40th wedding anniversary gifts to celebrate your loved ones

From ruby-inspired wedding gift ideas to personalised presents.

40th wedding anniversary gifts

by Lily Anderson |

For better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health are the vows two special people in your life made to each other almost 40 years ago. We bet you can remember buying them a wedding gift all those years ago! To mark this special occasion, we've pulled together a guide around the best 40th wedding anniversary gifts, so you can help them celebrate in style. If you can't be there in person, we can help you with letterbox gifts too.

Whether you're looking for ruby-inspired ideas, personalised presents or even a once-in-a-lifetime experience, we've found it all. Want to buy a gift that the couple will actually want? We've looked beyond the ordinary to bring you extraordinary ruby wedding gifts for wives, husbands, parents, grandparents and friends.

Where to buy the best 40th wedding anniversary gifts:


Not On The High Street

Virgin Experience Days



Serenata Flowers


How Yours selected the best 40th wedding anniversary presents:

All of these thoughtful ruby wedding gifts have been hand-selected by the Yours shopping experts. Our team has spent hours investigating and researching 40th wedding anniversary gifts ideas, so you can choose the best one. Plus, we'd never recommend a product we don't believe in. Find out why you should trust us here.

The verdict

After reviewing all the presents above, we have decided that the Personalised Love Tree Papercut With Bunting from Not On The High Street makes it to the top of our gift list.

We've come to this conclusion as nothing marks a special occasion quite like a personalised, keepsake gift. The couple who have reached this remarkable milestone will be able to hang this pride of place in their home. Magical, right?

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