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?
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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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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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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