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Paddleboard Experience Days: Are you one to enjoy aquatic adventures? If so, we have this fantastic group 1.5-hour SUP experience for you, located in the beautiful harbour of Mylor. At the start of the beginner 1.5-hour SUP lesson, in Cornwall, you'll arrive to a warm welcome and safety briefing. Once that's been completed, you'll begin the SUP training. Here, you'll run through how to paddle out to sea along with how to master the skill of standing on your board. Once you’re feeling confident with this, it'll be time to head out onto the water! Within the group of twelve, you'll have expert instructors by your side, so no need to worry if you're feeling a little apprehensive - you'll soon gain the confidence to stand, even if you do manage to get a little wet! This group SUP experience is perfect for beginner stand up paddle-boarders. You'll have lots of fun while trying out different techniques and gaining the confidence to stand. It’s also a great experience for groups.
Photography Experience Days: Whether a sexy stylist shoot for your own viewing pleasure, or a tasty treat for someone special, this Boudoir Photography and makeover experience with an all female staff is a great way to capture some wonderful, provocative images. Before the photo shoot, you will get a full makeover from a professional stylist to make you feel extra special for your time in front of the camera in the low lit studio. These shoots are for everyone, from 18 to 80 and whatever your size or body shape, the team know the poses and lighting that show you at your very best. This fantastic session will have you posing in the most natural positions with a sexy light catching your curves and contours, allowing you to keep some truly stunning images of your unforgettable photoshoot.Your Boudoir Photography and Makeover Experience will begin with a welcome to the studio and the sumptuous dressing room where the expert stylists will work their magic. After a brief discussion with the photographer to decide what you what look you wish to achieve in the shoot, you will take your place in front of the camera for a whole hour and begin capturing some beautiful images showing you or that special someone just how gorgeous and sexy you are! Finally, you will be able to select your five favourite touched up images to be sent to your home as 8''x'6'' prints as well as view your 15 other beautiful photo on your private online gallery.
If you want thrill and excitement then paintballing is perfect for you! But it’s not as simple as chasing your mates around a muddy field. You’ll need your head in the game and your most impressive skills to ensure you come out on top. At your choice of Bedlam location, you and your family will experience an intense and exhilarating experience! With your voucher you’ll receive entry and a full day of paintballing for two adults and two children as well as equipment hire, 50 paintballs each, and a choice of 80 UK wide paintballing sites.
Let loose on both land and water with this double trouble adrenaline thrill which is not for the faint hearted! Not only does this full throttle experience let daredevils race a hovercraft round a purpose-built course at speeds of up to 40 mph, it also offers the chance to experience the mighty DTV Shredder - the first true crossover vehicle for action and power sports. Enjoy both sessions back to back (with a little time to breathe in between, of course) and kick each one off with a briefing and hands-on tuition with a qualified instructor. Once revved up and ready to go, experience both the exhilaration of driving the hovercraft on land and on water, as well as raw power of the DTV Shredder by letting rip on an off road course. Awesome!
Wakeboarding is an exciting cross between water-skiing, snowboarding and surfing, combining all the thrills and the adrenaline rushes a fast water-based experience can offer. Head to an enclosed lagoon and get strapped to a single wide board with only a cable for comfort, before being pulled across the water at impressive speeds. During the session, get to grips with basic wakeboarding techniques, and by the end expect to be whizzing around the cable run like a pro! Wakeboarding is one of the country's fastest growing watersports and an experience definitely not to be missed.
Boasting traditional interior décor and excellent customer service, the 16th century West Country Inn in Devon offers a harmonious world away from the hustle and bustle of your everyday routine. Featuring 9 en-suite bedrooms and a stylish on-site restaurant serving home cooked food, you and your guest are guaranteed to be catered to throughout your luxury two-night break. What’s more, you’ll both tuck into a scrumptious full cooked or continental breakfast each on both mornings before you venture out to explore the beautiful surroundings. If you’re a beach lover then how about a breath-taking stroll along the South West Coast Path or some surfing at the seaside town of Bude? There are also plenty of activities for the countryside types from the Tarka Trail cycling route to Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks. A wonderful opportunity to enjoy some downtime with someone special!
Cleanse and detox your skin as you try out the unique ritual of Rasul at Portland Hall Spa. You will be covered in smooth, rich mud - famed for its healing properties! Let the silky smooth mud imbue your skin with its nourishing properties, leaving you looking and feeling great. You'll also each receive an hour long Elemis Deep Tissue Massage to help restore your sense of wellbeing.
The esteemed Culloden Estate and Spa stands on the wooded slopes of the Holywood hills overlooking Belfast Lough and the County Antrim coastline. Enjoy this oasis of tranquillity where the ancient rituals of many cultures fuse with modern holistic remedies. Spend a day at the Culloden Hotel, a luxurious and beautiful spa with access to facilities including a deck level swimming pool, Jacuzzi, marble steam room and needle shower state-of-the-art fitness suite with cardio-theatre fitness consultation clinic and dance studio. Your pamper spa day also includes the 55 minute ESPA treatment of your choice (from either a facial, full body aromatherapy massage, body envelopment or a luxury manicure or pedicure). A tasty spa lunch is also included.
Everyone deserves to indulge in a spot of pampering on occasion, so kick back and enjoy some downtime with a tranquil pamper day at The Abbey Spa, based in the Abbey Leisure Centre in Barking. Start the day with a refreshing fruit platter and welcome drink, before relaxing with an invigorating 25 minute massage and a rejuvenating 25 minute facial each. Take a dip in the hydrotherapy pool for an energising boost among the pressure jets, or luxuriate in the relaxation lounge and allow all of life's stresses to drift away. Other facilities include a rock sauna, an aromatherapy steam room, a crystal steam room, a salt inhalation steam room, an ice chute and a heated bench. There's even a fully-equipped gym for those looking to work up a sweat!
Experience the Porsche 996 or 997 versions of the 911 and the Nissan GT-R to find out first-hand what makes both these cars so special. The Porsche 911 is one of the world's most iconic and stunning sports cars, whilst the GT-R is the UK's fastest car in its range, with a top speed of 195 mph and an acceleration rate of 62 mph in just 3.5 seconds. Begin with an instructor's safety briefing on driving techniques to teach you important racing lines on the track at Lydden Hill in Kent. Next, grab the wheel of the Porsche yourself for six sensational miles before hopping into the Nissan GT-R for a further six miles of driving action. Finish by collecting a certificate.
Learn key quad biking techniques on this thrilling quad safari. The session allows you to try out quad biking on a coned level track before progressing onto an action-packed journey through 200 acres of woods, orchards and fields with an instructor. After a demonstration receive a safety briefing before climbing aboard a New Force 150cc quad bike for 20 minutes on a fun-packed obstacle course. Once up to speed, go on to tackle woodland tracks and picturesque open country routes for a further 30 minutes. Try this adventure and take quad biking to a whole new level!
Learn to scuba dive with experts at a swimming pool in Buckinghamshire. Side by side with a trained, experienced instructor, learn safety precautions and underwater movement techniques that are invaluable in an underwater situation - perhaps one day in tropic waters! After a briefing and introduction, slip into the water and learn to breathe, achieve buoyancy and get used to wearing the scuba gear and equipment. This introduction is ideal for beginners, and gives a great idea of what the sport is actually like to those considering taking a PADI Open Water Diving Course.
A chance to drive a supercar in one’s lifetime, for many, is just a dream. How about driving six in one day? Choose from a mouth-watering selection of marvellous supercars and get behind the wheel of incredible feats of automotive engineering at the best tracks in the UK. Compare the likes of a flamboyant Ferrari against a sleek Aston Martin, then see how they match up with a Porsche 911 thoroughbred, perhaps. Some venues also include the chance to drive American muscle classics like the iconic Chevrolet Camaro and Ford Mustang too. After a quick briefing, let loose and feel the rush of a three mile blast in each car, followed by a white-knuckle passenger ride to see the full potential of these amazing machines – loved the world over by petrolheads of all ages!
If you’ve ever wanted to get behind the controls of an armoured tank, this is the way to do it: a one-on-one session bombing around a track in a 17-tonne behemoth with this Tank Driving Thrill. Three laps in a supercar this ain’t – this is a driving experience for those who like to give themselves a challenge and drive a vehicle about as far removed from your day-to-day car as you can get. 17-and-a-half tonnes of hardened steel, where you can only see where you’re going half of the time as you make your way around the course looking through the tank’s periscope. You’ll be heading out onto a field once visited by old war heroes themselves, as the course is made from a former WWII bombing range. Lap one is a demonstration by your instructor as they show you how to handle the controls and show you the route to take, and then from there it’s all up to you to get your tank around the course. A lap with the hatches open, a lap with the hatches closed, and a final lap of your choosing – whichever way you go, this isn’t a drive you’re going to forget. What's Included? Three laps driving a 17-tonne tank An expert instructor to guide you through the course Drive with hatches open or guided by the periscope, each with their own challenges Free entry into the onsite military museum and collection Experience gift pack Cancellation indemnity What happens on the day? After arriving at least 15 minutes before your experience is scheduled to start, you’ll check in at the tank driving reception before being equipped with a tank suit and Kevlar helmet. Once you’re beside your vehicle your tank driving instructor will give you a detailed safety briefing before securing you in your seat and taking you around the track to familiarise you with the course. After that you’ll move into the driver’s position to take the tank around for three laps, one with the hatches open, one looking through the periscope and one more lap of your preference. The instructor will guide you through from start to finish, and at the end you’ll have free entry into the onsite military collection. Participant guidelines Minimum age: 16 Maximum weight: 22 stone Maximum height: 6ft 4in Participants must be medically fit to take part No driving licence is required Spectators are welcome. A fee per spectator will be charged. This includes admission to view the Tank and Military Vehicle Collection. Please check the fees when booking No dogs allowed on site The experience content, equipment used and restrictions may vary Availability This experience is available April to October on Saturdays, Sundays and selected Wednesdays between 09.00 and 17.00. We recommend you book at least four to six weeks in advance to ensure that dates are available. All bookings are subject to availability. Please allow approximately 45 minutes for the driving plus additional time to visit the museum. What should I wear? Please wear casual clothing and dress appropriately for the weather conditions. We recommend you bring a change of wellies/shoes in the event of muddy conditions. You will be provided with a tank suit, Kevlar helmet and radio headset. What about the weather? Bad weather may affect your experience. If your experience cannot take place due to the weather an alternative date will be offered to you. You are advised to contact the location the day before your experience. Additional information Passengers are welcome. A fee for passengers will be charged. There is a maximum of 4 passengers ( minimum age 8) allowed on this activity. This includes admission to view the Tank and Military Vehicle collection. Please check fees when booking This voucher cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. The operator reserves the right to substitute any vehicle due to unforeseen circumstances such as mechanical failure. What about insurance? The centres contracted with us hold public liability insurance. We also hold contingency liability cover. You will not be liable for accidental damage to equipment, except where damage has been caused as a result of recklessness or wilful negligence. A cancellation indemnity, subject to terms, is included with every voucher. How it works All you have to do is pay for the experience you wish to purchase and we’ll send a voucher and booking information to you or directly to the recipient, then you just need to check the info and book your experience. Locations Leicestershire - LutterworthPlease Note: If you’re purchasing a NEW Experience you will be entitled to the validity stated within this description. If/when you are within 3 months of the voucher expiry date and there are still restrictions in place, Virgin Experience Days are offering free extensions to allow the customer to use at a later date. They are reviewing this regularly in line with Government advice and updates.
If you’re mad about monkeys this full day zookeeper experience at The Monkey Sanctuary in Cornwall is the perfect day out! You’ll go behind the scenes to shadow a primate carer, learning all about the sanctuary’s amazing creatures as you help to prepare their food, make items to entertain the monkeys and tour their enclosures. This one to one day with a primate carer provides the perfect opportunity to ask questions and find out everything you’ve ever wanted to know about working with animals from an expert. Lunch is included, and at the end of the day you’ll receive a certificate and T-shirt to commemorate the day!
Welcome to the world's most famous football club. The award-winning museum tracks the history of the club from humble beginnings in 1878, showcases the silverware collected along the way, along with the key administrators, managers and players who have helped to create the legend. The most recent museum exhibit 'An Audience with Sir Alex' is a state-of the-art 3D hologram of the legendary manager discussing his illustrious career at the club. View life in the heights of the Sir Alex Ferguson Stand for a bird's-eye view of the pitch, stand in the manager's spot in the dug out and sit at your favourite player's peg in the dressing room. Finally, experience what it feels like to emerge from the players tunnel!
Set within a striking 16th century Grade II listed building, the Mercure Warwickshire Walton Hall Hotel and Spa provides a wonderful setting for a two night rural retreat with someone special. Elegant and stylish, this delightful venue has been designed with both its surroundings and your comfort in mind. Peruse the pretty riverside village of Saxon before returning for a few leisurely lengths in the on-site pool. A delicious breakfast each morning is the cherry on top of this memorable getaway!
The small village of Sutton Gault is where you will find the beautiful Anchor Inn. It is a 17th century property that still retains the charm and warmth of the old. It specialises in providing quality rooms and fine award winning cuisine. Enjoy two days relaxing in the serene surroundings and visit sights that are only a short drive away, such as the Wicken Fen or the cathedrals of Ely. In the morning you and your guest will be treated to a hearty breakfast.
Get away from it all with a rural break for two in stunning Shropshire. Set in an area of outstanding beauty, the Crown Country Inn is the perfect base for discovering the sights of one of England’s undiscovered counties. Awarded a 4-Star AA rating and 2 AA Rosettes, you will experience impeccable local service for the duration of your two night escape. After a busy day exploring local market towns, sightseeing or simply enjoying a long walk you will both enjoy a delicious one course dinner before retiring to your charming double room. On both mornings you will enjoy a hearty breakfast as get you ready to go exploring all over again!