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Retirement Gifts


Looking for a retirement gift for a friend or work colleague?

We've selected a range of retirement gifts to suit most situations. Whether you are looking for a substantial retirement gift for a long valued colleague, or something amusing just to mark the occasion at a retirement party, we hope you will find ideas and inspiration here.

New Experiences in Retirement

Retirement is a time of opportunity and for many a time to try new things, but if you don't know what your friend or colleague would enjoy most, we've included below a package of 30 experiences he or she can choose from, as well as some specific ideas. So you can't go wrong with this gift!

Click to enlarge30 Experience Choices for Her ?99.99

The ultimate experience gift to start her retirement  - offering 30 exciting options so she can choose her very own favourite.

On receipt of this experience selection box, she can choose from experiences as varied as an Interior Design Course, a London Eye tour with lunch for two, or a Chocolate rub, wrap and massage.

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30 Experience Choices for Him ?99.99

He's sure to find his ideal retirement experience gift in this package of 30 diverse experiences. He can just choose his own favourite ranging from Vineyard wine tasting or Falconry to a Microlight flight or Clay Pigeon Shooting.


Retirement Treats

Click to enlargeChampagne Tea for Two ?69.99

A retirement treat of afternoon tea with pink Champagne at the Park Lane Hotel in London.

Friendly staff cater to their every need, even presenting a desirable gift to their partner. This is a fabulous experience they and their partner will never forget to mark the start of their retirement.


Click to enlargeDesign a Dream Garden ?99.99

If your friend or colleague who is retiring has an interest in gardening then this could be the perfect retirement gift now that they have more time to devote to the garden.

This green-fingered gift offers down-to-earth tips from a top notch garden designer.

They will spend a day in spectacular surroundings with leading experts in gardening. They'll help improve knowledge of planting and design, so they can create the perfect outdoor space. As well as a chance to discuss existing plans, they'll wander through a stately garden for inspiration on new outdoor features.

Refreshments and light lunch are included in this gift.

Click to enlargeGift Bag of Lilac and Pink Flowers ?42.99

A beautiful bouquet to mark retirement.

Presented in an attractive gift bag, this hand tied bouquet of fresh pink flowers includes gerberas, roses and lilies.

Delivered by a local florist, these aquapack flowers arrive in water so they stay at their best even longer.

Click to enlargeHamper of Treats ?29.99

Great value and ideal as a special gift for retirement this gift hamper of treats in its domed wicker chest contains a delicious selection of food and drink, including artisan goodies:

■125g Farmhouse lemon biscuits in a hessian bag
■125g Fudge Tree clotted cream fudge
■113g MacAllan whisky marmalade
■90g Mrs Bridges four berry preserve
■125g Fudge Tree clotted cream toffees
■100g Whitakers mint creams
■95g Dormens dry roasted peanuts
■90g Fosters sundried tomato and garlic chutney
■10 x New English breakfast teabags
■56g Paddy & Scott's after dinner coffee

Click to enlargePro Golf Lesson and a Round of Golf ?89.99

Has your colleague or friend the inclination to give golf a try in retirement? You can give them a lesson with a Pro, then tee off on a round to master those golf skills.

After optional refreshments on arrival, the activity begins with a teach-in from a club professional.

They learn the rules, etiquette and equipment, covering their long game using woods, drivers and irons. Then concentrate on their short game with chipping, pitching and putting practice.

Finally, the chance comes to put it all to the test with a full round of golf on a Marriott resort course.


'Just for fun' retirement gifts

Click to enlargeFilled Chocolate Cigars in Wooden Box ?26.99

Perfect as a fun gift to mark retirement. These dark chocolate cigars are handmade in Italy by luxury producers Venchi.

Filled with delicious hazelnut, nougat and orange truffle, the individually wrapped cigars measure 19 cm (7.5 inches) long, weighing in at a hefty 100g each.

The assortment contains three different flavours, presented in a large wooden gift box.

Click to enlargeOver the Hill Cufflinks ?14.99

Hand decorated on bone china with silver plated fastenings, he's sure to smile each time he wears his 'Over the Hill' cufflinks in retirement. The hand painted glazed china tile on each cufflink is approx. 16mm square, with an amusing design created for both casual and formal wear.

Presented in a stylish gift box.


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