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16 Father's Day gift ideas that he'll really love

With Father's Day just around the corner (the 16th June 2019, put it in your calendar!) it can be difficult to know what to buy.

Shopping for men isn't always easy and you can't always rely on your partner or dad needing a new pair of socks again (even the cards can be tricky to buy).

Whether you’re helping your little ones choose a present for their dad, or want to find a gift for your own dad, take a look at some of our favourite Father’s Day buys... 

The best Father's Day ideas:

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1) Star Map, £49, The Night Sky

No matter where you are in the world or what time, the stars are always there, so what better Father's Day gift than an occassion or date that means the world to them? All you do is put in the date and location and you can get a print of the stars position, even the date of their childs birthday on the year they were born.
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2) 1st Father's Day Double Photo Frame, £26, My 1st Years

For the dads who are having their first Father's Day, this picture frame will make a lovely gift that they'll cherish forever. With a window space for a 4x6 photo and a little hand or footprint, you can even personalise it with a special message. 
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3) L'Envol Parfum, £73, Cartier 

A classic aftershave is a perfect gift for a well-groomed dad this Father's Day. We love this scent from Cartier which is woody, airy with delicious notes of honey. He'll love it! 
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4) Personalised Handwriting/Print Keyring, £30-£55, Hand On Heart Jewellery

Although we love the picture keyrings, why not go for something a lot more sentimental with a persoanlised keyring? You can have a special message engraved exactly how it was written, or even have hand or prints of their children (even the pets!) engraved. 
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5) Shampoo, £12.95, Watermans 

Stellar haircare isn't just for us women! Treat dad to a hair-thickening shampoo which promises to both strengthen and encourage hair growth. 

The range is cllinically proven to maximise hair growth rate with it's high-quality ingredients including biotin, caffeine and argan oil.
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6) Personalised Hammer, £20, Not On The High Street

For the handy, DIY dads and grandads this Father's Day, a personalised hammer is a must for their toolbox. Not only is it a practical gift, but it's also incredibly thoughtful with the personalisation option. 
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7) Personalised Socks, £13.99, Getting Personal

It's hard not to buy a pair of socks as a little gift, so why not up your sock game with these? You can add any message to the right sock, so you can either put something funny or a request on there! 
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8) Timberland Dark Brown Wallet, £24.97, MenKind

This beautiful wallet is made from 100% leather making it sturdy and soft. It's completly functional with 6 card slots, note compartment and a fold out ID wallet! 
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9) Dad-To-Be Baby Scan Photo Frame, £26.99, Not On The High Street

Although it might be considered an 'unofficial' Father's Day, why not surprise the dad-to-be with this thoughtful picture frame with your baby scan photo in? They might be feeling a lot of nerves in the run up to the due date too, so what better way to remind them how much you and bump love them.
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10) Amazon Echo, £89.99, Amazon

This gadget will be every dads new favourite toy. Stay connected around your home, play their favourite song or ask a general question, just by speaking. It will be fun for all the family! 
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11) Philips 12-in-1 Grooming Kit, £24.99, Argos

If you want to buy a practical gift this Father's Day, a mens grooming kit might be everything you need. This waterproof trimmer comes with 12 attachments to give freedrom for different styles for their beard, hair or body hair! 
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12) Personalised Dad's Superhero Book, £23, Not On The High Street

Get dad a thoughtful, personalised superhero book that he will treasure forever for Father's Day.
Personalised throughout with what your Daddy loves - from his job, where he lives, favourite food and clothes, hobbies, what he's scared of (a list of chores from Mummy!), and what he is best at (reading bedtime stories!)

 
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14) Personalised Mug Dad - Grandad, £9.99, Getting Personal

Becoming a dad is a big occassion and becoming a grandad is an even bigger one! This glossy mug celebrates the dads and grandads this Father's Day, and it will be perfect for his morning cuppa teas! 
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15) Like Father, Like Son Set, £30, My 1st Years

You always have to have one twinning outfit, right? So why not get the special duo these matching outfits this Father's Day. 
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16) Flymo Contour Xt - Line Trimmer And Edger, £34, Wickes

A garden trimmer is perfect for dads who take pride in their garden! It's suitable for trimming and edging various sized gardens.

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  • Author: Samantha Ball Samantha Ball
  • Job Title: Freelance writer

Samantha is a mum of one, in a house full of boys and became a volunteer at a Hospice at 11 years old, helping to fundraise for 10 years. Her hobbies are long hikes, coffee tasting, and being a bit of an *obsessive* cleaner.

She also runs a blog Student Mum Diaries about what it’s like to be a student mum. 

 

 
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