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      The View from The Shard and Lunch

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      <p>Head to the top of the world (okay, that's a slight exaggeration) or at least to the tallest point in the City of London and view our capital from the highest observation deck in the United Kingdom - the glittering Shard. This impressive building measures a full 800 feet from street level, and once at the top, offers 360 degree views spanning 40 miles on a clear day. After this journey to the skies (or before, depending on your booking), back on the ground enjoy a two-course lunch from the set menu at Strada, a tasty local Italian restaurant just a short walk from The Shard. The lively atmosphere helps make it a great place to dine and is a total contrast to being up in the clouds.</p>

      £55.00

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      Two Night Hotel Escape for Two at Hallmark Hotel Llyndir Hall, Chester South

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      <p>For a fun-filled city break on the outskirts of Chester, look no further than the Grade II listed Hallmark Hotel Llyndir Hall, Chester South. Spend two nights in one of the hotel's newly-refurbished en suite twin or double rooms and sit down into a hearty cooked breakfast the next morning. Not only does the hotel boast a comfy lounge bar, its prime location also makes the perfect base for exploring Chester and all it has to offer. Enjoy a spot of boutique shopping, take a stroll along the banks of the River Dee, soak in the city's magnificent medieval architecture, explore the famous cathedral or spend a day at Chester zoo - the choice is yours.</p>

      £175.00

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      Hunky Dory Manicure with Cocktail at London Grace

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      <p>Treat yourself to a manicure and cocktail at London Grace, the award-winning nail bar and cocktail bar! With three locations to choose from across the city, London Grace has become one of the go-to beauty destinations in the city. Enjoy the stunning store interior and choose a drink from the delicious cocktail menu to sip on, whilst your nails are pampered to perfection by your friendly technician.You’re guaranteed a no-nonsense, high quality ‘Hunky Dory’ manicure including shaping, buffing and a pristine polish High standards and clean thinking run throughout everything at London Grace, from the organic milk in their coffee to the cruelty- and formaldehyde-free nail polish used to make you nails shine, so you can head home feeling good both inside and out. Prefer to spend some more time enjoying the trendy atmosphere? Spoil yourself in the coffee shop or the cocktail bar!</p>

      £25.00

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      Hotel Escape with Dinner for Two at Hallmark Hotel Preston Leyland

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      <p>Take a break with a relaxing stay at the Hallmark Hotel Preston Leyland. Spend the night in a comfy twin or double en suite room with a host of modern amenities and tuck into a hearty cooked breakfast the following morning. If that wasn't enough, a tasty two-course meal at the hotel's two AA Rosette awarded Four Seasons Restaurant is also included. For those wanting to kick back, the hotel boasts a cosy lounge bar, as well as a peaceful Italian courtyard. For those looking to get out and about, there are plenty of fantastic places to visit in the local area including Brock Holes, Salmesbury Hall, scenic Worden Park, Lytham St Annes and a little further afield, Blackpool - home to the UK's highest roller coaster.</p>

      £149.00

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      Hotel Escape with Dinner for Two at Beamish Hall Country House Hotel

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      <p>Unwind and have a break together with a one night hotel escape for two people at Beamish Hall, a beautiful 12th century country house hotel set in 24 acres of wooded parkland in the heart of the Durham countryside. Breakfast and a delicious evening meal at the property's Stables Restaurant are included, so there's no worry about dining requirements on this romantic break in the UK. Just settle in, relax and spend some quality time together. Each hotel classic bedroom is individually designed and full of antiques, creating a unique and special atmosphere, and includes all the usual amenities such as TV with freeview, hairdryer and ironing facilities, tea and coffee and sumptuous cotton bedding to help ensure a great night's sleep.</p>

      £149.00

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      Hotel Escape with Dinner for Two at Hallmark Hotel Strathallan

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      <p>Birmingham's Hallmark Hotel Strathallan is chic, well situated and has all the ingredients for an exciting city break. Spend the night in one of the hotel's comfortable en suite twin or double rooms and enjoy a full English breakfast on the morning of departure. To make sure your appetite is well and truly looked after, this break includes a delicious three-course meal at the hotel's inviting brasserie style restaurant. Strathallan's accessible city location makes it a fantastic base for enjoying Birmingham and all of the metropolitan excitement it has to offer. Do a little shopping at the famous Bullring Shopping Centre, explore the Birmingham Botanical Gardens or spend the day roaming the National SEA LIFE Centre.</p>

      £149.00

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      Tank Driving

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      <p>Experience the full capabilities of a true military beast with this rip-roaring tank driving experience in Leicestershire. Following a full safety briefing, suit up in official overalls and a helmet before hopping into a colossal military tank for a familiarisation lap provided by a qualified instructor. After getting acquainted with the tank controls, take over the reins and take it for two laps of the specially-designed course, first with the hatches open, then immersed in the control booth with the hatches closed. Finally, take a third lap and choose whether the hatch stays open or closed - with a challenging course, simulated battle conditions and full instruction, this tank driving experience is a must for any ardent petrol head.</p>

      £125.00

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      Hotel Escape with Dinner for Two at George Hotel at Piercebridge

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      <p>Head to Durham and enjoy a relaxing and rural stay at the George Hotel. Situated along the River Tees, this traditional coaching inn from the 17th century boasts 30 bedrooms, a restaurant and all day bar, a library and even a wonderful ballroom. Perfect to relax in, a couple of the individual and quirky double rooms come complete with a view of the river. Sit down to a sumptuous evening meal together at the inviting Riverside Restaurant with a total allowance of £50 to choose from the a la carte menu. Stay in and take a pew by an open fireplace or head out to explore the local area and visit some of the country's most attractive countryside. A hearty cooked English breakfast perfectly rounds off this overnight stay.</p>

      £149.00

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      Two Night Hobbit Hole Escape at The Quiet Site, Lake District

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      <p>Channel your inner Baggins and escape to the Lake District’s award-winning Quiet Site for two nights of Tolkien-esque underground glamping. Your spacious Hobbit Hole can cosily house up to two adults and three children, so the whole clan can get together for this latest adventure. Highly insulated, warm, attractive and sustainable, your base for the night also boasts stunning views over Ullswater, England’s second longest lake. Inside, you’ll find a comfortable soft-sleep ledge, seating, a table, electric lights, and both power and USB charge points. The heating is thermostatically controlled and there are plenty of storage spaces and coat hooks. As well as this, the campsite itself has extensive facilities including a bar, shop, showers, toilets, family bathrooms, games room and local walk sheet to help you make the most of your stay. All you need to bring along for your stay are the essentials. If you’re looking for a unique getaway to one of the UK’s most picturesque locations, then look no further as the Quiet Sight’s Hobbit Holes are sure to be a crowd-pleaser.</p>

      £179.00

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      Revival Spa Treat for Two at The Malvern Spa

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      <p>Grab a friend or partner and take a few hours out of your busy schedules to completely refresh yourselves. This Revival Spa Day from The Malvern Spa is the perfect excuse to take it easy and indulge some hard-earned ‘you time’. One of the Midland’s finest spas, your Good Spa Guide award nominated location is tailored to your every relaxing need. You’ll be able to choose either a morning or afternoon session, giving you complete access to all of the luxurious spa facilities. As well as this you can choose a fabulous treatment; either a 40 minute back and scalp massage, a 40 minute facial and scalp massage or a 50 minute Malvern manicure or pedicure An unforgettable half-day, you can choose to take your experience from 09.30 to 13.00 or alternatively from 13.30 to 17.30. So whether you’re reviving before a busy day ahead or chilling out after a hectic morning, you’ll be hard pushed to find a better place.</p>

      £140.00

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      Three Night Somerset Log Cabin Escape for Two at Wall Eden Farm

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      <p>Get away to the south-west for a country break on the edge of the Somerset Levels, and rest your heads in a luxury log cabin packed with modern comforts with this Three Night Somerset Log Cabin Escape for Two at Wall Eden Farm. Nestled in the Somerset countryside, the Wall Eden Farm is an independent, family-run farm that’s been at work in one way or another since 1927. Now scaled back to make room for activities and holiday accommodation, there’s plenty to discover from your luxury log cabin over the course of your stay. Far more spacious than a caravan and with more facilities than a B&amp;B, you’ll get to enjoy underfloor heating, a fully equipped kitchen and a flat screen TV with a DVD player so you can feel at home on the edge of the Somerset Levels. Proud to support local businesses, the staff will be more than happy to point you in the direction of whatever takes your fancy if you’d like to explore the local area. You can go for walks, head down to the sea, try some activities or even kick back in the on-site jacuzzi – your holiday is yours to do as much or as little as you like!</p>

      £359.00

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      All About Me Spa Day with Afternoon Tea at The Malvern Spa

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      <p>Sometimes you’ve just got to take a day for you and you alone, and with this ‘It’s all about Me!’ spa day with afternoon tea from the lovely people at The Malvern Spa, you can do precisely that. Sit back, relax and let the resident professionals do the work as you take your pick of two fabulous 60 minute treatments. You’ll be able to choose from some of the very best that The Malvern has to offer including a full body massage, bespoke facial, spa manicure or pedicure. As well as this, you’ll enjoy full access to the Good Spa Guide Award nominated facilities, from the unique indoor-outdoor hydrotherapy pool to the state-of-the-art 50 station gymnasium. As well as the extensive rest and relaxation this offers, you’ll be able to replenish with an afternoon tea to make sure you have nothing to worry about except taking it easy on the day.</p>

      £155.00

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      Introduction to Birds of Prey in Herefordshire

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      <p>Glimpse the wonderful world of falconry with this fun and informative introduction to birds of prey in Herefordshire. During this intimate session, get up close and personal with a variety of the centre's wonderful owls, hawks and falcons under the supervision of a resident bird expert. In addition to holding many of these wonderful birds of prey, learn practical falconry techniques and conclude by flying one of the resident birds to the glove to witness their majestic flight from a first-hand perspective. Set in beautiful rural surroundings, this experience is a must for any avid bird watching enthusiast.</p>

      £70.00

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      Pamper Spa Day with Treatment, Lunch and Afternoon Tea at Whittlebury Hall

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      <p>Relax and rejuvenate with this luxurious spa day at Whittlebury Hall in Northamptonshire, winner of the Best Spa for Groups category at the Good Spa Guide awards 2016. Ease out of your daily routine and enjoy full use of the spa's renowned heat and ice experiences, including an aromatherapy room, ice cave and hydrotherapy pool which are all designed to invigorate the body by providing different sensations through changing temperatures. De-stress and unwind with a relaxing 30-minute treatment and choose from a back, neck and shoulder massage or a pregnancy massage. Tuck in to a delicious two-course buffet lunch in The Terrace Cafe followed by a delicious afternoon tea. Leave the spa day feeling revitalized, the perfect way to spend the day!</p>

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      £118.00

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      Two Brewers for a Day at Brewhouse and Kitchen Poole

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      <p>For beer lovers who would love to take their hobby to the next level, this day at Brewhouse and Kitchen in Poole is the real deal. Start with breakfast and then head to the micro-brewery for a chat with the head brewer before getting properly involved with the full brewing process. Try a hand at mashing in, boiling, adding hops and yeast and other additions that go into brewing a craft beer. It's thirsty work, so afterwards tuck into a hearty pub lunch accompanied by a selection of the best house brews (including an oatmeal stout tribute to Poole's spymaster, John Le Carre) - tasty. The day ends with a question and answer session, then two weeks later go back to collect a five litre keg of the beer brewed to take home and enjoy - cheers!</p>

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      £175.00

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      Two Night Camping Pod Break for Two in Worcestershire

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      <p>Looking for a glamping break in Worcestershire? Set at the foot of the rolling Malvern Hills, this small, friendly glampsite offers all the peace of the great outdoors while providing campers with a real home away from home. Spend two nights under the stars in a five star camping pod, complete with a kettle, mini fridge and flat screen TV with DVD player and a covered porch with porch light - ideal for enjoying those long summer evenings. The campsite boasts panoramic views of the spectacular Worcestershire countryside, excellent washing and showering facilities and as the camping pods stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer, you can enjoy this wonderful glamping experience all year round.</p>

      £99.00

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      Champagne Afternoon Tea for two at the 5* Bentley Hotel, London

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      <p>The Bentley Hotel is a 5* venue hidden in the residential area of the Royal Borough if Kensington &amp; Chelsea. Treat a loved one to a fabulous afternoon tea for two, complete with a bubbling glass of Champagne each, for a truly special experience. Whatever the occasion, a birthday, anniversary, or you just want to treat someone special, the Champagne Afternoon Tea at the Bentley Hotel in London will deliver. You will be served a delicious display of teatime treats ranging from dainty sandwiches to mouth-watering cakes and pastries, and freshly baked scones with clotted cream and organic strawberry jam. All this will be accompanied by your choice of fine tea or coffee and, of course, your glass of chilled Champagne.</p>

      £70.00

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      30 Minute Helicopter Flight in Northamptonshire

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      <p>Gain an insight into an alternate mode of aerial transport. Begin on firm ground with a full safety briefing and discussion on elementary helicopter flying methods with an expert pilot, before climbing aboard a dual-controlled training helicopter for a thrilling vertical take-off. Once airborne, the fun continues as the pilot illustrates how to move forward, backward, sideways or hover motionless. During the 30 minute session (at the pilot's discretion), take the reins and become an honorary pilot to experience the buzz of flying a helicopter first-hand.</p>

      £220.00

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      One Night Spa Break for Two at Champneys Springs or Henlow Grange Luxury Resorts

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      <p>Get away from the world for a spell with a fellow spa-lover and head to a Champneys Spa for a quality spa stay filled with relaxation, where you’ll receive your choice of treatments each during a day and night of restfulness with this One Night Spa Break for Two at Champneys Springs or Henlow Grange Luxury Resort. At Champneys Springs you’ll find 31 acres of beautiful parkland and water walkways, offering tranquil surroundings, while at Henlow Grange there’s heaps of history and heritage in a Georgian Manor, so whichever site you choose you can sink into your spa robes and spend time enjoying the facilities. In between your time spent spa relaxing you’ll also be pampered with a 25 minute facial or massage to treat yourselves like you deserve, all along with time in the pool, lazing around and generally just taking it as easy as you like. On the day of arrival you can fill up on a healthy dinner, dining on whatever you’re in the mood for to get you ready for further spa time the next day. You’ll have a night to spend in a cosy standard room with breakfast in the morning and buffet lunch, so all you’ll need to worry about during your stay is where you want to relax next, from the pool to the sauna and beyond.</p>

      £375.00

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      Round of Golf on the Dale Hill Old Course for One

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      <p>Grab your golf clubs, sling your bag over your shoulder and head out to 350 acres of fine grounds and stunning views high on the Sussex Weald with this Round of Golf on the Dale Hill Course for One. Found on the border between Kent and East Sussex, Dale Hill Golf Course offers 18 carefully thought out holes that have been in place for over 40 years. Surrounded by trees and natural scenery you’ll feel like you’re on a PGA Tour course, and as you tee off on the first hole you can imagine a smattering of respectful applause as you artfully make your way down the fairway (or a contained groan if you manage to hit one of the opening hole’s twin bunkers). From the first hole to the eighteenth you’ll breathe in fresh country air as you prepare for each and every shot, getting your eye in on the front nine in preparation for the tight and challenging back nine. Short in length but very challenging, this is a course for those prepared to put their skills to the test.</p>

      £40.00

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      32% off Afternoon Tea with Cava for Two at COMO The Halkin Hotel, London

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      <p>Take afternoon tea with a Michelin- starred twist at Belgravia's five star COMO The Halkin Hotel. Take a seat in the lavish surroundings and dine on a delicious afternoon tea with satisfyingly Spanish influences, personally designed by a top Michelin-starred chef. Enjoy an assortment of sweet and savoury treats including strawberry and tomato gazpacho style soup, spider crab tempura, Iberico ham and manchego cheese pillows, pork croquettes, traditional Basque skewers, lime custard and banana tartlets, chocolate with churros, Sangria and passion fruit with lemon sorbet and a whole lot more. To accompany this sumptuous spread, a choice of tea and a glass of cava each are included - London dining at its best.</p>

      £49.00

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      Unwind Spa Day at The Connaught Hotel and Spa

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      <p>The Connaught Hotel in Bournemouth was voted Bournemouth Number One Hotel for four years in a row as voted for by Trip Advisor reviewers. Relax for the day at the hotel's Bluewater Spa. The spa is the ideal place to trim and tone, relax and refresh and make the most of the fantastic range of facilities which include a sauna, a eucalyptus infused steam room and a spa pool. On arrival sip on a cup of tea or coffee to start off this relaxing day. Dine at one of the hotel's award-winning restaurants and have a delicious two-course meal or afternoon tea one and a glass of champagne. Unwind with a 55 minute treatment which includes a full body massage, a microzone facial and hot stone aromatherapy.</p>

      £99.00

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      Nine Hole Playing Lesson for Two with £5 off voucher Each

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      <p>Spend some productive time on a golf course perfecting your skills with this nine hole golf playing lesson for two. Discuss the many different golf shots and etiquette with a PGA professional and focus on adjusting your swing to best strike the ball. This easy going and unique teaching class is the most fun you can have while you hone your skills and the constructive expert tips and advice will prove invaluable. Book again on the day using the £5 off vouchers for a follow up lesson each. Choose from more than 130 locations across the UK, there is bound to be a great venue near you!</p>

      £160.00

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      Boutique Escape for Two at Judges Court Hotel, York

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      <p>Tucked away in a secret courtyard at the heart of York's shopping district, Judges Court is perfect for a short break and is proudly awarded with five stars by Visit England. Discover chilled cocktail jars in the room, ready to be mixed together for the perfect wind down, or book a cocktail in advance of your arrival. Relax in a deluxe double or twin room including the latest entertainment systems, HD TV and WiFi. A drench shower and luxury Cowshed bath, body and skincare products are also standard in each room. Book an in-house delivery breakfast bag and get a delicious express meal in the morning. During the winter months (November to February) guests stay in a four poster bedded room and receive a complimentary bottle of wine.</p>

      £169.00

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      Hotel Escape for Two at DoubleTree by Hilton Newbury North

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      <p>For a relaxing retreat, the DoubleTree by Hilton Newbury North is the place to go. Spend one peaceful night in a comfy en suite twin or double room complete with a host of exceptional amenities and sit down to a hearty cooked breakfast the following morning. During your break, make the most of the hotel's inviting lounge bar, as well as its LivingWell fitness centre which includes a gymnasium and heated indoor swimming pool. Looking to get out and about? The Hilton Newbury North's accessible location makes it an ideal base for exploring the pretty town of Newbury and its surrounding countryside - bliss!</p>

      £99.00

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      Be Mine Chocolates and Truffles

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      <p>Show them just how sweet you can be with these fantastic ‘Be Mine’ Chocolates and Truffles. This romantic gift contains eight sumptuous strawberry Champagne truffles, along with the words, ‘Be Mine’ spelled out in handmade white chocolate. A wonderful present for anniversaries, Valentine’s Day, birthdays, or just because you want to treat somebody special. All the chocolates are lovingly handmade in Somerset using tasty Belgian chocolate.</p>

      £15.75

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      Now That's What I Call Chocolate Vinyl and Cassette

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      <p>Nostalgia can be bittersweet; but with this chocolate vinyl and cassette set, you need only worry about the sweet part. Your gift contains two guaranteed hits – a dark chocolate vinyl record with an icing topper centre, and a milk chocolate cassette tape with a white chocolate insert. This harmonious pairing is perfect for music lovers who happen to have a sweet tooth. Disclaimer: we’d advise against trying to play either of these on your stereo or gramophone. All the chocolate is lovingly handmade in Somerset from tasty Belgian chocolate.</p>

      £26.75

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      Two-Course Dinner and Cinema Screening for Two at Rudding Park, Yorkshire

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      <p>With a delicious meal at the Clocktower Restaurant, followed by a film screening in the private cinema, a Monday night at Harrogate's Rudding Park is the place to be. Kick the evening off in the exquisite surroundings of the AA Rosette awarded Clocktower restaurant for a two-course dinner, with a choice from the Menu of the Day. Dine on classics with a tasty modern twist, many of which are prepared using ingredients from the Kitchen Garden. Next up, it's movie time with a chance to watch recent blockbusters such as Spectre, The Danish Girl and The Martian. Sit down in the luxury of the private cinema with your complimentary popcorn and settle to watch the film - the ultimate night out for film buffs and foodies!</p>

      £75.00

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      Family Visit to LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort with One Day DigiPass for Two Adults and Two Children

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      <p>Enjoy over 55 amazing interactive rides, live shows and attractions in over 150 acres of parkland at the awesome LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort! Whether you are learning to drive at the LEGO® City Driving School, dancing in Heartlake City with the LEGO® Friends, riding a fearsome dragon through a medieval castle or venturing through the lost city of Atlantis in a submarine, there’s something for all. See the latest LEGO® stars, the courageous LEGO NEXO Knights™ in The Book of Creativity. From May 2017, things get even more awesome with the launch of LEGO® NINJAGO™ World, featuring the UK’s first 4D, hand gesture enabled ride. Test your ninja skills and score points as you battle snake tribes, skeleton ghosts on your way to taking on The Great Devourer. Younger visitors will particularly love exploring DUPLO® Valley for a splash around Drench Towers - the UK’s largest outdoor water play area. Then head to Miniland where over 40 million LEGO® pieces have been used to create an amazing miniature city – great inspiration for master builders of all ages. You’ll also receive, as part of the package, a one day DigiPass, giving you unlimited digital photography from included rides, studio and green screen sets and walkabout photography. Collect your digital photos, download and share!</p>

      £199.00

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      Visit to Blenheim Palace and Lunch at The Crown in Woodstock for Two

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      <p>Step into the fascinating world of Blenheim Palace. A World Heritage site, the stunning house and gardens have played host to over 300 years of history. From its origins in the early 18th century to celebrate victory over the French, to the birthplace of Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace offers visitors a time to treasure, every time. Take a walk through gilded state rooms housing one of Europe’s finest collections of portraits. Head out for a stroll in more than 2,000 stunning acres of landscaped parkland and formal gardens. Having explored the wonders of the Palace, you can take lunch in the nearby Grade II listed The Crown, Woodstock. You and your guest will be able to enjoy two courses of the restaurant’s signature fare from a set table d’hote menu. With starters, mains and dessert options available, the hardest part will be choosing just two. Tuck into the likes of delicious beef carpaccio, crispy squid with aioli, salt-baked Lock Duart salmon and Italian Affogato. Whatever delights you choose, you’re sure of a fantastic day of culture and dining on this memorable two-part experience.</p>

      £92.00

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      One Night Spa Break with Dinner for Two at the St Michael's Hotel, Falmouth

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      <p>Head to the Cornish coast for a relaxing break at a spa hotel with a beach by the door, and enjoy some seaside relaxation or exploration along with a 60-minute treatment each, a delicious AA Rosette-worthy dinner and breakfast in the morning with this One Night Cornish Spa Break with Dinner for Two at the St Michael's Hotel, Falmouth. Opened 13 years ago with a vision to be the best leisure hotel in Cornwall, St Michael’s Hotel, Falmouth is an award-winning place to stay overlooking Cornwall’s Falmouth Bay (where the town gets its name). Head outside to enjoy the beach, wander the town or try out some sea-based activities, then check into the spa with its sauna, pool and jacuzzi for a soothing 60 minute massage or facial each. When spending time in your room you’ll be able to enjoy garden or sea views with a cup of coffee or tea in hand, take a bath with ESPA toiletries or just watch a bit of TV and browse the web with superfast WiFi. In the evening you’ll be served a three-course dinner in the hotel’s AA Rosette Flying Fish restaurant, featuring only the best ingredients and expert culinary craftsmanship, and in the morning a filling breakfast will be waiting to set you up for the day ahead.</p>

      £349.00

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      33% off Three-Course Meal and Prosecco for Two at The Savannah

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      <p>Found among the trendy surrounds of Euston, Savannah is an ethical, eco-friendly bar and restaurant specialising in innovative fusion food. Stop by for a three course meal and prepare for a masterclass in amazing flavour. Starters include crispy prawn tempura with a spicy tomato fondue and shiitake mushrooms or a chicken and duck pastille. Mains are just as tasty with dishes including monkfish wrapped in Parma ham or, if meat is off your menu, a rich wild mushroom risotto. For a decadent dessert the chocolate olive oil mousse comes highly recommended. The meal will be accompanied by a crisp glass of prosecco each for an extra layer of decadence.</p>

      £60.00

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      Luxury Afternoon Tea for Two at The Savannah

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      <p>Afternoon tea is one of the most refined ways to enjoy some leisure time, but add in a bottle of delectable Prosecco and you're really in for a treat. Found among the trendy surrounds of Euston, Savannah is an ethical, eco-friendly bar and restaurant specialising in delightful dining experiences. Stop by for a luxury afternoon tea and dine on a selection of sandwiches including succulent salted beef with mustard and classic egg and cress before moving onto an assortment of sweet treats. Enjoy fresh homemade scones with organic jam and clotted cream as well as assorted macaroons and Battenberg cake. Of course, there will also be a wide variety of teas and coffee.</p>

      £60.00

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      Carp Fishing Experience

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      <p>Fishing is one of the most relaxing ways to pass the day. But if you're sick of catching tiddlers, this one day carp fishing course is the perfect solution. Suitable for fishermen of all abilities, this class teaches the basics of the hobby via a fully qualified coach. The picturesque lake where classes take place is simple to find with easy access from both East London and the M25. All of the bait and equipment meanwhile is provided so no need to worry about that, and the carp you'll be landing are sizeable and beautiful in equal measure. Learn a new hobby and discover an enriching way to help bust stress.</p>

      £99.00

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      F1 Simulator Grand Prix Party for Ten

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      <p>These state-of-the-art F1 simulators are not to be mistaken with the average games console, in fact they are as close as it comes to racing on a top international circuit. Get together nine friends and negotiate every twist and turn of a chosen track in a bid to become F1 champion! Kick off with a briefing and 20 minutes of qualifying laps before letting your competitive streak loose - each go head-to-head with two adrenaline-fuelled race heats and put those driving skills to the ultimate test. Points are awarded for each race and the experience ends with a trophy presentation for the top three drivers. This thrilling simulator experience is a great way to celebrate a special occasion and provides lots of competitive fun!</p>

      £220.00

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      Pizza for Pros Cookery Course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School

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      <p>Want to know the secret behind making a tasty pizza dough from scratch? Head to Jamie Oliver's state-of-the-art cookery school in Westfield, London to unveil the secret. The cookery school's expert chefs who have been hand-picked by Jamie to teach you how to make a pizza dough so tasty that you'll never order takeaway again! Receive a glass of Prosecco on arrival before donning an apron and making a failsafe and versatile pizza dough to roll out and top with delicious and fresh ingredients. Simply cook the pizza to perfection and then sit back and tuck in along with your fellow classmates. Fear not, take home an extra ball of dough and show off your new skills to your mates. Bellissimo!</p>

      £50.00

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      Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting for Two at Chapel Down Winery, Kent

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      <p>Based in the historic Kentish town of Tenterden, The Chapel Down Winery, winner of the 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. The winery is an idyllic location for a scenic vineyard tour.On your arrival, knowledgeable guide will provide interesting information on the history of English wine and explain the intricacies of the production process, from grape selection to bottling and labelling of the finished product. After the tour, head to the winery to sample a selection of at leat six wonderful in-house English wines under the guidance of a resident expert. To conclude, each couple takes away a bottle of award-winning Chapel Down wine to savour at home.</p>

      £36.00

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      Saturday Wine Tasting with Champagne and Lunch for Two

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      <p>Learn more about one of our favourite tipples with a fun and informative wine tasting course for two. After a welcome, experts demonstrate the correct method to wine taste, helping distinguish between wines from major wine regions. Sample a selection of this quality beverage from regions right around the world and work out individual characteristics, as well as learning how to select different wines to suit different meals and occasions. A fine three-course lunch in a local restaurant is included, affording a relaxing opportunity to discuss your new knowledge together with other wine lovers.</p>

      £189.00

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      Double Land Away Flying Lesson in Bristol

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      <p>Enjoy the best of both worlds with a high-flying aerial experience in Bristol, offering both a passenger flight and 30 minutes of personal flying time in one session. This flying thrill is a must for anyone who is looking to get a taste of what piloting a plane is all about. Kick things off with a safety briefing and an introduction to the controls of a light aircraft, then take to the air for two sensational 30 minute flights. Take turns at being passenger and pilot - soak in breathtaking bird's-eye views of the rolling countryside below and when it's your turn, take charge of the controls to glide the aircraft through the clouds with guidance from a professional instructor. Chocks away!</p>

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      £150.00

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      18% off Three Star London Theatre Break for Two

      Red Letter Days

      <p>Enjoy the show and maybe a bit of shopping too! This London theatre break experience includes upper circle or balcony tickets to the show of your choice from the following: The Woman in Black, Mamma Mia, Stomp, Matilda, The Mousetrap, Stomp, Wicked, Dead Afternoon and Beautiful. After the show, spend the night at a three star London hotel (options are Thistle City Barbican, Travelodge Farringdon, Travelodge King's Cross, Travelodge Central City Road, Travelodge Southwark, My Place Hotel, Holiday Villas and Suites and Ashley Hotel Bayswater Inn) with all en suites and offering a choice of twin or double bedrooms. Breakfast is also included.</p>

      £235.00

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      Beginner's Horse Riding in Bedfordshire

      Red Letter Days

      <p>This fun-filled experience in rural Bedfordshire provides the perfect introduction to the wonderful world of horse riding. During the session, receive a full briefing as well as learning how to correctly groom a horse in preparation for a ride. Once your horse is prepared, enjoy a 30 minute lesson then saddle up and head out on a leisurely ride over the sensationally scenic Chiltern Hills with a seasoned instructor walking alongside to take control of the lead rein. For anyone who is thinking about taking up horse riding as a hobby, this experience is a great way to get acquainted with the activity while soaking up some beautiful countryside views.</p>

      £65.00

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      Cowboy Trail Riding Adventure

      Red Letter Days

      <p>Discover your inner cowboy or cowgirl on this great trail ride in the New Forest, England's answer to the Wild West (more trees, not so many cacti). You'll be riding a beautiful Western Paint horse, western-style - this style of riding is easier to learn and feels more secure than riding English-style, so it's great even for beginners. And those cowboys had to spend all day in the saddle, so they made darn sure it was comfortable! The stresses of everyday life will drift away as you head off on a two-hour trail through beautiful countryside, led by experienced wranglers. Back at the ranch, enjoy a barbecue meal and plenty of hot coffee. Rawhide!</p>

      £90.00

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      Two Night Hotel Escape for Two at George Hotel at Piercebridge

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      <p>Take a break in some of the country's most attractive countryside at the rural George Hotel at Piercebridge, located on the bank of the River Tees. This traditional coaching inn which dates back to the 17th century has 30 bedrooms, a bar (open all day), restaurant, classic library, function rooms and even a wonderful ballroom. The classically designed double rooms are individually quirky and a couple include a view out onto the river. The hotel has some beautiful open fireplaces to relax next to, or from its base why not head out to explore Yorkshire and Durham and visit some of the historic castles and gardens. A hearty cooked English breakfast is included in this great staycation.</p>

      £175.00

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      Buckingham Palace State Rooms and Afternoon Tea at The Grosvenor Hotel for Two

      Red Letter Days

      <p>For a right royal London day out, this is perfect. With a magnificent interior and rich royal history, Buckingham Palace, which has served as the official London residence of Britain's monarchs since 1837, is one of the nation's most beloved landmarks. Receive admission to the palace and spend time wandering its regal chambers and State Rooms while browsing the Windsor's exceptional collection of fine art. Then it's just a short stroll to The Grosvenor for a well-deserved afternoon tea. Take a pew in one of London's most illustrious hotel's and tuck into a traditional spread which includes assorted finger sandwiches, handcrafted tea cakes, fruit scones with preserve and clotted cream and, of course, a selection of fine Tea Forte tea.</p>

      £115.00

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      Birdwatching Cruise for Two, Poole

      Red Letter Days

      <p>Take in the beautiful scenery of Poole and Swanage and look out for the many varied birds of the local area during this relaxing birdwatching cruise. Depart from Poole Quay in the evening and head along Purbeck's beautiful World Heritage coastline, led by Durlston Country Park rangers. The guiding rangers know all the local geology and birds and can point out puffins, guillemots, kittiwakes and many more, to help bird lovers onboard get the most from this scenic trip - perfect for nature lovers!</p>

      £35.00

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      Introduction to Riding for One

      Virgin Experience Days

      <p>Prepare for a fun adventure on four legs with this 2 hour Horse Riding experience through the New Forest National Park. You’ll learn the basics of this exciting and easy activity before setting off on a gentle trail through the New Forest countryside. Beginners are welcome on the ride which is in Western saddle, a more relaxing and easier style of riding. You'll start of in the arena with a short lesson to settle you on your trusty steed and cover the basics of riding before heading out into the New Forest. Once out on the trail, you’ll enjoy incredible views as you make your way through the luscious trees and fantastic grasslands of the New Forest. Keep an eye out for ponies grazing and large cattle scattered over beautiful greens. Perhaps you’ll get lucky and come across one of the many timid fallow deer as you ride along the tree lined tracks and leafy glades of the forest woodlands. Whatever you spy on your ride through the New Forest, you’re sure to have a wonderful experience you’ll never forget.</p>

      £65.00

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      Park Inn Pamper Day with NU Spa and Gym

      Virgin Experience Days

      <p>Let yourself be looked after with the Park Inn Pamper Day. You will receive a 50 minute treatment session which can be any of the following: Full Body Hot Stone Massage, a divine Customised Dermalogica Facial, a Detoxifying Back Purification and Eye Rescue or a Mini Manicure and Pedicure. During your special treatment you will receive refreshments and be well looked after by the therapist. The Park Inn Hotel is situated in the heart of Manchester and is the perfect escape for those wishing to flee the hustle and bustle of life. This pamper day entitles you to use the spa facilities for a full day, with use of robe, towels and slippers, for a comfortable stay. Make use of the fitness suite, well equipped with gym apparatus, and relax in the heated indoor pool, sauna and steam rooms. The Nu Spa is dedicated to exceptional customer service and indulgent spa will leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed.</p>

      £45.00

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      Off Road and Rally Experience

      Virgin Experience Days

      <p>Become the master of mud and rough terrain in this fun introduction to off-road and rally driving. You’ll experience not one but two spectacular vehicles in this adrenaline-pumping adventure that gets you off the beaten track. Take the wheel of a 4x4 off-road vehicle and head onto a challenging course filled with obstacles as you learn from your experienced instructor how to climb and descend through mud, water, gullies and slopes. Then it’s into a fully-prepared rally car as you experience what it’s like to drive one of the iconic rally cars in the world. At the end of your second drive, you’ll be presented with a certificate to take away with you as a souvenir of your extraordinary experience.</p>

      £175.00