Virgin Experience Days Introductory Flying Lesson
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Feel the adrenalin rush as you take the controls of a light plane and soar across the sky! This Virgin Experience Day introductory flying lesson will never be forgotten.
There are more than 40 flying lesson locations to chose from around the country, so you won't have to travel too far to experience this incredible day out.
Your flying lesson starts with a briefing from your instructor before the flight, covering safety and an introduction to some of the controls.
Once in the plane, 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. And when you get in the air, you'll be able to take over the controls - though your pilot will generally land the plane and taxi back.
You should allow an hour for the whole experience. The flight will last approximately 25-30 minutes.
- Choose from over 40 locations nationwide
- Restrictions: Min age: 12 (under-18s need parental/guardian consent)
- Max height: 6ft 4 inch
- Max weight: 18 stone (114kg)
- Vouchers are valid for 10 months
Virgin Experience Days Warm Welcome One Night Break for Two
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Warm Welcome One Night Break for Two
A fantastic excuse to make time for a relaxing night away with a great choice of warm and welcoming traditional British inns, coaching houses and hotels across England and Wales. Enjoy a cosy night's stay for two with a delicious breakfast the following morning - the perfect way to escape the pressures of daily life. Choose from a great selection of hostelries in town and country, many with lovely period features and all offering a warm and unpretentious welcome, so you can just kick back and relax.
One night bed and breakfast for two. Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card. Cancellation Indemnity. On arrival at your chosen venue you will be welcomed by the warm and friendly staff. Once you have checked in you will be free to enjoy your stay and use the facilities which may vary depending on the venue chosen. Please check during the booking process what you're entitled to, as you may incur additional charges for some amenities.
- North Yorkshire
- Peak District
- South Yorkshire
- West Midlands
- West Yorkshire
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 Go Ape Tree Top Adventure For 2
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Get into the swing of things with this brilliant Virgin Experience Days Go Ape Tree Top Adventure.
Go Ape is the multi-award winning Tree Top forest adventure, where you can tackle zip wires, take on Tarzan swings and clamber across rope ladders – not to mention the high-wire crossings!
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 try out the obstacles at low levels and get to grips with the equipment.
You’ll then be kitted out with harnesses, pulleys and Karabiners, then let loose into the forest canopy to roam free, with instructors regularly patrolling the area to help out if needed.
With 28 locations across the UK set in stunning woodlands, you’re bound to enjoy a wild day out!
Locations include: 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.
Virgin Experience Days Supercar Blast for One - Weekdays
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Have you ever dreamt of driving one of the most desirable supercars in the world? That dream is now a reality with this incredible experience, where you will drive one of five cars and blast around the track. The five cars you can choose from are Ferrari, Aston Martin, Lamborghini, Audi or Porsche, which will you choose.Your experience will be for up to 4 miles of driving and once you have completed your drive you will receive a certificate to impress your friends and family. On arrival at your chosen venue you will be given a briefing on driving techniques and track safety. Then it's your turn to climb aboard, take control of the wheel of your chosen supercar This experience is available on weekdays only. You may choose to book a weekend date for a £25 upgrade fee paid directly to the supplier, subject to availability. Locations: Leicestershire - Loughborough, Staffordshire - Seighford, Warwickshire - Kenilworth, Yorkshire - Elvington.
Virgin Experience Days 1 Night in Paris with River Cruise
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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
Virgin Experience Days Luxury Champagne Afternoon Tea and Thames River Cruise For Two
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Make visiting the capital a real celebration with this indulgent Champagne Afternoon Tea experience and delightful Thames River Cruise.
Set in the heart of London's bustling shopping and theatre district, the Courthouse Hotel by Hilton offers a secluded and gorgeous setting to enjoy a Champagne Afternoon Tea for two. Enjoy some delicious treats including delicate finger sandwiches, warm scones, cakes plus much more.
Your experience will be complete with a chilled glass of Champagne each before heading out and enjoying a leisurely river cruise down the Thames with unlimited hop on and off travel. You can embark and disembark from the City Cruises piers at Westminster, London Eye, Tower and Greenwich, cruising between them as many times as you wish during one day.
As the River Thames weaves its way through the heart of London there is history around every bend. 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.
The voucher is valid for two people. The experience is available seven days a week throughout the year (except Christmas and Easter) Afternoon tea can be booked between 14.00 and 17.30 and must be pre-booked. Your tea will last for approximately one hour and the cruise can last all day.You have unlimited travel with hop on and off access from any of the City Cruises piers. Your voucher is valid for 6 months from the date of issue. It is essential that you book and take your experience before this date, as vouchers may not be extended beyond the expiration date. This voucher cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
Virgin Experience Days Paintballing for 4
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Join forces with or pit your wits against friends, family or work colleagues in the exhilarating world of paintballing. The ultimate game of elimination and exhilaration.
Don a combat suit, load up on paint pellets and prepare for war in a thrill-packed event that has steadily grown in popularity in the UK.
Allow a full day for the experience and gameplay options may vary at different locations. This experience is available at 25 locations across England, Wales and Scotland.
The minimum age of participants in England and Wales is 15 and all under-18s need parental/guardian consent.
The experience includes paintball part entry, equipment rental, semi-automatic paintball gun hire, 8-10 games per person, 100 paintballs, hot lunch at selected venues, and a experience gift pack.
- Experience is for 4 people
- Runs all year round
- Participants must be in good health
- Allow for a full-day duration
- Minimum age 15
- Vouchers valid for 10 months
Virgin Experience Days Football Tour for 2
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Enjoy a fascinating look behind the scenes at your favourite football club. This is the perfect gift for a footy-mad friend or loved one!
Liverpool fans will love the opportunity to tour the legendary Anfield, which is steeped in history and success. Walk in the footsteps of your heroes as you experience the journey from the home dressing room out on to the pitch.
This could also be your only opportunity to sit in the directors' box unless your Lotto numbers finally come up!
Manchester United supporters can experience life at Old Trafford at close quarters, including the stuffed-to-the-rafters trophy room. Equally full of incredible history, you can visit the dressing rooms, learn about the Munich Memorial Clock and much more.
Arsenal fans can enjoy exploring the stunning Emirates Stadium, which has quickly established itself as one of the country's most spectacular sporting stadiums since its completion in 2006.
Chelsea supporters can discover the fascinating history behind Stamford Bridge, which had already been a sporting venue for 28 years when the club came into being in 1905! The Blues' own history is even more fascinating - from the days of Chopper Harris to the exploits of Jose Mourinho.
Manchester City tours are also available for two (MF480) or for a family (MF479).
- Facilities available to view may vary due to club requirements
- Vouchers valid for 10 months
- Age restrictions: Under 18s must be with parent or guardian
- Duration: approx 60-90 minutes
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
Virgin Experience Days Tottenham FC Stadium Tour for 2
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Follow in the footsteps of your Tottenham heroes by joining the White Hart Lane Stadium Tour and taking a look behind the scenes of the stadium, home to some of the world best players. This is the ultimate experience for any Spurs fan. On a White Hart Lane stadium tour you get the chance to see behind the scenes and view trophies and items of historic significance to the Club. Your tour will start on the High Road inside the foyer of the Club Megastore and will take you down Bill Nicholson Way and in to the famous West Stand. From here you will be able to walk in the footsteps of Spurs legends and heroes by entering the tunnel, viewing the home dressing room and seeing the unique view of the stadium from the technical area and dug-outs. In addition you will see the press auditorium, Directors Box and much, much more. You will have plenty of opportunities to take unique photographs and learn about the glorious history of Tottenham Hotspur FC. Location: London - Tottenham.
Virgin Experience Days Hot Air Balloon Flight for 1
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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.