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16 gift ideas for Father’s Day with something for every type of dad

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Selecting the perfect present for your pops can be a difficult task, especially if he’s adamant that he doesn’t want or need anything. These gift ideas will be sure to please any type of dad this Father’s Day, from fitness fanatics to avid chefs, (first up: the latter).

Stellar James Martin IJ five-piece knife block set

This set is a must-have gift for any home chef. As well as having been designed with James Martin to maximise performance with anti-slip handles and sleek blades for quick and efficient cutting, it’s a super-cool addition to any kitchen. Dad can prep his favourite recipes in no time, while the display block ensures that guests will know he means business when it comes to cooking. £128.

Tower four-piece barbecue tool set

Ideal for all the barbecue kings out there, these stainless-steel tools come with a stylish carry case so your dad can easily transport them to wherever the summer soiree may be. Each tool features a smooth wooden handle for improved comfort and the set comes with a one-year guarantee. Suitable for both barbecue afficionados and those who rarely dust off their grills, this compact set makes a lovely gift to encourage some cooking this summer. £19.95.

George Foreman Indoor Outdoor barbecue grill

The ultimate gift for dads who love cooking up a storm year-round, the George Foreman Indoor Outdoor can be used rain or shine — more likely to be the former in the UK. Cooking up to 15 portions of meat or vegetables and featuring variable temperature control, this snazzy grill will allow dad to chef it up indoors or outdoors, so even the British weather can’t put a dampener on your shindig. £119.

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Outdoor barbecue with family and friends
A high quality barbeque makes a great gift that the whole family can enjoy

 For the foodie fathers

Snowdonia Cheese Co luxury cheese and wine hamper

If your father is partial to a pre- or post-dinner snack, this delicious cheese and chutney selection is a fantastic choice. Featuring Snowdonia Cheese Co’s most popular cheeses — black bomber, rock star, red storm and truffle trove — the hamper also includes a bottle of red wine, some traditionally made chutneys, a fondue cheese bake and wholemeal olive oil crackers — a certifiable foodie’s dream. Packaged in a smart black reusable hamper, this decadent gift will keep on giving long after its contents has been consumed.  £70.

Cartwright & Butler trio of treats

Dads with a sweet tooth will devour this delectable selection of treats from Cartwright & Butler this Father’s Day. Featuring the brand’s new raisins in milk chocolate, coffee beans in dark chocolate and malt whisky fudge, this gift is ideal for those who love a post-dinner treat. £15.

Diddly Squat Farm products

Does your dad watch Clarkson’s Farm? Even if the answer’s no, purchasing a range of Diddly Squat Farm products will make a wholesome gift this Father’s Day, especially if you opt for Jeremy’s Bee Juice Honey or Ghost Chilli Chutney. Any lovers of the countryside will appreciate the shop’s quaint selection of jams, oils, crisps and honey, while avid watchers of the series will appreciate the time, effort and love that goes into each and every Diddly Squat product. Find the range at

Pukka herbal tea selection

Moving onto an entirely different type of drink, Pukka’s latest selection box is perfect for doting dads who love nothing more than parking up in front of the TV with a cuppa and a biscuit. The box boasts nine of Pukka’s beloved blends, made only with ingredients sourced sustainably and ethically from around the world. From invigorating lemon, ginger and manuka honey to the supreme matcha green, there’s a flavour to suit every taste. £20.

For the mixologist

Uncle Nearest premium whiskey

If your dad’s a sucker for products with an incredible backstory, Uncle Nearest whiskey should be your pick of the bunch. This independent spirit company’s name comes from an unlikely friendship between an enslaved man, named Uncle Nearest, and Jack Daniel, who became the founding father of Tennessee whiskey. Made from a combination of corn, rye and malted barley in Tennessee, Uncle Nearest can be enjoyed neat, on the rocks or in a cocktail. Whether your dad is a lover of whiskey or simply enjoys a good story, this bottle will be sure to make an incredible talking point at his next get-together. From $49 (£38).

Everleaf non-alcoholic aperitif

Whether your dad steers clear of alcohol or simply tends to favour a mocktail, Everleaf makes a great gift for the al fresco season. Available in three expressions inspired by the natural world, Forest, Mountain and Marine, Everleaf aims to transport your senses to forest canopies, mountain tops and wild blue seas. What greater gift could there be than the gift of travel through taste? £22.

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Everleaf non-alcoholic drink for Father's Day

For the fragrance fanatic

Memoize London gift set

Memoize London’s box of four beautiful eau de parfums makes a fantastic gift this Father’s Day, particularly if your dad enjoys regularly changing up his scent. Containing White Casitas, Era, Imperia and Black Avaritia, the set makes a great alternative to simply buying a single bottle, and each scent is small enough to take on hand luggage-only trips — ideal for the avid traveller. £97.

Barbour for Him

If your dad has been wearing the same scent for as long as you can remember, a new signature fragrance could be the way to go this Father’s Day, and this option from Barbour makes a perfect choice. An aromatic eau de parfum with bright and watery citrus notes and spicy undercurrents of ginger and cinnamon, the scent combines hard with soft, as well as coming in a beautiful navy bottle. Could this be your dad’s new favourite fragrance? We think so. £74 for 100ml.

The Savile Row Company Mayfair

If your dad is a lover of all things British heritage, this option from The Savile Row Company makes a great gift. Sophisticated, rich and luxurious, the scent is as uniquely British as it is timeless, celebrating the iconic tradition of London’s Savile Row.  Top notes of mandarin, cardamom and apple are softened with a heart of lavender, nutmeg and orange flower. This EDP makes the perfect finishing touch to one’s attire and the perfect gift for any special occasion.  £52 for 100ml and £39 for 50ml.

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Fragrances for dad for Father's Day

 For the fitness fanatic

Sennheiser Accentum Plus wireless headphones

For the dad who loves to tune into his favourite songs or podcasts on the way to work or while working out, these wireless headphones are an ideal gift. Coming in either slick black or white colourways, and with 50-hour battery life and 10-minute charge, the headphones are built to ensure that you never run out of power — great for the dads who live life on the go. There’s even a noise cancellation setting to block out distractions from work (or noisy children). £199.

Built For Athletes backpack

Any avid Hyrox participators or fitness fiends will have heard of Built For Athletes by now, as the brand’s backpacks adorn the back of almost every fitness influencer in the industry — and for good reason. These ergonomically designed bags are ideal for those who love hikes, long walks or camping, and can hold snacks, water and extra layers of clothing. Adjustable compression straps ensure comfort, while various compartments will allow dad to store all his gadgets and necessities during his next hike. £109.99.

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A Bult For Athletes backpack makes a great gift for any avid hiker
Hypervolt Go 2 massager

Taking care of our muscles is an essential — and often overlooked — aspect of fitness, and it becomes ever more important as we get older. Massage guns like this one have been designed to ease stress and tension, loosening knots and targeting fatigue. Any dad who enjoys regular exercise or simply seeks to stay on top of their health will appreciate this product, as only a few minutes of use a day will help them to find their full range of motion and feel revived. £129.

Darn Tough Vermont men’s Sunset Ridge micro crew hiking socks

If your dad’s an avid hiker, he’ll know the importance of wearing high-quality hiking socks. Perfect for those who tend to take to the mountains in the UK and beyond, these lightweight merino wool socks will make a thoughtful gift. They’re designed for all-day comfort and come with a ‘for life’ guarantee, so they’ll be sure to be something dad can appreciate once he’s returned from the peaks, too. £27.

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