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The 50 Best Wedding Gifts for Couples 2024

From pottery classes and mini breaks to custom watercolours, honeymoon luggage and luxury bedding, we've got the very best wedding gifts to shop right now

A contemporary bulb lamp with LED words inside that read 'Love'

A contemporary bulb lamp with LED words inside that read 'Love'

If the happy couple haven’t included details of a wedding gift list in their invitations or you want to come up with a wedding gift idea that will be fun and unexpected, take a look at some of our favourite wedding gifts of 2024.

The great thing about going 'off list' is that you can do away with tradition and choose something personal to the newlyweds. Whether you're looking for the latest kitchen gadgets and technology, the best experience gifts or beautifully designed homeware pieces, these wedding present ideas are sure to bring a smile to their face when they unwrap it.  

We’ve got wedding present ideas for all budgets, too – from cheap gift ideas to luxury wedding gifts – alongside awesome personalised presents, and lots of gifts for foodies, homebodies and art lovers.

Whether they've already set up home together or not, if you’re after wedding gift ideas for couples that’ll truly be appreciated, we’ve found them – and we've got the expert input of our team, who have years' of experience working in weddings, to recommend their favourite newlywed present ideas, too. 

P.S. if you’re an engaged couple looking for cool ideas for your gift list, you’re also welcome here! Choose from a wide range of gift list ideas that reflect you as a couple, your personalities and any shared hobbies from our wedding present edit below. 

50 Best Wedding Gift Ideas to Suit All Couples & Budgets

We've rounded up 50 amazing wedding present ideas to inspire you, but if you're in a hurry, here are the top three most popular wedding gift ideas people love to shop in this edit:

Wedding Gifts for the Home

Even if the couple have lived together for a few years, a wedding present for the home is a great way to take their living space to the next level. After all, who doesn't want to surround themselves with beautiful things? We've got plenty of interiors inspiration here. 

1. Personalised Wool Throw – Jonny's Sister 

Person sitting on a sofa with a throw over the back of it that has personalised names

Give a gift that will last a lifetime with this soft, duck egg blue wool herringbone throw that you can personalise with the couple’s name. It comes in various colours, but we love this shade, and it’s the cosiest material to curl up together under while watching a film. You can also add a luxury gift box to this wedding present so that it can be safely stored – plus, it makes it a lot easier to wrap!

  • Delivery: Free, up to five days
  • Best for: Couples who love to give their home a fun and cosy vibe. 
  • Expert take: This product has an overall 4.3/5 star rating, with glowing reviews that include, "this is a wonderful gift for a wedding present" and "the colour was exactly what I wanted." It's worth noting that the personalisation isn't embroidery – but this only gives it a more contemporary feel. 

£87.50 | Shop Now

2. Wedding Venue Print – Letterfest

Person holding a framed watercolour personalised painting of a wedding venue

If you have already received your wedding invitation, then you'll know the wedding venue the couple have chosen. Letterfest can create a gorgeous personalised watercolour sketch print of the wedding venue to gift on the big day or after. You can choose to have it framed, with small or large options so it works for different budgets, and personalise it with text of your choice. 

"This is a really popular wedding gift and for good reason," says Zoe Burke, editor of Hitched. "It's a beautiful and thoughtful gift that the couple really won’t be expecting." 

  • Delivery: From £1.10, 5-7 days 
  • Best for: Couples who've also chosen illustrated wedding invitations.
  • Expert take: In order to get the most out of this wedding gift idea, ensure that you upload a high-quality image of the couple's wedding venue. If you don't have one, you can direct the company to the wedding venue's website instead. 

£57 | Shop Now

3. Personalised Wooden Chopping Board – Hitched Shop

Personalised engraved wooden chopping board

How gorgeous is this chopping board, which doubles up as a serving board? Reviews state this also works excellently as a cheese board, so send it over as a wedding gift along with a few of the couple's favourite cheeses and you're guaranteed to win all the best guest awards.

  • Delivery: £4.99, 3-5 days 
  • Best for: Wannabe chefs and hosting enthusiasts 
  • Expert take: You can have this personalised with their names and wedding date and as it is made from natural acacia wood, it's durable as well as beautiful. 

£29.99 | Shop Now

4. Le Creuset Cast Iron Casserole Dish – John Lewis

Apple crumble in teal Le Creuset round casserole dish

If they’ve just paid for a wedding and are saving for a honeymoon, it’s unlikely they're going to shell out on a Le Creuset dish anytime soon. But these incredible pieces of cookware last a lifetime and are ideal for all those post-wedding dinner parties we bet they'll be wanting to plan.  

There’s very little you can’t make in these – from soups and stews to one-pot pasta dishes, roasts and even bread. A fantastic, lasting gift for the home, and it comes in lots of colours. 

  • Delivery: Free, up to five days
  • Best for: The one-pan maestros  
  • Expert take: The reviews speak for themselves: "I used mine regularly for over 45 years!" and "I got one of these as a wedding gift almost 20 years ago and although the price seems a lot, the quality of these pots is incredible." Note that the pot is rather heavy so we recommend giving it to the couple pre- or post-wedding, rather than on the day itself. 

From £225 | Shop Now

5. Personalised Doormat – That's Nice That

Personalised name doormat

Newlyweds who’ve got a new home need a welcome mat – fact. This personalised doormat is the perfect way to celebrate the big milestone they’ve just taken in life – plus it looks pretty stylish! It's available in two sizes, and you can customise it with Mr & Mr, Mrs & Mrs or Mr & Mrs. You can also include a gold-foiled gift card for an extra special touch. 

It also makes a great wedding gift as it's unlikely anyone else will have thought of it. One reviewer said it was, "very quirky and something different. I knew they wouldn't get another one!"

  • Delivery: Free, 3-5 days
  • Best for: Couples moving into a new home
  • Expert take: The print on this doormat is hardwearing, so although it will inevitably get dirty, it won't show signs of fading. We do recommend it is kept under a porch or sheltered if there is heavy rain, though. 

£34.95 | Shop Now

6. The Congratulations Hamper – Fortnum & Mason

Fortnum and Mason congratulations hamper with chocolates, bubbly and snacks

What better way for the newlyweds to kick off married life than with a delicious basket of treats waiting for them? Brimming with goodies like Champagne truffles, and pistachio and clotted cream biscuits, this hamper is a lovely, luxury wedding gift. And it wouldn't be complete without bubbles (naturally), so there's a bottle of that too.

  • Delivery: £5.95, 3-5 days
  • Best for: Pro snackers and couples who appreciate the finer things in life
  • Expert take: Once the goodies inside have been consumed, the hamper can be reused as a picnic basket, storage hamper or decorative piece in the newlyweds' home. 

£160 | Shop Now

7. Sunflower Growing Competition Kit – Glenstocken Herb & Plant Co. 

Sunflower growing kits in wooden cardboard boxes

This fun little kit makes a great cheap wedding gift idea, or as extra to go with a bigger present. Each competitor will get a packet of sunflower seeds, biodegradable seed pots and a full guide to planting – and the rules, of course.

You can include a gift card with a message to let them know your idea and perhaps you can gift a trophy on their first anniversary for the winner of the tallest sunflower!

  • Delivery: Free, 3-5 days
  • Best for: Green-fingered couples who love a bit of competition
  • Expert take: One review said: "it was delivered quickly and beautifully presented." This gift is naturally best suited to couples who have a garden as they'll need space for the sunflowers to grow, though they can also thrive on a balcony.

£12.95 | Shop Now

8. Insulated Picnic Basket – Daylesford Organic 

A closed wicker picnic basket on a white background

Let the happy couple serve up supper in the great outdoors with this practical and elegant picnic basket from Daylesford. The sturdy basket is large enough to fit a bottle of wine alongside their favourite picnic foods, and the removable wooden lid can be used as a board for cutting bread, fruit, or as a serving platter. They'll be the chicest pair in the park! 

  • Delivery: £7, 3-5 days 
  • Best for: Picnic lovers and couples who love spending time outdoors 
  • Expert take: The zippered insulated lining on this basket will keep cold food cool and warm food hot – a great option to take to barbecues, too! 

£115 | Shop Now

9. Wooden Pot Planter – Warner's End

Personalised wooden planter pot

This rustic wooden planter has a stamped aluminium strip along the front that can display your happy wishes for the newlyweds. It’s meant for indoor use, so it’s an ideal wedding present for couples who don't have much outdoor space. They can keep it in the kitchen or on a bedroom windowsill and bring a little nature (or just fresh herbs) inside.

Pick from a white grain or a dark wood finish, depending on their interiors. It has more than 600 five-star reviews, with one person saying: "this is a gorgeous newlywed present with a great personalisation option."

  • Delivery: £3.95, 3-4 days
  • Best for: New and indoor gardeners 
  • Expert take: As this planter is hand-stamped and made from wood, it does have an aged and worn appearance – though exactly what you want for a 'rustic' vibe. It would also make an excellent wooden wedding anniversary gift to mark five years of marriage.

£23.99 | Shop Now

10. LED 'Love' Lamp – Steepletone

A bulb lamp with the word 'love' inside on a bedside table

If you want a unique wedding gift idea, get the couple this seriously cool LED bulb lamp for their home. You can actually get lots of different versions – with words including 'happy', 'home', 'laugh', even 'beer' and 'gin' (!) but we think this version is perfect for newlyweds.

You can either buy the bulb alone, or add a copper, silver or gold stand to go with it for an additional cost. 

  • Delivery: Free, next day delivery
  • Best for: Stylish couples who love quirky homeware pieces
  • Pros & Cons: With speedy and cheap delivery, if you've left buying a wedding gift until the last minute, this is a brilliant option. Reviews state it is excellent quality and good value for money. 

From £60 | Shop Now

11. Single Row Cord Egyptian Cotton Duvet Cover – The White Company

White duvet cover set on a bed

Like the Le Creuset kitchenware, luxury Egyptian cotton bedding is something that will fall down the priority list when you’re saving up. That’s why it’s such a lovely wedding gift idea to treat the newlyweds to a cotton-rich duvet set that’ll make them feel like they’re snuggled back up in their five-star honeymoon hotel.

There are lots of different options to choose from at The White Company, but we think you can't go wrong with some classic white sheets if you don't know the colour scheme of their bedroom. 

  • Delivery: Free, 3-5 days 
  • Best for: The Sunday snugglers  
  • Expert take: If you're feeling generous, we would recommend gifting the pillow cases and sheet too so they have the complete set. One reviewer recommends that the 200 thread count is susceptible to creasing, but that's a small price to pay for such lovely bedding. It would also make a perfect cotton wedding anniversary present.  

From £65 | Shop Now

12. Nespresso Creatista Plus Coffee Machine – John Lewis

A silver coffee machine on a white background.

If coffee is their love language, this sleek and chic Italian-inspired Nespresso machine from Sage will allow them to make barista-style coffee at home. It’s a bit of an investment gift, but we have no doubt they’ll be eternally grateful (especially if they're currently spending a fortune on take-out coffee!).

"I've had a number of coffee machines and as a coffee snob this is one of the best yet," says one customer. Sold! 

  • Delivery: Free, 3-5 days 
  • Best for: Coffee connoisseurs 
  • Expert take: If this wedding gift is out of your budget, you could chip in with a few other guests if you know it's something the couple would love.  

£299.95 | Shop Now

13. The Large Flex Suitcase – Away

A newlywed standing with her Away luggage case

This cult suitcase brand makes luggage that lasts a lifetime. Away suitcases are ideal for couples about to embark on their honeymoon – and then for every holiday together thereafter. Away's carry-on bags are a little cheaper and contain a battery so you can charge your phone on the go, but we love the largest-size case, which is ideal for a few weeks away in the sun (and comes in 13 shades and patterns).

With nearly 1,000 five star reviews, this is a purchase they'll really love.  

  • Delivery: Free two to four days delivery 
  • Best for: Jet-setting couples who love to travel in style
  • Expert take: There are so many features on this case that make it worth the spend – from the 360-degree wheels that glide smoothly over any surface, to the durable and lightweight flexible shell, and the interior compression (an over-packers' dream). It can be personalised, too. 

£345 | Shop Now

14. Karu 12 Home Pizza Oven – Ooni

Pizza oven

Ooni is the leading brand in pizza ovens for the home: you can make fresh wood-fired pizza in your garden, on the beach, out camping… Whatever the couple love doing, they can have fresh pizza while doing it! This oven can be fuelled by wood, charcoal or a gas burner so it's really flexible. Delicious hot pizza can be theirs in just 60 seconds. 

"This gift will be loved by foodie couples," says Zoe. "It's the ideal newlywed present if they're always hosting – you can make a really fun evening out of cooking pizza with friends and family."

  • Delivery: Free, 3-5 days
  • Best for: Your foodie friends who've always dreamed of serving up an authentic margherita 
  • Expert take: If they plan on using gas, the burner is sold separately, but wood or charcoal will work just as well. It is one of the more expensive wedding gifts, but Trust Pilot reviews state that it is "leagues above the competition", so worth every penny. 

£299 | Shop Now

15. Picture Gallery Wall Frame Set – The White Company

White photo frames on a wall

Wedding photos deserve to be shown off. This set of six white wooden photo frames along with a template to help you hang them perfectly means they’ll be pride of place in the couple’s home. If you want to make the gift extra special, offer to get six of their favourite pictures from their day printed to put inside the frames.

  • Delivery: Free, 3-5 days
  • Best for: The couple looking to update their living room walls
  • Expert take: The minimalistic style of these frames really allows the photos to take centre stage. A little more planning is required to make the most of this gift, but it will be worth it to see their happy reaction. 

£195 | Shop Now

16. Crosley Cruiser Vinyl Record Player with Bluetooth & Output – Urban Outfitters 

A cream vintage record player on a wooden sideboard

A classic record player is the ultimate luxury wedding gift for avid music lovers. Whether they're just starting off their vinyl collection or looking for an upgrade, this Crosley record player, exclusive to Urban Outfitters, is a great choice. The easy-to-connect Bluetooth technology brings this vintage-inspired machine into the 21st century and allows couples to enjoy their favourite tracks however they please.

  • Delivery: Free, 3-5 days 
  • Best for: Music lovers and homes with a retro vibe
  • Expert take: The Bluetooth tech allows couples to use this gift straight away, even if they don't own any records, but we think it's a lovely idea to gift them a vinyl to go with. How about a track of their first dance song

£109 | Shop Now

17. Aura Carver Digital Photo Frame – Amazon

Black digital photo frame

This Carver digital photo frame allows couples to display a multitude of happy memories at once! Friends and family can add to the collection by uploading their own images over WiFi. We can't think of a better way to share the love.

It's available in black or white and is compatible with iPhone and Android. 

  • Delivery: Free, next day 
  • Best for: Plugged-in couples who love a bit of tech 
  • Expert take: Choosing only a few wedding photos to frame is tricky, but this gift allows them to display more than 10,000! It comes in a gift box so no wrapping is required. 

£149 | Shop Now

18. Hooded Ribbed Hydrocotton Robes – The White Company

Couple wearing matching white robes

After returning from the honeymoon, what could be more romantic than slipping into matching bathrobes, we ask? These hydrocotton robes from The White Company are beautifully soft. Why not add in some luxury matching towels, too?

Reviews state that the material on these robes isn't heavy, which makes them suitable for all seasons. 

  • Delivery: Free, 3-5 days
  • Best for: The wellness gurus 
  • Expert take: Sizes range from XS to XL – size up if you prefer a more generous fit. 

£85 each | Shop Now

19. Kodak Luma 350 Portable Smart Projector – Amazon

A portable projector on a white background

A projector is a brilliant wedding gift idea for newlyweds! Let them enjoy a cosy movie night for two in their living room, complete with wine and snacks, or set up a back garden cinema with friends in the summer. It's pocket-sized for easy carrying and is compatible with smart phones, computers, games consoles, and more. 

"Elevate their date nights with this projector," says Zoe. "It's a great way for the happy couple to save money on going out if they're looking to cut back after the wedding day. It's also perfect for viewing the wedding photos or video, too!" 

  • Delivery: Free, 3-5 days
  • Best for: Gadget-loving couples
  • Expert take: This projector has HD video and imaging for super-crisp projection. 

£399 | Shop Now

20. Pearl Glass Champagne Coupes – Lepel Club

Pink champagne being poured into a pale pink glass coupe decorated with pearls.

It's more than likely the newlyweds have been gifted several bottles of fizz since their wedding day, so what better way to elevate their Friday-night sips than with these super-stylish pearl-embellished coupes? They're a timeless wedding gift that the couple will be able to keep forever. We'll drink to that!

  • Delivery: £15, 2-5 days 
  • Best for: Sprucing up an at-home bar
  • Expert take: It goes without saying, but ensure these fragile glasses are packaged safely before transporting to the wedding venue. 

£22.50 each | Shop Now

21. Betty Luster Salt & Pepper Shakers – Anthropologie

Pale pink lustre salt and pepper shakers alongside a matching butter dish.

Upgrade their salt and pepper shakers with this delightful duo from Anthropologie. These stylish accessories make a great budget-friendly wedding gift – and their dining table will have never looked so good!

  • Delivery: £3.95, 3-5 days
  • Best for: Couples looking to replace or upgrade the essentials
  • Expert take: The iridescent pink might not be to every couple's taste but we can't get enough… in fact, we'll take the butter dish too, please.

£22 each | Shop Now

22. Lonely Planet Where To Go When (Europe) – Oliver Bonas

Lonely Planet Where To Go When book

Lonely Planet's Where To Go When (Europe) is bound to give them inspiration for the best honeymoon destinations. Packed with expert advice, guidance and stunning visuals, it makes a great coffee table book too. 

"This superb book has so much information and lovely photographs," says one reviewer who purchased this as a gift. "It's a must for anyone who enjoys travelling in Europe."

  • Delivery: £3.95, 2-3 days 
  • Best for: The couple who love to travel
  • Expert take: If the happy couple love gifts that are less about the home and more about their travels, buy this book immediately. 

£19.99 | Shop Now

23. No Mess Electric Waffle Maker – Lakeland 

Electric waffle maker

Waking up as newlyweds is pure bliss – throw in the tempting aroma of waffles cooking and they're in heaven. Lakeland's electric waffle maker is less than £60 and includes a recipe book with delicious sweet and savoury dishes. 

The waffles take just three minutes to cook and whipping up a batter is super simple, too! "Great little waffle maker. Used the recipe in the box and got perfect fluffy waffles first time. Easy to clean and literally no mess. What’s not to love?" said one happy customer. 

  • Delivery: Free, 3-5 days 
  • Best for: The couple who could happily eat breakfast for lunch and breakfast for dinner
  • Pros & Cons: This game-changing waffle maker can make up to four waffles at once, so they won't be going cold while you cook the rest. 

£59.99 | Shop Now

24. Majolica Salsa Turtle Serving Bowls – Uncommon Goods

Salsa turtle bowls

How adorable are these quirky turtle bowls? They can be filled with salsa, guacamole and sour cream for their next Mexican themed date night, or piled high with popcorn and sweets for a movie marathon. 

They're an unusual pick and are as pretty as they are practical. 

  • Delivery: £8.95, up to seven days
  • Best for: Hosts with the most
  • Expert take: Due to the handmade nature of these bowls, no two are the same, which we love. 

£61 | Shop Now

Personalised Wedding Gifts

If you are looking for thoughtful ideas for wedding gifts, consider going for a personalised wedding gift. The newlyweds are bound to appreciate a lovely keepsake that will remind them of each other, their love story and their special day every time they use or see it.

24. Custom Couples Comic Book – Etsy

Personalised couples comic book

Looking for a thoughtful wedding gift for friends? Well, we may have just found the perfect present with this personalised comic book by A&J Comics. It has plenty of rave reviews from customers – think, "their customer service is out of this world and the quality of the comic is amazing and honestly better than I could've imagined." High praise, indeed.

Simply upload your photos (and write a story if you like), and you'll receive a comic that documents the newlywed's journey so far. It would make an amazing paper first anniversary gift too...

  • Delivery: Free, up to two weeks
  • Best for: Avid comic fans, of course!
  • Expert take: In order to make this gift super special, you'll have to put some time into uploading photos and writing the story. Trust us, it'll be well worth it! 

£42.60 | Shop Now

26. Wedding Bells Personalised Biscuit Tin – Biscuiteers 

An open tin of iced wedding-themed biscuits.

Not only do these incredible lemon-flavoured biscuits from Biscuiteers look great (almost too great to eat…), they taste amazing with a cuppa. The heart biscuit can be personalised with the couple's name and/or date, or a special message. The tin makes a great keepsake once they're finished.

  • Delivery: £4.50, next day
  • Best for: Sweet-toothed couples 
  • Expert take: These biscuits will stay fresh for up to three months if unopened so you can buy them in advance. They aren't suitable for vegans. 

£49.95 | Shop Now

27. Personalised Wooden Wine Box – Hitched Shop

Engraved wooden Champagne box

Fill this box with a special bottle of Champagne or wine and give it to the couple on their wedding day. Each year you can gift them a new bottle as an anniversary gift for them to store in their personalised wine box. It looks lots more expensive than its price tag and is an ideal gift for wine lovers.

  • Delivery: £4.99, 5-7 days
  • Best for: Couples who love a tipple
  • Expert take: Note that as this product is personalised it may take a little longer than expected to arrive.

£19.99 | Shop Now

28. Personalised Couples Leather Keyring Set – Create Gift Love

Personalised leather couples keyring set

If the couple are moving into a new home together, these personalised keyrings will be truly appreciated. Available in dark or light tan, you can also opt for a luxury gift tag to go with. We especially love this idea if the couple often have to spend time apart.

  • Delivery: Free, up to five days
  • Best for: Couples about to get the keys to their new home
  • Expert take: This product is handmade to order in the company's New Forest workshop from sustainably sourced leather and personalised with a traditional stamping press. As the leather is natural, its colour may vary from the picture shown. 

£29 | Shop Now

29. Personalised Mr & Mrs Mug Set – Becky Broome

Two decorative mugs – one which reads Mr Harper, the other reads Mrs Harper

Each of these mugs is hand-etched to order with your new married name. You can choose from either Mr or Mrs on both mugs, the outside has a beautiful reactive glaze, and you can choose from three colours for the inside. Couples who enjoy breakfast in bed or can’t survive without their morning cuppa will love waking up to these.

  • Delivery: Free next day delivery
  • Best for: Tea-lovers looking to upgrade their favourite mug
  • Expert take: You can only enter up to 10 characters for the surname, including punctuation and spacing. If their name is longer than that, initials would work just as well. 

£46.75 | Shop Now

30. Personalised Keepsake Box – Sunday's Daughter

Personalised wooden wedding keepsake box

This wooden personalised keepsake box from Sunday's Daughter is a beautiful sentimental wedding gift. Engraved with the names of the couple and their wedding date, it’s the perfect place for them to store bits like their wedding cards, jewellery or stationery. This is a gift that the couple probably won't have thought of themselves, which is what makes it so special. 

  • Delivery: From £1.10, 3-5 days
  • Best for: Sentimental newlyweds 
  • Expert take: This box won't fit larger items but it is perfect for any small bits and bobs the couple don't want to lose. 

£36 | Shop Now

31. Personalised Kissing Lovers Wedding Print – Keren Parmley

Lovers wedding anniversary personalised print

A beautiful addition to the home, this playful personalised print is aptly named 'Kissing Lovers'. We adore the colour-clashing combo of pink and red and can see cool couples being obsessed with it too. Available in A4 or A3, it's printed on high-quality satin-feel paper for a luxurious finish. It also comes in blue and green. 

  • Delivery: Free, approx. 7 days 
  • Best for: Contemporary art lovers 
  • Expert take: This print comes unframed but it would be affordable and easy to get it framed yourself. Bear in mind that it potentially has a longer delivery time compared to many wedding gift options – be organised!  

From £24 | Shop Now

32. Personalised 35mm Reel Photo Print – The Portland Co

White photo frame with black and white images

Turn their wedding photos (or an engagement shoot) into this wonderful keepsake gift. The chosen photos are printed onto film in either black and white or colour and then sandwiched between two panes of glass so it creates a projection effect when the light hits. It makes for a stunning piece of art for their home that every visitor will comment on.

  • Delivery: Free, next day 
  • Best for: True romantic types
  • Expert take: It costs £75 to have the image framed but it'll look extra spectacular and will mean the couple can hang it up straight away. 

£25 | Shop Now

33. Custom Watercolour Painting – Etsy

Watercolour painting of a couple

For a unique mid-priced wedding gift, buy the couple an original hand-painted watercolour illustration based on a photo you provide. If you want to give the gift to the couple on their big day, you could choose an engagement photo or couple portrait, but it's also a great gift to receive after the wedding using one of your favourite shots from the day.

Anna, the painter behind the pieces, has received tons of five-star reviews, with many stating that their picture came back accurate, detailed and beautiful. 

  • Delivery: £2.49, up to three weeks 
  • Best for: The couple who has everything 
  • Expert take: Be mindful that as this gift is hand-painted, there may be a long waiting list, especially during wedding season – order with plenty of time to spare!

From £69 | Shop Now

34. Bespoke Wedding Venue Clock – Adam Regester Design 

Wooden personalised wedding venue clock

Every house needs a clock. This one is incredibly special as it features a laser-etched image of the couple’s wedding venue, along with their names and wedding date. The background can be painted one of 16 colours to match their interior décor, making it a completely unique gift.

  • Delivery: Free, up to two weeks 
  • Best for: Eclectic couples
  • Expert take: We can almost guarantee this isn't a gift anyone else would have thought about. Unless they're reading this article, of course. In which case, the lucky couple will have one for each room!

£59 | Shop Now

35. Personalised Metallic Map Print – Coral & Moss

Copper foiled map print

A map print of a special place close to the hearts of the newlyweds makes a thoughtful wedding present idea. This gold foil design from Coral & Moss is simply stunning. Why not choose a map print of where the couple live, their wedding venue or where they plan on going for their honeymoon?

  • Delivery: Free, 3-5 days 
  • Best for: Newlyweds who love original pieces for their home
  • Expert take: This wedding gift is an excellent price for such a gorgeous item. It is only available in A4 but still looks much more expensive than it is.

£35 | Shop Now

36. Personalised Wire Sign – Greyfox Design

Metallic wire name decoration

This wire surname sign will be a meaningful wedding gift for the newlyweds and a lovely piece of art for their home.  

"A wedding present certainly doesn't have to cost a fortune," says Zoe. "I love this gift as it is simple, yet effective, and can be kept by the couple for a lifetime. I actually have one in my own home and I think it's really cool – it's a great talking point with visitors." 

  • Delivery: Free, 5-7 days 
  • Best for: Modern homebodies 
  • Expert take: This is available with or without the leaf design but we think this adds a beautiful touch if you're buying this as a standalone art piece. Reviews comment that it makes a gorgeous statement – especially in a hallway. 

From £7.50 | Shop Now

37. Personalised Box of Dates Cards – A Year of Dates 

A modern box featuring mini colourful cards with date ideas written on them.

For the couple that have all the physical things they need, how about helping them make memories? This personalised box comes with 52 surprise activities to do together. Many can be done at home so they're not expensive, but they will encourage them to spend quality time together. It's a great affordable wedding gift idea, too.

"We all know we should commit to regular date nights," says Zoe. "But honestly, how many of us are like, 'I don't mind, you choose' when it comes to the planning? This is such a great gift idea as it gets rid of the pressure to make a plan – you simply need to do what you're told. It can help keep the romance alive and make you try things outside of your comfort zone."

  • Delivery: Free, 3-5 days
  • Best for: Your parent friends  
  • Expert take: This is the gift that keeps on giving as they can use it all year. It also has five blank cards for the couple to fill with their own ideas (direct them to our date night ideas guide for inspiration!)

£29 | Shop Now

38. Personalised Couples Wedding Coaster Set – Sophia Victoria Joy

Personalised heart shape slate coasters

Add a stylish touch to their home with these personalised handmade coasters. They're etched with their names and are crafted from slate for a rustic finish. This makes them particularly durable and easy to wipe clean.

  • Delivery: £3.95, 3-5 days
  • Best for: House-proud couples  
  • Expert take: If you're looking for cheap wedding present ideas, these are a safe but stylish bet. Cup marks, begone! 

£20 | Shop Now

Wedding Gift Experiences

If you think the couple have all the material possessions they need, then a couples' gift experience or gift voucher is a great alternative wedding gift and will leave them with some fantastic lasting memories. Alternatively, what about a subscription box so they can enjoy your wedding gift for months to come?

39. Private Couples' Stargazing Experience – Dark Sky Wales

Starry night sky view

What could be more romantic than a night spent gazing at the starry sky together? This experience in the Welsh countryside will be truly unforgettable as they take a 'tour' of the sky and learn how to set up a telescope, plus navigate star maps. No prior knowledge is needed so star-gazing novices can really get involved. 

One reviewer who gifted this experience said the couple were "so surprised" with this original idea, which is just the reaction we're looking for, right?!

  • Delivery: Free, next day
  • Best for: Night owls and couples who love the great outdoors 
  • Expert take: This experience is only available in Wales but the couple will have 12 months to organise the trip from date of purchase. 

£250 | Shop Now

40. Charming Escape Experience Box –

Two deck chairs next to a table of wine and wine glasses overlooking a grassy verge and tipi

After the stress of wedding planning, a relaxing break in the countryside could be just the tonic. Buyagift offers tons of experience boxes, but we love this Charming Escape Experience Gift which offers the couple a romantic break for two, with a number of locations across the UK to choose from.

This is an ideal gift for almost anyone as it gives them the opportunity to pick a stay they will really enjoy. 

  • Delivery: Free, via email
  • Best for: Couples considering a UK mini-moon (they could tag this on as part of a larger break)
  • Expert take: If you're buying a wedding present for a couple you don't know that well, this is excellent. It arrives via email but you could print the voucher and pop it in a card for a more personal feel. 

£69.99 | Shop Now

41. Zoo Experience Day – ZSL

Model sitting by a window with a tiger looking in

Do the newlyweds love animals? Help them make the memories of a lifetime with an amazing zoo experience. They're offered at zoos across the country: meet giraffes at Chester Zoo, be at keeper for the day at Bristol Zoo, feed gorillas or penguins at London Zoo, take an off-road adventure at Woburn Safari Park. The list is endless. 

"One incredibly special thing you can do is book the couple a short break in one of the wildlife lodges at Port Lympne in Kent," recommend Zoe. "Their neighbours for the night could be anything from wolves and tigers to lions and rhinos. It's a once-in-a-lifetime experience. I was lucky enough to visit there recently and was amazed at how special it is, plus how much there is to see and do."

  • Delivery: Free, via email
  • Best for: Animal-loving couples
  • Expert take: We recommend you do some research into this gift before buying so that you can pick the best location for the couple. It's best suited as a present to be used in summer when the weather is milder, but there's lots to see in the winter months too. 

From £54 | Shop Now

42. Gin Making Experience for Two – Salcombe Distilling Company

Lady making gin with a distiller

A gin-making experience will be a dream gift for gin-loving couples. This gin-making experience day at Salcombe Distilling Company down by the seaside teaches you all about how gin is made and you get to create your very own bottle to take home.

There’s loads of places you can go gin-making if Devon isn't suitable; try it in Staffordshire at Nelson's Gin and Vodka School or combine with sightseeing at the City of London Distillery near St Paul’s Cathedral.

  • Delivery: Free, 3-5 days 
  • Best for: Couples who love a G&T 
  • Expert take: This is best suited for couples who drink – make sure they like gin before you treat them to this cool couple's experience. 

£160 | Shop Now

43. Pick & Mix Cake Box – Patisserie Valerie 

A selection of different cakes on a cake stand

Cake maker extraordinaire Patisserie Valerie will deliver a mouth-watering selection of 10 cake and gateau slices to your door for the rather bargain price of £34.95 – the perfect gift for couples with a sweet tooth and the ideal date night dessert!

  • Delivery: £6.95, nominated day
  • Best for: An at-home date night or indulgent weekend
  • Expert take: Choose from a wide selection of flavours, including black forest, red velvet, double chocolate, baked vanilla cheesecake, Lotus Biscoff, chocolate orange, and more.

£34.95 | Shop Now

44. Personalised Book Subscription – The Beautiful Book Company

Pile of books next to a cup of tea

Each month, the couple will be sent a new book, handpicked for them according to their preferences. They’ll be sent a welcome pack where they can pick from different genres like current reads, classics, crime and romance. You could even buy two book subscriptions and they can each choose what they’d like to read, or order one and they can both read and discuss.

You choose whether you want it for three, six or 12 months. This will go down a storm if they've chosen a library wedding venue.

"I received a book subscription as a gift and loved it," says Jo. "As someone who is always reading, having something new to dive into every month is amazing!"

  • Delivery: Free, next day
  • Best for: Couples who have always got their nose in a book
  • Expert take: As the books are different every month you can't guarantee that it will be to their taste but since you will have picked their preferences, it's likely to be an interesting read. 

From £44.99 | Shop Now

45. Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Flight for Two – Virgin Experience Days

A red hot air balloon flying over green fields at sunrise

Are the newlyweds thrill seekers? Club together with friends or splash out on an extra-special gift of a 60 minute morning adventure in the sky! This hot air ballooning experience will give you spectacular 360 degree panoramas for miles around over the English countryside – just as the sun rises. When you touch down, you’ll be treated to a celebratory glass of prosecco and handed a flight certificate.

There are tons of different sites to choose from, so there is bound to be one near to where the couple live. 

  • Delivery: Free, via email
  • Best for: Thrill-seeking couples
  • Expert take: Naturally, this wedding gift isn't ideal for those who are scared of heights but if they like challenging themselves, we couldn't think of a better way to do so. 

£369 | Shop Now

46. Gin Subscription Box – Craft Gin Club

Table with snacks, bottles of gin, and glasses

Give the happy couple the gift of something to look forward to each month – this time in the form of a bottle of craft gin with all the trimmings! They'll get tonics, garnishes, sweet and savoury treats, and ingredients to make the cocktail of the month. It'll be a surprise to see what's inside their gin subscription each month and they'll always be looking forward to their next box.

  • Delivery: Free, monthly
  • Best for: Cocktail-loving couples
  • Expert take: You can have a peek at boxes from previous months so you can see what the couple can expect. Members say it's such a great surprise each month. 

From £40 | Shop Now

47. Plant Subscription Box – Bloombox Club


What better way to cultivate a tropical paradise in your home than by adorning with potted plants? Bloombox Club will deliver a surprise plant to the lucky couple each month – simply choose from gift subscriptions of three, six and 12 months. Each plant comes in a beautiful ceramic pot with care instruction, so all the couple have to do is decide on a spot to display them.

  • Delivery: Free, monthly
  • Best for: Green-fingered couples who love a horticultural hit 
  • Expert take: Choose from classic or pet-friendly options to suit your plant-loving pals. 

From £128 | Shop Now

48. Spa Day for Two –

Spa with a pool

Help the newlyweds release some of that wedding planning tension by gifting them a relaxing spa day. They’ll be grateful for a treatment like a massage or facial, and a few hours recharging with a book by the pool or sweating it out in the sauna. Even better if you can afford a spa break with an overnight stay so they can make a weekend of it!

  • Delivery: Free, via email
  • Best for: Pals who appreciate a pamper
  • Expert take: If you buy this wedding gift voucher, they can choose from hundreds of locations across the country, including Rowhill Grange Spa (pictured). 

£99.99 | Shop Now

49. Cookery School Gift Voucher – Waitrose

Waitrose cookery school

There’s loads of great cookery schools across the country that are lots of fun for foodie couples. One of our personal favourites is Rick Stein’s Cookery School in Padstow, where you’ll whip up the freshest fish dishes, and Waitrose Cookery School, which has a range of options – from French comfort food to bao bun masterclasses.

  • Delivery: Free, via email
  • Best for: Budding sous chefs and couples who love cooking together
  • Expert take: This gift is suitable for both novices and those who have lots of experience alike. 

From £65 | Shop Now

50. Private Ceramics Workshop for Two – Virgin Experience Days

Someone carving pottery

We love this private ceramics workshop for two with Katherine Fortnum, where the couple will learn tips and tricks while making their own piece of ceramic art. They'll be able to put their skills to the test and display their one-of-a-kind ceramic once it's been bisque fired in the studio.

"This is a fabulous wedding gift idea for a creative couple," says Zoe. "It'll be a fun day out and they might even end up taking it forward as a hobby to do together." 

  • Delivery: Free, via email
  • Best for: Crafty couples
  • Expert take: Reviewers gave this experience five stars, stating "Katherine is an amazing teacher, we were helped at every stage to produce our pots." This experience is based in Leicestershire, but Virgin Experience Days has lots of pottery workshops across the country so there's likely one near the couple. 

£152.50 | Shop Now

What Are Good Wedding Gift Ideas?

If you are struggling to think of gift ideas for weddings, think about the intended couple's interests and lifestyle – from there, you can start narrowing down your options to something they will love. Tapping into their hobbies, or purchasing an item for their home is typically a fail-safe option. 

"If the couple doesn't have a gift list, I always recommend thinking about their hobbies and interests," says Zoe Burke, wedding expert and editor of Hitched. "Making it personal will mean it has so much more value to them. I once knew a couple had a specific wedding theme, so I got them personalised champagne flutes to match that – every year I'm tagged in their anniversary celebration posts on social media as they use them to toast each other."

Need a little more help with ideas for wedding gifts? A personalised wedding present with their initials and wedding date is a thoughtful option that will double up as a keepsake reminding them of their special day. We have tons of ideas above that cater to all couples and budgets. 

How to Ask for Wedding Money Gift Ideas

Asking for money as an idea for your wedding present is a pretty common request, however many couples still feel awkward when it comes to telling their guests. A great idea is to ask for contributions to a specific item or experience, such as money towards your honeymoon or a house deposit. That way everyone will know where their money is going!

We recommend using a wedding money poem card as it is a much softer approach. You could also add a link to a honey contribution or charitable organisation on your wedding website

What is the Going Rate for a Wedding Gift in the UK?

"It's so hard to determine a going rate for a wedding gift in the UK," says Zoe, "As it depends on so many factors – are you going alone? Are you great friends? How much has it cost you to get to and stay at the wedding? And how much do you earn, what are your living expenses like? All these factors will impact how much you give as a wedding gift. 

"At Hitched, we typically recommend around £50 if you are attending alone and know the couple well, but you should only give what you can afford to give. Remember, whilst an expensive gift certainly will leave an impact and be appreciated, a simple, thoughtful gift that doesn't cost a fortune can also be just as cherished if it's personal to the couple."

If you're still unsure, think that the typical going rate if you are a single guest is around £50 but if you are in the wedding party or a member of the immediate family it is more like £100+ as a general rule of thumb. If the couple have a wedding gift list, this should give you some idea on the going rate, but remember that this is just a rough guide and the point of a wedding gift is to give them something thoughtful, regardless of cost. 

How Much to Spend on a Wedding Gift?

If you are wondering how much money you should spend on a wedding gift, the simple answer is whatever feels right to you. This will depend on your relationship with the couple and your budget. Try out our wedding gift calculator which will tell you how much to spend, based on their style of wedding and more. 

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