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    04 May 2011

     


    Virgin Experience Days always have some great ideas for a fulfilled day and experiences to remember for life – perfect as a gift or as a treat to yourself. Whether you are seeking adrenalin rushes or soothing relaxation, Virgin Experience Days have fantastic experiences to stimulate your senses!

    Flying Lesson

    From £109.00


    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. Choose either the Introductory option for an introduction to flying or Extended flying for a longer, more in-depth lesson.
     
     

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    Segway Rally Racing for Two


    £55.00

     
    Imagine a feeling like hovering above the ground at speed with complete control over any terrain. These two wheel electrical personal transporters are fast, fun and highly manoeuvrable, steering is easy, you lean forward to go forward & lean back to go backward. Segways are a marvel of technology and offer an entirely new and unique experience that’s thrilling, great fun and full of excitement.
     
     

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    Audi R8 Thrill

    £99.00

    Drive the fantastic New Audi R8 - 4.2 Litre V8 Supercar. The R8 was built to take your breath away. Audi’s leading designers have pushed the boundaries of racing technology, futuristic construction and luxury refinement to deliver a genuine masterpiece. The R8’s features include a centrally-mounted, high-revving V8 petrol engine, Audi Space Frame (ASF) construction; front and rear double wishbone suspension and the stability of quattro four-wheel-drive. Now drive it and you will see why the Audi R8 has a top speed of 187 mph
     
     

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    Manchester United Football Club Stadium Tour for Two


    £26.00


    This is your chance to enjoy a Football Stadium Tour of Old Trafford. You’ve been given the chance to see behind the scenes of Manchester United Football Club and it will be a truly memorable experience. The football tour is fun, exciting, informative, interactive and tailored for football fans from all over the world. You will have the opportunity to view the home changing room, players tunnel and dug out. Don’t forget your camera as there will be plenty of photo opportunities
     
     

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    Introductory Indoor Skydiving


    £49.00


    Imagine a wind tunnel that could be used for testing the aerodynamics of an F1 racing car, turn it upright, step into the airflow and you’re bodyflying! It’s a proven concept operating in several countries to the benefit of the skydiving community and anyone else who wishes to taste the thrill of freefall in a completely safe environment. Now you can experience the joy of human flight by easing yourself onto a 120mph air stream

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    Afternoon Tea for Two

    £19.00


    For centuries fashionable society enjoyed an afternoon tradition of sandwiches, scones, cakes and of course tea. Indulge in a British tradition with this delicious afternoon tea at a selection of charming venues across the UK, from elegant manor house retreats set in extensive grounds, to modern and contemporary hotels in city centres. Relax with a friend and enjoy the delicious teas and treats on offer
     

     
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    Relaxation Day for Two

    £99.00

    Feeling jaded? Need to relax? Then indulge yourself and a friend. Enjoy the benefits of a perfect ‘us’ day. You can use all the fitness and leisure facilities available, and we’ll treat you to two treatments each such as a soothing massage or invigorating facial. Fully trained professional staff will be on hand to help and guide you, so that you emerge feeling sleek and carefree!
     
     

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    Theatre & Dinner

    From £85.00

    Discover the magic of London’s famous West End with this Theatre & Dinner package for two. This is a fantastic chance to enjoy a delicious pre-theatre dinner for two at a popular central London restaurant and then see one of the West End shows. The perfect gift for any theatre lover.
     
     

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    Visit to Buckingham Palace and Afternoon Tea for Two

    £95.00

    Buckingham Palace is the London residence of Her Majesty The Queen and is one of the few working Royal Palaces remaining in the world today. The State Rooms form the heart of the working palace and are lavishly furnished with some of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection. Once you’ve viewed the beautiful collection of paintings, sculptures and furniture you will then complete your day with a delicious afternoon tea including a selection of delicate finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones and a selection of homemade pastries, all accompanied by a tea of your choice.
     

     

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    Thames Lunch Cruise for Two

    £59.00
    The food is delicious and the atmosphere is warm, but nothing compares with the view as the sights of London sparkle outside your window. What better way to enjoy London than on a Thames Lunch Cruise aboard the dining boats, Symphony or Naticia


     
     

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  • 4X4 Driving Offers From Extreme Element


    13 January 2011

    Extreme Element


    Ever thought of trying out 4x4 Driving, but not sure where to look? Extreme Element bring you a cracking selection of 4x4 Driving Experiences for you to enjoy. This will make the perfect gift for those adrenaline seeking enthusiasts. Some of these exciting experiences include the 2 for1 Private 1 Hour 4x4 Training - Llangollen and the 1 Hour Private Land Rover Experience - Nr. Corby.




    Discover 4x4 Driving


    Discover 4x4 Driving
    Discover 4x4 Driving Experience is superb value and stupendous fun! You will have full control of the off-road vehicle as you get to grips with the techniques and skills required to tackle all terrains! Off-road driving is very different to on-road with completely opposing pedal control and gear changes required to make your way around, over and through the country’s challenging contours! The tantalisingly tricky tracks that await your 4x4 experience will challenge even the most experienced drivers, with slopes and hills that are guaranteed to get you thinking and grappling for control. The expert instructors that accompany your drive are bursting with advice and tips for your improvement, and more importantly, your enjoyment!
    Was £55.00
    Now £47.00

    2 for1 Private 1 Hour 4x4 Training - Llangollen


    2 for1 Private 1 Hour 4x4 Training
- Llangollen
    During this terrific 2for1 Special Off Road Driving experience, you and someone special will be shown the skills and techniques by a BORDA qualified instructor before getting hands on and attempting the tricky courses yourselves. Sat in the powerful 4x4 with your instructor next to you, you'll be practicing on steep inclines, dug out tracks and muddy mounds - perfect for learning and enjoying the powers of these amazing vehicles...and getting to grips with the muddy marvellous terrain! This intense 1 hour session is conducted on a one-to-one basis with the instructor, so you and a friend will have an hour of solo tuition each over the duration of the experience.
    Was £198.00
    Now £99.00

    Half Day Land Rover Experience - Nr. Corby


    Half Day Land Rover Experience -
Nr. Corby
    This superb Half Day of Off Road Driving will put you in the driving seat of a powerful Land Rover 4x4 and straight into some challenging off road situations, utilising the power and precision of the off road vehicles. With expert instruction sat right next to you, this shared experience will give you the opportunity to learn the techniques and skills of 4x4 driving, as you learn from each other and the professional instructor. 4x4 Driving opposes most of the on road driving laws, so get ready to learn a great deal about off road driving and how the amazing Land Rovers are perfectly adept to their surroundings!
    Choose a vehicle from: Defender 10, Discovery 3, Freelander 2
    Or: Pay a £25 upgrade fee at the centre to drive: Range Rover / Range Rover Sport
    Was £155.00
    Now £144.00

    Maxi-Monster Experience - East Grinstead


    Maxi-Monster Experience - East
Grinstead
    The Maxi-Monster is the enormous version of an already gigantic experience! The Maxi Monster Experience lets you drive both the Euro & the American spec trucks, as well as the tiny (in comparison!) Land Rover 90 and a nimble 4x4 buggy! You will work your way up through the vehicles and finish inside the big boy; the ‘Grizzly’ American spec Monster Truck. This magnificently oversized Monster vehicle has a 7.5L engine powering wheels that stand over six feet tall! This giant is impressive enough when parked away in the garage; actually driving it is a totally unique experience as its the only one available in the UK! Driving doesn’t actually come any bigger than this! You will get to compare the Grizzly against the Euro spec truck as you conquer the muddy mounds and police cars in your way! On this great driving day you will also drive the Land Rover 90 and the 4x4 buggy in a challenging off road environment.
    Our Price £255.00

    Full Day Land Rover Experience - Nr. Corby


    Full Day Land Rover Experience -
Nr. Corby
    With a full day to learn the basic 4x4 principles of Off Road Driving, you and your group will learn from each other and most importantly the professional instructor! With a range of challenging terrains and muddy mounds with which to successfully traverse, you'll need to have your thinking hats on, and quickly as you need to best judge the way out of tricky situation - using the skills and techniques of Off Road Driving! The laws and principles of 4x4 are very different to those employed on road, so prepare for a full day of learning and practicing - in an authentic off road environment!
    Choose a vehicle from: Defender 10, Discovery 3, Freelander 2
    Or: Pay a £25 upgrade fee at the centre to drive: Range Rover / Range Rover Sport
    Was £255.00
    Our Price £237.00

    Whitecliff 4x4 - Full Day - Gloucester


    Whitecliff 4x4 - Full Day -
Gloucester
    Based in one of the most visually stunning off road centres in the UK; this awesome off road driving experience allows you to learn and practice your 4x4 skills with a qualified BORDA instructor. The massive 40 acre off road site is perfect for all abilities, with a variety of level-based courses and runs designed to train and improve drivers of all skills and capabilities. The picturesque surroundings come complete with a range of obstacles, hills, muddy mounds and much more - perfect for a full day of off road driving! The instructors will talk you through each maneuver and provide expert advice from the passenger seat, allowing you to improve at great pace and with great enjoyment.
    Our Price £189.00

    1 Hour Private 4x4 Pro Driver Training - Andover


    1 Hour Private 4x4 Pro Driver
Training - Andover
    Experience the great outdoors with this fantastic 4x4 Off Road Pro Driving Tuition, for 1 solid hour of tuition. With your professional BORDA & IOPD driver, you will be shown the skills first hand before taking the wheel yourself and attempting to get up, down, over and across any tricky terrain in your way! The Land Rovers, Ford Rangers and Toyota vehicles used here are all rather new and well maintained - ensuring your 4x4 vehicle is as good as the tuition sat next to you!
    Our Price £99.00

    2 Hours Private 4x4 Tuition - Llangollen


    2 Hours Private 4x4 Tuition -
Llangollen
    Off Road 4x4 Driving is superbly enjoyable because of its challenging nature and the feeling of satisfaction that is rewarded having successfully negotiated a tricky course. The altogether opposing physicalities of 4x4 driving to on-road driving add a novel sense of intrigue to driver's initial experience, then as the course gets tricky and challenging it is about one thing, making it across, over or through successfully! This Private Session gives you 2 hours of uninterrupted advice and instruction, ensuring that you learn just how to maneuver these fantastically powerful and agile machines. Your BORDA instructor for the day is highly experienced and will be providing professional advice and instruction for your day’s driving. The course itself is tricky and challenging, with steep climbs and drops to compliment large side slopes and inclines. A great way to add some theory to your driving and some fun into your weekend!
    Our Price £165.00

    Quad Bike, 4x4 Driving and Apache Rally - Maidstone


    Quad Bike, 4x4 Driving and Apache
Rally - Maidstone
    This is a great day half day where you will experience the thrills of three separate off road activities. First up is the Quad Bikes, you will encounter mud, jumps and climbs as you get the chance to explore over 200 acres of woodland and fields. Then you will take a off road vehicle for a spin around a demanding course of steep slopes and woodland tracks, with plenty of trees to avoid! Last up is The Apache Off Road Racer- these awesome machines are light weight 'buggies' with 750cc motor cycle engines and a six speed gear box, this recipe creates a vehicle that has a power to weight ratio to match most Ferraris! You drive them on a grass track with normal road going tyres which creates huge amounts of sideways fun. The Apaches are two seater's and you will have an instructor by your side to make sure you get maximum enjoyment and performance from them. All in all a fantastic half day.
    Was £145.00
    Now £128.00

    1 Hour Private Land Rover Experience - Nr. Corby


    1 Hour Private Land Rover
Experience - Nr. Corby
    The Land Rover and Range Rover vehicles on offer here are nearly as fantastic as the surrounding environment upon which you will be driving, making this a truly special 1 hour experience! Choosing from a Land Rover Defender, a Land Rover Discovery 4 or the Range Rover Sport; you will have 1 solid hour of Off Road Driving tuition from an expert instructor, allowing you to really get to grips with the terrain and the challenges it poses for these great vehicles. Using some quick thinking and applied techniques, you will have the guidance of the professional instructor for 1 great educational hour!
    Was £99.00
    Now £89.00


    To view all the 4x4 Driving Experiences, click here.

  • Virgin Experience Days- Top 10 Days Out!


    18 November 2010

     Virgin Experience Days always have some great ideas for a funfilled day and experiences to remember for life. Virgin Experience Days have revamped their website and currently have some more and new exciting deals available and live on site - perfect as a gift treat to yourself. Whether you are seeking adrenalin rushes or soothing relaxation, Virgin Experience Days have fantastic experiences to stimulate your senses! There's always something for everyone here at Virgin Top Experience Days! Please see below for a full list and details of the special offers that are currently live on site:

    Afternoon Tea for Two

    £19.00

    For centuries fashionable society enjoyed an afternoon tradition of sandwiches, scones, cakes and of course tea. Indulge in a British tradition with this delicious afternoon tea at a selection of charming venues across the UK, from elegant manor house retreats set in extensive grounds, to modern and contemporary hotels in city centres. Relax with a friend and enjoy the delicious teas and treats on offer.

    Afternoon Tea for Two

    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. Choose either the Introductory option for an introduction to flying or Extended flying for a longer, more in-depth lesson.

    Flying Lesson

    Imagine a feeling like hovering above the ground at speed with complete control over any terrain. These two wheel electrical personal transporters are fast, fun and highly manoeuvrable, steering is easy, you lean forward to go forward & lean back to go backward. Segways are a marvel of technology and offer an entirely new and unique experience that’s thrilling, great fun and full of excitement.

    Segway Rally Racing

    This is your chance to enjoy a Football Stadium Tour for two people. You’ve been given the chance to see behind the scenes of Arsenal Football Club and it will be a truly memorable experience. The football tour is fun, exciting, informative, interactive and tailored for football fans from all over the world. You will have the opportunity to view the home changing room, players tunnel and dug out. Don’t forget your camera as there will be plenty of photo opportunities.

    Tour of Arsenal FC Stadium

    Discover the magic of London’s famous West End with this Theatre & Dinner package for two. This is a fantastic chance to enjoy a delicious pre-theatre dinner for two at a popular central London restaurant and then see one of the West End shows. The perfect gift for any theatre lover. There’s something to suit every taste with the selected choice of shows. 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 Russell's award winning musical 'Blood Brothers'. Whichever you choose you are sure to be enthralled.

    Theatre and Dinner for Two

    The Aston Martin is a hand-crafted sports car that offers electrifying performance and outstanding agility. Its low, purposeful stance is both elegant yet aggressive. Could there be a more exciting way to experience one of the worlds most exhilarating high performance sports cars? We think not.

    Aston Martin Thrill

    £72.00

    Enjoy a leisurely visit to Windsor Castle, the largest and oldest occupied castle in the world and one of Her Majesty The Queen’s official residences. Immerse yourself in this dramatic site, which encapsulates 900 years of British history, then relax and enjoy a delicious afternoon tea at the Castle Hotel nearby.

    Visit to Windsor Castle

    Create your very own unique fragrance – just like the celebs!
    Perfumes touch our deepest emotions and must reflect our true spirit. What we wear, how we wear it, and where we wear it says everything about us. A perfume should be as individual as the person who wears it and now, you have the opportunity to enjoy the luxury of creating your very own unique fragrance just like the stars and famous fragrance houses!

    Design your own Perfume

    £99.00

    Feeling jaded? Need to relax? Then indulge yourself and a friend. Enjoy the benefits of a perfect ‘us’ day. You can use all the fitness and leisure facilities available, and we’ll treat you to two treatments each such as a soothing massage or invigorating facial. Fully trained professional staff will be on hand to help and guide you, so that you emerge feeling sleek and carefree!

    Relaxation Day for Two

     
    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!

    Clay Pigeon Shooting

     
  • Top Water Experiences at Extreme Element


    14 July 2010

    Extreme Element

    This week Extreme Element bring you their recommended Water related experiences. With a dedicated Water Experiences Section finding your perfect experience couldn't be simpler.

    Top Water Experiences

    Kitesurfing 1 Day Course

     Kitesurfing 1 DayCourse
    Kitesurfing or Kiteboarding has exploded on to the Extreme Sports scene over the past five years; it takes the best from a range of water sports like surfing, wakeboarding, windsurfing and paragliding. With the introduction of modern equipment and a structured approached to learning which is developed by the International Kitesurfing Organisation (IKO) and taught by IKO and British Kite Surfing Organisation (BKSA) approved instructors, learning to Kitesurf has never been easier.

    Price £120.00

     Jet Ski Experience Triple Session


    Jet Ski ExperienceTriple Session
    Jet Skiing is the brilliant answer to the dreams of all those hard working paddlers desperate for the motorbike effect on water! With the twist of a wrist you can be jetting across the surface of the water at speeds reaching 80kmh, sitting down or standing up!

    Price £110.00

    Introduction to Wakeboarding

    Introduction toWakeboarding
    Wakeboarding is one of the fastest growing extreme sports and it is easy to understand why. The immense feeling of reward gained from standing up and being pulled from the boat is fantastically satisfying, and that is before any speed is added!

    Price £45.00

     White Water Rafting Experience for 2

    White Water Rafting Experience for2
    Whitewater rafting is rightly up there as a ‘Must-Do’ sport, largely because it is undescribably brilliant! This heart pumping experience is undoubtedly one of our most popular and most social high-adrenalin sports, labelled a ‘fear factor’ for all of the right reasons. Whether you choose to raft down the wild and unpredicatble river or across the thrilling purpose-built course, you are guaranteed the ride of your life! On your hair-raising journey you are encouraged to work together as a team to bump and glide your way along the river’s.

    Price £95.00

    BCU 1 Star Kayak Course

    BCU 1 Star Kayak Course
    Kayaking is one of the most exciting, affordable and versatile watersports available. The sport covers a huge range of different disciplines such as exploring inland waterways, surfing breaking waves, negotiating white water and even acrobatics.

    Price £80.00

    Discover Jet Ski Session

    Discover Jet Ski Session
    Get yourself on board a jet ski and blast yourself across a 23 acre lake at speeds capable of 70kmh, feel the ski grip the edge of the water like a roller coaster on rails, not for the faint hearted, all training and instructions, wet suits and Buoyancy aids supplied.

    Was £44.00
    Now £38.00

    ZapCat Experience

    ZapCat Experience
    The ZapCat is a light weight, twin hulled inflatable boat with a large outboard engine that provides an absolute mountain of power! The lightweight power horse zips across the water at speeds reaching 50 mph. Incredibly, the ZapCat will get to that speed in around 3 seconds!

    Price £99.00

    Whitewater Rafting & Canyoning Day

    Whitewater Rafting & CanyoningDay
    White Water Rafting has enjoyed a meteoric rise to the top of many people’s ‘Must-Do’ list. The mix of fear, adrenalin and team work ethic has catapulted this great experience into the lives of many adrenalin junkies and fear-facing followers! The more you work together as a team – the more successful you’re white knuckle journey will be! Superb for team building and stag-do exercises, Whitewater Rafting is quite simply brilliant.

    Price £90.00

    Discover Surfing

    Discover Surfing
    Surfing is perhaps the purest of all the extreme sports, with an iconic status and a proud history. There is a certain romance connected with surfing stemming for many years, as the organic feel of harnessing some of the world's most beautiful and powerful natural forces endeared many to this great sport.

    Price £39.00

    Discover Windsurfing

    Discover Windsurfing
    Windsurfing is one of the most exciting, vibrant and challenging sports around today. It is fast, dynamic, fun, exhilarating and above all it's cool! Windsurfing is also one of the most cost effective ways of having fun on the water and with the introduction of modern equipment and innovative training techniques it is now easier to learn and pick up than ever.

    Price £60.00