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The best Christmas gifts that keep on giving

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Gifts that keep on giving: the best subscription gifts and days out!

Wouldn't it be great if it could feel like Christmas more than once a year? With the gift of subscriptions and special days out it can feel just like that. Every month you can look forward to something new and exciting to open, and wouldn't that be the perfect gift? 

When Christmas is over it can always be a bit deflating, as all you have to look forward to is the huge clean up afterwards. But with a subscription or experience gift, you don't only get the excitement of opening the present on the day, but you have something to look forward to in the New Year too.

Check out our pick of the best subscriptions and experience days out, for a gift that truly keeps on giving this Christmas.


It's not always easy rounding up the whole family for a photo, so the perfect photoshoot gift experience will let families prepare for this special day - and you can even take the dog. There are more than 70 studios across the UK to choose from as well, and you even get to take their favourite picture home with you.

Little ones can enjoy a new book each month with this lovely gift idea. The books are handpicked and wrapped, so your little one will feel like it's Christmas or their birthday each month. Just choose how long you'd like the subscription to last. 

The ultimate choice voucher is the perfect gift if you don't know what to get, as they can choose whatever gift they like from this brochure. With a choice from more than 100 experiences, they'll definitely not be disappointed with what they can choose from. 

With more than 500 relaxing experiences available, this is the ultimate experience gift. The treatments can vary from eyebrow tints, to deep tissue massages and are valid for two years after the purchase date. The best part is the recipient gets to choose which experience they would like, so they can pick something they know they'll enjoy. 

Each month, enjoy trying out a new craft from lino cutting to book binding and even Japanese shibori dyeing. The gift box comes equipped with all the tools you need each month, and every month is completely different.

Get 6 organic bath bombs sent straight to their door every month with this subscription gift set. Each bath bomb has a unique scent and is gentle on skin. They are also vegan friendly, containing only natural and organic oils. 

This fun subscription box is a great way for children to learn about the world. Choose the subscription package you would like, and enjoy the new adventures each month. The post comes personalised to your little one from Geo the Owl and Atlas the puppy who are exploring the world, sending souvenirs and facts about each country they visit.

Perfect for wine lovers, this tour gives them a chance to enjoy some of England's exqusite wines at an actual vineyard. They'll learn about how the wine is made, as well as being able to sample some, and learn about which wine goes best with certain foods. 

There is nothing more magical than staring up at the stars, so why not gift an experience that is truly incredible? Take a tour of the night sky and learn about the constellations of the northern hemosphere. You'll be shown how to use a telescope as well has taught how to take the perfect picture of a star-filled sky.

This 3-month subscription box is the ideal gift for gin lovers. Delivered once a month, the subcription box contains three 50ml bottles of gin, a mixer and a tasting card. You can even personalised the voucher to the recipients name! 

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  • Author: Samantha Ball Samantha Ball
  • Job Title: Freelance writer

Samantha is a mum of one, in a house full of boys. Her hobbies are long hikes, coffee tasting, and being a bit of an *obsessive* cleaner.

She also runs a blog Student Mum Diaries about what it’s like to be a student mum. 


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