Prepare for an exhilarating day of ups, downs, jubilant cries and torn up ticket stubs with this fantastic day at the races. Enjoy admission to one of the 15 racecourses, raceday enclosures and get the inside track with a behind the scenes tour. Pick up your race programme and brush up on the form before placing a bet on your favourite. Head to the bar for a complimentary drink before you take to the stands to cheer on your chosen champion. Entry to the course's raceday enclosure with an official programme and a welcome glass of beer, wine or soft drink. An exclusive behind the scenes tour. Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card. Cancellation Indemnity.
Gates open around 2 to 3 hours before the first race, please check with the racecourse for confirmed timings, especially as race times are subject to change. We recommend arriving in advance so you have time to familiarise yourself with the facilities, enjoy a drink and perhaps grab a bite to eat from one of the many food & drink outlets on course (food is not included within the experience but can be purchased on the day for an extra charge) Afterwards, why not head to the bar to redeem your voucher for a welcome drink.
- Staffordshire - Uttoxeter Racecourse
- West Midlands - Wolverhampton
- Worcestershire - Worcester
- Nottinghamshire - Rolleston
- Norfolk - Great Yarmouth Racecourse
- Tyne & Wear - Newcastle Racecourse and Sedgefield Racecourse
- South Yorkshire - Doncaster
- West Sussex - Brighton Racecourse
Virgin Experience Days 1 Night in Paris with River Cruise
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This luxurious Virgin Experience short break is the best way to see the most romantic and picturesque city in the world.
With return Eurostar tickets between London and Paris, one night's accommodation with breakfast for 2 in a central Paris hotel, plus tickets to discover Paris onboard of a Bateaux Parisiens cruiser, this will be a truly memorable trip.
The beautiful city of Paris is a must-see, with its long traditions of history, art and culture. This experience will give you the opportunity to explore the stunning architecture and sights throughout your one night break, plus discover Paris from a different angle on a Bateaux Parisiens trimaran.
These boats are entirely glassed over with a terrace at the stern and outside walkways – perfect for exploring and admiring the architectural treasures of the capital.
A clear, lively commentary is broadcast as cruise past Paris’ most famous sites including Grand Palais, Le Louvre, Domes des Invalides, Notre Dame, and Place de la Concorde.
Your hotel will be centrally located so you can explore the sumptuous architecture and tranquil parks, relax at a pavement café and watch the world go by as you sip a glass of French wine, or take a romantic stroll along the Seine.
Discover world famous museums, art galleries and monuments. Marvel at the city’s many iconic landmarks including the beautiful Eiffel Tower, the splendidPompidou centre and so many more!
- Journey for 2 on Eurostar - London St Pancras to Paris Gare d'Nord
- One night stay in hotel in Central Paris. Full details of your hotel location are provided on your confirmation.
- Breakfast for 2
- Seine sightseeing cruise
- Time of year: All year round subject to availability
- Virgin Experience Day - One Night Paris Break for 2 with Seine Cruise
Prepare for an exhilarating day of ups, downs, jubilant cries and torn up ticket stubs with this fantastic day at the races. Enjoy admission to one of the ten racecourses Premier enclosures and get the inside track with a behind the scenes tour. Pick up your race programme and brush up on the form before placing a bet on your favourite with a free discount betting voucher. Head to the bar for a complimentary drink before you take to the stands to cheer on your chosen champion. This voucher is valid for 6 months from the date of issue. It's 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.
Gates open around two to three hours before the first race, please check with the racecourse for confirmed timings, especially as race times are subject to change. Food is not included within the experience but can be purchased on the day for an extra charge. Pick up your race programme before you join the behind the scenes tour (the racecourse will confirm the time and meeting place for your tour in your welcome information). Afterwards, why not retreat to the bar to redeem your voucher for a welcome drink, but don't forget to head to the paddock around 30 minutes before the first race where you can see the horses parade and look for your winner. You will be able place a bet with the Tote using your discount betting voucher, before watching the first race and seeing the winning owners celebrate on the podium.
The experience is available at the following racecourses: Bath, Brighton, Chepstow, Ffos Las, Fontwell Park, Great Yarmouth, Hereford, Newcastle, Sedgefield and Uttoxeter.
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 Harry Potter Bus Tour of London For Two
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Enter the magical world of wizards and muggles in this Harry Potter Bus Tour of London for Two. You'll enjoy a fun-packed excursion through various locations from the films including Kings Cross Station which was used to film Platform 9 3/4.
Visit the entrance to the Ministry of Magic and see the sites used for the Leaky Cauldron, Gringotts Bank and 12 Grimmauld Place on this 3 hour mini-coach tour through the capital. You'll see a side to London you never imagined while reliving many of your favourite moments from the eight films in this fascinating experience to remember. 3 hour London bus tour for two with a professional Harry Potter guide. Available on Wednesdays Saturdays and Sundays. Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card. Cancellation indemnity.
On arrival at the south-east London meeting location, you'll be greeted by your guide before embarking on the 3 hour tour which finishes at Kings Cross. Along the way, you'll find the location used as the entrance to the Ministry of Magic in Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix, and a photo opportunity pushing a trolley through the wall at Platform 9 3/4. You'll discover the inspiration for 12 Grimmauld Place from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, and see where the Knight Bus squeezed through the oncoming double-decker buses in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. You'll walk in the footsteps of Rubeus Hagrid (Robbie Coltraine) and Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) to the entrance of the Leaky Cauldron before ending up at the location used for Gringotts Bank (exterior only).
- London - Temple Bar
Please note: Minimum age 16.
Make a driving fanatic’s dream come true with this Virgin Experience Days Junior Supercar Thrill Choice.
Perfect for junior enthusiasts, driving pros, or simply as a treat for yourself, this experience gives you the chance to pick a supercar and take it for a spin. A driving licence isn’t required either, as you’ll be under the expert tuition of the qualified driving instructors.
Chose from the Italian Ferrari 360, the track inspired Porsche Turbo, a stunning Lamborghini Gallardo or the luxurious Audio R8.
When you arrive you will be driven around the track by the instructor in a Mini Cooper S to familiarise yourself with the track. Then it’s time to take the wheel in the supercar and really burn some rubber.
With a qualified instructor accompanying you at every turn, you can unleash your inner rally driver and complete seven miles of hands-on action. Afterwards you’ll be presented with a certificate to commemorate the day.
This experience makes a wonderful gift and comes with a personalised voucher and a message card.
Locations: Leicestershire-Gainsborough, Lincolnshire- Gainsborough York-Elvington, Surrey-Chertsey
- Choose from a Ferrari, Porsche, Lamborghini or Audi R8
- Instructed lap in a Mini Cooper S
- Includes personalised voucher and message card
- Cancellation indemnity
- Does not require a drivers licence
- Seven miles of driving
- Includes a certificate
- Virgin Experience Days Junior Supercar Thrill Choice
Virgin Experience Days Luxury Paris Day Trip and Lunch at the Eiffel Tower for 2
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Treat a loved one to a day out together you'll never forget with this luxury trip to Paris, including lunch at the Eiffel Tower.
This luxury day trip to Paris will have you sampling the French delights in no time. With reserved seats on the Eurostar, a champagne lunch at the Eiffel Tower, a cruise on the River Seine and a coach tour of all the famous landmarks, you wont want to come home.
On arrival at St Pancras station you will be met by your guide and escorted onboard Eurostar. Upon arrival at Gard du Nord you will enjoy a panoramic coach tour of the city, including Notre Dame, Champs Elysees and the Arc de Triomphe.
You will then enjoy a delicious champagne lunch at the Eiffel Tower, with a fast entry ticket with reserved seats in the Altitude 58 restaurant which boasts fabulous views across the city. Sit back and enjoy a glass of champagne followed by a 2-course meal while soaking up the atmosphere.
Enjoy a visit to the 2nd level of the Eiffel Tower followed by a cruise on the River Seine that passes the Notre Dame Musee D'Orsay and Place de la Concorde.
In the late afternoon there is some free time for you to explore independently. Alternatively you can join a guided tour of Le Louvre, home to the Mona Lisa
In the early evening you will head back to Gard du Nord for the return journey to London St Pancras.
This experience is available on selected dates all year round.
You should allow one day for the whole experience. You will depart at 7.00 am from St Pancras and return at 20.30. Travelling times may vary and are subject to change.
Virgin Experience Days One Night Heavenly Bliss Spa Break for Two at Bannatyne's Darlington Hotel
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One Night Heavenly Bliss Spa Break for Two at Bannatyne's Darlington Hotel
When you step into the Bannatyne's spa you will be stepping into paradise and soothe your body and mind. On arrival at the Darlington Hotel you will be checked in to your twin or double room for your One Night Heavenly Bliss Spa Break. Then make your way down the road to the Bannatynes Health Club where you will enjoy full use of the spa and leisure facilities and undergo your treatment. Be pampered with a 25 minute Swedish back, neck and shoulder massage or a Bannatyne's Energising Facial.
This fabulous getaway entitles you to full use of the spa facilities. This decadent experience promises to be Heavenly Bliss for the body, mind and soul. Spend time in the sauna and steam room to invigorate your senses and release you tensions.
In the evening, before you retire to your wonderful twin or double room, you will enjoy a divine two-course dinner and in the morning before departure you will tuck in to a scrumptious full English or continental breakfast.
- Two-course evening meal.
- Full English or continental breakfast.
- Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card.
- One Night Heavenly Bliss Spa Break for Two at Bannatyne's Darlington Hotel
Cancellation indemnity. Participant guidelines: Minimum age 18. Participants should be of reasonable health and fitness to enjoy all the facilities on offer.
Virgin Experience Days Two Night Holland and Belgium Weekend Getaway for Two
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Enjoy a European break with a Two Night Holland and Belgium Weekend Getaway for Two. You will cross the channel and stay in the lovely Dutch village of Monnickendam, only a 25 minute drive from the heart of Amsterdam. Once you arrive in Holland you will check into your hotel and then spend the evening, folllowing your evening meal and 2 hour free bar, as you wish. You will be picked up from London at approximately 06.00 and set out on your journey. At Dover you will board the ferry to Calais and from there carry on by land through France, Belgium and the Netherlands. You should arrive at your hotel at approximately 18.00 and can relax and enjoy an evening meal and 2 hour free bar, or explore the local area at your leisure. The next morning you will receive breakfast, and then head out for a guided tour of Amsterdam. You will have the option of a canal boat cruise and return to your hotel at 18.30 with the evening free for you to spend as you wish. On the third and final day of your trip you will check out the hotel at 09.00 and arrive in Bruges around midday. Explore the city until 16.30 when you will depart and make your return coach and ferry trip back to London with an approximate arrival time of 23.00. Luxury coach travel. Return cross channel ferry crossings. Two nights' B&B en-suite hotel accommodation in a 2 or 3* hotel. Evening meal and 2 hour free bar at the hotel on the first evening. Excursion to Bruges.
Choose from 42 interesting and exciting Experiences- The perfect gift!
There’s the aerotow or two Winch Launch Glider flight, fine wine tasting experience, introduction to motor racing, introduction to riding for two, quad biking for two, River Bugs sea kayaking coastal adventure for two or a Silverstone Aston Martin Thrill, Ferrari Thrill, Nissan GT-R Thrill, Rally Thrill, Single Seater Thrill. There’s also a single supercar thrill plus high speed passenger ride, skid control, themed helicopter pleasure flight for one - 15 minutes, trike tours in Scotland for two, V8 touring car experience or white water rafting for two.
There’s afternoon tea with the tigers, Bateaux London classic lunch cruise and London Eye, VIP evening chocolate walking tour in London's Mayfair, Bateaux London classic Thames Sunday lunch cruise, brunch with the tigers and organic chocolate making workshop all for two people, or a Saturday introductory wine course and a wines of the world workshop.
For a family outing there’s the family visit to the Tower of London and Thames sightseeing cruise.
There is also the dance lesson experience at Karen Hardy Studios for two, the one day landscape photography course or the TV presenter experience. The spa day for sharing at Bannatyne Spas, suave and sophisticated pamper day and Turkish Delight spa experience at the 5* Bentley London are perfect for anyone who deserves to relax and unwind.
What better way to let your cares and worries melt away than enjoying a day of pampering together with a friend or loved one? Enjoy some real indulgences that will leave you feeling trim and glowing.
You can use all the facilities available at the site you chose, which typically include a swimming pool, steam room, sauna, gym and relaxation area. You will also be treated to two treatments each: a 25 minute Elemis facial and 25 minute Swedish back, neck and scalp massage. Fully trained, professional staff will be on hand to help and guide you, so that you emerge feeling sleek and carefree!
When you arrive at the venue, the facilities and services available to you will be explained, together with the treatments available on the day. The format of the day will vary at each location but typically you will spend about 6-8 hours there.
Locations: Luton, Leicester, Mansfield, Burton on Trent, West Midlands, Peterborough, Norwich, Carlisle, Manchester, Dunfermline, Edinburgh, Falkirk, Inverness, Perthshire, Milton Keynes, Esses, Kent, Banbury, Hastings, Staffordshire, Bristol and Cardiff.
- More than 30 locations to chose from England and Scotland.
- Minimum age 18 years
- Suitable for men and women
- You should be in reasonable health and fitness and may be asked to complete a health questionnaire and will not be allowed to participate in certain treatments or facilities if you have certain medical conditions.
- Some treatments not suitable during pregnancy.
- Vouchers valid for 10 months
Virgin Experience Days Double Supercar Blast for One - Weekdays
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With this Virgin Experience Days Double Supercar Blast for One you’ll really be in the driving seat.
With five cars to choose from including the Lamborghini, Ferrari, Aston Martin, Audi R8 and Porsche and a choice of one of six venues across the UK you are guaranteed to enjoy the drive of your life.
On arrival you will be given a briefing on driving techniques and safety. Then it's your turn to take the wheel of your first chosen supercar. Enjoy 2 miles in each supercar before being presented with a certificate to impress your friends and family.
Choose to drive two of the following supercars: Ferrari 360 or 355A , Lamborghini Gallardo, Porche, Audi R8, Aston Martin V8 or DB9A, at one of the following locations: Elvington - North Yorkshire, Stratford Upon Avon - Warwickshire, Kenilworth - Warwickshire, Great Tew - Oxfordshire, Prestwold Hill - Leicestershire.
Please note: The model of car may vary depending on availability. This voucher entitles you to take your experience on a mid-week date, Monday – Thursday. If you would like to take part at the weekend at any venue then a supplement of £25 is payable at the time of booking.
Please allow approximately 2 hours for the whole experience depending on the numbers on the day.