Forget socks and bottles of booze, treat your dad to something a little different this Father’s Day. For the man who has everything, say thanks with a memorable experience day. Whether it’s an indulgent three-course dinner at a Michelin-starred restaurant, a thrilling ride in a supercar or a whisky tasting session to discover his new favourite drink, BuyAGift have Father’s Day covered. Here’s our edit of the best experience days to spoil your old man this Sunday 16th June.
A high-speed supercar ride
Get seat belts fastened for this triple supercar driving experience. Dad will get to choose three supercars from a range of the world’s most revered driving marques, including Ferrari, Aston Martin, Porsche, Chevrolet and more. Available at 31 circuits around the UK, £79, was £139.
Sit back and enjoy a long and luxurious three-course dinner at Jeff Galvin’s La Chapelle. Designed by Galvin himself, the French set menu will be accompanied by a glass of Brut and served in the most ornate and beautiful dining room. Three-course dinner for two with bubbles, £79.
Whisky tasting for two
If dad’s into his whisky, this experience will teach him a thing or two about his drink of choice. Does he know his Scotch from his Irish? Can he tell a bourbon from a single malt? Learn all of these things and sample each variety at The Whisky Lounge, as you take a journey into the history of the liquid gold drink. Available at 11 locations across the UK, £40, was £44.
A day at the races!
Book a place in the premier enclosure and watch the horse racing in style. A race day package including a complimentary welcome drink, a fantastic view of the track and a programme for the day’s events. With 16 courses to choose from across England and Wales, there’s sure to be one that’s convenient for him.
A wine tasting journey
Take a tour of the vineyard and discover how the life of wine begins from seeds being planted to vines being trained and grapes being harvested. He’ll see how grapes go through the fermentation process to become the wines we know and love. Finally, they’ll be a chance to sample the vineyard’s wine before lunch or afternoon tea. Available at various locations across the UK, £49.
Falling with style
Check skydiving off his bucket list with a tandem skydive. He doesn’t have to be a hardcore adrenaline junkie to appreciate the thrill of diving out of a plane. Strapped to an experienced skydiver, dad will reach up to 120mph before the instructor deploys the parachute and they both float safely back to earth. £199 at various locations across the UK.
On your marks
Go full throttle with this electrifying go-kart racing experience. This super-fun and competitive sport is the ultimate way to let off steam as you speed around the course F1 style. Take the indoor go-karting challenge and to discover the true racing champion. Who will come out on top? Available at various locations across the UK, £49 for two, was £99.
Beer tasting for two
Try 10 delicious craft beers at one of the few venues in London to stock beers made from malt, yeast and hops. The home brewers at London Beer Tap in Brixton boast a 14 line tap room and relaxed atmosphere to enjoy a few beers with dad. £24 for two people.
Clay pigeon shooting
He’ll be able to shoot as much as he likes as part of this clay pigeon shooting package. An expert instructor will be on hand to introduce your dad to shooting different sporting targets and the correct handling of a shotgun. Gun hire and safety gear all included. It’s a great chance for him to get outdoors and learn a new sport! Available at seven locations across the UK, £49, was £79.
If you’re still undecided, pick up a Treat Him Smartbox. Then Dad can choose from a huge variety of different experiences across the UK. The package covers all sorts, including supercar driving, zorbing, gourmet dinners and much more. £49.