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25 Father’s Day Gifts Under £10 (That You Can Buy on Amazon)

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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”

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This pine-scented beard oil will keep him looking good for the family Zoom quiz.

For the dad getting stressed at the government’s daily briefings

Head Massager
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Five minutes with this and he’ll forget what the health secretary is even called.

For the dad who misses gigs

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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

This illustrated guide to modern design is a must-read.

For the dad who is getting into Aeropress

illy Classic Coffee Beans

Bonus points: The empty coffee jar would be a great place to stash odds and ends.

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

This activity toy will keep his best pal busy.

For the dad who takes steaks seriously

H&S Kitchen Timer

This digital timer, which he can slip in his pocket or stick to the fridge, will ensure his medium-rare flank steak is just right.

For the dad who even burns scrambled eggs

This chef’s candle will neutralise any unwelcome odors.

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

Garden Dibber
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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)

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Cacti are pretty hard to kill, but growing one from scratch is far trickier.

For the dad who is decidedly not green-fingered

Our favourite German doodad lets you water plants without killing them.

For the dad who loves a bit of competition

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Turn every family BBQ into a game of skill.

For the dad who doesn’t want anything big

Burt’s Bees Lipbalm

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

Help him keep things tidy in his new home office with this minimal desk tidy.

For the dad who hates the Notes app

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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

Juggling Balls (Set of 3)

Teach an old dog new tricks.

For the dad who needs some brain training

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This will keep him busy for ages.

For the dad working on scratch

PGA Tour Golf Multi Tool

This gizmo features a ball-marker, a score pen, and a groove brush.

For the dad who is artsy

For the dad getting seriously into long walks

This sugary, minty energy bar — made in the Lake District — is a great pick-me-up on a weekend stroll.

For the dad getting seriously into Little Fires Everywhere

Haribo Gold Bears, 1kg

Best eaten by the handful.

25 Father’s Day Gifts Under £10 (That You Can Buy on Amazon)