Is it just us or are fathers near impossible to buy for!? There are only so many wallets, ties and mugs one can get over the years. So, this year why not treat your dad to something that won’t get put in a cupboard and forgotten about after a week. We’ve rounded up some fun activities to spoil your dad, plus something you can enjoy too!
You can’t go wrong with a food and drink orientated day! Take a tour at a London distillery and get a few tasters along the way, East London Liquor company is the first vodka, gin and whisky distillery in east London, hosting a range of tours that explore the science behind the distillation, the history of your favourite tipple and a guided tasting of spirits from around the world.
Taste of London located in Regents Park falls across Father’s Day this year, there are different tickets available that will gain you different experiences from browsing the artisan producer markets, getting stuck into delicious taster dishes to an intimate once in a lifetime fine dining experience with world-renowned chefs: Magnus Nilsson, Niklas Ekstedt, Manoella Buffara, Sean Gray or Greg Marchand
For the active dads London has some unique and unforgettable experiences! Challenge your dad to climb the famous arena with Up at The O2, this exhilarating 90-minute climb over the roof of the world’s most popular entertainment venue will let you see fantastic views over the city, by day, at twilight or sunset.
One for all the family: Underbelly Festival in South Bank brings circus, comedy, cabaret and family entertainment. Entry is free, gaining you access to one of the biggest outdoor bars in London; lined with Astroturf and colourful flowers it’s the perfect spot for a summer Pimms and a bite to eat from the likes of Waffle On and The Laughing Stock. Note you’ll need to book tickets to gain access to the shows.
For the nature loving dads why not take them to explore more than 130 hectares of landscapes and gardens at Kew Gardens. Here you can wander through tropical glasshouses, discover which plants coffee, rubber and chocolate come from, brave heights of the treetop walkway to admire views from 18 meters above the woodland floor – this is one of the world’s most famous gardens.