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Father's Day in Coventry

Sunday 18th June 2023

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 ideas for 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


Places to Eat for Father's Day in Coventry

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.


Sky Blue Tavern

Sky Blue Tavern is home of the Sky Blue Army! And this Father's Day they are offering a FREE starter and drink for Dads! Enjoy hand-crafted beers and fantastic Indian street food. 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.


Pizza Express

Get the whole family together to celebrate Dad with a special Father’s Day offer, featuring a Classic pizza and Peroni for just £15.95 for PizzaExpress Club members. Anyone can get involved as long as they’re 18 or over. Offer runs 17th and 18th June only. Don’t miss out, book your table today at www.pizzaexpress.com


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 17th-18th June 2023.

Daddy and Me Baby Massage - Saturday 17th June

This session is perfect for new daddies and will include a general introduction to baby massage including the leg & tummy massage routine. He'll also get chance to connect with other local Dads and talk about his experiences of fatherhood. All whilst mummy enjoys a cup of tea and a slice of cake! Find out more here.


Football Freddie - Sunday 18th June

A warm and witty show for children and their grown-ups about football, team-work and the joy of joining in. Perfect for kids aged 3-7 and their grown-ups, this one is perfect for Father's Day! Showing Sunday 18th June 2023 at Warwick Arts Centre. Find out more here.


Coombe Abbey Food Festival - Sunday 18th June

Coombe Abbey Food Festival is set within the beautiful 500 acres of parkland, landscaped gardens, and woodland of Coombe Abbey. There will be delicious food and drink from around the world for everyone to enjoy, lots of children’s activities and amazing live music throughout the day. Find out more here.


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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.


UK HADO - Augmented Reality Sport

HADO is the worlds first techno sport, combining high intensity physical sports with the adrenaline rush of video games. The HADO Arena in Coventry has 3 full size HADO courts plus fitness centre, function rooms and changing areas... and it's the perfect choice for any video-game loving Dad! Ages 8+. Find out more here.


Escape Live Coventry

Will you escape?! You’re going to have to work as a team to solve the puzzle. The clock is ticking! You have 60 minutes to escape from a locked room before it’s too late! Perfect for the whole family - ages 8+. 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. 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.


Compton Verney

Discover the unique delights of Compton Verney, where there’s something for everyone to enjoy. 120 acres of stunning parkland and lake surround an award-winning art gallery, with a family friendly café and gift shop. 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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