Father’s Day – What to do in and around Nairn.

It’s June and the weather is heating up. Father’s Day falls on Sunday 18th, so what is there to do in Nairn for it this year?

What to do?

Are you looking for a sporting activity? Nairn is bursting with options. If you are looking to treat him to a round of golf, Nairn has 2 beautiful golf courses – Nairn Dunbar Golf Club and Nairn Golf Club. Better get in there quick!

Want to be around water? We have paddle boarding, kayaking (Moray Kayaking & Highland Experiences), wild swimming and boat trips all listed on our sporting activities page. Bowhunter Archery offers archery and axe throwing in a woodland setting, perfect for an adrenaline rush.

Looking for something a little more sedate? We’ve got yoga, bowls (Nairn Bowling Club & St Ninian Bowling Club), ebike hire and a leisure centre for activities at a slower pace. Searching for a more unusual activity? Why not visit the Scottish Exotic Animal Rescue and discover more about their menagerie.

Where to eat?

Nairn has a great offering for filling Dad’s tum. On our food and drink pages you will find options for restaurants, cafes, take aways and bars. With the diversity of food choices in offer you are bound to find something that takes your fancy. For overnight stays we have a comprehensive range of options under our Places to Stay page.

Where to buy?

No Father’s Day is complete without the perfect gift. Nairn has a wealth of retail outlets with something for every occasion and taste. Our retail section has a list of all our local shops. You can visit Castle Jewellers, get beautiful gift ideas from the Crafty Wee Birdy, Highland Weigh, Maggie’s Hippyliciousdreams, Nairn Book Shop or Vitamin Sea or if your Dad is a gardener, have a look in Tradeway for tools and gardening ideas. These are just a few gift ideas! 


If having a relaxed day of chilling out is more your Dad’s pace, remember Nairn has a number of beaches and beautiful walks to choose from.

However you choose to celebrate Father’s Day, have a wonderful time!