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Snug Kitchens traditional kitchen design wooden high cupboards blue island cream pots and pans

Snug Kitchens

Muddy says: Kitchen design that's fun and hassle free does exist. The super-cool team at Snug Kitchens create unique spaces with your lifestyle and loves in mind.

Furniture

The Little Bookshop Cookham Berkshire white and black tudor building with blue and white sign spring window display

The Little Bookshop, Cookham

Muddy says: An independent bookshop in Cookham, Berks, The Little Bookshop's a must-visit for bookworms, gift buyers and anyone who loves to touch and sniff before they buy.

Books

Old Butcher's Wine Cellar Cookham Berkshire 4 bottle os wine in an old wine crate on pitch wine table and chairs by window

Old Butcher’s Wine Cellar, Cookham

Muddy says: A 15th century wine shop and bar with a modern rustic apartment for rent, The Old Butcher's Wine Cellar is proof food, drink and quality zzz go hand in hand.

Bars

Draco Floristry shop Parkways Newbury black sign floral hoop display

Draco Floristry, Newbury

Muddy says: Attention all bouquet lovers and brides who hate toeing the line – Draco Floristry is a florist and wine specialist with an edge. It’s only rock’n’roll, but I like it.

Fine wines

Millie Pink girls gifts logo

Millie Pink

Muddy says: Millie Pink's gorge collection of girly accessories and gifts are so cute, colourful and super cool, they make our ovaries ache.

Fashion Accessories

Antique Jewellery Boutique cluster of vintage sapphire and diamond rings

Antique Jewellery Boutique

Muddy says: Magpies, prepare to be dazzled. If you like to make an entrance in jewels that stand out from the crowd, shop online at Antique Jewellery Boutique. You're gonna want it all.

Gifts

Craft Coop Maidenhead logo

Craft Coop Maidenhead

Muddy says: looking for a gift that's a bit different? This Maidenhead social enterprise store is as chic as it is irreverent, with much of its stock crafted by clever locals.

Gifts

Turtle Dove Living Logo grey background feather and calligraphy writing

Turtle Dove Living

Muddy says: Looking for interiors that are a bit different? This Berkshire-based online shop is as chic as it is irreverent, with cool homeware for kids and grown ups.

Furniture

B The Lifestyle Shop Newbury Berkshire independent fashion and homeware scandi style boutique founder and owner Emma sat on a bench outside the shop window

B The Lifestyle Shop

Muddy says: Simple, stylish, Scandi-inspired boutique stocking cool women's, men's, home and gift products in Newbury. Wrap it up, we'll take the lot.

Fashion Accessories

Flowers in buckets old pine dressers and cupboard at Willow and Blooms Newbury

Willow & Blooms Newbury

Muddy says: We love this creative Berkshire florist that uses the best seasonal blooms. If you're going to say it with flowers, make it these beauties.

florist

Uncommon Scents Janette Hammond perfume bottle

Uncommon Scents

Muddy says: Personalisation is taken to a new level with bespoke perfume. Sniff out Uncommon Scents workshops for a truly individual gift.

Beauty

Lego figures become art at Tinkers Gifts

Tinkers Gifts

Muddy says: Crafting's never looked so cool. Who needs flowers when you can say it with Lego Tinkers Gifts. Unique art for all occasions. Smiley faces all round.

Art

Pisces Glass Creations

Muddy says: For magpies and gift seekers, Pisces Glass Creations offers beautiful, bespoke, handmade artisan glass that's a million miles away from the High Street.

Art

Prosecco Colucci’s

Muddy says: Prosecco Colucci is a premium Italian sparkling wine that's giving the best Champagnes a run for their money – trust me, once you pop you can't stop.

Fine wines

Strange The Jewellers

Muddy says: If you're looking for jewellery that's cool, quirky and utterly fabulous – it's right here at Strange The Jewellers in Wokingham.

Fashion Accessories

Black and white, tudor cottage with leaded windows in Berkshire

The Corner Shop, Woolhampton

Muddy says: Sick of trawling the high street looking for a gorgeous gift for all ages and budgets? Then look no further because The Corner Shop in Woolhampton has it all.

Fashion Accessories

Pankhurst Cycles

Muddy says: For all things bike, head to Pankhurst Cycles. Whether you are servicing your bone shaker, buying a new ride or kiting yourself out in Lycra, you'll find quality kit and expert advice here.

Bike servicing

Gift Pop Boutique

Gift Pop is the creation of Hannah Foster, a Berkshire-born mum of 3 who juggles the demands of her business alongside family life. Having lived in London and moved back to the countryside, Hannah created a one-stop shop of exciting, affordable and individual gifts. Gift Pop offers a wide range of presents for girlfriends, family, godchildren […]

Fashion

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