Some of the wonderful Edinburgh gift shops hoping for your custom this Christmas.

These are 10 of the best independent gift shops in Edinburgh for Christmas cards and stocking fillers

It's been another tough year for independent retailers, who will be hoping for plenty of local support in the build-up to Christmas.

With December now here, thoughts are turning to finding the perfect Christmas cards, presents and stocking fillers for families and friends.

There are plenty of large chains and internet retailers with a wide range of festive goodies but Edinburgh is blessed with a variety of independent shops that can offer a more personal touch – along with unique and quirky offerings you might not find elsewhere.

These are the busineses that have struggled the most over the pandemic – suffering from temporary lockdown shop closures and consumers moving online - and are now looking forward to a much-needed Christmas boost.

In no particular order, here are 10 of the best for Christmas cards and stocking fillers, according to Google Reviews, that would be grateful for your support this festive season.

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