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Father’s Day in Cardiff

Father’s Day in Cardiff

father39s-day-source3Father’s Day in Cardiff is a great chance for all the family to spend some time together and do something special for Dad. With lots of places to go, things to do and fun to be had, Cardiff is definitely the place to spend it!

On Father’s Day in Cardiff every year there are always several events taking place including Car Boot Sales, Fun Days, Open Days, special lunches, exhibitions at the National Museum and much more.

Father’s Day always falls on the third Sunday in June, so if you start planning now you will have ample time to plan Dad’s special day. Why not take a trip to Cardiff where you can find some great ideas & gifts for Father’s Day presents, and visit the card shops as well. The town has a wide variety of shops from which to purchase your present including traditional favourites such as aftershave, cards, poems, clothes and jewellery. Or why not snap up some tickets to a show Dad might like to see at one of the Cardiff theatres or for a cricket match at Glamorgan’s home ground, the SWALEC Stadium?

Garden centres can also be a good source of practical presents, there are even special father’s day roses !


Father’s Day in Cardiff – Things To Do

 Go Fishing

If your Dad likes fishing there is a great choice of Cardiff Angling venues from which to choose. Why not treat him to a day fishing in Cardiff at one of the many waters that offer day tickets such as Cefn Mably Lakes or the stunning Canada Lodge Lake, or how about a spot of sea fishing in the Bristol Channel; you might even catch something for tea!

Play Pitch & Putt Golf

Is your Dad is a mad keen Golfer? If so, then why not challenge him to a game at Cardiff’s only Pitch and Putt venue. Located at the Cardiff Golf Centre in Old St. Mellions, it is great fun for all the family and ideal for beginners to take their first footsteps onto a course or for golfers of all standards to fine-tune their short game. With no booking necessary, no dress code and prices only £3.50 for adults & £2.50 for children, it a perfect way to spend some quality time with Dad.

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Sunday Lunch & Eating Out

How about taking Dad out for a special Father’s Day meal? Many of the local Cardiff restaurants and pubs will be offering Sunday Lunches on Father’s Day, so look out for special deals and offers. Or, if you fancy going out in the evening, you can’t go wrong by choosing one of the many Chinese Restaurants & All You Can Eat Buffets in Cardiff which give you a wide choice of dishes and quick service.

Or how about Father’s day gentleman’s tea

Car Boot Sales

There are always several car boot sales taking place every weekend in Cardiff and the surrounding area. Why not see if you and Dad can pick up a bargain, and don’t forget to treat him to an ice-cream!


Shows at the Cardiff Theatres:

Due to the fact that Cardiff several theatres, such as St. David’s Hall Theatre, New Theatre & Sherman Thetare, the choice of shows on offer is probably greater than anywhere else in Wales. Tickets for one of the several shows on all year round make for a surprise present. Shows range from music, theatrical dramas, comedy, tribute acts, films, drama, dance, and of course, the traditional Christmas Pantomime. The history of Cardiff Theatres makes an interesting read too.

While we are talking about reading there are so touching Father’s day messages between fathers and their children.


By Paul Taylor

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