Buying your dad a Father’s Day present can be stressful, whether he’s a golfy dad, a foodie dad, or a dad who misses going to art galleries. But remember, as Father’s Day approaches on June 21, your gift doesn’t need to break the bank. Here are our picks for the best gifts under ten pounds that you can also buy on Amazon.
For the dad who jimmies and pries
Give him a tool to aid his odd jobs.
For the dad who loves a relish
Everything tastes better dunked in this stuff.
For the dad with “lockdown beard”
For the dad getting stressed at the government’s daily briefings
For the dad who misses gigs
Take a trip down memory lane with this new book exploring the periphery characters in the Beatles’ lives.
For the dad who misses the Tate
For the dad who is getting into Aeropress
For the dad who already owns an Aeropress
This mesh filter will replace the paper one in his Aeropress. Eco-friendly and efficient.
For the dad who mollycoddles the dog
For the dad who takes steaks seriously
For the dad who even burns scrambled eggs
For the dad who knows a blue tit from a coal tit
This insect hotel provides shelter for ladybirds, lacewings, and solitary bees, and would look nice in his garden.
For the dad who has a serious seed habit
This tool will make it easier if he’s planting all manner of fruit and veg this summer.
For the dad who gardens (and loves a challenge)
For the dad who is decidedly not green-fingered
For the dad who loves a bit of competition
Turn every family BBQ into a game of skill.
For the dad who doesn’t want anything big
Give him something he’ll use every day that fits right in his pocket.
For the dad who has taken over the dining room table
For the dad who hates the Notes app
We love the pads from French design company Rhodia, which has kept their iconic orange design since 1934.
For the dad who needs to let off some steam
Teach an old dog new tricks.
For the dad who needs some brain training
This will keep him busy for ages.
For the dad working on scratch
For the dad who is artsy
Give him some artist-approved sketching pencils.
For the dad getting seriously into long walks
For the dad getting seriously into Little Fires Everywhere
Best eaten by the handful.