The patriarchs of the family deserve the very best, so make sure you pick the perfect present for this very special gent. If you’re looking for gift ideas for Grandpa, our extra special compilation is sure to have something he’ll love. And fear not, we’ve got all the bases covered in terms of budget, too – so whether you’re splashing the cash or being savvy there are plenty of options.
From gift ideas for Grandpa who loves to garden, to classic favourites and some top tech picks, we’ve got it covered. There are even some great ‘experience’ gifts and ‘make your own’ ideas for something a little different.
Gift Ideas for Grandpa Under £15
Personalised Grandad Definition Print – Not on the High Street
A modern typography gift for a classic gent, the Personalised Grandad Definition Print, £12, is a heartfelt gift idea for Grandpa. You can add your own words and select a colour palette you know he’ll love.
Masala Chai – Adagio Teas
Everyone appreciates a good brew, and blends don’t come much better than this Masala Chai, from £6 – which literally translates as ‘spiced tea.’ A mix of Ceylon black tea with warming cinnamon, cardamom and ginger.
If he prefers coffee, check out our edit of the best gifts for coffee lovers.
Linea Ploka Dot Socks – House of Fraser
Grandpas love socks – it’s a well-known fact. So why not give him something he’ll really adore with this set of Linea Ploka Dot Socks, from £8.
Beetle Boot Jack – Graham & Green
Looking for gift ideas for Grandpa that are both practical and fun? This kooky cast iron Beetle Boot Jack, £11.95, is easy to use and kitsch, too.
Double Sided Star & Moon Jigsaw Puzzle – Marks & Spencer
A mindful way to while away the hours, this double-sided 500-piece jigsaw has an image of the moon’s surface on one side and a map of the star sign constellations on the other. The Double Sided Star & Moon Jigsaw Puzzle is a snip at just £12.50.
Spreadable Whisky Single Malt Marmalade – Oliver Bonas
Make sure your Grandfather’s breakfast is bright with a jar of Spreadable Whisky Single Malt Marmalade, £10. This delish gift is made with real whisky, and while it’s a perfect morning treat, it can double up as a chutney for crackers and cheese in the evening, too.
Set of 6 Plant Tags – Garden Training
Allotment and gardening fanatics will adore this Set of 6 Plant Tags, £12. Crafted in natural slate with a pointed end to push into pots with ease, the set comes complete with a square soapstone pencil. Check out our selection of the best gifts for gardening lovers for more ideas.
Kikkerland Magnetic Hourglass – Lakeland
Whether Grandad uses it for boiling the perfect egg, or giving the grandkids a time-out, the thing he’ll love the most about this timer is how cool it looks! The Kikkerland Magnetic Hourglass, £14.99, is filled with iron filings and has a hidden magnet in the base, so as the filings trickle down they attract to each other creating awesome stalagmite formations.
Movie & Music Quiz Game – Marks & Spencer
Perfect for family gatherings, your Pops will love playing this Movie & Music Quiz Game, £9.50. This super-fun kit includes Trivia, Who Am I, Fact Or Fib and Charades.
Heath Hand Salve – Fortnum & Mason
Made to sooth hands old and young, this mint and lavender salve is ideal for protecting dry, overworked hands. perfect for Grandpas that love the outdoors, Heath Hand Salve, £10, is non-greasy, too.
Papa Ceramic Mug – Oliver Bonas
Everyone needs a favourite mug, and this Papa Ceramic Mug, £12, is gorgeous. It’s made of china, too, so is wonderful to drink tea from.
Heritage Mini Plain and Choc Chip Shortbread – Harrods
Encased a luxurious green and gold tin, this Heritage Mini Plain and Choc Chip Shortbread selection, £11, is made to a traditional family recipe exclusively for Harrods. Grandpa will no doubt reuse the tin to store DIY paraphernalia once the treats are eaten.
Gift ideas for Grandpa: £25 and under
Tall Tales and Wee Stories – Waterstones
Billy Connolly is a true national treasure with the reputation as the funniest comic of his generation. Tall Tales and Wee Stories, £16.99, brings together the very best of Billy’s storytelling and includes his most famous routines such as The Last Supper, Jojoba Shampoo, Incontinence Pants and Shouting at Wildebeest.
Brass Pen – Wool Overs
A great gift for anyone, we adore this solid brass ball-point pen. The Brass Pen, £20, comes beautifully presented in a metal tin.
Ted Baker Barbers Comb – House of Fraser
Is your grandad the type of guy to keep a comb in his jacket pocket? Then this smart Ted Baker Barbers Set, £17, will keep his hair in check. The fine-toothed, brushed-metal comb slots neatly into a smart faux-leather case – super smart.
Dr. Hauschka Sage Purifying Bath Essence – Mankind
Get your Grandpa to have some ‘me time’ and relax for once! Dr. Hauschka Sage Purifying Bath Essence, £17, will help to soothe the senses and is great for tired feet. Smells great to boot.
Set of 3 Cheese Knives – Garden Trading
A gorgeous gift for any cheese-lover (isn’t everyone a cheese lover?), this Set of 3 Cheese Knives, £22, will slice perfectly through everything from a soft brie to chunky cheddar.
The Artisan Cheese Maker’s Kit – Firebox
Give your Grandad a hobby that you can enjoy the benefits of – The Artisan Cheese Maker’s Kit, £24.99. It has everything needed to make 10 delicious cheeses including mozzarella, ricotta, goats cheese and paneer.
If you know he’d love a craft gift, make sure you read our edit of the best craft gift ideas.
Troy: Our Greatest Story Retold – Foyles
Grandpas can appreciate legendary stories, which is why this Trojan odyssey by THE master storyteller Stephen Fry would make the perfect present. Troy: Our Greatest Story Retold, £17.99, sets the stage for the oldest and greatest tale ever told.
Hip Flask – Wool Overs
Gift ideas for Grandpa don’t come more classic than this! We adore this Silver Dog Hip Flask, £22, engraved with ‘Hair of the Dog’ – you could even fill it with his favourite spirit for extra brownie points.
Houston Bottle Opener – Amara
Let’s face it, your grandfather was probably around to see the first moon landing, so he’ll enjoy this reminder! We love this quirky Houston Bottle Opener, £22, and he won’t have to travel to the dark side of the moon just to open his next beer.
Modern Photo Grid Diary – Papier
Personalise this diary with pictures of your Pa’s favourite grandchild (you) – it’ll make it the gift of the year! The Modern Photo Grid Diary, £21.99, is available in classic blue or zesty yellow.
Gift ideas for Grandpa: £50 and under
Personalised Belt Kit – Not on the High Street
A gift for a maker that will last for years. The Personalised Belt Kit, £39, means Grandpa can create his own an Italian leather belt from scratch. It can be personalised with a name, too, making it even more unique.
Clay Pigeon Shooting Experience – Buy a Gift
A day out to remember, this gift experience really hits the mark. Grandpa will feel like a real hot shot with the Clay Pigeon Shooting Experience, from £49, at 11 locations nationwide.
Check out more unique gift experience ideas here.
Big Strong Man Moisture – Selfridges
Your Grandad is probably your hero, so he’ll need some Big Strong Man Moisture facial oil, £28, to keep his skin soft and hydrated! This moisturising oil will banish razor burn and irritations, and doubles up as a beard oil, too. This should go on the list of gift ideas for Grandpa to keep him beautiful!
Personalised Storage Stash Valet – Not on the High Street
This Personalised Storage Stash Valet, £29.95, is ideal for Grandpas who always have their pockets full! Perfect to keep by the bedside, desk or hallway it is crafted from oak with a beautiful colourful leather-lined tray base. Can be personalised with short phrases, names, initials – whatever Pa would like.
Drinks by the Dram Bourbon Tasting Set – 31 Dover
The Drinks by the Dram Bourbon Tasting Set, £30.95, is a great intro to American whiskey. This gift idea will let him take the time to appreciate the intricacies of, and the differences between, five brilliant bourbons. Then next year you can buy him a full-size bottle of his favourite one!
Suede Mule Slippers – Marks & Spencer
Cosy feet, happy Grandad! These Suede Mule Slippers, £35, are made with sustainably sourced leather and have a warm shearling lining.
Small Leather Loop Keyring – Aspinal of London
A list of classic gift ideas for Grandpa has to include a keyring, and this one has a designer touch – plus it can be personalised with your Grandpa’s initials. The Small Leather Loop Keyring, £40, is hand-crafted from Italian full-grain leather, with Aspinal’s signature shield rivet.
Pies, Pints And Peculiar Pubs Walking Tour – Not on the High Street
Now this is an activity gift Grandad’s are almost guaranteed to love! The London-based Pies, Pints And Peculiar Pubs Walking Tour, £39, starts with a beer and ends with a pie and a pint.
Thorne Bakerboy Cap – Woodhouse Clothing
Traditional styling your Grandpa will love, the Thorne Bakerboy Cap, £44.95, has plenty of Peaky Blinder-esque charm! The flat cap has eight panels with a stitched down peak, is made of pure wool and is finished with a silky quilted satin lining.
Kiehl’s Musk Eau de Toilette – Liberty
This is a classic scent that’ll make your Grandpa feel extra special. Kiehl’s Musk Eau de Toilette, £43, is a modern iteration of the brand’s Original Musk Oil Essence, believed to have been created in the 1920s. It’s an iconic blend of bergamot nectar, orange blossom, and – of course – musk.
V-neck Underwear T-shirts – Hugo Boss
If your Grandpa asks for a new pack of vests every year, give him a treat with a luxe set. This three-pack of V-neck underwear T-shirts, £36, will keep him cosy and feeling fashionable.
Camera Ultra Impact Case – Casetify
Packed with retro vibes, if you are looking for fun gift ideas for Grandpa, the Camera Ultra Impact Case, £40, is perfect. What are you waiting for, buy it now and make it snappy!
New York Architecture Lego – Selfridges
A grown-up gift for the young at heart, this New York Architecture Lego set, £45, is fun to build… and maybe the kids can help (or not).
Luxury Mixed Duo Gift – Laithwaites
Looking for wine gift ideas for Grandpa? He’ll adore this classic French Luxury Mixed Duo, £40. Old vines bring extra levels of mouth-watering freshness and complexity to Domaine Dampt’s Chablis, while eight years of ageing add an element of further refinement to Château la Vallee’s already superb Bordeaux vintage.
Gose Gone Wild Beer Making Kit – Menkind
Gift ideas for Grandpa don’t come much better than this! The Gose Gone Wild Beer Making Kit, £45, contains everything Pops needs to make his own German beer at home. He may even treat you to a pint if you play your cards right!
Gift Ideas for Grandpa: Blow the budget
Crosley Voyager Bluetooth Vinyl Record Player – Urban Outfitters
A gift that’s packed with vintage vibes, the Crosley Voyager Bluetooth Vinyl Record Player, £100, will give your Grandpa a contemporary solution for his classic vinyls.
Tom Dixon Tank Whisky Decanter – Amara
Is a Grandpa really a Grandpa if he doesn’t appreciate a wee dram? The Tom Dixon Tank Whisky Decanter, £90, will ensure he appreciates his malt in style.
KitSound XDock – Maplin
Overslept? Phone battery out? This multi-functional clock, charger, speaker and radio has everything Grandpa needs to get organised! The cool mid-century modern style is fantastic, too. KitSound XDock Qi Charging Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Dock, £69.99
Barbour Leather Wallet and Cardholder Set – ASOS
This classic combo will go down a treat! Give the gift of this Barbour Leather Wallet and Cardholder Set, £54.95, and Grandpa won’t be able to say no next time you ask to borrow a fiver.
Laser Cut Money Clip – Mulberry
Sticking to the money-related gift ideas for Grandpa theme… the Laser Cut Money Clip, £75, is something the discerning gent will love. It’ll make your Grandpa feel old school cool.
Risks Worth Taking Panama Notebook – Smythson
Yes, Grandad, we want you to take risks… and we want you to write about them! This luxe Risks Worth Taking Panama Notebook, £52, has a tongue in cheek message that we adore.
Argyll Full Knee Wellington Boots – Hunter
Whether he enjoys gardening or long country walks, your Grandpa will feel really treated with this cool and practical gift. Argyll Full Knee Wellington Boots, £60, are a classic – we adore the red detailing at the top, too.
Waistcoat in Lightweight Technical Quilt – Belstaff
Ensure your Papa keeps his fashion icon status with this debonair Belstaff Waistcoat in Lightweight Technical Quilt, £195.