Find your perfect Advent Calendar at Ealing Broadway

Gone are the days when advent calendars were exclusively chocolate and reserved only for little ones. Advent calendars are now bigger and better than ever and there really is something for everyone.

Whether your festive season is chocolate-filled, party-central or cosy nights in – Ealing Broadway has the advent calendar for you. So, get ready to deck the halls and count down the December days with our guide to your perfect advent calendar.

Night on the tinsel town

If you’re ready to get your sparkle on and make the most of party season, a beauty advent calendar might just be the thing for you.

Benefit 12 Merry Days Advent Calendar at Boots

Benefit 12 Merry Days Advent Calendar at Boots.

With lots of make-up must-haves tucked behind each door, beauty advent calendars are a great way to experiment with a range of different products or try a new brand at a great price, so it’s no surprise they are top of many people’s wish lists.

Packed with everything you’ll need for your festive fun, No7 and Benefit advent calendars are just a few of those on offer at Boots, with a great range also available at Superdrug.

Some of the biggest beauty brands have been known to sell out fast so make sure you get down to Ealing Broadway early so you don’t miss out.

Boots Beauty Treasures Advent Calendar.

Boots Beauty Treasures Advent Calendar.

Boots Advent Calendar for Him

Boots Advent Calendar for Him.


Best for: Make-up and beauty lovers


Silent night of bliss

There’s nothing quite like a long soak in a warm bath when the weather outside is frightful, and with a daily dose of bath and body treats, you’ll never want to leave your cosy oasis again.

Packed with everything from bath bombs, to gels, creams, masks and everything in between The Body Shop advent calendars are always popular choices.

The Body Shop Advent Calendars

The Body Shop Advent Calendars (*Image provided by The Body Shop).

Best for: Skincare obsessives

‘Tis the season for treats and nibbles

No longer are our choices limited to milk, dark, or white chocolate – with advent calendars now available with everything from cheddar cheese to gourmet popcorn and even spicy sriracha.

Percy Pig Advent Calendar at M&S

Percy Pig Advent Calendar at M&S.

Poundland and M&S have a range of advent calendars filled with quirky treats and nibbles sure to satisfy all your festive fancies.

Best for: Foodies

Mistletoe and wine

Many of us clink and toast our way through December, as gatherings and Christmas parties fill the month.

So, what could spread more festive cheer than a boozy advent calendar filled with your favourite tipples.

Whatever your drink of choice, there are options for gin fans, beer lovers and wine connoisseurs at M&S.

Best for: Connoisseurs – pro and amateur

Ho ho home

One of the best parts of the festive season is all of the familiar scents that go with it – from cosy cinnamon and apple, to the sweet smell of warm cookies and hot chocolate.

Yankee Candle Advent Calendar at Clinton Cards.

Yankee Candle Advent Calendar at Clinton Cards.

Enjoy the countdown with a candle advent calendar and a new festive scent each day - Yankee Candle is a very popular option, available in Clinton Cards and Boots.

Best for: New homeowners and candle lovers

Festive fun for the little one

Keep sugar levels low but excitement high when counting down to the big day with an advent calendar filled with toys instead of sweet treats.

Spread festive cheer all month long with Frozen, Peppa Pig and Lego advent calendars available at Argos.

Lego Advent Calendar in Waterstones
Lego Advent Calendar in Waterstones.

Best for: Little ones (on the ‘nice list’!).

All things books and stationery

Whether you could open a library with your book collection or have more pens and washi tape than you’ll ever get through, there’s an advent calendar out there for you.

Smiggle Advent Calendar with products spilling out

Smiggle Advent Calendar (*Image provided by Smiggle).

Head to WH Smith to shop your perfect stationery advent calendar or for little ones, the Smiggle advent calendar is sure to be a hit. Book lovers can unwrap a new story each day with an advent calendar filled with books from Waterstones.

Best for: Doodlers and bookworms

A Christmas craft

For a truly perfect fit and an ideal festive gift for someone, make your own advent calendar packed with personalised treats.

Build the calendar with supplies from Poundland, then secretly pack it with 24 of their favourite things for a thoughtful surprise each day.

Best for: Crafters and family fun

The Christmas classic

Lindt Chocolate Calendar available in WH Smith

Lindt Chocolate Calendar available in WH Smith.

Sometimes, you just can’t beat the original and nothing spreads joy like chocolate at breakfast.

Traditionalists can find their favourite Cadburys or Nestlé chocolate advent calendars from Tesco and Poundland or for a touch of luxury, the M&S advent calendar is a popular choice too.

Swiss Golden Blond Chocolate Advent Calendar at M&S.

Swiss Golden Blond Chocolate Advent Calendar at M&S.

Best for: Chocoholics

Whether you’re looking for an advent calendar for adults, or something for your little elves, it’s best to hit the shops early to make sure you get your hands on the one you want. For the full list of stores on offer at Ealing Broadway, visit our Eat Drink Shop page.

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