Four Star Marriott Two Night Weekend Break for Two
It's great to get away and with so many exciting destinations in the UK, this experience lets you choose a great place to visit as well as giving you time to relax in a four star Marriott hotel. You'll enjoy a two-night stay for two people in a double or twin room, including breakfast and a delicious dinner from the restaurant table d'hote menu each day (drinks not included). You can stay either Friday and Saturday night, or Saturday and Sunday night, and there are plenty of hotels to choose from, all over the country. All the hotels are minimum four star and as Marriott hotels are renowned for their high standard of accommodation, food and service, all you have to worry about is deciding where to go. Shipley, West Yorkshire; Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire; Preston, Lancashire; Bristol, Bristol City; Gateshead, Tyne & Wear; Aberdeen, Aberdeen City; Broxbourne, Hertfordshire; Swansea, Wales; Northampton, Northamptonshire; Langley, Berkshire; Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne & Wear; Waltham Abbey, Essex; Peterborough, Cambridgeshire; Leicester, Leicestershire; Glasgow, Scotland; Availability: Subject to availability, book a break for Friday, Saturday and Sunday night stays at most hotels, however some offer Friday and Saturday night stays only. Please note that bookings are not available during the Christmas and New Year period. Weather: Duration: This stay is for two nights. Check in time is 2pm. Please vacate the room by midday on the day of departure. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: The dress code for Marriott hotel restaurants is smart/casual. Guidelines: We will send you further location details when you have booked a date. Restrictions: Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult. Other Info: Please note, if space is available, a fee of £20 - £40 may be charged to accommodate children, which payable is direct during the stay.
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Choice of Massage
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire; Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire; Nottingham, Nottinghamshire; Brent, London; Brent, London; Brent, London; Brent, London; Brent, London; Edinburgh, Scotland; Glasgow, Scotland; Edinburgh, Scotland; Aberdeen, Aberdeen City; St. Albans, Hertfordshire; Reading, Berkshire; London, Greater London; Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire; Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire;:: Massage therapy is the perfect way to relax and recharge. Each massage therapist is a trained professional who knows how to use their hands to ease tension and promote wellbeing. Massage is all about focusing on specific needs, so the experience begins with a consultation with the therapist to determine whether it's relaxation or energising that is needed. Feel cares being massaged away during the massage session. Each therapist is different - some use essential oils for an aromatherapy massage, some concentrate on specific areas (e.g. feet or shoulders) and others specialise in specific and specialist relaxation techniques. Availability: A date of choice, subject to availability. Weather: Duration: The experience lasts for a minimum of half an hour (often longer, depending on the type of massage you choose), including your consultation. You'll be so relaxed afterwards that you may want to rest for a short while before driving. Numbers On Day: Naturally this is a one to one session, just you and your therapist. Spectators: Dress Code: You will be wrapped in towels during your massage. Some therapists will ask you keep your underwear on, at others you can be naked if you prefer. Guidelines: You'll receive further location details when you have booked a date. Restrictions: Min age of 16 or 18 at some venues and some only accept women clients. Prior to booking, must advise if you are or were recently pregnant or have any medical conditions/allergies, as this can preclude your suitability for massage and determines oil used. Other Info: There is a health consultation prior to the massage and you may be asked to divulge personal information. If you are receiving treatment for an illness we recommend that you consult your GP prior to treatment. Please shower at home before a body massage.
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Pamper Spa Day
Wilmington, Kent; Worksop, Nottinghamshire; Edinburgh, Scotland; Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire; East Grinstead, West Sussex; Holywood, County Down; Newcastle, County Down; Chester, Cheshire; Birmingham, West Midlands; Reading, Berkshire; Diseworth, Derbyshire; Stock, Essex; Warminster, Wiltshire; Bath, Somerset; Shepton Mallet, Somerset; Edinburgh, Scotland; Glasgow, Scotland; Aberdeen, Aberdeen City; Hastings, East Sussex; St. Albans, Hertfordshire; Bristol, Bristol City; Hinckley, Leicestershire; Oxford, Oxfordshire; Marlow, Buckinghamshire; Climping, West Sussex; Midhurst, West Sussex; Fareham, Hampshire; Kettering, Northamptonshire; Bristol, Bristol City; Knutsford, Cheshire; Leeds, West Yorkshire; Penrith, Cumbria; Oswestry, Shropshire; Bournemouth, Dorset; Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne & Wear; Southampton, Hampshire; Southampton, Hampshire; Towcester, Northamptonshire; Hindhead, Surrey; Washington, Tyne & Wear; Dolphin Square, London; Weybridge, Surrey; London, Greater London;:: When it's time to recharge your batteries, a full day of pampering at a lavish health spa is one of the most enjoyable ways to relax. Spend a whole day at your chosen health spa with unlimited access to all of the facilities. There are venues all over the country, each offering a slightly different experience to make the day feel truly special. The majority of spa day choices include at least one beauty treatment, and many locations include either lunch or afternoon tea. Feeling energetic? Many spas have a fully-equipped gym and include exercise classes. For something more relaxing, most venues include a sauna, steam room and other heat treatments, and a swimming pool. Leave feeling refreshed and revitalised, whichever spa day you choose. Availability: All spas are open throughout the year, though some spa days are only available on weekdays. Weekends fill very quickly; book several weeks in advance. Weather: The weather won't affect your spa day, but some spas offer outdoor activities that may be cancelled if the weather is very bad. Duration: Duration varies depending on location. As a guide you can usually spend eight or nine hours at the spa. Numbers On Day: Numbers at the spa vary. All treatments are conducted in a private room. Spectators: Dress Code: Bring swimwear, a tracksuit, trainers and slippers. Towels and robes may be provided, depending on which spa you choose; we'll give you all the details when you book. Guidelines: Receive further location details when a date has been booked. Restrictions: Minimum age varies from 16 to 18, depending on the spa. All the spas cater for men and women. Other Info: Each spa offers a range of additional treatments, some generic and some specialist. To book additional treatments please ask for details and allow at least three weeks notice to book.
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White Water Rafting for Two
Northampton, Northamptonshire; Aberfeldy, Perth and Kinross - Scotland; Bala, Gwynedd;:: For unique presents that will live long in the memory, let them rediscover their sense of adventure (and what it's like to be soaked to the skin!) with this white water rafting experience in an inflatable six to eight person raft. Start by being kitted out with all the equipment (note: this is not an experience for the style-conscious!), before a full safety briefing and instruction in rafting techniques. Then an experienced guide takes everyone onto the water for a series of runs down the breathtaking twists, turns and drops of the white water course. Raft either on a mighty natural river or a thrilling purpose-built course - either way; it's an adrenaline-fuelled, exhilarating and unforgettable experience. Availability: Rafting starts in early spring and runs throughout the summer and on into late autumn. In Scotland the main rafting seasons are spring and autumn when the white water is at its peak, in Wales selected Sundays Feb to October. Weekend dates fill quickly - book six to eight weeks in advance. Weather: Rafting will go ahead in most conditions but may be affected by extreme weather conditions or flooding if the rivers are too swollen. Duration: Lasts for around one - two hours, depending on venue. Please allow for time afterwards to shower and change. Numbers On Day: Your raft will hold between six and eight people, plus a qualified instructor. Spectators: Spectators are welcome. They'll be able to see varying amounts of the experience, depending on the location. A camera will come in handy. Dress Code: Bring swimwear, a towel, a pair of old trainers, a dry change of clothes and a wetsuit if you have one. Buoyancy aids and helmets will be provided. If you wear glasses, remove or firmly secure them. Guidelines: You'll receive further location details when you have booked a date. Restrictions: Minimum age varies from 10 to 14. A weight limit may apply depending on venue. Most venues require your ability to swim and all venues state you must be confident in water. Venues may test your fitness. Please advise us in advance of any disabilities. Other Info: At the purpose-built course rafting is occasionally cancelled at short notice due to local authority water release systems. We'll advise you to contact the venue a few days before your booked date, if appropriate, to double-check water levels.
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Bird of Prey Falconry Experience
Eynsford, Kent; Blackford, Perth and Kinross - Scotland; Skipton, North Yorkshire; Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire; Andover, Hampshire; Knutsford, Cheshire; Gloucester, Gloucestershire; Billericay, Essex; Hexham, Northumberland; Hatton, Warwickshire; Risley, Derbyshire; Monks Eleigh, Suffolk; Wilstead, Bedfordshire; Llangarron, Herefordshire; Bridport, Dorset; Halifax, West Yorkshire;:: Treat a loved one to a falconry experience to let them learn all about Britain's top predators with this excellent introduction. This amazing experience begins with a tour of the bird of prey centre and a chance to get close to different species. Learn about various birds of prey and what makes each species different. Then get introduced to a bird and start handling it to get comfortable, under the guidance of an expert hawk handler. The main event means getting the chance to become a falconer; fly a bird to the fist and watch as it soars through the sky at high speed with total ease. Fly the bird right to the glove and admire the strength of these beautiful creatures. Availability: Days available will depend upon choice of venue; please check before booking. Dates generally fill up quickly, so book several weeks in advance and allow even longer for popular summer weekend dates. Weather: The weather may affect this experience. Some venues require a call to check the weather before setting out. If the experience is cancelled it will be re-booked for an alternative date. Duration: Lasts for approximately three hours. Numbers On Day: Held in groups of between four and ten people. Any displays held are always public so expect to share with larger numbers. Spectators: Not all venues can accommodate spectators, and those who do may charge a fee to visit or spectate. Please check when booking. Dress Code: Dress for the outdoors, with wellingtons or walking boots. Bring a change of clothes if the weather is particularly bad. If you have a camera and/or a pair of binoculars please bring them along. Guidelines: Receive further location details when a date is booked. Restrictions: Minimum age varies from 11 to 16 (depending on venue). You need to be reasonably fit as the day involves a fair amount of walking, at some venues over uneven ground. Other Info: Dogs are not permitted at any falconry venues. The types of bird you will meet varies from venue to venue.
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30% off Champagne Hot Air Ballooning Anytime for Two
For high flyers, hot air ballooning is an experience not to be missed! Begin on solid ground with a full flight safety briefing from the pilot, before assisting in the preparation and inflation of the hot air balloon. Mount the basket and launch skyward to astounding heights of up to 3,000 feet, enjoying the peaceful tranquillity and picturesque countryside views - as the balloon moves in unison with the wind, there is no resistance, making the ride smooth and relaxing. Afterwards, help the crew pack the balloon away before enjoying a celebratory glass of champagne (or a soft drink) and being driven back to the original launch site. Finish with the presentation of a commemorative flight certificate to remember the experience by. Maidstone, Kent; Edinburgh, Scotland; Kinross, Perth and Kinross - Scotland; Chelmsford, Essex; Taunton, Somerset; Bristol, Bristol City; Usk Valley, Monmouthshire; Launceston, Cornwall; Exeter, Devon; Sherborne, Dorset; Taunton, Somerset; Wych Cross, East Sussex; Basingstoke, Hampshire; Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire; Oxford, Oxfordshire; Farnham, Surrey; Salisbury, Wiltshire; Rowsley, Derbyshire; Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire; Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire; Worcester, Worcestershire; Chester, Cheshire; Ledbury, Herefordshire; Whitchurch, Shropshire; Stafford, Staffordshire; Norwich, Norfolk; Eye, Suffolk; York, North Yorkshire; St Boswells, Scotland; Reading, Berkshire; Grantham, Lincolnshire; Bath, Somerset; Morpeth, Northumberland; Northampton, Northamptonshire; Bedford, Bedfordshire; Buckingham, Buckinghamshire; Availability: Weekdays and weekends from March/April to October/November. Flights take place at dawn and dusk, when the air is at its most stable. Dates fill very quickly, so book at least four weeks in advance. Weather: Ballooning is extremely weather dependent - it is crucial to call the venue before the flight. If postponed, an alternative date and location can be arranged (please contact the operator for information). Duration: Actual flight length is determined by conditions on the day. The experience normally lasts around three hours, including one hour for inflating the balloon and one hour for packing the balloon away and returning to the launch site. Numbers On Day: Share the balloon with between 8 -16 other flyers, plus a qualified pilot. Spectators: Spectators are welcome to watch the launch and wave you off. A pair of binoculars or a camera will come in handy. Dress Code: Wear trousers, long sleeves and sensible footwear (no high heels please). Please avoid loose scarves or jewellery. Bring a hat - heat from the burner overhead can be intense. Launch and landing sites can be muddy. Guidelines: Restrictions: Maximum weight 18 stone. Minimum height 4'6''. Minimum age is 8. Under 16's must be accompanied by an adult. Ballooning isn't suitable for pregnant women. Any medical conditions must be declared in advance. Other Info: This voucher entitles you to a minimum of five attempts at rebooking during a one year period (from your booking), should any weather cancellation/s prevent it going ahead.
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Flotation Tank Experience
South London, London; Reading, Berkshire; Vauxhall, London;:: We know that spending an hour in a tank of water might sound at first like a David Blaine-style stunt but in fact, this experience is all about total relaxation. Lie in a quiet, darkened room in a warm solution of Epsom Salts, about 10 inches deep and so dense that floating will seem effortless (no need to be able to swim). Epsom Salts are made from naturally occurring minerals and have long been renowned for their health and beauty benefits, including easing stress and soothing muscles with magnesium content. Gentle music plays to help you wind down and drift into a near-meditative state of complete calm. Afterwards, take a refreshing shower before returning to the outside world feeling utterly chilled out. Availability: Six days a week throughout the year (please check each venue for specific availability). Weather: Duration: Spend around an hour relaxing in the floatation tank, but allow for time either side to undress, shower, get dressed and have some refreshments. Numbers On Day: The therapy takes place in a private float room, complete with shower. Spectators: Dress Code: Each tank and changing area is individual, so there is no need to wear a swimming costume (unless preferred). A private shower and towels are provided. Guidelines: Further details will be issued at the time of booking. Restrictions: Some venues specify minimum age 16 or 18. Do advise of any skin conditions (salty water can sting!). It is not necessary to know how to swim. Women in the initial stage of pregnancy may be precluded. Other Info: Please check with us as to which venues have more than one float tank if you wish to book more than one person at the same time.
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Intensive Salsa Dancing Workshop for Four (Two Couples)
Your experience begins with a warm welcome from renowned teacher Alastair Sadler, founder of the Salsa Rapido technique. This is an intensive full day that combines humorous presentation with a carefully structured course. Before you know it you'll have sufficient repertoire, style and technique to feel ready and eager to enter the world of club salsa dancing. Plus you'll understand the concepts and techniques that make salsa the stylish dance that has spread so rapidly across the world. You'll also get a voucher to take home for another class and club night, so you can put your new skills to the test at a later date. Lunch isn't included, but you are very welcome to purchase a delicious Brazilian-style buffet at Bar Salsa. Location: Charing Cross, London Availability: This experience runs every Saturday throughout the year. Weather: Duration: Expect to be onsite for up to seven hours, with a five hour workshop and an hour for lunch and tea/coffee breaks (please note that lunch and refreshments are not included). Numbers On Day: There will be up to 20 couples taking part. Spectators: To ensure an environment that encourages confidence in beginners, this workshop is reserved for dancers and instructor only. Dress Code: Bring comfortable clothes to change into and dance in, as well as smooth-soled shoes to spin in. Ladies please wear shoes of the heel height you're used to (flats are fine). Bear in mind that toes may be trodden on, so sandals are best avoided! Guidelines: Located in the heart of London's West End, Charing Cross Road runs from Leicester Square tube (a five minute walk) to Tottenham Court Road tube (four minutes walk). Bar Salsa is visible from Cambridge Circus, painted in bold purple and yellow and sits next door to Blackwells Book Shop. Restrictions: Minimum age is 18. Complete beginners only please (i.e. anyone who has had less than three hours salsa tuition). Other Info:
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Thames Sightseeing Cruise and The Tower of London for Two
Westminster, London:: Leave the tube to the stressed-out commuters and choose a more relaxing way of travelling around London, by enjoying the sights on a river cruiser along the Thames. Board a city cruiser and head down the river to Greenwich. The cruise gives you a real insight into the layers of history that have built up along the river, with great views of the Houses of Parliament, Tate Modern, St. Paul's and many more London landmarks. Anytime you want, you can hop off the boat at one of the four piers, go and explore and then hop back on later. Tickets to the Tower of London, the magnificent medieval fortress on the north bank of the Thames by Tower Bridge are also included in this experience - one of London's must-see attractions. Availability: Cruises to the Tower of London operate every day of the year except Christmas Day. The Tower of London is closed over the Christmas period from 24 to 27 December and 2 January. Weather: Please note, City Cruises reserve the right, where necessary, to re-route vessels for reason of safety (in bad weather conditions or otherwise) without prior notice. Duration: Experiences start from 10am (with other departures throughout the day). Your Tower of London ticket is valid until 6pm, with last admission at 5pm (4pm Nov to March as the Tower closes at 5pm). Numbers On Day: The river cruiser carries a maximum of 250 passengers. Spectators: Spectators are welcome to wave from the river bank. Dress Code: If planning to explore London on foot, we'd recommend comfortable, flat shoes. Guidelines: Please refer to City Cruises website (http://www.citycruises.com/maps.htm) for a map to the pier. As a guide, it is within easy walking distance of the nearest underground (Westminster on the Jubilee, Circle and District lines). Take exit one from the tube and turn left. Continue straight to the bridge ahead, turn left at the set of stairs and follow them down to City Cruises where the ticket office is clearly signed. Restrictions: Anyone under 16 must be accompanied by a participating adult. Most boats happily accommodate wheelchair users but please be aware the Tower of London can only offer wheelchair access to The Jewel House and is otherwise restrictive. Other Info: There are refreshment services on the cruiser. Smoking is not permitted on board. Please present the booking confirmation letter at the City Cruiser ticket desk in order to receive a day pass and Tower of London tickets.
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Family Amphibious Vehicle Tour of London
South Bank, London:: Get ready for a unique perspective of London with an amphibious tour of the city sights. The fascinating DUKWS vehicles were originally used in WWII and the Korean War, transporting troops and cargo across the waters straight onto land - exactly what you'll be doing! Famous sights to see include Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace and The Ritz. The guide gives entertaining commentary, providing an alternative view of London's history, as well as some facts and figures about the DUKW (known as Duck) vehicle. Then after passing The Tate Gallery, dive into the Thames and swim up and down the river, before climbing up onto the streets of London towards Lambeth Palace and back to the starting point near the famous London Eye. Availability: Daily throughout the year with various time slots throughout the day (from 10am to 6pm). Please give at least 72 hours booking notice. Weather: The weather should not affect this experience, but any cancellations are made with your safety in mind. Duration: The tour lasts approximately 75 minutes, 45 of which are spent on the road and 30 on the river. Please arrive a few minutes prior to departure as allowances cannot be made for missed departures and tickets are non transferable and non refundable. Numbers On Day: A maximum of 30 passengers share the vehicle. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: This experience is for two adults (aged 18 or over) and two children (aged one to 17). Prams and pushchairs are not permitted on board. Other Info: Please take your booking confirmation letter with you on the day of your experience in order to participate.
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Thames Dinner Cruise and the London Eye for Two
Embankment, London:: Climb aboard an air-conditioned capsule of the London Eye. The Eye slowly turns, giving you sensational panoramic views across London from 135 metres up. Then later, board Bateaux London's river cruiser from the glass pontoon at Embankment Pier for a welcome drink. There's cabaret entertainment during your four-course a la carte meal (from a seasonally changing menu) before after-dinner dancing. Cruise past the Houses of Parliament, the Tower of London and many more iconic landmarks. Depending on the season the cruise takes place at dusk or in darkness, with the city lit up along the river. Availability: Cruises are available daily from April to December and Tuesday to Saturday from January to March. Bank holidays are excluded. Weather: Bateaux London cruises operate in all weather conditions. Duration: Board from 6.45pm or 7.30pm to depart at 7.15pm or 8pm. Return to Embankment Pier at 10pm or 10.45pm. Exact boarding time will be e-mailed 24 hours in advance of the booking. Late boarding is not possible, the boat has to leave on time. Numbers On Day: The Symphony seats a maximum of 220 diners. Each London Eye capsule holds up to 25 people. Spectators: Spectators are welcome to wave you off. Dress Code: Please dress smartly. Gentlemen are encouraged to wear a jacket and tie. No shorts, jeans/denim or trainers/sports shoes are permitted and the venue reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone inappropriately dressed with no refund offered. Guidelines: Embankment Pier is located on the corner of Hungerford Bridge at Victoria Embankment, close to Embankment underground station. Car parking is available at Spring Gardens SW1A 2BN. Restrictions: Minimum age 15. Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult. Vegetarian meal option available. Boats don't have full wheelchair access (plank to access boat and bathrooms accessed by stairs). London Eye tickets are not fast track. Other Info: Tickets for the Eye can be collected from Embankment Pier from 10am. Leave plenty of time to cross the river to board the cruise at 6.45 or 7.15. Extra drinks are payable direct. Cruise on either the Symphony or Harmony. Smoking on the outside deck only.
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Thames Lunch Cruise and The London Eye for Two
Embankment, London:: Board Bateaux London's river cruiser from the glass pontoon at Embankment Pier, then relax on board and enjoy a three-course lunch, followed by tea or coffee. But don't let the great food distract from the fabulous views available on Thames cruises, as the boat passes the Houses of Parliament, the Tower of London and many more iconic landmarks. After lunch (from a seasonally changing menu) be dropped off just a few steps from The London Eye. There may be a queue here, but it'll be worth it on climbing aboard the air-conditioned capsule. The Eye slowly turns, giving sensational panoramic views across London from 135 metres up. This experience is for two but is also available for one (BATTO). Availability: Lunch cruises operate every Thursday to Saturday from January to March, Wednesday to Saturday in April and May, Tuesday to Saturday from June to September and Wednesday to Saturday October to December. Bank holidays are excluded. Please note Saturday availability is very limited. Weather: Bateaux London cruises operate in all weather conditions. Duration: Boarding from Embankment Pier at 11.45am or 12.30pm, to depart at 12.15pm or 1pm. Disembark at either 1.45pm or 2.30pm. Exact boarding time will be e-mailed 24 hours in advance of the booking. Please arrive promptly as late boarding is not possible. Numbers On Day: The Symphony seats a maximum of 220 diners. Each London Eye capsule holds up to 25 people. Spectators: Spectators are welcome to wave from the riverbank. Dress Code: Smart casual wear is requested please. Guidelines: Embankment Pier is located on the corner of Hungerford Bridge at Victoria Embankment, close to Embankment underground station. Car parking is available at Spring Gardens SW1A 2BN. Restrictions: Minimum age 5. Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult. A vegetarian meal option is available. Boats don't have full wheelchair access (ramp to access boat and bathrooms accessed by stairs). London Eye tickets are not fast track. Other Info: Drinks are payable directly. Smoking permitted on outside decks only. The London Eye flight is at approx 2.30pm (subject to availability) and lasts around 30 mins. Collect tickets from Bateaux London Reception, Embankment Pier.
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Family Day Out at a Falconry Centre in Kent
Eynsford, Kent:: Need a family outing? You could go to the cinema or a museum, but how about trying something altogether different? Treat them to a family day out with a visit to Eagle Heights, Kent's premier bird of prey centre. This experience includes entry into the centre for four which, as well as birds of prey, houses many other animals such as huskies, reptiles, otters and meerkats to name but a few. After watching one of the various flying displays that take place during the day, you will all get the opportunity to handle a bird of prey and will receive two family photos to take home with you. A sandwich and a drink for all four of you are also included. Availability: Selected weekend dates throughout the year. Early booking is recommended (particularly during the most popular summer weekends). Weather: The centre opens in all weathers. Duration: You are welcome to visit the centre from 10.30am to 5pm from March until October (open seven days a week). Outside these months it is open weekends from 11am until 4pm. It closes throughout December. Numbers On Day: Eagle Heights is open to the general public and flying displays are open for all to see. Your family will be the only ones able to handle the birds and receive photographs. Spectators: Spectators are welcome. The entrance fee is £7.95 for adults and £5 for children. Dress Code: As flying displays take place outside please bring clothes suitable for the weather on the day including waterproof jackets and walking boots. Guidelines: From the M25 take the second of two exits at junction 3 (not the M20 exit) and then take the second exit at the slip road roundabout signed A20 (East) for West Kingsdown, A225 Farningham and Brands Hatch. Turn right onto the A225 towards Sevenoaks. In the village of Eynsford, take a right turn up Lullingstone Lane, cross the river and head up to Eagle Heights. There is ample car parking. Restrictions: This experience has been created especially for a family of two adults (18 or over) and two children (any age under 18). Other Info: Please note that dogs are not permitted on-site. Vouchers will be issued for you to redeem at the on-site cafe, overlooking the display area.
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Camel Riding for Two
You'll start off with some refreshments and a welcome brief before you go and meet the camels. After saying hello and having a chance to get used to them, you'll be shown how to put a bridle and a saddle on your camels. Then you and your trusty steeds will head out on a peaceful ride through lovely countryside, accompanied by instructors. Camels are friendly and inquisitive, and each has its own quirky personality, so we're sure that you'll make new pals. Your camels will be led at all times by an instructor and you'll also learn a bit about their history and habits. At the end of your trek you can reward your camel with a groom and a feed and then enjoy a glass of champagne with some strawberries before you say goodbye. Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire Availability: Seven days a week throughout the year (except weekends between June and August and the whole of December, as the animals are often prebooked with Christmas work). Weather: The experience generally goes ahead in conditions other than heavy rain and where ground and/or grass is muddy. You will be contacted if a late cancellation proves necessary due to inclement weather. Duration: Your experience will last for three hours in total. Numbers On Day: There'll be up to four people taking part, plus instructors. Spectators: You are welcome to bring up to two guests to join you on the walk. Dress Code: Wear good walking shoes or trainers. Bring sunscreen in hot weather and waterproofs in rainy conditions. Safety hats will be provided. Guidelines: Northbound, exit the M40 at junction 11, follow the A422 through to Pillerton Priors, then the B4455 towards Halford. Go through Halford and turn left onto Idlicote Road. Stay on this road for around two miles when you will reach a bridge. Cross over and White House Farm is signposted on your right. Restrictions: Minimum age is 16. Maximum weight is 14 stone. If you have ever suffered from back or neck problems, please seek medical advice before booking - it can be a bumpy ride. You will be asked to complete a disclaimer before taking part. Other Info: Please note, this is a no-frills outdoor experience.
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30 Minute Light Aircraft Flight Over London and Champagne for Two
Romford, Essex:: After a short pre-flight briefing you'll board a Piper Seneca twin-engine light aircraft for a fantastic half hour sightseeing trip. From take-off in Essex you'll follow the Thames west into the heart of the city, getting a view of the capital that most people only see on the opening titles of EastEnders. You'll see the O2 arena, Tower Bridge, HMS Belfast, the towers at Canary Wharf, The London Eye and the Houses of Parliament, then turn north to fly over Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace and the royal parks, before heading back east to land in Essex. You'll get an amazing perspective on the geography of the city and a bottle of champagne to enjoy once back on terra firma. Availability: Takes place at least once a month, normally on a Sunday. Weather: This is a weather dependent activity. It is crucial that to call to check on weather conditions before setting out on the day. Duration: Lasts for 30 minutes, but please allow for longer at the centre. All flight times are approximate and are the chocks-off to chocks-on duration. Numbers On Day: This flight is exclusive to two people and a qualified pilot. Spectators: Spectators are welcome to observe take-off and landing. Dress Code: Guidelines: Exit the M25 at J26 onto the A121 Loughton. At the Old Orleans roundabout take the B172, follow signs to Theydon Bois. Continue through the village towards Abridge and turn left at the T-junction. Follow signs to Stapleford Airfield, the airport is on your right. Restrictions: The maximum combined weight of passengers must not exceed 45 stones/286kgs. For security reasons, photographic id (ideally a passport) MUST be produced by all passengers on the day or they wont be permitted to fly. Other Info:
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Tandem Skydiving for Two
Swindon, Wiltshire:: Throwing yourself out of a plane at 10,000 feet might be considered utter madness. Reassure friends who think you are mad that you'll be attached to an expert instructor (literally) throughout the jump. It begins with around an hour of instruction on skydiving and landing techniques, before you go up in the plane. You'll be securely harnessed to your instructor, who will help you jump from the plane. You'll get about 30 seconds of freefall, which is so completely incredible there's no point in us trying to describe it. Then your instructor will open the parachute and control your descent while you admire the view and try to come to terms with the adrenaline rush. Availability: Weekends and some weekdays, they also operate on bank holidays. The venue is closed from mid December to the first week of March annually. We recommend booking several weeks in advance, even earlier for summer weekend dates. Weather: The jump itself is subject to weather conditions and cancellations for this reason are made with your safety in mind. Please call the centre around 5.30pm the day before your booking to check the weather. Duration: How long you'll be there depends on the weather and the number of participants on the day. Please expect to be at the venue for anything from several hours to a full day, including some waiting time. Numbers On Day: Your training might be shared, your jump is on a one-to-one with a fully qualified skydiver. Spectators: Spectators are welcome, but please note that covered space and facilities are limited if the weather's bad. Get them to bring a camera and binoculars. Dress Code: Dress warmly and comfortably and wear trainers, NOT hard boots. Jump suits and all other equipment will be provided. Guidelines: From London, proceed westbound along the M4 and exit junction 15 onto the A419 north (Swindon), take the first exit on the left for the hospital and the third exit for Wanborough. After 300 yards turn left for Lower Wanborough, travel a mile and a half then turn left at the crossroads after Cross Keys pub. The airfield is half a mile on. If you reach the width restriction, you have gone too far. Restrictions: Max fully clothed weight is 15 stone for men and 13 stone for women. Minimum height 4' 6''. Min age 16. Under 18's need written parental consent. All jumpers are required to complete a health and safety form to confirm they are fit and able to jump. Other Info: Please be aware that we require 21 days notice to make any booking changes or cancellations for this particular experience. The jump can be filmed by a professional skydiving cameraman. To upgrade, please call us quoting ref SKVKW.
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Two Night Pamper Tepee Retreat for Two
Machynlleth, Powys:: Spend an unconventional two nights in a traditional tepee. Drive through beautiful Welsh countryside en route to a charming tepee, ready-pitched in a secluded spot chosen for natural beauty and a sense of romance. Each tepee features a recently-installed outdoor wood-fired bath. Simply light the fire in the stove below and enjoy a blissful hot soak in the sunshine, or perhaps beneath the stars. During your stay you will both receive a soul reviving reiki massage, along with a twilight meditation session. Equipped with a wood-burning stove, cooking apparatus, sheepskin rugs and a double bed, your tepee makes for the perfect alternative break. There's plenty of information about local walks and places to eat in the welcome pack in the tepee. Availability: You can book your break to start on a Monday, Wednesday or Friday from March to November. Summer weekends are especially popular and can book months in advance, please book early to avoid disappointment. Weather: This experience is not weather dependent. Your teepee is heated with a wood-burning stove and will be warm, but please bear in mind the vagaries of the Welsh weather and prepare accordingly. Duration: Check in between 4pm and 5pm on day one. Check out by 11am on day three. Numbers On Day: This large site contains just three teepees and two yurts, each within a different area for complete seclusion. Spectators: Dress Code: This is an outdoors experience. Bring warm clothes, wellingtons or walking boots and waterproofs in case of bad weather. All bedding and some toiletries are provided. Guidelines: The colour map is ESSENTIAL to help you find Eco-Retreat camp, please call us if you have not received it with your booking letter. From Shrewsbury follow A458 to Welshpool, continue on A458 thr Welshpool to Mallwyd then take the A470 into Machynlleth (where you can stock up on provisions at the Co-op). Once in the Dyfi Forest, follow yellow tepee signs for a further four miles to the Eco Retreat camp where your host will meet you. Restrictions: Minimum age is 18. This experience is outdoorsy, and involves walking on uneven ground, so a reasonable level of fitness is required. Other Info: Accommodation is self-catering, and although basic provisions are provided, we strongly recommend bringing your own adequate provisions. An easy-to-use gas stove is provided in your teepee. Sorry, pets cannot be accommodated.
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Llamas are perfect companions for an English country walk - affectionate, intelligent and happy to carry all your stuff! There's also something relaxing about their gentle presence. You'll receive a warm and informative welcome in the reception room, before taking the reins of your llama and heading out on a two-hour trek. Your fluffy new friend will happily carry your rucksack and camera as you walk through beautiful English countryside, a mixture of woodland and open fairway. Each trek is guided, usually with one llama companion per trekker (although when busy a llama may be shared by two). There are some great photo opportunities and afterwards you can meet the rest of the herd of 50-odd llamas. You are also welcome to picnic at the farm. Location: Towcester, Northamptonshire Availability: We offer weekend dates from April onwards and recommend booking at least four weeks in advance (even earlier for peak summer dates). Weather: You can call the venue before you leave if the weather looks bad or if there has been recent bad weather, but trekking would only normally be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions. Duration: Your trek will last for around two hours. Please arrive a few minutes in advance of your booked time to ensure a prompt start. The trek cannot be held up and any latecomers will forfeit their place. Numbers On Day: Your trek consists of a small group of up to six people, your llamas and your guide. Spectators: This experience is not suitable for spectators. Only paying guests may attend. Dress Code: Dress for a walk in the country, in long trousers, sturdy waterproof clothes and footwear, plus a hat on a cold day. Some spare wellies, rain capes and gaiters are kept at the farm for use by customers just in case. Guidelines: Catanger is located just outside the village of Lois Weedon on the Wappenham Road. Look out for the sign in the gateway and follow the drive down to the buildings. Restrictions: Minimum age is 12. You must be reasonably fit and able to walk several miles (usually around four and a half). Other Info: Please note you won't ride the llamas. They are trusting creatures and must be treated with respect at all times. Lunch is not included.
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Carriage Driving for Two
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway:: Get to grips with the fundamentals of this once widely used equestrian transport, and enjoy a special ride out with a multiple formation of ponies. Start off with a full safety briefing and meet residents of the stables (ponies, horses, driving cows and sheep, donkeys and other livestock). With the basic techniques of carriage driving from a trainer under your belt, try out the short obstacle course. Afterwards, the demo team illustrate exactly what carriage driving is all about while you get on the back step of a carriage, as they pull a multiple formation of chariot ponies, either out in the stunning countryside or indoors with speed and accuracy on show. The experience concludes with refreshments and a rosette to take home. Availability: Seven days a week, all year round. Weekends tend to be very busy and we recommend you allow at least six weeks booking notice. Weather: As there are indoor and outdoor facilities at the venue, the weather will not affect this experience. Duration: Lasts for approximately three hours with at least one hour of driving time each. Numbers On Day: This is an exclusive experience with just the two of you and your instructor. Spectators: Spectators are welcome and are able to watch the whole experience. Dress Code: Wear comfortable clothes (e.g. leggings, jodhpurs or track suit bottoms) with wellingtons or riding boots (no trainers please). You can wear your own hat (if it conforms to safety standards) or the venue can provide one. Guidelines: Exit the A74(M) at junction 17 (signposted Lockerbie) and at the first roundabout take the first exit onto the B723 to Boreland village (do not head into Lockerbie town). Continue for approximately five miles along the B723. The centre is on your right as you pass through the village, opposite a bed and breakfast and a short distance past the small post office and shop on your left. Restrictions: Minimum age three. Under 16's must be accompanied by a participating adult. Maximum weight is 17 stone. The centre specialises in disabled driving, please contact prior to booking to arrange tailor-suited activities. Other Info: Sessions are tailored to each individual's needs. The instructor is by your side at all times and will take things as slow or as fast as you all feel comfortable with.
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Family Day Out at the Stables
A perfect way to spend some quality time together as a family -novice or experienced, riding is a brilliant way to introduce the kids to a new hobby where parent also get involved. After being introduced to their ponies the instructor will teach the youngsters how to tack up before heading out for a half hour to one hour lesson within the grounds and an assessment of their abilities in order to best plan a follow up activity. Then adults can lead the children on a hack (including walk and trot) in countryside or woodland (cantering is not permitted outside the arenas during initial visits). The children have an hour and a half riding time, followed by soup and sandwiches for all of you. At the end everyone has the opportunity to groom a horse. Reading, Berkshire Availability: Seven days a week throughout the year. Weather: Riding may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather (e.g. heavy rain or snow) for your safety as well as that of the horses. If you have any concerns about the weather, please call the venue before leaving home. Duration: Your experience lasts around three hours. Total riding time is around an hour and a half. Lunch lasts approximately one hour. Please arrive a few minutes in advance of your booked start time, to ensure a prompt start. Numbers On Day: In addition to your group of four, you may share your session with up to four others. Spectators: Spectators are welcome and can join you for lunch at a cost of £7 per person, payable on the day by cash or cheque only. Dress Code: Wear comfortable clothing e.g. leggings, jodhpurs or track suit bottoms, with wellingtons or riding boots. Jeans, trainers or lace-up shoes are not recommended. You may bring your own hats if you have them, if not the centre will supply them. Guidelines: Exit the M4 at junction 12, at the second roundabout head towards Pangbourne. Go over the M4 into Tidmarsh, turn left at The Greyhound pub and travel down for about two miles (St Andrews School will be on your left). Turn second left immediately after the school. Cullinghood is situated on the left and you can park near the stables on the left. Restrictions: Suitable for two adults (18 or over) leading and two children (no younger than seven) riding. Max weight 15 stone. Riding experience not necessary as suitable for total beginners. Mounts will be chosen according to age and riding experience. Other Info: Please note that adults can lead but do NOT ride any of the horses. Please be aware that smoking is only permitted within a dedicated area. Please bring your booking confirmation with you on the day.
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Love - Precious Words Sterling Silver Bookmark
Torrini has always created original design products branded with a half clover with a spur an ancient trademark registered in Florence in 1369. This creation entirely handmade with the technique of lost wax casting and chiselling is a bookmark in sterling silver with a quotation on Love by A. de Saint-Exupery the famous French author of The Little Prince: Love is not looking at eachother it's looking both togeteher in the same direction. 1 1/4x3 1/43x8 cm Handmade in Florence Italy
Rose & Co Rose Bath Melt Gift Box
Rose & Co Rose Bath Melt Gift Box. A cute mini cake box containing four handmade Rose scented bath melts. Add to a warm bath and relax, the melt will dissolve and sparkle gently, releasing shea & cocoa butter to soften the skin and impart a delightful fragrance to your bath., All skin types.
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Mor My Sweet Neapolitan
Mor Indulge in a delightful trio of delicious soaps sweetly flavoured in belladonna, snow gardenia, and lychee flower., All skin types, Cleansing.
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Terrific Toffee Hamper
Find a moment of peace with a piece of sweet, sticky toffee from our extra-special hamper: it’s a gift that’s guaranteed to keep kids and grown-ups happy (and quietly chewing) for a while at least! Everyone will enjoy finding their favourite from amongst our scrummy selection: as well as our original recipe Special Toffee, it’s a bundle brimming with fun twists on the timeless classic. Why not try a bag of banana toffee, fall in love with liquorice toffee and take a chance on gooey, treacly toffee, too? Each hamper contains: • Assorted Special Toffee box (625g) • Original Special Toffee bag x2 (250g) • Brazil Nut Special Toffee bag (105g) • Treacle Special Toffee bag (105g) • Original Special Toffee bag x2 (105g) • Fruit and Nut Special Toffee bag (105g) • Banana Special Toffee bag (105g) • Liquorice Special Toffee bag (105g) • Chocolate Smothered Special Toffee bag x2 (215g) • Toffee Mint Bag (105g) *Please note: Images are correct at the time of photography; in the event of supply difficulties, we reserve the right to substitute goods of equal quality and value
Sherri Shrug Knitting Kit
ask seller a question Sherri Shrug knitting kit includes pattern, 100% pure British alpaca yarn, care instructions and the biography/image of Sherri; packed together in a gift bag. Knitting is the most popular craft hobby in the UK. This wonderful pastime is being taken up by celebrities, youngsters, people from both sexes and all ethnicities. The Purl Alpaca Designs products are exclusive, design-led and upmarket. Our fleece is sourced from local breeders (and our own herd); it is hand sorted and graded before being made into yarn by a specialist spinning mill. Only the best quality is used and we blend the natural fibres to create our wonderful colour range. We don’t dye the yarn. Environmentally aware; even our packaging is made from recycled materials. The Sherri Shrug Knitting Kit is the perfect way to keep your shoulders warm and upper arms covered. This is an ideal solution for sleeveless tops or short sleeved dresses and can be worn throughout the year. The intricate lace detail is easy to achieve and because Sherri is knitted on large needles using Purl Alpaca DK 100% alpaca yarn, she knits up really quickly. Photographed in the colour Alpaca Fawn and Alpaca Night Knitted in Purl Alpaca Designs 100% pure alpaca DK yarn Skill Level: Intermediate Sizes: X-Small: UK sizes 4-6, to fit approx 73cm/29" bust (4 balls) Small: UK sizes 8-10, to fit approx 83cm/33" bust (5 balls) Medium: UK sizes 12-14, to fit approx 93cm/37" bust (5 balls) Large: UK sizes 16-18, to fit approx 102.5cm/41" bust (6 balls) X-Large: UK sizes 20-22, to fit approx 112cm/44" bust (6 balls) Needle size: 4mm and 8mm straight needles (not included) Tension: 14sts and 16 rows to 10cm square over Eyelet Rib Stitch using 8mm needles The Kit includes pattern, yarn, postcard biography and image of the alpaca the design is named after, care instructions and a recycled brown paper gift bag with rope handles. It is packed in a clear plastic resealable bag which yo...
Face and Body Treat for Two at L'Horizon Hotel
Located directly on one of most beautiful beaches in Jersey, L'Horizon Hotel & Spa is a destination like no other. With its soft golden sand, crystal clear waters and clean, fresh air, it almost has a Mediterranean feel to it. The Face and Body Treat for Two includes full use of the hotel's spa facilities plus a combination of luxurious spa treatments for the face and body lasting 85 minutes for each of you. Location: St Brelade, Jersey (Channel Islands)
Deluxe Marriott Theatre Break for Two
Your Marriott Theatre Break will give you the chance to enjoy a perfect short city break. Marriott hotels offer spacious stylish guest rooms graced by amenities both luxurious and practical. You’ll be able to relax in the modern surroundings before your trip to the theatre and enjoy a complimentary breakfast in the morning. A weekend to remember!
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Cowboy Trail Riding Adventure
New Milton, Hampshire:: Discover your inner cowboy or cowgirl on this great trail ride in the New Forest, England's answer to the Wild West (more trees, not so many cacti). You'll be riding a beautiful Western Paint horse, western-style - this style of riding is easier to learn and feels more secure than riding English-style, so it's great even for beginners. And those cowboys had to spend all day in the saddle, so they made darn sure it was comfortable! The stresses of everyday life will drift away as you head off on a two-hour trail through beautiful countryside, led by experienced wranglers. Back at the ranch, enjoy a barbecue meal and plenty of hot coffee. Rawhide! Availability: Mainly Saturday mornings, at least once a month between April and October. Weather: This experience won't be cancelled due to bad weather - if it's raining you're going to get wet! Duration: Can last up to two to three hours (depending on group size on the day). Please aim to arrive early; traffic congestion at Lyndhurst can add considerable time to weekend or holiday journeys. Numbers On Day: There will be a maximum of 12 people riding. Spectators: Spectators must be booked and paid for a minimum of three days in advance, direct with the venue, at £12.50 per person to include the barbecue meal. Please note that they can wave you off but they won't be able to see most of the riding. Dress Code: Dress for the weather. Bring a long-sleeved top and wear long trousers and sturdy boots or shoes with a small heel (no trainers or flat shoes). If you have a riding hat please bring it along; if not, one will be provided. Guidelines: From London take the M3 southbound joining the M27 westbound. At junction 2 take A326 towards Hythe. Continue straight over four roundabouts, taking an immediate left onto the slip road. At the traffic lights turn right onto A35, towards Lyndhurst. Follow the one way system around Lyndhurst to the A35, signposted Christchurch / Bournemouth. Continue for 8 miles, turning left onto the B3058, New Milton. Burley Villa is 1.5 miles along the B3058. Restrictions: Minimum age 12. Minimum height 5'. Max weight 15 stone. Not suitable for pregnant women or anyone with visual or hearing impairments. Epileptics need a medical declaration signed by their doctor. Any other disabilities must be declared prior to booking. Other Info: All western trails are mixed ability and are conducted at a gentle pace, walk and trot only. Complete beginners welcome. Sorry, but cameras can't be taken on the ride.
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Platinum Gift Voucher
Your voucher is valid for 10 months. Please make your selection before the expiry date printed on your voucher. You can only exchange your voucher for one of the experiences on the list. Your voucher can only be exchanged once. Please carefully read the participant restrictions associated with your chosen activity before ordering. Once exchanged, you will be sent a new 10 month voucher valid for the specific experience chosen along with instructions on booking the experience.
Urban Outfitters Vodka Never Dissapoints Hip Flask Assort
Your favourite tipple would never let you down, so hold in in style with this Vodka Never Disappoints printed hip flask. Details: - Stainless steel - Holds 180ml
Virgin Weekday Hot Air Balloon Flight for Two
Your voucher is valid for 10 months for two people. You are free to contact the operator on the number provided to book your flight. You'll then be issued with a ticket number and security code which you must bring with you on the day of your flight and present it to the pilot in order to board. Flights can be taken between 1 March and 31 October each year. This voucher is valid for weekday morning flights only. You are advised to make your booking within 3 months of the purchase date of your voucher. You must be at least 4'6” tall (1.37m) to participate (under 16s must be accompanied by a participating adult). The pilot will decide duration and direction of the flight and landing place, subject to safety/legal requirements. Flights may be cancelled without notice because of matters beyond reasonable control. Those suffering from any illness, medical condition or disability that might prevent them from participating should take appropriate medical advice. You may not fly if pregnant or intoxicated.
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Green and spring Revitalising Gift Set
Green and spring Revitalising Gift Set. Lift the spirits with this Revitalising Set. Includes Revitalising Shower & Bath Foam 50ml, Revitalising Body Lotion 50ml and Revitalising Exfoliating Body Wash 50ml.All skin typesHydrating
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London Attraction and Tea at Grosvenor House for Four
Enjoy a day out in the capital with this choice voucher to visit one of London's popular attractions followed by tea. Choose from St Paul's Cathedral and learn about the cathedral's history, The Household Cavalry Museum, a living museum in the heart of Horse Guards or Hampton Court Palace in Surrey, former home of Henry VIII. Follow this with tea at Grosvenor House. First opened in 1928, this five star luxury hotel in Mayfair offers a selection of teas served with traditional sandwiches, freshly baked scones and classic pastries in the Park Room. Location: Park Lane, London Availability: Selected Monday to Saturday dates (excluding 24 - 26 December and 1st January). Weather: Duration: Tour your attraction later than 11am if you prefer, excluding Hampton Court which we recommend at 11am due to distance. Tea is booked between 2.30pm - 5pm, excluding Hampton Court booked for 4.30pm. Refer to your ticket for booked afternoon tea time. Numbers On Day: There would be a maximum of 70 diners at Grosvenor House. Spectators: Dress Code: The dress code is smart casual please (for instance wearers of t/shirts or jeans may not be permitted entry). Guidelines: Marble Arch (Central Line) is the nearest London Underground station for Grosvenor House and from the station it's just a two minute walk down Park Lane to the hotel. Restrictions: Any ages welcome, but under 18s must be accompanied by a participating adult. Involves quite a lot of walking. All venues offer full wheelchair access. Other Info: Your tickets will be posted directly to you approximately seven days before your booked date. You MUST bring them with you on the day.
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Green and spring Indulging Gift Set
Green and spring Indulging Gift Set. The ultimate treat, perfect for holiday pampering, this Indulging Set includes Indulging Shower & Bath Foam 50mL, Indulging Light Bath Oil 30ml and Indulging Travel Candles x 2 35g.All skin typesHydrating
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Luxury Rose Vintage Style Hat Box
Beautiful luxurious black hatbox crammed full of delicate pastel coloured roses. A beautiful satin ribbon completes the look for a wonderful suprise when opened. This is a stylish and classic gift ideal gift for thank you, birthday, anniversary, congratulations, or just to show how much you care. This product can be delivered on a specific day. Please complete the preferred delivery date text box by 12.00pm for next day delivery. Our delivery days are Tuesday to Friday. If no date is specified all orders will be delivered within 1-2 working days. Content: Rose 'Avalanche', Rose 'Sweet Avalanche', Rose 'Aqua' mixed colours Hatbox: 21cm Height and 25cm Width
Wine Tasting Evening in East London
Tower Hill, London:: This evening fun, informative wine tasting course is specifically designed for those who wish to broaden their knowledge and become true connoisseurs. The class is run with expert residents on hand to offer helpful tips and advice in this relaxed, friendly setting. Enjoy sampling six wines from a premium selection and learn how to understand the subtle tones and flavours that make each drop unique. This is a must for any budding wine enthusiast and a great way to meet like-minded people. Take home a free copy of the wine guide 'A Guide to Wine Tasting'. Availability: At least two Thursday evenings per month throughout the year. Weather: Duration: Expect your tasting to last around two hours Numbers On Day: Share your course with a maximum of 24 other budding connossieurs. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 18. Other Info:
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Omega Constellation Ladies 18ct Yellow Gold and Steel Watch
Bringing together luxury and performance, Omega is renowned for re-defining state-of-the art mechanical watchmaking since 1884, paving the way for precision timepieces that are captivating, inspiring and beautifully engineered. The epitome of lavish timekeeping, this Omega Constellation Ladies’ 18ct Yellow, Gold and Steel Watch oozes effortless sophistication, making it perfectly equipped to complement and enhance your favourite day-to-night look. With its endearing 24mm 18ct yellow gold and stainless steel case, and matching bracelet, mother-of-pearl diamond dot dial, and diamond set bezel, this stunning timepiece is sure to be by your side for a lifetime of memories that you won’t want to be late for.
2 for 1 Pamper Day at Bannatyne Spas - Monday to Sunday
Feeling jaded? Need to relax? Then indulge yourself and a friend. Enjoy the benefits of a perfect ‘us’ day. Bannatyne spa offers an environment in which to escape relax and revitalise. Their pool spa sauna and steam rooms refresh both body and mind providing the perfect place to unwind from a stressful world. With this special offer you can use all the fitness and leisure facilities available and you will each receive two treatments. Fully-trained professional staff will be on hand to help and guide you so that you emerge feeling sleek and carefree!
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Vera Wang Orient Crystal Candlestick Holders
Beautiful set of crystal candlesticks from the Orient range by Vera Wang for Wedgwood. Exclusive online.
Ultimate Floatation Experience
Escape from your world and relax into a blissful state with this authentic spa experience. Your journey begins in the mineral rich floatation pool to give you a sense of well-being and peace your body will instantly relax allowing your mind and body to feel balanced leaving you revitalised and refreshed. This is followed by a relaxing Spa Find facial and scalp massage to induce tranquillity and release everyday tension. Also included is a divine Spa Find back exfoliation massage and mud mask with a foot massage and wrap; this heavenly treatment package is truly what you deserve.
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Pink sequins gift card
This gift card makes the perfect gift. With thousands of brands to choose from as well as the latest Designers at Debenhams ranges, why not let them choose their perfect gift? Or give them a special treat, purchase a gift card for £50 or more and theyll get additional benefits when the gift card is redeemed in store.
Luxury Paris Day Trip and Lunch at the Eiffel Tower for Two
Explore one of the most beautiful cities in the world with this Luxury Paris Day Trip and Lunch at the Eiffel Tower for Two. You’ll depart from central London and travel in style with reserved seats on a Eurostar train. It won’t be long before you’re soaking up the sights of the French capital as you whizz through the Channel Tunnel at speeds of up to 186mph. Once in Paris, you’ll board a panoramic coach for a fascinating tour of the city with views of famous landmarks such as the Champs Elysees and the Arc de Triomphe. Your professional guide will be on-hand throughout the tour offering you live commentary on the history of these stunning landmarks as you make your way to the incredible Eiffel Tower where you’ll enjoy a delicious two-course lunch with a glass of chilled Champagne each. As part of your experience, you’ll embark on a delightful scenic cruise on the River Seine with breathtaking views of Place de la Concorde and Musee D’Orsay. You’ll also have the chance to enjoy a visit to The Louvre Museum in the afternoon before heading back to London in the evening.
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Pretty Pink Chocolate Fountain.
Girls will love this pretty pink chocolate fountain, a fantastic commodity for a host of celebrations that will come in handy all year round!Perfect for partiesPink.Instructions included.
Swarovski Crystalline Lady Ballpoint Pen
The beautiful Swarovski Crystalline Lady purple pearl ball point pen is filled with 160 amethyst crystals.
Pretty Pink Candy Floss Maker.
Now you can experience the fun of the fair all year round with this pretty pink candy floss maker. Friends will love getting together for girly sleepovers!Accessories include: 10 paper cones and 1 plastic spoon.Input voltage 220-240V.Rated Frequency 50Hz.General informationMains operated.
Marriott Pamper Day for One
Relax, unwind and enjoy a bit of well-deserved self-indulgence at one of the fabulous Marriott hotel spas. Redeemable at a choice of locations nationwide, you can indulge in a day of pampering that will leave you feeling calm, rejuvenated and utterly beautiful. You'll have full use of the spa facilities and will enjoy the choice of two luxurious treatments to add to your feeling of wellbeing.Your day includes full use of the health club and leisure facilities as well as a choice of 2 of the following:Back, neck and shoulder massage (30 mins)Refreshing facial (30 mins)Mini manicure (30 mins)You are welcome to bring a friend to enjoy the leisure facilities as well (no treatments are included, but you may give one of your treatments to your guest or pre-book extra ones before your day. You'll also get a 10% discount on any products purchased at the salon on the day although this does not include treatments.Note that the above treatment times are approximate and subject to change without prior notice.Note that participating properties are subject to change.As soon as you place your order a gift pack will be sent to you (or the recipient) containing the experience voucher (valid for 9 months from date of purchase), message card, booking instructions and information booklet.
Urban Spa Retreat
Notting Hill, London;:: Sometimes life gets so hectic that it's almost impossible to find time to relax. This experience is designed to make the most of your 'me time' so block out a few hours in your diary, switch off your mobile and unwind in style at a contemporary urban spa. The exact details will differ depending on your choice of spa, but you'll receive at least two hours of pampering body and beauty treatments, designed to help you relax, revitalise and feel a million miles away from the world outside. You'll leave looking and feeling great - and ready to plunge back into your busy life. Availability: Most spas offer a mixture of weekday and weekend dates, some spas are available on weekdays only. Weekends can get very busy - book several weeks in advance. Weather: Duration: Over two hours of treatments (sometimes longer, depending on venue and treatments) plus time to relax before and afterwards. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: A robe will be provided. Guidelines: You'll receive further location details when you have booked a date. Restrictions: Minimum age varies from 16 to 18, depending on the spa. All our spas cater for men and women. Pregnant women should not undergo generic body massage treatments, please check before booking. Other Info:
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Feel the unique sensation that can only come from being suspended in water with this fantastic 60 minute Floatation Experience. Lie back and relax in a solution of Epsom salts and 10in of water floating effortlessly in the dark with nothing but peace and quiet all around you. This is one of the most effective forms of relaxing therapy and an effective way to restore harmony to your body and mind. Unwind as the gentle floatation helps to balance your skeletal and muscular systems creating a sense of calm within you and leaving you incredibly rested by the time you leave.
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Glamorous Movie Star Makeover for Two
Are you looking for a great girlie gift to surprise your best friend or mum on her birthday? Well why not treat her to a hair and beauty makeover for two at the chic 1950's inspired boutique beauty salon, The Powder Room. On arrival you'll be served a lovely cocktail while you select a glamorous hairstyle and makeup scheme from two look books, with the help of a beautician. Once you've both chosen your desired looks - sit back and relax as you're transformed into red carpet queens! In true A-list movie star fashion your beauty makeovers will be completed with luscious false lashes - now all you both need is a red carpet to pose on. Enjoy some pampering with a vintage twist on this hair and makeup experience. Location: Shoreditch, London Availability: Runs Tuesday to Friday all year round, subject to availability (excluding Christmas New Years). Weather: Duration: Your expeirence will last one hour. Numbers On Day: Your therapist will work on a one-to-one basis. There will be a maximum of six people receiving treatments during your session. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 16. Other Info:
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