4 PERFECT events for Fathers Day in Derbyshire this weekend

4 PERFECT events for Fathers Day in Derbyshire this weekend

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Father’s Day is coming up on the 16th of June. It’s not always the easiest to think of a present. “What do you want for Father’s Day?” “Nothing.” How about thinking outside the box and going to an event together instead?

1. Father’s Day Kite Flying – Calke Abbey

Date and time: Sunday the 16th, 10:00 am until 16:00 pm.

Price: Free apart from admission.

Let's go fly a kite! Source: National Trust.

This annual event will even be attended by the Midland Kite Fliers, ready to showcase their kite flying skills. You’re welcome to bring your own kite, buy or borrow one at Calke Abbey, or how about making one in their workshop.

2. Arkwright’s Artisan Market – Cromford

Date and time: Sunday 16th of June, 10:00 am until 16:00 pm.

Price: Free admission.

You'll definitely want to check out the picturesque surrounding area of Arkwright Mill.

This regular market has been growing every month with a huge range of Derbyshire based traders. Recent additions include The Whoopie Pie Company (Mmm!) and Ooh La Laa (Another mmm!). You can find out more about all the fantastic traders here.

Whilst you’re visiting Cromford, why not go for a walk? Check out our perfect Cromford walk by clicking here.

3. Children’s Army Style Assault Course– Matlock Farm Park

Date and time: Sunday 16th of June – 10:00 am till 16:30 pm.

Prices: Adults – £9.00. Children 2 to 14 – £8.00. Under 2’s – Free.

There are even prices for the quickest times! Source: Matlock Farm Park.

Danny ,the Ex-Queens Guards Soldier, stays with the children every step of the way through this assault course. Afterwards, why not treat yourself to a Father’s Day Sunday lunch?  You can find the ever so tasty sounding menu here.

4. The Rotary Cromford Car and Bike Show

Date and time: Sunday 16th of June. 10:00 am til 4:00am.

Price: £5 per ticket.

Here you can see last year's cars - A sight to behold for any car fanatic. Course: Classic Car Shows UK.

Held in the beautiful Cromford Meadows, all proceeds from this event go to the Rugby Club and local charities. Free parking is available and last year there were an incredible 350 cars, not to mention 30 stalls and a BBQ too.

You can find out more here.

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