23 Heaven-Scented Winter Candles

Relax, unwind and bring some instant hygge into your home with the aid of these gorgeous candles.

Is there anything more instantly relaxing or atmosphere-enhancing than lighting a candle at the end of the day? As the lovely scent permeates gently throughout the house, we can feel ourselves visibly unwind, basking in the hypnotic flicker and soft glow.

The good news is that there are is a surfeit of amazing brands producing high quality candles that are beautiful both to look at and for their olfactory properties; the pickings are, in fact, so rich that it’s almost impossible to choose. To help you navigate these fragrant waters, we’ve narrowed down twenty-three of the best ones to buy right now, making the oh-so-onerous task that little easier.

By Lucy Abletshauser
October 2020


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Claus Porto Candle, £55


Waks Candles Chios Scented Candle, £85

Rachel Vosper

William Yeoward Honesty Loving Cup, £250

Affirmation Culture Shop

Call For Calm, £24


Unicorn Sweet Orange And Cassis Candle, £38

Marks & Spencer

Clementine Gin Candle, £9.50

Zara Home

Signature Scented 3.6 kg Candle, £79.99

Beauty Pie

Bitter Orange Scented Candle, £19.35 (With Membership)

The Conran Shop

Extra Large Onno Cape Candle In Ivory, £269

Cult Beauty

Cire Trudon Mandarin Candle, £80

Mr Porter

L’Objet, Lapis Scented Candle, £115


Eucalyptus & Lime Natural Wax Candle, £28

Freight HHG

Vetiver And Oakmoss Candle, £34


Large Tomato Leaves Candle, £305

Ancienne Ambiance

Alteeneh Fig Scented Candle, £44

The White Company

Highland Escape Large Candle, £60


Christmas Garden Peach Candle Large, £29

Jo Malone

Wild Fig & Cassis Luxury Candle, £320

Cotswold Candle Co.

Cinnamon Orange & Clove Candle, £20

Bath & Unwind

Neom Christmas Wish Candle, £32

John Lewis

Cowshed Winter Candle, £38

Flint Collection

Christmas Eve Candle, £28

Burton & Webb

Orange Beeswax Candle, £30

Lucy Abletshauser

Shopping Editor

Lucy is the GWG's go-to expert on the best online buys, from fashion to interiors. An aesthete to her core, she does the trawling so you don't have to.