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Spa Day for Two at Marshall Street Spa, Soho
£50.00
Spa Day for Two at Marshall Street Spa, Soho
London, Greater London:: Take time out together in central London with this special offer and head for the Marshall Street Spa, ideally located within an Everyone Active Leisure club, just moments from the capital's prime shopping and sightseeing area. Work up a sweat in the gym, swim together in the heated indoor pool, get sweaty in one of two saunas, steam out impurities in the steam room or just enjoy the silence in the relaxation room, before enjoying a 25 minute spa treatment each. Choose from a full body exfoliation treatment, massage, scalp massage, manicure or pedicure and then just lie back and savour the downtime as a friendly professional does their work. The perfect way to wind down together, just metres from London's most popular shops, bars and restaurants. Availability: Seven days a week, subject to availability. Weather: Duration: The spa is open 9am - 9pm Monday - Friday and 9am - 5pm at weekends. Each pre-booked treatment will last 25 minutes. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Bring swimwear and gym clothes if required. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 18. The venue welcomes disabled guests. Other Info: Receive up to 20% off any additional treatments pre-booked before the day and 10% off all retail Caudalie products. Please note single-sex thermal sessions are available, please check at point of booking.
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Introduction to Cookery
£95.00
Introduction to Cookery
:: 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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Champneys Express Manicure and Pedicure
£50.00
Champneys Express Manicure and Pedicure
:: Indulge in a spot of pampering at a luxurious Champneys venue. Enjoy a mini treatment to transform hands and nails, which includes nail shaping, cuticle tidying and application of a nourishing hand treatment, completed with a choice of nail polish or buffing. Then pamper the opposite end of your body with a mini foot treatment designed to transform often neglected toes into well pampered feet. This treatment includes toenail shaping, cuticle tidying, and application of professional foot care products, followed by a choice of nail polish or buffing. Leave ready to show off all those beautifully pampered digits. Complimentary herbal teas and water are available throughout the experience. Availability: Weekdays throughout the year, excluding bank holidays and the Christmas period. Saturdays and Sundays can be booked for a supplement of five pounds, payable direct to Champneys. Weather: Duration: Each treatment will last for 25 minutes. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 14. Both men and women are welcome. Other Info: To book any additional treatments please write to the spa direct at least two weeks in advance.
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Whisky Masterclass with Lunch for Two in London
£300.00
Whisky Masterclass with Lunch for Two in London
City, London:: Take that penchant for a wee dram to a whole new level with a full-day whisky masterclass that includes tasting and making this most enigmatic of spirits. At London's lavish Malmaison Hotel, settle down for a comprehensive course that covers a great deal of whisky knowledge and the chance to sample approximately 25 hand-picked whiskies. Then have a go at creating your very own blend - a rare opportunity to get hands-on with the making process. Stop at lunchtime for a yummy two-course light meal. When it's all over, take home some souvenirs in the form of a Glencairn whisky glass, the newly blended whisky and a certificate to validate those newfound tasting skills. A sophisticated day full of new knowledge and profound flavours. Availability: At least four Saturdays per year. Weather: Duration: The course lasts about six and a half hours, starting at 10am and finishing around 4.30pm. Numbers On Day: Share the experience with up to 13 others. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 or over are welcome. Other Info:
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Hotel Escape for Two at The Crown Hotel Harrogate
£99.00
Hotel Escape for Two at The Crown Hotel Harrogate
Harrogate, North Yorkshire:: Blessed with beautiful surroundings and a rich history, there's no better place to enjoy a break in Harrogate than at The Crown Hotel. Perfectly placed to explore all of Harrogate's most popular attractions, the hotel is just a short walk away from Harrogate International Centre, Turkish Baths, Betty's Tea Rooms and Valley Gardens, to name a few. Blending practicality with traditional luxury, the hotel boasts comfortable furnishings and chic decor, while maintaining a number of original features, such as ornate ceilings, a sprung dance floor in the ballroom and sash windows. Stay in one of their standard double or twin en suite rooms, equipped with hot drink facilities, a TV and WiFi access. Come morning, tuck into a tasty cooked breakfast. Availability: Seven days a week (subject to availability), excluding Christmas, New Year, Valentines Day and Easter. There is a minimum two-night stay at weekends. Weather: Duration: Spend one night at the hotel. Check in after 3pm and check out by 11am. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: The hotel offers disabled access. Other Info:
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Cocktail Masterclass at Cabana at The O2
£40.00
Cocktail Masterclass at Cabana at The O2
Greenwich, London:: Crush, stir, shake, mix and pour in pursuit of the perfect drink with this masterclass for two at Cabana. Situated within the cultural hub that is The O2 Arena, Cabana is a colourful, award-winning restaurant offering the favours of Brazil. Discover the secrets of Rio-style cocktail making from a knowledgeable mixologist, and mix three contrasting cocktails. The best part? Getting to taste them, of course! When it's time to stop for a break, indulge with a range of gorgeous Rio street food-style snacks. Cheers to that! Availability: Seven days a week. Weather: Duration: The cocktail masterclass is a maximum of two hours long, depending on class size. Bookings are essential and subject to availability. Numbers On Day: Share the class with up to 18 other cocktail enthusiasts. Spectators: Dress Code: Casual attire is fine. Guidelines: Restrictions: Due to the nature of this experience the minimum age is 18. This venue offers disabled access. Other Info:
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F4 Powerboat Racing Experience
£169.00
F4 Powerboat Racing Experience
Wyboston, Bedfordshire:: Adrenaline junkies rejoice, for this high-octane powerboat racing experience will provide the thrill of a lifetime. Reaching speeds of up to 80mph and pulling up to a massive 4Gs in the corners, these F4 Catamaran vessels are guaranteed to offer a ride to remember. Get started with a briefing with the rescue team, who offer advice on how to exit the boat safely. Moving on, hop into the passenger seat of a two-seater F1 powerboat that can reach speeds of 120mph and a huge 6Gs, as a professional navigates the circuit at exhilarating speeds. Once familiar with the controls, take the helm of a single-seater F4 powerboat for solo rides totaling 30 minutes. Wrap it all up by receiving a personal drive analysis and certificate to commemorate the day! Availability: March to September. Please contact the partner for exact dates. Weather: Extreme weather conditions can result in cancellation and rebooking. Please call the venue if in doubt. Duration: The experience includes 30 minutes on the water, plus a 15 minute safety briefing. Numbers On Day: One passenger per boat. Spectators: Feel free to bring spectators along to watch from the shore. Dress Code: Please wear casual clothing. All equipment is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 16. Minimum height is 3 ft 10. Unsuitable for those who are pregnant or have back, neck or heart problems. Participants are required to sign a disclaimer ahead of the experience, including a basic health questionnaire. Other Info:
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Whisky Masterclass with Lunch in Newcastle
£150.00
Whisky Masterclass with Lunch in Newcastle
Newcastle, Tyne & Wear:: Embrace the complex beauty of firewater (whisky, that is) with a full-day masterclass in Newcastle's buzzing centre. Settle in for a comprehensive day of learning and tasting, courtesy of Blackfriars' resident whisky experts. Try around 25 gorgeous hand-picked whiskies and benefit from a tutored sampling to detect the different characteristics. Then get hands-on and blend your own whisky, with guidance throughout the process. All course materials are included, as is a two-course light lunch. When it comes time to say goodbye, take home an elegant Glencairn whisky glass, your very own whisky blend and, finally, a certificate to show off to friends and family. Availability: At least four Saturdays per year. Weather: Duration: The course lasts for about six and a half hours, starting at 10am and finishing around 4.30pm. Numbers On Day: Share the experience with up to 14 other whisky lovers. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 or over are welcome. Other Info:
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Whisky Masterclass with Lunch for Two in Newcastle
£300.00
Whisky Masterclass with Lunch for Two in Newcastle
Newcastle, Tyne & Wear:: For a dram-loving pair, this full-day whisky school in Newcastle's can't fail to delight. Settle in for an intensive and ever so tasty course led by resident whisky experts. Over the course of six and a half hours, sample around 25 show-stopping whiskies and compare their differing characteristics, from the deeply peaty to the light and floral. Then grab the chance to blend your own whisky under the watchful eye of the expert. All course materials are included so just bring along your taste buds and a keenness to learn! A tasty two-course light lunch is included. Everyone takes away their very own whisky blend, a Glencairn whisky glass and a certificate to prove their shiny new tasting skills. Cheers to that! Availability: At least four Saturdays per year. Weather: Duration: The course lasts six and a half hours, beginning at 10am and finishing around 4.30pm. Numbers On Day: Share the experience with up to 13 others. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 or over are welcome. Other Info:
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Secrets of the Square Mile London Walking Tour for Two
£25.00
Secrets of the Square Mile London Walking Tour for Two
City, London:: Discover the stark contrast between the old and the new architecture of the City of London, on this insightful walking tour of the Square Mile. Check out all of the most iconic landmarks of the capitals financial district, as a tour guide leads the group through ancient alleyways, past old churches and below the imposing pieces of modern architecture. Sights include striking glass structures such as the Gherkin, the Cheesegrater and the Walkie Talkie, as well as ancient delights from centuries past. Unearth old stories and secrets about the city, including the place where the great fire of London began, who purchased London Bridge and why, and why there is a giant insect displayed above a shopping centre. Its a real eye-opener! Availability: Selected weekdays, subject to availability. Please arrive 5 - 10 minutes before the allotted time, so that everybody is ready to go promptly. Weather: Duration: Starts at 1.30pm at Cannon Street station and finishes at around 3pm, a five minute walk from Monument Station. Numbers On Day: Join a tour group of up to 20 people. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: If you have any particular disability, please email ahead of time and they will see if they can facilitate you. No dogs are permitted, with exception of guide dogs. Other Info:
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One Night Weekend Stay at Camp Baboon at Wild Place Project
£398.00
One Night Weekend Stay at Camp Baboon at Wild Place Project
Bristol, Bristol City:: Enjoy a weekend to remember at Camp Baboon at Wild Place Project. Situated just a stone's throw away from the gelada baboon exhibit, the 10 cabin strong glamping site offers all the creature comforts guests could want, from soft furnishings to ensuite bathrooms. On the first day, embark on an exciting twilight tour of the park, ahead of a tasty meal cooked by a private chef. After dinner, head out again for a torchlight tour and discover all of the nocturnal critters as they awaken. As the sun comes up the following morning, feast on a hearty breakfast in the Giraffe House and prepare for the third and final tour of the park before opening hours. Grasp the opportunity to get up close with the animals and even have a go at feeding them! Availability: Friday or Saturday, from September to June. Weather: Duration: Stay for one night. Check-in between 3pm and 4pm and check out by 10am. Enjoy free entry Bristol Zoo Gardens on the day of departure. Numbers On Day: Maximum four adults. Accommodation comprises a double bed and a full-sized bunk bed. The top bunk is suitable for children aged 6 and over only. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: The minimum age accommodated is 2 years old. Please note, travel cots will not be provided. Other Info:
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Foraging And Wilderness Cookery Course for One in Devon
£200.00
Foraging And Wilderness Cookery Course for One in Devon
Exeter, Devon:: On this enlightening foraging and wilderness cookery experience, be introduced to the wealth of edible, medicinal plants that grow wild in the UK, and how to cook with them. Friday kicks off with a welcome safety briefing, then the team sets up camp and gets the fire going. The following days pack in an eye-opening schedule that includes plant and tree identification, basic tool-making, foraging and cooking. Roam across 76 beautiful acres of mixed woodland to discover nature's bounty. The foraging aspect of the course is NCFE IIQ accredited, and the entire course has been running for more than 20 years. Leave with brand new bushcraft skills and a range of new recipes to perfect back at home. Availability: This experience is available 1 - 3 June and 19 - 21 October 2018, with further dates to follow. Weather: The course could be cancelled in extreme high winds or impassable snow. Duration: This experience lasts for two days. Arrive at 7pm on Friday and leave at 12pm on Sunday. Numbers On Day: A maximum of 16 people will share this weekend. Spectators: Dress Code: Wear tough, comfy clothing and layer up e.g. several sweatshirts under a waterproof jacket. Avoid jeans. Natural colours/camo will increase chances of spotting wildlife. Walking boots are ideal, but wellies in wet weather and trainers in dry will suffice. Guidelines: Restrictions: Foragers aged 14 or over are welcome. If disability provisions are required, please call the venue ahead to discuss. Other Info:
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17% off 300ft Bungee Jumping in Berkshire
£99.00
17% off 300ft Bungee Jumping in Berkshire
Bray, Berkshire:: Get the ultimate rush with a 300 foot bungee jumping experience in Berkshire. This absolute thrill gives participants seconds of marvellous freefall. After arriving at the venue, slip into a harness and receive a thorough safety check with an instructor, before stepping into the cage and ascending to the top of the crane. Once at the top, it's time to take a triumphant leap of faith - 3.. 2.. 1.. jump! Video footage of the adventure is available to buy on the day for around £15, to relive this thrilling experience time and time again. Availability: Weekend dates four times a year during April, June, September and October. Weather: High winds or heavy rain might prevent the jump going ahead. If in doubt, call the venue to check before leaving. Duration: Safety checks, briefing and harnessing take a few minutes. The jump lasts just a few heart-stopping seconds. Numbers On Day: Up to 100 others also jump on the day. Spectators: Feel free to bring along unlimited numbers of spectators - why not get them to bring along a camera or video to record all the action? Dress Code: Wear long trousers rather than a skirt (you'll be upside down!). Glasses and hard contact lenses must be removed prior to jumping. Guidelines: Restrictions: Min age 14. Under 16s need a parent/guardian's signature. Jumpers aged 50 and over need to produce a doctor's certificate. Must be in good health and inform of any medical conditions beforehand, as they may prohibit jumping. Other Info: Conditions that prevent umping include high blood pressure, any heart condition, dizziness/epilepsy, pregnancy, asthma, any neurological condition and diabetes.
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50% off Triple American Classic Car Blast and Hot Ride
£80.00
50% off Triple American Classic Car Blast and Hot Ride
Multiple Locations:: Get a taste of the good life with this sophisticated driving adventure - it's the perfect opportunity to quench that need for speed. Choose three cars from a dazzling line-up, including the Ford Mustang GT350, 1970 Corvette, Pontiac Firebird, 1969 Camaro SS, Ford Gran Torino or GT40. Kick things off with a comprehensive safety briefing before heading to the exciting track. Drive three sensational miles in each sleek car (nine miles in total) and feel the power of these elegant American classics. Top off the incredible day with a fast and furious hot-ride driven by a pro! Availability: At least one date every two months (could be any day of the week) at each venue. Please note a £10 upgrade fee for weekend dates at Blyton Park and £25 for Castle Combe apply (payable on booking). 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: Expect to be on-site for around two hours including a briefing, three miles driving each car and the high speed passenger ride. Please arrive around 15 minutes prior to the booked start time to ensure a prompt start. Numbers On Day: Briefings are held in groups of up to 30 people. All in-car tuition is on a one-to-one basis with a qualified instructor. There might be other vehicles on the track at the same time. Spectators: Spectators are welcome. Children must be closely supervised at all times. Please note that animals are not allowed at any circuit, with the exception of guide dogs. Dress Code: Dress warmly and comfortably in trousers, a long-sleeved top and flat-soled shoes. A helmet is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 17. Minimum height is 4'10''; maximum height is 6'6''. Maximum weight is 18 stone. A full manual driving licence must be shown on the day in order to participate. Other Info: Please be aware that if you don't opt for the £25 damage waiver, credit card details are taken for a £5000 insurance excess, however, no money is taken from the card unless there is damage to the car.
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Bristol Beer Tasting Tour for Two
£50.00
Bristol Beer Tasting Tour for Two
Bristol, Bristol City:: Vibrant and bustling, Bristol is the ideal spot for a guided craft beer tasting tour. Visit the city's best new microbreweries and drinking holes, led by a sage guide. Pause to sample at least one delicious beverage at each of the three or more independent venues. Depending which day is chosen, visit Left Handed Giant, Moor Brewery, Good Chemistry, Small Bar, Beer Emporium, Lost and Grounded or other bars and breweries. While wandering Bristol and taking in its sights, learn about the history of brewing in the area and tales of how the new microbreweries began their work. Why not purchase extra beers along the way to take home? This tasty tour is sure to enlighten and satisfy. Availability: Fridays and Saturdays each month. Weather: Duration: The tour lasts about two hours. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: We recommend wearing sensible, closed in shoes (not heels) for this working brewery tour, as the ground can sometimes be slippery. Please bring an umbrella in case it is raining. Guidelines: Restrictions: Alcohol is part of this experience so the minimum age is 18. Other Info:
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Axe Throwing For Two in Leicestershire
£60.00
Axe Throwing For Two in Leicestershire
Lutterworth, Leicestershire:: Weapon-wielding couples are sure to adore this axe-throwing adventure based in South Leicestershire. Drawing on bloody medieval influences, time travel back to a wild era where Vikings roamed and wicked warfare was rife. During this exhilarating session, master a range of fierce axes; learn how to hold, aim and throw weapons from an expert before the real fun begins. Handle some deadly training axes before getting to grips with the infamous Norse tomahawk! Try and hit a variety of challenging wooden targets - precision here is key. Count your score at the end to see how you measured up against competitors. Availability: All year round, weekdays and weekends. Weather: The experience may be cancelled in extreme weather conditions. Please contact the venue if unsure. Duration: The axe-throwing session will last approximately one hour. Expect to be at the venue for one hour and a half in total. Numbers On Day: Share the experience in groups of up to 12 people. Spectators: Feel free to bring up to four guests to watch the action. Dress Code: Please wear appropriate outdoor clothing. Feet must be covered (no sandals). Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 12 years. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Other Info:
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Air Rifle Shooting For Two in Leicestershire
£90.00
Air Rifle Shooting For Two in Leicestershire
Lutterworth, Leicestershire:: Ammunition aficionados are sure to love this thrilling air rifle shooting day based in the attractive South Leicestershire countryside. Taking place on a specially constructed range, it's an ideal chance to improve shooting skills in a safe and secure environment. Under the guidance of an expert, learn the correct way to hold, shoot and reload an air rifle. Absorb information about the best shooting techniques then get ready for the fun to begin! After the lesson, take to a 25-metre range and shoot a variety of targets. After practising, compete against each other in an exciting shootout - try to hit a variety of targets to see who gets the best score! Perfect for both beginner and advanced levels. Availability: Seven days a week, all year round. Weather: The experience may be cancelled in extreme weather conditions. Please contact the venue if unsure. Duration: Expect to be at the venue for one hour and a half, including one hour's shooting. Numbers On Day: Sessions are held in groups of up to 12 people. Spectators: Participants are allowed to bring up to four guests to spectate. Dress Code: Wear suitable outdoor clothing and footwear. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is ten years. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Other Info:
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17% off 300ft Bungee Jumping in Cheshire
£99.00
17% off 300ft Bungee Jumping in Cheshire
Knutsford, Cheshire:: Experience the ultimate thrill from 300 feet. This is for serious adrenaline junkies only and offers four seconds of frightening yet thrilling freefall. Before the fun begins, an instructor straps the jumper into a harness then performs various safety checks. Next up comes the climb to the top of the crane via the cage lift to perform an exhilarating bungee jump. After taking the leap, living the exhilaration and returning back on solid ground. All jumpers can buy video footage of the bungee jump as a special memento of the experience. Availability: Weekend dates twice a year. Weather: High winds or heavy rain might prevent the jump going ahead. If in doubt, call the venue to check before leaving. Duration: Safety checks, briefing and harnessing take a few minutes. The jump lasts just a few heart-stopping seconds. Numbers On Day: Up to 100 others also jump on the day. Spectators: Feel free to bring along unlimited numbers of spectators - why not get them to bring along a camera or video to record all the action? Dress Code: Wear long trousers rather than a skirt (you'll be upside down!). Glasses and hard contact lenses must be removed prior to jumping. Guidelines: Restrictions: Min age 14. Under 16s need a parent/guardian's signature. Max weight is 120kg (18.9st), waist size 40cm - 125cm. Over 50s must produce a doc's certificate. MUST be in good health and inform of any medical conditions beforehand. Other Info: Conditions that prevent umping include high blood pressure, any heart condition, dizziness/epilepsy, pregnancy, asthma, any neurological condition and diabetes.
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Two Night Break for Two at Diamond Resorts
£99.00
Two Night Break for Two at Diamond Resorts
Multiple Locations:: For the perfect way to see and take in the British countryside, choose from a range of five Diamond Resort venues across four counties. Pick a favourite, whether it's Pine Lake Resort - with Scandinavian style lodges by the lake or Thurnham Hall - a 12th-century hall, both in Lancashire; Cromer Country Club - a lively, family destination with a sense of elegance on the Norfolk coast; Woodford Bridge Country Club - all the old world charm of a coaching inn in Devon or Wychnor Park Country Club - splendidly set among 55 acres in Staffordshire. Wherever you choose, enjoy a two-night stay in a spacious studio apartment or suite with a double bed and bathroom and extensive on-site facilities (apartments and extras vary by resort). Availability: Book Sunday to Thursday, from 1st October - 31st March, all dates are subject to availability. Or choose Friday and Saturday nights and pay a £25 supplement for each night. Weather: Duration: This stay is for two nights. Check in anytime after 4pm. Check out by 10am. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: At least one guest must be aged 18 or over. Other Info: Each resort requires a refundable security deposit of £100 at the point of booking. There are additional fees for use of other facilities and extras such as golf course, resort facilities, breakfast and Wi-Fi. Please note requests when booking.
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Axe Throwing For One in Leicestershire
£30.00
Axe Throwing For One in Leicestershire
Lutterworth, Leicestershire:: Axe-throwing aficionados are certain to love this weapon-wielding adventure based in the picturesque South Leicestershire countryside. Drawing on exciting medieval influences, time travel back to a treacherous time where Vikings reigned supreme and tribal warfare was rife. During this session, learn how to wield weapons from a skilled professional; they'll demonstrate how to hold them, throw them and aim precisely. Afterwards, its time for the real fun to begin! Test out throwing some deadly training axes before getting to grips with the Norse tomahawk! Throw at a variety of challenging wooden targets and experience their power first-hand. Count your score at the end to see how you measured up against competitors. Availability: All year round, weekdays and weekends. Weather: The experience may be cancelled in extreme weather conditions. Please contact the venue if unsure. Duration: The axe-throwing session will last approximately one hour. Expect to be at the venue for one hour and a half in total. Numbers On Day: Share the experience in groups of up to 12 people. Spectators: Feel free to bring up to four guests to watch the action. Dress Code: Please wear appropriate outdoor clothing. Feet must be covered (no sandals). Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 12 years. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Other Info:
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Air Rifle Shooting For One in Leicestershire
£45.00
Air Rifle Shooting For One in Leicestershire
Lutterworth, Leicestershire:: Sporting enthusiasts and ammunition aficionados are certain to adore this exciting air rifle shooting day based in the picturesque South Leicestershire countryside. Taking place on a specially built range, it's the perfect opportunity to hone shooting skills in a safe and protected environment. Under the guidance of a professional, learn the proper way to hold, shoot and reload a powerful air rifle. Absorb information about the best shooting techniques; it's all preparation for when the real fun begins! After the lesson, it's time to take to the 25-metre range and shoot a variety of challenging targets. Suitable for beginners and more advanced shooters. Availability: Seven days a week, all year round. Weather: The experience may be cancelled in extreme weather conditions. Please contact the venue if unsure. Duration: Expect to be at the venue for one hour and a half, including one hour's shooting. Numbers On Day: Sessions are held in groups of up to 12 people. Spectators: Participants are allowed to bring up to four guests to spectate. Dress Code: Wear suitable outdoor clothing and footwear. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is ten years. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Other Info:
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50% off Double American Classic Car Blast and Hot Ride
£60.00
50% off Double American Classic Car Blast and Hot Ride
Multiple Locations:: It's double trouble with this classic American car adventure! It's perfect for those with a passion for pedals and power. Choose two cars from a star-studded line-up. Take control of the Ford Mustang GT350, 1970 Corvette, Pontiac Firebird, 1969 Camaro SS, Ford Gran Torino or GT40. Start with a safety briefing before taking the wheel of the chosen classics. Drive three miles in each car (six in total) and enjoy the vehicles phenomenal speeds and smooth handling. If that wasn't enough, finish off with a hot-ride driven by a pro! Availability: At least one date every two months (could be any day of the week) at each venue. Please note a £10 upgrade fee for weekend dates at Blyton Park and £25 for Castle Combe apply (payable on booking). 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: Expect to be on-site for an hour and a half including a briefing, three miles driving each car and the high speed passenger ride. Please arrive around 15 minutes prior to the booked start time to ensure a prompt start. Numbers On Day: Briefings are held in groups of up to 30 people. All in-car tuition is on a one-to-one basis with a qualified instructor. There might be other vehicles on the track at the same time. Spectators: Spectators are welcome. Children must be closely supervised at all times. Please note that animals are not allowed at any circuit, with the exception of guide dogs. Dress Code: Dress warmly and comfortably in trousers, a long-sleeved top and flat-soled shoes. A helmet is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 17. Minimum height is 4'10''; maximum height is 6'6''. Maximum weight is 18 stone. A full manual driving licence must be shown on the day in order to participate. Other Info: Please be aware that if you don't opt for the £25 damage waiver, credit card details are taken for a £5000 insurance excess. No money is taken from the card unless there is damage to the car.
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50% off Quadruple American Classic Car Blast and Hot Ride
£100.00
50% off Quadruple American Classic Car Blast and Hot Ride
Multiple Locations:: Get a taste of life in the fast lane and drive four American beauties around a rip-roaring track - it's the perfect opportunity to unleash your wild side! Choose four cars from an outstanding line-up, including the Ford Mustang GT350, 1970 Corvette, Pontiac Firebird, 1969 Camaro SS, Ford Gran Torino or GT40! Kick-off the adventure with a thorough safety briefing before heading to the track for some fast and furious fun! Enjoy three exciting miles driving in each car (12 miles in total) and feel the power of these gorgeous American classics. If that wasn't enough, finish off with a hot-ride driven by a pro! Availability: At least one date every two months (could be any day of the week) at each venue. Please note a £10 upgrade fee for weekend dates at Blyton Park and £25 for Castle Combe apply (payable on booking). 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: Expect to be on-site for two and a half hours including a briefing, three miles driving each car and the high-speed passenger ride. Please arrive around 15 minutes prior to the booked start time to ensure a prompt start. Numbers On Day: Briefings are held in groups of up to 30 people. All in-car tuition is on a one-to-one basis with a qualified instructor. There might be other vehicles on the track at the same time. Spectators: Spectators are welcome. Children must be closely supervised at all times. Please note that animals are not allowed at any circuit, with the exception of guide dogs. Dress Code: Dress warmly and comfortably in trousers, a long-sleeved top and flat-soled shoes. A helmet is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 17. Minimum height is 4'10''; maximum height is 6'6''. Maximum weight is 18 stone. A full manual driving licence must be shown on the day in order to participate. Other Info: Please be aware that if you don't opt for the £25 damage waiver, credit card details are taken for a £5000 insurance excess. No money is taken from the card unless there is damage to the car.
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Triple Classic Car Thrill at Bicester Heritage
£299.00
Triple Classic Car Thrill at Bicester Heritage
Bicester, Oxfordshire:: Enjoy a chance to drive three iconic and stylish cars around Bicester Heritage, home to the restoration of classic cars, motorbikes and aeroplanes. Arrive at the track and enjoy a tea or coffee whilst having a briefing, before enjoying a tour of the circuit and a chance to get tips from the instructor about how to handle the cars. Then it's your chance to drive three iconic cars from a choice of the Jaguar E Type, Austin Healey 3000, Ford Mustang Fastback, Classic Porsche 911 or a Mini Cooper S. Drive six miles around the track in each of the chosen cars with an instructor in the passenger seat to help you get the most out of the drive. Finish with a debrief and enjoy a chance to look around the Bicester Heritage site. Availability: Selected Wednesdays and Saturdays from April to November. Weather: Driving might 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: Expect to be at the circuit for around two and a half hours, including briefing, demo laps and 24 laps of driving in total (18 miles). Please arrive promptly to sign in. Driving commences approximately 45 minutes after the booked start time. Numbers On Day: All in-car tuition is on a one-to-one basis. Briefings are held in groups of up to 30 people. There are likely to be other vehicles on the track at the same time. Spectators: Spectators are welcome and this is a family friendly venue with complimentary tea and coffee available and other refreshments available. Other extra (chargeable) drives and passenger rides are available on the day subject to availability. Dress Code: Dress comfortably (and warmly in winter) with trousers, long sleeves and narrow, flat-soled shoes to negotiate pedals that are close together. Guidelines: Restrictions: The minimum age for this experience is 17, minimum height is 5'' and maximum height is 6'6''. A full British or international manual driving licence must be produced on the day in order to participate. Other Info: There is an optional collision damage waiver which is payable on the day. When booking expect to be offered the choice of buying a collision damage waiver at £20 to £40 additional charge. Please note there is no obligation to purchase this optional waiver.
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Ultimate Classic Car Driving at Bicester Heritage
£399.00
Ultimate Classic Car Driving at Bicester Heritage
Bicester, Oxfordshire:: For any discerning lover of classic cars, this driving experienceat Bicester Heritage is sure to excite. Drive four iconic cars at Bicester Heritage, home to the restoration of classic cars, motorbikes and aeroplanes and used in the filming of The Imitation Game. After a briefing from a qualified instructor, enjoy a circuit tour as a passenger to learn the layout of the track. Next, it's time to get into the driving seat with an experienced instructor by your side to get the most out of these iconic cars. Drive a 1960s Jaguar E-Type, a 1950s Austin Healey 3000, a Classic Mini Cooper S and a 1967 Mustang Fastback for six laps each around the half mile circuit. Finish by receiving a commemorative certificate of your experience. Sensational! Availability: Runs on selected Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the year. Weather: Driving might 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: Expect to be at the circuit for up to three hours, including briefing, demo laps and 24 laps of driving in total. Please arrive promptly to sign in (or risk missing the experience). Driving commences approximately 45 minutes after the booked start time. Numbers On Day: All in-car tuition is on a one-to-one basis. Briefings are held in groups of up to 30 people. There are likely to be other vehicles on the track at the same time. Spectators: Spectators are welcome and this is a family friendly venue with refreshments available. Other extra (chargeable) drives and passenger rides are available on the day subject to availability. Dress Code: Dress comfortably (and warmly in winter) with trousers, long sleeves and narrow, flat-soled shoes to negotiate pedals that are close together. Guidelines: Restrictions: The minimum age for this experience is 17, minimum height is 5'' and maximum height is 6'6''. A full British or international manual driving licence must be produced on the day in order to participate. Other Info: When booking expect to be offered the choice of buying a collision damage waiver at £20 to £40 additional charge. Please note there is no obligation to purchase this optional waiver.
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One Night Weekday Stay at Camp Baboon at Wild Place Project
£348.00
One Night Weekday Stay at Camp Baboon at Wild Place Project
Bristol, Bristol City:: Get up close and personal with the animals at Wild Place Project on this exciting overnight adventure at Camp Baboon. Stay in one of 10 cosy heated wooden cabins, kitted out with comfortable beds, soft furnishings and an ensuite bathroom. Guests will feel like true VIPs as they're invited on not one, but three private tours of the park, taking place at twilight, darkness and early morning.Top it all off with a delicious dinner, cooked by the onsite chef. Wake up the next morning to the incredible sounds of wildlife and enjoy a hearty breakfast in the Giraffe House, overlooking the enclosure. It's a wild adventure the whole family will enjoy! Availability: Thursdays and Sundays, from September to June. Weather: Duration: Stay for one night. Check-in between 3pm and 4pm and check out by 10am. Enjoy free entry to Bristol Zoo Gardens on the day of departure. Numbers On Day: Maximum four adults. Accommodation comprises a double bed and a full-sized bunk bed. The top bunk is suitable for children aged 6 and over only. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: The minimum age accommodated is 2 years old. Please note, travel cots will not be provided. Other Info:
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Whisky Masterclass with Lunch for Two in Manchester
£300.00
Whisky Masterclass with Lunch for Two in Manchester
Manchester, Greater Manchester:: Head to the opulent Malmaison Hotel in Manchester for a slice of whisky connoisseur heaven. Spend a full day in lavish surroundings while whisky experts impart their knowledge about this most celebrated of spirits. This eye-opening course offers the chance to try about 25 hand-picked whiskies as well as having a go at whisky blending under the guidance of a resident pro. Sit down with classmates to enjoy a two-course light lunch and keep that energy up! Then, when it's goodbye time, take away a Glencairn whisky glass, your very own whisky blend and a splendid certificate to take pride of place on the mantelpiece back home. Availability: At least four Saturdays per year. Weather: Duration: The course lasts for about six and a half hours, starting at 10am and finishing around 4.30pm. Numbers On Day: Share the experience with up to 13 others. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 or over are welcome. Other Info:
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50% off Bentley Thrill and Hot Ride
£59.00
50% off Bentley Thrill and Hot Ride
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire:: Get ready for the drive of a lifetime, as you embark on a mind-blowing Bentley thrill and hot ride. Boasting phenomenal power, timeless design and exquisite craftsmanship, the Bentley Continental GT is widely regarded as the worlds fastest four-seater, reaching whirlwind speeds of up to 200mph. Kickstart the session with a briefing, before embarking on three demo laps in a track-ready sports car (Evo X, Impreza STi, BMW M3) and a high-speed passenger lap with a professional at the wheel. Then its time for the main event, take control of the Bentley for 10 laps of rip-roaring driving action. With the finest leather interiors and turned aluminium fixtures, paired with a powerful W12 engine, the Continental GT is the epitome of motoring luxury. Availability: Several weekdays per month throughout the year. Saturday mornings are available for an additional £39 when booking. 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 an hour and a half including a briefing, three demo laps, a high-speed passenger lap and 10 laps driving the Bentley. Numbers On Day: Briefings are held in groups. The driving time is held on a one-to-one basis with a qualified instructor. There may be other cars on the track at the same time. Spectators: Spectators are welcome and there are cafe facilities on-site. Please note that animals are not allowed at the circuit, with the exception of guide dogs. Dress Code: Dress comfortably and wear trainers or flat-soled shoes. A helmet is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 17. Maximum age is 75. Minimum height is 5'', maximum is 6'5''. Maximum weight is 20 stone. To guarantee participation, a full manual driving licence must be produced on the day. Other Info: The circuit is one kilometre long. When booking expect to be offered the choice of buying a collision damage waiver at £20 to £40 additional charge. Please note there is no obligation to purchase this optional waiver.
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Elemis Pamper Day at Bannatyne Wildmoor Spa
£95.00
Elemis Pamper Day at Bannatyne Wildmoor Spa
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire:: Step into an oasis of calm at Spa Wildmoor, a prestigious Bannantyne Health Club located in Stratford-upon-Avon. Boasting modern interiors and superb facilities, it's certain to appeal to the most discerning leisure lovers! Take advantage of access to the spa's facilities; visit the high-tech gym for a workout, cool off in the pool and relax in the traditional herbal sauna, experience showers, caldarium and oh-so-soothing steam room. Carry on the indulgence with two rejuvenating treatments; refresh city-worn skin with a 55 minute Elemis Skin Solutions facial followed by a tension releasing 15 minute scalp massage. Once the outside has been taken care of, it's time to turn inwards. Feast on a delicious, tummy-friendly two-course lunch. Availability: Seven days a week. Please book at least four weeks in advance. Weather: Duration: Treatments are pre-booked and last 70 minutes in total. Spend the rest of the day relaxing and using the facilities. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Please bring flip-flops, gym clothes, trainers, towels and swimwear. Alternatively, a robe and slippers can be hired on the day for £6. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 and over are welcome. Other Info:
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50% off Elemis Pamper Day for Two at Bannatyne Wildmoor Spa
£130.00
50% off Elemis Pamper Day for Two at Bannatyne Wildmoor Spa
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire:: Step into a tranquil haven at Spa Wildmoor, a Bannatyne Health Club located in Stratford-upon-Avon. Boasting contemporary interiors and high-tech facilities, it's perfect for pamper lovers who crave high-end luxury. Spend the day with full access to the spa's facilities; get sweaty with an exercise class at the gym, cool off in the indoor pool and chill out in the traditional herbal sauna, experience showers, caldarium and pore-cleansing steam room. Carry on the indulgence with two revitalising treatments each; refresh tired skin with a 25 minute Elemis Skin Solutions facial followed by a 15 minute scalp massage. Beauty starts from within which is why a delightful, tummy-friendly two-course lunch is also provided. Availability: Seven days a week. Please book at least four weeks in advance. Weather: Duration: Treatments are pre-booked and last 40 minutes in total each. Spend the rest of the day relaxing and using the facilities. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Bring flip-flops, gym clothes, trainers, towels and swimwear. Alternatively a robe and slippers can be hired on the day for £6. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 and over are welcome. Other Info:
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Cocktail Masterclass For Two at Cabana Wembley
£80.00
Cocktail Masterclass For Two at Cabana Wembley
Wembley, Middlesex:: Head to the colourful Cabana in Wembley, where the mood is always one of celebration, and get stuck into a two-hour cocktail masterclass for two. A friendly mixologist covers three popular Brazilian drinks. Relish the chance to sip on the finished creations when they're ready. Take a well-earned break for refreshments and sample Cabana's mouth-watering street food-style snacks. The perfect gift for a cocktail-loving couple or pair of best friends, this masterclass is both an exciting new challenge and a delicious indulgence. Availability: Seven days a week. Weather: Duration: The cocktail masterclass is a maximum of two hours long, depending on class size. Bookings are essential and subject to availability. Numbers On Day: Share the class with up to 18 other cocktail enthusiasts. Spectators: Dress Code: Casual attire is fine. Guidelines: Restrictions: Due to the nature of this experience the minimum age is 18. This venue offers disabled access. Other Info: Please note that there is a minimum requirement of two people per booking.
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One Night Weekend Stay at The Lodge at Bristol Zoo Gardens
£850.00
One Night Weekend Stay at The Lodge at Bristol Zoo Gardens
Bristol, Bristol City:: Indulge in a night of luxury, nestled among the beautiful botanical gardens of Bristol Zoo Gardens. Boutique accommodation The Lodge offers the perfect haven for enjoying a weekend exploring the park, boasting plush safari-themed furnishings and a host of creature comforts. Feel like a VIP throughout the stay, embarking on exclusive private tours of the zoo, including an evening after-hours tour and an early morning tour, to witness the animals awakening. Guests will also have the opportunity to interact and feed the animals along the way. Top it all off with a privately cooked four-course dinner at The Lodge and breakfast served in the Gorilla House, overlooking the enclosure. What a wild way to spend a weekend! Availability: Friday or Saturday, from November to March. Weather: Duration: Spend one night at the Lodge. Check in from 3pm and check out by 11am. Guests are welcome to arrive earlier or stay later to explore the zoo. The zoo opening hours are 9.00am to 5.30pm in the summer and 9.00am to 5.00pm in the winter. Numbers On Day: The Lodge prices are based on up to six adults staying. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Please note that a minimum of one adult is required to lodge for every two children. Other Info: Accommodation comprises two safari-themed double bedrooms, a spacious dining room, living room, private terrace with views of Bristol Zoo's award-winning gardens and an additional room with a sofa. Parking at The Lodge is free of charge.
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Westminster Abbey, Household Cavalry Museum and Amba Hotel Afternoon Tea For Two
£119.00
Westminster Abbey, Household Cavalry Museum and Amba Hotel Afternoon Tea For Two
Westminster, London:: Combine culture, history and gourmet with this grand day out in London. Start at the magnificent Westminster Abbey, the most famous Gothic building in the UK. Explore its treasure trove of stained glass, paintings, textiles and historical artefacts. Then enter The Household Cavalry Museum within the Horse Guards, Whitehall. Get an exciting behind-the-scenes glimpse of the varied role of Her Majesty's Mounted Bodyguard and celebrate its rich history. The tasty part of this experience happens at Amba Hotel, where a mouth-watering afternoon tea is set out. Tuck into fresh fruit scones, cakes, pastries and finger sandwiches. Finish off with herbal or leaf teas or speciality coffees. Pick which activity to do first or split across different days. Availability: Westminster Abbey is open Monday - Saturday. The Household Cavalry Museum is open daily. The Amba Hotel is open daily, excluding 25 December, 31 December,14 February. Weather: Duration: The Abbey opens 9.30am - 3.30pm. Visiting ends an hour after last entry. This could change at short notice; please check the day before. The Museum opens 10am - 6pm (Apr - Oct), 10am - 5pm (Nov - Mar). Afternoon Tea can be booked between 2pm - 5pm. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Please wear smart casual attire. Guidelines: Restrictions: Other Info:
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30 Minute Messerschmitt Simulator Flight in Bedfordshire
£60.00
30 Minute Messerschmitt Simulator Flight in Bedfordshire
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire:: The Messerschmitt BF109 was the undisputed backbone of the Luftwaffe's fighter force... and a feature of countless war film epics. Find out what it's like to commandeer the iconic aircraft thanks to this singular flying experience. Climb aboard the cockpit of the high-tech simulator, which has been built to original specifications and boasts a full set of functional gauges and controls. With nobody else in the cockpit, take full advantage of pilot status and let loose in the virtual skies! Use original flight characteristics for taking off, navigating and coming in to land. There's even the option to bring along up to three spectators to enjoy the flight. As near to the real aircraft as you can get, this activity affords full bragging rights. Availability: Seven days a week (excluding Christmas and New Year), subject to availability. Weather: Duration: Expect to spend 45 minutes at the venue, with 30 minutes of flying time. Numbers On Day: This is a solo experience. There will be nobody else in the cockpit. Spectators: Up to three spectators are welcome. Dress Code: Dress sensibly in comfortable clothes and soft-soled shoes. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged ten or above are welcome. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Maximum weight is 18 stone. Other Info:
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90 Minute Messerschmitt Simulator Flight in Bedfordshire
£145.00
90 Minute Messerschmitt Simulator Flight in Bedfordshire
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire:: With this fully immersive and unique experience, commandeer a Messerschmitt BF109 and journey through the virtual skies. Climb into the cockpit of the impressive simulator, built to original specifications of the iconic Luftwaffe aircraft. Boasting a complete set of functional gauges and controls and using original flight characteristics, pilots can tackle take-off, navigation and landing with thrilling authenticity. There's even the opportunity to invite up to three spectators to sit and enjoy the flight. Vintage WWII aircraft devotees: this is as close as it's possible to get to the real deal. Availability: Seven days a week (excluding Christmas and New Year), subject to availability. Weather: Duration: Expect to spend one hour and 45 minutes at the venue, with one and a half hours of flying time. Numbers On Day: This is a solo experience. There will be nobody else in the cockpit. Spectators: Up to three spectators are welcome. Dress Code: Dress sensibly in comfortable clothes and soft soled shoes. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged ten are welcome. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Maximum weight is 18 stone. Other Info:
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46% off Ford Mk1 Escort RS Thrill
£69.00
46% off Ford Mk1 Escort RS Thrill
Multiple Locations:: Take the legendary Ford Mk1 Escort RS for a spin at a choice of eight top UK locations. One of the most loved classic cars in the UK, this RS is based on Paul Walker's iconic motor in the Fast and Furious 6 movie. Kick off the session with a safety briefing, before preparing for some serious driving action. With expert tuition, take the wheel and experience the unique driving thrill that only a classic Mk1 Escort can deliver! Speed around the track for six adrenaline-fuelled miles of the circuit, receiving professional tips and advice from the seasoned instructor. Unforgettable! Availability: At least one date every two months (could be any day of the week) at each venue. Please note a £10 upgrade fee for weekend dates at Blyton Park and £25 upgrade fee for Castle Combe applies (payable on booking). 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: Expect to be on-site for around one hour including a briefing and six miles driving the Escort. Please arrive around 15 minutes prior to the booked start time to ensure a prompt start. Numbers On Day: Briefings are held in groups of up to 30 people. All in-car tuition is held on a one-to-one basis with a qualified instructor. There might be other vehicles on the track at the same time. Spectators: Spectators are welcome. Children must be closely supervised at all times. Food and refreshments are available at all venues. Please note that animals are not allowed at any circuit, with the exception of guide dogs. Dress Code: We recommend dressing warmly and comfortably in trousers, a long-sleeved top and flat-soled shoes. A helmet is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 17. Minimum height is 4'10''; maximum height is 6'6''. Maximum weight is 18 stone. A full manual driving license must be shown on the day in order to participate. Other Info:
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Discover Spearfishing Course in Cornwall
£100.00
Discover Spearfishing Course in Cornwall
Newquay, Cornwall:: Head to the stunning Cornwall coast and learn how to spearfish in the crystal clear waters off Fistral beach. Lead by a fully qualified instructor, the full day course provides training in spearfishing theory, sustainable fishing practice, breath-holding, diving technique and how to use the equipment. Unlike commercial fishing, spearfishing allows the individual to identify the species and size of the fish, before it has been caught, meaning there is zero by-catch. Throughout the course, spearfishing is promoted as not a sport, but rather a means of gathering food in a sustainable manner. Be surprised by the vast array of food that can be gathered from the sea, including crustaceans, such as crabs and lobsters. Snacks are provided throughout. Availability: Courses take place on Fridays, most months. Weather: Duration: The course lasts approximately seven and a half hours. The course starts at 9.30am and finishes at 5pm. Numbers On Day: Join a group of up to 8 people. Spectators: Dress Code: All kit is provided on the day, but please bring a towel. Guidelines: Restrictions: Participants do not need previous freediving experience to participate, however they must be a confident swimmer and happy to complete a self-declaration medical form. The minimum age is 16. Other Info:
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Zip World Velocity
£89.00
Zip World Velocity
Bethesda, Wales:: It's perhaps the closest humans can get to soaring like a bird: Zip World's Velocity is the world's fastest zip line, not to mention Europe's longest. Hurtle through the air at speeds above 100mph and take in the show-stopping views of the lake and the Snowdonia Mountains. The day begins with a taster session on the Little Zipper. Don safety gear, be attached to the wire and zip down to the slate quarry at up to 40mph. Then hop aboard the specialised transport and travel through the quarry to reach the Big Zipper. Muster that courage: its time to attach to the zip line and set off for one mile of adrenaline-charged flight, 500 feet above the mountain lake. It's a tremendously liberating sensation and a true test of daredevil credentials. Availability: Weekdays and weekends all year round, subject to availability. Weather: If weather conditions are unsuitable for the activity, the date may need to be changed. Duration: Expect to spend two hours at the quarry. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Spectators are welcome and may bring cameras. However, please be aware that they may not see all of the adventures. Dress Code: Wear comfortable, weather appropriate clothing. A safety helmet, goggles and flying suit will be supplied. Guidelines: Restrictions: Thrill seekers aged 10 and above are welcome. Under 18s must be accompanied by a paying adult. Minimum height is 4'7''; maximum height is 6'6''. Minimum weight is 4 stone; maximum weight is 18 stone. Other Info: Please disclose any medical conditions at point of booking to determine suitability. An acknowledgement of risk form must be completed on the day.
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Kitchen Table for Four at Gordon Ramsay's maze, Mayfair
£560.00
Kitchen Table for Four at Gordon Ramsay's maze, Mayfair
Mayfair, London:: Head to Gordon Ramsay's maze in Mayfair, a swish hotel restaurant that serves up modern European food with Asian influences. Experience this stylish and eclectic restaurant, like never before during this kitchen table experience for four, exclusive to Red Letter Days. Enjoy canapes and sip on a Grey Goose Le Fizz cocktail each at the bar and then take a front row seat with an exclusive view of the kitchen and watch as the talented chefs prepare a bespoke seven-course meal. Guests can even put on apron and head into the kitchen for a tour and depending on how busy service is, prepare an element of the delicious meal with the chef. This really is a dining experience not to be missed! Availability: Daily 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: Book for lunch between 12pm to 1.15pm or dinner between 6pm to 7.45pm, expect to be at maze for up to three hours. Numbers On Day: The kitchen table is exclusive for your party of four. Spectators: Dress Code: Smart wear is requested please, no jeans, shorts or trainers. Guidelines: Restrictions: maze welcomes guests over 18 and can accommodate wheelchair users. Kitchen interaction is subject to change, depending on how busy service is on the day. 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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Aquapark Blast for Two in North Devon
£28.00
Aquapark Blast for Two in North Devon
Bideford, Devon:: Race, slide, bounce and climb around this exhilarating floating waterpark in North Devon. Situated on a stunning lake, the inflatable course is made up of a series of exciting obstacles, including trampolines, slides, climbing frames, airbags and more. The newest addition, the 'Aquaglide Monkey Dome' is a real highlight and the ultimate way to challenge friends in 'total wipeout' style. Kit up in a wetsuit and listen to a short briefing with a member of staff, before heading out for an hour of wet'n'wild fun on the lake. Chase each other around the course and make it your mission not to fall into the water. It's a fantastic adventure for the whole family! Availability: Open on weekends from 30 March to 30 April. Open daily from 1 May until 1 November. Opening hours are 11am to 5pm. Please note that the venue may be closed on some days due to staff training days. Weather: Very severe weather conditions might mean that the Aquapark might be shut. Please call the venue if in any doubt. Duration: Expect to be at the venue for an hour and a half, including one hour on the water. Please arrive 30 minutes before your booking to sign in, complete a medical declaration, get fitted with a wetsuit (if required) and listen to an Aquapark briefing. Numbers On Day: The experience is for two participants. Spectators: Feel free to bring friends and family to watch. On-site facilities include a cafe for spectators. Dress Code: Wetsuit hire is included. Please bring swimsuits and towels. Guidelines: Restrictions: The minimum age is 5 and children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. The minimum height is 3 ft 6. Guests must be able to swim 50m with a life jacket. We do not advise those who are pregnant or have a heart condition or an injury take part. Other Info:
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Mad Hatter's Afternoon Tea for Two on the Northern Belle Luxury Train, London
£410.00
Mad Hatter's Afternoon Tea for Two on the Northern Belle Luxury Train, London
London, Greater London:: Delve into the wondrous alternate reality of the Northern Belle Vintage Luxury Train for a topsy-turvy afternoon tea. The prestigious train boasts carriages that date back to the 1920s and 30s, and a sumptuous art deco style that summons that most glamorous of eras. Be welcomed and guided to a comfortable seat by a liveried steward, then relax as the British countryside glides past the window. The stewards serve a unique Mad Hatter's afternoon tea, featuring wonderfully weird purple sandwiches, kooky cakes and yummy scones, as well as tea, coffee and half a bottle of champagne each. A jaunty soundtrack is provided by strolling musicians and a table magician lays on some astounding tricks. Relish a journey of madcap surprises and singular luxury. Availability: Selected Fridays and Sundays from April - October. Due to popularity, we recommend booking very far in advance to avoid disappointment, all bookings are subject to limited running dates and availability. Weather: The weather should not affect the experience, however, please note that the train runs on the public rail network and is subject to any imposed delays (although this is one train that you won't mind being delayed on). Duration: The trip lasts around four hours. Receive tickets, confirmation of departure times and a full itinerary shortly before the departure date. Numbers On Day: Up to 42 passengers share a carriage. Seating is most often within a table of four and tables of two are limited. Guarantee a table of two at the time of activation with a small supplement to the supplier. All seating is allocated at time of booking. Spectators: Dress Code: Smart casual wear (no jeans or trainers). Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age 16. If a vegetarian meal is required, please advise at point of booking. Smoking is not permitted on board. Only folding wheelchairs can be stored on board and some mobility is required on the train. Other Info: Valid only for dates in the schedule that match the value of your voucher. When demand is high you may need to pay a small supplement or look at an alternative date further ahead.
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Beef Wellington Experience at Gordon Ramsay's Bread Street Kitchen for Two
£120.00
Beef Wellington Experience at Gordon Ramsay's Bread Street Kitchen for Two
St. Paul's, London:: Simply made for sharing, this Beef Wellington Experience at Gordon Ramsay's Bread Street Kitchen will satisfy appetites and excite taste buds to no end. Take a seat at the vibrant St Paul's restaurant and prepare to be blown away by three courses of world-class cuisine. Start off by whetting palettes with a complimentary cocktail, before moving onto the main event. Savour a mouth-watering selection of starters to share between two, before feasting on chef Gordon's signature dish Beef Wellington crafted from the finest beef fillet and seasonal produce by the BSK team. Top it all off by indulging in a scrumptious dessert each, selected from a list of tasty options. Now that's what we call good food! Availability: Daily from 12pm - 11pm. This excludes 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: Expect to be at Bread Street Kitchen for up to two hours. Numbers On Day: This voucher is valid for two people. Spectators: Dress Code: Casual wear is requested please. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests must be aged 18 or over. Bread Street Kitchen offers full disabled access. 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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Whisky Masterclass with Lunch in Manchester
£150.00
Whisky Masterclass with Lunch in Manchester
Manchester, Greater Manchester:: Swear allegiance to the complex beauty of whisky with this masterclass at the Malmaison Hotel in Manchester. Spend a full day in opulent surroundings, learning from bona fide whisky experts. Get involved in a tutored tasting of 25 hand-picked whiskies and then try your hand at whisky blending (all course materials are included) with plenty of guidance throughout. Keep up the appetite by breaking for a two-course light lunch. At the end, receive souvenirs of the day in the form of a sophisticated Glencairn whisky glass and your very own whisky blend, as well as a shiny certificate to validate those newfound tasting skills. An evocative and eye-opening day in the company of experts. Availability: At least four Saturdays per year. Weather: Duration: The course lasts for about six and a half hours, starting at 10am and finishing around 4.30pm. Numbers On Day: Share the experience with up to 14 others. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 or over are welcome. Other Info:
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Piaggio Ape and Karting Racing for Two
£250.00
Piaggio Ape and Karting Racing for Two
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire:: Enjoy double the fun with this Piaggio Ape and kart racing experience in Hertfordshire. The unique Italian three-wheelers may not look like they'd offer much in the way of speed, but since being upgraded to racing spec the zippy motors can reach up to 35mph! Start off with an introduction to the Ape and the chance to fit in a few practise laps, then it's race time. With a real Le Mans start, drivers sprint across the track, before hopping into their Ape and speeding around the track to their first pit-stop, where their teammate awaits their turn to drive. After, enjoy a second whirlwind race as individuals, at the wheel of a speedy go-kart each. Points from the two races are combined to award the top three teams with a trophy to take home! Availability: Runs on weekends and weekdays, at least one date every two months throughout the year. Weather: Racing might be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions (e.g. snow, ice, heavy rain or high winds) which would make driving at speed dangerous. Duration: Lasts around two and a half hours in total, with hands on driving time of 25 minutes in the Ape and 30 minutes karting per participant. Numbers On Day: The two of you will be in your own team. Up to 10 teams of two race on the day. Spectators: Unlimited numbers of spectators can cheer you on and are welcome to make use of the cafe and clubhouse facilities on-site. Dress Code: A racing suit and helmet are provided. Wear flat shoes. Scarves cannot be worn when driving. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 16. Minimum height is 4'6'' and maximum is 6'6''. Maximum weight is 18 stone. This experience isn't suitable for anyone with a back or neck complaint or for pregnant women. Other Info: The Ape is shared between the two of you, with one driver at a time. You will each have your own kart to race for the full 30 minutes.
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Aquapark Thrill for Two in Liverpool
£40.00
Aquapark Thrill for Two in Liverpool
Liverpool, Merseyside:: Head to Liverpool's vibrant Albert Dock for a couple's aquatic adventure like no other! Undeniably one of the UK's most inspiring inflatable obstacle courses, this aqua park boasts a variety of exhilarating elements; gather nerves and take on enormous slides, epic drops, super trampolines and difficult climbs. Ninja Warrior fans are sure to adore the Tire Run, Ninja Jump and Dragon Tail - each requiring a huge amount of balance, daring and physical prowess. For those less comfortable in the water, don't worry! Practise on the less challenging obstacles first; the Moon Balls and Overpass are particularly fun. No matter the level, it promises to be a fantastic day out for aquatic thrill-seekers or adventurous families. Availability: Open seven days a week from Saturday 5 May to Sunday 28 October 2018. Weather: The park may close in extreme weather conditions. Please contact the venue if unsure. Duration: Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the allocated time slot in order to collect wetsuits and change. This is followed by a ten minute safety briefing plus 50 minutes on the course. Expect to be at the venue for one hour and a half in total. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged eight or over are welcome. Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult (either participating or onshore). Other Info: Price includes hire of wetsuit, buoyancy aid and helmet. Please bring a towel and swimwear (these can also be purchased on site).
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Four-Course Lunch with Champagne for Two at Gordon Ramsay's Petrus
£90.00
Four-Course Lunch with Champagne for Two at Gordon Ramsay's Petrus
Knightsbridge, London:: In the heart of fashionable Belgravia, Gordon Ramsay's Michelin-starred restaurant Petrus attracts diners from all around the world with its stand out service, furnishings and cuisine. Unwind in an elegant circular dining room with a flute of champagne each, before choosing four courses from a seasonal set menu exclusive to Red Letter Days. Every course offers carefully combined and contrasted flavours with an option for carnivores and for vegetarians; all dishes are made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients and exquisitely presented. It's not just the surroundings, service and quality that earned this excellent eatery its world-renowned awards; attention to detail is second to none at every stage of the gourmet experience. Availability: Daily 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 - 2.30pm. Expect to be at Petrus for up to two hours. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Smart wear is requested please (no jeans, shorts or trainers). Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 or over are welcome. Other Info: A discretional 12.5 percent 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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Three-Course Dinner for Two at The Curry Room, The Rubens
£70.00
Three-Course Dinner for Two at The Curry Room, The Rubens
Westminster, London:: Awaken taste buds with aromatic African and Indian flavours in the Curry Room at The Rubens. On arrival, marvel at the surroundings; drawing on South Asian influences, the restaurant is decorated opulently with Rajasthani hand embroidery, rich red fabrics and mahogany furniture. Indulge in three courses from a set menu brimming with imported spices and the finest ingredients. Begin with poppadums alongside chutneys and golden keema samosas. For the main course, choose from a range of traditional curries each served with rice, a vegetable side dish and Indian bread. Complete the meal with a choice of desserts including kulfi ice cream and sorbets. Fancy a tipple? There's a fantastic range of drinks to choose from at an additional charge. Availability: Dinner is available Wednesday to Monday. Weather: Duration: Dinner is served between 5.30pm and 11pm. Expect to be at the venue for approximately two hours in total. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: The Curry Room dress code is smart casual and guests are asked to refrain from wearing sportswear, ripped jeans, flip-flops and non-tailored shorts. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 or over are welcome. Other Info: A service charge of 12.5 percent will be added to the final bill.
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50% off Five Movie Car Blast and Hot Ride
£120.00
50% off Five Movie Car Blast and Hot Ride
Multiple Locations:: Get a taste of Hollywood and drive five of the most famous racing machines ever to be featured in TV and film. The line-up of cars is outstanding; drive the Nissan R34 Skyline, GTR, Camaro SS, Ford Mk1 Escort RS or Toyota Supra Turbo from Fast and Furious, the Bumblebee Camaro ZL1 or Barricade Ford Mustang GT from Transformers, the Shelby Mustang GT500 'Eleanor' from Gone In 60 Seconds, the General Lee Dodge Charger from The Dukes of Hazzard, KITT Pontiac Firebird from Knight Rider, 1960s Batmobile, Starsky and Hutch's Ford Gran Torino, the Ford GT40 used in Steve McQueen's Le Mans or James Bond's favourite Aston Martin V8 Vantage, Iron Man Audi R8 or AC Cobra. Drive three miles in each car and finish with a passenger ride driven by a pro. Availability: At least one date every two months (could be any day of the week) at each venue. Please note a £25 upgrade fee for weekend dates at Blyton Park and Castle Combe apply (payable on booking). 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: Expect to be on-site for up to three hours including a briefing, three miles driving each car and the high speed passenger ride. Please arrive around 15 minutes prior to the booked start time to ensure a prompt start. Numbers On Day: Briefings are held in groups of up to 30 people. All in-car tuition is on a one-to-one basis with a qualified instructor. There might be other vehicles on the track at the same time. Spectators: Spectators are welcome. Children must be closely supervised at all times. Please note that animals are not allowed at any circuit, with the exception of guide dogs. Dress Code: Dress warmly and comfortably in trousers, a long-sleeved top and flat-soled shoes. A helmet is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 17. Minimum height is 4'10''; maximum height is 6'6''. Maximum weight is 18 stone. A full manual driving licence must be shown on the day in order to participate. Other Info: Please be aware that if you don't opt for the £25 damage waiver, credit card details are taken for a £5000 insurance excess. No money is taken from the card unless there is damage to the car. There is a £20 upgrade fee for the Mustang GT500.
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Spa Day for Two at Marshall Street Spa, Soho
£99.00
Spa Day for Two at Marshall Street Spa, Soho
London, Greater London:: Take time out together in central London and head for the Marshall Street Spa, ideally located within an Everyone Active Leisure club, just moments from the capital's prime shopping and sightseeing area. Work up a sweat in the gym, swim together in the heated indoor pool, get sweaty in one of two saunas, steam out impurities in the steam room or just enjoy the silence in the relaxation room, before enjoying a 25 minute spa treatment each. Choose from a full body exfoliation treatment, massage, scalp massage, manicure or pedicure and then just lie back and savour the downtime as a friendly professional does his or her work. The perfect way to wind down together, just metres from London's most popular shops, bars and restaurants. Availability: Seven days a week, subject to availability. Weather: Duration: The spa is open 9am - 9pm Monday - Friday and 9am - 5pm at weekends. Each pre-booked treatment will last 25 minutes. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Bring swimwear and gym clothes if required. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 18. The venue welcomes disabled guests. Other Info: Receive up to 20% off any additional treatments pre-booked before the day and 10% off all retail Caudalie products. Please note single-sex thermal sessions are available, please check at point of booking.
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Kitchen Table for Four at Gordon Ramsay's Savoy Grill, London
£540.00
Kitchen Table for Four at Gordon Ramsay's Savoy Grill, London
West End, London:: Gordon Ramsay's Savoy Grill is the perfect spot for a special occasion, or if you're feeling slightly more glamorous than usual. Experience the iconic Savoy Grill like never before during this kitchen table experience for four, exclusive to Red Letter Days. Take a front row seat with an exclusive view of the kitchen and watch as the talented chefs prepare a bespoke seven-course meal. Enjoy canapes and a cocktail each on arrival. Guests can even put on apron and head into the kitchen for a tour and depending on how busy service is, prepare an element of the delicious meal with the chef. Boasting an incredible atmosphere, exceptional standards of service and top class cuisine, this really is a dining experience not to be missed! Availability: Daily 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: Book for lunch between 12pm to 1.15pm or dinner between 6pm to 7.45pm, expect to be at Savoy Grill for up to three hours. Numbers On Day: The kitchen table is exclusive for your party of four. Spectators: Dress Code: Smart wear is requested please, no jeans, shorts or trainers. Guidelines: Restrictions: Savoy Grill welcomes guests over 18 and can accommodate wheelchair users. Kitchen interaction is subject to change, depending on how busy service is on the day. 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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Aquapark Splash for Two
£40.00
Aquapark Splash for Two
:: Get wet and wild with an aquatic splash for two - it's the perfect day out for amphibious aficionados and adventurous families! Choose from a great range of top UK venues, each boasting superb facilities, crazy courses and bouncy obstacles. Jump on trampolines, soar down slides, tackle testing climbs and overcome daring drops! To complete each course, participants must use their balance skills, physical prowess and unfaltering nerve; it's the only way to channel that inner Ninja Warrior. All courses are suitable for experienced swimmers and those less comfortable in the water. Availability: Open daily from May to November. Weather: The parks may close in extreme weather conditions. Please contact the venue if unsure. Duration: Guests receive around one hour of play time at the aquaparks. Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the allocated time slot in order to collect wetsuits and change. Expect to be at venues for up to two hours. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Please wear swimwear, a life jacket is provided on the day, and there is the option of wetsuit hire on the day. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age varies from five to 18 depending on location. Some venues 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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Two Night Weekend Mega Pod Break for Two in Dorset
£135.00
Two Night Weekend Mega Pod Break for Two in Dorset
Ferndown, Dorset:: Retreat to the picturesque Dorset countryside for a spectacular two night escape at a peaceful 30-acre camping park in the New Forest. Boasting tranquil lakes, lush woodland and wild heathland, the site is home to a wonderful selection of British wildlife, including small mammals, deer and numerous species of birds. Enjoy the glamping experience in comfort, by staying in one of the parks spacious megapods. Equipped with electricity and heating, the camping pods are furnished with a plush fully-sprung double bed, a chiminea fireplace and a BBQ, placed on a large private outdoor decking area. There's plenty to explore in the local area, or for those looking to unwind, simply kick back, relax and enjoy the sounds of nature. Availability: Friday and Saturdays, from 1 March to 30 June and 14 September to 31 Oct (subject to availability). Excludes July, August and all bank holidays. Weather: Duration: Stay at the site for two nights. Check in between 2pm - 7pm and check out by midday. Numbers On Day: This voucher is for two people. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 and over are welcome. Back of Beyond is an adults only camping village. Other Info: Please note this is a self-catering site. Please bring towels, bed linen, duvets and pillows, as these are not provided. A torch will also be required for navigating the site after dark.
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One Night Weekday Stay at The Lodge at Bristol Zoo Gardens
£950.00
One Night Weekday Stay at The Lodge at Bristol Zoo Gardens
Bristol, Bristol City:: Be at one with nature on this luxurious overnight stay at The Lodge, nestled in the beautiful botanical gardens at Bristol Zoo Gardens. Offering boutique accommodation in the heart of the park, The Lodge is decked out with plush safari-themed furnishings and plenty of creature comforts. Feel like a true VIP, with exclusive tours of the zoo outside of opening hours, both in the evening and early in the morning, as the animals all awake. Animal lovers will also grasp the opportunity to get up close with the animals and may even be offered the chance to feed them. Top it all off with an exquisite four-course dinner, cooked by a private chef. Breakfast is served in the Gorilla House, where guests can watch the gorillas morning antics as they dine. Availability: Sunday to Thursday, from April to October. Weather: Duration: Spend one night at the Lodge. Check in from 3pm and check out by 11am. Guests are welcome to arrive earlier or stay later to explore the zoo. The zoo opening hours are 9.00am to 5.30pm in the summer and 9.00am to 5.00pm in the winter. Numbers On Day: The Lodge prices are based on up to six adults staying. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Please note that a minimum of one adult is required to lodge for every two children. Other Info: Accommodation comprises two safari-themed double bedrooms, a spacious dining room, living room, private terrace with views of Bristol Zoo's award-winning gardens and an additional room with a sofa. Parking at The Lodge is free of charge.
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One Night Weekend Stay at The Lodge at Bristol Zoo Gardens
£1,050.00
One Night Weekend Stay at The Lodge at Bristol Zoo Gardens
Bristol, Bristol City:: Nestled among 12 acres of stunning botanical gardens, The Lodge is Bristol Zoo Gardens' best-kept secret. Decked out with plush safari-themed furnishings, the boutique accommodation provides the perfect haven for a weekend exploring the zoo. Enjoy access to the park, in addition to a private behind-the-scenes evening and an early morning tour, offering a glimpse of the animals waking up for their day ahead. Animal lovers will also grasp the opportunity to get up close with the animals and may even be offered the chance to feed them. After the evening tour, savour an exquisite four-course dinner cooked by a private chef and finish the morning tour with breakfast served in the Gorilla House. Now that's dining in style! Availability: Friday or Saturday, from April to October. Weather: Duration: Spend one night at the Lodge. Check in from 3pm and check out by 11am. Guests are welcome to arrive earlier or stay later to explore the zoo. The zoo opening hours are 9.00am to 5.30pm in the summer and 9.00am to 5.00pm in the winter. Numbers On Day: The Lodge prices are based on up to six adults staying. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Please note that a minimum of one adult is required to lodge for every two children. Other Info: Accommodation comprises two safari-themed double bedrooms, a spacious dining room, living room, private terrace with views of Bristol Zoo's award-winning gardens and an additional room with a sofa. Parking at The Lodge is free of charge.
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Mexican Street Food Cookery Course for Two at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
£90.00
Mexican Street Food Cookery Course for Two at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
London, Greater London:: Jamie Oliver's Cookery School in Westfield, London is the perfect location to get a crash course in authentic Mexican street food. The cookery school boasts state-of-the-art facilities and expert chefs who have been hand-picked by Jamie to teach you how to make a Latin American feast. Receive a glass of Prosecco on arrival before donning an apron and learning to make easy hand-pressed corn tortillas to hold your toppings in - sticky smoked chipotle chicken, sauteed spinach with feta and a spicy roasted corn salsa. Make a smashed guacamole and a tomato salsa to go on the side. Sit and enjoy what you have made with your classmates, but don't forget to give the whole meal a good squeeze of lime for some real Mexican spirit. Availability: Courses generally run on a weekly or fortnightly basis, times and days of the week can vary but are published three months in advance. Weather: Duration: Arrive 10 - 15 minutes early to ensure a prompt start. The class lasts around two and a half hours including tasting and eating time. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: There is no dress code but casual clothing and closed toe shoes are recommended. An apron and all equipment is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Those aged 16 or over are welcome. Please inform the school at the time of booking of any dietary, allergies or specific medical requirements. Other Info: If you would prefer to take your food away with you, please bring a cool bag along.
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90 Minute Spitfire Simulator Flight in Bedfordshire
£145.00
90 Minute Spitfire Simulator Flight in Bedfordshire
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire:: Imitate life with this superb Spitfire simulator - it's so authentic, it's a wonder it doesn't take off! Get to grips with the Spitfire MK9; built to original specifications, with a full set of functioning gauges and controls, flying fans get to complete a full take-off and landing as well as practise real Spitfire procedures (what more could you ask for?). Paying meticulous attention to detail, the simulator features spectacular visual graphics and an imposing surround sound system to allow for total immersion. Participants can recreate any real-life situation and take off from a UK or French World War Two airfield - it's a true-to-life 90 minute sensation! Availability: Seven days a week (excluding Christmas and New Year), subject to availability. Weather: Duration: The simulation lasts up to an hour and a half. Expect to be at the venue for one hour and 45 minutes in total. Numbers On Day: Spectators: This is a solo flying experience but you're welcome to bring along three spectators. Dress Code: Dress sensibly in comfortable clothes and soft-soled shoes. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age 10. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Maximum weight is 18 stone. Minimum height is 4'5''. No disability access. Other Info:
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60 Minute Boeing 737 Simulator Flight in Bedfordshire
£105.00
60 Minute Boeing 737 Simulator Flight in Bedfordshire
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire:: Fly through the virtual skies with this one hour flight simulation - perfect for aviation enthusiast and those mad about machinery. During this voyage, participants learn all about the extraordinary Boeing 737, a 60 tonne giant that is so popular it's topped the ranks as the best-selling commercial jetliner in history. Alongside an experienced mentor, master the basic controls and navigate the plane through two adrenaline-pumping take-offs and landings. Choose from a range of internationally renowned airports and marvel at famous global landmarks from the comfort of the genuine cockpit. No expense has been spared to create a completely immersive experience; from pilot guidance to the latest visual and audio technology, it's an unmissable treat! Availability: Seven days a week (excluding Christmas and New Year), subject to availability. Weather: Duration: Expect to be at the venue for 75 minutes. The simulation lasts approximately one hour. Numbers On Day: Spectators: This is a solo flying experience but feel free to bring along three spectators for the ride. Dress Code: Dress sensibly in comfortable clothes and soft soled shoes. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age 10. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Maximum weight is 21 stone. Minimum height is 4ft. Other Info:
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Family Indoor Skydiving
£200.00
Family Indoor Skydiving
:: Wind tunnels were originally used to test aerodynamics. Then someone had the idea of flipping one upright, jumping into the airflow and body flying was born. The 120mph wall of air is easily strong enough to support your weight, so you can freefall without jumping from a plane. Start with a safety brief from an instructor before being kitted out with specialist flight suits. Then step into the wind tunnel with your instructor, where you'll be lifted into the air for an incredible 10 minutes of body flying, shared between the family. (A skydive from 10,000 feet has around 30 seconds of freefall!) The instructor may even show some astonishing freefall acrobatics. Availability: Available all year round except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. A £6 surcharge to fly between 10.30 - 7.30pm applies at weekends, bank holidays and weekdays during school holidays, payable to the venue on the day. Weather: The tunnel is indoors and isn't affected by the weather. Duration: Expect to be on-site for around one and a half hours, including a 20 minute safety briefing, kit issue (15 minutes), 10 separate 60 second body flying sessions and a full debrief. The 10 flying sessions can be divided however you wish. Numbers On Day: This experience is especially designed for family groups of up to five people.Training may be shared in a group of up to 12. Each flight is held on a one-to-one basis in the wind tunnel with a fully qualified instructor. Spectators: Facilities at Xscape (Milton Keynes) and the Chill Factore (Manchester) are excellent and make for a good family day out. Spectators can watch the action from the free viewing gallery. Dress Code: No jewellery or collared shirts. Please wear tight-fitting lace-up trainers (not boots). If suitable footwear isn't worn, it is compulsory to hire trainers from the venue. Jumpsuits and other equipment are provided. Lockers £1. Guidelines: Restrictions: Two adults (over 18) to accompany up to three children (aged 4 - 18). Maximum weight 18 stone each. Anyone reasonably fit can fly. If pregnant, have heart, back or neck problems or have ever dislocated a shoulder, you can't fly. Other Info: It is vital to arrive no later than the allocated time printed on the booking letter. Actual flights occur up to one hour after the allocated booked time to allow for an essential safety briefing before stepping into the tunnel.
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Twilight Spa Treat for Two at Three Horseshoes Country Inn and Spa
£99.00
Twilight Spa Treat for Two at Three Horseshoes Country Inn and Spa
Leek, Staffordshire:: Bring the day to a peaceful end with an evening of pure relaxation at the charming Three Horseshoes Country Inn and Spa in Staffordshire. Providing a tranquil oasis for those in need of some quality downtime, the hotels Mill Wheel Spa boasts a superb range of spa facilities, specially designed to provide wellness benefits and guaranteed to leave guests feeling rejuvenated. Detox in the sauna, cool down in the plunge pool, or simply cosy up among the blankets and cushions in the relaxation suite to make the most of the peace and quiet. Once suitably relaxed, head to the 2 AA Rosette awarded Country Inn and savour a delicious two course dinner, selected from their set menu of fresh seasonal cuisine. Beats an evening on the sofa any day! Availability: Thursday-Saturday (subject to availability), excluding the Christmas and New Year period. Weather: Duration: Expect to be at the venue between two and four hours. Use the spa facilities from 5.30pm-9pm and book dinner from 5.30pm-9pm. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Please bring swimwear. A robe and towel are provided on the day. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 or over are welcome. The hotel has both indoor and outdoor disabled access. Other Info: Please note that treatments cannot be offered, as there are no therapists on shift in the evenings.
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Kitchen Table for Six at Gordon Ramsay's maze, London
£840.00
Kitchen Table for Six at Gordon Ramsay's maze, London
London, Greater London:: A truly extravagant gourmet experience for six, this kitchen table meal exclusive to Red Letter Days lets guests get behind the scenes of an award-winning restaurant and its kitchen. Enjoy exclusive views of the kitchen throughout the meal from an elegant private table, after a welcome with a signature Grey Goose Le Fizz cocktail each and canapes at the bar. Then sit back and enjoy the view and atmosphere as expert chefs create seven courses of delectable cuisine for the table, combining European and Asian flavours to exceptional effect. Foodies will love the most unique aspect of this experience, too - guests will also have a chance to put on an apron and get a tour of the kitchen, as well as helping to prepare an element of their meal. Availability: Daily 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: Dining time can be booked between 12pm - 1:15pm or 6pm - 7:45pm. Expect to be at maze for up to three hours. Numbers On Day: The Kitchen Table is exclusive for your party of six. Spectators: Dress Code: Smart wear is requested please, no jeans, shorts or trainers. Guidelines: Restrictions: maze welcomes guests over 18 and can accommodate wheelchair users. Kitchen interaction is subject to change, depending on how busy service is on the day. 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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