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Nothing can ever beat the thrill of a day at the races! There is nothing like the spectacle of the horses and the jockeys, the bustle of betting activity and the thrill of the race, from the hush as the stalls fly open, to the roar of the Southwell Racecourse crowd in the final furlong. The unique atmosphere is something you won't experience anywhere else. This exceptional day at the races includes premier enclosure tickets, an official programme, a welcome drink on arrival (choice of beer, wine or soft drinks) and car parking for one vehicle.
If you think you’re a natural crack-shot with a rifle, this experience is guaranteed to put your shooting skills to the test. Enjoy a fun and challenging target shooting session and learn how to fire an air rifle at various different targets. You can enjoy a whole hour’s worth of unlimited ammunition and targets to ensure you get the very most out of this fantastic shooting experience. Your session will start with a health and safety briefing, followed by target tuition to help you perfect your aim and get you a step closer to hitting that bullseye. With a combination of competition targets and reactive targets to aim at, this experience is sure to get your adrenaline pumping. And for the grand finale, you will be invited to show off your new shooting skills with a bang as you lock your sights on one of the exploding pyrotechnic targets.
Visit River Wellbeing Spa in Battersea for a 25 minute Back, Neck, and Shoulder Massage and 25 minute Exotic Lime & Ginger Salt Glow. You will enjoy a flute of chilled bubbly too.
Learn something new together. Those creative juices start to flow with a fun and snappy night time digital photography tour of Birmingham - perfect for complete novices and those with some previous DSLR experience. During the course of the evening, pick up a host of priceless photography tips on disciplines such as shutter velocities, creative composition, exposure control and aperture under the expert tuition of a professional instructor. This experience is a great way to brush up your digital photography while taking wonderful nocturnal snaps of this vibrant city. Take away heaps of new DSLR knowledge and a selection of shots to be proud of!
Champneys resort at Tring is the perfect location for a day of pure relaxation for you and a friend. Enjoy this ultimate relaxation day and switch off from it all. Delight in unlimited use of the facilities including a swimming pool, hydro pool, sauna, steam room, whirlpool, gym and tennis courts, plus access to up to 20 fitness and wellbeing classes. You’ll also both be able to tuck into a tasty three course buffet lunch.
What could be more exciting than driving high performance supercars on a circuit? How about combining it with a session of rallying? Enjoy a day of contrasts by comparing sublime supercars with powerful rally cars. After the prancing horse’s finest supercars, savour the awesome grip and power of Mitsubishi Evo and Polo Classic N rally cars.
No longer a tradition reserved for the ladies; afternoon tea at the charming Hillthwaite Hotel has undergone a manly makeover. Dainty sandwiches and sweet delicacies have been replaced by hearty treats like Cumberland sausage butty and malt chocolate mousse, but the most controversial twist of all has to be that tea - the very centrepiece of this great British ritual - can be swapped a cold pint of local ale. On a warmer day, you can enjoy your tea on the sunny terrace, which boasts stunning views over Lake Windermere and the Lake District Fells. You can even add some relaxation to your day, with full use of the hotel's leisure facilities, including a pool and sauna!
As one of the most striking landmarks on the Southampton waterfront, the four star Grand Harbour Hotel is an idyllic spot in which to unwind and recharge the batteries. Spend your day unwinding in the spa, making full use of the facilities on offer: take a dip in the indoor heated pool, grab a workout in the gym or enjoy some time in the spa bath, steam room or sauna. This glowing spa day also includes a tasty light lunch and one professional 55 minute treatment each from a choice of an ESPA skin solutions facial and an ESPA aromatherapy massage.
Take time out for a relaxing stay at the Hallmark Hotel Cambridge. Hidden in 200 acres of private grounds just a stone's throw from the world-famous university city of Cambridge, this superb hotel offers a haven of peace, quiet and secluded luxury. Spend the night in a lavish en suite double bedroom and sit down to a tasty cooked breakfast the next morning. During the break, feel free to make use of the hotel's top class sports and leisure facilities, roam its peaceful grounds or kick back in the bar with a drink. For those looking to get out and about, the Hallmark provides the perfect base for exploring Cambridge and all of the wonderful attractions it has to offer.
Take a fascinating tour of some of London's darker histories with a Jack the Ripper, haunted London and Sherlock Holmes tour for two. You'll board a vintage open double-decker bus and be taken to some of the city's most notorious crime spots, hearing tales of gruesome murders, executions and hauntings as you go. Start by passing Westminster Abbey where Charles I was executed and the Old Bailey, the site of many public hangings. You'll then walk around the deserted Smithfield Market and learn of the tortured souls thought to haunt this area, including the Cock Lane ghost. The tour will then make its way to East London where notorious serial killer Jack the Ripper committed his savage crimes. Walk along the murder trail and learn about the evidence and suspects of this unsolved murder mystery. You'll end your tour in the Sherlock Holmes pub near Trafalgar Square, where you can view memorabilia and enjoy a traditional London pub atmosphere.
This truly unforgettable flying lesson is a great way to enjoy the complete aerial experience. You’ll receive expert guidance and tuition from an experienced pilot during your 60 minute lesson, which is split into two exciting 30 minute sections – one as pilot and one as observer! This is a great chance to discover the thrill of flight from two very different perspectives, taking control of the aircraft and viewing the stunning landscape below you; the world is a very different place from two thousand feet up!
It's hard to beat driving around in military vehicles and shooting classic weapons, and this army-inspired experience day lets you do just that. Get kitted out in a camouflage suit and helmet then given a full safety briefing. Next, it's time to drive three military vehicles around a tough terrain track (usually a Russian Grozdilka tank, an FV 432 armoured personnel carrier and Supacat). The best driver of the day also gets to crush a car with a 56 ton Chieftain tank! This military experience also includes one of the following activities (depending on the day): an informative tour of the armoury and lecture, the possibility of learning how to load and fire mortars and muskets or a challenging clay-pigeon shooting session.
Enjoy a luxurious and relaxing overnight stay with a loved one at The Ickworth Hotel in Suffolk. Home to the Hervey family for almost 300 years, this grand stately home is now a magnificent hotel, and you’ll get to settle into a comfortable double room and make yourselves at home in this stunning country mansion. A two course dinner will complete your evening perfectly, while a delicious breakfast the next morning is sure to start your day the right way.
Indulge in the ultimate shopping experience with a personal shopping session followed by makeup, styling and a glamorous photoshoot in a professional studio. Sessions can be scheduled for the same day or separately - whatever suits best! Spend time in some of the great collection of trendy shops at Westfield and choose a few key outfits with the help of a stylist before heading to the lounge. Complimentary champagne is available in the fashion lounge so have a glass as you try on your new clothes - it's a shopping trip with a difference. Next up is a photoshoot in London to show off the new look. Hair styling and make up are included, then pop on one of your new outfits for the shoot and get ready to strut your stuff in front of the camera.
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon tea at the award-winning family run Grove hotel, one of Norfolk's most idyllic spots. Take a pew in Georgian surroundings of The Grove's lounge, restaurant, conservatory or gardens and tuck into a sumptuous afternoon tea spread (prepared with many ingredients fresh and straight out of the hotel garden) while soaking in the relaxed ambience. Enjoy savoury finger sandwiches, freshly baked pastries with jam and clotted cream and indulge from a selection of traditional, fruit or herbal tea. Last, but certainly not least, enjoy a toast with a chilled glass of Prosecco each to top off this fine dining treat. Afterwards, why not take the private footpath from the hotel straight onto the beach to go for a gentle stroll?
Chin chin! Sample an array of gins and delve into the history of the drink, on this tour and tasting experience for two with East London Liquor Company. Discover the spirit of gin with a guided tour around the distillery, witnessing exactly how it's made, at the same time as learning all about its dark history. Upon arrival guests are presented with a gin and tonic to enjoy throughout the tour, before being invited into the maturation room for a spot of gin tasting. Sample a selection of the company's own gin and vodka, in addition to other gins from around the world. Based in an old glue factory in Bow Wharf, they have been distilling since 2014 and produce a London Dry Gin and two premium gins.
Situated on the seafront at Eastbourne, this magnificent Victorian hotel dominates the shoreline. With stunning views over the sea, excellent food and great on-site facilities The Grand Hotel provides the perfect location for an overnight break. This package is specially tailored for true enthusiasts of gourmet cuisine and fine wines. You will enjoy a seven course dinner from Chef’s special tasting menu and matching wines in the Mirabelle Restaurant - awarded 2 AA Rosettes and featured in the Good Food Guide.
Step into the smooth high-speed “kaleidoscopic” lift and whizz over 800ft up to London’s highest observation deck. Making a great main event for a family day out in London, The View from The Shard is a must-see attraction and is sure to impress everyone from kids to grandparents. From the top, you’ll have a 360-degree panoramic view of the capital which stretches to 40 miles around on a clear day. Don’t forget your cameras as the views are truly spectacular! Take as long as you need to spot all of London’s famous landmarks, with no viewing time limits. You’ll have plenty of time to capture the perfect family selfie with the best backdrop imaginable – enjoy!
Opt for a truly unforgettable dining experience in one of London's most exclusive areas with a three-course meal and a cocktail for two at either Marco Pierre White's London Steakhouse Co. City or Chelsea. Begin with a cocktail each to get the evening off to a special start, before choosing three-courses of gourmet creations from a set menu for either lunch or dinner. The restaurant prides itself in serving timeless British classics with finest quality steaks, roast meats and fish, with vegetarian options available on request. In elegant surroundings, you will enjoy impeccable service and the highest standard of food to make this an all-round perfect meal.
Situated in the historic market square of Tremadog (the birthplace of Lawrence of Arabia) The Golden Fleece Inn is a truly traditional and unique family-run Welsh Coaching Inn offering easy access to the majestic mountains and stunning countryside of Snowdonia. You’ll discover rural charm, peaceful tranquillity and gorgeous surroundings during your two night stay, which includes breakfast each morning.
Spend a weekend at Britain's first 21st century cave house. The Rockhouse Retreat, hidden within three acres of private woodland on the banks of Honey Brook, was occupied for over 700 years until the last dwellers left in 1962. It was lovingly refurbished in 2015 by current owner Angelo Mastropietro. Carefully designed, it features home comforts such as under floor heating and a unique 'cave oasis' rainforest shower. Sleep in a luxury bedroom complete with king size bed, wood fire and a bottle of red wine. A fully fitted kitchen, entertainment terrace and a fire pit are all included. For an extra fee, opt in for bushcraft activities like leather tanning or pursuits such as yoga. Rockhouse Retreat's unique charm ensures you'll never want to leave.
Based in Eastnor Castle Country Estate, this weekend pottery course is an ideal place to learn new pottery skills. Begin day one with a welcome tea or coffee, before receiving group demonstrations of pot throwing. Get hands-on and practice fundamental pottery skills, with experienced tutor's on hand to help. After a lunch, watch further demonstrations and work on larger lumps of clay. The results of your labour are left overnight to dry. On day two, learn to throw foot-rings, add handles and motifs. Stop for lunch, then choose your favourite pots and colour them using glazes and decorating slips. The creations are left to dry properly before being put in the kiln. They are fired and glazed and posted to your home approximately one month later.