Buying a gift for Father's Day is never an easy task. It may feel like your Dad already has everything, and perhaps when you ask what he wants he comes back with a heart-warming, yet unhelpful, "you don't need to get me anything". Even when they say this, you may decide they deserve to be spoilt and start on your mission to find the best Father's Day gift.

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Every dad is different, therefore when creating this list of best Father's Day gifts we have tried to provide something for everyone, whether he likes cooking, cars or just a tiny little treat.

If you're in need of a New Dad or Father-to-be Father's Day gift we also have an article for this to make their first Father's Day extra special. If you don't want to spend money on a gift or want to make a little extra something, take a look at our homemade Father's Day gifts. If you want more gifting content, we have best baby gifts and best gifts for new mums and mums-to-be too.

Best father's day gifts at a glance

  • Best gift for creating memories together: 100 Things To Do With Dad Bucket List Scratch Poster, £13
  • Best gift for Dads who love to cook: 60 Minute Live Online Cookery Class, £19
  • Best gift for Dads who love chocolate: Personalised Toblerone, £17
  • Best for a sentimental gift: Personalised Me and Dad Photo Frame Holder, £13.95
  • Best gift for Dads who love cheese: Personalised Name Slate Cheese Board & Knife Set, £35.95
  • Best gift for Dads who love cars: Aston Martin Double Driving Experience with High Speed Passenger Ride, £69 (usually £218)
  • Best budget gift: 52 Things To Do While You Poo Book, £6.99
  • Best practical gift: Ralph Lauren Polo Red Trio Gift Set, £34
  • Best gift for Dads who love coffee: Whittard Coffee Gift Set, £33
  • Best for a relaxing gift: Mini Massage Cushion, £30

Our Pick of the best Father's Day gifts for 2023

1. 100 Things To Do With Dad Bucket List Scratch Poster, £13

– Best for creating memories together

100 Things To Do With Dad Bucket List Scratch Poster

No matter how old you are or how busy life is, there's always time to make memories with your Dad. However, sometimes it can be hard to come up with something to do. With this scratch poster you have 100 ideas to choose from, ranging from dancing in the rain to going bowling, plus more adventurous activities such as going kayaking or visiting an aquarium. Once you've done each activity you can scratch the square with a coin and reveal a fun picture.

This is a lovely gift for a dad as it shows you want to spend quality time with them. They are also left with a colourful poster highlighting all the fun times you've had together.

Available from: MenKind, Not On The High Street and Amazon

2. 60 Minute Live Online Cookery Class with Ann's Smart School of Cookery, £19

– Best for dads who love to cook

60 Minute Live Online Cookery Class with Ann's Smart School of Cookery

Does your Dad love to cook? Or, maybe you think he needs to improve his cooking skills! This great value 60-minute online cooking class hosted by former MasterChef star Ann Hood would make a perfect gift. Ann's cookalong takes you from prep to plate with restaurant standard food as the end result.

Your Dad can choose from a range of cooking sessions creating dishes such as gnocchi with sage butter and parmesan crisps, Tarte Tatin and many more delicious options. The cooking class is suitable for Dads of all abilities and each session has a live Q&A at the end.

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There's also no need for your Dad to leave the house as the cookery class is held online, making it easy to fit into their potentially busy schedules.

Available from: Virgin Experience Days

3. Personalised Toblerone, £17

– Best for dads who love chocolate

Personalised Toblerone

If your Dad loves chocolate, this personalised Toblerone may be a lovely special gift. You can choose the distinct design for the packaging to best suit your dad. Then, you can choose your Dad's favourite flavour; crunchy almond, dark chocolate, fruit & nut, milk chocolate or white chocolate.

Once you've chosen your packaging and flavour you can enter their name to be put on the box along with a special message. Your Dad will feel touched whilst enjoying his yummy chocolate bar.

Available from: Toblerone

4. Personalised Me and Dad Photo Frame Holder, £13.95

– Best for a sentimental gift

Personalised Me and Dad Photo Frame Holder

From all your times spent with your Dad, I'm sure you have a ton of special photos. This personalised frame is a perfect way to display your favourite father and child picture.

Each frame is made from a choice of oak or walnut (for an extra cost) wood finish and holds your photo between your choice of words. There are 3 sizes of frame to choose from; small (6 x 4"), medium (8 x 6") and large (11 x 8"). You can upload your image to be printed on thick card or a metal sheet or, you can just put a printed photo in yourself.

Your Dad will love this sentimental gift and will be reminded of the special memory in the picture each time he looks at it.

Available from: Not On The High Street

5. Personalised Name Slate Cheese Board & Knife Set, £35.95

– Best for cheese lovers

Personalised Name Slate Cheese Board & Knife Set

For all Dad's who love cheese, there's no better Father's Day gift than a personalised slate cheese board and knife set. It incudes a wooden cheese board with a bespoke slate insert, a cheese knife and a cheese fork.

The slate insert can be personalised with your Dad's name and will be laser-engraved. This gift is practical and personal, it can be bought out on many occasions, reminding them of you each time.

Available from: Prezzybox

6. Aston Martin Double Driving Experience with High Speed Passenger Ride, £69 (usually £218)

– Best for dads who love cars

Aston Martin Double Driving Experience with High Speed Passenger Ride

Is your Dad always talking about cars from back in his day? With this Virgin Experience gift he can get behind the wheel of 2 Aston Martins, from a variety of options that may include the Aston Martin Vantage, Aston Martin DB5, Aston Martin '75 Vantage or Aston Martin DB9.

He will get to drive 3 miles in each car and then enjoy a high speed passenger ride driven by a professional driver. This gift is slightly more expensive than others, however, when it's on offer it really is amazing value if you're able to spoil your Dad this year.

Available from: Virgin Experience Days

7. 52 Things To Do While You Poo Book, £6.99

– Best budget gift

52 Things To Do While You Poo Book

It's a running joke that dads seem to spend a lot of time on the toilet, and if yours fits the bill then this book is a brilliant fun and inexpensive gift.

The book has 52 fun poo puzzles and poo facts to keep Dad entertained on the toilet. This gift will make him giggle when he opens it but may also get lots of use and actually become a staple in his toilet routine.

Available from: MenKind

8. Ralph Lauren Polo Red Trio Gift Set, £34

– Best for a practical gift

Ralph Lauren Polo Red Trio Gift Set

If you're really stuck and feel like your Dad has everything, aftershave is always a good option. Even if he has loads, he can enjoy trying new fragrances.

This Ralph Lauren set has a trio of fragrances for him to try and choose from to match his mood or an occasion. The set includes 2 40ml Eau de toilette spray and 1 Eau de Parfum spray; Polo Red Rush, Polo Red and Polo Red Eau de Parfum.

Available from: Boots

9. Whittard Coffee Gift Set, £33

– Best for dads who love coffee

Whittard Coffee Gift Set

Being a dad can make you very sleepy, especially if they're up late working, up early with the kids or just very busy. So, why not treat him to a Whittard Coffee set to help rejuvenate him and give him that extra dash of energy he may need.

This gorgeous set contains a pre-ground valve pack of Whittard House Blend coffee, a Brew It Stick, chocolate coated espresso beans and salted caramel biscuits.

Available from: John Lewis

10. Mini Massage Cushion, £30

– Best for a relaxing gift

Mini Massage Cushion

Gift your Dad some relaxation and comfort this Father's Day with a mini massage cushion. The multiuse massager has a rotation massage with 4 pressure points and an optional heat mode to really help soothe any aches and pains.

Your Dad will be forever grateful for this gift when he's got a bad back or a pain in his shoulder.

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Available from: MenKind

About the author

Chloe is a Digital Reviews Writer and Coordinator for Immediate Media's Parenting team. She researches and writes articles recommending the best prodcuts for parents, ranging from best sleep aids to best playpens and gift guides to help you find the best gifts at the best price.

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