Top 10 Secret Santa Gift Ideas for 2020

A joyful time of the year. A time when people come together to laugh, cry and reminisce, looking back on the year that has just passed. For those who have missed the Christmas warning signs, the run up to Christmas has officially begun.

When celebrating whether with family, friends or colleagues, the giving of Secret Santa gifts to an unwitting recipient is a time old tradition. 

Whether the name has been picked out of the hat, or you have chosen your victim, deciding what are good Secret Santa gifts can be hard work. You want to pick the perfect, funny, yet thoughtful gift that the recipient will love and appreciate. 

This is where we can help. Here to make the task of gift giving that little bit less stressful on the run up to Christmas, we have put together our top 10 secret Santa gift ideas regardless of your budget. 

Our Top 10 Secret Santa Gift Ideas for 2020

1. Gin Making Kit

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There is no denying that Gin is still all the rage, that is why our first idea makes the perfect top 10 secret Santa gift ideas for all. 

Regardless of their preference of gin, this home gin making kit allows recipients to get experimental while giving a gift that they can appreciate and savour throughout the year. To support our wild claims of this being a perfect Secret Santa gift idea, Philip Schofield voted this as one of his top picks on How to Spend it Well at Christmas 2019.

Available at Sandly Leaf Farm for £7.99

2. Christmas Cheer Baubles Set

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A fantastic secret Santa idea to get everyone in the festive mood and that is these superb Christmas Cheer Shaped Baubles Set. The perfect gift for those friends or colleagues that love a tipple or two, these fun baubles will look magnificent when hanging on their Christmas tree. 

Made from glass, this set of four features all the firm favourites: Gin, Whiskey, Red Wine and Prosecco. 

Available at Maia Gifts for £9.99

3. Tile Stickable Finder

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A fantastic gift idea and one of our favourite Secret Santa gift ideas and that is the Tile App. The perfect present for those prone to losing their keys, or forgetting where they placed their phone, this gift can be the answer to all their life’s problems.

Available as a simple sticker, this set of 2 trackers are waterproof and come with a 3 year battery, making it a top secret Santa gift that they can count on when they need it most.

Available at The Tile App for £34.99 

4. Beer Puzzle

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With staying at home being the new going out, there is no better gift than a gift that the recipient can immersive themselves in. Puzzles proven to possess many benefits ranging from brain workout and memory improvement, we are confident that this Beer Puzzle will go down a treat.

Each can comes with 2 x 100 piece puzzles, choose between ale, lager or stout.

Available at Luckies for £14.95

5. Mystery Gift Box 

There is something magical about Secret Santa. From the unknowing and excitement that comes with the unwrapping of the gift, to the attempting to work out who the gift was from. This excitement can be equally shared by the gift giver when gifting a Mystery Gift Box from Post Boxed.

With boxes available for her, him, couples and kids, each item is individually wrapped within each box for added excitement. Letterbox friendly, this gift idea is perfect for those gifting from a distance and maintaining social distancing measures. 
Available at Post Boxed from £20.00

6. Best of British Cheese Box

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There is nothing stinky about cheese. In fact, for cheese lovers across the land, this Best of British Cheese Box is a reliable gift choice.

Featuring all the classics, from blue, goats to even cheddar, included within this cheese box is biscuits and quince jelly. 

Available at Yumbles for £40.00

7. Beeswax Wraps

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Buying gifts for vegans and those who are conscious of their impact on the environment is hard work. But with the fantastically environmentally friendly and reusable Beeswax Wraps, it needn’t be.

Making it into our Top 10 Secret Santa gift ideas, is this set of Emma Bridgewater Bees and Buttercups Wraps. With a variety of uses, these wraps are the gift that just keeps on giving.

Available at Beeswax Wraps starting at £10

8. Chocolate Hamper

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A failsafe and reliable option, whether for friends, distant family or employees, spread some cheer this festive season and give a chocolate hamper.

Love Cocoa is a top example of a company that is putting together chocolate hampers and packages that it can send out to the recipient. Fitting neatly through a letter box, vegan options are also available.

Available at Love Cocoa starting at £35.00 

9. PlayStation Icons Light

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We all have that friend, that one person who loves gaming. Whether getting excited about the latest game to be released, or bragging about the latest level that they have mastered; working out what to buy them is tough. 

What you can be confident of, and that is their love of the Playstation Icons Light. Illuminating their room and their love of gaming, light up their gaming den this Christmas with this top 10 Secret Santa gift idea.

Available at Firebox for £24.9

10. Hoya Heart Plant

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The fun part of Secret Santa and that is not knowing who your gift is from. When giving a gift with love this Christmas, let the recipient know that you care and give a Hoya Heart Plant. 

An adorable heart shaped succulent plant, this plant promises to spread a little extra Christmas joy this holiday season.

Available at The Little Botanical for £10


Christmas is a time of giving and joy and nothing is more joyful than giving a gift to a recipient without them knowing who the gift came from.

Although a difficult task, we hope we have helped when it comes to the task of choosing the best Secret Santa gift that can spark a smile this Christmas. 

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