The Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide

DC Thomson Shop Christmas Gift Guide 2019

Christmas shopping doesn’t need to be a chore! This year we have done all the hard work for you so you can find the best Christmas presents for all of the important people in your life. Our Christmas Gift Guide 2019 has some great gift ideas so you can tick everyone off your list in plenty of time for Christmas. Packed full of presents for the whole family, our range features subscriptions, books, hampers, jewellery and much more. Merry Christmas!


Gifts For Her

Are you looking for the perfect Christmas gift for her? Whether it’s for a mum, sister, aunt or close friend, we have the perfect gift solution for her this Christmas. Featuring everything from a subscription to their favourite magazine to gorgeous jewellery they can treasure for years to come. Our range also includes gin & wine gifts, personalised keepsakes and luxury food gifts she would love to unwrap on Christmas morning.


Fiction Pack 2019

This book pack includes the My Weekly and The People’s Friend Annuals for 2020.  Packed full of stories, easy puzzles, recipes and fun facts, the Fiction Pack is the ideal gift for her this Christmas.

My Weekly Subscription

A My Weekly subscription is a fantastic gift for women who love celebrity news, fashion and beauty tips and entertaining brain-teasers. Every issue features captivating fiction, tasty recipes and excellent advice from our range of experts plus they’ll get each issue before they’re even in the shops!

Personalised Crystal Cut Gin Glass

An ideal gift for a gin lover, this gorgeous crystal cut gin glass is engraved to order with a name of your choice. We will engrave the side of your glass in a gorgeous script font, it could be a name or fun wording. Show her you know her with this truly thoughtful

André Rieu Christmas Down Under DVD

Make this Christmas magical with André Rieu & his Johan Strauss Orchestra. The Christmas Down Under DVD features plenty of festive fun and classic Christmas tunes – a great gift choice for fans of “The King of the Waltz.”

Love You To Pieces Necklace

A sweet personalised puzzle piece necklace, the perfect Christmas gift for a special lady. Our quality floating locket is filled with tiny jigsaw pieces, one single piece expertly personalised and engraved with up to three characters of your choice.

Platinum Subscription

Platinum is the perfect gift for women who are up-to-date in both style and attitude, and interested in exploring the world around them. A Platinum subscription is great for women in the prime of their lives, who enjoy having the time of their lives. From in-depth reads to the latest from the world of wellbeing Platinum is packed with great articles they’ll love every month.

Gifts For Him

There’s something to appeal to all tastes in our Christmas gift range for him. Whether they are a whisky lover or football fanatic – you will find the perfect gift for all the men in your life right here. Show them you know them with personalised football book or choose from our annuals & calendars range for the perfect stocking filler while a magazine subscription is the gift that will keep on giving.

Personalised Football Newspaper Book

This personalised football book is the ideal gift for the football-lover in your life. With detailed info on the history of their favourite team, they can relive the greatest moments through newspaper coverage of the time. There’s plenty of teams to choose from and you can even have their name embossed on the front of the book for that extra special touch.

Scots Mag Subscription

With breath-taking photography and articles celebrating Scotland’s rich urban and rural life, a subscription to The Scots magazine is the ideal gift for anyone who loves all things Scotland. From the great outdoors to Scotland’s vibrant cities The Scots magazine celebrates the diversity of Scotland in each monthly issue, showcasing our incredible scenery, vibrant culture and fabulous people.

Commando Subscription

A subscription to Commando Comics makes a unique gift for boys, young and old, who love action and adventure stories. Each story takes you to the heart of the battle on land, at sea, and in the air. With 106 epic tales of bravery in battle, why not give a Commando subscription to your hero this Christmas and they’ll be guaranteed to get each issue posted direct to their personal HQ.

The Broons Personalised Annual 2020

This unique gift is the perfect gift for fans of Scotland favourite family! Treat yerself or relative, tae a richt load o’ laughs wi’ a grand personal touch! The very dab this Christmas!

Whisky Lovers Letter Box Hamper

If you can’t be there to hand over the perfect gift this Christmas, send one that fits perfectly through their letter box. This whisky gift is full of delicious treats including two mini single malts, nuts & a selection of different shortbreads.

It’s A Team Game

A brand new hardback book celebrating football teams from the good old days when Scottish football was harder, muddier and better.  The book features star players and unsung heroes in many never-before-seen line up photos.  It’s a Team Game is the perfect gift for the football fan in your life this Christmas.

Gifts For Kids

It can be tricky to find a meaningful gift for children at Christmas time. Our fantastic selection of gifts will stand the test of time and keep on delighting them even after all the Christmas magic is over. Choose from timeless classics, including Beano, The Broons and Oor Wullie and The Dandy, as well as modern-day keepsakes personalised just for them.

Beano Subscription

Keep the kids entertained for hours with a subscription to Beano. Each comic visits the crazy world of Beanotown, following all their favourites including Minnie the Minx, The Bash Street Kids and of course Dennis, on all their weekly adventures. Every issue is packed full of jokes, mischief and above all, FUN! A subscription means they’ll get every issue before it’s even in the shops, it’s the perfect gift for any Beano fan.

Jacqueline Wilson Subscription

The Official Jacqueline Wilson mag makes a great gift for Jacqueline Wilson fans and for kids that love to read, write and create.  Based on the award-winning author’s books and characters, the monthly magazine includes facts about Jacqueline, drawing tips from Nick Sharratt, exclusive sneak peeks plus loads more!

Double Trouble Pack with Christmas Special

The best-selling Double Trouble pack has had a sprinkle of Christmas mischief with the addition of the brand new Beano Christmas Special 2019. Join all your favourite characters from the Beano & Dandy for plenty of jokes, stories and puzzles. The perfect stocking filler!

Peter Rabbit Soft Toy

Introduce the next generation to the classic stories of Beatrix Potter with this loveable Peter Rabbit soft toy complete with a super soft Christmas sack to add a touch of Christmas magic. It might just be your little one’s new best friend.

Personalised Frozen 2 Book

After six years, Frozen is back with the highly anticipated, Frozen 2! If you know a Frozen fan, this personalised book would make the perfect gift. It features all of their favourite characters Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Sven & Olaf – and the recipient’s name written into the story! You can even write a personal message in the opening page for an extra special touch.

John Beswick Snowdog Money Bank

The Snowdog Money Bank is a wonderful gift for boys and girls.  Inspired by the well-loved film “The Snowman and the Snowdog”, this money bank evokes the magic and wonder of Christmas for children.  Hand-painted and gift-boxed, this would make a lovely Christmas present for a special little boy or girl.

Food and Drink Gifts

Wish them a merry Christmas with an indulgent gift of festive food and wine.  Get into the spirit of the season with delicious shortbread, moreish chocolates and traditional fare such as fruit cake and Christmas pudding.  Our range of spectacular gin gifts feature new and exclusive festive gins – everything you need to make Christmas merry!

Gin Bothy Christmas Gift Box

Give them an extra special Christmas surprise this year with this collection of festive artisan gins, including gingerbread, mulled and amaretto flavours.  Presented in a gift box, this selection is handcrafted in the glens of Scotland and would make the perfect Christmas gift for the gin lover in your life.

Christmas To A Tea

There’s nothing nicer than a festive afternoon tea and this lovely gift basket includes tea, cake, chocolates and everything you need to recreate it at home.  A wonderful treat for loved ones with a sweet tooth!

Walkers Festive Hamper  

This indulgent hamper is full of melt-in-the-mouth Walkers shortbread and festive delicacies including fruit cake and mince pies.  With something to delight every member of the family, this is a brilliant hamper packed full of festive cheer.

Yard of Gin

A fantastic new gift idea for anyone who loves gin.  Packaged in a beautiful gold-foiled gift box, Yard of Gin features twelve exquisite premium gins for them to discover including Mason’s, Sipsmith and Edinburgh gins.  A unique and thoughtful gift!

Love From Santa 

Presented in a red festive sack, this delightful Christmas gift is ideal to send to a real foodie this festive season.  This lovely gift includes merlot, mince pies, fudge and chocolate amongst other indulgent festive treats.

White Christmas 

A stunning luxury gift, this hamper is the ultimate way to say merry Christmas this year. Indulge loved ones with this gorgeous gift containing a huge selection of wine, savoury and sweet treats, all presented in a unique wooden crate.

Overseas gifts

If you struggle to find the perfect gift to send to loved ones overseas, then look no further than our collection of brilliant gifts.  All of these gifts can be delivered to loved ones overseas, giving them a lovely taste of home this Christmas.  Featuring everything from hampers and books to a subscription to their favourite magazine; you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Australia and N/Z Luxury Hamper

Full of delicious treats from best-loved Scottish brands, this hamper will be a wonderful festive gift for your loved ones overseas! A real taste of home delivered to your friends and family in Australia and New Zealand delivered throughout December.

The Scots Magazine Calendar

The perfect gift for anyone who loves Scotland. The Scots Magazine calendar features a selection of stunning photographs from all over the country and will remind your loved ones of your good wishes every day of the year.

This England Annual

There is something for everyone in this 100-page collection of articles and photographs. From places and famous people to customs and history, it’s a celebration of all things English and a great Christmas gift for any anglophile.

Christmas Cookery

Remind them of home and times gone by with the 150 Years of Christmas Cookery book from The People’s Friend. With over 300 recipes and tips this book really is a festive feel-good guide with plenty of inspiration for traditional Christmas treats to celebrate the festive season.

The People’s Friend Subscription

Send a thoughtful and welcoming reminder of home with a subscription to “The People’s Friend”. Each issue has short stories, wholesome recipes, gardening advice plus lots more. A gift subscription to “The People’s Friend” is an affordable treat and is the perfect treat to brighten any woman’s day.

This England Subscription

A gift subscription to This England is the ideal way of saying “Merry Christmas” to friends of family abroad and is so easy to arrange. Each quarterly issue salutes our gorgeous countryside, unique customs, people, places, history and heritage, accompanied by beautiful photographs. As each seasonal edition arrives throughout the year they will be reminded of home as they turn the pages of This England.