With Father’s Day fast approaching, you’ll find a whole host of wonderful experiences guaranteed to make him feel like the most important man in the world!  From fabulous food to exciting days out, the Cotswolds have something for every dad – whatever his interest or passion.

The Lygon Arms

The Lygon Arms has a history of many influential men having stayed since it opened in medieval times (Charles I and Oliver Cromwell), so why not treat your father to the same iconic destination? This Father’s Day, enjoy a delicious Sunday Wellington in the Lygon Bar & Grill and the hotel will treat him to a bottle of the finest Cotswold Brew beer or ale. Lygon Arm's Wellington Sunday is a typical Cotswolds celebration of local food and drink. Available from 12noon till 3pm on 16 June and every Sunday, the menu is carefully crafted using locally sourced, fresh produce.
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Big Feastival

Wish dad a happy Father’s Day by getting him tickets to the ultimate family festival, The Big Feastival this August - set in the idyllic Cotswold town of Kingham. With music from Rudimental, Jess Glynne, Elbow and many more… get ready to practice your dad dancing! Coupled with its award-winning street food, what better place to spend quality family time together. Top chefs such as Raymond Blanc, Prue Leith and Mark Hix will cook up a storm in the kitchen, and Justin Fletcher, Paw Patrol’s Chase & Marshall and Peppa Pig and George will keep the kids entertained! 
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The Greenway Hoyel

Celebrate Father’s Day at The Greenway Hotel by booking onto their Father’s Day Shoot. Tickets include breakfast bites on arrival and a fabulous clay pigeon shoot within the hotel’s beautiful grounds.  
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Mulberry Cottages

Shearwater Lake House located on the Cotswolds Lakes is the ultimate holiday home for the family to get together and celebrate Father’s Day. This Mulberry Cottages property offers a truly tranquil setting with its own private jetting and deck; the ideal setting to watch the swans on the lake or rent a canoe. Enjoy a family walk to the local pub and treat dad to a well-deserved drink. Retreat to Shearwater Lake House and enjoy quality family time together and let the men in the family fire up the BBQ.  
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The Swan Hotel

The Swan Hotel in Bibury is excited to welcome a special new arrival just in time for Father’s Day! Introducing their Ice Cream Trike (as modelled here by Ernesto) – new for Summer 2019 - and bookings are now being taken for an extra special Father’s Day Lunch on 16th June which includes a pint of Cotswold Ale for all dads dining!
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The Royal Gardens at Highgrove

For garden-loving dads join a two hour garden tour of The Royal Gardens at Highgrove led by one of HRH The Prince of Wales’s expert guides. During the tour you’ll experience many of the highlights, from the magnificence of the Thyme Walk to the other-worldly setting of the stumpery. Discover a rare glimpse into the life of The Prince of Wales followed by a refreshing glass of Pimms and seasonal two-course supper with musical accompaniment by the resident pianist. 
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Cotswold Photography Tours

If your Dad is interested in photography and enjoys the outdoor life, why not treat him to something different and book him a half or one day bespoke photography tour in the Cotswolds through Cotswold Photography Tours? Every level of photographic experience is catered for and this June there’s one additional free place for every tour booked. So as well as his camera dad can bring a friend, or you or the dog for no extra cost! 
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Berkeley Castle

Dads will get a right royal welcome with free entry to Berkeley Castle and a free main course at lunch. You’re guaranteed a great family day out and a personal welcome from his majesty Henry VIII and his six wives! Pop into the Education Room and enjoy Father’s Day themed craft sessions throughout the day. Conditions apply.
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Go Cotswolds

Beer-loving dads will love Go Cotswolds Brewery and Cotswolds Pub Tours which take place on the first Saturday of each month. Tickets include a tour and tasting at the award-winning Purity Brewing Co., lunch and a pint at a country pub, as well as transportation to two other Cotswold pubs. Gift vouchers also available! 
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British Motor Museum

Take your car-enthusiast dad for a great day out at the British Motor Museum this Father’s Day and explore more than 300 of the finest historic British cars. Reminisce over the cars your family owned, those you learnt to drive in as well as those you aspire to own. From Aston Martin to a Zander prototype, from the 1900s to the present day, you’ll find a full A to Z of cars. 
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Habitat Escapes

This Father’s Day, Lower Mill Estate is offering dads or grandads the opportunity to take part in one water sports activity free of charge when booking water sports for four or more people. What’s more Lower Mill’s restaurant, Ballihoo, will be running a Father’s Feast set menu, including an all-important pint and some peace and quiet. All properties come with free spa access. 
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Rabbie's Tours

Grab your dad and head out on an adventure to remember with Rabbie’s Tours. The Cotswolds are recognised as one of the most beautiful places in England and what better way to explore winding, mossy paths, thatched roofs and rolling countryside than in the comfort of a Rabbie’s tour bus? Your experienced tour guide will reveal the secrets, stories and historical facts clinging to these magical places; from the stunning spire-studded skyline of Oxford University to the picturesque villages.
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Fairytale Farm

Give dad the award he deserves by making a Father’s Day rosette at Fairytale Farm this Father’s Day. Or why not decorate a heart-shaped biscuit for him with homemade biscuits?  All activities are indoors and included in the admission charge – although as an extra special treat dad gets in for half price when accompanied by one full-paying person! 
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Classic Car Hire North

Why not treat dad to a special day out in a beautiful classic car this Father’s Day with Classic Hire North. He’ll have a splendid time burbling at a leisurely pace through stunning Cotswolds countryside and idyllic villages, enjoying vintage-style motoring at its best. Either book for Father’s Day itself, or get him a gift voucher. It's bound to put a smile on his face! 
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Cotswold Electric Bike Tours

Struggling to find something dad will remember forever? A Cotswold Electric Bike Tour is the perfect gift for active dads who enjoy spectacular scenery and fresh air – they might also suddenly feel thirty years younger ascending hills with ease on an e-bike! And if you want to see how much fun it is, why not book to come too and create memories you can share together. 
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The Brewery Quarter

Celebrate dad and his terrible jokes at The Brewery Quarter this Father’s Day, the one-stop spot for family fun. If he’s partial to a pint, try Brewhouse & Kitchen’s perfectly crafted brewing experience. Or if family competition is on the agenda, enjoy a lively game at Mr Mulligan’s Golf or Hollywood Bowl. Catch dad-friendly movies at Cineworld, or spruce up dad's style at Luke 1977.  More information

Compass Holidays

If dad’s one of those adventurous types, Compass Holidays has an amazing short cycling break in the Cotswolds that’s perfect for the whole family! Based in the village of Slimbridge, the short break lets you cycle through the ancient battlements of Berkeley Castle as well as glorious Cotswolds countryside. 
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The Bicycle Hub

Since Father’s Day is right around the corner, why not spoil dad and celebrate with the whole family by going for a lovely bike ride along the Regency Cheltenham Cycle Trail! The gentle six-mile cycle trail takes you along the Cheltenham Honeybourne Line, then onto Pittville Park before weaving down Cheltonian-styled streets and much more. Cycle equipment such as bikes and helmets, instructions for the trail and a handy GPS mobile app are included for just £25. Get on your bike and contact The Bicycle Hub on 01242 250 642 today! 
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