Father’s Day is a fantastic time to show Dad just how much you care, and there’s plenty of opportunities to do just that this Father’s Day in the Broads National Park. If you’re enjoying a relaxing holiday with us this June on the beautiful Norfolk Broads, read on for some suggestions on where to take Dad.
Father’s Day in the Broads National Park 2017
Moor at: Wroxham – free Broads Authority 24-hour moorings on the Colitshall side of Wroxham Bridge.
Take a relaxed trip through 9 miles of stunning Norfolk countryside aboard one of Bure Valley Railway’s Steam Trains. The journey, which takes 45 minutes, starts at Wroxham and takes you through Coltishall, Buxton, and Brampton, eventually arriving at Aylsham where you’ll receive a complimentary drink and sit down, 2-course set lunch at the Whistlestop Café. Plus, each Father has the opportunity to drive a steam engine! Then, you return to Wroxham.
See more details and the lunch menu on their website.
Photo by Mark Bullimore, courtesy of Great Yarmouth Borough Council.
Father’s Day at Museum of the Broads
Moor at: Stalham – free moorings at Richardson’s Boating Holidays
The only museum dedicated to the Broads, Father’s go free this Father’s Day at the Museum of the Broads. Between 10:00am and 3:00pm, enjoy an educational visit to the museum, as well as a fun trip on the museum’s steam launch Falcon – all free for dad! Why not bring a picnic and enjoy it by the river? Standard entrance and Falcon charges apply for other visitors and family members.
Father’s Day Ultimate Breakfast at the Maids Head Hotel
Moor at: Norwich – paid-for moorings at Norwich Yacht Station.
Does your Dad love breakfast? Then the Maids Head Hotel’s Ultimate Big Breakfast for Father’s Day is the place to be! With an all you can eat breakfast buffet, the hotel has dad’s in mind. Prices at £20 per adult, £10 per child – and dads eat free! The hotel recommends pre-booking, and breakfast is between 10:00am and 12:00pm.
Moor at: South Walsham – moor by mudweight in South Walsham inner broad.
Bring your Dad along to Fairhaven Woodland & Water Gardens and let him compete against other dad’s in a Den Building Competition. Make sure to bring a camera! Build your den, take a photo, and post it to Fairhaven Woodland & Water Garden’s Facebook page to be in with a chance of winning a year of family membership! All included in garden entry.
Father’s Day Special at the Wind Energy Museum
Moor at: Potter Heigham (Repps Bank) – free Broads Authority 24-hour moorings on the Repps Bank in Potter Heigham.
Dad goes free on Father’s Day at the Wind Energy Museum in Repps with Bastwick. The museum features full-sized wind pumps, steam engines, and a unique scoop wheel as well as the museum’s collection of photographs and various mill models. An interesting visit this Father’s Day in the Broads National Park!