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June 2021
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Stuck on what to get for your old-man this father’s day? Here are our top picks to keep him happy

Whether he thinks he’s the king of the barbecue, or fancies himself as the next Bradley Wiggins, we’ve got something for every dad.
Ooni Multi-Fuel pizza oven

Dad-meets-pizzaiolo – as much of a gift for you as for him, this portable pizza oven can make a pizza in just 60 seconds.

Ooni Multi-Fuel pizza oven, £299 Ooni at Lakeland, branches regionwide

Dry Aged steak

Dry Aged from 40–72 days in Yorkshire, these steaks are the gift that keeps on giving.

Monthly steak subscription, from £25 per month

Suede belt

Crafted from 100 percent luxurious suede leather and a solid brass buckle, this is a classic belt he will wear for years to come.

Suede belt, £79.96 Schoffel at Bywell Shooting Ground, Morpeth

BBQ Gift Bag

Handmade in the Lake District, this is the perfect gift for the dad who thinks he’s the king of the barbecue.

BBQ Gift Bag, £20.95 Hawkshead Relish, stockists regionwide 

Theragun Massager

Whether it comes from everyday life, work or workout, this handheld massage gun will help relieve your old-man’s deep muscle tension.

Elite 4th Generation Percussive Therapy Massager, £375 Theragun at John Lewis & Partners, branches regionwide 

Coffee machine

From coffee tasting to next-level latte art, take your dad to this North Shields roastery to learn everything there is to know about speciality coffee.

Baristocracy Coffee Education Course, price on enquiry at

l'Occitane gift set

With an Eau de Toilette, Shower Gel and After Shave Cream Gel all in l’Occitane’s signature Cedrat scent, your dad will love this gift box.

Eau de Cedrat gift set, £62 l’Occitane, stockists regionwide

Leather Apple Watch strap

Entirely handmade and hand-stitched in County Durham, these straps are the perfect present.

Bespoke Leather Apple Watch strap, £378 

Filey Bay whisky

For the fathers who like a tumbler or two on the weekend, treat him to a bottle of Filey Bay, Yorkshire’s first single malt whisky.

Filey Bay Peated Finish whisky, £60

Bespoke bicycle

If he’s a traditional tourer or modern race machine, the personal touch of a custom-made, bespoke bike from Woodrup Cycles in Leeds will be a gift your dad never forgets.

Woodrup bespoke bicycle, price on enquiry at

Leather wash bag

For a man who likes to travel, this practical but beautiful all-leather wash bag will have him smiling every morning. 

Nicola leather wash bag, £145 The Leather Mob, Jesmond

Linen shirt

Brighten up his summer with this beautiful sky blue linen shirt from Yorkshire’s Oliver Jane. 

Linen shirt, £76

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