21 of the best gifts for grandparents

Treat the grandparents to some of the best thoughtful and practical gifts perfect for any celebration.

The best gifts for grandparents

by Angelica Daujotas |
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From Christmas to birthdays and wedding anniversaries, there’s plenty of special occasions to celebrate each year. If you’re searching for a great gift for the grandparents in your life it can be hard to know where to start. They’ve most likely got all the basics down, so we’d opt for something extra special, something they would never treat themselves to.

Think about hobbies and interests, maybe grandpa is an avid gardener and grandma loves a pamper, or they both enjoy sitting down with a cuppa and a great puzzle on a Sunday evening. Maybe you think they don’t get out as much anymore, and want to give them a little push to spend some quality time together on a great day out.

No matter the special occasion, birthday, Christmas or congratulations, we’ve found the best gifts perfect for any celebration, sure to make any grandparent feel spoilt.

So whether you’re looking for package experiences, something personalised or a keepsake to mark their first year as grandparents, you can find all the inspiration you need right here.

The best gifts for grandparents 2021

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Give the wonderful gift of a perfect morning coffee, with this compact Nescafe coffee machine. Super easy to use and clean with no mess or fuss, this machine is perfect for any grandparent or couple.

Show a grandma, granny or nana how much sheu2019s loved, in a beautiful, personalised book featuring her grandchildren! An utterly unique gift for birthdays, Motheru2019s Day or just because. Of course, thereu2019s also an I Love Grandad This Much version too!

Amazonu2019s most popular smart speaker, the Echo Dot is the perfect addition to any home. With an amazing list of skills compatible with voice control, the Echo Dot can assist grandparents with music, calls, news, weather, skype and so much more! The gift that truly keeps on giving.

Treat grandma and grandpa to a little bit of bubbly luxury with this gorgeous Tattinger gift set, perfect for their own dinner party for two.

Handmade in the UK, this adorable keepsake decoration makes a perfect first Christmas gift for new grandparents.

A wonderful gift perfect for any tea-loving grandparent. This gift set comes decorated beautifully and features a hand-crafted stoneware tumbler, painted in the happiest of colours, enough to brighten any gloomy morning. To go with their new tumbler, they'll also get to enjoy 15 different teas, perfect for warming up their winter.

Go back in time with this extraordinarily thoughtful gift of an authentic national newspaper from your chosen bygone date, presented in a gift box with a certificate. This is a unique and treasured gift suitable for a landmark event such as a special birthday or wedding anniversary.

From the beloved restaurant, Dishoom, the restaurant takes us through a collection of their signature dishes alongside a tour of south Bombay. Perfect for grandparents that love to cook with spice.

This beautiful wine carafe is personalised by a skilled engraving team and makes the perfect piece of glassware to display at dinner parties. Personalise with up to 22 or 16 characters, depending on your chosen carafe.

The View from The Shard with a Cocktail and Dinner with Fizz at Marco Pierre White for Two
Price: £110 (was £147)


Treat the grandparents to a night out theyu2019ll never forget! This package for two includes tickets for two people to The View from The Shard, including a delicious cocktail each and a digital photo package. Alongside this, they also get treated to a three-course meal from a set menu created by Marco Pierre White at his New York Italian, just a short walk from The View from The Shard.

Destinations of a Lifetime: 225 of the World's Most Amazing Places

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Have grandparents that love to travel? No problem, this book contains 225 of the worldu2019s most amazing places to visit, all very much bucket-list worthy. This book will help them plan their next great adventure.

If thoughtful is what youu2019re after, this personalised locket is the answer. This beautifully designed locket features a rounded heart shape, with an ornate clasp that opens out to reveal space for four different pictures, instead of the usual two!

The perfect gift to announce a new arrival to new grandparents, this personalised frame will be a special keepsake theyu2019ll treasure.

Another great package gift, this one includes two West End theatre tickets to a show of your choice. Select from an exciting range of popular theatre shows in London, including Disneyu2019s The Lion King, Wicked, Jersey Boys, MAMMA MIA! and so many more.

A foot massage and spa set is sure to have grandma and grandpa fighting over who gets to use it first. With temperature control, a massage pad and nine nail care accessories, the perfect spa night at home is just a click away.

Named 'Nomu', the word for 'drink' in Japanese, this collection of glassware has a vintage-inspired look, cut with crystal-style detailing. Something grandparents will be proud to have on display, this set makes a gorgeous special gift for any celebration from anniversaries to birthdays.

A Grandparent's Keepsake Album
Price: $19.99

A great gift for new grandparents, this keepsake book allows them to document and cherish special memories of their grandchildu2019s first years.

Gift for the Gardener
Price: £40 (was £50)


A gift for the green-fingered grandparents, this gift box is packed full of gardening goodies including a trowel and garden fork, seeds and some tasty treats.

Personalised Jigsaw Puzzle 300 Piece
Price: £15.99+


Perfect for cosy nights spent by the fire on winter evenings, a personalised puzzle makes a great gift for cherished memories. Choose from different sizes and shapes to suit everyoneu2019s puzzling abilities.

Saved the best for last? The ultimate home gadget, a robot vacuum will be sure to make any recipient gleam with joy. Wave goodbye to hours spent hoovering, and hello to the ultimate clean household with minimal effort!

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