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June is here and that means Fathers Day is on the way! Are you finding Dad tricky to buy for? Are you wanting to pick out a thoughtful gift? Then look no further than this Ultimate Gift Guide for Father’s Day. You can find numerous top tips for him this Father’s Day for alternative and considerate gift ideas.

Plant a Bloomer: For The Gardening Father

Star Card
Plant A Bloomer

Plant a Bloomer’s story started back in 2014 and has blossomed into a beautiful eco-friendly business. Their product offering has multiplied and now offers a wide range of thoughtful gifts. The brand offers greeting cards and gifts that focus around seeded paper that can be planted straight away. 

The Father’s Day Plantable Stars Letterbox Gift for £22.50 contains tons of amazing seeded paper stars that will start flourishing into wild flowers. The boxes contain plantable stars in blue, white and  terracotta and in 3 large and 6 small tokens sizes.  Furthermore, these stars can also be purchased individually with the Plant A Star for £5.95. Adding to this, gift messages and gift wrap can also be purchased to really personalise the gift. 

Another alternative card concept that Plant a Bloomer. provides is with the Star Weave Me Card. This innovative card is great for those who like to get creative! The card comes with a gold flecked twine and a blunt needle that can be used for weaving your own personal star shape. At £6.95 this card can then be kept as a keepsake for years to come.

Plant a Bloomer is hosting a giveaway where you can win everything outlined above, head over to the giveaway page to enter now!

Red Candy: For The Quirky Father

Red Candy Fathers Day

Red Candy has a fantastic collection of quirky homeware gifts to suit every Dad’s style. They have gift options for beer drinking dads, musical dads or dads who like to cook in the kitchen. 

Muscle Man Toilet Paper Holder retails at £15 and is a brilliant alternative gift for the gym loving father. Antonio the Alpaca Footstool is a great addition to your front room with his boucle style body. Your Dad will love kicking back on the sofa watching the telly with his new fluffy friend (RRP £65). For £25 you could get your Dad this roarsome Dinosaur Bottle Opener, who will eagerly bite off all of the bottle caps in a quick snap. Red Candy has tonnes of other gifts in stock, so make sure you take a browse through their Father’s Day Collection

Chuckling Cheese Company: For The Foodie Father

Chucking Cheese Company

The Chuckling Cheese Company makes delightful hampers for the cheese lovers out there. There are many different selections of gifts on offer such as the You’re Not Old, You’re Vintage gift set. This set contains three types of cheese: A vintage three years old cheddar, a charcoal cheddar that is infused with edible charcoal and a strong two and a half year cheddar with a tang. In addition to the cheese flavours, the box contains a vintage ale and a comedy related beer to be enjoyed by Dad. Plus a packet of cheese and onion Pipers crisps and a delicious pack of pork scratchings. Subsequently, the cheese hampers really are the perfect gift for any cheese loving, beer loving Dad!

Lovely Little Gifts: For The Bearded Father

Beard Kit - Lovely Little Gifts

Do you want to present a gift that is personalised just to your Father? Lovely Little Gifts do just that. They have a wide range of Father’s Day gifts that you can personalise with names and messages. 

A great pick from their collection is The Beardy and Brilliant Beard Kit that is priced at £24.99. It includes a trio of beard products such as a 300ml bottle of beard shampoo, a 300ml bottle of beard conditioner & face moisturiser and a 30ml bottle of beard oil to finish off the routine. All of the products come in a great quality padded canvas wash bag. With the above pictured beard print, you can also have the name personalised up to 15 characters to create the perfect gift.

The Kind Store: For The Eco-Friendly Father

The Kind Store has a great collection of gift boxes that are all focussed around being eco friendly, sustainable, vegan and zero waste. Their mission is to provide customers with an option for plastic-free and biodegradable products from independent businesses that make a difference. A gift set to highlight is the Kind Box For Him at £36.50. This includes an organic body wash, organic orange cotton socks and a bar of dark chocolate.

Tabby Firefly: For The Fashion Loving Father
Men's Bee T-shirt

Tabby Firefly is an ethical clothing brand who take inspiration for their designs from wildlife, plants, sunshine and the ocean. Furthermore, they take care to source all their materials from sustainable sources and create all clothing in a renewable energy-powered factory. A mission for the company is to not create throw away fashion but instead make great quality, recyclable clothing that lasts for years to come.

Creature Candy: For The Animal Loving Father
Creature Candy

Creature Candy has a beautiful collection of homeware that features Britain’s incredible wildlife. The company is partnered with twelve charities to help raise awareness for the declining and protected wildlife species here in Britain. In addition, 10% of all sale prices are also  donated to these charities to help make a difference. 

The charities included are Greenfingers, Butterfly Conservation, Sussex Wildlife Trust, Bumblebee Conservation Trust. Birder’s Against Wildlife Crime, Buglife, Plantlife,Bat Conservation Trust, British Trust for Ornithology. The Mammal Society, People’s Trust for Endangered Species and Red Squirrel Survival Trust. All of the animal designs will look great around the home and make the perfect gifts for Dad this Fathers Day.

Toast In The Post: For The Alcohol Loving Father
A Toast In The Post

This small business was created during lockdown to help bring people together for ‘a drink’, with the sentiment of raising a glass together being delivered straight to your door. Perfect for all occasions, A Toast In The Post is a fantastic gift idea for those who cannot see their Father’s on the day. Most importantly, there are lots of alcoholic options to choose from, so there will be something to suit every taste. 

This Single Malt Whiskey Gift Set is £35.95 and comes with Auchentoshan, Glenfidditch,  Bowmore and Glengoyne. You can also add a personalised card to the inside of the box with a photo if you wish to make the gift sent that extra special and personal. All of the packaging is recyclable and eco-friendly too!

Wild Vanilla Studios: For The Luxury Father
Wild Vanilla Studios
Fathers Day Gift Box

Wild Vanilla Studios offer an exceptional and luxurious gifting experience that is stress free, eco-friendly and all beautifully packaged. There are four ways to shop and all come with complimentary gift wrapping. For example, you can create your own gift box from scratch, choose from an edited collection or gift box range. You can even have a completely bespoke made box for that extra fancy feel. 

The current Father’s Day collection will make any Dad feel extra special this June. There are a range of products to choose from and at all different price ranges. Whether you add The Soothing Coconut Eye Balm (£20), You Rock Candle (£10), Memory Game (£18) or Gin and Tonic Sweets (£7) there really is something to suit everyone’s taste and style.

Grenade: For The Gym Father

Founded back in 2010, Grenade is growing from strength to strength to provide iconic weight loss products and sports nutrition. As a result, they are now a huge name within the fitness and nutrition industry, their best-selling Carb Killa® protein bars have been a huge hit. For those Father’s who love to hit the gym, play sports or generally love being active and healthy, Grenade is a great gift to give this year. 

The 12 bar selection box that features the Carb Killa® protein bars is like a chocolate selection box at Christmas. Packed with goodness and all 12 flavours, this is a great snack alternative. Flavours included are Jaffa Quake, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Peanut Nutter, Birthday Cake, White Chocolate Salted Peanut. All bars are triple-layered and covered in chocolate whilst still being low in sugar and high in protein.

For Me and For You Designs: For The Design Loving Father
For me and for you coasters
For me and for you cards
For me and for you wall art

For Me and For You Designs was created back in 2013 by a husband and wife team. Specialising in wood cut and papercut designs, the creative couple have also expanded their business to include engraving and laser cut pieces. Ranges include greetings cards, wall art and tableware with many different images and designs to choose from. 

The company has a wide selection of wonderful gifts, all greetings cards come with a hanging wooden keepsake. Furthermore, the Father’s Day range is perfect to show Dad how much you care. Plus, all of the cards have longevity in mind so the thought will last for years to come. 

The tree paper cut framed artwork is one of the original creations from For Me and For You Designs, one of the best sellers; it is top quality and highly intricate. The beautiful piece comes in a black box frame for £30. The bee coasters are inspired by the famous Manchester bee, coming in a set of four at £23. The bee design is etched into Poplar and finished with a high quality oil.

Farrar & Tanner: For The Head Chef Father
Farrar and Tanner knives
Farrar and Tanner gift wrap

All of the products from Farrar & Tanner are beautifully crafted with that personal edge. The company offers a full range of gifts from fashion statements to essential tools for around the home and garden. Many of the gifts can be personalised with engraving or embossing to create that ultimate gift experience. 

The lavish and diverse assortment from the brand includes the ‘Head Chef’ collection and the Sabatier Maison knife block that includes 5 premium knives. The knives are professional grade and make a fantastic addition to every kitchen. The set consists of a 20cm chef knife, 20cm slicer, 20cm bread knife, 12cm utility knife and 8cm parer.  You can also engrave the sleek and stylish stainless steel body with a personal message making it the best gift to give this Father’s Day. Make sure that you use ALICE10 at checkout to receive 10% off!

Montezuma Chocolate: For The Chocolate Loving Father
Montezumas chocolate bars

Starting their journey back in 2000, Montezuma’s chocolate has a wide range of delicious chocolate and treats on offer that are perfect for any occasion and gift. Their dedicated Father’s Day selection includes The Father’s Day Chocolate Library at £13.99. Five delightful bars are included with the following flavours: Dark Chocolate Peppermint, Lime and Sea Salt Dark Chocolate, Salted Caramelised Hazelnut, Organic Milk Chocolate and Dark Chocolate Cocoa Nibs. Perfect for any chocolate lover!

In The Post: For The Small Business Supporting Father
In The Post
In The Post bottle opener

In The Post create gift sets that are the perfect size to fit straight into a letterbox. With the past year being very hard to connect with loved ones, letterbox gifts have become a huge hit. They are a great idea for those who want to post an easy gift this year.  Currently In The Post have ‘The Best Dad EVER Box’ available for only £20. This consists of socks, a pretzel chilli chocolate bar, best dad ever bottle opener and drinks tokens. All of the items in the gift box are supplied from small businesses. 

The company has a strong ethos to support small businesses. They believe in using items that are all handcrafted from loving homes with real people behind them. There are many other gift box selections on their website to suit any occasion.

ClassBento: For The Experience Loving Father
Pottery-Class Bento

Originating from Australia, ClassBento launched in the UK in 2020 with the mission to connect people with artisan experiences and fun workshops. Firstly, the company utilises local artists, makers and foodies to create the experiences and craft excellent experiences for all. Secondly, there is a variety of classes and workshops that can be online or in person in various locations across the country. All of the  experiences come with all of the elements you need to create memories and skills of a lifetime.

This Father’s Day why not give the extraordinary gift of memories and experiences. Purchase an alternative present this year with a pottery making class. The Manchester based pottery workshop has been specifically designed for Dads by ceramic experts and is a fantastic way to create some cherished and special memories.

Alternatively, why not get creative and sign up for the Terrarium making workshop. The Terrarium making workshop is an at home experience where a craft DIY box is sent to your home. The craft box is filled with mini plants and all the gardening tools you need to create a fascinating jungle! 

So whether you are still wanting to stay in the comfort of your own home or start getting out and about after lockdown, there is something to suit you and your family for this Father’s Day.

The Oxford Artisan Distillery: For The Vodka Drinking Father

Being distilled and produced in Oxford, this smooth spirit is double gold medal winning. Adding to this, it is has a reputation for being pure and high quality. With warm undertones of spice and caramel, this vodka is the perfect gift for those Father’s that love a stiff drink. The Oxford Rye Organic Vodka has a very stylish bottle with a wax dipped sealed top. 

Retailing at £34.95 the drink is produced in The Oxford Artisan Distillery, which is the city of Oxford’s first ever distillery. During the process the vodka is filtered through coconut shell charcoal which makes its flavour stand out from the rest.

M Cailloux Cutlery: For The Fine Dining Father
M Cailloux Cutlery

Tableware and cutlery has a huge impact on how we eat and how much we enjoy our food.  M Cailloux Cutlery defines luxury and elegance and has been created with this in mind by the silversmith designer Mercia Cailloux. 

The M Cailloux Cutlery Dinner Set will add sophistication and comfort to every meal. Buy the gift of fine dining every day for your Dad this year. Each piece is cut from the finest quality stainless steel and individually hand mirror polished. The cutlery sets can also be engraved with your Father’s name too, to create that extra special, extra meaningful gifting experience. 

If you use DAD21 at checkout you can also receive an extra 20% off the dining gift set plus free delivery. So if your Dad loves his food and fine dining, bring that experience into the home every day with this exclusive fine cutlery set.

Douglas Laing & Co: For The Whiskey Loving Father

Douglas Laing & Co. specialises in distilling, blending and bottling a selection of Single Cask and Small Batch Malt Scotch Whiskies. They currently have a very limited stock of their Epicurean & Captain Fawcett Fathers Day Gift Set. Retailing at £40 this luxury gift set features two miniature 5cl bottles of The Epicurean Lowland Malt Scotch Whisky, plus two branded glasses. Alongside this, there is a Captain Fawcett’s Expedition Reserve Shampoo and The Gentleman’s Soap.

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