Anniversary Gift Guide
Nobody wants to go down in the romance history books as being someone who buys the same anniversary gifts year in, year out. Park the pyjamas, chuck the chocolates and don’t even think about the supermarket flowers! It’s time to raise your gifting game with our Anniversary Gift Guide.
From romantic hotel getaways to rip-roaring racetrack days and unforgettable helicopter rides over London’s skyline, put the Champagne on ice and check our top picks of the best anniversary gifts in the UK.
Anniversary Gift Ideas by Year
Representing the delicacy of your marriage in its early stages, a paper wedding anniversary is testament to how many more blank pages you have left to fill together as your love story unfolds. So, what could be better than the gift of choice with one of our incredible Buyagift vouchers? Guaranteed memories lie ahead!
Cotton anniversary gifts represent how durable and versatile your relationship is, intertwined and strong like interwoven cotton fibres. If that isn’t something to celebrate, we don’t know what is! From hotel breaks to adventure challenges and luxury afternoon teas, these gifts are perfect for every couple who’ve just reached the two-year mark.
Two Night Hotel Break for Two
100s of hotels
An anniversary is the perfect excuse for a luxurious escape from reality! Celebrate together in style with a two-night hotel getaway, choosing from our unrivalled list of top-quality locations across the UK and Europe. From tranquil countryside retreats to adventurous glamping trips and chic city hotels, we’re sure to have the dreamiest of stays to score you some serious brownie points.
Treetop Challenge for Two Adults at Go Ape
Who wants to shout about their love from the rooftops when you could shout it from the treetops? Ideal for every outdoorsy couple, this adrenaline-fuelled experience at Go Ape will get your heart beating faster than the day you first laid eyes on your beloved! Soar down the zip wire, scale the canopies and work together to overcome sky-high obstacles. Teamwork makes the dream work!
Traditional Afternoon Tea for Two at Greenwoods Hotel and Spa
Haggerston - East London
Head to the picturesque Greenwoods Hotel and Spa for an anniversary afternoon tea to remember. Relax in the gorgeous surroundings of this Grade-II listed country house and 4-star hotel as you delve into a delectable feast for two. Tuck into mouth-watering finger sandwiches, luscious cakes and velvety scones topped with clotted cream and jam.
Traditionally tin is brilliant for preserving things, such as your love, while aluminium’s malleable qualities represent how flexibility has played a part in your beautiful 10 years together. Seeing as it’s the year of metals, it’d be wrong for us not to showcase our incredible driving experiences for you both to enjoy – time to put the pedal to the metal!
Triple Supercar Driving Blast with High Speed Passenger Ride
If your better half is a bit of a petrolhead with a need for speed, they best buckle up and get revved up for this year's unique anniversary experience. After they receive a safety briefing, your partner will have the pick of three supercars from Porsches to Ferraris and Aston Martins, enjoy three exhilarating miles in each car before a high-speed passenger ride with a qualified driver.
Blindfold 4x4 Off Road Driving for Two
Newark - Nottinghamshire
This unique 4x4 blindfold driving experience is just the ticket for an unforgettable 10th-anniversary celebration. The 30-minute experience is the ultimate test in trust, patience and teamwork. Drivers are blindfolded and must follow the instructions of their partner while navigating the exhilarating circuit, navigating around obstacles and tight corners to make it to the finish line!
Motorsport Style Driving Experience for Two – Special Offer
Haggerston - East London
Does your special someone drive you crazy? It’s time to show how much you love them out on the track! After a briefing, get ready to settle the driving bragging rights as you enjoy six adrenaline-fuelled miles each in a single seater. A high-speed passenger ride will top off your day before you celebrate your epic skills with a photo and a cheeky smooch on the winner’s podium.
Just like your grandma’s finest china, your 20th anniversary represents how elegant, beautiful yet delicate your marriage has been over the past two decades. It must be treated with care – just like your body! Prepare for a serious pampering session with your other half on one of our unforgettable, rejuvenating spa day experiences.
Indulgent Spa Day with up to 55 Minutes of Treatments and More for Two
What better way to toast your anniversary than to sit back, relax and indulge yourselves with a luxurious spa day? Couple up and select your chosen spa location, from city hideaways to idyllic countryside settings and unwind with a full day's spa access and a pampering treatment. There's also an added treat with bubbles, lunch or afternoon tea included, depending on your chosen location.
Spa Day with 25 Minute Treatment and an Afternoon Tea for Two
Ramp up the romance factor with a decadent day of relaxation for you and your partner. Available at various UK locations, enjoy full access to top quality spa facilities and relax into a peaceful and replenishing 25-minute treatment each. Once you've been fully pampered, it's time for a sumptuous afternoon tea, available at various locations, including a Marco Pierre White restaurant. Divine!
Luxury Bannatyne Spa Day with 40 Minute Treatment for Two
The perfect pamper package for two, this spa experience at a Bannatyne Spa will have you looking deep into each other's eyes across the calming waters of the spa’s heated pool. Explore the luxurious facilities before enjoying a 40-minute spa treatment of your choice which includes rejuvenating facials, back massages, foot treatments and more.
Gleaming and beautiful, pearls are known for their opulence but they also take a very long time to form their stunning appearance. Through longevity, strength and love, your 30-year marriage has stood the test of time and represents your beautiful dedication to one another. Only a once-in-a-lifetime experience will fit the bill!
Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride for Two
Take your relationship to new heights and treat your other half to the anniversary gift of a lifetime – a sunrise hot air balloon ride! Just like your love, the balloon will soar high above the clouds, reaching heights of around 2000ft. Delight in the sights of the idyllic British countryside during your hour-long balloon ride, before enjoying a glass of fizz when you land to toast your special day.
30 Minute Helicopter Tour Over London for Two
Fly on the wings of love with this unique once-in-a-lifetime helicopter tour over London. An unforgettable anniversary gift experience, you and your love will spend 30 minutes hovering above the Capital's famous landmarks from St Paul's to Tower Bridge and the Olympic Park! Don’t forget to bring your camera for some gravity-defying selfies as you fly along the winding bends of the Thames.
Northern Belle Five Course Dining Experience for Two
Perfect for a pair of foodies, enjoy a five-course dining experience to mark your anniversary. The Belmond Northern Belle provides the most elegant setting in which to enjoy a culinary masterclass full of exquisite British food, washed down with half a bottle of wine each. With a glass of Champagne too, toast your love and marvel at the idyllic British countryside as it flies by. All aboard!
Congratulations – 50 years of marriage is an incredible testament to your love for each other! Representing strength, value, wisdom and prosperity, gold is irreplaceable and one of the most sought-after materials in the world. Celebrate your golden anniversary with one of our favourite, extra special experiences below.
Golden Tips Tea Experience for Two at The Rubens at the Palace
Victoria - West London
Celebrate in style at The Rubens at the Palace with this truly extravagant Golden Tips Tea Experience. Step into the glamorous ambience of this 5-star hotel and enjoy the high life, sampling some of the most luxurious teas, delicious cakes, scones and sandwiches. With a bottle of chilled Champagne included, this experience will definitely make your anniversary one to remember.
Ultimate Indulgence Spa Break for Two at Ashdown Park Hotel
East Grinstead - East Sussex
Found in the idyllic and peaceful Ashdown Forest, the stunning Ashdown Park Hotel is the perfect countryside escape for a couple of lovebirds to enjoy ultimate relaxation. Devour a sumptuous dinner at the award-winning Anderida Restaurant, enjoy the rejuvenating spa facilities and relish a 40-minute treatment each, before snuggling down in the comfy sheets of your deluxe room.
Two Night Memorable Break with Dinner for Two
100s of Hotels
Escape for the weekend and whisk them away on a romantic two-night getaway. With country house hotels and luxurious city hideaways on offer, all you need to do is pack a bag and unwind. Share a romantic dinner on your first evening as you chat into the early hours, remembering your incredible love story so far, before enjoying two peaceful night's sleep with breakfast included each morning.
All Anniversary Gifts by Year
Going back as far as the Middle Ages, anniversary gifts for each year increase in value as each year passes by. From materials to food, flowers and themes, here’s a full list of every anniversary gift by year, from year one to the big 60!
- 1st Anniversary: Paper
- 2nd Anniversary: Cotton
- 3rd Anniversary: Leather
- 4th Anniversary: Fruit or Flowers
- 5th Anniversary: Wood
- 6th Anniversary: Candy or Iron
- 7th Anniversary: Wool or Copper
- 8th Anniversary: Pottery or Bronze
- 9th Anniversary: Willow or Pottery
- 10th Anniversary: Tin or Aluminium
- 11th Anniversary: Steel
- 12th Anniversary: Silk or Linen
- 13th Anniversary: Lace
- 14th Anniversary: Gold Jewellery
- 15th Anniversary: Crystal
- 16th Anniversary: Coffee or Tea
- 17th Anniversary: Wine or Spirits
- 18th Anniversary: Appliances
- 19th Anniversary: Jade
- 20th Anniversary: China
- 21st Anniversary: Fire
- 22nd Anniversary: Water
- 23rd Anniversary: Air
- 24th Anniversary: Stone
- 25th Anniversary: Silver
- 26th Anniversary: Art
- 27th Anniversary: Music
- 28th Anniversary: Linens
- 29th Anniversary: Tools
- 30th Anniversary: Pearls
- 31st Anniversary: Travel
- 32nd Anniversary: Bronze
- 33rd Anniversary: Iron
- 34th Anniversary: Food
- 35th Anniversary: Coral
- 36th Anniversary: Antiques
- 37th Anniversary: Books
- 38th Anniversary: Luck
- 39th Anniversary: Laughter
- 40th Anniversary: Ruby
- 41st Anniversary: Office or Desk Decor
- 42nd Anniversary: Clocks or Watches
- 43rd Anniversary: Entertainment
- 44th Anniversary: Electronics
- 45th Anniversary: Sapphire
- 46th Anniversary: Games
- 47th Anniversary: Garden or Plants
- 48th Anniversary: Home Improvement
- 49th Anniversary: Copper
- 50th Anniversary: Gold
- 51st Anniversary: Photos or Cameras
- 52nd Anniversary: Bath or Spa
- 53rd Anniversary: Plastic
- 54th Anniversary: Glass
- 55th Anniversary: Emerald
- 56th Anniversary: Day
- 57th Anniversary: Night
- 58th Anniversary: Faith and Hope
- 59th Anniversary: Charity
- 60th Anniversary: Diamond
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