There’s not long left now! If you’re struggling for inspiration we’ve compiled a list of 50 Christmas Gift Ideas. We’ve got all sorts of other gift idea categories too. If you leave it too late we’ve also got some last minute gift ideas and gifts under £5 or under £10.
We’ve tried to cover all the bases and find gifts appropriate for various age groups in the family. So from the little Timmy to Grandpa Scrooge, and in no particular order, here are our Christmas gift picks:
Those born before the advent of digital music will be familiar with tapes. These tapes measure.
- You Choose
Beer – We probably all know someone for whom this gift is a safe bet. Delivered by email – perfect if you’ve left it to the last minute!
Perhaps the greatest decade of television summarised in 100 questions that test if you were paying attention.
This selection of cheeses comes in a slatted wooden crate, which can be used long after its contents have been devoured.
Apparently pugs are cool. This poncho might make you cool too.
A selection of cafetiere friendly coffees. Includes Ethiopian Yirgacheffe, Kenya Peaberry, Blue Sumatra, Java Santos & more…
This selection is housed in a lovely willow basket hamper, so once you’ve eaten everything you’ll have something for the summer picnics.
For the Nintendo geek who cares about their coffee table.
The Pickmaster stamps out plectrums from old credit cards or other suitable materials to use as guitar picks!
The Poppy Shop from The Royal British Legion has lots of gifts on offer and all profits go to The Royal British Legion.
- 3 for £5
Pick from a wide range of make up products. 3 for £5, or give them 1 and keep 2!
A normal notebook, with plain paper on the inside and an uncoloured cover for the user to colour in. Apparently it’s very relaxing.
The classic game of Monopoly with a twist… The quest is not to take over Parl Lane and Mayfair but the kingdom of Westeros.
- You Choose
Waterstones sell gift cards that can be used to buy books or items in their shops or for theatre tickets.
The menagerie of festive consumables is presented in a wicker basket, which will be perfect for a picnic when (if) then weather allows!
- From £19
This gift will contribute to schooling for some of the world’s poorest children. This could change lives.
The perfect gift for the Ebenezer Scrooge of the family or the one that sits in the corner moping while everyone plays charades.
- From £10
This gift from Oxfam, which you can give on someone’s behalf, provides people with access to safe, clean water. It can save lives.
Be a Jedi in your own home, or outdoors if you are brave enough. A classic Star Wars dressing gown.
- From £26
Gift a fit, vaccinated goat to a family who needs one in order to support themselves. It can provide an income and help those in poverty.
This hoodie is from the Caner Research online shop. They have lots more gifts there that support Cancer Research.
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- from £15
Simply Scuba stock all sorts of scuba and diving gear. They sell e-cards as well as traditional gift cards. Great for last minute gifts.
This afternoon tea selection comes in a wooden slatted crate, which will look great around the house even once you’ve finished its contents.
Know someone who likes their food spicy? This book from the Lonely Planet Shop will prove that the vindaloo is not the be all and end all.
- You Choose
The Amazon Christmas eGift Card is perfect for a last minute gift. Now did you forget about them or are all the shops shut already?
A satirical look at the world and mindset of Dads.
100 questions from back when we all had the same TV channels and could count them on one hand, or even 4 fingers.
The Sudokube merges 2 classic games together and should keep someone quiet for a good amount of time.
Apparently Bagpuss wasn’t cuddly enough already so they made a microwavable version. For kids, cuddlers or the nostalgic.
- Under £10
Twinings have a range of stocking fillers under £10. It’s not all tea, they have more to choose from!
These novelty drink coasters make everyone join in and have fun, whilst looking rather silly!
When I were a lad Facebook were called Yellow Pages and 5p would buy you an house.
These fit over a laptop’s webcam or mobile phone’s camera and help ensure you’re not being watched. We use them!
An Italian style stove top espresso maker for less than £10! It’s got good reviews and looks very fancy!
75cl Vista Alegra Ruby Port Decanter delivered in a presentation box. A nice bottle that will look good even when empty!
- From £1.99
Fragrance Direct have a stocking fillers section under £10 that takes the thinking out of choosing a few little gifts this Christmas.
For those who cut their gaming teeth on the NES when you actually had to have friends to play multiplayer games.
This clever shopping bag is from the Cancer Research online shop. They have lots of other great gifts there too.
- From £8
This gift, which can be given on the recipient’s behalf, can provide food for those who really need it.
A range of colours to choose from. For those emergency nail filing situations.
- From £25
Spabreaks sell vouchers that can be used all over the country on spa days and pampering. Can download them – perfect for last minute gifts!
We hope this list helps and that you have a great Christmas!