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Ultimate Valentine’s Day Hamper Guide, no matter your budget

If love is in the air this Valentine’s Day, moreish sweet and savoury teatime treats might just be the perfect gift, oh and at Cartwright & Butler we’ve got that extra special gift to suit any budget. Here’s a few ideas whether you’re gifting a partner, a pal or that secret love interest. 

Four pricing options for your Valentine’s Day gift

February 14th is the day of love. A day to say thank you, I love you, will you marry me? or just to show your appreciation. Whatever your plans and whoever you’re gifting to we’ve put together a selection of our favourites, by price, for your ease.  

Find out what you can get for your money, without sacrificing on quality:


  • Under £25: The best, affordable, budget-friendly option for a gift that says how much you care. The smallest hamper available but sometimes less is more.
  • Under £50: Want to spend a little bit extra and leave your loved one feeling extra special? 
  • Under £100: Gifts that leave a last memory to share
  • Over £100: The ultimate hamper, perfect for spoiling your loved one

Affordable Valentine’s Day Hampers and gifts for any budget


Under £25: A sweet gesture, filled with love

Not everyone likes to spend a lot on Valentine’s Day so many people are looking for a sweet gesture that still shows they care. 

Chocolate is a classic, but at Cartwright and Butler we have a selection of delicious Chocolate Praline Hearts. Trust us, they’re totally moreish, with a dreamy filling no one can resist. 

Another favourite has got to be our brand-new Heart-shaped Tin, come on, if this doesn’t say I love you we don’t know what does. Bright metallic pink, with gold embossing and our iconic clip lid. Inside you’ll find seriously delicious Strawberry and White chocolate biscuits. Your Valentine will think you’re crumbelievable when you gift them this! 

Or if your loved one likes a touch of the savoury, our trio of cheeses will hit the spot. The Black Bob Extra Mature cheddar provides a well-rounded, smooth taste, The Caramelised Onion Cheddar is a rich and unique cheese, and the Smokey Redwood cheddar a well-balanced, tangy and Smokey flavour.  Is your mouth watering yet?

Under £50: A little extra budget? Go for that extra special treat.

There are some delicious hampers worth considering if your budget is up to £50. 

A cosy night in might just be in order, so whether that means a night on the sofa watching your favourite film or just enjoying each other’s company there are some delicious hampers worth considering if youryou’re budget is up to £50. 

Chocolate & Fizz, hands up who would say yes to this! 

Fizz and chocolates, seriously there’s no better combination when it comes to Valentine’s Day, that’s why one of our favourite hampers for under £50 is the Blissful Bucks Fizz Hamper. Pop the cork on a bottle of fizz, splash a touch of zesty orange juice, sit back and enjoy thick milk chocolate truffles infused with smooth salted caramel. 

Grab the blankets, snuggle up and crack open our Cosy night in Treat Box. Bursting with hot chocolate, biscuits and sweets this is a gift both of you can enjoy! 

Is your giftee a savoury snacker? Would they relish in a tasty, seeded flatbread, topped with cheese and a dollop of onion chutney? If this is the one, our Cheese Lover’s Selection box is what you’re looking for. Cheese Heaven or what…

Under £100: Feeling special? Make memories to share.

At under £100, this budget opens up for many possibilities to craft the best hamper. Leave a lasting impression on whoever you decide to gift it to.

Picnic with love

If there’s one celebration where you can embrace all that is cheesy, it’s Valentine’s Day. You might be planning that perfect picnic, all wrapped up on a romantic winter’s day or even a carpet picnic with your favourite film. Our picnic hampers, filled to the brim with delicious cheese, tangy chutneys and the butteriest biscuits will make for a lovely feast.

Hampers to share

Wait, this must be our most romantic gift – a baby pink, heart shaped basket, filled with our finest selection of pink products. Valentine’s Day right there! You’ll find a mini fizz, two hot choc stirrers to share, butter fudge bar, chocolate wafer crispies, strawberry and white chocolate biscuits, strawberry and clotted cream fudge, strawberry jam and butter oat crumbles. This hamper will make someone’s day.

Date night made simple with our Date Night Delights Food Selection.  

A gift box filled with indulgent treats, a date night in is a perfect excuse to get out of those comfies and spend some quality time together. Think cheese, wine, biscuits and chocolates. 

Yep, totally irresistible!

For him or for her a Breakfast in bed treat will always earn you those extra brownie points.  Breakfast in Bed hamper does all the hard work for you, unwind and relax together with bubbles and biscuits in bed. Bliss..

Over £100: The ultimate hamper for spoiling with the perfect romantic gestures

You are tea-riffic

The perfect gift for him – The whiskey hamper. This gift is the ultimate surprise for a Whisky lover. The Whisky Gift Hamper contains a range of sweet and savoury delights, as well as a bottle of the finest Dalmeny Centenary Scotch Whiskey.

And if you want to go all out with a gift you can most definitely share with a loved one, The Ultimate Sweet Tooth Hamper Is the way to go. With a huge selection of goodies and favourite tipples all perfectly packed in our beautiful wooden crate. A stunning Valentine’s Day gift  

Personalised Touches Creating Memorable Moments This Valentine’s Day

Adding a personalised sleeve with a memorable saying is a perfect way to express your love. Customise your sleeve with any image for that special touch. 

Maybe you’ve been with your partner a while, watched the years roll by, the kids grow up and maybe even the grandchildren arrive – you could upload a ‘Now and then’ picture, how special would that be! 

Or maybe you’re a new parent, it’s always heartwarming to give a gift with a picture of your little one on – your ultimate gift of love. 

There are so many ways to express your feelings through a picture and message.