Christmas gift ideas for Downton Abbey fans

From 20s-style hats and flapper-inspired dresses, to Downton Abbey day trips and official merchandise, please the period drama fan in your life this Christmas

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Do you know a Downton Abbey aficionado? Perhaps your quick-witted mother-in-law models herself on Violet Crawley? Maybe your mate has delusions of aristocratic grandeur?

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Make them happy this festive period with our top ten Christmas presents for Downton Abbey fans…


Kitsch kimono 

Keep covered up in style with this silk 1920s-esque kimono. Perfect for lazy Sunday mornings, lounging around in your drawing room or taking on “sketching” trips. 

From £38. Buy here

Tasteful toiletries 

All that drama surrounding Lady Cora’s soap would have been averted if she’d owned this vintage-inspired elixir bottle. Simply instruct your maid to fill the bathtub and wash those upper-class troubles away…  

From £12.50. Buy here

Cute cloche 

Bat your lashes at your suitors from under the brim of a hat like Lady Mary’s. Just remember to go upstairs before you dare take it off…

From £29. Buy here

Classic crockery

Dream of Greek philosophers and advanced algebra while whipping up egg whites à la Daisy. Mason Cash have been making mixing bowls since the early 1800s and Mrs Patmore’s kitchen is genuinely stocked with them. 

From £19.50. Buy here

Grand games 

Choose to be a maid or a footman and navigate your way through the Abbey’s halls and corridors, completing tasks for Carson in a suitably speedy fashion. It’s a bit like Cluedo, if you swapped dead bodies and crime-solving for chores and chastisement. 

From £24.99. Buy here

Flapper fringe

Gold. Sequins. Fringing. See the New Year in like a jazz-loving liberal or simply pop it on to watch the Christmas special… 

From £75. Buy here

Status symbol

Make sure everyone is aware of your social standing with this incredibly tasteful t-shirt. We are 99% sure it’s what Robert wears underneath his dinner jacket. 

From £18.99. Buy here 

Downton day trip 

Walk in the footsteps of the Dowager Countess, have a morning cuppa at Mr Drewe’s Yew Tree Farm and visit Grantham House, as well as other locations from the drama. One for truly dedicated Downtonians…

From £190 for two. Buy here

Catch up with the Crawleys

Relive the dramas of the past series: secret love children, illicit hotel trips, improper propositions, romantic engagements, arrests and all. 

From £19.99. Buy here

Save face

Want to meet a lucky heiress under the mistletoe this Christmas? Become as fancy as a footman or as suave as a seriously eligible member of the aristocracy with Rehab London, which is used by the makeup team behind the scenes of the show. 

From £9.50. Buy here

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