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A Nutritional Therapist’s Guide to Fast Food

Lockdown changed hospitality as we know it, so many of us have turned to local food delivery and takeaway offerings to get our foodie fix over the last year. Of course, unhealthy items can be found on fast-food menus, but there are also plenty of smarter options that can be

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Our Favourite Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and no matter whom you’re gifting to, whether it’s your Mum, your Step-Mum, your Auntie, your Grandma or even just the special someone in your life that plays a motherly role, here at Virginia Hayward we have a beautifully curated range of fabulous

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With Valentine’s Day swiftly approaching, now is the perfect time to browse our extensive new range of fabulous Valentine’s Day Hampers and pick out the perfect present for the lover in your life! We’ve collated a selection of some of our favourite gifts to celebrate the occasion so you can

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Teacher Gift Ideas

Giving a Teacher a Gift They Will Always Remember Of all the people who influence the courses of our lives, teachers are second only to parents in terms of their impact on us. While our parents provide for us and deliver the most fundamental life lessons, teachers open up the

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2020 Christmas Hampers Gift Guide

A Cracking Christmas Selection It may only be October, but Christmas never stops here at Virginia Hayward and this year more than ever we’re delighted to share with you our 2020 Christmas Hamper range. Although our seasonal celebrations may be a little different this year, the traditional food and drink

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Gifts by Post

Gifts by Post Everyone loves to receive something in the post. At least, that’s true until the bills and unwanted letters are the majority of what comes through the letterbox. Even so, dealing with the usual torrent of junk mail makes the arrival of a gift even sweeter. Whether you

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Food Storage Tips and Expiration Advice

To get some expert advice into the subject, we questioned Marie-Louise Farag, Group Head Nutritionist at Cellnutrition, Jenna Brown, Environmental Health Practitioner and Food Safety Mum, and Dr Harriet Holme, Registered Nutritionist and Founder of Healthy Eating Dr, about how different food and drinks should be properly stored, as well

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Festive Flavour Combinations to Try This Christmas

As a nation obsessed with Christmas, the festive season is a time for jolliness – spending quality time with the family and eating great food – with many particularly excited for their annual Christmas dinner feast. Whether you opt for traditional turkey dinner or something a bit more unique, foodies

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Anniversary Gifts For Parents

Anniversary Gifts for Parents Few events in life are the subject of as much celebration and merrymaking as weddings. From engagement parties to rehearsal dinners and receptions, the whole process is a party. Everyone loves to take the opportunity to honour the coming together of two people in love. However,

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Christmas gifts that you can’t wait to give

As November is now well underway, I wonder where the time has gone.  It seems not long ago that we were experiencing a wonderful, balmy summer with long days and warm nights. Yet now, having reluctantly turned the clocks back and signed away our daylight hours, the candle burns at

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Best Chocolate Gifts For Chocoholics This Christmas

If you’re looking for the best chocolate gift for the chocoholic in your life, get inspiration from Virginia Hayward with our tempting chocolate hampers. Filled with a delicious selection of chocolate treats to satisfy any sweet tooth, they’re a guaranteed way to make sure friends, family, or colleagues have a

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Thoughtful Gift Hamper Ideas for Her

Find the perfect gift idea for the special lady in your life with a hamper for her from Virginia Hayward. Our wide selection of gifts are suitable for all budgets, and are an ideal way to treat friends, family, or colleagues. Read on and be inspired by our Hampers for

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Vegan Gift Ideas To Delight Your Family And Friends

If you’re searching for the perfect gift idea for vegans, why not treat loved-ones to a stylish vegan hamper from Virginia Hayward? Expertly packed with a delicious selection of vegan and dairy-free goodies, our hampers are available in a range to suit all budgets, and they’re a stylish way to

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Hampers to Pamper Your Other Half This Christmas

Our stunning collection of Christmas hampers doesn’t just include delectable food and drink. We’ve also carefully curated a gorgeous choice of pamper hampers, each with an array of luxurious beauty and grooming products – the perfect gift for anyone who loves to treat themselves to an indulgent night in! You’ll

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5 Fabulous Festive Hamper Ideas for Foodies

What could be a better Christmas gift for a foodie than a gorgeous Virginia Hayward hamper, filled to the brim with all of their favourite things to eat? We have a Christmas hamper for every type of foodie, so whether you’re searching for a Christmas gift for a self-confessed chocoholic

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Gift Hamper Ideas for Men With Impeccable Taste!

Whether he’s a cheese lover, a discerning craft beer drinker or just has a taste for the much finer things in life, at Virginia Hayward we have an imaginative choice of Christmas hamper ideas for men that makes finding that perfect gift so much easier. From gifts of whisky that

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The 10 Things Every Personalised Christmas Hamper Should Have

Have you used our personalised Christmas hamper service yet? With our Build A Hamper service the perfect gift is just a few clicks away! When you want to create apersonalised Christmas hamper for friends, family or an important client, our easy DIY hamper creator should be your first stop. With

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Top Foodie Instagram Accounts you NEED to be Following

There’s no denying that in the depths of winter it can be really tough to get inspired about cooking. So to help you escape the endless rut of mashed potato, stews and casseroles we’re rounded up some of our favourite foodie Instagram accounts that are bursting with colour and inspiration. 1.

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5 Luxury Hampers with the Ultimate Wow Factor

Christmas is a time for giving, and you’ll find an array of gorgeously generous gifts in the range of Christmas hampers from Virginia Hayward. But if there’s someone on your Christmas list who you really want to dazzle, look no further than our most show-stopping luxury hampers that are packed

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Top 10 Hampers Under £25 | Gift Guide

A modest budget doesn’t mean you have to compromise on quality, quantity or taste as our extensive range of luxurious hampers under £25 proves! With gifts for every recipient starting from just £9.99, you’re certain to find something that ticks all the boxes. Here’s a few of our Christmas favourites but

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The History of Hampers

There is something truly exciting about having a mysterious basket arrive on your doorstep in time for Christmas or your birthday and we defy anybody to not get excited about unpacking layer upon layer of delicious food and drink, not knowing what they’ll find next! Hampers have stood the test of

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Our Top Corporate Christmas Hampers | Gift Guide

Finding corporate Christmas hampers to suit many recipients’ tastes and preferences is no easy task but our team is on hand to make the process as stress-free as possible. With over 30 years experience you can trust us to take care of every step of the process, ensuring your corporate Christmas

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Bespoke Christmas Hampers | Gift Guide

Although we are confident that our range of hampers and gifts offer a huge variety of choice, we understand that sometimes you might want something just a little bit different. We therefore offer bespoke Christmas hampers with the aim of creating a gift which perfectly fits your criteria. Finding a corporate

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How To Pack a Hamper | Step by Step Guide

Our step by step guide on how to pack a hamper has all the tips you’ll need to ensure your gift looks beautiful and arrives safely. Find the perfect container in our range of empty hampers and baskets which include traditional lidded baskets as well as a variety of trays and boxes. 1: Add

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Top 10 Ways to Re-use Your Hamper Basket

With a hint of spring in the air and the days getting gradually longer, Christmas feels like a distant memory and the contents of your hamper have likely long since been enjoyed. In preparation for bright sunny days we’ve rounded up our top 10 ways to re-use your hamper basket as the

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Sending Hampers Abroad – We Have the Facts

For those who have family and friends overseas, sending hampers abroad at Christmas is the time to send a little bit of home out to them. What could be better than sending a hamper, full of the tastes and smells of Christmas. Sending Hampers Abroad, What You Need to Know There

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Is There VAT on Food Hampers? We Explain the Rules.

It’s a question we are frequently asked so here are the facts about VAT on food hampers and in the process we hope we will give you an insight in to the creation of our hampers. We have to consider all the VAT rules and it’s a complicated process. A Basic Rule

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How To Pack a Hamper

Ever since we introduced our empty wicker baskets, we’ve been asked how best to pack a hamper so that it not only survives its journey to its recipient intact, but also still retains the ‘wow’ factor, or the special touch that it had as you fastened the lid. Of course

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Buying guide: How to choose the best hamper for your Dad

There are many events throughout the year when we all find ourselves searching for just the right gift to give to our Dads. Aside from Christmas and birthdays, Father’s Day Hampers is the main event for the Dads and is usually spent being the centre of attention and lavished with

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Best Corporate Gifts For Customers

In the business world it’s important to maintain a positive relationship with your customers throughout the year and the festive season is a fantastic opportunity to demonstrate your commitment by giving them a corporate gift. The gesture of sending gifts, such as a Christmas hamper is a great way to ensure

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The majority of newlyweds sell their wedding gifts on eBay

According to research carried out by One4All, although 42% of wedding guests find buying a gift to be an extremely stressful task, it would appear it’s also an extreme waste of time, as eight out of ten newlyweds end up selling many of their gifts on eBay. One in ten

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Buying guide: winning over your in-laws with a gift hamper

Buying gifts for your in-laws is notoriously difficult, not least because you want to make a good impression, but also because you may not know them particularly well, they may have very different views on gift-giving to you, or they might simply be difficult to please. Who would have thought

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Children’s Easter Egg Hunt Ideas

We are full of the joys of spring here at Virginia Hayward. The sun is out so even the seemingly relentless visits by Jack Frost aren’t keeping us down. I also heard this morning that we may have a white Easter – wouldn’t that make for a pretty Egg Hunt.

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Shipping Restrictions


For larger orders we can offer discounts, please contact us directly to discuss your requirements.

We offer tiered delivery discounts for 2 or more hampers being delivered to the same UK address, on the same day. The discounts are calculated as follows:

Amount of itemsDiscount
2 – 3 items25% delivery discount
4 – 6 items30% delivery discount
7 – 9 items35% delivery discount
10 – 14 items40% delivery discount
15+ items50% delivery discount

If you purchase via our website your discount will be automatically calculated at the checkout.

If you place your order over the phone or via email, our friendly team will calculate the discount for you.

Unfortunately we cannot offer delivery discounts on hampers being delivered outside mainland UK.


Delivery Options & Surcharges

Delivery TypeOrder and DeliveryDelivery SurchargesCost and Terms
Standard Delivery3-5 working daysNo Surcharge AppliedStandard delivery price
See individual product listing
Saturday DeliveryOrder in advance for a Saturday delivery or by 13.00 (GMT) on a Friday£3.95

Standard delivery price + £3.95 surcharge

Deliveries will made between 9am and 5pm

Not available for Highlands, Islands or Overseas

Sunday DeliveryOrder in advance for a Sunday delivery or by 13.00 (GMT) on a Friday£15

Standard delivery price + £15 surcharge

Deliveries will made between 9am and 5pm

Not available for Highlands, Islands or Overseas

Next Day or Named Day DeliveryOrders for Next Day Delivery will need to be placed by 13:00 (GMT) or order in advance for a specific date (excl. Saturday & Sunday).
Please note that Letterbox Gifts are delivered using Royal Mail, so when selecting a Named Day delivery we cannot guarantee a
precise delivery date for these gifts. However, in our experience, 90% of orders are delivered on time.

Standard delivery price + £1 surcharge

Gifts ordered on a Friday will be delivered on a Monday

Not available for Highlands, Islands or Overseas

In Time For Christmas

(when applicable)

Order in advance for Christmas gifts£0

Standard delivery price – see individual product listing

Typically, we will deliver between the 7th and 23rd December

Gifts ordered on a Friday will be delivered on a Monday.

Deliveries will made between 9am and 5pm.

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