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Set in the picturesque Little Venice, The Colonnade Hotel is a luxurious four-star hotel offering outstanding accommodation and first-class service, and wonderfully delicious Persian cuisine. Enjoy a three-course lunch or dinner here and sample some of the finest flavours of the Middle East as the perfect start or end to a day of sightseeing or shopping. Be welcomed and seated at the Polo Terrace, their stylish restaurant, and sip a glass of wine each whilst pondering the set menu. Each course offers a vegetarian option and a more traditional Persian dish, as well as a number of innovative twists on typical combinations. Select dessert from a mouth-watering range of homemade cakes or tiramisu, or can even be an indulgent chocolate fondant.
Archery is a fun sport that has been around for centuries. The most famous archer would have to be Robin Hood, the man who stole from the rich and gave to the poor. You won't be doing this but you will get a taste of what it's like to shoot what was once a deadly weapon of war. Enjoy the competitive spirit and find out who has the nerve to shoot the highest score. This experience demands calm concentration and a keen eye to hit the bulls eye. The experience will begin with a safety briefing and the rules of when to release and when to collect arrows. Then it will be time to start aiming for the gold in the target.
Drive fast, James Bond-style in one of the most iconic brands of all time. Drive either the Aston Martin DB9 or the V8 Vantage, both frequently featured on the big screen, and drive one for a full six miles round the track at Mallory Park. Both boasting incredible top speeds and unrivalled styling, driving either is unforgettable. Begin with a safety briefing, before taking the wheel and revving the engine up ready to go. An experienced instructor will take the passenger seat to offer guidance, tips and encouragement throughout. Drive the Aston for six thrilling miles, and receive a souvenir certificate to take home too.
Rather than leaving your pets behind or at the kennels, why not take them with you to one of our dog friendly holiday cottages. For the canine lover, there are stunning dog friendly cottages, that are surrounded by breath-taking scenery thus making dog walking an absolute joy. (For a small additional charge of £25 per dog per week or short stay).We know how special your furry friend is to you and so with this in mind, there are thousands of pet friendly cottages to choose from throughout the UK. You see, travelling with your pets doesn't have to be difficult we make sure all of our cottages provide you and your pet with every creature comfort for your stay.Most of our cottages are located in stunning surroundings that make for exquisite places to explore by foot. You can leave the front door with your dog straight into a day of exploring the nearby surroundings, towns and villages. Alongside the dog walking you'll see that many of our dog friendly cottages have enclosed gardens. This means you can let them out just as you would at home so they can play and explore the immediate grounds in complete safety. Remember to bring along everything you need to keep your dog happy during your stay. Please note that certain dog breeds are subject to the cottage owners’ approval. This £99 voucher can be redeemed towards a break at a choice of over 4000 locations throughout the UK. Once you have purchased your voucher and received your gift pack, you will have access to the vast selection of breaks available. You can then explore the various locations and check availability.
Enjoy a one night stay for two at Ye Olde Bulls Head or The Townhouse in the picturesque Welsh coastal town of Beaumaris. This old inn has been welcoming guests since the 15th century, with Charles Dickens and Dr Samuel Johnson amongst past patrons. These days it blends modern design period features and antique furniture to create a unique atmosphere. Next door is The Townhouse, a 500 year old building housing a collection of stunning contemporary bedrooms. Stay in a large double or twin room with fresh flowers and chocolates, either a traditional room in the inn itself, or a contemporary room in the Townhouse (let us know when booking which you'd prefer). Breakfast is included.
Explore the Lake District’s beautiful countryside during this extreme canyoning adventure. You’ll be testing your nerve as you climb waterfalls, abseil down cliffs and plunge into pristine pools. This is a high adrenaline action adventure like no other… prepare for extreme thrills and incredible fun!Your canyoning experience begins ether on location in the Cumbrian countryside, or you can arrange a pickup from the venue in Newcastle – transport is included with this experience! Upon arrival, you’ll meet your expert instructor and get kitted out with all the safety gear required. Then it’s time to begin your adventure! You’ll be exploring the lake district's hidden gems as you abseil, jump and climb into normally inaccessible areas. Get ready for an adventure of a lifetime. This Cumbrian canyoning experience is the perfect experience gift for anyone looking to get out and explore. Perfect for adrenaline junkies and the adventurous, this canyoning experience in the Lake District is sue to be a day to remember!
Where better to tuck into the delightful British tradition of afternoon tea than at an award-winning countryside pub? Offering relaxed surroundings and buckets of charm, you can expect a warm welcome as you arrive at the Queens Head Inn - both from the staff and the cosy open fires. Settle into a comfortable spot before you’re treated to a delectable spread of finger sandwiches, scones with Cornish clotted cream and preserve, chocolate fancy and your choice of tea or coffee. A glass of bubbly tops off this wonderful experience.
Ideal for a pair of real chocolate lovers, visit Hotel Chocolat at a choice of top locations UK wide, and journey into the exciting and tasty world of chocolate. With guidance from a resident Hotel Chocolat expert, gain inside knowledge and tasting tips, including how and when to taste. Also learn to understand the nuances of flavour, texture and factors such as cocoa, terroir and conching time. As well as the theory, enjoy tasting the delicious stuff - armed with glass of Prosecco each, work through a selection of 13 chocolates, all with different qualities, learning as you taste. At the end of the session, both take away a goody bag and receive an exclusive 10 percent discount on any purchases made.
Tackle a mind-boggling conundrum, armed only with powers of logic and a trusted team of allies. One of the most satisfying escape rooms out there, Lady Chastity's Reserve sends players on a mission to win her fabled aphrodisiac wine. It's deliciously dark, creepy and full of shocking surprises. Hunt for clues and solve puzzles in order to make a victorious escape from the room. Hurry: the one hour time limit means every second counts. At the end, take a seat in the pub and celebrate (or commiserate) the team performance. This experience makes for an ideal team-building outing, family get together or day out with a difference. Discover the pastime that has the whole country gripped.
Jamie Oliver's Cookery School in Westfield, London is the perfect location to learn how to cook steak to perfection. The cookery school boasts state-of-the-art facilities and expert chefs who have been hand-picked by Jamie to teach you how to make the perfect steak dinner. Receive a glass of Prosecco on arrival before donning an apron and learning the differences between the different cuts with lots of taste testing along the way! Next, cook your own steak, present it the Jamie way and enjoy it at the end of the class alongside your classmates. Serve the steak with some classic sauces, a fresh salad and oven-roasted sweet potato wedges. Delicious!
Treat a loved one to a weekend hideaway for two at Bartley Lodge in the New Forest National Park. This listed building which was originally a hunting lodge is now a charming country hotel, often chosen for weddings. Stay in a double or twin room with en suite facilities, flat screen TV, WiFi and a courtesy tray. A cooked to order breakfast for two is included. Being seated at the edge of the New Forest means that forest walks, cycling, horse riding and golf options all exist right on the doorstep. Otherwise within the hotel there are beautiful gardens, a comfortable lounge and a heated indoor pool to get acquainted with.
Many might wonder how the thrilling sport of surfing could possibly be made more extreme, more enjoyable and more daring. Well, watersporting fans rejoice - now there's jetsurfing! It's exactly what it sounds like: a carbon fiber surfboard-shaped hull with a light, internal two stroke engine that goes like a jet without the need for the exotic waves not often found on the UK coast. A handheld throttle controls speed, and shifting body weight changes direction as in many boarding sports. Beginners are just as welcome as experienced watersporting enthusiasts; this one on one session begins with a safety briefing and intro, before two closely supervised training sessions on the lake, each lasting twenty minutes.
Go back to the 'days of old' when knights were bold and submerge yourself into a Medieval environment. You will be dressed in medieval armour and costume learning the tricks and skills of how the knights competed in the tournament field. You will learn on horseback how to use lance, flag and shield and master the skills of a medieval broadsword before taking on the Black Knight in a Medieval Tournament culminating in a mini-Joust to win the honour of your favourite Lady in waiting or Knight in shining armour! Location: Warwick (Midlands)
This exciting tandem bungee experience is sure to bring two people closer together! After being securely harnessed, face-to-face, ascend to an amazing height of 160 feet and prepare to jump. Following a bit of gentle encouragement, take a giant leap and plummet towards the ground below, before the bungee cord reaches its limit and sends you sky-rocketing back towards the clouds! Once back on terra firma, there is a chance to buy footage of the jump as a memento and a half bottle of champagne is provided to toast the occasion in style. Bungee jumping is an adrenaline-fuelled experience which is perfect for anyone partial to the odd feat of daredevilry.
For a luxury afternoon tea in Essex, look no further than the exceptionally grand Greenwoods Estate. Surrounded by acres of secluded gardens and boasting exceptional four star quality, an afternoon at Greenwoods is an idyllic way in which to relax and indulge in a luxurious afternoon tea spread. Take a seat in Greenwoods' sophisticated dining room and tuck into assorted finger sandwiches with fillings including Wiltshire ham, smoked salmon, cream cheese and cucumber. Then be tempted by the freshly baked scones with jam and clotted cream, a fine selection of cakes, a choice of specialty teas and last but certainly not least, a chilled glass of Prosecco each - wonderful!
See what a big difference a little bit of pampering can make for you. Head to North Gulham Spa where you can enjoy a choice of treatment to make you feel great. Choose to have a luxury manicure or luxury pedicure where your cuticles will be improved and your nails will be shaped and buffed, before you receive a relaxing hand or foot massage. Your treatment will be finished with an application of a gorgeous polish in a colour of your choice for a high-gloss and elegant look. If you prefer, you can unwind with a Swedish back massage that will aim to release stress and relieve muscle tension, helping you to feel completely calm and relaxed.
The unique Chez Titine offers far more than the normal salon. If you want to add a touch of Hollywood glamour to your life this fantastic venue in Leamington Spa is exactly where you need to be. The expert stylists will completely rework your style giving you a Full Vintage Up-Do / Marilyn Style Curls. If it’s your nails that need the attention you can enjoy a luxury Manicure or Pedicure instead, ensuring that you are looking fabulous from head to toe.
Race around a tough track and perhaps even navigate your way through the rugged terrain of the woodland! These little monsters are designed especially for outdoor use, the trick is learning how to control them as you tackle obstacles on the training circuits. Once you’ve mastered the technique of how to handle the quad bike you may progress on to a more challenging course to develop your new found skills.
Located within 2000 acres of land, The Retreat Beaconsfield is a relaxing sanctuary in Beaconsfield – and no better place to enjoy a gentle rejuvenating sugar scrub! Benefitting from vitamins A, D, B and elements of amino acids, this naturally moisturising treatment will glide over the skins surface and help promote anti-ageing. Following treatment you are welcome to spend some time in the relaxation room or enjoy a walk through the spectacular hills and pretty valley.
Treat yourself and a friend to a double pampering treat at iBar Beauty Salon in Norwich. You will both feel refreshed and rejuvenated, after your two pamper treatments each. You’ll enjoy a spa manicure for glamorous nails, followed by an eyebrow tint that will frame your eyes beautifully, with lasting results!
The Grove Arms in Ludwell is the perfect place to catch up with a loved one! The friendly staff will welcome you and get you settled in the traditional setting. Then you will be treated to a full afternoon tea, complete with fresh brews, classy cakes and scrumptious scones with cream and jam! To add a little extra sparkle you will also both receive a glass of prosecco or champagne! You’ll both feel so at home that you’ll be able to sip, nibble and chat for hours!
Begin a day of art and beer outside Peckham Rye station and meet the tour guide who will take you both on an informative tour of the street art of Peckham and East Dulwich. During the tour, visit the work of artists including Conor Harrington, Stik, Remi Rough, System, Dscreet, Mear One, Mehdi Ghadyanloo and Pablo Delgado who have showcased their modern take on classic paintings around the streets of East London. After the walking art tour, head to Brick Brewery in Peckham for a tasting of craft beer and a chance to spend the rest of the evening in like-minded company. Food is available to purchase at the end of the tour for those feeling a little peck(ham)ish.
With this two night break at Hotel Le Macinaie, you and your loved one can enjoy a delicious two course dinner on one night, as well as a delightful breakfast each day of your stay. You won’t want to spend all your time at the hotel though, not when the spectacular views of Mount Amiata await you. You can stroll through the beech trails of the mountain and visit the incredible monuments such as the statue of St. Gualberto, or head down to La Flor Amiata at the foot of the mountain for a spot of retail therapy.
Enjoy the thrill of natural white water rapids in the breathtaking setting of the beautiful Scottish Highlands.Thunderous noise, churning water and rapids all around you - this is the unbelievable thrill of white water rafting! Only the strength and determination of you and your team will get you through the rapids. On arrival you will be kitted out with safety equipment. You will then be given a thorough safety briefing and will be professionally looked after by one of the qualified guides before getting onto the river. The water grade varies depending on the time of year. After your runs you will return to the centre to change into warm dry clothes. You may be required to help carry the raft and equipment during your experience. Please be aware that this activity can be cancelled at short notice due to water levels and this should be kept in mind when booking any overnight accommodation.