7 cool Father’s Day gift ideas your dad will love
May 21, 2018
A cool dad deserves an even cooler present, so you need to spoil him rotten with these uniquely awesome Father’s Day gifts
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Does your dad fit the bad joke telling,’dad jean’ wearing, awkward dancing sterotype? No? Then it’s time to start thinking of an awesome Father’s Day gift to suit his modern tastes.
Whether your dad is a foodie fanatic, a petrolhead, mad about music or forever filled with wanderlust, spoil your main man rotten on 17th June with these super cool gifts.
Gear your dad up for Brodworth Hall’s Classic Car Show
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Vintage is all rage these days, and that doesn’t solely apply to hipster fashion.
If your car geek dad is into retro motors over midlife crisis sports cars, a Father’s Day trip to Brodworth Hall’s Classic Car Show is a must. Complete the day with a spot of lunch or afternoon tea for £10.90 per adult and £6.50 per child, he’ll be exhausted from the excitement.
Help your dad embrace the vinyl revival
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Millennials may have resurrected turntables in their bedrooms spawning a new generation of vinyl-loving music fans but let’s face it, their dads were there first.
For some real father-son or father-daughter bonding, allow your dad to dust off his iconic records and get back into the groove with this Crosley tan velvet bluetooth record player, £100, Urban Outfitters.
Go on an adrenaline-fuelled activity with your dad
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Sons and daughters of Adrenaline junkie fathers, head to Zip World, North Wales, for an action-packed day gliding through the wilderness at exhillarating heights.
On Velocity, you’ll hit speeds of over 100pmh and see breathtaking views to boot. Visit their site for prices and packages.
Treat your dad to an ultra cool tipple
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Designed for the contemporary dad, this whisky cooling rocks set, £10, from Creative Tops, creates the perfect nightcap tipple to help him unwind after a long day.
This nifty set comes with nine polished granite rocks in a wooden box with the equally cool slogan ‘on the rocks’ engraved on the front. These rocks will keep your dad’s whisky chilled without diluting or altering its delicate flavour.
Summon your dad with pour over coffee on Father’s Day morning
If your dad isn’t a fan of early mornings and cannot function without an ounce of caffeine in his system, wake him with the aromatic scents of coffee made from a pour over coffee drip brewer, £106, Audenza.
Not only will he wake up impressed with the barista-style coffee, but will also appreciate the luxe aesthetic you’ll add to his daily grind.
If your dad values experience over convenience, he’ll love this meditative Japanese method of pour-over coffee. Brewed slowly for optimum flavour, the drip method will give him complete control over temperature and brew time.
Bring the Beer Festival round to dad’s this Father’s Day
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Instead of stepping out to the pub this Father’s Day, why not bring the pub to your dad’s with the ultimate British beer and food hamper, £58.45? This luxury hamper is ideal for fathers who appreciate quality alcoholic beverages and luxury snacking.
Your dad can expect to enjoy sipping crisp Angler’s Reward pale ale, World Top bitter, World Top Gold, and gorge on olives, gourmet cheese and biscuits, succulent toffee waffles and more.
Get your globetrotting dad ‘Flight Ready’ with a personalised travel kit
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Is your dad quite the jetsetter? Take the stress out of his non-stop travelling with this personalised ‘Flight Ready’ Globetrotter Travel Kit, £24.95, The Little Picture Company.
The practical and stylish kit is packed with all the grooming essentials he’ll need in travel size for a hassle-free check in.
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