Dads can often be difficult to buy for. Whether yours is notoriously picky or already has everything they might want or need, we’ve compiled some ideas for must-have presents for your old man. There's something to suit every taste and budget – anything to avoid the fail-safe gift of socks!

New Togs

The weather outside is frightful… and dad is still wearing his ancient jumper! Treat him to some soft new pullovers to see him through the cold months and spruce up his wardrobe a little.

Various Knitwear, 2 for £35 at Burton


Male Grooming

Men may not spend as much time pampering themselves as we do, but it doesn't mean they don't enjoy it! Treat dad to a set of his favourite branded toiletries and spoil him with everything from shower gel to shave balm.

ManCave Survival Kit, £29.99 at Boots


Blast from the Past

Vinyl has made a serious comeback over the past couple of years. Why not encourage him to get his old collections down from the attic and give them a spin? Some versatile music players also have an output for your phone too. Christmas Day DJ sorted!

Crosley Cruiser Turntable, £79.95 at John Lewis


A Real Page-Turner

Christmas is a great time to unwind and indulge in a little TLC. Treat your special man to a great read or two for the festive season. If you're not sure what titles to choose, try an autobiography from a comedian or sportsperson he admires.

Kevin Pietersen on Cricket, £15.00 at Waterstones


A Bit of Fun

If you're looking for a few stocking fillers or shopping on a tighter budget, why not look into some fun novelty gifts? They'll be sure to put a smile on Dad's face and keep the family entertained on a lazy Boxing Day.

Mini Pool Table, £7.99 at Blue Inc


The Gift of Choice

If you're still not sure what to treat Dad to or don't want to take a risk with a present you're not 100% sure he'd like, then why not pick up a One4all Gift Card? He'll be able to choose his own gift from 22,000 stores across the UK. He can redeem his card with Red Letter Days for an experience he'll never forget or instead choose to dine out at his favourite restaurant with the huge choice offered of eateries with The Restaurant Choice. However he chooses to spend his card, you can guarantee he'll love your gift.


Let us know which gift you like best, or share your own ideas on Twitter or Facebook using the hashtag #DadGiftIdea