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13 Unique Father’s Day Gifts from Small Businesses

Father's Day is just around the corner and it's time to start thinking about the perfect gift for the dad figure in your life.

While traditional gifts are always an option, why not go the extra mile this year and support small businesses by purchasing a unique and special gift for your dad?

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In this blog post, we've compiled a list of 13 unique Father's Day gifts from small businesses that are sure to make your dad feel special and loved. Whether he’s a gardener, a sci-fi junkie, baking master, or model-maker, these dad-friendly gifts are not only one-of-a-kind, but they also support local UK businesses.

So, let's dive in and find the perfect gift for your dad this Father's Day!

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a picture of Bookish Bakes' A Tale of Two Loaves Baking Kit

Tale of Two Loaves Baking Kit from Bookish Bakes

Our incredibly popular Tale of Two Loaves Baking Kit is the perfect gift for a carb-junkie. Inspired by Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities, this kit makes two different loaves of swirl bread from one master dough! He’ll love baking up these Onion and Cheese and Pain au Chocolat loaves and then enjoying them with you.

a picture of a man wearing Elvis and Kresse's print room belt

Print Room Belt from Elvis & Kresse

Elvis and Kresse rescue out-of-commission fire hose and printing blanket and transform them into incredible, long-lasting accessories. This Print Room Belt is a bestseller and will be the only belt dad will ever need again as it comes with a lifetime fixing guarantee!

a picture of a man holding Martha Brook's book of memories

Book of Memories from Martha Brook

Capture your favourite moments with Dad in this delightful book of memories from stellar stationer Martha Brook. You can personalise every bit of this scrapbook from the cover colour down to the captions under the photos. It’s a timeless unique and timeless gift he’ll cherish forever.

a picture of a built Timberkits' traction engine model kit

Wooden Traction Engine Model Kit from Timberkits

Is your dad a fan of model-making or Lego? Then he’ll love this Traction Engine model kit from Timberkits. Their mechanical models are made from natural materials and provide hours of challenging entertainment.

Timberkits have a range of themes and ability levels, so if your giftee isn’t into trains or is a novice modeler, there are loads of different designs and beginner kits.

a picture of Bookish Bakes' smoked caramel apple dappy baking kit

Smoked Caramel Apple Dappy Baking Kit from Bookish Bakes

Fans of a good mystery or crime fiction will adore this Smoked Caramel Apple Dappy Baking kit inspired by The Hound of the Baskervilles. This little-known Victorian pudding features a scone-like pastry filled with cinnamon apples. It’s baked to golden perfection and topped off with a generous splash of homemade smoked sea salt caramel sauce!

a photo of a wooden stand holding a gaming controller and headphones

Personalised Solid Oak Gifts from MijMoj Designs

MijMoj design and handcraft unique wooden gifts and home accessories from their studio and workshop in North Wales. They have an incredible range of well-made products ready for gifting on Father’s Day.

We’re big fans of the Coffee Scoop for the caffeine addicts, the Controller & Headset Stand for gamers, and the Bedside Watch & Phone Stand for the forgetful one.

a picture of a selection of 6 flavoured popcorns  from Joe & Sephs

Gourmet Popcorn Selection Box from Joe & Sephs

You can’t go wrong with an edible gift and this amazing selection of small-batch artisanal popcorn is one of the best. Treat dad to a unique blend of 6 delicious flavours made by Joe and his team of pastry chefs in their London kitchens.

a photo of an open box with leather headphone and cable tie wraps beside it

Leather Headphones & Cable Tie Wraps from Holdall and Co.

If your dad travels a lot, you can’t do much better than this headphone wrap and tie set to keep all his essential cables neat and organised. Plus, you can choose the colour of the leather and have it monogrammed for that personal touch. Holdall & Co’s handcrafted English leather goods are durable and timeless, making them a memorable Father’s Day gift.

a photo of a Black father reading a story book to his daughter

Personalised Story Books from Letterfest & From Lucy

Looking for a unique Father’s Day gift from a child? How about one they can enjoy together at bedtime! Both Letterfest and From Lucy create personalised picture books with gorgeous illustrations and your own unique story.

Grab the Superdad book from Letterfest for the Marvel fans or From Lucy’s Big Game for the football buffs.

a photo of a man pulling apart a cinnamon roll that is sitting on top of a copy of Dune by Frank Herbert

Arrakeen Spice Cinnamon Rolls Baking Kit from Bookish Bakes

Our soft and gooey Arrakeen Spice Cinnamon Rolls baking kit is inspired by Frank Herbert’s sci-fi classic Dune, making it the perfect give for an out-of-this-world father! These easy rolls are fun to bake and feature a flavourful cinnamon swirl and a wicked coffee glaze.

It’s a dad-friendly weekend baking project best enjoyed with a hot cup of dark roast while he explores the treacherous, worm-infested terrain of Arrakis.

a photo of a wooden seed box full of seed packets with a gardening glove beside it

Grow Your Own Garden Seed Box from Garden Pack

If your dad fancies himself the new Alan Titchmarsh, he’ll love getting stuck into growing his own garden with this seed box from Garden Pack. It comes with everything he needs to grow 65 different veggies, 15 varieties of herbs, and 20 kinds of flowers. Plus, they’ve included a growing guide for beginners to have the best shot.

a picture of a man wearing a dark grey tee with the slogan 'husband, daddy, hero' on the chest

Eco-friendly Printed Tees from Mallo Clothing

Thoughtfully designed and sustainably made Mallo tees are the perfect gift for the dad who can’t let go of his softest, most worn shirt. They create tees for pretty much every hobby, job, or slogan under the sun, ensuring you can find a unique Father’s Day gift for any dad in any colour!

a picture of a father's day card with a garden shed at the centre and lettering below reading 'dad, i love you shed loads'

Hand-drawn Father’s Day Cards from Leaf Lane Studio

If you’re keeping things simple this Father’s Day, grab one of Leaf Lane Studio’s beautifully crafted cards to send a little love his way! Choose from 4 different designs and messages and either have the card sent to you or straight on to your dad with a hand lettered message inside.

Note: All prices listed are correct at time of publishing.


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