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Don’t know what to get your dad for Father’s Day? Looking for the ultimate Father’s Day treat? Father’s Day is on Sunday 17th June and Hampshire has a number of exciting Father’s Day events taking place across the county, plus you’ll find great days out that any dad will love! 

Here’s our guide to the top Father’s Day events, days out and gift ideas so you can plan the best Father’s Day ever. We can guarantee that your Dad will have a Father’s Day to remember in Hampshire.

See our 2019 guide to Father's Day in Hampshire

A Day out at Birdworld

This Father’s Day Dads go free at Birdworld with one other full paying person. Explore 26 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens and see the Terry Pratchett Owl Parliament, Penguin Beach, Flamingo Cove, Underwater World and The Jenny Wren Farm. Simply visit Birdworld’s website to download the Father’s Day voucher. 

Father’s Day Fun at Ringwood Brewery

Head to Ringwood Brewery this Father’s Day and enjoy a day of family fun celebrating 40 years since the brewery started. There will be a beer festival with 16 different beers, free mini brewery tours, shire horses, music and lots of games for all the family. All Dads will receive a free pint on the day as well. 

Tickets to Farnborough International Airshow 2018

The famous Farnborough International Airshow is back and tickets to this amazing event will make the perfect Father’s Day gift. With a jam-packed flying display both on the ground and in the air your dad will have an action packed day out. 

Rollercoaster Riding at Paulton's Park

Take your Dad and the whole family on an adrenaline fuelled day out to concur the roller coasters at Paultons Park. Voted the number one theme park in the UK by Tripadvisor, Paultons is home to more than 70 rides and attractions giving you a day of memorable experiences with your Dad. 

Hot Rods at Beaulieu, Home of the National Motor Museum 

Is your Dad a petrol head? If so, adventure into the heart of the New Forest this Father's Day and discover over 250 vehicles in Beaulieu's world famous motor collection. As a special Father's Day treat Beaulieu will be hosting a Hot Rod and Custom Drive in day. See hundreds of cool, colourful custom cars and enjoy live music and entertainment throughout the day. 

Make your visit to Hampshire a little longer by booking a night or a couple of nights stay. Visit our accommodation page and browes a range of hotels, campsites, glamping sites and self catering properties

Velodrome Experience at Calshot Velodrome

Does your Dad like cycling? Give him a Father’s Day gift experience for a go on the Calshot Velodrome. He will learn how to ride the banking, pick up speed and cycle as a group all under the expert eye of a coach. If cycling isn’t his thing, Calshot also offer a number of different gift experiences including skiing and climbing. 

A Day out at The Vyne

If your Dad loves his garden he will love a day out exploring the grounds of The Vyne National Trust Property. The 13 acres of grounds and relaxing gardens surround the warm red-bricked Tudor mansion and offer the perfect Father's Day stroll. Don't forget to call into the the tearoom and enjoy a delicious cup of coffee and slice of homemade cake. 

Father's Day Paddle to the Pub with New Forest Activities

Treat your Papa to a relaxing paddle to the pub on the stunning Beaulieu River this Father's Day! Enjoy paddling through the Beaulieu River Nature Reserve before disembarking for a well earned pint at the Masterbuilder's pub on the riverside. Great for all ages!

Father’s Day Brunch, Lunch or Dinner in Hampshire

Treat your Dad to a meal out in one of Hampshire’s Eateries. Discover country pubs, award winning restaurants and cafes with a view. See our food and drink guide

For more ideas for a top day out with your Dad see our guide to attractions in Hampshire.

Looking for something a little more action packed and adrenline fueled to do with your Dad? Check out our activities and sports guide


Paultons Theme Park Home of Peppa Pig World
Theme Park
Peppa Pig World at Paultons Park

Paultons Park voted number one theme park in the UK by Tripadvisor, is the theme park for families which has more than 70 wonderful rides and attractions included in the admission price.

Beaulieu, Home of the National Motor Museum
National Motor Museum at Bealieu

Beaulieu featuring the world famous National Motor Museum, Palace House home of the Montagu family and Abbey Ruins containing an exhibition of monastic life.

Animal Collection / Zoo
Penguins at Birdworld

Birdworld one of the largest bird parks in the country, located on the Hampshire border with surrey it is a great place to explore for a fun and informative day out. In addition to a walk around 26 acres of aviaries and beautiful landscaped gardens, visitors can admire over 800 birds and 180 species from around the world and take part in educational feeding sessions throughout the day.

The Vyne
Castles & Stately Homes
The Vyne Tudor Mansion, National Trust

The Vyne is a warm red-bricked Tudor mansion built in the 16th century for Lord Sandys, Henry VIII's Lord Chamberlain, which later passed into the hands of the Chute family, who cared for the house and estate for over 300 years. It was remodelled to its present configuration in the mid-17th century.



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