Child sitting with Nanny: Great Gift Ideas for Grandma

Have you ever wondered what to get your grandmother for her birthday? Or how about an anniversary present? Perhaps you want to treat her to something special on Mother’s Day? Whether you’re looking for a last-minute gift for Nan or simply want to find the perfect present for her, you need suggestions that she will love and cherish forever.

So here are some ideas for great gift ideas for grandma that would be perfect for any special occasion.

a warm fleece is a great gift idea for grandma
Sussex Fleece Blanket from Inkerman

Sussex Fleece Blanket


Price: £46

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The Sussex fleece blanket is available from luxury gift specialist Inkerman London in several colours (Navy, Charcoal, Forest Green, Light Grey, Yellow and Red) and has a stitched detail around the edge for maximum comfort. A perfect gift for your grandma that she will truly love and cherish.

It would be one of her treasured Christmas gifts to stay warm and cosy during the colder months of the year and can be personalised with an embroidered label to make it that extra special. It’s a thoughtful gift with rising energy bills and can be paired with cosy socks.

Personalised Glass Jug
Personalised Glass Jug from Inkerman

Personalised Glass Jug


Price: £65

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The Inkerman’s traditional jug is the perfect way to celebrate any occasion to show how much you mean to your grandmother with a practical gift. The tall glass finish would be perfect for her to serve all her best drinks in, and it can be personalised and etched with a logo, message, name, or date just for her to also look at and appreciate.

Silver Plate Photograph Frame
Silver Plate Photograph Frame from Inkerman

Silver Plate Photograph Frame


Price: £28

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This silver-plated picture frame is an all-time top seller for Inkerman and comes in three sizes: 4″ x 6″, 5″ x 7″, and 8″ x 10″. The frame can stand either landscape or portrait and you can also add a personalised engraved date, initials, or logo on the frame.

Your grandmother will have the opportunity to place her favourite picture within the engraved frame and place it somewhere in the house where she can look at it every day. This is a great present as you can gift with precious family photo’s included.

Notepad Recipe Book to record Family Favourites
Recipe Book – Family Favourites from Inkerman

Recipe Book – Family Favourites


Price: £54

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A wonderful choice of gifts for grandma to write down all her personal recipes that can be passed down for generations! It would be a wonderful addition to her home that encourages participation in baking and cooking, especially her recipes are from a different heritage. It is also perfect for birthdays and all other life celebrations.

The A5 recipe book is made by hand with real leather, cut edges, and 100 pages of premium lined paper to record those treasured family dishes for the future.

Personally this is my favourite on this list and one I consider the most thoughtful gifts as it values me and my worth. As a nanny myself, it didn’t occur to me to write down all my home cooked meal recipes that my children and grandchildren love. This is a great way to ensure those good times are remembered for many years to come!

Custom Made Maps

Ordnance Survey

Price: Paper – From £7.99 / Framed and Canvas Maps – From £79.99

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Utilize their renowned Explorer & Landranger mapping to create a personalised map you know she’ll love. Folded, framed, or flat, it makes a lovely keepsake, her birthplace, where she lives, a priceless tool for mapping out any key location in her lifetime or the ideal present for a cartophile.

It provides a unique spin on a gift but also makes it more special and memorable if it relates to somewhere very close to her heart.

Unwind Rest Sleep Routine Gift
Unwind and Rest Sleep Routine Gift from Body shop

Unwind & Rest Sleep Routine Gift

The Body Shop

Price: £52

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Give them the gift of a restful bedtime routine with our best-selling Unwind & Rest Routine Gift from our wellness collection. The 4-step night-time routine, which is infused with a blend of lavender and vetiver essential oils, will help your grandma fall asleep more quickly and give her better sleep quality so she can wake up feeling more energised.

It is also clinically proven by the European Sleep Centre so it’s a must-buy gift. This gift set is a perfect present for someone who needs some rest and relaxation over the holiday season.

Alphabet Truffles Medium
Alphabet Truffles Medium Box from Thorntons

Alphabet Truffles Medium Box


Price: £20 to £25

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Remastered Thorntons Alphabet Truffles – each of the 22 silky milk chocolate cups has been hand-iced with a letter or symbol and is filled with a decadent truffle centre with a toffee flavour.

This gift is the ideal means of communicating your chocolate message to your favourite granny to let them know you’re thinking of them. If they have a serious sweet tooth, then it would be an even more memorable gift.

Kibo Coffee Table
Kibo Coffee Table

Kibo Coffee Table

Woodcock and Cavendish

Price: £530

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The stunning Kibo collection of furniture is a beautiful collection of natural, handmade pieces created from whitewashed mango wood and natural rope. The coffee table complements their lounge chair, stool, or side table beautifully and is a statement item for your grandparents house.

If she loves stylish but natural gifts, then this furniture collection would fit in her house perfectly.

Estee Lauder Beautiful Eau de Parfum
Beautiful by Estée Lauder

Beautiful by Estée Lauder

Perfume Click

Price – £42 to £66.60

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The name beautiful is reflected in the aroma which is a bouquet of vibrant and colourful flowers. After blending into the warm and woodsy base, the flowery and fruity opening, which includes rose, mandarin, lily, tuberose, and marigold becomes lighter.

Amber, vanilla, musk, and sandalwood are among the finishing notes for the perfume by Estée Lauder. This will give an elegant scent to a woman who deserves to smell as grand as she feels some makes a good gift.

canvas prints
Canvas Print

Canvas Print

Parrot Print

Price: From £20

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Parrot print will provide you with that high-quality present if you’re looking to get something that will provide you vivid colour and fine detail for all your canvas prints. Their top-notch canvas prints are incredibly resilient and can withstand the test of time.

They use superior archival-grade canvas for all their canvas prints, ensuring the highest possible photographic reproduction of your prints on canvas that will last a lifetime. So imagine how gorgeous canvas prints of you and your loved ones would look wonderful on the wall at your grandmother’s home.

It’s really one of the best gifts for grandma if you are unable to visit as much as you’d like. Other options include photo calendars and these can be purchased from Parrot Print and the likes of snapfish and printerpix who often have great deals on before Christmas.

Homecooked quality meals as a Gift Ideas for Grandma
mindful chef ready meals

Healthy Frozen Ready Meals

Mindful Chef

Price: From £4.50

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If you think she deserves to stay out of the kitchen for a day (or maybe a few days) and put her feet up, then this unique gift for grandma would be the one. Mindful Chef has created unique, nutritious frozen-ready meals that are all equally balanced and free of dairy, gluten, and processed sugar.

They’ve improved their free-range chicken dinners, sustainably sourced fish, and 100% British meat that was procured responsibly. She will get a pleasant surprise when her favourite dishes turn up in front of her door.

We hope you’ve enjoyed with our suggestions for the best gift ideas for Grandma as we have tried to cover a variety of things that I, as a grandmother myself, would love to be gifted this Christmas. I’ll let you know if my family get the hint.