Gift Ideas for Father's Day on 17th June 2018

7 June 2018  |  Admin

It's Father's Day on the 17th of June and no doubt many of us will be wondering what present to get for that special father figure in our lives. This year why not give him a gift that you know will be used and one that will last a lifetime?
A walking stick can be a very personal item, so with this in mind we have a wide range of sticks available to suit most needs and tastes. Whether your father needs a stick for everyday orthopaedic use, an occasional stick for dressier occasions, or perhaps your dad is an outdoors enthusiast who enjoys long walks in the British countryside, we are sure to have the ideal gift for you at The Stick & Cane Shop.
Our selection of sticks in this gift guide covers a range of uses to suit a variety of budgets, but if you do not find the ideal gift here, you can see our full catalogue of sticks and canes by using the menu bar at the top of this page.
We hope these suggestions help, but if you do have any further questions, please let us know at the bottom of this page, or you can always contact us directly.
Classical Silver Plate Cap Walking Stick
Ideal for the sophisticated gentleman around town, the Classical Silver Plate Cap Walking Stick is a wonderful example of the classic British formal cane. Whether it is used for weddings, formal occasions, or a night out at the theatre, this is a gift that can be used all-year-round and will be a talking point no matter what the event. The flat top cap is silver plated and it is mounted on a black hardwood shaft.
The dimensions of the walking stick are:
  • Length is 92cm
  • Weight is 365g
  • The stick diameter at the top just under the handle is 22mm and tapers down to 19mm at the ferrule end
  • It is fitted with a rubber ferrule
Gents Birch Derby Walking Stick - Extra Wide Handle
This Gentlemen's Birch Derby Walking Stick is a beautiful cane featuring an extra-wide birch derby handle. This would make a beautiful gift for Father's Day and is ideal for men who need a day-to-day walking stick that looks great too. The birch derby handle is utterly exquisite, with a highly detailed wood-grain. This delightful birch handle is mounted on a cherry-stained hardwood shaft, which complements the handle beautifully. The addition of a neat brass collar gives this stick an elegant appearance. Rubber ferrule tip attached.
The dimensions of the walking stick are:
  • Length is 97cm
  • Weight is 370g
  • The stick diameter at the top just under the handle is 21mm and tapers down to 20mm at the ferrule end
  • It is fitted with an "RFD19" type rubber ferrule size 19mm internal diameter
Brazos Twisted Sweet Gum Handcrafted Hiking Stick
If your father enjoys long outdoor walks in the British countryside, then we are sure the would love the Twisted Sweet Gum Hiking Stick for its strength, versatility, and beauty. Handmade in Texas this best-selling walking stick, is lightweight with a beautiful spiral-cut pattern along the shaft. This distinctive hardwood, with its darkish bark and grain, is an ideal walking aid for trekking through both neighbourhoods and wooded trails.  The finished staff is a one-of-a-kind, handcrafted walking stick that is both sturdy and attractive.
The dimensions of the walking stick are:
  • Length is approximately 140cm
  • Weight is 620g
  • It is fitted with a heavy duty rubber ferrule
Folding Trekking Pole - Red
Another fantastic gift idea for the dad that enjoys the outdoors is the Folding Trekking Pole, here in Red, but is also available in Black and Moorland Grey. These poles help to reduce the load borne by the walker's legs. A single pole used in the manner of a traditional walking stick gives support and balance on easy terrain, while a pair of poles is recommended for more difficult walks. Folding, lightweight and telescopic. With clear plastic pouch. Upright handle, wrist strap.
The dimensions of the adjustable trekking pole are:
  • Length is adjustable from 115cm to 125cm
  • Length when folded is 42cm
  • Weight is 511g
  • The stick diameter is 19mm
  • It is fitted with a RFD10 hiking pole ferrule size with a 10mm internal diameter