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Proving that time flies when you're having fun, this 30 minute helicopter tour is guaranteed to provide passengers with the flight of a lifetime. Hop aboard a Bell 206 Jet Ranger (a single-engine five-seat light utility helicopter) and get set for a scenic tour along the Medway Coast, departing from Rochester Airport. Glance out at stunning panoramic views that stretch for miles in every direction, as the helicopter glides through the open sky above Kent. Nothing quite beats the view from a helicopter, so keep an eye out for landmarks such as Leeds Castle, Rochester Castle and Rochester Cathedral along the way! Other sights include the Historic Dockyard in Chatham and views of Maidstone and Rochester.
Take an incredibly unique sightseeing tour around the capital, enjoying some of London's most iconic landmarks including the likes of Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Nelson's Column and Hyde Park to name just a few, combined with a delicious afternoon tea! You will board the B Bakery's vintage Routemaster bus, lovingly restored to create a retro dining space like no other, where can sit back and indulge in your quintessentially British treat! Tuck into an array of tasty sandwiches, scones with lashings of clotted cream and fruity preserves and a selection of exquisite French inspired pastries and cakes, served with a choice of fine tea or coffee and freshly squeezed orange juice - the ultimate sightseeing treat for those looking to treat themselves at the same time!
Indulge in a one night stay for two at Manorhaus - a boutique townhouse hotel restaurant and gallery in the heart of Ruthin in Wales. The Grade II listed Georgian building boasts stylish interior design and 21st century facilities. You'll Stay in a superior-grade double or twin room featuring individual design and original artworks, Egyptian cotton bed linen, flat screen TV, CD/DVD player (feel free to borrow films and music from the library) and free WiFi. A three-course a la carte evening meal is included, as well as breakfast for two the following morning. There is plenty to see and do with Snowdonia and the North Wales coast nearby and the hotel itself boasts an extensive library, sauna and fitness room and private cinema.
As one of the most iconic venues on the Southampton waterfront, the four star Grand Harbour Hotel is the perfect place to kick back and recharge the batteries. Spend a full day at the spa, enjoying full use of the facilities on offer: take a dip in the indoor heated pool, workout at the gym or unwind in the spa bath, sauna or steam room. This classic spa day also comes complete with a tasty cream tea and one indulgent 25 minute treatment from a choice of an ESPA shoulder, neck and scalp massage and personalised facial.
Motoring enthusiasts will simply love the idea of racing round a rally track, and it's a great way to let off some steam. During this action-packed experience, learn new rally driving skills that can be put to the test in three intensive driving sessions including a special rally stage. Fine tune your handbrake turns and power slides on the special loose track with time-stage driving trials. Spend the entire day in a Ford Escort MKII with a dedicated instructor, who also concludes the experience with a high-speed passenger ride to demonstrate the professional skills of an expert rally driver.
Enjoy a truly unique adrenaline rush with this thrilling truck driving experience. Your heart will race as you take control of a powerful 480bhp DAF tractor unit – coupled up to a monstrous Race car Transporter – and steer it around a purpose-made course. This 55ft monster boasts a whopping 16 gears, and your professional HGV instructor will be right beside you as you learn a range of exciting skills.
All aboard the horrible omnibus for a creepy ride around the dark side of London, Edinburgh or York. The tours use a classic Routemaster bus which has been redesigned to give passengers their first 'Fright Bus' service. On-board, actors and technical trickery combine to create the scariest tour around. Your conductor provides the commentary for this sinister sightseeing show, revealing haunted places as well as unmarked burial grounds. This certainly isn't for the faint-hearted! The ghostly tour is designed to entertain and educate while providing a hilarious, spooky theatrical experience you’ll never forget as you travel around one of these famous cities. Choose from the following tours: London: This ghost bus tour takes you around the city, West End and even south of the river Thames. Parts of the tour include: Westminster Abbey, White Hall (where many royals were executed), The Tower of London (a place of murder and execution) and London Bridge (where there have been heads found on its spires!). Edinburgh: This theatrical sightseeing tour takes you on a journey around the creepier side of Edinburgh. You'll see the famous sights of the ancient city as you learn about witches, grave robbers, murders, executions and of course the ghosts that reside in the most haunted city in Europe. York: This sightseeing ghost bus tour takes you on a journey around the darker side of York. You'll see the famous landmarks including Clifford’s Tower, York Minster and Dick Turpin's grave. You'll also visit some of the many haunted buildings in what is claimed to be one of England’s spookiest cities.
Situated on the historic Hope Street in Liverpool, Jenever is a stylish and contemporary gin bar that has over 120 gins to choose from. Also serving cocktails and beers, it opened its doors in 2016. Perfect for visiting on the way to the nearby theatre or if you just fancy a delicious tipple, you can relax and unwind in the cosy atmosphere. Enjoy a delightful gin tasting experience for two, which includes four wonderful gins, tonic and fruit. Before the tasting, a member of staff will talk you through the gins, giving you some information on each of them as well as telling you some fascinating facts about the bar itself!
Experience the sensation of surfing, skateboarding and wake boarding with a fun-filled flowboarding session. Get an introduction into the exciting world of body boarding, which involves lying down on a flow board whilst shifting body weight to control movements on what's known as a 'sheet wave'. Begin by collecting a wet suit and specially designed flow board, before receiving a full safety briefing. Spend the next hour taking turns practising on the flow rider to perfect your skills. Ideal for any budding aquatic adventurer!
Step into the mighty wind tunnel for two incredible 60 second aerobatic sessions of body flying. With speeds of 120 mph, the wind tunnel offers a feeling akin to freefall without actually having to plummet from the skies. Start off with a full health and safety briefing, before kitting up in a specialist flight suit in preparation. Then ascend upwards on the airflow to experience the amazing sensation of freefall (as a comparison, during a skydive from 10,000 feet, freefall lasts around 30 seconds). Some lucky people will even get to witness their instructor cut some impressive aerial shapes on the airflow.
This is a dream experience for anyone who loves singing and dancing and has ambitions to be the next Lee Mead or Leona Lewis. Whether you have been dancing for years or are a complete beginner the Pineapple Performing Arts School will cater to you. Your lesson will include one hour of singing, one hour of dancing and one hour of drama. You will get the chance to sing songs from your favourite stage shows and work with tutors that can give you an insight into working in the performance industry.
Prepare to step into the hot seat of stunning Ferrari and Lamborghini supercars at TV's most famous test track, Dunsfold Park in Surrey. Experience the splendour of Maranello's Ferrari 360 or 430 and the brutal Lamborghini Gallardo. Receive an initial briefing from a professional instructor, who will talk about the racing lines and braking points of the track. Then let loose behind the wheel in both models, driving three laps in each car around the circuit. Take home a certificate to remember this great driving experience.
One of the world's most famous cities, London offers a host of amazing sights but to experience a really special perspective of our capital, it's best to head for the skies. After a short safety briefing it's time to take off from Central London's only licensed helipad in Battersea, after which passengers soar above some of the capital's most famous landmarks including The Shard, The London Eye and the magnificent Houses of Parliament. You can even try to spot some royals as you glide past Buckingham Palace. The tour goes from Barnes in the west, to Greenwich, home of the famous Greenwich Naval College, in the east before heading back to the helipad.
Relax and recharge the batteries with a luxury spa break at London's K West Hotel and Spa, winner of 'Best Spa' in the World Luxury Spa Awards 2016. Spend the night in an en suite deluxe-grade double room complete with The White Company grooming products, a separate sitting area and a host of excellent amenities. On one day of the stay, enjoy full use of the spa's state-of-the-art facilities which include a steam room, sanarium, hydrotherapy pool, foot baths, aromatherapy steam room, fitness suite and London's first snow paradise. To add to the indulgence, a 30 minute spa treatment each is included (choice of body exfoliation, back massage or express facial), as well as a tasty continental breakfast the following morning.
With its central location, comfortable accommodation and warm, friendly service, The Winchester Royal Hotel really is a wonderful getaway. This delightful haven is brilliantly placed for exploring the historic and beautiful city of Winchester and you and your guest will be able to see the main shopping street as soon as you walk out of the front door. A great way to shake off some stress, your overnight break will include a delicious breakfast in the morning.
The multiple AA rosette winning Slaughter restaurant at The Slaughters Manor House is home to head chef David Kelman and his world class team kitchen. Savour the ultimate fine dining experience at this stunning restaurant, decadently decorated in silk wallpaper, Murano glass chandeliers, and trend-settingly stylish glassware with a three course dinner.
Arriving at the race track, you’ll feel like a VIP as you’re shown to the five hot hatches available to race. Once you’ve had an introduction and safety briefing, choose three cars from the following: Renault Clio Williams, Peugeot 205 GTi, Volkswagen Golf GTi, Vauxhall Astra GSi or Ford Escort RS Turbo and enjoy 3 miles of racing in each one! Prepare for the post-race buzz as you complete your laps at one of the 8 available locations.
Try the latest craze in staycationing with this flexible two-night glamping package. Love the fresh air and freedom of camping, but don't fancy the mud and rain? Well here's the perfect solution. Whether it's a stylish camping pod, quirky wigwam or sturdy timber tent, you'll be sheltered from anything the British weather can throw at you whilst still experiencing the great British countryside. This experience offers a varied choice of stunning locations for you to choose from, spanning the length and breadth of the UK. With locations in Devon, Cumbria, Herefordshire and rural Scotland, this two night glamping stay is the perfect quirky romantic getaway.
Tylney Hall is a Grade II listed mansion with beautiful gardens of significant historic interest. Stroll along the Vista lined with giant redwoods – it offers the longest, uninterrupted view of the Hampshire countryside. With superb accommodation, great food and excellent leisure facilities including a health spa, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and all-weather tennis courts, Tylney Hall is the perfect place for a relaxing break.
Visit the infamous vaults hidden under the South Bridge in Edinburgh’s Old Town. Once home to the poor and unfortunate of the city, you’ll hear the tales of these former slums. The dimly lit vaults were also the haunt of criminals, body snatchers and witches alike!Each vault has stories of crime, disease, death and more, your guide will be able to enlighten you with all the gory details. You will see a genuine witchcraft temple recently used by the "Source Coven of the Blue Dragon" and learn why it is no longer safe for them to practise their craft in the vault. Upon arrival you will be greeted by your tour guide, before embarking on your tour of Edinburgh's Old Town vaults.
See the beautiful scenery of The Midlands from a very special viewpoint with this sunrise hot air balloon trip. Begin on solid ground with a safety briefing and an introduction to the pilot, before helping to inflate the balloon with the other flyers, ready for take-off. Climb aboard the basket and lift up into the clouds, reaching heights of up to 3,000 feet. Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the altitude, as well as the incredible sights. Upon landing, help to pack the balloon away and catch a lift back to the launch site to receive a commemorative flight certificate. Balloon operators vary, with some offering a slightly longer flight and others a glass of champagne on landing.