While on holiday in London for Christmas, or going back home after a long stay, what are the ideal Christmas souvenirs to take back for family and friends?
London souvenirs featuring the eye-catching red iconic symbols of the capital, such as red buses and post boxes, make excellent Christmas gift ideas.
London is enchanting at Christmas, truthfully it is one of the best times of year to visit the city to enjoy a festive theatre show, a hearty meal and of course, for some Christmas shopping.
As we prepare ourselves for those colder winter nights, we look forward to snuggling up in front of the TV with our loved ones, sipping on hot mugs of heart-warming tea and planning for Christmas. While jotting down your Christmas shopping list, why not throw in a few London themed Christmas gifts too?
Gifts and novelties from London come in all shapes and sizes, but most of them are ideal for use as stocking fillers and token gifts.
If you like to plan your Christmas shopping list in advance, or even if you are a last minute panic buyer, you can't go wrong with presents like bottle openers, snow globes and fine English tea at this special time of year.
If this is your first time buying gifts from London and you need some inspiration on where to start, then look no further as we have put together a compilation of a few of the most popular items that will compliment your inventory of Christmas presents really well.
Snow globes are a classically, timeless gift and extremely popular around Christmas time. Whip up a snowstorm by giving the globe a gentle shake and watch contently as the snowflakes descend over the City of London, turning it into a winter wonderland.
For a change from a regular Christmas card, why not make your Christmas greetings that bit more special and give out English tea bags which are packed in festively themed boxes with a celebratory message.
London souvenirs featuring the Queen's Royal Guardsmen are always popular around the Christmas period and will give a traditional look to any festive dinner table. Bottle openers are particularly useful at this time of year.
Red is truly a festal colour and gifts such as Double Decker bus models, telephone box shaped money boxes and anything in the form of a British post box will be well received at Christmas and will also make a very seasonal looking appearance on your mantelpiece.