Gift Vouchers Gift Guide

Written by High Life North
Published 20.11.2020

Shepherds Retreats

Luxury glamping in Northumberland. Shepherds Retreats certainly lives up to its name with every little detail thought through by the owners.  The Sanderling and The Sandpiper are situated on the outskirts of Beadnell village and are the most idyllic retreats. The golden sands of Beadnell Bay are within view of the huts and only a 15-minute walk away, through the village.  So whether you want to unwind in the tranquil surroundings or have a romantic break, these huts, with private gardens are the perfect location. In the evening you can stargaze under the Northumberland Dark Skies whilst relaxing in the beautifully crafted Scandinavian fresh-water wood-fired hot tub with a bottle of fizz. Or alternatively, you can relax on the patio and enjoy alfresco dining with the BBQ/pizza oven – or do both! In case of a chill, the huts have log burners to keep you snug and warm, with a glass ceiling above the beds to ensure you can continue star-gaze long into the night. The Shepherds Huts are situated in their own areas with individual access and also adjoining gates if rented together. Wake in the morning and enjoy a cuppa in bed whilst soaking up the amazing sea views. Here, you get back in touch with nature yet enjoy all the trappings of luxury accommodation.

The gift vouchers are packaged in a recycled box with either one or two coasters (£50 vouchers – 1 coaster and £100 and above – 2 coasters)

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Viso Facial Bar 

Treat someone you care about to a moment of tranquillity…

We all know that taking time out at times is crucial to achieving optimum wellbeing. Viso Facial Bar Gift Vouchers allow you to give the gift of one of Zara Jull’s gorgeous facials to a loved one. Simply choose a treatment or an amount that you want to gift and the lucky recipient can book in whenever they’re ready (there’s no expiry date). Step it up a notch by adding on a bottle of vegan Prosecco for £12 for them to take away with them after their treatment.

Call or text Zara on 07418005264 or email to arrange a postal gift voucher and payment, or pop in to collect and pay.

Get 15% off vouchers today with the code VISO15

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Captured Keepsakes

Captured Keepsakes has been creating quality lifecastings and keepsake jewellery since 2009. It was then that founder Sarah began her mission to capture moments in time. After outgrowing her home studio in 2016, she opened the North East’s first (and only) dedicated lifecasting and keepsake jewellery studio, in Prudhoe, Northumberland. Now you can also buy these gorgeous and unique products online, and keep memories in artwork and jewellery that you can truly treasure for years to come.

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Tall Tales Mystery Murders

The perfect way to keep in touch and have fun with family and friends during a global pandemic. Tall Tales has online events every weekend between now and Christmas, plus two New Year’s Eve events too. They also have a virtual murder mystery weekend in January where guests have the opportunity to play mini characters in an immersive storyline over two nights. Guests can take part in interactive workshops with a magician, a forensic investigator and some Meet the Author events, where they’ll meet crime writers to hear how they create their stories and where they get their inspiration. So the virtual murder mystery weekend would make an incredible and unusual Christmas present!

Tall Tales Mystery Murders are also offering virtual Christmas parties on every Saturday throughout December. Tickets are £12 per person. This year’s script is called Who Sleighed Santa – it’s wonderfully funny and would be a great night in for groups of friends and family to enjoy an unusual event together.

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Zazu Hair Salon

Give the gift of gorgeous hair this festive season with Gift Vouchers for award-winning (and in our opinion, the most fun) hair salon, Zazu in Forest Hall. 

Since owner Julie opened the salon in 1986, the team has helped thousands of people solve the problem of trying to find a quality hair salon in Newcastle. From “I didn’t get what I asked for at my last place” to “they weren’t worth the money”, they’ve heard it all over the years.

The Zazu team holds several global awards, including Label M Product Expert 2018 and Label M Salon Retailer 2019 – and they’re regular faces at London Fashion Week. 

So treat a loved one to a world-class cut and styled at an affordable price by members of the London Fashion Week artistic team – right on our doorstep in Forest Hall.

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