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Christmas is not only about presents but the presence of both family and friends brought together by the season of festivity and cheer. Avoid time spent together ending with the year by giving the gift of a shared experience.
So why not this year book a night away in a hotel near the beach, relaxing visit to a spa, or a fabulous activity you know your loved one will adore!
A weekend away is always a hit with many as you escape reality and enjoy yourself a small staycation in the new year.
Take a look at our extensive list of the best hotels in Bristol HERE!
The perfect gift for someone who loves ultimate fun and adventure is an AirHop Gift Voucher where you can leap into the New Year with a free session or 2 at the fun-filled adventure park! And the best part is, whether you're 7 or 57, this gift gurantees 100% fun no matter what!
With over 140 interconnected trampolines that span right across the floor and up the walls as well as an Obstacle Course, AR Trampolines, Wipeout, Dodgeball, Foam Pit and Slam Dunk, you're sure to burn off those Christmas calories with this gift!
They offer gift cards with values from £10 to anything you're willing to spend!
Action Net Zero want to help create a greener net zero future, which is why they've created an array of eco-friendly gifts that you can get your special someone this Christmas.
The Plastic Free Shop offer an array of beautiful gifts such as:
- On the Go Gift Boxes
- Recycled Stainless Steel Cup
- Plastic Free Stationary Gift Box
- Seedball Natural History Museum Gift Box
- Pamper Gift Box
- Gardener's Gift Box
And so much more!
So if you're looking for that perfect gift for one of your loved ones, why not be a little more eco-friendly and gift one of these amazing gifts from The Plastic Free Shop.
Some of us may wish we don't receive those presents we may not use or need so why not get something you know they will use and love, like tea and coffee!
Bristol Twenty Tea & Coffee are a coffee supplier in the heart of the city who supply a large range of commercial coffees, as well as a unique blend of small batch roasted espressos and unusual single estate coffees.
They have a Christmas gift guide showing all the delicious flavours in teas and coffees that they are offering this year, some of their flavours include: Gingerbread, Christmas Cookie, S'mores and much more! As well as this you can grab some authentic Bristol Twenty mechandise too! Click HERE to view their gift guide!
There is nothing better than receiving a voucher for your favourite restaurant so why not give your host a night off from cooking and gift them with a restaurant voucher this Christmas!
If a traditional British roast is a turn off why not try something different, Bristol is home to an array of divine restaurants that all offer something special for everyone this Christmas.
If you're struggling to find a new dining space, something a little more out there or just the norm, then take a look at our favourite restaurants in Bristol HERE!
Why not treat someone special to indulge in some quintessential cakes and scones and book an Afternoon Tea for two, Quality time with each other! An Afternoon Tea is a great way to spend quality time with one another - something you may not usually have time for.
Plus, what could be better than tucking into delicate pastries, a selection of delicious finger sandwiches and warming tea? Nothing!
Take a look at our list of the best Tea Rooms or locations who offer delicious afternoon tea in Bristol HERE!
Sometimes a gift that makes memories is the best kind of present! So this year why not get your special someone tickets to enjoy a magical day out. Westonbirt Arboretum offers tons of wonderful days of adventure where you can explore over 2,500 extraordinary species on their fabulous guided walks. It's the perfect gift to let your special someone relax, escape and take on a beautiful adventure.
So make sure you check out their website to see what events may be perfect for you and your loved ones!
Authentic Turkish Homeware
Stuck on what to get your special someone this Christmas? Fear not, TGt are here to help as we've found the most beautiful authentic Turkish homeware shop, Turkishwares, which sells unique handmade ceramicwares, table linen, cushions, covers and so much more.
They're an eco-friendly business that are plastic free. They pride themselves on offering high quality products that are carefully sourced. All their products are unique and are based from Turkey.
If the person you're gifting for this Christmas suffers from the following:
- Sleep and Anxiety
- Heart Diseases
- Acne Treatment
Why not help them out this festive season and treat them to a range of CBD products that are compliant within UK/EU law from Red Eyez. They supply a range of products from bath bombs, oils, face creams, edibles and much more, that are not only great for pain and anixiety management, but great for relaxation too!
Check out their collections HERE!
Crafty Wolf is a family-run business that specialises in providing small batched unique spirits. They offer an extensive list of award winning rums that all have interesting and impeccable taste!
So if you know someone who appreciates unique and high quality rums, this is the perfect Christmas gift for them!
They provide quirky flavours, from Beckford's Rum & Spiced Pineapple, to Rum & Caramel, or Beckford's White Pearl Rum & Coconut. There endless list of distinctive and divine flavours will always leave you wanting more!
Home Cocktails provide a variety of gift boxes and cocktail kits the are perfect for Christmas!
Some of their gift boxes they offer are:
- Custom boxes £45 - Made by you selecting 3 of your favourite cocktails and you will have enough ingredients to create 2 of each. This means that each box contains enough for 6 cocktails in total.
- Gift Boxes £40 - Pre made cocktail boxes that are more cost effective and quicker to buy than the custom boxes. Great for those who either don’t have the time to scroll through the ever growing menu or if they aren’t sure which ones are their friends favourite.
Both custom and pre made gift boxes are delivered straight to your door, if you would like some equipment included in the boxes these can be purchased for an additional £15 for a shaker and 2 martini policarb glasses.
They also offer a subscription service that allows you to receive a different cocktail box every month, this can either be paid for every month at £45 p/m or you can pay for a years worth of boxes for £540.
Find out more or purchase for that special person NOW!
Why not surprise your special someone with the best gift yet! Skydive Netheravon offers fantastic skydiving vouchers perfect for the festive season!
Everything from a tandem skydives through to solo courses, or they can make up a voucher to any amount for someone wanting to just give a smaller gift. All vouchers have a 12 month life on them from the date of purchase and they are the perfect gift for Christmas!
Find out more HERE!
Find the perfect Christmas gift at Bristol's many, extensive shopping centres they offer, for that very special person this year!
Whether you're looking for the perfect watch, a delicious box of chocolates, a spectacular pair of shoes, a fabulous bag, the perfect Christmas card or a lovely bottle of cologne, Bristol's Shopping Centre's have it all!
Check out all of Bristol's shopping centres HERE!
Cabot Circus | Cribbs Causeway | Willow Brook Centre | The Galleries
Once you've shopped to your heart's content you can then have a little rest at one of the delicious restaurants!
On Christmas Day the average person consumes nearly 6,000 calories, three times the average daily amount for women. If they've indulged a bit too much over the festive season, or just want to stay healthy, Bristol has lots of top gyms available.
Gift yourself, family and friends the opportunity to burn off the seasonal excess with a gym membership. We are sure you both will not be disappointed.
TGtB Recommends David Lloyd!
Jessie May is a Bristol based charity which provides palliative, end of life and bereavement care for terminally ill children and their families.
Business in Sport supports real grassroots sport in the region. From new goal posts for a local football team to stumps and bats for a village cricket club, Business in Sport wants to promote sport and help everyone enjoy its benefits.
Give the gift that keeps on giving this Christmas and make a donation on your loved ones behalf.
Everyone loves going to events! There is nothing more exciting than getting tickets for a show, event or gig that is coming up in the New Year, it's something to look forward to and is a gift that lasts!
TGtB recommends some of the best places where you can head in Bristol to go and see an award-winning show or musical from The iconic Bristol Hippodrome to smaller venues like Bristol Old Vic and The Tobacco Factory!
Show someone you care this season with the gift of wellness. As pleasant as the season is it can also be a large contributor to unwanted stress as we actively try to meet the growing demands that the festivities bring.
Treat a loved one to some time out with a treatment, a salon visit, or hair tools & products to help them pamper themselves in the comfort of their own homes.
Take a look at our fabulous list of the best barbers, beauty salons and hairdressers in Bristol HERE!