FATHER'S Day is nearly here, but if you haven't got your gift just yet then don't worry, we're here to help.
We've put together our top picks of what to buy Dad this year, with the best Father's Day present ideas including the best personalised, fun, t-shirts, DIY gifts and more.
Father's Day this year takes place on 20 June in the UK, so mark that date in your diary, as there's still time to get your gift sorted.
After a difficult year, we're all looking forward to celebrating with loved ones now that lockdown restrictions have started to lift.
To help confused shoppers, and gift givers we've put together the ultimate guide of the best Father's Day present ideas, whether you're looking for personalised gifts, DIY gifts, unique gifts and everything in between.
When is Father's Day 2021?
Father's Day takes place on 20 June (in the UK), so mark that date in your diaries now and browse our present ideas below.
Last Minute Father's Day Gifts
Father's day is this weekend, which means we're running out of time to get something delivered. Here are some great gift ideas which you can purchase at the last minute.
1. Glengoyne 10 Year Aged Whisky for Dad
Is dad a whisky lover? This delicious 10-year old scotch comes with a special 'Dad' label, and has next day delivery when ordered before 9pm.
2. 60 minute Golf Lesson with a PGA Professional
Whether he's an avid golfer or new to the sport, Dad will no doubt appreciate a few tips on his swing and grip from a PGA Pro.
Plus, if you've left Father's Day right to the last minute you can simply print out the voucher 5 minutes before you see him. Ideal.
3. Oculus Quest 2
If dad loves gaming, this VR headset will make his day (and probably year). All he needs is the headset and the app and he's ready to immerse himself in all things virtual reality.
If you've left it to the last minute, don't panic, you can get next day delivery.
4. Dad's Ultimate BBQ Kit
Does your dad spend his weekends grilling up burgers and sausages? Then this BBQ boss kit sounds like the ideal gift.
It includes three BBQ tools, a fitting BBQ Boss apron and a cookbook, what more could he need?
Remember to order by 9pm for next day delivery.
5. Double Supercar Driving Blast Experience
Is dad a petrolhead? Then he'll be over the moon to be able to get behind the wheel of two supercars. He can choose from a Ferrari, Lamborghini, Aston Martin, Nissan GT-R and more.
Looking for more great gifts for car lovers? Check out Sunday Times Driving's gift guide.
6. Back to the Future: The Musical Tickets
The theatre is back! Why not book a couple of tickets for you and dad to head to the West End for a great night out?
If he loved the Back to the Future movie, he'll love the West End Show. Simply print out the ticket confirmation, and you have a gift ready in minutes.
Personalised Father's Day Gifts
Want to get a Father's day gift that he'll treasure forever? You can't go wrong with a personalised gift.
It's a present no one else will have, and he's sure to love it.
1. Personalised Dear Daddy Book
This beautifully book is a great present from young kids, and can be totally personalised to help create your own story.
It's beautifully illustrated, and is a present he'll treasure forever.
2. Personalised Leather Wallet
This personalised wallet can be embossed with up to four letters, and is made of 100 per cent genuine leather.
At £24.99 it also won't break the bank but is a timeless gift that he'll love forever.
3. Personalised Toblerone
Calling all sweet tooth's, this Father's Day say it with chocolate, and a personalised Toblerone.
It's a purse-friendly option that'll impress, and is more thoughtful than just picking up a box from the Supermarket.
4. Personalised BBQ Tool Set
Summer is coming, and that can mean only one thing - barbeques!
If you're thinking of hosting one this Father's Day, then a personalised BBQ Tool Set could be the perfect gift.
5. Personalised Olive Wood Chopping/Cheese Board
This gorgeous wooden, artisan board can be used as a chopping, cheese or antipasti board, and is made from beautiful olive wood.
It can be personalised with names, phrases or dates - whatever you want!
6. Personalised Sofa Tray
This wooden tray is perfect for keeping Dad's gadgets and drinks in one place whilst the footballs on.
It fits over the arm of the sofa or can be laid flat; and is a must for beer fans, as it has a special place on the mat 'reserved for beer'.
7. LRM Personalised Leather Washbag
If your dad travels for work, takes a wash bag to the gym, or just needs somewhere to store his toiletries, this personalised washbag is sure to be a hit.
Choose whether to have the word "DAD", his initials or something else on embossed on the side, either way he's bound to love it.
8. Personalised KEERP'S Honey Spiced Rum
With life returning to normal, what better way to celebrate your dad than to sit down, share a drink and catch up on lost time.
KEEPR's has a range of honey-based spirits, including gin, bourbon, and this delicious rum, which are bound to create a buzz this Father's day.
Add a personalised message to the bottle for an extra special touch and just £4.20 more.
9. Personalised Photo Flip Flops
Described as "the only footwear you need this summer", these personalised fit flops are a must for Father's Day.
Priced £24.99, and available in Men's sizes 7 - 9, and 10 - 12, it's an unusual personalised present that is sure to put a smile on Dad's face.
10. Personalised Daddy Dinosaur Socks
These adorable socks are the perfect gift for Dad.
With a cute message saying "We're Roarsome", they can be personalised with your little monster's names.
11. Personalised Metal Street Sign
This personalised metal sign has a vintage feel, and would look cool in any family home.
You can personalise it with your family name, and your town and city.
It's available traditional red and black, as well as in purple, pink and blue.
Fun Father's Day Gifts
2021 was off to a weird start (that's putting it lightly), so treat your Dad to a fun gift to put a smile on his face.
Whether it's a game to play, a joke gift or something to make, or do; you can never go wrong with a fun Father's Day Gift.
1. Bread Baking Club Gift Subscription
Bakedin Bread Makers Box is a must have gift for bread makers.
Dad will receive a new box each month with this three month subscription, and each box contains all the dry ingriendents you need for each months bake.
2. All New Dad Jokes Book
This joke book is a perfect fun Father's Day gift for Dad.
It's packed with one liners, jokes and LOLs from the most-followed Dad Jokes Page on Instragram @Dadsaysjokes.
3. Lego Star Wars
Star Wars fans will love this Mandalorian Battle Pack, whether they're a huge fan or just looking for something to do with the kids.
Whether they're starting a collection, or have already made the main Lego Mandalorian set, it'll keep him busy and happy.
3. 100 Beers Scratch Off Poster
We're huge fans of the Scratch Off Posters, and this one is perfect for a beer fan.
It includes brands from all over the world, so Dad can show how well travelled he is too.
Why not get him some beers alongside?
4. How To Appear Normal At Social Events
After a year in lockdown, socialising is hard for many of us; and this tongue in cheek book is the perfect gift to make him laugh.
Based on @lordbirthday's popular Instagram account, it's a hilarious, and sometimes wise gift.
5. Grow It Herb Garden Seeds
This Herb Garden Gift Set is a great gift for Dad's with green fingers.
Perfect for planting your own garden, the kit includes five herbs, basil, parsley, thyme, chive, rosemary, and all the equipment you need to get started.
Father's Day T-Shirts
Stuck what to get Dad? You can never go wrong with a T-shirt and these are some of the best ones we've found.
From the fashionable to the jokey top, he's sure to love these.
1. Team Surname T-Shirt
Could this be any cuter? These adorable matching t-shirts are part of a set, and the perfect present for new Dads.
The set comprises of one Men's T shirt and one child's T shirt or baby grow, and can be personalised with your surname.
2. Pure Cotton Negroni Graphic T-Shirt
This Marks & Spencer T-Shirt is a great, stylish, affordable gift.
It's a bright option for summer, and at £15 for a pure cotton option - it's a steal.
3. The North Face Fine Alpine 3 t-shirt in beige
You can never go wrong with The North Face, and this tan T-Shirt is a great everyday top that will earn you serious cool points.
It's £30, and is a great way to get your hands on cool label, at a cool price.
4. John Lewis & Partners Supima Cotton Fine Stripe T-Shirt
This cool striped short is available in a range of colours including grey, navy, red and more.
At just £20 it's an affordable gift that is perfect for Father's Day.
5. Cricket Spin Bowling T Shirt
Does your Dad love cricket? This is the perfect T-Shirt for a cricket fan.
Shoppers can choose between light grey with a black print or dusky blue with a white print.
DIY Father's Day Gifts
We've all spent more time than ever at home, and if your Dad has really got into DIY this year, you can't go wrong with any of these DIY gifts.
Whether it's home repairs, or gardening - these are DIY Father's Day gifts he's sure to love.
1. Personalised Engraved Stainless Wallet Card Multi Tool
The super cool multi tool kit has 11 tools in one wallet sized card.
It can even be personalised with chosen name, and comes in a handy little sleeve that is hand foiled and fits in a wallet perfectly.
2. Personalised Diy Tool Bag
This personalised tool bag is the perfect gift for any DIY fan.
It can even be personalised to make it a bespoke gift, but is a large, strong DIY bag- and a gift he is sure to love.
3. 'If Dad Can't Fix It, No One Can!' Mug
Looking for the perfect mug for a DIY Dad? This fabulous mug will prove to Dad you believe in his DIY skills.
4. Personalised My Initials Waxed Denim Apron
This smart apron is a reat alternative to a toolbox, or kit.
It's made from a strong and durable waxed effect, water repellent denim, making it perfect for DIY.
Unique Father's Day Gifts
No one wants a present that isn't quite right, so you're looking for something a bit different, these unique gifts are the perfect present.
1. Butcher's Breakfast Box
This is a real treat, but this Butcher's Box is the perfect thing to split with some siblings.
It includes everything you could need for the ultimate Father's Day breakfast.
It includes Sugar Pit Streaky Bacon , Cacklebean Eggs, F&M Salted Butter, Seeded Sourdough, Rare Breed Pork Sausages, Fortnum's 181 Sauce and Tomato Sauce - as well as tea and coffee.
2. Bush Classic Retro Portable Case Record Player
This record player is an affordable, and unusual present.
It's perfect for him playing old records and rediscovering his youth.
You could even get some new records to go with it!
3. Lismore Backpack
After a year in lockdown? A new backpack is an unusual and practical gift for Father's Day.
It's simple design and large size makes it perfect for a number of uses.
4. Where's Bowie? 500 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
A must have for any Bowie fans, this 500 piece puzzle is the perfect Father's Day gift.
It even doubles up as a 'Find Bowie' puzzle, with Bowie hidden in his various personas in the puzzle.
5. Message On A Bottle Personalised Rum
The Duppy Share will let you personalise your own bottleof rum, making it the perfect Father's Day gift.
A bold, three year old Jamaican rum, it's got tropical notes and a smooth buttery finish.
6. Tartan Father's Day Gift Box
These gorgeous Father's Day Gift Box from Tartan Blanket Company are priced form £30 and you can curate them to include whatever you want from blankets to cashmere scarves.
You can also add little luxuries, including books, nibbles and, of course, socks.
7. Rad Dad Gift Set
This great gift set is perfect for Dad if he wants a bit of rest and relaxation.
It includes the Rad Dad Shower Gel, and Ocean Salt Face and Body Scrub to keep Dad feeling fresh.
8. Polo Ralph Lauren Egyptian Cotton Ribbed Socks
Socks may seem like a standard Father's Day gift, but this Ralph Lauren pair is sure to add a little luxury.
With a bright red colour and ribbed pattern, they will jazz up any outfit.
Father's Day Beer Gifts
You can never go wrong with beer, and if your Dad knows his ales from his stouts, these hoppy choices will be the perfect present.
These are the best beer gifts this Father's Day.
1. Beer Hawk Beery Gift Box
This great gift box from Beer Hawk contains five super beers, chocolate coins, and a Beer Hawk glass.
Dad will be able to choose from five beers to enjoy this Father's Day, and at £20 - you'll enjoy the price.
2. Beer and Socks Cannister
This cannister includes two beers and a pair of socks, and is a brilliant alternative to the Beer Hawk gift box.
It includes Goose Island and Camden Hells beers, as well as a pair of eye-catching yellow and white socks - that look like a pint themselves!
3. Camden Town Brewery Beanie
If your Dad is a fan of craft beers, why not get him some beer merch?
This Camden Town Brewery beanie is a a great gift and perfect for keeping warm on days out and long walks.
4. Ultimate Man Box
Borough Box's Ultimate Man Box is full of treats, with beers, snacks and seasonings, there's so much more than beers.
We love the look of the bacon and chilli jam from Gingerbread Preserves, and the Snaffling Pig Maple Pork Crackling.
5. Ultimate Father’s Day Bundle
This Honest Brew Father's Day bundle is a great choice for Dad's who like beers.
It includes eight beers from the likes of Siren , Galway Bay, Yeastie Boys, Thornbridge, alongside socks, a glass, and a voucher.
6. Beavertown Socks
These super cool socks are a great gift, and sure to set off any outfit.
With an eye-catching rocket launch design, they are available in sizes 7 - 11, and £7.50 we think they'd make a great gift alongside some beers this Father's Day.
Father's Day Food Gifts
If you're Dad is a foodie, Father's Day is a great time to replenish his pantry with interesting ingriendents, new cookbooks, or even some fancy new equipment.
Here are the foodie Father's Day Gifts for 2021.
1. Dorset Letterbox Charcuterie
This letterbox hamper contains a selection of The Real Cure's most popular cured meats made from British fallow deer and British pork, and locally sourced ingredients.
It includes Wild Venison Salami, Wild Vension Chorizo, Hartgrove Coppa, Pink Peppercorn, Dorset Bresaola.
2. Ottolenghi Simple Cookbook & Ingredients Set
Foodies will love this Ottolenghi bundle, which incudes the Simple cookbook, and some of Ottolenghi's most loved ingriedients so you can get started straight away.
The set includes eight ingriendents such as Nigella Seeds, Tahini, Preserved Lemons, Urfa Pepper - Isot Biber, Ground Allspice, Zaytoun Palestinian Za'atar, Belazu Rose Harissa.
3. Tapas for 2 With Rioja
The pubs are filling up, but if you're looking for something different for Dad to enjoy, then why not treat Mum and Dad to a night in with this Tapas Gift.
It includes everything you need for homemade tapas with recipe ideas, and a bottle of Rioja to split too.
4. Dishoom Cookbook & Ingredients Set
The Dishoom cookbook has been a popular present recently, and if he hasn't got his hands on it yet, this Sous Chef bundle is a great Father's Day gift.
It comes with the book, and everything you need to cook up Dishoom favouirtes such as their famous Black Daal, and Naan Rolls.
5. Le Creuset Stoneware Rainbow Set
Foodies will know and love the Le Creuset brand, but for the an who has everything this set of Rainbow mugs would make the perfect gift.
There's six to choose from in Cerise, Volcanic, Soleil, Palm, Teal and Ultra Violet.
6. Make Your Own Chorizo Sausage Kit
If Dad loves cooking, this innovative Chorizo cure kit is a great gift.
It includes the spice mix and the filling bags, you just need to provide your favourite pork mince, bacon fat and wine for delicious homemade Chorizo sausages.
7. LAKRIDS BY BÜLOW Chocolate Coated Liquorice
If your dad likes liquorice as much as ours, this is the perfect gift.
This chocolate-coated liquorice is some of the most delicious we've ever tried and is sure to be a big hit with your old man.
8. Craft Rum Club
If your dad is a fan of rum, then a Craft Rum Club subscription box might just be the perfect present.
Inside he'll find a bottle of rum, cocktail ingredients, artisan snacks and a glossy magazine with details about the rum, cocktail recipes and more. It's the gift that keeps on giving
9. Bialetti Moka Express Hob
A must have for coffee fans, this Bialetti Moka Express Hob Espresso Maker makes delicious espresso from ground coffee.
No more instant coffee for Dad.
10. Crosstown Father's Day Gift Box
Crosstown Doughnuts has launched a Father's Day box, which includes a selection of award-winning doughnuts or cookies, the choice between six craft beers, a bottle of St. JOHN Wine or Crosstown x Caravan Coffee Roasters ground coffee, and Prana Chai; as well as the option of adding a pair of socks .
It's priced at £27.95, and three's also a Luxury box which also includes a James and Jake Body Double skincare set for £54.95.
11. Build A Burger Gift Set
You can't beat a good burger, and this great kit from Sauce Shop for the perfect one this summer.
With their award winning Tomato Ketchup, Burger Sauce and South Caroline BBQ Sauce, it's a must have for BBQ's this year.
Last Minute Father's Day Gifts
Left it a bit last minute? Don't worry there's still time to get some last minute Father's Day presents?
Check out these top presents that will arrive in the blink of an eye.
1. The Everything Chocolate Gift Hamper Collection
The perfect gift for chocoholics, this Gift Hamper from Hotel Chocolate can be ordered with next day delivery to ensure it arrives in time.
With Salted Caramel Puddles, Milk Chocolate Slabs and much more - let's just hope he shares it!
2. Rick Stein Weekend Breakfast Box
Treat Dad to a Cornish breakfast at home this Father's Day, with "everything you need to serve a very hearty brunch for two".
It' includes eggs, sausages, bacon, hogs pudding, sourdough, coffee and jam - all from Cornish suppliers.
It'll need to be ordered a week in advance, but if there's still time it's a great option.
3. 100 Things To Do With Dad
We told you we love these scratch posters, and this one from Not On The High Street can be ordered with next day delivery.
Under the 100 windows are fun, character building and exciting activities - we think it would be the perfect present from young kids, and a great way to make memories.
4. Grind Coffee Subscription
Left it a bit late to get a physical present? A Grind Coffee Subscription is a great present that he can enjoy more than once.
You can choose between the choice of coffee pods for Nespresso machines, whole bean, or ground coffee in a blend of your choice and all are delivered in recyclable, letterbox-friendly packaging with free UK delivery.
You can sign up for as little as two months or for a full year - depending how generous you are feeling.
More Great Father's Day Present Ideas
If your dad is a fan of running, fashion, coffee or something else, here are some more great father's day gift ideas that didn't fit into the categories above.
1. Mahabis Curve Mule Slippers
We don't know about you, but our dads love slippers.
This pair from Mahabis are perfect for dads on the go as they can be worn both indoors and outdoors. They've got a 100% organic wool lining which makes them both warm and cosy in the winter and cool in the summer.
2. Jaspe Slim Fit Bold Check Navy Brown Shirt
Whether he's returning to the office, meeting his mates down the pub or has big plans this Father's Day, he'll look the part in this check shirt from T.M. Lewin.
It's available in sizes small to extra large and three different colourways to suit every style and taste.
3. Coros Pace 2
If dad's into cycling, hiking, swimming or pretty much any other form of exercise, help him keep track of his fitness with this premium sports watch.
The Coros Pace 2 is ultra-lightweight and offers a range of functions including HR, GPS and sleep tracking to keep dad on top of his game.
4. LoneWolf Peach and Passionfruit Gin
If you've got a dad that likes a tipple, this fruity gin from LoneWolf will make his day.
It's light and refreshing, isn't overly sweet and we think it would be the perfect drink for a Father's Day BBQ.
5. Birkenstock Arizona
Father's Day falls in the middle of Summer, so what better gift to get Dad than a pair of sandals?
Keep him fashionable (and his feet cool) with a pair of Birkenstocks. We love these Arizona ones from Shoeaholics.
6. Charles Tyrwhitt Check Pyjama Bottoms
Everyone loves a new pair of pyjamas, and these ones from Charles Tyrwhitt have 5-star reviews.
They're made from 100% cotton, have pockets and an adjustable drawstring waistband - just what every dad wants and needs.
7. Wacaco Minipresso NS Capsule Espresso Maker
Heading back to the office? This Minipresso machine uses Nespresso capsules for fresh coffee on the go.
It creates 8-bar pressure using just hand pressure and holds 70ml of water.
8. Aesop Moroccan Neroli Shaving Duet
This gorgeous smelling Men's Shaving Duet from Aesop is a luxurious goft.
The Moroccan Neroli Shaving Serum and Post Shave Lotion will leave Dad with smooth, hydrated, and soft skin.
9. Cards Against Humanity Family Edition
The original Cards Against Humanity is probably a game you might not want to play with Dad, but this family friendly version is perfect.
All the laughs, and less of the risk.
10. Scotch and Soda Jumper
A grey jumper is the most versatile piece in any man's wardrobe.
Update Dad's collection with this luxurious looking Sweatshirt from Scotch and Soda.
11. NURVV Run Insoles
Has dad got the running gene? Help him improve his split times and prevent injuries with this new type of wearable - one for his feet.
We tested out the insoles and they helped us shave a whole minute of our 5km time. Read our NURVV review here.
12. Madison Explorer Men's Mitts
If dad's out every weekend on his bike, then a new pair of cycling gloves sounds like the perfect gift.
They'll protect his hands on long rides, have a reflective print for enhanced visibility and come with a lifetime warranty.
What can I do for Father's Day with no money?
Short on cash? Why not make your Dad something this Father's Day?
You could cook him his favourite meal, bake some cakes, or get crafty for a very special gift.
What can I get my partner for Father's Day?
If you've just had a new baby, it's a nice idea to get your partner a Father's Day gift.
Get him something sentimental, like photo frame, jewellery or glassware - something special to celebrate the occasion.
What to get a Dad that has everything?
If your Dad has everything, then treat him to something to enjoy on the day.
Why not get him a restaurant kit to cook at home, or some of his favourite beers.
What to buy for Father's Day 2021?
Looking for the perfect Father's Day present idea? The best gift will all depend what your Dad is in to, be that sports, music, cooking - or whatever his hobby is!
With many of us looking forward to a summer without holidays, why not get Dad something he can do, or make.
Has he found a new hobby over lockdown? Is he a bread-making extraordinaire? You can't go wrong with a gift to help him hone his craft.
What to write in a Father's Day card?
If you're thinking of a lovely message to write in a Father's Day card, we'd recommend you make it personal and show how much you care.
Wish him a lovely day, and you could even mention a great memory or something you're looking forward to doing as a family.
How to celebrate Father's Day?
We'll have to wait and see what happens with lockdown restrictions this Father's Day, but it's best to prepare for all opportunities.
Luckily the weather is slightly better in June, so why not consider a family barbeque?
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