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About Us

Photo of the front windows of Buy the Light's shopfront

Buy the Light is the answer to all of your gift buying dilemmas. Based in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, we have over 23 years of experience in selecting the perfect gifts for every occasion - from birthdays and weddings to christenings and Christmas.

Our ethos is simple - to source quality products that you won't find in every high street store and pass them onto you at a reasonable price, with excellent customer service and gift buying expertise added in for free!

Known locally as the "Smelliest Shop in Town", we stock a wide range of home fragrance products including a vast selection of the ever popular Yankee Candles, Woodwick and Village Candles, A Cheerful Giver Candle Company, St Eval Candles from Cornwall, Classic Candle based in Woodbridge Suffolk, Sassy Shop Wax melts from Bristol and Emily Victoria Candles based in Cheshire. Additionally we stock a wide range of Maison Berger products, including the very popular fragrance lamps and perfumes and a range of electronic diffusers from madebyzen.

By the way, we test burn all of our candles before we stock them to ensure the best possible products are on our shelves. From the burn quality, to the fragrance throw, calibre of the wick and even the size of the flame, we like to make sure you're getting the top of the range.

We currently stock over 200 different fragranced products, alongside fun DCUK Ducks, Edge and Frith sculptures, fashion accessories, stylish glassware and car fragrance from Mr&Mrs, amongst other items. You can purchase our gift and candle range here online as well as in-store.

Our small team at Buy the Light are passionate about presents and are here to help you find the right gift no matter what the occasion. Whether you are shopping online or browsing in our store, we are always happy to help. Please feel free to send us an email at or call us on 01284 700288 so we can help you find the right gift or treat for yourself!

Should you be visiting Bury St Edmunds, you can find our treasure trove of gifts, candles and more in our award winning store at 4 Whiting Street.

Love from the Ladies at Buy the Light, we hope you enjoy using our website.


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