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40 Adorable Engagement Gifts for Couples From as Little as £8

From neon love lights and game sets to Champagne boxes and watercolour paintings, these engagement gifts are every bit as sweet as they are unique

woman holding an engagement gift of a personalised watercolour print

When two of your favourite people decide to get married, it’s definitely an occasion worth celebrating (hello engagement party!). So if someone you know just popped the question – or said yes to it – it's time to start browsing engagement gifts to buy them. 

We know that great engagement gifts for couples can be tricky to pick – there’s no official list or registry to follow, and often it comes as a surprise, so you won’t have had time to think ahead. But no matter what kind of couple you’re shopping for – or how much money you’ve got to spend – we’ve tracked down the best couple engagement gifts out there right now, and there really is something for everyone. 

With ideas for food, drinks, homeware, and even personalised engagement gifts that will make the pre-wedding period feel even more exciting and special, we guarantee you’ll find the perfect present for the happy couple in the edit below.

And be sure to pair your engagement gift with a card too. We have a guide on what to write in an engagement card here if you have writer's block. 

40 Gift Ideas To Give Your Newly Engaged Friend

There are so many options to choose from when picking a gift for a newly engaged friend. We've selected some lovely options that would be great as a single gift or would also be perfect to add to a hamper of goodies.

Cute Engagement Gift Ideas

Here are our favourite engagement gifts for couples who like cute and sweet gestures. These adorable engagement gifts are guaranteed to be well received by couples and give them plenty to feel grateful for. 

1. Date Day Picnic Hamper for Two - £365, Fortnum & Mason

a fortnum and mason engagement gift hamper with plates cutlery and some food on show

Fortnum & Mason are famous for their luxury hampers, but their classic picnic hamper for two is the pick of the crop as far as we're concerned. 

One of our favourite engagement gift ideas for couples, this hamper comes complete with everything the newly engaged couple could possibly need for a cute and romantic date day out. 

The hamper includes mugs, plates, cutlery, a flask, two cotton napkins, salt and pepper shakers, a corkscrew, condiments bag and a freezable wine or champagne cooler, as well as a bag for any rubbish. Just add some picky bits and they're good to go. 

Pros & Cons: This is one of those engagement gifts for couples that costs a tad more, but it can be used again and again on multiple occasions, so price per use is actually a bit of a steal. A picnic a day for a year would only cost you £1 per one - that's engagement gift math for you! 

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2. Date Night Card Engagement Gift - £24.95, This Paper Book

engagement gifts box with 52 date night idea cards inside for newly engaged couples to do

What better engagement gift for a friend or family member than the gift of quality time with their partner? These date night cards give the newly engaged couple a date idea a week for an entire year, giving them plenty of time to spend together amidst all that wedding planning. 

With ideas like cooking at home, restaurant swaps and breakfast in bed, there's enough cute ideas to keep them in that newly-engaged honeymoon phase for months and months. 

This product has so many reviews, with a score of 4.8/5 from almost 500 customer comments. One review says that this is a, "Great gift for couples as it gives brilliant ideas for each week for you to choose and work around.

"Some are very normal ones like breakfast in bed and movie night, and then some ones get you out on date nights, escape rooms, mini golf, spa days - all things you can do to make memories together."

Pros & Cons: The date cards inside can't be personalised but you can add a message on the front with their name and words up to 255 characters. You can also upgrade to a 24-hour tracked delivery if you need the gift quickly. 

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3. Marshmallow Toasting Engagement Gifts - £24.95, The Naked Marshmallow Co.

marshmallow engagement gifts box with a selection on a plate and the back in the background

On the topic of cute date nights, we also love the idea of engagement gifts that couples can spend the night drinking or eating - like this gourmet marshmallow toasting set

The engagement gift set can include up to five flavours, with customers able to choose between vanilla bean, candy floss, salted caramel, chocolate orange and strawberry cream. 

And customers love what's inside, with one five star review reading, "This is a very original gift idea that was very well received."

Pros & Cons: Though the marshmallows may be gone in one night, the bamboo skewers can be used again and again by the couple.

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4. Three Months of Flowers – From £70, Bloom & Wild 

three lovely floral arrangements

When you first get engaged, the house is usually filled with flowers, but even the best bunches don't last for more than a week or two.

This three-month flower subscription from Bloom & Wild is one of the cutest engagement gifts that will keep the magic of this momentous occasion alive for that little bit longer. 

Pros & Cons: Flowers are a fail-safe engagement gift and with this subscription you're giving them a treat for a whole three months. The handy letterbox style delivery means they will arrive safely and in great condition. 

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5. Couple Mugs Engagement Gift Idea - £50, Emma Bridgewater

engagement gifts matching mr and mr mugs

If the newly engaged couple love a cuppa together, why not get them engagement gifts they can use on a daily basis? These adorable Mr and Mr mugs will remind the pair of their engaged status every time they make a brew for one another, and they are also available in Mrs and Mrs, and Mr and Mrs options for all couples to enjoy.

One five star review said  the quality and value were both great and wrote, "These are a delightful gift for a wedding couple. They are well made and a good quality item for a gift."

Pros & Cons: These mugs have adorable wedding vows on the back that read, "To have and to hold, from this day forward, to love and to cherish." Some may prefer to give these as a wedding gift, but we think they work perfectly as engagement gifts too and will get the couple excited about their big day. 

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6. Prosecco & Salted Caramel Chocolates – £20, Marks & Spencer

Prosecco and salted caramel chocolates

Want to take your chocolate gift to the next level? Add a bottle of prosecco with this impressively affordable bundle from M&S, which comes with salted caramel chocolates and bubbles. If you are wondering what to get a couple for an engagement gift, this is a fail-safe option. 

Pros & Cons: With over 800 five-star reviews we aren't the only ones who would be happy to receive this. They state it is great value for money and arrived promptly. 

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7. Wedding Fund Money Box – £25, Etsy

Wedding fund box

Saving up for your wedding is no mean feat. This handmade wedding fund money box from Nikita by Niki will help them to kick-start their wedding budget and look stylish on the side while they do it. It has a simple design so it won't stick out too much but still looks lovely. 

One reviewer said, "I ordered this wedding fund box for my colleague as I thought it looked really pretty in the photos. It’s even more adorable in reality, it’s dainty, cute and elegant. It’s just the right size and it’s very light also. I'm very happy with my purchase."

Pros & Cons: This is a gift that's both pretty and practical. It'll make them want to save when using a present as beautiful as this. 

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8. Couples Engagement Gift Coasters - £8 each, John Lewis

marble his and hers coaster engagement gifts on a hwite background with gold writing

Just because the couple are getting married, doesn't mean they have to share everything - ensure your pals get their own coasters to celebrate their engagement by choosing this cute engagement gift idea.

These John Lewis coasters say 'his' and 'hers' on them and are sold separately at £8 each, so you can choose the above combo, or his and his, or hers and hers, depending on the engaged couple you're buying for.

We love the idea of pairing these trinkets with some champagne glasses and a fancy bottle of fizz for the ultimate engagement gifts for couples. 

One reviewer gave these products five stars and said, "This is a beautiful, heavy, luxurious coaster. I like the way it's round as it won't damage anything. I would definitely recommend this product."

Pros & Cons: These are marble so they are bound to last a lifetime, just be careful they don't crack before you gift them. We recommend some bubble wrap to be extra safe. 

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8. Couples Set Of Two Personalised Terracotta Plant Pots – £24.95, Sophia Victoria Joy

Matching set of personalised plant pots

These matching personalised plant pots are a great touch for any new home buyers, and green-fingered couples will love to add it to their collection. We think these pots are really cute engagement gifts for couples who aren't into flashy things. They can use the plants as homes for new plants they buy as a newly engaged couple and watch them grow as their relationship does as well. 

Pros & Cons: The plants aren't included so they can pick their favourite flower, succulent or cacti to grow. The personalisation is understated so won't be seen at a first glance.

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9. Perfect Match Engagement Gift Candle – £35, Prezzybox

Lighting a Perfect Match candle

Candles are always a good idea when it comes to engagement gifts for friends and family members. 

A hand-poured candle will make your friends’ home even more inviting, and this witty Perfect Match candle will make a fabulous addition to their mantlepiece. The matches can be personalised with their names in eye-catching gold vinyl. 

Pros & Cons: We love the sweet pun - ideal for couples who love a laugh. It comes in a stylish box so it is ready to gift. 

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10. Love Grows Here Engagement Print – from £51.38, Etsy 

Love grows here print with a vase of sunflowers

Love the idea of wall art but less keen on personalised prints? This pretty lettering design from Etsy could be just the thing for an engagement gift. The text says it all and with plenty of font colours to choose from you can pick the couple's favourite hue. 

Explaining how happy they were with the customer service and quality when buying this print, one customer wrote, "I have used him for four portraits and all of them are great quality, fast shipping and also great customer service. I'd highly recommend it!"

Pros & Cons: This print also comes with a frame so all the work is done for you - choose from dark or light. You will have to pay a delivery fee for this engagement gift, but it will arrive well-packaged and protected. 

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Personalised Engagement Gifts

Personalised engagement gifts are great because they really show extra thought and consideration, and couples love getting something that's perfectly tailored to them. 

11. Personalised Copper Engagement Bauble – £16.50, The Alphabet Gift Shop

Engagement bauble

If the happy couple had a Christmas proposal then an extra special personalised bauble from The Alphabet Gift Shop will be a brilliant gift for them. Even if Christmas has passed, they can keep this special tree decoration and hang it up each year as a happy reminder of their engagement.

Shoppers love buying this for engaged family members, with one reviewer giving it five stars and saying, "My son and his fiancée were delighted with the personalised bauble to mark their happy day."

Pros & Cons: Once the couple have had their wedding, you can gift them a first married Christmas ornament to match. This gift works wonderfully for the festive engagement season. 

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12. Carved Slate Heart Engagement Gift – £26, Sophia Victoria Joy

Engraved slate slab

This gorgeous slate serving board from Sophia Victoria Joy comes personalised with the couple’s names featured inside a heart. If your newly-engaged friends are real foodies then this is a perfect engagement gift for couples - cheese boards and charcuterie never looks so romantic. 

Proving it's a perfect engagement gift for couples, one customer gave it five stars and said, "Loved this! I bought it as an engagement gift, the recipients loved it. It's a fabulous idea, excellent quality and was delivered quickly."

Pros & Cons: This present can also be used as a decorative piece all year round. As this is natural slate, each board will have a unique finish. 

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13. Personalised Mini Metal Photo Reel Print – £22, Oakdene Designs

Sitting on the edge of a table standing vertically is a mini metal film reel customised with three personal images

For the movie-loving couple who want to make sure that their love is always captured on film – we love this personalised mini photo reel print. It's a design that we've never seen before and we're predicting the couple you are gifting it to won't have either. 

If you're looking for engagement gifts for friends and couples, we think this is a real contender. 

Pros & Cons: Make sure you have some lovely snaps of the couple to use for this gift - the higher quality, the better, but don't worry about the finish, as one reviewer explained that the seller, "Gave me time and double checked photos before sending to print."

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14. Personalised 'Love Story' Book For Couples – £22.95, From Lucy & Co

A close up picture of a pair of hands holding an animated love story book which can be personalised

If you believe that their love story belongs in a fairy tale, then this lovely animated book should be added to the list of engagement gift ideas you're considering.

Nearlyweds will be able to tell their love story over and over again with this cute personalised book. It includes where they met, examples of their good and hard times and their favourite places. 

And you don't have to be an online whizz to do this - reviews state that this process was easy to do. 

Pros & Cons: This engagement gift is best suited for couples who you know well. If they are a fan of sentimental gestures, it'll be right up their street. 

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15. Personalised Vow Book Engagement Gifts ­– £21 Each, Hitched Shop

his and her personalised vow books

If the newly engaged couple are wordsmiths, chances are they may be considering writing their own vows.

These vow books will come in handy for jotting down their romantic words and act as a wonderful keepsake after the big day, and we love the fact that personalised engagement gifts like these allow you to add their names and a date - choose from their engagement date or the wedding date (if you know it) for the perfect present. You'll find even more lovely wedding vow book designs here. 

Pros & Cons: The handy bookmark means they won't lose their place. The pages are blank inside so there is lots of room for them to write. 

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16. Personalised Engaged Couples Key Holder – £16, Etsy

Metal key hanger

This cute personalised key holder is one of our favourite personalised engagement gifts because it's thoughtful and practical at the same time.

If one (or both!) of them is prone to losing their keys, this could well be the most useful present they've received in a long time... Just stick it to the wall by the front door and they'll always know where to find their keys.

This gift is so good, customers are coming back for more, with one five star review reading, "This is the second time I’ve bought this as a present and everyone always loves it."

Pros & Cons: Each key hook comes with the relevant screws in order to attach it to the wall. The product gives you the option to personalise it with the couple's initials and door number, though you can have it without if you prefer. 

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17. Personalised Pocket Wedding Ring Holder ­– £35, Hitched Shop

personalised gold pocket wedding ring holder

Help them keep their rings safe with this handy personalised pocket wedding ring holder. It's one of those sentimental engagement gift ideas that they'll be blown away by. Choose from a gold or rose gold finish and personalise it with your own message. It's a super unique design that we reckon they won't have come across before. 

Proving that couples really do appreciate this present, one customer gave it five stars and wrote, "I absolutely love this item. It is perfect and will hold both of the rings. It's exactly what I was looking for. The engraving is beautiful and adds a personalisation that you will enjoy forever."

Pros & Cons: You'll have to look closely to see the thoughtful inscription as it has a subtle and chic finish. 

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18. Engagement Polaroid Photo Block – from £14, The Personal Wedding Co

If you’re looking for engagement gift ideas on a budget then this polaroid photo block is an adorable choice that can be personalised with the names of the couple. They can also switch out the photo to a wedding picture after the big day has taken place. 

One customer says this present is an, "Absolutely beautiful engagement gift and our friends were over the moon. It came quickly too."

Pros & Cons: Polaroid pictures are really trendy so chic couples will adore this gift. They can keep updating the photo as they celebrate different chapters of their life together. 

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19. Story of Us Engagement Gift Print – £32, Letterfest

Story print engagement gift

This Story of Us print from Letterfest is great for nearlyweds that you know really well, so if you're looking for an engagement gift for a friend or bestie, this could be a great shout. Customise this print with all the special milestones in their life – it's so lovely for them to be able to look back over the years and will really be a testament to how well you really know them. 

Customers are singing the praises of this product and seller, with one writing, "Excellent service, speedy contact and proof of the personalisation, great quality and value for money. Really quick delivery, I would definitely recommend."

Pros & Cons: You'll have to do some research before you buy this gift in order to find out special moments in the couple's lives. The 300+ five-star reviews speak for themselves! 

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20. Personalised Rose Gold Stainless Steel Hip Flask ­– £14, Hitched Shop

Personalised rose gold stainless steel hip flask

A stylish hip flask like this one from the Hitched Shop will come in handy for hen or stag parties or any other celebration during the wedding planning journey. It can be etched with a design of your choice and comes in this gorgeous rose gold shade.

It's also a complete bargain and one of the cheapest personalised engagement gifts in this edit! For just under £15 you can get a sweet engagement gift for friends, a sibling or other family member. Sounds like a steal to us. 

Pros & Cons: The flasks are small in size meaning they are really travel-friendly and will fit perfectly in a pocket or bag. You can always buy two if you want to get engagement gifts for couples instead of just one person. Matching!

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21. Oak Wedding Countdown Sign – £8.75, Etsy

Oak wood wedding countdown sign

This rustic-style wedding countdown board is a sweet present and we love engagement gifts for couples that allow them to count down to their big day. We love the fact you can personalise it with days, weeks or months so it'll suit all couple's timelines. 

Pros & Cons: This can also be incorporated on the couple's wedding day. They could bring it to the wedding with a big fat zero on it to mark the arrival of the special day. Delivery is free and reviews state that it arrived quickly. 

One five star reviewer says, "Ordered as a gift for my best friend and she loves it. Quality is really nice and the delivery was in good time."

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22. Personalised Ring Box ­Engagement Gift– £28, Hitched Shop

Personalised wooden ring box

With an engagement ring or rings and some wedding bands on the way, a newly-engaged couple is going to need somewhere to store their bling. We think these personalised wooden boxes fit the bill perfectly - particularly as they can be engraved with their initials and a special date. 

They are really sweet and thoughtful engagement gift ideas for couples who will appreciate the thought. 

Pros & Cons: They'll be so grateful to receive a ring box as it is something they might not have thought of themselves. You can only choose dark wood but it gives it a sophisticated and stylish look. 

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Unusual Engagement Gifts

Know a couple who prefer things a bit different? If so, you'll love these unusual engagement gifts and ideas - we guarantee you won't have seen them anywhere else! 

23. Unusual Couples Engagement Print - From £40, Strokes & Blossoms

woman holding an engagement gift of a personalised watercolour print

It doesn't  get much better than being able to combine personalised engagement gifts with something that's unique and unusual, and these personalised watercolours do just that. 

Treat the newly engaged couple to a gorgeous hand-painted watercolour outlining the exact moment they got engaged. 

The watercolour prints have had amazing reviews, with one customer saying, "I cannot thank Hayley enough for the personalised painting which was a gift for my brother and his fiancé for their recent engagement. Hayley was very easy to contact and very accommodating when discussing the photo. It came beautifully packaged and the picture itself is more than I could have ever asked for."

Pros & Cons: Watercolour paintings aren't to everyone's taste, but let's be honest, who wouldn't want to get an engagement gift like this? 

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24. Star Map of the Night Sky – from £11.95, Etsy

Personalised night sky engagement gift print

This custom print of the night sky is such an unusual engagement gift that the happy couple will love, as it depicts the exact constellations of the day they got engaged. It's a thoughtful keepsake that they can hang in the home they're building together and treasure for years to come. 

Ideal for those shopping for engagement gift ideas in a hurry, one customer explains, "Amazing! Ordered a last minute gift from here, I messaged late at night on Saturday to see if it was possible to have this by Tuesday. The seller replied quickly and I received the gift Tuesday. Very good communication, helpful, and good quality. Exactly like the image. This was a life saver."

Pros & Cons: You'll have to ensure you know where and when they got engaged but that is information you're likely to know. 

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25. Vintage Scratch Off Boarding Pass Travel Gift – £8.99, Rodo Creative

Close up of a pair of hands holding a vintage style boarding pass that you can scratch to find out your secret travel location.

For couples who have been well and truly bitten by the travel bug, the gift of a trip away will be the best one ever. A vintage scratch-off boarding pass is an unusual engagement gift for couples that  they definitely won't be expecting, and what's better is you get to watch their faces light up finding out the destination.

This is ideal if you're getting engagement gifts for a daughter, son or close family member who you really want to spoil. Pair it with a voucher for a UK minimoon hotel or a couples spa break for the ultimate surprise. 

Pros & Cons: This thoughtful engagement present for couples is unique and quirky. It's such a fun way to show them the gift you've bought them. 

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26. Coffee Lovers Personalised Letter Box Hamper – £28.95, Letter Box Hamper

A gift box that has two packets of coffee, two different types of shortbread, a chocolate bar and a personalised note.

Why not get them a lovely coffee hamper? The coffee lovers personalised letter box hamper from Not On The High Street contains delicious Brazilian and Columbian coffee, shortbread, and chocolate. If they'll be having some late nights spent wedding planning, they'll certainly be grateful for this gift. 

We also love that this is one of the more unusual engagement gifts, yet it's still so practical and useful. 

Reviewers love gifting this too, with one five star testimonial stating that this is, "A perfect gift for coffee lovers. I was very pleased with this product as it's imaginative and something a bit different. I'd highly recommended."

Pros & Cons: The couple will need a grinder in order to enjoy these tasty beans but if they are coffee connoisseurs they're bound to have one. 

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27. Grow Your Own Confetti – £30, The Gluttonous Gardener

Grow your own confetti kit

If you’re looking for quirky engagement gifts that are meaningful and a little bit different then this ‘grow your own confetti’ gift from The Gluttonous Gardener is amazing. We love the idea that the engaged couple can grow the seeds together and turn them into a project for the big day itself. 

One reviewer gave it five stars and said, "A brilliant and appreciated engagement gift for our daughter and son in law-to-be - now we can't wait for the big day to see the colourful array of home grown petals."

Pros & Cons: The couple will have to wait a few months to reap the rewards of this gift but they'll have a great time nurturing and watching these flowers grow. 

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28. Small Cheese Fondue Engagement Set For Two – £42, Paxton & Whitfield

Fondue set

This fondue kit for two is incredibly cheesy, and we mean that in the best possible way! Inside they'll find a ceramic fondue pan, two forks, a bamboo stand and a tea light to keep things melty. Of course, the fun doesn't stop at cheese, as it's also just as good with chocolate.  

So, if you're after versatile ideas for engagement gifts - this is just the ticket.

Pros & Cons: This set includes everything they'll need - except the cheese that is! It works best when the cheese is melted in a separate pan and then poured into the pot. 

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29. Couples Games Set - £90, John Lewis

a dark background with a John Lewis classic games set

Do the newly engaged couple love a classic games night? If so, this is the unusual engagement gift to top all unusual engagement gifts. 

This John Lewis classic games compendium includes a range of crowd-pleasing games from draughts and chess to cribbage and backgammon. The couple can spend many a date night in enjoying all that this set has to offer, and if you're lucky you may even get invited over to play! 

It's perfect for those buying engagement gifts for couples, as one reviewer explains, "I bought this as a gift for my daughter and partner as a joint gift. It seemed a little pricey but looks stylish and is well made compared to others I looked at.

"It looks great out on a coffee table, ready for games. It was a really original gift that they will keep and use for many years so I felt the price was well justified. I would purchase again for myself."

Pros & Cons: Some of these games may be a little lesser known than others, but what a great opportunity for the couple to learn a few things together.

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Luxury Engagement Gifts

Luxury engagement gifts come in all shapes and sizes, and if there were ever a time to splash out and get something special, it's when shopping for engagement gift ideas. 

Having said that, luxury engagement gifts don't always have to be the most expensive, as you'll see in this list. 

30. Fortnum & Mason Hamper Engagement Gifts - From £30, Fortnum & Mason

a huge fortnum and mason engagement gift hamper with all the products in front of it

Yes, that's right, you can get your hands on a gorgeous Fortnum & Mason hamper for as little as £30.

There's no couple out there who won't appreciate an F&M hamper for an engagement gift, and the best bit is that there's something for every couple, and for every  budget. 

The sweet teatime and tea gift boxes start at just £30, with bellini boxes and spritz pairings costing less than £40, too.

For shoppers on a bigger budget, larger hampers can be bought for £100 plus, with unbelievably luxury ones costing as much as £6,000 - now that's range for you. 

Pros & Cons: Despite your budget, whatever hamper you go for will be great value for what's inside. If you're planning to have a hamper delivered to Northern Ireland or the Isle of Man, it'll have to be one that doesn't include any fresh food or flowers. 

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31. Luxury Neom Organics Wellbeing Pod Set - £155, John Lewis

luxury engagement gift neom pod set with four fragrances against a white background

Anything Neom will make an incredible engagement gift for couples, but this luxurious pod set really tops them all. 

The engagement gift includes a one year guarantee and your very own wellbeing fragrance pod, as well as a selection of four of Neom's most iconic scents to try out. 

Although planning a wedding is mostly fun and exciting, it can bring some more stressful times for some couples so a gift that helps them relax is just so thoughtful.

Pros & Cons: Everyone has different tastes when it comes to home fragrance, but this set gives couples four to try, so when they're ready to re-stock, they can choose their favourites. 

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32. Hibernate Three-Wick Candle Engagement Gift - £50, Neom

large three wick neom hibernate candle with box behind it against a white background

If the couple prefer a candle to a scent pod, we'd recommend Neom's Hibernate candle with three glorious wicks. The candle smells utterly gorgeous, (take Hitched Editor Zoe Burke's word for it below!), and it'll be the perfect thing for the couple to light during a cosy date night in or whilst they're doing some wedding planning.

Zoe loved this candle and says, "I don't know about you, but there is something so relaxing about having a candle lit, especially when it has a gorgeous scent. The vanilla tones in this candle make everything seem so much more cosy - you're going to want to make this one last. Luckily due to the long-lasting burn and rich scent, it will!"

Pros & Cons: Neom's candles are known for having a really even and long-lasting burn, and the three wick is no different. If you don't know which scent a couple will like most, opt for the scent trio instead.

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33. Champagne Engagement Gift Set - £185, Harvey Nichols

a bottle of billecart-salmon champagne with a black box behind it

If you want to really impress the couple you're buying for, why not gift them a sweet Champagne gift set like this one from Billecart-Salmon. Reserved since 2006 and with 97 points on the Richard Juhlin points scale, this is a world-class bottle of champagne which is more than worthy of being an engagement gift for a very special couple.

What's more, we love the idea of buying couples a bottle of something special that's been reserved since the year they met - so 2006 couples who waited a while to get engaged will love this even more. 

They also have a 2009 bottle and ones from more recent years for you to browse as well. 

Pros & Cons: This bottle has been made using Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes, but there are rose alternatives for those who want something a little less dry. 

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34. Drappier Carte d'Or Champagne Set With Glasses - £54.95, The Secret Bottle Shop

a yellow gift box with champagne and two glasses included as an engagement gift

If you still want to get a luxurious champagne engagement gift, but don't have that big of a budget, this Drappier set is ideal. Coming in at less than £55, and including a bottle of Drappier Carte d'Or Brut and two gorgeous glasses, it's a bit of a steal. 

The set also gives  you the option of including a gift message and caters to couples with dry, elegant palettes. 

Pros & Cons: The fact that this comes in a gift box already means you save on packaging and couples can have it on display until they're ready to drink it. Standard delivery costs £5.95 - you can get next working day delivery but it does cost £10.95 so we'd recommend ordering with enough time to spare. 

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35. Luxury Chocolate Engagement Gift Selection - £85, Hotel Chocolat

hotel chocolat engagement gift selection in a box that is open showing all the chocolates

There's chocolate engagement gifts, and then there's Hotel Chocolat engagement gifts - and it's fair to say that their Chocolatier's Table set beats your average Milky Way bar (no shade to Milky Way lovers!). 

The Chocolatier's Table includes a whopping 800g of chocolates, ranging from a Mississippi pie chocolate slab and caramel cheesecake, to a trillionaires' shortbread and gin trifle, there is so much choice to sample in this 69-piece gift set. 

One review said that the quality and value of the chocolates was 'excellent' and that it 'made a marvellous gift'.

Pros & Cons: This is perhaps more than you'd usually spend on chocolate, but as far as luxury engagement gifts go, this is one of the best. 

36. Wedding Notes Engagement Gift Notebook – £31.50, Papier

Wedding notes pages

Now we all know that the best wedding planner is the Hitched online wedding planner (obvs!). However, if you know the newly engaged couple love nothing more than scrawling down their notes and ideas then this notebook from Papier is ideal as an engagement gift idea.

It comes in a choice of black, white, or this chic apricot, embossed with rose gold foil, and there's even the option to have it delivered in a gorgeous Papier presentation box, making it feel even more luxurious. 

Pros & Cons: With 96 sheets, there'll be more than enough space for them to plan everything in detail. The pages are left blank so the couple can write whatever they want. 

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37. Engagement Luxury Gift Box – £105, Biscuiteers

Engagement gift box set, featuring hand-iced lemon biscuits, a bottle of sparkling wine, and a keepsake box

If you know a smaller biscuit selection will be demolished in a matter of minutes, Biscuiteers' luxury engagement box comes with nine hand-iced lemon biscuits, presented in a lovely hand-illustrated gift box. It also comes with a bottle of vintage English sparkling wine.

One of our favourite luxury engagement gift ideas, we love that the biscuits are perfectly designed for a newly engaged couple, and the bottle of champers helps, too. 

Pros & Cons: These biscuits are seriously impressive - just look at the bubbles in the glass and detailing on the roses, and the luxury gift box is a gorgeous touch. 

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38. Love Neon Sign – from £108.25, Neon Partys

Pink love neon sign above a bed

Neon signs are still a wedding trend, so why not embrace this when searching for the perfect couples engagement gift? This stylish love sign has a vibrant pink neon light that is perfect for hanging up on your wall. In fact, we sort of want one for ourselves…

People are so pleased with their product and the service, with one five star review stating: "Excellent customer service; so helpful and quick to reply to messages, my sign was delivered super quickly."

Pros & Cons: If pink isn't their vibe, there are lots of colours available including green, orange, purple and blue. They are also several sizes available so you can pick one that will fit well into their space. 

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39. Rose Gold Champagne Glasses ­– £44.99, Hitched Shop

rose gold champagne glasses

Who doesn’t love a bit of rose gold? Certainly not us! In fact, we could definitely see ourselves – or an engaged couple we know – toasting with these rose gold beauties. If they got engaged with a rose gold engagement ring, this could be a lovely nod to that.

We also love engagement gifts that are useful and practical - it's the kind of engagement gift for couples that they'll use again and again. 

Pros & Cons: The attention to detail on these glasses is exceptional - the base is adorned in glittering rhinestones and can be engraved with a message or monogram. Be mindful when washing these to avoid the delicate crystals. 

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40. Geo Pillar Candle Holders – £42, Hitched Shop

geometric pillar candle holders

These stylish geometric pillar candle holders will look amazing on the dinner table or brightening up a corner in the nearlyweds' home, making them great engagement gifts for couples. Plus, they’ll encourage plenty of romantic candlelit evenings in, allowing them to save money for their wedding.

The gifts vary in heights and are suitable to use with pillar, votive or tealight candles. 

Pros & Cons: The sleek style of them means they'll fit into all kinds of interiors. Candles aren't included so you might want to gift them a wedding candle too! 

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What to Get for an Engagement Gift?

A bottle of bubbles or a bunch of flowers is a brilliant engagement gift for a couple that you don't know well or are unsure what to buy them. If you are looking for something more unusual, consider personalised presents or a fun gift experience.

It is also an excellent idea to get the couple an engagement gift that is practical and will help them with the next chapter in their lives. Wedding planner books, confetti growing kits and wedding photo albums work wonderfully. 

Are Engagement Gifts Necessary?

For many couples, buying an engagement card feels like enough of a congratulations, especially if you're talking about colleagues or friends, but it really depends on your situation. 

If a couple are hosting an engagement party, we'd recommend getting both an engagement card and a gift to take, even if it's just something small. If a close family member has got engaged, or a good friend, we'd also recommend getting something as an engagement gift.

As this roundup proves, engagement gifts don't have to be expensive to be thoughtful and sentimental. 

Is an Engagement Ring a Gift?

It's not so common for couples to buy each other an engagement gift, as the proposal is usually a gift in itself. However there is absolutely nothing wrong with buying your partner an engagement gift after  they have proposed, or buying one yourself after proposing. 

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