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WATCH: Best secret Santa gifts from Inverness city centre shops for less than £10

By Annabelle Gauntlett

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Online reporter, Annabelle Gauntlett, found some of the best bargains you can buy this Christmas for less than £10.
Online reporter, Annabelle Gauntlett, found some of the best bargains you can buy this Christmas for less than £10.

Christmas is just around the corner and it is fair to say that it is the by far the busiest time of the year for the High Street, but also the most expensive time of the year for consumers.

With the cost of living crisis looming over many households, Christmas can be a financially challenging time, which is why we have searched high and low to find the best secret Santa gifts you can give this year for less than £10 from a few city centre shops.

Whether you're looking to find a gift for a close friend, partner, or colleague, then we have covered it all to ensure whom ever you're buying for this year receives a thoughtful gift at a reasonable price.

Here is our list of some ideas for this Christmas.


1. For just £10, you can get a Barbie make-up bag and a six pack gift set of make-up brushes, a perfect gift for a teenager or those who love pink.

2. As it becomes bitterly cold this winter, it would only be right to gift a cosy hot water bottle, and Primark are selling all kinds of boujee prints and colours for only £6.

3. To jump head first into the Christmas spirit, Primark's festive elf slipper's would make a fantastic gift for those lounging about on Christmas day watching cosy movies. Selling for £10.

4. For those looking for a more glamorous gift, then a beautiful cream bag and perfume from Primark would make a beautiful gift, costing just £9.50.


1. If you're struggling to find a gift for the men in your life, then Boots has a fantastic selection of affordable gifts, including a No7 skin care set for just £7.50.

2. Boots has fully stocked with all things Ted Baker, including some beautiful floral gift sets, selling for just £7.50, you can get a beautiful make-up bag, body spray, body wash and body lotion.

3. For just £4.50, you can get your hands on a gift set for men from Fcuk which includes a body spray and body wash.

4. If you're looking for something with a little class, then The While Collection's hand wash and lotion would make a perfect gift, selling for just £9.


1. For those coffee addicts, Poundland is sure to have you covered. For just £5, you can get a portable cup, fresh ground roasted coffee and a packet of Lotus Biscoff cream biscuits.

2. If you're looking for someone who needs to have some down time this Christmas, then Poundland's giant bag of Toblerone's and a gift set with fluffy socks and body lotion, would be perfect.

3. Electronics are a given win for every secret Santa, and Poundland are selling wireless earphones for just £8, perfect for those avid runners or music listeners.

4. For £7 you could buy a gift that keeps the children in your household occupied this Christmas; a build your own gingerbread house kit, and a box of sour sweets.

These are just a few of the great bargains you can get along the Inverness High Street for less than £10 this Christmas, there are also plenty of local gift shops and markets on the run up to the big day selling holiday goodies for all the family to enjoy.

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