Places To Visit in London On Fathers Day

London museums the old man will love this Father’s Day

In case you needed a reminder: Father’s Day is coming up, 16th June to be exact. Finding dad-friendly presents can be tough. You’ve done the “best dad” mugs, bought him countless novelty socks and enough shirts to last him a lifetime. So why not plan a day to remember this Father’s Day in the capital?

Whether your old man is a history fanatic, keen on culture or a lover of science, London is brimming with a fantastic range of museums that suit any interest.

British Museum

The world-famous British Museum might be an obvious suggestion but for good reason. Located in the Bloomsbury area, the British Museum is one of London’s biggest and most visited attractions. First opened in 1759, the British Museum exhibits rare and historic global artifacts, including the Rosetta Stone and the Parthenon sculptures.

The museum has over 8 million objects in its collection, with roughly 80,000 of these on display giving dad plenty to explore. For any dad who loves history, the British Museum not only offers wonderful artifacts to ponder but a wealth of education too.

Natural History Museum

Does your dad think of himself as a bit of a David Attenborough? Then the Natural History Museum is the perfect place to take him this Father’s Day. With the Dinosaur gallery and the spectacular blue whale model, the Natural History Museum will allow you and the old man to get lost in the history of life on Earth.

Based in South Kensington, the Natural History Museum is close to the Science Museum and the V&A museum, if you want to visit more than one attraction. They also offer private guided tours, so you can really make Father’s Day personal and give your dad memories he’ll cherish forever.

Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A)

As previously mentioned, the V&A is a neighbor to the Natural History Museum. Dedicated to art and design with 3,000 years’ worth of artifacts from across the globe, the V&A is sure to impress the old man.

From the Islamic and Asian art exhibitions to Medieval Renaissance galleries, the V&A is great for the culture and design lovers alike. There are also regular events held at the V&A as well as temporary exhibitions you can check out.

London Transport Museum

If your dad is a transport enthusiast, why not treat him to the London Transport Museum? Based in Covent Garden, the museum explores the connection of transport with the social and cultural history of London.

Highlights include the iconic red London bus and the world’s first Underground steam train. To top off the Father’s Day treat, stop off at the souvenir shop and treat dad, adding another miniature model to his collection.

Museum of London

If you’re looking to take your dad on a trip to London for Father’s Day, why not learn about the history of the city and stop off at the Museum of London? Packed with historic objects and exhibitions that take you on a journey of London’s past, making it a great activity for Father’s Day.

The museum is located in the City of London, next to other top attractions such as St Paul’s Cathedral and the Tower of London. Stopping over? Check out Dorsett Hotel, City, which is primly located between all three sites.

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Unconventional Girls Trip Destinations

Are you planning a trip away with your girlfriends but can’t decide where to go? If you’re sick of the usual places, find a city break too tiring or a spa too expensive, here are some brilliant and unconventional ideas to shake up your short break without breaking the bank. Brilliant and unconventional ideas to head off to beautiful and historic city abroad with the girls

An Italian Adventure

Head off to beautiful and historic Italy with the girls and enjoy everything that this stunning destination has to offer. The Piedmont region is famous for its delicious wines, but there is a lot more to enjoy here from the historic city of Turin to the tasty chocolates made in Alba. This region is the headquarters of the Fiat car manufacturing empire and you can visit the National Automobile Museum and even see the test track on which the famous The Italian Job movie was filmed.

Take A Mini Cruise

A cruise is a wonderful way to spend time with the girls in an exciting and colorful environment with something for everyone to enjoy. They can be expensive, but a mini cruise makes the experience affordable. Take a girl’s weekend away visiting different destinations without having to unpack your suitcase. There is plenty to enjoy on board, from quizzes and music to live entertainment, dancing, and even a spa. Add to that amazing food and drink and you’ve got everything you need for the ultimate girls’ vacation.

London – A City Break

Although city breaks can be tiring, London should definitely be a must-visit spot with the girls. There’s something for every lady to enjoy here from world-class shopping in Harrods to the bright lights and big shows of the West End. There are museums to suit everyone from Madame Tussauds to the British Museum and then a world of quirky bars, vintage stores and fabulous restaurants. See heritage sites like Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London as well as the obvious – Buckingham Palace and Big Ben. Then take a black cab into town to enjoy the wild party atmosphere of the UK’s capital city.

Explore Dubai

If you’re keen to try something truly luxurious, Dubai should be the first port of call for your ladies’ mini break. The shopping malls here have to be seen to be believed while the nightlife is really incredible. You can spend the day relaxing on a beautiful beach in the year-round sunshine or visiting one of the amazing attractions that can be discovered in this exotic destination. The hotels here are fabulous and offer amazing dining along with luxury facilities like spas. You’ll feel pampered and relaxed by the time you head home.

Discover Malta

Malta may be a lesser-known European destination but once you’ve experienced this fascinating island you’ll never look back. It’s the ideal place to visit with the girls’ thanks to its many different attractions. There is shopping, dining, and spas as well as amazing historic attractions to visit. For those who prefer to stay a little more active on vacation, there are also plenty of sporting activities to enjoy too. The scuba diving here is especially good with many excellent sites where you can explore a spectacular underwater world. You will be able to hire diving equipment here, but if you want to have a perfect size for you, you might want to bring your own just in case.

Disney World, Florida

Although Disney World might be more associated with children than adult women, in fact, it’s the ideal place to visit with the girls on a short break away. You can all really unleash your girly, childish side when you spend a vacation with the Mouse and friends, and you’ll have a wild time on the rides. In the evening, there are restaurants to enjoy as well as plenty of sophisticated drinking spots at the newly revamped Disney Springs. There’s no shortage of hotels to choose from either, or you could even rent a villa and really spread out and enjoy yourselves. And let’s not forget those stunning fireworks! Who better to enjoy them with than your best girlfriends?

Are you inspired to try any of these destinations? We’re sure there’s something for every group of girlfriends to enjoy in this list, so enjoy your break!
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