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This is an introduction to what it is like to record a track in a professional recording studio. You will have the chance to prove your budding Pop-star status by recording your favorite song with you singing the vocals. A professional recording will be burnt to CD on the day for you to take home. This experience is ideal for fun or as a unique present for someone.
Whether you're surfing for the first time or you've been catching waves for a while, you'll enjoy learning techniques and challenging yourself with this Surf lesson in Cornwall. The friendly and professional staff will group you with others of your ability as they build your confidence and teach you all you need to know to enjoy some safe excitement on the water. Your lesson includes all the equipment you'll need, so there's nothing to stop you hitting the surf.
A drive at the historic Goodwood is an experience in itself; this legendary racing circuit is a key part of England's motoring heritage. As the first track to re-open post-WWII, it is one of the only tracks to retain its original layout and features. Now add two of the most sought-after supercars to the experience and it becomes an unbelievable opportunity! Start with a safety briefing from an experienced professional, and then choose two from the following: Porsche 911, Nissan GT-R, Aston Martin V8 Vantage or DB9, Lamborghini Gallardo, Ferrari 360 or F430 and the Ariel Atom. Drive two laps of the 2.4 mile circuit in each car, completing nearly ten miles in total. Whichever two you choose, each and every combination is thrilling!
Experience the Land Rover Defender in its element with this rip-roaring driving experience on Thruxton's challenging 4x4 off road course. Following an initial safety briefing, jump into the Land Rover with two other driving enthusiasts and negotiate your way around Thruxton's many water crossings, steep gradients, twists, turns and traverses, in order to push the vehicle to its limits under the guidance of a seasoned instructor. During the session, learn essential 4x4 driving techniques such as axle articulation, approach, traction and braking - by the end, you'll be driving like a pro! This demanding experience is a must for any ardent off road driving fan.
You’ll have two and a half hours to master the cake decorating craft you’ve selected at Cakes by Deborah. All skill levels are catered for, so whether you’re already a baking legend or can’t tell the difference between icing sugar and caster sugar there will be a class perfect for you. Learn to pipe the perfect cupcake swirl, create delicious sugar paste roses that look as good as they taste and even wow the kids with your Minion modelling skills. All this choice and more is open to you, and all the cake decorating supplies will be provided so you don’t need to worry about a thing!
Indulge in a traditional English afternoon tea with a glass of Champagne for two at Hallmark Hotel Carlisle. Tuck into fresh finger sandwiches, scrumptious scones and delicious cakes as you sit back and relax.
Come to Wales for a day of coasteering and other exciting activity experiences, offering adrenaline junkies a morning mix of rock climbing, swimming, scrambling and traversing. Then an afternoon of kayaking, surfing or abseiling (weather permitting) and possibly cliff jumping (for the decent swimmers, if conditions allow) so slip into the essential wetsuit and secure your safety helmet before you get stuck in. After the coasteering session, there is a break for an hours lunch. The weather in the afternoon will dictate whether you'll be kayaking, surfing or abseiling next on this activity day. The spectacular rocky coastline of St David's peninsulas in Pembrokeshire is stunning, so grab the chance to explore Britain's only coastal natural park.
You’ll dine in the AA rosette awarded Eden Bar and Restaurant, where’ll you’ll be able to indulge with a delicious three-course meal. The restaurant is known for serving fabulous food in extremely stylish surroundings.
Step back in musical time with a family visit to The Musical Museum. With audio guides provided, you’ll discover and view the outstanding collection of self-playing musical instruments and learn how people listened to music before iPods were invented. Explore the different sounds of the instruments and see the tiniest clockwork musical boxes. End the day with some light refreshments in The Riverview Tearoom which boasts stunning views of the River Thames.
Rock climbing is perfect for those who enjoy a challenge and get a buzz from tackling heights. It will test your fitness as well as your ability to work as a team. This introductory session will teach you the basics and leave you with an appetite to perhaps take this up as a new hobby. You will be in the safe hands of a professional rock climbing instructor who will teach you how to put on the safety harness, tie a knot and how to belay. The instructor will also give you advice on your technique as well as the best tips to improve. There are different levels of difficulty for all ages and fitness. Once you arrive you will be fitted with a helmet and given a safety briefing. With your instructor you will then learn all the basics of how to rock climb on the various walls on offer at the venue. Depending on your competence during the session, you may then have the opportunity to continue rock climbing unsupervised for the rest of the day. This decision is made at the end of the session and is at the discretion of your instructor. The locations available are all specialist indoor centres.
Luxury doesn’t have to be hard to find; the friendly professionals at Dream Therapy in Sunderland have a magnificent offer that will leave you speechless! If you decide to treat yourself, you will receive a 1 hour Hot Stone Massage, great for melting away those aches, a Neal’s Yard Facial, perfect for a clear complexion, and a Manicure, adding some glitz to those nails. When you are finished, you will look and feel like a million dollars, so get out there and show it off!
If your idea of romance involves getting away from it all whilst being surrounded by breathtaking scenery, then this is the getaway for you. Nestled in the picturesque village of Logierait, in the heart of Perthshire, this family run guest house offers a relaxed atmosphere with stunning views that overlook the River Tay. Upon arrival, you and your beloved will be welcomed with a chilled bottle of champagne and a box of chocolates before being shown to your upgraded room, complete with a seductive four-poster bed. In the morning, you’ll each be treated to a delicious cooked breakfast, nicely rounding off this intimate escape.
Savour time with someone special in picturesque Buckinghamshire with this overnight break for two at Pinewood Hotel, winner of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. This picturesque 4-star retreat is set in carefully-tended grounds complete with fountains and offers free parking and Wi-Fi to ensure all is convenient; indoors, it boasts a top restaurant and stylishly contemporary bedrooms, one of which you’ll share for the night. Morning will see you enjoying a full English breakfast hot from the grill before you head out to explore, and with so many attractions easily reached (from Windsor Castle to Thorpe Park to Legoland) there’s certainly no shortage of things to do and see!
Polo: a game that involves hitting a small ball with a long stick whilst travelling at speed on board a vehicle with a mind of its own. Sounds insane? Why not try it for yourself at the largest polo training academy in the world? Start off with a briefing on basic rules and theory of polo by expert instructors, including ball hitting, polo riding, hooking and riding off. Afterwards, mount a mechanical horse to learn the basic polo swings before mounting a real polo pony to take part in a 'stick and ball' session. After a buffet lunch there's a video on game tactics, more stick and ball sessions and finally, instructional chukkas so you can put all your new skills into practise. Fast-paced and skilful, polo is an exciting, challenging sport.
Quad bikes are known for being some of the most versatile off road vehicles, and have been a favourite amongst thrill seekers since they first appeared on the scene. This experience will give you the chance to try your hand at some incredibly challenging obstacles, including narrow bridges, lumps, bumps, hill climbs and see-saws. The day begins with a full health and safety briefing –these machines may look small, but they are surprisingly powerful and your instructor will show you how to make the most out of your driving experience. Then it’s on to the course which comprises a series of demanding obstacles which you will tackle with your instructor by your side.
Don't be stitched up with a lacklustre outing; get stuck into a social sewing class with afternoon tea. Engage in therapeutic creativity set amid the rolling Yorkshire countryside. Choose from a range of workshops including Roman Blind, Introduction to Patchwork and Quilting and even Dressmaking. Upon arrival to the studio, be welcomed with a glass of fizz. After a tour and a browse of the fabric store, it's time to sew. Learn new skills while creating something to be proud of. Put down your scissors for a break and enjoy a decadent afternoon tea, including freshly prepared sandwiches and cakes, before taking home the handmade creation as well as a small sewing kit in order to continue the creativity at home. A day well spent.
The London Time Tour Bus is an entertaining and educational sightseeing trip around the ancient city of London, ideal for all ages. Join Professor Quantum as you are taken on a voyage around London's famous sites aboard a classic 1960s Routemaster bus and enjoy live theatrics, an air of mystery and an insightful look into the capital’s rich history. You will travel past a selection of London’s famous sites, including The Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Downing Street, St. Paul’s Cathedral, The Tower of London, Tower Bridge, and London Bridge. Throughout the tour the Professor will share his knowledge of his past, present and future and there will be the opportunity for interaction with historical figures via the Professor’s time phone. This is a great experience not to be missed! Included in this experience you will both receive a London Time Tour guide book to take home. You must take your activity before the voucher expiry date.
Conveniently situated on the high street, Prezzo in East Dereham provides a contemporary setting for a meal out with a loved one. Ideal for any occasion, the two of you will be able to tuck into three delicious dishes chosen from an alluring set menu. From pizza and pasta to decadent dessert, there’s something for everyone! To add some sparkle to the experience, you’ll also be treated to a bubbling bottle of prosecco. Book your tasty slice of Italy today!
Indulge in fine dining and a comfortable two night stay at The Bradford Hotel. This delightful hotel offers you and a special someone the chance to relax and escape the daily stresses of life in a King Size double room with breakfast included, a three course dinner with a glass of wine each at the City 3 Restaurant and Bar. Presenting you with the perfect opportunity to indulge in delectable dining spent with good company in a spectacular hotel room.
The ideal day out for all wine enthusiasts! This fantastic voucher for two allows you to discover some of Britain’s oldest and most beautiful vineyards. Take a fascinating tour of one of seven different vineyards, and learn all there is to know about the wonderful world of wine-making. Your expert and friendly guide will take you through the entire wine-making process from planting the seeds and harvesting the most succulent grapes to fermenting and bottling the finished product! You’ll even have the opportunity to taste some of the vineyards’ award-winning wines before settling down to a delicious lunch or indulgent afternoon tea. Whatever the occasion, this incredible offer promises to be an unforgettable day out for wine-lovers everywhere!
Surrounded by rural beauty, Essex's West Street Vineyard provides the perfect setting to discover the wonderful world of English wine. Begin with a guided tour of the vineyard and its stunning views of the Essex countryside and as well as uncovering its intriguing history, learn about how West Street is becoming a renowned specialist in English wines from around the whole country. Along the way, sample a hand-picked selection of West Street's latest wines under the tuition of a resident wine aficionado - it really is the best way to find out what this vineyard is all about. As a fitting end to a great experience, sit down to a delicious set two-course lunch at The English Wine Barn Cafe.
Whisky blending is the art of combining accurately selected, mature, high-quality whiskies, each with its own flavour and other characteristics, so that each one makes its contribution to the finished blend without any outweighing. The experience starts with an introduction to whisky, featuring four whiskies each for you and your guest to taste. All four of the whiskies, which are sourced from all different parts of the world, will be set out in front of you along with a pipette and mini bottle. Your whisky expert will talk you though all the different types of whisky, its origins, how it’s made and how they all vary. As well as describing the different smell and flavours you will be experiencing when tasting your whiskies.Then you will be taught how blending works and you will create your very own blend to suit your palette. You will use the four whiskies that have been provided with, using the pipette you will use little amounts of each to build up your blend. Discovering how blended whisky came into being and why to this day it remains the backbone of the Scotch whisky industry. You will also take your whisky blend home with you, inside the mini bottle to enjoy in your own time.
This Yorkshire clay pigeon shooting experience offers you 50 shots at glory! Clay pigeon shooting is great fun, and a very rewarding sport. The sound of one of those clays breaking will be music to your ears, and with it comes a wonderful sense of achievement. Clay pigeon shooting in Yorkshire is a wonderful outdoor activity, perfect for a gift, a group outing, or a corporate team building event. This particular experience is perfect for anyone, whether they have ever tried clay pigeon shooting before or not - after all, this sport is one where there always new challenges to face and new skills to hone. The Clay Pigeon shooting begins with a briefing where you will be shown all the necessary basics, such as foot positioning, mounting the gun to your shoulder, and tips for consistently hitting the target.
Feel invincible as a bird on the wing with a ride on Zip World's Velocity. Not only the world's fastest zip line but also Europe's longest, it sends riders hurtling through the air at speeds of over 100mph. Best of all are the intoxicating views of the Snowdonia Mountains and lake on the descent. Start with a taster session on Little Zipper. In safety gear provided, hook up to the wire and zip down to the slate quarry at speeds reaching 40mph. Specialised transport then travels through the quarry to the formidable Big Zipper. Be attached to the zip line and plunge into one mile of soaring, adrenaline-surging flight. Witness the mountain lake 500 feet below. Daredevils will relish this challenging feat, and all the bragging rights that go with it.