About Santos and Payne
Santos and Payne is an independent locally run gift shop specialising in unique and personalised gifts. Most of the gifts that it offers are not usually found on the high street, which is what makes this independent gift shop so unique.
Who Runs Santos and Payne?
The store in the picturesque village of Bourton on the Water also known as “The Venice of the Cotswolds” is run by a local family. The owners, Perlie Santos originally from the Philippines was an air hostess for Gulf Air based in Bahrain while Nigel Payne from Stow-on-the-Wold, served 22 years in the Royal Air Force. Their children Hannah and Hugo are often also found helping out in the gift shop.
Perlie has worked in the retail industry for some years now, having gained valuable experience from her time at Next, Ponden Home and The Oxford Shirt Co.
Santos and Payne (formerly The Payne Bridge Gift Shop) was opened in July 2016 has continued to go from strength to strength and is considered by shoppers to be the best shop of its kind in the village.
What We Offer
We offer a range of unique products including:
- Home – Different styles of good quality cushions. Almost all of our stock is Made in the U.K.
- Men – Luxury hip flasks, leather wallets, embroidered handkerchiefs, novelty and classic cuff links. Military themed gifts and Souvenirs.
- Women – Good quality ladies handbags.
- Children – Educational books, puzzles, soft toys and more.