Best Christmas Advent calendars for adults UK – the calendars you don't want to miss

The best Christmas Advent calendars for adults for treating yourself or others

Yankee Candle Advent Calendar
(Image credit: Yankee Candle)

The best Advent calendars for adults are already selling out fast. That's why the Ideal Home team has been busy rounding up some of our top picks so that you're ready to shop now, even if Christmas is still a little while off.

After all, once you've planned out your Christmas decor by sourcing one of the best artificial Christmas trees on the market, next up is sorting those little extras that really make Christmas special; like deciding your decorating scheme, letters to Santa, and the perfect Advent calendar to build anticipation for the big day itself – and, of course, that applies for adults just as much as children!

Whether you're looking for tasty treats behind each door or something that will last a little longer, we've included the best Advent calendars for adults from all sorts of brands that are packed full of homeware surprises, beauty must-haves, coffee-based treats and drinks to get you in the mood for the big day.

Looking for something to make the build-up to this Christmas truly special? Here are our go-to Advent calendars for adults to shop now.

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Haven't found your dream advent calendar here yet? Don't worry, we'll be updating this guide in the run up to Christmas, to keep you up to date with all the best advent calendars for adults around.

Molly Cleary
Kitchen Appliances Editor

Molly is Ideal Home’s Kitchen Appliances Editor and an all-around baking and cooking enthusiast. She joined the team in September 2022 as an Ecommerce Editor after working across Real Homes, Homes & Gardens and Livingetc. She's been reviewing products for 4 years and now specialises in weighing up kitchen essentials' pros and cons, from air fryers to bean-to-cup coffee machines. 

She's always been a keen reader, so after graduating from the University of Exeter in 2020 she was thrilled to find a way to write as a full-time job. Nowadays, she spends her days at home or the Ideal Home test facility trying out new kitchen innovations to see if they’re worth a space on your worktop. Her most beloved and hard-working appliance is her Sage coffee machine though she also takes the title of Ideal Home’s in-house air fryer expert after writing about them religiously over the past few years.

When she's not thinking or writing about kitchen appliances, she loves getting around London exploring new places, going for a dip at the Ladies’ Pond and consuming every bit of pop culture she can get her hands on.