They come filled with an array of scrumptious treats, and range from cheap and cheerful to bespoke and lavish. A themed hamper can offer a more personalised option without you having to build the hamper yourself from scratch.
Chocolate-Lovers Hamper by Arch House Deli
£27.50-£75 from www.archhousedeli.com
A hand-picked selection of their favourite chocolate and chocolate-related products in a beautiful 14 inch wicker hamper. Expect truffles, chocolate bars and drinking chocolate, and a range of sizes to suit any budget.
Gourmet Hamper by Papadeli
£175 from www.papadeli.co.uk
A real treat featuring superb artisan produce such as handmade rum truffles, dried porcini mushrooms, truffle oil, Doble & Bignall artisan chocolate, lemony olives, Peter’s Yard artisan crispbread, hazelnut oil, acacia honey with white truffle and crunchy nougat – to name just a few items.
British Cheese Hamper by The Fine Cheese Co.
£140 from www.finecheese.co.uk
The most coveted cheese hamper, stuffed with Dorstone, Tunworth, Moscato grape nectar, cheese and walnut savouries, cave-aged Cheddar truckle, peach chutney, pickled shallots and Colston Bassett Stilton.
The Tipples Hamper by Daylesford Organic
£150 from www.daylesford.com
This wooden hamper is bursting with organic goods including Valdobbiadene Prosecco, frizzante rosé, organic apricot nectar, sloe gin and mulled cider, accompanied by a Christmas pudding, Italian panettone, and dark chocolate honeycomb.
The Tea-Lovers Hamper by Fortnum & Mason
£65 from www.fortnumandmason.com
Tea-lovers will be delighted with this hamper, inside which you’ll discover Yunnan, Russian Caravan and Darjeeling tea, a traditional tea strainer, tea biscuits and delicious preserves.
Lazy Day Hamper by Organic Hamper Company
£60 from www.organichampercompany.com
A fabulous option filled with all-time favourites including Luscombe Sicilian lemonade, Clipper breakfast tea, Roskilly’s clotted cream fudge, Organico breadsticks, Duchy orange and dark chocolate biscuits, Kitchen Garden real ale chutney and Seville marmalade.
Detox Box by Harvey Nichols
£95 from www.harveynichols.com
A bundle of healthy goodies including cacao powder, organic coconut oil, Qnola almond and vanilla quinoa cereal, Bloom supercharge matcha tea powder and Sweet Virtues maqui berry truffles make up this guilt-free foodie treat.