I’m not sure we ever need an excuse to light a candle or two: candles are one of those everyday luxuries that everyone can enjoy. But take advantage of the darker autumn evenings, pull the curtains and light some candles for an indulgent sensory experience. Discover some of the great local candle makers waiting to light up your life…

Cotswold Candle Co

Polly Oswald started hand pouring her own candles for family and friends. In a little workshop at the end of her garden, surrounded by Cotswold countryside, she still hand pours every Cotswold Candle. Classic, beautifully simple and redolent of the English countryside, the candles’ wooden wicks crackle softly as they burn, intensifying the fragrance and enhancing the sensory experience.

Crona's Candles

Crona is an aromatherapist and essential oil fanatic who loves the soothing effect that natural aromas bring. The vision for Cróna’s Candles is to provide a completely natural aromatherapy candle, using organic botanical oils and natural soy wax. A candle that, when lit, provides a soothing atmosphere that uplifts the spirit within us all.

Hoof & Paw

Hoof & Paw’s essential oils have been carefully selected to compliment the hand selected crystals used to enhance their “magic”. Their aim is to spread a little bit of love and light into the world, one candle at a time! The candles are hand poured with 100% soy wax and natural essential oils that are paired with hand selected crystals.

Littlemore Candle Co

Littlemore Candle Co make wonderful hand poured soy wax candles, made with essential oils, local botanicals and healing crystals. They also have a range of wax melts, reed diffusers and room sprays.

Oxford Candlemakers

For Oxford Candlemakers, candle making is a passion. Their candles, using a blend of beeswax and soya wax, are handmade and poured in the beautiful village of Ducklington. Modern in design they use high quality Amber glasses, giving the candles a rustic feel that offers a homely warmth to any room.

Thame Aromas

Thame Aromas make luxury wax melts and candles, handmade and hand poured in Thame using 100% Prosoy wax, which offers the clean-burning benefits of natural vegetable wax, with inspired fragrances added. They are vegan and cruelty free and biodegradable.

The Cattleshed Candle Company

The Cattleshed Candle Company is a luxury home fragrance brand based on the original site of the family farm’s old cattle shed, producing delightfully scented soy candles inspired by things they love. The candles are lovingly hand poured in small batches, blending different fragrances and essential oils to find the perfect mix.

The Herberowe Candle Company

The Herberowe Candle Company craft apothecary, botanically-inspired candles and diffusers, handcrafted in small batches in their wax kitchen and workshop in Lower Heyford. They use 100% vegan wax, a blend of rapeseed and coconut wax from sustainable sources. Their fragrance oils are blends of fine perfume grade fragrance and essential oils and include elements of flowers, leaves, bark, roots, seeds, herbs and spices.


Wax.whiff create quality wax melts  & home fragrance products with a colourful and creative twist. With over 50 fragrances on offer, there's something to suit all. Each product is handmade by the owner Lucy in her Oxfordshire workshop.

Reeds of Mine

Reeds of Mine is a small family business specialising in reed diffusers and candles. Based in a workshop in Oxfordshire they source interesting reed diffuser bottles and select the best choice of fragrances.




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