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Best UK Advent Calendars For 2021

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10 Nov 2021

 Christmas is on its way which means the start of Advent. Discover the best UK advents calendars for 2021 to help you countdown to the big day. 

With the choice of UK advent calendars growing each year, it can be hard to decide on the perfect calendars to please the whole family.

To give you a helping hand we have put together our top picks of advent calendars for 2021.

To keep what is behind those little doors a surprise we haven’t revealed what is inside, however, will be taking a closer look at some of the advent calendars over on our Instagram page here

Best UK Advent Calendars For Kids 2021 

Schleich Wild Life Advent Calendar – RRP £24.99

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The new Schleich® Wild Life Advent calendar is sure to delight any wildlife and small world fans. It features a fun Schleich®surprise behind each of its 24 little doors including 7 ‘wild’ animals with some babies, a ranger and all kinds of accessories such as binoculars, rucksack, treasure map, food and more. It offers all the quality you can expect from Schleich®, hours of playing fun and is great to keep little ones occupied on the run-up to Christmas.
Schleich® also have other advent calendars in the range including Farm World and Horse Club. 

Disney Game And Puzzle Advent Calendar by Shuffle – £29.99 

 Advent calendar for kids Disney Game and puzzle

A great advent calendar to keep the kids busy is the Disney Game and Puzzle Advent Calendar by Shuffle. Little ones can open the 24 doors to collect 16 favourite Disney character figures and game pieces. Once all doors are opened the calendar transforms into a fun board game ideal for playing on Christmas Eve and over the holidays with the family.  

Disney characters included in this calendar with a difference include Mickey, Minnie, Olaf, Sven, Elsa, Anna, Belle, Buzz and more. 

To check out and to purchase the Disney Game and Puzzle Advent Calendar by Shuffle on Amazon see here

Personalised Kinder Advent Calendar, CEWE – RRP £18.99

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Add some extra magic to your chocolate advent calendar with the Personalised Kinder Advent Calendar from CEWE. Kids and adults alike can enjoy a Kinder® treat a day with three varieties inside. Not only does this advent calendar contain tasty chocolate, but it can also be personalised with an image of your choice.

The personalised Kinder® Advent Calendar is also available with 24 individual photos behind each door for an extra special treat. CEWE also offer Photo, Ferrero Chocolate, Fill Your Own calendars and Kinder Surprise options. 

To order your personalised Kinder® advent calendar and check out the full range here. 

Glow In The Dark Haribo Advent Calendar – RRP £5.00

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Add a little extra magic to the Christmas countdown with the Glow In The Dark Haribo Advent Calendar. Bringing together family favourite HARIBO’s from across the globe, you’ll enjoy a merry mix of treats making a great alternative to the traditional chocolate calendar. 

To purchase the Haribo Glow In The Dark Advent Calendar see here

Personalised Elf For Christmas 24 Advent Letters Fifth Edition – £22.99

Advent calendars for kids Elf Letters

For an advent countdown with a difference, check out the Elf For Christmas 24 Advent Letters.  Back with a fifth edition, they feature magical 24 individual elf advent calendar letters from the North Pole addressed personally to your child. The elf letters mention their name, hometown and the other people in their house. Plus you can also add a second elf’s name to feature throughout the stories too!

We Love – These letters can be personalised and go well with your own Elf’s antics or can also be used without. 

Check out and purchase the Personalised Elf For Christmas 24 Advent Letters here.

Best UK Advent Calendars For Adults 2021 

The Very Merry Gin Calendar, Craft Gin Club – RRP £99.00

Best advents calendars adults 2021 Craft Gin Club

The ultimate advent calendar for gin lovers, The Very Merry Gin Calendar by the Craft Gin club features 25 different winter gin surprises behind each door. Each day you will discover a miniature bottle of a craft gin brewed in different locations around the world. If that is not enough each gin has been paired with an exclusive online video from the Craft Gin Club ambassador Phillip Schofield who will be providing serving suggestions and tasting notes. 

The 25 gins include a sloe gin from Warner’s Distillery, the Chalkstream Gold Gin from The River Test Distillery, and the Cuckoo Supernova Gin from the Brindle Distillery to name a few.

The Very Merry Gin Calendar is only available to purchase via the Craft Gin Club website see here

Skinny Bar Advent Calendar – RRP £14.95

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You don’t need to worry about an advent treat this Christmas with the Skinny Bar Advent Calendar for 2021. Back for a second year, Packed with 24 full-sized Skinny Bars from the coveted Dream, Whip and Crunch ranges, the calendar features flavours such as Rocky Road, Chocolate Orange and Dark Chocolate and Mint. Plus they are less than 99 calories each.

If you fancy a Skinny Bar day this Christmas you will need to be quick as they have only created 5,000 and they are set out quick. 

To order your Skinny Bar in time for Christmas head to their website here. 

Advent of Change – RRP £17.95

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For an Advent Calendar with a difference, we love Advent of Change. Perfect for gifting or displaying proudly on your mantlepiece, this advent calendar donates 50p each day to one of 24 charities doing incredible work at home and around the world. Each day you can discover how your donations have supported the vital work of organisations such as Farms for City Children, Hospice UK, Tommy’s, Winston’s Wish and Wood Green The Animals Charity. 

Along with their original design feature, there is also a children’s calendar and premium versions available. 

To find out more about the Advent of Change Advent Calendars see here

Advent Calendars for Pets 

Lilys Kitchen’s Advent Calendars for Dogs and Cats – £10.00

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For those with fur babies, you can include them in the advent fun with Lily’s Kitchen Advent Calendars for dogs and cats. Dogs can enjoy a selection of three delicious biscuits made with the finest ingredients including Cheese & Apple Training Treats, Rise & Shines to help keep your dog’s coat as shiny and Bedtime Biscuits made with honey, yoghurt, chamomile and passion flowers. Whilst Cats will be treated to deliciously crunchy pillows filled with salmon and chicken.

We Love – Lily’s Kitchen only make wholesome food using natural recipes using proper ingredients like fresh meat for complete and balanced diets.

Check out the full range of Lily’s Kitchen Christmas range for pets here. 

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