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21 best wedding gifts for couples getting married in 2024

What to buy the bride and groom? We've found the top gifts for every budget 

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Sophie Bates
Commerce Writer
Updated: 26 April 2024
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Wedding season is fast approaching, and attending one wedding can be stressful when it comes to finding an outfit, accommodation, and the perfect gift, never mind when you have multiple weddings lined up for the year. 

How much should you spend on wedding gifts? Well, it's a personal decision, and often giving money or vouchers is a popular request, as it can go towards the bride and groom's dream honeymoon. Personalised gifts have also risen in popularity, as they're a great way to put a unique and sentimental twist on an otherwise classic present. 

From thoughtful gifts to practical items that will make the newlyweds' lives easier, we've searched high and low for the best wedding gifts so you don't have to, with plenty of options that are guaranteed to make the bride and groom's special day. And there's something for everyone... 

How we chose

  • Variety: Whether the bride and groom have recently moved into a new home, love to travel or are having a low-key wedding, we've chosen a wide range of gifts that are bound to impress.
  • Budget: Wedding season can be expensive, and the perfect gift doesn't need to break the bank. That's why we've picked out gifts with a range of price points, ranging from £10-160. 
  • Personalised: Adding a customised touch to a gift makes it feel extra special, so we've selected a handful of personalised options that will give your gift an added thoughtful touch. 

Personalised wedding gifts for couples

A personalised wedding gift for a newlywed couple is always a great gift idea. Whether it is a cheeseboard with their names on it, Mr & Mrs etched into a chopping board, or other personalised crockery for their home.

Some may prefer personalised photo frames or albums. Whatever you decide, there are plenty of wedding gift options, so you are spoilt for choice.

  • Etsy Custom LED Heart-Shaped Name Light

    Customised name light

    Custom LED Sign Light

    • Dimensions: Logo: (H) 15cm x (W) 19.5cm. Base: 15cm x 4.5cm x 3cm
    • USB cable length: 150cm 
    • Settings: 10 brightness levels, three colours 
    • Shipping: Free delivery

    Etsy's personalised LED light is a sentimental gift that the new bride and groom will love. Propped up on a wooden base, the heart-shaped LED light illuminates around the edges and through the cutstomised text, which is perfect for adding the newly weds names and wedding date. The neutral design will suit any home decor, so you know they'll want to keep it in their home forever. The light can be plugged in at the mains, with adjustable brightness and colour settings to choose from.

  • Not On The High Street Personalised Couples Cheeseboard

    couples personalised chopping board

    Not On The High Street Personalised Cheeseboard

    Sizes: Four size options

    Dimenions: 20cm x 14cm x 2cm, 30cm x 15cm x 2cm, 40cm x 17cm x 2cm, 50cm x 20cm x 2cm

    Shipping: Free delivery 

    Not On The High Street's olive wooden board can be engraved with first names and a year, making the stylish kitchenware piece the perfect wedding gift. The rustic design has been hand-finished with organic hemp oil, and the board can be used for serving cheeses, breads, and more. Not only will it add a homely touch to a newlyweds kitchen, but it will become a hosting essential.

  • Fortnum's Personalised Blanc de Blancs Champagne

    Fortnum's Personalised Blanc de Blancs Champagne

    Fortnum's Personalised Champagne

    Size: 75cl 

    Shipping: £5.95 for standard delivery

    When it comes to wedding gifts, you can't go wrong with a bottle of bubbly. The personalised label gives that extra special touch, so the recipients can choose to crack it open or keep as a momentum. When it comes to taste, the Blanc de Blancs Champagne offers light floral notes and a refreshing acidity.

  • Not On The High Street Personalised Photo Album

    couples photobook not on the high street

    Not On The High Street Personalised Couple’s Memory Photo Album

    Size: 21.3cm x 30.3cm 

    Colours: 11 colours available 

    Pages: 50 pages 

    Shipping: £3.99 for standard delivery

    A thoughtful gift that will be treasured for a lifetime, Not On The High Street's memory photo album will be the gift that keeps on giving. Filled with 50 pages of thick 175gsm paper, you can fill the album for your recipient or leave it blank for them to add their favourite moments. The hardback book with wired binding can be personalised with a name and date on the front cover, along with a special message on the inside page. For the final touch, opt for the photo album to arrive in a stunning gift box.

  • Getting Personal Personalised White Storage Box - Our Wedding Memories

    wedding box

    Personalised Wedding Memories Box

    Dimensions: (H) 16cm x (W) 22cm x (D) 11cm

    Material: Wood 

    Shipping: £3.99 for standard delivery

    Sentimental and practical, gift the newlyweds a personalised trinket box for storing away their special memories from their big day. The lid of the box can be engraved with text in a detailed calligraphy font, white the metal clasp and hinged lid give a vintage-style appearance.

  • Letterfest Personalised Engraved Signature Pot

    Personalised Engraved Signature Pot

    Personalised Engraved Signature Pot

    Options: Flower seeds, chilli seeds, herb seeds

    Dimensions: (H) 17cm x (W) 13cm 

    Shipping: £3 for standard delivery

    Whether the bride and groom have a green thumb or not, they're sure to love this gorgeous terracotta plant pot engraved with their names and wedding date. With the choice of flower seeds, chilli seeds, or herb seeds, the recipient can watch their new plant grow, while the dehydrated compost will hydrate to fill your plant pot, meaning that the plant will begin growing straight away.

Wedding gifts for home

You can never go wrong with buying something for the home or garden. Whether the couple in question are saving up for their dream property, have just bought their first house or are looking to upgrade their homeware, there's something for everyone at every stage of life.

Kitchen gadgets, outdoor furniture and heartfelt decorations are always staples of every wedding present list.

  • Monica Vinader Nesting Dishes

    monica vinader nesting dishes

    Monica Vinader Nesting Dishes

    Dimensions: Large bowl: (H) 11cm x (W) 12cm x (D) 4.5cm, medium bowl: (H) 8.2cm x (W) 8.5cm x (D) 3.8cm, small bowl: (H) 6.8cm x (W) 7cm (D) 3.2cm

    Colours: White, blue, pink

    Shipping: Free standard delivery

    Returns: Within 100 days 

    For a stylish home gift that will complement any decor, Monica Vinader's nesting dishes are perfect. The set comes with three bowls in various sizes that are ideal for displaying jewellery and other trinkets – and the handpainted gold edge is just stunning. Choose from pink, blue or white colourways for a gift that the bride and groom will adore.

  • M&S Set of Four Champagne Saucers

    marks and spencer champagne saucers

    M&S Champagne Glasses

    Shipping: £3.99 or free with a £60 spend 

    Returns: Within 35 days

    Capacity: 330ml

    Help the newlyweds to upgrade their home with Marks & Spencer's gorgeous champagne saucers. Bringing a vintage style to any dinner table the glasses feature tiny indentations in to keep bubbles sparkling for longer, while the crystal finish gives an extra elegant touch.

  • The White Company Rib Hydrocotton Towels

    the white company grey towels

    The White Company Towels

    Sizes: Bath towel, bath sheet, super jumbo 

    Colours: Five colours 

    Shipping: £3.50 or free with a £50 spend 

    Returns: Within 30 days

    Soft new towels are a gift that keeps on giving, and The White Company's bestselling Hydrocotton towels are the epitome of luxury. Featuring a ribbed, fluffy texture, the fast-drying towels will make a great wedding gift – and they're available in three sizes and five colours. 

  • Etsy Personalised Family Name Street Sign

    personalised street sign

    Etsy Personalised Family Name Street Sign

    Dimensions: (H) 12cm x (W) 50cm x (D) 0.6cm

    Shipping: £3.50 for standard delivery

    Etsy's traditional-style street sign can be personalised with a family name and wedding date for a decorative and thoughtful wedding gift. Handmade and painted using layered MDF, the sign comes with a miniature stand mounting in your home or garden, and it can also be placed on a wall using sticky pads or nails.

  • Smeg ECF02 Espresso Machine

    smeg espresso machine blue

    Smeg Espresso Coffee Machine

    Product dimensions: (H) 330mm x (W) 149mm x (D) 329mm 

    Colours: Available in six colours

    Shipping: Free delivery

    Returns: Within 14 days 

    A kitchen appliance is a classic wedding gift, but Smeg's coffee machine will be extra-appreciated thanks to its stylish design and impressive features. Perfect for creating espresso, cappuccino, latte, or latte macchiato, the machine produces thick velvety foam using the adjustable milk frother wand, while the thermoblock heating system provides precise water temperature control for brewing, steaming, and hot water. The kitchen gadget comes in a selection of gorgeous pastel shades, along with black and white colourways for neutral decors.

Unique wedding gifts for couples who have everything 

When it comes to wedding gifts finding a unique present, and to the couple’s taste, is a great route to go down. Often married couples receive the same gifts, such as home appliances, vouchers, or money, but something that is a little more outside of the box, or thoughtful will be most appreciated.

  • Virgin Experience Days 12 Mile Helicopter Flight for Two

    virgin experiences helicopter ride for two

    12 Mile Helicopter Flight for Two

    Options: 55 UK locations available 

    Validity: 12 months 

    For an experience they'll never forget, treat the happy couple to a 12-mile helicopter flight. Take in the incredible views across one of 55 locations while you propel up over 1000ft above ground. You'll communicate with the pilot via the headset and listen to the air traffic radio for a taste of what it's like to fly.

  • Etsy Personalised Hand-Drawn Wedding Venue Illustration

    wedding venue artwork

    Bespoke Wedding Venue Portrait

    Sizes: 21cm x 15cm (A5), 29cm x 21cm (A4)

    Colours: 10 colours available 

    Shipping: Free delivery 

    This one-off gift couldn't be more unique, a hand-drawn illustration of the bride and groom's wedding venue. Whether it's a church, a manor house, or a barn, the beautiful drawing will be customised with names, a date, and a location – so it's the perfect piece of home decor to remember the special day.

  • Do One Thing Every Day Together: A Journal for Two

    do one thing every day together book

    Do One Thing Every Day Together Journal

    Shipping: Free delivery 

    Returns: Within 30 days 

    With this journal, newlyweds can create a time capsule of their relationship. Do One Thing Every Day Together provides a number of prompts, with enough space for two people to jot down a short response.

  • Secret Escapes Holiday Gift Vouchers

    beach sunset © Tunatura

    Holiday Gift Vouchers

    Opt​​​​ions: Choose from a £50-£5,000 voucher 

    Plenty of newlyweds would prefer money towards their honeymoon rather than a gift, so why not make their day with a Secret Escapes holiday voucher? There are options to choose any amount ranging from £50 to £5,000 – and even if the voucher doesn't go towards their honeymoon, they'll be grateful for another romantic trip to look forward to.

Wedding gifts for couples who are getting married abroad

Destination weddings are hugely popular, and often more intimate with immediate family and closest friends invited.

If you are one of the lucky ones to make the cut you will want to gift something extra special. But it is worth considering the luggage allowance - for both you and the married couple - and avoiding weighty or fragile gifts, which is why buying a new Le Creuset crockery set may not be the best idea. But we have the solution.

  • Jagowa 2Pcs Passport Cover & Luggage Tag Set

    couples passport covers

    Amazon Passport Cover & Luggage Tag Set

    Colours: Grey and blue, pink and red 

    Shipping: Free standard delivery 

    Whether they're getting married abroad or honeymooning abroad, the newlyweds are bound to love these matching passport holders and luggage tags. Made from faux leather, the stylish covers will keep passports safe, while making it easy to tell each one apart.

  • Not On The High Street Personalised Mr And Mrs Beach Towels

    personalised mr and mrs towels

    Personalised Mr And Mrs Beach Towels

    Sizes: 70cm x 140cm, 100cm x 150cm 

    Colours: Eight colours available 

    Shipping: Free standard delivery

    A unique gift that will come in so handy, treat the bride and groom to matching beach towels. Each towel can be personalised with names, so not only do they look great – but there's no danger of them getting misplaced around the pool! 

  • Amazon Sand Keepsake Jar

    wedding keepsake sand jar

    Sand Keepsake Jar

    Size: 3.1cm x 2.4cm x 1.6cm

    Options: Seven designs available 

    Shipping: Free standard delivery

    Perfect for those getting married somewhere hot, Amazon's keepsake jar means the happy couple can keep apart of their special day with them forever. There are seven designs to choose from with various text, and the jar is small enough to easily pack away in your suitcase.

Wedding gifts for a low-key ceremony 

More couples are swaying towards low-key weddings, whether that be out of choice, a second marriage, or a vowel renewal, and you may want to pick out a gift that matches the more toned-down ceremony. From hampers to sentimental styles, there are plenty of options to choose from.

  • Fortnum & Mason The Wedding Day Hamper

    fortnum and mason congratulations hamper

    Fortnum's Wedding Day Hamper


    • Fortnum's Blanc de Noirs Extra Brut Champagne, Maison Bonnet
    • Salted Caramel Milk Chocolate Florentines
    • Strawberry & Fortnum's Champagne Preserve
    • Celebration Blend Tea, 250g Loose Leaf Caddy
    • Fortnum's Marc de Champagne Truffles
    • Orange & Champagne Marmalade
    • Pistachio & Clotted Cream Biscuits
    • Medium Hamper

    Struggling to find the perfect wedding gift? You can't go wrong with a food and drink hamper, and Fortnum & Mason's luxurious congratulations hamper is guaranteed to impress. Filled with sweet and savoury goodies including truffles, biscuits, and preserves, the celebratory gift is complete with a bottle of bubbly for the couple to enjoy. Everything is wrapped in Fortnum's classic wicker basket to give that extra special finish.

  • Buyagift Newlyweds Experience Voucher

    buy a gift newly experience voucher

    Newlyweds Experience Voucher

    Options: Choose from a list of experiences across the UK 

    Validity: 12 months 

    Give your recipients the freedom to choose with Buyagift's The Newly Weds experience voucher. With a choice of hundreds of experiences including staycations, spa breaks, romantic dinners and thrill seeking activities, there's something for everyone. If that wasn't enough, the voucher is valid for 12 months, so the newlyweds can pick their experience at their leisure.

  • Engraved Wooden Box & Laurent-Perrier Champagne

    personalised just married champagne

    Getting Personal Champagne & Personalised Box

    Box dimensions: (H) 35cm x (W)11cm x (D)10.5cm

    Bottle: 75cl

    Shipping: £3.99 for standard delivery

    A bottle of champagne may be an obvious low-key gift for the bride and groom, but the personalised wooden box gives a thoughtful touch. Engraved with the words 'just married', you can add the couple's names and wedding date for a stylish decoration that's worth keeping. The bottle of Laurent-Perrier Champagne will be undoubtedly be much-appreciated too!

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