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
Whether you are a seasoned professional or a complete beginner the experience of the fantastic outdoor pursuit of clay pigeon shooting will either fuel your passion or even turn out to be the start of a whole new hobby! Your experience will include all the necessary training in safety and technique from a fully qualified instructor before you step up to test your aim and accuracy and have a go yourself. Have a blast! This experience includes: Full training for two people from an experienced instructor, Use of shotgun and hearing protection and 50 clays and cartridges. Allow 1 hour for your visit. Locations: Derbyshire - Doveridge; Devon - Holsworthy; Dorset - Bournemouth ; Essex - Brentwood ; Hertfordshire - Sawbridgeworth; Kent - Tenterden; North Yorkshire - Skipton; Nottinghamshire - Oxton; Oxfordshire - Long Crendon; Scotland - Ayrshire; Scotland - Cumbernauld; Scotland - Dumfriesshire; Somerset - Portishead; Suffolk - Newmarket; Surrey - Redhill; Surrey - Woking; Warwickshire - Southam; Warwickshire - Wishaw; West Sussex - Worthing; Worcestershire - Redditch.
Get behind the wheel of the car of your dreams with the Virgin Experience Super Car Choice.
Pick from an amazing line-up of some of the world's sexiest cars:
- Ferrari 360
- Porsche 911
- Aston Martin
- Audi R8
- Nissan GTR
- V8 Touring car
This would make the perfect gift for the petrol-head in your life - watch their eyes light up as they take control of one of these beautifully engineered cars.
Feel the power, torque and control in your own hands as you take to the track in one these thoroughbred performance cars for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
The experience includes a welcome, introduction and a briefing on circuit driving techniques from a qualified instructor.
Once you've been out on the track, the event concludes with a debrief on how you've done and a certificate presentation to keep as a memento of an incredible day.
- Seven incredible super cars to chose from
- Locations: Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Oxfordshire, Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Lancashire
- Duration 60-90 minutes
- Height and weight restrictions apply (Minimum height: 5 foot 2 inch, maximum 6 foot. Maximum weight 17-18 stone)
- Minimum age: 18 years
- Participants must be in good health
- Vouchers valid for 10 months
- Full UK driving licence must be presented on the day - at some locations, this must have been held for at least 1-3 years
The Lamborghini is all about stunning looks and the association with the uber rich, not forgetting its awesome power and super fast acceleration speeds! This is a rare opportunity to enjoy the amazing Lamborghini Gallardo. Stunning yet small and agile, this Lamborgini has all-wheel drive, aluminium chassi and a 5 litre 500bhp V10 engine. It epitomises everything that has made Lamborghini so desirable.
- A briefing on safety and driving techniques.
- 3-6 laps driving the Lamborghini Gallardo depending on location.
- A presentation of a certificate as a momento of your experience.
- Experience Gift Pack including a personalised voucher and message card
- Minimum age: 17 (under 18's need parental/guardian consent) (18 at Great Tew)
- You must hold a full manual driving licence (held for 1 year minimum at Great Tew) You must present your licence on the day of your experience, photocopies not accepted.
- Minimum height 5ft, maximum height 6ft 4in (6ft 6in at Anglesey, Seighford, Lutterworth, Gainsborough, Chertsey and Elvington)
- Maximum weight 16 stone (18 stone at Lutterworth, Gainsborough, Chertsey and Elvington. 18 stone 7lb at Anglesey and Seighford.
- All participants must be in reasonable health and able to climb in and out of the car. This experience is not suitable for those with epilepsy, heart complaints or pregnant ladies.
Locations: Staffordshire-Seighford. Leicestershire-Lutterworth. Warwickshire-Kenilworth & Stratford Upon Avon, Leicestershire-Prestwold Hall. Lincolnshire-Gainsborough. Yorkshire-Elvington. Oxfordshire-Great Tew. Kent-Lydden Hill. Surrey-Dunsfold, Surrey Chertsey, Wales-Anglesey Circuit.
Virgin Experience Days One Night Break for Two with Dinner at Hallmark Hotel
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This Virgin Experience Days One Night Break For Two With Dinner at a Hallmark Hotel is a wonderful gift for a loved one so you can spend a beautiful evening together.
Hallmark Hotels provide a delightful experience for their guests, with plush bedrooms and a stylish restaurant for you to while away a relaxing evening. Breaks can be booked between Thursday and Monday in Bournemouth, Carlisle, Derby, Hull and Manchester.
Enjoy a relaxing one-night stay complete with a delicious 3 course dinner served in the Brasserie. Each room includes a flat screen TV with freeview, tea and coffee making facilities and an en-suite bathroom where you can freshen up before heading out to enjoy the local sights.
After a peaceful night’s sleep you will be treated to a full English breakfast. Your will also have full access to leisure facilities where available, so you can really make the most of your weekend break.
- Includes 3 course dinner
- Includes full English breakfast
- Full use of any available leisure facilities
- Bedroom includes TV with freeview
- Includes an en-suite bathroom
- Tea and coffee making facilities
- Available Thursday through Monday
- Subject to availability
- Virgin Experience Days One Night Break For Two With Dinner at Hallmark Hotel
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.
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.
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
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 VIP Liverpool FC Anfield Experience Day with Lunch for Two
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Kick off with refreshments at the world famous home to Liverpool Football Club, followed by an exclusive guided tour of Anfield for behind the scenes insights and all the dressing room tales! You'll have the opportunity to touch the famous "This is Anfield" sign as you follow in the footsteps of your favourite football stars. Visit the press room and home team dressing room and have the feel like Shankly and Paisley when you sit in the Manager's dug-out. You will also visit the LFC Museum to soak up the history of the club and see those impressive five European trophies. Then settle down to a three-course meal and drink (a bottle of beer, glass of wine or a soft drink each) served in an Executive Box overlooking the pitch.
You'll be accompanied by an LFC Legend including household names such as John Aldridge, Jan Molby, Phil Neal, Alan Kennedy plus many more. They will host a question and answer session during which you'll discover the truth behind rumours, after which there is an opportunity for photos. You'll also each receive a commemorative certificate of your day and a limited edition Liverpool Football Club gift.
Location: Merseyside - Liverpool. Restriction: Minimum age : 5 (under 18's need parental or guardian consent). The club requests that you keep all children under close supervision at all times.
Virgin Experience Days Tandem Skydive
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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
Live your racing dreams at Silverstone, home of the British Grand Prix.
Cant make up your mind up on which sensational car to go for? No problem, we offer the Silverstone Race Track Thrill Voucher that allows the lucky recipient to choose for themselves:
- Aston Martin Thrill : Blast the iconic Aston Martin VS Vantage around Silverstone for three sensational laps.
- Ferrari Thrill : Revel in the distinctive engine howl as you unleash the mighty Ferrari V8 around the world famous Silverstone Circuit. Ferrari Modena F1 Cars are fitted with a paddle shift gear box so you really will feel like an F1 Driver as you bang down the gears and throw the car in to corners.
- Lotus Exige S Thrill: A supercharged Lotus Exige S and a race track- what else want?
- Rally Thrill: Prepared by M Sport, the Ford Works Rally Team, the Fiesta ST is the same as the car used in the FST Championship
- Single-Seater Thrill: Hey, is that Lewis Hamilton? - No, its you. Our Formula Silverstone Single-Seaters are the real deal!
Located at Silverstone Circuit, Northampton
- Minimum age: 18 (Ferrari Thrill — 21 with a full driving licence for at least 3 years)
- Maximum age: 70.
- Height: 5'2" - 6'4" (Except Rally Thrill- 6'7")
- Maximum weight: 16 - 18 stone (Except Rally Thrill- 18 Stone)
- A driving licence must be presented on the day
- Participants must be in good health
- Vouchers are valid for 10 months
- The experiences are available on weekdays only
- For the Aston Martin Thrill and Ferrari Thrill, participants need to be aged 18 and over and have held a full driving licence for at least 1 year.
- The experience content, equipment used and restrictions may vary according to venue.