Five Ideas for Father’s Day – plus WIN an Amazon Echo Dot for your Dad!

By on June 12th, 2017


With Father’s Day fast approaching, the good news is that we’ve put together five top gift ideas to save you the trouble! Mark the calendar on your wall or, far more likely, your mobile phone for Father’s Day – Sunday 18th June.

Whether your dad is an ‘outdoorsy’ type or he’s more of a home bird, we’ve got you covered. Use our list of gift ideas as a source of inspiration or *ahem* borrow directly from it – we won’t tell anyone, either way!


Plan an ‘adventure day’

If your dad is an ‘active dad’, why not plan an exciting adventure day together? Not only is it likely to be a great day out for both of you, it’s an excellent chance to spend some quality time with each other. This could be something simple as playing a round of golf together or trying your hands at a new activity.

Book an ‘experience day’ for you and your dad and test your skills aboard a Segway or challenge yourselves at ‘Go Ape’ – the UK’s number one tree top adventure!


Event tickets

Give your dad the gift of live entertainment. Check the local event listings to see if any of your Dad’s favourite bands, comedians or sports teams are playing near you soon.

If your search turns up no results – then fear not, help is at hand. You can purchase a Ticketmaster gift voucher that can be used for a wide array of live events, ranging from theatre tickets and musicals, to sports tickets and concerts.


Personalise your gift

If you’re struggling to think of the perfect present, why not consider a personalised gift? Personalising a gift ensures the gift is truly unique and something they will treasure forever.

From chopping boards to cufflinks, t-shirts to toolboxes – there’s a wide range of gift options available to ensure you give your Dad a memorable present this Father’s Day.

Go all out with the customised theme and compliment your gift with a personalised card full of your favourite photos together!


The DIY Dad

If your dad is a DIY extraordinaire (or at least thinks he is), then some new tools for his toolbox may be the way to go. If his toolbox is ancient or has more of the contents missing than remaining, then it’s probably time for an upgrade.

If your dad has any home improvement projects planned this summer, he’ll definitely appreciate a new tool that will help to get the job done.


If all else fails…socks!

You absolute cannot go wrong with a good quality pair of socks. Albus Dumbledore famously proclaimed in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone “one can never have enough socks” and who are we to disagree with the greatest Headmaster Hogwarts has ever seen?

We’re big fans of Chatty Feet’s funky socks that draw inspiration from famous artists, scientists and film actors. We’re sure you’ll find something to make the perfect gift this Father’s Day.



Want to win an Amazon Echo Dot for your Dad? All you need to do is follow the instructions on the Facebook post below.

The Amazon Echo Dot is a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses Alexa to play music, control smart home devices, provide information, read the news, set alarms and more

All entries must be made by 11.59pm on Saturday 17th June.


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