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The age-old question: what to get for the man who has everything? Nothing quite beats a homemade card and a big hug, it's true, but if you're helping your grandchild pick out an extra special gift for their grandfather this year, here's some inspiration to help steer you away from the usual aftershave, booze and socks.

 

For the cooking enthusiast

dim sum spice set
London Dim Sum Cookery Class Three Month Curry Subscription

Relaxing, educational and something that little bit different. 

Contains all the spices and recipes to make a delicious curry each month.

Buy: Experience Days, £55

Buy: notonthehighstreet, £22

 

 

For the adrenaline junkie 

off-road driving man and girl on powerboat
One Hour 1-2-1 Off Road Driving Thames Rockets Powerboating

An hour of rip-roaring and adrenaline-pumping fun in a Land Rover.

Experience London in an entirely new way. Not for the faint-hearted.

Buy: Red Letter Days, £49 (special offer)

Buy: Red Letter Days, £44

 

 

For the music lover

turntable African drumming workshop
Crosley Cruiser Turntable African Drumming Workshop For Two

Perfect for reviving the old classics. A modern take on a retro accessory and easily transportable.

A cultural and collective experience led by a traditional African Master drummer.

Buy: John Lewis, £58.49 - £79.99

Buy: notonthehighstreet, £48

 

 

For the traveller 

 binoculars Wallet
Nikon Aculon W10 Waterproof Binoculars Leather Currency Slip

A must-have companion for any keen globe-trotter. Particularly ideal for safaris.

This stylish and slim folio case is another travel essential. 

Buy: John Lewis, £59

Buy: M&S, £29.50 

 

 

For the suave 

plain border scarf  leather belt
Peter Plain Block Border Scarf Ted Baker Connary Leather Belt

The perfect present for those chillier days. Chunky-knit for extra warmth.

Ups the ante of any outfit. Reversible and made from bovine leather.

Buy: White Stuff, £17

Buy: House of Fraser, £35

 

 

For the tech king 

fitbit  charging station
Fitbit Charge HR Wireless Wristband Manscape Drawer with Charging Station

It's popular for a reason. This little gadget tracks heart rate, sleep pattern and fitness activity.

The ultimate charging station with five compartments and a cord stash.

Buy: John Lewis, £119.99

Buy: Amazon, £14.99

 

 

And if you need a little extra inspiration...

cheese and chutney collection bifold leather wallet
Artisan Cheese and Chutney Collection Leather Bifold Wallet

Handmade artisan cheeses paired with Cumbrian chutney and oatcakes. Ideal for cheese lovers.

Simple, sleek, inexpensive - and not bulky in the slightest. 

Buy: notonthehighstreet, £23.50

Buy: M&S, £12.50

 

All prices correct as of 13/06/17

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


 

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