The Christmas travel gift guide: 25 brilliant presents for globe-trotters

Camping cutlery tool

A multifunctional stainless steel tool with a beechwood handle. Includes a knife, fork, spoon, corkscrew and reamer/awl.

Offbeat book

Offbeat book

Off-the-beaten track alternatives to overcrowded tourist destinations for the adventurous (or antisocial) traveller.

Vintage travel desk calendar

Vintage travel desk calendar

Monthly inspiration from a more glamorous age of travel.


SC RollTopMini Studio TasminBlue CutOut

Compact, lightweight and waterproof bag made from recycled plastic.

RNLI travel mug

Lifeboat flask by adam

A reusable, insulated mug made from recycled paper cups. Keeps drinks warm for at least 80 minutes.

World map luggage tag

Retail; World Map Luggage Tag

Made from recycled leather and featuring a print of an engraving called Newest Map of the Whole Earth, taken from the 1675 Atlas Maritimus.

Perfume travel set

Laboratory Perfumes travel set Picture 1

Five 5ml scents and a 120g scented candle by Laboratory Perfumes, a carbon-neutral British brand that uses mostly essential and fragrant oils.

Expedition meals


Firepot’s meals are cooked by Dorset chefs from local ingredients, then dehydrated and packed in either waterproof or compostable pouches.
from £7.45 or £14 for a mini taster pack,

Snood and handwarmers

Cotswold Knit Hook Norton Snood Green RRP £47.00

Designed in the Cotswolds and knitted in Leicestershire from yak yarn.
snood, £47, and hand warmers, £43,

Plant pot

Saved from the Sea

A flat-pack origami self-watering plant pot made from recycled fishing nets collected from European seas.
From £16,

Bamboo travel toothbrush


This two-piece toothbrush has a brush and a hollow handle – the latter doubles as a carry case.

Wool picnic blanket

Recycled Wool Picnic Blanket in Navy Herringbone

Designed in Edinburgh and woven in India from 70% recycled wool and 30% mixed recycled fibres.

Bodycare kit

Bramley mini body care starter kit

A set of five travel-size (50ml) products from Bramley: shampoo, conditioner, body wash, bubble bath and body lotion.

Kids’ passport bags

Passport bag

Hand-painted in Zambia on cotton, with a hand-carved wooden animal on the zip. Tribal Textiles gives 5% of each purchase to local community and conservation projects.

Water bottle

SWheat changed AMc

Plastic-free water bottle made from wheat and bamboo. For every bottle sold, the company plants a traceable native tree and removes 9kg of plastic from the sea.


Ventoux Front Notebook - Handmade Cyclist

The Handmade Cyclist’s products (prints, T-shirts, mugs and notebooks) are inspired by cycling’s great roads and rides, such as Mont Ventoux, one of the toughest climbs in the Tour de France.

Camping blanket


A four-in-one insulated blanket, made from recycled plastic bottles, that turns into a waterproof cape, sleeping bag and pillow.
from £89,

Yoga travel kit

Yoga mat

Contains a light, thin yoga mat that folds easily into a backpack or case, a lightweight microfibre yoga towel and a yoga belt.

Woodland den kit

British Woodland DK

Everything a child needs to build a den: tarpaulin, groundsheet, pegs, rope and a mallet made in Shropshire from coppiced wood.

Wild cards


This pack of 36 cards is designed to help people reconnect with nature in everyday life, rather than just on holiday. All profits go to the Wilderness Foundation.

Moleskine traveller’s journal

Travel Journal

A journal to plan and record trips and store mementos. There is space for 20 short breaks and six longer ones.

Bamboo travel cutlery


A knife, fork and spoon in a fabric pouch, perfect for picnics and camping trips.

Coffee taster pack

Love Bundle Yallah

A triple pack of coffee, bought direct from the producers at a fair price, shipped by sailboat and roasted in Cornwall. The bags are 100% plastic-free.


Fairly traded milk chocolate, flavoured with wild gorse flowers picked in spring along the Cornish coastal path

Fairly traded milk chocolate, flavoured with gorse flowers picked in spring along the Cornish coastal path. Tasting notes promise toasted coconut with hints of fudge and roast nuts.

Painting kit

Sculpd Canvas Painting Kit

An all-in-one beginner’s set – including the frame and canvas, plus advice – to create an abstract work of art, perhaps inspired by a holiday photo or favourite view.

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