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 One Night Heavenly Bliss Spa Break for Two at Bannatyne's Darlington Hotel
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One Night Heavenly Bliss Spa Break for Two at Bannatyne's Darlington Hotel
When you step into the Bannatyne's spa you will be stepping into paradise and soothe your body and mind. On arrival at the Darlington Hotel you will be checked in to your twin or double room for your One Night Heavenly Bliss Spa Break. Then make your way down the road to the Bannatynes Health Club where you will enjoy full use of the spa and leisure facilities and undergo your treatment. Be pampered with a 25 minute Swedish back, neck and shoulder massage or a Bannatyne's Energising Facial.
This fabulous getaway entitles you to full use of the spa facilities. This decadent experience promises to be Heavenly Bliss for the body, mind and soul. Spend time in the sauna and steam room to invigorate your senses and release you tensions.
In the evening, before you retire to your wonderful twin or double room, you will enjoy a divine two-course dinner and in the morning before departure you will tuck in to a scrumptious full English or continental breakfast.
- Two-course evening meal.
- Full English or continental breakfast.
- Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card.
- One Night Heavenly Bliss Spa Break for Two at Bannatyne's Darlington Hotel
Cancellation indemnity. Participant guidelines: Minimum age 18. Participants should be of reasonable health and fitness to enjoy all the facilities on offer.
Virgin Experience Days Two Night Glamping Break - Lake District
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Enjoy camping in style with this Two Night Glamping Break in a camping pod at the 100% carbon neutral quiet site in the Lake District. It's camping without the discomfort and beats staying in a tent hands down. You'll stay in your own Eco-pod which will be warm in the winter and cool in the summer. With lakeside walks and stunning views, all at your doorstep, you're bound to enjoy this unique location set in the heart of the Lake District.
All you need to bring is your camping gear - minus the tent. Two night stay for up to two adults and two children in a 100% carbon neutral Eco-Pod. Those staying in a pod can take advantage of all the other site facilities including a shop, family play room, free Wi-Fi, olde-worlde bar, showers, baths and all the amenities you'd expect from a well established campsite. The shop and bar may not be open during low season. An Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card. Cancellation indemnity.
Upon arrival, you will be shown to your pod. The pod is a timber built, insulated hut designed to be used just like a tent but unlike a tent it is already set up on the site, ready for you to move in. Each pod has plenty of headroom and a floor area of approximately 7 square metres - ample space for two people or even two adults and two children 15 and under. The pod is designed to accommodate the variable British weather with ample ventilation for the hot days and lamb's wool insulation for those chillier times - a wooden 'tent' for all seasons. The pods are completely empty on arrival. They have a carpeted floor and a light wood interior.
- Location: Cumbria - Ullswater
- Available Monday to Thursday all year round!
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 Reviver Pamper Day For 2 at Virgin Active
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Available at a choice of over forty five Virgin Active Health Clubs across the UK, the Reviver Pamper Package includes 40 minutes of pampering spa treatments for you both. Whichever you choose we'll guarantee you'll leave feeling relaxed, refreshed and revived. What's included.
One 40 minute pamper treatment each choose from 40 minute facial with head massage, 40 minute facial with hand massage, Back, neck and shoulder massage with head massage and Back, neck and shoulder massage with leg massage. Use of the facilities. Choice of over 45 locations. Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card.
Cancellation indemnity Locations: Over 45 locations nationwide - Bristol, Avon, Berkshire, Cambridgeshire, Derby, Plymouth, Poole, Essex, Gloucestershire, Kent, Lancashire, London, Manchester, Northampton, Nottingham, Oxfordshire, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Staffordshire, Surrey, Brighton, Sussex, Tyne and Wear, Bridgend-Wales, Swansea, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Leeds, Sheffield, Restrictions: The experience is available to book Monday to Thursday only. All bookings are subject to availability.
Minimum age: 18 years. Participants should be of reasonable health and fitness to enjoy all the facilities on offer (you will be asked to complete a medical questionnaire before you can take your experience and you may not be able to take certain treatments or use some of the facilities if you have certain medical conditions, alternatively you may be required to obtain a medical certificate) Your voucher is valid for six 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.
Virgin Experience Days The Only Way is Essex Tour
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Relive your favourite moments from ITV's BAFTA Award-winning show in The Only Way Essex Coach Tour for Two. You'll visit some of the most memorable locations from the series in this unique tour aboard a high-quality coach as you explore Essex the Reem way. Meet former and current cast members as you visit their places of work, including the new shop opened by Joey Essex. You'll hear behind-the-scenes trivia from your guide, who'll show you the spots where Mark Wright, James (Arg) Argent, Lauren Goodger and Mario Falcone were featured in key scenes. You'll even have the chance to stop for a drink at the bar where Mark first took Lucy on a date.
Don't forget your camera as there will be plenty of opportunities to get up close to locations and have your picture taken along the way. 4 hour TOWIE tour for two with a professional guide. Transport by luxury air-conditioned mini coach. Available on Saturdays. Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card. Cancellation indemnity.
On arrival at the meeting location, you will be greeted by your guide and shown to your coach for a 4 hour tour of the Essex area. Along the way, you will meet several cast members and see locations that have been featured in the series over the years. You?ll have your knowledge on TOWIE tested with a trivia quiz and get the chance to have a drink and comfort break at one of the pubs featured in the show. Have your camera at the ready because you never know who is around the corner in this fun and alternative way to see the county of Essex.
- Essex - Brentwood
- Minimum age 16
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.
Virgin Experience Days Ferrari Thrill at Brands Hatch
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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
Virgin Experience Days The View from the Shard and Thames Sightseeing Cruise for Two
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This amazing Virgin Experience Days The View From The Shard and Thames Sightseeing Cruise For Two allows you to experience one of the most incredible landmarks in London.
With a viewing platform 500ft above the skyline, The Shard is the tallest building in Western Europe so you can witness breathtaking views of the capital like never before. The 360º view stretches out 64km, with multimedia displays and state of the art telescopes on hand to really bring it life.
You’ll travel skywards on one of the 2 high-speed kaleidoscopic lifts, then move from floor 69 up to level 72 to experience one of the greatest cities on Earth on a whole new level.
After you’ve visited The Shard you can head off to a sightseeing cruise on one of the most famous rivers in the world. This hop on and hop off cruise along the Thames allows you to explore the city on ground level too, taking your time to stroll along the river bank and see all of the famous landmarks.
This experience comes with a personalised voucher and a message card, so it makes a wonderful gift for a loved one. It’s also a great treat to yourself to a day in the capital in a totally unique way.
- The Shard, London
- Entry for 2 adults
- Unlimited hop on and off cruise for 2 adult
- Includes a personalised voucher and message card
- Cancellation indemnity
- Virgin Experience Days The View From The Shard and Thames Sightseeing Cruise For Two
Virgin Experience Days Lamborgini Thrill
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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 Makeover & Photoshoot for 2
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Capture the close bond between you and a friend or a loved one in this fun Makeover and Photoshoot Session for Two. You'll both receive model treatment on arrival at the professional studio in London or Birmingham, where a beauty team will get to work on making sure you look your best, including having your hair styled and make-up applied. Then it's time to slip into your first of three outfits, brought with you from home, as you step onto the set where you'll work with a professional photographer to capture some fantastic images together. You'll strike a series of poses, with up to two outfit changes, in this relaxed photoshoot for two. At the end of the session, you'll be invited to view the images and select your favourite as a lasting memory you'll treasure forever. Locations: The experience takes place in Bishopsgate, London & Central Birmingham. What's Included: Welcome and consultation, Dry hair styling, Professional make-up application, Professional photoshoot, One electronic image to take home with you or one 9 x 6 inch print (depending on location). Private viewing session, Complimentary drinks throughout, Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card, Cancellation indemnity.
Virgin Experience Days Champagne Afternoon Tea at The 5* Bentley Hotel - London
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Indulge someone special with this Virgin Experience Days Champagne Afternoon Tea at The 5 Star Bentley Hotel in London.
The ultimate treat for anyone who loves the finer things in life, this original gift idea includes tea for 2 amidst the surroundings of this luxury hotel’s Peridot lounge.
You will be served delicious teatime treats ranging from delicate sandwiches to mouth-watering cakes and pastries, as well as freshly baked scones with organic strawberry jam and clotted cream.
Everything is accompanied by your choice of fine tea or coffee and a glass of chilled Champagne.
The hotel is in the residential area of the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea - the perfect place to retreat to from the hustle and bustle of the big city.
Whatever the occasion, an anniversary, birthday or just a catch up with an old friend, this is the perfect treat.
- Champagne Afternoon Tea at The 5* Bentley Hotel in London.
- Gift pack includes personalised voucher and message card
- Includes cancellation indemnity
- Location: London - Harrington Gardens