Adult Christmas Gift Ideas

Today I’m sharing with you my adult Christmas gift ideas. You can check out my kids Christmas gift guide here. Adults can be tricky to buy for. I always find it hard to buy a gift for my husband. It’s hard to buy for my brother and my sister, well as she lives in Canada I have to find her something small that she can take home.

So hopefully these few ideas here in this guide will give you a few ideas to find the perfect gift for a loved one.

Adult Christmas Gift Ideas

Homebrew Kit

Kicking off my adults Christmas gift guide I have this amazing homebrew kit from Home brewtique. Its a great way to start learning how to brew your own beer at home. Everything you need is included in this kit right down to your own personalised beer bottle labels, if you opted for that!

They have just opened their Christmas pre-order shop to help you get ahead of the busy festive season.

Their all-grain small batch home-brewing kits come beautifully packaged and make the perfect gift for Christmas, allowing any beer-lover or creative cook to brew their own beers just like a brewery – but in much smaller batch sizes and from the comfort of their own home.

homebrew kit from Homebrewtique.

Home-brewing is a great hobby for anyone who loves beer or just spending time in the kitchen, and these kits are unique because:

  1. They allow you to make beer from scratch using all natural, raw ingredients rather than a pre-mix
  2. The equipment is lightweight and attractive, so you can brew in any size kitchen
  3. Easy-to-follow recipes and customisable options make it a good fit for the novice to expert

Home-brewing is a great hobby for anyone who loves beer or just spending time in the kitchen

The Christmas Gift Kit (£87) provides the basic brewing equipment needed and the option for a recipe voucher if you’re not sure which recipe to choose. Includes the option to personalise the beer bottle labels for a truly unique gift.

Flowers from Appleyard

A special bunch of flowers are always appreciated. This gorgeous bunch from Appleyard is called Festive Punch. They have fragrant lilies and beautiful roses included. I do love the added touch of some silver foliage. Makes them much more Christmassy.

Flowers from Appleyard

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See more info at Appleyard for Christmas flowers

Port Tasting Set

Perfect for dad’s and granddads this Christmas.

This Port Tasting Set gives you an introduction to the four different styles available. Produced by small family producer Porto Quevedo who are based in the Douro Valley, in north east Portugal, where Port is said to run through their veins.

You get to enjoy the following Ports in this tasting set:

  • Reserve Ruby Port 19.5% ABV: a full bodied Port with red fruit flavours, best enjoyed with dark chocolate or a classic blue cheese such as Stilton.
  • Special Reserve Tawny Port 19.5% ABV: this Port is packed with honey and dried fruit flavours. Great with fruit cake.
  • White Port 19.5% ABV: a sweet white Port with honey, ripe pear and apple flavours. It can be drunk chilled, over ice or in a cocktail.
  • Rosé Port 19.5% ABV: made from red grapes, this is packed with ripe strawberry and raspberry flavours. Ideal enjoyed over ice, or as a simple cocktail with lemonade or sparkling water and a sprig of mint

Port Tasting Set

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See here for more info Drinks in Tube


The Big Book of Quick Easy Family Recipes

A family recipe book is always welcomed.  A perfect gift for time short families.

It’s packed with easy, delicious meals that kids love to eat, and parents feel great about serving. Each recipe is either quick to prepare or cook, and allows you to pop it in the oven and get on with something else, so stressful meal preparation is a thing the past. With 500 recipes including those that are vegetarian, gluten, wheat and dairy free, you can find brilliant options for every meal of the day.

The Big Book of Quick Easy Family Recipes

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Unicorn Mugs

Everyone loves unicorns, in fact most places you go there are some kind of unicorns. I love them, so I’ve had to put in some kind of unicorn gifts into my gift guide. This unicorn mug is so cute with a lovely chunky handle.

unicorn mug

My second unicorn mug is this beautiful one. The mane on the unicorn actually changes colour when you have a hot drink!

unicorn mug


  • Colour Changing Unicorn Mug – White
  • 3D mug with head and horn
  • Fill with hot drink and reveal colourful mane
  • Ceramic mug
  • Not suitable for microwave or dishwasher


  • Capacity: 300 ml

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Colour Changing Unicorn Mug £9.99 from IWOOT

Zerowater 12 cup water filter

For the health conscious, a gift of this Zerowater filter jug would be great. It’s useful for all year round.

Removes virtually all dissolved solids from Tap water, nearly twice as much as the leading brand, so don’t settle for second best, settle for the best, Zerowater.

Zerowater 12 cup water filter

  • LARGE CAPACITY WATER FILTER JUG: 2.8 litre water filter jug is the first in its class to benefit from a sealed lid and reservoir which allows filtered water to be poured while water which hasn’t yet been filtered remains in the reservoir. This adds a further 2 cups of capacity to the 10 cups of filtered water in the jug
  • IMMEDIATE POURABILITY: One handed, pull and pour button spout for easy pouring from the fridge or for filling bottles
  • INCLUDES WATER QUALITY METER AND WATER FILTER: Lab Grade Digital Water Quality Meter included which will show you the exact Total Dissolved Solid reading of your water

Available From

£39.99 from

Premium Chess Set – Jaques of London

This beautiful 11 inch folding travel chess set from Jaques offers stunning hand carved wooden Staunton chessmen with a 2.5 inch King piece and is ideal for playing on the move.

Following the design laid out by Jaques of London in 1849, this wooden travel chess set features the standardised Staunton design, but the quality of the craftsmanship is far from standard. Jaques of London offer nothing but the finest quality that money can buy and this travel set is the perfect way to acquire this legendary quality at an affordable price.

With a folding walnut and sycamore chess board and baize-based, hand crafted Staunton chess pieces, this wooden travel chess set is the perfect gift for a loved one or even yourself.

Premium Chess Set - Complete Hand Carved Chess Set with Folding Chess Board & Case - Jaques of London

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For more info see Jaques of London


Movie Boxsets

Everyone loves to watch a movie at Christmas. When the kids are gone to bed why not put on a movie box set and snuggle up to watch one of these. Fifty Shades of Grey – 3 movie collection or Fast & Furious 8 movie collection. I’m sure they will keep you entertained for a few hours.

movie boxsets,- fifty shades of grey, The fast and the furious

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Scrawl from Big Potato Games. The Adult Party Game of Dirty Doodles and Godawful Guesses Everyone has a dirty mind. You. Your friends. Your friend’s friends. The list goes on. Luckily, there are a wealth of adult party games that can help you channel that adult humour you crave so badly – and we’ve just added another one of our party games to the list. It’s called Scrawl and it’s a game about doodling your way to disaster.


Available From

For more info see Big Potato Games

Foodie Gift

As a big foodie I love finding new products that are better for you. Rhythm 108 are this. They use pure ingredients and the nutritious recipes are simple, delicious and made with a lot of heart and soul. My particular favourite is the Super Coconut bar. They have a range to suit most diets including dairy free, vegan and gluten free, not forgetting the ingredient are organic.  I think a selection of their products would make a lovely gift for a foodie in your life.

Rhythm 108 - organic, dairy free, vegan, gluten free

Available From

Sainsbury’s and online at Rhythm 108

Personalised Retro Hamper

I have a huge sweet tooth and this personalised retro sweet hamper would make an amazing gift for someone like me. It’s full of old skool favourites like Drumsticks, Parma Violets, Love Hearts and Double Dips. Head over to the Swizzels shop for this hamper plus other unique Swizzels gifts.

Personalised Retro Hamper, sweets, from your childhood.

So there you have it, my adult Christmas Gift Guide.

I hope this guide has given you some ideas for a loved one.

Happy Shopping!

*I was given samples of the products in this gift guide in exchange for this post. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

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7 thoughts on “Adult Christmas Gift Ideas

  1. Thanks for sharing such an insightful post. This post really contains amazing stuff that I never read. I appreciate you for writing such an informational post. Well Done keep posting!.

  2. I was actually trying to figure out what to get my husband for Christmas in the shower this morning. No lie! The water filter idea has made me think about some other health-promoting options for him and others.

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