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10 Things to do in Essex this Father's Day

Posted: Friday, June 17, 2016 |Category: Great Days Out, Features

It's hard to find that perfect present for that special man in our lives, so why not treat Dad to a day out in Essex this Father’s Day, instead of the usual pack of socks or football mug? Here at DOUK we strive to find you great days out whatever your budget, across several locations nationwide, but today we are focusing on Essex…the birthplace of DOUK! 

Here are 10 things to do in Essex this Father’s Day, that we have hand-picked especially for dads:

Classic Cars at Audley End House and Gardens

Time: 11:00-17:00

Price: £18.30 Adult | £11 Child I £16.50 

Treat your dad this Father’s Day with a trip to Audley End House and Gardens, where the whole family can enjoy their brilliant Classic Cars event, with a charming collection of classic cars on display.

Father's Day Trains at East Anglian Railway Museum

Time: 10:30-16:30

Price: £9 Adult | £8 Senior | £4.50 Child

This Father’s Day, dads are invited to drive the vintage diesel engine at East Anglian Railway Museum…for FREE!

Father's Day - Dads go free at Barleylands

Time: 10:00-17:00

 Price: £9 Child | £10 Adult | £9 Concessions | £34 Family

Barleylands are offering dads free entry this Father’s Day, when you book online, to meet the farmyard animals and join in on the family fun!

Big Sunday 2016 at various locations in Colchester

Price: Free

Treat your dad to a special day out in Colchester this Father’s Day, with a fantastic festival of dance, theatre, comedy, food and so much more across several venues.

Father’s Day at RHS Garden Hyde Hall

Time: 10:00-16:00

Price: Free

Take a wander around vintage horticultural and garden machinery, as well as a number of vintage tractors on display at RHS Garden Hyde Hall this Father’s Day.

Father’s Day at RSPB Rainham Marshes

Time: 09:30-17:00

Price: £5 Adult | £3 Child | £9 Family

There are heaps of activities for the whole family to enjoy at RSPB Rainham Marshes Nature Reserve this Father’s Day, as well as a special Ploughman’s lunch and free entry…just for dad!

 1940s Weekend at Epping Ongar Railway

Time: 09:00-17:00

Price: £15 Adult | £8 Child | £40 Family

Travel back in time to the 1940s this Father’s Day, with re-enactors, vintage vehicles and live entertainment for the whole family to enjoy. 

MotorFest at Marsh Farm

Time: 10:00-17:00

Price: £11.50 (on door)

Treat dad to a fantastic day out, with this Custom/Classic Car & Bike Show at Marsh Farm this Father’s Day, plus dads go free!

Father’s Day – Dads go free at Tropical Wings

Time:  09:30-17:30

Price: £10.95 Adult | £8.95 Child (2-15) | £9.95 Senior | £36 Family

Dads are invited to Tropical Wings for FREE this Father’s Day, where the whole family can come and see the amazing selection of animals.

Gentleman’s Afternoon Tea at Museum of Power

Time: 10:00-16:00

Prices: £15.95pp Afternoon Tea | £17.95 Guided Tour

Treat dad to a Gentleman's Afternoon Tea this Father's Day, at the Museum of Power. 

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