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A good gift idea often proves to be a difficult task for many. Buyagift has handpicked the top memorable marriage gifts for today's modern couple from romantic treats, delectable dinners, premium pampering and awesome days out are guaranteed to provide an unforgettable lifetime of memories for the happy couple to enjoy.
For the Afternoon Tea Lovers...
Bottomless Champagne Afternoon Tea for Two at 5* Grosvenor House, Park Lane, Was £145 Now £97 Bottomless Champagne Afternoon Tea for Two at 5* Grosvenor House, Park Lane.
What better way to indulge in Champagne afternoon tea than in complete style and luxury!
Afternoon Tea on the Northern Belle for Two £410
Board Northern Belle for a delightful Afternoon Tea, as the train traverses scenic British countryside. Take your seat among luxurious surroundings with ornate marquetry, plush furnishings and sparkling crystal. Choose from the classic Afternoon Tea, or the Mad Hatter's Afternoon Tea Party - a fun and frivolous tribute to Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland.
Traditional Afternoon Tea for Two at The Harrods Tea Rooms £121
After a long morning of exploring the vibrant capital, there is nothing better than indulging in a delicious afternoon treat. Head to the opulent Harrods to treat yourself to a scrumptious afternoon tea fit for royalty.
Escapes for two...
Two Night Tree House Escape for Two £379
Spoil someone with this fantastic tree house experience for two. Get back to basics, but with a hint of luxury, as you stay in a specially-designed tree house on the border of Snowdonia National Park.
Two Nights for the Price of One Hotel Break, Was £199.98, Now £99
With a choice of over 180 top-quality properties located all over the UK and Europe – from quaint Cornish towns to the remote Scottish Highlands or even Rome in Italy - there is something to suit every taste.
Luxury One Night Stay with Dinner & Fizz for Two, Was £220, Now £139
From coastal explorers to city dwellers, we've got everyone covered. Whichever hotel you pick, your stay will include a delicious three course meal served with a chilled glass of bubbles, plus breakfast before you check out.
Spa treats for two...
Champneys One Night Spa Break With Dining for Two at Tring £390
Nestled peacefully in the heartland of Hertfordshire, Champneys Tring's elegant stately home was opened as a health farm spa in 1925, pioneering the concept of holistic wellbeing. Nowadays it's still the perfect hideaway if you seek some special pampering and relaxation.
Overnight Spa Break with 25 Minute Treatment & Dinner at Bannatyne Hastings, Was £283, Now £199
Located in the quaint coastal town of Hastings, the Bannatyne Hotel provides the perfect mix of luxurious accommodation, wonderful spa treatments and delicious food. During your spa break at this AA 4* rated hotel, you'll enjoy one night's standard accommodation with two course candlelit dinner and a full English breakfast included.
Premium Spa Day with Lunch or Afternoon Tea & Treatments for Two, Was £200, Now £135
With tranquil country estates like Wiltshire's Woolley Grange and The Ickworth, to seaside retreats such as the Edwardian Polurrian Bay Hotel, you and your spa buddy will be spoilt for choice with options! What are you waiting for? Choose the spa for you and leave those irksome stresses behind!
2 for 1 Luxury Spa Treat with Prosecco at the 5 Star Athenaeum Hotel, Was £299, Now £149
Treat a loved one to this luxury spa experience at the Athenaeum Hotel in London's Mayfair. Escape the noisy crowds, perhaps after some retail therapy at the nearby Oxford Street, and indulge in some much welcomed me-time at this 5-Star venue.
Gin Tasting Experience with Sharing Planner for Two at The Rubens at The Palace £99
Step into the world of royalty and nobility at the stunning The Rubens at the Palace, just a stone's throw from Buckingham Palace. During your experience, the resident mixologist will teach you everything you need to know about gin and tonic and you'll be tasting 3 sensational gins accompanied by complimentary tonic water pairings.
The View from The Shard with 3 Course Michelin Dining Bubbles for Two, Was £140.90, Now £129
For a spectacular day together, rendezvous 800ft above the streets of London at The View from The Shard. To top off this incredible day, a delicious three-course meal awaits you at a Michelin recommended restaurant.
3 Course Meal with Prosecco abroad RS Hispaniola & Sightseeing Cruise for Two, Was £102.50, Now £58
Permanently moored at Victoria Embankment in the heart of London, the R.S. Hispaniola provides classic dining in elegant surroundings. Climb on board and soak up the capital's iconic sights, sample a selection of fantastic British produce from the set menu, extend your nautical venture with a 24-hour pass on the Hop-On, Hop-Off sightseeing cruise along the River Thames.
Wedding Day Wishes Gift Voucher £79.99
From overnight stays in quaint hotels and relaxing Bateaux Thames river cruises to sensational spa days and more. The ultimate gift collection with ample amounts of choice, it'll beat the clichéd photo frame or kitchen accessory hands down!
Happily Ever After Gift Voucher £129.99
A delightful way to celebrate the big day, this fabulous gift voucher gives them the choice of over 800 luxury experiences available UK wide – from mouth-watering three course meals and sumptuous spa days to opulent country breaks and dazzling theatre tickets in the West End!
Smartbox... for the couples who love choices
£99.99 Congratulations - Smartbox by Buyagift
Every milestone deserves recognition so say it right with our Congratulations Smartbox, packed full of fantastic gift experiences. Whether it's an achievement, a special occasion, birthday, or another celebratory event, this box puts the choice in your recipients hands and lets them decide exactly how they'd like to celebrate.
£59.99 Relaxation for Two - Smartbox by Buyagift
We've hand-selected the best of our spa and pampering experiences for two to create the finest selection of relaxing and rejuvenating treats that are sure to have her looking and feeling her best.
£59.99 Dinner Date - Smartbox by Buyagift
Food-lovers need to look no further as we've handpicked a fine selection of over 725 exquisite experiences to choose from, ranging from dining out to wine tasting and brewery tours.
£29.99 Pamper Treat - Smartbox by Buyagift
Featuring a selection of over a thousand relaxing spa days and beauty treatment experiences, they've got you covered. From soothing spa days at top-class London retreats, hair styling at renowned salons, there truly is something for everyone.
£69.99 Lunch and Relaxation for Two - Smartbox by Buyagift
From haircuts to massages, there are hundreds of experiences to be discovered. This is a fantastic way for your mum to take a well-deserved break. What's more, after the treatment, head to the local ASK Italian, Bella Italia, Prezzo or Zizzi restaurant where you'll savour a delicious three course meal together, served with a glass of wine each!
£129.99 Ultimate Time Together - Smartbox by Buyagift
They've covered every base thanks to 990 experiences for two based in wonderful locations across the UK - whether a dinner date, an adrenaline fuelled adventure, a relaxing overnight break in the country or a pampering treat you'll find your ideal experience with this jam packed choice voucher.
£199.99 Two Night Scrumptious Stay - Smartbox by Buyagift
Enjoy a taste of the finer things in life, at one of 275 handpicked hotels. Whichever venue you choose you can expect a hearty breakfast each morning and a decadent dining experience one night of your stay.
To help you find inspiration for your big day, take a look at what's caught the eye of our editors.
There are literally hundreds of ideas, products and services from wedding suppliers across the UK along with links to their web sites as pointed out by our ever resourceful team.
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