Birthday ideas

Has anybody any ideas for a grandparents 70th birthday present?
Thanks

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  • suejb2suejb2 Forumite
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    I have a sister in law who is 70 this year she loves fizzy wine so cava prosecco or champagne.

    Foe my dad when he was 70 we got him a weekend away (with mum)

    For my father in law when he was 70 he wanted a personalised Man United shirt! Horses for courses.

    Help us out, budget, likes dislikes male/female!
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  • Whats your budget? Can a few of you chip in together and do a family weekend away?
    Or host a party for them?

    Do they like gardening? A rose bush or garden bench?

    Do they like a certain alcohol? A really nice bottle of their fave?

    Male or female? jewellery? or cufflinks?

    A photoshoot of the family?
  • suejb2suejb2 Forumite
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    AndreaDC wrote: »
    Has anybody any ideas for a grandparents 70th birthday present?
    Thanks

    Why bother asking and then not returning to the post?
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  • edited 24 July 2018 at 4:43PM
    AndreaDCAndreaDC Forumite
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    Sorry Sue and Sarah,

    I meant to check back in much sooner.

    It's for my grand mums 70th. She doesn't drink, (health reasons). Those are great ideas. Gardening is a bit to much for her now.

    We finally booked 2 tickets for a 3 course Sunday roast on a steam train from Bury. I think she'll love this. Bit pricey but it is her 70th.

    I also sent a birthday telegram from The Telegram Office which I think she'll love to.

    Thanks again for all your ideas. I'll check back in with an update on the lunch.
    Many thanks,
    AndreaDC
  • edited 24 July 2018 at 8:43PM
    AndreaDCAndreaDC Forumite
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    edited 24 July 2018 at 8:43PM
    So to catch up...

    Gran had a wonderful time. We took the 1st class steam train from Bury, Lancs on the East Lancs Railway.

    We had a 3 course lunch on board as we travelled about 30 mins east and back. Lovely weather, a tooting train and traditional 1st class dining made it a really fun experience.

    I found uksteam.info which lists steam train outings from across the country for anyone considering the same.

    Gran also loved the telegram which I sent with a personalised birthday greeting from all the family.

    Thanks again for the ideas.

    AndreaDC
  • Hi Andrea What a lovely idea for your Gran's 70th birthday treat. It sounds wonderful.
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  • Good to hear that it works out well. Wishing her nothing but happiness.
  • Shane05Shane05 Forumite
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    Andrea you can gave them classic watch gift box with same color & design of some popular brand surely i am pretty sure both will like it.
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