Advent Calendar Gifts


Unleashing the ‘big kid’ in all of us, nothing signals the start of the Xmas period like an advent calendar. If you thought advent calendars were just for chocoholics, think again! Nowadays, there is an almost endless variety of themed advent calendars, from beauty products to wine, tea bags to gin.

Here we take a look at some of our favourites, the majority of which are available for pre-order now.

Beauty calendars

If you love a beauty pick me up, there are some cracking beauty advent calendars on the market for 2017. With Christmas countdown calendars available from the likes of Clinique and No 7, each featuring a host of mini beauty favourites, every day can be like Christmas! Another of our favourites is this one from famous London fashion house Liberty.

One word one beauty advent calendars – they sell out fast! We know for a fact that Clinique’s advent calendar sold out well in advance of December last year. So get your orders in as soon as they launch!

Craft beer calendar

Craft beers have become hugely popular over the past couple of years, with micro-breweries cropping up all over the UK producing beers of a brilliant range and quality. So much so that having to choose just 24 for an advent calendar must have been a difficult (and enjoyable!) task! Featuring bottles and cans from across the UK, this British craft beer advent calendar by Honest Brew will delight any beer lover!  

Gin calendar

If gin is your tipple, you will simply love this Ginvent Calendar. Claiming to be the original (and therefore best!) gin advent calendar, this gorgeous gift by Gin Foundry features UK-made gins ready and waiting behind each of its 24 doors. Claiming to provide a journey through all styles of gin, from Old Tom, to London Dry, to Navy Strength & Fruit Infused, this gift is ideal for both the gin novice and connoisseur! Shipping from mid-October, you might find it difficult to wait until 1st December to crack into this one!

Tea bag calendar

If you prefer your drinks to be of the non-alcoholic variety, a tea bag calendar couldn’t be more perfect. What better way to brighter up those cold December days (if you live in Europe, that is) than a different blend of tea bag. Although there are lesser priced ones available, we just love this advent calendar from Newby Teas. With 24 numbered drawers, each filled with a selection of blends from their Classic Tea Bag Collection, this really makes a gorgeous gift.

All of the above advent calendars are available to order now in time for delivery on (or before) 1st December. If you place your order for UK delivery, using our parcel forwarding service, you can get your advent calendar sent on to you wherever you live in the world. So if you want to treat a special friend or relative, or else want to get in the festive spirit and treat yourself, now is the time!