Some of the best games on the market as Christmas presents, and fun things to play over the festive period

Risk, Hamleys, fun games











Risk, Hamleys (0871 704 1977;

Science museum roller wheel, fun games












Roller wheel, The Science Museum (0151-650 6061;

daines and hathaway luxury leather goods













Mississippi croc compendium set, Daines and Hathaway (+44 (0)843 886 0010;

Games Compendium - Scrabble and Trivial Pursuit, fun games












Games Compendium – Scrabble and Trivial Pursuit, Linley (020-7730 7300;

Jamm Scoot Ride On, Scooter













Jamm Scoot ride-on scooter, The Great little trading company (0344 848 6000;


Roll up backgammon, Pickett













Roll-up leather backgammon set, Pickett (020-7493 8939;

Personal Midi 140-piece jigsaw with whimsy pieces, Wentworth Wooden Puzzles (0800 731 1662;

the lagoon group table top fun games













Lagoon Group assorted tabletop games, The Lagoon Group (020 8563 6520;

Arum Wobble chess set










Walnut and silver Wobble chess set, Aram (020-7557 7557;

*Country Life Christmas gift guide