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Father’s Day Gift Guide: 5 Ideas For The-Difficult-To-Buy-For Dad

June 8, 2022

Looking For Father’s Day Present Ideas? Read Our Father’s Day Gift Guide For The Difficult-To-Buy-For Dad

In conjunction with Boots UK, here’s a Father’s Day Gift Guide for the dad who’s difficult to buy for. If you need present ideas for the father figures in your life – or your own children’s father – here are five ideas for those difficult-to-buy-for dads.

Father's day gift guide for difficult to buy for dads - picture frame idea

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Why are some dads so difficult to buy for? With two small children I’m responsible for souring the Father’s Day gifts in this house and my husband is pretty tricky to buy presents for. Mainly as he buys everything for himself whenever he needs it!

If you’re in a similar boat, here are five Father’s Day ideas in our Father’s Day gift idea guide. All of these gifts were sent to us by Boots and are available from

A Father’s Day Gift Guide: 5 Fathers Day Gift Ideas For Dads Who Are Hard To Buy For

Father’s Day Gift Guide Idea 1: Something Personal

For the dad who has everything – or has already bought everything for himself – give him something unique and personal to him. Frame a photo of for his desk, or the wall, to remind him what brilliant kids he has! We used the Boots Sixtrees Park Lane rose gold photo frame, which is 5×7 and costs £13.

You could also get your children to draw a picture and frame that instead of a photo, or craft something unique (if you need craft inspiration, there’s lots on our home activity ideas post).

Father’s Day Gift Guide Idea 2: Home Workout Equipment For When He Can’t Get To The Gym

Father's Day gift guide -suggestions for dads who love the gym

Does the dad in your life like to work out but can’t always make it to the gym? Buy him home fitness equipment for living room workouts. We like the Primal Strength Premium Home Dumbbell Pair 3kg, which are £21.00.

Father’s Day Gift Guide Idea 3: Something For His Post-Workout Recovery

fathers day gift guide - work out wind down products

Also for the fitness fantastic father, help him wind down after a workout with the Aroma Active Muscle Bundle. This contains an Aroma Active muscle recovery soak, muscle recovery balm and muscle cooling gel for £29.25

Father’s Day Gift Guide Idea 4: Self Care For The Dad Who Doesn’t DO Self Care

Fathers Day gift guide - skincare for men

Everyone needs a good skincare routine, so even if the difficult dad you’re buying for isn’t into self care, make sure he has the basics covered with a skincare starter kit. This is the Clinique For Men Starter Kit – Daily Intense Hydration for £12.

Father’s Day Gift Guide Idea 5: Calm For The Post-Bedtime Wind-Down

Father's Day gift guide - Cowshed candle

We all know bedtime can be stressful when you’re a parent, right? So help dads – and you – wind down once everyone’s finally gone to sleep. Light the Cowshed Relax Calming Room Candle, which is £38.00. And watch something great to help to unwind, we’re currently loving Severance on Apple TV. And relax…

All of these gifts for him are available from

AD/ This post is in conjunction with Boots UK, who also provided the products, but all ideas and thoughts are my own.

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