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The thrill of towering above Cornwall in a dynamic, high-performance five-seater Jet Ranger helicopter is hard to beat - and the views of the land below are nothing short of breathtaking. Board your chopper and feel like a superstar while rising to 1,000 feet and enjoy unforgettable picture-postcard views of the Cornish coast, as well as its surrounding areas, with rolling countryside and lots of beloved local landmarks to spot along the way. Bring a camera and take a selection of souvenir snaps to show off to your friends when back on solid ground - excellent!
Enjoy this amazing helicopter tour over Manchester and see the sights as the helicopter accelerates over the ground and you climb to 1000 feet. Whilst you admire the breath-taking countryside, your pilot will point out the local landmarks. Gradually the helicopter returns gently to earth. Don't forget to take your camera, so you can you can show off your fantastic day out. After your flight you will be able to enjoy a delicious lunch in the airport cafe and a bottle of prosecco to share! Perfect way to finish your day out!
For those looking to get a taste of light aircraft flying, this 60 minute motor gliding experience in Stratford-Upon-Avon is ideal. Combining the close proximity thrills usually enjoyed from the cockpit of a glider, with the powered manouverability of a small plane, this nimble dual-controlled craft offers a unique flying experience. Marvel at bird's-eye views of the countryside below while the CAA qualified instructor shows off the motor glider's sustained soaring capabilities, before you take over the controls to experience the unique sensation of piloting the aircraft first-hand. The instructor even takes a photo of you in action as a memento!
Take some time out and grab an excuse to catch up with a friend or celebrate over any occasion with an indulgent afternoon tea for two at Patisserie Valerie. Mixed with a continental and quintessentially British tradition, enjoy scrumptious finger bites, hand-crafted cakes, home baked scones smothered in cream and jam accompanied by a refreshing pot of perfectly brewed tea. What better way to treat a special someone.
For budding sharp shooters with a seriously competitive streak, battle archery is the impressive new kid on the block. A cross between paintballing, dodgeball and archery (of course), this brand new craze is one of the most exciting games around - and believe it or not, it's not as painful as it sounds. Kick things off with an introductory briefing before choosing teams and putting on your battle archery gear to get ready for action. Head out into the battle zone and take part in a series of Hunger Games-style missions, in order to take out members of the opposite teams with an unlimited supply of foam tipped arrows. Do you have what it takes to win?
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In this hectic and stressful world we all need to take time out to relax. Therefore, we have handpicked some fantastic Champneys resorts, to give you a truly blissful and relaxing experience. All you need to do is sit back, unwind and feel the stresses of life melt away! It's a wonderful opportunity to embark on a new fitness initiative or just indulge and give your mind and body a treat!Champneys Springs is Britain's only purpose built Health Hydro, built in the heart of England and the beautiful Leicestershire countryside. Surrounded by water walkways and 31 acres of beautiful open parkland, this tranquil Leicestershire location is a modern take on country style spa. Designed with your relaxation in mind, the UK’s first purpose-built health spa continues to champion the best of health and wellbeing. With a wealth of pampering treatments on offer, a visit to Champneys Springs will revive even the most world-weary of guests. Your day will start with a light breakfast and includes light refreshments.During your spa day you and your friend will enjoy unlimited spa access with use of the 25-metre pool, whirlpool, poolside mixed sex sauna, relaxation areas and Hydropool. Additional spa treatments can also be added at an extra cost. To avoid any disappointment, we recommend you book any spa treatments you wish to indulge in, at least 14 days prior to your arrival.If you’re feeling more energetic there is a choice of exercise classes, with up to twenty fitness classes running per day, a fitness gym, tennis court, three practice golf holes, resort walks, cycle hire and full FIFA approved football pitch.
Dive beneath the surface for an up-close encounter with some of the ocean’s most incredible and exotic creatures with this unique and adrenaline-fuelled shark diving experience at Skegness Aquarium. Home to the famous Wreck of the Hispaniola from Treasure Island, the Coral Ocean exhibit will allow you to experience the curious nature of the zebra sharks, gracious bat rays, majestic beauty and colours of shoals of tropical fish and the fearsome black tip reef sharks - but don’t worry, you’ll be safe! Total beginners will be taken through a briefing and training experience from a PADI-certified instructor to prepare you with a practice diving session, ensuring you are ready to take on this breath-taking adventure – one you won’t be forgetting any time soon!
The perfect gift for a family who prefer life on the wild side, this experience permits two fully grown humans and two mini humans under the age of 16 to a day exploring Ark Wildlife Park. As well as discovering each of the animal’s enclosures, families can also enjoy popular indoor attractions such as the Tropical House where the reptiles live, the Meerkat and Familiar Friends Barn and an all-weather activity area. Whether visitors are 6 or 60 they can expect a truly wild day out! Families will find the homes of the barn owls enclosure, reptiles, kinkajou, meerkats and porcupines by the park’s entrance, shortly followed by the Tanuki Pond, wild cat enclosure and picnic area, with the coatis, Eurasian lynx and much, much more nearby. The family can then make their around the park at their own pace while meeting a whole host of new friends. Once all the animals have been visited, mini humans can enjoy a large outdoor play zone while fully grown humans enjoy a cup of tea or coffee in the Kalahari Café. Bringing a camera along is essential, as Ark’s creatures certainly know how to pose!
Hop aboard a bus for a fantastic tour based around a selection of famous film and TV locations, under the guidance of a tour leader with excellent knowledge and command of their subject. An array of differently themed movie or TV show locations have been collated to choose from, visiting locations from hit film and TV series, such as those from Gavin and Stacey, Doctor Who, James Bond, Peaky Blinders, Harry Potter and more. Bring some classics to life by visiting the actual sites and learning lots of information snippets.
Test your mettle with this exhilarating full day of rally driving at the world-renowned Silverstone Autosport and Rally School. Upon arrival, you’ll receive an informal lecture on the basic principles of rally driving, followed by two short demonstrations of power sliding and handbrake turns. Then, it’s your turn to take the wheel as you put into practice what you’ve learnt. After lunch, you’ll learn about hand braking techniques, a different kind of power sliding, as well as the Scandinavian flick, testing your newfound driving skills to the limit. To finish, you’ll have the chance to experience a “hot seat” ride at an authentic rally speed, guaranteed to get your heart thumping!
Venture into the unknown by embarking on a journey deep underground and experience a whole new world you never knew existed. Meet a seasoned adventure guide at Conwy Falls and soak in stunning local scenery (on ground level), before kitting up ready to head off on an authentic underground expedition. Journey into the heart of a mountain and marvel at brand new sights. Encounter deep blue lakes that time forgot, lofty caverns, dramatic waterfalls and see abandoned mining gear from yesteryear - all while abseiling off ledges, boating across water, climbing rock faces and waterfalls, tackling traverses and whizzing across zip lines - it's just like The Goonies! Can you handle this one-of-a-kind challenge?
Discover the joys of deep sea fishing and see what angling is all about during this half day experience off the beautiful Sussex coastline. Start the adventure in Brighton by meeting the skipper and crew, getting kitted out with a rod, reel and tackle and then climbing aboard. The boat has played host to an array of fishing celebrities such as Keith Arthur, Matt Hayes and Marco Pierre White. Depending on weather conditions try wreck, reef, ground or drift fishing, getting opportunities to fish for bass, bream, cod, conger, eel, plaice, pollock and mackerel. With tips from the skipper throughout the day, expect to be fishing more confidently as the experience progresses. Keep any catches for dinner or return them to the sea - the choice is yours!
Chigwell's Prince Regent Hotel is situated a mere stone's throw from Epping Forest and a short tube ride from central London, making it perfect for those looking for a quiet getaway, and anyone wanting to enjoy an exciting city break. Spend the night in one of the chic en suite double rooms of this listed Georgian converted chapel and enjoy a hearty cooked breakfast the morning after your stay. Prince Regent Hotel boasts extensive gardens in which to relax, as well as an inviting lounge bar and there's plenty to do right on the doorstep. Explore Epping Forest, London's largest open space, or head into London and spend the day taking in the many exciting attractions and cultural landmarks.
Meet an expert dance teacher for a great and intensive full day of a carefully structured course to learn the art of salsa. Be amazed at how quickly technique and fluid movement is picked up, in no time class members understand the concepts and techniques of this world popular Latin American dance phenomenon. The experience includes a voucher to take home for another class and club night, meaning a return visit on another date for more fun. There is even delicious South American inspired food available at Bar Salsa if anyone gets hungry (not included).
This gift gives you the excellent opportunity to drive two great supercars in one remarkable experience. The Nissan GTR has been described as a ‘road-burning controlled explosion' and the Lamborghini Gallardo has a five-litre V10 that can deliver around 520bhp to get you from 0-62mph in just 3.9 seconds. So why not get behind the wheel and try out these amazing cars for yourself?
Converted from an 18th century oast house, the Mercure Tunbridge Wells provides a tranquil, calming atmosphere, luxurious comfort and fantastic food. You will be treated to a delicious, locally sourced evening meal in the hotel's contemporary restaurant, with a complimentary full English or continental breakfast to follow in the morning. Either retire to your sumptuous en suite double or twin room, or spend an afternoon exploring the Kent countryside with this fantastic overnight break.
Feel the restorative effects of an invigorating Swedish massage at The Abbey Spa in Barking. For one tranquil hour, experience a state of pure relaxation throughout the body and mind, as the professional therapist works their magic. Concentrating on specific areas of tension throughout the body, allow the therapist to relieve muscle aches and pains. Swedish massage involves using varying strokes and pressure levels to warm up the muscle tissue and break up “knots” and adhesions. Relax as the subtle fragrance of aromatherapy oils fills the room, each different oil possessing its own unique properties, for example calming or energising. Leave feeling rejuvenated!
Come to this amazing spa venue in West Sussex for a day of indulgence for two people. Spend up to six hours chilling out together and making the most of the fantastic spa facilities including a kidney shaped swimming pool, spa pool, sauna, steam room and a fully equipped gymnasium. In addition to this pure indulgence, sit down together for a modern British delicious two-course lunch to pamper your tummies as well and leave the spa feeling rested and ready to face the world.
Boasting grand architecture, Tudor chimneys and ornamental Tudor décor, the 16th century Thornbury Castle in Gloucestershire exudes charm and character that’s almost too good to be true. Visited by Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn during their honeymoon, this ancient castle is the perfect place in which to relax away from the hassles of everyday life. During your three-night break you and your guest will enjoy a tasty two-course dinner for two on two nights and a scrumptious breakfast each morning. With a vineyard, verdant gardens, spa and kitchen garden on site, you won’t have to venture outside of the grounds to keep yourself entertained. A glamourous getaway for you and someone special!
Enjoy a fantastic day out at the Elsecar Heritage Railway in beautiful Yorkshire! You will be entitled to the unique opportunity of driving a steam train under the supervision of the qualified and friendly crew at Elsecar Heritage Railway. During your two hour experience you will be invited up on to the footplate as all steam trains required both a driver and a fireman. The crew will guide you through the process, including the 1 in 37 gradient, which requires you to drive the train uphill and steadily along the line. Complimentary tea and coffee will be available throughout so make sure to quench your thirst as driving a steam train is an energetic and hands-on experience!
Enjoy the tranquil beauty of the Yorkshire Wolds here at Yapham Holds, where you can unwind and relax in the luxury of a fully insulated, heated and well equipped Gothic Pod – Each pod comes with a sofa bed, heater, small work station and even a TV and DVD player! Enjoy your meals out on the picnic table and benefit from full use of the site’s facilities.
Take that penchant for a wee dram to a whole new level with a full-day whisky masterclass that includes tasting and making this most enigmatic of spirits. At London's lavish Malmaison Hotel, settle down for a comprehensive course that covers a great deal of whisky knowledge and the chance to sample approximately 25 hand-picked whiskies. Then have a go at creating your very own blend - a rare opportunity to get hands-on with the making process. Stop at lunchtime for a yummy two-course light meal. When it's all over, take home some souvenirs in the form of a Glencairn whisky glass, the newly blended whisky and a certificate to validate those newfound tasting skills. A sophisticated day full of new knowledge and profound flavours.