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Head to the luxurious Dolphin Square Spa and spend the night in one of Dolphin House's serviced apartments. The one bedroom apartment provides a range of amenities available to make the stay comfortable. During the stay, make use of the Moroccan themed spa, which has a Good Spa Guide rating of five bubbles as well as being the 2015 Best Luxury Day Spa winner. Enjoy the salt infused steam room each and choose a 25-minute treatment of choice including a massage or facial. Make use of the spa's leisure facilities including a swimming pool and gym, relax on the heated loungers or in the spa's relaxation room and sip on Moroccan mint tea and eat Arabic dates. Tuck into a full English breakfast each at the Dolphin Bar and Grill before check out.
Hidden away in the historic St. Katharine Docks next to the River Thames, lies The Medieval Banquet, the most action-packed dining experience in town! Take a pew in atmospheric surroundings and step back in time with a four-course feast fit for a king or queen, accompanied by apple juice, wine and ale. Feast on fresh vegetable soup, a hearty selection of smoked and cured meats with garden salad, Medieval-style chicken with roast potatoes with honey glazed vegetables and finish with a seasonal fruit tart. While you dine, join Henry VIII and his court of knights for plenty of old English entertainment with jugglers, magicians, contortionists, minstrels and high-flying medieval tumblers taking centre stage - epic!
Enter the hall of fame with this formidable supercar session. It's a once in a lifetime opportunity to get behind the wheel of six outstanding models. Choose six from the Lamborghini Gallardo, Ferrari 430, Aston Martin V8 Vantage, Audi R8, Ford Mustang, Porsche GTS or Nissan GTR. Learn the basics with a full safety briefing (necessary to tame these ferocious speed machines) then prepare to drive a hair-raising four miles in each car on a specially designed track. Strap in tight! Then, step into the hot hatch and let the professional racing instructor propel you forward with a high-speed lap of the circuit. Friends and family don't have to miss out either as any accompanying spectators receive a complimentary 4x4 off road passenger ride.
Fulfil a childhood dream with this fire engine driving experience! Savour the chance to learn to manoeuvre and drive a fully functioning Dennis RS fire engine with the lights flashing. Start with a briefing before jumping behind the wheel of the V8, 200bhp beast which has a top speed of 80mph. Under the guidance of an instructor experienced in driving colossal, heavy vehicles, drive this monster for 25 minutes around the site's perimeter, even getting a chance to try and parallel park!
Enter the thrilling world of vintage aviation with a 60 minute flight aboard a classically restored ex-military Piper Cub. This nimble craft's roots date back to the 1930s and it is still used today as a popular flight training plane. After a comprehensive safety briefing and tuition on all essential flight controls, climb into the Piper Cub to get ready for the ride ahead. Once in the air, take over the craft's controls and gently guide it through the sky with your professional instructor on hand to act as a co-pilot. Take in stunning panoramic views of the landscape below whilst experiencing the unrivalled joys of flying such a classic plane. For those with the flying bug, flight time can count towards a Private Pilot's Licence (PPL).
The Corvette Racer is a true American muscle icon and now petrol heads can take it for a test drive at a choice of four top UK locations. Boasting a colossal V8 engine under its bonnet and an impressive 600 plus bhp, the mighty Corvette is sure to satisfy even the most hardened of motoring fanatics. Start things off with a full safety briefing, then get down to some serious driving action. Hop behind the wheel of the monstrous V8 Corvette and take it for three wild laps round your circuit of choice with a qualified instructor in the passenger seat to offer tips and encouragement throughout. The Corvette Racer is one incredible motoring beast and the roar from its engine is simply unmistakable - American muscle car driving at its best!
Where better to indulge in the delicious English tradition of afternoon tea than against the charming backdrop of the Priest House by the River? Arranged neatly on the banks of the River Trent, this beautiful venue dates back almost 1000 years. You and you lucky loved one will receive a warm welcome on arrival, before being seated and treated to a delightful spread. Expect fruit scones with homemade jam and clotted cream, freshly baked pastries and cakes, and a selection of sandwiches, with fillings including smoked salmon, cream cheese and watercress and cucumber and cracked black pepper. All this is served alongside a piping hot pot of tea – the centrepiece of this wonderful British ritual!
Nicknamed the 'pocket rocket', the Ariel Atom is an open-air race car that's made history. Driving this legend is unlike anything else - it's light, agile, can zoom from 0 - 60 MPH in just 2.7 seconds and the driver certainly gets to feel the wind in his or her hair! Begin the experience with a welcome and safety briefing from an experienced instructor, to familiarise drivers with the challenges of the circuit and controls of the car. Finally, it's time to get a helmet on and strap in, before zooming around the circuit for a full six miles. Finish by collecting a commemorative certificate to take home, though it's doubtful this experience will ever be forgotten!
Be master of the new Aston Martin DB11 with this unforgettable driving thrill. Choose from three UK locations, then arrive for a professionally-led safety briefing. Then slide into the inviting driving seat of the DB11 and zoom around the track for six ecstatic miles. The successor to the DB9, this model boasts that inimitable Aston Martin feel and a beautifully developed interior. Its all-new twin-turbo V12 engine ensures that it's as fast as it is luxurious. After getting a feel for its handling around the chosen track, step back out onto solid ground to receive a certificate: the perfect memento of a day that won't be forgotten in a hurry.
West End theatre break comprising tickets for Cirque du Soleil - Ovo at the Royal Albert Hall, overnight accommodation and breakfast
Learn the secrets to creating beautiful cupcakes with celebrity chef Xanthe Milton, author of bestselling book "Eat Me! The stupendous self raising world of cupcakes and bakes according to Cookie Girl". Did we mention she is also a Youtube 'Celebrity' with over 4.5 Million views on her channel?! During this 2 hour Cookie Girl cupcake decorating class, you'll discover techniques that will make your cupcakes look perfectly delicious and absolutely professional. By the end of the class you'll be icing, piping, and moulding sugar paste like a pro!
Swing from tree to tree high above the forest floor for over two hours of adrenalin-fuelled fun, laughter and adventure. This high ropes course is built in some of the tallest trees in Eastern England in the beautiful New Wood, part of Weasenham Woods in Norfolk. This experience takes aerial trekking to new extremes as you swing, climb and jump through the trees. Wearing a safety harness, participants trek through the canopy across 20 different activities amongst trees as tall as 150ft. The course is a network of rope bridges, trapezes and death slides that offers an exhilarating, challenging experience, which will leave you gasping for more! The course is set at two different heights: low ropes at 20ft and high ropes at 40ft for the more extreme participant. In addition to this, feel the G-force on the 45ft 3G swing, an exhilarating ride for any participant who wants to experience the g-force effect. The swing can take three people at a time and is winched up to a maximum height of 45ft and one of the participants then releases it into a massive swing. Plus, feel the fear of the 80ft fan descender jump, which enables you to carry our a controlled vertical jump, and the sheer exhilaration of flying 1000ft down a zip wire. You will also receive a sandwich and drink from the on-site cafe to provide you with welcome refreshment following completion of the course. Finally, also included with your package is complimentary entry into the beautiful Woodland Walk around the rope course.Please note: all children must be accompanied by a participating adult; this will come at an additional charge on the day. Please check prices on booking.
This extended 4x4 driving experience is designed to test both the vehicle and your skill (and nerve) as a driver. As you forge your way across exciting natural and man-made obstacles like water splashes, mud filled ruts and steep slopes, you will be amazed at what a 4x4 will do. The expert instructors will teach you the know-how so that you can develop your skills and confidence with these amazing machines.
Cakes made from spinach, courgette and other fresh veg? An unusual idea for most of us, but surprisingly delicious and barely discernible from the sugary versions! Take time out together and head to the award-winning Blackberry Cottage, where head baker Kate spends most days bringing budding bakers round to her unique blend of healthy baking using fresh veg. After an introduction to the popular class and its benefits (getting more vitamins without compromising on flavour, persuading kids to eat their five a day), together with like-minded individuals, create delicious cakes and pastries using veggies and different flours alongside regular ingredients. Afterwards, take home an exclusive goodie bag plus the fruits of your labour to enjoy.
Get active with a fun-filled introduction to stand up paddleboarding. Available at locations across the UK, the sessions provide aquatic adventure seekers with the opportunity to get involved in one of the nation's fastest growing water sports. Sharing similarities with surfing and kayaking, paddleboarding consists of balancing upon an oversized board and guiding it through the water with a single paddle. Set things in motion with a group briefing on dry land, before hopping into the water to learn the basics. Hosted by qualified instructors, the sessions provide the perfect taster of the sport, covering techniques for balance, foot-position, board control and self-rescue. It's a must try for any water sports enthusiast!
Enjoy one of the many fantastic London days out with a meal and top price seats in either the stalls or the circle to see a great show. The evening begins with a two-course meal from a pre-theatre menu at one of several West End restaurants specialising in European cuisine within easy walking distance of Theatreland. Then see one of a selection of West End shows to end a great day out in London. There's something to suit every taste so choose from a range of shows including the chilling Woman In Black, toe-tapping Stomp, Annie, Wicked, Michael Jackson themed Thriller, The Play That Goes Wrong and Dreamgirls.
Jump behind the wheel of a powerful Landrover Defender and push your skills to the limit with this exciting off road driving experience at Thruxton. You’ll need to use a difficult combination of patience, caution and controlled aggression as you take on the tough terrain of Thruxton’s demanding off-road course in this four-wheel drive monster. With a trained instructor by your side, you’ll learn countless methods of traversing the most difficult tracks – making this a truly unique driving day. Are you up to the challenge?
Off Road Driving Experience (Basic)
Cotswold Grange Hotel is situated on a tree-lined avenue bordered by other period-buildings and retains much of its original, brilliant style. This overnight break includes bed, breakfast, and a sumptuous dinner. The hotel boasts exemplary service in a fantastic location, allowing you to explore with ease the wide range of bars, restaurants and historical buildings Cheltenham offers. Let the opulent comfort of this hotel create the perfect experience for you and your partner.
Whether you and your partner have a flight at the nearby airport, are looking to enjoy a football match or are simply craving a night of partying together, the 3* Novotel Wolverhampton should be the place you come home to. Fashionable and friendly, rooms are warm and welcoming and the bar and restaurant are happy to serve you great food and refreshing drinks. You won’t be far from the city centre, so there will be no problems getting in if you choose to drink and dance, and staff are available to help you out almost non-stop. Take this couples’ bed and breakfast break for two now and you’ll also enjoy a yummy breakfast to pick you up in the morning.
You don't need to travel far to see the second largest living fish on earth. Take a tour for two of the Scottish coast, seeking the UK's very own sharks! Set sail from Oban, through the Sound of Mull, taking in natural and historic sights like the stunning waterfront of Tobermory, Duart Castle and spot whales, seabirds, dolphins, eagles and seals along the way. Arrive at the destination of Coll and Tiree to scan the best basking shark 'hotspots'. Sightings can never be guaranteed, but are very likely and, once spotted, there are lots of great chances to take photos, study behaviour and record sightings of these magnificent wild creatures. With loads of wildlife to spot and so much to learn, this is an unforgettable day exploring UK sea life!
Delight in this two night rural retreat at the 4-Star Mercure Dartford Brands Hatch Hotel. Sat amongst scenic English countryside, within easy reach of the world-renowned Brands Hatch motor circuit, this fantastic hotel provides a friendly and stylish base for a well-earned break. You can head out to Bluewater for a spot of shopping, or get back to nature with a gentle stroll along the river. There are also numerous outdoor activities available for those feeling more adventurous. However you choose to spend your time here, you and your loved one can look forward to an indulgent breakfast – the best way to prepare for the day.
Spend two nights at the award-winning Cotswold House Hotel and Spa located in the heart of Chipping Campden in Gloucestershire. This Cotswolds hotel is recently refurbished and is the perfect spot to enjoy some time to relax and unwind. The hotel boasts an idyllic location and immaculate service and boasts a stunning on-site spa too. Stay in one of the hotel's classic double rooms with an en suite bathroom complete with all the amenities for a relaxing stay. Take advantage of the delicious dining options available at the hotel. Why not head further afield during your stay and take advantage of the hotel's fantastic location and explore the Cotswolds or nearby Stratford-upon-Avon. Tuck into a delicious cooked breakfast before check out.