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Treat Dad for Father's Day

Need a little Father's Day inspiration for the man in your life? Why not whisk Dad away for weekend break in historic Bury St Edmunds and treat him to guided tours, ales or more!

For the Foodie

Wine Tasting at Gifford's Hall Vineyard

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A tour of Giffords Hall Vineyard is the ideal present for Father's Day!

Grand Tours take place once a month and include a guided walk around the vineyard where their expert guides will talk you through the grapes they grow and the pruning and trellising techniques they use. Followed by a visit to the winery and barrel hall to further explain the winemaking and ageing processes. Finishing with a tutored tasting of three still wines and liqueurs.

Alternatively, book a Private Vineyard Tour & Tasting with your own Giffords Hall guide on your chosen date. Walk through the 19 acre Vineyard and learn about the grapes, techniques and enjoy a tutored tasting of Gifford's Hall's award winning wines with a food plate.

Visit the Gifford's Hall website to book now.

Greene King Brewery Tour & Tasting

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Join Greene King Brewery's experts as you take a tour of the brewery in Bury St Edmunds and hear all about the brewing process and the history of Greene King.

You will then come back to the Greene King Beer Cafe to taste some of their lovely beers.

Before you leave you can choose a bottle of beer to take home to remember your day or stay for a free pint.

Why not combine the tour with lunch or breakfast and any purchases in the shop over £5 will receive 10% discount.

Visit the Greene King Website to book now.

Because it’s a working brewery this tour is not suitable for under 16’s.

For the History Buff

A Tour of Bury St Edmunds

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Discover 1,000 years of history, from monks and martyrs to Saxon kings and Tudor queens, from talking wolves and Magna Carta to Georgian chic and Mr Pickwick – you’ll find them all in Bury St Edmunds on a tour with Bury St Edmunds Tour Guides.

The Daily Tours run every day at 11am from April to October, starting on Angel Hill, opposite the Abbey Gate. They last 90 minutes, are in English and are suitable for all ages and abilities.

Visit the Bury St Edmunds Tour Guides website to book now.

For The Action Man

Family Skate at CurveMotion

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For families who love to skate, head to CurveMotion for a fun day out! This Sunday 18 June, whizz around the rink to the party soundtrack and work on your skating skills, before heading to East Anglia's largest play frame for some soft play fun. Once you've all worked up an appetite, you can enjoy lunch in the CurveBistro where Dads can get a free drink and cupcake along-with a menu of light bites and snacks and meals of CurveBurger & chips, Vegetable Balti Curry, pasta bolognese and filled Yorkshire pudding.

Visit the CurveMotion website to book now.

A round of Golf at All Saints Hotel & Spa

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If Dad loves nothing more than a relaxing round of golf, this is the perfect gift for Father's Day!

Set in tranquil countryside just outside Bury St Edmunds, All Saints Hotel & Spa and is widely regarded as one of the prettiest golf courses in the area. The River Lark meanders through the fairways challenging players of all abilities, skills, ages, and handicaps. As a result, 'The Suffolk Golf Course' tests every aspect of your game.

For an extra special treat, book a 'Stay and play' package; Combining an overnight getaway, with a round or two of golf and great food!

Visit the All Saints Hotel & Spa website to book now!

For the Animal Lover

Visit the Home of Horse Racing!

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Treat Dad to a tour at the home of horse racing! From a morning at a racing yard to an afternoon at the National Stud, the Discover Newmarket tours take you behind the scenes where you will learn about the history and heritage of this fascinating, internationally renowned town.

There are a variety of tours on offer, which run throughout the year. So, whether you are an avid racing fan or a lover of history, you will find an experience to suit you. Whilst in Newmarket, also pay a visit to The Palace House Estate; a 5-acre site in the heart of Newmarket. It comprises three complementary attractions; National Horseracing Museum in the Trainer’s House and King’s Yard Galleries, Packard Galleries of British Sporting Art in Palace House, and a chance to meet former racehorses in the flagship home of Retraining of Racehorses!

Visit the Discover Newmarket website to book now.

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