Gifts for Insomniacs

Useful gift ideas to help change poor sleep patterns, whether it's a pillowcase you rest your head on or listening to an author reading his book.

We've all been there, tossing and turning in the middle of the night, when the odd sleepless night becomes a habit. Here are some useful gift ideas to help change poor sleep patterns, whether it's a pillowcase you rest your head on or listening to an author reading his book. These tools will make those lonely hours that bit more bearable and chances are, once you've prepped a hot drink for a few nights running, you'll stop waking up. Well, it's worth a try anyway.

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With Gingko's Cube Click Clock, just click your fingers, clap your hands or gently tap your bedside table and the time, date and temperature will alternately appear for you in green LED colour. £29.99

Dempsey & Dempsey

Perfect pyjamas, featuring exclusive prints, hand painted in London and inspired by the albums and journals of the English adventurer. The perfect reason for going to bed. From £150

Amazon Launchpad

150,000 people are already falling asleep with Dodow, a metronome with a light system that reteaches you how to fall asleep naturally, without taking any medicine. £44.90


Listen to an audiobook and who knows you might nod off. Simply choose the subscription, download the app and over 200,000 books are waiting in your library to listen to anytime, anywhere. Three month subscription £23.99

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This 'anti-ageing' silk pillowcase has a removable lavender insert. Comfortable next to your skin, the silk does not absorb moisture or beauty creams from your face and hair whilst you sleep. £65

The White Company

A hot water bottle is essential kit for insomniacs and this faux fur one is ultra luxurious, making you feel cosy and warm. £30

Spacemasks warm and alleviate strain on your eyes, which in turn aids in calming you down and relaxing your mind, preparing you for sleep. Available in a pack of five. £15

This Works

Powered by USB and easily portable, this diffuser radiates fragrance through the air. Plug in by your bed and the Deep Sleep Superblend will relax the body and encourage a sense of calm and a peaceful night’s sleep. £55

Net A Porter

Crafted from the finest mulberry silk, Slip's lightly cushioned navy eye mask is designed to sit softly against your face to block out light and prevent damage to the hair and skin. £45


This relaxing essential oil spray can be effective at creating a soothing sensation, conducive to a peaceful, relaxing night's sleep. Contains the essential oils of lavender, bergamot, mandarin, sweet orange and geranium. £18


Calm mind, good night's sleep. Start to de-stress by meditating and Headspace is the app that can help. With programmes for various conditions, in just ten minutes a day, you can change bad habits. From £9.99 per month


Preparation can pay off so why not make a hot drink and take it to bed with you, just in case. This sophisticated insulated mug by Contigo keeps drinks hot for up to five hours. It also gives spill and leak proof drinking by sealing automatically between sips. £30