10 Advent Calendars You Need To Know About

Even though we are still in October the lead up to Christmas has well and truly begun. If you haven’t already noticed Christmas items starting to sprout up in the shops and online yet, you are one of the very few. It is crazy how early shops begin their preparation for the festive period these days.

One of the great outcomes of this is, of course, advent calendars. Who doesn’t love a good chocolate advent calendar every year to help them count down to the big day? You can pick up some great bargains on chocolate advent calendars but that’s not why you’re reading this. Here are 10 Alternative Advent Calendars That You Need To Know About…

Debenhams – Yankee Candle – Wreath’ advent calendar gift set

This Yankee Candle Wreath calendar from Debenhams will really get you in the mood for Christmas with all the festive smells that are available.

Very – The Snaffling Pig Co Merry Piggin Christmas Pork Crackling Advent Calendar

This Pork Crackling advent calendar is guaranteed to get your taste buds watering for that mighty Christmas dinner!

Master Of Malt – Gin Advent Calendar

Master Of Malt has gone and created the must-have advent calendar for the true Gin lovers out there. As many sayings go, Christmas is a time to be merry…

The Body Shop – 25 Days of the Enchanted Deluxe Advent Calendar

Christmas may be about giving presents and treating those people closest to you, this doesn’t mean that you can’t treat yourself in the process. This advent calendar from The Body Shop could be just what you need.

John Lewis Exclusive – Edinburgh Gin Advent Calendar

Another advent calendar for you Gin lovers. This is exclusive to John Lewis, so you can bet that this is going to be amazing!

Debenhams/Virgin Wines – Advent Calendar

Drink and be merry, not just for Christmas but for the whole of December with this Virgin Wines advent calendar from Debenhams.


John Lewis – Jelly Belly Advent Calendar

With this Jelly Belly advent calendar from John Lewis, you’ll be able to enjoy a range of special Christmas flavours like blueberry, buttered popcorn, candy cane, caramel popcorn, cranberry sauce and eggnog. What more could you want from an advent calendar?

Tesco – Haribo Advent Calendar

Haribo is an all-time classic although I can bet you’ve never had an advent calendar full of sweets. From gummy bears to moam, this is a certain winner for anyone with a sweet tooth.

Waitrose – Candy Kittens Advent Calendar

For those of you who didn’t know about Candy Kittens, they were created by the ‘Made In Chelsea’ star Jamie Lang. With grown-up flavours, these sweets are a must for those of you who are true sweet lovers.

Aldi – Wine Advent Calendar

Every group of friends will have someone who loves to overindulge with a good glass of wine. If you can’t think of someone, then it is probably you… Aldi has really knocked this advent calendar out of the park. Available to buy from the 4th of November.

So there you have it. The top 10 alternative advent calendars around this year. What advent calendar really caught your eye?