It's no secret that we Brits love a good cuppa. It is clear we have a thirst for the hot stuff, with 84 per cent of us drinking tea and herbal infusions every day, according to UK Tea and Infusions Association. The Queen's anniversary of ascending the throne is fast approaching, and is there a more quintessentially British souvenir of Her Majesty's 70 years than Platinum Jubilee mugs?
There is a lot of Platinum Jubilee memorabilia out at the moment to mark the significant occasion of Queen Elizabeth's long reign, so you may as well choose something practical that you will get lots of use out of. As well as being practical, these mugs will be a lovely keepsake of this momentous moment in British history.
The very best Platinum Jubilee mugs for a royal celebration
If you were thinking of toasting this truly historic milestone, why not use one of these Platinum Jubilee mugs for your beverage of choice?
We couldn't have a list of Platinum Jubilee mugs without one that pays homage to the Queen's favourite canine. It features a cheeky corgi dressed in a crown and sass alongside the years of reign.
This high-quality bone china mug has gold detailing around the bottom for an extravagant touch. Its pattern is inspired by the Queen's passions, depicting racing pigeons and champion horses, among other things.
You'll be able to fit a lot of tea inside this 1/2 pint mug. Keeping with the royal theme, it has a red and blue horse print with a sprinkling of gold crowns dotted around the reign dates.
As this is one of the Platinum Jubilee mugs from Cath Kidston that is made by Royal Stafford, it bears the royal stamp. That's how you know this mug has got the royal seal of approval. It features a hand-painted portrait of Her Majesty surrounded by the crown jewels.
This mug is what you need if you're feeling fancy over the jubilee. Made from fine bone china, this cup and saucer will look lovely on your afternoon tea table.
This mug offers a simple nod to the Jubilee by featuring a crown and the reign dates. We love the royal purple colouring used on the finer details.
You'll feel super patriotic using this mug during the jubilee celebrations with its Union Jack pattern and its classic red, white and blue colourings.
This 1/2 pint mug is very regal looking. We like how it uses green instead of the traditional red, white and blue. Look out for the 'best Queen ever' sign held by the loveable corgi drawing on the back.
If you're a dog lover like Her Royal Highness, you need this Platinum Jubilee mug. A corgi is at the centre of attention, with two Union Jack flags on either side.
If you're looking for Platinum Jubilee mugs with a picture of the Queen, this is the right mug for you. It features lovely a lovely silvery-white frame around the portrait.
When did Elizabeth II become Queen?
Following the death of her father, King George VI, Elizabeth II became Queen of England in 1952. This year marks 70 years since the Her Majesty ascended the throne, making her the longest-reigning British monarch.
When is the Platinum Jubilee?
The majority of the celebrations for the Queen's jubilee will take place on the Platinum Jubilee Central Weekend, which takes place from 2nd June-5th June. Thursday 2nd June 2022 has been made a bank holiday in honour of this historic event, and the late Spring bank holiday has been moved from the last Monday in May to Friday 3rd June.