Last Minute Christmas Gifts... for Everyone!

Last Minute Christmas Gifts... for Everyone!

Oh no! You’ve only gone and done it again and left the Christmas shopping till the last minute. There's not much time left and you’re still scratching your head wondering what would make the perfect gift for you dad. Why are they so hard to buy for?

No matter how picky your family members might be, we’ve got the perfect last minute Christmas gifts for everyone. Luckily for you, all of our gifts can be found at local independent businesses, meaning every penny you spend is making a real difference to high streets around the UK!

You never know, last minute shopping might not turn out so bad after all...

For Him

It could be a brother, uncle, or boyfriend. Whoever ‘he’ is, he needs an epic gift. But what do you get for the man who has everything? Well, we’ve got a few suggestions…

Men's Gift Set - All Natural Body Care Kit - £15 - By Heather May

 


Playstation Gaming Headset - £20 - Cool Spot, Doncaster

England Rugby Beanie Hat - £9 - Rugby Visitor Centre

The Hungover Cookbook - £7.99 - Plum

For Her

Her mum's buying her make-up, her friends are getting her new clothes, and her brother is grabbing her the latest tech - so what do YOU get her? Here are some last minute Christmas gifts to help. 

Floriana Saddle Bag - £145 - The Shoe Room, Doncaster

Blood Orange Gin Chocolate Bar - £2.95 - The Little Refill Shop
9ct Rope Bracelet - £150 - Nidd & Son Ltd
Beauty Wooden Storage Box - £15 - Woodcraft by JoMo

For Mum 

From personal experience, buying for mums is hard due to the variety of choices. Do you get a fancy fragrance, the latest tech, homeware, clothing, or all of the above? Most people's budget doesn't quite cover it all, so here's some of our top picks for mums. 

Pamper Box: Bath Bomb Selection - £10 - Homespun

Percy Pig Sweet Bouquet - £30 - The Giftasaurus
Leon Happy Baking Cookbook - £16.99 - Plum 

For Dad

Notoriously hard to buy for, choosing a Christmas present for your dad always seems like such a chore. If you’ve bought a well-thought out gift for your mum, it doesn’t feel right that dad gets a bar of chocolate from the corner shop every year. Here’s some ideas so you can make sure you treat your dad this year. 

Chocolate Football Set - £8.99 - Umpa Lumpa Sweet Shop


Antler Bottle Opener - £20 - The Shop @ Dulverton Post Office
Navy Suede Moccasin Slippers - £16.50 - Forgents & Vogue Fashions
Tour De France Winners Poster - £28 - English Cyclist

For Grandparents

Your grandparents spoil you rotten, so it's time to return the favour by treating them to something special! We're sure they’ll love whichever present you pick.

Red Robin Cross Stitch - £17.50 - Knit & Stitch

Coffee and Walnut Fudge - £3 - Death By Fudge
‘A Little Family’ Bracelet - £19.99 - Two Spotty Dogs
Bluebells, Micheldever Wood Limited Edition A3 Print - £55 - Artist, Ted Hepenstal 

For Kids

Keep the littles ones entertained all Christmas long - and way beyond! Here are some of our top last minute Christmas gifts for kids.

Fingerpaint Dinosaurs Activity Book - £9.99 - ForEva Books

1kg Pick ’n’ Mix Bag - £10 - Churchills Traditional Sweet Shop
100 Things To Know About Our History - £9.99 - ForEva Books
Dobble: Pixar Edition - £9 - EH Gaming
Cotton Twist Friendship Bracelet Kit - £2.50 - Paint Box

 

For Friends 

They’re not family - but they may as well be! We think it’s important to treat our friends at Christmas, and you probably have a good idea of what your friends will want. If you want to go one step further than fancy wine and chocolates, why not give one of these? 

Get Your Sh*t Together Book - £12.99 - Plum

Coffee Taster Pack - £24 - House Coffee of Doncaster
‘A Little Free Spirit’ Bracelet - £17.99 - Two Spotty Dogs
Aroma Therapy Shower Steamers - £14 - The Giftasaurus

For Colleagues 

If you’re the type of office that exchanges gifts or even does a secret santa, it can be hard to find an appropriate gift for your colleagues. What would Dave from sales actually want to receive? 

Steel Water Bottle - £14.99 - Usuckerz

Disappearing Van Gogh Mug - £10.99 - Rugby Visitor Centre
Bamboo Lunchbox - £12.50 - Plum 

Hopefully your basket is now full of presents for your nearest and dearest. If not, you should have some ideas at the very least!

Your local shops and independent businesses are positively bursting with gift ideas. Find what's available locally near you at ShopAppy.com, or visit ShopLocalOnline.org to shop everything locally, nationally. Either way, you'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to amazing gifts - and you'll be helping support local businesses, too. Spread joy this Christmas, shop local!

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