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Valentine’s Day with Shop Hartlepool

Love is in the air with Valentine’s Day just around this corner. We wanted to share the love for some of our Shop Hartlepool businesses who are celebrating Valentine’s this year. You’ll find the perfect place for flowers, food or to find a unique gift. We’ll help you show the love for your loved one, and for local businesses this Valentine’s Day.

Exclusive Shop Hartlepool Valentine’s Day Engagement Ring Offer with Mark Lloyd Jewellers!

We have an exclusive Shop Hartlepool Valentine’s Day Engagement Ring Offer thanks to the fantastic Mark Lloyd Jewellers! Mark Lloyd Jewellers, a traditional family-owned independent jewellery retailer, are offering Shop Hartlepool followers an exclusive 25% discount on all diamond engagement rings. The offer will be available from now until February 12th.

Pictured is an example of the stunning pieces that Mark Lloyd Jewellers stock. The ring is a Pear-Shaped Diamond Platinum ring, on trend with the latest celebrity engagement of Brands Song and Macaulay Culkin. Their incredible service and state of the art workshop, means you’ll find unique designs as well as quality refurbished pieces.

Use Shop Hartlepool to discover more about Mark Lloyd Jewellers including more photos, opening hours and their website.

Lyla Belle’s Cafe will be celebrating Galentine’s Day with a movie night with a difference. Head to their cafe to watch Bridget Jones’s Diary with your besties. Enjoy a cocktail, antipasti board and sweet treats whilst watching the movie for only £15 per person. Booking is required so make sure to contact Lyla Belle’s to secure your place. 

The Seahorse Coffee House, located at Seaton Carew, are a new addition to Shop Hartlepool. They’ll be offering a unique Barista Experience for Two. If you are looking for a Valentine’s Day date for the coffee lover in your life, this is the event for you. The 1:1 session costs £49 per couple; book early to avoid disappointment.

Bellus Amor offers an award winning bra fitting service combined with luxury lingerie lines. They offer a unique tailored experience for every customer. They have bras up to a K cup and an exquisite range of nightwear, there is sure to be something for everyone. They regularly share photos of their stock on social media if you are looking for an insight into what they offer. 

If your loved one has a sweet tooth, why not take advantage of Rachy Bakey Valentine’s Day offer? There are two offers available: one of a box of delicious sounding cupcakes for £13 (collection only) and another offer for a full white chocolate cookie dough slab for £10 (extra charge for delivery). Follow them on social media for more details. 

Lucy Blooms have lots to offer this Valentine’s Day. Their Rose Balloons make are a beautifully unique gift, available with personalisation for only £15. Lucy also has a range of box flowers and hand tied bouquets staring at just £12.50. Visit their social media for full details of what they have available and order soon to avoid disappointment.


What about these Berry’s Kitchen Valentine’s Day Boxes filled with their famous tasty treats? You’ll find everything from Salted Caramel Fudge Brownie Hearts to Shortbread to a Galaxy Caramel Dip Pot. For only £20 you’ll have a box filled with treats, that you may or may not want to share with your loved one! These are available for Hartlepool collection only, contact Berry’s Kitchen directly to order. 

Makeup By Eliza.R offer makeup and nail services to get you ready for date night this Valentine’s (or Galentine’s) Day. With plenty to choose from when it comes to colours and designs, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Looking for a special gift this Valentine’s? Fishburn & Co are offering Valentine’s Day boxes filled with beautiful flowers and tasty chocolates! Fully customisable with a message or name on the ribbon. Numbers are limited so get yours before they are gone!

Got Mallow? are a new business to Hartlepool and we are happy to say they’ve joined our platform. They are the first marshmallow eatery in the UK and they have two Valentine’s Day offerings. Couples can enjoy a date night at £20 per person for a unique romantic dining experience you can’t get anywhere else! If you are single and ready to mingle, then head to their Singles Speed Dating Night for £15 per person including a tasting menu and drinks. Full details can be found on their Facebook page. 

Treat someone special to the beautiful Poppys Hairdressing experience. A gift card is the perfect way to treat a loved one as they are redeemable against all services at Poppys. Meaning they can enjoy a pampering in-salon treatment or choose from their extensive product range to enjoy at home.

Glady’s Vintage Tea Room have two Valentine’s Day offerings including beautiful cupcake boxes with 6 vanilla sponge and white chocolate Swiss meringue butter cream cupcakes for only £12. Valentine’s Day Afternoon Tea is the perfect way to treat someone special, they are collection only and a deposit is required. 

If someone you know loves their garden, house plants or unique gifts then head to Plantopia – The Plant Shop this Valentine’s Day! They’ve got plenty of lovely plants and unique themed gifts available in their Hartlepool store.

A new business to Shop Hartlepool, Jenny Pawley Print  have a range of subtle Valentine’s Day inspired pouches. They come in a range of sizes from a coin purse to a padded pouch meaning you’ll be able to fit something to suit your budget. 

Treat someone you love with a Valentine’s Box from Lyla Belle’s Cafe. For £25 you’ll get 4 Valentine’s cupcakes, a vanilla scented love heart candle, marshmallows, strawberries, Lindt balls, dried flower bouquet and a £10 Lyla Belle’s voucher. Collections will be on the 12th, 13th or 14th February. 

Looking for a little treat this Valentine’s Day, then head to Eco Chic It for these beautiful slate coasters for £7.50 per set. They are also stockists of Annie Sloan Home Paint and lots of unique and quirky homeware and gifts.

The Simple Weigh have a new range of handmade gift bags including a specific Valentine’s Day themed bag. They are perfect to make your gift that extra bit special. Fill them with goodies from their eco friendly shop and you’ll have the perfect gift for your loved one. 

Made Events are hosting a Valentine’s Day event at Tweddle Children’s Animal Farm. The event is suitable for the whole family with stalls from small businesses including our very own Knit & Knot Designs. 

Whether you are taken, single or just a fan of hearts and flowers, we hope we’ve given you some inspiration to make this Valentine’s Day special. 

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