Best Father's Day Walking Sticks 2022
Monday, 16 May 2022 | Eugene
Father's day is just around the corner, so it's time to start thinking about how to thank dad for all he's done for you. While there are plenty of techy gizmos out there to occupy his time, it can be hard to find a gift that will make an impression that will last longer than the day itself. A walking stick is always a great option, as it provides a unique way to help you appreciate the world around you, and will maintain its beauty and versatility for years to come.
Our Best Father's Day Gift Ideas
With so many walking sticks out there, how are you to choose the right one for dad? At WalkingSticks.co.uk, we wouldn't be living up to our name if we didn't know how to help. Our walking stick experts have together a collection our top picks for a great father's day gift, combining the beauty of nature with a sturdy, long-lasting gift that will have the rest of your family wondering why they didn't think of it first. We've organised our top picks into a few key categories:
Our Best Country Hiking Sticks for Father's Day
If your father likes to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors, a natural wooden hiking stick will be a great gift to help them feel more in touch with nature. These sticks are made with sustainable materials to bring out the natural beauty of a number of different woods, making them an idea companion for country walks.
Everyday Wooden Canes for Father's Day
There are few more attractive accessories than a well-designed wooden walking stick, combining practical support with the beauty of natural wood grain. These sticks are ideal for your father to take just about anywhere, providing the most refined support available.
Hiking and Trekking Poles for Father's Day
For the most adventurous, having a lightweight stick with a comfortable grip is important to enhance enjoyment of long walks. Whether rambling through the countryside or gallavanting through town, a trekking pole is ideal for those who love a long walk.
Shooting Sticks and Seat Sticks
If your father is the type of walker who likes to enjoy a rest and take in his surroundings, a seat stick or shooting stick is a great option. These are designed to provide support while walking and include a built-in seat – perfect for a long day out.
Father's Day Gifts for Animal Lovers
If your father is inseparable from his dog, or loves a day at the races, an animal-themed walking stick may be just the thing to help him take his animal passion out and about with him.
Antler Thumbstick Handle Walking Stick
To start off our list, we've gone with a rugged yet elegant design that will never go out of style. The Antler Thumbstick Handle Walking Stick is a perfect companion on any walk through the countryside, made with stunning hazel wood topped with a real deer antler handle that was shed naturally without harm to the animal. Made with coppiced hazel that highlights the natural beauty of the wood, this stick provides sturdy support that will serve your father well on any outdoor excursion.
Key Features: Made with hazel wood; wood is coppiced for a natural style; finished with real deer handle
Gents' Acacia Classic Derby Walking Cane
Our next stick features a common design that's been used in Britain for centuries, polished up to produce a smart, versatile walking aid. The Gents' Acacia Classic Derby Walking Cane is made with acacia, which besides its attractive natural grain, is said to retain its sturdiness for up to 40 years, even when untreated! Practical, reliable and refined, this is a perfect stick for any occasion.
Key Features: Made with beautiful and durable acacia wood; classic understated design is perfect for any occasion
Country Tan Leather Shooting Stick Seat
If you father enjoys a ramble through the countryside, or spends time watching outdoor events with minimal seating, a seat stick like the Country Tan Leather Shooting Stick Seat will make the perfect gift. With a classic rustic design made with robust build and materials, this stick is ideal for providing support on soft ground, and provides a convenient seat to take a load off while walking, watching events or even hunting.
Key Features: Robust stick and seat to take on country walks; rustic leather and brown design
Height Adjustable Green Trekking Pole
Walks in nature don't always require a natural stick, as an intelligently designed hiking pole can provide unrivalled support and shock-absorption. Cleverly designed with a versatile handle to suit every need, the Height Adjustable Green Trekking Pole is the perfect stick for all conditions. Fitted with a spiked ferrule that can be covered with the included tip, your father will be well supported on snow, ice, or solid ground.
Key Features: Height adjustable, versatile multi-grip handle, combi rubber and spiked ferrule
Chestnut Thumbstick Hiking Stick
Our favourite walking sticks are the ones that are natural enough to have been picked up from the forest floor, and this next stick delivers that in spades. The Chestnut Thumbstick Walking Stick is made with the natural V-shaped top it was grown with, forming a perfectly natural and comfortable handle. Made with rich coppiced chestnut, this stick features a combi ferrule with a rubber ferrule over a spiked one, making it perfect for just about any walking surface.
Key Features: Made from dark coppiced chestnut wood; thumbstick design forms a perfectly natural handle; combi ferrule for versatile walking
Which is Right for Dad?
While all these sticks would make a great father's day gift, only one can be the perfect choice for your dad. Whether he's a rugged hiker or a more refined city walker, we're sure we have the right walking stick for him. If you'd like to take a look for yourself, why not start with our Wooden Walking Sticks or Gentleman's Walking Sticks, all available with free UK delivery on all orders over £40.