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Get a birds-eye point of view of your favourite cityscape Fly into the sky at a choice of 11 city locations around the UK Spot famous historical landmarks, some of which are hundreds of years old Listen as the pilot shows you points of interest Perfect as a gift for those with a sense of adventure For the list of 11 UK locations see Full Details
Fly serenely above the beautiful Wiltshire countryside, take in the breathtaking views and see famous landmarks from a bird's-eye view. The instructors have hundreds of hours experience and are keen to pass on their flying knowledge. The school is regulated by the CAA and BMAA, ensuring that you will have a safe, memorable experience. This is a great introduction to microlighting and counts towards total flying hours should you decide to pursue this marvellous hobby in future.
Head to The Picked Hen at London Marriott Hotel March Arch for a quintessentially British treat with a twist. Tuck into an assortment of sweet and savoury plates, including wild boar sausage rolls, scotch eggs and fish finger sandwiches, followed by traditional scones with Devonshire clotted cream, Toffee popcorn cheesecake tarts and Egg n’ soldier white and dark chocolate mousse with toasted brioche, all complete with bottomless bubbles for two hours!
Supercar Experience Days: Enjoy a thrilling passenger ride in the stunning Aston Martin DB9. Aston Martins are synonymous with James Bond - quintessentially British, they exude class, sophistication and style. This Aston Martin experience puts you in the passenger seat for 3 thrilling laps, while a professional driver shows you the immense power and responsiveness of the iconic DB9. With its sleek design and awesome V12 power, the Aston Martin DB9 is an absolute treat for the senses, right down to the menacing growl of the engine. You do not have to have a driving licence for this experience - just an appreciation for the beauty of this sophisticated Supercar!After registration, tea & coffee you will receive a briefing on safety and driving etiquette. You will take to the track for 3 laps as the pro driver pushes the stunning Aston Martin to show just how incredibly powerful the British phenomenon really is.
Surrounded by exquisitely landscaped grounds, the grand and luxurious Alexander House is a perfectly fitting place to indulge in the quintessentially British pastime of afternoon tea. Either take a pew in one of the hotel's intimate lounges or dine alfresco in fine weather and choose from a selection of fine loose leaf teas from around the world. Tuck into finger sandwiches, a selection of scones with jam and cream, freshly prepared pastries and dainty desserts such as homemade macaroons and seasonal fruit tarts. To top things off, each enjoy a refreshing glass of champagne.
Challenge yourself to conquer the highest peak in England and Wales. Snowdon stands at an imposing and magnificent 1085 metres. The best way to beat the mountain is with a guide by your side, showing you all the breathtaking natural beauty spots on the way up, before you marvel at the majestic views from the peak. And you won’t even need to pick up a map, so you can concentrate on the beautiful surroundings.
Uncover the wonderful world of chocolate in the heart of Birmingham city centre with this deliciously fun chocolate making workshop for two. Learn how to prepare luxury dark chocolate Belgian truffles by hand, using a host of raw ingredients under the expert guidance of an in-house chocolatier who shows you how to shape, cut, coat, mix and pipe them to perfection. After making these delicious chocolate treats, package them up and each take between 30 and 50 away to enjoy at home with friends and family. During the workshop, also enjoy a live and interactive demonstration on how to temper chocolate and discover all about the history of chocolate and other delicious chocolate facts. Don't forget to check out the chocolate fountain!
A trip to Diggerland guarantees a fun filled, exciting and action-packed day out for kids and adults of all ages. Children (and adults if they wish) have the opportunity to ride in and drive different types of construction machinery including dumper trucks, mini diggers and giant diggers (all under strict supervision). There are great opportunities to take photos or learn about the workings of the machines from the fully trained instructors constantly on hand. Diggerland is a day out with a difference - not only can families learn about how these diggers work, they can actually drive them too! This is great fun for the family.
Perfect for a pair of hop-headed beer lovers, this Hackney microbrewery tour is led by knowledgeable guides Simon and Dom and offers a rare chance to see behind the scenes of some of East London's top microbreweries. Start by tasting a One Mile End Brewery's beer made with love in the pub's cellar, at White Hart Brew Pub. Follow on with tutored tastings at famous East London institute, Mother Kelly's bar. Finally there's a tour, tasting and Q and A at Old Street Brewery, known as Bethnal Green's most chilled out and funky microbrewery, featuring some seriously great craft beers. Drinks are pre-arranged so there's no need to queue for brews. Take home a bottle from the brewery and feel free to stay and prop up the bar until midnight.
Learn all about the art of falconry on a full day at the falconry centre, finding out all about the birds. Start with a tour, meet eagles, Harris hawks, falcons and owls and learn what is what. Then get expert tuition in the art of falconry, with time to handle the birds so that you get comfortable with them and they can get comfortable with you. Depending on the time of year: during the game season from September to February, take the birds out into the hills hunting for live quarry. Between March and August, go for a 'hawk walk' with the birds, flying them but not hunting (you can always choose this option in the hunting season if you'd rather not hunt). Lunch is included.
Situated on the historic Hope Street in Liverpool, Jenever is a stylish and contemporary gin bar that has over 120 gins to choose from. Also serving cocktails and beers, it opened its doors in 2016. Perfect for visiting on the way to the nearby theatre or if you just fancy a delicious tipple, you can relax and unwind in the cosy atmosphere. Enjoy a delightful gin tasting experience for two, which includes four wonderful gins, tonic and fruit. Before the tasting, a member of staff will talk you through the gins, giving you some information on each of them as well as telling you some fascinating facts about the bar itself!
Museum Experience Days: Enter London's National Gallery and The British Museum with purpose and confidence during this full day combo tour, joining a highly knowledgeable guide for a semi-private experience. Make the most of your visit to the capital and never wander aimlessly again!Meeting at a classic red phone booth opposite the main entrance, your tour will start with an introduction from the guide and a historical overview of the museum. Once inside, your group will be lead from room to room, learning about the most fascinating objects collected over 6000 years of human history - including the Rosetta Stone, Mummy of Katebet, Oxus Treasure, Parthenon Sculpture and much more. After a lunch break the tour will continue at the National Gallery, where you'll have plenty of opportunity to admire such masterpieces as The Arnolfini Portrait by Jan van Eyck, Bathers at Asnières by Georges Seurat, and of course van Gogh's iconic Sunflowers. Joining an expert guide is truly the best way to experience the most famous of London attractions!A gift certificate for the British Museum & National Gallery Combo Tour will surely delight fans of history, science and art, and makes a fantastic day out witnessing the very best of our great capital.
Discover the ultimate kitchen essential and sharpen your knife skills during this lesson at Jamie Oliver's state-of-the-art cookery school in Westfield, London. The cookery school's expert chefs who have been hand-picked by Jamie to teach you how to chop like a pro. Receive a welcome drink on arrival before learning the most fool proof ways of chopping, slicing and dicing. When you feel confident handling the knife, use your newly learned skills to make a delicious seasonal dish that can then be incorporated into your weeknight repertoire. Finish the class by enjoying the dish created with your classmates.
Viewing the incredible sights of London from a breathtaking 160ft above the ground is sure to be a thrilling experience. The only thing that could make this even more exciting is throwing a heart pounding bungee jump into the mix! The adrenaline will be rushing through your body as you plunge through the air watching the impressive façade of the O2 Arena blur or Brays Lake in Windsor behind you. This is a once in a lifetime experience, an opportunity to see London like you've never seen it before and a blood pumping thrill ride you'll never forget.
Head to renowned gentlemen's tailor McCann Bespoke in London's West End for a men's tailoring experience like no other. Begin in style with a welcome glass of Pommery champagne or Langley's No.8 gin, before receiving a personal consultation from a professional tailor to discuss tastes and requirements. During the experience, get measured up for the shirt of your choice (up to £140) then pick from a selection of over 35 collars, 20 cuffs and a selection of high quality trims, stitching, pockets and embroideries, all finished off the signature McCann Bespoke red tab - a sign of true quality. Also, receive a £100 gift card, a 10% discount on any purchases made on the day and a second fitting (if needed) after the experience - fantastic!
Spend some productive time on a golf course perfecting your skills with this nine hole golf playing lesson for two. Discuss the many different golf shots and etiquette with a PGA professional and focus on adjusting your swing to best strike the ball. This easy going and unique teaching class is the most fun you can have while you hone your skills and the constructive expert tips and advice will prove invaluable. Book again on the day using the £5 off vouchers for a follow up lesson each. Choose from more than 120 locations across the UK, there is bound to be a great venue near you!
Whether you’re a keen beginner or you’re jumping back into the saddle again, our handpicked horse riding experiences are guaranteed to impress. You’ll enjoy a hands-on introduction into the wonderful world of horse riding as you learn the basics (halt, walk and maybe some trotting) during a fun and informative hour long session. Private lessons offer you the opportunity to really get to grips with riding, while hacking experiences allow you the chance to soak in the beauty of the British countryside atop one of the magnificent creatures. Who knows, this could be the beginnings of a lifelong passion!
Hear the waves slowly wash along the shore and enjoy a truly relaxing seaside retreat with this one-night stay for two in the beautiful seaside town of Torquay. Perfect for those seeking a traditional British seaside escape, Torquay is home to a fine selection of sandy beaches, with quaint boutiques and a harbour situated a mere stone’s throw away from the hotel. Located along the picturesque seafront, The Hotel Balmoral is a strikingly beautiful, traditional Victorian hotel, providing deluxe accommodation. Take a wander through the town and walk barefoot across the sandy beaches with a loved one, or discover some of the incredible local attractions, including Paignton Zoo and the National Marine Aquarium.
Sometimes we just need a little reminder of how beautiful the country we live in is, and what better and more romantic way to remind ourselves than to experience central London from a tourist’s point of view? Treat your partner to a night in the 4* Novotel London Paddington, and you’ll have all the home comforts and a perfect base from which to stroll nearby Hyde Park, Kensington Palace, Oxford Street and other famous places. Find a restaurant in Little Venice, and return to your hotel for a cool swim before retiring to your room together. With excellent transport links, you’re not far from anywhere, and if you need to look anything up, free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. Decide to stay and you’ll get a free breakfast together in the morning after your stay.
For any discerning lover of classic cars, this driving experienceat Bicester Heritage is sure to excite. Drive four iconic cars at Bicester Heritage, home to the restoration of classic cars, motorbikes and aeroplanes and used in the filming of The Imitation Game. After a briefing from a qualified instructor, enjoy a circuit tour as a passenger to learn the layout of the track. Next, it's time to get into the driving seat with an experienced instructor by your side to get the most out of these iconic cars. Drive a 1960s Jaguar E-Type, a 1950s Austin Healey 3000, a Classic Mini Cooper S and a 1967 Mustang Fastback for six laps each around the half mile circuit. Finish by receiving a commemorative certificate of your experience. Sensational!
A World Heritage Site and a top UK attraction, Kew Gardens is the world’s most famous garden. Visitors of all ages will be fascinated with the sheer range of climates, native and exotic plants and the beautiful collections of botanical art. Explore a tropical rainforest in the Palm House, where temperatures reach a balmy 27°C, stroll the tree-top walkway, see the serene lake and waterlily ponds and, if you visit between April-September, get access to some truly incredible royal quarters too! This experience for two is truly wonderful, and will make you feel like you’ve stepped into a completely different world – you’ll also learn about the 250 years of science and history behind this world-famous attraction too!
Get wet and wild on the white-knuckle adventure of a lifetime. Take on the powerful waves of the official London Olympic Games venue (used for the London Canoe Slalom events in 2012) at Lee Valley White Water Centre. Pit determination, teamwork and energy against the drops and eddies, twists and curves of this exhilarating rapids course, armed only with paddles and the will to succeed. A raft guide will be right there with each and every team to help navigate, share tips and tricks and join in the fun.
Wine Tasting Experience Days: Wine is a complex, fascinating topic that has a rich history stretching across the globe. Most wine tasting courses will only scratch the surface when it comes to learning how wine is made, and how the professionals taste every note to detect the quality. This Full Day Wine Tasting Experience available at several locations across the country is ideal for an in-depth, expert insight into the world of wine - plus you also get to enjoy a delicious three course lunch! Available in Birmingham, Brighton, Oxford, Liverpool and Newcastle, the experience will always begin with an introduction from the wine tutor, and a chance to greet the rest of the group. You'll start with a crash course in professional wine tasting, learning those strange sniffing and swirling techniques - and what they actually do! You'll then move onto the white wines, tasting five from around the world and discussing the flavours in each before lunch is served. There'll be a different wine accompanying each course, and the instructor will talk through how the food and wine is matched to create new flavours that perfectly complement each other. Following lunch you'll get to taste six different reds from various regions, making a total of fifteen wines throughout the course of the day! The Full Day Wine Tasting Course with 3-Course Lunch experience makes a wonderful gift for wine lovers, and those looking to expand their knowledge on the industry. Complete with lunch and fifteen wines to try, this is sure to be a day out that won't be forgotten!