Father’s Day Gift Guide 2024

06 June 2024

Blog

06 June 2024

Blog

Our top gift picks for dad's, your guaranteed to find something unique for Father's Day. Find the perfect gift in the SS Great Britain shop.

Father’s Day is coming up, haven’t found anything yet? Don’t panic! We’ve compiled a list of our top unique gifts for dad guaranteed to make them feel special.

Sunday Roasts Aboard The SS Great Britain

SUNDAY ROASTS ABOARD THE SS GREAT BRITAIN

 

Treat your dad to a delicious Sunday roast this Father’s Day (16 June). Dine in the ship’s First Class Dining Saloon and sit in the same surroundings as the Victorian passengers who voyaged on board the ship over 100 years ago.

Plant Health Handbook

 

Grow happier and healthier plants! This handbook gives remedies for common plant ailments, including nutrient deficiencies, diseases and pests.

This flick book allows quick reference while also looking decorative in a shed or greenhouse. Waterproof pages allow the book to be used in all weathers!

Plant Health Handbook
Walks to Works

Walks to Works

 

Walks to Works is a new guide to Bristol that explores and explains the city’s industrial buildings. Who built them and why? Who owned them? What are they now? What is their place in the history of Bristol and its workforce?

The five routes give a new take on an old city with nearly 300 buildings covered, walking commentaries and social history, and illustrations throughout.

Knots in a Box

 

Give the gift of mastering the art of knot tying and they’ll learn one of the most essential skills in life! 30 step-by-step cards equip readers with skills to last a lifetime.

Knots in a Box
Gentleman’s Beard Tin

Gentleman’s Beard Tin

 

Keep dad looking respectable and fashionable with this travel grooming set, ideal for those sporting particularly stylish facial hair. Even the most unruly of beards will be kept in check with this handy kit.

With its stainless steel trimming scissors, 10 ml of beard oil, and double-sided pear wood comb, they’ll have all they will need for grooming in a reusable tin.

Melbourne Print Apron

 

This stylish apron design has been recreated from a real Victorian advert from 1865, held in the SS Great Britain Trust collection. Promoting the record-breaking steam from Liverpool to Australia, it’s a reminder of the extraordinary feat of the SS Great Britain.

Perfect for dad’s who love to cook!

Melbourne Print Apron
SS Great Britain Jigsaw

SS Great Britain Jigsaw

 

Made for maritime history fans and puzzle enthusiasts, this 1000 piece puzzle features an aerial view of Brunel’s famous steamship.

The SS Great Britain was launched in 1843, when they were the largest and most advanced ship afloat. The first iron-hulled, screw-propelled passenger liner, she could sail to New York and Australia faster and more reliably than any other ship. During a long life at sea, it sailed a million miles, carrying some 20,000 passengers to the other side of the world.

Victorian Pocket Watch

 

Keep dad perfectly on time and stylish to boot with this elegant Victorian style pocket watch!  They can wear it on a chain, or display it on their dresser or mantelpiece to be the envy of their  friends.

Bronze in colour and with a traditional face marked in Roman numerals, this delicate watch is a must-have for fans of timepieces.

Founded in the Netherlands in 1968, Authentic Models aim to celebrate our adventurous past by recreating beautiful handcrafted historical instruments.

Victorian Pocket Watch