With a season of festivities on the horizon, we’re sure Christmas shopping is on your mind… So, to help you get ahead with gifts that your friends and family are sure to love, we’ve picked out some of our favourite items from our online shop for this festive gift guide.
‘Tis the season for warming hot drinks. So, why not add another mug to your collection? Here at The Real Mary King’s Close we have quite the range of Scotsware Mugs. These wide-rimmed British-made mugs are designed with biscuit dunking in mind so they’re a perfect accompaniment to the gallons of hot chocolate and tins of biscuits we all love to indulge in over Christmas!
For lovers of art, history and culture, Ross MacRae’s prints are the ideal gift. As an Edinburgh local, Ross MacRae is known for his large street murals, his incredibly intricate pencil drawings and his ability to capture Edinburgh’s architecture and history in his works. For those who admire the history and culture of our city, these prints are a must buy this Christmas!
For stocking fillers and Secret Santa’s, look no further… Bring a more light-hearted approach to history into the festive period with our costumed rubber ducks! From bag-pipers to Mary Queen of Ducks, these hand painted rubber ducks will make a fun addition to any Christmas stocking.
It wouldn’t be Christmas without Top Trumps and we have a Mary King’s special to add to your festive games selection! History buffs will have a festive field-day with Top Trump’s Heritage Cards. Pitting historical sites against one another, you’ll find our very own exclusive Mary Kings Close card in this deck. The perfect addition to the roster of games you’ll be playing by the Christmas tree.
For fans of the darker side of history, we’d recommend our Plague Doctor clothing range! Made here in Scotland, you can bring a piece of history to life in the form of a cosy hoodie, perfect for lounging by your twinkling Christmas lights.
Click below to find all the items from our festive gift guide.