The best Father's Day gifts 2019

12 June 2019

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From techy gadgets to tear-jerking personalised gifts, when it comes to Father’s Day presents there are so many options to choose from it can be tricky to know where to start. Fortunately, Mumsnetters have you covered with their rundown of the ultimate Father’s Day gifts.

When is Father's Day?

Father's Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June in the UK. This year, it falls on Sunday 16 June.

Best Father's Day gifts under £50

Beer Hawk Craft Beer Introductory Mixed Case, £29.17

Beer Hawk Craft Beer Introductory Mixed Case, £29.17

Whether you're buying for your own dad, your partner, or even your grandfather, this case of craft beer is sure to tick all the right boxes. With 12 different beers carefully selected from around the world, Mumsnetters love that it gives the men in their lives the opportunity to sample and experiment with a selection of the most popular craft style beers – from Pale Ale and IPA to Belgian Strong Ale and Stout. Bottoms up!

“My husband was thrilled with the beer hamper we got him for Father’s Day last year. He said he felt so cool trying all the different styles.”

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Baby Hand or Foot Print Mug, £19.95

Baby Hand or Foot Print Mug, £19.95

A great way to combine a practical gift with a sentimental one, this high-quality mug features prints of your baby’s hand or foot print, along with their name and age on one side, and a short message on the other. Upon ordering, a print taking kit will be sent to you to create the prints with your child – so it becomes a special moment for you too. This is a firm favourite amongst Mumsnetters for being a sweet yet affordable keepsake.

“Daddy's mug” with a footprint is good one for a new dad.”

“I had my son's footprints done at about that stage. They are so lovely to look at now, and he loves to see them too.”

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The Gentleman’s Old Speckled Hen Treats Hamper, £36.95

The Gentleman’s Old Speckled Hen Treats Hamper, £36.95

They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach – and that’s certainly the case with this huge selection of sweet and savoury treats. From pate to preserves, chorizo to chocolate, this beautifully presented wicker hamper includes quality brands such as Green & Blacks and Rick Stein, and a classic 500ml bottle of Old Speckled Hen Ale to wash it all down.

“I get DH a food hamper from the kids every Father’s Day and it always goes down a treat. It keeps him quiet for some time too!”

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Personalised Voice Sound Wave Print, £33

Personalised Voice Sound Wave Print, £33

For a truly original gift with a sentimental element, why not have your child record a special message to their dad or granddad, then have it converted into a beautiful sound wave print? Simply send your voice recording via NotOnTheHighStreet.com and it will be transformed into a completely unique sound wave, printed on a textured matt finish card.

“There's a company that turns an audio clip of speech into a sound wave print that you can frame. our daughter is eight months old so my husband's gift will show 'Da da da da da da da!'"

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Best Father's Day gifts over £50

Kindle Paperwhite, £99.99

Kindle Paperwhite, £99.99

Give the man in your life the gift of a little rest and relaxation with the brand new Kindle e-reader. Now waterproof as standard, dad can chill in the bath with his favourite book, or listen to that new thriller by the pool thanks to the Audible integration. Incredibly, a single battery charge ensures that the Kindle will last weeks before a recharge is required.

“My DH has a Paperwhite and he LOVES it. He takes it everywhere with him.”

“My husband reads more since having the Kindle, as he’s never without a book in otherwise dead time, and as the Paperwhite has a built in light, he can read in the dark sitting up with children or in hotels etc.”

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Fitbit Blaze Smart Fitness Watch, £113.95

Fitbit Blaze Smart Fitness Watch, £113.95

Whether it’s for your dad or your partner, the Blaze Smart Fitness Watch from Fitbit will encourage anyone to think more about their health and fitness. This smart-looking watch tracks steps, distance, calories burned, floors climbed and active minutes whilst also monitoring your heart rate. It’s an ideal gift if you’re looking to get dad more active.

“My husband loves his Fitbit. It’s definitely motivational and encourages you to be more active. He said it's changed his life!”

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Related: More of the fitness trackers Mumsnetters love.

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