Looking for an extraordinarily unique Christmas gift for her this year? One of the most challenging things when buying a special present is trying to find a sentimental, useful, fun gift that can arrive in time for the big day.
Whether you need the perfect present for mum, a girlfriend, a partner, or your best friend- you can't go wrong with a gift that's filled with adventure and helps them learn a little more about themselves!
This is where experience days can come in handy (especially if you've left it last minute). Giving the gift of an unforgettable experience in Bristol is a brilliant alternative to busy shops, delayed deliveries, and panic buying something that isn't as heartfelt as you would have liked.
If you want to be creative with your gift-giving this year, switch it up from the usual bath gift sets, boxes of chocolates, scented candles, perfume gifts, or food hamper.
Below you can find a Christmas gift guide for her that will help you pick an unusual gift that will suit any interest she might have whilst giving her something to really look forward to in 2023. Each of these experiences is hosted by an independent creator or small business, so you support Bristol's local community whilst crossing names off your list.
Spoiled for choice or still unsure of what you really want to get that special person? A gift card means that she can choose her own adventure! She might have always secretly wanted to learn how to sing, maybe she'd love to try foraging, or perhaps she's always wanted to learn more about wine? A Yuup gift card means that she can pick any day or evening out, to do something that she's always wanted to experience.
Below you'll find a list of Christmas gift ideas for women, divided up into these helpful sections:
- Personalised gifts for her
- Jewellery gifts for women
- Food gifts for her
- Pamper gifts for her
Dodge gifting the usual suspects this Christmas with these awesome gifts for her in and around Bristol and Bath!
Personalised gifts for her
Personalised gifts are a favourite choice for those wanting to gift something extra special with that heartfelt touch. With over 600 experiences in Bristol and Bath, you can find an experience so niche that it feels like it was actually made for your loved one. Although Yuup's experiences lend themselves to being a really personalised and thoughtful gift, this collection of experience gifts will give your lucky lady a moment to make something that's totally unique and one-of-a-kind that she will treasure forever:
💍 Make a Fingerprint Necklace Out of Silver Clay: £65 per adult
This gift is a great romantic gift for lovers, a sentimental gift for your bestie, or a heartfelt keepsake for mums.
☕️ Make a Pottery Mug at Wiper and True Tap Room: £35 per adult
Everyone has that one special mug, this gift will give them the opportunity to make their own ultimate tea/coffee mug!
🧣 Weave Your Own Scarf From Scratch: £45 per adult
Keep them warm with this super sentimental gift and they'll have a special one-of-a-kind scarf!
🏡 Make a Large Statement 30cm Diameter Lampshade: £50 per adult
This personalised homeware gift is perfect if she loves to make a house a home and is into interior decorating.
🪴 Make Your Own Forest Terrarium: £50 per adult
Another one for the home! If she's a plant lover and loves a houseplant gift then this one is perfect for her to have a mini ecosystem.
Jewellery gifts for women
They say that the best gifts come in small packages and these jewellery gifts for her are no exception. Jewellery gifts are the ultimate sentimental gift, a sweet little memory of a time, person or place that you can carry around with you. These jewellery-making workshops make a fantastic experience gift to give someone or you can make your own sentimental jewellery gift for a mum, best friend, sister or partner.
💍 Silver Signet Ring Carving Workshop - BYOB: £115 per adult
In this workshop she will carve into wax to create a unique signet ring which will then be cast in solid silver.
🌿 Create Your Own Eco-friendly Jesmonite Jewellery: £45 per adult
Does she love statement jewellery? This workshop is perfect for anyone that loves bright, chunky, colourful pieces.
💎 Make Your Own Silver Earrings: £90 per adult
This workshop teaches people how to hammer, saw, solder and stamp a pair of bespoke silver earrings.
✨ Make a Silver Brooch: £95 per adult
The statement piece of the jewellery world! This workshop helps guests create a bigger piece of jewellery with more room to play with style and texture. Great for mums and grans!
🌟 Make a Bespoke Silver Bangle: £172.50 per adult
They'll learn all the jeweller's tricks of the trade and experiment with design and texture whilst creating their own bespoke bangle.
Food gifts for her
You really can't go wrong with food gifts for her. Whether she likes to eat the food or make the food, you can find unique foodie experiences with the best of Bristol's independent bars and restaurants. Take a traditional Christmas hamper and give it a 2022 revamp with a wine and cheese tasting evening. Does she love chocolate? Skip the selection box and gift her a chocolate making experience!
🍷 Wine and Cheese Flight at KASK: £25 per adult
Wine and cheese are a match made in heaven, especially at this chic Bedminster wine bar with artisan cheeses and natural wines!
🍫 Heavenly 2.5 Hours Chocolate-making Workshop: £130 for two
If she's a chocoholic then this is the perfect experience for her! She'll learn how to work with chocolate to make a whole bunch of delicious treats.
🍸 Blend Your Own Bespoke Bottle of Gin: £95 per adult
The ultimate gift for gin lovers! If she's a fan of gin then give her the gift of blending her own bespoke bottle.
🍰 French Macaron Making: £60 per adult
Is she an avid watcher of Bake Off? This macaron masterclass will have her whipping up delicate French pastries in no time.
🥟 Dim Sum Feast in an Evening: £65 per adult
This food gift is fantastic if she likes to try different cuisines and get experimental in the kitchen.
Pamper gifts for her
Know a woman in your life that deserves some well-earned self-care? Are you a gifter that likes to make your favourite people feel spoiled? Are pamper gift sets for her and relaxing candles, bath sets, and self-care treats usually on your Christmas gift list? Take it a step further in 2022 with spa break gifts, massage gifts, and other luxury pamper presents:
💆♀️ Couples Massage Masterclass: £99 per adult
You and your partner and learn how to give each other incredible massages from a professional masseuse- a Christmas present that keeps on giving!
🌿 Holistic CBD Massage: £60 per adult
This ultimate relaxing experience combines CBD with an hour's deep tissue massage.
🕯 Scent Blending & Candle Making: £30 per adult
If she loves candles she will love this gift! In this workshop she will blend together scents to create the room candle of her dreams.
✨ Spa Day, Brunch & 25-Minute Spa Treatment: £75 per adult
What's more relaxing than a spa day gift? This experience will give her access to all spa facilities, brunch, and a spa treatment of choice.
🌸 Foraging for Nourishing Spring Tonics: £58 per adult
Pampering for the insides! She will learn how to identify and forage in Bristol before learning how to create a nourishing tonic full of the goodness of spring!