Virgin Experience Days One Night Perfect Girls Getaway for Two at Bannatyne's Hastings House Hotel
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A Girly Getaway could be just what you're looking for. Bring your BFF and treat yourselves to a spa getaway at this enchanted Bannatyne Spa. Shimmer and sparkle with a 40 minute treatment each. Choose between a Bannatyne Energising facial and Leighton Denny on the Move Manicure or an Elemis Welcome Touch Facial and Leighton Denny Custom Manicure. Each enticing pamper treat will have you looking and feeling radiant. Feel like a princess as a gorgeous afternoon tea full of dainty savoury and sweet bites is brought to your table. Enjoy a naughty pre-dinner cocktail and spend some time catching up and having a giggle whilst steaming yourselves in the sauna or soaking in the jacuzzi. Your fantastic day will continue after sunset, when you will be served a delicious two-course dinner and then slip into your pyjamas for a girly sleepover in your comfortable Executive room. In the morning you'll be served a scrumptious full English or continental breakfast before departure. Friendships are built on good times together. Whether it's a celebration or just a chance to relax with one of your favourite people, this getaway is perfect for girls who like to live, love and laugh. Arrive at the Bannatyne Spa Hastings Hotel and you will be checked in to your twin or double room. Feel free to enjoy the hotel's spa and leisure facilities including sauna, steam room, pool, jacuzzi and outdoor hot tubs. Throughout the day you will not go hungry, with a full afternoon tea to entice you. Prior to dinner you will enjoy a cocktail, then be served your two-course evening meal. After a fabulous night's sleep in your en-suite Executive room you will enjoy a full English or continental breakfast before checking out.
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 Double Supercar Driving Thrill Plus High Speed Passenger Ride
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Experience the thrill of driving not one but two of the most amazing supercars with this Double Supercar Thrill experience. You can choose to drive the Ariel Atom, Aston Martin, Audi R8, Ferrari, Lamborghini or Porsche, which two will you select? Once you have recovered from the excitement of driving your first supercar, you get to do it all over again by getting behind the wheel of your second chosen supercar. As well as driving, you will also see how your instructor does it as they take you around the track for an exciting high speed passenger ride, as they find the quickest way in and out of the corners. On arrival at the centre at your allotted time you will receive a demonstration lap followed by an in-car briefing on driving techniques and safety by your instructor in a track prepared sports or saloon car. Then it's on to the main event, get behind the wheel of your first chosen supercar for 3 or 4 laps (depending on location) before driving your second chosen supercar for an additional 3 or 4 laps. Once you have driven your two chosen supercars you will receive a short debrief from your instructor who will add comments and a score to your driver’s ticket. You’ll then get into the passenger seat of a specially prepared performance saloon car for a thrilling high speed passenger ride that will leave you holding on tight. Your experience will conclude with the collection of your commemorative driving certificate. Locations: Leicestershire – Lutterworth, Lincolnshire – Gainsborough, Surrey – Chertsey, Yorkshire - Elvington
Virgin Experience Days Extended Flying Lesson
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Feel the adrenalin rush as you take the controls of a light plane and soar across the sky! You get one-to-one training with a Civil Aviation Authority licensed instructor, and your flying time counts towards a Private Pilot's licence. This Extended option means you will be flying for a longer time and will have a more in-depth lesson. Your flying lesson starts with a briefing from your instructor before the flight. This will cover safety, and an introduction to some of the controls. Once in the plane, your flight starts from the time the engine turns over. 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. Once in the air, you will be able to take the controls but your pilot will generally land the plane and taxi back. Minimum age: 12 (under 18's need parental/guardian consent) - Minimum height: 4 ft 10 inch (147 cm) - Maximum height: 6 ft 4 inch (193 cm) - Maximum weight: 12 stone at County Down, 16 stone at Leeds, 14 to 18 stone at other locations - You should be in reasonable health and agile enough to climb into the aircraft. 40 locations across the UK and Southern Ireland.
Virgin Experience Days Five Course Tasting Menu with a glass of Champagne at Maze by Gordon Ramsay for Two
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The Virgin Experience Days Five Course Tasting Menu with a glass of Champagne at Maze by Gordon Ramsay for Two is perfect for food lovers.
Overlooking the beautiful gardens of Grosvenor Square in Mayfair, London, the TV chef’s restaurant serves French cuisine with Asian influences and provides Michelin star service.
You and a friend or loved one will thoroughly enjoy this five-course tasting menu experience, along with a glass of bubbling Champagne each.
You will get to sample Maze's delightful dishes in a magnificent, contemporary environment designed by David Rockwell. A fusion of taste and style, this restaurant will allow you to take in the stunning contemporary design as you are each served 5 tasting courses from a set menu, to include a glass of chilled Champagne each and a delicate pre-dessert.
Whether you decide to indulge as a lunchtime treat or a romantic dinner, you are sure to have a dining experience to remember.
- Five Course Tasting Menu at Maze by Gordon Ramsay for Two
- Restaurant overlooks Grosvenor Square
- Michelin star service
- Ideal gift idea
- Location: London - Westminster
- Under-16s must be accompanied by a full paying adult
Lunch is available between noon to 2.30pm and dinner between 6pm and 11pm Sunday to Thursday, except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. It is recommended that you book at least four weeks in advance.
Please allow approximately 2 hours for the whole experience. All prices are subject to a 12.5% discretionary service charge. Please note: your group size will be restricted to a maximum of 9 people.
Ever wanted to experience a 'barrel roll' or 'loop the loop' in an aircraft? Get ready to see the world from a different angle. Experience the thrills of aerobatic manoeuvres which may include loops (the world becomes all green then blue and then all green again), rolls, stall turns, chandelles and steep turns.
Your instructor will start the experience with a pre-flight briefing enabling you to understand how the aircraft is capable of aerobatic flight. Once in the air your instructor will accelerate the aircraft to over 100mph before starting a sequence of aerobatic manoeuvres which may include loops, rolls, wingovers and even the dreaded spin. All this takes place several thousand feet in the air. Due to the nature of this experience you will not be able to take the controls so just sit back and enjoy.
- Pre-Flight briefing
- The flight will last 25-30 minutes.
- Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card.
- PA cover to a value of £50.00 plus cancellation indemnity
- Please allow an hour for the whole experience.
- Minimum height: 5 foot (guideline only)
- Maximum height; 6 foot 4 inch (guideline only)
- maximum weight; 16 stone (guideline only)
- Spectators welcome to the airfield but views may be restricted as you fly away to complete the flight.
- Cambridgeshire - Peterborough; Essex - Stapleford Tawney; Norfolk - Norwich; Staffordshire - Burton on Trent; Surrey - Camberley; Surrey - Redhill; West Sussex - Shoreham.
Virgin Experience Days Refreshing Faces Experience with Cosmetics a la Carte, London for One
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Rejuvenate your appearance with the Refreshing Faces Experience with Cosmetics a la Carte for One. If you feel like your daily make up routine needs a shake up, or that you want to try something different but don't know where to start, this is the perfect experience for you. Skin assessment. Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card. Cancellation indemnity. On arrival at Cosmetics a la Carte in Knightsbridge you will meet a team of professionals who are proud of their high quality and colour products. They make all their own unique products in London and aim to help you get the best results from your make up routine. Your experience will include a useful skin assessment to ensure you know what is right for your skin. You'll learn about cleansing, matching foundation, creating contours, and transforming your look from day to night. It is an exciting experience to gain an insight into new tricks and techniques. Cosmetics a la Carte are obsessed with high quality products and will show you the tricks of the trade for emphasising your best features and giving your everyday look a boost. You will also cover cleansing, moisturising and priming. You will find your ideal lip colour and daytime make up, and learn how to transform this into an evening look. If you or someone you know if stuck in a rut with their make-up, this lesson is an ideal way to discover new tips and techniques. Minimum age 18. The experience is available Monday to Saturday, throughout the year (excluding Bank Holidays). All bookings are subject to availability. Opening times: Monday and Tuesday 10.00 to 18.00, Wednesday and Thursday 10.00 to 19.00, Friday and Saturday 10.00 to 18.00 We recommend you book at least four weeks in advance to ensure that dates are available.
Virgin Experience Days Advanced Teeth Whitening at Tranquil Day Spa (40 Minute Teeth Whitening)
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Give your teeth a shiny new lease of life with this rejuvenating Advanced Teeth Whitening procedure. Your teeth could be lightened by up to 8 to 12 shades, beginning with a fast-start 60 minute clinic treatment in the Midlands. The self- administered procedure is completely safe and sterile and uses LED technology to bring a fantastic bright lift to tooth whiteness. Please note that very stained teeth may only achieve 6 shades of whitening, but you'll still achieve a fantastic lift to your smile. You'll first be asked to complete a form to confirm that you are not contraindicated for the Self-Treatment and have had a recent dental check up to ensure you are suitable for Whitening. Then you'll check the pre-treatment shade of your teeth using the clinic's Vita shade guide (the specialist can help with this). Your therapist will take you through the process of how to administer the whitening procedure using your Self-Treatment kit which will include: A prep wipe, double sealed pre-filled non-peroxide whitening tray, disposal bag, Consent form, Post treatment information sheet and LED light. Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card. Cancellation indemnity.
Participant guidelines: Minimum age 18. Available 7 days a week. Date restrictions may apply. Refer to individual salon opening times as they may vary. 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 book as early as possible to ensure that dates are available before the expiry date listed on your voucher. Bookings subject to availability. Allow 1 hour 15 minutes for the whole experience. You are asked to arrive 10 to 15 minutes prior to your pre-booked appointment time.
Perfect for some bonding time together, this experience involves the two of you receiving make-up tips and skin care advice from a qualified Colour Me Beautiful consultant. If either of you are lacking confidence in your make-up choices, or could do with a new application process, then you will definitely benefit from this make-up lesson with one of Colour Me Beautiful's trained consultants. You'll discuss your image, face shapes and haircuts along with your likes and dislikes before going through a colour analysis where the two of you will discover which shades work best for your natural tones and personalities, and you will be shown how to apply the right make-up products to your skin and where to apply them. You are sure to pick up the hints and tips you need to carry out your new look at home. What's included: A one hour make up lesson for two, 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 London Hilton - 3 Course Meal with Cocktails and Thames River Cruise
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Enjoy the Capital at it's best with this delicious three course meal with welcome cocktail at the Hilton London Green Park and a leisurely Thames River Cruise. This voucher is valid for 6 months from the date of issue. It's essential that you book and take your 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.The Hilton London Green Park hotel is set between the leafy Royal Parks and the shops of Oxford, Regent and Bond Street. The stylish Georgian townhouse hotel is just a short stroll to London attractions like Buckingham Palace, Westminster and Harrods and ideal venue to enjoy a three course lunch or dinner with a welcome cocktail.
On arrival at the Tiger Green Brasserie at The London Hilton Green Park you will be seated and presented with the menu. Enjoy international cuisine in the elegant surroundings, with separate dining areas and a light-flooded conservatory space. This intimate London Green Park restaurant is popular with hotel guests and locals alike. The innovative lunch and dinner menus offer a wide variety of dishes ranging from Hilton classics like Caesar Salad to their special grills and mouth-watering desserts.Your Thames River cruise will need to be taken between 10.00 and 18.00 and you may embark and disembark from the piers at Westminster, London Eye, Tower and Greenwich, cruising between them as many times as you wish during one day. 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.
Virgin Experience Days Champagne Afternoon Tea at The 5* Bentley Hotel - London
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Indulge someone special with this Virgin Experience Days Champagne Afternoon Tea at The 5 Star Bentley Hotel in London.
The ultimate treat for anyone who loves the finer things in life, this original gift idea includes tea for 2 amidst the surroundings of this luxury hotel’s Peridot lounge.
You will be served delicious teatime treats ranging from delicate sandwiches to mouth-watering cakes and pastries, as well as freshly baked scones with organic strawberry jam and clotted cream.
Everything is accompanied by your choice of fine tea or coffee and a glass of chilled Champagne.
The hotel is in the residential area of the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea - the perfect place to retreat to from the hustle and bustle of the big city.
Whatever the occasion, an anniversary, birthday or just a catch up with an old friend, this is the perfect treat.
- Champagne Afternoon Tea at The 5* Bentley Hotel in London.
- Gift pack includes personalised voucher and message card
- Includes cancellation indemnity
- Location: London - Harrington Gardens
Virgin Experience Days Reviver Pamper Day for 2 at Virgin Active
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Reviver Pamper Package includes 40 minutes of pampering spa treatments for you both. You'll also have full use of the fantastic health club facilities free of charge. Choose from a facial with the addition of either a head or hand massage, or a back, neck and shoulder massage with additional head or leg massage. Whichever you choose we’ll guarantee you’ll leave feeling relaxed, refreshed and revived.
- 1 x 40 minute pamper treatment each – choose from 40 minute facial with head massage, 40 minute facial with hand massage, Back, neck and shoulder massage with head massage and Back, neck and shoulder massage with leg massage
- Use of the facilities
- Choice of over 45 locations
- Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card
Over 45 locations:
Bristol, Avon, Berkshire, Cambridgeshire, Derby, Plymouth, Poole, Essex, Gloucestershire, Kent, Lancashire, London, Manchester, Northampton, Nottingham, Oxfordshire, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Staffordshire, Surrey, Brighton, Sussex, Tyne & Wear, Bridgend-Wales, Swansea, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Leeds, Sheffield,
The experience is available to book Monday to Thursday only. All bookings are subject to availability. Minimum age: 18 years. Participants should be of reasonable health and fitness to enjoy all the facilities on offer (you will be asked to complete a medical questionnaire before you can take your experience and you may not be able to take certain treatments or use some of the facilities if you have certain medical conditions, alternatively you may be required to obtain a medical certificate). Your voucher is valid for 6 months from the date of issue.