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Christmas Gift Guide

If you’re struggling to find the perfect Christmas gifts for your friends and family, don’t worry, we’ve put our top ten tips together to help you bag a great festive find. If you're still struggling once you've read our tips, we'd highly recommend a Freeport Braintree gift card, giving your friends and family the gift of choice. They can now be purchased online

Shop our new additions

We’ve welcomed four exciting new brands to the centre this season, just in time for all of your Christmas shopping.

A Jack Will’s pop-up has arrived ready for the holidays, selling an iconic range of casual, effortlessly styled British classics.

Polo Ralph Lauren opened last month selling a range of luxury men’s and women’s wear.

We’re also excited to announce that Dune London and Trespass will be opening their doors this November. In store at Dune you’ll find a range of stylish men’s and women’s shoes, from stylish party sandals to everyday causals, all boasting impressive discounts on high street prices.

If the outdoors is their thing, a trip to Trespass will provide you with an extensive choice of waterproof jackets and accessories from walking boots to rucksacks, all at great discounted prices!

Add a little sparkle

Make their Christmas sparkle this year with an elegant piece of jewellery that that they’ll treasure forever.

Looking to pop the question? Why not head to Chapelle Jewellery and let their experienced store team help you to find the perfect engagement ring or even just that special gift to make the occasion memorable.

Or, if high street jewellery and watches are proving to be out of your price range, why not check out Ernest Jones ‘The Outlet Collection’ where you will find the same quality for a more affordable price.

Give the gift of motivation

Whether they’re a gym-goer, aspiring athlete or football fanatic, Adidas has some great offers to help your sports star chase their dreams in 2019.

We also have discounts available in ASICS, Nike and Sports Direct.

The essentials

Is it even Christmas if you don’t get a new calendar for the year ahead?

As the only specialist calendar retailer on the High Street, Calendar Club UK brings you the best selection of calendars, planners and diaries in the known universe, featuring the biggest titles in Football, Entertainment, Humour, Art and more.

Also new for 2018 is a fantastic range of notebooks, stationery, gifts and puzzles, giving you an even bigger choice when Festive shopping.

Take a pit stop

Planning to shop until you drop? Don’t forget to recharge those energy levels by refuelling at one of our food and drink outlets.

Whether you’re planning to kick-starting your day with a coffee from Starbucks, or taking a much-needed break from a hard days shopping in one of our restaurants, we have something to satisfy everyone's appetite.

If it’s a little festive pick-me up that you’re after, Costa Coffee’s new Christmas favourites are sure to hit the spot. Choose from their signature Black Forest Hot Chocolate, festive Gingerbread & Cream Latte or decadent Gingerbread & Cream Hot Chocolate. Plus, there are two delicious new Christmas creations to get your taste buds around - the Caramelised Orange & Cream Latte and the Hazelnut Praline & Cream Latte.

Get the party started!

Shopping for a fashionista? Head to Karen Millen to make sure they dress to impress this festive season.

If it’s higher fashion but low prices you’re looking for then you’re sure to get heads turning with a statement piece Next, Kurt Geiger or French Connection.

For the gentleman? We have amazing ranges available at Ben Sherman, Hugo Boss, Reiss and Ted Baker, to name a few…

Check out our offers page

You can make some spectacular savings on your Christmas gifts when you shop with Freeport Braintree.

Keep an eye on our offers page, which is updated weekly, to make sure you’re not missing out!

It’s the little things!

If it’s stocking fillers your after why not head to Cadbury where even those with the sweetest of teeth will find every type of chocolatey treat they could wish for, plus a number of Cadbury branded gifts and accessories.

With chocolate boxes for every occasion, Thorntons are also a must visit if you’re looking to treat a friend or loved one at a special time of the year.

Treat them to a pamper

Make your way to the The Body Shop or Molton Brown to pick up a range of luxurious goodies that are sure to leave them glowing from head to toe.

Or if its make-up you have in mind, Beauty Outlet and The Cosmetics Company Store offer the ultimate in beauty indulgence that won’t break the bank.

Don’t forget the finishing touches

Offering the widest selection of greetings cards and gift wrap on the high street, head to Hallmark to get everything all wrapped up for the festive season.