5 unique gifts for your dad this Father’s Day

By Charli Tomney | 13/06/2022

What can you get the man who wants nothing but does everything? Often a small gesture isn’t enough to thank them for what they do for us, so why not think outside the box. Some of our Top 50 Boutique Hotels are offering some unique and thoughtful gifts this fathering Sunday.

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For dad’s that enjoy a wee dram, why not book in a whisky tasting at number 43, The Torridon in Achnasheen. The stunning building is nestled in the Scottish Highlands and boasts no less than 365 single malts, the dedicated whisky bar is sure to be a winner with dad.

For just £60 per person, you can take a tour of Scotland through whiskies from different regions. Perch at the bar or relax on the sofa as their in-house expert talks you through each tipple. After your tasting, why not visit the Bo & Muc restaurant and tuck into the best of Scottish cuisine.

Book your experience here.

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Sporty dads can enjoy a fun-filled day of water activities at number 15, Watergate Bay, Cornwall. Get dad a gift card and let him choose from the variety of beach programmes available throughout the year including private surf lessons, HIIT workouts, kite surfing and paddleboarding.

If that’s not his thing then why not use the voucher at one of the on-site restaurants and enjoy plates of Cornwall’s vast seafood offerings at The Beach Hut, like Moules Mariniere or crab bucatini. Over at Zacry’s restaurant you can experience contemporary dining with a charcoal-fired heart. Book in for a three-course meal for just £55 per person. The seasonally inspired menus could feature slow-cooked beef short rib, burrata with clementine, pan-fried hake, or chocolate and brown butter ganache with pickled blackberries.

Of course, dad could always use the voucher to book into the award-winning hotel.

Purchase your gift card here.

 
 
 
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Want your dad to experience a BBQ like no other? Number 28, Homewood in Bath, offer a Big Green Egg dining dome experience. You can hire one of the viral BBQs for you and the family complete with your own barbecue butler.

The website says ‘Welcomed with a glass of Taittinger Champagne, a three-course dining extravaganza awaits. Whilst enjoying a tapas platter to start, you'll have your very own ‘Big Green Egg’ barbecue butler grilling your main event, you can also have a go at becoming a grill master yourselves!’

The experience can host up to 8 people and has a minimum booking of 4 so you can enjoy it with the family.

Book your BBQ experience here


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Foodie fathers can enjoy the delights on offer at number 30, Gravetye Manor in West Hoathly, Sussex. From afternoon teas in the gazebo to four course seasonal menus in the Michelin star dining room, the culinary team at this hotel will put on a show.

From £65 per person, you and your dad could enjoy seasonal dishes such as Orkney scallop with radish, buttermilk, cucumber & salad burnet, or Cumbrian lamb with roasted onion, garlic scapes & allium flowers. Chefs Adam Smith and George Blogg work tirelessly to bring award-winning food to the table highlighting the best of local produce.

Purchase your vouchers here.


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Environmentally friendly dads can enjoy a carbon conscious dinner at number 4, Heckfield Place. This stunning hotel has 438 acres of luscious landscape which boasts its own biodynamic market garden that grows organic produce for the kitchens which are run by one of Britain’s most respected and acclaimed chefs, Skye Gyngell.

You can treat dad to a 3-course lunch or dinner from just £79 for two people. The dinner includes a starter, main, dessert and 2 sides to accompany in the green Michelin starred Marle restaurant. The pared back style of cooking lets the individual ingredients shine through without overcomplicating the plate. Previous dishes have included lamb saddle with farro, nettle puree, anchovy and grilled radicchio and even vegetarian dishes like chickpea curry with tomato sambal, wild garlic labneh and flatbread.

Purchase your vouchers here.