The Gift Shop and Boutique was established in 1978 by Jennifer Makepeace and is located in the picturesque town of Allendale in the heart of the Allen Valley, Northumberland.
Within the former Savings Bank House there oozes a myriad of beautiful gifts, Antiques, fashions and accessories sourced from near and far. A stunning fashion collection from Ann Balon, as one the leading UK occasion wear labels, for over 25 years Ann Balon has been making women feel glamorous, elegant and confident on their special occasions. Beautiful Italian dresses and outfits for mother of the bride or mother of the groom, stylish wedding guests, a day at the races, romantic cruise, cocktail party or just that special night out. Each Ann Balon outfit makes an individual statement and is sure to turn heads.  A classic, timeless look. View our Gallery>

If you are looking for something a little different, be sure to put us on the top of your shopping list!

opening hours
©The Gift Shop, Allendale 2014