Father’s Day in Gainsborough

Man and girl at Gainsborough Old Hall. Credit: English Heritage

Celebrate Father’s Day in Gainsborough with great things to see and do this weekend.

Take a look what’s on this weekend…

Gainsborough Model Railway Open Day

Saturday 18 June, 1.30pm to 5.30pm

See one of the largest hand-built model railways in the country! It depicts the East Coast Main Line from Kings Cross to Leeds Central with replicas of some famous locomotives such as Flying Scotsman, Papyrus and Mallard.

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Tractor Day at Marshall’s Yard

Sunday 19 June, 11am to 4pm

Come and visit Marshall’s Yard this Father’s Day to see the fantastic display of tractors. The tractors will arrive from 11am and set up in the display area in the centre of the car park and will be on display until 4pm. Hear the engines in action through out the day.

Also enjoy the live music and face painting 11am – 2pm.

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Free pint for Dad at Prezzo

Sunday 19 June

Make your dad feel special this Father’s Day and treat them to a delicious meal at Prezzo on Sun 19th June. Plus, your dad can enjoy a pint of Peroni on us!

All Dads eat for free at Adam’s Bay!

Sunday 19 June

Come and celebrate with us this Fathers Day at Adams Bay. To qualify for this offer, there must be a full paying adult for dad to receive his free meal. Get booked in early and receive a free bottle of budweiser or corona.

T&C’s apply. No other offers available on this day such as kids eat free/birthday free meal.

Three Course Banquet at the Clockhouse Gastro Bar

Sunday 19 June

Three course banquet for £28 (children half price) with a special children’s menu available on the day. Choose your steak from the dry aging fridge and the butcher will cut it to requirements in front of you.

Reserve your table via the link below. Place are very limited book now to avoid disappointment.

See the menu below:

clock house fathers day menu
Father’s Day Breakfast at Uncle Henry’s

Sunday 19 June

What’s better than an Uncle Henry’s breakfast? An all day Uncle Henry’s breakfast specifically for Fathers day!

Call to book your table on 01652 640308.

Half Price Entry to Behind the Garden Wall at Uncle Henry’s!

Enjoy half price tickets to Behind the Garden Garden Wall this Father’s Day.
Blow off some steam on the jumping pillow, have a go at crazy golf and take a trip through the woods on their fairy trail! Why not make a day of it and enjoy their all day breakfast too!

Book your discounted tickets here: https://buff.ly/3yIKT6j

Explore the town

There are also other great places to visit including Gainsborough Old Hall, one of England’s best preserved timber-framed manor houses. Explore this magnificent building and discover its fascinating history including its magnificent Great Hall. Wander the winding corridors and up dead-end stairs and see how feasts were prepared in one of the best surviving medieval kitchens in the country. You can also climb the 59 steps to the top of the tower for views across Lincolnshire.

Delve in to the town’s history at Gainsborough Heritage Centre (open Saturday only 10am to 4pm) where you’ll find artefacts, displays and exhibitions that covers Gainsborough’s significant industrial and domestic history. Head upstairs where you’ll find a replica Victorian Post Office and an impressive street scene dating back to the early 20th century that will leave you feeling nostalgic. You can also visit their current exhibition ‘Gainsborough is “Bloomin’ Brilliant”‘ which celebrates the past, present and future of Gainsborough, with an emphasis on its rich history.

There are so many great places to walk in and around the town. Take a gentle stroll along the Riverside Walk, connecting the Trent Bridge to the Town Centre and see the bronze statue of The Pilgrim Woman. Or why not try Gainsborough’s heritage trail takes you to some fascinating points of interest, some you may not have noticed before.

Just under an hours drive brings you to the Lincolnshire Wolds with miles of stunning countryside. There are a number of walking routes around Market Rasen, plus an interactive heritage trail. Willingham Woods is also popular with walkers and cyclists and is a great stop off if your visiting the coast.

The Great Gainsborough Treasure Hunt

Can you find the hidden treasure? Follow the clues around ‘Old Gainsborough’ to find the chest of gold! There will be a reward at the end, so get your treasure-hunting-heads on to solve the puzzles! Pick up a trail in Wilkos in Marshall’s Yard or the library for free!

All entries will also be entered in to a monthly free prize draw to win a £30 high street voucher.

Choose from over 70 flavours of award-winning ice cream at Blyton Ice cream!

You’ll be spoilt for choice with over 70 flavours of award winning ice cream just 10 minutes’ drive from Gainsborough. From Apple Pie to classic vanilla – there’s a flavour for everyone! They also have sugar free and vegan options too!

There’s also a café serving hot meals, light bites and hot and cold drinks. Kids can also enjoy the children’s play area with crazy golf, table tennis and play park that is suitable for all ages.

For more information visit their website.

Family Days Out

If you’re looking for something more hands on; why not visit Rand Farm Park?! Discover exciting hand on experiences with a wide variety of animals and live demonstrations. They also have an indoor play and outdoor attractions for all ages. Don’t forget Dads go free on Father’s Day weekend! (Available with a full price paying children on 18th & 19th June). To book or find out more visit their website.

You can also take a drive out to Hall Farm Park (30 minutes from Gainsborough), a family run working farm with lots of things to see and do giving visitors a unique experience. Woodside Wildlife Park also offers hands-on access to some exciting animals!

Bransby Horses also offers great day out an is home to more than 300 horses, ponies, donkeys and mules. Bransby Horses is a Lincolnshire based charity with a visitor centre, café, play area and miles of walks to enjoy.

If you’re more energetic then Wild Pines Park is the place to be! It’s one of the UK largest rope courses in UK offering you the chance for a unique and adventurous day out in the trees.

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