Anglophile Gift Guide: 25 Unique British Gifts

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Are you looking for authentic British gifts for Anglophiles who simply can’t stop talking about how much they love the UK, Britain, or England? Or perhaps you want to find UK gifts for someone who moved abroad and misses a bit of home? Whatever the occasion, I selected the 25 best Brit gifts to help you make a decision. From unique British themed gifts such as fun games to classic British food baskets, you will find something for any type of Anglophile!

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Side note on the British gifts for Anglophiles

You probably already noticed that used the terms Britain, UK, and England interchangeably. I am well aware of the fact that that’s technically not correct, but today’s post covers English gifts, as well as only British gifts or gifts that apply to the entire UK. I will continue to use the different names throughout this post. I just thought this information may help to clear things up.

Now let’s continue to the best UK gifts for travelers!

British gifts for Anglophiles for large budgets

#1 British themed games

Photo courtesy of Firebox

What’s a better gift for someone who is obsessed with The UK than games that remind them of their favorite part of the world?

I selected a few of the best and funniest games.

  • British Royals Murder Mystery. A super random game where you have to find out who murdered the royal family. It includes various characters from the actual family.
  • The Biggest British Pub Quiz Book. Surprisingly, this book is perfect for people who enjoy a good old pub quiz.
  • London Skyline Chess Set. A unique edition of a chessboard where you queens, pion, and horses have adapted a very London look!
  • London IQ. A great trivia game for Londoners who want to find out who knows the most about their beloved city.

#2 Knight or damehood

Gifting knight or damehood
Gifting knight or damehood

I don’t think it’s possible to find UK gifts that get more UK than this!

You can seriously give your friend or relative an official registration to become a knight or dame in the manor of Alconbury UK.

Yes, I am not kidding. They can officially call themselves the knight or the dame of Alconbury!

#3 British isles beer cap map

Photo courtesy of Not On The High Street

This is one of the best UK gifts for people who love beer and the UK (and Ireland, since that’s also included on the map).

They can fill up the map of places they love the most with a cap of the drink they love the most!

Can it get any better than that?

Well, if you are looking for UK gifts for wine drinkers, it can actually get better than that, check out #9 on this list.

#4 English football gifts

Photo courtesy of World Soccer Shop

If you are looking for Brit gifts for football fans (or soccer fans), getting some merchandise from the English Premier League teams is a pretty good idea.

You can think of official jerseys, such as this one from Liverpool. Though they also have cheaper alternatives, such as socks, scarves, and polos.

#5 British gift baskets: food

British food basket

If you are looking for Brit gifts for someone who moved abroad and misses home, this British food basket will sure cheer them up.

Alternatively, check out this high tea box. Perfect for people who love British tea, or tea in general. Though check out the next item for more Anglophile gifts for tea lovers.

#6 British gifts baskets: tea

Victorian London Fog Tea
Victorian London Fog Tea

Of course, I could not make a list of British gifts for Anglophiles without including the most British drink, tea!

Obviously, there are plenty of English teas to choose from, I just liked the packaging and name of this Victorian London Fog Tea, but check out Amazon for more options. Or check out my Tea Lovers gift guide for more tea gift!

#7 British style travel mug

Photo courtesy of Redbubble

For Anglophiles who also love coffee and The Beatles, this travel mug is a great gift!

If they don’t like The Beatles, check out Redbubble for other designs too.

And for more gift ideas for coffee lovers, check out my coffee guide!

British gifts for Anglophiles for midbudgets

#8 British themed gifts: tote bags

Photo courtesy of Not On The High Street

Tote bags are always fun and practical gifts, especially if they have a cute English design such as this one.

If you prefer other British designs, check out Redbubble.  

#9 British Isles cork map

Photo courtesy of Not On The High Street

This map of the British Isles (it includes Ireland too) is not just a regular map, it includes holes that they can fill with wine corks!

I am pretty sure that this is one of the best British gifts for Anglophiles who love wine. Each time they finish a wine bottle, they also get to decorate their map.

#10 Brit gifts: fun books about Britain

The good thing about looking for Brit gifts is the fact that everything is provided in English, so most people will be able to read and understand it.

I selected a few random, interesting, and fun books that will do very well as gifts for Anglophiles. Books about history, culture, language, or just random books about the UK.

If you would rather get travel books about the UK, check out #18 on this list.

#11 Cookbooks as UK gifts

I know that’s it’s often joked that British food is terrible (do know the joke about heaven and hell?), but there are actually quite a number of delicious things from the UK.

Say hello to scones, pies, and fish and chips!

Oh in case you have no idea what joke I was referring to:

Heaven is where the police are British, the lovers French, the mechanics German, the chefs Italian, and it is all organized by the Swiss.

Hell is where the police are German, the lovers Swiss, the mechanics French, the chefs British, and it is all organized by the Italians.

Anyways, back to the British gifts for Anglophiles, let’s have a look at a few great UK cookbooks:

#12 UK Gifts For Gin Lovers

Photo courtesy of Not On The High Street

If you are looking for the best UK gifts for gin lovers, this scratch map of the UK’s greatest gin distilleries is exactly what you need.

For more gift ginspiration for gin drinkers, check out my gin gift guide!

#13 UK gifts for cycling lovers

Photo courtesy of Not On The High Street

Are you looking for British gifts for anglophiles who also love cycling? I think you just found the perfect gift:
A scratch map of the best UK cycle climb.

I also wrote a cyclist gift guide in case you want to find more cycling gift ideas.  

#14 UK scratch map

UK scratch map

If you are looking for a cool gift for Anglophones to decorate their homes, a scratch map of the British Isles is a pretty cool gift.

They can keep track of all the places they have seen so far and which ones are still on the list.

If you would rather get a different type of map to decorate their home, check out this one that’s composed of words or check out Etsy for more inspiration!

#15 UK gifts for climbers

Photo courtesy of Not On The High Street

Another cool scratch map is this one of all the peak districts rock climbs, perfect for people who love the outdoors and climbing!

#16 UK gifts for adrenaline junkies

Photo courtesy of Not On The High Street

Are you looking for the best gifts for adrenaline junkies who also love the UK? Check out this scratch map that includes all the cool and active things to do in the UK! Oh and you can personalize the text, so it’s not just great for Father’s Day, but for any occasion.

#17 UK gifts for beer lovers

Photo courtesy of Not On The High Street

Okay, this is the last scratch map, I promise.

This time it’s a map that includes the main breweries in the UK, so it’s perfect for beer lovers!

#18 Travel books

Travel books make great British themed gifts! I selected a few of the most well-known travel books to choose from.

British gifts for Anglophiles for small budgets

#20 British home decoration

For Anglophiles who love London, this beautiful set of three prints of London is a great gift!

Alternatively, check Amazon for more general British wall art ideas.

Such as these cute British phone booth bookends

British phone booth bookends

#21 British wildlife calendar

Photo courtesy of Ethical Superstore

This calendar of British wildlife is the perfect gift for animal lovers and nature lovers!

Besides giving them an awesome gift, you are also supporting British wildlife, as part of the profit is donated to charity.

#22 British swear word coloring book

Coloring book

One of the funniest British gifts for Anglophiles is this coloring book for adults with British swear words!

#23 British gifts to help with the language


Even though they speak English in the UK, that doesn’t mean other English-speaking people understand them. And for all those people there is this dictionary!

Other fun books about the British language include Knickers in a Twist: A Dictionary of British Slang. And How To speak Brit: The Quintessential Guide to the King’s English, Cockney Slang, and Other Flummoxing British Phrases.

#24 British travel journal

Travel journal

What’s a better travel gift for Anglophiles than a travel journal with the UK passport design?

#25 A very British activity book

Fun British book

This British activity book is probably the funniest and most random book for Brits who moved abroad and would like to do some activities to rediscover their inner-brit. Or for people who would just like to feel what it’s like to be British.

The book includes the most random typical British things, such as making a list of things you can’t say without sounding sarcastic or keeping track of your crappy days!

Save these British gifts for Anglophiles

Make sure you save these British themed gifts for the next time you need to find the perfect present for an Anglophile!

British gifts for anglophiles