Top ten Father’s Day gifts

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Things to make life better and easier for you.

1 Keep your message short but sweet with the I Love Dad mug, £9, – pictured – from

2 Virgin experience day, prices vary.

Forget ties and socks – give him a day out he’ll remember instead. Experiences range from a tour of motor racing circuit, Silverstone, to a drive in an Aston Martin.

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3 Dad’s own chocolate box, from £14, from Thorntons (

Poor old dad never ends up with the chocolates does he? But you can give him his own, thanks to Thorntons.

Pick how many you want, select which chocs you want in your box and upload your own picture to go on the front.

4 Frosty ice tankard, £4.95, from

This super cool tankard will mean he never has to sup a warm beer again.

5 Spy pen, £69.99, from Argos.

Give him his own James Bond moment with this flash but pricey spy pen. Disguised as a full working pen, this miniature video camera is perfect for covert surveilance.

6 Personalised mouse mat, from £5.99, from Boots.

Put your dad’s favourite photo of the family on a mouse mat – it’ll bring a smile to his face every time he uses it and it’s a fairly cheap way of giving him a personalised present.

7 A round of golf at Goodwood, from £15.

Make sure your dad feels treasured on June 19 by giving him the chance to play on the Park Course. Set in stunning surroundings, it’s a must for all golf fans.

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8 Grow your own tomatoes kit, £7.50, from The Contemporary Home

This great gardening gift contains instructions, seeds, pots, compost and a mini ‘I’m in the Garden’ sign.

9 Personalised whisky, £29.99, from Interflora

Looking for a last-minute present? Interflora will deliver a gift – including a single malt scotch whisky with his name on it – to his door.

10 Father’s Day wash bag, £10, from Debenhams.

Give him some pampering Nivea treats in a stylish bag to make him feel loved.