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Fancy doing something a bit more adventurous as a family? Enjoy beautiful mountain scenery whilst canoeing on arguably the best beginners and improvers water sports lake in the UK. This is a great way for kids to try out one of the fastest growing water sports and get to grips with paddling. It's fun, active and a great chance to learn a new skill.
Upon arrival, a member of staff will give you a full safety briefing and explanation of the use of the equipment. You will then be given everything you need to take part, including wetsuits, buoyancy aids, canoe and paddles. Your fun session will last approximately one hour.
There will be the opportunity for participants to pay a small fee in advance or on the day to extend the duration of the experience.
Fly through the sky and feel the thrill as you scale new heights. The course varies at each location but typcially you will be climbing, jumping and swinging from one platform to the next on a variety of equipment from zip slides to swings and rope bridges. You could be scaling heights of 13 meters or higher, depending on the location you choose. Enjoy amazing views and conquer your fears. Don't worry if you haven't done this before as you can take the course at your own pace.
After arriving the trained guides will first make sure that you are equipped with your safety kit. They will then carefully supervise your ground level training session before taking you on your memorable adventure.
Try your hand at this unique, adrenaline pumping water experience. Challenge yourself to stay afloat in an inflatable ring as you fly down the white water course avoiding obstacles such as eddies, whirlpools and boils. This is sure to be an unforgettable day which will get your heart racing.
Upon arrival you will report to reception before gathering in the café to meet your experienced instructor. You will then be kitted out in a wetsuit, helmet and buoyancy aid before receiving a safety and technique briefing. It is then time to take to the water! Your instructor will be on hand to guide you throughout your experience. Ensure you bring your camera as there will be plenty of opportunities for photographs.
If you’re looking for an entertaining evening out together, then why not try this comedy night experience for two that’s guaranteed to leave your cheeks aching from excessive laughter.
The perfect pick-me-up or just an enjoyable experience to share together, a host of talented performers will have you both in stitches at their one-liners and gags at one of these fantastic comedy venues. You’ll be treated to performances from established stars as well as fresh faces on the comedy scene, so prepare to take your seats and be blown away by their wit.
With comedy clubs situated across the UK and even some famous city venues, from London to Liverpool to Birmingham, you’ll easily find somewhere to enjoy this experience and enter the wonderful world of comedy. Wherever you select, you’re sure to leave grinning from ear to ear and having discovered your new favourite comedian.
For certain locations, entry for four people is included, which will be highlighted with a *(4).
The Eden Project is an unforgettable experience in a breathtaking location - a global garden and a place of beauty and wonder. The world famous architecture and art draws inspiration from nature and it is nature you will learn much about during your visit. The Eden Trust try to ensure every visitor leaves the experience knowing something more about their connection to the world and the radical changes that are happening to the Earth. There is plenty to see, including the Rainforest Biome where you can go on a fascinating journey into the humid tropical regions. Explore the Mediterranean Biome where you can find plants that grow in Mediterranean-type climates. Take a trip into the gardens and discover what makes up three quarters of Eden’s plants. The Core is the Eden Projects Education Centre, which is where you'll find fascinating facts and information about airplanet. Rediscover what puts the ‘great’ into the ‘great outdoors’ and visit the one and only Eden Project.
This experience entitles admission for two adults to the Eden Project. On arrival you will need to present your voucher at any cashier booth located at the entrance and exchange them for two tickets. Without your voucher you will not gain admission. Please note some Biomes and exhibitions close early for maintenance on selected dates throughout the year.
The Eden Project will be closed on Sunday 2nd June.
How would you like to learn to take fantastic photographs and capture a moment for a lifetime? Your expert tutor will teach you how to do just that using your own DSLR in a tutored, outdoor session. The two hour course can be enjoyed in a choice of major UK cities, each one offering plenty of landmarks and architecture to capture your imagination and inspire great images.
The course will cover;
- Shutter speed light effects (light trails, etc.)
- Use of your tripod
- Aperture settings for successful night photography
- How to use the ISO and white balance features of your DSLR
Participants will need a DSLR, tripod and a basic to intermediate level of photography ability.
Details of the exact meeting point per city will be provided on booking. Please call the booking number to find out more.
Fancy doing something a bit more adventurous as a family? This is a great way for children and adults to have fun.
This voucher entitles a family, typically 2 adults and 2 children, to boat and equipment hire.
It's fun, active and a great chance to learn a new skill.
Depending on the location, you will hire canoes, swan and dragon boats or punts. Upon arrival, a member of staff will give you a full safety briefing and explanation of the use of the equipment. You will then be given everything you need to take part. Your fun session will last approximately one hour.
If you’re looking for an exciting family experience, a day at the races offers something for everyone. You and your family, of up to two adults and two children, can enjoy a thrilling race day, listening to the thundering of hooves and cheering along your chosen racehorse. You can also take the opportunity to use the voucher at one of the family fun day races, as well as other family orientated race days.
The races are organised by Arena Racing Company which is the largest racecourse group in the UK. Their venues provide a mix of flat, jump and all-weather tracks that enable them to provide racing all year round and host 39% of the UK’s horseracing fixtures.
The Family Day at the Races package includes:
- Two standard adult admission tickets
- Two standard children admission tickets
The exact programme will be dependent on the racecourse you choose. Once you have booked your experience directly with your chosen racecourse, you will be sent a booking confirmation letter in the post along with the tickets for your chosen date. You will need to present these tickets on the day in order to gain entrance and enjoy everything included in this package. Please allow up to two weeks for receipt of the letter and ticket.
This delightful experience provides a memorable day out for two adults and two children. Take a scenic riverboat cruise on the Golden Slumber, Bacchanalia or Serafina II through Oxford on one of the busiest and most colourful stretches of the Thames. Head downstream towards Iffley village, passing the ancient Folly Bridge, Christchurch College and Meadows and the university rowing houses. This stretch (locally known as The Isis) is a particularly busy stretch of the river with rowing eights, punts, university boats and large pleasure cruisers, all coming together in a lively display of all that the river has to offer.
Your experience will begin with a warm welcome aboard the vessel as you meet your skipper. You will then be provided with a safety briefing before departure. Throughout your scenic cruise you will receive an informal commentary as you pass by the sights of Oxford on this fascinating stretch of River.
Fancy something a little different for your next family day out? Gather the whole clan together, pull on some comfy walking shoes and set out for a memorable day out with this treasure hunt experience. Whether you want to see your local area through a different lens or take in a new city, our treasure hunt packs will provide you with hours of fun.
How it works:
Once you’ve purchased your activity voucher, a PDF pack with your scavenger hunt clues will be sent to you. You can choose from two different sets of hints:
● The easy clues are perfect for all ages. These straightforward hints ask for something you should be able to easily observe on your treasure hunt, such as information from a plaque along the way.
● The cryptic clues pose more of a challenge and are perfect for older participants. They might ask for something harder to spot, require some general knowledge, or read more as a riddle than a straightforward question.
In addition to these two sets of clues, you will also receive three bonus rounds that you can go through alongside the main hints:
● Picture round - this round requires you take pictures of certain places and objects you encounter on your treasure hunt.
● Items to collect - this is a list of everyday objects you’ll be able to gather along the scavenger hunt route.
● Pub names - available at locations where there are enough pubs around, these cryptic clues refer to the names of pubs and bars you’ll pass on your way.
Once you’ve received your treasure hunt pack, choose which clues you want to follow and print them off for everyone participating.
The scavenger hunt can be completed in a number of locations throughout England, including several treasure trails in London. Please keep in mind that this activity isn’t organised. You’ll receive your pack of treasure hunt clues by email and complete the experience on the day of your choice.
Treasure hunts in London and other cities can be completed on foot, while rural ones require driving. All of the rural scavenger hunts, as well as the majority of city-based ones are non-circular, so they will have a different start and end point.
Salt Therapy also known as Halotherapy is a powerful and natural treatment in a controlled environment that simulates the natural salt cave microclimate to help treat respiratory and skin conditions. From the ancient Greeks to modern-day doctors, medical experts have championed its amazing effects. The Salt Cave is a chain of clinics providing 100% natural, effective, risk-free Salt Therapy treatments.
Salt Therapy can be used to assist with many respiratory conditions such as Asthma, Sinusitis, Hay fever and Allergies, COPD - Bronchitis and Emphysema, Bronchiectasis, Coughs, Cystic Fibrosis, Eczema and Psoriasis.
Visitors will relax in one of the treatment rooms, where the healing micro-climate of a natural salt cave is reproduced by the most advanced device called Breeze Tronic Pro. This technology is used ONLY by The Salt Cave franchise in the United Kingdom.
Upon arrival you are greeted by one of the friendly staff members at Twinwood’s who will ask you to fill out a brief health questionnaire and then take you through to the salt-caves. You will then be given a hair net and shoe covers to slip on and then it’s time enter the cave.
You will relax and unwind in one Twinwood’s treatment rooms within the cave. Throughout your one hour session you will inhale the dry, salt-enriched air, deep down into the lungs where the healing benefits do their greatest work. The adult salt cave mixes tranquillity and therapy in perfect harmony. With a range of recliners, chairs and bean bags you can select your therapy style. Whether you want to read, use their entertainment system or sleep you can recharge during your treatment your way.
The salt will loosen any mucus, which will begin to clear quickly, reduce any inflammation, which will make more room in the airways for you to breathe. Symptoms will subside, sometimes for up to 12 months
All aboard! Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime when you travel back in time with our steam train experience for two.
The London Time Tour Bus is an entertaining and educational sightseeing trip around the ancient city of London, ideal for all ages. Join Professor Quantum as you are taken on a voyage around London's famous sites aboard a classic 1960s Routemaster bus and enjoy live theatrics, an air of mystery and an insightful look into the capital’s rich history.
You will travel past a selection of London’s famous sites, including The Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Downing Street, St. Paul’s Cathedral, The Tower of London, Tower Bridge, and London Bridge. Throughout the tour the Professor will share his knowledge of his past, present and future and there will be the opportunity for interaction with historical figures via the Professor’s time phone. This is a great experience not to be missed!
You will both receive a London Time Tour guide book to take home.
Chiltern Valley has produced an increasing range of fine, award-winning English wines to delight the eye and excite the palate. With over 70 trophies, awards and commendations in blind-tasted national and international competitions, the wines have been rated amongst the finest in the world and have gained an enviable reputation for quality both here and abroad.
You will have the opportunity to taste some of the finest English wines and a selection of superb cask and bottle conditioned ales and liqueurs at Chiltern Valley Winery and Brewery.
It is guaranteed to be a memorable experience!
Your experience will include a tour around the winery, brewery and liqueur production facilities, grape pressing, bottling and labelling plant. This will be followed by a tutored tasting of a selection of the wines, ales and liqueurs.
The wine tasting will consist of at least three wines, one sparkling, and two whites. You will also sample ales.
Any item can then be purchased in the cellar shop with a home delivery service available if required.
This is your chance to slip into the shoes of some of the best F1 drivers as you buckle up and take on the world’s greatest Grand Prix circuits from Canada to Brazil, across to Europe, China and even down to Australia! From the comfort of the bespoke race pod, watch your progress on the large 3 meter wide screen as you experience the same tracks as a F1 race car driver, using top quality equipment that allows you to be completely immersed in the simulation.
Take hold of the Logitech steering wheel, which uses a force feedback system to give an amazingly authentic feeling. They are also equipped with shift paddles similar to those found on modern Formula 1 cars. Brake using the specially designed pedals which use Grand Prix strength brake springs, watch yourself on the track using super high resolution graphics and let yourself be absorbed by the life-like visuals.
To complete the audio visual experience, you will be wearing top quality headphones so you may hear such sounds as the levels of grip, engine condition and the approach of your competition rivals!
You will start your experience with a full briefing before getting fitted into the seat of your race pod and led onto the virtual circuit. You will receive three 20 minute sessions behind the wheel which you may use as you wish, either to practice getting to grips with the track using the open practice sessions or to record your best time for the "Monthly Hot Lap competition".
The virtual pit lane remains open throughout the experience, so when you are not driving you and your friends can have access to the race facilities which include a licensed bar and a big screen viewing area.
Discover the delicious and fiery world of chilli sauce with this three month subscription from Wiltshire Chilli Farm. Perfect for dipping; spicing up sandwiches, wraps and burgers; as a marinade for BBQs; or adding a little extra kick to casseroles, curries and stews. The Wiltshire Chilli Farm are passionate about all things spicy and aim to bring depth, warmth and serious flavour to dishes that cater for any palate.
With thousands of chilli varieties out there, Wiltshire Chilli Farm promise to supply some of the fieriest sauces available. Your sauce bottles will change every month throughout the duration of your subscription, so expect to find Habenero, Jolokia, Jalapeño and many other chillies appearing as ingredients within your bottles.
Will you be able to handle the heat?
Each month you’ll be sent one chilli sauce gift set made from some of the hottest chillies in the world. Each gift set contains two standard hot sauce bottles.
Indulge in a quintessentially British pastime with a spot of Afternoon Tea for Two, the perfect gift experience. The 19th century tradition is enjoying something of a modern-day revival with venues all over the UK now serving up scrumptious scones, delicious cakes and savoury delights.
It’s been an institution since 1840 when the seventh Duchess of Bedford asked her footman to fetch a pot of tea with light refreshments one afternoon. The ritual soon caught on and traditional afternoon tea became a cornerstone of high society dining.
Today, it’s best known as an afternoon of sheer indulgence – and it hasn’t lost a crumb of its delectable charm. Find out for yourself with our afternoon tea deal. We’ve carefully hand-picked the best afternoon tea locations across the UK so there’s a venue to suit all occasions.
Spoil someone special to a luxury afternoon tea, round up the girls for high tea at one of the country’s trendiest boutique hotels, or make it a more relaxed affair at a cosy independent tearoom. Whatever the occasion, why not add a glass of fizz to the proceedings?
Afternoon tea may vary slightly depending on your chosen location. In any case, you’ll be treated to freshly made sandwiches, scones with cream and jam, and at most locations, a choice of cakes and pastries. Most importantly, it’ll all be served with a pot of tea or coffee.
Beer Heroes mission is simple, save the world from bland and boring beer. Beer Heroes source craft beer and ales from breweries across the UK, USA and Europe.
You and your guest will join one of Beer Heroes experts for a fully guided tasting of craft beers. Be prepared to learn about and taste eight 1/3rd pints, whilst being taught what tastes to look for and how the professionals do it. Snacks such as crisps and nuts will also be provided throughout these two hours of beer heaven.
Did you know chillies have been in Great Britain for over 400 years, contain more Vitamin C than Oranges and have been cultivated for over 10,000 years? Chillies are a very complicated and intriguing ingredient and not just used in your local curry house.
Here is a perfect opportunity to discover things you may never have known about chillies. You'll learn about the different varieties and how they're used, you'll get to taste some fresh chillies and gourmet sauces and you'll get to take some home to use in your own cooking! This experience is definitely chillies, chillies and more chillies!
Your experience will begin with your host taking you on a tour of the nursery where they will talk about the chilli varieties and the different uses. After the tour, if you're feeling brave enough you will be invited to sample some of the freshly picked chillies and a range of tongue tingling, gourmet sauces including the famous Inferno chilli sauce made with habaneros. To finish, you will have the opportunity to pick some of your own chillies to take home from England's first 'pick your own' chilli farm.
Brockleby’s pie making evenings involve a talk on the history of the bakery and the Melton Mowbray Pork Pie, a tour of the bakery, and the chance to make your very own Melton Mowbray Pork Pie in a fun, interactive cookery session suitable for all ages.
Start with an introduction and greeting from one of Brockleby's expert bakers. They will then give a hot water crust pastry demonstration as well as showing how to hand raise the world famous Melton Mowbray Pork Pie. It will then be your turn to make a delicious, and hopefully, "Showstopping" pie. There will be a competition for the best looking pie including a prize! You will be able to take home your handmade pie as well as a recipe and voucher to use in the shop.
Wine is a beverage loved by many in the UK, for some it’s a nice accompaniment for a tasty meal, or a glass after work and for others it’s their vice. This tour and tasting experience is the perfect gift for any wine lover, inviting them to try an assortment of delicious wines, along with learning more about how their favourite tipple is made.
Every year, vineyards across the country produce thousands of bottles of flavoursome wines. This experience will provide a behind the scenes insight into how these wines are able to reach the shops as you walk around the vineyard. Most importantly, you’ll get to sample some of the fine wines they carefully craft, where you’re sure to experience new flavours, expanding your wine palate.
With different vineyards across the country all offering peaceful and tranquil surroundings, they open the opportunity to explore more of the local area before or after this delightful wine tasting experience.
You’ll be shown around the vineyard by an experienced tour guide, taking you on a journey to discover the fascinating history of English wine. Expect to learn about the wine-making process from start to finish, from the growing and pruning of vines, along with grape-picking, fermentation, blending and finishing off with the most important part- the bottling! Of course this experience wouldn’t be complete without tasting some of the delights the vineyard has to offer, which you’ll typically enjoy after the tour.
The programme on offer will depend on your selected location. Please note, at the Oxfordshire location, this includes a winery and brewery tour and tasting tour for two.
If you’re feeling peckish or fancy a spot of lunch before or after your wine-filled experience, most of the vineyards included in this gift experience package have cafes or a restaurant perfect for a delightful bite to eat.
Step into the world of whisky making at the "Spiritual home of Scotch Whisky". Learn how every bottle is made from start to finish and sample some yourself. Take in your surroundings in the beautiful Abbey that is steeped in tradition and history, dating back hundreds of years. What better way for a Whisky lover to enjoy a drop?
On arrival, you will be greeted by the tour guide for the day in the reception area. You will then begin the tour by learning about the history of the Distillery and an introduction to the company. Following this, you will then watch the Whisky making process unfold before enjoying 2 drams of whisky at the end of the tour.
You will also have the opportunity to head over to the Abbey ruins, where you can embark on a self-guided tour and continue the Lindore's Abbey Distillery Journey. You will also receive a £5 gift voucher to spend on the following: a drink in the Legacy Bar, a shop purchase, an apothecary experience or £5 off a bottle of 70cl aqua vitae.
Henry J Socks bring the soul back into your shoes offering bespoke quality knitting, along with vibrancy and quirky social appeal, making their socks and boxers a guaranteed head-turner. They’re bold, beautiful and perfect for everyday use.
Their convenient packaging allows your subscription to fit right through the letterbox, so no need for you to be in for when they arrive.
Supreme quality and off-the-wall creativity is exactly what Henry J Socks will deliver every month with this sock subscription! This 3 month service provides you with two pairs of socks each month, fresh from the needle and thread, directly to your door!
This session will give you the opportunity to record those special moments. Whether you prefer a classic or contemporary style, you will be expertly guided by the photographer throughout your session to capture the best images of you and your family so that your tastes and desires are catered for.
With locations nationwide you shouldn't have to travel over an hour in order to participate in your session and viewing.
Your experience will include a one hour portrait session for you and your family (extended family and pets welcome!) at a studio and a complimentary 10"x8" image.
A separate viewing appointment will be arranged within a week of your studio session where you will be able to select your favourite image, you will also have the opportunity to purchase any additional portraits. You will be asked to return approximately four weeks later to collect your images.
Please note that only one voucher per family, per year can be used. The voucher cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or voucher. You will be required to pay a £35 booking deposit which will be fully refunded after the experience.
The Fabyouless card allows you to enjoy a guaranteed 25% discounts at thousands of beauty venues nationwide.
You can use the Fabyouless card as many times as you wish within the year and if you regularly visit beauty salons, hair dressers, spas, nail bars, tanning salons, clinics, gyms, boot camps or get put through your paces by a personal trainer, you could save hundreds!
The Fabyouless card is recognised in many well know high street venues including Arch Angelz, Champneys, The Tanning Shop, Rush, Lash Perfect, MacDonald Hotels, Spa Experience, Trugym and Gloden. As well as mobile services from My Beauty Squad, RTG Wellness and Spa by Car who visit your home or office.
The Fabyouless Card is the perfect gift for anyone who loves to pamper themselves, hit the gym or simply wants to save on those everyday essentials to look and feel fab.
Please note that all participating venues are subject to change. The Fabyouless card is delivered as an App for Apple and Android phones so you will never leave home without it! Once you have validated your voucher, you cannot exchange it to another experience/product offered by Activity Superstore.
Treat yourself and a friend to some well-deserved pampering while spending some quality time together and capture the spirit of you both in a collection of stunning images, you can treasure for a lifetime.
You’ll also be able to take away a digital image. If you wish to purchase additional images, you’ll receive a £20 gift voucher to spend against this. This voucher is valid towards any individual packages purchased on the day.
Please note, for Monday to Friday dates you will be required to pay a £10 per person deposit to secure your booking. For weekends it is a £25 deposit. The deposit is fully refundable or can be used towards further images.
Your five star experience starts when you are greeted by the friendly reception staff at a luxury, state of the art studio. Relax in the lounge area and receive a glass of bubbly on arrival and then enjoy unlimited refreshments including; chilled wine, coffee, tea, mineral water or a selection of soft drinks.
You are then treated to a file and polish to ensure your nails are looking tip-top and camera ready. Choose from a classic French polish, glitter nails or a striking colour of your choice. Your personal, qualified make-up artist will transform you using a full range of popular make-up brands including the favourite MAC makeup, including strip eyelash extensions.
Chat with the makeup artists to discover the latest techniques and learn the beauty secrets of the stars so you can achieve your flawless look. Receive professional advice on blending, shading and the colours which best suit your skin tone. An expert hairstylist will transform your hair into a chosen style, with a number of dramatic looks to choose from. Feel effortlessly chic with your glamorous new style.
Next, your personal team of professional female photographers will capture poses of you both in the 2 private, multi set studios. You’ll be able to use a host of different studios and props to create your perfect photograph. We recommend you take a selection of different outfits, as you can have up to 4 wardrobe changes. Afterwards, you’ll be treated to an express facial which will deep cleanse and tone your face, leaving you feeling fresh.
You'll receive a complimentary digital image to take home on the day.
This is a great opportunity for mother and daughter to spend some quality time together and enjoy being spoilt. Be pampered like a celebrity from the moment you arrive and enjoy an experience where our ultimate aim is to make you look and feel truly amazing.
Relax and unwind in studio surroundings as top professionals create your perfect look. Your experience will start with you each receiving a creative consultation, followed by professional make-up and then a contemporary hair style. Once you’re ready you can then step in front of the camera.
You will be expertly guided by the photographer throughout your session to ensure the best images of you are captured and that your tastes and desires are catered for.
With locations nationwide you shouldn't have to travel over an hour in order to participate in your session and viewing.
Your experience will include your makeover (up to one hour per person), a one hour portrait session at a studio and a choice of one complimentary 10x8 image or two complimentary 5x4 images.
A separate viewing appointment will be arranged, typically within a week of your studio session where you will be able to select your favourite image and you will also have the opportunity to purchase any additional images. You will be asked to return approximately four weeks later to collect your images.
Please note that only one voucher per participant, per year can be used and multiple sessions will not be booked in succession for friends/family members. The voucher cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or voucher. You will be required to pay a £35 booking deposit which will be fully refunded after the experience.
James from Purchasing, September 2018
An interesting day out exploring different plants form around the world. The biomes are incredible, especially the tropical rain forest, and the range of different plants/trees and scenery is amazing. Even though the weather wasn’t great we still managed to spend 3-4 hours exploring both of the biomes. There are plenty of places to eat, we had some tasty sandwiches in the café which were very reasonably priced. If I had more time on the day I would have definitely had a go at the zip wire, which is England's longest and fastest zip wire, it looked great fun!
There is lots of walking so make sure you bring your walking shoes!