Check out our best hi-Fi and audio choices for Father's day 2021

It’s that time of year again where we celebrate our ... Whether you’re a father yourself looking to drop hints to your children or if you’re racking your brain trying to find dad the perfect gift, look no further because we’ve compiled our Top 15 Father’s Day gifts for under £250. From the movie buffs to the vinyl nuts to the dad dancers we’ve got something for everyone here, so look no further for all your Father’s Day 2021 gift ideas.

SHS Top Father’s Day Picks: 

  1. Sonos Roam - £159
  2. Flexson Mountable Travel Cover for Sonos Roam - £19.99
  3. Bang & Olufsen Beosound Explore - £169
  4. Sony SRS-XB13 - £55
  5. Marshall Major IV - £119
  6. Sony HT-SD35 Soundbar - £179
  7. Sonos One (Gen 2) - £199
  8. Bowers & Wilkins PI5 - £199
  9. AudioEngine A1 Wireless Speakers - £179
  10. Audio-Technica AT-LP60XBT (Bluetooth Enabled) - reduced to £169
  11. Audio-Technica AT-LP120XUSB - reduced to £249
  12. Audio-Technica AT-LP3 - reduced to £199
  13. Audio-Technica Anti-Static Record Brush - £16
  14. Nova Desk Stand for Sonos One (Single) - reduced to £21.95
  15. Flexson Sonos Move Wall Mount - £29

1. Sonos Roam - £159

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Brand new for 2021, the Sonos Roam is the audio giant’s compact, truly portable speaker option that can be connected to via either Bluetooth or Wifi. 

Whether your dad already has a Sonos system around the home or is just looking for a great portable speaker, the Roam offers an impressive 10-hour battery life, Automatic Trueplay tuning and an IP67 weather rating making it perfect for taking outdoors. 

Why Dad will love it: Compact and powerful, great for use around the home and outside.


2. Flexson Sonos Roam Mountable Travel Case - £19.99

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Thousands have picked up a Sonos Roam since its release in April, and if your Dad is one of them you might think about getting him a neat accessory to go with it. The Flexson Sonos Roam Mountable Travel Case offers a protective silicone case, carabiner and carry strap along with a mounting accessory. The case will even work with the Sonos Roam Wireless Charger, so Dad won’t need to take the case off when he gets home. 

Why Dad will love it: Dad can take his new toy out and about without fear of damage


3. B&O Beosound Explore - £169

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This one’s for the outdoorsy Dads who’s ideal Father’s day would consist of waking up early for a hike or ending the day camping in the wilderness. With a hefty 27-hour battery life, IP67 weather rating and even a handy carabiner carry clip the Bang & Olufsen Beosound Explore is sure to impress even before you listen to its clean and crisp audio performance, which has been expertly tuned for outdoor environments. 

Why Dad will love it: Adventure-proofed for the active and outdoorsy Dad.  


4. Sony SRS - XB13 - £55

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If your dad’s more Beers in the Pool than Bear Grylls, it might be worth looking at the Sony SRS - XB13 that will float alongside him as he chillaxes. In a range of funky colours, the SRS-XB13 boasts an impressive battery life, light and compact design and full weather rating. Extra Bass mode is sure to keep the party going into the night, and at just £55 what’s not to love?

Why Dad will love it: Perfect for stuffing in a suitcase and taking on holiday 


5. Marshall Major IV - £119

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Whether your Dad’s an old soul or maybe just on the older side, they are sure to appreciate the classic, retro look of the Marshall Major IVs. Evocative of Marshall’s original amplifiers which hit the rock scene back in the 1960s, the Major IVs pack in great modern features including Bluetooth 5.0 and wireless Qi charging. The jewel in the crown of the Major IVs is their giant 80-hour battery life, far exceeding many of their competitors.

Why Dad will love it: Mixes a cool, retro feel with modern features and an excellent battery life.


6. Sony HT-SD35 Soundbar and Sub - £179

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Sitting back in front of the game or a good film is a hallmark of Dad life, meaning a new Soundbar combo might be just the thing to make his Father’s Day special. The 2.1ch Sony HT-SD35 Soundbar certainly packs a punch, complete with a wireless subwoofer and Bluetooth 5.0 control that’s sure to make all the excitement of the Euros sound great - even if it’s not going Dad’s way!

Why Dad will love it:  At a Glance: Movie night will be elevated with Surround Sound


7. Sonos One (Gen 2) - £199

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Sonos’ compact level music speaker is certain to put a smile on his face this Father’s Day. Perfect for a bedroom, study or dining room, the Sonos One (Gen 2) offers clean and crisp audio performance with handy added features like Airplay 2, Voice Assistant and Trueplay tuning. Dad not a fan of Voice Control? Check out the Sonos One SL (£179) which is the same speaker just without the inbuilt microphone. 

Why Dad will love it: Great entry or extension to the Sonos system


8. B&W PI5 - £199

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Coming in with another pair of headphones, the Bowers & Wilkins PI5s offer a sleek, in-ear alternative that is perfect for taking out and about. Whether your Dad’s a committed commuter or nuts about the gym, the B&W PI5s offer 16-bit CD-quality level listening via Bluetooth 5.0 APT-X along with Active Noise Cancellation to block out the hustle and bustle of daily life. If you’re looking to spend a bit more and really treat your Dad, you might want to take a look at the flagship Bowers & Wilkins PI7s. 

Why Dad will love it: Great for commuters or sporty dads who need a compact, in-ear option 


9. AudioEngine A1 Wireless Speakers - £179

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Perfect for the Dad who lives at his desk, the AudioEngine A1 Wireless Speakers offer a compact stereo speaker solution complete with all the bells and whistles needed for a versatile setup. Bluetooth aptX 5.0 offers a stable connection for streaming from a Mobile or PC, and a 3.5mm Aux-in allows for connection to a wired audio source such as a turntable or CD Player. You can even connect an active Subwoofer if you like!

Why Dad will love it: If your Dad’s glued to his desk, he’ll definitely appreciate an influx of music to break up the day 

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10. Audio-Technica AT-LP60XBT - reduced to £169

Whether it’s a case of reminiscing about the good old days or just a newfound passion for vinyl, a turntable could be a great present for your Dad this Father’s Day. The Audio-Technica AT-LP60XBT will not only offer great vinyl listening in a traditional wired set-up, but will also connect wirelessly to a Bluetooth speaker, giving you the best of old and new in one product.

Why Dad will love it:  Mixes traditional vinyl quality with the convenience of Bluetooth connectivity.


11. Audio-Technica AT-LP120XUSB - reduced to £249

This may be the most expensive option on our list, but we think it’s well worth the money and will put a smile on Dad’s face this Father’s Day. Evocative of the Technics SL 1200MK2 that took the 70s club scene by storm, the Audio-Technica AT-LP120XUSB combines great Hi-Fi features such as vari-speed pitch control, an inbuilt phono ready preamp and stroboscopic platter. The balanced S-shaped tonearm and AT-VM95E cartridge mean it’ll sound great too.

Why Dad will love it: Take him back in time with this retro turntable, fitted with all the features you need to make your vinyl sound great.


12. Audio-Technica AT-LP3 - reduced to £199

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Rounding off our top turntable choices is the Audio-Technica AT-LP3, which offers a step up from AT’s LP60X models with high-quality components at a reasonable price. Belt driven and fully automatic, the AT-LP3 even comes complete with an internal preamp meaning your Dad will barely have to lift a finger to get his turntable up and running.

Why Dad will love it: Easy to set up and run, Dad will be annoying you with his favourite records in no time.


13. Audio-Technica Anti-Static Record Brush - £16

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If your Dad already has a turntable that he cherishes, the Audio-Technica Anti-Static Record Brush might be just the ticket to keep his baby working as it should. This handy accessory will remove dust and dirt from the surface of his records, improving listening quality overall and even extending the turntable’s cartridge life.

Why Dad will love it: He’ll be able to keep his prized collection nice and clean, whilst extending the life of the turntable’s cartridge.  


14. Nova Desk Stand for Sonos One (Single) - reduced to £21.95

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For Dads that are more desk jockey than disc jockey, you might consider the Nova Desk Stand for Sonos One (Single) as a neat little upgrade for his office. The aluminium desk stand angles the Sonos One or Sonos One SL at a 5-degree angle, perfect for listening from sitting level at a desk or table. The cable is also neatly hidden behind the stand for a sleek finish. 

Why Dad will love it: Perfectly angles sound up and towards the listener for great audio at a desk. 


15. Flexson Sonos Move Wall Mount - £29

The Sonos Move is a tried and true wireless speaker perfect for use out and about or inside the home. This father’s day, treat your dad to the practical Flexson Sonos Move Wall Mount which will allow him to hook the Move onto the wall and out of the way, but still easily unhook and take it away with him when he goes out for the day. The mount is extremely small and discreet when the Move is taken away. 

Why Dad will love it: Hang the Sonos Move up and out of the way, but keep the party going


We hope you've found our top Father's Day choices for 2021 helpful, but as ever, if there's anything else we can help with please feel free to reach out to a member of our team. Please give us a call on 0800 677 1100, use the Live Chat Feature on our website or email us at and we’ll be happy to help you further!