St. Pancras' Top 10 Advent Calendars
The run up to Christmas has officially kicked-off, so to help toast the beginning of the festivities and to kindle a little Christmas spirit here's 10 of the best Advent Calendars you can find at St. Pancras. Handpicked by the St.P Team, we've put together an eclectic mix for children and adults.
1. Wake up to a little touch of Provence
Wake up to a little touch of Provence, France with L'Occitane's Luxury Beauty Advent Calendar. Packed with 24 of their bestselling skincare, fragrance and body care treats, this is the perfect Christmas countdown for the beauty conscious.
£79 (worth £98.50)
2. Jelly Belly Jelly Beans
One for the sweet-toothed amongst us. This calendar from the station's John Lewis & Partners features Mr Jelly Belly decorating his Christmas tree and contains a bag of Jelly Beans behind every window... everyday is a different flavour.
Flavours include your Jelly Belly favourites such as lemon, juicy pear and orange sherbet. As well as some special Christmas flavours like blueberry, buttered popcorn, candy cane, cranberry sauce and egg-nog...
3. Cath Kidston's Fabric Christmas Village Calendar
The great thing with wall-hanging Advent Calendars is that they can be brought out year-after-year and filled with your choice of gifts - making personalised Advent treats that extra bit special. This year's Cath Kidston cotton made calendar features 25 individually designed little pockets and a loop to hang on the wall.
4. Hamley's Lego Harry Potter Advent Calendar
Calling Harry Potter fans young and old, Hamley's St. Pancras now has this fantastic LEGO Harry Potter Advent Calendar ready and waiting for you.
Behind each of the 24 doors is a different LEGO Harry Potter figure or toy, as Christmas Day gets closer you'll be able to recreate some of the festive scenes from Hogwarts... such a magical concept!
5. 'Magic and Mayhem' Advent Calendar
Your countdown to Christmas just entered new levels of stylishness.
Jo Malone's coveted Advent Calendar features 24 beautifully scented surprises behind each door. Expect Jo Malone's signature perfumes and travel sized bath & beauty treats.
6. 24 Days of Stationery Joy
One of our personal favourites; Paperchase's 24 Days of Stationery Joy is perfect for the well-organised creatives. Expect to find notebooks, pens & pencils, a Paperchase voucher and so much more behind every door...
£35 (worth £50)
7. House of Chocolate
Panic over. Here's a chocolate one...
It wouldn't be right or fair to talk about Christmas Advent Calendars and not mention Fortnum & Mason. Behind every door of this Fortnum's Chocolate Advent Calendar is a delicious Colombian milk chocolate treat, made with a minimum of 35% cocoa solids... expect subtle floral notes.
8. Countdown to Christmas with Edinburgh Gin
With this Edinburgh Gin Advent Calendar from the station's John Lewis & Partners, the countdown to Christmas will be merry, warming and aromatic.
Each day brings different flavours including clean, fresh and spicy on the nose gins, with some offering hints of juniper, pine, lavender, soft spice and citrus. Expect 25 mini 5cl gin bottles. Perfect for the seasoned gin connoisseurs.
9. A Beautifully Scented Countdown
The White Company strike a great balance between beauty treats and homeware delights. This Advent Calendar contains 24 little indulgences for every day in the run up to Christmas. From wonderfully scented votive candles to skincare and pampering treats, The White Company's calendar will help add a little calm and serenity to a busy festive time of year.
£160 (worth £264)
10. Felt Ho-Ho-Ho Advent Calendar
White Stuff is St. Pancras' latest pop-up and they've brought some fantastic festive goodies with them, this DIY felt wall-hanging Advent Calendar for instance is a great edition which you'll keep for Christmases to come. St. Pancras has plenty of places to find some great pocket-fillers too.