Where To Buy Gifts For Father's Day! (UK)
Father's Day is only around the corner now, and with many shops finally being able to reopen, I thought I'd put together a list of UK-based retailers (both online and stores) you can support when buying gifts for your Dad (or for that matter, anyone in your life who plays an important 'Fatherly' role!)
My Dad is notoriously hard to buy for because he tends to just purchase things as he needs them- except for a new metal 'Man-Cave' shed he has his eye on but I don't have £10k to buy him that... So I thought putting together this guide may help other sons and daughters out there who, like me, need a little bit of inspiration!
As I am personally based in Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, a lot of my store suggestions are local as the vast majority of my readers are also from the area. However, all of the online options ship across the UK so they're great for everyone across the country.
I have separated retailers based on their offerings so you can skip to a section that's most relevant for you! This is the order- Food and Drink, Personalised Gifts & Hobbies/Extras.
FOOD AND DRINK
Flour Power Bakery - Huddersfield
FATHER'S DAY CUSTOMISABLE CUPCAKES
A box of 4 cupcakes is £8
A box of 6 is £12 - Both can be customised with a personalised message for your important loved one.
Orders need to be in by the evening of Wednesday 17th ideally, but if anyone is looking for a last-minute gift they can drop a DM and Flour Power Bakery will accommodate you as best as they can!
Caffe Dolce Vita - Lindley, Huddersfield
FATHERS DAY LUNCH OR AFTERNOON TEA- Available for collection on 21st June 2020.
Father's Day Lunch: Hand-cut roast ham in a bloomer sandwich, a large slice of homemade quiche, a full Yorkshire pork pie, a selection of cheese chunks, fresh tomatoes, and a selection of homemade cakes. (£14.95 per person)
Father's Day Afternoon Tea: A selection of homemade cold sandwiches, Yorkshire Pork pie, A selection of fresh homemade cakes - dependant on what is baked that day and a scone with jam and cream. (£8.50 per person)
Please give 24 hours notice and let them know if anyone has any allergies. Must be booked in advance via Facebook or call them on 01484 302929.
Magic Rock Brewery - Huddersfield but order online and can deliver across the UK
FATHER'S DAY GIFT BUNDLES (All worth £40)
Pack contains: 6 x Mixed 330ml Can Pack (2 x Saucery, 2 x Inhaler, 1 x Common Grounds, 1 x Cannonball) 3 x Small Batch 440ml Cans (2 x Ripe Times, 1 x Clairvoyance) 1 x Magic Rock Brent Pint Glass 1 x Branded Magic Rock Brewing Apron (Organic GOTS certified cotton and water-based print) 1 X MR Socks (95% cotton & 5% other fibres, both as mixed ‘fabric clippings’ waste (which is upcycled) and as recycled fabrics) A selection of Limited Edition Magic Rock Beermats
Gluten-free box and a special Huddersfield Town Fan box also available!
The Cheese Wedge Co. - UK
5 Wedge Deal (£10), 3 Cheese Wedges & Board (£17) or 10 Cheese Selection Box (£19)
All orders are dispatched every Monday & Thursday to ensure your cheese is fresh when it arrives so DPD Next Day will be used once dispatched.
Adorable customisable babygrows perfect for new Dads! (£8)
Other options for personalised gifts such as water bottles too. (£6+)
Jessie Meg Illustration
FRAMED ART, QUOTES AND PICTURES- specific to your requests
Commissions and personal requests available for beautiful framed pieces at £22, orders to be made by Tues 16th/Weds 17th at the latest.
HOBBIES & EXTRA
Alfrestore - UK, Online Based
FATHER'S DAY FREE GIFT ON PURCHASES OF A LEISURETIME BOX
Perfect for Dads who love spending time outdoors and need some extra storage in their garden with added luxury and safety!
Alfrestore's Father's Day offer includes a free gift with a purchase of the item shown below, their Leisure Time Box.
Manjo Home - Lindley, Huddersfield
FATHER'S DAY GIFTS- Personalised, fun gifts and shaving sets
Manjo Home is a beautiful little shop in Lindley owned by Mandy who makes you feel completely at home at soon as you step inside! There are lots of lovely, charming gifts for every occasion, and every individual here so it's the perfect place to buy for your loved one on Father's Day. I tried to take a picture of the main gifts and cards I loved but there are lots more to see on Manjo Home's Instagram and website above too.
Newbank Garden Centre - In-store and some online
Great buys for gardeners, outdoor enthusiasts, and beautiful homeware
Newbank is a family-run garden centre with some online product offerings and a great in-store experience that actually provides a fun trip out. They sell a variety of living and artificial plants for your home and garden, homeware, outdoor living items (furniture, storage etc.) and more. Have a browse on their website or pop to one of their stores (locations shown below) to see what you could find.
Thank you all for reading! If you have any further companies/gift ideas to share, please feel free to do so in the comments of this blog or on my socials so we can encourage everyone to support local as much as they can! Thank you so much to everyone who submitted their favourites to my Instagram story to help me put this together. I truly appreciate it!