Is a hamper a good birthday gift?

Happy Birthday spelled out in silver balloons with bunting and backdrop

It’s not surprising that here at, we think that all occasions …and especially birthdays…are a great time to gift a hamper.

However, we don’t just ‘think’ hampers are a good birthday gift, we know there are a number of great benefits and positives.

Let’s explore these further....


7 reasons to buy a hamper as a birthday gift

Here are 7 great reasons why hampers are a good birthday gift, why your gift recipient will love their specially chosen hamper and why is a great place to buy from.


1. There is a really wide range of hampers to explore

We have over 100 hampers listed on our site. So, no matter who you are buying for, we are sure you will find a hamper that will be a suitable birthday gift.

Offering a wide range of choice also means you can return again and again to buy birthday gifts for the same people or lots of different people…and for more than just birthday celebrations.

We also work hard to update our product range, as well as offering great seasonal gift hampers, so you have even more birthday gift options to choose between.

2. There are birthday hampers to suit all budgets

Sometimes you are looking for a ‘little birthday present’, other times you are looking for a ‘luxury birthday gift’ and, once in a while, you are looking for that milestone, ‘absolutely outstanding’, birthday gift.

No matter the amount of money you want to spend, there is wide choice of hampers, with a range of products types and varieties, starting from as little as £29 through to over £200.

This means that whatever you feel you wish to spend, you can find something suitable in your price range.

Prosecco Rose Indulgence hamper - the perfect birthday gift for her

3. The hamper contents will suit all tastes and dietary preferences

From chocolate to wine…from sweets to cake…to vegan to alcohol free…you will find a birthday hamper containing great quality products suitable for all different types of tastes.

Furthermore, we offer white wine, red wine and rose wine. We offer all kinds of spirits, cocktails, Prosecco and Champagne, too. We offer sweet treats and also savoury delights. The variety of foods and beverages is endless!

We even have hampers based around favourite pastimes, such as gardening, cooking and pampering!

Hampers can also be easily tailored to suit different dietary requirements. Why is that important to us? Because we believe no one should miss out on the chance to receive a special birthday hamper bursting with products they can enjoy. We have non-alcoholic, gluten-free options and plant-based delights.

4. Products in a birthday hamper are very carefully selected

We are picky about our products!

Our development team are always meticulous about which products go in to our hampers, and also which products will complement each other, within the individual hampers themselves. We love to work with British-based businesses, as well as those working hard to be sustainable, purchase locally and source ethically.

Even our packing team are really pedantic – ensuring each product is placed carefully to ensure the wow factor when the birthday boy or girl lifts the lid on their surprise gift.


Close up of scones and birthday treats including a happy birthday emblazoned chocolate bar

5. Birthday hampers suit all types of relationships

Do you need a birthday gift for a neighbour? A friend?  A work colleague? A boss? A spouse? A parent? A sibling? A new love?

The list is endless – we buy birthday presents for all kinds of people in our lives. Sometimes, they are very close to us – loved ones and very special people. Other times, we are looking for a birthday gift for someone we don’t know that well or feel that close to.

No matter how well you know someone, you’ll find a hamper that will suit the occasion and be appropriate for your relationship with them.

If you know what they love – great! If you are not sure, we will still have something to suit. You can’t go wrong.

6. Hampers can be easily ordered online

We can’t always be with that special or important person on their birthday.

Being able to easily send or post a gift is essential.

Furthermore, you want to feel sure that even without physically seeing the birthday gift yourself, it will be high quality, packaged nicely, delivered with care and arrive on time.

With, you can be sure of all of these things. You can add a personalised gift message with your hamper to send your own ‘happy returns of the day’ message.

Take advantage of free delivery within the UK over £50. Plus, our hampers are available to order from outside the UK, to deliver within England, Scotland and Wales. Furthermore, we also have some hampers that can be sent internationally to countries including Australia, New Zealand and across mainland Europe.


Delivery information


7. The birthday hamper boxes and baskets are reusable

If you and your gift recipient care about sustainability, then this is another great reason why a hamper makes a good birthday gift. is incredibly proud to have been accredited with carbon neutral status, ensuring that our gifts are environmentally responsible and net carbon neutral.

Furthermore, all of our baskets and boxes are reusable. They can be used in a myriad of ways to become an extra gift in themselves.


Explore how to reuse a hamper


All of our cardboard boxes and packaging is also recyclable and where possible our products also use sustainable sources and recyclable packages too.



A birthday hamper from a company that cares

We hope you’ve enjoyed exploring the reasons why a hamper makes a good birthday gift. You can also be assured that when you choose a birthday from a company that care.

As well as sustainability and carbon neutrality, we work hard to build great relationships with our suppliers. Where possible we source locally and work with producers whose value align with ours.

Whilst we try to be competitive on price, quality and work environment comes first. We are really proud of our reputation with producers physically close to us in Oxfordshire, as well as local charity support. We also source many products from within the UK. Plus, for those further afield, we work hard to chose organisations that support communities within their own regions and countries.

Why is this important in a birthday hamper?

We know that our customers and their gift recipients are savvy – they care about the planet, fair trade and ethically produced products. That’s why we make sure that when they receive or buy a gift from us, they can feel proud about its source and carbon footprint too.

Ready to pick a birthday hamper? Great! Explore our fantastic range here:


Birthday gift hampers



This blog was posted 2023-07-26 11:04:00