Virgin Experience Days Introductory Flying Lesson
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Feel the adrenalin rush as you take the controls of a light plane and soar across the sky! This Virgin Experience Day introductory flying lesson will never be forgotten.
There are more than 40 flying lesson locations to chose from around the country, so you won't have to travel too far to experience this incredible day out.
Your flying lesson starts with a briefing from your instructor before the flight, covering safety and an introduction to some of the controls.
Once in the plane, you will be given headphones so that you can hear conversations between your instructor and air traffic control, and so that you can talk with your instructor. And when you get in the air, you'll be able to take over the controls - though your pilot will generally land the plane and taxi back.
You should allow an hour for the whole experience. The flight will last approximately 25-30 minutes.
- Choose from over 40 locations nationwide
- Restrictions: Min age: 12 (under-18s need parental/guardian consent)
- Max height: 6ft 4 inch
- Max weight: 18 stone (114kg)
- Vouchers are valid for 10 months
Virgin Experience Days Thames Lunch Cruise for 2
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The food is delicious and the atmosphere is warm, but nothing compares with the view as the sights of London sparkle outside your window. What better way to enjoy London then on a Thames Lunch Cruise and to watch the sights glide past your window while you enjoy a relaxing lunch with a friend or loved one?
You will receive a warm welcome before taking your seats for the set three-course lunch menu. After you've eaten, just sit back, relax and enjoy the spectacular views as the cruise takes you past some of London's magnificent attractions.
Cruises run Wednesday to Saturday and last approximately two hours. This would make a wonderful surprise gift or thank you present.
- Cruise departs from Embankment Pier,and boarding is at 11.45.
- Minimum age 5.
- Spend approx two hours on-board
- Drinks are not included but can be purchased separately at the experience.
- Smoking permitted on outside decks only.
- Dress code for the lunch is smart casual.
- Three-course set menu lunch
- Vouchers are valid for 10 months
Virgin Experience Days Luxury Chocolate Making Workshop with bubbly - 2 for 1
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Calling all chocolate lovers? This luxury chocolate making experience is the ultimate treat for chocoholics everywhere. You will indulge in a whole host of tasty treats including chocolate martinis, vanilla truffle making, fudge preparation, luxurious decorations including rose petals and gold sugar, matching dessert wines with fruit infused truffles plus much more. You will also be able to enjoy two glasses of prosecco during this experience for the most sumptuous, exclusive and tasty experience around.
A three-hour workshop with a glass of chilled bubbly on arrival with another during the experience. A cocktail making session with a tasting session including sampling some delicious treats. Decorating fresh American Style fudge, matching chocolate to wine session. You will also be able to create your very own flavoured chocolate. Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card. Cancellation Indemnity.
The three hour workshop begins with cocktail making where you will blend your own chocolate martini and even drizzle your glass with melted chocolate. Next is the tasting of exquisite chocolate from around the world, including a sample from the rare Criollo bean before you infuse, pipe, dip and decorate fresh vanilla cream truffles. You will have the opportunity to watch Master Chocolatiers prepare gooey American style chocolate fudge. Shape, cut and decorate your fudge with luxurious toppings such as gold sugar, crystallised rose petals, coconut, strawberry curls, white chocolate flakes and transfer sheets. Try your hand at being a connoisseur as you pair dessert wines with fruit infused truffles before creating your very own flavoured chocolates.
- London - Hatton Square
Virgin Experience Days The View from the Shard and Thames Sightseeing Cruise for Two
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This amazing Virgin Experience Days The View From The Shard and Thames Sightseeing Cruise For Two allows you to experience one of the most incredible landmarks in London.
With a viewing platform 500ft above the skyline, The Shard is the tallest building in Western Europe so you can witness breathtaking views of the capital like never before. The 360º view stretches out 64km, with multimedia displays and state of the art telescopes on hand to really bring it life.
You’ll travel skywards on one of the 2 high-speed kaleidoscopic lifts, then move from floor 69 up to level 72 to experience one of the greatest cities on Earth on a whole new level.
After you’ve visited The Shard you can head off to a sightseeing cruise on one of the most famous rivers in the world. This hop on and hop off cruise along the Thames allows you to explore the city on ground level too, taking your time to stroll along the river bank and see all of the famous landmarks.
This experience comes with a personalised voucher and a message card, so it makes a wonderful gift for a loved one. It’s also a great treat to yourself to a day in the capital in a totally unique way.
- The Shard, London
- Entry for 2 adults
- Unlimited hop on and off cruise for 2 adult
- Includes a personalised voucher and message card
- Cancellation indemnity
- Virgin Experience Days The View From The Shard and Thames Sightseeing Cruise For Two
Virgin Experience Days Luxury Champagne Afternoon Tea and Thames River Cruise For Two
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Make visiting the capital a real celebration with this indulgent Champagne Afternoon Tea experience and delightful Thames River Cruise.
Set in the heart of London's bustling shopping and theatre district, the Courthouse Hotel by Hilton offers a secluded and gorgeous setting to enjoy a Champagne Afternoon Tea for two. Enjoy some delicious treats including delicate finger sandwiches, warm scones, cakes plus much more.
Your experience will be complete with a chilled glass of Champagne each before heading out and enjoying a leisurely river cruise down the Thames with unlimited hop on and off travel. You can embark and disembark from the City Cruises piers at Westminster, London Eye, Tower and Greenwich, cruising between them as many times as you wish during one day.
As the River Thames weaves its way through the heart of London there is history around every bend. Your cruise will capture all of London's best loved sights as it passes the grand St Paul's Cathedral, The Tower of London, The Houses of Parliament and The London Eye plus many other historic and famous sites.
The voucher is valid for two people. The experience is available seven days a week throughout the year (except Christmas and Easter) Afternoon tea can be booked between 14.00 and 17.30 and must be pre-booked. Your tea will last for approximately one hour and the cruise can last all day.You have unlimited travel with hop on and off access from any of the City Cruises piers. Your voucher is valid for 6 months from the date of issue. It is essential that you book and take your experience before this date, as vouchers may not be extended beyond the expiration date. This voucher cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
Virgin Experience Days Couples Choice Voucher
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This Virgin Experience Days Couples Choice Voucher makes a wonderful gift for a loved one, with a wide range of experiences from romantic dinners and champagne lunches, to ice climbing and go karting you can share together.
All experiences are for 2 people and there’s plenty to choose from. If you’re wanting a delicious meal or tasty drinks there's a banquet dinner at Coombe Abbey, champagne afternoon tea at The Park Lane Hotel, a champagne summer concert, classic lunch cruise and London Eye flight, cupcakes and cocktails experience, know your classic grapes experience, matching food and wine workshop, one hour cookery class at L'atelier Des Chefs, brewery tour and ale sampler's supper, 3 course dinner for 2, a vineyard tour.
For those looking for a thrill, there’s the extreme high ropes course, Cornwall sea safari, flotation tank experience, full day sea fishing, go karting, helicopter thrill, high speed passenger ride, ice climbing, introduction to wakeboarding, learn to surf taster, llama trekking or the ski or snowboard taster.
For those wanting a romantic break, there’s design your own perfume, Drury Lane Theatre tour and meal, his & hers pamper treat, one night break at a Hallmark Hotel chain, relaxation day for 2, spa day for 2 at Rowhill Grange, Thames Barrier RIB voyage, theatre and dinner for 2, visit to the Queen's Gallery and afternoon tea or the Wedgwood Ceramic Experience and lunch for 2.
- Restrictions apply depending on the experience
- All information will be available in the gift pack
- Virgin Experience Days Couples Choice Vouchers
Relive your favourite moments from ITV's BAFTA Award-winning show in The Only Way Essex Coach Tour for Two. You'll visit some of the most memorable locations from the series in this unique tour aboard a high-quality coach as you explore Essex the Reem way. Meet former and current cast members as you visit their places of work, including the new shop opened by Joey Essex. You'll hear behind-the-scenes trivia from your guide, who'll show you the spots where Mark Wright, James (Arg) Argent, Lauren Goodger and Mario Falcone were featured in key scenes. You'll even have the chance to stop for a drink at the bar where Mark first took Lucy on a date.
Don't forget your camera as there will be plenty of opportunities to get up close to locations and have your picture taken along the way. 4 hour TOWIE tour for two with a professional guide. Transport by luxury air-conditioned mini coach. Available on Saturdays. Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card. Cancellation indemnity.
On arrival at the meeting location, you will be greeted by your guide and shown to your coach for a 4 hour tour of the Essex area. Along the way, you will meet several cast members and see locations that have been featured in the series over the years. You?ll have your knowledge on TOWIE tested with a trivia quiz and get the chance to have a drink and comfort break at one of the pubs featured in the show. Have your camera at the ready because you never know who is around the corner in this fun and alternative way to see the county of Essex.
- Essex - Brentwood
- Minimum age 16
Virgin Experience Days Two Night Glamping Break - Lake District
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Enjoy camping in style with this Two Night Glamping Break in a camping pod at the 100% carbon neutral quiet site in the Lake District. It's camping without the discomfort and beats staying in a tent hands down. You'll stay in your own Eco-pod which will be warm in the winter and cool in the summer. With lakeside walks and stunning views, all at your doorstep, you're bound to enjoy this unique location set in the heart of the Lake District.
All you need to bring is your camping gear - minus the tent. Two night stay for up to two adults and two children in a 100% carbon neutral Eco-Pod. Those staying in a pod can take advantage of all the other site facilities including a shop, family play room, free Wi-Fi, olde-worlde bar, showers, baths and all the amenities you'd expect from a well established campsite. The shop and bar may not be open during low season. An Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card. Cancellation indemnity.
Upon arrival, you will be shown to your pod. The pod is a timber built, insulated hut designed to be used just like a tent but unlike a tent it is already set up on the site, ready for you to move in. Each pod has plenty of headroom and a floor area of approximately 7 square metres - ample space for two people or even two adults and two children 15 and under. The pod is designed to accommodate the variable British weather with ample ventilation for the hot days and lamb's wool insulation for those chillier times - a wooden 'tent' for all seasons. The pods are completely empty on arrival. They have a carpeted floor and a light wood interior.
- Location: Cumbria - Ullswater
- Available Monday to Thursday all year round!
Virgin Experience Days Comedy Night for 2
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For a fun-filled evening of hilarity, the Virgin Experience Day Comedy Night for 2 is sure to be a hit.
This experience includes entrance for 2 to a comedy night at a range of venues around the country, all offering top-class acts for an unforgettable hilarious experience.
You and a guest will be treated to a full night of comedy acts with two or three top class comedians entertaining you with their finest material. You have 10 locations to choose from so you are sure to find a venue to suit you. Enjoy top performances from some of the countries finest stand up comedians and then why not stay on to enjoy the after-show party to dance the night away until the early hours.
When you purchase an experience, a gift pack is sent to you or directly to the recipient. A voucher and booking information are included so you or they can check the info and book your comedy night.
Locations: Birmingham (Bar Risa & Jongleurs), Bristol, Leeds (Bar Risa & Tiger Tiger), London (Leicester Square, Camden), Nottingham, Reading.
- Minimum age: 21 (ID may be required on entry)
- Experience available mainly on Friday and Saturday nights throughout the year with occasional weekday shows
- Show will last approx 2 hours, with a 10-minute interval
- Entry will not be allowed after the show has started
- Voucher is valid for 9 months from the date of issue kindly note that you must have booked and taken your experience date as vouchers may not be extended beyond their expiration date
- Food and drink are not included in the voucher however these can be purchased from the venue
Virgin Experience Days Spa Retreat and Afternoon Tea for Two
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Escape the stresses of your hectic lifestyle and indulge in an afternoon of pure relaxation with this Virgin Experience Days Spa Retreat and Afternoon Tea for Two.
Available at one of a range of hotels and spas across the UK, so whether you choose a fancy a rural retreat in the countryside, a modern city spa or a stunning castle hotel, you are sure to have a well deserved and indulgent afternoon.
At each venue you will be served with a delicious afternoon tea and spend your time relaxing in the venue's spa facilities. The afternoon tea menu and facilities available at each location do vary but you are guaranteed a relaxing escape from everyday life.
This voucher is valid for 6 month from the date of issue. It is essential that you book and take you experience before the expiry date as this voucher may not be extended. This voucher cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer and may not be exchanged for another voucher.
You may choose from one of the following:
Barnsdale Hall Hotel - Leicestershire -seven days a week excluding school and public bank holidays. (Please bear in mind that if you wish to book any treatments
Hallmark Hotel - Manchester/Bournemouth/Gloucester -seven days a week
The Cornwall Hotel Spa & Estate - Cornwall - Monday to Friday
The Troon Marine Hotel - Scotland -seven days a week
The Stirling Highland Hotel - Scotland -seven days a week
We recommend you book at least eight weeks in advance to ensure that dates are available. This is only a guideline and we advise you to book as early as possibleto ensure that dates are available before the expiry date listed onyour voucher. All bookings are subject to availability.
Enjoy a fun introduction to 4x4 off road driving and conquer the most demanding of terrain. There'll be wheel-churning, axle-grinding mayhem as you tackle steep muddy slopes, gullies and plenty of water and mud! Bounce your way out of trouble over hill climbs and descents as your instructor teaches you to drive off road like an expert. You'll start with a short briefing on safety procedures and driving techniques before off-roading. You will share your experience, as a passenger, with other drivers and take it in turns to drive the vehicle. Location: Staffordshire - Seighford Restriction: Minimum age: 17, Minimum height: 5ft, Maximum height: 6 ft 6 in, Maximum weight: 18 stone, You must hold a full, valid manual driving licence. Your voucher is valid for six months from the date of issue. It is essential that you book and take your experience before this date as vouchers may not be extended beyond the expiration date.
Virgin Experience Days Warm Welcome One Night Break for Two
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Warm Welcome One Night Break for Two
A fantastic excuse to make time for a relaxing night away with a great choice of warm and welcoming traditional British inns, coaching houses and hotels across England and Wales. Enjoy a cosy night's stay for two with a delicious breakfast the following morning - the perfect way to escape the pressures of daily life. Choose from a great selection of hostelries in town and country, many with lovely period features and all offering a warm and unpretentious welcome, so you can just kick back and relax.
One night bed and breakfast for two. Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card. Cancellation Indemnity. On arrival at your chosen venue you will be welcomed by the warm and friendly staff. Once you have checked in you will be free to enjoy your stay and use the facilities which may vary depending on the venue chosen. Please check during the booking process what you're entitled to, as you may incur additional charges for some amenities.
- North Yorkshire
- Peak District
- South Yorkshire
- West Midlands
- West Yorkshire