Top 10 gifts for Father's Day
Struggling for Father’s Day gifts? Step away from the socks and choose something that shows you know him with our round up of perfect presents…
1. Music-loving Dads
Does your ‘dad rocker’ love holding mini-festivals (family barbecues) in the garden? Let him rock out in style with a portable speaker that keeps the tunes coming even when the rain falls – in pure festival-season fashion.
The Sony SRS-XB21 is waterproof. But even more importantly it’s got incredible sound when outside thanks to the 42mm speaker unit.
2. Football-loving Dads
The world’s most famous football tournament kicks off this summer. England may or may not prosper. Either way, dad can act out his own tournament with the FIFA 18 Xbox One bundle.
Let him take charge of the national team and lead the path to glory – from your living room sofa.
3. Fast-car dreaming Dads
If dad has his pals round to watch the match (but it doesn’t quite go to plan…), what better way for them to blow off some steam in the evening than by racing supercars?
The Logitech Driving Force G29 racing wheel is designed to feel like a real car. The wheel shakes and drags as the car tears up the track.
4. Smart tech Dads
Smart tech has brought voice control to our homes. Let dad relax and get answers to important questions – like the latest football scores and recipes for pizza – simply by saying, ‘OK Google’.
Stream movies and music this way too by combining the Google Home Mini with the Chromecast or Chromecast Audio.
5. Drinks party Dads
Does your dad like to get the drinks out the second he sees a glimmer of sun? First he’ll have to make sure he has a healthy stock of the stuff, and that’s where this beer fridge comes in.
It can hold up to 40 cans – ideal for long, lazy afternoons in the sun.
6. Coffee-connoisseur Dads
They say coffee is fuel for genius. To make sure he stays on top of all his dad-jokes you have to keep him caffeinated. It’s easy too. Simply clip in the coffee pod of your choice and enjoy an instant cup of your favourite brew.
7. Fast-foodie Dad
Whether it’s a TV dinner or a quick snack, sometimes only a toasty will do. Inspire your dad to go beyond ham and cheese and create original sandwiches stuffed with fillings. From stringy mozzarella and pesto to spicy chicken and chipotle mayo, squeezed between crispy bread.
8. Marathon-running Dad
Training for a marathon, or even a 10K run, can be hard work. Give your dad some much-needed inspiration with a GPS running smartwatch like the Garmin Vivoactive 3. With it he can measure his distance and pace and can even pay for his post-run coffee using the watch thanks to the built-in Garmin Pay.
9. Commuter-king Dad
Whether he’s running for the bus or just running for fun, you can make sure he doesn't have to worry about his earphones falling out again. Help him keep his cool with headphones specially designed for comfort and fit.
And with open acoustic design he’ll hear traffic, other people and other hazards over the top of the music.
10. Always-driving Dad
Driving may a big part of his job. If your dad racks up serious miles on Britain’s roads, give him a bit of backup with a Dash Cam. It records all journeys from the driver’s view for added peace of mind in the unforeseen event of an insurance claim or accident.