The best ever Father’s Day gifts
Don’t forget it’s Father’s Day, 21st June! So if you need inspiration for that perfect gift, here’s the answer. Dads have enough socks and ties so we’ve put together some ideas he’ll really appreciate….
Pocket money prices
Father’s Day Minion Medal – for No. 1 dads!
Father’s Day would not be the same without a medal to tell your dad You Are 1 in a Minion
£4.00 available from Asda, Tesco and Sainsbury’s
This fabulous Lego Superman key light is a fun low cost way to tell dad he’s a hero!
Cricket: The Definitive Guide – this book explores how the game has developed across the world from the birth of the Ashes, to the glitz and glamour of the money-spinning Indian Premier League.
Do you feel lucky? Clint Eastwood Dirty Harry Box Set
Fans of Clint Eastwood will love this five film series featuring Lieutenant Harry Callahan, a bad-tempered, right-wing San Francisco policeman, not averse to bending the rules to get his man!
Treat him to a tour of Lord’s cricket ground
An Advance Tour Ticket is the perfect present if dad’s into his cricket. The tour takes you behind the scenes to see the Ashes Urn and other treasures at the MCC Museum.
With extraordinary architecture, a fascinating collection of art and memorabilia, a guided tour of Lord’s is not only a must for all cricket fans, but for everyone who enjoys what is a quintessentially English experience.
From £18 pp www.shop.lords.org
Filled with an assortment of 24 chocolates with crème brulee, key lime pie, Banoffee pie and hazelnut torte flavours, hopefully dad will share!
£8.80 www.lilyobriens.ie Waitrose
For the Boss!
Treat dad to a fresh new aftershave – Hugo Boss Bottled Intense from theperfumeshop.com.
Perfect for Dad’s of all ages, simply add Dad’s name to show him just how much you care.
For the Dad who has everything… bet he’s never had one of these
At last there is something for those notoriously difficult to buy for Dads out there that they really won’t already have… and will actually like. And what’s more, it’s genuinely useful and can be personalised for him and their wonderful ways! Tell him it’s a new gadget and you’ll be onto a winner.
With the diaries’ unique online ‘TOAD Designer’ you can quickly and easily create your perfect tailored diary, notebook or journal in seconds with just the click of a mouse… and you’ll have your hands on it in just three days! It’s ideal for creating the perfect personalised gift for your Dad.
From £13.93, personalised A5 www.toaddiaries.co.uk
For dads who love to cook
Super Salsa Gift Box from the Cool Chile Co
If dad feels like cooking up a treat, this kit is the perfect accompaniment to a tasty Mexican meal. The gift box contains Tomatilo Salsa, Chipotles in Adobo, Chipotle Ketchup and Habanero Hot Sauce for any Bloody Marias and fiery margaritas!
Give dad a gift to remember with The Personalised Your Life in Pictures Book
Rewind and reminisce with a beautifully bound book that takes you through the memorable days of your life. From news stories to world-wide moments, iconic photographs will take you back in time! Fun for all the family this Father’s Day, Dad can finally tell all those stories that begin with ‘Back in my day…’. Featuring a front page of a newspaper on their date of birth, this book can even be personalised with their name and birth date.
This special souvenir is a great keepsake and available for only £29.95 from www.prezzybox.com.
More about cars, Cobra JumPack
This pocket-sized power pack is a unique and ultra-compact emergency battery that will allow dad to rapidly charge his mobile phone but it also has enough power to jumpstart a car. Slightly larger than a deck of cards, this portable jump starter and mobile charger is a true glove box essential!
For music loving dads
The Pop Mini is the perfect introduction to DAB digital radio, it’s perfect for even the most crowded bedside table or kitchen worktop. It features a highly visible clock, two alarms and DAB digital and FM radio. For portable listening, Pop Mini takes an optional eco-friendly ChargePAK D1 or the option to use regular AA alkaline batteries.
The ultimate gift for car loving dads
A really special treat is a stay at Brooklands Hotel, Surrey
Located on the site of the historic Brooklands motor racing track, the super-stylish, Brooklands Hotel, Weybridge, Surrey has the perfect plan for treating dads on Father’s Day. Not only can dads enjoy a special menu at AA Rosette awarded ‘1907 Restaurant, Bar & Grill’ at Brooklands Hotel, available on Father’s Day only, they can also have the ride of their life at neighbouring Mercedes-Benz World, either as a passenger or behind the wheel of a new, high performance Mercedes-AMG GT. There are three different ‘Father’s Day’ experiences available at Brooklands Hotel, all of which can be combined with a night’s stay at the hotel ranging from £37.95 pp to £79.95 pp but for an additional £99 for two people, dad can enjoy the night of Sunday 21 June in Deluxe room, with breakfast and full access to the complimentary facilities of BSpa, including outdoor hot tub, steam room, sauna, gym and relaxation room. Family rooms are available for a supplement.
For hotel reservations, call 01932 335710 or go to www.brooklandshotelsurrey.com.
PLUS – YOU CAN WIN THIS!
Treat dad with this luxurious set from Baylis & Harding. In the signature Black Pepper and Ginseng fragrance is a fabulous Rugby World Cup inspired rugby ball wash bag with a selection of goodies for him. We’ve one set worth £20 up for grabs!
Available from Asda & Tesco £20