Packed with pleasures: our favourite luxury gift hampers this year

Hotels, distilleries, artisan food shops, design houses and more have boxed up some of their best delights for maximum ease of gifting. Check them out here

A Conrad Terrace hamper from the Conrad Hotel

Everyone loves a luxury gift set or surprise hamper at Christmas. It's partly the packaging – the sheer luxury of tearing off the wrapping and diving into that feast of sinful plastic and crinkly paper. And it's partly the joy of the unexpected. Sure, you had tried that chutney or cleanser before, but what about those interesting crackers, or perhaps that surprise bottle of gin from a new distillery? This year, many more companies and ...