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Dirty Birds and Doughnuts Afternoon Tea for Two in Soho
£37.00
Dirty Birds and Doughnuts Afternoon Tea for Two in Soho
Soho, London:: Head to Soho, London’s electric heartland, for afternoon tea with a twist; turning tradition on its head, Ma’ Plucker dishes up heavenly Southern fried soul food to hungry diners, swapping cakes for crispy chicken and scones for shakes! Work up an appetite with a tipple on arrival – choose butterscotch schnapps, a coffee martini or cherry beer. Taste buds ready, it’s time to tuck in. Indulge in a trio of chicken doughnuts stuffed with bizarrely fantastic flavours, including peanut butter and jalapeno jelly! Of course, each doughnut is liberally topped with succulent chicken and served with mini fries. With food this good, of course there’s room for dessert! Delight over popcorn sundaes or salted chilli brownies while enjoying unlimited iced tea. Availability: Seven days a week throughout the year, excluding the Christmas and New Year period. Weather: Duration: Expect to be at the venue for up to one and a half hours. Afternoon tea is served between 3pm - 6pm on weekdays and 12pm - 6pm on weekends. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests under 18 are welcome but will be served non-alcoholic cocktails. The venue has a wheelchair accessible entrance. Please inform the restaurant at the time of booking of any dietary requirements or allergies. Other Info: Please note that service is not included.
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Knife Skills Masterclass at Divertimenti Cookery School
£120.00
Knife Skills Masterclass at Divertimenti Cookery School
Knightsbridge, London:: Sharpen your knives and knowledge with a culinary course at the revered Divertimenti Cookery School. Cited as a paradise for foodies, it's the perfect place to master tricky knife skills and cooking techniques, particularly as it sports a state-of-the-art kitchen equipped with the latest appliances (of course!). During the course, learn how to use a range of professional knives with an array of ingredients, from meat to vegetables and fruit! Whatever the dish, expert chefs are on hand at all times to provide guidance and support. No matter the complexity of the dish, once the day is over participants are certain to feel confident enough to tackle new dishes at home. Then sit down to the meal just prepared alongside a complimentary glass of wine. Availability: Classes run Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays on selected dates. Weather: Duration: The course lasts between three and three and a half hours. Numbers On Day: There will be a maximum of eight participants on the course. Spectators: Dress Code: Please wear flat shoes and kitchen appropriate clothing. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 or over are welcome. The kitchen is wheelchair accessible - please contact the school for arrangements. Other Info:
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Couples Retreat Spa Break at Dale Hill Hotel and Golf Club
£199.00
Couples Retreat Spa Break at Dale Hill Hotel and Golf Club
Wadhurst, East Sussex:: Situated in 350 acres of rolling greenery on the Sussex Weald, Dale Hill Hotel provides the ultimate haven for a spot of relaxation. Delight in a comfortable overnight stay for two in one of the hotel's spacious standard or superior rooms and enjoy an indulgent two course dinner in the Wealden View Restaurant, as well as tasty cooked breakfast the following morning. With full access to the hotel's leisure facilities, guests are welcome to use the gorgeous conservatory swimming pool, sauna and air-conditioned gym. Unwind further with a choice of an invigorating full body massage or a rejuvenating Dermalogica facial each (both one hour and 15 minutes long), which can be redeemed at the Youtime Salon, located a short distance from the hotel. Availability: Bookings are available Sunday -Thursday (subject to availability). Weather: Duration: Stay at Dale Hill Hotel and Golf Club for one night. Check in from 2pm and check out by 11am. Numbers On Day: This voucher is valid for two people. Spectators: Dress Code: Please bring swimwear, flip-flops and gym clothes. Towels are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests over 18 are welcome. Other Info: Please note the spa treatments will take place at a partner spa located 6 minutes away from the hotel.
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53% off Relaxing Pamper Day with Treatments for Two at Spa Mika, London
£129.00
53% off Relaxing Pamper Day with Treatments for Two at Spa Mika, London
Shepherds Bush, London:: Enter an oasis of tranquillity with this romantic and relaxing spa day for two. Spa Mika is a luxury London spa, known for its sublime wellness treatments and holistic approach. Run by a team of dedicated and knowledgeable therapists, who ensure guests leave re-energised and recharged, it's the perfect hidden retreat in the midst of the busy capital. Unwind with an hour's use of the luxurious spa facilities, including the aroma steam room, eucalyptus Finnish sauna and viewpoint relaxation lounge, before enjoying two 25 minute treatments each, including an invigorating full body exfoliation and hydrating coconut oil back, neck and shoulder massage. As well as this, take advantage of a £20 voucher each to spend towards further treatments. Bliss! Availability: Available Monday to Friday, excluding Bank Holidays. Weekend upgrades are subject to availability and £20 per person payable directly to the spa. Weather: Duration: Expect to be at the venue for two hours, with two 25 minute treatments each and an hour's access to the spa facilities. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Please bring swimwear. Robes, towels and slippers are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 and over are welcome. Not suitable for pregnant women. Facilities must be used before treatment time. Other Info:
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Sparkling Afternoon Tea for Two at The Ryebeck
£49.00
Sparkling Afternoon Tea for Two at The Ryebeck
Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria:: For a quintessentially British treat, succumb to the beckoning arms of the Lake District for a sparkling afternoon tea for two. From a spacious terrace restaurant in a green clearing, look out over Lake Windermere and the breathtaking landscape that surrounds her. Tuck into a sumptuous spread of sandwiches, cakes, fruit, yoghurt and fresh scones with dollops of cream and jam. Indulge that sweet tooth with coffee and walnut cake, lemon drizzle and other pretty delicacies. Then there are the teas and infusions: choose from a large selection to complement the treats. To top it all off, raise a toast with a glass of prosecco each. There's nothing like a few bubbles amid epic scenery to ignite celebration mode. Availability: Seven days a week, subject to availability. Excludes Christmas and New Year periods. Weather: Duration: Afternoon Tea is served every day of the week from 3pm until 5pm. Expect to spend up to three hours at the venue. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 and over are welcome. Other Info:
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Craft Beer and Cultural Walking Tour of Bristol for Two
£40.00
Craft Beer and Cultural Walking Tour of Bristol for Two
Bristol, Bristol City:: One of the UK's most eclectic cities, Bristol's got it all, from scenic canals to epic displays of culture. And then there's the beer. Choose from two guided tours, during which there'll be seven different craft beers to taste. 'Breweries, Brunel and Brigstow' begins at Brunel's stately Bristol Temple Meads station and covers four of the city's best taprooms. Sample local ales from an ever-changing range, with nibbles to boot. Stroll through Old Market and Castle Park as the guide imparts a little of the history of these ancient corners. 'Grains, Gradients and Grafitti' traverses steep, pleasant terrain to visit four rad venues for copious beer tasting and bar snacks. Stop off at Stokes Croft for a gander at the impressive array of street murals. Availability: Selected Fridays and Sundays each month. Weather: Please come prepared for rain or shine with suntan lotion, sunglasses and a hat as well as an umbrella and waterproofs. Duration: The tour lasts just over three and a half hours. Numbers On Day: The tour will be shared between up to 16 ale aficionados. Spectators: No spectators, but friends are more than welcome to join at the end. Dress Code: This is a walking tour, covering up to two miles of terrain including hills and cobbles, so comfy shoes are a must! Guidelines: Restrictions: As this experience involves alcohol, guests must be 18 or over. Other Info:
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The View from The Shard and Lunch for Two at Gordon Ramsay's Savoy Grill
£159.00
The View from The Shard and Lunch for Two at Gordon Ramsay's Savoy Grill
Central London, London:: For an unforgettable day out in the capital, a visit to The View from The Shard coupled with lunch at Gordon Ramsay's Savoy Grill is a match made in heaven. Enjoy the best view in London from the 72nd floor of Western Europe's tallest building and marvel at panoramic views of the capital's many iconic buildings. This top class experience continues with a visit to the glamorous '20s-inspired Savoy Grill by the Gordon Ramsay Group for lunch. Sit down to a sumptuous three-course set menu meal accompanied by a glass of champagne each and choose from a fine selection of British and French classics prepared to absolute perfection, exclusive to Red Letter Days. Shard first or food? You decide. Availability: The View from The Shard is open daily throughout the year. Gordon Ramsay's Savoy Grill is available Monday - Friday and excludes 1st November to early January. All booking is subject to availability. Weather: Duration: The View from The Shard visit lasts an hour and can be booked every 30 minutes from 12pm - 8.30pm (the champagne bar is open from 12pm until close). Lunch is served from 12pm - 3pm and can last up to two hours. Numbers On Day: A maximum of 200 visitors visit The View from The Shard at any one time. The restaurant sits up to 100 diners. Spectators: Dress Code: The Savoy Grill requests that guests dress smartly (no jeans or trainers please). Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 18. Both The View from The Shard and the restaurant offer full wheelchair access. Other Info: Once confirmed, the bookings cannot be amended. You MUST bring your Red Letter Days booking information letter to The Savoy Grill on the day. Please note a 12.5 per cent service charge will be added on the day.
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Introduction to Cookery
£95.00
Introduction to Cookery
Covent Garden, London; Covent Garden, London; Covent Garden, London; Covent Garden, London; Covent Garden, London; Covent Garden, London; Covent Garden, London; London, Greater London; Chelmsford, Essex; Altrincham, Greater Manchester; Islington, London; Islington, London; Islington, London; Marylebone, London; Reading, Berkshire; Islington, London; Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire; Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire; Kingham, Gloucestershire; Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire; Islington, London;:: The drama, nuance and endless potential of cookery make it an art form as important as any other. Graduate from foodie to artiste with an introductory cookery class under the guidance of a professional. With numerous courses and locations available, there's near endless choice for budding chefs. Rise to the challenge of bread making; roll up to a sushi class or turn up the heat with curry making. Learn how to create favourite cuisines like exotic Moroccan or chic French, or gain knowledge of vegetarian dishes. At the end of the class, sit down with fellow students to tuck into the fruits of your labour. Bring home an arsenal of professional techniques, ready to crack out to impress friends and family at meals and dinner parties to come. Availability: Classes run at various times throughout the week. Weather: Duration: The experience lasts between two and four hours (depending on cookery course chosen). Please allow extra time for dining. Numbers On Day: Class sizes can be anywhere up to 20. Spectators: Dress Code: There is no dress code but we recommend wearing comfortable and closed in shoes. Aprons are provided to protect clothing whilst cooking. Guidelines: Restrictions: All participants over the age of 16 are welcome. Other Info:
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Cocktail Masterclass with Tour and Tasting for Two at Bimber Distillery
£99.00
Cocktail Masterclass with Tour and Tasting for Two at Bimber Distillery
Acton, London:: Master the art of great cocktail making and delve into the process of spirit production, with a cocktail masterclass and exclusive behind-the-scenes insight into the goings on of a working distillery. Hosted at West London's Bimber Distillery, guests are welcomed with a guided tour, learning about the ingredients, equipment and processes that go into producing the fine spirits. Once familiarised with the practice, an experienced bartender will be on hand to demonstrate and guide the group through how to make three classic cocktails, selected from a list including a Martini, Old Fashioned, Bramble, Julep and Manhattan. Finish off with the opportunity to sample some of the award-winning vodka and gin, distilled on site. Availability: The experience takes place on the first Wednesday of every month. Bookings are subject to availability. Weather: Duration: Expect to be at the venue for up to two hours. The experiences lasts 90 minutes. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: This is a working distillery so please wear sensible flat shoes. Guidelines: No parking is available, but the distillery is only a five minute walk from North Acton Underground station. Restrictions: Guests aged 18 and over are welcome. Please take ID on the day. Other Info: This licensed establishment is only open to adults (18 years and older). Tours must be booked in advance and ID is must be shown.
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Extended Target Sports Experience
£75.00
Extended Target Sports Experience
Hastings, East Sussex:: Sports nuts can add yet another string to their bow with the chance to have a go at 10 knife-edge target sports at a specialised centre in Hastings. With an extensive list of activities to get involved in, participants kick-start the action-packed session with a thorough safety briefing with one of the centre's experienced instructors, before diving in head first. Spend 30 minutes trialing each activity, including air rifle shooting, archery, axe throwing, catapult, crossbow, knife throwing, live-fire range, shovel throwing, card throwing and pistol shooting, with trained guidance from the professionals. Got a competitive streak? Keep track of the score throughout the session and see how it compares to the rest of the group at the end! Availability: Monday to Friday throughout the year, excluding bank holidays. Weather: Duration: The taster session lasts for approximately five hours. Numbers On Day: This voucher is for one person. Enjoy the taster session with up to five other participants. Spectators: Up to six spectators may attend. Dress Code: Open-toed shoes are not permitted and long hair must be tied back. Guidelines: Restrictions: Participants over 12 are welcome. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and there must be a minimum or one adult per two children. The venue provides disabled access and assistance. Other Info:
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Radical Driving at Donington Park
£495.00
Radical Driving at Donington Park
Castle Donington, Derbyshire:: Petrol heads with a serious need for speed are sure to be impressed by this Radical SR3 RS driving thrill at the iconic Donington Park Circuit. With a 0 - 60 mph time of only three seconds, the Radical is an unmistakable speed machine with racing capabilities that must be seen to be believed. Kick things off with a briefing and ten miles of demo laps, including two high-speed laps, before letting the real fun begin! Take control of the rapid Radical SR3 RS for thirty miles of driving in total (over three ten mile sessions) alongside a qualified instructor. Refreshments, a t-shirt and HD in-car video footage of the drive are included. Availability: At least four weekday dates per year from February to December. Weather: Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions (e.g. snow, ice, heavy rain or high winds) which would make driving at speed dangerous. Please call the venue if in any doubt. Duration: Lasts around three hours in total, including a briefing, 10 miles of demo laps, high-speed laps and 30 miles of hands-on driving time. Numbers On Day: Group numbers do not exceed four. All driving time is held on a one-to-one basis with a qualified instructor. Spectators: Spectators are welcome and can bring a camera to record the experience. Please note that pets are not permitted at any circuits. Dress Code: Dress warmly and comfortably in trousers and a long-sleeved top. Wear flat-soled shoes. Racing gloves and a helmet are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Min age is 24. Min height is 5'; max is 6'6''. Max weight is 18 stone. In order to participate, a full manual driving licence (held for at least four years) must be produced on the day. Unsuitable for pregnant women and those with epilepsy. Other Info:
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Afternoon Tea for Two at The Ryebeck
£36.00
Afternoon Tea for Two at The Ryebeck
Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria:: There's more to life than breakfast, lunch and dinner. Elevate the day's mealtime regime with a sophisticated afternoon tea for two. In the soul-soothing surroundings of the Lake District, sit down to a delectable spread of sandwiches, cakes, yoghurt, fruit and scones piled with jam and cream. The cakes include lemon drizzle, vanilla slice and profiterole. Choose from a vast array of teas and infusions to top it all off. The country home's terrace restaurant, set in a leafy clearing, offers an expansive view of Lake Windermere and the breathtaking landscape in which she resides. Equally beautiful in showers or sunshine, this is part of the world to add to one's bucket list. Drink it all in while tucking into afternoon tea: a match made in heaven. Availability: Seven days a week, subject to availability. Excludes Christmas and New Year periods. Weather: Duration: Afternoon Tea is served every day of the week from 3pm until 5pm. Expect to spend up to three hours at the venue. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 and over are welcome. Other Info:
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Radical Hot Laps at Famous Circuits
£99.00
Radical Hot Laps at Famous Circuits
Towcester, Northamptonshire; Longfield, Kent; Castle Donington, Derbyshire;:: Experience the ultimate in high-speed passenger rides at a choice of three famous circuits - Silverstone, Brands Hatch or Donington Park. Kick things off with a briefing, before being kitted up and strapping into the passenger seat of the stunningly fast Radical SR3 RS. Hold on tight for over 10 miles, as the Radical blasts from 0 - 60mph in just three seconds and reaches speeds of up to 155 mph! With a professional driving instructor at the wheel, you're in the hands of an expert. The helmet is fitted with an intercom to communicate with the instructor throughout, so sit back and enjoy the ride. Finish off with a presentation of HD in-car footage from the drive and a t-shirt to take home to remember the experience by. A must for petrol heads! Availability: At least one weekday per month from February - December. Weather: Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions (e.g. snow, ice, heavy rain or high winds) which would make driving at speed dangerous. Please call the venue if in any doubt. Duration: Lasts around 30 minutes in total, with over 10 miles in the Radical for the hot laps around the track. Please arrive 45 minutes prior to the booked time to ensure a prompt start. Numbers On Day: Briefings may be held in groups. The passenger ride is held on a one-to-one basis with a qualified instructor. Spectators: Spectators are welcome and can bring a camera to record the experience. Please note that pets are not permitted at any circuits. Dress Code: Dress warmly and comfortably in trousers and a long-sleeved top. A helmet is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 14 (those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult). Minimum height is 4'10''; maximum is 6'6''. Maximum weight is 18 stone. Unsuitable for pregnant women and those with epilepsy. Other Info: Refreshments of tea or coffee are included.
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35% off Afternoon Tea with Bottle of Bubbly for Two at Number Twelve Restaurant
£45.00
35% off Afternoon Tea with Bottle of Bubbly for Two at Number Twelve Restaurant
London, Greater London:: Rekindle that childhood delight in sweet things at The Ambassadors Hotel in Bloomsbury. Amid the stylish decor and crisp white tablecloths of its Number Twelve Restaurant, indulge with the ultimate afternoon tea complete with a bottle of bubbly. Be welcomed by the attentive waiting staff before the famous tiered platter arrives, brimming over with freshly baked scones, fresh cream with jam and delicately constructed tartlets. Dig into the generous stack of finger sandwiches and sip piping hot tea or coffee from a suitably chic tea set. The tone of celebration is firmly set thanks to the bubbly, so raise a toast to life's finer things: to first-class service, sumptuous surroundings and, above all, devilishly decadent treats. Availability: Seven days a week throughout the year. Weather: Duration: Afternoon tea is served between 2.30pm - 4pm Monday to Saturday and from 2pm - 7pm on Sundays. Expect to spend up to three hours at the venue. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 and over are welcome. Other Info: Please note that menus are subject to change.
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Radical Driving at Silverstone
£495.00
Radical Driving at Silverstone
Towcester, Northamptonshire:: Petrol heads with a serious need for speed are sure to love this Radical SR3 RS driving thrill at Silverstone, the home of the British Grand Prix. With a 0 - 60 mph time of a mere three seconds, the Radical has supreme racing capabilities that have to be seen to be believed. Begin with a briefing and ten miles of demo laps, including two high-speed laps, to show you the track - then get ready for action! Take charge of the rapid Radical SR3 RS for 30 miles of driving in total (over three sessions) around the full 3.6 mile Grand Prix circuit with an instructor alongside. Refreshments, a t-shirt and HD in-car video footage of the drive are included. Are you ready? Availability: At least one weekday per month from February to December. Weather: Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions (e.g. snow, ice, heavy rain or high winds) which would make driving at speed dangerous. Please call the venue if in any doubt. Duration: Lasts around three hours in total, including a briefing, 10 miles of demo laps, high-speed laps and 30 miles of hands-on driving time. Numbers On Day: Group numbers do not exceed four. All driving time is held on a one-to-one basis with a qualified instructor. Spectators: Spectators are welcome and can bring a camera to record the experience. Please note that pets are not permitted at any circuits. Dress Code: Dress warmly and comfortably in trousers and a long-sleeved top. Wear flat-soled shoes. Racing gloves and a helmet are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Min age is 24. Min height is 5'; max is 6'6''. Max weight is 18 stone. In order to participate, a full manual driving licence (held for at least four years) must be produced on the day. Unsuitable for pregnant women and those with epilepsy. Other Info:
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Two Night Boutique Escape for Two at The Mitre Hotel
£299.00
Two Night Boutique Escape for Two at The Mitre Hotel
Hampton Court, Surrey:: Spend two relaxing nights in the four star luxury of The Mitre Hotel in Hampton Court. Located on the banks of the River Thames, the boutique hotel was originally built in 1665 and though it has since been refurbished, the building maintains its classic detailing and rich decor of many decades back. Kick back and enjoy two comfortable nights in one of the hotel's plush traditional rooms, kitted out with sumptuous furnishings, stylish decor and all of the essential modern amenities. Onsite, the hotel boasts one of the most popular restaurants in Hampton Court - Riverside Brasserie. Serving a delicious array of British classics, it's the perfect spot to savour some delicious food, while glancing out at the fantastic views of the Thames. Availability: Seven days a week (subject to availability), excluding the Christmas and New Year period. Weather: Duration: Stay at the hotel for two nights. Check in after 3pm, check out before 11am. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests over 18 are welcome. Other Info:
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Lichfield Beer Tasting Break for Two
£159.00
Lichfield Beer Tasting Break for Two
Lichfield, Staffordshire:: Relax and recharge with an overnight retreat for two in the historic town of Lichfield. Ideal for those with a love for beer, the mini break includes a beer tasting session at Brewhouse and Kitchen, where guests are presented with the opportunity to sample eight different brews, while learning how to identify the unique flavours in each and witnessing how it's created in the pub's onsite micro-brewery. A delicious burger meal is also included on the day! Once an 18th century coaching inn, the George Hotel is just a short distance from Lichfield's medieval cathedral and the Garrick Theatre. Enjoy a peaceful night's sleep in one of their comfortable double or twin rooms with en suite facilities, then wake up to a hearty Full English breakfast. Availability: This experience is available on Wednesdays and Saturdays (subject to availability). Weather: Duration: Beer tasting sessions take place at 3pm and 5pm and last two hours. Stay at the George Hotel for one night (check in anytime after 3pm. Check out before 11am). Numbers On Day: Enjoy the beer masterclass with up to 7 other beer lovers. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: As this experience involves alcohol, the minimum age is 18. Other Info: Please be aware that beer sampling is only permitted for participants who are not driving. The experience takes place at two venues a short walk away from each other.
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Radical Hot Laps at Silverstone
£99.00
Radical Hot Laps at Silverstone
Towcester, Northamptonshire:: This is the ultimate high-speed passenger ride! Be driven around all 3.6 miles of the Grand Prix circuit at Silverstone, the home of the British Grand Prix and experience blasting round the track at blistering speeds. Kick things off with a briefing before being kitted up and strapping into the passenger seat of the stunningly fast Radical SR3 RS. Hold on tight for over 10 miles as the Radical blasts from 0 - 60 in just three seconds and reaches speeds of up to 155 mph! With a professional driving instructor at the wheel, you're in the hands of an expert. The helmet is fitted with an intercom to communicate with the instructor throughout, so sit back and enjoy the ride. Finish with a presentation of HD in-car footage and take home a t-shirt. Availability: At least one weekday per month from February - December. Weather: Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions (e.g. snow, ice, heavy rain or high winds) which would make driving at speed dangerous. Please call the venue if in any doubt. Duration: Lasts around 30 minutes in total, with over 10 miles in the Radical for the hot laps around the whole track. Please arrive 45 minutes prior to the booked time to ensure a prompt start. Numbers On Day: Briefings may be held in groups. The passenger ride is held on a one-to-one basis with a qualified instructor. Spectators: Spectators are welcome and can bring a camera to record the experience. Please note that pets are not permitted at any circuits. Dress Code: Dress warmly and comfortably in trousers and a long-sleeved top. A helmet is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 14 (those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult). Minimum height is 4'10''; maximum is 6'6''. Maximum weight is 18 stone. Unsuitable for pregnant women and those with epilepsy. Other Info: Refreshments of tea or coffee are included.
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Baking Masterclass at Divertimenti Cookery School
£115.00
Baking Masterclass at Divertimenti Cookery School
Knightsbridge, London:: Located in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, the famous Divertimenti Cookery School is a haven for fervent foodies looking to improve their culinary magic. Taking place in a state-of-the-art cookery theatre, equipped with the latest appliances, participants are at the forefront of culinary innovation. Depending on the course, participants may get to meet and learn from star chef Eric Lanlard, king of this methodical and inspirational art, or bake with sourdough expert Hilary Cacchio. Whatever the class, you'll learn plenty of exciting recipes that are certain to wow friends and family. A light meal is served after the course alongside a well-deserved glass of wine. Still hungry? Don't worry - take home your delicious creations. Availability: Classes run Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays on selected dates. Weather: Duration: The course lasts between three and three and a half hours. Numbers On Day: There will be a maximum of nine participants on the course. Spectators: Dress Code: Please wear flat shoes and kitchen appropriate clothing. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 or over are welcome. The kitchen is wheelchair accessible - please contact the school for arrangements. Other Info:
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Exclusive Special Occasion Private Pampering for Two at Spa Mika, London
£265.00
Exclusive Special Occasion Private Pampering for Two at Spa Mika, London
Shepherds Bush, London:: Relax and recharge with this exclusive private pampering session - set in a luxury private suite, complete with its very own infrared sauna, this is the creme de la creme of couples pampering. Duos enjoy up to 15 minutes in the private sauna, as well as 60 minutes of treatments each. After a consultation, de-stress with a fig and vanilla foot soak followed by a full wild rose salt body polish. Continue with a detox Swedish back, neck and shoulder massage or signature hydration boost personalised facial. Then luxuriate in one hour's access to the spa thermal facilities such as aroma steam room, eucalyptus Finnish sauna and Viewpoint Relaxation lounge. After, indulge in chocolate strawberries and a glass of Prosecco in the Dorsett Jin bar. Availability: Seven days a week, subject to availability. Excludes Bank Holidays. Weather: Duration: Expect to be at the venue for between two and a half and three hours, with 60 minutes of treatment time, 15 minutes in the private sauna and up to one hour's access to the spa's facilities. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Please bring swimwear. Robes, towels and slippers are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 and over are welcome. Not suitable for pregnant women. Facilities must be used before treatment time. Other Info:
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Boutique Escape with Dinner for Two at The Mitre Hotel
£230.00
Boutique Escape with Dinner for Two at The Mitre Hotel
Hampton Court, Surrey:: Located on the scenic banks of the River Thames, The Mitre Hotel in Hampton Court makes for an idyllic escape for two. Built in 1665, the chic venue has since been remodelled, yet it retains its grand, traditional aesthetic of centuries back. Relax in the four-star luxury of one of the hotel's beautifully decorated traditional rooms, equipped with plush furnishings and all of the essential modern amenities. Savour a delicious three-course a la carte meal at the stylish Riverside Brasserie, glancing out at the breathtaking panoramic views of the River Thames. With a menu of divine British classics to select from (including top quality steak, flavoursome risotto and fresh seasonal fish), it's almost too hard to choose! Availability: Seven days a week (subject to availability), excluding the Christmas and New Year period. Weather: Duration: Stay at the hotel for one night. Check in after 3pm, check out before 11am. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests over 18 are welcome. Other Info:
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Whisky Lover’s Tour and Tasting for Two at East London Liquor Company
£110.00
Whisky Lover’s Tour and Tasting for Two at East London Liquor Company
Hackney, London:: For those who pick whisky as their tipple of choice, this whisky tour and tasting experience with East London Liquor Company is a unique opportunity to delve into the history and production of the spirit. Proudly bringing spirit production back to the capital for the first time in 100 years, East London Liquor Company boast an array of their own spirits, as well as imported brands from around the world. Upon arrival, enjoy a welcome drink (a Manhattan or an Old Fashioned), before embarking on a tour of the distillery, witnessing the distillation process first-hand and learning about the illicit history of whisky. End the experience in the maturation room, where guests get to sample a fine selection of whisky, gin and rum from around the globe. Availability: The tour runs on Friday and Saturday afternoons and evenings. We recommend you book at least four to six weeks in advance to ensure that dates are available. All bookings are subject to availability. Weather: Duration: Please allow approximately an hour and a half for the full experience. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: This is a working distillery so please wear sensible shoes Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 and over are welcome. Other Info:
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Luxury Spa Break for Two at The Dorsett Hotel, London
£350.00
Luxury Spa Break for Two at The Dorsett Hotel, London
Shepherds Bush, London:: Escape the stresses of everyday life with a luxurious overnight spa break for two at the Four star Dorsett Hotel - ideal for couples looking to reconnect and recharge. As well as an overnight stay in a plush room, featuring superb amenities, guests benefit from 50 minutes of treatments each; melt into bliss with a coconut back, neck and shoulder massage and treat tired skin to a personalised hydration boost facial. Additionally, take advantage of up to an hour's access to the spa thermal facilities including an aroma steam room, eucalyptus Finnish sauna and Viewpoint Relaxation lounge. In the morning, nourish your body with an English breakfast - after all, a little of what you fancy does you good. Availability: Seven days a week, subject to availability. Excludes Bank Holidays. Weather: Duration: Check in from 2pm and check out by 12pm. Enjoy 50 minutes of treatment time plus one hour's access to the spa's facilities. Spa treatment times will be allocated subject to availability. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Please bring swimwear. Robes, towels and slippers are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 and over are welcome. Not suitable for pregnant women. Facilities must be used before treatment time. Other Info:
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Asian Masterclass at Divertimenti Cookery School
£115.00
Asian Masterclass at Divertimenti Cookery School
Knightsbridge, London:: Situated in South Kensington, the esteemed Divertimenti Cookery School has been described as the ultimate foodie destination. Taking place in a stylish cookery theatre, equipped with the latest appliances, classes here are at the forefront of culinary innovation. During the course, learn how to make a variety of Asian dishes including fragrant Malaysian curries and fresh sushi. Lessons are very hands-on and led by expert chefs, so it's the perfect opportunity to learn professional kitchen skills and techniques. No matter the complexity of the dish, after the course participants are certain to feel confident enough to tackle new dishes on their own. To top it all off, sample the delicious creations at the end of the day alongside a glass of wine. Availability: Classes run Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays on selected dates. Weather: Duration: The course lasts between three and three and a half hours. Numbers On Day: There will be a maximum of nine participants on the course. Spectators: Dress Code: Please wear flat shoes and kitchen appropriate clothing. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 or over are welcome. The kitchen is wheelchair accessible - please contact the school for arrangements. Other Info:
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Indulgent Spa Day with Afternoon Tea for Two at Spa Mika, London
£265.00
Indulgent Spa Day with Afternoon Tea for Two at Spa Mika, London
Shepherds Bush, London:: Relax and reconnect with an afternoon of top-to-toe treatments and tantalising treats! Set in a tranquil double treatment suite, enjoy up to 80 minutes of treatment time each. After a thorough consultation, de-stress with a gentle fig and vanilla foot soak followed by a wild rose salt full-body exfoliation. Continue with a choice between a hydrating coconut Swedish full body massage or personalised seven step de-stress re-hydrate facial. As well as this, take advantage of up to one hour's access to the spa facilities which include an aroma steam room, eucalyptus Finnish sauna and Viewpoint Relaxation lounge. After, delight over a luxurious afternoon tea with tasty sandwiches, pastries, cakes and an assortment of teas in the Dorsett Hotel Jin bar. Availability: Seven days a week, subject to availability. Excludes Bank Holidays. Weather: Duration: Expect to be at the venue for up to four hours. This includes treatment time and up to one hour's use of the spa's facilities. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Please bring swimwear. Robes, towels and slippers are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 and over are welcome. Not suitable for pregnant women. Facilities must be used before treatment time. Other Info:
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Romantic Spa Day and Two-Course Meal for Two at Spa Mika, London
£219.00
Romantic Spa Day and Two-Course Meal for Two at Spa Mika, London
Shepherds Bush, London:: Passion and pampering go hand in hand, especially when the daily stresses of everyday life keep people from spending enough quality time with one another. This heavenly spa session is certain to revitalise mind, body and spirit by providing couples with a private oasis of calm. After a consultation, relax with a hydrating coconut back, neck and shoulder massage and personalised hydration boost facial each. Under the expert hands of a masseuse, feel knots and tension melt into oblivion. As well as this, take advantage of up to one hour's access to the spa's aroma steam room, eucalyptus Finnish sauna and Viewpoint Relaxation lounge (must be used before treatments). Afterwards, relish a two-course set menu lunch or dinner in the hotel brasserie. Availability: Seven days a week, subject to availability. Excludes Bank Holidays. Weather: Duration: Expect to be at the venue for up to four hours, including 50 minutes of treatment time and one hour's access to the spa's facilities. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Please bring swimwear. Robes, towels and slippers are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 and over are welcome. Not suitable for pregnant women. Facilities must be used before treatment time. Other Info:
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Distillery Tasting Experience for Two at East London Liquor Company
£40.00
Distillery Tasting Experience for Two at East London Liquor Company
Hackney, London:: Proudly bringing spirit production back to London's East End, East London Liquor Company is the first vodka, gin and rum distillery to arrive in the capital in 100 years. Ideal for two spirit lovers, this tasting experience provides guests with the opportunity to sample an array of spirits, including their own 100 per cent British wheat vodka, three London Dry-style gins produced using the world's best botanicals and rum. Go behind the scenes of a functioning distillery, with a sneak peek of the goings on in East London Liquor Company's converted glue factory, learning about the history of spirit production along the way. Sample five spirits throughout the session, while discussing the flavour profiles and pairings which make each one special. Availability: Tuesday and Thursday afternoons and evenings. We recommend you book at least four to six weeks in advance to ensure that dates are available. All bookings are subject to availability. Weather: Duration: Expect to be at the venue for around half an hour. The actual experience lasts approximately 20 minutes. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: This is a working distillery so please wear sensible shoes. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 and over are welcome. Other Info:
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Relaxing Spa Day for Two at Dale Hill Hotel and Golf Club
£99.00
Relaxing Spa Day for Two at Dale Hill Hotel and Golf Club
Wadhurst, East Sussex:: Release tension and forget about life's woes with a full day of pure relaxation for two. Located high on the Sussex Weald, Dale Hill Hotel and Golf Course offers a peaceful haven for those looking to unwind, boasting the best in modern leisure facilities. Ease into the day with a chilled out morning by the tranquil conservatory pool, taking time out to make use of the onsite sauna and gym. Choose one 30 minute treatment each from a list including a back, neck and shoulder massage, an OPI manicure or pedicure and a mini facial (redeemed at Youtime Salon, located close to the hotel). Top off the day with a sumptuous afternoon tea, consisting of dainty finger sandwiches, traditional scones, delicious cakes and a choice of tea or coffee. Availability: Seven days a week (subject to availability). Weather: Duration: Enjoy a full day at The Dale Hill Leisure Club. Opening hours are 10am - 6pm Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Please bring swimwear, flip-flops and gym clothes. Towels, are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests over 18 are welcome. Other Info: Please note the spa treatments will take place at a partner spa located a 6 minute drive away from the hotel.
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Target Sports Experience
£58.00
Target Sports Experience
Hastings, East Sussex:: Get a taste for target sports with this action-packed multi-sport experience in Hastings. Choose eight from a wealth of target based activities including air rifle shooting, archery, axe throwing, catapult, crossbow, knife throwing, live-fire range, shovel throwing, card throwing and pistol shooting. Get off to a flying start with a safety briefing with one of the trained instructors, before kitting up and trialing each activity for 30 minutes each. Perfect technique and performance with guidance from the professionals, who are on hand to help throughout the session. For those with a competitive streak - a scorecard will be presented at the beginning of each sport, so participants can see how they measure up against the rest of the group! Availability: Monday to Friday throughout the year, excluding bank holidays. Weather: Duration: The experience lasts for approximately four hours. Numbers On Day: This voucher is for one person. Enjoy the experience with up to five other participants. Spectators: Up to six spectators may attend. Dress Code: Open toed shoes are not permitted and long hair must be tied back. Guidelines: Restrictions: Participants over 12 are welcome. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and there must be a minimum or one adult per two children. The venue provides disabled access and assistance. Other Info:
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De-stress Spa Day for Two at Spa Mika, London
£165.00
De-stress Spa Day for Two at Spa Mika, London
Shepherds Bush, London:: Enter an oasis of calm with this de-stress spa day for two. Relax with an hour's use of the luxurious spa facilities, including an aroma steam room, eucalyptus Finnish sauna and viewpoint relaxation lounge, before enjoying 50 minutes of treatments each. Begin with a coconut Swedish back, neck and shoulder massage from an expert in manipulating muscle knots. We all know when life gets tough, our skin usually takes the brunt of it. So once your body is blissed out, eradicate tell-tale signs of stress with a tailored six-step hydration boost facial. Suitable for oily, dry and combination skin, the formula diminishes clogged pores and brightens dark circles. Leave feeling revived and refreshed. Availability: Seven days a week, subject to availability. Excludes Bank Holidays. Weather: Duration: Expect to be at the venue for two to three hours, with 50 minutes of treatment time and an hour's access to the spa facilities. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Please bring swimwear. Robes, towels and slippers are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 and over are welcome. Not suitable for pregnant women. Facilities must be used before treatment time. Other Info:
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Escape Room and Beer Masterclass for Two
£139.00
Escape Room and Beer Masterclass for Two
London, Greater London:: A slice of adventure and a few cold ones to go with it: can there be any better way to spend a day? Get that teamwork hat on by participating in a fiendish escape room, the gaming sensation sweeping the nation. Choose from two devilish adventures: The Breakout or The Killer. Use cool cunning and logic to solve clues and make an escape within the one hour time limit. Continue the bonding at a beer masterclass at Brewhouse and Kitchen. Sample eight flavoursome beers, including the exclusive Goalscorer session IPA, and glimpse behind the curtain by visiting the microbrewery. Top it off with a juicy gourmet burger each. It's the perfect combo for social types. Choose to do both together on the same day or split them on different days if preferred. Availability: Experience both experiences together on Thursdays only, or individually on different days of the week. Weather: Duration: The beer masterclasses last for around two hours including food. Expect to spend 90 minutes at the Escape Room. Numbers On Day: The escape room experience is for exclusive use, but the beer masterclass may comprise a maximum of eight beer lovers. Spectators: Dress Code: For the escape room, casual and comfortable wear is recommended. No high heeled shoes, please. Guidelines: Restrictions: As alcohol is involved, this experience is for those aged 18 and over. The escape room is not suitable for women over six months pregnant. Other Info:
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Radical Driving Thrill at Famous Circuits
£249.00
Radical Driving Thrill at Famous Circuits
Towcester, Northamptonshire; Longfield, Kent; Derby, Derbyshire;:: Raise serious dust at one of the UK's three world-class circuits. Discover the singular power and performance of the Radical SR3 RS, the speed demon with a 0 - 60 mph time of three seconds and a chassis that's built for speeding around corners. Pick a track from the iconic Silverstone in Northamptonshire, Brands Hatch in Kent or Donington Park in Derbyshire. Rock up to a professionally-led briefing before taking to the passenger seat for 10 miles of demo laps driven by a pro. That includes two knuckle-whitening high-speed laps. Next, slip into the driving seat for 10 magnificent miles in the inimitable SR3 RS. When it's over, take home a t-shirt and HD in-car footage to show off back home: the perfect souvenir of this unbelievable day out. Availability: At least one weekday per month from February to December. Weather: Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions (e.g. snow, ice, heavy rain or high winds) which would make driving at speed dangerous. Please call the venue if in any doubt. Duration: Lasts around one and a half hours, including a briefing, demo laps, high-speed laps and 10 miles of hands-on driving time around the whole track. Numbers On Day: Briefings may be held in groups. Driving is held on a one-to-one basis with a qualified instructor. Spectators: Spectators are welcome and can bring a camera to record the experience. Please note that pets are not permitted at any circuits. Dress Code: Dress warmly and comfortably in trousers and a long-sleeved top. Wear flat-soled shoes. Racing gloves and a helmet are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Min age is 24. Min height is 5'; max is 6'6''. Max weight is 18 stone. In order to participate, a full manual driving licence (held for at least four years) must be produced on the day. Unsuitable for pregnant women and those with epilepsy. Other Info: Refreshments are included. The helmet is fitted with an intercom so you can communicate with the instructor throughout.
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25% off The View from The Shard and Gift Pack for Two
£69.00
25% off The View from The Shard and Gift Pack for Two
London Bridge, London:: Ascend London's Shard and witness the capital from dizzy new heights. As the tallest building in Western Europe, there aren't many places that can match the breathtaking panoramic views experienced from the contemporary sky scraper. Visit the viewing platform on the 69th floor and have a go on the interactive Tell:scopes to learn about the city's landmarks and check out the vision of what London could look like in 2030. Then head up to the 72nd floor for a spectacular open air experience on the Skydeck, offering views spanning 40 miles in each and every direction! A gift pack to share is included, containing a Romeo the fox soft toy and The View from the Shard memorabilia, including a magnetic paperclip holder, an ice cube tray and binoculars. Availability: Runs daily and MUST be booked and taken by 20th December 2017. Please note this is a limited time offer and available while gift pack stock lasts. We recommend booking far in advance. Weather: Duration: The Shard visit lasts approximately one hour and can be booked every 30 minutes from 10am - 10pm (last entry 9pm), subject to availability. Please note, during winter months the closing times are earlier (around 7pm). Numbers On Day: A maximum of 200 visitors visit The Shard at any one time. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests of all ages are welcome. The View from The Shard has full wheelchair access. Other Info:
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Spirit of Gin Tour and Tasting at East London Liquor Company
£45.00
Spirit of Gin Tour and Tasting at East London Liquor Company
Hackney, London:: Delve into the colourful world of gin as East London Liquor Company leads a voyage through the history of the ever popular spirit. Located in an old glue factory in Bow Wharf, the company produces a London Dry Gin and two premium gins, all offering fresh hints of botanicals from across the globe. Ensuring that every guest has a G and T in hand to whet their palate, the guide gets the experience started with a tour of the distillery. Witness exactly how gin is made and expect to hear a few horror stories of the industry's past along the way! Moving on, guests are invited into the maturation room to sample an array of spirits, including the company's own gin and vodka, as well as other branded gins from around the world. Bottoms up! Availability: The tour and tasting experience runs on Friday and Saturday afternoons and We recommend you book at least four to six weeks in advance, to ensure that dates are available. All bookings are subject to availability. Weather: Duration: Expect to be at the venue for up to two hours, with the actual experience lasting approximately one and a half hours. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: This is a working distillery, so please wear sensible shoes. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 and over are welcome. Other Info:
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Child's London Zip World Experience in London
£17.00
Child's London Zip World Experience in London
London, Greater London:: Brave adventurers and budding speed freaks: leave the playground behind and jack up excitement levels to 10 with a ride on the fastest city zip wire in the world. Zip World's brand new ride has just arrived at Archbishop's Park, right opposite the famous Houses of Parliament. Get prepared by watching a safety video, then get kitted out in harness and helmet for that ready-for-anything hero look. Clamber up the 10 stories to the launch platform and drink in those incredible views over the Thames and Big Ben. Once attached to the wire, take a breath and step off the platform. Whiz across the 225-metre length of the park, making the most of the views while building up to speeds just over 30mph. That's faster than a sparrowhawk! The ultimate rush. Availability: Open daily. The ride closes on 1st October 2017. Weather: Rides may be cancelled by the operator depending on weather conditions, in which case an alternative date will be offered. Duration: Open daily from 10am until 7pm. The whole experience lasts around 40 minutes with the zip wire ride itself lasting around 30 seconds. Please arrive 30 minutes before scheduled ride. Numbers On Day: Spectators: This experience takes place in a public park so unlimited spectators are welcome to stand and watch. No food or refreshments are available on site. Dress Code: Riders are recommended to dress appropriately for the experience: long hair tied back, no long skirts (trousers or shorts recommended), no open-toe shoes/flip flops/high heels/open heels. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 8 - 16 are welcome. Not suitable for pregnant/disabled people. Riders must be able to climb 10 stories. Full list of medical restrictions available on request. Every guest must sign a waiver form. Children must be with a participating adult. Other Info:
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Target Sports Taster
£35.00
Target Sports Taster
Hastings, East Sussex:: Bullseye! Become an expert in target sports with this knife-edge taster session in Hastings. Choose five activities from a list of adventure sports including air rifle shooting, archery, axe throwing, catapult, crossbow, knife throwing, live-fire range, shovel throwing, card throwing and pistol shooting. Attend a safety briefing with one of the trained instructors and then fire away for a 30 minute trial of each sport. A score sheet will be provided to participants at the beginning of each activity to keep a record of their performance and for those with a competitive streak, see how they measure up against the rest of the group. There will be an instructor supervising at each station, ready to provide advice on how to improve performance. Availability: Monday to Friday throughout the year, excluding bank holidays. Weather: Duration: The taster session lasts for approximately three hours. Numbers On Day: This voucher is for one person. Enjoy the taster session with up to five other participants. Spectators: Up to six spectators may attend. Dress Code: Open-toed shoes are not permitted and long hair must be tied back. Guidelines: Restrictions: Participants over 12 are welcome. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and there must be a minimum or one adult per two children. The venue provides disabled access and assistance. Other Info:
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53% off Relaxing Pamper Day with Two Treatments at Spa Mika, London
£65.00
53% off Relaxing Pamper Day with Two Treatments at Spa Mika, London
Shepherds Bush, London:: Treat your mind, body and spirit to a revitalising spa day at the luxurious Spa Mika. Commended for its sublime wellness treatments and holistic approach, the spa is home to a wealth of dedicated therapists and high-end treatments. Focusing on making guests feel their best, it's the perfect hidden retreat in the midst of the busy capital. Unwind with an hour's use of the deluxe spa facilities, including the aroma steam room, eucalyptus Finnish sauna and viewpoint relaxation lounge, before enjoying two 25 minute treatments including an invigorating full body exfoliation and hydrating coconut oil back, neck and shoulder massage. As well as this, there is a £20 voucher each to spend towards further treatments. Heaven! Availability: Available Monday to Friday, excluding Bank Holidays. Weekend upgrades are subject to availability and £20 per person payable directly to the spa. Weather: Duration: Expect to be at the venue for two hours, with two 25 minute treatments and an hour's access to the spa facilities. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Please bring swimwear. Robes, towels and slippers are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 and over are welcome. Not suitable for pregnant women. Facilities must be used before treatment time. Other Info:
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Radical Driving at Famous Circuits
£495.00
Radical Driving at Famous Circuits
Towcester, Northamptonshire; Longfield, Kent; Castle Donington, Derbyshire;:: Petrol heads with a serious need for speed will love this Radical SR3 RS driving thrill which is available at three of the UK's most famous circuits: Silverstone (Northamptonshire), Brands Hatch (Kent) and Donington Park (Derbyshire). With a 0 - 60 mph time of just three seconds, the Radical is a speed machine with supreme racing capabilities. After a briefing and ten miles of demo laps, including two high-speed laps, it's time for action! Take charge of the Radical SR3 RS for thirty miles (three ten mile sessions) alongside a professional. Refreshments, a t-shirt and HD in-car video footage of the drive are included. Availability: Runs weekdays between February to December, with frequency of dates varying between circuits. Weather: Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions (e.g. snow, ice, heavy rain or high winds) which would make driving at speed dangerous. Please call the venue if in any doubt. Duration: Lasts around three hours in total, including a briefing, 10 miles of demo laps, high-speed laps and 30 miles of hands-on driving time. Numbers On Day: Group numbers do not exceed four. All driving time is held on a one-to-one basis with a qualified instructor. Spectators: Spectators are welcome and can bring a camera to record the experience. Please note that pets are not permitted at any circuits. Dress Code: Dress warmly and comfortably in trousers and a long-sleeved top. Wear flat-soled shoes. Racing gloves and a helmet are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Min age is 24. Min height is 5'; max is 6'6''. Max weight is 18 stone. In order to participate, a full manual driving licence (held for at least four years) must be produced on the day. Unsuitable for pregnant women and those with epilepsy. Other Info:
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Bournemouth Beer Tasting Break for Two
£159.00
Bournemouth Beer Tasting Break for Two
Bournemouth, Dorset:: Known for its pretty coastal views and cheerful seaside vibes, Bournemouth's intoxicating mix of sun, sea and sand makes it the ideal location for a chilled beer tasting break. During the day, visit the Brewhouse and Kitchen, try eight beers hand-picked by the in-house expert and learn about their unique flavours. With a microbrewery on-site, visitors witness the creation of several craft beers and gain a glimpse into the brewing journey. Once over, relax at the Cottonwood Boutique Hotel - one of the most romantic gems of the South Coast. Stay in an ensuite double or twin room, each with superb amenities including free Wi-Fi. The hotel also features a chic bar and outdoor terrace - perfectly suited to the areas pleasant climate. Availability: Thursday and Friday (subject to availability). Weather: Duration: Check in after 2pm and check out before 11am. Beer tasting sessions take place at 2pm and 5pm and last two hours. Numbers On Day: Share the brewery session with up to eight other beer enthusiasts. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 or over are welcome. Other Info: Free parking is available at the hotel to all guests. The experience takes place at two venues, which are a 20 minute walk away.
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Introduction to Stand Up Paddleboarding
£50.00
Introduction to Stand Up Paddleboarding
Padstow, Cornwall; Paddington, London; Cardiff, South Glamorgan; Luss, Argyll and Bute; Leamington Spa, Warwickshire; Bournemouth, Dorset; Bristol, Bristol City;:: 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! Availability: Availability varies between venue (from every day all year round to weekends only in season), please check at point of booking. Weather: We recommend calling the day before to confirm weather to see if it will go ahead. Conditions on the day determine the best surfing location. For safety, if instructors deem conditions are unsuitable, they will directly rebook another convenient date. Duration: Lesson vary in length depending on the venue and include a full briefing. Numbers On Day: Group sizes vary from four to 22 depending on the venue, plus a fully-qualified instructor. Spectators: Spectators are welcome to watch. Dress Code: All specialist equipment is provided, but please bring swimwear and a towel. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age varies from 12 to 16 depending on location. Under 18s must have their medical consent form signed by a parent or guardian. Participants must be able to swim a minimum of 50 metres and have a good level of fitness. Other Info:
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Meal and 'Motown' Theatre Tickets for Two in London's West End
£109.00
Meal and 'Motown' Theatre Tickets for Two in London's West End
London, Greater London:: Motown's soulful tunes and funky beats have earned it a place in music's immortal hall of fame. Celebrate the soundtrack of a generation with the bold and beautiful Motown the Musical. It's 1983 and, on the 25th anniversary of Motown Records, founder Berry Gordy is looking back on the success of the music company. All the roof-raising classics are here, including My Girl and Ain't No Mountain High Enough. Before the show, choose between two superb restaurants: Cabana for flavoursome Brazilian or Zizzi for to-die-for Italian. Tuck into a two-course pre-theatre set meal before heading to upper circle of balcony seats at the Shaftesbury Theatre. Full of legendary music, Motown the Musical is an unmissable phenomenon. You'll be Dancing in the Seats. Availability: Evening performances from Monday - Thursday and Thursday matinees. Excludes all school and bank holidays. Booking periods can vary, so please speak to the supplier for the latest availability. Currently available until 8 February 2018. Weather: Duration: Dinner is booked for 6pm and lunch is booked for 1pm. The show starts at 7.30pm and ends at 10.30pm. The Thursday matinee starts at 2.30pm. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Anyone over five is welcome, but children must be accompanied by an adult at all times and sit quietly and unaided in their own seat. The theatre can accommodate limited wheelchair users in specific areas (please advise requirements at point of booking). Other Info:
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Sunday Roast for Two at Gordon Ramsay's maze Grill, London
£54.00
Sunday Roast for Two at Gordon Ramsay's maze Grill, London
London, Greater London:: Tuck into a delicious Sunday roast together at one of Gordon Ramsay's maze Grill restaurants at either Mayfair, Park Walk or Royal Hospital Road. maze grill in Mayfair is the original but all three restaurants take inspiration from the iconic Manhattan grill rooms. This Sunday roast for two is exclusive to Red Letter Days and is perfect for sharing. Tuck into 35 day aged and Himalayan salt matured rare breed sirloin and slow braised shin of beef. This delicious roast comes accompanied with Yorkshire puddings, unlimited seasonal sides to share and rich bone marrow gravy. Also, take advantage of the fabulous kids eat free offer - it's the perfect way to spend a Sunday! Availability: Sundays throughout the year, excluding 1 November to early January, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Easter bank holiday weekend and Father's Day. All booking is subject to availability. Weather: Duration: Lunch is served between 12pm - 4pm and lasts approximately two hours. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Smart casual wear is requested please. Guidelines: Restrictions: All three maze Grill restaurants can accommodate wheelchair users. Other Info: A discretional 12.5 per cent service charge will be added to your bill on the day. Any additional food and beverage items ordered will incur an additional charge.
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Luxury His and Hers Spa Break with Golf for Two at Dale Hill Hotel and Golf Club
£299.00
Luxury His and Hers Spa Break with Golf for Two at Dale Hill Hotel and Golf Club
Wadhurst, East Sussex:: Experience the best of both worlds with the ultimate his and hers retreat at Dale Hill Hotel and Golf Club in East Sussex. Catering for both parties, the premium couples package combines a game of golf with a spot of pampering, keeping a smile on everyone's face! With two huge golf courses on site, Dale Hill is a golfers paradise, so while he has a swing at 18 holes of golf on the Ian Woosnam Course (with a buggy to get around), she can relax in the spa, indulging in a trio of treatments (hot stones massage, OPI manicure and mini facial). Spend a night of luxury in one of the hotel's plush suites, waking up to a hearty cooked breakfast in the morning. Afternoon tea and a divine two-course dinner in the Wealden View Restaurant are also included. Availability: Sunday - Thursday (subject to availability). Weather: Duration: Stay at Dale Hill Hotel and Spa for one night. Check in from 2pm and checkout by 11am. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Please bring swimwear, flip flops and gym clothes. Towels are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests over 18 are welcome. Other Info:
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Radical Driving Thrill at Donington Park
£249.00
Radical Driving Thrill at Donington Park
Derby, Derbyshire:: The best place from which to learn about the inimitable Radical SR3 RS is from its driving seat. Boasting a 0 - 60 mph time of just three seconds and a chassis designed for taking corners at phenomenal speed, the Radical is king of the racetrack. At the iconic Donington Park circuit, kick off with a welcome briefing and introduction to the controls before jumping in for 10 demo miles with a qualified instructor. That includes two face-melting high-speed laps. Now that the mood has been set, strap into the driving seat for 10 intoxicating miles around the circuit's twists and straights. Revisit the moment from home thanks to HD in-car footage, and, as an added souvenir, take home a branded t-shirt. Here's a track day that pulls out all the stops. Availability: At least one weekday per month from February to December. Weather: Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions (e.g. snow, ice, heavy rain or high winds) which would make driving at speed dangerous. Please call the venue if in any doubt. Duration: Lasts around one and a half hours, including a briefing, demo laps, high-speed laps and 10 miles of hands-on driving time around the whole track. Numbers On Day: Briefings may be held in groups. Driving is held on a one-to-one basis with a qualified instructor. Spectators: Spectators are welcome and can bring a camera to record the experience. Please note that pets are not permitted at any circuits. Dress Code: Dress warmly and comfortably in trousers and a long-sleeved top. Wear flat-soled shoes. Racing gloves and a helmet are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Min age is 24. Min height is 5'; max is 6'6''. Max weight is 18 stone. In order to participate, a full manual driving licence (held for at least four years) must be produced on the day. Unsuitable for pregnant women and those with epilepsy. Other Info: Refreshments are included. The helmet is fitted with an intercom so you can communicate with the instructor throughout.
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One Night Golf Break at Dale Hill Hotel and Golf Club
£199.00
One Night Golf Break at Dale Hill Hotel and Golf Club
Wadhurst, East Sussex:: Tee it up and set out for a hole in one with a one night golf break for two on the Sussex Weald. With two vast 18 hole golf-courses to choose from, Dale Hill Hotel and Golf Club is a true golfers paradise. Enjoy a comfortable night's sleep in one of the hotel's spacious Standard or Superior en-suite rooms, waking up to a hearty cooked breakfast and savouring a delicious two-course a la carte dinner at the AA Rosette awarded Wealden View Restaurant. As part of the package, guests enjoy 18 holes of golf on either course and access to the hotel's modern leisure facilities, including a tranquil conservatory swimming pool, a sauna and a top-of-the-range air-conditioned gym. Availability: Sunday - Thursdays between 1 November and 30 April (subject to availability). Weather: Duration: Spend one night at Dale Hill Hotel and Golf Club. Checkin in from 2pm and check out by 11am. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Please bring swimwear, flip-flops and gym clothes if wishing to use the leisure facilities. Towels are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests over 18 are welcome. Other Info:
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Gloucester Beer Tasting Break for Two
£159.00
Gloucester Beer Tasting Break for Two
Gloucester, Gloucestershire:: Escape to the Costwold's for the ultimate overnight retreat for two beer lovers. Combining a night of four-star luxury at the Hallmark Hotel Gloucester with an afternoon of beer tasting, it's the perfect way to unwind. Enjoy a comfortable sleep in one of the hotel's lavish double or twin rooms, before waking up to a delicious full English breakfast. The hotel also boasts a plethora of modern facilities, including a heated indoor swimming pool, a steam room, a sauna, a hot tub and a fully-equipped gym. When the clock strikes beer o'clock, head down to Brewhouse and Kitchen Gloucester Quays to taste eight delicious brews and learn how to identify the unique flavours in each. Top it all off with a tasty burger meal (veggie option available)! Availability: This experience is available on Fridays and Saturdays (subject to availability). Weather: Duration: Beer tasting sessions take place at 3pm and 5pm and last two hours. Stay at the Hallmark Hotel for one night (check in is 2pm and check out is 11am). Numbers On Day: Enjoy the beer masterclass with up to 7 other beer lovers. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: As this experience involves alcohol, the minimum age is 18. Other Info: Please be aware that beer sampling is only permitted for participants who are not driving. The experience takes place at two venues, a short taxi journey away from each other.
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Radical Driving Thrill at Brands Hatch
£249.00
Radical Driving Thrill at Brands Hatch
Longfield, Kent:: The stuff that speed freaks' dreams are made from, the Radical SR3 RS is a demon that goes from 0 - 60 mph in just three seconds. With this heart-pounding driving thrill at the legendary Brands Hatch circuit, seize the chance to put this beast through its paces. A safety briefing begins the day, then it's time to strap in for 10 enlightening demo miles courtesy of a qualified instructor, including two breathtaking high-speed passenger laps. With the benchmark set, slip into the driver's seat and put the SR3 RS to the test for 10 miles around the iconic track. Experience its superb performance as it takes corners at unbelievable speeds. At the end, take home HD in-car footage and a t-shirt as a memento of the superlative track day. Availability: At least one weekday per month from February to December. Weather: Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions (e.g. snow, ice, heavy rain or high winds) which would make driving at speed dangerous. Please call the venue if in any doubt. Duration: Lasts around one and a half hours, including a briefing, demo laps, high-speed laps and 10 miles of hands-on driving time around the whole track. Numbers On Day: Briefings may be held in groups. Driving is held on a one-to-one basis with a qualified instructor. Spectators: Spectators are welcome and can bring a camera to record the experience. Please note that pets are not permitted at any circuits. Dress Code: Dress warmly and comfortably in trousers and a long-sleeved top. Wear flat-soled shoes. Racing gloves and a helmet are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Min age is 24. Min height is 5'; max is 6'6''. Max weight is 18 stone. In order to participate, a full manual driving licence (held for at least four years) must be produced on the day. Unsuitable for pregnant women and those with epilepsy. Other Info: Refreshments are included. The helmet is fitted with an intercom so you can communicate with the instructor throughout.
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Guided Brewery and Beer Tasting Walking Tour
£40.00
Guided Brewery and Beer Tasting Walking Tour
Bristol, Bristol City; Manchester, Greater Manchester; Hackney, London; Leeds, West Yorkshire;:: The craft beer renaissance is in full swing, and nobody remembers nor cares what life was like before it arrived. Explore the endless tastes, strengths and stories of this happy, hoppy phenomenon with a beer tasting walking tour. Choose from happening cities including London, Bristol, Manchester and Leeds. A tour guide leads the way between several very special breweries, allowing beer-lovers to go behind the scenes of the brewing process. Behold the towering steel tuns in which the magic happens, and retire to the taprooms for a guided sampling session. Some of the tours include a few nibbles, some include a beer to take home but all will make you want to stay for longer. Raise a toast to the amber nectar with a definitive beer tasting tour. Availability: One Saturday a month throughout the year. Weather: We advise bringing a brolly. Duration: The tour lasts around four hours. Numbers On Day: Share the tour with between four and 18 other ale enthusiasts. Spectators: Most tours are exclusively for paying participants, although friends are welcome to join them in the brewery store afterwards. Dress Code: We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, closed in shoes (not heels) as the ground can sometimes be slippery. Guidelines: Restrictions: As this experience involves alcohol, the minimum age is 18. Other Info: Please be aware that beer sampling is only permitted for participants who are not driving.
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Thames Rockets Powerboating Taster
£27.00
Thames Rockets Powerboating Taster
St. Katharine's Pier, London:: Power through the wake and bounce across the waves on this exhilarating powerboat blast down the River Thames. As the UK's number one speedboat experience provider, Thames Rockets offers fun for the whole family as the speed boats whip along the river at lightning-quick speeds, twisting and turning to get passengers hearts racing. The 15 minute ride allows participants to get a taste for speed, tearing past some of London's top landmarks, including Tower Bridge and the iconic Shard. Guests are provided with a short safety briefing, before being kitted up with life jackets and hopping aboard the powerboat with an experienced skipper at the helm. Thames Rockets bespoke soundtrack is guaranteed to set the mood, so hold on tight and enjoy the ride! Availability: Seven days a week during July and August and Friday to Sunday from September to June (closes over the Christmas and New Year period). All bookings are subject to availability. Please book at least two weeks in advance. Weather: The weather shouldn't affect this experience as trips go ahead in virtually all conditions, but please do call the venue on the morning of your experience if in any doubt. Duration: Lasts up to half an hour, including your briefing, kit issue and around 15 minutes on the water. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the booked time. Numbers On Day: There will be up to 12 passengers on the Thames Rocket, plus your skipper and guide. Spectators: Friends and family are welcome to watch from the shore, but won't be able to see much of the action. Dress Code: Please wear flat-soled shoes. Life jackets are provided. Please secure glasses with a safety strap to prevent them blowing away. Guidelines: St Katharine Pier is situated nearby St Katharine Dock, next to Tower Bridge on the north bank of the Thames, immediately in front of The Guoman (Tower) Hotel. Restrictions: Under 14's must be accompanied by a participating adult. If you have ever suffered a serious back, neck or knee injury, we recommend that you seek medical advice before booking this experience. Pregnant women cannot take part. Other Info: All skippers are commercially qualified, with years of experience driving high-speed RIBs. Take your booking confirmation letter with you on the day in order to participate.
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Watersports Adventure
£50.00
Watersports Adventure
Padstow, Cornwall; Saltburn by the Sea, North Yorkshire; Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire; Leamington Spa, Warwickshire; Leamington Spa, Warwickshire; Padstow, Cornwall; Bedford, Bedfordshire; Paddington, London; Bideford, Devon; Luss, Argyll and Bute; Soho, London; Liverpool, Merseyside; Llangollen, Denbighshire; Cardiff, South Glamorgan; Croyde Bay, Devon; Croyde Bay, Devon; Luss, Argyll and Bute; Luss, Argyll and Bute; Cardiff, South Glamorgan; Dover, Kent; St. David's, Pembrokeshire; Newquay, Cornwall; Leamington Spa, Warwickshire; Woolacombe, Devon; Clapham, Bedfordshire; Bournemouth, Dorset; Bournemouth, Dorset; Bristol, Bristol City; Brighton, East Sussex; Northampton, Northamptonshire; Aberfeldy, Perth and Kinross - Scotland; Southampton, Hampshire; Oxford, Oxfordshire; Brighton, East Sussex; Bala, Gwynedd; Dover, Kent; Padstow, Cornwall; Chesham, Buckinghamshire; Sandhurst, Berkshire; Farnborough, Hampshire; Slough, Berkshire; Snodland, Kent; St. David's, Pembrokeshire; Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire; Nottingham, Nottinghamshire;:: Test the water with an aquatic adventure, chosen from a varied list of exciting water based experiences. With numerous locations scattered around the UK, there are tonnes of activities to dive head first into, varying in difficulty level and nature. Make a splash with an exhilarating wake boarding, white water rafting or jet skiing session for the ultimate adrenaline rush, or enjoy something a little more leisurely by giving kayaking or paddle boarding a go. For the nature lovers, a seal safari or scuba diving adventure provides the perfect opportunity to witness marine life in its natural habitat. Ideal for beginners and novices alike, there's always a trained instructor on hand to help participants grasp the essentials of the sport! Availability: Availability varies between venue (from everyday all year round, to weekends only in season), please check at point of booking. Weather: We recommend calling the day before to confirm weather to see if it will go ahead. Duration: Sessions vary between one and five hours, depending on the experience. Numbers On Day: Group sizes vary depending on the venue. Spectators: Dress Code: All specialist equipment is provided, but swimwear and a towel may be necessary depending on the experience. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age varies from 5 to 18 depending on location. Some require under 18s to have a medical consent form signed by a parent or guardian and for participants to be strong swimmers. Other Info:
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Radical Driving at Brands Hatch
£495.00
Radical Driving at Brands Hatch
Longfield, Kent:: Head to the famous Brands Hatch circuit and experience the thrill of driving the rapid Radical SR3 RS. Petrol heads with a serious need for speed are sure to love this experience! With a 0 - 60 mph time of a mere three seconds, the Radical is a genuine speed machine with racing capabilities that have to be seen to be believed. Kick things off with a briefing and ten miles of demo laps, including two high-speed laps - then get ready for action. Take charge of the Radical SR3 RS for thirty miles of driving in total (over three ten mile sessions) with an instructor alongside. Refreshments, a t-shirt and HD in-car video footage of the drive are included. Are you ready? Availability: At least one weekday per month from February to December. Weather: Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions (e.g. snow, ice, heavy rain or high winds) which would make driving at speed dangerous. Please call the venue if in any doubt. Duration: Lasts around three hours in total, including a briefing, 10 miles of demo laps, high-speed laps and 30 miles of hands-on driving time. Numbers On Day: Group numbers do not exceed four. All driving time is held on a one-to-one basis with a qualified instructor. Spectators: Spectators are welcome and can bring a camera to record the experience. Please note that pets are not permitted at any circuits. Dress Code: Dress warmly and comfortably in trousers and a long-sleeved top. Wear flat-soled shoes. Racing gloves and a helmet are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Min age is 24. Min height is 5'; max is 6'6''. Max weight is 18 stone. In order to participate, a full manual driving licence (held for at least four years) must be produced on the day. Unsuitable for pregnant women and those with epilepsy. Other Info:
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Radical Hot Laps at Donington Park
£99.00
Radical Hot Laps at Donington Park
Castle Donington, Derbyshire:: Head to Donington Park in Derbyshire and experience the ultimate high-speed passenger ride! Be driven around the circuit at blistering speeds in the Radical SR3 RS, with a professional driving instructor at the wheel. Kick things off with a briefing before being kitted up and strapping into the passenger seat of the stunningly fast Radical. Hold on tight for over 10 miles as the Radical blasts from 0 - 60 in just three seconds and reaches speeds of up to 155 mph! The helmet is fitted with an intercom to communicate with the instructor throughout, so sit back and enjoy the ride. Finish with a presentation of HD in-car footage and take home a t-shirt. A must for petrol heads! Availability: At least four weekday dates per year from February to December. Weather: Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions (e.g. snow, ice, heavy rain or high winds) which would make driving at speed dangerous. Please call the venue if in any doubt. Duration: Lasts around 30 minutes in total, with over 10 miles in the Radical for the hot laps around the track. Please arrive 45 minutes prior to the booked time to ensure a prompt start. Numbers On Day: Briefings may be held in groups. The passenger ride is held on a one-to-one basis with a qualified instructor. Spectators: Spectators are welcome and can bring a camera to record the experience. Please note that pets are not permitted at any circuits. Dress Code: Dress warmly and comfortably in trousers and a long-sleeved top. A helmet is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 14 (those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult). Minimum height is 4'10''; maximum is 6'6''. Maximum weight is 18 stone. Unsuitable for pregnant women and those with epilepsy. Other Info: Refreshments of tea or coffee are included.
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Radical Driving Thrill at Silverstone
£249.00
Radical Driving Thrill at Silverstone
Towcester, Northamptonshire:: High-speeders must try this Radical SR3 RS driving thrill at Silverstone in Northamptonshire. With a 0 - 60 mph time of just three seconds and the ability to beat a Ferrari 458, the Radical is a racetrack speed demon with capabilities that must be experienced to be believed. Start with a briefing and an introduction to the Radical's controls, before being driven around the full 3.6 mile Grand Prix circuit for 10 miles by a qualified instructor, including two high-speed laps at mind-blowing speeds. Then take control of the show-stopping Radical SR3 RS for 10 miles of driving action. At the end, take home HD in-car footage and a t-shirt as a memento. Availability: At least one weekday per month from February to December. Weather: Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions (e.g. snow, ice, heavy rain or high winds) which would make driving at speed dangerous. Please call the venue if in any doubt. Duration: Lasts around one and a half hours, including a briefing, demo laps, high-speed laps and 10 miles of hands-on driving time around the whole track. Numbers On Day: Briefings may be held in groups. Driving is held on a one-to-one basis with a qualified instructor. Spectators: Spectators are welcome and can bring a camera to record the experience. Please note that pets are not permitted at any circuits. Dress Code: Dress warmly and comfortably in trousers and a long-sleeved top. Wear flat-soled shoes. Racing gloves and a helmet are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Min age is 24. Min height is 5'; max is 6'6''. Max weight is 18 stone. In order to participate, a full manual driving licence (held for at least four years) must be produced on the day. Unsuitable for pregnant women and those with epilepsy. Other Info: Refreshments are included. The helmet is fitted with an intercom so you can communicate with the instructor throughout.
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Guided Brewery and Beer Tasting Walking Tour for Two
£80.00
Guided Brewery and Beer Tasting Walking Tour for Two
Bristol, Bristol City; Manchester, Greater Manchester; Hackney, London; Leeds, West Yorkshire;:: The craft beer revolution is upon us, and all over the country, independent establishments are brewing up golden goodness just waiting to be sampled. Be part of the boozy phenomenon on this beer tasting walking tour for two. Available in Bristol, London, Leeds and Manchester, the tour introduces beer fans to a succession of local breweries. Discover what goes on behind the curtain of the brewing process, and sample a variety of delicious and distinctly different beverages. Some of the tours include a few nibbles, some include a beer to take home but all will make you want to stay for longer. Delve into the world of hops, wheat and barley with a beer-filled day out in one of the UK's most exciting cities. Availability: One Saturday a month throughout the year. Weather: We advise bringing a brolly. Duration: Lasts around four hours. Numbers On Day: Share the tour with between four and 18 other ale enthusiasts. Spectators: Most tours are exclusively for paying participants, although friends are welcome to join them in the brewery store afterwards. Dress Code: We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, closed in shoes (not heels) as the ground can sometimes be slippery. Guidelines: Restrictions: As this experience involves alcohol, the minimum age is 18. Other Info: Please be aware that beer sampling is only permitted for participants who are not driving.
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Thames Rockets Powerboating Taster for Two
£53.00
Thames Rockets Powerboating Taster for Two
St. Katharine's Pier, London:: There's no better way to take in the London sights than by water, so hop aboard one of the Thames Rockets for a whirlwind blast along the River Thames. As the number one speedboat experience provider in the UK, Thames Rockets high-octane rides are perfect for passengers of all ages, combining sightseeing with the ultimate adrenaline rush. Catch a glimpse of some of London's most iconic landmarks, including Tower Bridge and The Shard, but be sure to hold on tight, because no one knows when the next twist or turn will occur! Condensed into 15 minutes, this bite-size trip is the perfect opportunity to get a taste for life in the fast lane, kicking off with a safety briefing, before hopping into the speedboat for a hair-raising ride down the river! Availability: Seven days a week during July and August and Friday to Sunday from September to June (closes over the Christmas and New Year period). All bookings are subject to availability. Please book at least two weeks in advance. Weather: The weather shouldn't affect this experience as trips go ahead in virtually all conditions, but please do call the venue on the morning of your experience if in any doubt. Duration: Lasts up to half an hour, including your briefing, kit issue and around 15 minutes on the water. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the booked time. Numbers On Day: There will be up to 12 passengers on the Thames Rocket, plus your skipper and guide. Spectators: Friends and family are welcome to watch from the shore, but won't be able to see much of the action. Dress Code: Please wear flat-soled shoes. Life jackets are provided. Please secure glasses with a safety strap to prevent them blowing away. Guidelines: St Katharine Pier is situated nearby St Katharine Dock, next to Tower Bridge on the north bank of the Thames, immediately in front of The Guoman (Tower) Hotel. Restrictions: Under 14's must be accompanied by a participating adult. If you have ever suffered a serious back, neck or knee injury, we recommend that you seek medical advice before booking. Wheelchair users welcome but pregnant women can't participate. Other Info: All skippers are commercially qualified, with years of experience driving high-speed RIBs. Take your booking confirmation letter with you on the day in order to participate.
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Watersports Adventure for Two
£100.00
Watersports Adventure for Two
Cardiff, South Glamorgan; Croyde Bay, Devon; Dover, Kent; Clapham, Bedfordshire; Padstow, Cornwall; Swanage, Dorset; Reading, Berkshire; Leamington Spa, Warwickshire; Leamington Spa, Warwickshire; Llangollen, Denbighshire; Luss, Argyll and Bute; Lyme Regis, Dorset; Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire; Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire; Woolacombe, Devon; Soho, London; Padstow, Cornwall; Paddington, London; Newquay, Cornwall; Brighton, East Sussex; Luss, Argyll and Bute; Northampton, Northamptonshire; Bedford, Bedfordshire; Croyde Bay, Devon; Cardiff, South Glamorgan; Dover, Kent; Bideford, Devon; Aberfeldy, Perth and Kinross - Scotland; Padstow, Cornwall; Padstow, Cornwall; Leamington Spa, Warwickshire; Luss, Argyll and Bute; Liverpool, Merseyside; Northampton, Northamptonshire; Southampton, Hampshire; Bournemouth, Dorset; Bournemouth, Dorset; Saltburn by the Sea, North Yorkshire; Bala, Gwynedd; St. David's, Pembrokeshire; Anglesey, Wales; Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire; St. David's, Pembrokeshire; Bedford, Bedfordshire; Padstow, Cornwall; Nottingham, Nottinghamshire; Bristol, Bristol City; Bristol, Bristol City;:: Dive head first into a new aquatic adventure with the opportunity to try one of a variety of fun-filled water based experiences for two. With a huge selection of locations and activities to choose from, varying in difficulty and nature, there's bound to be something on the list to suit everyone. For the adrenaline junkies, a high-speed wakeboarding, jet skiing or powerboating session is guaranteed to satisfy their inner thrill seeker! A seal safari or scuba diving adventure, on the other hand, may be the perfect fit for a nature lover. Other fantastic experiences include stand up paddleboarding, white water rafting, surfing, coasteering, kayaking and boat tours. Come on in, the water's fine! Availability: Availability varies between venue (from everyday all year round, to weekends only in season), please check at point of booking. Weather: We recommend calling the day before to confirm weather to see if it will go ahead. Duration: Sessions vary between one and five hours depending on the activity and venue. Numbers On Day: Group sizes vary depending on the venue. Spectators: Dress Code: All specialist equipment is provided, but swimwear and a towel may be required depending on the experience. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age varies from 5 to 18 depending on location. It may be required for under 18s to have their medical consent form signed by a parent or guardian and for participants to be strong swimmers. Other Info:
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Extended Radical Driving at Famous Circuits
£895.00
Extended Radical Driving at Famous Circuits
Towcester, Northamptonshire; Longfield, Kent; Castle Donington, Derbyshire;:: For a driving experience that packs a punch, this Radical SR3 RS thrill available at Silverstone (Northamptonshire), Brands Hatch (Kent) and Donington Park (Derbyshire) is sure to knock your socks off! Boasting a 0 - 60 mph time of just three seconds, the Radical is one of the speediest supercars around, with track handling capabilities which are nothing short of sensational. To begin, complete ten miles of demo laps, including two high-speed laps, to get a feel for the track. Then, sit behind the wheel of the rapid Radical SR3 RS for 60 miles of driving in total (six ten mile sessions) with a pro instructor by your side. Refreshments, breakfast, a t-shirt and HD in-car video footage of the drive are included. Availability: Runs weekdays between February to December, with frequency of dates varying between circuits. Weather: Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions (e.g. snow, ice, heavy rain or high winds) which would make driving at speed dangerous. Please call the venue if in any doubt. Duration: Lasts around five hours in total, including a briefing, 10 miles of demo laps, high-speed laps and 60 miles of hands-on driving time. Numbers On Day: Group numbers do not exceed four. All driving time is held on a one-to-one basis with a qualified instructor. Spectators: Spectators are welcome and can bring a camera to record the experience. Please note that pets are not permitted at any circuits. Dress Code: Dress warmly and comfortably in trousers and a long-sleeved top. Wear flat-soled shoes. Racing gloves and a helmet are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Min age is 24. Min height is 5'; max is 6'6''. Max weight is 18 stone. In order to participate, a full manual driving licence (held for at least four years) must be produced on the day. Unsuitable for pregnant women and those with epilepsy. Other Info:
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Radical Hot Laps at Brands Hatch
£99.00
Radical Hot Laps at Brands Hatch
Longfield, Kent:: Enjoy the ultimate high-speed passenger ride at the legendary Brands Hatch! Be driven around the circuit at blistering speeds with a professional driving instructor at the wheel. Kick things off with a briefing before being kitted up and strapping into the passenger seat of the stunningly fast Radical SR3 RS. Then hold on tight for over 10 miles as the Radical blasts from 0 - 60 in just three seconds and reaches speeds of up to 155 mph! The helmet is fitted with an intercom to communicate with the instructor throughout, so sit back and enjoy the ride. Finish with a presentation of HD in-car footage and take home a t-shirt. Availability: At least one weekday per month from February - December. Weather: Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions (e.g. snow, ice, heavy rain or high winds) which would make driving at speed dangerous. Please call the venue if in any doubt. Duration: Lasts around 30 minutes in total, with over 10 miles in the Radical for the hot laps around the track. Please arrive 45 minutes prior to the booked time to ensure a prompt start. Numbers On Day: Briefings may be held in groups. The passenger ride is held on a one-to-one basis with a qualified instructor. Spectators: Spectators are welcome and can bring a camera to record the experience. Please note that pets are not permitted at any circuits. Dress Code: Dress warmly and comfortably in trousers and a long-sleeved top. A helmet is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 14 (those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult). Minimum height is 4'10''; maximum is 6'6''. Maximum weight is 18 stone. Unsuitable for pregnant women and those with epilepsy. Other Info: Refreshments of tea or coffee are included.
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Extended Radical Driving at Brands Hatch
£895.00
Extended Radical Driving at Brands Hatch
Longfield, Kent:: Looking for a driving experience that really packs a punch? Racing a Radical SR3 RS at Brands Hatch in Kent is certain to impress! Going from 0 - 60 mph in just three seconds, the Radical is one of the fastest supercars on the track and its capabilities must be seen to be believed. The day starts with a safety briefing and introduction to car controls, before ten miles of demo laps, including two high-speed laps. Then take charge of the rapid Radical for 60 miles of driving in total (six ten mile sessions) with an instructor by your side. Refreshments, breakfast, a t-shirt and HD in-car video footage of the drive are included. Availability: At least one weekday per month from February to December. Weather: Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions (e.g. snow, ice, heavy rain or high winds) which would make driving at speed dangerous. Please call the venue if in any doubt. Duration: Lasts around five hours in total, including a briefing, 10 miles of demo laps, high-speed laps and 60 miles of hands-on driving time. Numbers On Day: Group numbers do not exceed four. All driving time is held on a one-to-one basis with a qualified instructor. Spectators: Spectators are welcome and can bring a camera to record the experience. Please note that pets are not permitted at any circuits. Dress Code: Dress warmly and comfortably in trousers and a long-sleeved top. Wear flat-soled shoes. Racing gloves and a helmet are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Min age is 24. Min height is 5'; max is 6'6''. Max weight is 18 stone. In order to participate, a full manual driving licence (held for at least four years) must be produced on the day. Unsuitable for pregnant women and those with epilepsy. Other Info:
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Meal and Top Price 'Motown' Theatre Tickets for Two in London's West End
£179.00
Meal and Top Price 'Motown' Theatre Tickets for Two in London's West End
London, Greater London:: The soundtrack of a generation, Motown's distinctive soul-soaring songs and funky bass lines are loved the world over. Motown the Musical immerses its audience in the sounds and history of the iconic record company. It follows founder Berry Gordy as he looks back on the story, from fledgling idea to international phenomenon. Expect classic songs like My Girl, Ain't No Mountain High Enough and I Heard it Through the Grapevine. Before that, select from two nearby restaurants: the oh-so-chic Hush in Holborn or the legendary Browns in Covent Garden. Dine on a two-course pre-theatre set meal, then stroll to the Shaftesbury Theatre and settle into top price seats for an unrivalled view of the show. You won't find more soul anywhere in the West End. Availability: Evening performances from Monday - Thursday and Thursday matinees. Excludes all school and bank holidays. Booking periods can vary, please speak to the supplier for the latest availability. Currently available until 8 February 2018. Weather: Duration: Dinner is booked for 6pm and lunch is booked for 1pm. The show starts at 7.30pm and ends at 10.30pm. The Thursday matinee starts at 2.30pm. Numbers On Day: Spectators: n/a Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Anyone over five is welcome, but children must be accompanied by an adult at all times and sit quietly and unaided in their own seat. The theatre can accommodate limited wheelchair users in specific areas (please advise requirements at point of booking). Other Info:
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