Father's Day can pose quite a problem when it comes to choosing the best gifts. Dads are notoriously difficult to buy for, unless you turn to the old favourites of beer, chocolate, socks, ties, or BBQ equipment.
This year, we want to make Father's Day a bit special for Dad. There are loads of unique gifts for dads out there, but it can be hard to know where to start. To make the job easier, we've included some of the best Father's Day gifts that will definitely make a lasting impression.
Think about what your dad really enjoys and focus on his character, rather than looking for quick and easy presents. Does he like gardening, reading, or sports? Is he obsessed with tech gadgets, or would he be happiest with wine and cheese?
Browse through our round-up of the best Father's Day gifts. We've tried to account for a range of different interests. After all, there are so many different dads out there. Hopefully, there'll be a gift or two that would suit him. But, don't forget to stay away from the socks...
When is Father's Day UK 2022?
Father's Day falls on Sunday 19 June, which means there's still time to buy some great gifts for dad. From personalised keepsakes that are sentimental, to novelty gadgets that will keep him entertained. There's something to make dad feel really special this Father's Day.
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Just take a look at our list of the best Father's Day gifts.
The Best Father's Day Gift Ideas 2022
1. I Love U Dad Letterbox Biscuits
For the sentimental dad: Tell your dad how much he means to you with this lovely letterbox gift. It comes with six hand-iced biscuits, which are not only delicious, but will spell out everything you want to say. Plus, from the moment they leave the kitchen for delivery, these biscuits have a shelf life of at least one month. Winner!
2. Dad Jokes Loading Mug
For the tea-drinking dads: If he's got a sense of humour (...arguably) and loves nothing more than a brew, this mug with reference to his awful dad jokes will definitely will him over.
3. Football Quote Print
For the football fanatic dads: We all know a dad who's obsessed with football. Shouting at the television, going to every game and knowing every team in existence, you name it. This football print is perfect for hanging up in the office to serve as a bit of inspiration.
4. Sculpd x Bloom & Wild The Father's Day Plant & Pottery Set
For green-fingered dads
Sculpd and Bloom & Wild have partnered up to make the perfect Father's Day gift for gardening-loving Dads out there. You can make your own plant pot (with succulents included) in this sweet Pottery & Plant kit. A sweet momento you can always remember.
5. Wooden Egg & Soldiers Board
For egg-cellent dads: Dad will love eating his eggy soldiers from this engraved wooden board, featuring an egg-cellent pun that he'll appreciate. The perfect way to serve his toast, with built-in egg cups. It's made from natural wood and we really love the writing style.
6. Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with Alexa
For the always busy dad:Alexa, what should I buy dad for Father's Day? This smart speaker is great for streaming music, weather updates and reminders.
7. Zero Waste Shaving Gift Set
For the hipster dad Help dad wave goodbye to disposable plastic razors and poor quality shaving with this cool eco-friendly shaving kit. The set includes a razor, essential oils soap and spare blades.
8. Personalised Cadbury Chocolate Hamper
For the dad with the sweet tooth: If your dad loves his chocolate, then you can send him the ultimate treat with this hamper. Our favourite thing about this hamper is that you personalise the box with their name and a message. It contains five Dairy Milk bars, a Wispa bar, a Twirl, a Crunchie, a Dairy Milk Caramel bar, a Double Decker bar, a carton of Cadbury Heroes, a box of Milk Tray, a pack of Oreo biscuits, a pack of Golden Oreo biscuits and a Toblerone. Or, otherwise known as chocolate heaven!
9. Bucket Of Beer Hamper
For the beer-loving dad: Bring the pub experience to him this Father's day, with this epic hamper filled with scrumptious snacks and bottles of beer. He will adore you for it, we promise!
10. All-New Fire TV Stick 4K with all-new Alexa Voice Remote, £44.99
For the geek dad: The brand new Fire Stick with Alexa voice control is perfect for your techie dad. Especially if he loves nothing more than watching TV from his armchair all day.
11. Teeling Small Batch whiskey, Master of Malt
For a dad who enjoys a tipple: Want a special whiskey for Dad's special day? Look no further than this Irish blend that has hints of rum and raisin and a sweet, vanilla finish. We're big fans.
12. Hampton Alcohol-Free Gift Box
For the fancy dad: This is a gift that your dear old father is going to have to share with the rest of the family. Yes, please.
13. Manchester Wild Spirit Gin
For the gin-loving dad: Whether your dad's glory days were the time of Madchester or the Moody Blues, he'll be impressed by this gin's herby notes. It was apparently inspired by walks through the woodlands of Manchester, and it tastes divine.
14. Ekster Parliament Wallet
For the tech-savvy dad: If your dad is constantly misplacing his wallet or just wants a wallet that's a bit different, the Ekster Parliament will have him beaming. The quick-card access will make him feel like James Bond, while the addition of a tracker means it's impossible to lose.
15. Apple Watch Series 3
For the sporty dad: Bring dad into the 21st century with this Apple Watch.
He'll be able to track his fitness progress, heart rate and much more as well as using apps across the Apple Store.
16. Fender CD-60 V3 Acoustic Guitar, Vintage Sunburst
For the rockstar dad: If your dad has always wanted to be a rockstar, you can help his dreams come true by treating him to an acoustic guitar. Plus, you can treat pops to a Fender Play subscription (£9.99 per month after a free trial), which will help him learn how to play through video-based learning.
17. Denver Vinyl Record Player
For nostalgic dads: A stylish vinyl record player gives Dad the chance to dust off his old record collection that's been hiding in the garage for years and relive his youth. Spending time with your children or grandchildren listening to your favourite records is a great way to bond and create memories together, too. This is available in blue, red, black or brown. You can also connect it via USB to convert your records into MP3 files too if you want to download them all onto your computer or smartphone.
18. Joopin Semi-Rimless Polarised Sunglasses
For the cool dad: Is your dad cool? Either way, he'll look it in these slick, '90s-style, large frame sunglasses. They have enhanced clarity and natural colour too.
19. TAMAGOTCHI 42815 Original Galaxy-Feed
For the gamer dad:
Dad not have any fluffy pets at home? Or, could do with having one more? The original virtual pet has teamed up with Nano Pac-Man to bring you a fun Tamagotchi. You best let your dad know he'll need to feed it, play with it and check on its health.
For the nerdy dad: If your dad is a film fanatic, you can buy him this Star Wars logo light for his desk to make him feel like the best dad in the galaxy.
21. Craft Beer Introductory Mixed Case by Beer Hawk
For the ale drinking dad:
Did you know that Amazon offers Subscribe & Save? This means you can enjoy these lovely 12 handpicked craft beers, time and time again.
Dads will love: The selections of beers available. Whether he's a bottle or a can man, this case ticks all the boxes.
What does it include? 12 beers including, Pale Ale, IPA (India Pale Ale), Stout, Golden Ale, Lager Pilsner, Saison, Wheat Beer and Belgian Strong Ale.
How long is the subscription for? You can get this as a one-time purchase or sign up for one to six months. You'll save up to five per cent when you schedule repeat deliveries, and you can cancel anytime.
22. Personalised Whiskey Tumbler In Solid Oak
For whiskey-drinking dads: If Dad is a whiskey drinker, he'll love this solid oak whiskey tumbler. It's designed to reflect the oak barrels whisky is aged in. You can personalise with a message on the front for free (up to 20 characters) and another on the back (up to 50 characters for an additional £8). It comes with a tin of honey beeswax paste to work into the tumbler for added protection. For a real treat, get him a bottle of whiskey to go with it!
23. Personalised DIY Tool Bag
For the handyman dads: Does your dad love nothing more than fixing things around the house? Always got a project on the go? This personalised tool bag is the perfect place for him to stash all of his most important fix it gadgets.
24. Exploring Sherried Whisky Tasting Set
For the adventurous dad: Splash out and treat your dad this Father's Day to not one, not two but six 3cl bottles of sherried whisky. The set includes Edradour, Glendronach Revival, Royal Lochnagar Selected Reserve, Glen Garioch, Tamdhu, and Bowmore.
25. Classic Pyjamas
For the tired dad: Crafted from 100% premium cotton, meet the perfect pyjama set for well-dressed dads.
26. Lavazza A Modo Mio Desea Coffee Machine
For the coffee-loving dad: Upgrade his morning latte with a new coffee machine. This smart-looking model will allow him to enjoy one of the five pre-programmed coffees at the push of a button.
27. Evyday Striped PU Holdall
For the travelling dad: Perfect for weekends away, fashion-forward dads will love this trendy holdall.
28. Alfriston Bergamot & Rose Geranium Gift Set
For the bearded dad: If your dad has a beard, he will love this fancy set from The Brighton Beard Company. Consists of the bestselling Alfriston Bergamot & Rose Geranium 30ml beard oil and 60ml beard balm.
29. Personalised Leather Wash Bag
For stylish dads: Treat dad to a beautiful real leather wash bag from Posh Totty to keep all his lotions and potions in, whether to keep the bathroom tidy or to take with him on his travels. You can personalise the leather tag for an extra-special touch. Measures 22 x 17 x 14cm.
30. Personalised The Duppy Share Caribbean Rum
For the rum-loving dad: If your dad is more of a rum fan than a whisky lover, The Duppy Share has created the perfect gift - a personalised bottle. The Duppy Share is a punchy Jamaican rum full of tropical fruit flavour, followed by a smooth, warming buttery finish from the Barbadian rum.
31. Hugo Boss Bottled
For the BOSS dad: This Hugo Boss fragrance gift set comes with deodorant and eau de toilette which might just become his new favourite scent.
32. Brewdog Punk IPA Beer Making Kit
For the crafty dad: Crafty in this sense means two different things - loves a craft beer and doing a bit of DIY, giving you major daughter points. And, because they can't go to the pub, bring it to them with this at-home beer making kit.
33. Bonsai Tree Kit
For gardening dads: This bonsai kit comes with three different trees to grow and tend to. There's Silver Birch, Red Maple and Mountain Pine. You also get six growing pots, six peat blocks, six plant markers and six propagator bags. Growing and training bonsai trees is a slow and meticulous process, so this is one for dads with time to spare.
34. The Father's Day Gift Box
For the difficult-to-buy-for dad: Don't know what to get dad? Get him a little of everything! This set from Don't Buy Her Flowers comes with funky bamboo socks, luxury body and hair wash, a chocolate bar and some crisps. Sorted!