Adult Advent Calendars for Grown Ups! 2021

Well we can’t let the kids have all the fun. We are all over the Advent Calendars for Grown Ups. It’s a horrible dark winter morning, you’re out of bed at way-too-early o’clock; what better way to cheer yourself up before you head out into the cold and wet than to open a little door full of joy – that is ALL FOR YOU? I mean, some self-indulgence now and again never goes amiss (‘self-care’ I believe we call it these days). Something to either kick start your day, or to keep back for later when you get home (by then you will have really earned it, right?). Here’s our list of our totally top favourite Advent Calendars for Grown Ups, just for us, not for sharing, nope nuh-uh…. ssshhh (*whispers*.. Merry Christmas to me).

This post contains affiliate links – you don’t pay any more, but I may earn a teensy smidge of commission (which frankly just helps my coffee habit). But I never recommend something to you I wouldn’t recommend to my sister. And yes, I do love my sister.

(and while you’re here, you can see our round ups of the best advent calendars for teenagers this year, and also our favourite traditional advent calendars – no gimmicky themes, just beautiful traditions)

Adult Advent Calendars for Grown Ups! 2021

The Ritual Advent Calendar – worth £120

Gorgeous – this delicious beauty advent calendar comes pre-wrapped in a luxury gift box with a glossy, festive ribbon. The countdown set includes 24 luxury items; discover the hand-selected range of decadent gifts, including luxurious body cream and hand lotion from the much-loved Ayurveda and Jing collections

The Ritual advent calendar for 2021 costs £60 on Amazon

Wine Advent Calendars for Grown-Ups

Wine Advent Calendar 2021 – from Laithwaites Wine

Yes, yes thank you, right now if you don’t mind. I’m loving this one – a glass-a-night through the lo-o-ong run up to Christmas.

This Advent Calendars for Grown-Ups includes  24 different surprises to be revealed day by day, this is a wine lover’s perfect Christmas countdown.

Wine Advent Calendar 2021 – from Laithwaites Wine is under £88 on Amazon. A great way to start the festive season if you ask me.

Premium Gin Advent Calendar (2021 Edition)

I know there’s loads of gin calendars now – but this one’s where my money would go. Within the zazzy walls of this Advent Calendar you’ll find 24 different 30ml wax-sealed sample drams of juniper-based brilliance, made by some of the most excellent gin producers around the globe

So; the perfect Advent Calendars for Grown-Ups. Enjoy a well-deserved treat in the evening… or the morning, or the afternoon or…ahem (#notsorry).

Premium Gin Advent Calendar (2021 Edition) Drinks by the Dram is available on Amazon for under £85 – be quick, it sells out every year.

Fortnum’s Beauty Advent Calendar 2021

Okay this one is where my year-long treat money goes. I LOVE this advent calendar, it’s like my own Christmas gift to myself.
If you are looking for a bit of luxury this advent calendar just oozes it from every door. Just the very design of it makes it feel like it’s part of your Christmas decorations, and can be re-used for someone else filled with our own treats in future years.

Fortnum’s show-stopping Beauty Advent Calendar is jam-packed with cult beauty favourites from their iconic beauty hall – and altogether worth over £750.

Nestled within each of the 25 drawers are 20 full-sized products, 16 deluxe samples and 1 travel-sized miniature of the most nourishing skincare, haircare, fragrance, bath, body and wellness treats and accessories. Revealing luxury brands, including Aromatherapy Associates, Cult51, ESPA, Dr Vranjes, Bramley and Elizabeth Scarlett.

The Fortnum’s Beauty Advent Calendar 2021 is *takes a deep breath* £225

Cath Kidston 2021 Christmas Beauty Advent Calendar

If Fortnums is above your pay grade, then opt for cath Kidston instead. So pretty. And inside are 24 mini beauty treats enriched with ingredients like shea butter, essentail oils and infused with an assortment of fresh, floral, enticing and delicious, cath kidston fragrances

Why not indulge yourself this year and get the Cath Kidston 2021 Christmas Beauty Advent Calendar it’s just £40 (you know you want it…)

Anthon Berg Chocolate Liqueurs Advent Calendar 2021

Nothing Says “Happy Holidays” Like an Advent Calendar Filled With Anthon Berg Liqueur Chocolates.
24 Dark chocolate bottles filled with a syrup made from some of the best spirits brands such as such as The Famous Grouse, Cointreau, Drambuie, Jim Beam, Remy Martin, Canadian Club… Yes please sir.

Available to buy on Amazon the Anthon Berg Chocolate Liqueurs Advent Calendar 2021 is a very reasonable £32

Prosecco O Clock Advent Countdown Calendar

Tick Tock Its ProseccO’clock!

Fun, quirky and refillable, this fully working clock is a great idea. What a fun way to countdown to Christmas day. Perfect for those that like a little drink, no matter what time of the day. We couldn’t agree more.

From TheLittleBoysRoom on Not On The High Street, this fab Prosecco O Clock Advent Countdown Calendar costs £114

24 Days of Rum – 2021 Advent Calendar

Yo ho ho. Rum is the new gin I hear. I’m certainly open to 24 attempts at learning why…
24 Rums from 24 different countries – learn about Rum the best way … by tasting them! Also included are two beautiful tasting glasses – Perfect to share. Or not!

The 24 Days of Rum – 2021 Advent Calendar is just under £80 from Amazon

12 Beers Of Christmas Advent Box

The 12 Beers of Christmas! A personalised advent or Christmas box containing 12 unique pale ales and beers.

Enclosed in this advent box are 12 different beers from some of the UK’sfinest breweries and micro-breweries, to help get you in the Christmas spirit!Typical brands include: Hobgoblin, Spitire, Thirsty Ferret, Cellarhead,Pedigree, Firecatcher, Banks, Wainright, Cumberland and Bishop’s Finger.

From Not on the High Street the 12 Beers Of Christmas Advent Box is £55

Whittard Hot Chocolate Advent Calendar for Two

‘Tis the season for chocolate-filled merriment so Whittard has dedicated 24 days to all things hot chocolate. There are 8 delectable flavours to discover, from signature Luxury and festive Christmas Spice to creative, cutting-edge concoctions Sticky Toffee Pudding and Peanut Butter. Feast away!

The Whittard Hot Chocolate Advent Calendar for Two is £60

Drinks by the Dram Japanese Whisky Advent Calendar

Some of the finest whiskies in the world hail from the archipelago of Japan, and this calendar celebrates the countdown to Christmas with a chance to explore a selection of exceptional whiskies from across the region. Inside this Japanese whisky lover’s dream advent calendar you will find 24 unique blends, rare single malts and distiller’s reserves from award winning distilleries, and each 30ml wax-sealed dram is handmade. Happy sipping!

Available from Fortnum’s Drinks by the Dram Japanese Whisky Advent Calendar is £220.

L’Occitane Classic Advent Calendar 2021

What better way to count down to christmas than with the l’occitane advent calendar! This timeless classic advent calendar holds 24 of their most-loved products, made with ingredients cared for by our cherished producers. You will find their iconic verbena and almond shower products, youth-boosting immortelle skincare, and our best-selling product: the shea hand cream.

The L’Occitane Classic Advent Calendar 2021 from M&S is £55

Whisky Advent Calendar 2021

25 Really Good Whisky Miniatures. All bottled in 30ml (3cl) bottles complete with online tasting notes so you learn about the whisky too!

A GREAT WHISKY TASTING SET Designed to tease your palate and give your taste buds a work out at Christmas.

The Whisky Advent Calendar 2021 is just a tad under £150 from Amazon

The top adult advent calendars for grown ups

Author: Courtenay

Share This Post On


  1. Our Top Advent Calendars for Teenagers 2021 - LittleStuff - […] when you’re done sorting the teens, be sure to click HERE to go and see our similarly hand-selected best…

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *