Gift ideas for Father’s Day

I can’t be the only one that finds it hard to buy gifts for their dad? If you are looking for some inspiration on what gifts to buy for Father’s Day, take a look at some of these ideas below.

Adrenalin Junkies

If your dad is a bit of an adrenalin junkie Zip Now London might be the gift you’re looking for. It’s the biggest and fastest zip wire where you can experience speeds of up to 30mph across the London skyline!

Zip London - Lady on a zip wire across London

If water is more their thing, how about a day out to an Aqua Park? Climb, slide, chute and splash around obstacles such as trampolines. It’ll be sure to be a packed day full of fun. There are three locations to choose from: Rutland Suffolk and Cardiff

Action photos of Aqua Park fun, sliding down water slides and going on obstacle courses

Experience Days

Experience days have always gone down really well with my husband in the past. It’s the chance to try out something you’ve always wanted to do but never gotten around to doing. The Action and Adventure Gift Box from Red Letter Days, allows you to choose from over 525 experiences in the UK including Zorbing, surfing, bungee jumping and more.

Red letter Days - Action and Adventure Activity box

If cars are more their thing, then there is the Triple Supercar Driving Blast experience from Buyagift. Choose three supercars or American muscle cars to drive, including Ferrari, Aston Martin and Porsche. Their experience is available in over 50 locations in the UK.


Newly launched in the UK, Black Leopard is an Australian men’s skincare brand that has been created by men for men. The products have been designed to hydrate, plump and revitalise your skin and include moisturiser and eye cream.

Black Leopard Skincare range: Moisturiser and Eye cream

For dads that regularly travel there’s this Bayliss & Harding weekend bag which contains all the essential travel size toiletries including body soak, shower gel, hair and body wash.

The Victoria Plum website has a selection of gift sets that would make perfect gifts.

Bayliss & Harding weekend bag with Bayliss & Harding toilettries

The Gamer

Bring back a bit of nostalgia with Super Smash Bros Ultimate on the Nintendo Switch. Allowing up to eight players go head-to-head in action-packed battles, the aim of the game is to smash your opponents off the screen. Featuring many characters from the Nintendo back catalogue including Super Mario, Donkey Kong, Legend of Zelda and Pokemon.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Nintendo Switch game

Bringing another level to VR the Nintendo LABO Kit combines DIY fun, pass-and-play multiplayer and family-friendly play with immersive VR gaming. Blast through an alien invasion, create 3D works of art or dive into an oceanic photo safari. The Nintendo LABO VR will provide dads and the kids hours of fun.

Nintendo LABO VR Kit for Nintendo Switch

The Foodie

Foodie gifts are always a welcome gift in our house. We eat a lot of Chinese/Japanese food so that this Japanese Ramen Bowl Set would make a great addition to any kitchen. The set comes with two noodle bowls, two ramen ladles and a handy Ramen recipe book.

Japanese Ramen Bowl set with ladles and a ramen recipe book

For those that love chocolate, you can’t go wrong with some chocolate-themed gifts. This set from Green & Blacks comes with a collection of chocolate bars and two bottles of Hambleton Ales Gluten-free beer and lager.

Green & Blacks Chocolate gift box with two Hambleton Gluten-Free Lager and Ale

How about this Cadbury’s Dad’s Chocolate Gift set to let them know just how special they are? The set includes a Cadbury Dairy Milk 200g bar with No 1 Dad gift sleeve and a selection of Cadbury bars.

Cadbury's Dads Chocolate gift set with a selection of Cadbury's chocolate and Cadbury's Heroes

If they have a sweet tooth, how about a selection of Jelly Belly products? They have launched a DC Comics collection featuring Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman.

Jellybelly DC Comics Special Edition Batman Jellybelly sweets

Gadgets & Tech

I don’t think there are many of us without a mobile phone nowadays and one of the most important things we need to do is make sure they are protected from knocks, bumps and scratches. Speck
has created a range of Presidio phone cases that have two layers of protection against drops up to 8 feet.

The GrabTabs, also from Speck, is a handy and secure way to hold your phone or stand it up for viewing – perfect for dads on-the-go.

Speck Presidio Phone cases and Speck GrabTabs

For powering your devices, Zippo has launched a reusable hand warmer with five different heat settings that also doubles up as a charging bank with up to 6 hours run time.

Zippo Heatbank and device charger

The Nextbase 212 Dash Cam would make a gift for dads. Endorsed by the AA, it’s easy to set up and use. It has HD quality video recording and a magnetic click and go mount.

Photo of the Nextbase 212 Dashcam


You can’t go wrong with a classic pen set like this Oxford Ballpoint pen gift set from Maped Helix.

Helix Oxford Maths Set & Ballpoint pen

* We received some of the above items for inclusion in this gift guide.

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