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The more we share the more we have – Leonard Nimoy
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.
- Hotel break
- A spa day
- A meal
Speciality Tea & Coffee
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!
Eco Friendly Gifts
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.
Natural Nation are a Bristol-based team with a passion for eco-friendly products. They identify high quality products made from low environmental impact materials such as hemp and bamboo, form collaborative and long-term relationships with trusted suppliers and bring these products to you.
When it comes to Christmas gifts, they offer an array of different gifts that are not only brilliant present ideas but sustainable as well!
- Shaving kits
- Pet bowls
- Bamboo dinner sets, mugs, sunglasses and toothbrushes
- Handmade soap
- Bags & Clothing
- Yoga mats
And much more!
So if you're looking for the perfect eco-friendly gift, make sure to surprise your loved ones with a gift from Natural Nation!
When it comes to wine as a gift who doesn't want to be different. Novel Wines provide a unique selection of wine gift boxes suited to all palates and price brackets. With no minimum order and delivery direct to your door, Novel Wines are sure to bring a world of flavours to your doorstep this Christmas.
Alternatively, why not gift a monthly subscription to the Explorer’s Club and have two hand-chosen wines delivered once a month for the life of the membership. You can find a fitting gift here that won't go unappreciated.
AFTERNOON TEA EXPERIENCE
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?
We would recommend De Vere Tortworth Court.
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!
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 Cocktail Boxes
Home Cocktails provide a variety of gift boxes and cocktail kits the are perfect for any occasion whether it be birthdays, Christmas, anniversaries or any other excuse you can think of for some delicious cocktails!
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!
GIFT OF HEALTH
With 80% of New Year’s resolutions (many of which included a focus on wellness) failing by February. The greatest gift you could give a loved one is the incentive to continue their healthy path.
Why not help friends and family by giving them the gift of well-being. Be it a DB Max Race Entry or a health and fitness programme your gift could be the push they need to ensure they reach the finish line and do not fall at the first hurdle.
FIND THE PERFECT GIFT AT THE WILLOW BROOK CENTRE
Find the perfect Christmas gift at The Willow Brook Centre 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, The Willow Brook Centre has it all!
Check out all their shops HERE!
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.
TGtS 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.
Tickets for an event
Everyone loves going to events! There is nothing more exciting than getting tickets for an event or gig that is coming up in the New Year, it's something to look forward to and is a gift that lasts!
Going to the spa is a great treat for mum, girlfriend or sister!
Working so hard all year, everyone deserves a spa break and a pamper session. Why not arrange a weekend away to De Vere Tortworth Court or book a spa day and enjoy the views, facilities and enjoy the relaxation!