Fabulous Father's Day Food Experiences
Food and drink gifts are the perfect solution to Father's Day gift dilemmas and a foodie gift experience or workshop provides an extra wow factor. Join him for quality father & child bonding time, or give him a uniquely delicious gift that will create memories, skills and knowledge to last a lifetime.
Here are ten of our favourite Father's Day Food Experiences.
Salmon Fishing Tuition - Scottish Borders
If your Dad has ever fancied learning to fish there's no better introduction to fishing than being taught by Europe's top female salmon fishing expert in the beautiful Scottish Borders, home to some of the most famous salmon runs in the world! This salmon fishing experience is perfect for complete beginners, groups of friends and family of mixed ability and for experienced anglers who want to refine and improve their skills. A sensational Father's Day gift experience.
Cider Making Workshop - Dumfriesshire
Scotland isn't known for its cider making heritage, but traditional Scottish cider is having something of a renaissance near the Scottish border where ancient orchards are being coaxed back into bountiful apple harvests for the purposes of traditional cider making. Waulkmill Cider in Langholm is at the forefront of this cider making resurgence, and cider expert Chris Harrison provides inspirational full day cider making workshops at his cidery, providing all the equipment you need and 20 litres of your own cider to take home. It's a perfect gift for cider lovers and delicious taste of summer.
MacNab Experience: Introduction to Country Sports - Galloway
The ultimate father & son or father & daughter bonding session – this introduction to country sports with a delicious foodie angle takes place in a safe, inclusive, welcoming and instructive environment in the stunning Galloway hills. This full day course is inspiring and empowering in so many ways. Shooting instruction takes place in a specially built instruction centre with simulated targets, while fly fishing instruction in a well stocked trout loch will provide a good opportunity for you to land the big one. Venture out of your comfort zone and make memories that will last a lifetime with this amazing experience - the ultimate Father's Day gift.
Sausage Making - Yorkshire
Near north Yorkshire? Love sausages? This is a tremendously good fun experience, the art of sausage making - innuendo and fantastic tasting, top quality sausages included. If your Dad loves his bangers, hogs the BBQ or takes pride in his culinary creations, this sausage making workshop near Skipton will make a fantastic Father's Day gift, and it's perfectly timed to make the most of the BBQ season! As well as the fun of creating his perfect sausage, your Dad will return home with around 2kg of his very own sausages to enjoy.
Autumn Foraging - Snowdonia
Summer may only just be arriving but this is a foodie experience worth planning for and well worth waiting for. Wales is a fungi foragers paradise and with this amazing foraging experience you'll learn the art of mushroom identification with Wales' top mushroom expert. These foraging experiences can be booked for couples, families or groups, they're fascinating and inspiring days out in Snowdonian countryside. A very special Father's Day present for foodies, adventurers and vegetarians near Snowdonia.
Winery Tour - Perthshire
If you're ever near Cairn o' Mohr in Perthshire and don't visit for a tour, a tasting and to share in their enthusiasm and passion for sensational wines, then you're missing out on a truly memorable experience. If your Dad enjoys a fruity tipple or a flavoursome country beverage then a tour around this fascinating winery will find him in the company of like minded enthusiasts. Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy, this winery tour is a must.
Learn the Basics - East Lothian
A gift with a clear message! A full day cook school experience to give your Dad a solid foundation in cookery. If he's more of an armchair foodie than a masterchef in waiting, this is the cookschool class for him! A crash course in cooking confidence just a stone's throw from Edinburgh in beautiful East Lothian – think of this Father's Day foodie gift as an investment in future family meals prepared by your Dad!
Pork Butchery & Basic Charcuterie - Yorkshire
If your Dad is a bacon fiend then this is the foodie experience for him! Gift this remarkable experience to your foodie Dad and he'll go behind the scenes of this Yorkshire farm and butchery, sharpen up his knife skills and get to grips with traditional butchery skills including bacon curing and charcuterie. This hands on experience makes a perfect gift for foodies and for people who love to cook and eat pork and want to learn the art of pork butchery and create their own bacon and charcuterie.
A Taste of the Sea - East Lothian
If your Dad loves to fish or simply loves to eat fish and seafood, then this inspirational seafood cookschool experience will be a perfect Father's Day gift for him. Based near Edinburgh on the bountiful east coast of Scotland and making use of beautifully fresh, locally landed fish and shellfish, A Taste of the Sea will inspire your fish loving father with tips, tricks, suggestions and recipes to create mouthwatering meals with a stunning selection of seafood.
Adopt a Pig
Push the boat out and buy your Dad a pig this Father's Day! It's possibly the most ethical way to buy pork – you buy the pig, the farmer will rear it for you and then butcher it to your exact specification. It's an amazing gift for Kings of the BBQ, or for those keen to support traditional farming and maintain British rare breeds.