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Looking for something to do on Fathers Day this year? You can stop the search right here as we have put together the ultimate guide to the top things to do in Hampshire this Fathers Day. Although things are still a little different, Hampshire can still offer the best day Fathers Day treat for your family to celebrate on the day and in the year ahead! From excellent events and days out to the best places to enjoy a delicious meal - we can guarantee you'll have a day to remember here in Hampshire! 

This year Fathers Day is on Sunday 20th of June and we have plenty of events and ideas to share with you to ensure you'll find a great day out that you and your family will love.

Read on for our guide to the best things to do in Hampshire this Fathers Day. 

Visit the Rose Garden at Mottisfont Abbey Garden and Estate 

If your Dad is a keen gardener, we would highly recommend a visit to the gardens at Mottifont Abbey Garden near Romsey. June is the best time to visit the estate and discover the rich history of the rose garden. The walled gardens at Mottisfont are home to a National Collection of pre-1900 old-fashioned roses - it is a magnificent site to be see! 

Book your tickets to Mottisfont Garden and House here 

See more glorious gardens in Hampshire 

Inside Bombay Sapphire

Tour of Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery, Whitchurch 

Is your Dad a gin lover? Hampshire is home to the Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery which offers guided tours for gin lovers to see just how their favourite tipple is distilled. Several packages are available including self-guided tours and cocktail-making classes. Find out how to book a tour or purchase a gift voucher for a later date. 

Book your Bombay Sapphire Distillery tour today! 

Find out more about the breweries in Hampshire 

Find out more about the vineyard tours and tasting in Hampshire

See our guide to The Best Pubs and Beer Gardens in Hampshire 

Hot Rods at Beaulieu

Hot Rods and Custom Designs at Beaulieu 

This is a great event if your Father has a passion for cars! 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. 

Find out how to book your tickets for the Hot Rod events here 

See the Beaulieu Event Calendar here 

Make a weekend of it! 

Make your visit to Hampshire for Father's Day a little longer by booking a night or a couple of nights' stay. Visit our accommodation page and browse a range of hotelscampsitesglamping sites, and self-catering properties
 

Fathers Day Activities with New Forest Activities - Paddle to the pub

Treat your loved one to a relaxing paddle on the stunning Beaulieu River this Father's Day with New Forest Activities! Enjoy paddling together through the Beaulieu River Nature Reserve as a family - and of course, we'll pop open the coolbox and provide you with some 'boat bevvys' along the way to keep Dad refreshed on his special day. 

Book your paddle to the pub experience now! 

Fathers Day Gift Vouchers and Experiences 

If you're looking to get a date in the diary for something to look forward to this summer why not buy a gift voucher or gift experience! Many of Hampshire’s famous attractions including Thruxton Motorsports CentreHawk Conservancy TrustSpinnaker Tower, and the Watercress Line, to name a few, all offer gift and experiences vouchers that can be purchased from their websites. Why not check out the golf experiences here in Hampshire too! Hampshire is a golfer’s delight, with over 80 high quality private and public golf courses on offer.

See a full guide to Hampshire’s amazing attractions 

See a full guide to Family Attractions in Hampshire

Steamship Shieldhall Father's Day Cruise with Shieldhall Stompers Jazz Band

An ideal gift for Father's Day – a cruise on Steamship Shieldhall! Head down Southampton Water to the Solent, and enjoy the excellent Shieldhall Stompers Jazz band! On return to berth, Shieldhall will steam by the departing Anthem of the Seas, Iona and Queen Victoria (subject to confirmation) – always the chance to sound Shieldhall's distinctive steam whistle and play the 'Shieldhall Organ'!

Find out how to get your tickets today! 

Get out and about on Fathers Day

Whether you're looking to accomplish a hike or bike route or maybe just a day at the beach - take the day to see the beauty of the county on foot or two wheels! 

Find out more about walking in Hampshire

See family-friendly walks in Hampshire

See all family cycling routes in Hampshire 

The Hundred at The Ageas Bowl

Give your dad the gift of tickets to the sporting highlight of the summer for fathers day - The Hundred at The Ageas Bowl in Southampton! The Hundred is a brand new sports competition launching this summer. It fuses blockbuster entertainment with world-class cricket, inviting everyone to fall in love with the game at its intense, electrifying and incredible best. Combining a new short, fast format of cricket, with each game lasting less than three hours, and incredible entertainment beyond sport, The Hundred will make cricket more accessible to reach a broader audience. It’s simple: 100 balls per team, most runs wins, so every ball counts. 

Book your tickets to The Hundred now! 

Father’s Day Brunch, Lunch, or Dinner

Treat your Dad to a meal out in one of Hampshire’s Eateries. Discover country pubs, awarding restaurants and cafes with a view by visiting our Food and Drink page. 

Eling Tide Mill experience are also offering half price food and a free drink for Dad's at the Mill Cafe! Just quote 'Dads at the mill' on arrival. 

Sky Park Farm are hosting a 'Beer and Burger' event from 12pm-4pm on Fathers Day too! The smoky barbecue beef burgers will be freshly made by their chefs from The Grazing Rooms, a vegetarian beetroot, butterbean and lentil option is also available. There will be two Crafty Brewing gluten-free beers to choose from, Arctic Fox Pilsner and Loxhill Biscuit Golden Ale, as well as a selection of soft drinks. 

Father’s Day at the Beach

If the sun is shining for Father’s Day - why not head to the Hampshire coast for some fun in the sun and maybe some ice cream too! Stretching from Highcliffe in the west to Chichester Harbour in the east, you can enjoy coastal country parks, nature reserves, and beaches offering views across the Solent to the Isle of Wight.

Find out more about beaches in Hampshire

Don’t forget whatever you decide to do in Hampshire this Father’s Day we’d love to see your photos on our InstagramTwitter, or Facebook pages by using the #VisitHampshire.

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