Unusual Gift Experiences Edinburgh
December 31, 2023
Nestled within the cobbled streets and historic landscapes of Edinburgh lies a treasure trove of extraordinary gift experiences waiting to be discovered! Say goodbye to conventional presents and immerse yourself in a world of the unusual, the unexpected, and the utterly unforgettable.
We unveil a curated collection of unique gift experiences that will not only surprise your loved ones but also create lasting memories against the backdrop of Scotland's capital city. From hidden gems to quirky adventures, join us as we unwrap the magic of Edinburgh's most unusual gift experiences.
Festive Afternoon Tea at Prestonfield
Just ten minutes from the city centre, give the gift of luxury with a Prestonfield Afternoon Tea gift experience. Served beside crackling log fires in the colder months and on their beautiful lawns in the summer, Prestonfield is as opulent as it is historical. You can read all about the rich history of the grand estate on their website and discover their elegant Afternoon tea vouchers to spoil someone who deserves it, no matter the occasion.
Gift Experiences at The Witchery
What better gift to present to a loved one than with an experience that they can treasure forever? The timeless charms of our dining rooms will set alight the flame of romance in our famous gothic style, perfect for a couple for an anniversary or birthday gift. Share a meal and toast to an evening of delectable food and wine in the glow of our candlelight.
For a night to remember, gift a stay in one of our nine unique suites, each lavish, glamorous and romantic! View our gift experiences and delight someone special with a trip to Edinburgh that they will never forget.
The Scotsman Picturehouse Gift Experience
Whether for friends, family or a partner, the Scotsman Picturehouse offers the very best in a cinema experience. With comfortable plush seating, delectable cocktails, classic films and new releases all in a luxury setting, cinema just got glamorous!
Browse their gift vouchers for a thoughtful gift that will transcend the ordinary.
Magical Cocktail Class
Looking for something a little whimsical? Then a Department of Magic gift voucher could be just the thing to get their quill quivering! Offering a host of fun cocktails that you can craft at your table, be transported to a world of magic as you try your hand at potion making. In addition, the venue offers magical-themed escape rooms that you can solve together to complete your day of whimsy!
You can even request your gift voucher to be printed on parchment for that extra magical feel and, as the city that inspired a popular children’s book series, what better city to experience it in? You can find out more about the Department of Magic on their website, and view their gift vouchers here.
Powerboat Driving Experiences Edinburgh
Take to the water for a day among the spray with a powerboat driving experience. With all the thrill of a fast ride as you cut through the swells, this gift voucher is the perfect choice for thrill seekers! Perfect for Father’s Day or birthdays and Christmas! Valid for 12 months, learn how to drive the RIB and soak in all the sites along the Firth of Forth in Queensferry along the way.
Learn more on their website and impress with this unique gift!
Johnnie Walker & Glenkinchie Distillery Tour Edinburgh
Embark on a journey into the heart of Scotch whisky with an exclusive gift voucher that extends an invitation to experience the exquisite art of whisky-making at the renowned Glenkinchie Distillery. This immersive package guarantees a day filled with discovery, education, and the pleasure of savouring exceptional whiskeys. An excellent choice for whisky lovers!
Discover their gift voucher experiences here.
Helicopter Tours & Rides Scotland
Taek to the skies and kick your gift-giving prowess up a notch and spoil someone special with a helicopter tour over the city. Soar over Edinburgh Castle, Firth of Fourth and the winding paths of Old Town on your 60-minute flying experience. The ideal gift for an adrenaline seeker!
For an extra thrill, you can even upgrade the experience with a co-pilot session in the cockpit. View the voucher here.
Blacksmithing Experience Edinburgh
Get hands-on and gift someone a Blacksmithing Class in Edinburgh - talk about unique! Dash off socks and mugs this year, and opt for this one-of-a-kind gift voucher for Christmas or a birthday. Taking place at Athelstane Forge, rediscover an ancient trade or discover a new hobby.
Using the skills you will learn in the class, you will make a small object like a bottle opener or hook to take home with you as a trophy for your great day out in Edinburgh. Learn more and browse the voucher types here.