By: Faye Smith

While it's the activities that will truly make a first Father's Day unforgettable, getting them a meaningful first Father's Day gift can make the day even more special. Here are some great gift ideas for celebrating a first-time dad.

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First Fathers day Gift Ideas: Experience days First Fathers day Gift Ideas: Personalised First Fathers day Gift Ideas: Food and drink First Fathers day Gift Ideas: The best of the rest

First Fathers day Gift Ideas: Experience days

With this being dad's first Father's Day, it's likely you've both spent a lot of time at home as you adjust to your new life. So why not entice dad out of the house with these exciting experience day ideas?

1. Charming Inns & Rural Escapes For Two
(60+ Locations Nationwide)

Charming Inns & Rural Escapes For Two

As lovely as it is spending time with your brand new sproglet, it's essential to have some well-deserved adult time too.

With this experience, you get one night's stay in a stunning country hotel, with breakfast thrown in. Bargain!

2. Two Night Getaway with Afternoon Tea for Two
(170+ Locations Nationwide)

Two Night Getaway with Afternoon Tea for Two

Tea for two? Don't mind if we do!

This opulent two night getaway package is perfect for dads who enjoy the finer things in life and need a little bit of a break.

3. Wild Food Foraging
(20 Locations Nationwide)

Wild Food Foraging

Does dad fancy himself as a bit of a Bear Grylls type? If so, he'll love this wild food foraging experience day, where he can find out what you can eat in the wild outdoors.

Just be prepared for him to turn his nose up at mushrooms you can buy at Tesco afterwards.

4. Comedy Night Tickets for Two
(25+ Locations Nationwide)

Comedy Night Tickets for Two

Why did the baby cross the road?

We don't know the answer, but dad might be able to find out the punchline with this comedy experience for two.

5. James Bond Triple Drive
(14 Locations Nationwide)

James Bond Triple Drive

Does dad love nothing more than sitting down with a James Bond box set? If yes, why not treat him to a trip around a racetrack in three authentic motors, including the iconic Aston Martin DB 5?

It won't just be baby's bottle of milk that's shaken and stirred that day!

6. Treasured Family Moments
(150+ Locations Nationwide)

Treasured Family Moments

If you want to celebrate a brand new addition to the family, this photoshoot is a wonderful first Father's Day gift.

As well as a fun family photoshoot and a complimentary photo, dad gets a personalised gift of his choice, anything from a framed print to a lightbox.

7. One Man & His Dog
(West Yorkshire)

One Man & His Dog

If you've seen dad trying to sneakily watch Countryfile on a Sunday evening, this one man and his dog experience day could be the dog's whatsits!

He can try his hand at being a shepherd for the day, helping a friendly canine companion herd sheep into a pen.

8. Quads & Dirt Buggy Experience
(Oxfordshire)

Quads & Dirt Buggy Experience

What moves faster? A baby without a nappy on or a quad bike? We'll let dad be the judge with this quad and dirt buggy gift experience!

Dad can enjoy not only some quad safari, but also some quality time riding a dirt buggy too!

9. Brewer for a Day
(Cambridgeshire)

Brewer for a Day

Dads and beer go together like Ant and Dec – you can't imagine one without the other!

This brewer experience day lets dad see how beer is made, sample a few beverages, and take home his very own keg of the good stuff!

10. Axe Throwing for Two
(Cheshire)

Axe Throwing for Two

If dad has been watching Vikings and fancies himself as the next Ragnar Lodbrok, this axe throwing experience day will give him all the training he needs.

Chainmail and horned helmets are entirely optional.

11. Zombie Apocalypse Training for Two
(Nottinghamshire)

Zombie Apocalypse Training for Two

They're messy, clumsy and a bit stinky… but are we talking about zombies or babies?

If dad is a fan of the Walking Dead, this zombie experience will give him the skills he needs when the apocalypse rolls around. Plus, as it's for two, you can go as well… if you dare.

12. Two Night Stay in a Log Cabin at Badgers Wood, Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World
(Shropshire)

Two Night Stay in a Log Cabin at Badgers Wood, Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World

If you want to treat dad and a partner or friend to some well-deserved R&R, this gorgeous wooden cabin will help him connect with nature.

A hot tub, BBQ, and access to the local zoo. What more could he ask for?

13. One Night Lake District Spa Escape for Two with Three Course Meal
(Cumbria)

One Night Lake District Spa Escape for Two with Three Course Meal

We all adore our kids, but one other thing we love? A little time away from them!

With this lake district spa experience package, dad and a friend can enjoy a one-night stay in a stunning hotel, a three-course meal, breakfast and full use of the spa facilities.

14. Jordan F1 Pace Car Driving Experience
(Herefordshire)

Jordan F1 Pace Car Driving Experience

If dad has been an absolute angel over the past few months, show him how awesome he's been with this one-of-a-kind driving experience.

Ten laps of a Jordan F1 car? It's the stuff dreams are made of!

15. Only Fools and Horses Tour for Two
(Bristol)

Only Fools and Horses Tour for Two

No matter if he's more of a Del Boy or a Rodney, this tour will take dad around the filming locations of the well-loved British Sitcom.

No wobbly chandeliers or dodgy blow-up dolls - just lots of belly laughs!

16. Love You Gift Experience Choice Pack

Love You Gift Experience Choice Pack

Not sure what dad wants for Father's Day? It's okay; newly hatched dads are an indecisive bunch.

This 'love you' experience gift pack gives him over 600 fun experiences to choose from, everything from rock climbing to wine tasting!

Find more experience gifts for Father's Day here!

Personalised first Father's Day gift ideas

Is your new dad so tired and confused that he can't remember his own name? We've got you. These personalised gifts will help him out.

17. Personalised Warning: New Dad Black Matte Mug

Personalised Warning: New Dad Black Matte Mug

When you have a new baby, your caffeine intake rapidly increases. This is a scientific fact.

If dad needs a bit of a boost, this funny mug is perfect for holding copious amounts of tea or coffee. What's more, you can personalise it with his name so no one else will use it.

18. Personalised Disney Dads Book

Personalised Disney Dads Book

This beautiful book celebrates the father-child relationships across all the Disney movies, from Marlin and Nemo to Chief Tui and Moana. It's a lovely keepsake that can be personalised with baby's name.

Just don't turn to the page about Mufasa and Simba. We don't want to cry.

19. Personalised 'in Charge' Bamboo Wireless Phone Charger

Personalised 'in Charge' Bamboo Wireless Phone Charger

If dad's phone battery keeps dying because he takes too many photos of his bambino, this wireless phone charger is a lifesaver.

Charge it up, plug it in, and he'll have the power to keep snapping away!

20. Personalised Initials Silver Plectrum

Personalised Initials Silver Plectrum

Rockabye baby!

If dad dreams of being the next Angus Young or Brian May, this stainless steel plectrum is a great gift.

21. Personalised An Unforgettable Day Square Keyring

Personalised An Unforgettable Day Square Keyring

The birth of a baby, especially your first, changes your life and is a day you'll remember forever.

With this personalised keyring, you can give dad a wonderful reminder of a day he'll never forget.

22. Personalised Bamboo Bottle Opener Coaster & Beer/Ale Sets

Personalised Bamboo Bottle Opener Coaster & Beer/Ale Sets

Does dad like a refreshing bottle of beer after the little one has gone to bed but can never find the bottle opener? If the answer is yes, this bottle-opener-slash-coaster is a great choice.

Multipurpose gifting for the win!

23. Personalised Retro Photo Prints

Personalised Retro Photo Prints

You always said that dad was a work of art… here's the gift to prove it!

Turn your favourite photo of him and your little one into a vintage-style print that will look stunning in any room of the home.

24. Personalised New Baby Birth Date Prints

Personalised New Baby Birth Date Prints

If dad wants a reminder of the day his bundle of joy came into the world, this personalised poster is a beautiful gift.

Choose the size, colour, icon, and message, and you've got a bespoke piece that he'll love forever.

25. Personalised Favourite Memory Purse/Wallet Insert

Personalised Favourite Memory Purse/Wallet Insert

Does dad's wallet contain fifty loyalty cards he never uses and the leftover Euros from his last holiday? If so, this gift will encourage him to give his wallet a good spring clean!

This gorgeous wallet insert means he can carry a photo of his little one wherever he goes.

26. Personalised Astoundingly Good New Father Mug

Personalised Astoundingly Good New Father Mug

Celebrate the brand new dad in your life with this bright and brilliant customised mug. Perfect for coffee, tea, hot chocolate… and possibly gin.

Choose the colour, personalise it with a heartfelt message, and you're all set!

27. Personalised Mixed Mini Toblerone Gift Set

Personalised Mixed Mini Toblerone Gift Set

Aaaah, Toblerone. Does anyone go on holiday and not buy one of these bad boys from duty-free?

If dad has a sweet tooth, these mini treats are a great gift. Plus, as the box is personalised with his name, no one will steal them!

Find more personalised gifts for Father's Day here!

Food and drink first Father's Day gift ideas

Food and drink are always a good choice when it comes to celebrating a brand new dad. Here are our favourite gifts that we love to give.

28. The Golf Mug

The Golf Mug

If dad loves a bit of tee time (see what we did there), he'll love this fun mug.

We wonder if he'll ask for 'fore' sugars in his tea?

29. Whitley Neill 8 x 5cl Gin Tasting Journey

Whitley Neill 8 x 5cl Gin Tasting Journey

Can't remember the last time dad set foot in a pub? This taster box has eight servings of delicious Whitley Neill gin in a range of mouth-watering flavours. Our personal favourite is Rhubarb and ginger!

We can send this gin directly to his door, although we can't tell him to share them with you...

30. The Curry Night Alcohol & Food Gift Box

The Curry Night Alcohol & Food Gift Box

Tikka it from us; this box of spicy treats and tasty ales is second to naan!

Be sure to order it raita way, so it gets here in time for Father's Day!

31. Lazy Man Frying Pan

Lazy Man Frying Pan

What Father's Day celebration would be complete without breakfast in bed?

With the Lazy Man Frying Pan, you can cook a full English breakfast in one pan, from baked beans to bacon.

32. Magnetic Beer Bottle Cap Tree

Magnetic Beer Bottle Cap Tree

If dad isn't the next Alan Titchmarsh, don't panic. We've got a plant that is super simple to keep alive!

This magnetic tree is the perfect home for all his beer bottle caps. Just stick them on the branches and watch it bloom.

33. Grow Your Own Ghost Chilli

Grow Your Own Ghost Chilli

If you're buying a first Father's Day gift for someone who squirts sriracha on everything he eats, he'll love growing his own chillies.

The ghost chilli is the hottest in the world, coming in at over a million Scoville units – an eye-watering 400 times hotter than tabasco sauce!

34. Takeaway Decision Dice

Takeaway Decision Dice

Let's be honest, when you've got a factory-fresh little one in the house, nobody has time to make dinner!

If dad is indecisive about choosing Chinese, curry or chicken and chips, these decision dice will take the dilemma out of ordering dinner.

35. Rock Music Glasses

Rock Music Glasses

For dads about to rock, we salute you!

Whether he's an AC/DC aficionado or a Pink Floyd fan, these glasses will help quench his thirst while he's busy playing air guitar.

36. Afternoon Tea Letterbox Hamper

Afternoon Tea Letterbox Hamper

This box is stuffed full of tasty treats that will get dad through the day, including tea, cakes, and biscuits.

All he has to do is switch on the kettle.

Find more food and drink gifts for Father's Day at Find Me A Gift, from alcohol gifts to chocolates and sweets!

The best of the rest first Father's Day gift ideas

There are so many awesome gifts you can give to a first-time dad, so much so, that we've got a few more to share with you!

37. New Dad Survival Toolkit

New Dad Survival Toolkit

Being a new dad can be scary. You don't know how to hold the baby, you're not sure how to bathe her and…. Does her nappy need changing again?

This tongue-in-cheek kit has everything a new father needs to survive the first few months, including a bathtime book, dummy, and emergency nappy!

38. The Book of Dad

The Book of Dad

First thing you need to know when you become a dad? Dad jokes!

This hilarious book is an excellent introduction to the world of parenting, with jokes, tips and tricks galore!

39. Polaroid Play + 3D Pen

Polaroid Play + 3D Pen

If dad is dreaming of his very own 3D printer for Father's Day, but you haven't quite got the budget or the space, this pen is the next best thing!

He can use it to create his own 3D objects and make some amazing works of art.

40. Aurora Colour Changing Alarm Clock

Aurora Colour Changing Alarm Clock

Early starts and late-night interruptions can be hard to get used to when you're a first-time dad. Eight hours sleep? What's that?

This clock changes colour every hour, making it easier to know what time it is, and waking up an altogether nicer experience.

41. Bee Barrel

Bee Barrel

An awesome present that's environmentally friendly too? You better bee-lieve it!

This bee barrel gift is perfect for first-time dads that love nothing more than hanging out in the garden and watching the wildlife.

42. Discover your Family History – 3 Month Membership

Discover your Family History – 3 Month Membership

It's always exciting to know your family history, and as a first-time dad, it's a great time to get started.

This three-month subscription gives him plenty of time to access his family records and see if there are any interesting branches of the family tree.

43. Star Wars Logo Light

Star Wars Logo Light

If dad wanted to call his new padawan Lando or Grogu and you had to put your foot down, this nifty light is a cool consolation prize.

44. Dual Foot Massager

Dual Foot Massager

Looking after a little one can be hard. There's a lot of standing up and chasing them around – it can be hard on the old plates of meat!

This dual foot massager is an excellent present for active dads, and as it's battery-operated, he can take it anywhere!

45. Sound Activated Circle Disco Light

Sound Activated Circle Disco Light

If dad was a fan of Sophie Ellis-Bextor's kitchen discos in lockdown, this cool light will take him back in time.

Just pop it in place, and it will wirelessly sync up to his favourite music playlist. Baby will love it just as much as he does!

46. Plant Life Support

Plant Life Support

Let's all be honest; plants are a heck of a lot easier to look after than little ones.

However, if dad has a black thumb or is away from home a lot, this fun self-watering system will keep his greenery lush.

47. Rainbow Sequin Beard Bow Tie

Rainbow Sequin Beard Bow Tie

If dad has a massive bushy beard that would make Gandalf proud, this snazzy bow tie is the perfect adornment./p>

48. Ruby Wine Red Slanket

Ruby Wine Red Slanket

The joys of having your first little one. Goodbye wild nights out, hello bingeing Netflix on the sofa.

If dad has been exiled to the house, this snuggly sleeved blanket means he can watch Squid Game in comfort and style.

49. Pens with Attitude

Pens with Attitude

If dad has to get back to the office after paternity leave, these quirky pens will make him smile while he's filling out forms.

50. Camper Van Model Construction Set

Camper Van Model Construction Set

While dad might have to wait another 18 years to get out on the road in a camper van, this model of one is the next best thing!

51. LED Toilet Bowl Light

LED Toilet Bowl Light

Tiredness and a little baby can make nighttime trips to the loo a bit of a nightmare.

The good news is this LED toilet bowl light will illuminate the way, leading to a happy dad and a cleaner bathroom!

52. Magnetic Wristband

Magnetic Wristband

If you've been waiting for dad to put together the baby's crib or changing station, this magnetic wristband will inspire him to get the job done!

Perfect for holding screws and nails, he'll be able to get all that flatpack furniture sorted in record time.

53. Sock Sandals

Sock Sandals

It's fair to say that many dads have a, shall we say, 'distinctive' sense of style. Polo shirts, stonewashed jeans and the incomparable socks and sandals combo.

If the new father in your life is not quite at peak levels of dad fashion yet, these fun socks will make him smile.

Find more novelty and retro gifts for Father's day here!

Find the perfect first Father's Day gift

However you choose to make your loved one's first Father's Day unforgettable, it's sure to be a memorable experience for all involved. Find the perfect gift to accompany your plans and activities with our comprehensive range of thoughtful Father's Day gifts.