Virgin Experience Days Hot Air Balloon Flight for 2
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Experience the stunning views, thrilling highs and peaceful serenity of a hot air balloon flight.
Few experiences manage to be serene and thrilling at the same time, so taking a partner, friend or relation on a hot air balloon trip will be a day never forgotten.
The sensation of time being suspended as the world glides gently by is truly remarkable — not to mention the incredible views. Every flight is different, so no matter when or where you fly your sure to come away with some incredible photographs and memories to match.
This is a magical experience that's wonderful to share.
- Safety briefing and participation in setting up the balloon.
- Balloon ride of approx 60 minutes as a member of a small group.
- Participation in deflation of the balloon.
- A glass of Champagne or soft drink when landed.
- Personalised certificate signed by your Pilot.
- Minimum age: 7 (under 18's must be accompanied by an adult)
- Minimum height: 4 ft 6 inch
- Maximum weight 18 st
- Participants must be in good health
- This experience is not sutable for anyone who is pregnant or recently undergone surgery.
- Allow 3-4 hours for whole experience.
- Launch sites do not have toilets or other amenities.
- Approx 50 locations in England, Scotland and Wales
Virgin Experience Days Express Bare Minerals Makeover at Bannatynes Spas
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Relax and let the spa therapists at Bannatyne transform your look with an Express Bare Minerals Make Over. Enjoy full use of the wonderful spa facilities including pool, sauna and steam room at a choice of nine Bannatyne health clubs across the UK. There are venues available in London, the Midlands, Wales and more. When you arrive at your chosen Bannatyne Spa you will be greeted by a friendly member of the team and shown around the available facilities. You will be able to make use of the spa, including pool, sauna and steam room, as well as the gym and classes (dependant on availability) When it is time for your Express Bare Mineral Make Over, you will be looked after by a wonderful spa therapist who will provide a wonderful new look for you within 15 minutes. You will leave the spa looking and feeling amazing. 15 minute make up application. Perfect look created for you. Full use of the spa facilities before your treatment. Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card. Cancellation indemnity. Locations: West Midlands - Brindley Place; Leicestershire - Leicester; London - Millbank; West Midlands - Solihull; Wales - Cardiff; Greater Manchester - Manchester; Essex - Chafford Hundred.
Virgin Experience Days At Home Pamper Party in London with Return to Glory
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Get yourself and up to three friends together to share this experience of an exclusive at-home Return to Glory Home Pamper Party. Known across London as the private team of spa therapists to treat the rich and famous, you're quite likely to feel the VIP vibe yourselves. Available at a time and day to suit you, your therapist will arrive at your home ready to pamper you and your friends with four 30 minute treatments between you. So if there's only two of you, that's an hour's worth of treatments each in the comfort of your own home. So sit back, relax and enjoy the attention. On arrival at your home the therapist will introduce themselves and conduct a short consultation to make sure your chosen treatments will suit your needs. You will then be provided with four 30 minute treatments for either you or you and up to three friends. The choice is yours, everything for your treatments will be brought to your home by your therapist - so simply relax and enjoy.
Participant guidelines: Minimum age 18. Please mention any chronic medical conditions at the time of booking. As well as pregnancy these include allergies, high blood pressure, any physical ailments or disabilities. This will prepare the staff in advance to provide the best possible treatments for you. The experience is available seven days a week to start and finish between 09.00 and 21.00 (except Bank Holidays). We recommend you book at least four weeks in advance to ensure that dates are available. This is only a guideline and we advise you to book as early as possible to ensure that dates are available before the expiry date listed on your voucher. All bookings are subject to availability. After the initial consultation your total session time will be 2 hours but allow longer for the appointment.
Virgin Experience Days One Night Deluxe Getaway at Gordon Ramsay's York & Albany
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The Virgin Experience Days One Night Deluxe Getaway at Gordon Ramsay's York & Albany hotel is the perfect treat for fans of the celebrity chef.
This one night getaway for 2 takes you to this beautiful townhouse nestled between London's Regents Park and Camden Town.
Whether it’s a spectacular city shopping break or a business trip, it has the ideal variation of period style and modern comforts for a wonderful stay.
Relax in a classic double room, rest your head on Egyptian cotton and enjoy the luxury amenities. Then the next morning enjoy a full English or continental breakfast before you leave.
- One Night Deluxe Getaway at Gordon Ramsay's York & Albany hotel
- One night's accommodation for two in a classic double room
- Full English or continental breakfast
- Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card
- Cancellation indemnity
- Minimum age: 18 years
- Available seven days a week
- Date restrictions may apply
- Location: London - Camden
It is recommended you book at least four weeks in advance to ensure that dates are available. All bookings are subject to availability. Check-in will be from 3pm on the day of arrival and check-out will be 11am on the morning of departure. Please let the hotel know of any dietary requirements at the time of booking so they can accommodate your needs.
Virgin Experience Days One Night Break for Two at a Hallmark Hotel
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Enjoy a relaxing one-night break for two complete with full English or Continental breakfast.
Where leisure facilities are available, you will also enjoy full use of these facilities. Upon arrival at the hotel you will be welcomed by the friendly staff and shown to your room.
Your bedroom will include a flat screen TV with Freeview, tea and coffee making facilities and a modern en-suite bathroom so you can relax before heading out and exploring the sights.
After a peaceful night's sleep, you can look forward to a full English or Continental breakfast.
Carlisle, Croydon and Gloucester- Seven Days a Week
Derby & Hull - Thursday to Sunday only
Manchester- Sunday to Friday
Please be aware that during weekends and summer months the availability may be limited.
Spice up your life or give someone a gift to remember with the Virgin Experience Days Cooking with Chillies Made Simple cookery lesson.
Stimulate your senses with 90-fun-filled minutes at Bedfordshire’s Edible Ornamentals chilli nursery. Discover all about the different flavours of chillies, plus learn the secret ways to tell if a chilli will be hot or not.
Where possible you will also be able to pick the chillies you will use to cook. The course is run during English chilli-picking season to make sure the freshest chillies are used. Once you have picked your chillies you will take part in a tasting session where you learn about each one.
This hands-on cookery course will include some fantastic dishes. You may also get to make pickled chillies and salsas to take home and enjoy.
If enough chillies are available there will also be a picking and tasting session using the freshest chillies. This experience day gift pack also includes personalised voucher and message card.
- Virgin Experience Days Cooking with Chillies Made Simple
- Includes personalised voucher and message card
- Cancellation indemnity Location
- Bedfordshire - Chawston
Live your James Bond fantasies for the day when you get behind the wheel of these remarkable cars.The Aston Martin is a hand-crafted sports car that offers electrifying performance and outstanding agility.Its low, purposeful stance is both elegant yet aggressive. Could there be a more exciting way to experience one of the world's most exhilarating high-performance sports cars?
This would make the perfect gift for the petrol-head in your life — watch their eyes light up as they take control of one of most beautifully engineered cars.
The experience includes a welcome, introduction and a briefing on circuit driving techniques from a trained instructor.The driving session of your choice is followed by a certificate presentation to keep as a memento of an incredible day.
When you purchase an experience, a gift pack is sent to you or directly to the other participant. A voucher and booking information are included so you or they can check the info and book the experience on the date that suits you both.
- Restrictions may vary by location but as a guideline drivers shorter than 5'2", taller then 6'4 and/or weighing more then 16 stone may have difficulty being accommodated. (Please check at time of booking)
- Participants must be in good health
- Full driving licence required
- Vouchers are valid for 10 months
- Allow 30 mins - 2 hours for your visit.
County Durham - Teeside, Derbshire -Donington: Lancashire - Wigan, Leicestershire - Prestwold Hall, North Yorkshire - Elvington, Northamptonshire - Corby, Northamponshire Silverstone, Oxforshire- Chipping Norton, Stafforshire - Seighford.
Take to the sky in an iconic Virgin hot air balloon and see the world from an amazing new perspective. Ballooning is both serene and thrilling as you drift on the wind, enjoying panoramic views and a unique sense of freedom. Follow in the footsteps of Sir Richard Branson; you're sure to come away with some incredible photographs and memories to match. Your flight finishes with the traditional celebratory toast with a glass of champagne. There are over 100 launch sites in England, Scotland and Wales. The balloon flight itself will last around 60 minutes depending on weather conditions on the day but you'll need to allow approximately 3 to 4 hours for the whole experience. The minimum age is 7 and under 16s must be accompanied by a paying adult. The minimum height is 4 ft 6 ins and maximum weight is 18 stone. You'll need to be able to climb into the basket using foot holes provided, stand unassisted for an hour and adopt the seated landing position. This experience is not suitable for anyone who is pregnant or has recently undergone major surgery.
Virgin Experience Days Billy Elliot Top Priced Theatre Tickets and Dinner for Two
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Bring some drama to your life with this fantastic West End experience which includes a two-course pre theatre meal at the Da Scalzo Pizzeria restaurant in Belgravia offering a set menu of Italian classics and homemade treats, plus top-priced theatre tickets. Billy Elliott is an inspirational story set in a northern mining town against the background of the 1984/85 miners strike. It's a tale of a young boy's struggle against the odds to make his dream come true. Follow Billy's journey as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and whole community and changes his life forever. With unforgettable music by Elton John, sensational dance and a powerful storyline, this moving performance will stay with you forever.
Location: London- Victoria Palace Theatre.
Restrictions: Minimum age: 16 (Under 18's must be accompanied by a paying adult). Your pre-theatre dinner does not include beverages, these however may be purchased on the day. Please advise of any dietary requirements when booking.
Transport between the restaurant and theatre is not included but is only a short walk away and has been chosen for its proximity.
Available Monday to Friday. We recommend that you book at least 4/6 weeks in advance.
Please allow 5 hours for the experience
On arrival at the Da Scalzo Pizzeria restaurant at 18.00 you will enjoy a 2 course pre theatre meal from the set menu before heading to the theatre where the play will start at 19.30
Once a date has been booked you are unable to change or cancel the booking.
Get down to a Bannatyne Spa and enjoy the Deluxe Pamper Day, for a full day of luxurious relaxation and tranquillity. Take a friend or partner along with you and treat them to a day of total peace and escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, or, if you want to work on the new you, why not make the most of the gym equipment or enjoy a class such as yoga or Tai Chi. Along with full use of the wonderful facilities, you will each enjoy one spa treatment. There are a variety of treatments to choose from, including massages, facials and manicures. Whatever you choose you will leave feeling refreshed and invigorated. When you arrive at your chosen Bannatyne spa you will be greeted by a member of staff and given a tour of the extensive range of facilities that are available. Enjoy the gym, or take part in a class (please note these must be pre-booked). The pair of you can enjoy a full day at the spa, relaxing in the pool or soaking in the steam room. As part of your experience you will each enjoy a treatment lasting approximately 55 minutes. Choose from: Bannatyne Expert facial; Leighton Denny Immaculate Manicure; Swedish back, neck and shoulder massage and Men's/Women's Energising Facial; Swedish back neck and shoulder massage and an Elemis Body Polish; Energising facial and Elemis Body Polish; Swedish full body massage. Treatments may vary per venue so please check on booking what is available to you. Choice of Bannatyne Spa location. Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card. Cancellation indemnity. Bedfordshire - Luton. Nottinghamshire - Mansfield. Staffordshire - Tamworth. West Midlands - Birmingham. West Midlands - Brindley Place. West Midlands - Solihull. West Midlands - Sutton Coldfield. Leicestershire - Leicester.
Being beautiful on the outside isn't important, but feeling confident about your self is. In a world filled with glamorous images and airbrushed models, it's easy to feel like you're missing out on the right products and skin-care routines. If you are feeling a little insecure about your appearance then you should benefit from this make-up lesson with one of Colour Me Beautiful's trained consultants. You'll meet a qualified consultant who will put you at ease as you discuss your image likes and dislikes before going through a helpful colour analysis. This will determine which shades work best for your natural colouring and personality, and you will be shown how to apply the right make-up products to your skin. To make sure you can keep up with your new routines at home you will be provided with a handy booklet detailing the advice, hints and tips you receive. What's included: A one hour make up lesson, A personalised 12-page beauty work book full of make-up tips, Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card, Cancellation Indemnity .The experience takes place at the studio of one of Colour Me Beautiful's 200 participating consultants across the UK.
Virgin Experience Days Jack the Ripper Guided Tour in London for Two
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Explore the dark side of the capital’s history in the Virgin Experience Days Jack the Ripper Guided Tour of London for Two.
Perfect for history and crime buffs alike, this tour will feature a coach ride through the capital, visiting the parts with the most gruesome stories to tell. See the Old Bailey where public hangings once took place, as well as other areas of interest.
After your coach journey you will embark on the Jack the Ripper walking tour that follows his infamous murder trail.
Along the back streets of London's East End your guide will share all the stories, evidence and suspects from the Jack the Ripper case dating back to 1888. Then head to the Sherlock Holmes pub to weigh up the facts of this famously unsolved case - see if you can come up with a theory as to who Jack the Ripper really was.
- Virgin Experience Days Jack the Ripper Guided Tour in London for Two
- Three part coach tour
- Visit to the Sherlock Holmes Pub
- Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card
- Minimum age: 17 years
- Cancellation indemnity Participant guidelines
- Location: London - Marble Arch
This experience runs April to October: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
November to December and March: Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
January and February: Wednesdays and Fridays only.
Tours are limited during special holidays. It is recommended you book at least 4 weeks in advance to ensure that dates are available. All bookings are subject to availability. You should allow approximately 3 hours for the whole experience.