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28 Father’s Day Gifts Under £10

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Buying your dad a Father’s Day present can be stressful, whether he’s a golf-y dad, a foodie dad, or a dad who enjoys noodling around art galleries. But remember, as Father’s Day approaches on June 19, your gift doesn’t need to break the bank. Here are our picks for the best gifts under £10, including useful, silly, and even a few useful and silly ones. While most of the 28 gifts are available on Amazon, we’ve found some options elsewhere, too, for those who like to shop around.

This (nonalcoholic) sparkling rosé has subtle notes of berry, citrus, and apple.

Last date to order: June 15.

For the dad who is back to commuting on the Central Line

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Did someone say “signal failure”?

Last date to order: June 16.

For the dad who dines alfresco in September

Make every trip to the park an excuse for a picnic.

Last date to order: June 15.

For the dad who pops his own corn

Romesh Ranganathan told us this sour, funky seasoning was a “game changer” for his movie nights.

Last date to order: June 16.

For the dad who knows a blue tit from a coal tit

We like this neat option, which could go on a balcony or patio.

Last date to order: June 14.

For the dad who jimmies and pries

Give him a tool to aid his odd jobs.

Last date to order: June 13.

For the dad who loves a relish

Everything tastes better dunked in this stuff.

Last date to order: June 13.

For the dad who is curious about skin care

£10

This vegan scrub contains green clay, which is good for reducing inflammation and comes recommended by skin-care experts.

Last date to order: June 16.

For the dad who is (finally) going to Glastonbury again

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Take a trip down memory lane with this book, which explores the periphery characters in the Beatles’ lives.

Last date to order: June 16 (paperback), June 18 (Kindle).

For the dad who likes noodling round the Tate

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

Last date to order: June 15 (Amazon), June 13 (Waterstones).

For the dad who is getting into Aeropress

illy Classic Coffee Beans
£6
£6

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

Last date to order: June 15.

For the dad who already owns an Aeropress

This mesh filter will replace the paper one in his Aeropress. Eco-friendly and efficient.

Last date to order: June 15.

For the dad who mollycoddles the dog

This activity toy will keep his best pal busy.

Last date to order: June 16.

For the dad who takes steaks seriously

H&S Kitchen Timer
£4
£4

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.

Last date to order: June 15.

For the dad who even burns scrambled eggs

This chef’s candle will neutralise any unwelcome odors.

Last date to order: June 15.

For the dad who has a serious seed habit

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This tool will make it easier if he’s planting all manner of fruit and veg this summer.

Last date to order: June 15.

For the dad who gardens

Strategist staff writer Chris Mandle grows these bee-friendly flowers to help pollinate his courgettes.

Last date to order: June 15.

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.

Last date to order: June 14.

For the dad who is decidedly not green-fingered

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

Last date to order: June 13.

For the dad who doesn’t want anything big

Give him something he’ll use every day that fits right in his pocket. This lip balm comes recommended by dancer William Bracewell.

Last date to order: June 15.

For the dad who is obsessed with #PlantTok

Perfect for propagating, be it a trailing pothos or some basil from the supermarket.

Last date to order: June 15.

For the dad who hates the Notes app

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We love the pads from French design company Rhodia, which has kept its iconic orange design since 1934.

Last date to order: June 15.

For the dad who hates biros

This was the best-rated pen in our exhaustive test of 87 different kinds — it’s gel-like without being smudgy.

Last date to order: June 15 (Amazon).

For the dad who needs to let off some steam

For the dad who needs some brain training

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This will keep him busy for ages.

Last date to order: June 15.

For the dad working on scratch

PGA Tour Golf Multi Tool
£7
£7

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

Last date to order: June 15.

For the dad who is artsy

For the dad who is catching up on Slow Horses

Best eaten by the handful.

28 Father’s Day Gifts Under £10