Christmas Gift Guides: For Grandparents

Buying for the grandparents is often tricky, especially if they do the 'we already have everything we need' thing, or worse still 'oh, don't worry about us, concentrate on yourselves' - and then they turn up with a mountain of presents for you and the kids!  We think useful or disposable (often edible) is the way to go for the 'rents, or the gift of an experience.  Read on for our gift guide for grandparents...

Scottie dog shortbread tin, Sainsbury's

The Christmas range at Crabtree & Evelyn is as fab as ever, and includes this cute Hand Therapy Trio Tins containing a set of three award-winning hand therapy lotions, perfect for all day hydration during the winter months.  The tubes are a great handbag size, and the reusable tin would be perfect for odds and ends in the kitchen or garage.  A Gardeners Hand Care Duo of hand soap and hand lotion is also available, perfect for curing even the driest of hands.

Gardener's gift set, Tesco

Pictures of the grandchildren will always go down well, and this cute photo tag from Create Gift Love is perfect as a tree decoration, to embellish a gift, or to hang on a wall.  Very cute.  The photo is printed directly onto the wooden tag giving it a beautiful grained effect.  Order now, priced £14.00.

Delicious Art gift sets, products and hampers, National Gallery Shop

One thing all grandparents love is time to spend with those they love, so why not eschew material goods and give them the promise of time with family?  The promise of a family day out, some fun activities to do together, or even a holiday together would definitely make their Christmas.  get the children to design some cute I.O.U.s to explain your gift.  If you fancy a booking a holiday for the whole family, why not hire one of these spacious luxury villas for your 2016 extended family holiday?  Book before the end of January for £100 off, a Champagne reception on arrival and free airport lounge passes.

British Bloom Rose hand care set, Tesco

finest Wooden Star with Dulce de Leche truffles, Tesco

Secret Garden Mug set, Tesco

Souvenirs of the Goya exhibit at National Gallery Shop

or why not buy them a membership to the National Gallery, or a local city art gallery?

The perfect game for art lovers - National Gallery Monopoly, National Gallery Shop

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