Treat the father figure in your life to something special

It's almost time to celebrate Dad in style. 

Not sure what he's into? This gift guide, including products from independent businesses across the North West, should give you a few ideas. 

From tech and gadgets to skincare and fragrance to outdoor clothing and everything in between, I've carefully selected a range thoughtful gifts that are bound to make Dad's day.

2024 05 21 Huevos Rancheros
Never bite into a wrap and lose your filling again Image: CRIMPiT Wrap


We've all been there...taken a bite out of our wrap only for the filling to flop out onto your lap, ruining your nice clean jeans. The CRIMPiT  ensures no food falls out, making tasty hot or cold wraps to be eaten straight away or saved for later. Ideal for creating burritos, calzones, enchiladas, kebabs and pasties, this nifty kitchen gadget is one that'll come in handy time and time again.

£14.99 from

2024 05 21 Lucille Grace Boombox
A booming good gift Image: Lucille & Grace

Boombox cut-out art print

Give dad a blast from the past with this retro boombox art piece. This fun and colourful print is lightweight and can be hung anywhere in the home, perfect for reminiscing about all the tracks he used to listen to back in the day. 

£20 from

2024 05 21 Daba
Daba makes your skin smell and feel great Image: Daba

Daba body duo

Daba understands that every dad deserves to feel pampered and cared for, which is why they've curated this luxurious set to cater to the unique needs of darker skin tones. This shower and moisturiser set is designed specifically for those with more Melanin and leaves skin feeling rejuvenated, moisturised and smelling fantastic.

£21 from

2024 02 15 Dreamers Who Travel
Sorrento travel poster print Image: Dreamers Who Travel

Travel prints

Does dad have a favourite holiday destination that he's always reminiscing about? Treat him to a print of his favourite place in the world and let his special travel memories live on, long after the trip has ended. Prints are available framed or unframed and there's a plethora of destinations to choose from such as the Sorrento one above.

£12-50 from

2024 05 22 B Blanket Grey 1
Perfect for outdoorsy dads Image:

Extreme lounging quilted fleece blanket

This lightweight and portable blanket is ideal for dads who love to be out and about. Whether he's camping at his favourite festival or just enjoys camping and being at one with nature, this blanket will keep you snug while granting the freedom to toast marshmallows or savour a steaming cup of cocoa with unencumbered hands.

£59.99 from

2024 05 21 Candys Cupcakes
Treat him to something sweet this Father's Day Image: Candy's Cupcakes

Father's Day Treat Box

This delicious Father's Day Treat Box from Candy's Cupcakes has a little bit of something for everyone, including freshly baked cupcakes topped with smooth vanilla buttercream, a chocolate chip cookie pie and a chewy chocolate brownie. Pre-order from the Father's Day range (for delivery between 13th & 15th June 2024) and receive a FREE box of Biscoff and Chocolate Donuts.  

£21.99 from

2024 05 22 Skin And Haircare Bundle 1 Without Text
Freshen up his skincare routine with a bundle from grüum Image: grüum

grüum skin and haircare bundles 

A Manchester brand on a mission, grüum aims to make skin and hair care a little more friendly, not only for you and your pocket, but for the planet too. Give Dad the gift of happy skin this Father's Day.

Psst, Premier Club members can choose from one of two bundles for FREE - just cover the cost of postage. We won't tell if you don't...

Various prices from OR free* with a Premier Club Membership

*Just cover postage

2024 05 22 Bbq Seasoning
Perfect for Dads who love a barbecue Image: Seasoned Pioneers

Summer BBQ Rubs Collection

It's practically BBQ season and if your dad, like mine, is itching to get his grill on, these spices will go down a treat. This collection of 10 BBQ rubs goes perfectly with steaks, kebabs and even veggie skewers.

£29.95 from

2024 02 15 Small Kind Gift Box
The 'Little Luxuries' box Image: Small Kind

Ethical skin and hair gift boxes

Treat Dad to some serious pampering with a selection of natural, vegan, sustainable and cruelty-free products specially chosen for him. Each ethical gift box contains a selection of SmallKind's best-selling products, with a range of different box types available to suit all budgets and needs.

From £8 from

2024 05 22 Kasa Coffee Cup
Coffee mad dad? Get him this Image: Lucille & Grace

Kasa handmade coffee cup

This contemporary glazed mug is a great gift for dads who can't start their day without a good cup of coffee. Due to the nature of this handmade product, each cup is unique and comes available in either a cherry blossom or thundercloud aesthetic.

£20 from

2024 01 29 Wset Wine Course
This globally-recognised course could help a budding wine fanatic along their way Image: Wine & Spirit Education Trust

WSET-certified wine tasting course

Is dad something of a wine connoisseur? Give the gift of knowledge this Father's Day with a Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) approved wine course. Take the globally-recognised Level 1 and Level 2 Award in wine courses online from the comfort of your own home or in person at one of the wine schools across the UK. There's also a Level 1 Spirits course available.

From £160 from

2024 01 29 Manchester Gin Distillery Raspberry
A juni-perfect present Image: Spirit of Manchester Distillery

Raspberry-infused gin

This raspberry-infused gin is one of Manchester Gin's best-sellers, and it's no wonder why. It's packed full of fresh, fruity flavours and is delicately sweet with a beautiful pink hue. Think dad's favourite pink gin but even better. 

From £19 from

2024 05 22 Liverpool Treasure Hunt Front Cover Copy 2
Learn more about your city as you explore it from every angle hunting for clues Image: Mystery Guides

Mystery adventure books

If you're looking for a unique gift that'll get dad up out of his armchair and on his feet exploring the city, a mystery adventure book is a great shout. It's like an escape room, but outside. There's a multitude of options to choose from, including Manchester's 'The Mystery of the Strangeways Soprano' and Liverpool's 'The Mystery of the Stolen Golden Record'. Each Mystery Guide arrives in a beautifully presented gift envelope.

£19.99 from

2024 05 22 Bear Knowsley Safari
Surprise him with a wild day out at Knowsley Safari Image: Knowsley Safari

Free Father’s Day Experience at Knowsley Safari

Adventurous dads can enjoy a wild day out at Knowsley Safari this Father's Day for FREE. Explore Bear Country where the new Andean bears reside as well as the foot safari where he can see meerkats, giraffe, Red River hogs and Amur tiger before embarking on the Savannah-style drive through Safari, encountering everything from Southern white rhino to African lions. 

If Dad would rather have a day at home to himself, Mum can bring the kids and she'll go free instead. One adult goes free per car with a full-paying child. This offer is only available on 15th and 16th June 2024. Bookings must be made in advance online and can't be used in conjunction with any other offer. 

Free from

2024 05 22 Moncler
The fragrance that means business Image: Moncler/Selfridges

Sunrise Pour Homme by MONCLER 

Treat Dad to a fragrance that means business. Sunrise Pour Homme from French designer Moncler is a tribute to the majesty of nature, exploration and heightened senses, capturing the simple yet thrilling emotion of the breaking dawn in the heart of the mountain range.

From £76 from 

2024 05 31 Wave Phone Case
Save dad from an unwanted cracked screen Image: Wave

Eco-friendly phone case

Is Dad known for dropping his phone, or shoving it in his back pocket along with his change then wondering why its so scratched and battered? Wave's eco-friendly products, including their phone cases and airpod cases, are not only stylish and functional but biodegradable, too. They provide a unique solution to tackling the millions of plastic phone cases that are disposed of every year.

From £25 from

2024 05 31 Salford Rum Sr Honey 7
Tasty tipples, courtesy of Salford Rum Image: Salford Rum

Salford Honey Rum

By Father's Day we'll be making our way well into summer, which means a tasty tipple from Salford Rum is on the cards. This glorious, smooth honey rum with natural sweet and floral notes creates a well-balanced flavour with notes of honeycomb, caramel and butterscotch, making it perfect for drinking on its own or as a cocktail. Why not try the 'Bees Kiss' (pictured)? Recipe below: 

  • 50ml Salford Honey Rum 
  • 30ml Cream
  • Shake very well with lots of ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass
  • Garnish with a piece of honeycomb

£33 from

2024 05 31 Sentia Pic Nic
For the sober dads Image: SENTIA

SENTIA non-alcoholic spirits

Dad don't drink? No worries. The world’s first GABA Spirit, SENTIA, is the perfect functional drink to sip with your family and friends. Each ingredient has a role to play in enhancing the overall experience, be it the comforting aroma of cinnamon, the sweet embrace of vanilla, or the punchy ginger. These ingredients have been chosen with care and purpose, aligning perfectly with SENTIA's mission of bringing people together.

From £29.50 from

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