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Best Christmas mugs 2021

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Published: November 17, 2021 at 9:31 pm
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Discover the perfect secret Santa gift with our selection of cheerful Christmas mugs, including personalised options and Christmas mugs for kids.

Tuck into a comforting mug of warming hot chocolate or a spiced gingerbread latte this festive season. Complement your hot drink with the perfect Christmas mug to use year after year.

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Mugs make a fantastic secret Santa present or a budget-friendly stocking filler. They also make a great addition to a Christmas Eve box complete with snacks, films and cosy pyjamas.

For more festive inspiration, see the best Christmas crackers including eco-friendly options. Get the whole family ready for Christmas with the best gingerbread house kits to buy and countdown to the big day with the best Advent calendars.

Best Christmas mugs

Emma Bridgewater Christmas joy half pint mugs

Emma Bridgewater Christmas Joy Half Pint Mugs

For the ultimate festive Christmas mug, look no further than beloved crockery brand Emma Bridgewater. The extensive Christmas range includes this set of two half pint mugs complete with Christmas puddings and cheerful slogans in seasonal colours. For single mugs, see the striking Christmas toast & marmalade mug (£20) or the vintage-inspired Christmas town & country mug (£20).

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Amosfun Ceramic Santa mug

Santa mug

Kids will love this cheerful mug in the shape of Father Christmas. This adorable mug looks great as a decor item on display in the kitchen. It's a generous size at 9.5cm x 8.5cm and made with a durable ceramic material.

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Anthropologie bundled up monogram mug

Anthropologie Christmas mug

Treat friends and family to a personalised gift with this monogram winter mug. The hand-painted stoneware is dishwasher and microwave safe. It's perfect for holiday gifting as it comes complete with a gift tag tied to the handle in the shape of a mitten.

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LillyPea Designs personalised Christmas nutcracker mug

Personalised Christmas Nutcracker Enamel Mug

Celebrate the classic Christmas story of The Nutcracker with this whimsical mug from LillyPea Designs. The durable, 10oz enamel mugs include an original hand-painted watercolour design by artist Louise Angus and hand lettering by calligrapher Victoria Shute of Victoria Shute Studio. Complete the gift with a personalised message.

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Sophie Allport holly & berry mug

Sophie Allport Holly & Berry Mug

Looking for a subtle Christmas mug? Try this seasonal holly & berry Christmas mug by Sophie Allport. It's made from fine bone china, hand decorated and finished in Stoke-on-Trent and comes complete with a smart gift box. It's dishwasher and microwave safe and pretty roomy at 275ml capacity.

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Ceramic reindeer mug and socks set

Ceramic Reindeer Mug and Socks Set

This Christmas gift set is the ultimate cosy present, perfect for chilly winter nights. The playful reindeer design is complimented by a pair of red, white and green fluffy socks you'll want to wear year after year. Nothing pairs better than a steaming mug of hot chocolate and a pair of comfy socks.

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Rifle Paper Co. holiday mug

Rifle Paper Co Christmas mug

Capture Christmas cheer this festive season with this holiday mug from Rifle Paper Co. The stunning design contains illustrations from The Nutcracker with ornate metallic gold detailing. The smooth porcelain mug holds a 455ml capacity with plenty of room for your favourite hot drink.

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Birdie Barn Home for Christmas personalised mug

Home For Christmas Personalised Mug

This subtle Christmas design is well suited for grown-ups looking the perfect cup of tea. The 15oz white ceramic mug is decorated with a full red interior, printed using high quality inks at 200C. It's microwave and dishwasher safe and features a hand-drawn design.

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John Lewis snowflake fine china mug

John Lewis snowflake mug

Buying for someone who doesn't celebrate Christmas? This neutral snowflake design from John Lewis celebrates the perfect winter wonderland. The high-quality fine china is durable and dishwasher and microwave safe. Plus, its a great affordable option, coming in at just £4.

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Sophia Victoria Joy Children's personalised Christmas mug

Children's Personalised Christmas Mug

Give your little one a mug that's just the right size for them this Christmas. These 6oz white, ceramic mugs feature small Christmas details and a starry night design. Make the gift extra special by adding their name on one side and a magical Christmas message on the other.

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Le Creuset Christmas tree mug

Le Creuset Stoneware Christmas Tree Gift-Boxed Mug, 400ml, White/Green Le Creuset Stoneware Christmas Tree Gift-Boxed Mug, 400ml, White/Green Le Creuset Stoneware Christmas Tree Gift-Boxed Mug, 400ml, White/Green Le Creuset Stoneware Christmas Tree Gift-Boxed Mug

Le Creuset fans, rejoice. You can complete your kitchenware collection with a festive Christmas mug in the brand's signature dense stoneware. The easy-to-clean mug is dishwasher safe and the stoneware provides great heat distribution, keeping warm drinks hotter for longer.

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M&S Christmas tree mug

M&S Christmas mug

Looking for an elegant design that won't break the bank? This footed mug from M&S is decorated with a traditional Christmas tree design and delicate handle. Complete the set with these festive side plates (£15) in a variety of classic designs.

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John Lewis Christmas dogs fine china mug

John Lewis dogs mug

Treat the dog lover in your life with this charming Christmas mug from John Lewis. The striking red handle complements the playful dogs getting into the Christmas spirit. It's dishwasher safe for easy cleaning and has a capacity of 400ml.

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Lucy Green Designs ‘Driving home for Christmas’ enamel mug

‘Driving Home For Christmas’ Enamel Mug

If you love the great outdoors, treat yourself to this country-inspired enamel mug from Lucy Green Designs. The festive design features a classic Land Rover, piled high with Christmas gifts, complete with a seasonal red or green rim. The durable enamel is made from smooth porcelain fused onto heavy gauge steel.

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