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Father's Day 2024 - things to do with Dad in Preston

6 June 2024

Great places to eat and awesome activities.

This Father's Day - Sunday 16 June - why not treat your Dad to a lovely lunch or delicious dinner out. Or, if he enjoys a good beer, grab a pint together at one of many quality traditional pubs or cosmopolitan bars across the city.

And, if you're looking to do something a little different, then our top days out section offers up some smashing ideas, which are sure to be a hit with your Dad.

Eat out this Father's Day

Father's Day Sunday Roast - Black Bull/Fulwood

Date - Sunday 16 June 2024

This Father's Day, why not take Dad out for a hearty cooked Sunday roast with all the trimmings at Black Bull, Fulwood.

For more information, including prices, menu and how to book, visit Ember Inns - Father's Day Lunch at Black Bull.

Father's Day Meals - Bistrot Pierre

Treat Papa to the Father's Day he deserves at Bistrot Pierre. Indulge in their delicious Sunday Roast or tuck into an enticing three course meal. Alternatively, enjoy an exquisite Bistrot Breakfast, which is sure to set your dad up for the rest of his special day.

For more information, including prices, menus and how to book, visit Bistro Pierre - what's on.

Father's Day Meal - The Walton Fox

Date - Sunday 16 June 2024

Spoil Dad on his special day with a tasty 3-course Father's Day Menu filled with his favourites and some quality time with the people he loves the most.

For more information, including prices and how to book, visit The Walton Fox - Make Father's Day Fabulous.

Grab a pint together

Raise a glass on Father's Day and spend some quality Dad time in one of the city centre's excellent pubs and bars serving up super selection of craft beer, real ales and wines. There are also a number of great gin and cocktail bars, all of which make fantastic places to mark the occasion and enjoy a drink together.

For more information see bar and pubs in the city centre.

Top days out

Father's Day Railway Royal Saloon - Ribble Steam Railway/Preston Docks

Date/time - Sunday 16 June 2024, 11am - 3pm
Cost - various

Celebrate Father's Day in vintage style with a trip on the recently restored Great Eastern Railway Royal Saloon. Built in 1898, The carriage was specifically built for Princess Alexandra, wife of the future King Edward VII.

Depending on your time of travel, you can also enjoy either coffee and cake, a Ploughman's Lunch or cream tea (alternatively, a savoury option consisting of cheese, pork pie, pickles and bread with a beer is also available).

For more information, including prices and how to book, visit Ribble Steam - Father's Day Royal Saloon Refreshments.

Escape Reality - Preston City Centre

Is your dad a problem solver? Does he enjoy leadership roles? If so, an escape room experience could be just the gift. Let his personality traits shine through at Escape Reality with a choice of immersive rooms and engaging scenarios which put your puzzle solving skills to the test. Battle against the time to overcome challenges, crack codes and create lasting memories.

For more information, including prices and how to book, visit Escape Rooms - Preston.

Father's Day Cruises - Bilsborrow

Date/time - Sunday 16 June 2024, 2pm
Cost - £8 per person

Step aboard for a relaxing one hour cruise along Lancaster canal this Father's Day - a great choice for families looking to do something a bit different. Children will also get the chance to sail the boat with the Captain and receive a certificate. Refreshments available to purchase on board.

The boat departs from their mooring next to Olde Duncombe House, opposite the Roebuck pub in Bilsborrow.

For more information and how to book your tickets visit Facebook - Lancaster Canal Cruise or call 01995 640833

Family Ultimate Go-Kart Race Experience - Bamber Bridge

Treat your dad to an unforgettable adrenaline packed day of family go karting. With TeamSports Ultimate Race Experience, you can enjoy some friendly family competition and race it out to see who passes the finish line first!

Whether you're a seasoned pro or a total newbie, their tracks are designed to accommodate all experience levels making it a great family trip out.

For more information, including prices and how to book, visit Team Sport - Family Go-Karting Together.

Master's Touch Golf Simulator - Flower Bowl/Barton

Master's Touch Golf Simulator is great for both golfing enthusiasts and beginners looking to sharpen their swing. Using the latest technology and ball flight accuracy, Flower Bowl's golf simulator lets you enjoy a game of golf, with up to 4 people, on some of the best courses around the world.

And if that's not enough, once you've finished why not carry on the golfing theme and challenge your Dad to a game of crazy golf - an impressive 18-hole crazy golf course that will is sure to test his putting skills.

For how to book, prices and opening times visit The Flower Bowl - Master's Touch Golf Simulators.

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Map address for Father's Day venues

The Black Bull, 315 Garstang Road, Preston, PR2 9UP
Bistrot Pierre, The Church, 83B Fishergate, Preston, PR1 2NJ
The Walton Fox, Craven Drive, Bamber Bridge, PR5 6BZ
Ribble Steam Railway, Chain Caul Road, Preston, PR2 2PD
Escape Reality, Unit 1, Aqueduct Mill, Aqueduct Street, Preston, Lancashire, UK, PR1 7JN
Lancaster Canal Cruises - boat mooring next to Olde Duncombe House, opposite the Roebuck pub (PR3 0RE) in Bilsborrow
TeamSport Go Karting Preston, Bamber Bridge, 148 Brierley Road, Walton Summit Centre, Preston, PR5 8AH
Flower Bowl, Garstang Road, Preston, PR3 0BT