Scottish gifts for men: Christmas gift guide 2017 – part 2

Following on from our Scottish Christmas gift guide, here is some more inspiration if you’re struggling to think of Scottish gifts for men. We give you some ideas of the best Scottish gifts for Xmas whether you’re looking for handmade Scottish gifts or Scottish-themed Christmas presents for those people who love the Scottish Highlands and […]

Following on from our Scottish Christmas gift guide, here is some more inspiration if you’re struggling to think of Scottish gifts for men. We give you some ideas of the best Scottish gifts for Xmas whether you’re looking for iconhandmade Scottish gifts or Scottish-themed Christmas presents for those people who love the Scottish Highlands and Islands as much as you do. We think these are ideal for men but they are ideal for anyone. If you see something you’d like for yourself, why not send a link to this page as a subtle hint.

Here’s our selection of the best Scottish gifts for men:

For explorers – Ordnance Survey maps and personalised maps to celebrate a special location plus an exclusive offer for you

Whether he’s into walking, cycling or climbing he’s going to need a maps so check out the Ordnance Survey website. Their range includes printed paper maps, digital mapping, outdoor products including a Ben Nevis trek towel and one of our favourite gift ideas, personalised maps.

Scottish gifts for men - OS Ben Nevis Giant Trek Towel
OS Ben Nevis Giant Trek Towel

Personalised maps

Ordnance Survey Custom Made maps are a wonderful way to celebrate a special location in someone’s life. You can select an area, perhaps a favourite holiday destination, where you got engaged or married, or where you live. It’s up to you and you can also upload a cover photo and add your own title. The personalised map can be used or just kept as a memento.

Extra 10% off Ordnance Survey gifts

We’re really pleased to share with you an exclusive voucher code for an extra 10% off mappy gifts, including those already in the sale!

Voucher code: EXTRA10MPG

This code applies to the following items:

  • Custom made maps
  • Paper maps
  • Trek towels – Ben Nevis, Scaffel Pike, and Snowdon
  • Adventure Map
  • ST&G Cheeky Map and Tasty Map
  • Lifeventure Phone Case
  • OS hydroseal map case
  • Historical Maps

Ordnance Survey MapsBuy from Ordnance Survey

Present for the man who loves cooking – Love Scotland Apron

For the man who loves Scotland and cooking, this sturdy, cotton apron features Gillian Kyle’s hand-drawn Love Scotland design with images of castles to haggis and puffins to pipers.

Scottish gifts for men - love Scotland apron

Buy from Gillian Kyle Gift and Home

£18

For the art lover – Scotland map watercolour print

This rich watercolour map print of Scotland would be a stunning addition to any room and is available with two background colour options and a choice of having the print with the “Scotland” text or just the map on its own.

Scottish gifts for men - Scotland map watercolourBuy from Artpause

£17

Scottish gifts for men who like whisky

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society membership

Treat any whisky fans in your life to membership to The Scotch Malt Whisky Society so they can enjoy discovering the world’s widest collection of single cask whiskies. Membership benefits include exclusive access to around 20 new whiskies and spirits in their monthly Outturn, entry for the member and up to three guests to the Society’s four Members’ Rooms in Edinburgh and London, tasting events, discounted dram prices at all SMWS partner bars across the UK and the rest of the world, and a free subscription to Unfiltered, their award-winning members’ magazine.

Memberships from only £65

Angel’s Share Whisky Dropper

This stylish whisky dropper is the perfect way to add a drop or two of water to a dram of his favourite whisky so it tastes just right. The whisky dropper is hand-crafted from glass and its clever design allows greater control over your whisky dilution as it only releases one drop at a time. Read our blog post about the Angel’s Share Whisky Dropper.

Angel's Share Whisky Dropper wiith thistle topper
Angel’s Share Whisky Dropper wiith thistle topper

Buy from Amazon

From £15

A bottle of whisky

The first that every whisky lover really wants is probably a bottle of Scotch whisky. Flavourly has over 140 whisky gifts in their bottle shop from Auchentoshan (one of my favourites) to Talisker and also has some great gift packs which are ideal for Christmas and birthday presents.

Buy from Flavourly

Harris Tweed cap

Woven on the Outer Hebrides, Harris tweed is an iconic fabric making this a great gift for the hat-wearing man in your life.

Buy from Amazon

A surprise holiday or mini-break

Imagine your loved one’s face when they open a present on Christmas day to find you’ve booked them a surprise holiday or long weekend. We have lots of great places to stay in the Scottish Highlands and Islands in our online directory whether you want a self-catering cottage, hotel or B&B.

If a luxury hotel break in Inverness sounds like the ideal gift for him, take a look at the Winter Warmer Special Offer at the Kingsmills Hotel.

What Scottish gifts are you buying for the men in your life?

Have you got any ideas for Scottish gifts for men that you’d like to share with us? If so, post your suggestions in the comments. If you’re a business making gifts in Scotland and you’d like to feature on our blog, please contact us as we love to celebrate items handmade in Scotland, particularly  in the Scottish Highlands and Islands.

Want more Scottish gifts?

We will be posting more Scottish gift ideas over the next few weeks, so sign up to our email list or follow us on social media so you don’t miss out. If you missed our first post about Scottish gifts, you can read it on our blog now along with Scottish gifts for her.

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