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Fun days out for dads

Our recommendations for a memorable Father's Day celebration

Top-rated Father's Day treats

Celebrated on the third Sunday of June, Father’s Day is all about celebrating the dads and father figures in our lives.

From sporty days out to tasty treats, we’ve selected some AA- and VisitEngland-recommended activities that are sure to bring the fun to Father’s Day.

The Beatles Story, Liverpool

Embark on an incredible immersive journey as you discover the story of how four young lads from Liverpool became the world’s most famous band. Experience a replica of the Abbey Road Studios, play on the giant floor piano, and admire the impressive collection of authentic memorabilia.

Beaulieu, Hampshire

Located in the heart of the New Forest, Beaulieu is an award-winning day out that offers something for everyone. See over 280 vehicles at the National Motor Museum, enjoy unlimited rides on the ‘Skytrain’ and explore the world of Top Gear – a special exhibition in homage to the TV show.

Stephenson Railway Museum, Tyne & Wear

A celebration of British railway history from its earliest days. Spend some time with Billy, the 3rd oldest surviving locomotive in the world, just one of the fascinating engines on display.

The Ice Cream Farm, Cheshire

The Ice Cream Farm is a family-friendly attraction that boasts the Guinness World Record for the largest ice cream shop in the world. Located in Cheshire, there are activities available for the whole family – along with over 50 flavours of ice cream to choose from!

The Lakes Distillery, Cumbria

A beautifully renovated old Victorian farmstead on the shore of Bassenthwaite Lake, The Lakes Distillery encourages visitors to immerse themselves in the sights, sounds and smells of this working distillery. Enjoy a fascinating tour and tasting, have a spot of lunch in the Bistro, and meet the on-site alpaca herd.

The Living Rainforest, Berkshire

Visitors can experience a lush tropical environment in the Berkshire countryside at the Living Rainforest. Nature lovers will be fascinated by over 850 species of plants and animals, including rare and endangered species, birds, butterflies, and Cinnamon the two-toed sloth.

World Rugby Museum and Twickenham Stadium Tours

Rugby fans will delight in going behind the scenes at the world’s most famous rugby stadium. Run through the Players’ Tunnel, see the Royal Box and finish your visit by exploring the World Rugby Museum – home of a prestigious collection of rugby memorabilia.

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