What can I get the old man this Father's Day?

June 06, 2018 2 min read

What can I get the old man this Father's Day?

Father’s Day is fast approaching and if you’re like me you’ll be scratching your head thinking about what you could possibly get the old man this year. Dads and Grandads are notoriously difficult to buy for. They often buy anything they could possibly need about a week before Father’s Day, leaving you stumped!

Well never fear, if your Dad is a gardener, working man or he’s an avid DIYer (or bodger) we probably have something that will make him happy. So, don’t cop out and get him a pair of socks or a cheap mug that says, “best dad ever”, get him something practical that he can make the most of. Modern Dads are busy with work, house chores and reading the bed time stories these days. This all takes its toll, so why not treat the old man to one of our best buys for Dads.

Here’s our top 5 buys!

Blackrock Rigger Boots.

These come in two colours (tan and black) and are perfect for work or taking the dogs for long Sunday walks in the fields. They’re fur lined to boot, keeping the ol’ fellas feet nice and toastie. A sure-fire winner that will keep your Dad smiling!


Blackrock Rigger Boots


Result Core R230M Softshell Jacket.

Dads will be over the moon with this soft shell that combines style with function! If he’s the outdoors type, then you can’t go far wrong here. The R230M is waterproof to an impressive 8000mm, breathable to 1000g and windproof. If your Dad likes to hike in the hills or go adventuring at weekends this activewear jacket is going to be right up his street.


R230M Softshell Jacket


Showa 600 Coated Gardening Gloves.

Many Dad’s turn to gardening once the children and Grandchildren come along. All avid Gardeners need a sturdy pair of Gloves to fall back on. These Showa 600s are perfect for the dirtier jobs you come across in the garden, the PVC coating is waterproof which will help with cleaning up ponds and other water features.


Showa 600 gloves


BagBase BG815 Tarp Roll Top Backpack.

Everybody needs a good rucksack, including Dads. If you’re stuck for ideas you can always fall back on a bag. This BG815 is packed with great features, its fully waterproof and as a unique roll top closure system. This will make an excellent bag to travel to and from work.


BG815 Backpack


Blackrock Comfort Ear Defenders.

Lastly is your Dad the kind of man who likes to escape from all the hubbub of a full house on a Sunday? Is he the kind of man who hides in a study or potting shed when the grandkids are causing mayhem? Then get him some Blackrock Ear Defenders, when the decibel levels are getting a little too high for his liking, he can slip these on, close his eyes and pretend he’s far far away!


Blackrock Comfort Ear Defenders


You have until the 17th of June! Whatever present you decide on, we hope you have a great time this year with your Dad!

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