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Nothing can beat the thrill of a day at the races! The spectacle of the horses and the jockeys, the bustle of betting activity and the thrill of the race, from the hush as the stalls fly open to the roar of the crowd in the final furlong. It's an atmosphere you won't experience anywhere else. The days runs at 15 well known courses across the UK, including Lingfield Park and Uttoxeter. Your day at the races includes premier enclosure or equivalent tickets (depending on venue), an official programme, a welcome drink on arrival (choice of beer, wine or soft drinks) and car parking for one vehicle.
Sample eight mouthwatering lagers and ales in the company of like-minded ale lovers during this beer tasting masterclass in Bedford. Enter the Brewhouse and Kitchen Bedford and taste eight delicious but different styles of homemade and international brews, with traditional American and English ales, IPA, Belgian, lager, stout, wood aged, smoked, wheat and fruit, and learn how to identify each amazing flavour with help from an in-house beer expert. Even enjoy some nibbles alongside the beer tastings! With its very own microbrewery on the premises, there's also a chance to find out more about how each of these beers are made. After all that tasting, tuck into a homemade veggie or meat burger meal.
Take the wheel of one of the world's most celebrated rally cars at the Bill Gwynne Rally School. This turbo-charged 4WD beast is just perfect for handling challenging gravelly terrain and sharp corners. Kick off with a full safety briefing and learn about rally driving fundamentals such as skid control, powerslides and handbrake turns on a purpose-built rally stage. Receive two demo laps to get acquainted with the rally stage before jumping into the driving seat of the Subaru Impreza for six high-octane driving sessions and tear around over 800 corners including handbrake turns to slid and skid around. This driving experience concludes with lunch and a certificate presentation.
Whether already aspiring chefs, or simply in need of some professional instruction on that particular dish or element, a six-hour course at Waitrose Cookery School's flagship cookery school in Finchley Road is guaranteed to please. Together, choose from courses including Classic Cuisines, French, Italian, Thai, Spanish, Cooking Low and Slow, Modern Gastropub, Traditional Roast, Pastry, Baking Bread and Beginner's Sauces. Be welcomed by a professional chef with tea, coffee and pastries. After an introduction, get cooking with a group of like-minded individuals and learn to really give the chosen dish some extra flair! Break for a group lunch with wine and beer.
Get away from it all with a relaxing break at the Hallmark Hotel Warrington. Spend the night in a comfy twin or double en suite room with a host of modern amenities and enjoy a delicious cooked breakfast on the following morning of the stay. The hotel boasts a cosy lounge bar in which to relax and is just a short distance from some of the area's very best attractions. Take a trip to the beautiful Parr Hall or Walton Gardens, get lost in Gulliver's World, explore the wonders of the Blue Planet Aquarium or visit the animals at Chester Zoo - the choice is yours.
Indulge in a three course Italian meal for two at a delightful Prezzo restaurant accompanied by a bottle of Prosecco. You will both enjoy a tasty starter, main and dessert plus a side dish each from the full menu, all topped off with a bottle of refreshing Prosecco to share. The Prezzo menu presents a range of exciting dishes, crafted using the season's best ingredients featuring classic pasta recipes, hand-stretched stone baked pizzas and indulgent Italian style desserts.Please note Antipasti and Antipasti Misto starters plus the La Famiglia sharing bowl are excluded.Please note your unique discount code will be valid for two people, and only one can be redeemed per table.
Suitable for ages 10-18, this experience will see you swinging, climbing and jumping across an amazing high-ropes course which reaches dizzying heights of up to 40ft! Your heart will race as you take on rope bridges, swinging platforms and the unique 3G swing, before the ultimate tests of bravery – the 80ft Fan Descender jump and the 1,000ft zip wire! Your experience will also include a woodland walk, as well as snacks and refreshments.
Answer a pair of sweet enthusiast’s sugar-fuelled prayers with Spun Candy’s most popular sweet making workshops. Choose between a Lollipop Making Master Class, Confectionery Making Master Class or a Candy Flower Master Class to produce your own edible masterpiece. To start the day, you will be welcomed with glass of Prosecco, beer or a soft drink before you discover the science, history and art behind confectionery. Before you get stuck in, a team of professional candy creators will demonstrate the best techniques that will produce a creation that will almost look good enough NOT to eat. With gluten GM and gelatine free ingredients, your creations will be cruelty free as well as intricately designed and utterly delicious. To commemorate your experience, your photo will be added to Spun Candy’s Wall of Fame and you will also receive a goody bag each including some of your bespoke creations. You will also be entitled to a 10% discount on any products bought on the same day to make sure you stock up on treats. Make sure you wear clothes you don’t mind getting a little sticky.
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Experience the buzz of the city or escape to the quietness of the countryside – the choice is yours with a stay at Village Hotel Club Solihull. With the lively city of Birmingham in one direction and historic rural attractions including Kenilworth Castle in the other, this hotel is the perfect base for either a relaxed retreat or a chance to party in the heart of the Midlands! You’ll find a completely chilled and utterly cool atmosphere at the hotel, which boasts modern luxuries in every room, as well as state-of-the-art health and leisure facilities. Your overnight break for two will include breakfast in the morning.
For a relaxing overnight break and refined dining experience, look no further than the Best Western Valley Hotel. This quaint spot is perfect for a memorable mini break, with beautiful views over the banks of the River Severn and secluded parkland yours to enjoy from the comfort of your charming room and the hotel’s stylish, AA rosette-winning restaurant. Enjoy pre or post dinner drinks on the outside terrace and sample the sumptuous delights of a menu highly regarded by travellers and locals alike for its exquisite blend of English and Continental influences. With a complimentary glass of bubbly to accompany this chic dining experience, this really is a truly luxurious country escape.
From business meetings to rush-hour madness, its easy to feel worn out from the stresses of modern life – which is why a relaxing overnight hotel break for two is a great gift idea. This flexible gift voucher offers the choice of indulgent getaways, where your loved ones will be able to unwind in a luxurious and tranquil setting. Whether they choose a charming country house or an idyllic rural retreat, this gift gives your nearest and dearest a great chance to recharge and revitalise.
Put both skill and nerves to the ultimate test with a thrilling day of paintballing. On arrival, get kitted out in specially-designed combat attire and paintballing equipment, including a top of the range semi-automatic paintball gun (with 100 paintballs) and full face protection goggles. Begin with a comprehensive safety briefing from a qualified marshal before commencing play. There are between six and eight games included within the experience, staged in a variety of purpose-built, themed zones, all designed to test proficiencies such as leadership, strategy, navigation and teamwork.
A pamper spa day for two at the award-winning Kettering Park Hotel and Spa is the perfect way to recharge the batteries. Observe the beautifully landscaped gardens on the doorstep, and experience the four star approach service, and you're sure to feel completely relaxed and looked after. Enter the solace of the spa and make use of the range of facilities on offer which include a state-of-the-art gymnasium, an expansive relaxing spa pool, steam room, sauna, solarium and whirlpool. To add to the indulgence, a luxurious 25 minute taster spa treatment each is included, as well as a delicious light lunch which can be enjoyed indoors or al fresco in the hotel gardens. Leave the spa refreshed, revived and feeling brand new.
The best spa days provide an opportunity to find a little inner calm and embrace the idea of disconnecting from the trappings of modern life. This spa day for two is the perfect opportunity for friends, couples or family members to spend some quality time together, catching up as they sit by the pool, or revelling in the companionable silence that is only possible when you are truly at ease. This experience includes a Germaine de Capuccini Spa Prescriptive Facial for each person, a light lunch and the chance to use the spa facilities throughout the day. The facial can be tailored to suit any skin type and include a facial massage, which is designed to aid lymphatic drainage, and a scalp massage which is ideal for anyone who wants to feel as though they have been thoroughly spoiled. Guests are welcome to spend as long as they want at the spa, so this is the perfect chance to take a whole day off and make the most of the swimming pool, steam room, sauna, spa bath and aromatherapy room. The Germaine de Capuccini Spa Prescriptive Facial lasts around 25 minutes and is tailored to suit the needs of each individual’s skin type. Guests will be able to confirm the time of their facials when they book their experience so they can plan their day of leisure to ensure that they have ample time to make the most of the rest of the facilities. This experience is perfect for anyone who wants to work up a sweat in the sauna, experience the soothing power of aromatherapy or just lounge by the pool and make the most of the tranquil environment. A light lunch is included in the package, comprising one course from the ‘Light Bites’ menu which is packed with tasty treats such as soups, salads and paninis. This makes it the ideal experience for anyone who could do with a truly indulgent day, after which they will feel completely revitalised and refreshed.
It's the ultimate adventure: surviving in the wild with only your new-found skills to keep you out of trouble. You'll learn a new awareness of the great outdoors on our 2-day course, set in some of the UK's most beautiful landscapes. Under the watchful eye of a forces trained instructor, you'll set snares for food, send up a distress signal, carry out basic first aid and much, much more. You will spend two days being taught all aspects of survival and safety techniques and sleeping in tents and shelters. By the end of the course you will have covered subjects such as navigation and safety, edible plants, improvised weapons, fishing techniques, water purification, distress signals, fire lighting by friction, shelter and food preparation. This is a fantastic experience for all outdoors enthusiasts. Programmes vary depending on the location chosen.
Treat your child or grandchild to this incredible opportunity to drive two iconic supercars. They may not be able to drive yet, but this is the perfect chance for them to test drive three of the most recognisable movie cars on the planet. All under the safe and watchful supervision of a seasoned instructor who will provide advice and encouragement throughout.The supercars included are the sleek Mazda Mx5 (from Cars) - an agile race car which will amaze and turn heads on the circuit, the Camaro ZL1 (Bumblebee from Transformers) - an original muscle car, purposely built to challenge the most advanced sports cars in the world, and the Nissan Skyline (Bryan O’Connor’s car from Fast and Furious) - regarded by Top Gear as "possibly the fastest car in the world to drive cross-country." This amazing experience begins with a welcome registration and a safety briefing, where all drivers learn about the best circuit driving techniques. Then it’s time to take to the track for three adrenaline-fuelled laps behind the wheel of the driver’s first choice supercar, followed by three additional exhilarating laps in the second chosen supercar, and completed with three final laps in third choice supercar. Please note, there will be a £10 supplement charge for Saturday bookings at the Blyton location.The person driving the car will be required to sign a disclaimer accepting liability in the event of damage to the vehicle. The driver will be given an option to purchase damage waiver cover when booking to minimise their financial exposure should there be an accident. Drivers are under no obligation to purchase this optional waiver. Full details are available at the time of booking.
Located in Shropshire, The Old Orleton Inn is a 17th century inn that has been transformed into a modern retreat that provides comfortable accommodation. The market town of Wellington has many attractions and sights, including The Wrekin, a hill popular for taking leisurely walks and enjoying beautiful Shropshire views. It is also a short drive away from the fantastic shops and restaurants of Telford Shopping Centre. Each morning, a hearty breakfast will be served.
For a relaxing seaside retreat, the Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth West Cliff is ideal. Boasting a great central location, comfortable accommodation and excellent spa facilities, a break here is sure to leave you feeling refreshed, revived and ready for anything. Spend two nights in a plush en suite twin or double room complete with a host of modern amenities, and take full advantage of the great spa's facilities during your stay. Take a dip in the indoor swimming pool, chill out in the sauna, detox in the steam room, unwind in the relaxation lounge, let your cares drift away in the aromatherapy cave and relax in one of the spa pools. A full English breakfast is included. Wonderful!
Enter a whole new world with a two night stay in your very own tree house. You’ll experience complete comfort in your very own designer tree house, which features luxurious beds, retro wooden furniture, quirky colourful cushions, tea candles and a roaring fire. Blending beautifully into the stunning landscape of Snowdonia’s National Park, you’ll love relaxing high in the tree canopy, surrounded by nature.
Head to The Connaught Hotel in Bournemouth, which was voted Bournemouth Number One Hotel for four years in a row as voted for by Trip Advisor reviewers. Spend the day at the hotel's Bluewater Spa which is an idyllic spot to relax and unwind in. The spa is the ideal place to tone, relax and refresh. Make the most of the fantastic range of facilities which include a sauna, a eucalyptus infused steam room and a spa pool. On arrival sip on a cup of tea or coffee and kick start this relaxing day together. Enjoy a delicious two-course meal or afternoon tea at one of the hotel's award-winning restaurants. Receive a glass of champagne each and a 55 minute treatment which includes a full body massage, a healing pedicure and scalp massage for men!
Based in the historic Kentish town of Tenterden, The Chapel Down Winery, winner of the 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. The winery is an idyllic location for a scenic vineyard tour.On your arrival, knowledgeable guide will provide interesting information on the history of English wine and explain the intricacies of the production process, from grape selection to bottling and labelling of the finished product. After the tour, head to the winery to sample a selection of at leat six wonderful in-house English wines under the guidance of a resident expert. To conclude, each couple takes away a bottle of award-winning Chapel Down wine to savour at home.
The world has descended into a state of panic, the infestation of a gruesome virus has rapidly spread across the globe turning regular folk into the flesh-eating walking dead, and they are consuming all living creatures who cross their path - the zombie apocalypse is in full effect and it is survival of the fittest when deciding who survives. How would you survive the zombie apocalypse?This highly fun experience will teach you and a friend all the skills you need to take on zombies and ensure your own survival. Kitted out and tooled up with rifles, crossbows and axes to help you take out your flesh eating fearsome targets, this weaponry training will allow you both to stay one step ahead of fearsome zombies at all times. Your session will begin with a short risk assessment and health and safety briefing, before you are both taught the best techniques to help you survive an infected world of zombies. Your instructor will train you on each weapon and how best to hit your target. Armed with bows, blades and bullets this weapons focused training experience is sure to turn you into a world class zombie assassin in no time at all.
Descend deep into the depths of Sherwood Forest, a place of mystery and myth and now infested with the undead. Nerves are tested in this large open space which has a two story fort, a village encampment and a tank graveyard. Instinct for survival will be tested as you encounter free roaming zombies with missions and objectives set to test the nerve and endurance of all zombie infection survivors. With limited resources available, successfully make decisions as a team and complete the set missions in whichever way you see fit before the other team does. The winning team is extracted for survival and the others left to rot with the walking dead. Can you stay alive?