Father's Day in the East of England

Boys with their dad sitting on a tree stump next to the lake

This Father’s Day show your dad how much he means to you. Plan your perfect day out with each other and make memories to treasure.

Day out with dad
Child on fathers shoulders in Ickworth's Italianate Garden

1. Head out for a day trip with dad 

Spend time this Father's Day exploring somewhere new or visit a favourite spot, where you can create memories to cherish for years to come.

The Bucks Arms

2. Enjoy a bike ride and pub stop 

How about taking your bikes to Blickling, for a cycle around the estate with dad on the 4 mile multi-use trail? We also have cycle hire if that makes life easier for you. Then stop for a pint in the Buck's Arms when you're done. You'll have earnt it!

A boy building a den in the woods

3. Go wild with your dad 

How about an outdoor adventure with dad? Build a den together in Hatfield Forest and don't forget to pack your sandwiches so you can enjoy a spot of lunch together when you're done.

Sutton Hoo burial mound and tree

4. Perfect for history buff dads  

Sutton Hoo is home to one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time. Take your dad for a walk around the ancient burial mounds and follow the route from the river to the final resting place of an Anglo-Saxon king and his treasured possessions.

5. Enjoy a camping adventure 

How about making a weekend of it and enjoy a camping trip together at Waterclose Meadows campsite at Houghton Mill? The two of you can enjoy walks along the river and meadows, or bring your bike and venture further afield.

Wicken Fen - sunset over Sedge Fen

Give a gift that keeps on giving  

Give your dad a whole year's worth of discovery, with National Trust gift membership. And while he's out enjoying his membership, your gift will helplook after over 500 special places.

When you escape the crowds, it helps us look after peaceful places

Thanks to you, when you join, donate, visit or volunteer, your support helps us to look after special places for ever, for everyone.