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Cooking Experience Days: Short of ideas in the kitchen? Well, not any more! During this three-hour interactive cooking demonstration, in Kirkcudbright, you’ll join a professional chef as they prepare a variety of tasty dishes you’ll want to try at home. Experiences take place in the demonstration room of Scotland’s hottest new cookery school, in the picturesque fishing village of Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway. The surrounding region is home to several world-class food producers and artisans – some of whose produce you’ll see prepared. Your voucher allows you to choose from a great range of courses – including introductions to Indian and Thai cuisine, breadmaking, food for entertaining, fish cookery, and more. Whichever you go for, all will follow a similar format. On arrival, you’ll be welcomed by the expert chef who’ll proceed to cook up a storm while answering any questions you have to throw at them. This is real foodie entertainment, and you’ll leave with all the recipes and inspiration you need to spice up your home kitchen. This 3-hour cooking demonstration, in Dumfries and Galloway, is the perfect experience for keen home cooks and food show addicts. Surprise them with an Experience Days gift voucher – and look forward to big new flavours at dinnertime!
This fun and informal six hour course will cover free pouring techniques, building, muddling, shaking and straining as well as learning how to make some of the most iconic and popular cocktails of all time! With guidance from an expert instructor, you'll soon be making fantastic drinks that are guaranteed to impress friends and family.
Hop aboard a charming narrowboat named Alfie Bhoy and embark on a leisurely afternoon tea cruise with a view. Drifting through the Lancashire waterways, the canal trip presents guests with a breath-taking glimpse at the Pennines, as well as views of the picturesque local towns and villages. Get started with a refreshing welcome drink each (selected from a choice of alcoholic or soft drinks), before sitting down in the comfortable surroundings of the central heated narrow boat. Tuck into a mouth-watering smorgasbord of finger sandwiches, scones topped with an indulgent serving of fruit jam and clotted cream and a scrumptious assortment of cakes. Wash it all down with unlimited tea and coffee throughout the cruise. Divine!
Rejuvenate yourself and relax exactly as you would like to at Malvern, found just outside Worcester. You'll be treated to full access to the spa's facilities, and choose either a morning or afternoon to enjoy a treatment from a selection of programmes (including massage or manicure). Your treatment could last up to 50 minutes, ensuring you leave filled with confidence, verve and energy
Woolley Grange is a converted Jacobean manor with a warm atmosphere, making you feel right at home. You and your guest can be assured that you will have a pleasant and peaceful overnight stay as this venue has everything you need for a break away from the stresses and strains of everyday life. Woolley Grange is a relaxing luxury getaway for you and someone special!
Get behind the wheel of the villainous Barricade Ford Mustang GT, the immensely powerful V8 supercar from Transformers that's driving the Bumblebee Camaro ZL1 crazy! The sheer power of this bad cop arch-nemesis will be evident from the moment the pedal hits the metal, and it's definitely a head-turner with its aggressive styling, huge bumper bars and police livery. After a safety briefing, settle into the driver's seat for an unforgettable three miles at one of eight fabulous UK locations and find out just how fantastic the new Mustang is!
Experience Days Tours: Think it's impossible to see the best of the Glasgow football scene in one day? Think again! This two hour bus tour will take you on a journey round Glasgow's stadiums, grounds, and iconic locations in football history - the ultimate day out for Rangers and Celtics alike.Meeting at a central Glasgow pick-up point, you'll board the bus and set off towards the first landmark. A knowledgeable football fan and Glasgow local will be your guide for the trip, narrating the journey with fun facts and stories that even the most die-hard of fans will find delightfully surprising. Along the way you'll have the opportunity to step off the bus and explore, taking photos in front of famous stadiums, statues, and murals, and revelling in tales of football's past, present and future. Discover all there's to know about the Beautiful Game during this utterly unique Glaswegian experience!The Glasgow Football History Bus Tour makes a fantastic family day out, but is particularly popular as a thoughtful Father's Day gift or even a Stag Do idea. Learn something new with an Experience Days Gift Certificate!
Recording Studio Experience Days: This group recording studio experience in Swindon is your chance to become real recording artists! Spend three hours in the studio with a professional sound engineer—and leave with a professionally mixed and mastered recording of your three favourite tracks!The experience takes place at one of the city’s top recording studios, established in 1986. Over the years, their team have worked with loads of well-known artists—from local rock giants XTC, to ‘Rock and Roll’s Greatest Failure’ John Otway! During your group session, you’ll work with one of the expert sound engineers to record the three songs of your choice. With their help, you’ll hone your performances over several takes and learn professional tips for smashing them every time! Once everything’s recorded, your vocals will be mixed with the backing tracks and mastered to produce a crisp, radio-quality recording. Chill out to your favourite tunes while the producers work their magic—and take home a CD copy to share with all your admiring fans!The Group Recording Studio Session in Swindon is a unique party idea for 6-15 people. If you know someone who’s got the X factor, surprise them with an Experience Days voucher today!
Quad Biking Experience Days: Quad biking is an exciting activity that can be enjoyed by all, and makes a fantastic day out for the family. This experience will have you cruising through the woods for an epic two hour adventure, navigating through a purpose built track and negotiating tricky bends and muddy puddles. A brilliant way to spend some time in the great outdoors! On arrival at the centre you'll be kitted out with helmets and gloves, before receiving a safety brief and introduction to the quads. Then you're off! With your group, you'll follow the instructor into the forest, meandering around trees, through fields and over hills, throwing a lot of mud into the air! The expert instructors are able to tailor the session to suit specific needs, so you can choose a leisurely trek or a fast-paced off-road thrill. For two hours you'll get to grips with the bikes, learning how to properly control them through deep puddles and round tight bends, and seeing just how fast they can go! An incredible experience for those who love adventure, this half-day quad trek in Kent won't disappoint. A great gift that will give you memories to last a lifetime!
Cooking Experience Days: Do you want to master the art of cooking Indian cuisine? Gone are the days of ordering in, with these Indian cookery classes you will learn how to make authentic Indian food that will impress your friends, and rival that of a take away. And with four classes to choose from, you’re sure to find a class that will tantalise your taste buds. Once you have arrived at the centre you will be introduced to your expert chef Versha Patel, whom will introduce you to a variety of spices, teaching you the tricks of the trade when it comes to cooking authentic Indian food. You will also be shown traditional cooking techniques that have been passed down over the years, equipping you with the knowledge and skills to create some divine dishes for yourself. After the demo's it's time to get those overalls on and set about recreating the dishes. Whether you have little experience in the kitchen, or you're a professional chef this experience can be enjoyed by all, with your expert chef on hand to help as and when you need it, you will go home with new recipes to try out for your friends and family, as well as a full belly! Your choice of classes include: Indian Cooking, Takeaway Special - Chicken Indian Cooking, Takeaways Special - Vegetarian This is a fun hands on experience, so if you're looking for a fantastic foodie gift for that someone special, or you want to brush up on your own cooking skills and love Indian food then this couldn't be a better experience! You'll even get to take the recipes home so you can make the dishes time and time again for all your friends and family!
Put your nerves to the ultimate test with a whole day of climbing at the National Ice Climbing Centre - the UK's best indoor and ice climbing facility. You'll begin your day with a full briefing on safety and important climbing methods, before contemplating your plight to the top. Next you'll have a chance to test your newfound skills with an hour and a half rock climbing session, with an expert instructor offering tips and encouragement throughout. After a break for lunch (not included) at the centres cafe, you'll take on the mighty ice wall, neve and a variety of challenging angles to give you true insight into this adventure sport. You're sure to finish your experience with a huge sense of achievement! All equipment is included.
Boasting an array of awards including a 2013 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, Newport's acclaimed West Usk Lighthouse overlooking the Bristol Channel has all the ingredients for a truly memorable short break. Spend the night in a bright and quirky en suite double room with a striking nautical design, a host of modern amenities, a waterbed and a complimentary bottle of champagne. To add to the indulgence, each receive a relaxing aromatherapy treatment during the stay. Built in 1821, the uniquely designed and proportioned lighthouse is steeped in history and its idyllic location provides the perfect base for exploring the palatial Tredegar House, the beautiful Usk Valley or other local sites. A hearty cooked breakfast is included.
Experience Days Train Rides: Get into the Spirit of Travel, and prepare for an unforgettable day of fun and indulgence with a fabulous five hour trip on the Northern Belle train. Not only will you be wined and dined on-board a luxury train, you'll experience what it must have been like to travel by train back in the 1930s. Your train journey begins the moment you climb on board the beautiful Northern Belle. Lovingly restored to perfectly reflect the luxury English 'Belle' trains of the early 1900s, the Blemond Northern Belle's carriages are opulent and comfortable so you'll feel relaxed as soon as you take a seat in your plush armchair. As the train pulls off and the beautiful English countryside rolls by outside, the experience really begins as musicians and magicians walk through the carriages to entertain you and add even more to the wonderful atmosphere on board the train. During the round trip, you'll also be served a delicious four course lunch - a menu created by chef Richie Cunningham using locally sourced, fresh ingredients. To quench your thirst, you'll be given some beautiful Laurent-Perrier champagne and half a bottle of wine, then the journey finishes with coffee and petit fours. Every moment of this five hour journey is about pure pleasure, and creating memories that will last a lifetime. If you're looking for a truly special gift for someone you love, or the perfect way to mark a special occasion, then this 'Spirit of Travel' train journey aboard the Northern Belle is the perfect experience gift. Prepare to be well and truly in the good books! This certificate covers the cost of trips up to the value of the gift certificate. At peak times the trip may increase in price and there will be a small supplement to cover this upon booking.
Escape to the idyllic Sussex countryside with an overnight getaway for two at the majestic Alexander House Hotel. Surrounded by 120 acres of immaculately tended private gardens and sprawling woodland, this beautiful 5-star retreat combines style and comfort in a tranquil yet easily accessible location. Your meal will be enjoyed in the Reflections Brasserie or AG’s Fine Dining Restaurant during your stay, as well as breakfast the next morning.
Supercar Experience Days: This supercar choice driving experience is a flexible option for lucky petrol-heads. Choose from an impressive line-up of stunning vehicles, and take your favourite for a three-mile spin of your chosen circuit. Events take place on select dates at venues across the country. On booking, you’ll select your car from an enviable selection, which includes the Ariel Atom, Audi R8, Aston Martin V8 Vantage, Nissan GTR, Mustang GT, and Camaro ZL1. If they don’t float your boat, you can also upgrade to a premium car, like the Ferrari 458, Lamborghini Huracan or Lamborghini Spyder. On arrival at your chosen track, you’ll be greeted and briefed by an instructor, before taking a moment to admire your exotic ride for the day! Next, you’ll complete three miles behind the wheel, with your instructor on hand to offer professional driving tips and guidance - the experience then finishes with a thrilling high speed passenger ride! Whichever car you choose, you’ll be encouraged to put your foot down and discover what makes these some of the world’s most thrilling machines. If you’re an indecisive shopper, the Supercar Choice Driving Experience + HSPR is a great option. Surprise someone with an Experience Days voucher, and let them choose their favourite!
Learn to make sushi and cocktails in style with Belgravia's 2015 Global Sushi Challenge award-winning Kouzu Restaurant. Led by some of the city's best sushi chefs, this fun-filled class is the best way to brush up on your Japanese cookery skills in an unforgettable setting. Learn about the origins of sushi before rolling up those sleeves and getting down to some serious sushi making under the wing of an expert Japanese chef. Sample each of your delicious creations before heading over to the bar for a cocktail making class. Create a selection of signature cocktails and wash them down at the bar while having a chat to your fellow classmates - the capital's ultimate Japanese culinary experience.
Working in the city day after day can be a strain, but fortunately this two night stay for two people in the beautiful open expanse of the Northumberland countryside is the perfect retreat for relaxing and reconnecting with oneself. A short riverside walk from the small town of Bellingham, the Riverdale Hall Hotel is perfect base for exploring some of Northumberland’s hidden gems. Each room comes fully equipped with bath, television with DVD player, Wi-Fi, and tea and coffee making facilities. You and your loved one can look forward to tucking into a delicious evening meal, as well as a hearty, cooked breakfast each morning.
Situated in the heart of the village of Nether Stowey at the foot of the Quantock Hills, this is the ideal location for a short break – whether you want peace and quiet, a base for sightseeing or an active few days walking in the hills. Each bedroom is individually decorated and themed; a four-poster room (the Castle Room), the Poets’ Room where you are invited to contribute a poem for the wall or the Quantock Room overlooking the stream which runs by the house. In addition, guests can look around the microbrewery and maybe taste one of the brews in production.
Imagine watching the world wake up from 2000ft as you drift serenely in the early morning sky. Enjoy the sun rise over your county of choice is guaranteed as unforgettable views of beautiful scenery unfold. By taking a midweek flight you have the comforting thought that everyone else has to get up for work and will also benefit from improved availability - it certainly beats the commute into work.
Zombie Experience Days: Have you ever wondered how you'd fare if the unthinkable happened, and the zombies came? Well, this half day Zombie Apocalypse shooting experience will prepare you for the worst so that you stand a fighting chance against the undead... After a full safety briefing and some weapons training from some highly trained professionals to get you ready for your mission, you'll head out into the woodland where there are 14 zombies lurking. Your mission: In three one minute bouts, you have to find and shoot as many of them as you can - they might be at eye level, they might be above you in the trees... they could be anywhere. You have to keep your head clear and your aim true - get the crosshairs of your sniper rifle on the brains of your target and make sure you don't lose your cool as you squeeze the trigger. With this experience, you not only get to try sniper mode - you'll have the chance to try your hand with a pistol and a shotgun too so that if the Zombies ever do attack, you'll be ready to go (all you need is the arsenal of weapons)! This is a fantastic 2.5 hour experience that makes for an unforgettable hen, birthday or stag party or a totally out-of-the-ordinary corporate team-building event. If you want to hone your zombie-slaying skills, or you're looking for a great group day out or an unforgettable gift for someone who could do with a little zombie combat training, this 2.5 hour weaponry experience in Leicester is the one for you!