We love winter candles. It’s a bit like switching up your perfume seasonally, you know festive spirit is in the air when you start bringing out your fave winter candles. Whether you love your classic Christmas scents or your preference is for something more subtle and fresh, here are 10 gorgeous winter candles to buy for a loved one (or as a self-care treat!).

Neom Cosy Nights 3 Wick Candle £48

Every year we always get excited about the Neom Christmas candle. It’s become a tradition to have one burning each festive season and they always smell delightfully cosy.

Diptyque Neige Candle £65

A Diptyque candle is almost essential at Christmas and they never fail to disappoint, creating some of the best winter candles on the market. This year we’ve fallen in love with “Neige” which has notes of White Musk and Heliotrope. Plus, the glass jar will look stunningly lit up on the mantle.

SUN.DAY Beyond The Pines £26

A candle to clear the senses, SUN.DAY Beyond The Pines is like a breath of fresh frosty air, with notes of invigorating Lime, Eucalyptus and Peppermint. This is a fantastic winter candle to blow away the cobwebs in January.

Cowshed Winter Candle £38

If you don’t want an overly festive candle, Cowshed’s Winter Candle is a great choice for a little touch of winter with other heavenly scents that make it feel a bit lighter. It’s got Ylang-Ylang, Rose and Neroli (classic Cowshed scents) with a sprinkling if cinnamon and clove to warm it up.

Cire Trudon Fir Christmas Candle £90

If you’re looking for the ultimate luxurious winter candle then you can’t do much better than Cire Trudon. Their limited edition “Fir” candle emulates the fresh pine-y smell of a freshly cut Christmas tree and offers a fresher twist on the classic Christmas candle.

Rituals Happiness Scented Candle £26.50 

Neroli and Sandlewood are the top notes of Rituals’ winter candle this year. Set to evoke joy and happiness, we think this is the perfect uplighting festive candle to burn on Christmas day.

Parks Starry Night Candle £75

If you could bottle the scent of cosy cashmere under a star-lit sky on a crisp winter’s evening, this candle would be IT! It is classically wintery in scent but has a lightness to it thanks to Juniper and Vetiver.

thisworks Winter Solstice Warming Candle £26

If you love candles with cinnamon and cedar wood then thisworks has the perfect winter candle for you. Loaded with essential oils like Frankincense (how very appropriate for the festive season) this is a candle you’ll want to burn all winter long.

Baobab Collection Tanjung Candle

First of all, how gorgeous is the jar? This candle would look stylish in any home and the added bonus is that it smells incredible. It’s a winter candle that feels fresh and woody without being overly festive so it can perfectly carry you through January and beyond.

de Mamiel Winter Candle £90

De Mamiel love celebrating the four seasons and with winter in full swing, it’s time we swapped their autumn candle for their winter candle. Designed to replenish spirit and soul, it’s infused with rich woody scents like Palo Santo, Clary Sage, Lavender, Cedarwood and Patchouli.