This Christmas 2022, make your friends and family feel extra special – with SoGlos rounding up gorgeous Gloucestershire gift ideas from wonderful independent businesses across the county.
Christmas gifts from Ian Coley Sporting
For a Christmas gift that goes with a BANG, Ian Coley is offering gift vouchers for its clay shooting experiences and professional tuition at the renowned shooting school near Cheltenham this Christmas.
Gift-givers can choose from a range of all-inclusive tuition vouchers, catering for different abilities; while the Have-a-Go experiences are perfect for those who have never held a shotgun, offering a cost-effective way to try clay shooting for the first time – with a choice of 25 or 50 clays, costing £54 or £95. Suitable for ages 10 and above, they also make a lovely gift for a fun-loving family.
Perfect for a thoughtful – but last-minute – present, Ian Coley’s gift vouchers can be sent directly to the recipient with next day delivery options available.
Christmas gifts from Gloucestershire author, Alex Gardiner
Support local talent and surprise the literature lover in your life by picking up a copy of The Devil's Magistrate — a new thriller novel from Cheltenham-based author, Alex Gardiner, released just in time for filling up those Christmas stockings.
The Devil's Magistrate: His past is always present is Gardiner's debut novel, following a former agent and terrorist, who is living as a magistrate and landlord in Cheltenham, who mistakenly believes his other life is behind him. Packed with intriguing plot twists and turns, it's sure to keep the reader guessing until the very end.
Having served in the British Army, soldiered in the SAS with Andy McNab, and commanded the First Regiment of the Sultan’s Special Force in Southern Oman, Gardiner's novel is written with insider knowledge, drawing on his extensive military experience as well as his local links.