The best Valentines gifts for her: top present ideas to buy the woman in your life in 2023

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best gifts for her present ideas birthday women The White Company John Lewis Virgin Experiences

A bouquet of flowers and a romantic meal are the classic moves when it comes to buying Valentine's Day gifts for her. While there's nothing wrong with those (we have some excellent options below), if you want to find something a little different this year, we've prepared a guide to 2023's best gifts for your wife, girlfriend – or any other special woman in your life.

In case you've left it until the last minute, we've also indicated how long each of these gifts will take to be delivered. Scroll down for our top 24 gift ideas. Here's a quick look at our top five:

The best Valentine's Day gift for her in 2023, at a glance

Best Valentine's Day gifts for her

1. The White Company Electronic Diffuser

£70, The White Company

Best Valentine's Day gift overall

The White Company Electronic Diffuser best gifts for her present ideas birthday woman
The White Company Electronic Diffuser best gifts for her present ideas birthday woman
  • Quickest delivery: next day from £7.95

Pair this stylish diffuser with any fragrance or essential oil for instant calm and relaxation. It has four time settings and fills a whole room with scent at the touch of a button.

£70

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2. Virgin Experience Spa Day Out

£145, Virgin Experience Days

Best Valentine's Day experience gift

Virgin Experience Spa Day Out best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
Virgin Experience Spa Day Out best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
  • Quickest delivery: instant, via online voucher

The best thing to spend your money on is experiences, they always say. It's definitely one of the best things to receive. Spend quality time and find inner peace while you're at it with a spa and massage experience for two at the Montcalm Royal London House, one of 3,000 gift vouchers on offer at Virgin Experience Days.

£145

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3. The View from The Shard and Dinner with Fizz at Marco Pierre White for Two

Currently £89.99, Buy A Gift

Best Valentine's Day gift for your girlfriend

The View from The Shard and Dinner with Fizz at Marco Pierre White for Two best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
The View from The Shard and Dinner with Fizz at Marco Pierre White for Two best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
  • Quickest delivery: instant, via online voucher

Usefully discounted ahead of Valentine's Day, this three course meal voucher from a set menu at Marco's New York Italian, along with entrance tickets for two people to The View from The Shard is something a bit special. The ticket includes a digital photo package, so you'll have something to remember it by.

£90

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4. Hotel Chocolat Tipples & Treats: Chocolate & Fizz Collection

£39.50, Hotel Chocolat

Best Valentine's Day chocolate

Hotel Chocolat Tipples & Treats: Chocolate & Fizz Collection best gifts for her present ideas birthday woman
Hotel Chocolat Tipples & Treats: Chocolate & Fizz Collection best gifts for her present ideas birthday woman
  • Quickest delivery: next day from £4.95

Hotel Chocolat does sell heart-shaped chocolate gifts, but we prefer this Chocolate and Fizz Collection. Inside you'll find a selection of chocolate macarons, pink champagne truffles, the Everything H-Box, a small bottle of Prosecco and a sachet of milky hot chocolate flakes.

£40

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5. Aromatherapy Associates Rose Bath and Shower Oil

£50, Boots

Best Valentine's Day bath gift

Aromatherapy Associates Rose Bath and Shower Oil best gifts for her 2023
Aromatherapy Associates Rose Bath and Shower Oil best gifts for her 2023
  • Quickest delivery: next day if you order by 10pm, £4.95

This rejuvenating blend of rose, geranium and palmarosa is designed to be smothered all over your body before stepping into a bath or shower. There's little more romantic than bringing the spa inside your own bedroom.

£50

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6. Panzer's Breakfast Hamper

£38, Panzer's

Best breakfast in bed gift

Panzer's Breakfast Hamper best gifts for her
Panzer's Breakfast Hamper best gifts for her
  • Fast nationwide delivery

Breakfast in bed is unfailingly romantic and luxury deli Panzer's has just made it a whole load easier with their Breakfast Box. Inside you'll find smoked salmon, bagels, cream cheese, granola, nectarine juice and a lemon.

£38

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7. Melt Red Chocolate Valentine's Heart

£29.99, Melt Chocolates

Best Valentine's heart

Melt red chocolate Valentine's heart best gifts for women 2023
Melt red chocolate Valentine's heart best gifts for women 2023
  • Quickest delivery: next day for £5.12 or same day within Greater London for £10.69

We had to have something heart-shaped on a guide to Valentine's gifts and Melt's chocolates are as classy as you can get. You can hide a message inside this 12cm-tall dark chocolate gift, to be discovered when it's cracked open. They also come in a gold flaked style and, for £5 extra, a delicious, gooey (but not crackable) gianduja and caramel version.

£30

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8. Fortnum and Mason "For My Sweetheart" Hamper

£80, Fortnum and Mason

Best Valentine's Day gift for your wife

Fortnum and Mason "For My Sweetheart" Hamper best gifts for her present ideas birthday woman
Fortnum and Mason "For My Sweetheart" Hamper best gifts for her present ideas birthday woman
  • Quickest delivery: next day from £9.95

Set inside a classic Fortnum and Mason wicker basket, this wonderful hamper has a selection of St Valentine's Tea, chocolate covered raspberries, salted caramel chocolate truffles and honey and lavender shortbread. Everything is individually packaged in red and teal boxes, including a keepsake tea tin.

£80

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9. Pandora Infinity Knot Ring

£25, Pandora

Best Valentine's Day jewellery gift

Pandora Infinity Knot Ring best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
Pandora Infinity Knot Ring best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
  • Quickest delivery: 1 - 2 days for £5.99 or free click and collect from store within two hours

This sterling silver Pandora Infinity Ring is a sweet show of affection without being outwardly showy or cheesy. An infinity knot represents the strength of a connection - an unbreakable bond. As a bonus, it's also budget-friendly.

£25

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10. Moët & Chandon Rosé Impérial Gift Box

Currently £38.99, Amazon

Best Valentine's Day champagne gift

Moët & Chandon Rosé Impérial Gift Box best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
Moët & Chandon Rosé Impérial Gift Box best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
  • Quickest delivery: next day free with Amazon Prime membership

Left it to the 11th hour to buy that special gift? All is not lost. You can still raise a toast with this bright, fruity pink champagne, which is available with speedy delivery. Bless Amazon Prime.

£39

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11. Silk and Lace lingerie set

£45, Marks & Spencer

Best lingerie Valentine's Day gift

Silk and Lace lingerie set best gifts for her
Silk and Lace lingerie set best gifts for her
  • Quckest delivery: next day if you order by 8pm, £4.99

Rosie Huntington Whitley is the name of M&S' lingerie and this boudoir style bra and knicker set is as flattering as the rest of the collection. The set is made with soft silk and framed with French-designed lace. It's the perfect lingerie present without being too risqué.

£45

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12. Bathtub Gin Rose & Cardamom edition

£36.95, Master of Malt

Best Valentine's Day gin gift

Bathtub Gin Rose & Cardamom edition best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
Bathtub Gin Rose & Cardamom edition best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
  • Quickest delivery: next day from £6.95

If she's more of a gin drinker, what says Valentine's Day better than roses and bathtubs? This Bathtub Gin by Ableforth's is infused with flavours of rose and cardamom in addition to the classic botanicals the brand is known for. Pop it in a globe gin glass, top it up with tonic, and you've got the perfect accompaniment to a relaxing evening bath.

£37

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13. The White Company Cashmere Socks

£36, The White Company

Best Valentine's Day gift from The White Company

The White Company Cashmere Socks best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
The White Company Cashmere Socks best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
  • Quickest delivery: next day from £7.95

Socks simply don't come better than these Cashmere Bed Socks from The White Company, and anyone will love this timeless striped grey design. They're perfect for keeping toes cosy in bed, or wearing around the house on Sundays.

£36

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14. Jo Malone

£78, John Lewis

Best perfume Valentine's Day gift

Jo Malone best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
Jo Malone best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
  • Quickest delivery: next day from £7.50

Jo Malone's bestselling perfume, Pomegranate Noir smells like pomegranate and lilies, warmed by base notes of guaiacwood and patchouli. It's a cult brand, and many women's signature scent for good reason.

£78

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15. Hand-tied flower bouquet

From £32, Interflora

Best Valentine's Day flowers

Hand-tied flower bouquet best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
Hand-tied flower bouquet best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
  • Quickest delivery: same day for £10

If you're looking for a flower delivery service, opt for Interflora: it uses local florists to create reasonably priced bespoke arrangements that are delivered to your door (some with same-day delivery). You can choose your colour scheme and add individual requests (eg. 'pink flowers are Mum's favourite').

£32

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16. Le Creuset Cast Iron Heart Shaped Casserole with Heart Knob

£199, Le Creuset

Best Valentine's Day Le Creuset gift

Le Creuset Cast Iron Heart Shaped Casserole with Heart Knob
Le Creuset Cast Iron Heart Shaped Casserole with Heart Knob
  • Quickest delivery: 3-5 days from £4.95

This iconic piece from Le Creuset's cast iron collection will become the most versatile piece of equipment in the kitchen, perfect for stews, roasts, soups, casseroles, and even baking heart shaped cakes. How romantic. The heart-shaped knob is also heat resistant.

£199

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17. The Mela Weighted Blanket

£98.99, Amazon

Best practical Valentine's Day gift

The Mela Weighted Blanket best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
The Mela Weighted Blanket best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
  • Quickest delivery: next day free with Amazon Prime membership

This Mela Weighted Blanket topped The Telegraph's list of the best weighted blankets for a reason. It's filled with hypoallergenic weighted glass pellets and an ultra-soft textured cover, that feels like a smoother version of velvet. The cotton is breathable, preventing you from getting too hot at night.

£99

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18. Diptyque Roses Candle

£54, Space NK

Best Valentine's Day candle gift

Diptyque Roses Candle best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
Diptyque Roses Candle best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
  • Quickest delivery: next day from £5

Diptyque is the name in high-end candles, founded in Paris and known for exceptional quality and beautiful design. This Roses scented candle evokes the aromas of an English country garden, emitting a light, pretty fragrance.

£54

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19. Fitbit Inspire 2

£44.99, John Lewis

Best Valentine's Day tech gift

Fitbit Inspire 2 best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
Fitbit Inspire 2 best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
  • Quickest delivery: next day from £7.50

It's a common misconception that you have to break the bank to buy a fitness watch, but this Fitbit watch suggests otherwise. For less than £50, you get a tracker of activity, heart-rate and sleep, as well as a battery that lasts up to 10 days.

£45

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20. Partner in Wine insulated bottle

£35, Selfridges

Best Valentine's Day wine present

Partner in Wine insulated bottle best gifts for her
Partner in Wine insulated bottle best gifts for her
  • Quickest delivery: next day if you order by 9pm, £8

Nobody likes a warm bottle of wine. With the weather on the cusp of turning and picnics in the park or drinks in the garden once again on the horizon, treat the wine-lover in your life to an insulated bottle that can fit an entire bottle of wine. For £20 each, you can also buy matching tumblers.

£35

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21. This Works Deep Sleep Pillow Spray

£17.42, Amazon

Best budget Valentine's Day gift

This Works Deep Sleep Pillow Spray best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
This Works Deep Sleep Pillow Spray best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
  • Quickest delivery: next day free with Amazon Prime membership

This calming sleep spray is a perennial favourite with our readers. It’s scented with relaxing lavender, vetiver and camomile and, in an independent study, 89 per cent of users fell asleep faster after using it.

£16

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22. John Lewis Stripe Cotton Pyjama Set

£39, John Lewis

Best Valentine's Day pyjama gift

John Lewis Stripe Cotton Pyjama Set best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
John Lewis Stripe Cotton Pyjama Set best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
  • Quickest delivery: next day from £7.50

A cosy pair of cotton pyjamas is one of life's great luxuries. This light pink set from John Lewis has a relaxed, easy fit with an elasticated waistband. The strong, clean lines keep them stylish.

£38

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23. Lululemon Align High-Rise Pant 25"

£88, Lululemon

Best fitness Valentine's Day gift

Lululemon Align High-Rise Pant 25" best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
Lululemon Align High-Rise Pant 25" best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
  • Quickest delivery: 3-5 days, free

Iconic for a reason, Lululemon Aligns are widely hailed as the comfiest leggings in existence thanks to Lululemon's trademarked Nulu fabric. It's a blend of 81 per cent Nylon and 19 per cent Lycra elastane which gives the leggings a four-way stretch and a weightless feel.

£88

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24. Bondi Sands Best of Bondi Set

£50, Boots

Best beauty Valentine's Day gift

Bondi Sands Best of Bondi Set best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
Bondi Sands Best of Bondi Set best gifts for her present ideas birthday women
  • Quickest delivery: next day from £4.95

It might not sound romantic, but this is one of the most sought-after beauty products right now, so if Valentine's Day is about giving her what she really wants, it might be a surprise winner. The cult self-tanning company's gift box, worth £100, includes their Aero One Hour Express, Self Tanning Foam Dark, Self Tanning Foam Liquid Gold, Self Tan Eraser, One Hour Express Self Tanning Face Mist, Everyday Gradual Tanning Milk, Matte One Day Tan, an Application Mitt, and Face Lotion.

£50

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25. Dyson Supersonic Gift Edition in Topaz Orange

£329.99, Dyson

Best haircare Valentine's day gift

Dyson Supersonic Gift Edition in Topaz Orange best gifts for her
Dyson Supersonic Gift Edition in Topaz Orange best gifts for her
  • Quickest delivery: next day, free

If you're up for spending over £300 on a gift (lucky her), this is the one to go for. As we know from testing the best hair dryers, Dyson's high-tech Supersonic is by far the most sought-after. It's almost permanently sold out, so you'll have to move fast to get your hands on this limited-edition gift set, in topaz orange with a Byzantine purple presentation case. It'll be worth it.

£330

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