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It's hard to beat the sensation of hovering above the ground in a powerful, fast-moving helicopter - it's the way the rich and famous like to travel and it's the best way to see the sensational sights of the beautiful British landscape. On this 12 mile pleasure flight, rise to around 1000 feet and take in the breathtaking bird's-eye views while the pilot points out local landmarks along the way. Bring along a camera to capture some impressive imagery to show friends and family and re-live the experience when you're back on solid ground!
Aviation enthusiasts rejoice! This two hour flight simulation ticks all the boxes. During this adventure, participants learn all about the Boeing 737, an inspiring 60 tonne gargantuan which has topped the ranks as the best-selling commercial jetliner in history. Alongside a qualified instructor, master the basic controls and navigate the plane through two spine-tingling take-offs and landings. Choose from a range of internationally renowned airports and marvel at famous global landmarks from the comfort of the genuine cockpit. No expense has been spared to create a wholly immersive experience; from pilot guidance, state-of-the-art visual and audio technology, motorised seats, light systems and working hydraulics, it's the ride of a lifetime!
Head to CJ’s Birds of Prey in Hertfordshire, for a unique two hour experience for two, allowing you to learn about, handle and fly these fascinating raptors. You and a companion will be able to get up close with owls, an eagle, hawks and falcons on this interesting two hour birds of prey experience, with a knowledgeable handler. They’ll give you lots of information on the day, looking at the behaviour, character and surprising intelligence of the birds. Under close supervision, both of you will even get to handle and fly the birds, watching them soar through the countryside and return to you. You’ll come away with a great appreciation for these unique creatures!
A must for any high flyer, this 30 minute light aircraft flight in Liverpool is the very best way to experience the thrills and spills of aviation. Begin with a safety briefing before jumping into the cockpit of a Piper Tomahawk with a seasoned flying instructor in preparation for take-off. Then the fun really begins - head to the sky and once at altitude, take in unique panoramic views of the city and its surrounding countryside while your trusty pilot effortlessly glides the Piper through the clouds. During the flight, the instructor hands over the controls so you can get a taste of what it's like to fly a real life light aircraft. For those wishing to carry on flying, this experience actually counts towards a Private Pilot's Licence!
This once in a lifetime 90 minute flying experience is perfect for you if you’ve ever dreamed of taking the controls and taking to the air in your very own aircraft. You will be greeted by your friendly instructor upon arrival at Durham Aerosports. You’ll then be able to get to know the aircraft you’ll be piloting as you’re taught everything you need to know. After this it’s time for you to soar through the clouds and take control. You’ll be able to opt for a DVD recording of your flight to take home as a memento, and if you want to carry on your aviation journey after this experience, this lesson will count towards your pilot’s license.
Be a part of the latest camping craze with an unforgettable glamping experience. Avoid the hassle that comes with packing and building a tent with a getaway in a comfortable glamping pod, bell tent or yurt. This voucher offers the chance to stay in a range of stunning countryside locations throughout the UK. You could choose to visit Cumbria, Shropshire, Devon, Somerset and many more.
Already a modern classic, the stunning Aston Martin V8 Vantage is the epitome of style and innovation and this is a chance to drive it at the world-famous Silverstone circuit. With 420 bhp and a 0 - 60 mph time of just 4.7 seconds, this car is as good to drive as it is to look at. Kick off with a safety briefing from a fully qualified instructor, who will talk through the racing lines and track driving techniques. Next, enjoy a demo lap before taking the wheel of the purring Aston Martin for four exhilarating laps. After a short break, drive a further four laps around Silverstone's world-class circuit, completing a total of around 15 incredible miles of Aston Martin driving.
Set sail on the glass-roofed Symphony cruiser and relax with a wonderful fine dining experience for two on the River Thames. Whilst taking in awe-inspiring views of London's skyline, the cruise will sail past an array of notable buildings from The Shard to The Gherkin. During the cruise, take delight in a delectable five course meal, accompanied by a refreshing drink and entertainment from the house band. Whether it is a special occasion or simply a delightful treat, it is the perfect way to spend an evening.
At one of the largest shooting clubs in the country and under the supervision of a fully qualified instructor, learn all about your air rifle. After a participant briefing, attempt to shoot a variety of targets. You will be firing at traditional round targets as well as drop down targets (shoot them and they drop, shoot them again and they pop back up!) from various distances. Tea and coffee is provided on the day and there are full restaurant facilities provided in the clubhouse where you can enjoy a full meal (not included).
Make the most of some down time with a relaxing overnight hotel break for two in the South Yorkshire countryside. Perched in an idyllic setting with 12 acres of beautiful parkland surrounding the property, it's hard to believe that the Kenwood Hall is a mere one mile outside of Sheffield city centre. Enjoy a comfortable stay in one of their spacious standard double or twin bedrooms and take advantage of the facilities, including a spa and leisure club. Wake up to a hearty breakfast, including a mix of cereals, baked goods, fresh fruit and hot breakfast items, which is guaranteed to set guests up for the day ahead. With views of a tranquil lake, it's the perfect location for unwinding and forgetting about the stresses of daily life.
If your child has dreamt of being the next Lewis Hamilton, give them the chance to get into the driving seat of a Ferrari 430. With expert tuition by an ARDS (Association of Racing Drivers School) qualified driving instructor and a dual-controlled vehicle, they'll be in safe hands taking on the tantalising twists of the mile long Stafford race track. The experience kicks off with a welcome briefing. Then it's time to take the wheel of the stunning Ferrari 430, a car most people only dream of driving. Drive over six miles of the circuit in this Italian beauty. At the end of the day each youngster will receive a certificate, a fitting souvenir of this amazing Ferrari driving experience!
Hop aboard the luxury motor cruiser Targa 43 to explore the Solent and witness some mighty cruise liners on the way. Begin with a safety briefing at Ocean Village Marina and don a life jacket before stepping onto the incredible powerboat. Enjoy its smooth gliding motion on the approach to the many resplendent cruise liners that are based in port at the historic Titanic Dock. Then, under the guidance of a qualified instructor, seize the chance to take the helm and find out what it feels like to steer the boat. Celebrate this new role of 'captain' with a glass or two of champagne, then return to the dock to round off the trip.
Get the 4x4 off the tarmac to find out just what it's capable of. Learn to drive at some extreme angles, negotiate slopes and traverses and even tackle water crossings on a specially designed off-road course which is surrounded by the beautiful Kentish countryside. The instructor starts with a demo drive then you take over a ferocious 4x4 (a Toyota or Mitsubishi) for 45 minutes of driving action. Just you and the instructor share the car (unless you have brought spectators along for the ride), so it's your opportunity to go ahead and push your driving skills to the limit.
Escape the mundane and enter a world of calm with this overnight break at the 4-Star Appleby Manor Country House Hotel. You and your loved one will be warmly welcomed on arrival and shown to your stylish, fully equipped room, before enjoying access to the Aqua Thermal Journey Spa, a therapeutic experience which uses temperature to leave you feeling completely refreshed and revived. After all that relaxation, settle into the inviting surroundings of 1871 Bistro for a delicious three course meal, freshly prepared, using quality local produce. Following a fantastic night’s sleep, you’ll awaken to a tasty breakfast, setting you up for the day ahead.
A fabulous one-night stay for two people at the inviting Granary Hotel. Based in the largest town of North Worcestershire, the hotel offers free Wi-Fi, 2-acres of gardens, tea rooms and a private vineyard that’s guaranteed to make your stay one to remember. You and your guest will enjoy a cosy stay in a standard double or twin room and in the evening tuck in to a two-course meal from a set menu complete with a glass of wine each. In the morning, enjoy a continental breakfast for two before venturing outside of the hotel’s premises to explore the local surroundings.
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.
With this guided bus tour you and your guest can explore the world of the award winning Peaky Blinders. You’ll learn about the history of the real Peaky Blinders, and get some top secret behind scenes information about filming as your mini bus takes you around some of the most recognisable locations from the show in Liverpool and the surrounding areas including the street where the Shelby family home is, the canal location used as Camden Town, Ada and Polly's home, where Tommy is nearly killed by Father Hughes' henchmen and much more.
Step back in time and enjoy a thrilling day out in Sussex aboard a lovingly preserved steam train, complete with a leisurely stroll through beautiful royal botanical gardens with this Steam Train Journey and Visit to Wakehurst Place for Two experience. The Bluebell Railway is a heritage line running for 11 miles along the border between East and West Sussex in England. You will have the pleasure of enjoying some of the UK’s finest scenery from the comfort of a beautifully maintained steam train carriage. The railway is managed and run largely by passionate volunteers who have preserved a large number of steam locomotives since the cessation of the steam service on British mainline railways since 1968, and today it boasts the second largest collection of steam locomotives in the UK - second only to the National Railway Museum. The Society also has a vast and impressive collection of almost 150 carriages and wagons, most of them pre-dating 1939. And with various stations along this pleasant route which have been restored to show different periods of the railway's life, this is an experience that railway lovers will cherish. In addition to this fantastic day out, you will visit Wakehurst Place, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is often referred to as "Kew in the country". Wakehurst Place is a National Trust Property and is managed by the Royal Botanical Gardens. Highlights of the extensive and lavish gardens include colourful herbaceous borders, a series of water gardens, Asian Heath garden and a fine collection of trees and many other rare plants.Please note you can enjoy this experience in any order, but you will need to drive between the two sites, either starting at Wakehurst and moving to the Bluebell Railway or setting off with steam trains before wandering through the Place’s botanic gardens. Wakehurst Place is approximately 20 minutes’ drive from Bluebell Railway (Sheffield Park) and 15 minutes from East Grinstead.Your voucher is not your entry ticket, pre-booking is essential.
The ArcelorMittal Orbit is not only the UK’s tallest sculpture and one of the most magnificent legacies of the London Olympic Games, but a marvellous location for an exciting day out with a friend or someone special. As part of this amazing exclusive offer, you and a guest can enjoy uninhibited entry to the upper viewing platform and external balconies, where you can take in the stunning panoramic views of the city. Since you will be surrounded by the beautiful sights of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, this is also the perfect opportunity for exploring its scenic meadows and wetlands.
One of the most popular cities in the world, London is steeped in culture, history, arts and entertainment which attracts over 15 million tourists a year. Whether you’re a tourist or a local looking to discover the capital, you’ll certainly love this marvellous day out for you and someone special in the heart of London. Whizz a loved one up The Shard, one of the latest additions to the expanding London skyline and Western Europe’s tallest building. From a height of 800ft you and your guest will gaze out across the stunning capital and enjoy 360 degree views for up to 40 miles around. Don’t forget to bring a camera as you’ll be able to spot some of the capital’s most notable sights from the Houses of Parliament over to St Paul’s Cathedral. Once you’ve descended this outstanding skyscraper, you’ll both indulge in a dainty luxury afternoon tea for two at a location of your choice. From 5 star hotels to the famous Hotel Chocolat, each afternoon tea location offers a haven of luxury and a world of indulgence that makes this day out for two one to remember!
Voted number one hotel in Moray by Trip Advisor and boasting a number of other awards, Cluny Bank Hotel provides a home away from home for anyone looking to escape. Spend two nights in a superior-grade en suite twin or double room complete with modern amenities, classic furnishings and a complimentary bottle of wine. To unwind, Cluny Bank boasts a cosy lounge with comfortable seating, a roaring fire and an extensive selection of single malts to try. Outdoor types can take in the local area by joining Scotland's famous whisky trail with a trip to a local distillery, playing nine holes at Forres Golf Course or enjoying a leisurely hike along a scenic local nature trail. A hearty cooked breakfast is also included.
For a couple looking for a slice of luxury, this spa break at the four star Greenwoods Estate Spa and Retreat in Essex is a real treat. Spend two nights in a classic en suite twin or double room complete with free WiFi and a host of top quality amenities, and during the stay enjoy full use of the spa facilities. Take a dip in the 20 metre pool, kick back in the sauna or steam room, workout in the gym or let your troubles drift away in the relaxation room. To make your spa experience complete, each enjoy a 50 minute spa treatment from a facial or a full body massage. On the evening of arrival, sit down to a sumptuous a la carte three-course meal at Greenwoods' superb restaurant. A cooked breakfast is also included each morning.