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June, 2020

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Father’s Day 2020, Sunday 21st June, and of course it’s a strange Father’s Day this year with Covid-19, lockdown and everything going on around us, changing by the day. Many people won’t be visiting loved ones year, which is very sad but sensible if they’re vulnerable and/or you are following self-isolation guidelines. Safety first, none of us want to be putting our parents or grandparents at risk!

So, given that many of us won’t physically be seeing our family, and many of us don’t really want to be going out shopping for gifts (plus many of our favourite shops are only just preparing to reopen), I thought I would write this post to help you with online ideas.

These are ideal gifts for the country-loving father’s in our life to show them they’re appreciated more than ever this year. Whether that’s your other half for being the best baby daddy, your father, your grandad (mine is called Pom-Pa because I couldn’t say anything else as baby!) or even your great grandfather!

FATHER’S DAY GIFT IDEA #1: PERSONALISED LEATHER HIP FLASK

Made to order from Atlas and I, with a vintage map location of your choice anywhere in the world. This bespoke leather hip flask comes packaged in a gift box, to make a fantastic present for the man who has everything.

FATHER’S DAY GIFT IDEA #2: SCHOFFEL COTTON FRENCH RIB 1/4 ZIP MARINE

From Schoffel’s new collection for SS20, this Cotton French Rib ¼ Zip Jumper is a lightweight transitional layer perfect for chilly days. The ¼ zip style is crafted from a super soft cotton French rib making this a durable layer for all seasons.

FATHER’S DAY GIFT IDEA #3: PERSONALISED LEATHER WINE COOLER

Another recommendation from the lovely team at Atlas & I! A fantastic addition to any dining table, our leather wrapped personalised wine cooler is printed with an antique map location of your choice.

FATHER’S DAY GIFT IDEA #4: GAME BIRD GIN

Is your dad a bit of a gin fanatic? Does he enjoy country pursuits? Then I guarantee he will love this Game Bird Gin from Urban & Wild, either their original or Sloe, both are delicious and arrive boxed in this incredible giant cartridge! This wonderful Gin feature’s in my May Rural Business Blog if you want to see a full review…

FATHER’S DAY GIFT IDEA #5: PERSONALISED VINTAGE MAP POSTCARDS

These vintage map postcards are personalised with a map location on one side and your personal details on the other. Perfect for jotting down a note to friends or family these unique notelets are guaranteed to find a spot on the mantelpiece.

FATHER’S DAY GIFT IDEA #6: 12 BORE WALLET

This wallet features a 12 bore cartridge, how cool is that?! The wallet has multiple card and cash slots including a change pocket. Oily pull up leather outer and fully silk lined inner. Available in Cognac and Brown.

 

FATHER’S DAY GIFT IDEA #7: BLAKESLEY BROGUE

Denton’s Footwear have designed this stylish brogue which exemplifies the essence of Italian manufacture. My dad loves the Blakesley, he’s had them a few months now and really raves about the quality and comfort. They have a 10% Father’s Day discount online at the moment, using FATHERS10 at checkout. Denton’s Footwear feature in my May Rural Business blog where I discuss their boots!

FATHER’S DAY GIFT IDEA #8: GUN HOLDER

The Sporting Hares Shotgun Holder is an innovation in shooting. The average weight of a shotgun is around 8lbs, bearing down on the arm or shoulder of the shooter throughout a shooting day. Their revolutionary shotgun holder is designed to take the weight off the shooter and free both hands, yet keep the gun at close hand for immediate use when required.

So there we go, my 8 ideas for Father’s Day gifts 2020 during lockdown. If your buying for someone who loves the countryside (like I do every year), then I am confident you will put a smile on their face with one of these!

Chloe Bucknell