmas trees, table decorations, Christmas Wreaths. As they are unable to hold wreath making workshops this year they are selling a Christmas Wreath making kit.
Sweet Treat, City Road, Winchester. Delivery and click and collect. Collection Mon-Fri 12-4pm. Tel.07709 202 045
Bridgeman Furniture, City Road, Winchester. Order online, telephone advice 01962 877 695.
Theatre Royal, Jewry Street, Winchester. Online ticket booking for shows, Gift Vouchers and Gift Membership which can be emailed directly to recipient or purchaser.
Computer Solutions, Jewry Street, Winchester. Remote help and repairs. Emergency call outs. Tel. 01962 844 700.
Consortium, Jewry Street, Winchester – Click and Collect 10am – 12.30pm Mon – Sat. Tel. 01962 867 734.
Copyman, Jewry Street, Winchester. Click and Collect, orders for personalised Christmas cards, calendars etc. Email your order with instructions to email@example.com Pre-arranged time to collect. Collection between 10am–3pm Mon–Fri.
Sofa Workshop, Jewry Street, Winchester. Order onlin. Sofa masters can help with video tours, phone and video consultations. 40% Black Friday discount for November orders. Tel. 01962 844 989.
Pet Pantry, High Street, Winchester. Open as normal. Gift ideas for pets. Free local delivery. Tel. 01962 840 479.
Crystals of Winchester, High Street, Winchester. Online orders. Please enjoy many facts about our stones on our website.
Old Fashioned Sweet Shop, High Street, Winchester. Click and collect 11.30am – 3.30pm Tues, Thurs, Sat. Tel. 01962-861978.
Anthropologie, High Street, Winchester. Shop online, Deliver or Click and Collect. Tel. 01962 436007.
Waterstones, High Street, Winchester & The Brooks, Winchester. Online shop and Click and Collect. Tel. 01962 840379 (High Street) & 01962 866206 (The Brooks).
White Stuff, High Street, Winchester. Order online. Tel. 01962 866463.
Seasalt, High Street, Winchester. Order online. Tel. 01962 370012.
The Original Flower Stall, High Street Winchester. Click and collect available. Lots of Christmas Wreaths, decorations, small trees etc. Tel. 07545 844 615.
Char, High Street, Winchester. Open as usual 10am-4pm Mon-Sun. Special Xmas selection https://www.charteas.com/collections/christmas-shop. Home delivery available. Tel. 1962 868 760.
Chococo, High Street, Winchester. Click and Collect on a wide range of chocolate treats and gifts. Christmas festive selection. Chocolate advent calendars available. Takeaway drinks and cakes. Order online for home delivery. Tel. 09162 658 181.
Canvas Gallery, High Street, Winchester. Online shop, purchases can be collected by arrangement. Tel. 01962 708 400.
Bella Crafts, Kings Walk, Winchester. Online shop, Click and Collect, delivery available. Christmas craft packs for adults and children, general craft packs, gift vouchers – can be used to buy kits or for courses/craft workshops when they re-start. Kits to make face masks available for children and adults. Tel. 01962 843 301 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MIDDLE BROOK STREET
Ballet Pointe, The Brooks, Winchester. For dancewear, contact at email@example.com.
ST GEORGE’S STREET
Cook, St George’s Street, Winchester. Click and Collect, free delivery, gift cards, festive food available to order. Tel. 01962 790 239.
Vita Skin Spa, St George’s Street, Winchester. Online shop for products, gifts and gift experiences and spa packages.
The Toy Cupboard, St George’s Street, Winchester. Click & Collect service, Ring & Reserve & local deliveries. Contact 01962 849 988.
Whitewall Gallery, Market Street, Winchester. Click and Collect, virtual appointments, drive-by viewings, home delivery. Tel. 01962 867 790.
London Camera Exchange, The Square, Winchester. Pre-arranged drop off for repairs and collection. Tel. 01962 866 203.
Dinghams cookshop, The Square, Winchester. Online shop, gift vouchers and a Click & Collect service. Order goods online and select Click&Collect. Free delivery over £20. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Toscanaccio, Parchment Street, Winchester – offering an online shop with free delivery over £20 to SO22 & 23 postcodes, over £50 to SO21 and over £100 to mainland England/Wales. A Click & Collect service is also available and local deliveries. Contact 01962 841 223 & email@example.com.
Kingsgate Prints, Kingsgate Arch, Winchester – offering an online shop, Click & Collect service and free UK shipping on order over £50. Contact 01962 864 710 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cornflowers, College Street, Winchester. Online shop. Daily Click & Collect, Ring and Reserve o 07765 892 949. Local Deliveries on 01962 621 234.
ST THOMAS STREET
Wine Utopia, St Thomas Street, Winchester. Online shop, Click and Collect, free case delivery (on over 12 bottles) throughout Hampshire. Festive wine selections available/festive wreath. Collection Fri and Sat 10am – 6pm. Tel. 01962 706 666.
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. Alternatively products are listed on their Facebook page.
Reserve your favourite toys on your Christmas gift list with The Toy Box. Just pay a small deposit and then pay the balance and take delivery any time up until 21st December. 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 stocking fillers and 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. A big thank you to Ron Upfield who is working with Julias Kitchen to provide free lunches for children in need over the Christmas holidays.
Plenty of fashion boutiques and independent retailers for shoppers in Alresford with its quaint colour-washed Georgian houses surrounded by watercress fields – the local leaf this market town is famous for.
Ragamuffin – the children’s clothing boutique in Alresford is offering free home delivery within Alresford or Click and Collect while you’re in town or FREEPOST deliveries throughout the UK
The jewellery workshop at D Barker and Son is still running during lockdown and their window is fully stocked with items to peruse and purchase. They offer video consultations, home delivery within the Alresford area, collection of orders via appointment, gift vouchers and reservations of jewellery can be paid by paying a deposit over the phone.
Check out Alresford Beauty’s great online shop offering beauty products and gifts including brands such as Clarins and Elemis and Children’s gifts. Offering free local delivery.
For stylish ladies clothing Delilah Boutique is home to labels including Masai, Saint Tropez, Cream, Ilse Jacobsen, Mos Mosh, In Wear, Soaked In Luxury. Check out the gorgeous window displays if you are in town and then call to place your order or visit their Facebook page. If you live locally you may even get your order delivered for free.
Browse online Susie Watson Designs home décor collections and then phone to place an order. Orders by email also accepted. Payment will be taken over the phone and orders can either be collected from store by prior arrangement or sent out to your home (additional postage charges will apply).
Wild Bunch Florists is not only selling floral presents via their online shop but additional items such as Jellycat toys, gifts and cards. Look out for the arrival of wreath making kits in December. Floral Delivery to Alresford, Winchester, Four Marks and Alton. Other items available for postal delivery on their website.
There’s a wide selection of gifts to choose from on The Alresford Gift Shop’s web shop. They’re offering a free personal delivery service within 10 miles of Alresford. For addresses further afield packages can be sent via post using Royal Mail, free of charge. Click and Collect can be arranged from their shop. Subscribe to their newsletter and get 20% off your first online order.
Laurence Oxley Bookshop, Studio Bookshop & Gallery has launched their online book and other items such as maps and prints available to view and order via email. Framing enquiries can still be made via email.
House of Gallet is great for fashion hunters looking for new and pre loved pieces. Are you clearing out some clothes? House of Gallet also offers a high end sustainable fashion exchange for stock exchange. Call 07810753226 if you think you have something from your wardrobe. Private style consultations and a wardrobe sort service also available.
Fowler and Smith stock a variety of antiques, collectables, vintage, retro and contemporary items including furniture and accessories and all available to browse on their website. Subscribe to their mailing list for a 10% discount and delivery service available from £5.95.
Interior Style has an online shop where you can still access their bespoke Interior design service and home décor.
Exclusive high-end fashion boutique – Moda Rosa – is currently offering 25% off all collections. Be tempted by their online shop and items are also able to be viewed via their Facebook page. Free delivery or click and collect from their shop. Additional services will include styling advice and fashion consultations via phone, email or zoom, home delivery service within Alresford, click and collect service, Christmas gift ideas and gift vouchers.
Complete your outfit with shoes, handbags and accessories from Hêtre – free shipping, click and collect and even local delivery.
More ladies fashion and accessories are available from InZ.pired. Purchases can be made by emailing the owner and items can be photographed and sent on. Delivery via Hermes. Gift vouchers also available.
Roxtons is home to clothing for men and women, lifestyle accessories and gifts, shooting, polo and country clothing. Online shop available with products available for purchase, free gift wrapping and delivery – free for orders over £50.
Delicious cured meats, salami and honey roast hams, smoked salmon and brown shrimps head to Mange Tout Deli and takeaway in West Street. Home bakers will also find cake decorations, specialist flour and essences. Brighten up your meal with beautiful coloured pasta, risottos ready to cook and Brie bakers which are great presents. Open for in store purchases only.
Alresford Linen has a fully stocked website for customers to shop online, offering click and collect as well as local delivery and free UK Shipping over £125 with code ‘lockdown’.
The Naked Grape is passionate about only recommending products that they love, from Wine, Fizz, Gin, Craft Lager, Real Ales, Spirits and Liqueurs. Accepting orders via email, phone, online and in person whilst the shop is open. Delivery available, costs vary.
In the heart of this historic, charming village lies the handsome Square with intriguing shopping and quality produce – thankfully you can still enjoy many of the products currently available to buy online…
Hearts and Hugs is open online selling gifts, cards, homeware and jewellery for all occasions. Shop online and you’ll get free local delivery for orders £20 and over, within a 10 mile radius from Wickham.
Thrill someone special with a beautiful bouquet of flowers delivered direct to their door. Or why not just treat yourself and brighten up your own home. Wickham Flowers is taking telephone orders on 01329 832 368, for click and collect and deliveries 9.30 am to 4pm from Monday to Saturday, and as usual 24/7 for orders on online (order by 2pm for same day delivery). Sarah Guild Floral Design also specialises in freshly made bouquets, house plants and arrangements including seasonal Christmas wreaths and flowers. Why not learn how to make your own Christmas wreath via a Zoom workshop taking place on 5 December?
Baytree Beauty has an online shop selling beauty and pamper products. Offering Offering ‘Click and Collect’ & Delivery.
Bay Tree Gifts – winner of the “Greats gifts retailer of the year award 2020” has an online shop selling unique gifts, jewellery, women’s fashion accessories and cards. Offering click and collect or call and collect, free local delivery within 10 mikes of Wickham and postage options.
Chocaholics can shop online at The Wickham Chocolate Shop and get free local delivery on the finest Belgian chocolates and indulgent gift sets. Or if you can’t wait that long then collect your order at Heming and Co hardware store in Wickham. If you aren’t local then items can be posted for a cost.
If all the extra time at home has unlocked your creative skills and you’ve taken to up-cycling and giving an old piece of furniture a new lease of life, then you’ll love the Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™ available to buy online, via email or telephone and ready to click and collect from J’adore La Maison. When Annie Sloan developed her unique decorative paint, over 20 years ago, she revolutionised the world of decorative painting – and now you can learn how to do it too thanks to the Annie Sloan workshops also available to book online via the J’adore La Maison website. Check out their beautiful online Christmas shop too for elegant home furnishings, gifts and exquisite Christmas décor.
Are you celebrating a new arrival to the world or looking for winter trends for your little one? Sienna’s Baby Boutique sells adorable designer baby clothes – the perfect gift for a new born – so take a look at their fully stocked online shop offering free delivery for orders over £50 or click and collect from their Wickham Shop.
As Heming and Co is a hardware store it remains open during lockdown. Here you’ll find an “Aladdin’s Cave” comprising of many wonderful products ranging from kitchenware, gift ware, hardware and pet supplies. Heming and Co takes pride in supplying more traditional items that may not be found in everyday superstores. They also have a dedicated Christmas room full of decorations, wrapping and festive cheer!
For stocking fillers and beauty items from key brands such as Decleor, Jessica, Mii Cosmetics, Caci and St Tropez take a look at Hebe Beauty Salon. Free local delivery around Denmead plus online beauty tutorials. Gift vouchers available.
For doggy treats, pet groomer Sammy’s Perfect Pets is proud to stock Benyfit raw dog food.
Choose from over 50 gins plus a great range of minatures and organic wines at Cheers. You can order via Facebook, website phone or email. They can accept payment over the phone and will pop purchases into the boot of the customers car as a click and collect service. Free delivery on orders over £100. £5 delivery on orders under £100.
If all that online shopping is making you hungry,The Bakehouse sells a variety of cakes, all-day breakfasts, rolls and hot food which you can now order via phone during opening hours on 02392 269 864 from 7am-3pm Monday to Saturday.
Watch this space as we bring you more details of online shopping offers.