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gifts for granddads

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: Not On The High Street, £26



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, £59 (special offer)

Buy: Red Letter Days, £39.95



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: Urban Outfitters, £89

Buy: Not On The High Street, £45


 For the traveller

 binoculars ted baker washbag
Nikon Aculon W10 Waterproof Binoculars Ted Baker Leather Washbag

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

This stylish and classy washbag is a great way to store grooming essentials.

Buy: John Lewis, £74.99

Buy: John Lewis, £52



For the suave 

hugo boss belt  calvin klein tie
Hugo Boss Belt & Money Clip Gift Set Calvin Klein Oxford Plain Tie

A two-piece sophisticated gift set engraved with the BOSS logo.

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

Buy: Hugo Boss, £89

Buy: House of Fraser, £39



For the tech king 

fitbit  charging station
Fitbit Charge 3 Tracker Personalised Charging Valet

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

The ultimate charging station with room for more than one gadget.

Buy: John Lewis, £119

Buy: Not On The High Street, £45



And if you need a little extra inspiration...

cheese and chutney collection keyring

Artisan Cheese and Chutney Collection

   Personalised Grandad Keyring

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

Simple, sleek, inexpensive - and personal to grandad.

Buy: Not On The High Street, £28.50

Buy: Etsy, £12


All prices correct as of 12/06/2019









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