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
- Choose from over 40 locations nationwide
Enjoy the unique sensation of defying gravity while tearing down a hill at speeds of up to 30mph strapped inside a 12-foot inflatable sphere!
With 3 feet of cushioning air between you and the ground, Virgin Experience Day Harness Sphereing for 2 is fast paced and exhilarating - not to mention hilarious. This is unlike anything you have ever experienced before - the perfect present for a loved one so you can enjoy a day out together you'll never forget.
- An experience for 2 people sharing a sphere.
- Health and Safety briefing.
- Allow at least 1 hour for your visit.
- 11 locations across England, Wales and Scotland
- Minimum in England and Wales is 12 - all under-18s need parental/guardian consent.
- Minimum height: 4ft (122 cm),
- Maximum: 7ft 2in (220 cm)
- Maximum weight: 18st for men,
- Maximum girth: 60"
- Participants must be in good health
- Duration: one hour
- the business judgement of customer weight/height restrictions is final and may be decided upon on the day of the ride by staff.
- Participation is prohibited if you are pregnant, under the influence of alcohol or drugs, suffering or have suffered back/neck problems, have had surgery in the last 12 months, heart/blood pressure problems, suffer epilepsy.
- Experience is weather dependent
Locations: Birmingham - Tamworth in Staffordshire, London - Ware or Bradfield in Hertfordshire, Manchester - Macclesfield in Staffordshire, Newcastle - Stocksfield in Northumberland, Newquay - Porth in Cornwall, Nottingham - Westwood in Nottinghamshire, Oxford - Burton-on-the-Water in Gloucestershire
Indulge in a British tradition with this Virgin Experience Days Traditional Afternoon Tea for Two
Choose from a selection of charming venues across the UK, including elegant manor houses and contemporary city hotels. Whether it's a treat for yourself and a friend or a day out with your partner, it's a wonderful way to enjoy an iconic British pastime.
Your experience will include an afternoon tea of scones with cream and jam, delicate finger sandwiches, delicious cakes and plenty of tea. The menu of each experience varies depending on the locations.
Locations include Herefordshire - Holme Lacy, Nottinghamshire - Nr Ollerton, Warwickshire - Coventry, Bedfordshire - Biggleswade, Derbyshire - Derby, London - Oxford Street, London - Central London, London - Kensington, London - Leicester Square, London - Great Russell Street, London - Granville Place, North Yorkshire - Saltburn-by-the-sea, North Yorkshire - Harrogate, North Yorkshire - Harrogate, Yorkshire - Hull, Northumberland - Alnwick, County Durham - Chester Le Street, Lancashire - Preston, West Yorkshire - Denby Dale, Scotland - Stirling, Scotland - Troon, Scotland - Elgin, Scotland - Isle of Skye, Scotland - Edinburgh, Buckinghamshire - Burnham, Surrey - Horley, West Sussex - Bolney, Berkshire - Hungerford, Hampshire - Hayling Island, West Sussex - East Grinstead, Dorset - Bournemouth, Kent - Wilmington, Gloucestershire - Charingworth, Isle of Wight - Bembridge, Somerset - Chard, Wales - Denbighshire
The Virgin Experience Day Traditional Afternoon Tea for Two is vailable all year round. This indulgent treat makes a wonderful gift for a loved one or simply as a present for yourself and a friend so you can enjoy a sophisticated afternoon out.
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
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.
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
- Experience is for 4 people
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 Mini Pamper Day at Bannatynes Spa (2 for 1)
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Feeling jaded? Need to relax? Then what better way to let your cares and worries melt away than enjoying a proper pampering session at a Spa Day with a friend or loved one?
The Bannatyne Spa offers an environment in which to escape, relax and revitalise. The pool, spa, sauna and steam rooms refresh both body and mind, providing the perfect place to unwind from a stressful world.
With this package you can use all the fitness and leisure facilities as well as receiving a relaxing treatment. Fully trained professional staff will be on hand to help and guide you.
On arrival you will be greeted by a member of staff who will explain the range of facilities and services available to you. Take a relaxing dip in the pool, or unwind in the sauna or steam room before your treatments.
Enjoy a treatment each (approximately 25 minutes in total) from Swedish Back, Neck and Shoulder Massage or facial plus a scalp massage each. Please note that treatments available vary depending on location. Spend the rest of your time taking advantage of the fitness and leisure facilities available to you or simply take the opportunity to just relax.
Please note: This experience is available Monday - Thursday only
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.
This Virgin Experience Days Couples Choice Voucher makes a wonderful gift for a loved one, with a wide range of experiences from romantic dinners and champagne lunches, to ice climbing and go karting you can share together.
All experiences are for 2 people and there’s plenty to choose from. If you’re wanting a delicious meal or tasty drinks there's a banquet dinner at Coombe Abbey, champagne afternoon tea at The Park Lane Hotel, a champagne summer concert, classic lunch cruise and London Eye flight, cupcakes and cocktails experience, know your classic grapes experience, matching food and wine workshop, one hour cookery class at L'atelier Des Chefs, brewery tour and ale sampler's supper, 3 course dinner for 2, a vineyard tour.
For those looking for a thrill, there’s the extreme high ropes course, Cornwall sea safari, flotation tank experience, full day sea fishing, go karting, helicopter thrill, high speed passenger ride, ice climbing, introduction to wakeboarding, learn to surf taster, llama trekking or the ski or snowboard taster.
For those wanting a romantic break, there’s design your own perfume, Drury Lane Theatre tour and meal, his & hers pamper treat, one night break at a Hallmark Hotel chain, relaxation day for 2, spa day for 2 at Rowhill Grange, Thames Barrier RIB voyage, theatre and dinner for 2, visit to the Queen's Gallery and afternoon tea or the Wedgwood Ceramic Experience and lunch for 2.
- Restrictions apply depending on the experience
- All information will be available in the gift pack
- Virgin Experience Days Couples Choice Vouchers
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
For a fun-filled evening of hilarity, the Virgin Experience Day Comedy Night for 2 is sure to be a hit.
This experience includes entrance for 2 to a comedy night at a range of venues around the country, all offering top-class acts for an unforgettable hilarious experience.
You and a guest will be treated to a full night of comedy acts with two or three top class comedians entertaining you with their finest material. You have 10 locations to choose from so you are sure to find a venue to suit you. Enjoy top performances from some of the countries finest stand up comedians and then why not stay on to enjoy the after-show party to dance the night away until the early hours.
When you purchase an experience, a gift pack is sent to you or directly to the recipient. A voucher and booking information are included so you or they can check the info and book your comedy night.
Locations: Birmingham (Bar Risa & Jongleurs), Bristol, Leeds (Bar Risa & Tiger Tiger), London (Leicester Square, Camden), Nottingham, Reading.
- Minimum age: 21 (ID may be required on entry)
- Experience available mainly on Friday and Saturday nights throughout the year with occasional weekday shows
- Show will last approx 2 hours, with a 10-minute interval
- Entry will not be allowed after the show has started
- Voucher is valid for 9 months from the date of issue kindly note that you must have booked and taken your experience date as vouchers may not be extended beyond their expiration date
- Food and drink are not included in the voucher however these can be purchased from the venue