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12 Days of Shopping in Barrington

For many of us, part of the holiday fun equals shopping local, but where in Barrington should you go to cross those special people off of your list?We took a quick tour around Barrington and came up with 12 places to shop to fill the needs of the loved ones on your list this year.

For the Martha Stewarts in your life try Elfmade.Located on Route 9 right next to Calef’s Country Store, this twisty, windy store is comprised of nooks and crannies filled with candles, potpourri, country décor, Christmas lights and other unique gifts and items.

If they love everything and anything Christmas you have got to go to The Christmas Dove.This two-story shop is full of ornaments, nutcrackers, trains, nostalgic toys, and other Christmas oriented items.Take your time to wander through, every little room is full of surprises.Make sure to visit the second floor, the train displays are awesome!

For the Movie Buff, we recommend Barnz’s Cinema. Buy your favorite movie addict a gift certificate for Barnz’s… They have new chairs, smaller – cozy viewing rooms, and very rarely a big crowd.With great snack options, First Rate, First Run movies, there’s no one better than Barnz's to bring Tinseltown to our town.

For the Outdoorsman in your life hunt for sales at The Village Barn. With cozy country décor items, and Carhartt goods as well as winter hats, socks, mittens and gloves, you are sure to find something for just about anyone on your list.

If they are “Pawsitively” a Pet Lover trot to The Pet Connection:This recently relocated discount pet store is just full of items for your cats, dogs, and other four-legged friends!

For the Nostalgia Lover in your life go to Calef’s Country Store. Filled with jam’s, jellies, penny candy, nostalgic toys, community information, this family-run store just celebrated its 150th anniversary.It also offers a fantastic deli with its famous Rat Trap Cheese for the foodies in your life.

If your loved one is into giving back or recycled items visit Journey Home Thrift Store. This non-profit store offers gently used items and accepts donations daily.All proceeds are donated to various New Hampshire Hospice Organizations. With clothes, kitchen items, books, games, and home décor you can find a regifting treasure.

To the little ballerina in your life, The Joy of Dance gives a gift that keeps on giving. Register your loved one for dance lessons and that gift certificate will help your child grow in confidence and grace.

To the active ninja’s in your life learning self-confidence, leadership and martial arts at Quest Martial Arts can be an awesome on-going year-round gift.You can drop in, or purchase the course online!

For the Foodies around you, George Calef’s Fine Foods has an amazing deli, lots of local gifts, a butcher counter and local baked goods.Purchase an item, or a gift card, either way, it’s worth a stop inside.

For that special person in your life who needs a Spa day,Bellaviso Salon and Spa have hair and spa services, including massage, mani-pedi’s, facials and makeup application.Stop in to buy a gift certificate, and your bases are covered!And if a great men’s cut is more your loved one’s style, Hodgy’s Barbershop on route 125 is an awesome place to stop.

For the one with discriminating taste in Home Décor and Custom Furniture Hubbingtons is the place to find that special piece of legacy furniture or accent pieces to round out their interior design.Plan on spending some time at this awesome store, there is plenty to see here.

We have more places to stop, sit, chat and shop in the cozy town of Barrington – enjoy your time out and about, and crossing people off of that shopping list!