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Original Christmas Present Ideas

With Christmas just around the corner, the chaos of present buying begins. But what if we told you it doesn’t have to be a stressful occasion? Here are some gifts we are loving lately that we just know your friends, family and partners will adore.

 

Personalised Map Of The Stars  

Personalised stars map

Looking for a gift that’s out of this world? There are many versions of this gift on the internet, but this specific one caught our eye. This stunning constellation map has thousands of stars and all the planets combined, as seen from a place and a time of your choice. Whether you’re looking to memorialise a birthday, wedding, or special occasion, you can now remember this for eternity with a star print. What’s more, you can also add a personalised caption and message to the print. Whoever receives this gift should thank their lucky stars.

 

Personalised books

personalised books

If stars and astronomy isn’t their thing, then maybe something more personalised will go down a treat. Make reading more fun and enjoyable for all the family with these personalised name books. With a whole range to choose from, these wonderful personalised books are specially created so that the name you add becomes a part of the story. This is a brilliant gift for any occasion and will show you’ve put some deep thought into their present.

 

Spa break at Shakina

Spa treatment

The build up to Christmas and New Year can be draining, so why not treat a friend or family member to a relaxing spa break. Not only will it give them something to look forward to once the new year has begun, but Shakina Dry Urban Spa also provides a range of treatments and packages to suit every skin type. From facials to massages, tinting to waxing, browse through the treatment menu as you’re bound to find something they love. Shakina spa offers customisable packages for you to get pampered or to relax your mind, body and soul.

 

Ancestry kits

ancestry kit

Deemed as ‘the perfect present, at the lowest price of the year’ this unique gift is bound to turn heads. This package from AncestryDNA estimates your heritage and origins to more than 150 ancestral regions worldwide. If a loved one has ever wondered what their original heritage is, or if they’ve got a curious personality, we know this gift will be a winner. Results are expected back between 6 – 8 weeks, and there’s no limit to what they might discover.

 

Afternoon tea delight

couple-cheering-with-champagne-and-afternoon-tea

The way to a person’s heart is usually through their stomach, so what better way than to say ‘I love you’ than with Afternoon Tea at 1565 Restaurant & Bar? Enjoy some decadent treats, featuring a selection of the finest sourced ingredients and the best taste fusions. From classic finger sandwiches to homemade scones.  Not only does it provide a unique and relaxing atmosphere, but it’s definitely not a food experience to be missed. Check for availability and book an afternoon tea with 1565 Restaurant by visiting the website for more information.

 

You can also treat your loved one to a romantic weekend in Birmingham, dining and staying in a luxury room or junior suite. View our current weekend breaks offers and deals, and more information or to book your stay, get in touch with one of our team.