Top 10 tea time treats

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1 Marmite teapot, £12, from Tesco.

Love it or hate it, this teapot is guaranteed to put a smile on anyone’s face.

2 Self-stirring mug, £9.95, from prezzybox.com

This is the ultimate present for the very laziest tea drinker you know.

Simply flick the switch on the top of the handle and the battery-powered mechanism will stir the tea for you.

3 Queen’s Jubilee tea towel, £12, from Hunkydory Home.

Celebrate this year’s Jubilee in style with this limited edition tea towel in Wedgewood blue with royal purple detail.

4 Summer Blossom English Breakfast Tea and silver plated infusor, £10, from Whittard.

English Breakfast tea is Whittard’s most popular house blend and this gift set comes with a packet of tea and a silver plated infuser to help you make the perfect cuppa.

5 Tea pot and cosy with Taste The Difference tea, £12, from Sainsbury’s.

This patriotic-looking set proudly carries the Union Jack and will look good on any kitchen table.

6 Retro mug set, £18.95, from dotcomgiftshop.co.uk

This set of six mugs includes some iconic designs from the Americana coffee house era.

Each one is large enough to give you a proper-sized brew and will look good on your shelf when it’s not being used.

7 Morphy Richards tea maker, £99.99.

If you take your morning cuppa or mid-afternoon tea break seriously, you might consider getting hold of one of these.

The unique tea steeping technology with variable strength and temperature selector will let you brew any variety of tea – just the way you like it.

8 Twinings speciality tea selection, £10.99.

Get your hands on this classic selection of Twinings’ most famous speciality teas from the classic Black & Gold range.

There’s 10 envelopes each of Earl Grey, Lady Grey, English Breakfast, Assam, Darjeeling and Ceylon.

9 Yukari Sweeney Time for Teapot, £18, from Debenhams.

Two cups and a cute teapot to boil up a tasty brew – what more could you want to see you through January?

10 Classic tea press, £44, from Bodum.

This smart teapot is easy to use and promises to get maximum flavour extraction from loose leaf tea.

The removable infuser eliminates any bitterness and the glass design allows you to keep an eye on the colour of your tea as it brews.