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10 unique Father’s Day gifts

From a gorgeous dad-and-baby set to a family football team print and child-decorated socks (yes socks but special ones), here's wonderful inspiration for Father's Day shopping for Sunday 21 June


If you’re looking for an extra special gift this Father’s Day, we’ve hand picked some lovely gifts that are sure to go down a treat on Sunday 21 June.


From delicious food gifts to fun tech and personalised keepsakes, we’ve selected a whole range of gifts starting from just £6.99.

Here’s our pick of the best unique gifts for Father’s Day…

1. Virtual reality cardboard headset, £9.99

For less than £20, dads can turn their smartphones into an amazing Occulus Rift-style virtual reality experience.

With an adjustable headstrap and secure case to slot your phone into, this virtual reality headset is simple to use but gives an amazing immersive experience.

The headset can be used with iOS and Android phones and even fits larger smartphones like the iPhone XS Max.

Available from: Amazon

2. Personalised Football Family Team Framed Print, £35

For dad’s who are big football fans, this framed print will make a lovely sentimental gift from the whole family.

You can personalise lots of small details so it’s really unique to dad including shirt colours, sizes, numbers as well as incorporating nicknames or meaningful dates into the print.

Previous customers particularly commented on the attention to detail with one saying, “My other half was floored by this and as we’re a completely football obsessed family it makes the perfect change from a family portrait!”.

Available from: Not on the High Street

3. Best Dad Chocolate Truffle Box, £14


Chocolate gifts always go down a treat Father’s Day, but this truffle box is extra special with a ‘Best Dad’ message engraved across seven of the chocolates.

With a mixture of delicious white and dark Belgian chocolates along with eight rich truffles, we’re sure these won’t last very long!

Available from: Choc on Choc

4. Dad You are Egg-Cellent’ Breakfast Board, £19.99

If your kids are treating their dad to a Father’s Day breakfast, this wooden board with egg cup holders is a brilliant way of plating it up.

We love the engraved message and sleek wooden design which previous buyers also praised, “Lovely smooth polished wood! Lightweight but sturdy.”

Available from: Amazon

5. Personalised Socks with Child’s Drawing, £20

You can’t go wrong with a pair of socks on Father’s Day, but if you’re after something truly unique check out this personalised pair which is made using your child’s drawings.

Get your to kids to draw out some fun designs and attach a clear image of the drawing when you go to buy the socks, and Solesmith will print it on them. A sentimental gift that’s sure to get a few laughs!

Available from: Not On The High Street

6. Make Your Own Whisky Cookies, £9.99

You’ll find lots of alcoholic drink sets for Father’s Day from whisky to beer sets. But we love the look of this ‘make your own’ kit which also incorporates baking into your boozy gift.

You get almost everything you need to whip up 10 to 12 delicious gooey biscuits – all dad’s will need to do is add a splash of their favourite single malt to the mixture, which you could also buy them to go alongside the gift.

Available from: Firebox

7. But first milk/But first coffee set, £45

If you’re looking for a gift for new dads, My 1st Years has a lovely selection of matching sets for both dad and baby to wear together.

We love the playful phrases on this set with ‘But first coffee’ for dad and ‘But first milk’. Although one of our more expensive gift choices, both pieces come in a high-quality soft cotton material so they’ll be sure to last.

Available from: My 1st Years

8. Docking Station, £26.90

This stylish docking station is perfect to help dads keep their everyday items from their glasses, to wallet and keys all in one handy place.

We love that it can also be used to charge devices like your phone or e-reader so is perfect for keeping by the front door or next to the bed.

Available from: Amazon

9. Personalised BBQ Set, £24.99

Perfect for dads who love nothing more than spending a sunny Sunday turning sausages on the BBQ.

Customers commented on the fantastic quality of the tools (a knife, tongs, turner and two-pronged fork) which come laser-engraved with the words ‘Barbecue King’ and the option to personalise with dad’s name.

Available from: Etsy

10. Copper 3-in-1 Pen Tool, £6.99

Although it may just look like some fancy stationary, this copper pen also functions as a 3-in-1 multi tool, with an in-built spirit level and screwdriver.

This is an ideal and inexpensive gifts for dads who can often be found doing odd DIY jobs around the home. The stylish copper finish also adds an extra special touch for gifting on Father’s Day.

Available from: I Want One of Those


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