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 VIP Liverpool FC Anfield Experience Day with Lunch for Two
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Kick off with refreshments at the world famous home to Liverpool Football Club, followed by an exclusive guided tour of Anfield for behind the scenes insights and all the dressing room tales! You'll have the opportunity to touch the famous "This is Anfield" sign as you follow in the footsteps of your favourite football stars. Visit the press room and home team dressing room and have the feel like Shankly and Paisley when you sit in the Manager's dug-out. You will also visit the LFC Museum to soak up the history of the club and see those impressive five European trophies. Then settle down to a three-course meal and drink (a bottle of beer, glass of wine or a soft drink each) served in an Executive Box overlooking the pitch.
You'll be accompanied by an LFC Legend including household names such as John Aldridge, Jan Molby, Phil Neal, Alan Kennedy plus many more. They will host a question and answer session during which you'll discover the truth behind rumours, after which there is an opportunity for photos. You'll also each receive a commemorative certificate of your day and a limited edition Liverpool Football Club gift.
Location: Merseyside - Liverpool. Restriction: Minimum age : 5 (under 18's need parental or guardian consent). The club requests that you keep all children under close supervision at all times.
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 Lunch Cruise and London Eye for 2
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Enjoy the sights of London from two captivating perspectives with this Virgin Experience Days Lunch Cruise and London Eye for Two.
You can watch the capital's famous landmarks glide past your window while you enjoy lunch on-board a high-class dining boat, with great food and a warm atmosphere while you take in the view.
After you've eaten, prepare to get on-board the famous London Eye and soak up panoramic views across the city. The UK's most popular tourist attraction, the London Eye is based close to Westminster Bridge and offers stunning views of the Houses of Parliament, Tower Bridge, the Tower of London, the Gherkin, St Paul's Cathedral, Cleopatra's Needle, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Canary Wharf and much more — up to 25 miles in each direction.
This experience day is the perfect way to see the capital in all it’s glory and makes a wonderful gift.
Cruises run Wednesday to Saturday and last approximately two hours. When you purchase an experience, a gift pack is sent to you or directly to the other participant. A voucher and booking information are included so you or they can check the information and book the experience on the date that suits you both.
- Cruise departs from Embankment Pier, London
- Experience lasts approximately three hours
- Three course set menu lunch
- Runs February to November
- Minimum age 5 years
- Under 18's need parental/guidance consent
- These are not fast-tracked tickets and there will be an element of queuing for the London Eye
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