Blog 01.12.2021

Get festive with the DofE’s Christmas Gift Guide

Looking for gift ideas for friends and family – or a treat for yourself? We’ve handpicked our favourite DofE gifts for everyone that knows and loves the DofE!

Even better? Every purchase of a DofE branded product generates a donation to the DofE charity.

So, get a great gift and give back, as together we can help young people to believe there are no limits to what they can achieve.

Brand new Youth Without Limits Clothing

We love our new statement and hope you do too. Our limited edition ‘Youth Without Limits’ eco-clothing range comprises of hoodies and t-shirts in quality fabric with bright print.

We also have brand new ‘Youth Without Limits’ mugs too. Choose from a glossy black mug with pink logo and lettering or a glossy yellow mug with black logo and lettering.

Shop the range here.

Our ethos behind Youth Without Limits is to help young people build life-long belief in themselves; and our new range of products can help raise both awareness and funds for the DofE.

Trying to think outside the box for an eco-friendly gift idea? Try thinking outside the bag!

The DofE branded jute bags are a great gift for anyone looking to go greener. With a useful side pocket for extra storage, and sturdy cotton webbing handles for greater durability, our environmentally friendly jute bags make for a great alternative to single-use plastic bags.

They can be re-used over and over again – a thoughtful gift for anyone looking to improve their environmental footprint one shop at a time.

Get yours for £6.99.

The DofE branded notebook is a fantastic present for organisation junkies, to-do listers or those with a vivid imagination!

Our super-soft feel A5 notebooks have the DofE logo debossed on the front and come with a matching, stylish DofE pen. With 160 pages of 80gsm paper, an elastic closure and an expandable back pocket, these notebooks make a lovely Christmas gift to capture thoughts on the go.

Available in four colours, you can choose from royal blue, purple, pastel green or cool grey.

Get your DofE notebook for £9.99.

Do you know someone who loves venturing outdoors in all weathers? The expedition inspired DofE Buff is the ideal all-season accessory.

This versatile piece of head and neckwear helps keep you warm in colder conditions whilst wicking away moisture to keep you cool in warmer weather.

Our Buff can be worn in 19 different ways – neckerchief, headband, mask, wristband, balaclava, scarf, bandana…you name it!

Machine washable and non-iron, it won’t fade or lose its elasticity, making it the perfect headwear for all occasions, that will last and last.

Get yours for £15.95.

Know someone who’s always on the go? Why not treat them to a DofE Lifeventure thermal mug this winter.

Our special edition thermal mugs from Lifeventure are the perfect present for keeping your drink hot or cold for up to six hours wherever you are. With six different colours, including gloss pink, tungsten, gloss blue, matte black, gloss copper, matte ice, there’s something for everyone.

With a long list of five-star reviews, there’s no need to worry about spillages as it is guaranteed by Lifeventure that they won’t leak or break – it’s a top-rated trusty travel companion.

Get yours now for only £13.99.

The Official DofE Everyday Range hoodies are great for lounging around at home, wearing as an extra layer on the way to school, or out-and-about on weekends.

Available in a variety of colours and sizes, the standard hoodies have a more tailored fit, or you can size up with the premium hoodie for an oversized look.

The DofE logo is embroidered in white, and you can personalise your garments on the front and back from just £3 – a special Christmas present anyone doing or volunteering for the DofE.

Browse the Official DofE Everyday Range hoodies. As each item is made to order, buy online by 13 December for Christmas delivery.

Are you proud of someone for achieving their Award in these challenging times?

Exclusive to Award holders only, the DofE Achievers Range includes premium hoodies, polos, and quarter zip tops. They feature the Award level Royal Cypher in Bronze, Silver or Gold thread and can be made unique by adding a name from only £3.

It’s a lovely gift to celebrate their achievement and a special keepsake of their DofE experience.

There must be approval of Award achievement before placing your order for the Achievers Range – find out more here.

And remember, last order dates for Christmas delivery are:

DofE Clothing – Friday 10 December 2pm

DofE Merchandise – Monday 20 December 9am