Retirement can be a worrying and anxious time for some not knowing how they will spend all their spare time now they aren’t having to work all the hours they have got used to over the years for others it is an exciting time where you can plan to do things you have always wanted to do but never had the time. Some are lucky enough to retire early and can plan to spend their days playing golf, meeting friends for coffee and going on amazing holidays. It is important you plan some things to do with your time so you don’t become lonely and isolated. There are often plenty of clubs and activities going on to keep your body and mind active.

If you know a colleague who you work with who is retiring it is a lovely gesture to buy them a gift to congratulate them on their retirement and to wish them a happy retirement. You may also want to buy a gift for a friend or family member to commemorate their upcoming retirement and we have plenty of ideas for you to help with your choice of gift.

You may want to get them a more traditional gift such as a watch or crystal decanter with glasses or you may opt for something fun and more of a jokey gift or maybe something related to something they will enjoy doing with their new found freedom or even an experience rather than a physical gift. You might be able to club together with workmates to buy a more expensive between you.

Retirement Wine Glass and Photo Frame Gift Set

Retirement Wine Glass and Photo Frame Gift Set

This frame and wine glass gift set makes a fabulous gift idea for someone who’s a about to retire and enjoy all of those lazy days ahead.

Buy for £29.99 from The Gift Experience


 

Personalised Retirement Photo Plate

Personalised Retirement Photo Plate

This personalised Retirement Photo Plate makes a wonderful personalised gift for a friend, family member or collegue retiring.

Buy for £19.99 from The Gift Experience





Personalised On Your Retirement Pewter Tankard

Personalised On Your Retirement Pewter Tankard

This On Your Retirement Pewter Tankard makes a great gift for a collegue or friend.

Buy for £27.99 from The Gift Experience


 

Retirement Mugs (Aint Retired From Life)

Retirement Mugs (Aint Retired From Life)

Choose a slogan to best suit your retiring colleague or create your very own message mug. A fun and personal gift.

Buy for £9.99 from The Gift Experience


 

Retirement T-Shirts (Retired From Life)

Retirement T-Shirts (Retired From Life)

Choose a fun slogan that best suits the retiree to personalise this retirement t-shirt with. A fun gift to celebrate the retirement of colleague, friend or relative.

Buy for £9.99 from The Gift Experience


 

'Congratulations on Your Retirement' Award with Personalised Name and Message by Haysoms

‘Congratulations on Your Retirement’ Award with Personalised Name and Message by Haysoms

Clear crystal glass personalised retirement trophy with space for a name and short message. The award is complete with your choice of name, a retirement quote and your own message at the bottom. A lovely personal gift for anyone retiring for appreciation for all the work they have done. The total measurements are 16cm in height and 11cm in width. Please type the name and message you would like engraved in the text box.

Buy for £12.00 from Haysom Interiors


 

Personalised Scripted Pen and Pouch Set

Personalised Scripted Pen and Pouch Set

Our Scripted Pen and Pouch Set is a perfect gift for any occasion!The pen can be personalised with a name up to 15 characters in length.Please note that the personalisation is case sensitive and will appear as entered. Please avoid entering your personalisation in block capitals, as this may result in the text being difficult to read.The pen is supplied with a black velvet-textured pouch. The pen writes in black ink.Ideal for Father’s Day, Mother’s Day, Graduation, Christmas.

Buy for £10.99 from FunkyHampers


 

Personalised Gold Finish Carriage Clock

Personalised Gold Finish Carriage Clock

This luxury gold finish carriage clock, will add a bit of something special to someones home. The clock is engraved with a special message on the reverse, perfect for Anniversaries and Wedding gifts. The carriage clock originated in the 19th century and was designed for travel, true to its original design the clock features a carrying handle so it can be easily transported. Encased in solid brass the front of the clock opens to reveal a small space and a place to alter the time. The carriage clock was considered an item of wealth and was made with the best quality materials to insure the clock travelled well on long journeys, true to its form this contemporary verision is extremely well made. The clock has a quartz mechanism and is encased behind a piece of glass. Size: The clock measures approx 9cm x 6cm x 6cm.

Buy for £59.99 from The Gift Experience


 

Hello Pension Keepsake

Hello Pension Keepsake

Wish someone a happy retirement with this fun and personal Hello Pension Keepsake. It is engraved with a personal message and has the slogan Goodbye Tension Hello Pension engraved around an illustration of a man sleeping in a hammock. A fantastic retirement gift for a friend or relative.

Buy for £19.99 from The Gift Experience


 

Retired! Photo Frame

Retired! Photo Frame

This frame makes a great gift for a colleague or loved one as they embark on their new adventure.

Buy for £6.99 from The Gift Experience


 

The Joy Of Retirement Book

The Joy Of Retirement Book

Key Features:Help the new retiree with ideas on how to enjoy retirement! Handy travel sizeWhile someone might be looking forward to their upcoming retirement, what to do once they’ve retired may not have crossed their mind yet. The Joy Of Retirement Book is the perfect gift to help them through the early stages of retirement. The book is packed with advice, information and inspiring ideas so they can make the most of their exciting new lifestyle of leisure. Advice includes ‘Declutter your life’ and ‘Get online’. Gift it to them on their last day of work and help them get ready for retirement! Dimensions:L18 x W12cm Format:Hardback Pages: 155

Buy for £9.99 from Getting Personal


 

Happy Retirement Acrylic Star

Happy Retirement Acrylic Star

A retirement gift for a work colleague or a friend can be difficult to find. This bespoke star is a special gift to give to your work colleague that is leaving your workplace for retirement (or a friend who is leaving their work). It can be displayed in the home as the recipient lives their dreams of their work free days. It would look nice hanging from a window latch or door handle and means the recipient could remember her hard working days and her ex work colleagues. Dimensions: Size approx 7.5 cm x 7.5 cm x 3mm thick. Weight approx 60 grams.

Buy for £6.99 from Forever Besopke


 

Personalised Retirement Glass Beer Tankard: Special Offer

Personalised Retirement Glass Beer Tankard: Special Offer

A brilliant gift idea for someone who is retiring. Our sturdy glass tankard is engraved with a bespoke design. It features a message which reads: “Enjoy your retirement” followed by the recipient’s name. The stylish design is made complete with a small star. The traditional, quality glass would be the perfect gift for such a special occasion. He will be proud to have it on display after enjoying a well earned drink from it! Dimensions: Each glass stands approx 15.5 tall and weighs approx 920 grams. Each tankard is delivered to the customer in a standard black box.

Buy for £10.99 from Forever Besopke


 

Bespoke On Your Retirement Oak Wine Bottle Coaster

Bespoke On Your Retirement Oak Wine Bottle Coaster

If you know someone that is retiring, why not treat them to this solid oak wine coaster, engraved especially for them? They can enjoy a hard earned glass of wine in the garden, or use it when entertaining dinner guests, with all their new found time! The wooden wine coaster features the words “Happy Retirement” followed by the recipient’s name below. The simple layout is finished with a wine bottle on either side. This product is designed, laser engraved and personalised in-house, making this an extra personal and quality keepsake gift to enjoy for years – by male or female wine lovers. Because of the natural grain of the wood, all coasters will vary slightly in colour and texture, making this a one of a kind keepsake. Dimensions: 13.5cm outside diameter, 10cm inside diameter.

Buy for £12.95 from Forever Besopke




Personalised Retirement Champagne

Personalised Retirement Champagne

Buy for £39.99 from IJustLoveIt


 

Personalised Retirement Single Malt Whisky

Personalised Retirement Single Malt Whisky

Buy for £44.99 from IJustLoveIt









101 Things To Do With A Retired Man Book

101 Things To Do With A Retired Man Book

After decades of battles and triumphs in the workplace, retirement marks the start of a blissful work free life (time to relax and do what you want to do in your life). This sounds fine and dandy but after a few weeks the boredom will set in and you will want to get him out from under your feet (day time tv and ironing may not be the answer). Retirement is the perfect time to learn a new skill, get in touch with old friends and explore the great wide open, so get out there and get started. This book includes 101 to dos with a retired man including: Grandpa poses, Grow a Mo! (moustache), fabulous baker boy or perhaps take a gap year…the choice is endless and your bound to find something of interest. Your golden years will look much brighter after you’ve figured out 101 things to do with your retired man. This hilarious book is the perfect stocking filler, birthday gift or a retirement gift for him.

Buy for £7.99 from Forever Besopke


 

'Congratulations on Your Retirement' Award with Personalised Name and Message by Haysoms

‘Congratulations on Your Retirement’ Award with Personalised Name and Message by Haysoms

Clear crystal glass personalised retirement trophy with space for a name and short message. The award is complete with your choice of name, a retirement quote and your own message at the bottom. A lovely personal gift for anyone retiring for appreciation for all the work they have done. The total measurements are 16cm in height and 11cm in width. Please type the name and message you would like engraved in the text box.

Buy for £12.00 from Haysom Interiors


 

Engraved Crystal Heart Paperweight

Engraved Crystal Heart Paperweight

Tell someone you love them with this eye-catching personalised gift! Our Engraved Crystal Heart Paperweight is cut beautifully into a heart shape and sits perfectly on a solid surface so your recipient can display it proudly at home!Personalise this beautiful paperweight with a name, date or whatever special message you choose, an ideal gift for a couple celebrating their anniversary, a birthday, retirement or any other special occasion.We can engrave up to 4 lines of text (12 characters on each line).The paperweight is presented in a cushioned box making it an even more appealing and attractive gift.Go on Give Something Different…Size (approx):6.5cm (2.6in)

Buy for £18.90 from The Gift Experience


 

Engraved Gold Lighter - Retired Police Officer

Engraved Gold Lighter – Retired Police Officer

Key Features:Presented in a case Luxury gift box option availableIf you know someone who has recently taken a step back from protecting the public, our engraved gold lighter is a unique retirement gift for your favourite copper! You can add a special date from when they started serving the community and it’s presented a special case. It’s a bespoke keepsake, reminding them of their time in the force.   Personalisation:Personalise the lighter with a date in up to 12 characters.Use our innovative preview function to see how your personalisation will look. Simply enter the date and press the Preview button.Fuel: Petrol Dimensions (approx.): L5.2 x W4 x D1.2cmPlease note: The Engraved Gold Petrol Lighter is not supplied with lighter fluid.