All he wants for Xmas

Posted on 11th Dec 2014 Categories: Fashion

Hunting for Christmas gifts just got so much easier with our guide to the most coveted Christmas gifts for husbands, boyfriends, brothers and fathers around

A shotgun

a shotgunNo true country gent should be seen without his shotgun and what could be more longed for than traditional English gunmaker Longthorne’s elegant Hesketh.  Beautifully engraved with English scroll and a stock made from Turkish walnut, the barrel technology uses a single piece of steel, making them one of the strongest guns on the market and it offers exceptional accuracy. Each gun is made to measure, so the fit is perfect and ensures you will be the envy of every British gentleman in the field. Available in 20, 16 or 12-bore and bespoke guns cost from £13,900. Click here for details.

A fly-fishing trip

a fly fishing tripAll country gents love their sport, and what could be a more delightful surprise that 3 days’ fly-fishing for salmon trout and Arctic char on the Isle of Lewis. This Christmas voucher is available to be taken between April and June, includes full-board and accommodation in a Colonial hunting lodge. This offer at only £200, is a generous third off the lodge’s normal price. Your loved one will have the chance to cast over their choice of up to 80 clear water lochs, enjoying the island’s breathtaking wilderness. Click here for details.

A magazine subscription

a magazine subscriptionHere’s a gift that keeps on giving! A subscription to any one of the fantastic countryside titles such The Field, Shooting Times & Country Magazine or Country Life means that you’ll get a regular dose of the latest news on countryside issues and be the first to know where to be, what to wear and whose who on the countryside circuit. Plus nothing says you’re a man of the land quite like having one of these fantastic titles tucked beneath your arm. With subscriptions starting from as little as £20.99 and generous free gifts such as a bottle of Tattinger Champagne, it’s sure to put a smile on your loved one’s face. To buy a subscription click here.

Cashmere shooting socks

blank image Nothing says “I love you” like a pair of ultimate luxury cashmere shooting socks. Classy, distinct and sophisticated a hand-finished pair of cashmere Skye shooting socks from The House of Cheviot boldly states luxury and comfort and is the perfect accompaniment to a well-worn pair of wellies or breeks. These will make feet heavenly comfortable and he will hold you dearly in his heart when at the end of a long day outdoors, his feet are fresh as a daisy and as lively as when he’d just stepped out the door. Available in cardinal red, leaf bud green or regalia purple. £182. To buy shooting socks click here.

A hamper

a hamper Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a hamper, and you’d be hard pressed to find one more gratefully received than this Windsor Hamper from Fortnum & Mason. It offers an extravagant feast that will last the entire festive season! Recipients will enjoy a Magnum of vintage Champagne, a fruity King George Christmas pudding, triple smoked ham, wild salmon, whisky, damson & claret preserve, marmalade and Piccadilly Piccalilli to name just a few of its delights, for the princely sum of £1,000. Click here to buy.


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