The holiday season is fast approaching and it may have caught you off guard! But that doesn’t mean you need to grab a gift that has no meaning or falls a little short… it means you need to take a look at our last-minute gift ideas for the whole family.
Mom, Dad, your husband or wife are all covered, so you’ll never have to settle for a boring box of chocolates again!
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Last-minute Christmas gifts for Mom
A Pamper Day
Spending time with Mom is always a good idea, so why not spoil her in the process by taking her to the Waldorf Astoria in Edinburgh for a pamper day. The day includes a facial as well as shoulder, back and neck massage so she’ll feel beautiful and relaxed afterwards!
Stunning Soy Candles
Soy candles make for a lovely last-minute Christmas gift for mom. We adore The Botanical Candle Co’s range of woody, fresh, citrus and floral scents, and their packaging is lovely too.
If Mom is a fan of cooking shows and is always experimenting in the kitchen, a masterclass at The Raymond Blanc Cookery School will be right up her alley. Mark Peregrine will be leading the demonstrations and giving Mom the skills to up her cooking game.
A Night At The Theatre
When last did you take your Mom out on a date?
Aromatherapy Sleep Oils
You’ve given her countless sleepless nights, it’s time to make up for that by giving her a three-step essential oil kit to help her get a more peaceful night’s sleep. She can enjoy the soothing scents while she relaxes and reminiscences about the fun she’s had over previous festive seasons.
A Literature Tour
With over 150 million items, it’s easy to see why the British Library is the largest in the world. is a hub of culture and wonder. Send mom on a tour of the monument and embark on a journey of history, culture and art. The experience includes lunch at Michelin-starred restaurant, Seven Park Place, which can be enjoyed either before or after your tour.
Last-Minute Christmas Gifts For Dad
Beers & Brewery Tours
A beer tasting experience that includes the history of the establishment followed by a tour of the brewery should go down well – pun intended. CRATE Brewery is offering exactly that and is sure to be a great day out for you and Dad or whoever he decides to take with.
Helicopter Flying Lesson
Dad has saved the day on many occasions. A private helicopter lesson with Elstree Helicopters will have him channelling his inner superhero or super-agent – it seems fitting, don’t you think?
A Solo Stove
If your dad loves camping or cooking over an open fire, but hates the hassle of wet wood and wind, the Solo Stove is a great gift. He can make his own mini bonfire no matter what the weather!
Tour of Wembley
Send Dad for a tour of Wembley Stadium – the home of English football. The experience includes a behind the scenes look at the stadium – including VIP areas – followed by dinner at the innovative gastropub, Parlour.
Last-Minute Christmas Gifts For Your Wife
There’s nothing more romantic than spending time staring at the stars with your wife. Not only will she feel completely wooed, but you’ll also learn a thing or two about astronomy from the Astronomers at the Royal Observatory. Once you’re done taking in the universe, the two of you can enjoy lunch and tea.
A Spa Day
A five-star hotel with a spa? Your wife will love you for it.
COMO Metropolitan in London provides a sanctuary for revitalisation and getting in tune with yourself again. As someone who looks after the household, we’re sure that a pamper day is much needed.
Opulent Scatter Cushions
Luxurious cushions liven up any room, just like your wife livens up your life! We adore the range at Wayfair and we know your wife will love cuddling up on velvet or silk scatters too.
The World’s Best London Dry Gin
Take a behind-the-scenes look the first copper-pot distillery to hit London 1820. The Sipsmith distillery is opening their doors to you and offering the chance to tour their facility, discover their rich history and enjoy some of the best gins available.
A Custom Framed Family Tree
Spread the love this Christmas by getting your wife a gift that will withstand time and have her feeling all loved up every time she sees it. Immortalise the importance of family with a framed family tree that can be customised according to your preferences.
Last-Minute Christmas Gifts For Your Husband
A Leather Laptop Bag
Practical gits are always good, and a leather laptop bag will ensure your man travels in style. Aspinal of London features a range of options to suit every man’s discerning tastes.
Beer Making Experience
Send hubby to the London Beer Lab in Brixton to learn everything there is to know about beer, followed by creating his very own, one of a kind brew to take home and share with family and friends. We’re sure that he’ll be blown away by the experience and the show-off potential that will come with sharing his craft with the world.
A Stormtrooper Decanter
If your husband enjoys whiskey and Star Wars, a glass Stormtrooper decanter is probably one of the safest places to store his favourite tipple. He’ll love showing it to his friends too!
A Manly Spa Day
He may be a tough cookie, but every once in a while, he enjoys being pampered. Spoil your husband with a Gentlemen’s Spa Day at Gentlemen Tonic – a spa experience designed for the modern man.
Fly Fishing Adventure
The world of fly-fishing is exciting and complex – the perfect thing to keep your husband busy with. Whether he’s had some experience or is a complete newbie, this half-day guided fishing experience is sure to give him the skills needed to take on fly-fishing.
We know that last-minute Christmas shopping can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be! We’re here to make the process easier by giving you a wide range of options that are sure to get the job done.