Things to do For Father’s Day in Cornwall

June 14th, 2022

Father’s Day is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate a prominent figure in your life by creating incredible memories through many Cornish experiences all Dads will enjoy. We provide outstanding family friendly holidays in Cornwall at The Valley, perfect for Father’s Day celebrations.

Dog in pub

Pub Lunch

Cornwall is full of traditional award-winning pubs with unique al fresco dining experiences. Pubs with a beer garden such as Pandora Inn, Falcon Inn and Shipwrights Arms are perfect for a Father’s Day lunch. You can enjoy the beautiful sunny June weather, sipping a cold beer while being delightfully encapsulated by the picturesque surroundings of Cornwall. 

If your dog is Dad’s best friend, do not worry! There are plenty of dog friendly pubs in Cornwall available for your furry friend to be firmly involved in Father’s Day family celebrations.

Fishing rod on boat


Fishing in Cornwall has been a historic pastime that has impacted local culture and is still very popular within the community today. The sport of fishing is the perfect Father’s Day activity, allowing you both to relax, rewind and share excitement over catching some fish. 

There are various ways to catch fish around Cornwall, such as harbour and pier fishing in Falmouth, sea fishing on boat charters and rock fishing. Each experience is unique, giving you options to catch fish such as mackerel, bass, flounder and mullet. 

You do not need to be experienced to start your fishing adventure with Dad. There are plenty of sea charters and fishermen available to help you become a professional in no time.

Golf ball on golf course


If your Dad is looking for an adventure this Father’s Day, we have got you covered with various sports fit for thrill seekers.


Experience sun, sea and sand with great watersport activities this fathers day. Many beaches offer the best canoeing and kayaking spots in Cornwall, perfect for families looking for memorable experiences at sea with their loved ones.


If your Dad is an avid golfer or golf fan, he will be spoilt for choice with a vast range of golf courses scattered around the stunning scenery of the Cornish coast. 

St Enodoc is ranked the number one course in Cornwall and is 89th in the world rankings of golf courses. Situated on the northern coast, this course provides impressive views of the ocean, countryside and river camel. Each hole on this course is unique in terrain and fairways making this golf course, not one to miss on Father’s Day.

Cycle Trail

The Valley is the perfect place for cycling holidays in Cornwall as we are only five minutes away from the heart of the most iconic cycle trails.

Trails such as the Bissoe cycle trail wind through a mineral tramway that extends from the Devoran South coast to the Portreath North coast. You will be culturally exposed to excellent Cornish tin mining sites and outstanding views throughout your bike ride with Dad.

Cornish coastal path

Coastal Walks

Known for sensational coastal walks, many family friendly beaches in Cornwall provide paths that can take you on amazing adventures discovering various unique beaches and coves.

Cider on table

Healey’s Cyder Farm

Healey’s Cornish Cyder Farm is one of the best attractions in Cornwall and is a great family day out on Fathering Sunday. Located deep in the heart of the Cornish countryside, the farm makes award-winning cyders, wines, spirits and sauces. 

Fun for Dad! The farm provides tours of their new production factory where you can see cyders being made, a museum, a whiskey distillery and sampling taster sessions. The farm offers stunning Cornish food and homemade scones and cream if you get hungry. 

If you are looking for things to do in Cornwall with dogs, Healey’s is the perfect place for man and dog to enjoy the farm together as they accept pets! Do not forget the shop on the way out, stocked with everything Cornish.

Our range of luxury holiday cottages in Cornwall is available to book now! Can’t make it to Cornwall on Father’s Day weekend, but want the perfect gift? Don’t hesitate to contact us on 01872 862194 regarding gift vouchers and pre-bookable extras, allowing you to purchase a fantastic stay with a date of your Father’s choice.