Treat your Dad to an exciting Father’s Day in Exeter on Sunday 16th June. From thrilling activities to tasty treats, Exeter has endless ways to say ‘thank you’ to your Dad....

Food & drink

If you can’t wait until lunchtime to celebrate, then why not set yourself up for the day with a delicious breakfast at Exeter’s popular Bernaville Nurseries (served until 11am). With lots of special offers instore, who knows, you might even find that perfect Father’s Day gift as well!

Your father is fantastic and that’s why at The Cosy Club they’re offering all Dads one of their bountiful burgers and a beer for just £15. What better way to say ‘ta very much’ to your Pa?

Show Dad how much he’s appreciated on Father’s Day with a delicious family lunch in the beautiful Wear Park Restaurant at Exeter Golf and Country Club. Delicious two or three-course options to choose from.

Wear Park Restaurant

Las Iguanas is always a popular choice in Exeter, and even more so on Father’s Day when all visiting Dads can enjoy a free bottle of beer - the perfect accompaniment to their Fajitas, Xinxim, or Havana Club & Jerk BBQ Pork Ribs. Plus, kids eat free when they bring a grown up!

If you really want to get into your Dad's good books, treat him to lunch at the amazing Lympstone Manor, where he’ll enjoy a free beer from the Exeter Brewery!

Last, but certainly not least, why not enjoy a scrumptious Sunday lunch to celebrate all fathers at the Deer Park Country House just outside Exeter. Enjoy a three-course lunch and a glass of fizz on arrival. Children under 12 half price.

Father's Day experiences

Does your Dad like to have an adventure behind the wheel? Then why not book him in for a Land Rover Experience in East Devon, where he can have a go at navigating 35 acres of the South West's foremost, challenging off-road course. 

Land Rover Experience

For the ultimate in amazing views, why not take to the skies with Aerosaurus Balloons and take in the beauty of Devon from the air? Special Father’s Day gift packages are available from Exeter Airport.

Whatever the weather, you’re guaranteed a great time messing about on the river on Exeter’s Quayside. Hire a paddle board, kayak or canoe from Saddles & PaddlesHaven Banks or AS Watersports and explore the River Exe like never before. If you don’t fancy getting wet, why not hire a bike for a leisurely cycle along the canal and Exe Estuary.

Saddles and Paddles

We feel very lucky in Exeter being so close to the Devon coast - why not take your Dad for a day out at the beach? Pack your bucket and spade and catch the train to the sandy beach at Exmouth!

Exmouth Beach

From Exmouth, head out on the water with a Stuart Line Cruise. Sit back and appreciate the scenery whilst enjoying a delicious award-winning Chunk of Devon pasty and a nice cold pint - delicious! Book now for the Father's Day Special cruise.

If water is not his thing, then take a trip to Seaton Tramway who are offering a fantastic day out for everyone this Father’s Day as Dads travel FREE with an accompanying paying child on their standard service – all day long! Why not make Dad’s day extra special and treat him to a delicious roast Sunday lunch or a scrumptious Devon cream tea at the Tramstop Café?

Stuck for ideas on what to get your Dad this Father’s Day? Then take a look at the fabulous Father’s Day Gift Edit from Princesshay. From gadgets to grooming, they’ve got all the gift inspiration you’ll need for Father’s Day this year. He deserves to be spoilt on Sunday 16th June…so have a browse and choose from all manner of perfect gift ideas including craft beer kits, chocolate hampers and cosy slippers!

Father's Day events

There are also some great events taking place on Sunday 16th June in Exeter...

If your Dad likes art, then a trip to Exeter’s RAMM to see the Local Art Show 2019 will not disappoint (on at RAMM between 11 – 30 June). If music is more his thing, then how about tickets to George Hinchcliffe’s Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain at Exeter Corn Exchange or Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets at Exeter Phoenix?

If your Dad is the more active type, then how about signing him up for the 10k Superhero Run raising vital funds for Age UK Exeter. If your Dad is a petrol-head, Westpoint Arena is hosting the 2019 BHP Fuel Fest with live demonstrations and displays with modified cars and motorcycles, and Darts Farm are hosting their annual Classic Car Show, with a BBQ, Sandford Orchard's Bar and live music from the Sun Dogs… the ultimate Father’s Day out!

Darts Farm Classic Car Show


Bernaville Nurseries
Bernaville Nurseries

The Lilypond restaurant offers a beautiful setting to enjoy a hearty breakfast, a delicious lunch or afternoon tea. Enjoy morning coffee or a light bite for lunch in the café.

Father's Day 2019 at Cosy Club
Father's Day 2019 at Cosy Club

The offer is available to anyone and is: One of our Bountiful Burgers + a Beer for £15 The burgers included will be from our new menu which launches on 22nd May as follows (you should look forward to these beauties!): The Scarlet Pimpernel - 6oz beef patty, with chorizo, melted pimento cheese, lettuce, tomato and a bacon & chipotle chilli jam The Blue Velvet - 6oz beef patty with pulled beef brisket, melted blue cheese, roasted garlic mushroom, lettuce, tomato and garlic mayo with a pickle on the side The Golden Dame - Panko-crumbed buttermilk chicken with double smoked streaky bacon, macaroni cheese fritter, pickled pink slaw, lettuce, tomato and smoky red pepper & garlic mayo The Beyond Meat - 6oz meat-free patty from Beyond Meat, w

Father's Day Lunch at Wear Park Restaurant
Father's Day
Father's Day Lunch at Wear Park Restaurant

Show dad how much he’s appreciated on Father’s Day with a delicious family lunch in our relaxed restaurant.

Las Iguanas Exeter
Chicas Cocktail Club

Las Iguanas Exeter is home to fresh & authentic Latin American food & cocktails. Here you’ll discover the finest Latin American dishes with unique flavour blends & inspiring recipes from Brazil, Mexico, Peru and beyond. The menu comes to life with quality, fresh ingredients, cooked with passion, love & lots of Latin magic. Eat Latin, Drink Latin!

Deer Park Country House
Deer Park Country House

With a reputation for delivering unforgettable and original events, from the casual to the exceptional, anything goes!

Land Rover Experience West Country
Adventure Park/Playground
Land Rover Experience West Country

Set in the beautiful Blackdown Hills AONB, we give you the chance to experience Land Rover vehicles at their best, from an individual to a large corporate event.

Aerosaurus Balloons
Aerosaurus Balloons

Aerosaurus Balloons provide champagne Hot Air Balloon Flights across the South West, with Balloon Rides over some of the most spectacular areas of the UK.

Saddles and Paddles
Boating and Canoeing
Saddles  Paddles

Bike and canoe hire from Exeter's historic quayside. Explore the old canal trail. Seven miles of flat, traffic free cycling in beautiful countryside. The canoes are great fun and easy to use for exploring this beautiful waterway.

AS Watersports
Watersports Centre
AS Watersports

AS Watersports are pleased to offer Canoe, Sit on top kayak and paddleboard hire on the historic Exeter Ship canal. The canal is a nice and easy paddle that is perfect for all paddlers including families and novices. There is some great wildlife to be seen along the Exe Salt Marshes and two great pubs! We also offer canoe, kayak and paddleboard tuition. One of the greatest things about paddling is gaining skills to make these experiences even better. All activities are based from our waterside shop, where our extensive selection of kayaks, canoes, and all sorts of watersports equipment caters to all needs from the beginner to the expert. Being right beside the canal, you can get out on the water and try before you buy!

Stuart Line Cruises
Boat Trip
Tudor Rose

A family owned passenger boat business operating from Exmouth. With sailings along the East & South Devon coastline & River Exe. A large variety of trips available from scenic river cruises to all day excursions. Operating all year round.

Shopping Centre

The award-winning Princesshay is in the heart of the city, with over 70 stores including big brands such as Next and Debenhams, as well as smaller independent and regional brands. Princesshay is seriously stylish, featuring distinctive architecture, that complements Exeter's historic buildings, and landscaped European style squares with cafes and restaurants.

Seaton Tramway
Seaton Tramway

For a great day out in Devon, visit Seaton Tramway a attraction featuring a narrow gauge electric tramway running 3 miles from Seaton to Colyton via Colyford.

Local Art Show 2019: Migration
Local Art Show 2019: Migration

The theme for the 2019 competition is Migration, the museum’s over-arching theme for the year. All entries must be submitted by 5pm on Friday 22 March 2019.

Exeter Corn Exchange - George Hinchliffe's Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
Exeter Corn Exchange -  George Hinchliffe's Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Tap your toes with the royalty of the ukulele scene, the independent rock-stars of the “bonsai guitar”, who have lucked and sung, joked and whistled with Clean Bandit, Robbie Williams, Madness, Cat Stevens, The Ministry of Sound and Blue Peter. The world’s very first Ukulele Orchestra is not just about ukuleles; it is about entertainment, joy, fun, strum and artistry.

Exeter Phoenix - Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets
Exeter Phoenix -  Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets

A natural raconteur and a man who should well qualify to be a national treasure, this is Nick’s first UK tour in ten years. Backed by Nashville renegade Surf/Rockabilly renegades Los Straitjackets, this promises to be a unique live show and a night to be remembered.

Age UK Exeter 10K Superhero Run
Participatory Event
Age UK Exeter 10K Superhero Run
Westpoint - BHP Fuel Fest, The Devon Car Show
Westpoint - BHP Fuel Fest, The Devon Car Show

The Ultimate Fathers Day Out! This adrenalin pumped day out is great for all the family! This one day event features: Static displays from Supercars, Performance Cars, Motorsport Vehicles, Classic Cars, Show Cars, as well as, Modern, Classic, On/Off Road Bikes and much, much more!

Darts Farm Classic Car Show 2019
Darts Farm Classic Car Show

This annual event is to be held, once again at Darts Farm Village on Sunday 16th June 2019. The classic car show is in support of local charity, Estuary League of Friends.

Lympstone Manor Hotel, Restaurant and Vineyard
lympstone outside

Lympstone Manor is an historic Grade II listed Georgian manor house, creatively and comprehensively transformed into a contemporary country house hotel by Michael Caines.



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