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Internet shopping for Grandchildren in the UK

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Jumblygran Wed 04-Aug-21 06:55:43

My darling grandchildren have just moved from New Zealand to the UK (London)☹️. With their parents of course.
Left us behind in NZ.
Has anyone suggestions for good present shopping sites in the UK for a one year old and three year old?

Pinkarolina Wed 04-Aug-21 07:01:36

Next for children’s clothes and Smyths for toys.

OneOfThoseDIL Wed 04-Aug-21 07:03:08

Babi Pur and Yes Bebe can be excellent for gifts.

MawBe Wed 04-Aug-21 07:20:36

Not On The High street and My Wicked Uncle are brilliant for well made, often quirky toys and games and well worth a look.
Also Joules (Kids) for clothes.

kittylester Wed 04-Aug-21 07:22:33

I was going to suggest My Wicked Uncle! We have had some brilliant stuff from that site.

GrannyGravy13 Wed 04-Aug-21 07:44:37

Mulberry Bush are good for toys (they can be personalised) Next are good for everyday clothes, however my favourite for little ones is The White Company or Boden.

toscalily Wed 04-Aug-21 08:11:45

I have just looked at the My Wicked Uncle site and I know it will come in very useful at Christmas, lots of quirky, interesting things. Don't know how I have never heard of it before and I'm in the UK. Thank you to those who mentioned it.

NotSpaghetti Wed 04-Aug-21 09:10:48

My family like these for clothes:

www.tillyandjasper.co.uk/
www.polarnopyret.co.uk/
www.welovefrugi.com/

and this outlet store:
www.childrensalonoutlet.com/

NotSpaghetti Wed 04-Aug-21 09:15:53

My daughter has just started toy shopping at Selfridges (of all places) for her nieces and nephews. She says it’s been the same price (for the branded items she was looking for) and has a deal on postage (£4 extra on first postage gives unlimited postage for a year). Their customer service is very good.

www.selfridges.com/GB/en/

Might be worth a look at as you could use for the adults in the family for birthday gifts etc.

NotSpaghetti Wed 04-Aug-21 09:18:28

I found wooden toys here last Christmas that I couldn’t find elsewhere:
www.jaqueslondon.co.uk/

Jumblygran Wed 04-Aug-21 10:06:35

Thanks so much everyone.
I have bought the one year old a birthday present from My Wicked Uncle and will bookmark the other sites for the future.

Grandmadinosaur Mon 09-Aug-21 12:24:43

Thank you for the heads up on the Wicked Uncle website. Never heard of it but I’ve looked and there are some brilliant ideas.
A great little find.