If you’re struggling for gift ideas for Father’s Day then look no further. Here are some of our favourite gift ideas:
- Mr Grumpy jigsaw puzzle – This 250 piece Mr Grumpy jigsaw is perfect for any grumpy dad. Presented in a quirky tin that features some of Mr Grumpy’s favourite phrases, such as “your joy is offensive” and “I don’t like morning people.”
- The Official VW Campervan jigsaw puzzle – The Official VW Campervan is just the ticket for any VW enthusiast. Packaged in a mini tin replica of the classic blue van, the 500 piece puzzle is a montage of quirky campervans that were a common sight in the 1960s.
A T-Shirt – Buying clothes for other people can be a minefield but why not treat dad to a t-shirt from Jacamo that is supporting charity too. Sporting legends Freddie Flintoff, Robbie Savage and Shaun Goater have teamed up with Prostate Cancer UK and menswear retailer, Jacamo to produce a limited-edition charity t-shirt, with 100% of all profit going to the charity. In the UK, one in eight men will get prostate cancer at some point in their life and this partnership aims to raise awareness and encourage more men to be aware of their risk of prostate cancer as well as raising money to help research into better diagnosis, better treatment and support for men. At just £15, the smart and comfortable t-shirt comes with discreet signature detail from the ex-sporting trio printed on the sleeve and is available online and in store at Jacamo in a full range of sizes from small to 5XL, in regular and long lengths, and colours blue, black and grey.
A Pair of Sunglasses – With the sunny weather just around the corner why not treat your dad to a new pair of sunglasses from Vision Direct. They have over 200 different styles of sunglasses in stock from brands including Karen Millen, French Connection, Ben Sherman and Levi’s. Their stylish and affordable shades are all up to 20% cheaper than the RRP (they even price match online retailers) and they’re available for next day delivery if you order before 5pm.
A Hand-warmer – For dads who spend a lot of time in the great outdoors the Zippo Hand Warmer is the perfect gift for them. There are various sizes available but the larger hand warmer provides up to 12 hours of consistent heat. The warmer is designed to stand upright for easy filling and is refillable so that it can be used time and time again on all of those outdoor adventures for years to come. Warming bag and filler cup are included.
A Bird Feeding Kit – If your dad loves to feed the birds in and around his garden than a Bird Feeder Gift Box would make an awesome gift this Father’s Day. Each gift box from Boxwild contains the essentials to help you feed your birds. Boxwild offer a range of gift boxes and prices start from £18.00. Their Bird Feeder Gift Box Set contains three regular sized seed blends – Boxwild Blend, Songbird Blend and All Season’s Blend with a bird feeder along with a fruit feeder and a seed scoop. A 50p donation from every box sold is given to various Wildlife Charities.
A Dash Cam – Dash Cams are becoming a popular in car accessory and a very useful one too. They can be used if you are in a car accident or if you are witness to one. The Nextbase Dash Cam 312GW from Halfords offers high-quality footage and records in Full 1080p HD at 30fps. It uses the latest 6G glass lenses which provides a wide 140-degree viewing angle to capture both sides of the road whilst maintaining image clarity. It’s the first Nextbase model to have inbuilt WiFi, meaning you can quickly transfer footage to review on your smartphone or tablet, then simply share the footage with your insurer, friend’s or social media using the Nextbase app. The power of the Dash Cam runs through the mount so there’s no need to worry about wires and the camera automatically turns on when you start your vehicle and off when you stop. This 312GW also includes a GPS and G force recording system, which can also help to provide important evidence in the event of an accident. By tracking your location you can watch your footage back with speed, location and G force data shown alongside the video. This small and handy Dash Cam can easily be tucked away behind your rear view mirror, ensuring your journeys are captured at all times!
A Shaver – The Braun Series 3 3040s Wet and Dry Electric shaver will give any dad an incredibly close, smooth shave.It features:
- A Triple action cutting system – The three independently floating elements adapt to facial contours, cutting both long and short hairs with every stroke.
- MicroComb technology – Catches and feeds more hair into the cutting parts for outstanding performance on 3-day beards and helps to minimise shaving rash
- SensoFoil – For an efficient close shave that cuts hair more easily.
- Specifically designed to be used in the shower with foam or gel to give a smooth shaving experience. The shaver can be submerged up to 5 metres for easy cleaning under running water.
- Rechargeable Ni-MH battery – Fully charges in 1 hour for 45 minutes of use or a quick 5-minute charge will be sufficient for 1 shave. Features a 3-level LED display indicating a low charge.
A Razor – For dads who prefer a wet shave then a Gillette Fusion ProShield razor would make a great gift. With lubrication before & after the blades, skin is protected from irritation. ProShield razors feature 5 precision blades. One razor blade refill equals up to one month of shaves.
A Modelling Kit – For dads who like modelling or playing with the Lego that’s meant for the kids Arckit would make a great gift for them. Arckit is a multi-award winning architectural model building kit. Since launching in 2014, Arckit has opened up the world of architecture to more people than ever before. Now literally anyone can be their own architect and design, build and modify realistic model structures in minutes. There’s no glue, no mess and no instructions – just the power of your imagination. Made in Ireland, Arckit is now available in retailers worldwide and online. Arckit is popular with architects, designers, schools, budding creators and model hobbyists. There are 12 products in total, across three main lines: Five Mini sets with specialist components for smaller structures, two GO sets for learning the basics, and three A-series sets for more ambitious builds. Arckit is also compatible with 3D design software, Architexture graphics to finish models with realistic detail, and a ‘coming soon’ range of bespoke 3D-printed components. There is even an Arckit Education Programme for schools to teach hands-on STEM skills.
A Gift Set – The Ultimate Grooming Set from Baylis and Harding features a fragrance for men that is a blend of fresh Lime, Verbena and Mint, with soothing notes of Musk, Sandalwood and Vetiver. It is a really refreshing fragrance that will revive and reinvigorate him, whether after Sport or as part of his daily grooming routine. The gift set contains 300ml Hair & Body Wash, 150g Boxed Soap, 130ml Aftershave Balm, 130ml Shower Gel and a travel wash bag.
A Drink – Haig Club is a Single Grain Scotch Whisky that boasts a fresh, clean style that showcases butterscotch and toffee for an ultra-smooth taste. It is a great option for the annual ‘which whisky’ conundrum as it has been critically acclaimed as a whisky that can be enjoyed by connoisseurs as well as those who’ve previously never tried Scotch. The beautiful square blue glass bottle with a copper colour and cork stopper and specially-designed white box makes Haig Club an ideal Father’s Day gift of style and great taste. Available in most major UK supermarkets.
Aftershave – Treat your dad to a new scent this Fathers Day. Momentum Intense by Bentley is a new fragrance for men. Top notes include bergamot, lavender and elemi; middle notes are geranium, tonka bean and ambergris; base notes are sandalwood, musk and amberwood.
A Key Tracker – If your dad is forgetful and always misplacing his keys then why not treat him to a TrackR Bravo. The small tracking device ensures that you can track things that are important to you using Bluetooth and the TrackR app on your smartphone. It can be attached to a briefcase, keys or wallet in case they get lost.
A Grooming Set – Wilkos has a whole range of gifts both in store and online for Father’s Day including the BaByliss For Men 8 in 1 All Over Grooming Kit. This kit is perfect for both face and body grooming. The professional grade rechargeable trimmer has four interchangeable cutting heads for defining your style. A precision trimmer, detail trimmer, rotary nose and ear trimmer and a foil shaver are the perfect tools to stay perfectly trim and styled.
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