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This year Father’s Day is on the 16th June 2019 and if you are looking for the ultimate Father’s Day treat you have come to the right place! This Father’s Day Hampshire has events, top days out and delicious places to eat and drink that your Dad will love.

Read on for our guide to the very best Father’s Day events, days out and gift ideas, so that 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.


War on the Line at The Watercress Line

Step back in time with to the 1940s with your Dad and experience the ‘Blitz Spirit’ with The Watercress Line. Enjoy unlimited train travel through the beautiful Hampshire countryside whilst hopping off at each station to explore period displays, music, dancing, vintage vehicle and retro stalls.

Find out more about The Watercress Line’s War on the Line


Hot Rod and Custom Drive-In at Beaulieu, Home of the National Motor Museum

Is your Dad a petrol head? If so adventure into the heart of the New Forest National Park this Father’s Day and discover over 250 vehicles from across the decades 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 a vintage village and live entertainment throughout the day.

Find out more about Beaulieu’s Hot Rod and Custom Drive-in Day


Have a go at Archery at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Try something new this Father’s Day and have a go at Archery with the Romsey Archers in the beautiful setting of Sir Harold Hillier Gardens. Bring the whole family and have a go at archery under the expert guidance of experienced coaches. No need to book, just turn up. Garden entry fees apply.

Find out more about Sir Harold Hillier Gardens’ archery event


Win tickets to the Cricket World Cup for you and your Dad

We are delighted as an official host city partner to have the opportunity to give away four pairs of tickets for each Cricket World Cup match at the Hampshire Bowl. To be in for a chance of winning a day out at the cricket for you and your Dad all you need to do is answer a simple question.

Enter the compeition here


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

Treat your Papa to a relaxing paddle along the stunning Beaulieu River, in the New Forest National Park. Enjoy floating along the river through Beaulieu River Nature Reserve before disembarking for a well-earned pint at the Master Builder pub on the riverside. Make sure you book this activity in advance.

Find out more about New Forest Activities’ Father’s Day Paddle


Beer Day Britain and Father’s Day Festival at Ringwood Brewery

Does your Dad love a good pint of beer? If so, take him to Ringwood Brewery on Father’s Day and celebrate Beer Day Britain. Within the Brewery’s yard you’ll find a marquee hosting live music, gourmet BBQ and lots of family entertainment. Plus, most importantly there will be a huge selection of craft beers to try! Entry is free and all Dads can collect a free pint voucher on arrival.

Find out more about Ringwood Brewery’s Beer Day Britain event


Dads go free at Longdown Activity Farm

Enjoy a day out on the Farm with your Dad. See cows, goats, pigs, ponies, donkeys, rabbits, play on the indoor and outdoor play areas and have ago on the ride one tractors. All Dads are free of charge alongside the purchase of a fully paying person’s ticket.

Find out more about Longdown Activity Farm


Visit Bombay Sapphire Distillery

This is a perfect day out for any gin loving Dads! Be taken on a guided tour around Bombay Sapphire Distillery. Discover how their gin is made, the history of their gin and the botanicas they use. At the end of the tour you can enjoy a gin based (or alcohol free for any drivers) cocktail based on your own likes and dislikes. Tours must be booked in advance or a tour voucher can be purchased.

Find out more about Bombay Sapphire Distillery


Father’s Day Brunch, Lunch or Dinner in Hampshire

Hampshire is well known for its food so why not treat your Dad to a meal out this Father’s Day. See our food and drink guide for country pubs, fine dining, delicious restaurants or cafes with a view.

See our guide to Food and Drink in Hampshire


For more Father’s Day days out see our guide to the best attractions in Hampshire.

If you are looking for a more adrenaline fuelled day out with your Dad? Check our advenuture and outdoor activities guide.

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