Celebrate this Father’s Day with the Great Inns of Britain
Up the gear this Father’s Day with The Rose and Crown’s Classic Car Break; experience the peaceful rural roads whilst sat in the driver’s seat of an immaculate indigo blue Jaguar E- type V1 or feel the smooth V8 engine along the open roads behind the wheel of a Mercedes SL380 Convertible. Picturesque Tessdale provides a dreamy backdrop for a real classic car adventure, whilst the charming country inn is the perfect abode for enjoying a delicious meal and a pint in the pub.
Alternatively, lying deep within the Forest of Bowland; the Inn at Whitewell is an idyliic haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Sitting on the banks of the River Hodder, spend this Father’s Day fishing in the depths of the spectacular Hodder Valley. With salmon, sea trout and grayling running the river towards to end of May, there is no time better to take the line, and with a lovely picnic provided by the Inn – why not make a day of it?
Continuing with the outdoor theme; nestled in the heart of Wensleydale, the Blue Lion Inn is the perfect base for exploring the glorious Yorkshire Dales National Park. Grab your binoculars and walking boots this Father’s Day and venture to the summits of Whernside, Pen-y-Ghent and Ingleborough. With owe-inspiring views, charming coffee shops and quaint market towns to discover… a visit to the Blue Lion Inn is never long enough.
Perched on the edge of its own wooded valley, the Wild Boar Inn is a dad’s dream … not only does the restaurant specialise in top-notch steaks, burgers and cheeses all smoked in their very own Smokehouse, there’s also a Micro Brewery producing ales such as Mad Pig, Hogshead 54 and Smoked Porter. And as if that wasn’t enough, with over 72 acres of private land, try your hand at Clay Pigeon Shooting and indulge in some friendly competition.
With an enviable reputation for its locally sourced and imaginative dishes, the White Horse and Griffin promises great food in a relaxed and unfussy style – ideal for intimate family celebrations this Father’s Day. Located in Whitby’s historic east coast, this charming coastal inn provides a picture-perfect setting so be sure to bring your camera!
Sticking with the theme of fine dining, The Pheasant is rightly renowned for the quality of its food, having recently been awarded two coveted AA Rosettes. Tucked away in a peaceful setting close to Bassenthwaite Lake, enjoy an exquisite dining experience in the Inn’s contemporary Fell Restaurant. This unique setting is suited to special occasions, making it the perfect place to celebrate Father’s Day.
With cookery demonstrations available all year round, get stuck in this Father’s Day and put your culinary skills to the test at The Boar’s Head in Ripley. Whether you consider yourself a novice in the kitchen, or self-proclaimed amateur chef – there is something for everyone with workshops ranging from garden tours to game, finger and fork food to foraging.
Finally, nestled in the fold of West Yorkshire’s picturesque Shibden Valley, Shibden Mill Inn provides the perfect base for exploring some of Britain’s most admired countryside. This Father’s Day, join the Inn for glorious guided tour through the surrounding rolling hills, and with the promise of a bacon butty awaiting at the finishing line… you can’t go far wrong.