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Father's Day Top 10 - local and unique gifts for all budgets

Updated: Jun 17, 2021

Nothing can replace the thought and personal attention that goes into giving a great gift. As Father’s Day approaches this weekend, it's time to find something unique and meaningful to surprise and pamper our superheroes to show them just how much they mean to us.

Here at Made in Greenwich you'll find a host of unique handmade presents by the borough's best local artists and craftspeople. Browse our Top Ten for inspiring ideas to help make Father's Day extra special this year.

Gift 1

For the soon to be dads…

These warm and cosy baby booties are made of 100% pure wool and come in different colours. Lovingly handmade in Greenwich by Hanna Tuukkanen of bless this mess.

Gift 2

Does your dad fancy a more classical and durable gift?

Surprise him with a set of soft leather coasters or a credit card wallet - handmade by Mary Lam.

Coasters: 4 for £20

Wallets: £16 each

Gift 3

This mug is an ideal gift for all dads that love a big cuppa!

Make your dad a lovely cup of Fairtrade Made in Greenwich coffee (see Gift 5) served in this generous stoneware mug, handmade by ceramicist Fiona Veacock.

Gift 4

This delicious, healthy and locally-produced honey is the perfect gift if you're looking for something yummy!

Mick Coen, born and raised in Greenwich, has been happily beekeeping and harvesting honey locally for the best part of 10 years!

Gift 5

Not sure what to gift? Locally roasted coffee and Drury tea are always a good bet!

Drury, which is based in Woolwich, has over 80 years experience producing freshly roasted coffee and fine quality teas. Next to a range of espresso, filter and single-origin coffees, Drury also produces over one hundred leaf teas and herbal tisanes.

Coffee: a medium roast blend of certified Colombian & Brazilian coffees.

Tea flavours available: Earl Grey, Spiced Chai, Lapsang Souchong (15 pyramid teabags)

Gift 6

These handmade 100% vegan soap bars are the perfect affordable gift. Great packaging too!

Lathersmith's vegan and sustainable soap bars do not contain any parabens nor SLS, keeping all sorts of skin-types clean and hydrated.

Available in 4 different scents: activated charcoal, pumice, green clay and Moroccan clay.

Soap: £5

Gift 7

The perfect gift for gin-loving dads!

To make a lovely gift box, combine this stylish lime or lemon plate by Fiona Veacock with one of your father’s favourite bottles of gin. Note: this ceramic dish is dishwasher-safe.

Gift 8

Is dad always losing his keys?

Surprise him with one of these fun leather key rings! Handmade from leather off-cuts (so they're sustainable too) by Mary Lam.

Leather keychain: £9 each

Gift 9

Write a personal message to go with your gorgeous handmade gift...

These modern and graphic Father’s Day cards are designed by Greenwich Paper Studio.

Gift 10

Last but not least...

For all design-mad dads that love a bit of quirkiness. These fun mini plant pots (and/or pencil holders) are handmade by the lovely Madeline Herbert.

Plant Pot Left: £55 - Plant Pot Right: £45

Happy Father's Day!

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