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Enjoy being a passenger in a fully functioning fire engine with the lights flashing. Fulfil any childhood aspirations to be a firefighter in this giant Green Goddess fire engine, with a fifteen minute passenger ride. Climb in next to an experienced professional driver and get going around the site's perimeter road, enjoying magnificent views from the cab's great height; feel the roar of this beast's engine and imagine racing along, all lights blaring!
Muscle car fanatics, grab this chance to test drive a true American icon with a sensational Dukes of Hazzard session! Get behind the wheel of a 1969 Dodge Charger at a choice of eight UK locations and experience its immense power from the driver's seat. This special car is a tribute to General Lee, as made famous in the classic 1980s TV series The Dukes of Hazzard. Kick things off with a safety briefing before hitting the track for some serious driving action. Take the wheel of the Dodge Charger for three high-octane laps with an instructor in the passenger seat to offer tips and encouragement throughout - amazing!
Explore the Churchill War Rooms, a secret hidden bunker beneath London’s Westminster, where former Prime Minister Winston Churchill and his most trusted aides plotted their victory over Hitler. Walk in the footsteps of one of Britain’s greatest leaders and glimpse what life would have been like during those tense days and nights of the Second World War. Left exactly as it was when the lights were switched off back in 1945, see where Churchill and his War Cabinet took refuge during the Blitz, with pans still on the stoves, maps hanging on the walls and beds made up and ready to accommodate Churchill and his ministers. Enjoy access to the interactive Churchill Museum, using the fantastic interactive displays to learn of Winston Churchill’s life and legacy. Get a glimpse into his personal life by reading the letters he wrote to his wife Clementine, view newspaper archives, watch video excerpts and listen to original radio broadcasts of Churchill’s rousing wartime speeches. This experience offers a real insight into wartime Britain and is an experience not to be missed.To complete your experience you will be treated to a two course meal from a set menu, choices include Assaggetti, Fire & Stone, Mele e Pere or similar. Restaurant sittings are usually at 1.00pm and 6.00pm please check when booking.
Eating oysters is a truly decadent experience – in essence, it’s tasting the sea in solid form – but not everyone is clued-up on which are best and how to prepare and eat them. That’s where Bentley’s oyster master class comes in. Friendly staff whose knowledge of these succulent shellfish is second to none will introduce you to different types of rock oyster, and teach you to shuck them safely. Of course, you’ll get to eat them every which way while you’re learning, and there’ll be a glass of champagne to wash them down. While you’re busy with your oysters, chefs will also be busy, rustling you up a delicious three-course lunch – and each course will be served with a matched wine selected by the Head Sommelier. Once you finish your lunch, you’ll be well-equipped to share your love of shellfish with future lunch guests, because you’ll be presented with a goodie bag containing apron, oyster knife and recipe cards to take home.
Embrace the spirit of the Rio Carnival with a delicious cocktail masterclass at Brazilian restaurant Cabana in Southampton. Over the course of around two hours, benefit from the tutelage of a mixologist and create three different boozy mixes. Learn some tasty new skills and, best of all, enjoy sampling the finished creations! Stop for a break to indulge in some of the mouth-watering street food snacks that Cabana is famous for. Leave with some brand new cocktail know-how which can be used to impress at future dinner parties.
Brighton has many beautiful sights at night, from the bustling club and bar scene to the scenic pier, and this tour is perfect for taking full advantage and getting out there with your DSLR camera. An experienced tutor will lead the tour, visiting the best vantage points with a view to being able to capture some spectacular shots of the city. The tutor will help you understand your camera, covering usage of your tripod, ISO and white balance features, aperture settings to make the most of the failing light and how to create amazing light trails with shutter speed light effects. See a new side of Brighton.
Have a wonderful, memorable experience as you embark upon your first flying lesson. The staff at the airfield are really friendly and all instructors are CAA approved, ensuring that your lesson will offer you a great opportunity to learn from an expert. Once airborne you will have the chance to take to the controls under the pilot's supervision.
Take your pick from this carefully-curated list of the UK’s top restaurants, all of which have received at least two AA Rosettes, been awarded Michelin Stars or a recommendation, or another prestigious culinary award. You and your dining companion will enjoy the very finest gourmet cuisine and outstanding service as you make yourselves at home in the luxurious surroundings of your chosen venue. Sit back, unwind and catch up in style as you soak up an award-winning restaurant experience. The perfect gift for foodies everywhere!
Perfect for those who enjoy the finer things in life, this choice of experiences offers a variety of delightful days out and overnight stays. Explore some of the UK’s historic stately homes with an English Heritage membership, or take a trip out on the water and enjoy the serenity of floating down a river. Alternatively, an overnight stay in one of our wonderful National Parks or stunning coastal towns could be just what you need. Whatever your pleasure, treat yourself to some of the finer things in life. Choose one from the following:Countryside Walking BreakProms Concert with Entrance to a Stately Home Proms and Bottle of Bubbly The Retreat Luxury Treatment and Cream Tea English Heritage Adult Membership Vineyard Experience with Lunch Champagne Afternoon Tea at the Park Lane Hotel Deluxe Ploughman's Lunch and Tastings at Sedlescombe Vineyard for TwoHistoric Photography Tour of London Picnic Boat Cruise Spa Day with Afternoon TeaJazz Dining Experience South Coast Seaside EscapeCharming Inns & Pubs of the West MidlandsVisit the North of EnglandRelaxing Break in the West CountryDiscover East AngliaNational Park and Coastal EscapeBannatyne Twilight Treat Sailing on a Thames Barge
With so many fast, powerful and breathtaking supercars out there, choosing your favourite can be tough – but you can experience five of the best with this amazing driving thrill! An unforgettable treat for anyone with a need for speed, this fantastic experience is available week-round at locations UK wide and gives you the chance to drive five supercars of your choice for six miles each! With options including the beautiful Ferrari, the stylish Lamborghini and the classic Aston Martin, you’re sure to find the right cars for you – and what’s more, your experience will also include a high-speed passenger ride!
If you have always wanted to experience the magic of yachting then this experience is for you! Your skipper will introduce you to the basics and then you will sail for the rest of the morning taking turns behind the wheel with the other participants. This is a great way to enjoy this wonderful sport, on the safe waters of the Solent.
This is a dream experience for anyone who loves singing and dancing and has ambitions to be the next Lee Mead or Leona Lewis. Whether you have been dancing for years or are a complete beginner the Pineapple Performing Arts School will cater to you. Your lesson will include one hour of singing, one hour of dancing and one hour of drama. You will get the chance to sing songs from your favourite stage shows and work with tutors that can give you an insight into working in the performance industry.
Embrace an amazing opportunity to go behind the scenes of one of the world’s most iconic and historic stadiums, during the new interactive and immersive Liverpool FC Stadium Tour. Let the personable tour guides and multimedia handsets give you a day out you won’t forget as you are taken on an incredible journey through the stadium, with new highlights all brought to life by acclaimed writers and lifelong LFC fans, Dave Kirby and Nicky Allt and narration by actor, David Morrissey. You can enjoy incredible views of the pitch and the city landscape from the top of the main stand and pay a visit to the new state-of-the-art home team dressing room, the new away team dressing room. Why not put your interview technique to the test in the new press room before you take an unforgettable walk down the atmospheric new player’s tunnel to the sound of the Anfield roar. This is the perfect way to give any hard-core Liverpool fan a day out they’ll love.
Sleuth around the legendary Belmond British Pullman train, one of the UK's most luxurious trains for a murder mystery day. Meet the suspicious characters of this 'whodunnit' entertainment, can you solve the crime in time? March up and down the train like Poirot, and once the wrongdoing is solved relaxed with a sumptuous five course gourmet lunch. The trip lasts approximately five hours.
Set in the idyllic surroundings of the Mendip Hills in Somerset, Ston Easton Park is surrounded by thirty six acres of parkland, offering a peaceful escape for a romantic break for two. During your hotel break you will stay in one of five Deluxe rooms, each featuring kingsize beds and affording sublime views over the surrounding countryside. What better way to relax than with a leisurely stroll around the gardens or with a quiet dinner for two in the award winning Sorrel Restaurant.
Imagine crashing through the undergrowth, dodging exploding paintballs, hiding in bunkers or spying on enemies from on high. On arrival, get kitted out with freshly laundered combat coveralls, full face protection paintball goggles and a top of the range semi-automatic paintball gun with 100 paintballs each. Begin with a full safety briefing with an experienced marshal before commencing play. This is a real chance to shake off those day-to-day responsibilities and rekindle your spirit of adventure. There are between six and eight games included in this full day experience, played out within differently themed areas and zones, set up to test skills of strategy, leadership, navigation and teamwork.
When it's time to take a break, a day of pampering at Cheshire's wonderful Cottons Hotel and Spa is the perfect remedy. Boasting a peaceful location away from urban bustle, friendly staff and exceptional facilities, for a relaxing day retreat in Cheshire it doesn't get any better than this. Spend the entire day in the sanctuary of the spa and enjoy all of the facilities at your leisure. Take a dip in the large spa pool, unwind in the outside hot tub, cleanse away cares in the steam room, rejuvenate in the solarium or whirlpool, work up a sweat in the sauna or the fully-equipped fitness suite. To add to the pampering, one luxurious 25 minute spa taster treatment and a delicious light lunch are also included - total bliss!
Invite a little well-deserved pampering into the week thanks to this premium spa day. Discover the tranquil spa hotel, set amid lush Glastonbury countryside that can't fail to gladden the soul. The superb Moroccan-themed thermal spa facilities include a gently massaging hydrotherapy pool, aroma infused laconium, the heating sensation of the crystal steam room, invigorating Finnish sauna, experience showers and ice fountain. For complete indulgence choose one 55-minute treatment from an extensive list that includes a manicure, a range of full body massages or a selection of facials. Leave the spa with all cares vanquished.
This exciting experience gives you the chance to put a works-prepared rally car through its paces for 15 minutes on a specially designed course at the world famous Oulton Park circuit, beginning with a lesson in basic techniques from a professional rally driver. Behind the wheel of a works-prepared rear-wheel drive Toyota GT86, you will learn skills including handbrake turns and left-foot braking, as well as negotiating hairpin bends and adverse as you tear across the gravel!
Discover more about coffee at one of Europe's leading coffee schools, the perfect location for two coffee enthusiasts to enjoy a signature coffee masterclass together. Start the day with a cupping session (coffee tasting) and both taste a variety of coffees from around the world. Discover a diverse range of coffee flavours. Next, learn to make great coffee at home by learning about the basics of brewing, storage and preservation. Find out all about the origins of the drink and the journey that the coffee beans must go through before becoming your beloved hot drink! This interactive and fun course is ideal for two coffee lovers!
A rarity amongst all the speedboats, cruise liners and ferries nowadays, tall ships are a majestic sight on the rolling waves and the art of sailing them no less exhilarating than in its heyday. This six hour sail is guaranteed to make the day of any aspiring sailor or just those who enjoy incomparable coastal scenery and the gentle bob of a vessel at sea. Setting off from a Victorian pier, the Moonfleet, a former Dutch cargo vessel built in 1930, will head towards either Lulworth Cove or beneath the chalk cliffs of the Isle of Wight in Alum Bay, where it anchors. Passengers are welcome to join the crew in getting hands on and help raise the mainsail, anchor and even steer should they wish, or just kick back and appreciate the sea views.
Delight in an afternoon of enjoying delicious treats in beautiful surroundings with this afternoon tea for two at Coombe Abbey in Coventry. A former Cistercian Abbey dating back to the 12th century, this lovingly restored hotel is surrounded by 500 acres of beautiful grounds which include a lake, formal lawns and parkland, perfect for strolling around before or after your afternoon tea. In the elegant Garden Bar you will be served a selection of sandwiches, a slice of cake each, speciality teas and fruit scones, served the traditional way with clotted cream and preserves. To make this experience even more special, you will also enjoy a glass of bubbles each. Lovely!
Snakes are a divisive creature - some people are fascinated by them and love nothing more than the chance to get their hands on these scaly creatures whereas others cannot get over their reputation for being potentially dangerous. This informative and interesting experience is a chance to learn about some of the most venomous snakes in the world not just in theory but in practice as guests will be able to see some of them up close. Experienced keepers will handle the snakes, including a presentation which will provide a wealth of information about the snakes themselves including how to reduce the chances of getting bitten by looking out for a few simple clues as to what the snake is thinking. This is the only show of its kind and a real treat for anyone who enjoys learning about animals and appreciates the chance to witness some of the most fascinating and misunderstood animals in the flesh. This experience for two begins with a warm welcome from the keepers who will take guests on a tour of the reptile area and show them some of the other creatures that live in the reptile house which will not be featured in the show. Then it’s time to head to the show area where visitors will get the chance to see an exclusive live show which includes some of the most venomous snakes in the world and the experts who know them best. The presentation will include a range of information about which snakes have been maligned by the media and which have earned their reputation as a threat to humans. Guests will also learn how snake venom is used in medicine and discover how they can avoid being the victim of a snake attack by spotting their warning signs and everyone will learn the secrets of the snake charmers.
For two people who love a wee dram, a whisky tasting evening at Newcastle's buzzing Blackfriars Restaurant is sure to go down a storm. Whether a budding aficionado or just looking to try something new, this whisky tasting course is fun, educational and a ideal way to relax in like-minded company. Enjoy a talk on the curious origins of the age old drink and listen in amazement as the resident expert dispels any whisky related myths. Next up, it's time for a drop or two- taste six hand-picked whiskies with expert tuition and learn how to savour every note, tone and flavour like never before. Leave with a warm glow and a barrel load of brand new whisky tasting knowledge.