Get the family together for a memorable portrait you can cherish for years to come.
A professional photographer can capture you all at your most natural and relaxed to truly reflect your family bonds.
You won't have to travel far as there are more than 70 studios to choose from around the UK, all of which are equipped with the know-how and technology to get the perfect picture.
Choose from casual, traditional or contemporary styles and a selection of backgrounds and props to create wonderful photos. After the photo shoot, you will be able to view your pictures and can select your complimentary print, plus any additional ones you'd like to buy.
When you purchase an experience, a gift pack is sent to you or directly to another participant. A voucher and booking information are included so you or they can check the info and book the experience.
- Location: 70 across UK
- Duration: Up to 2 hours
- Time of year: Monday to Saturday, all year round
- Spectators welcome during shoot in most locations
- Vouchers are valid for 10 months
Virgin Experience Days Champagne Afternoon Tea for Two at the Edinburgh Carlton Hotel
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For an indulgent tea time treat in Edinburgh there couldn't be a better location than the Edinburgh Carlton Hotel. Situated on North Bridge, minutes from the Royal Mile, Princes Street and the legendary Edinburgh Castle, this luxury hotel is the perfect place to enjoy a full afternoon tea plus a glass of chilled champagne. A full afternoon tea served in the Bridge Lounge with finger sandwiches, cake selection, scones with cream and preserves and your choice of tea and a chilled glass of champagne each. Experience gift pack including smart wallet, personalised voucher and message card. Cancellation Indemnity.
Upon arrival at the hotel you will be welcomed by the friendly staff and shown to the Bridge Lounge which overlooks the famous Royal Mile. Here you will each be served with an array of goodies including a fine selection of teas, finger sandwiches, rich butter scones, pastries and a cold glass of champagne. Why not take in the famous history of this great city with a trip to Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyroodhouse or the Royal Botanic Gardens after tucking into your delicious treats.
- Scotland - Edinburgh
Virgin Experience Days Aston Martin Thrill at Brands Hatch
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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 and this is your chance to drive this incredible machine, at the world famous Brands Hatch circuit, for six miles. 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 an Aston Martin V8 Vantage. Presentation of experience certificate. Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card. Cancellation indemnity.
Could there be a more exciting way to experience one of the world's most exhilarating high performance sports cars. 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 Aston Martin V8 Vantage, when even opening the door is an experience to savour. It swings out and up on gas struts to reveal expensive materials, gorgeous lighting and an excellent seating position. Behind the wheel things only get better as this glorious supercar loves the track. Enjoy six miles driving around Brands Hatch with its unique combination of dips, cambers, fearsome corners and hills.
- Kent - Brands Hatch
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.
Enjoy the ultimate romantic experience with a photoshoot for the two of you. This fabulous experience will let dedicated experts create your perfect look. You'll even receive a complimentary A4 print of the two of you to keep. This voucher is valid for 6 months from the date of issue. It is 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. After arriving at the studio at your allotted time you will have your style consultation, after this it's time for the lady to have a stunning make-up session followed by her hair being styled. You will then step onto the photographic set to enjoy a photoshoot you'll never forget. With clothing and background changes the professional photographer will create your perfect look. After the photo shoot, you will be able to view your pictures and can select one complimentary A4 print of the two of you to keep, plus any additional ones you would like to purchase. There are over 75 studios in UK and Eire. Although there is a large quantity of studio members throughout the UK and Eire we are unable to guarantee availability for each region. Please allow approximately 2-3 hours for the full experience. Please be aware that some viewing's are not available on the same day and a viewing appointment on a later date may be necessary.
Why not take a helicopter flight over the centre of London where you will be treated to a unique view of all the major attractions like the London Eye, Buckingham Palace and Houses of Parliament. You will be treated to a truly unique view of the Capital city and a trip to remember. Make sure you bring your camera with you because this will be a unique opportunity to take in the sights of London from a very different perspective.
The flight departs from Chessington in Surrey. You should allow approximately one hour for the whole experience. The flight itself will last approximately 30 minutes. Guests are requested to arrive 30 minutes before the flight time. Available on selected weekend dates throughout the year. Spectators are welcome to wait at the airfield while you take your flight.
Please Note: During the London Olympics 2012 there is a no flight zone over London. Therefore this experience will not be able to be booked during the Olympics events.
- Minimum age 2 years however all children must be accompanied by a full paying adult.
- Maximum weight: 16 stones
- Maximum height: 6.5ft.
- You should not fly if you suffer from epilepsy or are pregnant, please check with Doctor prior to booking if you have any health concerns.
- Locations; Essex - Damyns Hall; Surrey- Redhill.
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.
Bruges is often described as the 'Venice of the North' for its beautiful canals and medieval splendour. There are some wonderful natural spots to discover, perfect for romantic strolls, as well as centuries old architecture dating back to the Middle Ages. Most of Bruges' medieval architecture is still intact and you'll feel like you've stepped back in time as you explore areas such as the beautiful courtyard of Grutthuse Palace. See the city from the top of the belfry and you will see the church standing high above the rest of Bruges. There are plenty of museums to visit, including the Groeningemuseum which houses six centuries of Flemish and Belgian paintings including great works by Jan Van Eyck and Rene Magritte. This Day Trip for Two experience includes return luxury coach travel and a return ferry across the channel. There will be plenty of time to explore the fairytale city. In the evening, after a wonderful adventure, you will board the ferry again and head back to England. Your day will start bright and early with the coach making its pick ups from 06.00. The coach will then take you to Dover where you will board a ferry to Calais, France. Once in France you will commence the journey to Bruges where you can expect to arrive at approximately 13.30. Explore the beautiful city, taste the Belgium cuisine and take in the sights. You'll board the coach again at 16.15 to depart Bruges and make the return journey to London. Arrive back in London at approximately 22.00. Return luxury coach travel. Return cross channel ferry.Plenty of free time to explore this fairytale city, its museums, history and beauty. Services of an Anderson Tours Tour Manager. Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card.Cancellation indemnity
Virgin Experience Days One Night Break with Dinner for Two at Bagden Hall Hotel
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Escape to the country with this One Night Break with Dinner for Two at Bagden Hall Hotel in West Yorkshire. Set in a stunning location, this luxurious Victorian country house is the perfect spot for a romantic getaway for you and a partner, or a relaxing night away for friends. Explore the grounds which feature 40 acres of secluded parkland and a lake, including plenty of local walks around Denby Dale. Your experience includes one night in an executive room with fresh fruit, chocolates and a bottle of house wine on arrival. You'll enjoy a fantastic three-course dinner which will be served in the Glendale restaurant so you can sample Yorkshire's fresh local produce in a delicious way. On arrival you will be welcomed by staff and checked into your executive room which features chocolates, fresh fruit and a bottle of wine. Why not slip into your robes and slippers to enjoy a glass or take a stroll around the beautiful grounds? You're welcome to spend the day as you wish and in the evening you will be served a fine three-course dinner (please note that drinks are not included). On the morning of your departure, you can enjoy a full breakfast, which will be served between 07.30 and 09.30. If it's a warm day you can take your breakfast onto the terrace and appreciate some excellent views of the countryside while you dine. One night stay in an executive room. Slippers, robes, water, fruit, chocolates and a bottle of house wine on arrival. Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card. Cancellation indemnity. Participant guidelines: Minimum age 18. This experience is available seven days a week throughout the year, excluding Christmas, New Year and Valentines.
Virgin Experience Days Two Night Break for Two at a Hallmark Hotel
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Relax with a fabulous two night break for two at your choice from a range of seven Hotels. Why not enjoy an invigorating workout, refreshing dip in the pool or simply enjoy some down time in the relaxing atmosphere at one of the hotels featuring a Health Club and Spa. Whichever you choose, a visit to one of these hotel is sure to leave you feeling truly spoilt. Two nights accommodation for two. Full English or continental breakfast. Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card. Cancellation Indemnity.
All the hotels have complimentary car parking although spaces are limited in Carlisle.
- Derbyshire - Derby
- Yorkshire - Hull
- Cumbria - Carlisle
- Manchester - Wilmslow
- Dorset - Bournemouth
- Surrey - Croydon
- Gloucestershire - Gloucester
Escape the stresses of your hectic lifestyle and indulge in a full day of pure relaxation for two at one of a range of hotels and spas across the UK. Take the opportunity to spend the day relaxing with full use of your chosen venue's spa facilities and enjoy a delicious lunch including a glass of chilled champagne. So whether you fancy a rural retreat in the countryside, a modern city spa or a stunning castle hotel, you are sure to have a well deserved and indulgent experience.
- Experience gift pack including voucher and message card.
- Use of Spa Facilities
- One course lunch
- Glass of chilled champagne each (Prosecco at some locations)
- Cancellation Indemnity
- Atholl Palace, Pitlochry
- Barnsdale Hall Hotel, Leicestershire
- Chevin Country Park, Leeds
- Eight Acres Hotel, Elgin
- Golf View Hotel & Spa, Nairn
- Hallmark Hotel, Bournemouth
- Isle of Mull Hotel & Spa, Pitlochry
- Loch Fyne Hotel, Argyll
- Oban Bay Hotel, Argyll & Bute
- The Montcalm Hotel, London
Restrictions: The experience is available throughout the year some venues may be weekday only so please check individual venue's availability when booking. Please note: Montcalm, a 3 month booking notice is required. Minimum age: 18 years. Your voucher is valid for 9 months from the date of issue. Kindly note: Vouchers may not be extended beyond their expiration date. Your voucher may not be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion.
Virgin Experience Days Classic Short Break For Two - 1 Night Stay
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Get away from it all with our classic short break for two. If you want a quick break our 1 night stay is perfect for you! Includes bed and breakfast for two and offers a wide choice of locations at some fabulous 3* and 4* hotels across the UK.
Treat your partner, friend or a relative to a mini holiday, so can spend time together seeing the sights and relaxing in luxurious surroundings.
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.
Over 160 locations - UK Wide. Choose from a selection of hotels in the following areas; Avon, Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Devon, Dorset, Eire, Gloucestershire, Manchester, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Kent, Windermere, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, London, Merseyside, Middlesex, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Northern Ireland, Northumberland, Scotland, Shropshire, Oxfordshire, Somerset, Staffordshire, Surrey, Sussex, Tyne & Wear, Wales, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Wiltshire, Worcestershire, Yorkshire.
- Bed and Breakfast for 2 adults.
- Twin or double rooms in 3* or 4* hotels.
- Experience gift pack.
- Minimum age: 18 years
- Facilities for disabled customers vary at each location
- Locations are subject to change.
- Some hotels may only take bookings for weekends or weekdays and some may impose a minimum 2 nights at weekends.