The Best Alternative Christmas Advent Calendars For 2019

Including marshmallows, tea, socks, cheese, coffee, jewellery and much more!
The Best Alternative Christmas Advent Calendars For 2019

There are so many advent calendars available for Christmas 2019. You certainly don't have to settle for just chocolate or sweets anymore!

We have found some brilliant alternative advent calendars for 2019 from cheese advents to tea advents, so if you're on the look out for something a bit different then take a look at our favourites.

Offers On Alternative Advent Calendars

Disney Ladies Ankle Socks Advent Calendar, RRP £30

This has got to be one of my favourite advent calendars for 2019! The Disney Ladies Ankle Socks Advent Calendar sells out so quickly but you are in luck as not only is it in stock it has had a price drop too! The calendar includes 12 pairs of Disney socks with all your favourite characters on.

Available now at Boots* (£20 was £30)

Marks and Spencer Cheese Advent Calendar, RRP £15

We don't want to sound cheesy but you're going to LOVE this NEW Advent Calendar. With 24 M&S bite-size cheddars and a special Santa cheese for Christmas Day, what's not to love? Pass me the biscuits...!

Available in store now at M&S* (£15)

The Digital Family Festive Movie Advent Calendar, RRP £25

The perfect gift to bring the magic of the cinema to your living room! Behind each door is your ticket to a fantastic family movie night with a HD Digital Movie Code to download & keep your favourite family titles.

There's over £80 worth of movies which are easy to watch on all your devices: Smart TV, tablet, laptop and mobile. Including Arthur Christmas, Peter Rabbit, Matilda, Annie, The Smurfs: The Lost Village, Men In Black, Stuart Little, Hotel Transylvania, Christmas with the Kranks, The Emoji Movie, Jumanji (1995) and Oliver!

Available now at Zoom* (£25)

Ilchester Cheese Advent Calendar, RRP £10

For the past two years the cheese advent calendar has been a bestseller. It's back for 2019, hoorah! The calendar was packed with 24 cheeses which boasted lots of different flavours.

Inside you will find seven varieties of cheese: Jarlsberg, Applewood, Edam, Red Leicester, Wensleydale, Cheddar and a limited edition Wensleydale gingerbread cheese!

Available now at Sainsbury's* (£5), Amazon* (£15.99) and instore at Asda* (£8)

Official Friends Advent Calendar, RRP £18

Could this advent calendar be any more exciting? If you are a fan of Friends then this is the only advent calendar you will need for Christmas 2019!

The calendar includes a combination of themed charms, keyrings and pin badges plus a bracelet (with ‘how you doin” and ‘Regina Phalange’ in-jokes aplenty). For less than £20, we imagine fans will clear the shelves pretty fast!

Available now at Amazon* (£12 was £18)

The Snaffling Pig Co Pork Scratching Advent Calendar, RRP £17.50

If you prefer a savoury snack as you count down to the big day then why not treat yourself to a Pork Scratching Advent Calendar! The Snaffling Pig Co have released their 2019 Pork Crackling Advent Calendar and it is set to be a big seller this Christmas. Behind each of the 24 doors you will find a mini bag of The Snaffling Pig Co Pork Crackling to enjoy!

Available now at The Snaffling Pig Co* (£10), IWOOT* (£12.99), Amazon* (£15)

Hot Chocolate Advent Calendar, RRP £20

If Christmas to you entails a mug of hot chocolate whilst watching endless Christmas films then we have got the perfect advent calendar to help you countdown to Christmas with. This Hot Chocolate Advent Calendar contains sachets of luxury Italian flavoured hot chocolates to enjoy including Dark, White, Mint, Orange, Cinnamon, Hazelnut, Chilli, Vanilla and many others.

SOLD OUT at John Lewis & Partners*

Kellog's Cereal Bar Advent Calendar, RRP £8.99

The Kellog's Cereal Bar Advent Calendar is back for a second year running!

Including 24 tasty cereal bar versions of our favourite breakfasts, such as Coco Pops, Frosties, Rice Krispies and Squares bars. Plus there's at least one Pop Tart treat included too!

Available now at Amazon* (£9.99)

Gourmet Marshmallow Advent Calendar, RRP £17.50

The World’s first gourmet Marshmallow Advent Calendar returns for its third year. Behind each door, you’ll find a delicious piece of handmade gourmet marshmallow in a selection of sumptuous flavours. The Gourmet Marshmallow Advent Calendar features six alternating flavours which include: Salted Caramel, Butterscotch, Gingerbread, Mint Choc Chip, Milk and Cookies and S’mores! Plus an extra special treat on the final day!

Available now at The Naked Marshmallow Co* (£8.75), Not On The High Street* (£13.65 delivered)

Paperchase 2019 Stationery Advent Calendar, RRP £35

If you would much prefer a new pen than a box of chocolates then we have the advent calendar for you! The Paperchase 2019 advent calendar has arrived and it's pretty awesome! Expect to find notebooks, pens and pencils, a Paperchase voucher and so much more. The contents add up to over £50 so you are really saving a bundle here too.

Available now at Paperchase* (£35)

24 Days Of Tea Advent Calendar, RRP £20

I'll admit it, I like nothing more than sitting down with a good cup of tea and a book, especially in the Winter months. There's something so cosy about a cup of tea. I love the idea of this 24 Days Of Tea Advent Calendar, which includes different blends of fruit and fine teas to enjoy. It's a great buy at £20 and makes a great alternative to alcoholic advent calendars.

Available now exclusively at John Lewis and Partners*.

Beanies Coffee Christmas Advent Calendar, RRP £20

I love a Beanies coffee! They are low in calories and so are great if you are following a low calorie diet. Plus they come in lots of different flavours so you are really getting a treat!

This is the first ever Beanies Advent Calendar and includes a very generous 46 x Beanies stick sachets in assorted flavours and 1 x Jar of Beanies Flavour Coffee all for £20! This is a great gift to share around the office!

Available now atBeanies* (£10), Amazon* (£16.99)

The Protein Ball Co. Advent Calendar, RRP £19.99

If you’re a gym buff then this protein ball advent calendar is the one for you! Packed with 24 different protein balls, you’ll be fuelled up for the day ahead, guilt-free and still get to enjoy the fun of opening an advent calendar. It's vegan too!

Flavours include: Peanut Butter + Jam, Raspberry Brownie, Lemon + Pistachio and Goji + Coconut, Peanut Butter, Cacao + Orange, Coconut + Macadamia and Cherry Bakewell. Plus, behind door number 24 is a special Christmas-flavoured protein ball!

Available now atThe Protein Ball Co.*

Pringles Advent Calendar, RRP £7.99

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Christmas isn't complete without a tube or two of Pringles! Chips and dips are the way to go at Christmas time so that's why I will be heading to my nearest B&M and picking up one of these Pringles Advent Calendars!

Each pack contains 12 40g cans of crisps including three original flavour cans, three salt and vinegar, three sour cream and onion, and three Texas BBQ sauce flavour.

Available instore now at B&M*

Joe & Seph's Gourmet Popcorn Advent Calendar, RRP £25

Now I hear what you're saying, £25 for popcorn! But hear me out, they are so delicious! They are thickly coated in gorgeous flavours and toppings such as cookies and cream, chocolate orange and banoffee pie. Their 2019 alternative advent calendar gives you the chance to sample various flavours every day for 24 days.

Available now at Joe & Seph's*25)

12 Days Of Mrs Bridges Preserves, RRP £19.99

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If you cannot go through your day without a bit of jam on toast then this advent calendar will be right up your street! The 12 Days of Mrs Bridges Preserves includes small versions of Mrs Bridges’ signature jams, preserves, curds and marmalades. They are all in different flavours and would be lovely for an afternoon treat at Christmas!

Available now at Lakeland* (£19.99)

kikki.K Stationery Lover's Advent Calendar RRP £90

So this stationery themed advent calendar is basically a luxury, grown-up version of the Smiggle advent calendar! kikki.K is a Swedish brand that is well known for it's gifts and stationery.

From sweet star-covered pens to stickers, candles, little notepads and inspiring quotes, every day holds a new little surprise in the run up to Christmas Day. It is on the pricier side at £90 (ouch!) but if you love your stationery on the fancy side then this ones for you!

Available now at Selfridges* (£90)

Yankee Candle Advent Calendars, RRP From £24.99

This year Yankee Candle are giving us not one, not two but THREE beautiful advent calendars to choose from. First up is the Wreath Advent Calendar priced at £24.99. This lovely advent includes 24 doors to open each with a scented tealight and a tealight holder. Available at Yankee Candle* for just £17.49 instead of £24.99.

Next up is the Book Advent Calendar*which is priced at £34.99. This also has 24 doors to open but has a mixture of tealights and votives.

Finally if you want to push the boat out then go for the Yankee Candle Christmas Tower Advent Calendar*. It retails for £79.99 but is down to £59.99.

Available now at selected retailers

Popaball 12 Days Of Pimp Your Prosecco, RRP £29.99

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The perfect advent calendar for Prosecco fans! Now you can enjoy a prosecco cocktail every night in the run up to Christmas! This advent contains everything you will need to give your prosecco an upgrade for the festive season!

With different flavoured Popaball's, chunky straws and of course a touch of rose gold shimmer to add to your prosecco, it is the ultimate in cocktail chic!

Available now at Popaball* (£29.99)

Whittards Hot Chocolate Advent Calendar For Two, RRP £45

Christmas is a time for giving and of course sharing so why not share your advent calendar this year. Whittards have designed the Hot Chocolate Advent Calendar For Two with sharing in mind. Inside you will find 24 days worth of hot chocolate sachets in 8 delectable flavours. Each day you will find TWO sachets behind a door, perfect for sharing with a loved one!

SOLD OUT at Whittards* (£45)

Happy Socks Sock Advent Calendar RRP £199.95

Now I have heard it all! Yes you read that right this is in fact... a sock advent calendar! We all know that socks are probably one of the most gifted items at Christmas time so why not treat yourself to a brand new pair every day!

This Happy Socks Advent Calendar provides you with a pair of socks daily for 24 days. These aren't just a cheap pair of socks though, Happy Socks are unique, fashion forward and built to last.

Available now exclusively at John Lewis and Partners* (£104.96)

Gemstone Geological Advent Calendar, RRP £50

The first of it's kind, this is a unique and original Advent Calendar with a difference. The Gemstone Geology Advent Calendar introduces a new gemstone every day.

The personalised box is full of 24 individually packaged and numbered gemstones and fossils, all with an information card. One to open for each day of advent. There is also a drawstring cloth bag to keep the contents in once opened. They would make a lovely keepsake.

SOLD OUT at Not On The High Street* (£50)

Yankee Candle Home Inspiration Advent Calendar, RRP £15

The Best Alternative Christmas Advent Calendars For 2018

If you can't stretch to the Yankee Candle price tag then why not go for their Home Inspiration range. They have released an advent calendar for 2019 featuring 24 tealights in a variety of 5 festive fragrances; Winter Glow, Cranberry Ice, Christmas Memories, Christmas Cookie, Macaroon Treats.

SOLD OUT at Asda George* (£15)

M&S Christmas Jewellery Advent Calendar, RRP £19.50

The Marks & Spencer Christmas Jewellery Advent Calendar is a brand new addition for 2019. The set includes a different charm behind each door, which can be interchanged with the earrings and necklaces included. It's much more affordable at just £19.50 too!

Available now at Marks & Spencer* (£19.50)

Nespresso Advent Calendar, RRP £25

The Nespresso Advent Calendar is new for 2019, it's a god send for any one who owns a Nespresso coffee machine. This advent calendar provides you with a surprise a day with capsules from December 1st to 23rd and a gift on the 24th. It's limited edition so move fast to get your hands on one.

Available now at Nespresso* (£25)

Refillable Dog Biscuit Advent Calendar, RRP £27.95

We can't leave our furry friends out at Christmas time that's for sure! If you want to treat your four-legged friend to an advent calendar then this Refillable Dog Biscuit Advent Calendar makes a bit of a change from the norm! You can reuse this advent calendar year after year, just add your dogs favourite biscuits to it and they can enjoy it for many Christmases to come!

Available now at Not On The High Street* (Now £19.57 was £27.95)

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  • Clare R.

    cheese advent calendars:heart_eyes:

    • Holly P.

      Cheese and Pringles we need these

      • Kel D.

        omg cheese ..I love cheese xxxx

        • Megan P.

          Wow I actually want all of them

          • Sarah M.

            cheese advent calendar!! :cheese::cheese::cheese::cheese:

            • Ann C.

              cheese advent calendar - yaaaaaaaaaaaaasssss!! :heart_eyes::pray_tone1::kissing_heart::wink: xxx

              • Ashlean B.

                Defo getting one this year ha xx

                • Lynne S.

                  get a Pringles one to go with cheese one :grin:

                  • Rachel W.

                    they have a pork scratching done

                    • Fiona C.

                      Hell yes...and pringles :laughing::laughing:

                      • Gill O.

                        Shame the Pringles is only 12 days!!!!

                        • Thomas F.

                          Someone mentioned this at work today. Sounds awesome! Haha.

                          • Selina H.

                            Omg I need the cheese one in my life !!! Xxx

                            • Laura B.

                              Amazing! Both Doug and I will be happy!!

                              • Shellie W.

                                I'd do the cheese and pringles :joy: have a wee combo every day xx

                                • Lauraax M.

                                  My thoughts exactly!! Like a wee cheese and cracker :joy::joy: xxx

                                  • Andy F.

                                    Wanted one last year but missed it. Gonna get one the day it’s on sale xx

                                    • Dawn T.

                                      Haha! They would love this. :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:

                                      • Emma T.

                                        Omg I need to get ivy the Pringles one! :joy:

                                        • Michael W.

                                          I saw yesterday, cereal one looks cool