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16 Last Minute Gift Ideas

Updated: Oct 30, 2022

Left it last minute to buy gifts, or just too busy?


Whether it's for a birthday, Christmas or something else, these voucher gift ideas will help make experiences and memories.


You can send these gifts via email so they'll receive their gift on time.





English Heritage Membership gives unlimited access to over 400 properties. You can buy single, joint, family or lifetime membership with prices starting from £53. Instant download is available and you can personalise a gift membership certificate to send.





Buy a Gift sells a huge range of experience gifts. You can search for gifts for indivuals, children and couples. There's days out, hotel breaks, spa gifts and adventures. There's also currently a sale on with up to 50% off. Vouchers are flexible and refundable and sent within 2 hours to the recipient.





If you're looking for a gift for an animal lover, you can get membership to London Zoo. There's 20% off gift membership until 4th January 2022. Membership include a years entry to London and Whipsnade Zoo. Prices from £105 for adult membership.





The Indytute offer unusal gift experiences in London. I discovered them after being gifted a Hula hooping lesson with Hula Schoola. There's creative, food and drink, extraordinary experiences or under £35 options to pick from. Experiences include an East London wine walk or vintage cinema experience. You can opt for an e-voucher or an e-gift card.





Lastminute.com sells easy to search digital gifts and gift vouchers. You can pick for gifts for individuals, couples or stocking fillers. There's dinners, spa days, comedy and even segway experiences.





Time Out Offers sells London based experiences at great prices. There's dinner, shows, fitness, beauty and experiences with prices from £5. Current experiences on offer include a virtual cheese and wine tasting or a spa day and cream tea at The Athenaeum.




Go Ape offers tree top adventures throughout the UK. You can book adventures as e-gifts from £15. Pick from axe throwing, tree top or nets adventure. You can also buy vouchers so they can pick their own adventure. Fun for all the family.





The Little Surprises Company offers hand picked unique experiences. Sign up to the newsletter for a free little surprise. Pick from a selection of Inbox Invites. These include home craft experiences, make up tutorials or even singing lesson.





Looking for a gift for a wine lover? Vinoteca offer gift vouchers for using online, at their wine bars or shops. They have shops and restautants across London. Branches in Farringdon, Marylebone, Chiswick, King's Cross and in the City.





Give the gift of creativity with Masterpeace. Masterpeace encourages mindfulness through painting. The recipient can use the voucher on an art kit or class of their choosing. Vouchers are valid for 12 months




Cahoots is a fantastic 1940's themed bar in central London. You can gift an experience or vouchers. Experiences include Squiffy Picnic or Bootleggers breakout escape game.





Give the gift of film with Picturehouse cinemas. You can buy e-gift cards or gift memberships. Gift cards start from £15 and memberships from £52 which includes cinema tickets.





Tatty Devine makes original, playful jewellery handmade in Britain. Give the gift of an e-voucher from £5. Brilliant statement jewellery including personalised necklaces





Buy the gift of luxury from The beautiful Bloomsbury Hotel and it's restaurants and bar. You can buy anything from a hotel stay, to afternoon tea or even a cocktail and diviner experience.





Looking for a gift for a theatre lover? Buy a gift card from Today Tix which can be used to book a show of their choice. The vouchers never expire and are easy to download via the app.





Fat Macys are a social enterprise, helping young Londoners find permanent accommodation.

Buy a gift card for use at their Ebury Street or new Shoreditch restaurant for £15-£150. Great food that does good.


I hope this list was useful and I've helped you discover the perfect gift.


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