With Father’s Day almost upon us - it’s this Sunday (17 June) - we thought we’d pull together a handy list of some of our favourite ways to spoil your Dad, right here on your doorstep!
Father's Day Lunch at Banchory Lodge Hotel
What better way to celebrate Father’s Day than to fill his belly (and yours) with some delicious food at the picturesque Banchory Lodge, right on the banks of the River Dee. They are serving up a special three course lunch from 1pm to 3pm, booking is recommended. Adults £35pp and children £20pp. To book a table call (01330) 822625.
Fishing at Glen Tanar - 2 for 1 Father's Day Special
Are you looking for a truly unique gift this Father's Day? Why not treat Dad to a memorable day's fishing on the River Dee? Buy one get one free for father and child (over 18's included) salmon fishing on our Waterside & Ferrar or Deecastle beats between 2nd July to 29th September. Contact us to book or call (013398) 86451 for more information.
Tee off at Aboyne Golf Club
‘Tee off’ the Father’s Day weekend in style, by treating your Dad to a round of golf at Aboyne Golf Club - one of the oldest and most scenic courses on Royal Deeside. Prices start from £40 mid-week and from £45 at weekends. Check available tee times and book on their website or call (013398)86328.
Hit the Mountain Bike Trails in Tarland
Why not round up the troops, and their bikes, and pay a visit to the Tarland Trails in Drummy Woods? A series of four trails, ranging from the family friendly trail (blue) through to the big jump run (orange). Fun ensured for all the family, but don’t forget their helmets! See the official Tarland Trails website for more information.
A Day Out At Grampian Transport Museum
Whether your Dad is into fast cars, classic motorbikes or even travelling chariots from the 1800’s, then be sure to take him on a ‘Grand Tour’ round Grampian Transport Museum this Sunday. Plenty to see and do for all the family, including a Guy Martin exhibit, Traveller’s Rest coffee shop, as well as a Junior Driving School for the kids. Open daily from 10am until 5pm. Family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 kids) for £22. Call (01975) 562292.
However you choose to celebrate, we wish all the Dads out there a very Happy Father’s Day from all of us at Glen Tanar!