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5 Alternative Father's Day Gift Ideas

5 Alternative Father's Day Gift Ideas

Father's Day Gifts

Father’s Day is a time for letting the cheesy dad jokes slide, turning a blind eye to his ‘fun’ shirt and tie collection and ignoring his eclectic choice of car music – although you love all those, really. In truth, Father’s Day is all about celebrating your dad and letting him know just how grateful you are to have him in your life!

But after you’ve exhausted all the usual gifting options (we’re talking socks, chocolate and craft beers) in years gone by, you may be wondering where you can find new gift ideas for Dad to make him really feel special ...

Wonder no more! We’ve got you covered. Here, we take a look at some of the most unique and alternative Father’s Day gift ideas to help you let your dad know how much you love and appreciate him.

Unique Father’s Day Gift Ideas

If your dad loves the quirkier side of life, a bottle of aftershave might not cut it this Father’s Day. It’s time to think outside the box and find him a unique present that’s right up his street – because he’s one in a million, too.

Inspire his inner Sherlock Holmes with an overnight murder mystery escape, let him take a walk on the wild side with an afternoon of clay-pigeon shooting, or unleash his culinary talent with a sushi-making masterclass. From action-packed adventures to foodie delights and so much more, our collection of alternative Father’s Day gifts are sure to hold something that’s as weird and wonderful as he is!

For something a little different, why not treat him to a behind-the-scenes adventure of discovery into his favourite tipples? This incredible whisky and beer pairing masterclass at Brewhouse & Kitchen should whet his appetite! With locations across the UK, your dad and a dram-loving guest will learn all about the art of distilling and brewing, before sampling five different beers and five complementary whiskies. And as if that wasn’t enough, he’ll also get to tuck into a delicious meal from the Academy menu and be awarded with a special whisky and beer certificate to show off at home!

Top Gifts for Dad

Stuck for Father’s Day ideas to show your old man what a hero he is? Say no more. Made up of Buyagift’s most popular experiences, our top gifts for dad are just the ticket.

Before you browse, have a think about what really makes him tick. If he’s an adrenaline junkie through and through, what about a tandem skydive or flying lesson? Or, if he prefers to get his kicks with both feet on solid ground, why not spoil him with a premium spa day or three-course lunch at the Savoy Grill? Whatever his passions and hobbies, you’ve come to the right place to find a gift that’s guaranteed to knock his socks off!

Delight your dad’s inner motorhead with an exhilarating triple supercar driving experience, where he can take his pick of three supercars from the world’s top motorsport marques – from Ferrari to Porsche, Aston Martin and more! After kitting up and receiving a full safety briefing, he’ll then strap in and put the pedal to the metal, ripping around the track for three miles in each of his chosen speed demons. To finish the daring day on a high, your dad will also get to hop into the passenger seat with a qualified instructor behind the wheel for a high-speed ride of a lifetime.

Gifts for Under £50

You don’t need to break the bank to find your dad the perfect Father’s Day present. If you’re on a bit of a budget this year, we’ve got some good news for you – there are a whole host of gifts that both your dad and your credit card will love!

There’s no need to compromise on quality with our fantastic selection of gifts under £50. How about treating him to a vineyard and tasting tour or a visit to Kew Gardens and Palace for two? Whether he’s sports mad, a fervent foodie or a comedian at heart, you’re sure to find an affordable experience to show him how much you love him this Father’s Day.

If there are two things that Dads everywhere love, it’s good food and a bargain. So, what could be better than bottomless pizza at Gordon Ramsay’s Street Pizza for just £32? For two hours, you’ll both indulge in unlimited slices, fresh from the oven! All of the sourdough pizzas are served by the slice with four house toppings and a daily changing special to ensure every one of your taste buds are tickled. Plus, with restaurants located in London hotspots including St Paul’s, Camden, Southwark and Battersea, you’ll have plenty of sightseeing options to explore once your bellies are full!

Gifts for Two

The best thing about making memories is sharing them. Whether you’re on the hunt for unique Father’s Day gifts that your dad can enjoy with your mum, a loved one, his best mate or even yourself, we’ve got plenty of ideas to help you on your way to gift-buying glory.

Our gift experiences for couples are available all across the UK and cover every interest, budget and taste. From delightful afternoon tea experiences to wonderful West End shows, enchanting historical days out and romantic helicopter rides with bubbly, our collection of unforgettable gifts for two are guaranteed to surprise and delight!

When it comes to gifts for two, nothing can beat a glorious getaway where the hustle and bustle of everyday life is left firmly at the door! Whether your daddy dearest would prefer an escape to the countryside or a weekend of wonderment in a new city, our choice of unforgettable two-night stays at some of the UK and Europe’s top hotels will not disappoint. From chic coastal breaks in Cornwall to historic rural hideaways in the Highlands and even romantic retreats in Rome, we’re guaranteed to have a getaway to give him the travel bug this Father’s Day.

Can't Go Wrong Gifts

There are no two ways about it, dads are usually the trickiest family members to buy for. After all, there are only so many pairs of socks and ‘Best Dad Ever’ mugs one man can own! So, if you’re struggling for Father’s Day gift ideas, we’re on hand to help with some much-needed inspiration.

Put all the power in his hands this year with one of our thoughtful gift vouchers or experience boxes. From money vouchers to put toward a once-in-a-lifetime experience to our curated packages, such as the Family Fun experience box or the Ultimate Time Together experience box, he’s sure to feel like the World’s Number One Dad in no time!

So, what do you get for a dad who’s got it all and notoriously hard to buy for? A Buyagift ‘Treat Him’ experience box, that’s what! Spoil him with the gift of choice this year with our incredible hand-picked selection of unique and memorable experience gifts. From delicious MICHELIN-starred meals to high-octane rides on Europe’s longest zip wires, quirky overnight glamping trips, scintillating supercar driving blasts and luxurious spa escapes, your dad is sure to pick out a present that he’ll cherish and never forget! No promises, but you might just find yourself in pole position as favourite child with this one.

Searching for More Father’s Day Gift Ideas?

If you’re on a roll and looking for more inspiration, take a look at our complete selection of fabulous Father’s Day gifts. From racing days to getaways and adventures, get ready to find a present that shows your dad how much you love him.