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Advent calendars for tea lovers – countdown to Christmas with a luxury brew

Start each day in December with a lovely cuppa – whether you like Pukka or PG Tips

Calling all tea lovers! Did you know that you can countdown to Christmas 2022 with a lovely brew each morning if you get yourself a tea advent calendar? And we’re not just talking plain old builders tea here – there are some seriously luxe editions up for grabs.

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The Pukka tea advent calendar has the most delicious herbal tea bags you could dream of, and Fortnum & Mason’s tea advent calendar contains 24 of their luxury loose leaf blends. Keep reading to find your ideal brew, there are so many to choose from.

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The tea advent calendar, £70, Whittard


What do you get? 94 individually wrapped tea bags spanning the brands best-loved black, green and white teas. There’s four bags per day over 23 days, and it kicks off with a special gift on the first day. We won’t spoil the surprise but let’s just say it’s a tea lover’s dream. 

Why do we love it? This gorgeous-looking tea advent calendar is the one for serious tea drinkers – the four bags will keep you going for the whole day. And the surprise gift is such a nice touch.

Teapigs advent calendar, £25.59, Amazon


What do you get? 24 single-serve brews for tea lovers to slurp their way to the big day. This year the calendar includes some limited edition wintry blends and cold brew teas, too. From teas to calm you down after a tiring day putting up the tree to ones that will give you that boost of energy you need to wrap up those last few presents!

Why do we love it? The tea is really good quality, made out of big whole tea leaves. Big leaf = Big flavour... simple! Hence the tea "temples" – a roomy, mesh bag that gives the leaves the freedom to move about and release their big, bold flavour. It's the flavour of loose tea with the convenience of a bag.

Pukka herbal tea advent calendar Christmas selection, £7.99, Amazon


What do you get? 24 tea bags of mouth-watering Pukka flavours, including wonderberry green, peppermint & liquorice and blackcurrant beauty

Why do we love it? Apart from the fact the flavours are divine, it's great to know that all the teas are sustainably sourced and ethically farmed.

Vahdam Teas advent calendar, was £73 now £61, Vahdam Teas


What do you get? It's an exclusive gift with 24 gold tin caddies filled with award-winning teas and presented in a luxury gift box. This tea set is a perfect gift for anyone who is very serious about their tea. 

Why do we love it? For a home-grown brand like Vahdam, tea farmers are a priority and every time you purchase one of the Indian teas, a percentage of the revenue goes towards the education of the farmers’ children. If you get it now you can take advantage of the early bird discount - so hurry to grab a bargain!

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English Tea Shop organic advent tea calendar, £10.98, Amazon


What do you get? 25 pyramid bags of Christmassy flavours like Gingerbread Treat and Festive Spice.

Why do we love it? With this tea advent calendar you get an extra brew to enjoy on Christmas day while most of the other ones stop on Christmas Eve. Plus this is an eco and ethical option – all the teas are organic and produced by traditional small farms in Sri Lanka.

Tea advent tea calendar, £38, Bird & Blend


What do you get? With this tea advent calendar you get double the love - not one but two tea bags per day including brand new blends and special edition Christmas flavours like Snowball Hot Cocoa!

Why do we love it? Since there are two tea bags per day this one is perfect for sharing, plus we love that there's a caffeine free version up for grabs too. It's also 100% zero plastic so it's good for the environment too!

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T2 Tea world of tea advent calendar, £16.77, Amazon


What do you get? 24 bags of ethically sourced tea, including T2’s best-selling black and fruit teas, including delights such as Crème Brulee black tea and the caramel-tasting Sticky Date Delight flavour. Yum!

Why do we love it? The flavours in this one are delicious and it’s probably one of the prettiest tea advent calendars we’ve seen.

Fortnum's tea-filled wooden advent calendar, £145, Fortnum & Mason


What do you get? Fortum’s luxury tea advent calendar comes with 24 of their delicious loose tea blends - one per day – featuring flavours like Christmas black tea, smoky Earl Grey and Black tea with strawberry. 

Why do we love it? This wooden advent calendar is a work of art and you can reuse it year after year - refill packs are available on Fortnum's website.

Newby Teas advent tea calendar, £85, Newby Teas


What do you get? Inside each of the 24 drawers of this gorgeous advent calendar there are four individually wrapped fine blend tea bags, and no two drawers are the same. Delicious flavours include fruity Oriental Sencha, creamy Milk Oolong and warming Masala Chai as well as favourites like Earl Grey and English .

Why do we love it? You get FOUR bags in each drawer, so that's enough tea to last the whole day, even if you share. And the box truly is a work of art. This year it's inspired by London's rich theatrical heritage to produce a one-of-a-kind collectable that evokes an unforgettable night out in London’s West End. Gorgeous!


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