Fall in love with these great gift ideas from our local businesses

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Written byLucy Cook

Your search for Valentine’s Day gift ideas is over. We’ve got the power list of suitable pressies from local shops in Ludlow for your significant other. So keep scrolling to discover gifts and discounts to bowl you both over.

The finest bubbles at Bentley’s

Bentley's champagne selection

As Coco Chanel famously said, “I only drink Champagne on two occasions, when I am in love and when I am not.” Bentley’s has a wide range of champagne and sparkling wines at their independent wine shop in the centre of Ludlow. They pride themselves on quality and value for money, with prices starting at £29.99 for a bottle of Gremillet Brut Selection NV.

FALL IN LOVE WITH YOUR LOCAL SHOP: Helen and Will offer 10% off any bottle of Pol Roger champagne. Use the code: VALENTINES23

Secretly Sexy with Bodenhams

Wacoal lingerie model

The Ravissant Range by Wacoal is a harmonious blend of elegant styling and luxurious lace, and all styles feature scallop edge detailing and diamanté trim. Monika and her team at Bodenhams are “overjoyed with the new addition Body for AW22, beautifully crafted from a fine stretch floral lace”. The range in stock includes bras, briefs and underwired bralettes with a wide range of sizes on offer. And if you’re looking for something extra, you’ll find a great range of clothes, accessories and homeware available online or in-store.

FALL IN LOVE WITH YOUR LOCAL SHOP: For every purchase of the Ravissant Range, Bodenhams is offering a free pair of Aristoc hold-ups. Use the code: VALENTINES23

Pick of the best at Chocolate Gourmet

chocolate gourmet gift boxThe ultimate luxury gift box to suit any chocolate craving. Choose from 4 different patterns and three different sizes of bespoke keepsake chocolate boxes and fill them with an assortment of delicious white, milk and dark truffles, creams & pralines. They arrive hand-tied with decorative organza and satin ribbons in colours of your choice with a personal message of love just from you. Prices range from small for £14.25 to giant for £78.75.

Think Pink (& green) with Penrhos Spirits

Penrhos wonky raspberry ginPenrhos Spirits’ newly launched, limited edition Wonky Raspberry flavour is the first flavour to be found in this local distillery’s new, custom-made, 100% recycled aluminium bottles. Deliciously colourful, this limited edition spirit has helped to reduce food waste on the Penrhos Farm in Herefordshire over the summer as farmers struggled to shift berries and fresh fruit.

FALL IN LOVE WITH YOUR LOCAL SHOP: Kate & Charlie are offering FREE postage and packaging with every order of Wonky Raspberry Gin. Use the code: VALENTINES23

Penrhos Flora Dora recipe Penrhos wonky raspberry gin cocktail


For 2.5 units
50ml Penrhos Wonky Raspberry (2 units)
1 x Lime
25ml Penrhos Blueberry Liqueur (0.5 units) (or alternative fruity liqueur)
Ginger Ale
1. Muddle 5 raspberries in a highball glass. Add 25ml freshly squeezed lime and 50ml Penrhos Wonky Raspberry.
2. Add 25ml Penrhos Blueberry Liqueur and top with ginger ale.
3. Garnish with fresh raspberries.
Tip: freeze any leftover raspberries for future cocktails at home.

Relax and Pamper with Riverside Beauty 

Riverside Beauty offers

With a menu of over 35 different therapies and its idyllic setting on the banks of the River Teme, a voucher to visit Riverside Beauty is a genuine Valentine’s treat. Salon owner, Amy, has over 15 years of experience as a Beauty Therapist and has trained with some of the most highly regarded brands in the industry.

FALL IN LOVE WITH YOUR LOCAL SHOP: Amy is offering 30% off her limited stock of beauty kits. Use the code: VALENTINE23

Pick the perfect gift at Silver Pear

Valentine's mugs

In addition to their capsule collection of Valentine’s gifts and a great selection of cards, you’ll be hard-pushed not to find the perfect gift for your loved one at Silver Pear. Browse online or in-store from hundreds of top brands and small, local artisans, everything from jewellery and fragrance to homeware, garden gifts, watches, bags and scarves.

FALL IN LOVE WITH YOUR LOCAL SHOP: Janet and her team offer 10% off all Valentine’s Day mugs and books. Use the code: VALENTINE23

Peace and balm with Skincare BOOtique

Heart shaped tinsHandmade in Wales and regularly found at Ludlow Market, Skincare BOOtique soaps and balms are great for you and the environment. Unperfumed, 100% natural and vegan, this is the ideal gift for the sensitive soul in your life.

FALL IN LOVE WITH YOUR LOCAL SHOP: Buy any hand balm (£5 each), and Sam will give you a lip balm (RRP £2.50) FREE in either colour. Use the code: VALENTINES23