There’s no better way to get ready for Christmas than with an advent calendar. From chocolate to toys and gin, here are our top ten favourites.

 

It’s November the 1st and that means Christmas is OFFICIALLY on its way. Halloween is done and dusted and today marks one month until we get to start opening our advent calendars. Not got yours yet? Don’t worry.  Whether it’s for yourself or an early present for someone you love, we’ve picked out our top ten calendars to make the run up to this Christmas the best yet.

 

10 – Tanqueray – Gin advent calendar

The perfect calendar for the gin fan in your life. Let them beGIN the festivities on the 1st of December with a gin truffle a day until Christmas Eve, when they’ll get a festive 50ml miniature. Click here to shop the Tanqueray calendar.

 

9 – Merry Little Gifts – Seven Days Of Sockmas advent calendar

Who doesn’t love a pair of socks of Christmas? Get ready for the big day with a new pair of festive socks every day for the last week. Click here to shop the Sockmas calendar. 

8 – Haynes – Build Your Own Electronic Games Advent Calendar

Something a little different…. Get hands-on this December and make your own electronic game station with a new bit of the kit each day. Would make a great early gift for the budding engineer or coder in your family. Click here to shop the build your own calendar. 

7 – Jelly Belly – Bean Boozled advent calendar

The ultimate sweet treat challenge. Decide whether your friends have been naughty or nice by giving them this fun advent calendar. This would make a great gift for the people you live with or some friends that live together. See who gets Bean Boozled every day in December. Click here to shop the Jelly Belly calendar. 

6 – LEGO – Star Wars™ – ‘Advent Calendar’ set

The force will definitely be with anyone opening this calendar throughout December. Or at least they will have a lot of fun with the mini LEGO sets and figurines hiding behind each door. Click here to shop the Star Wars calendar. 

5 – Debenhams – 12 Days Of Whiskey Advent Calendar

The twelve days of Christmas just got a little more interesting. From scotch to bourbon, this Debenhams whisky advent calendar is bursting with festive miniatures to be mixed into hot toddies, cocktails or just enjoyed on their own. Click here to shop the whisky calendar. 

4 – Baileys – Advent calendar

This incredible Baileys advent calendar is exclusive to Debenhams and holds a delicious truffle behind each December door. It also comes with three flavoured Baileys miniatures for those extra-special Christmas hot chocolates. Click here to shop the Baileys calendar.

3 – Reese’s – Advent Calendar and Mug Set

This fab calendar is another Debenhams exclusive and comes from our amazing Reese’s gifting selection. A peanut butter cup a day means that Christmas is on its way! Click here to shop the Reese’s calendar.

2 – Rituals – ‘The Ritual of Advent 2D’ Body Care Calendar

This calendar smells even better than it looks and is packed with the most luxurious pampering delights. Give yourself or someone you love the gift of me-time. It’s even vegan-friendly. Click here to shop the Rituals calendar.

1 – Debenhams – Ultimate Beauty Advent Calendar

 The beauty calendar to end all beauty calendars. Worth over £150, its beautiful boxes hold festive treats from premium brands such as Elemis and Kat Von D. This calendar is perfect for the beauty junkie in your life, especially if it is you! Click here to shop the ultimate beauty advent calendar.