Christmas Gifts for Grandparents
Grandparents, eh? Arguably the trickiest people in the whole family to buy a Christmas present for. You've exhausted your ideas, bought them all the slippers, smellies and sweaters they will ever need, and you're tearing your hair out this year. And if your grandparents are anything like ours, they probably say that they don't need presents anyway, all that matters is spending time together at Christmas. Don't fall for it! Everyone needs a special something or two under the tree whatever their age, and never fear, Buyagift's here to save the day.
It's probably true that most grandparents don't need any more 'stuff', which is where our website comes into its own, because instead of more clutter what we offer are fantastic experiences and the wonderful memories that come with them. Browse our enormous range of days out and gift experiences and you will see we have presents to suit even the trickiest of Granny and Grandpas this Christmas.
We're lucky nowadays that a bit of luxury and indulgence is something we're often able to treat ourselves to, but it wasn't always that way, and if Gran hasn't experienced the sheer bliss of a full body massage then it's about time she did. Treat her to one of our spa days, massages or body treatments at astunning UK spa or hotel this Christmas, and you'll be in the good books for the whole of the next year.
Of course, that might not be something that you think your grandparent would enjoy, and fair enough! But not many grandparents turn their noses up at a great day out. So if you think a spa isn't their ideal venue then what about afternoon tea at a stunning garden or stately home? Think Alnwick Gardens, the Sandringham Estate, Windsor Castle or even the Eden Project.Or,what about afternoon tea in the shadow of the stateliest home of them all?Afternoon tea at the Rubens is the closest you can get to taking tea with the Queen herself! From the Palace Lounge in this hotel on the doorstep of Buckingham Palace, you may even witness some Royal comings and goings. What Grandma wouldn't love that this Christmas? Or, for year-round enjoyment, why not consider our RHS Gift Membership? At a mere £48 you could even treat the grandparents to a year's Joint English Heritage Membership, and let them enjoy the benefits all year.
You might want to spoil your grandparents with something even more indulgent this Christmas. What about considering one of our luxurious overnight stays? Our selection of hotels include contemporary, luxurious facilities and historic charm that's sure to win over your lucky Grandma and Grandpa.
If you think they might prefer something to entertain then there's a huge range of fun outings available. You simply can't go wrong with one of our London Theatre packages. You could buy them tickets to a show, or go for the full shebang and treat them to dinner and drinks first too. Combine it with a stay in one of our fabulous hotels and you'd be their favourite grandchild forever!
And for Grandpas with an eye for nostalgia there's plenty here too. For flying enthusiasts and absolute beginners alike, there is no greater thrill than flying in the open cockpit of a Tiger Moth. Used during World War II by the Royal Air Force to train its pilots to eventually go on to fly Spitfires and Hurricanes, this is the ultimate nostalgic aviation experience. Or for trainspotting grandparents, why not take a closer look at our extensive range of steam train experiences, from train driving to relaxing with lunch or a cream tea on the Northern Belle or the Belmond British Pullman - there's something to light up any Grandpa's Christmas Day. And if he's more of a sporting enthusiast, he's bound to be thrilled with one of our fascinating sporting arena tours, from Historic Lords, or Wimbledon, to his favourite footy team's stadium, or even going behind the scenes at Wembley.
Of course, you might think your grandparents won't want to wait to enjoy their Christmas present, so you could always consider giving them one of our more tangible gifts instead. Nothing says Christmas more than a jam-packed hamper crammed with culinary delights. And with prices starting at just £14.99, there's nothing to stop you treating them to something now, and a gift experience too! From cheese to chocolate, beer to bubbles, retro sweets to festive treats you're sure to find something that your grandparents would love to get their teeth into this Christmas. We don't just sell edible ideas though. You can personalise a Christmas candle for them, name a rose after them, they can even grow her own Christmas tree! So get yourself a cuppa and settle down to browse through our enormous range of unusual presents perfect for spoiling your grandparents this Christmas.