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Father's Day Ideas


Treat dad and the family to a memorable day out this Father's Day, at one of over 400 historic places across the country. Whether he's a history buff, green-fingered gardening enthusiast or passionate about classic cars, we've got plenty of ways to spoil dad.

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From blooming gardens to classic cars, search our Father's Day events from around the country.

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Plan a weekend away

Spend the weekend with dad in the places where history happened. Be inspired by one of our travel guides and explore Stonehenge in Wiltshire, Rievaulx Abbey in North Yorkshire or Queen Victoria's holiday home, Osborne, on the Isle of Wight.

Or find a walking guide that will take you to several historic places for a day out in Kent, Derbyshire and Hadrian's Wall. 

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From grand gardens to amazing artefacts, give Dad a full year of historical days out this Father's Day. An English Heritage membership is his unlimited pass to over 400 historic places across the country. You can even customise your Gift of Membership with a personal message.

Adult membership starts from just £4.67 per month.

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Father’s Day ideas from the English Heritage shop.

The past makes a perfect present

From biscuits and chocolates to gardening tools and replica swords, there's a great range of perfect Father's Day gifts available from our online shop. Find something to really make his day.

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Family Days Out

Discover more great places to visit across the country with the kids this season, from mighty Norman castles to atmospheric abbeys.

  • A family walk through the ruins of Beeston Castle

    Days Out For Under £20

    Looking for a great experience that won't break the bank? Here are our top picks for family days out on a budget, all across the country.

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  • A small child with a puppy at one of our historic places

    Days Out with Dogs

    Enjoy a great day out with your dog at an English Heritage property. There are plenty of dog-friendly sites across the whole of England for your furry friend.

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