Thoughtful gift ideas to delight every dad…

This is your friendly reminder that this year Father’s Day lands on Sunday 18th June. So, there’s still plenty of time to dream up a thoughtful gift idea to show Dad or the father figure in your life some love. Not sure where to start? That’s where we step in.

First things first, consider what kind of father they are and where their main interests lie. For instance, are they tech-obsessed? Do they love the sentiment of a personalised present? Or perhaps they're adventurous and enjoy new experiences? Let your answers steer you in the right direction.

To help you find the perfect present, we’ve whittled down our pick of the best Father’s Day gifts below, making sure there’s something for everyone (even those who want nothing at all!).

Whether you’re looking for a one-gift showstopper or want to build a hamper full of smaller gifts, a first Father’s Day gift or a last-minute Father’s Day gift, we’re here to take the stress out of your shop.

Happy giving!

Top picks: gifts for dad from daughters

If you want to avoid cheesy Father’s Day merch this year (‘Best Dad’ mug – we’re looking at you), consult our edit of the best dad gifts from daughters below.

From a sophisticated scent that will get them lots of compliments to a grooming gadget that’s guaranteed to get used – we have you covered.

Hugo Boss BOSS The Scent Magnetic For Him Eau de Parfum

• Size: 50ml

• Fragrance family: Amber, fruity fragrance
• Top notes: maninka fruit
• Heart notes: bran absolute
• Base notes: black vanilla extract 

A new luxurious aftershave is a lovely gift idea that will definitely get you in Dad’s good books. It’s a failsafe present – if you know they like leathery, creamy scents that pack a punch; this could be their perfect match.

L’Oréal Men Expert Hydra Energetic Anti-Fatigue Moisturiser

• Size: 50ml

• Brightens skin

• Lightweight texture

It’s never too late to lock down a good skincare routine. Up Dad’s game with this brightening, hydrating hero that’s brimming with vitamin C and guarana (a natural source of caffeine). Their skin could look more radiant and rested in just a few weeks.

Braun Series 8 8413s Wet & Dry Razor Electric Shaver

• Sonic technology
• 40° swivelling head

• Waterproof

• 1-hour battery life

• Includes charging stand

If your budget allows (or you’re able to pool resources with siblings), kit Dad out with this high-tech electric razor from Braun. Featuring sonic technology that uses 10,000 micro-vibrations to capture every hair, plus an adaptable swivel head to hug the contours of their face, this really is a top grooming tool.

Clinique For Men Starter Kit – Daily Age Repair

• Travel-sized staples
• Includes three products

• Comes in gift box

Perfect for the Dad who likes to travel, treat them to this mini skincare set that comes with a gentle face wash to cleanse, a luxurious cream shave that buffers against razor drags and a re-energising moisturiser to hydrate skin. Its skincare made simple.

Top picks: Father’s Day gifts from sons

If the saying ‘like father, like son’ applies to your relationship with your dad, consider what gifts you’d be happy to receive. Chances are, if you have similar tastes, Dad will love them too. Are you a fan of sophisticated fragrances or do you both enjoy exercise? Here’s some gifting food for thought…

Givenchy Gentleman Original Eau de Toilette

• Size: 100ml
• Fragrance family: woody aromatic

• Top notes: cinnamon, tarragon

• Middle notes: patchouli, vetiver

• Base notes: leather

Does Dad consider himself a bit of a gent? Treat them to Givenchy’s iconic Gentleman fragrance that’s oozing with sophistication. Spices, mild citrussy and musky notes create a masculine, standout scent that’s totally timeless.

HoMedics Physio Massage Gun

• 3 interchangeable massage heads

• 3 intensity levels

• Cordless operation

• 1-hour battery life, rechargeable

Both enjoy working out? Then this is a gift with an ulterior motive. Designed to ease muscle tension and promote recovery, this clever massage gun uses high frequency pulse action to penetrate deep into muscle tissue. Show Dad how it works and, as a thank you, we’re sure he’ll let you borrow it from time to time.

Gillette Labs Absorbing Moisturiser

• Size: 100ml

• Lightweight moisturiser

• Suitable for after shaving

• Lightly scented

Do you moisturise daily? Here’s a virtual pat on the back! Make sure Dad follows suit and treat them to this featherweight moisturiser that hydrates and soothes skin without weighing it down. The hardworking formula is also free from skin-drying alcohol (a big tick).

No7 Men’s Skincare Bundle

• Includes six products

• Doesn’t include gift box

Want to truly spoil the old man? Treat them to this luxury bundle of No7 men’s goodies and they may well feel young again. With a range of skin-loving essentials, including an Energising Face Wash and Scrub, to remove everyday impurities like dirt and oil, and the Protect & Perfect Intense ADVANCED range to help reduce the appearance of deep lines and wrinkles, it's a skin winner.

Top picks: gifts for dads who want nothing

The Dad who ‘wants nothing at all’ is arguably the hardest dad to buy for. Claiming they have everything they could possibly need, it’s a tall order trying to find a thoughtful gift that won’t end up cast away to the back of a cupboard. Our advice? Seek out practical gifts, skincare staples and crowd-pleasing scents that look as good as they smell.

Ralph Lauren Polo Black Eau de Toilette

• Size: 75ml

• Fragrance family: woody aromatic

• Top notes: iced mango, mandarin, lemon and cardamom

• Heart notes: jasmine accord and silver armoise

• Base notes: patchouli noir, tonka bean and cedarwood

This fragrance gift idea from Ralph Lauren is sure to become their new go-to. Housed in a sleek black bottle embossed with the silver logo, it will impress on looks alone. And once they smell the woody, spicy scent – we reckon they’ll be hooked.

Oral-B iO6 Electric Toothbrush – Black Lava

• 5 modes to personalise your brushing

• Smart pressure sensor

• Interactive display

• Travel case included

We know what you’re thinking: an electric toothbrush for Father’s Day? Hear us out. If they're the type of Dad that doesn’t ‘need’ anything, there’s a high chance they don't often treat themselves. So why not spoil them with this Oral-B iO6 Electric Toothbrush that expertly cleans teeth for healthier gums and a more sparkling smile. It’s the gift that keeps giving.

Bulldog Original Moisturiser

• Size: 100ml
• Hydrates skin
• Contains aloe vera

You can’t go too wrong with this no-nonsense, non-greasy moisturiser from Bulldog. Laced with aloe vera, its nourishing formula hydrates and calms skin. It’s fast-absorbing, too.

Top picks: last-minute Father’s Day gifts

If you’ve left it a little late, don’t fret or feel guilty about it – we’ve all been there. Thanks to gift vouchers and experience days, there are still several present ideas for you to choose from.

Be it a day out for the family or an action-packed experience for two, we’ve got just the ticket with these gift ideas...

Activity Superstore Paintballing Experience for Four

• Paintballing experience for four
• Choice of locations

• Voucher valid for 12 months from date of purchase

• Minimum age is 12

For a change, why not treat Dad (and three of his friends) to a day out paintballing instead of the usual? Choose your location, book your date and they’ll be kitted out with full body protection as well as 100 paintballs. Let the adventure begin…

Activity Superstore Supercar Trio Driving Experience

• Voucher valid for 12 months from date of purchase

• Supercar driving experience

• Drive three cars for 9 miles

• High-speed passenger ride

• Various locations to choose from

Are they obsessed with cars? If you really want to spoil them, treat Dad to this supercar driving experience that will give them free reign to drive three of their chosen cars (think Bentley, Lamborghini Gallardo and Ferrari) for nine miles around a track. And if that wasn’t enough, they’ll also get a high-speed passenger ride with a pro.

Find Me a Gift – The Perfect Gift for Adrenaline Junkies

• Paintball experience for two
• Two personalised mugs included
• 40+ locations to choose from

• Full kit provided

• Voucher valid for 12 months from date of purchase

Prefer a more intimate paintballing experience? Gift Dad an experience day for two so you can go with them. Included in the deal are two personalised mugs for a nice reminder of your day together. There are 40+ locations to choose from and the voucher is valid for 12 months. 

Top picks: personalised Father’s Day gifts

Show Dad just how much you care with a personalised present that will no doubt make his day. Thoughtful presents that have the personal touch are certain to stand the test of time – especially if they're the sentimental type. Take your pick from our round-up below.

Boots Photo Collage Canvas

• Choose material

• Pick layout

• Can be portrait or landscape

Create your very own canvas collage courtesy of Boots Photo and blow them away this Father’s Day. Choose your preferred layout, background and photographs to build your bespoke design that will likely take centre stage on their mantlepiece. Awww.

Boots Large Landscape Photo Book

• Creative gift idea
• Approximately 28x21 cm (closed)
• Add up to 178 pages

• Perfect for landscape or panoramic images

Brighten up their day with this wonderfully creative Father’s Day gift idea – a Large Landscape Photo Book. With plenty of space to display their favourite moments, this gift is sure to become one they’ll treasure for a lifetime. The easy-to-use software makes the design process a total walk in the park and there’s also plenty of paper, cover and binding options to explore too!

Find Me a Gift – Wine Personalisation Gift Voucher

• Voucher valid for 12 months from date of purchase
• 20 options to choose from

If wine (be it red, rosé or white) is their go-to tipple of choice, this Wine Personalisation Gift Voucher will allow them to choose their own personalised gift from more than 20 wine-related options. There are personalised wine glasses, personalised cushions, personalised wine bottle stoppers and many, many more. Cheers to that.