Did you know that some of the best subscription boxes out there are born and bred right here in the UK? Shipping in and around the UK and out to the rest of the world, now is a perfect time to support local businesses, try something new, or experience a taste of home from abroad.
And while the Cratejoy Marketplace offers great search features that help you find independent subscription boxes nearby, we thought we'd take this opportunity to showcase 20 brilliant monthly box subscriptions from the UK that you can treat yourself or your loved ones to!
Considering all the goings-on of 2020, curated boxes filled with everything from beautiful stationery and tasty teas to stories, spirituality, and self-care treats can help to bring a smile to your face. Go on and have a gander at some of our top UK subscription boxes. We're sure you'll find something that strikes your fancy!
Best UK Subscription Boxes
Price: Starts at £14.99 GBP/month
What's Included: GeekGear caters to all things Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts! Dedicated to celebrating this super popular global fandom with UK roots, get in on exclusive gear and wearables, limited-edition collectibles, and other themed goodies and gadgets with a monthly mix of 6-10 items from the Wizarding World.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the UK except for select countries between the 21st-26th of each month
Price: Starts at £18.33 GBP/month
What's Included: Looking for a discovery box that can lead you to new brands in the vegan and cruelty-free beauty and skincare space? The Pip Box can deliver just that! Featuring full-size products and offering an average monthly value of £55 in every box, treat yourself -- or your favorite beauty guru -- to luxury at a bargain.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the UK beginning in the 1st week of each month, continuing daily until sold out
Cost: Starts at £7.92 GBP/month
What's Included: Proud to be the largest personalised book subscription service in the UK, The Willoughby Book Club brings 1 brand-new book, handpicked for each individual subscriber. Designed for readers of all ages, each book arrives wrapped in the club’s signature packaging and helps to spread the joy of reading through charitable book donations!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the UK on the 1st of the month
Price: Starts at £22.50 GBP/month
What's Included: With Boxed Locks, the devil is in the details. Perfect for game lovers aged 10 and up, each box is thoughtfully designed to be engaging and entertaining. Through an assortment of challenging puzzles and clues, and a mix of fun props, get those mental gears moving as you work towards coming up with just the right code to unlock the final box!
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the UK around the 1st week of every month
Price: Starts at £23.33 GBP/month
What's Included: Moi-Même -- French for “myself” -- is here to give you a nudge towards me time with a carefully curated selection of posh products to do self-care right! From beauty and hair care goodies to snacks, jewelry, stationery, and more, select a monthly or quarterly subscription and get the chance to explore new-to-you high-end brands.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the UK: monthly boxes ship by the 10th of the month; quarterly boxes ship in the middle of Jan, Apr, July, and Oct
Price: Starts at $32.08/month
What's Included: Empress Mimi ensures that we can all feel like a queen with a range of boxes that deliver fine lingerie and luxe sleepwear. From beauty-on-a-budget boxes to splurge-worthy one-off boxes, choose to get 1 pair of frillies, or opt for a box brimming with a lingerie set, loungewear, accessories and gift items, both naughty and nice!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the UK within 3-5 days of ordering, with renewals shipping around the 7th of each month
Price: Starts at £12.00 GBP/month
What's Included: Get organized or send loved ones near and far a little happy mail with the fun-filled stationery packed into every box from Papergang. Each month highlights the work of a different artist by sending out an assortment of charming paper goods that may include letter paper, notepads, to-do lists, greeting cards, wrapping paper, stickers and more!
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the UK in the first 7 working days of each month, and if ordering after that, within 1-3 working days
Price: Starts at £17.99 GBP/month
What's Included: Tuck into a meal that’s been kicked up a notch (or 10) with Flaming Licks, a monthly hot sauce club that sends a sampling of bold, award-winning hot sauces, artisanal small-batch spicy treats, confections and condiments that have all been exclusively curated from some of the top producers in the UK.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the UK within 2 business days, with renewals shipping at the end of the month
Price: Starts at $26.67/month
What's Included: Start celebrating the tradition of Elevenses with a subscription to the Great British Teabreak. No matter where in the world you find yourself, enjoy a UK-style 11am snack break with a box that comes packed with 8 branded teabags, a colorful mug, and an assortment of popular sweet and savory British snacks, including a full-size pack of tea biscuits.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the UK within 3 working days of ordering, with renewals shipping on the working day closest to the 15th
Price: Starts at £10.95 GBP/month
What's Included: Play in the dirt and get messy with Mud & Bloom, a monthly box that gives kids the chance to learn gardening basics and connect with nature. Filled with planting activities, nature crafts, games and quizzes, kids get the chance to get outdoors and learn about all things plants, bugs, birds and animals!
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the UK at the very end of each month
Price: Starts at £18.00 GBP/month
What's Included: Scouring near and far for the best self-care and beauty products on the market, Lemonade aims to walk you through all the different layers of learning to love yourself, inside and out. Handpicked cruelty-free items will take care of you from head to toe, and mindfulness missions will help you focus on growth, positivity and gratitude.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the UK on or before the 7th of each month
Price: Starts at £9.67 GBP/month
What's Included: Designed for women who are looking to connect (or reconnect) their mind, body and soul, WILDWOMAN is a UK-based subscription box that brings 1 self-development book each month, along with special gift items that are perfect for creating some dedicated me time. Get uplifting reads, flavorful tea, aromatherapy and words of encouragement.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the UK on or around the 15th of each month
Price: Starts at £7.99 GBP/month
What's Included: Sourced directly from the farmers, every roast delivered by the Blue Coffee Box is ideal for the world's coffee snobs. Focusing on fair trade, this coffee subscription selects only the best beans from the top 2% of coffees from around the world and features a new guest roaster and new ethically-sourced coffees each month.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the UK immediately after ordering, then monthly afterward from order date
Price: Starts at £7.99 GBP/month
What's Included: Offering 3 tiers that bring an assortment of K-beauty goodies, as well as a variety of sheet mask packs for all different skin types, Lengbox is one of the best beauty subscription boxes. Filled with innovative new products, get the latest in anti-acne and sensitive skincare, soothing sheet masks, and anti-aging serums for radiant skin.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the UK on the 26th of the month
Price: Starts at £24.99 GBP/month
What's Included: Have fun with healthy eating with a monthly subscription to the Luxury Snack Collection from SNAK PACK. Featuring plenty of undiscovered, lesser-known options, this snack box is dedicated to sending only ‘good-for-you’, gluten-free and vegan-friendly snacks made from high-quality ingredients, just the thing to have at the ready when you need a quick pick-me-up.
Shipping: Only ships within the UK between the 25th-27th of each month
Price: Starts at £14.50 GBP/month
What's Included: Bringing a free-form creative process to young kids, Make + Wonder sparks creativity with a mix of artistic activities themed around an inspiring woman or artist. Created by teachers to be an open-and-flow box, each month sends idea cards, curated art supplies and an illustrated story that prompts kids to explore their imaginations and play with color and texture.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the UK on the 5th of the month, with renewals shipping on the 6th