Milford on Sea Christmas 2021

Magical Milford Christmas

Get started on your Christmas shopping and support our local independent businesses here in Milford on Sea.

You’ll be able to find the most unusual gifts, not found on the high street at a number of our independent shops, located around the village green. And what better way to start than at the ‘Magical Milford’ light switch on – Friday 3 December from 5.30pm – with late night shopping.

You’ll see the amazing window displays by Claire at No.64 Biscuit House – voted recently as Hampshire’s ‘Best Interiors Shop’- her shop lighting up the green with its beautiful Christmas dazzle. Here you’ll find an array of gorgeous gifts and decorations, lovingly sourced from Scandinavia, Europe and beyond.

A local’s favourite is New Seasons Florist, a must stop when shopping in Milford on Sea. Owner, Nichola also lovingly creates her window displays and at Christmas her seasonal windows create a talking point among visitors.  Inside Nichola also promises to give your home the Christmas make over, with her stunning wreaths and table displays.

Independent fabric shop, Timeless Fabrics also stands proudly overlooking the green, with its wonderful array of fabrics and colourful selection of wools available. You might also be able to pick up one of owner, Claire’s carefully crafted individual creations. Also don’t forget to stop by Noah Valentine Antiques near Ray’s Italian Kitchen, where you’ll find a treasure trove of antiques.Gifts can also be found at Vinegar Hill Pottery where master potter, David Rogers’stoneware and gift vouchers for his one and three day pottery courses can be purchased. While local artist, Hilary Linda offers special gifts for loved ones, with her contemporary, abstract pieces of artwork in resin. Her work can be found at The Salt Marsh Gallery in Lymington.

If you’re looking for a gift that sums up the essence and delights of the New Forest then you won’t be disappointed with the beautiful hampers by The New Forest Hamper Company. All of its hampers contain 100% New Forest, Hampshire and Dorset premium products that can be individually chosen by you, using the ‘Hamper Builder’ tool on its website.

And if you’re still looking for the perfect present for that person who has everything then what about an experience they can enjoy next year, with gift vouchers available from Rowing Adventures ,The New Forest Paddle Sport Company and Hurst Castle

And don’t forget to rest up whilst shopping and stop for a cup of coffee or a bite to eat at one of our independent cafes:

The Paddle on the Green


Polly’s Pantry  

Needles Eye café

And life doesn’t stop once the shops close in Milford on Sea, we have a fantastic selection of restaurants and bars to celebrate the Christmas festivities  – check out our Restaurants and Pubs.

And don’t forget all restaurants provide gift vouchers for that perfect Christmas present.

Happy Christmas everyone and thanks for shopping local!