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
Discover the magic of London's famous West End with this Deluxe Theatre and Dinner package for two.
This is a fantastic chance to enjoy a delicious pre-theatre dinner for two at a popular central London restaurant before taking in a West End show.The perfect surprise gift for the theatre lover in your life, with a selection of shows to suit all tastes. Depending on what is available when you book, your choice may include the star-studded hit musical Chicago, the gripping adaptation of best selling novel 'Woman in Black', or Willy Russel's award winning musical 'Blood Brothers'. Whichever you choose you are sure to be enthralled.
Standard Theatre and Dinner for two package is usually available from Monday to Thursday, Deluxe is usually available from Monday to Saturday, excluding Saturday evening performances.
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.
- Enjoy a pre-theatre two course dinner at a central London restaurant
- Two top-priced theatre tickets to a West End show.
- Experience gift pack
- Minimum age: 18
- Unfortunately due to limited access at the theatres this experience is not suitable for wheel chair users.
- Your pre-theatre dinner does not include coffee or any other beverages.
- Transport between show and restaurant not included.
- All shows and restaurants are subject to availability and change.
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.
Driving a super sleek and powerful Ferrari at the world famous Brands Hatch Circuit is a dream come true with this experience. With six miles driving in the stunning Ferrari 360 supercar you'll be behind the wheel and handling the legendary corners with skill and powering down the straights with speed. Now it's your turn to take to the wheel and whizz around the famous bends. Welcome, introduction and briefing on circuit driving techniques by a fully trained racing instructor. Six miles driving a Ferrari. Presentation of experience certificate. Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card. Cancellation indemnity.
An iconic racing venue, Brands Hatch has been operating for over 80 years. In this time the circuit has witnessed countless legendary drivers, including Jim Clark, Jackie Stewart and Jenson Button, race and win. You'll be in the hot seat of a stunning Ferrari 360, built with power and an engine sound like a roar. It's light, agile, offers 400bhp through the rear wheels and its paddle-shift transmission is directly related to the gearbox in its F1 cars. Enjoy driving the six miles around the track with it's unique combination of dips, cambers, fearsome corners and hills.
- Kent - Brands Hatch
Virgin Experience Days 12 Mile Thrill Seekers Helicopter Flight For One
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If you want the excitement of flying and the adrenaline of a roller coaster ride, then a thrill seekers flight is for you. Take the 12 mile Helicopter Thrill Seekers Flight and as soon as the blades begin to spin, you're in for a treat. The pilot will swoop over the landscape dipping and diving as you accelerate to speeds of over 120mph. Your heart will be pumping as the versatile helicopter makes sharp turns incapable of other aircrafts.
This adrenaline fuelled experience is a must for any lover of flight or dare devil who likes heights. You will communicate with the pilot via the headset and listen to the air traffic radio for a real taste of what it's like to fly. Your 12 mile thrilling flight will leave you buzzing as you gently touch back down to earth. Make sure you take in the amazing views while you're up there, they will be truly unforgettable, as will the entire experience.
What's included: Short safety and technical briefing, 12 mile helicopter flight. Choice of 16 locations. Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card. Cancellation indemnity Locations: Buckinghamshire. Denham, Cornwall. St Ives (limited dates in 2014), Essex, North Weald, Gloucestershire, Staverton, Hampshire, Thruxton, Oxfordshire, Oxford, Surrey, Nr. Cobham, Scotland, East Lothia, North Lanarkshire, Perth, Wales, Newport and Powys, Warwickshire, Wellesbourne, West Midlands - Wolverhampton Restrictions: The experience is available on selected weekend dates from March to November. All bookings are subject to availability. Minimum age: 6 (kindly note that under 12s must be accompanied by a paying adult) Minimum height: 5ft. Maximum height: 6ft 2in. Maximum weight : 18 stone (please advise when booking if any passengers are over 16 stone).
'Arrrh-a-arrrh-a-arrrhhhh! This is Go Ape, the multi-award winning Tree Top forest adventure. Head to one of the 28 UK forest adventures for two to three hours in the trees, taking on Zip Wires, Tarzan Swings, Rope Ladders and a variety of High-Wire Crossings, all set in the UK's most beautiful woodlands. At Go Ape you'll be kitted out with harnesses, pulleys and Karabiners, provided with a detailed safety brief with training and then let loose into the forest canopy to roam FREE. Life is so much more fun when you're jumping off a tree top platform into a cargo net. Before you head up onto the course, you'll be given a half-hour safety briefing by one of the qualified instructors. Here, you'll learn and try out the obstacles at low levels, and get to grips with the equipment. It's not complicated, but it's important stuff and it will give you the confidence to enjoy your time in the trees. After your training they won't supervise you. You'll be responsible for yourself but of course, instructors are always on hand, regularly patrolling the forests (not in monkey suits unfortunately!)
Locations: Derbyshire - Buxton, Staffordshire - Rugeley, Nottinghamshire - Edwinstowe, Bedfordshire - Woburn Park, Worcestershire - Bewdley, Suffolk - Brandon, North Yorkshire - Pickering, Tyne & Wear - Newcastle, Cheshire - Northwich, Cumbria - Hawkshead, Lancashire - Bolton, Cumbria - Keswick, Scotland - Stirling, Ayrshire - Mauchline, Aberdeenshire - Banchory, Surrey - Nr Farnham, Kent - Cranbrook, Buckinghamshire - Wexham, Berkshire - Bracknell, Hampshire - Southampton, Kent - Maidstone, Hampshire - Ringwood, Hertfordshire - Barnet, Buckinghamshire - Aston Clinton, Gloucestershire - Lydney, Devon - Exeter, Wales - Gwyrew, South Wales - West Glamorgan.
Enjoy the unique sensation of defying gravity whilst tearing down a hill at speeds of up to 30mph inside a 12-foot inflatable ball. You can choose from either a Harness Ride or an Aqua Ride for two, at a range of locations around the UK. It's fast-paced, exhilarating and it's unlike anything you have ever experienced before. On arrival at your chosen venue you'll be booked into the site and have the chance to watch other participants while you wait in a designated safe area, until its your turn to ride. You may choose between:
Harness Zorbing for Two - You'll be strapped into your harness, face-to-face with your friend, and taken to the top of the hill and then it's time for a safety briefing on how to ride the Zorb safely. The first rotations will ease you into this fantastic experience, propelling you forward as you begin to hurtle head-over-heels downhill. Try to suppress the screams - and laughter at your fellow passengers look of fear - as you gain speed down the run, for the ride of your life.
Locations: Tamworth Staffordshire, Ware Hertfordshire, Bradfield in Hertfordshire, Macclesfield Staffordshire, Stocksfield Northumberland, Porth Cornwall, Westwood Nottinghamshire, Bourton-on-the-Water Gloucestershire.
Aqua Zorbing for Two - With no harnesses you are completely free in the ball as you slip and slide around with thirty litres of water and a friend. A fantastic experience as you hurtle towards the finish line, balancing on the water as you try not to get soaked. Go wet and wild! Minimum height: 4 ft 7 inch. Maximum height: 7 ft 2 inch. Maximum weight: 18 stone per participant. You should allow at least one hour for your visit.
Locations: As above including Leek Staffordshire,
Virgin Experience Days Phantom of the Opera Top Priced Theatre Tickets and Dinner for Two
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Enjoy a West End Classic with top-priced tickets to the Phantom of the Opera and a delicious two-course meal in the Radisson Hampshire Bar and Grill (Hampshire Hotel) in Leicester Square, with its rich mahogany panelling and striking animal prints. Then it's on to the institution that is Phantom of the Opera - now in its 25th record-breaking year and with more than 10,000 performances.
Far beneath the majesty and splendour of the Paris Opera House, the Phantom lives a shadowy existence. Shamed by his physical appearance and feared by all, the love he holds for his beautiful protege Christine Daae is so strong that even her heart cannot resist. Prepare to be haunted. Location: London- Her Majesty's 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 mention any dietary requirements when booking.
Please arrive at the Radisson Hampshire at 18.00, you will be shown to your seats for your set 2 course meal, then you will head off to the Theatre for the captivating production of Phantom of the Opera.
Available Monday to Friday, date restrictions may apply. We recommend that you book at least 4-6 weeks in advance.
Transport between the restaurant and theatre is not included however, the restaurant is a short walk from the Theatre and has been chosen for its proximity.
Please allow 5 hours for the experience.
Unsuitable for wheelchair users.
Once a date has been booked, you are unable to change or cancel the booking.
Laugh the night away with this fun-filled Virgin Experience Days Comedy Night.
With a variety of locations available, you can enjoy a side-splitting evening of comedy where top-class acts will provide plenty of entertainment for an unforgettable evening. The experience includes entry for 2 adults, and you can stay after the laughs too and enjoy the after-show party until the early hours.
Locations include Birmingham, Nottingham, Camden , Leeds, Reading and Watford.
With this experience you can enjoy some of the finest comedy around and it makes a great gift for a loved one thanks to the personalised voucher and gift card that are included.
- Includes entry for 2
- Various locations
- Experience gift pack includes personalised voucher
- Gift card included
- After-show party
- Virgin Experience Days Comedy Night
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
Drive the fantastic New Audi R8 - 4.2 litre V8 Supercar. The R8 was built to take your breath away Audi leading designers have pushed the boundaries of racing technology, futuristic construction and luxury refinement to deliver this new masterpiece. Now drive it and you will see why the Audi R8 has a top-speed of 187 mph.
- Welcome introduction and briefing on circuit driving techniques by a fully trained racing instructor.
- 3-4 laps driving the Audi R8 Supercar.
- Presentation and de-brief of experience certificate.
- Experience gift pack including personalised gift voucher and message card.
- PA cover to a value of £50.000 plus cancellation indemnity.
- Minimum age:17 (under 18's need parental consent)
- Minimum height: 5'2"
- Maximum height: 6'6"
- Maximum weight: 16-18 stone depending on location.
- You must be in reasonable health.
- You must hold a full valid UK or European driving licence and must be able to drive manual transmissions.
- Experience content, equipment and restrictions may vary according to location.
Locations: Derbyshire- Donington, Lancashire - Wigan, Leicestershire - Prestwold Hall, North Yorkshire - Elvington, Northamptonshire - Corby, Northamptonshire- Silversone, Oxfordshire - Chippping Norton, Staffordshire- Seighford.
Virgin Experience Days Dr Who Walking Tour of London for Two
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Walk in the footsteps of the UK's most famous Time Lord in this Doctor Who Walking Tour of London for Two. You'll visit numerous locations from the past 50 years of this iconic television show, with particular focus on the classic series. See the sites used in memorable episodes such as The Invasion and Remembrance of the Daleks, as well as locations used in more recent episodes such as Rose, and The Shakespeare Code. You'll learn how the TV show is put together and hear fascinating trivia from your informed guide. Don?t forget your camera, as there will be plenty of opportunities for photos along the way. 2 hour London tour for two with a professional Doctor Who guide. Also available on 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 2 hour tour. Along the way, you'll visit over 15 locations used in the making of the Doctor Who television series, including the front door featured as 10 Downing Street in the episode Aliens of London, and the stairwells and walkways of the Earth prison featured in Frontier in Space episode. You'll also have the chance to visit the site where Dalek factions battled it out in the unforgettable Remembrance of the Daleks episode, before ending your tour in Waterloo.
- London - London Bridge