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Need a last minute Father’s Day gift? We’ve got you covered

Isobel Lawrance 14th Jun 2023 One Comment

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Isn’t it hard to think of ideas for Father’s Day?

Father’s Day is fast approaching – 18th of June (which is this Sunday, fyi). If it totally slipped your mind, you’re unsure what to get your Dad, or simply haven’t got a huge budget, don’t worry. We have some fab gift ideas at a variety of price ranges, that will certainly put a smile on the face of your loved one. 

So, whether you’re buying for a parent, step-parent, guardian or father-figure, check out some of our faves below. 

Food and hampers

chocolate hamperIf your dad has a sweet tooth, why not treat him to some chocolate from the Chocolate Trading Company? They have a superior selection of the finest chocolates for your Dad this Father’s Day, chosen for their purity of ingredients and outstanding flavours.  They also have a great chocolate and red wine gift hamper.

If your old man is more of a savoury man, why not treat him to a delicious cheese hamper? This scrumptious basket of goodies from Prestige Hampers will make hearts (and bellies) very happy. The Artisan Country Cheese Basket includes some of the finest chutneys and cheeses.

Perhaps your Dad fancies himself as a bit of a chef? Take his cooking skills to a new level with this pasta machine £29.99 from Lakeland. Or let him try his hand at some new recipes from Lucas Hollweg’s wonderful ‘Good things to eat’ cook book – just under £10 on Amazon.

Days out

Family camping trip
The National Trust have some fantastic family-oriented days out for Dads including everything from trying your hand at a game of cricket, nature trails, and even cinema, theatre and music events. With plenty of cafes to get ice creams and sandwiches and shady picnic spots to choose from, bring everyone together for an adventurous day out at a place you love.

Buyagift also have brilliant and unique experience days for Dads everywhere. If indoor sky diving would suit your Pops, or you think he’d prefer a quiet spa day, get him a gift to remember. The site even offers out-of-this-world experiences.

Is Dad a football fan? Why not buy him a football stadium tour – with choices including Manchester City Etihad Stadium, Liverpool FC’s Anfield Stadium and Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Or, get the excitement flowing with live experiences of The Crystal Maze and Tomb Raider.


Father playing tennis with his daughter

For sporty Dads who like anything from bikes and basketball equipment to treadmills and trampolines, Sports and Leisure UK  have some great deals to take advantage of.

For the serious athletes, they have exercise bikes for under £95 and treadmills from £239.95. Or you could buy ‘him’ a lovely swimming pool for the garden for under £38…OK, you might use it once in a while…possibly a lot more than him…but it’s still a nice present!

If the Dad in your life is more a fan of sport than someone who partakes in it, why not get some football memorabilia, or help him look the part with some new kicks?

Book lover

Father and son reading together

If your Dad’s a book worm, Waterstones have some fantastic discounts on a range of Father friendly books this month. A unique and special gift is The Book of Everyone. This is the personalised book which celebrates everything about them. The ‘Dad’ edition of this book Bursting with cultural nuggets from the year he was born and mind-blowing facts about his astonishing life. It’s the ultimate way to tell your dad he’s awesome.

For the busy bee who doesn’t have time to sit and read, an Audible subscription could be just the thing. There are thousands of podcasts and audiobooks of all genres. From history and memoirs to classics like Harry Potter, your Dad won’t be stuck for audio entertainment.

Male grooming

Father and son with shaving foam on their faces
Take advantage of The Fragrance Shop’s great men’s range and spoil your old man with a bit of luxury male grooming. With half-price offers, a huge range of products and free delivery on orders over £40, you can bag him a real treat without breaking the bank.

Similarly, the LOOKFANTASTIC Father’s Day Fragrance and Grooming Edit (£55) will get your Dad looking and smelling like a million bucks. Featuring six luxury fragrances from Armani, Prada and more. Paired with grooming products to amplify his routine — an invigorating gel moisturiser and fragrant body wash, he’ll be looking and feeling fresh. Plus, receive a £55 digital voucher to redeem on his full-size favourite, so he can smell fresh all summer long!

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4 years ago

Great and cool ideas. My son is a totally technical boy and I aways try to buy him something which will be usefull for him 🙂

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