Alternative Advent Calendars


This December there doesn’t need to be chocolate behind the window.

Countdown the days until Christmas with one of these unusual and surprising calendars.

From beauty products to booze, and toys to treats for pets, here are the best non-chocolate advent calendars for 2016 – to sit beside your chocolate one, obviously..

Here’s our pick!

LEGO City Advent Calendar



We know Lego’s  supposed to be for kids, but we reckon big kids will like this too. Discover a brand new surprise every day in the run up to Christmas Day! Will it be a a building, a vehicle or a brand new mini-figure? There’s only one way to find out!


Playmobil Dress Up Party Advent Calendar


Like LEGO, Playmobil can be for any big kid that enjoys building and creating. With a surprise behind every door, this set is an innovative and colourful take on a seasonal tradition.



Rituals The Ritual of Advent Calendar


Cherish the daily Ritual of a moment for yourself with this Advent calendar.

An exclusive Rituals Advent Calendar to treat yourself or give as a gift to count down to Christmas, filled with 24 luxury Rituals bath, body and skincare products for a new surprise every day.


Chase ’24 Days of Christmas Spirit’ Advent Calendar


A luxurious tipple treat every day leading up to the big day. A grown up advent calendar containing 24, 50ml miniatures from Chase Distillery. Delicious, British and luxurious spirits, created with provenance in Herefordshire.


Good Boy Dog Treat Advent Calendar



Let’s not forget about man’s best friend this festive season. Treat your four legged friend with 24 delicious doggy teats in the run-up to Christmas.