30 Things to Do on Father’s Day to Make Dad’s Day

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For the dads who have it all, finding the perfect Father's Day gifts can be a challenge. But fear not, because this year, we've compiled a list of extraordinary experiences that are sure to delight even the most discerning of dads. From thrilling adventures to unique outings, these handpicked activities offer a special way to celebrate Father's Day and create unforgettable memories together. So, whether you're searching for the perfect gift or planning a memorable day out, let us inspire you with our curated selection of things to do for Father's Day.

1. Football Stadium Tour

For the football loving Dad, treat him to a Football stadium tour this Father’s Day. On this immersive day out, he’ll get to walk in the footsteps of sporting legends, soak in the electric atmosphere of the stands, and dive into the rich history of his favourite team.

2. Train Spotting

For days out with Dad that indulges his passion for locomotives, you can’t go wrong with a day of train spotting. Whether it's watching sleek high-speed trains whizz by or admiring vintage steam engines chugging along the tracks, it's a nostalgic activity that's sure to evoke fond memories and make his day as special as him.

3. Supercar Driving Experience

Fuel your dad's love for speed and luxury with a supercar driving experience. With the choice to drive a Lamborghini, Ferrari and Aston Martin, just to name a few, he’ll be spoilt for choice as he takes to the track in the vehicle of his dreams.

4. Fishing Trip

Reconnect with your dad amidst the tranquillity of nature on a relaxing fishing trip. Whether you're casting lines from the shore or drifting along calm waters, it's the perfect father and son day out and a chance to bond over shared moments of anticipation and excitement.

5. Whisky Tasting

One of the best Father’s Day gifts for the Dad who fancies himself a Whisky connoisseur. This whisky tasting experience will explore a selection of quality whisky, where he’ll get to explore the rich aromas and complex flavours of premium spirits. where he’ll immerse himself in the rich aromas and complex flavours of premium spirits. It's a great gift for dads who appreciate the finer things in life and enjoy indulging in a sophisticated tasting session.

6. Tactile Gun Range

ExperienceIf you’re looking for unique things to do on Father’s Day, our Tactile gun Experience offers the perfect thrill! This gift offers Dad the chance to handle a Sig Sauer full metal training rifle, used by U.S. special forces, and navigate a tactical course, firing high velocity rounds at targets. It promises excitement and adventure, making it a truly memorable Father's Day gift.


7. Golfing Day Out

Tee off on a leisurely day of golf with your dad, surrounded by lush fairways and breathtaking scenery. Whether you're perfecting your swing or enjoying a friendly competition, it's a chance to unwind and spend quality time together in a picturesque setting.

8. Go on a Hike Somewhere New

Whether you're exploring rugged mountains or meandering through peaceful woodlands, this outdoor adventure offers the perfect opportunity for both you and your Dad to discover hidden gems and create lasting memories together. Don't forget your waterproof jacket – our British weather has a sense of humour as unpredictable as Dad's jokes!

9. Bird Watching

For dads who appreciate outdoor activities, bird watching offers a peaceful escape into the wonders of nature. Whether keeping watch in a tranquil woodland or by a serene lakeside, bird watching provides a unique opportunity to connect with the natural world and appreciate its beauty.

10. Beatles Walking Tour

For any Beatles fans out there, The Beatles Walking Tour offers one of the best experiences for Dads who love immersing themselves in the iconic music and history of the band. It's a journey through the streets where the Fab Four once walked, filled with fascinating stories, landmarks, and memories that bring their legendary music to life.

11. Visit to a Classic Car Show

A visit to a classic car show is the perfect Father's Day treat for dads interested in vintage cars. It's an opportunity to stroll through rows of meticulously restored vehicles, each with its own unique history and charm. From sleek sports cars to elegant classics, the show provides a captivating glimpse into the world of automotive nostalgia.

12. Paramotoring Lesson

If he’s a thrill-seeker who revels in new outdoor adventures, paramotoring lesson offers a great opportunity for him to soar to new heights and experience the exhilarating freedom of flight. With the wind in his hair and the world at his feet, he'll create unforgettable memories and discover the true meaning of adventure.

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13. Quad Biking

For those with a taste for adventure, a quad bike experience offers one of the best things to do with your dad. Indulge in the excitement of tackling twists and turns, feeling the wind rush past as you explore the great outdoors with your dad by your side. It's not just a ride; it's a chance to bond, laugh, and share in the joy of adventure together.

14. Kayaking

Kayaking is an ideal gift for adventurous dads who love spending time on the water. As you paddle your way across tranquil lakes or meandering rivers, you’ll have a great time soaking in the natural beauty of your surroundings. Whether it's a peaceful solo excursion or a bonding adventure with Dad, kayaking promises unforgettable moments and serene experiences on the water.

15. Sausage Making Experience

The Sausage Making Experience is the perfect Father's Day gift for those seeking to learn new skills and expand their cooking knowledge. It offers a unique opportunity to craft gourmet sausages under expert guidance, making it a memorable and practical present for any food enthusiast.

16. Spend Some Time in the Garden

Give your dad the gift of relaxation and rejuvenation with a day spent in the garden. Whether he's a seasoned gardener or just enjoys pottering about, it’s a wholesome way to spend quality time together this Father’s Day.

17. Flight Simulator

The Flight Simulator experience offers an exhilarating adventure for aviation enthusiasts. Here, Dad can take the captain's seat and feel the thrill of piloting various aircraft without leaving the ground. It's a unique opportunity to test his skills, experience the sensation of flight, and create unforgettable memories in a safe and controlled environment.

18. Leather Belt Workshop

For the creative Dad who loves the opportunity to create something new, a leather belt workshop is one of the best Father’s Day gift ideas. Dive into the art of crafting bespoke belts, where Dad can let his imagination run wild and design a one-of-a-kind accessory that reflects his unique style. With expert guidance and hands-on experience, it's a chance for him to unleash his creativity and walk away with a tangible reminder of a Father’s Day well spent.


19. Go Camping

Surprise your dad with a camping trip under the stars, where you can bond over a crackling camp fire and shared stories under the night sky. It's a chance for him to escape the stresses of everyday life and reconnect with the simplicity of nature.

20. White Water Rafting

Give your dad the thrill of a lifetime with a White Water Rafting adventure. Here, he’ll conquer rushing rapids and breathtaking drops, as he experiences the adrenaline rush of navigating untamed waters.

21. Mountain Biking

Mountain biking is one of the best outdoor activities for families, presenting a fun bonding opportunity while offering thrilling outdoor fun. From challenging terrain to woodland trails, mountain biking is an exciting adventure for all skill levels, promising shared laughter and unforgettable moments in the great outdoors.

22. Beekeeping Experience

Intrigue your dad's curiosity with a beekeeping experience, where he can don a beekeeper's suit and delve into the fascinating world of honeybees. This unique adventure is one of the most enriching experiences for Dad, offering hands-on learning and a deeper appreciation for the vital role bees play in our ecosystem. As he tends to the hives and harvests honey, he'll gain valuable insights and create cherished memories that buzz with excitement.

23. Visit a National Trust Property

Treat your dad to a journey through history with a visit to a National Trust property. Whether it's exploring grand stately homes, wandering through manicured gardens, or soaking in the beauty of the countryside, it's an opportunity for him to immerse himself in the rich heritage of the UK.

24. Steam Train Experience

The Steam Train Experience is a wonderful Father's Day present, offering a nostalgic journey back in time and a chance to create cherished memories with Dad. Whether Dad is a history buff or simply enjoys the beauty of a bygone era, this experience promises a unique and memorable way to celebrate Father's Day together.


25. Spend the Day at the Beach

Spend the day at the beach with Dad, enjoying a fantastic family day out filled with sun, sand, and sea. It's the perfect opportunity to relax, bond, and create cherished memories together amidst the calming sound of the waves and the warmth of the sun.

26. Segway Experience

Mastering the art of Segway riding is not only thrilling but also promises moments of pure enjoyment and excitement. Whether navigating urban streets or winding through nature trails, a segway experience offers a unique opportunity to bond and create lasting memories with Dad while having an absolute blast.

27. Brewery Tour and Beer Tasting

Indulge your dad's love of beer with a brewery tour and tasting session, where he can sample a variety of handcrafted brews, learn about the brewing process, and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow beer enthusiasts.

28. Have a BBQ

Make the most of that June sunshine with a BBQ in the garden! Gather family and friends for a relaxed and delicious outdoor feast, where Dad can show off his grilling skills and everyone can enjoy mouth-watering burgers, sausages, and grilled vegetables. With the aroma of sizzling food filling the air and the sound of laughter all around, it's the perfect way to celebrate Father's Day and create cherished memories together.

29. Archery Session

Experience the thrill of an archery session with Dad, a fun-filled activity perfect for Father’s Day. Take aim, release, and feel the rush of excitement as you both hone your skills and compete for the bullseye. It's a fantastic way to bond and create lasting memories while embracing the spirit of friendly competition.

30. Go to the Arcade

Surprise your dad with a trip down memory lane at the arcade, where you can enjoy classic games and create new memories together. Challenge each other to nostalgic favourites, share laughs, and relive the joy of arcade gaming from your childhood. It's the perfect way to celebrate Father's Day and indulge in some lighthearted fun with Dad.

So, however you choose to spoil Dad this Father's Day, don't forget that it's the quality time spent together and the memories made that mean the most! And if you just can't choose from our wide selection of experience gifts, our WonderDays gift vouchers hold the key to endless possibilities to ensure Dad has an unforgettable day!

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