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1. Cruelty-free skincare gift box

White Rabbit Skincare is a luxury vegan skincare company, based in Kilmarnock where all products are made by hand using natural oils, butters and waxes – with no animal or petrochemical products.

Founder Melanie Blane says: “Our environmental impact is very important and we pride ourselves on our values and the quality of our products.” Perfect for a caring friend.

Miniatures collection gift set, £50,

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2. Unique driftwood wall clock

With driftwood and shells gathered from the beaches at Prestwick, Troon and Maidens, AP Pullan of Croy Crafts makes a range of beautiful decorative household objects, including these unique wall clocks.

“I think the pieces of wood I find have a story to tell as I wonder where they've been and what they've seen,” he explains. Time to ask Santa to take a look.

Handmade driftwood wall clock, £10,

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3. Sparkling afternoon tea

Could there be a finer way to enjoy an afternoon of breathtaking coastal views than with glass of bubbles, some dainty finger sandwiches and home baked treats? And Trump Turnberry’s Tea Sommeliers can guide you through a choice of more than 20 – yes 20 – teas to accompany all of the above as you sit back and relax. A blissful experience … and a thoughtful gift.


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4. Ayrshire sunset scarf

Inspired by Ayrshire’s stunning sunsets, this handwoven scarf has been made by Weft Blown, based in the Craft Town of West Kilbride.

This stunning design, created from  combines the purples, oranges and yellows of the clouds with the darkening blues of the sea. It will remind the wearer of those romantic walks on the beach every time.


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5. Tartan golf club headcover set

Perfect for a golf-lover, this is an exclusive gift crafted from the officially-registered Turnberry tartan and complete with heritage club crest.

As The Scottish Register of Tartans notes: "The granite of the Ailsa Craig, an iconic symbol on the coastline, is represented in the grey through the tartan and the hint of blue reflects the sea views from the hotel."

Driver, fairway and hybrid headcover set, £86,

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6. Delicious Arran craft chocolates

The Arran Chocolate Factory has been producing the finest quality handmade chocolates for over 17 years. There are lashings of mouthwatering handmade truffles and fudges, and chocolates with a range of fillings to choose from – how about champagne and ginger, mandarin marzipan or passion-fruit crème?

Assorted handmade chocolates, £17.50,

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7. Indulgent spa day

The Spa at Trump Turnberry is a restful haven with beautiful views, leisure pool and thermal suite. Treat a loved one or friend to a day in expert hands, with a massage, facial and a two-course lunch.

Relax package, £99,

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8. Arran 18-year-old single malt

With its rugged coastline, dense forests and mountain streams, “Scotland in miniature” is a natural home for a great malt whisky. Treat someone to an 18-year-old this Christmas.

“We make a spirit that reflects a range of regional influences, yet achieves a rare and unique personality all its own. Rather like the island itself,” explain the island’s only whisky distillers.

Arran 18-year-old, £74.99,

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9. Fun handmade animal pin

Ayrshire-born designer Jessica Cora has created a charming and distinctive range of geometric animal objects. Originally from Girvan, and now working in Kilmarnock, Jessica loves Ayrshire’s “sense of community and the desire to shop small”.

The delightful bears, whales, penguins and other creatures are available in a number of forms including enamel pins, postcard prints and tote bags.
Pins £5 each,

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10. A royal round of golf

Give the gift of a round of golf at The King Robert The Bruce golf course at Trump Turnberry.

Named after the victor of the Battle of Bannockburn - who was born just next to the ninth hole – this links course will provide players with a memory to treasure.

It will thrill players of all abilities with its distinctive bunkering, attractive wetlands and swathes of gorse that will add to the challenge.

Round on King Robert The Bruce course,