By Charlene Bent
Oh Dad, how I love you! Let me count the ways. From gramps and dads, to step-dads and uncles, Father’s Day is the time of year that we can show just how much we care.
It’s the perfect opportunity to thank you for always being there on the side-lines cheering us on, picking us back up when we fall and encouraging us to keep calm and carry on. Being a good dad comes in so many different forms and every effort that you have made to help us be all that we have come to be can never be measured. No gift can ever show how we count the ways but these little tokens on this special day will show that we are eternally grateful.
The stores at Rushden Lakes have so many gift options to really make this Fathers Day one to remember. See our top picks below to make a real splash for the dad in your life:
Versace is the brand that represents luxury fragrances, design and all that is the epitome of style. Make your Dad feel like a real star on 18th June with this must have fragrance available at Superdrug. Was priced at £50.50 and currently available on special offer for £40.50 (correct at time of publishing)
It’s the simple things that mean a lot and with summer fast approaching and camping trips on the agenda, this high end Swiss Army Knife from Victorinox will make those little jobs so much easier. Priced at £37 and available at Cotswold Outdoor.
Skechers have the ultimate footwear collection to see him through, so why not bag him the best running shoes to keep him fit whilst feeling like he is walking on air. Priced at £70 and currently on offer for £48.99. Skechers also have 30% off your second pair of shoes in-store, which means you can spoil him with two sets. *Terms and conditions apply.
If you think he’ll enjoy soaring to new heights, then be sure to bag some gift vouchers from Rock Up starting at £15, where the fun just never stops!
We all know Dad loves to oversee grilling the burgers at the family BBQ, Fat Face have an apron that crowns him as King priced at £28. And for his dad-taxi duties, add this key ring gesture to your basket for £7 to put a smile on his face.
There is no treat like an M&S treat and Marks and Sparks have an array of mouth-watering chocolates to give dad a little sugar on his big day. From only £3 you can say it with chocolates. But don’t stop there, give Dad the gift of choice with their themed gift cards starting at £10 up to £500 too.
If the Dad in your life likes to get dressed up, then some luxury cuff links will be just the ticket. Choose from a selection of styles at Moss Bros starting at £20. And if you want to push the boat out this season, give him the ultimate gift of his own bespoke suit by appointment. At Moss Bros they will start with the right fit and fabric from some of the world’s best mills, customise the details and then he can choose from dozens of different styling options for a look that’s unique to him. Ask in-store for more details.
For those cosy nights in, Dad will need some comfy slippers to tuck his toes into. Head to Barbour for this classic pair priced at £64.95. And for a Barbour must-have be sure to spoil him with this high fashion Westmoreland jacket priced at £159.95.
Now that you’ve got your gits covered, the presentation is everything. From wrapping paper and ribbon to cards and gift bags, head to Card Factory for all that you’ll need to present him with the gifts that he’ll adore. Choose from a selection of quirky dad joke cards right through to poems that come from the heart. See our favourite picks below starting at £1.29:
With over eight years’ experience in providing the locals with gifts that keep on giving, Mooch is the go to store for all your sentimental buys for that special someone. Not only are they a multi-award winning business but they have also been crowned winners of the The GREATS 2022 for their window displays. Shopping in Mooch for the Dad in your life will be an experience for both him and you! See our top buys below and head in-store to explore..
Best Dad Ever book £6.99
Dad in a million book £6.99
Mug set £10.99
Gift Bag £4
Thinking about taking him out to indulge in some good food? Five Guys are known for making a deliciously fresh, burger, dog or sandwich. Take dad in-store and let him choose from as many as 15 free toppings. The Milkshake mix-ins will also give him 1000 possible combinations. Dine at a diner like no other and get ready to treat him to exactly what he wants.
Wildwood serve up a well-balanced menu offering a wide grill selection produced by using fresh ingredients. The dad in your life can opt for pizza or pasta dishes, as well as fresh salads, burgers, steaks, risottos and indulgent desserts. The great thing is this restaurant ticks all the boxes to make your visit a family affair and they have fun kids’ menu filled with age appropriate activities and healthy food so you can all eat and enjoy. Plus, take advantage of their special Fathers Day Supreme burger meal from 16th – 18th June.
If you think he’ll fancy a fun fusion of ingredients then Lago Lounge is just the spot. Dine at this beautiful semi-covered terrace and enjoy the lakeside views. Treat him to any two cocktails for £11.75 on the big day available from 5pm to 8pm.
Hopmaster serve over 80 craft beers, 10 unique ciders & a stunning range of wines and locally brewed spirits. It doesn’t get better than this! Head in-store to learn more about upcoming events and Fathers Day deals.