Round Up

A Christmas Gift Guide for the Avid Traveller

From stocking fillers to big ticket experiences, we round up our pick of festive gifts for the globetrotter in your life 
 
Writer: Phoebe Harper
 
 
STOCKING FILLERS

A nifty essential... Designed to easily slip into a suitcase, these travel sponges are a handy addition to keep you clean on the move. From leading UK producer, Ramer Sponges. £2.99.
 
Under the radar explorers... The Undiscovered London Travel Guide published by Page8 connects curious travellers in the UK capital. £15. 
 
Christmas creatives... Satiate your wanderlust at home with a mindful art kit from London art school MasterPeace, designed to capture scenes from across the globe. £28.
 
For the foodies... Savour a taste of the Isle of Skye with the new 50th anniversary cookbook published by the iconic home of highland hospitality – Kinloch Lodge. £35.
 
Tasteful toiletries... The shopEDITION x Le Labo travel set offers luxury lotions and body washes that are hand luggage compatible. £57.

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UNDER THE TREE   

Pack your bags... Stubble & Co’s bags offer a proper gift of adventure built to last beyond Christmas, made from both recycled and responsibly sourced materials. Prices from £95.
 
Signature scents... Renowned perfumer Montroi collaborates with luxury resort brand One&Only to deliver 15 scents inspired by destinations around the world. From $180.

Comfortable travel essentials... Issy Granger’s Merino Lambswool Throws are the perfect travel essential for everything from long-haul flights to early morning safaris. £185.
 
A festive tipple... Serving whisky and rum with a conscience, Uhuru is the alcohol brand working hand in hand with wildlife conservation efforts in Africa. From £39.99 a bottle.
 
For the bookworms... The Folio Society has published two new Christmas collector’s editions, including Michael Palin’s Pole to Pole and Call of the Wild by Jack London. From £39.95.

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BIG TICKET EXPERIENCES

Let off some steam... Steam Dreams Rail Co. is offering over 50 nostalgic trips by steam train travelling to cathedral cities, coastal towns and historic sites across the UK. Gift vouchers available from £59.99pp.

Four-legged friends... PetsPyjamas is offering gift vouchers for shared human and hound holidays in the New Year. Redeemable against thousands of getaways, vouchers are available for £25, £50, or £100. 

Planet-friendly adventure... Changing the face of sustainable travel, Much Better Adventures has launched an e-giftcard to be used against a host of intrepid trips. 

Unwrap holiday magic... Relais & Châteaux has created themed gift boxes for discerning travellers to enjoy across its boutique hotels. Gastronomy, Overnight and Wellbeing stays across Europe are available from €130.  

The Great Garden escape... The Newt in Somerset has designed a hamper for a first-class experience, including a ticket to the Somerset estate’s Great Garden Escape. £695pp.