Father's Day Gift Ideas: Board Game Edition

Father's Day Gift Ideas: Board Game Edition

Father's Day Gift Ideas: Board Game Edition

What can you buy the dad who has everything? The answer is a board game!

Board games are a great way to spend quality time together as a family, and there's a game out there for every interest. Whether your Dad is a strategic mastermind, a creative thinker, or just enjoys a good laugh, there's a board game out there that's a perfect fit for him. We’ll take you through some fantastic board games to get your Father’s Day gift sorted.

Father’s Day games

We acknowledge that all families are different, so we’ve included a range of games with different playing styles and prices.


Games under £20

Just One

RRP £19.99

This cooperative word association game is a perfect choice for a fun family game night. Players work together to guess a secret word by giving one-word clues, but the catch is that no two clues can be the same! The cooperative style of playing eliminates any friction that might be experienced with competitive games - it’s a great choice to play for Father’s Day.


RRP £19.99

Transport Dad to the bustling markets of India with Jaipur, a fast-paced card game of trading and set collection. Players compete to collect the most valuable goods and fulfil Maharaja's contracts. With its simple rules and quick playtime, Jaipur is a fantastic game for a lighthearted competition. This two-player game has won multiple awards and is sure to be a hit with Dad.


RRP £19.95

If your dad enjoys wordplay and strategic thinking, Codenames is a must-have. Two teams compete by giving one-word clues to help their teammates guess secret agents hidden amongst a grid of words. Great for bigger families, this party game can be enjoyed by 2-8 players. You can even find different versions of the game, such as Codenames: The Simpsons, or Codenames: Harry Potter.


RRP £18.99

Up the ante on family game night with Skull, a thrilling game of deduction and bluffing. Players take turns placing cards face down, trying to convince others theirs are harmless flowers while hiding the deadly skulls! This exciting game will keep everyone on the edge of their seat and get them questioning every move. Can you read your family and friends and raise the bets?

Games over £20

MicroMacro: Crime City

RRP £25.99

For a Dad who enjoys a good puzzle, MicroMacro: Crime City offers a unique investigative experience. Players work together to solve a series of crimes by scouring a giant, beautifully illustrated map. With hidden clues and a captivating narrative, MicroMacro: Crime City is a fantastic way to challenge your observation skills and create a shared problem-solving adventure.

Heat: Pedal to the Metal
RRP £62.49

Start your engines for the high-octane racing game on every dad’s wishlist. In Heat: Pedal to the Metal, players take on the role of a driver who must select the right upgrades for their car and make sure it doesn’t overheat in order to win. Described as the ‘go-to racing game’ since its release in 2022, there are hundreds of five-star reviews now online for the board game. This high-energy game is perfect for a Dad who enjoys intense competition and strategic decision-making. 


RRP £59.99

For a Dad who appreciates the great outdoors, Wingspan is a beautiful game focused on attracting birds to your wildlife preserve. Players score points based on habitat type and unique bird abilities. The stunning artwork, strategic gameplay, and relaxing atmosphere make Wingspan a great addition to your father’s board game collection.


RRP £39.99

Cascadia is a beautiful strategy board game where you compete to create the most harmonious ecosystem. Match landscapes like rivers, forests, and mountains with diverse wildlife. Each animal species has unique traits to consider, like its preferred habitat, needs, and connection to other animals. Easy to grasp but challenging to master, Cascadia offers a rewarding experience for all skill levels.

Father's Day Fun with the Perfect Board Game

Forget the usual tie or mug this Father's Day and give him the gift of a board game. Whether he enjoys intense strategy, lighthearted family nights, or a relaxing solo challenge, there's something for every Dad. For more game inspiration, check out our collection of Family Games or Party Games.