Plan the perfect Father's Day

Father and daughter enjoy a picnic

Father's Day is just around the corner, on 18 June 2017. If you’re struggling to think of how to say thank you to that special someone, we’re here to help.

Whether your dad loves historic houses, glorious gardens or wild coastline, we're sure to offer something he'll love. Why not surprise him with a trip to a vintage car show? Or plan a weekend with the family in a picturesque cottage? From great gifts to amazing activities and relaxing weekends away, grab some inspiration for a Father's Day your dad will love.

Retail products for Father's Day

The gift 

Our online shop has loads of great gift ideas for Father's Day. From garden tools for green-fingered dads to fascinating reads for history buffs, this is your one-stop shop for the perfect present.

A view of Tyntesfield House taken over the bonnets of a few classic cars

The event 

If you're looking for a grand day out this Father's Day, why not take a trip to one of our special places? Visit houses full of history or explore the great outdoors then enjoy a barbecue, see a vintage car show or put dad’s den building skills to the test.

National Trust recipe of smoked mackerel fishcake with celeriac remoulade and pickled vegetables
Main courses

The food 

Cook up a tempting Father's Day treat with one of our delicious recipes. How about an exciting twist on a comforting classic - delicious crispy smoked mackerel fishcake served with seasonal pickled vegetables and a smooth celeriac remoulade?

View from the terrace of Bar Lodge holiday cottage in Cornwall

The escape 

All fathers need some time to relax now and then, so why not treat yours to a getaway at one of our holiday cottages? We've got cosy cottage hideaways all over the countryside, plus beautiful campsites under the stars and coastal retreats for a breath of sea air.