Looking to treat your dad to something special this year? How about a golf lesson with a PGA pro? Incredibly good value for money, your professional will help your dad work on any area of his game that he requests help with. The lesson lasts 30 minutes and you can pick a local instructor from our selection of over 130 options to find the best choice for you.
Fitness fanatics will be excited to find this smartphone sports armband in their pile of presents. Perfect if your dad likes to listen to music on his phone as he exercises, or even if he’s just stuck on where to keep his essentials, this armband has a stretchy adjustable strap for a secure fit. With highly reflective strips and a little pocket to keep a key too, this sportswear gadget is a thoughtful and practical gift this Christmas.
Lee Child released another adrenaline filled thriller this year, as Jack Reacher travels to Paris and London to track down the man daring enough to take a shot at the French president. Lee Child is known for his fast-paced, action-packed thrillers and your dad is sure to love escaping into the tough, dangerous world of Jack Reacher after a hard day’s work.
Nothing shows that a man takes pride in his possessions like a high quality pen. This stainless steel parker ballpoint pen has a slender contemporary look with a smooth finish and 23k gold plated trim. Producing smooth, clean writing in black ink, this medium nib pen is a high quality product that your father will be proud to use for important documents.
The Kobo Aura is designed to deliver the benefits of reading a book whilst saving you carrying around all those heavy novels. With a no-glare Pearl E Ink touchscreen, the text is crisp even in bright light, and the built-in front light diffuses light across the screen instead of towards your eyes to minimise eye strain. A thoughtful and practical gift if your dad has a love for reading, this lightweight eReader will make getting hold of all his favourite titles this Christmas quick and easy!
Handy for taking a hot drink with you on cold mornings, or even for bringing soup to work, this covered vacuum flask is a great gift for dads that are always on the go. Featuring a tan leather effect outer layer with visible stitching, this travel flask has a modern, sophisticated look for a stylish finish. Thermally efficient for 6 hours at 42 degrees C, this flask will keep 500ml of liquid hot for a large part of the day, and there’s even a push valve for easy pouring.
If your dad has an interest in science, physics and the world around us then this latest book by Professor Brian Cox and the head of BBC science unit Andrew Cohen may be just the thing to surprise him with. Exploring the laws of nature, our origin and destiny as humans and the wonder of life itself, this book is a thought-provoking read. Brian Cox is now a household name due to his charming and relatable way of presenting complicated science. His wonder at the world around us is infectious and your father’s interest in science will be well catered for.
This A4 zipped folio from quality stationery brand Filofax includes a number of features to make your dad’s life a bit simpler. The sleek and professional looking case combines a leather look spine with a tough mesh nylon material for a stylish appearance but robust design. Including a calculator, business card pockets, pen loops and a lined notebook, this is ideal if your dad needs a little assistance to stay organised.
Bernard Cornwell is well-loved for his care for detail and ability to capture the atmosphere of the scene in his historical fiction series. Now turning his attention to non-fiction, Bernard has released a gruelling depiction of the battle of Waterloo, leaving no stone unturned and no character unexplored. If your dad enjoyed the bestselling Sharpe novels or has an interest in history in general then he’s sure to enjoy getting stuck into this gripping book.
In many houses, jigsaws are a Christmas tradition that brings the family together and gets them puzzling over which piece goes where. This First World War jigsaw includes images from the Imperial War Museum’s poster collection, designed as part of the war recruitment campaign in Britain. With an interesting social and political context, the images shed light on what life was like during the war and the box includes background information about the museum and the pictures that those with an interest in history are sure to enjoy reading.
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