Father's Day in London and the South East

This Father’s Day, on 17 June, we invite you to treat your Dad to a day out he will love. From wildlife walks, garden visits and archery, to re-living his childhood orienteering or going camping with the kids in here are our suggestions for a special day out with Dad in the South East

Father and children sitting in meadow blowing dandelion clocks


This Father's Day weekend, 17 and 18 June, treat your dad with a trip to one of our special places. Visit houses full of history or explore the great outdoors, from scented rose gardens to wild woodlands.

Family enjoying the wild play area at Chartwell


Treat Dad to a lovely day out to celebrate Father’s Day at one of our special places in Kent. From fishing at Ightham Mote to woodland walks at Scotney Castle, there's plenty to show him how much you care.

A father holding a child at Compton Bay, Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight 

If you’re wondering what to do with Dad on Father’s Day then come along to one of our places on the Isle of Wight. With everything from rockets to rockpools, you’ll be sure to find something different to do together on Sunday 17 June.

The summer border in July at Nymans

In and around West Sussex 

Does Dad love gardens? There's plenty of summer gardens to explore in West Sussex. Or why not try Father's Day den building and campfire cooking at Devil's Dyke.

River Wey near Bowers Lock


There's something for every dad in Surrey this Father's Day including a special Kite day or have a go at Archery at Hatchlands, classic cars at Claremont or jazz at Polesden Lacey.

A view across the bridge at Bodiam Castle in East Sussex

In and around East Sussex 

There's a special chance for Dads at Bodiam Castle beginning with a hot drink and breakfast bap in the tea room followed by an exclusive tour of the castle before we open.

Two visitors inspecting plants in the summer sunshine

In and around Buckinghamshire 

The gardens will be looking glorious this Father's Day as they bloom at places like Cliveden and Waddesdon. You can treat yourself or your Dad to a very special traditional, or gentleman's afternoon tea at Waddesdon too.

Osterley in the Summer

In and around London 

Shake off the cobwebs with a morning run at Osterley Park followed by a post-race treat in the Stables Café and Brewhouse. Or enjoy a Gentleman's Tea at Rainham Hall to celebrate with the whole family.