10 gifts for grandparents

Deciding what to buy the grandparents for Christmas can be a tough job, but we've found some special, quirky gifts to make Grandma and Grandpa's festive season extra special

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  • Name a Rose, £19.95

    This personalised gift allows nan to grow her own unique rose, named after her. It comes wrapped in a beautiful presentation box, and is perfect for nannies with green fingers.

    Available from Prezzy Box

  • Mensa 3D Noughts and Crosses Game, £7

    Bringing the classic family game to a new dimension (quite literally), this cool wooden set is a great gift for grandparents to play with the grandkids at Christmas and in peace and quiet when they take it home.

    Available from Debenhams

  • From Me to You Journal, £11.99 Grandma and £12.99 Granddad

    A gorgeous gift for grandma and granddad. And not only that, you also get it back! These books ask 60 questions, sending your grandparents off on a trip to memory lane and creating a record of important events, and precious memories for you to read.

    Both Grandma and Granddad's books are available from Find Me A Gift

  • The Thoughtful Gardener Flask, £16

    Perfect for keen gardeners, this flask will keep their tea warm all day, while they're hard at work in the garden. Printed with inspiring phrases, it might even help them get over the most frustrating snail infestation!

    Available from John Lewis

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  • Gadget booklight, £4

    This practical pocket-money gift is perfect for the children to give nan or grandad. The fold-up light is a handy gadget and clips to your book for comfy bed-time reading.

    Available from Boots

  • Our Family Tree Organiser and Keepsake Box, £19.99

    Whether your family have begun researching its history or if it's something you all want to start, this organiser and keepsake box can help you on your way. There's plenty of space to keep letters, photos, and certificates as well as useful tools and resources. A gorgeous keepsake to pass down through generations.

    Available from The Gift Experience

  • Personalised 'Granny' or 'Grandpa' Pillowcase, £14

    These pillow cases are perfect for proud grandparents. They can also be printed with granny or grandpa's surnames on, for that extra special personalised touch. A great idea if this Christmas will be their first as granny and grandpa.

    Available from Not On The High Street

  • Gift Experience - Norfolk Broads Wildlife Encounter For Two, £35

    For something different - nan and grandad can indulge in a two-hour trip on a silent Reed Cutter boat and then spend time visiting the beautiful nature reserve in the Norfolk Broads.

    Available from Marks and Spencer

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  • Grandparents and Grandchildren: The Delights of Being a Grandparent, £6.99

    This book is a treasure trove for any grandparent, celebrating the best bits of every nan and grandads favourite role in life.

    Available from Waterstones

  • Personalised Football Team History Book, £44.95

    No matter who grandad supports, there's a book for him. Taking him back in time, these books recount the history of his favourite football team. Especially personalised with the words “Presented to...” on the first page, this is an super-cool gift for footy-mad grandad!

    Available from PrezzyBox


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