Valentine’s Day is almost upon us and now your partner is a dad, it brings a whole new meaning to the occasion. From photo gifts to sweet treats and poems, we’ve rounded up some of the best for the cracking fathers in your family. Buy them on behalf of little ones to really show him just how much he’s cherished.


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Here’s our pick of the best Valentine's Day gifts for dads…

1. The Bizzy Box Personalised Bear Keyring, £5 – best for value


For a little Valentine’s Day present for Dad that scores big on the love front, this sweet wooden keyring is a beautiful option.

It’s handmade from oak and personalised with your child’s name all for £5 – an excellent price for a quality, bespoke gift. Great for dads to hang onto day-to-day keys and it’ll serve as a lovely reminder of family.

Available from: Etsy

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2. Lily O'Brien's Chocolate Photo Box, £12.15 – best for dads with a sweet tooth


Chocolates are a classic Valentine’s Day gift and for good reason – who doesn’t love a box of indulgent goodness to enjoy? This delicious box of 18 chocolates goes one better than your average as it can be personalised with up to 3 different photos.

You can include a family pic and one or two of your children. Chocolates include passion fruit posset, key limey pie and raspberry infusion – yum.

Available from: Lily O Brien’s

3. Personalised Gifts Shop Engraved Tumbler, £7.50 – best for dads who enjoy a tipple


Got a whisky-loving dad in the family? This one’s for him. Thoughtfully engraved with a message of your choice, his next drink will be even sweeter sipped from this heart-warming tumbler.

An ideal Valentine’s gift to go with a bottle of his favourite drink, each line of text can be completely personalised to make it unique to him.

Whether he’s partial to a drop of bourbon, a smidgen of scotch or a tot of any other tipple, this cute tumbler is guaranteed to please.

Available from: Personalised Gifts Shop

4. Vida Vida Personalised Leather Wallet with Child’s Masterpiece, £55 – best for sentimental charm


Immortalise an adorable work of art by your child for the ultimate sentimental dad’s Valentine’s gift. Printed onto a handmade leather wallet, which also includes his initials, this completely unique present takes a standard men’s accessory and elevates it to super status.

Available in tan and black, the leather is soft, smooth and ages beautifully, which justifies its slightly higher-than-average price tag.

Plus, it’ll be used day-in, day-out for years, so your little one’s pocket-sized masterpiece will be shown off endlessly.

Available from: Not On the High Street

5. Retro Sweet Jar, £18.99 – best for a tasty dose of nostalgia


Take his taste buds on a walk down memory lane and let your partner get in touch with his inner child with all his favourite sweets in one place – from Drumsticks to Haribo, Love Hearts to Refreshers – this brilliant Retro Sweet Jar has all the big hitters.

It comes with 19 different themed labels depending on the occasion and we think the simple ‘I Love You’ sticker is perfect for Valentine’s Day. Just don’t expect him to share any!

Available from: Amazon

6. Printster Awesome Taxi Driver Mug, £7.99 – best for dads always on the go


From pre-school playdates to sleepovers, birthday parties to football matches – there’s no one better at ferrying everyone else around than Dad!

This mug is a brilliant, great-value gift for the biggest driver in your family. When he does stop for a cuppa, this gift is perfect for showing your appreciation.

Available from: Printster

7. Yenock 8.2in Digital Photo Frame, £39.99 – best for the office


Perched at the side of a work desk – a reminder of the wonderful chaos that awaits at home – this Yenock 8.2in Digital Photo Frame is a Valentine’s present he’ll treasure.

It’s one of the best value digital frames on the market and it’s not short of features, with 8 styles of slideshow, a built-in speaker for background music, a calendar and clock display.

Before you give it to him, pop in a USB loaded with all your favourite photos and he can enjoy a new one every day of the week.

Available from: Amazon


These fantastic Superman cufflinks are a lovely way to show him how much of a hero he is in your family.

A Valentine’s Day gift packed with style, these cufflinks are made from plated metal with a silver finish and they feature the DC Comics logo stamped at the bottom.

A smart finishing touch for well-dressed dads, they’re a gift that can be worn, and shown off, again and again.

Available from: Amazon

9. Prezzybox Dear Dad – From You to Me Book, £11.99 – best as a forever keepsake


For a creative curveball of a dad’s Valentine’s Day present, this From You to Me book beats them all. It answers all the questions your children could ever want to know about their dad – from his earliest memories, worst jobs, the story of how he met Mummy, to his first thoughts about being a father – and has space for photos.

The book is a revealing insight into his life that once filled out, can be given to children to read, treasure and keep forever.

Available from: Prezzybox

10. Bespoke Verse Why I Love You Daddy Poem Print, £14 – best for making him feel loved


Valentine’s Day is all about spreading the love and if you want to give him all the feels this year, this beautiful Valentine’s poem for dads will do exactly that.

All the reasons why little people love their dads are included – from big cuddles and funny jokes to bedtime kisses and silly names. It’s a gift that’ll make him feel more cherished than ever.

There are 3 different colour options, it’s available in A5 or A4 size and you can also buy it framed for an additional cost.

Available from: Not On the High Street