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Experiences to share online this mothers day

Virtually Together -Experiences to Share Online

Perfect for gifting this Mother’s Day Hopefully it will be the last of the lockdown celebrations but this Mother’s day will definitely be different. We know you’ll still want to mark the occasion and make mum feel special whether it’s with a zoom chat and shared cuppa or something you can enjoy together wherever you […]

Gifts for Mother’s Day…5 experiences Mums will love.

Gifts for Mother’s Day… 5 experiences Mums will love. With just a few weeks to go until Mother’s Day we’ve rounded up a few experience gifts for Mother’s Day – quirky ideas that will give Mum some much needed time to herself. Whether she’s the kind of Mum who would love nothing better than the […]

alternative hen do ideas

Alternative Hen Do Ideas in Yorkshire

Yorkshire is the perfect location for your alternative hen party. Read on for our ideas for some unusual hen party activities.

Afternoon Tea Experiences in Yorkshire

Afternoon Tea Experiences in Yorkshire

Afternoon Tea Experiences in Yorkshire Afternoon tea anyone? A ‘nice cup of tea’ along with a delicious treat or two is the answer to almost anything. Celebrating a special birthday? Planning a relaxed catch up with an old friend… maybe arranging a romantic outing? Fed up of the weather and need cheering up? Afternoon tea […]


7 Unique Valentine’s Gift Ideas

Give something different this Valentine’s Day with some choice highlights from Uniquely Local’s Yorkshire gift experiences.

The Santa Van from Goat Road Trips

Santa’s Grotto Christmas Sleepovers Delivered to Your Door! There’s a lot to love about Christmas but one of the main highlights as a kid is a trip to Santa’s Grotto to meet the big man himself. Unfortunately, the new lockdown rules mean we’re not allowed into other people’s houses at the moment – not even […]

Christmas Gift Experiences – Give experiences not stuff!

Christmas Gift Experiences – Give experiences not stuff! The science is in and it’s official – experiences make us happier than things! If you’re looking for a way to make your friends and family really happy this Christmas maybe it’s time to consider Christmas Gift Experiences – and not stuff! Over a 20 year period […]

Some spooky Yorkshire tales for Halloween

We pick our favourite spooky Yorkshire tales guaranteed to raise the hairs on the back of your neck! The Grey Lady of East Riddlesden Hall, Keighley The stunning East Riddlesden Hall, a National Trust property in Keighley, is noted as one of the most haunted houses in Britain. It is said that the presence of […]

Howard Hotel, Sheffield by Gary Butterfield on

Spotlight on Sheffield

Spotlight on Sheffield Find out some fascinating facts about Sheffield and our top seven experiences to enjoy there. Sheffield is the 4th largest city in the UK and the only UK city with a national park – The Peak District – at it’s boundary. Sheffield, or the Steel City as it’s also known, is set […]

Cheese Making with Simon Lacey

Meet Our Suppliers… Simon Lacey from Lacey’s Cheese

Meet Our Suppliers… Simon Lacey from Lacey’s Cheese We thought it might be interesting over the coming weeks, while we’re unable to go on experiences, to learn a little bit about the fabulous people we work with and the stories behind their businesses. Meet – Simon Lacey This week’s Meet the Supplier is Simon Lacey […]

Coronavirus / Covid-19 Update

Coronavirus / Covid-19 Update We have contacted all of our experience providers and everyone is happy to work together to ensure that all vouchers can eventually be redeemed once the pandemic is over. Expiry dates will be completely flexible during the crisis. If you have an existing booking you will need to contact the experience […]


5 Photography Experiences in Yorkshire

5 Photography Experiences in Yorkshire Improve your photo skills with a photography experience from Uniquely Local With over 90% of adults owning a smartphone, many with high-end cameras, it seems we’re all photographers now.  It’s easier than ever to take a group selfie, keep a visual diary of your holidays or capture special moments with […]

Two night Shepherd Hut Glamping Experience

5 unusual wedding gift ideas

Give the happy couple an experience to remember with these unique, thoughtful and unusual wedding gifts

Yorkshire Day

Yorkshire Day 2018

Find out what the good people of Yorkshire are planning for this years’ Yorkshire Day 2018…

Winter Wine Talk and Tasting Followed by Afternoon Tea

Yorkshire Wine Tasting Review

Read our review of the Yorkshire Heart guided tour of the vineyard followed by wine tasting and nibbles.

International Women’s Day

A celebration of Yorkshire women for International Women’s on 8 March #pressforprogress

New gift box for Christmas 2017

New and improved gift boxes for Christmas 2017. Still gorgeous, still small enough to fit through your letter box and eco-friendly too!

Deluxe spa experience with three course lunch

My Little Farm Spa – Review

Read our review of My Little Farm Spa near Leeds. Wonderful treatments, gorgeous surroundings and a warm welcome.

Spotlight on Harrogate…

Harrogate – voted as one of the most romantic cities and one of the happiest place to live in Britain…let’s see what all the fuss is about!

Spotlight on The Yorkshire Dales…

The Yorkshire Dales has many moods; it can be wild and windswept or quietly tranquil. The landscape changes beautifully as each season passes.

St Mary's Abbey in Yorlk by Stewart Waite

Spotlight on York…

So what makes York so special and one of the most visited cities in Britain? The history, the architecture, the Viking link York has? Judi Dench, Berwick Kaler, Joseph Rowntree?

Alexandra House Spa - Yorkshire Spa Experience

Alexandra House Spa – Review

Alexandra House Spa review in Yorkshire. Perfect for de-stressing, well-being, pure pamper and relaxation. Ideal spa experience for holistic me-time.

Spotlight on Leeds…

Leeds…looking to be the City of Culture in 2023, so what’s all the fuss about? Discover some of the amazing experiences you can do there.

Spotlight on Scarborough…

Scarborough, the original seaside resort, is the finishing point for the first stage of the Tour de Yorkshire 2017 but what else can you do there?

Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

From cookery courses to colour consultations we’ve got loads of fabulous ideas for unique mothers day gifts & unusual mother’s day presents.

In appreciation of Mums

Mother’s Day – an annual event, where we set aside a whole day to celebrate the fabulous females who have raised us.

Anniversary gift experiences

Our little guide to anniversary gifts by year based on the traditional list. First year is paper…



Here at Uniquely Local we are supporting the #BeBoldForChange campaign for International Womens Day 2017.

Why Uniquely Local?

The idea behind the name Uniquely Local was that we wanted to feature gift experiences from small, local suppliers…

Christmas Gift Voucher Giveaway!

Our Christmas giveaway has now ended but please check back regularly as we’ll be running more voucher giveaways!

christmas gifts for couples

Christmas gifts for couples

Find something to keep that special couple happy this Christmas in our handy guide to Christmas gifts for two. All our gifts are Yorkshire experience gifts…

Christmas gifts for parents

Christmas gifts for parents

Find something to keep mum and dad happy this Christmas in our handy guide to Yorkshire Christmas gifts for parents…

Christmas gifts for families

Christmas gifts for families

Our fabulous five family top picks all offer something different, from animal lovers to water babies, Uniquely Local have you covered this Christmas!

Christmas gifts for her

Christmas gifts for her

Want to make sure that the special lady in your life smiles this Christmas? Then take a look at our Christmas recommendations, guaranteed to add that sparkle on 25th December…

Christmas gifts for him

Christmas gifts for him

Looking for that extra special something to WOW your dad, son, brother or partner this Christmas? Take a look at our handy gift guide…

Uniquely Local Christmas Gift Guide

Uniquely Local Christmas Gift Guide

Silly season is nearly upon us and we thought you might like some help with Christmas gift ideas for hard-to-buy-for family members and friends…

live escape room game experience

Can you escape? – Yes we did!!!

Can You Escape? Live escape room game in York. Read all about Uniquely Local’s live escape room experience…

Action and adventure Yorkshire gift experiences - shot of adventure mug

Our adventure begins!

Hello, we are Rachel and Ema, two mums living in a village north of York…

Uniquely Local Eco Friendly Gift Voucher and Packaging

Gift Wrapping

Here at Uniquely Local we believe that our experience gift vouchers are a thoughtful and considered present…