As the summer gains momentum, discover some great ways to treat your dad this Father’s Day with our top 5 things to do this weekend…
Head to the hills
Often referred to as one of the most beautiful whisky distilleries in Scotland, Glengoyne is within easy reach from Glasgow and Edinburgh. The distillery offers in-depth tutored tastings, tours and masterclasses so you can and brush up on your Whisky knowledge while enjoying a dram or two.
Is it a bird, is it a plane?
Unleash your Dad’s inner superhero by taking him to watch the latest Superman reboot ‘Man of Steel’. Expect visual fireworks, a slick Hollywood production and fast-paced action that will keep you at the edge of your seat throughout the film. In cinemas from 14 June.
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Rev up the engine
Take a trip to the Heritage Motor Centre, Warwickshire and watch more than 600 vintage motorbikes take part in the 65th Banbury Run around the countryside. While here, pop into the Museum where you’ll be able to see the first Land Rover (built in 1948), the first production Morris Mini, an Aston Martin Vanquish and other cars including Lady Penelope’s limousine from Thunderbirds and a replica of a Delorean sports car used in the Back to the Future movies.
If you dad is the competitive type, then bring him along to the ‘Build Your Own’ National Army Museum, London. Take part in mini-build tasks and use his engineering skills to create miniature tanks and trebuchets. Dads can also try tackling the rock climbing wall and try their luck shooting on a 1940s-style rifle training range.
Take a tour around Lord’s, the world famous cricket ground. Here you can see the Ashes urn and explore the Pavilion Long room, players’ dressing rooms & Honours boards. Finish off in the museum where the history of cricket is brought to life through paintings, photographs and artefacts, covering 400 years of cricket history.
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Keya Modessa, ACHICA Features Writer
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