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Father's Day Gift Guide

Need a little Father's Day inspiration for the man in your life? With everything from afternoon tea to ales, we've got you covered in Bury St Edmunds & Beyond!

Afternoon Tea at The Angel Hotel

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From homemade scones to sumptuous cakes and a dedicated children’s menu, afternoon tea at The Angel is a luxurious experience that everyone can enjoy. Tuck into sandwiches of Suffolk ham and mustard, smoked salmon and cream cheese, crushed egg and watercress, red onion and cheddar cheesecake and a sausage roll. Leaving room for homemade buttermilk and fruit scones, jam and clotted cream, carrot cake, rhubarb and custard macaron, chocolate and hazelnut choux bun, passionfruit and mango pavlova and citrus meringue tart.

All washed down with a selection of teas and coffees, or add a glass (or two) of champagne to make the occasion extra special and celebrate Father’s Day in style!

A Tour at Giffords Hall Vineyard

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A tour of Giffords Hall Vineyard is the ideal present for Father's Day!

Grand Tours take place once a month and include a fully guided tour of the vineyard, with a talk on the grape varieties we grow and the wines they produce, followed by a tasting and presentation of three wines and three liqueurs.

Alternatively, choose from one of the 3 private tours on offer; A Guided Vineyard Tour where you will learn about the history of English Wine and the varieties and styles of grapes that are grown, followed by a tour of the winery with a talk on the wines and the various stages of production; A guided tour with cheese tasting, including the tour plus the addition of a cheese board from local producers to complement the wines; Or a Platinum Guided Vineyard Tour with wine, liqueurs and canapes, a glass of delicious Giffords Hall Sparkling Wine and a cheese board.

Brunch at ICE

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Start your Father's Day the right way with a delicious family brunch at ICE. Located just outside Bury St Edmunds, the uber trendy eaterie serves mouthwatering dishes such as the ICE Full English; ICE plant based; Sourdough Special with scrambled egg and ICE hash browns, topped with either smoked streaky bacon or home hot-smoked salmon; Plant-Based Sourdough Special with ICE hash browns, SunBlush tomato gremolata and avocado or Pancake Stack with your choice of Nutella, maple syrup, bacon & maple syrup or 'fully loaded' with ICE hash browns and fried eggs, topped with either smoked streaky bacon and maple syrup, or avocado.

Family Skate at Curve Motion

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For families who love to skate, head to CurveMotion for a fun day out! This Sunday 19 June, whizz around the rink to the party soundtrack and work on your skating skills, before heading to East Anglia's largest play frame for some soft play fun. Once you've all worked up an appetite, you can enjoy lunch in the CurveBistro where Dads can get a free drink and cupcake along-with a menu of light bites and snacks and meals of CurveBurger & chips, Vegetable Balti Curry, pasta bolognese and filled Yorkshire pudding.

Brewery Tour & Tasting

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Join Greene King Brewery's experts as you take a tour walking through the brewery's history, discovering their oldest buildings and finding out what they have been used for throughout time. The knowledgeable guides will tell you everything you need to know about Greene King and how the famous beers are made.

Back in the café you will be able to watch a virtual tour of the brewery and enjoy a tutored tasting of beers brewed here in Bury St Edmunds and Belhaven Brewery in Dunbar. Find out the beers are made and what goes in to them to give that distinctive taste. Dad will also receive a free bottle of beer to take away and a 10% off voucher to spend in the café and the shop on the day!

Alternatively, why not head to the online shop and treat Dad to the 'Dadvent Calendar' box - filled with 12 great tasting beers!

A round of Golf at All Saints Hotel & Spa

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If Dad loves nothing more than a relaxing round of golf, this is the perfect gift for Father's Day!

Set in tranquil countryside just outside Bury St Edmunds, All Saints Hotel & Spa and is widely regarded as one of the prettiest golf courses in the area. The River Lark meanders through the fairways challenging players of all abilities, skills, ages, and handicaps. As a result, 'The Suffolk Golf Course' tests every aspect of your game.

For an extra special treat, book a 'Stay and play' package; Combining an overnight getaway, with a round or two of golf and great food!

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