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Discover the magic of the city from the unique perspective of the Thames whilst enjoying sandwiches, pastries and scones, as well as an assortment of teas accompanied by music from a solo pianist. Picture sipping on a cup of fine tea such as Darjeeling, with an assortment of afternoon delights as you drift along the river and take in the magnificence that is the London skyline. The perfect way to spend an afternoon. All pastries and sandwiches are prepared on board ensuring you are served the freshest and most delicious treats. On arrival you will be shown to your table and seated. Your afternoon tea will include a selection of freshly made sandwiches, delicious pastries and succulent cakes as well as an assortment of teas. To accompany your afternoon tea there will be some entertainment from a solo pianist.Please note that you will need to book a date for the afternoon tea cruise in advance, and dates are subject to availability. You will receive a voucher to take part in your experience. This should be handed in at the Bateaux London Office before boarding the boat for your cruise and afternoon tea. You will board from Embankment Pier at 3.15pm.
A crazy ride for two, speeding down a hill in Nottinghamshire, in a big PVC ball together, with a bucket of water thrown in for fun! This wild and wet experience is not for the faint hearted. Start with a safety briefing, before climbing to the top of a hill and entering the ball. Get ready and prepare to get splashed when, with a little nudge, the ball starts rolling down the hill reaching speeds of up to 30 mph! A total thrill and absolutely perfect for two friends who love adrenaline.
Experience the ultimate adrenaline rush with this incredible tandem skydive. Your heart will race as you hurl yourself out of a plane and fly towards the earth from 7,000ft! Travelling through the air at 120 miles per hour you'll experience a unique thrill that you’ll remember for a lifetime, and you’ll be strapped to a fully qualified skydiving instructor who will deploy your parachute and ensure you land safely on solid ground.
The 'Sport of Kings ' is made fun and accessible with our horseracing package. Enjoy entry for two to a selection of racecourses across the country and see for yourself what makes this such a fun pastime. Place your bet using the race card form guide and feel the excitement as your horse thunders down to the finish line. The package also includes lunch, parking and a drink to toast your success!
Get into the party spirit, Brazilian-style, at the vibrant Cabana Leeds. Budding mixologists, grab this chance to master cocktail-making with a two-hour class. Learn how to crush, shake and pour by whipping up three classic Brazilian drinks. Then it's the moment the class has been waiting for - it's time to drink those boozy creations! Refreshments are included: a spread of the Rio street food-style delicacies that Cabana is famous for. This enlightening session makes an ideal gift for cocktail-loving couples or best mates.
Spend the day relaxing at the stylish Brooklands Hotel, located at the legendary Brooklands Motor Racing Circuit. The hotel combines contemporary architecture with art deco-inspired decor. Make full use of the spa's facilities which include a his-and-hers sauna, steam rooms, a relaxation room and a hot tub on the balcony! Be pampered with two 50 minute spa treatments - a body massage and a Claudalie facial. For further indulgence, tuck into a spot of lunch or an afternoon tea during the day. Both lunch and afternoon include a glass of Prosecco to toast a relaxing day.
Unwind with an Edwardian afternoon tea for two at Bournemouth's Langtry Manor - a boutique hotel and restaurant based on the south coast. Built in 1877 by Edward VII for his mistress Lillie Langtry, the manor is now a chic seaside retreat. Head to the restaurant (or the peaceful garden in fine weather) for a sumptuous afternoon tea spread. Dine on a selection of finger sandwiches, scones with Dorset clotted cream, strawberry jam, homemade cakes such as lemon drizzle, chocolate brownie, almond and black cherry Bakewell, lemon posset and a choice of English breakfast, herbal or fruit infused teas or coffee.
No more petrol fumes! Hail the arrival of the electric kart - it's serious fun. For exciting tyre-to-tyre racing and the thrill of burning rubber, come along to this brilliant West London venue, home to a 500 metre purpose-built indoor karting track. With seven corners in total, including one super-fast banked corner and a split level track, the extra joy is in finding the new karts go a whole second per lap faster than their petrol cousins. After a safety briefing and practice laps to get racers used to the circuit, jump into your eco electric karts (with the capacity to reach 40 mph) to go again. With a qualifying session too, then two grid starts, there is plenty of driving and trophy presentations for the fastest three drivers on the day.
The accelerator at your feet, the wheel at your fingertips and the tarmac melting beneath you - there really is nothing like driving a powerful, high-performance supercar. With this amazing experience you can take control of five of the world’s most incredible and impressive driving machines for six miles each! You’ll have week-round availability, 15 locations and 11 supercars to choose from – including the awe-inspiring Ferrari, stylish Lamborghini and modern Audi R8 – and you’ll also receive a certificate to take home with you!
Experience the drive of a life time with this action-packed five car driving thrill at the legendary Brands Hatch circuit, home to numerous acclaimed motorsports events. With an unbeatable line-up of world-class supercars to pick from, guests are truly spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting the special chosen ones. Models include the Lamborghini Gallardo, Aston Martin DB9 or V8 Vantage, Ferrari 360 or 430, Porsche 911, Audi R8, BMW i8, Nissan GTR and Ariel Atom. Join an experienced professional for a thorough safety briefing, before it's time for the highlight of the day - experiencing the cars first hand. Hop in the driver's seat and accelerate around the track for six miles in each - that's a total of 30 miles!
Gin is slap-bang in the middle of a full-blown renaissance. Succumb to the charm of this sunny, juniper-based spirit with a tour and tasting at Bimber Distillery. As with all the best plans, this one begins at the bar. With a gin and tonic or vodka and tonic in hand, hear the story of how the distillery was founded. Follow the guide to the distillery floor and discover the complete process of maturing Oak Aged Vodka, infusing Fruit Vodka and distilling the award-winning Bimber London Dry Gin - including the sourcing of fragrant botanicals. Then get the taste buds tingling: back at the bar, participate in a guided tasting of the Bimber range, including English Barley, Oak-Aged and Fruit Infused Vodka - and of course the London Dry Gin. Divine.
It takes time and dedication to become skilled in golf and this experience can give even seasoned players a helping hand with their swing. The experience begins with a game assessment from the PGA pro so they can figure out what level of play you're at and where there is room for improvement. Next will be the intensive lesson itself and this will be carried out either in an hour long session with a small group, or a 30 minute lesson on a one-to-one basis. After the lesson, get the chance to try out the new techniques learned and play a round of golf. Please note that the round might be played alone. For continued help and improvement, the experience also includes access to an email golf helpline service for three months (maximum six emails).
The Crowne Plaza Marlow in the heart of the Thames Valley is a bright contemporary four star hotel with a stunning lakeside setting, perfect for romantic luxury breaks for two. You'll stay in a double room with en suite facilities, TV, luxury duvet with extra pillows and blackout curtains to ensure a good night's sleep. Breakfast for two is included. The facilities at the Quad Health and Fitness Club are free to hotel guests and include a swimming pool, hot tub, sauna and steam room, aerobics studio and gymnasium. Why not explore Marlow, Windsor and Henley or take a day into London?
Escape the strains of everyday life during this luxury spa day at The Malvern Hotel and Spa located in rural Worcestershire. Enter the tranquility of the spa and enjoy full use of all the luxurious facilities on offer which include an indoor/outdoor hydrotherapy pool, a cleansing crystal steam room, herbal sauna, salt grotto, kelo sauna (the first of its kind in the UK), a refreshing ice fountain, bucket drench shower and a fully-equipped gymnasium. For complete relaxation indulge with two relaxing 60 minute treatments and choose from a full body massage, bespoke facial, Malvern Spa manicure and a Malvern Spa pedicure. To pamper the stomach, a tasty afternoon tea spread is also included. Leave the spa feeling refreshed and ready to face the world!
This meet the animals experience at Lakeland Wildlife Oasis is the perfect experience for you and your fellow animal lover to get up close with three different members of the animal kingdom! Meet the playful meerkats, interact with the cheeky lemurs and play with the curious emperor tamarins, with an interesting and unique 20 minute encounter with each of them. You and your companion will get to interact with the animals, feeding them as they come over to see you in their enclosure, under the supervision of a knowledgeable keeper. You’ll be free to ask the keeper as many questions as you like, learning about the animals and how they are looked after. Entry to the zoo is included in your experience, so you will be free to explore and take a look at the other interesting animals, from big cats and mini mammals to reptiles and amphibians!
If you’re fans of natural beauty, sandy beaches, picturesque woodland, wildlife and fresh air, this break for two at The Links Country Park Hotel in northern Norfolk is ideal. You’ll share a comfortable and stylish double or twin room and enjoy a delicious hot breakfast in the morning, cooked the way you like it. Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this comfy and welcoming hotel offers easy access to gorgeous golf courses, miles of sandy beach, lightly wooded coastal park and nearby seaside towns, so whether you feel like walking, cycling, paddling or heading off for a spot of shopping and a meal, there are plenty of things to see and do in this region.
Escape for an intimate night of romance and relaxation with this romantic break for two at Crown Lodge. Set in idyllic Torquay, this gorgeous Edwardian 4-star hotel prides itself on quality, comfort and cleanliness, winning a silver accolade by Visit Britain. You’ll receive a bottle of bubbly and a box of chocolates when you arrive providing the perfect way to begin your break, and then you’re free to explore the town, take the short walk to the seaside or head into the Devonshire countryside. What’s more, you’ll even be treated to a cooked and buffet breakfast the next morning sourced from local ingredients.
A spa day at The Oxfordshire is the perfect antidote for two friends or a couple in serious need of some downtime. Spend a day immersed in the tranquillity of The Oxfordshire's award-winning Tempus Spa with full use of all the facilities which include a sauna, steam room, 15 metre indoor swimming pool and a fully-equipped gymnasium. For total relaxation, receive two indulgent treatments performed by professional therapists using a range of Pinks Boutique organic products. Unwind and indulge in a soothing Back and Beyond massage each, followed by a file and varnish on either the fingers or toes. As if that wasn't enough, a tasty two-course set lunch at the hotel's Sakura Restaurant is also included - the perfect addition to a relaxing spa day.
Expect some unique characters, fantastic photo opportunities and unforgettable memories from a Red Panda encounter at Drusillas Zoo Park in East Sussex. A family-run business committed to providing special experiences, Drusillas is the perfect place to enjoy a truly incredible day out. On arrival you will be greeted by a zoo keeper who will take you to the Red Panda enclosure and introduce you to these beautiful creatures. You’ll quickly see their individual personalities for yourself as you get up close to the Red Pandas and are allowed to feed them some tasty treats. Remember your camera, as there will be plenty of photo opportunities to capture this wonderful experience!
In need of some well-deserved relaxation and pampering? Look no further than Durley Dean Hotel and Spa in Bournemouth. Indulge in some well-deserved pampering day near the seaside and enjoy full use of the spa's facilities. Why not relax in the heated indoor swimming pool or enjoy the peace and tranquility of the sauna and steam rooms. To add to the indulgence, receive an hour long treatment each, choosing between a full body massage, back, neck and shoulder massage with facial, skin specific facial wrap, frangipani body wrap or Jessica Zenspa deluxe pedicure. After all the pampering and relaxing, tuck into a traditional afternoon tea and enjoy assorted sandwiches, cakes and warm scones with jam accompanied by a chilled glass of Prosecco each.
Get behind the wheel of the first version of the greatest superhero vehicle ever created! Although the original car from the hit 60s TV series was sold in 2013 for $4.2 million, this replica is a faithful recreation, complete with fins, open cockpit and even a flaming rear exhaust. You’ll get to drive this amazing car for three miles at your choice of nine locations around the country, plus have the chance to view and/or purchase videos and photos of your very own crime-fighting cruise!
Enjoy a multimedia guided and insightful tour for two of the much-loved former Olympic Stadium which has been transformed into a multi-use venue and is now the home to both West Ham United and UK Athletics. Interactive devices are given out which allow individuals to control the content they are interested in. During the tour, take in panoramic views of London from the middle tier seats, visit the changing rooms, the hospitality restaurant, indoor running track, player's tunnel, pitch side and the mangers' dug outs. So whether you are a local tourist, West Ham supporter or London 2012 enthusiast, there is a suitable tour with engaging and interesting content available!
Visit the charming Royal Hotel at Dockray in the heart of Cumbria and enjoy an unforgettable luxury two-night break for two. This family-run hotel is nestled in the Lake District Fells just a stone’s throw from Lake Ullswater and the popular High Force waterfall so you’ll be spoilt for choice if natural beauty is your cup of tea. You and your guest will enjoy a relaxing two-night break in one of the hotel’s 10 en-suite bedrooms complete with a tasty full English breakfast each on both mornings. The town of Penrith is also a short drive from the hotel and is home to markets, shops and restaurants. A wonderful opportunity to explore the great outdoors!