One of our favourite festive activities to take part in each year is Ice-Skating. We love ice-skating nearly as much as we love our 12ft Nordmann Firs. It can be relaxing, it can be romantic and all points in between. You’ll see it all! Beautiful winter wonderland themed rinks, stunning lighting, families smiling and you’ll… Read More Get your skates on!
We’re here everybody! At LAST. it’s officially the second best day of the year, nope, it isn’t boxing day… it’s November the 24th. “What’s so special about November the 24th?” We hear you cry. Well, It’s when our Pines and Needles pop up stores start doing just that, popping up!
Madness! Absolute madness! That’s what the headlines will say following Black Friday, as always. You’d think we were all taking part in some kind of cinematic epic… Reaching for that final bargain, sound tracked to the end of the world. Let’s be honest, it feels that way. Any penny that can be saved over the… Read More We can’t contain these Black Friday Bargains!
Is there anything more annoying than ‘that neighbour’. You know the neighbour we mean. The neighbour that’s prepared for Christmas months in advance. You catch them, on occasion, preparing their outside decorations and you’re met with a huge smile. They’re filled with Christmas cheer and their house, as always, looks immaculate. It oozes Christmas spirit… Read More Make more than an Entrance
Picture the scene. It’s Christmas Day. The table is set. The scent of dinner races through the home as the dulcet, yet somewhat always unwarranted, tones of Cliff Richard tick over the speakers. It’s perfection. You’ve remembered every detail and it’s been a Christmas the family will remember forever. They’ll remember this as your Christmas,… Read More We are absolutely Crackers for Christmas
Forget about Santa Claus coming to town, there’s a few more jolly more men, dressed in red, that will be hitting our streets well beforehand! That’s right, it’s our famous kilted delivery team! Fresh from the highlands and ready to deliver the ultimate Christmas experience in the form of excellent trees and all the whimsy… Read More Our kilts descend upon London!
Guest Writer: Holly McLaren, Morton’s Traditional Taste There are some things in life that just scream Christmas; from snowy weather and mistletoe to roasting fires and that guy from Slade. But one thing that is unrivalled when it comes to Christmas cuisine is the humble Christmas turkey. Here at Morton’s Traditional Taste, we’ve really taken… Read More Traditions of Turkeys
Lights, lights, and more lights. So easily forgotten when it comes to home decoration but always the first thing that catches everyone’s eye. Christmas lights really add that sparkle that every home deserves. It’s not too complicated, and, with the right advice (ours), getting your perfect Christmas lights set up will be nothing but a… Read More We’ll help you make light of the situation
Christmas! Yay! Wonderful! Well… Maybe not all fun, happiness and giving… Maybe a touch of STRESS! Let’s be honest, the build up to that wonderful day can be the most stressful time of the year. So, here at Pines and Needles we want to help make things easier during that frenetic run up to the… Read More #GiftATree
As we’ve more than established, Christmas is here! However, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing else to get excited about beforehand. It’s so easy to get sidetracked by Christmas that we constantly have to remind ourselves to remember, remember the 5th of November. We love Christmas here, but we’re keen on every holiday and Bonfire night… Read More Where to catch the best Bonfire Night & Fireworks Displays!