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7 blooming marvellous florists in the North East

Following National Flower Day yesterday, here are some of our favourite florists near you...

Written by Rachael Nichol
Published 22.03.2023


The Flower Folk

20 Brentwood Ave, West Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 3DH

The Flower Folk is a flower, plant and gift shop based in Jesmond that sells flowers for every occasion. Whether you’re looking for a beautiful bridal bouquet for your wedding or want to create a fitting floral tribute for your late loved one, The Flower Folk team will help bring a more personal touch to all of our life milestones.

Owner, Pip, has a very simple vision – to combine seasonality with quality and to bring a sense of the outdoors in. Expect the highest quality fresh flowers and plants alongside a small range of high quality products, all made with good craftsmanship and materials. Plus, you can sign up for a flower subscription to get the joy of regular fresh seasonal flowers in your home.



Remy & Rose

70 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay NE26 2NE

This friendly florist by the coast offers luxury blooms, funky houseplants and locally sourced gifts. Proudly using the freshest blooms that each season has to offer, Rem & Rose creates long-lasting beautiful bouquets for any special occasion.

With the view that flowers and plants can brighten both your room and your mood and shouldn’t be an expensive indulgence, this Whitley Bay florist offers arrangements for every kind of budget, as well as pre-paid subscriptions that will keep you in bloom all year round.



Circe Flower Co.

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There’s no better feeling than receiving a beautiful bouquet of flowers from a loved one (or yourself). And Circe is a blooming gorgeous artisan florist based in Northumberland, whose natural, wild and rule-breaking style of floristry will help to brighten up anyone’s day and make any type of wedding celebration even more romantic.

Plus, Circe Flower Co. can host a workshop at any event, with all refreshments, delicious treats and a glass of fizz included. So, whether you fancy trying your hand at flowering arranging or you find it therapeutic to plant flowers into a window box, there are plenty of flower arranging workshops to choose from that are proven to help with your mental health.



Appleforth Avenue

17 Appleforth Avenue, Sunderland SR2 9SL

Appleforth Avenue is the North East’s local florist, providing fresh and dried flowers and hand-tied bouquets through deliveries and collections. Appleforth are a little different to traditional florists, in that they celebrate the playfulness, colour and eccentricity of flowers through their bouquets and arrangements.

As well as offering sensational fresh and dried flower bouquets through deliveries across the whole of the North East, Appleforth Avenue is also on a mission to use its petals to promote positivity. Lauren offers workshops to combine floristry with wellness, so you can learn about flowers and their benefits as well as taking some time away from the busy everyday to create something happy and bright for your home.



Blossom + Ash

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From birthday parties, weddings to corporate events, we can guarantee that Blossom + Ash will make any occasion that extra bit special. The floral design studio works closely with you to create bespoke designs, helping you to perfectly capture your life’s most precious moments. With a wild, romantic style, Blossom + Ash use the best, local and seasonally available florals for each unique masterpiece they produce.

At the root of this florist lies the mission to create floral masterpieces that reflect your style and bring your vison to life. Using texture, scent and colour, Blossom + Ash will take your event to the next level with their showstopping florals, helping to create treasured memories through flowers.



Elm Ridge Florist

Coniscliffe Road, Darlington, County Durham DL3 8DH

Make someone’s day with flowers from Elm Ridge. This long-established quality florist specialises in modern and traditional floristry. From weddings and funeral flowers to flowers for your home, Elmridge have it all – including balloons, chocolates and glass and ceramic vases to compliment your choice of bouquet.


Butterflies and Blooms

103 Coatsworth Road, Bensham, Gateshead NE8 1SQ

With over 18 years of experience in floristry, as soon as you walk through the door at Butterflies and Blooms, you’re greeted by their friendly and welcoming team who stock the perfect fresh flowers. Whether it be for a wedding, birthday or anniversary, here you can buy bouquets for every occasion to suit every style and budget.

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