So much more than just candles!

As well as being official stockists of 'Yankee Candle' products, with over 20 fragrances always in stock, as well as many accessories and seasonal specials,  we also carry an extensive range of handmade soaps and bath bombs, as well as a great variety of unusual giftwares, including ceramics, mirrors, hand-carved wood, fashion accessories and much, much more!  Most of our gifts are either ethically traded from developing countries, or produced by local artisans in the Galloway area. 
From October 2016 we will be adding a range of luxury skincare products, handmade in Scotland by the Siabann Skincare Co - we hope you will be as impressed as we are!











Some of the products on display in the shop


For regular customers, we offer a Loyalty Card scheme, allowing you to build up to 10% discount on purchases across the store.

We also run a Christmas Club to allow you to save up towards your Christmas purchases at a speed to suit you - just ask in the shop.

Gift Vouchers available.

We can offer free delivery within Dalbeattie town.

We are in the process of setting up our online shop, allowing you to order online and pay by Paypal - if you've seen something which is not yet listed, please email us direct and we will arrange to send by Mail Order.  Postage is normally by Royal Mail (second class post) at a flat fee of 2 per order, with a surcharge for items weighing over 1kg.




Mosaic Ceramics ethically traded from Indonesia


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January Sale

Selected items reduced to clear

30-50% off Xmas stock including many Yankee Candle items

Many other items reduced by
10% - 20%


After almost three years trading just off the main street, in September 2015 Idlehour Gifts moved to new, larger premises right on the High Street at:


17 High Street



(formerly Gowans' Saver Shop)



Tel 01556 611163


During January we are open:

Tuesday 10am - 3pm

Wednesday 10am - 1pm

Thursday 10am - 3pm

Friday 10am - 3pm

Saturday  10am - 3pm

Due to illness, we are currenlty closing most lunchtimes, normally between 12noon and 12.30



We are pleased to say we now have card payment facilities in the shop, and are happy to accept payment by most major credit and debit cards on purchase of 15 or over.

Proprietors: Anthony & Joseph Duncalf

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