It’s that time of the year where we all start racking our brains for Christmas and end of year presents. Have no fear, Kyneton has a myriad of shops on offer where you can snag some gorgeous gifts for teachers, coaches, carers and your nearest and dearest. Whether you are in town for a visit, or a local, it’s nice to know that you can do all your shopping in one spot and purchase high quality, unique items.
Begin at The Old Auction House on Mollison Street. It is a treasure trove of hand-crafted wares and artworks with everything from baby clothes, jewellery and bath bombs to chopping boards and vases. All products are Australian made and many sourced from local suppliers.
Head down to Squishy Minnie, a bookstore which specialises in books for children and teenagers. This bright and inviting shop is sure to have something for that little person in your life.
A few doors up is Alter Your Health. They have a variety of products on offer for your health and eco conscious friend in the way of nutrition, natural beauty and lifestyle.
For book loving friends, continue up High Street to Aesop’s Attic. This charming bookshop houses new and second hand books on every topic and genre. The shop is always open which is handy for those who have left their shopping to the last minute!
Next, track back to Piper Street to The Garden Tap Nursery. It has everything your favourite green-thumbed person will love. From pots, plants and seedlings to gardening tools and supplies; you are sure to find something they can use.
For the lady in your life, check out Camilla On Piper. There is a range of Australian made, organic and ethically made clothes, as well as other beautiful, hand-selected brands. You can choose something yourself or buy a voucher for any value.
Shop on the same street for some unique artwork from Art On Piper. There is a wide range including: photography, glass work, paintings, ceramics, sculpture, textiles, jewellery and origami. You are bound to find something for your art-adoring friend’s taste.
Of course, you can always browse the local Kyneton Farmers’ and Community Markets on the second Saturday of the month as well. Invest in a jar of locally made preserves, honey or crafts to give a hand-made gift with a difference. You may also like to give the gift of food with a voucher from one of the many celebrated eateries in town.
Have you started your Christmas shopping yet?