If you’re thinking about treating the father figure in your life this Father’s Day, what could be better than a day trip or short break in Sidmouth? There are lots of opportunities for you have a wonderful day together, whether you’re watching the pennies, looking for somewhere for dinner or just a day on the beach – there is something in Sidmouth for everyone.

For the active

If you want to spend a day being active, why not have an adventure following the Blue Plaque trail around town, or exploring the Byes? Alternatively, you could treat your dad/uncle/grandad/step dad/  father figure to a round of golf at Sidmouth’s Golf Course. If you want to enjoy the natural world, you could take a trip along the South West Coast Path or explore the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty or Knapps Copse. Sidmouth is home to the UK’s only civic arboretum too, so you can easily lose yourself for a few hours among the trees.

For those that want to relax

An alternative idea is to treat your loved one to a day at the spa where they can undergo a range of relaxing treatments from massages to an afternoon in the sauna. Or if the weather is nice, grab some blankets and have a day lounging in the sun on the beach – just remember to bring sun screen!

For those that want to indulge

If you have a gin fanatic in your family, you are in luck as there is an award winning gin being distilled in the heart of Sidmouth! They offer the chance to visit the distillery and even make your own batch! Or for the foodies among you, there are lots of options for dining in Sidmouth from casual meals to fine dining and tempting treats, you’ll find something for everyone.

Do you have any plans for celebrating Father’s Day?
If you’re going to be in Sidmouth and acknowledge the day, let us know what you get up to!