Christmas Gift Ideas for Downton Abbey Fans

With only weeks to go until Christmas Day, one might wonder what to get a die hard Downton Abbey fan, particularly the U.S. contingent who have been waiting and averting their eyes at every spoiler! Well luckily, there is plenty out there for all types of personalities and price points.

1. Fashions

For the Fashionista in your life, there are some lovely 1920′s style accessories on Etsy.  Not over the top just a fun way to incorporate a little bit of that era into modern days.

Great Gatsby Headbands

1920′s Great Gatsby Headbands on Etsy © GothamCityStyle on Etsy

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cloche hat cap

A cloche hat cap © MaggieMowbrayHats on Etsy

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2. Beauty Products

For the Beauty Product Addict, there are several DA inspired products that could make one feel as pampered as Lady Grantham.

In the UK, Marks & Spencer has their DA line:

Marks & Spencer's Downton Abbey beauty range.

Marks & Spencer’s Downton Abbey beauty range © The Guardian

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In the US, you could purchase sweet scented items from Crabtree and Evelyn to give you a similar experience.

crabtree & evelyn website

Crabtree & Evelyn website


 

3. Tea Related Items

For the Tea Aficionado, I have some tasty options,

If you are in the UK, Highclere Castle carries Lady Carnarvon’s Breakfast & Afternoon Teas (only ships in EU).

lady canarvans breakfast tea

Lady Canarvans Breakfast & Afternoon teas © Highclere Castle shop

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In the U.S., I personally enjoy Harney & Son’s and would create a gift with some of their lovely teas.

harney & sons website

Harney & Sons website

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I also love these mugs from Etsy!

i was meant to live at downton abbey mug

I was meant to live at Downton Abbey mug © TenthAvenueMugWorks on Etsy

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If you want to go all out for your tea fan (and you can get to Southern California!), the Queen Mary has a fabulous experience for the Anglophile/DA fan. You can book an Afternoon Tea with a view and visit the Princess Diana Exhibition.

the queen mary website

The Queen Mary website

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4. Books

For the Book Lover, Lady Carnarvon has recently released a new book called “Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey“.

lady catherine, the earl and the real downton abbey

Lady Catherine, the Earl and the real Downton Abbey

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Personally, this book and tin of tea would be the perfect gift for me (hint, hint)!
 
 
5. For Die-Hard Fans

For the Die-hard fan, PBS has put together a delightful set. This person can watch marathons of the first 3 seasons at their leisure!

pbs downton abbey gift set

PBS Downton Abbey gift set

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6. Cookbook

For the Cook, I would recommend “The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook: From Lady Mary’s Crab Canapes to Mrs. Patmore’s Christmas Pudding” – More than 150 recipes from Upstairs and Downstairs.”  Combine this with a Christmas apron and a couple of festive rubber spatulas, and you’ve got a sweet gift for the culinary types.

the unofficial downton abbey cookbook

The Unofficial Downton Abbey cookbook

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7. Decorations

For the decorator, PBS and Highclere Castle have beautiful “Downton Abbey” ornaments you can give that will surely be a hit with a DA fan!

I already have this one:

pbs downton abbey christmas ornament

Highclere Castle Christmas Ornament

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If you are in the UK, the Highclere Castle shop has this for you:

downton abbey handpainted bauble

Downton Abbey handpainted bauble © Highclere Castle shop

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8. For that someone special

For someone special, may be a budget buster if you’re outside the UK, but I highly recommend tickets to Highclere Castle to see the real Downton! The tickets are not pricey, if you can make the trip to Newbury and plan ahead. No better gift than to walk in halls and hills that the Grantham family roams in. And to enjoy a cup of tea with a breathtaking view of the grounds!

highclere castle website ticket page

The Highclere Castle website ticket page

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I hope this genuinely helps those looking for some gift ideas for the DA fanatics! There are many items out there for those searching out a little something for the serious fans out there. I might have to send a copy of this to my husband!

Julianne is a homemaker in Southern California with a penchant for books, baking, travel, crochet, and a nice cup of tea. On any given day, you’ll find her volunteering at her daughter’s school library or testing out a new recipe from one of her hundred or so cookbooks. She’s a bit of an Anglophile addicted to all things to do with British chick lit, BBC programming, or seeking out the perfect afternoon tea.
 
 

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