Dads on Tour! The best Liverpool gift experiences to buy this Father’s Day 2017
7 years ago
From helicopters to golfing with royalty and a big fat juicy steak, we’ve got your Father’s Day gift experiences practically wrapped up!
Sunday 18th June is Father’s Day 2017 a day dedicated entirely to the special men in our lives. Dad’s, stepdads, granddads, they all get in on the act and while the traditional gifts and keepsakes are cute and nothing will ever beat a carefully crafted, home-made card, we’ve taken things a step further to bring you a new gift line-up.
We’ve put together 8 experiences across the Merseyside region that you can share with your dad and make some lasting memories including, taking to the skies, rum tasting and of course a big dose of sport! The only question is…..which one to book?
1 – Play With Golfing Royalty at Formby Hall
If your Dad is big into his golf and is counting down the days til The Open 2017, why not treat him to a golf break this Father’s Day at Formby Hall? On offer is a range of golf days and packages from totally bespoke trips across three of the countries best courses, to fine dining, spa use and even accommodation. Click here to view all the current offers.
2 – Celebrate 50 years of Sgt Pepper (and your Dad) with a Fab Four Taxi Tour
For as little as £10 per head you, your dad and a few mates or family can pile into a liveried cab and take in the sights and sounds of The Beatles Liverpool. Visit the childhood homes of the Fab Four as well as Strawberry Fields and other iconic landmarks. Singing in the cab is optional! All the info and prices available here.
3 – Say it with Steak at Marco Pierre White, Chapel St
Beef doesn’t come much better than from Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill at Hotel Indigo, Chapel St. This Father’s Day book a table and encourage your dad to chow down on succulent cuts of meat and divine desserts in one of the trendiest dining rooms in town. Two courses start at just £16.50. Click here to book your table and view the menu.
4 – Delve into the Rum Room at Smugglers Cove, Albert Dock
Okay so you’re probably a bit too old to be playing pirates, but you’re not too young to sample rum! Father’s Day is smack bang in the middle of the Albert Dock Rum Festival and Smugglers Cove is offering two special rum tasting sessions (2pm and 7pm) with a host of tasty extras. Find out more and book here.
5 – Take to the skies with a Liverpool City Helicopter Tour
Is your dad a bit of an adrenaline junkie? Then how about experiencing our beloved city from above? A Liverpool helicopter tour, based at Liverpool John Lennon Airport, takes in all the famous landmarks and sights. You and your Dad can make like a film stars in a fancy chopper enjoying the birds-eye view together. More info and bookings here
6 – A night at the horses with Tensational BetFred at Haydock Park
There’s an unmissable evening of racing, music and mascots coming to Haydock Park on 24th June 2017. The Betfred Super League trophy will be showcased alongside some of the stars of the show, plus your old man can back a runner in the Mascot Derby for free to win amazing prizes before dancing the night away with Party in the Paddock! Tickets and info here.
7 – Up for a Laugh? Book in for a night of comedy with Micky Flanngan at Echo Arena
Due to popular demand, cockney comedian Micky Flannagan has added an extra date, 1st July to his ‘An Another Fing’ 2017 Tour at the Echo Arena. Micky’s unique take on bloke humour has his audiences roaring with laughter and if you’ve never heard anecdotes on marital bliss, you and your dad need to book tickets immediately! More info and booking here.
8 – Dads and Lads on Tour with The Shankly Hotel
Now, no Father’s Day rundown would be complete without a bit of footy and The Shankly Hotel is offering a superb package for all fans of the beautiful game. Included in the £65 package is a pre-tour breakfast at The Bastion Bar and Restaurant, Bill Shankly and football themed city tour, LFC Stadium Tour, free drink per person upon re-arrival at The Shankly Hotel and a 3- course Sunday Lunch! Click here to book your places now.
And after all that your arl fella will no doubt be ready for a pint or two! Well better, than another pair of Simpson’s slippers!