The Best Scented Candles For Christmas 2023
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The Best Scented Candles For Christmas 2023

The most luxurious way to add some festive cheer to your home...

Nothing makes your home feel more cosy in the cold than a seasonal scented candle. And this year that’s more important than ever. We’ve picked our favourites to get you in the spirit this season. (They make lovely Christmas gifts, too, if you can bear to part from them.)

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The Best Christmas Scented Candles 2023

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Candle surrounded by oranges and spices


Merry Citrus Soy Candle, £18

This zesty take on a festive fragrance draws inspiration on the nostalgic scent of orange and clove pomander balls, with notes of orange zest, nutmeg, clove and cinnamon. Refreshingly delicious.

Black and green candle

Pulbrook & Gould

Winter Floral Candle, £55

A note on this candle indicates it is best enjoyed ‘when you’re back indoors next to a roaring fire’, preferably curled up in your favourite blanket. Created in collaboration with a master perfumer, these hand-poured candles imitate the smells of a crisp winter walk, with a blend of fir needles, eucalyptus and oakmoss.


Naughty & Nice Mulled Wine Scented Candle, £30

With a scent reminiscent of homemade mulled wine, Selfmade’s Naughty & Nice candle is packed with both spicy and citrusy notes that will remind you of all those festive Christmas parties you have coming up…

Red candle next to black box


Christmas Candle, from £9.95

Available in multiple sizes, Melt’s Christmas candle is a seasonal staple for many homes up and down the UK. Expect a spicy and warm fragrance, with notes of cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, orange and vanilla.

Candle with pink box


Christmas Wish Scented Candle, £50

With a blend of mandarin, cinnamon and tonka bean (alongside 10 other essential oils), this sweet-smelling candle will help create a calm and cosy space during the busy festive season.

Candle with blue leather cover


Birmanie Oud Blue Leather Candle, £355

Creed’s limited edition festive candle comes in a luxurious French navy collectors’ sleeve, and has a scent profile inspired by the brand’s travels to the Far East.

Candle on marble countertop next to oranges, cinnamon and a white box

The White Company

Winter Large Candle, £65

Packaged in a festively decorated box for Christmas, this three-wick candle from The White Company was created over 21 years ago and features notes of cinnamon, clove and orange for a truly seasonal scent.

Candle surrounded by oranges and spices

Featured image: The White Company Winter Large Candle, £65,