Father's Day in North CornwallPublished:
If you are looking for some inspiration for a Father's Day gift in North Cornwall we might have just the thing for you in our gift guide.
We have rounded up some fantastic present ideas from local Cornish companies and have something to suit every budget.
From train trips in Bodmin to surfing lessons in Bude, Cornish cider pressed in Liskeard to chocolate hand crafted in Wadebridge.
Our hand picked selection of gifts has been grouped into the following categories:
- Food Lover's Gift Ideas
- Experiences and Days Out
- Fun and Games
Food Lover's Gifts
Cornish Orchards - Cider hand pressed in Liskead
Cornish Orchards uses freshly pressed apples that have been grown around the South West - hand-graded and pressed on site. They have a great selection of soft drinks and cider gift packs for sale, either in local shops or on their website.
Kernow Chocolate - Wadebridge
There are over 20 flavours to pick from, ranging from chocolatey classics to the weird and wonderful! You can buy online via their website.
If you are looking for a gift for a budding chef, there are a range of sets available from Cornish Sea Salt.
Classic Cornish Hampers
For a luxury gift for a food loving Dad, there are some brilliant bundles put together by Classic Cornish Hampers. They include a fantastic selection of Cornish produce, including delicious pasties, cheese and biscuits, and bottles of ale and cider.
If you are looking for a day out or a special activity instead of a gift to wrap, there are plenty of fun days out in the area!
Bodmin and Wenford Railway Experiences
The Bodmin and Wenford Railway offer driver experience days on both their diesel and steam trains.
Let your dad realise a childhood dream and join the crew on the footplate of a steam engine!
Raven Surf - Bude
For the active Dad, a surfing lesson to brush up their skills on the beach might be the perfect gift!
Raven Surf in Bude offer surfing lesson vouchers, which can be used for group or one to one lessons.
Fun and Games
Who doesn't love a game of monopoly? Have you ever dreamed of buying St Michael's Mount or The Eden Project? Well now is your chance with the Cornish version of the classic game!
IvyLeaf Golf Club - Bude
For the active Dad a round of golf or some time on the driving range is a great gift! Ivyleaf Golf Course and Driving Range is situated 3 miles north of Bude and the 2300yd 9 hole golf course overlooks the beautiful coastline.
Hidden Valley Discovery Park - Launceston
If your Dad loves a challenge why not treat him to a day of treasure hunting day out the Hidden Valley Discovery Park in Launceston?
This can be a fun day out for the whole family, with different activities suited to different ages and abilities.
For the Dad who has everything
Adopt a Monkey - Monkey Sanctuary Looe
For the animal loving Dad why not adopt a monkey from The Monkey Sanctuary in Looe?
There are lots of monkeys to choose from, and for your adoption fee you will get :
- A cuddly monkey toy (optional)
- Personalised certificate of your adoption
- Photo of your adopted monkey
- Your monkey’s story
- Species factsheet
- ‘Wild Futures’ bi-annual newsletters
- Discount to our Monkey Sanctuary
St Petrocs - Donation to help end
Is working to end homelessness in Cornwall. They are providing accommodation, support, advice, training and resettlement services to people experiencing homelessness.
Just £30 could provide a bed for the night for someone who would otherwise be sleeping rough.
Adopt a Donkey - Tamar Valley Donkey Park in Gunnislake
Another great gift for animals is a Donkey Adoption from the Tamar Valley Donkey Park in Gunnislake.