50 Unique Anniversary Gifts For Him in 2023
Author: Hollie Bond
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Struggling to find the perfect present to give to your husband on your wedding anniversary? We’ve rounded up the most original anniversary gifts that’ll show him exactly how much he means to you.
Some couples will want to go all out with lavish dinners, huge romantic gestures and big gifts while others will want to keep things subtle with little gifts and an activity like a picnic in the park or a trip to the movies. Whichever camp you fall into, you’ll need to think ahead to ensure your anniversary is magical and that you have the perfect gift to mark the occasion.
However, a lot of men can be notoriously difficult to buy gifts for, and there’s just so much choice out there these days that it can be tricky to know where to start looking for that special something that’ll make him smile. So we’ve done the hard work for you and come up with 50 amazing anniversary gifts for him whether you’re blowing the budget or keeping things simple.
So get ready to celebrate your anniversary in style with our edit of the very best, thoughtful anniversary gift ideas for the special man in your life.
1. Two Nights Glamping
This gift is a genius idea as not only will he love it but you get to enjoy yourself too. Head away for a couple of nights of seclusion and romance on a glamping trip where you can enjoy the great outdoors in style without having to put a tent up!
Glamping experience, £99, Buyagift
2. Personalised Wallet
A personalised gift always goes down well on an anniversary as it shows you’ve taken time to choose something that’s completely unique to him. Aspinal wallets are an excellent choice as they’re stylish, hard wearing and can easily be personalised.
Billfold wallet, from £80, Aspinal
3. Engraved Watch
Watches are a classic choice when it comes to anniversary gifts for him as most men, even the ones who don’t like jewellery, love a watch. Make it even more special by having the back engraved with a romantic message or the date or year of your anniversary.
TAG Heuer watch, £1150, Mappin & Webb
4. Pocket Watch
If your other half likes traditional things and often wears waistcoats or smart outfits then he’ll probably love to add a pocket watch to his look. Pocket watches are really easy to engrave and usually come in a beautiful gift box so he can treasure it forever.
Chrome pocket watch, £62.99, H.Samuel
5. Pocket Knife
You never know when a Swiss Army knife might come in handy, so while it may seem like a strange choice for an anniversary gift your husband will probably love having this gadget as a present. All the mini tools will come in handy if you’re decorating your marital home together too.
Classic Swiss Army knife, £42, Victorinox
If your partner loves to exercise and set himself fitness goals then a Fitbit could be the perfect anniversary gift for him. Get yourself one too and you can enjoy exercising together for a date with a difference.
Fitbit Versa, £200, ASOS
Make sure your husband knows he’s the head of the wolf pack with these cool cufflinks.
Cufflinks, £49, Latelita
8. Helicopter Ride
Take to the skies for an exhilarating anniversary experience he’ll never forget. This 25 mile helicopter tour includes celebratory bubbly too and will be a wonderful trip to enjoy together.
Helicopter tour for two, £159, Buyagift
Going somewhere sunny on holiday or does your man just like to cut a cool figure in shades? He’ll love these classic aviators from Ray-Ban as an anniversary gift.
Ray-Ban Aviator, £124, Sunglasses Shop
Give your husband a smart travel holdall and the promise of many romantic and fun weekends away together the celebrate your wedding anniversary. It’ll be a gift that he’ll use time and time again.
Weekend holdall, £145, Reiss
11. Wash Bag
Paul Smith does a range of really cool and interesting bags like this Covent Garden bag that’ll make the perfect gift for any guys who travel lots for work or pleasure.
Wash bag, £160, Paul Smith
12. Beer Making Kit
A beer making gift is a brilliant idea for any men who a) love beer and b) have a lot of spare time on their hands at weekends! He’ll love the process of making his own brew but the finished product will be even more enjoyable.
Beer making kit, £45, Menkind
13. Luxury Wash Products
Luxe wash products aren’t just for the girls, and if your man spends as much time in the bathroom as you then he’ll really appreciate some male grooming products as his anniversary gift. Aesop products smell amazing and will look fab on his bathroom shelf.
Warm & Woody Aromatics, £81, Aesop
14. Smart Pen
Anniversary gifts for him don’t get much more traditional than a really smart pen that he can whip out every time he needs to sign something. Montblanc is the master in all things posh pens so you can’t go wrong with this chic rollerball.
Rollerball, £395, Montblanc
15. Running Trainers
Married to a running addict? Fuel his passion, and give him extra style points too, with these top of the range trainers.
On Running trainers, £150, Office
16. Shaving Kit
A classic shaving kit can be a lovely gift as it’s not something he’d usually treat himself to but will look stylish in the bathroom and will get used most mornings.
Razor shaving set, £95, Farrar & Tanner
17. Cigar Box
If your husband likes a cigar on a special occasion then give him a personalised cigar box to keep them in as a smart reminder of your wedding day.
Personalised cigar box, from £10.91, Etsy
18. Crosley Turn Table
Got a classic music lover in your midst? Then give him this retro turn table as an anniversary gift so he can play his records in style.
Turn table, £100, Urban Outfitters
19. Beard Kit
Does your other half spend more time tending to his beard than you do your hair? This cool beard kit will go down very well as an anniversary gift – just be warned, you might not get a look in when it comes to the bathroom anymore!
Beard care kit, £32, Mo Bros
20. Burger Kit
Foodies will adore a special delivery through their door of a pimped up burger that’s restaurant quality. This burger kit is really easy to make and you could even try and pass it off as your own cooking on your wedding anniversary.
Classic cheeseburger kit, £28, Dirty Bones
21. UGG Slippers
Make lounging around the house even more of a luxury after a hard week at work for him by treating him to the ultimate slipper for your anniversary – Ugg slippers.
Ascot slippers, £110, Ugg
22. Date Night Cards
The gift that keeps on giving… these date cards make excellent anniversary gifts for him because they promise all sorts of fun to come over the following year. Just make sure you budget for all the activities that you’ve promised in the cards.
Deluxe date night cards, £20, Not On The High Street
23. Tie Clip
Fire your cupid’s arrow in the form of this cool tie clip that he can wear on special occasions, starting with your anniversary date night.
Silver tie clip, £29, Latelita
24. At Home Putting Practice
If your husband is golf mad he’ll love any chance to practise the game. This at home putting practice set means you might see him more often as he can putt in your front room rather than spending hours at the driving range.
Putting mat, £39.99, Decathlon
Make your partner’s usual digestif a bit more interesting with a set of unusually aged whiskeys in a smart gift box.
Unusual whiskey tasting set, £26.95, Master of Malt
26. Beer Subscription
Is beer more his tipple of choice? Then sign him up for a beer membership where he’ll receive different beers in the post and he might just discover a new favourite.
Craft beer discovery, £24 a month, Beer 52
27. Good Headphones
Has your partner been struggling on with tinny headphones with the wires constantly getting tangled? Bring him bang up to date with some really good quality blue tooth headphones that’ll make his commute or exercise regime a whole lot more enjoyable.
Wireless headphones, £129.99, Beats by Dre
28. Sports Tickets
Sports mad men will think you’re an amazing partner if you indulge their love of their favourite sport with tickets to a special game. Do your research well ahead of time and see what’s coming up in their club’s calendar to see if you can secure those much-coveted tickets. Bonus points for going along with him and cheering on his team.
29. Concert Tickets
If he’s more into music than sport you could do exactly the same but with tickers to a concert. Many months before your anniversary you’ll want to look at the upcoming concerts for his favourite band and get booking to ensure you have some tickets to hand over as a gift on your anniversary.
30. Cool Lighter
Upgrade his boring old Bic lighter for something much more sophisticated like this really cool James Bond engraved lighter.
007 lighter, £65, Selfridges
31. Happy Socks
As anniversary gifts for him go, socks sound pretty boring and unimaginative. However, if you look in the right place you can find some really unique and personalised designs in lovely gift boxes that’ll make his socks anything but dull.
Food lovers socks, £35.95, Happy Socks
32. Drinking Glasses
Bottoms up! This gift will go down very nicely indeed, especially if you pair it with his favourite tipple and have some ice ready in the freezer.
Soho Home glass tumblers, £63, Liberty London
33. Hiking Boots
Appeal to his inner adventurer with some brand new hiking boots. As well as being a really useful gift for outdoorsy types, they also come with the promise of plenty of adventures together in the future.
Hiking boots, £155, The North Face
34. Coffee Grinder
If your man can’t function in the morning without a coffee then a really thoughtful gift idea is to get him his own coffee grinder. Make sure to include some high quality beans for him to grind too.
Electric coffee grinder, £49.95, Bodum
35. Flying Lesson
Fulfil his boyhood dreams of being a pilot with this plane flying lesson that’ll see him actually taking charge of the controls of a light aircraft. You can come along for the exhilarating ride too.
Double flying lesson, £149, Buyagift
When you’re celebrating together or hosting an anniversary party you’ll want some music on, so a great anniversary gift idea is some unique speakers. Keep it small with an individual bluetooth speaker or go all out with a whole home sound system.
Portable speaker, £179, Sonos
37. Watch Case
Perhaps you bought him a watch for your wedding or he already collects them? Either way somewhere chic to store his accessories will go down a treat.
Watch roll, £79, Thomas Sabo
38. Cooking Class
Couples who cook together stay together – so treat yourselves to a present that can do double duty as a romantic date as well as a way for your man to learn some new skills in the kitchen. Choose his favourite cuisine and search for classes at leading restaurants or cookery schools nearby.
39. Sports Car Experience
Looking for anniversary gifts for a petrolhead? How about letting him loose behind the wheel of three supercars at world famous race track Brands Hatch? You’ll get major brownie points for this gift.
Triple supercar driving blast, £129, Buyagift
Musical men will think you’re the bee’s knees if you gift them a cool guitar for your anniversary. And just think, he’ll be able to strum some love songs to you on it.
Acoustic guitar, £129, Musicroom
41. Pizza Oven
If your other half loves his garden then pimp out his much-loved patio with a pizza oven for those balmy summer nights. He’ll have a lot of fun whipping up sourdough and cooking al fresco while you sit back with a nice glass of vino.
Pizza oven, £299, Lakeland
42. Tom Ford Aftershave
When you think of anniversary gifts for him aftershave is always a classic option. Jazz up his bathroom shelf with a really sleek and smart aftershave on your special day though. We love the smell and bottle style of Tom Ford’s Black Orchid.
Tom Ford Black Orchid, £49, Look Fantastic
43. Golf Lesson
If your other half spends every Saturday on the golf course trying to chip away at his handicap then he’ll be delighted with this 60-minute lesson with a golf pro as a gift.
Golf lesson with PGA pro, £65, Buyagift
44. Leather Belt
Luxury leather goods always make great anniversary gifts for him. Treat him to a sleek belt that he’ll wear time and time again.
Belt in a box, £55, Ted Baker
45. Barbecue Tool Set
If you had a summer wedding, why not celebrate your anniversary with your friends by hosting a BBQ in your garden. Make sure your man looks the part with his own set of personalised barbecue tools.
BBQ 46.tools, £49.95, Not On The High Street
46. Picnic Hamper
More of a present for the two of you, but something that’ll ensure plenty of romantic dates for the future… a picnic hamper is a sweet idea if your husband loves spending time in the great outdoors with you.
Picnic hamper for two, £1947.0, Fortnum & Mason
47. Leather Organiser
Fed up of his keys and loose change hanging round the house. Use your wedding anniversary as a way to keep him organised with a lovely smart leather organiser.
Tidy tray, £55, Aspinal
48. Business Card Holder
Is your man a city slicker? Help him look even more professional with a stylish business card holder.
Card holder, £68, Kate Spade
49. Wall Mounted Bottle Opener
Make his weekend beer drinking that bit more enjoyable with a cool wall mounted bottle opener.
Personalised wall mounted bottle opener, £24.95 Not On The High Street
50. Hot Air Balloon Ride
Do something romantic and sentimental for both of you instead of buying a gift just for him. We love the idea of booking a hot air balloon ride. As you rise high above the land in the basket as the sun rises it’ll be a moment you’ll never forget – making it the perfect gift for a special anniversary.
Hot air balloon ride for two, £278, Buyagift
If sadly none of these ideas caught your eye, take some inspiration from our 14th wedding anniversary ideas or our other anniversary gift guides if that’s not the year for you!.