Father’s Day is just around the corner and it’s the perfect opportunity to show appreciation for the father figures in our lives. Whether your dad is a foodie, an outdoor enthusiast, or someone who loves a good pint, Burnley has something  offer! Here’s a guide on some of the best gifts to buy and places to visit for a fantastic Father’s Day in Burnley.

Perfect Gifts for Dad

 The latest gadgets and gizmos from Ben’s Oddities, Standish Street

 For the dad who loves all things toys and gadgets, find the perfect gift at Ben’s Oddities. With a selection of graphic novels, figurines and collectable items, find the next special piece for Dad to add to his collection!

Personalised gifts from Max Spielmann, Charter Walk

Frame those special memories with Dad and take advantage of Max Spielmann’s great selection of photo printing and framing services! Max Spielmann also offers a number of personalised gifting services, perfect for a memorable Father’s Day present.

Fresh kicks from JD Sports, Charter Walk

For the sporty dad, treat them to a new pair of running shoes, or everyday trainers! With popular brands in store including Nike, Adidas and New Balance, JD Sports has plenty of trainer options for the dad on the go.

Say cheers with a homemade beer from Burnley Home Brew, Standish Street

Gift Dad all the equipment he needs to brew his own beer, at home! Burnley Home Brew sells kits for making all kinds of beers as well as ciders, spirits and red, white and rose wines.

Menswear from Marks and Spencer, St James’s Street

Treat Dad to a new shirt, a smart pair of shoes, or a new set of pyjamas this Father’s Day, with Marks and Spencer on St James’s Street offering a great range of menswear perfect for gifting. 

Cologne and Aftershave from The Perfume Shop, Charter Walk

Celebrate the scent-sational dad or father figure in your life by gifting them with a new scent! The Perfume Shop has a number of great gift sets perfect for Father’s Day, including Eau de Toilette sets from Paco Rabanne, Calvin Klein and Tom Ford.

Father’s Day Fashion at Flannels, Charter Walk

Flannels has got Father’s Day gifting covered, offering a variety of accessories, clothing and footwear from the latest designer brands including Givenchy, Stone Island and Hugo Boss. With a designer gift for Dad from Flannels, you’re sure to make this Father’s Day a special one.


Places to go

Cinema night at Reel Cinema, Pioneer Place

If your dad loves the movies, take him to Reel Cinema for a night of entertainment. With comfortable seating and a variety of movies showing, it’s a great way to relax and enjoy some time together. Catch a screening of the latest and greatest movies at Reel Cinema Burnley, from Inside Out 2 to the 40th Anniversary of Star Trek III, The Search for Spock. To find out what’s on or book tickets click here.

An active day out, St Peter’s Leisure Centre

For the sporty dad, spend the day at the pool, or challenge Dad to a game of basketball! Get active this Father’s Day at St Peter’s Leisure Centre.

A night of music and entertainment, Burnley Mechanics Theatre

Treat Dad to a night of entertainment at Burnley Mechanics Theatre! Celebrate Father’s Day early with a throwback to the 1950’s and 60’s with Lipstick On Your Collar performing live on 15th June or purchase tickets for Dad in advance for Chris Connor’s world-famous Elvis show on 29th June. Check out all upcoming shows and performances at Burnley Mechanics Theatre here.

Food and Drink

Ellis’s St James’s Row

Dads can get a free burger or pizza this Father’s Day at Ellis’s when dining with their family! They’ll also be extending their opening hours on Sunday and screening England v Serbia at 8pm – booking advised!

The Coal Yard, Coal Street

Head to The Coal Yard this Father’s Day to watch the England v Serbia game on their 65-inch 4k TV! With an outside bar and 16 screens inside you won’t miss a moment of the action! There’s also live music from acoustic duo Marc & Kiki at 5pm and DJ Danny Windle will be hosting a post-match party and karaoke.

The Palazzo, Grimshaw Street

For an elegant Father’s Day dining experience, head to The Palazzo. This restaurant offers a fine selection of Italian and Mediterranean  dishes, in a beautiful setting, making it perfect for a memorable meal for Dad.

Cosy Coffee, St James’s Street

Keep things simple and head to Cosy Coffee this Father’s Day for a cuppa and a croissant! For those who don’t fancy splashing the cash, a coffee date and a catch-up with Dad will make for the perfect Father’s Day outing.