Searching for that special gift for the train-loving dad in your life? Here we take a look at our top picks for the perfect father's day train gift ideas in 2023.
If you are looking to give a gift that is both great to look at and also extremely practical, then a train based wall clock is ideal. Available in either individual locomotive train designs or as a collage of multiple trains these make the ideal train enthusiast gifts. Discover more here.
Another practical fathers day train gift that would be appreciated by any dad is a good quality keyring. These are available in many different styles in including hand-poured English pewter to those made by hand out of wood. Whatever your preference, you can't go far wrong giving one of these products as a father's day gift.
If the dad in your life is both a train and art lover then these pieces of steam train wall art is the ideal combination. Steam locomotive pictures are available in a range of sizes and materials, from canvas and wall stickers to poster prints and metal sign art. View more here on Amazon.
Making a truly memorable father's day gift is giving a railway train travel experience as a present. Ranging in price from £30 to £100's the train experience gift can be anything from a short steam train ride to a full day of travel with meal included.
Making the perfect train gifts, models for railway enthusiasts are always a winner. Ranging from wooden models to small or large-scale diecast and metal models, choices included those of a vintage steam train locomotive to more modern-day diesel and electric train models.
See our range of wooden mechanical kits here.
The world of trains is huge and for anyone wanting to give the best trains-related gift here are a few other products and ideas to choose from.
For the dad who loves to read, what better gift to give, than a special train-based book. Train books can cover anything from train-related short stories to factual rail and world train travel guides.
A few of the most gifted railway reads are:
Click this link to the top 100 most gifted railways book choices on Amazon.
No list of train gifts for fathers day could be complete without including a puzzle or two. In sizes from 49 piece to the more detailed 1000-2000 piece train puzzles, they make the perfect gifts for the more patient train enthusiast.
Some of the most popular brands include Ravensburger, Cheatwell, Gibsons and The House Of Puzzles. Take a look here for some of the best selling puzzles for the rail enthusiast dad.
For those dads who hark back to their childhood days, give them a train set and they'll be in their element! And what better set than the iconic Flying Scotsman Train Set from Hornby.
This set includes model vintage LNER Class A1 4-6-2 ‘Flying Scotsman’ engine designed by Sir Nigel Gresley, two LNER composite coaches and a LNER brake coach. It's not the cheapest fathers day gift, but sure to bring a smile to any trains enthusiast dad.
Take a look at our Father's Day Train Cards here.
We very much hope after reading this you can stop your 2023 search, with something above being what the dad in your life would really want and love as a great father's day gift, giving you the opportunity to see a great big smile on his face.
You can see all our train lovers gifts here and also check out our guide to father's day gifts for Land Rover owners & enthusiasts.
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