The finest British made Father's day gifts
We can all agree dads are special. That is why when you are looking for gifts for Dad you should give him something special. They've taught us to ride a bike, drive a car and have encouraged us to be the best we can be, and also been that late night taxi service. He'll love a British made Father's Day gift and will surely treasure it. And every time they use it the gift, it will remind them of you. Show your appreciation and love with gifts for Dad made with craftsmanship and love.
Not every gift has to cost a small fortune, as we all know it is the thought that counts and sometimes the smallest gift can raise the biggest smile. Below is a curated selection of British Made Father's day gifts from SirGordonBennett.
Socks might seem like the obvious choice, and they are, but when they are socks from Corgi they are anything but ordinary. Beautifully made in Wales by Corgi who have been making socks since 1882. And come in a plethora of colours if pink isn't his colour.
Another classic gift for Father's day is fragrance. But who wants to smell like everyone else. Your Dad is a one of a kind, so treat him to a special Eau De Toilette from the Wales. Farmers' 1100 is named after the feet in altitude the farm is from sea level where the fragrance is produced. Splash it all over.
For a more unique gift for the dad who seems to have everything then you can't go wrong with an ACME Clicker. It has had many uses in its time, from child's toy, Jazz band rhythm keeper, WWII D-Day Landings signaller and dog training tool and was also featured in the US TV series Goliath with Billy Bob Thornton.
If you feel like your Old Man has not only been a rock this year but a rock star and you feel like pushing the boat out a little, then take a look at this splendid selection of handcrafted British Made Father's Day gifts that he'll be bowled over by.
WENTWORTH - PEWTER & GREEN LEATHER 6oz HIP FLASK
If opening the box on Father's Day to to a beautiful Wentworth hip flask doesn't put a smile on his face then it may do after the first dram. Manufactured in Yorkshire with the leather being placed on in Hereford, they make gorgeous British made gift. A little tip, it goes perfect with a bottle of his favourite tipple.
Made in the spiritual home of the satchel, Cambridgeshire. These handcrafted satchels from Original Satchel Store are crafted to within an inch of their lives and don't leave the workshop until they are absolutely perfect. Made from beautiful leather they get better with age, just like your dad.
STOLEN FORM - GREY LONDON BRICK DISH
As Father's Day gift go this one is rather special. Stolen Form London brick dishes, are of course handmade in London and are handy things to have around the house. They make perfect office hold alls for putting stationery in, great for the hallway for dropping his keys in, work well in the bathroom as a soap holder or even as a biscuit holder if he likes a hob nob or two.
Kent Brushes have been making brushes since 1777, so should know a thing or two about making them. The Ebony Club Hair Brush hasn't changed much over the years either. Expertly crafted by master craftsmen and women from a single piece of ebony it will last him a lifetime. And to prove how good their brushes are, they hold 9 successive Royal Warrants. If your Dad has a touch of the dandy about him, he'll love coiffuring his locks with one of these.
When it comes to the 'World's Greatest Dad' only the best will do on Father's day. We have put together a wonderful selection of some of Britain's finest manufacturers and products that he will truly treasure forever.
If your Old Man is one of life's doers and tinkerers? Gardening, carpentry, fixing cars or just sitting in his shed. What better gift than a durable and stylish apron? And Risdon & Risdon make some mighty fine aprons, all handcrafted in Shropshire. Made from some of the world's most sustainable cotton, they are so good they didn't just put their name on it twice, they also come with a lifetime guarantee.
Which dad doesn't love a brew? And there is no finer nor stylish way to boil water than a copper whistling kettle. Hand spun the traditional way by The Richmond Kettle Co in Norfolk as it has been done since Edwardian times. If he is also into craftsmanship and design, then he will marvel at how beautiful it is too. You'll be in his thoughts every time he brews up.
If your dad likes to wear his 'whistle and flute' often, then these exact, fully working, miniature whistle cufflinks would be make a splendid present and a great talking point in any situation. Made by the world famous ACME Whistles in Barr Street, Birmingham and stamped in the Assay office, they are the genuine article. If he is into sports or history, these would make the perfect gift.
Dads can collect a lot over the years. But we bet he hasn't got a musical saw that comes in a gold leafed presentation box. A outrageously unique Father's Day gift from Thomas Flinn & Co the last manufacturer of musical saws in Britain. What musician, carpenter or builder wouldn't want one of these? If you were wondering what to get the dad who has everything, wonder no more.
Whatever generation your Dad's from, be he a Baby Boomer or part of Gen X, he'll love this Limited Edition Giclee print of and original 7" Vinyl record by The Who. Blown up to epic proportions they would look great in his office frame, showing everyone his rebellious side even if he now wears slippers. If The Who isn't his band, click here to see the full collection of Ltd Edition prints. Please note that these prints are printed to order and take up to 2 weeks to deliver. Rock on.