Christmas stocking fillers

5th Dec, 2022

We know the feeling. it’s the 11th hour and you’re still stuck for ideas for the little (and not so little) ones in your life. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with our top picks for kids christmas gifts!



Papo Knights

Choose from an amazing variety of princesses, monsters, knights, dragons and wizards, brilliant for telling Christmas Day stories of adverture.


From wooden shields, to knightly helms, swords, bows and arrows, our shop is stocked with a variety of weaponry fit for even the smallest knight. Admittedly tricky to fit in a Christmas stocking, but we believe in you!


If kids bath-times feel like a battle, why not lean into it with our armoured ducks? Recreate the siege of Oxford, or the great battles of Crecy or Poitiers in the tub. Launch a chevauchee from behind a clump of bubbles, or form up into a defensive line around the soap. For the full experience, why not purchase a whole company, and recreate the first major lance charge at the battle of Lewes lengthways down the bath.


Whether you’re looking for baby books activity books or something for the older reader, we’ve got you covered. Our top recommendation, Arthur, the Always King by Carnegie Medal-winner Kevin Crossley-Holland and former Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell.

For the grown-ups or older history buffs, we also have a selection of top-notch factual books, from authors such as Charles Spencer and Juliet Barker.

Stay warm in style

Chainmail is so hot right now. Keep your little-ones heads warm when out and about with these knitted hats!

Top picks for kids Christmas gifts – child in a Knight hat


That’s not all our shop has to offer by a long shot, so pop in and choose from a range of locally-sourced sweets and goodies, as well as delicious mead (for the grown-ups that is), and if you know someone who’d love a trip to Oxford Castle & Prison, why not buy them some gift vouchers?


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