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12 Jun 2017
This year, you don’t need to worry- to make sure that your dad has the best time this Father’s Day, take him to one of our top events around the UK, suitable for every dad.
Situated in, a Victorian Gothic revival house just a short drive away from Bristol, you can find the classic cars exhibitions this Father’s Day.
For any dad who loves classic cars, this free day out is ideal. Over the weekend, there will be an array of vehicles on display from British Rolls Royce models to Italian and German cars too.
If you stay for the day and feel a bit peckish, then head to the lawns for a picnic. Or, if the sun is out in all its glory, then head to the Cow Barn Ice Cream Parlour for a delicious 99.
The sporty dad: Subway Family 5K, Cambridge
If your dad really enjoys a sporting challenge, then why don’t you both take part in this summer 5K family fun run – it even comes with a free lunch!
Kids under 12 can run free, so it’s a great way to get the whole family involved. Get a medal, tshirt and free Subway lunch, and then spend the rest of the day enjoying face painting, games and music!
The foodie dad: Dinefwr Food Festival
In Wales, they’re cooking up a storm for this year’s Dinefwr Food Festival. Foodie entertainment, cookery demonstrations, and food stalls – it’s all here for the dad that loves his food. If the way to your dad’s heart is through his stomach, then head down to Newton House this Father’s Day.
From street food to sophisticated delicacies, there really is a food for every taste bud. If the food wasn’t enough for your dad, why not get involved in a workshop? There’s everything from foraging to cocktail making!
At Newton House, this event will take place on the 17th and 18th of June and is open from 10am until 6pm, kicking off the summer of stores, myths and legends in style.
Based in Bedfordshire, Virgin Experience Days are offering dads the chance to take part in their own virtual skydive. By using the latest virtual reality technology, coupled with the freefall sensation of an indoor skydive, it is ideal for any dad that’s a bit of a thrill-seeker.
Your dad will have to catch his breath before he jumps out of the sky over California! Free-falling for over one minute, your dad will really feel like he’s fell out of the sky until the instructor pulls the virtual parachute.
There are more locations to be unveiled later in 2017, so who knows, after Father’s Day your dad might want to become a virtual parachuting expert. Tickets cost £85, but for the experience of a life-time it’s well worth it, and if that’s not enough, the next step will be the real thing!
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