The Elliot Brown Gift Guide

We all have favourite brands, so we thought wouldn't it be nice to shout about some of them and inspire a few gift ideas. They're all people, companies and products we trust, respect and use ourselves.

Something for the coffee lovers: Contact Coffee Co Jingle Blend

Contact Coffee Co - Jingle Blend

A heavy body blend with deep chocolate and roasted nut flavours, not forgetting a hint of sweet Christmas spices on the finish. Treat someone here

Something to drink: Conker Gin

Conker Gin Mini's

Dorset's first Gin distillery (our local), nestled in the back streets of Southbourne, Bournemouth - is a team of friends, sharing a passion to build a world-class distillery, and it's blooming delicious. Try it for yourself

Something for the Winter Sun: FoamLife Flip flops

FoamLife Flipflops

Hankering for some sun? Make sure you've got THE comfiest flip flops on your feet to best show off your tan. Check them out

Something for the cyclists: Happy Bottom, Bum Butter

Bum Butter - Happy Bottom

Yes, really! This stuff is the nuts - or at least protects them. It's made from completely natural ingredients and works amazingly well as an aftersun too. Try it to believe it 

Something to read: Singletrack Magazine

Singletrack Magazine Subscription

Singletrack Mountain Bike Magazine tells you everything you need to know and more about all things pedal powered and our friends up north have offered you lot a discount too - Half price Print+Digital Membership (normally £39.00, down to  £19.50 of 6 issues) use code "bikesarecool"

Something to keep the toes warm: Darn Tough Socks

Darn Tough Socks

Put simply - the best outdoor socks we've ever owned! Darn Tough are so confident in who they are and what they do they provide their socks with an unconditional lifetime guarantee. Grab a pair or two here

Something to keep your brew warm: Hydroflask


Their mugs keep our coffee warm and the flasks have so many uses. Our favourite has to be keeping ice lollies cold on a hot summers day on the beach (trust us, its game changing) They're very 'us' Buy here

Something to keep your kit dry: Aquapac

Aquapac Dry Bag

We've never been let down by Aquapac, whether it's keeping our stuff dry after an unexpected dip or keeping our wet kit apart from our dry, these bags are bomb proof. Check them out 

Something to treat your kit: Nikwax


If you spend the money on your gear, don't forget to give it some love every now and then. The tech wash is fab for stinky phys kit. Love your kit here

Something for your dog: Land Rover Above and Beyond

Land Rover Above and Beyond

We think the Above and Beyond collection range by Land Rover is pretty great (we hear they do a great watch...) Keep your four legged best bud warm this winter with the Blizzard Dog Coat

Something for the adventure: Musto

Musto Ocean Sailing Jacket

Much more than just a sailing brand, Musto's latest campaign "Fear Less, Do More" is so "us" and they'll provide you all the clothing for any adventure you could through yourself at. So go Fear Less, Do More!

Something to nibble: Olives Et Al

Olives Et Al Christmas Hamper

Quite probably the best snacks around! Bold statement but a true one, once you have something created by Giles, you'll never go back. Do your taste buds a favour go buy some!

Something to send cheer: PEA (Pia Elliot Art)

PEA Christmas Cards

Pia Elliot is a local artist creating superbly intricate pen drawings of our favourite animals, now with a festive twist! Her robin and llama are not to be missed either. Go on, make someone smile this year. Check her out

Something to keep you warm: red changing robes

RED Paddle Changing Robes

The super warm and oh so snuggly changing robes from red paddle co are like wearing a hug as you get out the water or sat round the campfire. Treat yourself (or someone else)