Enjoy the incredible adrenalin rush of a tandem skydive with this unforgettable Virgin Experience Day.
After a short safety briefing session, you will fly to a height of approx 10-12,000ft safely strapped to a British Parachute Association tandem instructor before leaping into a 5000ft free-fall.
Your instructor controls the whole descent including the parachute opening and landing - you can just focus on the incredible views and sensations as you enjoy the free-fall, followed by the sudden rush of the parachute opening and the final gentle descent back to earth.
This tandem parachute jump is a once-in-a-lifetime experience you'll still be talking about 40 years later!
Tandem skydive locations: Cambridgeshire - Peterborough; Cumbria - Grange over Sands; Devon - Dunkeswell; Kent - Headcorn; Lancashire - Preston; North Lincolnshire - Brigg; Northamptonshire - Brackley; Nottinghamshie - Langar; Shropshire - Whitchurch; Suffolk - Beccles; Wiltshire - Netheravon.
- Minimum age: 16 (under 18s need parental consent)
- Maximum weight: 15 stone (95 kg) your weight should be proportionate to your height
- Over-40s require a doctor's certificate of fitness
- You will be required to sign a Declaration of Fitness form, if in doubt please contact the centre before booking
- Virgin Experience Day - Tandem Skydive
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 Special Occasion Overnight Stay at The Mayfair Hotel
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Enjoy a luxurious mini break you'll never forget with the Special Occasion Overnight Stay for 2 at The Mayfair Hotel.
There are 5 star luxury hotels and then there is The Mayfair, the perfect combination of contemporary design, boutique attention to detail and grand hotel service – all in the heart of London.
A legendary luxury hotel with a glamorous past, it's the ideal location for a lavish weekend getaway. You will feel like royalty with Champagne and chocolates in your room and the pure luxury and opulence at one of the most famous hotels in London.
Check into an icon of style and smile at the thought of a deeply comfortable bed, a sleek, marbled bathroom and a long, lazy lie in the next day, stirring only at the thought of a full English breakfast with all the trimmings.
Upon arrival at the hotel you will be met by the attentive staff who will take your bags whilst you check into your King Superior room with its deeply textured fabrics, Catalan-designed furniture and Sicilian marble bathroom complete with power shower.
You will be close to one of London's most chic shopping areas, Bond Street and the equally famous Regent Street, so you'll have plenty of time to shop and feel glamorous before retiring to your lavish bedroom. A delicious full English breakfast will be served in the morning before you check out and head back to reality.
This Virgin Experience Day offer is for a one night stay and is available on Fridays and Saturdays only. Location: Mayfair, London.
Virgin Experience Days One Night Romantic Retreat for Two at Bannatyne's Charlton House Hotel
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Romance is in the air at Charlton House. Spend one night at the glorious Bannatyne Spa for some quality time with your beloved. A spa day is so much sweeter with someone to share it with. Give into the temptation of total relaxation and receive an indulgent treatment that will make you both feel like royalty. Your 40 minute treatment will consist of either a Swedish back massage or luxurious chocolate back massage followed by either a scalp massage or welcome touch facial; put yourself in the professional hands of your spa therapist and they will make each of you feel relaxed, recharged and invigorated. Spend time soaking in the heavenly outdoor hot tubs, jacuzzi, steam room and sauna with your sweetheart and follow it with a delicious two-course evening meal. Your room will be prepared with a bottle of sparkling Champagne and exquisite chocolate-dipped strawberries that you can enjoy before or after your heavenly time in the spa. That evening, snuggle up in an Executive room and be served a full English or continental breakfast after a glorious night's sleep at your romantic retreat. At Charlton House you will be checked into your room with Champagne and chocolate-dipped strawberries waiting for you. That evening you will each be served a delicious two-course dinner and in the morning a full English or continental breakfast. Not before enjoying a superb night's sleep in your wonderful Executive room. 40 minute spa treatment each. Full use of fitness and leisure facilities. Chocolate dipped strawberries. Full bottle of champagne. Two-course evening meal. Full English or continental breakfast. Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card.
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