In Ballymena there are lots of Fathers Day gift options which you can pick up from local Ballymena businesses. So you can get your present in town and support of local Ballymena businesses at the same time!

Fathers Day Gift Guide - Ballymena Part 1

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Here are some presents which we have put on our shopping list and that we thing your dad would love.

Adventurer Dad

If you dad loves nothing more than escaping to the great outdoors then we reckon that he should appreciate a new pair of walking boots from Outdoor Adventure on Church Street in Ballymena. These Merrell boots come recommended, and while you are browsing take a look at their selection of accessories and Swiss Army Knives, which will also make for an excellent gift.

Fathers Day Gift Guide - Ballymena Part 1If you dad loves exploring local landscapes then plan a family day out and pick up this guide to walking in the Mourne Mountains which has been created by local Cullybackey photographer Steven Hanna. Find out more about Steven Hanna’s Photography here and browse his Fine Art Landscape prints.


Sporty Dad

Velo Culture 2If your dad is more of a speed junkie than the rambling type than consider getting him something that he will really love. If your dad is a keen cyclist then pop into Velo Culture on Greenvale Street and pick up some biking accessories, or help him pick out a new bike. The staff will be able to help you with all that you need.




Velo Culture bike shop Or visit the Bespoke Autogroup website and get your dad a voucher which he can use to treat himself to a drive in a supercar of his choice. That is a gift that any petrolhead will never forget – pick an Aston Martin, Ferrari, or Maserati to name a few. Click here for more information.


Fathers day this year is on Sunday 21st June so it is just around the corner. Hopefully these suggestions will give you some inspiration for the perfect gift for your dad. If not then don’t despair later today Ballymena Today will publish the second part of our Ballymena Fathers Day Gift guide. Stay tuned for more gifts for local Ballymena Businesses.