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The High Street in Calne, perhaps not the most extensive High Street in the country, but we still have some superb independent traders offering unique gifts, products and ideas for Christmas.

maria xmas1First up is Maria's Pet Supplies and Flowers. 

Maria opened the doors to her brand new shop in August 2019. Prior to that, she had worked next door at Shirley's  for 19 years.  Just like Shirley's, Maria supplies cut flowers, plants and pet supplies. 

maria xmas2In store you will  find some beautiful floral ideas for Christmas -  festive planted baskets from only £4.50, fresh holly wreaths start at £8.50 alternatively there are some lovely artificial wreaths available. Maria is making fresh holly crosses to order and there is a beautiful selection of Cyclamen, Christmas Cactus and Amaryllis.

For your furry friends there's plenty to choose from,  Christmas dog and cat toys, treats and stockings too or how about a Christmas jumper for the dog in your life? You will be spoilt for choice.

Christmas flowers are all on the shop's website. You can order online at



 The Bear & Pear Drop 

bPWhat's not to love about The Bear & Pear Drop? Specialists in old fashioned sweets to modern day treats.

Shop owner Karen Grant prides herself on creating a magical shop for any child or 'child at heart' to visit. Alongside the sweet creations and jars of temptation, you will find a range of sweet shop1competitively priced toys, cards, wrapping and books.

Karen creates stunning sweet bouquets and hampers, gift jars and bespoke sweet trees too. 

New to the shop this year are 'Christmas Gift Boxes' , a varied range to suit every taste is available to purchase off the shelf, alternatively Karen is happy to create a bespoke box if you have a picky person to buy for.

When visiting The Bear & Pear don't forget to take a minute or ten to look at the beautiful Christmas window display featuring fairy tales and nursery rhymes - there is even a competition based around the display - see the window for details.

You can contact them via their Facebook page HERE
Centre News 
centre newsA family run newsagents offering all the things you'd expect from a newsagents and more. The shop has a wide range of cards, wrapping and gifts and toys.
More recently owner, Emma Wellman, has been delighting shoppers with  'hard to find' pig in ginAmerican lines of candy and drinks - how many towns in the UK can you just 'pop to the shop' for a bottle of Root Beer and a box of Milk Duds? The American selection makes a great stocking filler option for any teenage
Centre News are also stockists of the renowned and locally produced Pig In Gin and Maud Heath wine. 
You can keep up to date with the news at Centre News HERE
bazaar1Heading down towards The Strand you will find the Bazaar Gifts & Cards, a gift shop absolutely jam packed with the most beautiful gift ideas. 
From ornaments and trinkets to soaps and smellies, scented candles, diffusers and oil lamps the list is endless. We are fairly sure you could find something for everyone on your list here. 
Christmas stock includes a beautiful range of cards and ornaments, Christmas candles, spare bazaarkeys for Santa and a range of Christmas decorations that will make you want to buy more trees to hang them from. 
Bazaar also stock a wide range of cake decoration supplies. Visit them HERE


Other businesses on the High Street, The Strand and Beach Terrace include:  Charles Faye Estate Agents and Allen & Harris Estate AgentsFamily Wise, I Love Nails. LaundramagicHelping Victims of Domestic Violence Charity Shop and Lloyds Bank, Goughs Solicitors and Johnson & Daltry Funeral Service.

Eating & Drinking - Charcoal Grill, Sam WidgesInfusions Tea Room and Antica Roma, Fay's Bistro and The Lansdowne

Hair & Beauty - Eden,  Salon XVIII , High Street Barbers and Real Hair


Shop, Eat and Drink with Two Hours Free Parking in the Calne Heritage Quarter throughout the year, funded by Calne Town Council.