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Gifts for grandparents to show them you care this Christmas

The perfect presents for Christmas!

Shopping for your nearest and dearest? We've selected some of the very best presents to send to your grandparents! Whether you're searching for a Christmas gift, a birthday present or just a thoughtful gift to show them just how much they mean to you.

From luxurious hampers and stylish homeware to personalised presents and sentimental one-of-a-kind gifts, these are the best buys from John Lewis, Fortnum & Mason, Not on the High Street and more. 

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spa-wellness-box

The pandemic has brought with it a lot of new challenges and self-care is now more important than ever. This Spa Restore Wellness Basket is stocked with all the luxury essentials needed for an at-home pamper session. From a heavenly smelling candle to The White Company's fragrant hand and body balm as well as an exfoliating round body brush, your grandparents will be able to bring the spa home to them whenever they need a little pick me up. 

Spa Restore Wellness Basket, £65, The White Company

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kensignton-hamper

M&S has created the ultimate afternoon tea selection for just £40! The Kensington Teatime Hamper includes Devon scones, Swiss chocolate truffles, a Victoria sandwich cake, all-butter Viennese milk chocolate dipped fingers, British soft set raspberry jam and more. 

The Kensington Teatime Hamper, £40, Marks & Spencer

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The Facebook Portal is a great way for everyone to stay in touch via video calls and feel like you're all together. It's so easy to use, your grandparents will love it! There are various sizing options to choose from, including a TV version too.

The Portal (10inch screen), was £169 NOW £79, Facebook

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Angelic stud Earrings, £65, Swarovski

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When in doubt, you can never go wrong with a timeless pair of earrings, and this round cut crystal pair from Swarovski will quite literally add a little sparkle to her Christmas. 

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Joyful Life Home Fragrance Duo, £63, Temple Spa

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There's nothing cosier than a festive scented home, and we're big fans of Temple Spa's Joyous Life range - an aromatic blend of citrus, jasmine and pine needles with spicy cedwarwood. This bundle includes a candle and reed diffuser.

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cushion

It can be difficult not getting to hug our loved ones, so this personalised pillow can function as a temporary solution. An extra special gift, all you'll need to do is upload your favourite photos and Funkypigeon takes care of the rest. With so much time spent indoors over the last two years, your grandparents will appreciate being able to cuddle up to their new favourite pillow.  

Personalised Photo Pillow, from £19.99, Funkypigeon

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grandpad

GrandPad is an amazing idea for grandparents who struggle with modern-day tech. It comes pre-set up and comes ready to use straight out of the box! A family member is admin and there's no need for Wifi as it works off 4G - think of it like a mobile phone. 

 GrandPad, priced at £59.95 per month on a contract with VAT Relief, TechSilver

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cheese-wowcher

If they're cheese fans, they'll be MORE than happy to receive this bundle in the post. Includes six delicious waxed cheeses from Lymn Bank Farm Cheese Co.

Waxed Cheese Box Voucher, £19.99, Wowcher

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Rumbullion! Spiced Rum, £34.90, Master of Malt

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Transport them to the Caribbean with this warming spiced rum, which has notes of creamy Madagascan vanilla and zesty orange peel. Beautifully gift wrapped in crinkled brown paper, wound with twine and sealed with black wax, the bottle proudly flaunts its maritime inspiration with a label that bears a hand-drawn illustration of a Navy grog tub. 

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The gift that keeps on giving, personalise a Yankee Candle with your favourite family photos! 

Personalised Candle, £25.99, Yankee Candle

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Merry Christmas Gift Box, £49.99, Red Letter Days

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Give them the gift of choice! Red Letter Days has over 2,600 experiences they can choose from within the UK, whether it's an overnight stay at a spa, or a luxurious afternoon tea. What's more, the voucher is valid for 24 months so there's no rush to use it if your grandparents aren't going out and about in the current climate, or if restrictions come back into place. Red Letter Days will also be donating 10 per cent of sales from the gift box to Child Poverty Action Group until 25th December.

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Teeling Whiskey with gold presentation box, £39.95, Master of Malt

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Treat the grandparents to a bit of Irish luxury with Teeling Whiskey! Teeling Small Batch is a fantastic blend of Irish malt and grain whiskies married together in Central American Rum casks for up to 12 months. The result is a full flavoured whiskey with plenty of fresh fruit, creamy vanilla and lively spice.  The glamorous gold tube makes this gift feel extra special. 

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Do your grandparents have a seriously impressive vinyl collection? Take them on a trip down memory lane and play their favourite tunes on this portable record player from Amazon. Priced at £49.99, this vintage suitcase design comes with a one year guarantee, plus it features dynamic full-range stereo speakers and a rear phono connection for connecting the record player to your home stereo. 

Vinyl Record Player, £49.99, Amazon

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personalised-missing-you-book

Tell your grandparents why you miss them with this personalised storybook written by the children. Sure to put a smile on their faces, it's available in hard and soft cover and features gorgeous illustrations of woodland creatures plus 10 reasons why they are important to you. All you need to do is enter your chosen text into a form and Letterfest does the rest! 

Letterfest Personalised Missing You Book, £23, NotOnTheHighStreet

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wooden-heart

Beautifully crafted, this handmade wooden heart plaque makes for the most thoughtful gift. You can slip it into a card, use it as a gift tag on a present, or attach it to the neck of a bottle of champagne. 

Wooden Heart Plaque, £3.49, eBay

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personalised-necklaces

Designed to keep your loved ones close to your heart - even when they might be far away - these personalised family name necklaces are available in 925 sterling silver, 18ct yellow gold plating, and 18ct rose gold plating. Simply add the names of three family members you'd like hand-stamped onto the rings, and the rest is easy. 

Personalised Family Names Necklace, £75, Not on the High Street

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It's often the small things in life that can make the biggest impact - and starting the day with a freshly-brewed cappuccino is no different. This coffee maker will create barista-quality brews at the push of a button and with the festive offer, they'll receive 200 capsules and a set of two cappuccino cups and saucers complimentary. What a gorgeous gift!

Nespresso Vertuo Coffee Machine, £99, Nespresso

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foot-warmer

They'll be arguing over who can use this circulation boosting foot warmer first! Perfect for cosying up to a Christmas film with.

Beurer Foot Circulation Booster, £40.99, Argos

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family-tree

These personalised family tree prints are the perfect way to show your grandparents just how much they mean to you. Available in A3, A4 and A5, just advise the seller which names you want to be added to the tree and any other specific arrangement instructions. What better way to celebrate family?

Family Tree Personalised Gifting Keepsake Print, from £7.50, Etsy

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kindle

There's nothing better than kicking back with a good book, and with a Kindle, the sky's the limit. Built with a glare-free screen that reads like printed paper, your grandparents will be able to build their own electronic library filled with their favourite titles.

Kindle, £54.99, Amazon 

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Want to go the extra mile? Prime members read for free with unlimited access to over a thousand titles, so your grandparents will be able to get the most out of their new Kindle. Gift them with a membership for either £79.00 a year or £7.99 a month. They'll also have access to films, TV shows, music and more.

Amazon Prime Membership, from £7.99 a month, Amazon

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Put a smile on their faces with this sweet mug set. 

Set of 2 mugs, £9.99, Amazon

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grandparents-flowers

A subscription is the perfect gift, particularly if it can be posted through the letterbox like the flowers from Bloom & Wild. They’ll get a new bunch every month, and they can arrange them themselves once they arrive. 

Flower subscription, from £20 per month, Bloom & Wild

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darlington-vases

As well as buying a bouquet of flowers for your grandparents, why not go one step further and surprise them with a beautiful vase for their new blooms? John Lewis is selling this LSA International Flower Mini Vase Gift Set, suitable for a wide variety of cut flowers and foliage. 

Dartington Crystal Mini Gems Oval Vase (set of 2), £22, John Lewis

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whiskey

Just like the bottle says, it's 'a blend of incredible whiskies from planet Earth', and perfect for mixing. So if grandma or grandpa love a touch of whisky as a nightcap, this will do the trick. Although it can be enjoyed with coke, ginger ale, soda water, tonic, coconut water or even green tea, it's also marvellous served neat. 

World Whisky Blend from That Boutique-y Whisky Company, £32.95, masterofmalt.com

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oliver-bonas-fram

Send them a frame and add a picture of you and your family inside. They’ll treasure it. 

Gold & Glass Double Portrait Photo Frame 6x4", £18, Oliver Bonas

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photobook

This is the perfect sentimental gift for grandparents on lockdown - a little moments photo book. Find all your favourite photos and create a long-lasting memory book. 

Little Moments Photo Book, £7, Photobox

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Premium-Rum-Lifestyle

This premium rum collection is set up like an advent calendar. Peek behind each of the twelve windows and you'll find a different 30ml wax-sealed dram of rum, made by some of the best producers around the globe. 

Drinks by the Dram 12 Dram Premium Rum Collection, £45, Master of Malt

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