Celebrate Father’s Day

Rushden Lakes is the perfect destination to celebrate Father’s Day with a unique mix of shopping, dining, and activities that will make any dad feel special. Whether it’s your father, grandfather, or a father figure you’re honoring, Rushden Lakes offers a variety of ways to show your appreciation.

TGI Friday's

Start your day with some exciting outdoor activities. Take a peaceful walk around the scenic lakes, where you can enjoy the natural beauty and perhaps spot some local wildlife. It’s a great way to spend quality time together and enjoy the fresh air, why not pick up a coffee to go on route from one of our lovely outlets too such as Bewiched, Costa Coffee or Starbucks. 

For those looking to indulge in some retail therapy, Rushden Lakes has an array of shops perfect for finding that ideal Father’s Day gift. Stores like Barbour and White Stuff offer stylish and practical clothing options that any dad would love including accessories that they love to receive at this time of year. Frasers, M&S and Next also offer fantastic menswear that will take the guys into the summer season. Meanwhile, L’Occitane provides luxurious grooming products and fragrances that make excellent presents.

Make sure to visit MOOCH for a unique selection of gifts and greeting cards. From collectible items and coffee table books to homewares, you’ll find the perfect way to say “Happy Father’s Day.” You can also pick up your cards and gift wrap from Card Factory, M&S and Magazine Heaven, so no excuses to forget! 

Feeling hungry? Treat your father figure to a delightful meal at one of the many restaurants in the Leisure Terrace. Whether he prefers the flavors of Wagamama, the classic dishes at Pizza Express, or the hearty meals at TGI Fridays, there’s something to satisfy every palate. Many of these eateries also have special Father’s Day menus and offers, ensuring a memorable dining experience.


Chi, our Asian fusion restaurant, are providing a special offer where Dad’s will not only receive a free pint of beer/glass of house wine or cocktail with any booking made over the weekend of the 14th-16th June but they will also be entered into a prize draw to win a supercar driving experience. Use the code ‘CHIDAD24’ when booking to claim! 

We also have our ‘on the go’ choices at our Food Court where you can enjoy a variety of options from greek gyros, donuts, jacket potatoes, wraps, sandwiches and more. Great for a quick pit-stop before carrying on with a shopping trip! 

The Spud Shack

If your dad has a sweet tooth, don’t miss out on the delicious treats from Butterwick, the independent bakery renowned for its scrumptious cakes, doughnuts, and other sweets. You can even pick up a gift voucher for future indulgences, making it a gift that keeps on giving.

For a bit of adventure as a family, consider booking an activity that gets you out of the house and off the screens. Paradise Island Adventure Golf offers a fun and competitive experience for the whole family. Alternatively, head to Flip Out trampoline park or the newest place on the block, Twisterz roller skating rink, for some active fun that will keep everyone entertained and will surely work up an appetite.

Paradise Island Adventure Golf

To top off the day, why not catch a movie at Cineworld? With the latest blockbusters and comfortable seating, it’s a great way to relax and enjoy some entertainment together. We’ll let you decide between yourselves whether you want salty or sweet popcorn! 


No matter how you choose to celebrate, Rushden Lakes has everything you need to make this Father’s Day special. With a blend of nature, shopping, dining, and fun activities, you’re sure to create lasting memories with your loved ones.