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Gifts for grandparents

gifts for grandparents

Whether it's for a birthday, anniversary, Christmas or just a token of appreciation, if you’re looking for the best gifts for grandparents, we've found the perfect presents. From fun-filled days out to tempting, top-notch hampers, there's something for all tastes. And, if you’re a grandparent yourself and see something you fancy, it wouldn’t hurt to leave this page open where family and friends are sure to see it, would it?


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Personalised gifts

Nothing says 'I love you' more than a gift that's truly unique to the recipient. The rise of online shopping has made it easier than ever to get a present engraved or find something relating to a specific date, so there are plenty of options if you're searching for personalised gifts for grandparents.


What to buy:

personalised gifts for grandparents

unique gifts for grandparents

Personalised calendar Personalised postcode jigsaw puzzle

Turn special memories into the perfect gift with a calendar chocked full of happy photos. 

Know an avid puzzler? Select the area they live in or grew up in for a thoughtful gift that'll provide hours of fun.

Buy: Snapfish, from £9.99

Buy: Getting Personal, £29.99



Anniversary gifts

Whether it's for a ruby or golden wedding anniversary gift, mark this landmark occasion with a unique present they'll never forget.


What to buy:

anniversary gifts

christmas present

Original archive newspaper Personalised bottle of prosecco

Take them back to their big day with an original newspaper - complete with a certificate of authenticity. You can also personalise with the recipient's name and occasion.

What says happy anniversary more than cracking open a bottle of bubbly and toasting to the couple? You can write your own message of congratulations on this bottle.

Buy: Prezzybox, £44.99

Buy: Find Me a Gift, £22.99


For cooking enthusiasts

Whether their cakes are worthy of Bake Off or they're just starting out on their culinary journey, there's a range of great cooking accessories and essentials to be found for budding chefs.


What to buy:

MasterChef Kitchen Bible

cheese-making kit

MasterChef Kitchen Bible The Ultimate Cheese Making Kit

Perfect your technique and deliver exquisite dishes every time with this comprehensive cookbook from the show.

Includes ingredients for nine different tasty cheeses. And, if that wasn't enough, they are 100% vegetarian and gluten-free.

Buy: Amazon, £19.17

Buy: notonthehighstreet, £38.50



For tea and wine connoisseurs

Nothing quite beats a good brew or a bottle of vintage. Treat your grandparent to an exciting day out at a luxury hotel or UK vineyard for an experience they'll love.


What to buy:

afternoon tea gift set

Eastcott vineyard and winery

Afternoon Tea English Vineyard Tour for Two

Taste buds will be more than satisfied  after a decadent selection of afternoon treats. A fantastic gift for any tea-loving couple.

Hosted at a number of vineyards across the UK, guests will learn how English wine is made and even try some for themselves. 

Buy: Buyagift, £34.99

Buy: Red Letter Days, £36



Foodie gifts

A hamper chocked full of goodies is always a great option - whether it's for a birthday or Christmas present. Some shops offer personalised hampers, so you can choose the products included, or go for a pre-made selection with loads of luxury treats. 


What to buy:

hamper gifts 

 hampton hamper

The Fortmason Hamper The Hampton Hamper

Fortnum & Mason have come up trumps with this fabulous hamper that features lots of delicious goodies.

This wicker treat basket includes a myriad of teas, chocolates, jams, and a bottle of sparkling apple and pear juice.

Buy: Fortnum & Mason, £100

Buy: M&S, £50


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For day trip lovers  

Looking for gifts for grandparents who have everything? Whether it's a dinner gift experience, a spa break or a theatre trip, days out come in all shapes and sizes. A gift voucher will ensure you can't go wrong.


What to buy:

spa vouchers

atg theatre gift vouchers

Spa Day Voucher ATG Theatre Vouchers

Want to pamper someone special? These vouchers are accepted at over 300 spas across the UK so they can enjoy at a destination of their choice.

What could be better than a trip to the theatre? These vouchers can be used in ATG theatres all over the UK, including London’s West End.

Buy: Spabreaks.com, from £70

Buy: ATG Tickets, £5-£100



For the globetrotters

If they're always jetting off or have plans to see the world during retirement, these travel gifts make great presents for grandparents. 


What to buy:

travel gifts 

gift guide

Scratch The World® Map Moleskine Passion Travel Journal

If they love to get away, this scratch map allows them to keep a record of where they've been.

This sleek Moleskine journal is an ideal travel companion, allowing them to jot down their adventures on the go.

Buy: notonthehighstreet, £15.75

Buy: John Lewis, £27


For gardeners 

Trowels at the ready! Prepare them for their gardening tasks with these accessories, which make great gifts for any green-fingered grandparents. 


What to buy:

herb planter

subscription gifts for grandparents 

Herb Pot Tray British Seed Subscription

The ideal present for budding gardeners. And just the right size for a kitchen counter top.

The gift that keeps on giving, a monthly seed subscription will keep the gardener in your life happy.

Buy: the Worm that turned, £23.95

Buy: notonthehighstreet, £34.99



For the home 

Gifts for the home are ideal for those wanting to spruce up their interiors with something simple or sentimental. 


What to buy:

hanging lantern 

photo frames

Hanging Lantern John Lewis Double Photo Frame

Beautiful and atmospheric, these
lanterns are great for cosy evenings. 

These simple, yet classic, photo frames are ideal for special family photographs.

Buy: notonthehighstreet, £34.95

Buy: John Lewis, £32-£40 (depending on size)



For those who like to be cosy

From PJs and blankets to dressing gowns and slippers, cosy treats make excellent Christmas gifts for grandparents.

What to buy:

dressing gown

kite slippers

Supersoft Hooded Dressing Gown  Kite Falcon Men's Slippers

A relaxed and comfy fit. Perfect for those chillier evenings when all you want to do is curl up on the sofa. 

These stylish suede slippers have a warm, furry lining and rubber sole grip that'll stand you in good stead this winter.

Buy: M&S, £28 

Buy: Clarks, £39


Prices correct as of 23/10/19

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