Father's Day gift ideas from Salisbury independents

Fathers can be notoriously difficult to buy for so, with Father’s Day quickly approaching (20th June 2021), we have put together some ideas to make gift buying a little easier this year. 

With so many independent shops to choose from, Salisbury has everything you need for dads, grandads, fathers-in-law - any man you would like to celebrate this Father’s Day. 

We are a city full of unique craftsmen and women, with plenty of original inspiration to make the day extra special. 

A thank you tipple 

These rum tasters from Artisan Wine & Spirit Co, Winchester Street, are proving popular with Father’s Day present buyers so get in quick. £49.95 for a Plantation Rum Selection Box of 6. 

If your dad is more of a beer man, why not try these IPA and stout brews from Old Sarum brewery, Dark Revolution. Pick them up at Artisan Wine & Spirit Co or you can buy through the Dark Revolution website 

Pizza this? 

Why not combine the Dark Revolution beer with this pizza stone and cutter? Put on Dad’s favourite movie and you have the perfect night in. £24 from Dingham’s Cookshop. 

What a mug! 

We all love a good mug and this is a perfect Father’s Day option from Casa Fina on Salisbury High Street. The Emma Bridgewater design holds half a pint and will make sure Dad gets a full caffeine fix! £19.95

If you want something a little more lighthearted these mugs will definitely give Dad something to laugh about! Find them at Dingham's Cookshop in the Market Place. From £6.50 

Get personal 

Give your dad something to really remember you by. At Salisbury Photo Centre on Catherine Street you can personalise presents – from mugs, to t-shirts, trays, cushions and canvas prints. Give them a photograph and they will transfer it to a gift he will love. Various prices. 

Nerdy novelties 

For the man who loves his movies, music and excellent adventures! From Star Wars to Bill and Ted and the Rolling Stones, Cool! Merchandise in the Cross Keys Shopping Centre has clothes, games, DVDs, vinyl and so much more. Various prices. 

No cold feet here 

No Father’s Day list would be complete without socks! These cotton ones can be found at Fisherton Mill, on Fisherton Street, in various colours and designs.

Hats off to Dad 

Keep dad cool with these great headpieces from The Hat Shop in The Maltings. They will definitely have your dad look dapper this summer.

What a sweetie 

If your dad has a sweet tooth head to Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe on Blue Boar Row. You will find all the tradition favourites here. Pick a pack with Love Hearts to tell him just how much you care.


Preserve the day 

The Cherry Tree have an award-winning range of preserves, chutneys, jams and curds that dads will find delicious. Try them with toast, dinner or puddings and leave your father with a tastebud sensation. See the whole range at Dingham’s Cookshop. 

Headache free gift buying 

The Salisbury Gift Card takes all the hassle out of buying a gift for that special man in your life. He can spend this in over 100 business across the city centre, from shops to restaurants and entertainment venues. You can top it up with as much money as you want, and he can spend it on anything he wishes.  

If a Father’s Day meal is more up your street, why not take a look at all our tasty food options. From tradition pubs, authentic Thai and Indian delights – we have them all in Salisbury. 

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