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The tried and tested Swedish formula is guaranteed to be soothing, relaxing and a fantastic stress reliever! At the beautiful Riverhills Spa, you and your guest will be both be able to see what all the fuss is about with a Swedish back and neck massage. Then, to make you look as good on the outside as you feel on this inside you can choose an OPI express manicure or pedicure, the perfect treat to leave your nails glossy and glamorous. After your treatments, it’s time to explore as you’ll have full access to the fabulous facilities which include a swimming pool, spa bath, sauna, steam room, and aromatherapy room. But, can you really call an experience indulgent without a few bubbles? A cold and crisp glass of bubbly each will kick off your relaxation at this classic country house.
From a farm in Kent, take to the skies in a 1940s Boeing Stearman vintage aircraft and feel the exhilaration of flying an open cockpit biplane in this beautiful rebuilt classic. The Boeing Stearman was used as a primary training aircraft by the U.S army corps and U.S navy before and during WWII. Following a safety briefing when you arrive, head to the plane with the instructor and feel the rush of the wind as the plane lifts off the ground. Marvel at the views from the open cockpit. After explaining the controls and showing off some great moves, the pilot will, at his or her discretion, let you take over (if you're feeling brave) to find out what flying a vintage plane is really like.
Ever wondered what it's like to take charge of a real jumbo jet? For aviation fanatics, this state-of-the-art flight simulator experience in Lincolnshire is as close as it gets to stepping into the shoes of a commercial airline pilot, without even leaving the ground. With a high definition 220 degree wrap around screen, live weather conditions, full motion displays, a cockpit made from genuine aircraft parts and a vibrating flight deck, it's hard to believe you're not actually in the air! Choose your favourite airports from a huge choice of top locations across the globe (including the famous low flying St. Maarten Airstrip) and fly the craft under the wing of an expert flying tutor. Flight simulator experiences don't get any better!
What better way to spend a special occasion then relaxing in an elegant location, savouring a delectable afternoon tea? Take a seat in the opulent Park Room in the 5* Grosvenor House in London and take delight in a scrumptious afternoon tea designed by the incredibly talent Dale DeSimone. Tuck into a mouth-watering selection of sandwiches (including delicate open sandwiches), freshly baked scones, cakes and pastries. To make the occasion even more delightful, sip on unlimited champagne – all whilst admiring views over Hyde Park. The Park Room itself is beautifully decorated, echoing the elegance of a British stately home.
Spend the day on the beach kitesurfing or landboarding or kitebuggying. With this experience package, you'll receive expert instruction and will get a taste of what these thrilling sports require. You'll have a wonderful time and will leave with a passion for these challenging sports. The session will last for approximately six hours.
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Treat yourself and a friend to an evening of fine wines and gorgeous chocolate tasting with this workshop in South London. An expert chocolatier will guide you through the process of sampling eight different types of chocolate, all made from the finest cocoa, paired with four delicious wines, selected by grape and region. You'll even be able to take any unfinished chocolate goodies home with you in a gift bag, after finishing your evening off with a sampling of some decadent truffles.
Treat yourselves to a one night stay for two people at Langrish House - a listed 17th century manor house set in 14 acres of rolling Hampshire countryside, making it perfect for exploring Hampshire's pretty villages, countryside and coastline. Home to the Talbot-Ponsonby family for over seven generations, Langrish House is now a charming 13 room hotel which offers a haven of courtesy, charm and character. You'll stay in a double or twin room with beautiful views over the grounds,TV, WiFi and tea and coffee making facilities. If you stay Sunday to Thursday there'll also be a bottle of wine in your room. Breakfast is included.
Anyone with a friend or family member who craves excitement and adventure can give them a real treat with this amazing range of experiences. From falling through the air against a backdrop of beautiful countryside, to plunging down a zip wire with the ground racing up to meet them, this is the perfect day out for anyone who wants to get their pulse racing. The day itself will see participants trying their hand at six different activities: a go on the longest and fastest zip wire, a giant swing that puts playground efforts to shame, an opportunity to experience the life of a stunt performer by falling into a giant air bag, the gravity-defying experience of the 360 degree swing, the 40 foot drop that will really test the mettle of even the most daring adventurer and the world’s first publicly accessible freefall from a height of 10 storeys onto an airbag. This experience begins with a warm welcome and, on entering the facility, guests will be able to see other people participating in the various activities which will give them a taste of what’s to come when it is their turn to take on the various challenges on offer. Safety is key with an experience such as this, so all participants should wear clothes that cover their shoulders and wear long trousers or skirts and flat, closed toe-shoes as they will be fitted for a harness before undertaking any of the activities. This adventure takes place outdoors so it offers amazing views over the Eden project and the surrounding countryside. For those who are actually able to keep their eyes open as they hurtle through the air, this means they will have the chance to enjoy a completely new perspective on this beautiful part of the world. Even those who are not certain that they will be able to take in the view while they are swinging, flinging and jumping, there is no need to miss out on the amazing memories. Guests are encouraged to bring their phones as this experience includes phone case hire, and some of the helmets available are suitable for mounting Go Pros.
The Ferrari 458 is being lauded as the most supreme Ferrari for years and TV's most famous test track, Dunsfold Park, is just the place to see what it's really made of! Start with a welcome and safety brief from an experienced instructor and get your head around the layout of this challenging track. The main event is four laps of sheer power around Dunsfold's 1.8 mile track, with the Ferrari 458 having a mind-blowing 562 bhp and the capacity to get from 0 - 60 in 3.3 seconds. End the experience by receiving a certificate to take home.
Whether you're looking for a little peace and quiet or a fun-filled short break in the East Midlands, Hallmark Hotel Mickleover Court is sure to fit the bill. Boasting exceptional spa facilities, a Trip Advisor 2013 Certificate of Excellence and an accessible location, this hotel has all the ingredients to make your stay something special and memorable. Spend a night in one of the hotel's spacious en suite rooms which come complete with Sky Sports, free WiFi and a host of other home comforts. During your stay, feel free to enjoy the relaxing spa facilities including a swimming pool, solarium and gym, or venture a little further afield by visiting top local attractions such as the Peak District or Alton Towers. A full English breakfast is included.
Take some time to yourself and enjoy an experience that’s a mixture of pampering and delicious food with this indulgent spa day for one, including a traditional afternoon tea. Head on down to the Holiday Inn Reading, easily accessible from the M4, and forget the noise of the motorway as you head in to a paradise of rest and relaxation. You’ll enjoy a full day’s use of the heated indoor pool and state-of-the-art gym, and a Dermaologica spa treatment lasting 50 minutes to ensure your skin gets the attention it needs. Then it’s time to head to Monty’s Lounge Bar, where you’ll enjoy a chilled glass of champagne plus the classic afternoon tea treats: finger sandwiches, fresh scones with clotted cream/jam, homemade cakes and, of course, your choice of tea or coffee.
A taste of stardom and the first step towards a potential career change, this introductory recording studio experience is the perfect gift for a music lover. Singers, musicians and songwriters of any level of expertise can get mic'd up and record a track. A highly qualified session engineer explains the process in engaging, easy-to-understand terms, and imparts expert advice on improving vocal skills. After a few run-throughs, settle in for the real thing. Using one of the very best Analogue to Digital Converters, the outcome is a highly-polished track to cherish. Choose the best performance and take it home on a CD for friends and family to admire. This experience is ideal for beginners; no prior experience is required.
This is your chance to experience being 'The Hoff' as Michael Knight by taking control of the Pontiac Firebird AKA 'KITT' (Knight Industries Three Thousand). Unfortunately KITT do it all for you so you will have to guide him around the race track for three to four laps/miles. This is a great chance to experience this TV show hero in this thrilling drive. Upon arrival you will be greeted by one of the friendly staff members who will give you a brief health and safety overview and give you some interesting facts and statistics about the famous Pontiac Firebird car that you may not already know.Then it’s time to buckle up and take to the track! You and one other lucky person will each have 3-4 exciting and thrilling laps/miles in the KITT replica. To conclude your session you will be given a certificate of your experience to take home as a memorable keep sake. There will be a photographer on the day, so if you would like to purchase any images, you can do at the end of your visit.Please note: The person driving the car will be required to sign a disclaimer accepting liability in the event of damage to the vehicle. The driver will be given an option to purchase damage waiver cover when booking to minimise their financial exposure should there be an accident. Drivers are under no obligation to purchase this optional waiver. Full details are available at the time of booking.There will be a supplement fee if you choose to visit the Dunsfold or Castle Combe venue.
Clay pigeon shooting and archery combine with this unique experience, new to the UK. These two sports are taken to a whole new level as you take control of your bow and aim at fast moving targets propelled high into the air! On arrival at the venue, you'll get a safety briefing, learn the rules and enjoy a fifteen minute target practice in the shooting arena with expert instructors. Then it will be time to face the music as you take aim and fire at unlimited moving targets, with an hour to perfect your technique! What’s more, all of your targets will be saved so you can find out just how good you are at the end of your session!
Dine on a five course meal in style aboard the Northern Belle train. Journey from one of a range of stations throughout the UK and admire beautiful scenic views. Be transported to a time of lavish train travel as you savour some exquisite cuisines and share a bottle of fine wine. You will also be treated to a bottle of Laurent Perrier NV for the chance to experience luxury at its best. Experience what it’s like to enjoy train travel in the same way people did during its heyday in the 1930s.
You've seen it on the TV....how hard can it be? You can find out what it takes to become a motorsports champion with an exhilarating rally driving experience. Sat behind the wheel of a powerful rally car, your fully-qualified instructor will teach you a number of spectacular stunts, including power slides, wheels spins and handbrake turns. A fantastic test of courage and control, you'll love the chance to get to grips with the gravel at a stunning driving venue and you'll even get a high-speed passenger ride when your driving experience is all over!
Skydiving dates back to the 18th Century and has become a popular activity to participate in. Thought to have many physical and mental health benefits, it is also a fantastic challenge to embark on. Take the ultimate leap of faith with this exciting tandem skydive experience. Fall at speeds of up to 120 mph while strapped to a qualified instructor who will take care of deploying the parachute and landing safely. This adrenaline fuelled experience is the perfect opportunity to feel the thrill of falling and to admire stunning views in the process.
The Tiger Moth is the quintessential English biplane and for vintage flying fanatics, nothing beats a ride in one of these amazing aerial icons. Begin with a pre-flight briefing, then don Biggles-style flying gear and climb into the open cockpit of a vintage De Havilland Tiger Moth. After a few checks, the propeller is wound and it's chocks away! Feel the rush from the open cockpit as stunning views of rural Wiltshire unfold from below the plane and once at altitude, take over the controls to experience the unrivalled thrill of flying a Tiger Moth. Before landing, your pilot demonstrates the craft's incredible capabilities with some adrenaline-pumping aerial acrobatics including loops, rolls and stall turns - a flying experience like no other!
Take some time out of a hectic schedule for a spot of top to toe pampering at a chic urban retreat near Glasgow city centre. Enter the serenity of the day spa and enjoy three relaxing spa treatments, all performed using luxury Elemis products. Start with a soothing 10 minute foot ritual, tailored to suit any specific needs. Next, indulge in a deeply calming hot stone back massage and let any cares drift away. Then, receive a professional spa facial performed using intricate eastern massage techniques. To finish, release toxins from the system with 30 minutes in the spa's modern infra-red sauna - a fitting end to a wonderful pamper experience. During the time at the spa, also feel free to kick back in the spa's calming relaxation room. Bliss!
Located within eight acres of woodland and scenic gardens, Chimney House is the perfect destination for this two night break. The hotel, built in the Tudor style, radiates charm and has recently undergone a comprehensive refurbishment and modernisation. On the first evening of your stay you will dine at the Patio Restaurant, enjoying a three course freshly prepared meal and glass of wine each, followed by a full English breakfast on both mornings of your stay.
Experience a fun windsurfing taster session with a friend, at Gwynedd. You'll go through safety procedures whilst being briefed on the techniques and key points of the sport. The supplier will provide tuition and all the equipment required for you to take part in the course, just make sure you bring the appropriate footwear! This fun session will last for two and a half hours in total.