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Father's Day in Coventry

Sunday 16th June 2024

Hooray! It's time to treat our fantastic Partners, Dads and Grandads! To help inspire you, here are some ideas for how to spend Father's Day in Coventry - including gift ideas, places to eat, local events, action packed days out, relaxing days out, perfect picnic spots, and local walks. Visit the Coventry Rocks website to find your fun this Father's Day!

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Father's Day in Coventry

Amazing Gifts for Father's Day in Coventry

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Father's Day Spa Experience | Mana Spa

Celebrate Father's Day with the ultimate gift of relaxation at Mana Spa! Throughout June, treat the special man in your life to a rejuvenating experience with this exclusive offer. Choose two treatments from the following:

  • WORK IT OUT Back Massage  
  • MY KINDA SKIN Facial  
  • INDIAN HEAD Massage  
  • HHHH! Foot & Leg Treatment  

PLUS enjoy 3 hours access to spa facilities, robe, towel & slippers & refreshment of choice.  This Spa experience can also be purchased as a gift voucher - the perfect treat for Father's Day. Click this link to book. 

Places to Eat for Father's Day in Coventry

Looking to take Dad for a bite to eat? Check out these brilliant local places to eat:

Sky Blue Tavern

Father's Day and football, what's better?! Treat Dad this year to a mixed grill and pint for just £15 whilst England take on Serbia in their first match of the Euro's 2024! Bookings highly advised. Find out more here.

Dhillon's Brewery

Celebrate in style this Father's Day and enjoy BOGOF pints for Dad at Dhillon's Brewery. Watch the England Euros fixtures live on the biggest screen in Coventry! Grab a burger from our BBQ and enjoy live music from DJ Smithy at the best fans village around! (Pints offers 6-7pm). Find out more here.

The Old Hall Hotel

The Old Hall Hotel is a luxury hotel in Keresley, Coventry offering luxurious accommodation and dining in a Victorian style hotel with a modern, chic twist. Treat your special someone this Fathers Day to a Gentleman's Afternoon Tea or to a delicious Sunday Roast. Find out more here.

Boom Battle Bar

There's so much fun to be had at Boom Battle Bar Coventry! It's a brilliant place to bring the family, unwind and have some fun. There is a selection of games on offer including: Crazier Golf, Augmented Reality Darts, American Pool, Shuffleboard, Beer Pong, Axe Throwing. Find out more here.

Cogs Restaurant

Cogs Restaurant offers a carefully curated menu that champions local growers and producers. Step into the stylish and modern interior and choose from a wide range of exciting dishes - from small plates to Tomahawk steaks! Fancy a classic roast dinner?Cogs Restaurant have you got you covered there, too. Find out more here.

Bombay Palace

Is Dad a curry fan? Bombay Palace serves up expertly prepared dishes, made fresh to order. Enjoy the sophisticated interior whilst you feast on the best of Indian cuisine. This award winning restaurant has excellent and friendly service, as well as offering a delicious twist on traditional Indian dishes. Find out more here.

The Sundae Club

Does Dad have a sweet tooth? Then take him to The Sundae Club at either Coombe Abbey Park or War Memorial Park. This stylish 50’s inspired dessert diner offering warm crepes, waffles and an ice cream selection the colour of the rainbow! Find out more here!

And there's more! Head to our Places to Eat Collection for more fantastic local restaurants, cafes, bars and pubs! 

What's on Father's Day Weekend in Coventry

There are some great local events happening over the weekend of 15th-16th June 2024.

DJ Nights at Dhillons Spire Bar - Saturday 15th June

Friday and Saturday nights at Dhillon's Spire Bar are hosted by DJ Steve, who brings you the best tunes  - from club favourites, dance, pop and more. Indian Street food is served until 10pm. Dhillon's Spire Bar is an award-winning microbrewery situated right in the heart of Coventry City Centre, in the atmospheric Christchurch Spire. Find out more here.

Whitney Tribute Night at Coombe Abbey Hotel - Saturday 15th June

Always Whitney – Tashara, is a celebration of Whitney’s stunning gift she gave to the world. Tashara delivers this tribute with tremendous feeling and high energy! With an exquisite vocal range & versatile repertoire to include all of Whitney’s greatest hits & a mix of dance floor fillers you are guaranteed to dance the night way! Find out more here.

Doze Under Dippy at Herbery Art Gallery & Museum - Saturday 15th June

Head to Herbert Art Gallery & Museum and experience a truly unique family experience with Doze Under Dippy sleepovers. Stay overnight in the museum, snoozing under the feet of a 26-foot Diplodocus! Perfect for creating some amazing family memories. Find out more here.

Medieval Banquet at Coombe Abbey Hotel - Saturday 15th June

Coombe Abbey's award-winning Medieval Banquet has been running for 40 years, and provides an entertaining and fun night out. Enjoy a four-course feast, an arrival drink of mead cocktail, beakers of wine and ale with your meal, a full stage show and a post-banquet disco. Find out more here.

Family Sundays at Warwick Arts Centre - Sunday 16th June

Drop-in to Warwick Arts Centre for creative workshops led by their featured artists-in-residence. Working across visual arts, dance, drama, spoken word and music, the team invite you to come and spend time together as a family making, exploring and having fun! Why not make a day of it and stop in at the amazing Benugo Bar & Kitchen? Located in Warwick Arts Centre, it couldn't be an easier to pop over and enjoy a meal together. Find out more here.

BVLR Miniature Railway - Sunday 16th June

Head to Russells Garden Centre for the Bridge View Light Railway! Enjoy a ride on the 7 1/4 inch gauge miniature railway with your mini train enthusiasts.  Whilst you're there why don't you have a browse in the Garden Centre, grab a treat at the Potting Shed Café or explore the Quarry Gardens? Find out more here.

And there's more! Head to our Events Collection for more fantastic local days out!

Action Packed Days Out for Dad in Coventry

If Dad likes action and adventure, why not try one of these amazing local venues?

The Ballroom Climbing Wall

A dedicated bouldering centre for all abilities in Coventry, a place where anyone aged 5+ can come and give bouldering a go! A super fun activity for Daddy (and the whole family!) Find out more here.

Ackers Adventure Outdoor Activities

Ackers Adventure provide a fantastic selection of outdoor activities that take place in over 75 acres of diverse landscape and habitats ranging from open grassland, woodland and marsh cut through by the River Cole, the Grand Union Canal, and Mainline Railways. Located just 2 miles outside Birmingham, it offers a whole range of exciting activities to have a go at! Find out more here.

The Wave

From high-speed slides and a fun-packed splash zone to the exhilarating Wave Pool and relaxing Lazy River, there really is something for everyone to enjoy! Have fun splashing about together at Coventry's award-winning Waterpark. Find out more here.

The Bear Grylls Adventure

The Bear Grylls Adventure brings together eleven epic experiences, all of which offer their own challenges and encourage guests to push their limits and achieve the remarkable. There's an iFLY wind tunnel, high ropes, shark diving, axe throwing, archery, shooting and more! Which experience would Dad like the best? Find out more here.

And there's more! Head to our Places to Visit Collection for more fantastic local days out!

Relaxing Days Out for Dad in Coventry

If Dad would prefer a slower pace, how about one of these brilliant days out?

Coventry Transport Museum

Coventry Transport Museum houses the largest publicly owned collection of British vehicles on the planet and tells the story of a city which changed the world through transport. A fantastic day out for a special Dad or Grandad. Ready to crank up the speed for a while? Check out the Thrust Simulator and find out what it feels like to drive the fastest car on earth!  Find out more here.

Midland Air Museum

The Midland Air Museum in Coventry offers a friendly welcome and an opportunity to experience first hand, the fascinating appeal of historic aircraft. It has a unique aeronautical collection, including over 45 aircraft on display, a guided tour of a Vulcan, and you can even sit in a Meteor Cockpit! Find out more here.

Quarry Park Disc Golf

Disc Golf is a great activity for all ages and abilities, and Quarry Park has been meticulously designed to be fair to beginners and challenging to pros. Perfect for all the family, just land the Frisbee in the metal basket in as few shots as possible! Find out more here.

Charterhouse Coventry

Three historic floors of historic storytelling, surrounded by a halo of beautiful green space filled with wildlife. Charterhouse is one of Coventry’s most important heritage sites and the centre of Charterhouse Heritage Park. Find out more here.

And there's more! Head to our Places to Visit Collection for more fantastic local days out!

Perfect Picnic Spots

There are heaps of fantastic local places to take Dad for a Father's Day walk and a picnic - find them all here. Here we have chosen our favourite spots for a lovely Father's Day picnic:

Coundon Wedge

Coundon Wedge is an attractive stretch of countryside on the north-west outskirts of Coventry. Predominantly grassland with mature trees and hedgerows, it is criss-crossed by footpaths, making it readily accessible to all. It's a popular area for walks, and there's plenty of open space for a picnic and to let the kids run around. Find out more here.

Spencer Park

Spencer Park in Earlsdon is a great place for a picnic, and a family game of football or frisbee! There is a large triangular open grassed area, bordered by a beautiful avenue of trees, and overlooking the rear of King Henry VIII School. Plenty of shady spots and a fun playground area make it a perfect spot for a family day out. Find out more here.

Wyken Slough Nature Reserve

Wyken Pool is the largest expanse of water in Coventry. The rough grassland, scrub and marsh near the pool support a rich variety of wildlife and is an area of natural beauty. It's a beautiful spot to sit amongst the wildlife and enjoy a picnic. Don't forget to bring food for the swans! Find out more here.

Family Friendly Walks

For a detailed guide to family friendly walks in Coventry, read our article here. Here are our favourites for a special Daddy's Day Out:

A Coventry Way - 21 Circular Walks

Pack a picnic and head out for the day on one of these scenic walks. This series of circular walks range from 2.5 to 12 miles in length, all contained within a 6.5 mile radius from the centre of Coventry. All routes are off-road in the countryside with regular stiles to pass through. Find out more here.

Kenilworth Castle Circular Walk

This is a 6 mile gentle circular route along Millennium Way, starting and ending opposite the Queen & Castle in Kenilworth. There are no stiles and the walk is dog friendly apart from some farm livestock. Why not pack some lunch and make a day of it! Find out more here.

We hope you have a wonderful weekend and you have found plenty of ideas for ways to spend Father's Day in Coventry!

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