Why not give the gift of the Isle of Man to a friend, family or loved one this Christmas?

Are you looking for gift inspiration? Wanting to support local, or perhaps send a small piece of the Island to a loved one across the water? Perhaps you and your loved ones can’t get to us just yet, but would like something to look forward to enjoying when we are able to welcome you again…

Visit Isle of Man have put together a list of local Manx gift ideas for you this Christmas, whether it’s a manx experience, a hamper full of Manx goodies, a locally crafted piece of artwork or a tipple of your choice – there really is something for everyone this Christmas!

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Food and Drink 

Isle of Man Creamery Christmas Cheese Hamper 

You can't go wrong with the original Isle of Man Creamery Cheese Hamper! 

This beautifully packaged wicker hamper houses six of the Isle of Man Creameries' grass-fed cheeses including their brand new Roast Onion and Sage wax truckle. This year the Creamery are also offering an alternative Christmas gift, in the form of a beautifully crafted cheeseboard, embossed with the Isle of Man Creamery logo, which slides open to reveal a full set of four quality cheese knives and the brand new Roast Onion and Sage Mature Cheddars.

Have a look at the Isle of Man Creamery cheese-filled Christmas hampers, which can be purchased online here

Fynoderee Gin Hampers and more

Fynoderee Gin Distillery have plenty of Fyntastic gifts and merchandise on offer this Christmas, in addition to their full range of mythical Manx spirits. From gin hampers, gift vouchers and branded merchandise such as coasters and home bar kits there is plenty on offer - all of which can be purchased online or is available to purchase from The Fynoderee Distillery Warehouse Bar and Shop in Ramsey. 

You can shop at the Fynoderee online store here

Robinsons Christmas Eve Hampers 

With only a few sleeps left until Christmas, why not get something a little different this year, with a Robinsons Christmas Eve Hamper? Something for the whole family (including Mr Christmas and his reindeers!), the hamper includes reindeer dust, locally grown carrots, a variety of chocolate goodies, candy canes, cookie mixes, popcorn and fresh Isle of Man creamery milk!

Get your Robinsons Christmas Eve Hamper quick!

Artisan

Gef the Mongoose Shop 

This year Gef the Mongoose has joined forces with a number of local designers to create an online 'Mongoose Merch' shop. From personalised Christmas jumpers and T-shirts to tote bags, aprons and more - the creative collaboration gives a modern twist to many Manx traditions and phrases and with sizes ranging from children up to adult, there is something for everyone fella!

Shop at the Gef the Mongoose merch shop here

MostlyManx

Customers can enjoy a refreshing return to 'traditional' shopping at MostlyManx which has a permanent shop based in Douglas and an online store with a huge selection of quality, locally crafted items from over 30 Isle of Man based artists and crafters. Choose from bespoke manx tartan furnishings, Manx loaghtan wool products, beauty products made from locally sourced ingredients, glassware and locally produced food and drink goodies.  

Shop at MostlyManx here

Kim Gee Art Studio 

Kim Graziano is a local artist and graphic designer who specialises in illustration. Known for her personalised family and dog watercolour portraits, Kim now has a range of 'MiniMann' framed prints, accessories and home furnishings depicting beautifully simplistic takes on various Manx landscapes - including Port Erin beach and Niarbyl. Enjoy a Manx sea view from the comfort of your sofa!

Shop online at the KimGee Art Studio here 

Experience Vouchers

Saltworks SUP

Why not give the gift of a unique experience to a friend or loved one (or yourself!) this Christmas, with a stand up paddleboarding (SUP) experience? Feel the manx water beneath your feet and take in the amazing Isle of Man coastline with its rugged rocks, beautiful sandy bays and abundant marine life, while paddleboarding with Michelle and the Saltworks team. Experiences include one to one tuition, SUP Yoga, sunrise and sunset paddles, SUP Seals Safari adventures and SUP social paddles...

Contact Saltworks SUP here to purchase your voucher  

Craftworks Studio 

Craftworks Studio offers you the opportunity to paint your own decorative and useable ceramics in picturesque Castletown. Pick and choose your pottery and decorate to your hearts content! With something for everybody, this is an experience than any age can enjoy.

Gift vouchers are available to buy in the shop. Find out more here

Isle of Man Trikes Tours

Take in the Isle of Man at high speed, with an Isle of Man chauffeur-driven trike tour! With a range of tours on offer, from the infamous 'TT Experience' tour, to the 'Kipper Bap' run, mystery tours, and highlights tours across the four corners of the Island. 

Purchase your vouchers online here

Mad Jacks Axe Throwing 

The Island's only indoor axe throwing venue, with games and coffee and food by local eatery Wicked Wagon. Infusing retro vibes with arcade machines and old school games consoles, not to mention an amazing soundtrack, the venue also offers 'MadJacksKids' children sessions for under 15's, so the whole family can stay entertained!

Purchase your gift vouchers instore or online here 

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