Alternative Advent Calendars 2020

With so many different Advent Calendars available for 2020, we take a look at some of our favourites to count down towards Christmas!

Vegan’s rejoice! Mummy Megan Advent Calendar (120g RRP £4.99). Packed with delicious, high quality Smoove Moove chocolates; the new Smoove Moove blend combines smooth dairy-free milk chocolate with deliciously creamy dark chocolate for an irresistible combination that melts in the mouth.

Another treat for vegans and chocolate lovers, comes in the form of NOMO’s latest offering. The people at NOMO believe that no-one needs to miss out on great tasting Chocolate this Christmas. Available from Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Amazon and NOMO’s Online Shop, both products have an RRP of £5.00 each. 

The Advent Calendar is filled with a selection of 12 Caramel & Sea Salt Choc and 12 Creamy Choc drops, with a message enclosed under each individual door. For gooey caramel lovers, NOMO’s Caramel Choc Drops are made with creamy choc and filled with smooth vegan caramel. Having launched the first ever smooth vegan caramel earlier this year, NOMO’s Caramel Choc Drops are the perfect gift or sharing selection for anyone who’s favourite flavour is caramel. 


The cute picture on the front has a story too, a little robin which appeared as Willow and Meagan Boyle, founders of the brand, sat in their garden during lockdown designing the range. This little fellow is sure to catch eyes in shops and homes around the country.

The calendar is available to buy now from hollandandbarrett.com (direct link here) and in Holland & Barrett stores.

We can’t get enough of Reese’s tasty peanut butter miniatures, so were thrilled to find they do an advent calendars allowing us to devour one tiny piece of delightful, delicious sweet treat daily. A mix of chocolate and white chocolate peanut butter cup miniatures behind every door and a surprise in no. 24, this will have Reese’s lovers jumping for joy. Available here.

Melissa and Doug have come up trumps this year with their gorgeous Countdown to Christmas Wooden Advent. It includes a magnetic wooden shaft and 24 magnetic decorations together with a star for the top of the tree. You can store the pieces away in the box to keep them for years to come. Buy it online here.

For more creative family members, you can’t go wrong with Aquabeads! Similar to iron-on-beads, Aquabeads magically join together by just spraying them with water. Mess free and great fun, the contains 25 surprises to make 15 Christmas creations. Buy now for RRP£19.99 here.

Countdown to Christmas in spectacular style this year with our Premium Pink Gin Advent Calendar. Together, the 12 treats will take you on a journey of fantastically pink gin exploration and what in the world could be better than that!? But online here.

This advent calendar contains:

  • 1 x Beefeater Pink Strawberry Flavoured Gin, 5cl (37.5% ABV)
  • 1 x Tiptree English Raspberry Gin Liqueur, 5cl (40% ABV)
  • 1 x Chase Pink Grapefruit & Pomelo Gin, 5cl (40% ABV)
  • 1 x Coastal Distillery Watermelon Gin, 5cl (37.5% ABV)
  • 1 x Pinkster Raspberry Gin, 5cl (37.5% ABV)
  • 1 x Whitley Neill Pink Grapefruit Gin, 5cl (43% ABV)
  • 1 x Edgerton Original Pink Gin, 5cl (43% ABV)
  • 1 x Chase Rhubarb & Bramley Apple Gin, 5cl (40% ABV)
  • 1 x Coastal Distillery Strawberries & Cream Gin, 5cl (37.5% ABV)
  • 1 x Shelly’s Raspberry Ripple Gin Liqueur, 5cl (23% ABV)
  • 1 x Gordon’s Pink Gin, 5cl (37.5% ABV)
  • 1 x Greenall’s Wild Berry Gin, 5cl (37.5% ABV)

Protein Ball Co. Advent Calendar, containing 24 individual protein balls in a range of tasty flavours. All are 100% natural with no added sugar and made from high quality ingredients. Available from www.theproteinballco.com

Coffee lovers can enjoy a new flavour coffee every morning thanks to Beanies. With 24 windows to open, you will find two new flavour sachets behind every door! What’s more, there are two different jars too! It even comes with its own super cool travel mug too, so you can enjoy your coffee on the go! Perfect! Buy online here.

Beauty Lovers will love this Advent Calendar from NIVEA.

The Christmas elves at NIVEA are excited to announce the launch of the highly-anticipated Advent Calendar for the 2020 festive season – the NIVEA Ski-Lodge Advent Calendar! Housed in a festive ski chalet design, this calendar comes complete with 24 pampering treats – from full and travel size NIVEA essentials, to deluxe beauty bonuses – ensuring your beauty regime doesn’t go off-piste this Christmas! 

Usually a sell-out success, you’ll have to be quick to get your hands on this year’s NIVEA Ski-Lodge Advent Calendar, which is available now on Amazon (RRSP £40.00*).