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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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      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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      Velodrome Cycling Experience with GB Gold Medalist at Lee Valley VeloPark

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      <p>Cycle the hallowed indoor track of the Lee Valley VeloPark, home of the cycling events at London 2012, and meet one of Great Britain’s brilliant Gold medallists at a special Q&amp;A session after your time on the track. The velodrome at the Lee Valley VeloPark played host to all of the indoor cycling events at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games, seeing the numerous successes of our own British athletes played out on its boards. After getting cycle-ready and picking up a site-provided bike you can rip around the track yourself and get a taste of cycling glory, with the session culminating in a Flying Lap to find the best cyclists in the group. After the cycling session is over you’ll get to meet a genuine athlete who represented Great Britain, both for photos and to take part in a mini awards ceremony for the fastest cyclist round the track. You’ll learn all about a successful professional athlete’s career, and what it takes to become a champion, during an intimate Q&amp;A session and trackside buffet meal. This is a rare opportunity, so make sure you’ve got some questions prepared – how often do you get to meet an Olympian?</p>

      £475.00

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      Two Night Somerset Escape in the Blackberry or Blueberry Glamping Pod at Wall Eden Farm

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      <p>Take a trip to Somerset for a back-to-nature country break, and enjoy two nights on a holiday farm in a custom made glamping pod with this Two Night Somerset Escape in the Blackberry or Blueberry Glamping Pod at Wall Eden Farm. Nestled in the Somerset countryside, 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 glamping pod over the course of your stay. With a couple more homely comforts than your usual glamping pod, your fruit-titled pod overlooking the farm’s pond includes a double bed, shower room, electric heating and a kitchenette, perfect for a bit of Somerset self-catering. 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>

      £190.00

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      2017 Formula 1 British Grand Prix at Silverstone - Three Day Grandstand Tickets for Two

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      <p>You can both experience an unforgettable weekend of racing at the UK’s most prestigious motorsport event of the year. The 2017 Formula 1 British Grand Prix takes place over three days at Silverstone, Northamptonshire, and it is set to be full of excitement as you witness thrilling race-car driving of the highest standard. You will each receive entry to Silverstone from Friday 14 to Sunday 16 July 2017 with a roving seat on the first two days and allocated seating for the Sunday. You can take in all the action from many areas around the circuit. On the Friday you will also have access to the grandstands such as the International Pits Straight where you can see the start and finish line. You won’t miss anything with a three-day ticket – including Practice Day, Qualifying Day and Race Day. Watch the best drivers from all over the world race their way to victory. Please note: you will have an allocated seat on Sunday in a covered Gold Grandstand - details will be confirmed when you receive your tickets.</p>

      £670.00

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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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      Formula Silverstone Single Seater Thrill

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      <p>Strap in for the purest racing experience around, in a Formula Silverstone Single Seater. You’ll be sitting just inches from the ground, so you can channel your F1 racing idols as you go flat out around this purpose built motor racing training facility, as used in professional competition. You’ll be tricked-out in a top of the range racing helmet for your speedy drive around the Stowe Circuit. You’ll receive an introduction and full safety briefing from an ARDS professional racing instructor, and be able to get a feel for the circuit with 3 laps guided by a pace car. Once you’ve got a feel for the electrifying handling and the power beneath your feet, you’ll be let loose for the rest of your fast and furious session of unlimited speed. A driving experience that stands apart and an unforgettable drive for any race fan.</p>

      £99.00

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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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      VIP Rowing Experience with GB Rowers and Q&A with London 2012 Gold Medallist

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      <p>Spend some time rowing on the River Thames with some of London 2012’s star athletes, and meet one of GB’s gold medallists on this VIP Rowing Experience in Henley-on-Thames. Once you’ve been greeted by the Olympians at one of Henley’s rowing clubs you’ll get to take part in a Q&amp;A session with the athletes, learning all you’ve ever wanted to know (provided you ask the questions) about elite performance and the thrill of rowing under the watchful eyes of millions. After the Q&amp;A you’ll be given advice on the best rowing techniques along with time to practice on a rowing machine, then it’ll be time to take your boat out onto the water for a proper hands-on training session. There will be a GB Rower in each boat for an exciting session of quad sculls, with some friendly competition with the other boats on the water to keep you on your toes. Once you’re back at the rowing club you’ll get to enjoy some post-experience hospitality and a Q&amp;A session with an Olympic gold medallist. Indulge your rowing passions and train with some of GB’s brightest rowing stars – this is an experience not to be missed.</p>

      £349.00

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      Silverstone Rally Experience

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      <p>For those who find the twists and turns of the tarmac a little too refined, there’s always the mud and shale of Silverstone’s very own Rally course. Over the course of this high-octane experience, you’ll get to grips with some of the techniques of rally driving, before putting your new skills into practice with a rip-roaring second session at a faster pace. Silverstone’s bespoke rally course is a full-throttle world of natural obstacles, ideal rallying terrain and plenty of mud. Following a full safety briefing and with the help of your expert instructor, you’ll let the grit fly with handbrake turns, over and understeer techniques and more throughout the duration of two fun-packed sessions in your powerful four-wheel drive vehicle. You’ll be able to well and truly test your new skills as you set a time on Silverstone’s rally stage and see how your time measures up. At the end of your experience there will be a debrief and a driver assessment to find out how your instructor thought you fared on the day.</p>

      £149.00

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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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      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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      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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      Essential Champneys Spa Day at Forest Mere or Tring Luxury Spa Resorts

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      <p>Take some time out just for you, at one of two Champneys Spas in Hampshire or Hertfordshire. Indulge yourself with a full day’s worth of R&amp;R with access to the extensive spa facilities with this Essential Champneys Day at Forest Mere or Tring Luxury Spa Resorts. A welcome drink will be waiting for you on arrival at your chosen Champneys, so your day will start in fine fashion. Swimwear donned, and decked out in your Champneys robe, you can hit the spa to enjoy the facilities as you please. Take a splash in the pool, sweat out the stresses in the sauna, or cleanse the pores in the steam room. If you’re looking to burn some calories too, then there are more than 20 exercise classes to choose from on the day. Lunch is a delicious, three-course buffet affair served in the restaurant. With both hot and cold options available, you can fill up how you like. You’ll have the rest of the afternoon to yourself, whether you want to make further use of the spa facilities, or just put your feet up with a good book on one of the loungers – much-needed escapism is yours to discover.</p>

      £119.00

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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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      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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      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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      2017 Formula 1 British Grand Prix at Silverstone - Practice Day Tickets for Two

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      <p>The Formula 1 British Grand Prix is the motoring event of the year. Don’t miss this chance to see the best race-car drivers from around the world battle it out on track to be crowned champion. You will each receive a general admission ticket to the practice day of the Formula 1 British Grand Prix, taking place on Friday 14 July 2017 at Silverstone circuit. Get up close to the action; with roving seats you will receive access to any of the open grandstands on the day, including the International Pits Straight where you can see the start and finish line. View the sharp turns of Luffield, Stowe, and many more, and take in the breathtaking action.</p>

      £132.00

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      Henley-on-Thames River Cruise with Free Flowing Gin and Fizz for Two

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      <p>Head out onto the River Thames on one of the most luxurious vessels on the waterway, and check out the picturesque scenery and beautiful surroundings as you sip on house Champagne and gin with this Henley-on-Thames River Cruise with Free Flowing Gin and Fizz for Two. You’ll be cruising with the family-owned Hobbs of Henley on their flagship boat, The New Orleans, smartly decked out like a Mississippi sternwheeler complete with smoke stacks and a paddle wheel at the back. You’ll have plenty of time to take it in on your 75 minute cruise, as well as all of the sights associated with the Royal Regatta Course and the famous stretch of the River Thames that you’ll be steaming past, so don’t forget to bring your camera for some beautiful Oxfordshire pictures. The experience starts with a glass of chilled house Champagne or a gin and tonic made with Hobbs of Henley’s own ‘Spirit of Henley’ gin and Fever Tree tonic, so you’ll be in the perfect south-country mood as your ship sets out. Not sure which drink to start with? Don’t worry – you’ll have unlimited glasses of either to enjoy for the duration of your trip!</p>

      £55.00

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      Three Course Meal with Prosecco for Two at Jamie's Italian

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      <p>Driven by authentic cooking from all over Italy, and inspired by the ‘Italian table’ – where people relax, share and enjoy each other’s company – Jamie’s Italian is a celebration of the simple and delicious. With this three-course meal, you and a dining partner can enjoy your share of tasty fare at your choice of Jamie’s Italian restaurant nationwide. Your carefully chosen menu boasts plenty of house favourites, from the signature Caesar salad, Sicilian chicken and Tagliatelle Bolognese through to a host of desserts including the Epic brownie and White chocolate cheesecake. Designed with an informal, neighbourhood dining experience in mind; each restaurant captures a little something of the town or city in which it stands. Expect a laid-back atmosphere that’s big on food and full of character. Wash down a Meat plank or Italian nachos with a chilled glass of Prosecco each. Sides come included in your experience, so you can tuck into Seasonal greens and Polenta chips alongside your three fantastic courses.</p>

      £49.95

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      One Night Coastal Escape with Prosecco and Breakfast in Bed for Two at the Hotel Pelirocco, Brighton

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      <p>Celebrate the season of love with the gift of a coastal escape at the Hotel Pelirocco. Check in for a romantic evening at England’s most rock ‘n’ roll hotel, complete with Prosecco and breakfast in bed. You and your guest will have your pick of the Bowery Room, Dollywould, Dupenny Boudoir, Soul Supreme, GB, Modrophenia, Peliroccobilly, Pin Up Parlour, Pretty Vacant, Cloud Cuckoo Land and Nookii. As the names suggest, these rooms are far from ordinary, with each one individually themed to offer something authentic. Situated in Regency Square, right on Brighton’s famous seafront and within easy reach of the vibrant North Laine shopping area and just a stagger away from the eclectic bar and restaurant scene, Hotel Pelirocco is ideally located to see the city’s best bits. To make your stay extra romantic, you’ll be welcomed with a bottle of Prosecco and be served a delicious breakfast in bed on the morning after your stay.</p>

      £99.00

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      Four Supercar Blast plus High Speed Passenger Ride and Photo

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      <p>Buckle up for the ultimate driving experience with this Four Supercar Blast plus High Speed Passenger Ride and Photo. You’ll have your pick from the world’s top supercars like sleek Ferraris, stunning Lamborghinis, luxurious Aston Martins, sporty Porsches and many more. With so many incredible supercars to choose from, the hardest part of your day will be choosing which ones to drive! Supercars might vary a bit by location, but with weekend and weekday availability included at no extra cost – and venues available up and down the nation – you can pick what’s best for you. You’ll get to drive a total of 12 miles in your chosen cars, so you’ll have plenty of time to get the adrenaline flowing and feel of every twist and turn at your chosen venue or Real Race Track. As part of your unforgettable experience, you will also strap in for a High Speed Passenger Ride from your professional instructor. On top of your white-knuckle ride, your incredible driving package also includes a photograph of you speeding around the track in a magnificent supercar, the perfect keepsake to remember your extraordinary experience.</p>

      £125.00

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      Fire Engine and Military Vehicle Driving plus Passenger Ride

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      <p>Experience a heavy-duty driving day with a difference. This incredible triple-header will see you getting your hands on a fire engine, a military vehicle plus switching to the passenger side for a ride in either a Bedford ‘Green Goddess’ or the Alvis Stalwart. First up is the fire engine driving seat. Your instructor will talk you through the controls before you set off. With its automatic gearbox and power steering, the beast is remarkably easy to drive. Set off with the blues and twos blaring away with 240bhp at your feet. You’ll stop off to try some more complicated manoeuvres including reverse parking and the ‘wall test.’ Then, you’ll take the controls of the Leyland DAF 45/150. Your absolute monster of a truck weighs in at just over 6 tonnes, so you’ll know all about the power coming up from that huge diesel engine. Back at HQ you’ll switch over to either the phenomenal Alvis Stalwart or the historic Bedford ‘Green Goddess.’ Each legendary machine offers something different and remarkable and is sure to put a multi-tonne cherry on top of a memorable day.</p>

      £99.00

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      Dam Busters Sightseeing Helicopter Ride

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      <p>Relive the actions of the daring RAF squadron 617 with this 30 minute flight that takes you on a tour of the practice locations used by the famous pilots who carried out the secret ‘Dam Busters’ mission on the Ruhr Valley in Germany, during the Spring of 1943. Take a flight through history as you thunder through the skies in your helicopter, reaching heights of 1,500 feet on your 45 mile trip. Gain an understanding of the difficulty the crews faced in locating their targets as you fly over the numerous reservoirs and imagine their bravery in the dark. You will retrace their route past the twin dams, alongside the Ladybower and then the Derwent and Howden dams themselves. It’s not all bare knuckle though as you’ll also enjoy fabulous views of the beautiful countryside and the magnificent stately home, Chatsworth House. Don’t forget to take your camera for this thrilling helicopter flight, perfect for military enthusiasts or just those who appreciate a heroic story against a glorious backdrop.</p>

      £175.00

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      Introduction to Riding for One

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      <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

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      <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

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      <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

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      Mud and Mayhem

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      <p>Why settle for one adrenaline-pumping activity when you can try three in this action-packed Mud and Mayhem experience? You’ll choose three exciting drives from an impressive selection of vehicles including 4x4 off-road cars, 6x6 Argo Cats, and quad bikes. Take on a challenging course of rough and varied terrain at a fantastic centre in Warwickshire for your thrilling experience. This is no ordinary centre, so expect some unusual tracks and surprising features as you get behind the wheel of three vehicles for three very different drives. Perhaps you’ll choose Powerturn Driving in a twin seater featuring two engines, or Reverse Steer Snooker where you’ll drive a converted Jeep through a series of snooker ball coloured gates. Whatever you choose, you’re sure to have an exciting and memorable outing with this extraordinary experience for thrill-seekers everywhere.</p>

      £79.00

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      Ariel Atom Thrill

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      <p>Get behind the wheel of an amazing open-top supercar for the drive of your life with this incredible Ariel Atom Thrill. Experience the adrenaline rush that once left Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson speechless as you drive one of these spectacular vehicles at your choice of six locations. With its unique design, race car engineering and astonishing acceleration of 0-60mph in just 2.7 seconds, you’ll be blown away by what this car can do. Feel the power behind its 2 litre Honda i-VTEC engine as you hurtle round a track at super high speed. At the end of your drive, you’ll receive a certificate complete with a score and comments from your instructor – the perfect memento of an unforgettable experience that is likely to leave you speechless too. To make your experience even more special, why not choose a Real Race Track and follow in the footsteps of the world's most famous racing drivers on these iconic tracks, venues for championship racing . All Real Race Tracks are marked with a * in the locations list.</p>

      £99.99

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      Forest Segway Adventure for Two with Go Ape

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      <p>Get off the beaten track and back to nature for an hour of fun with Go Ape Forest Segway. Go off exploring the forest on the latest in green technology – a great way to see the outdoors. Electrically powered and self-balancing, they are easy to use and fun to drive. You’ll feel like a ‘pro’ in no time as you zoom through the trails in this hour-long adventure, accessing rugged terrains in beautiful forests. With nine different forest locations to choose from, you’ll be spoilt for choice in deciding where to explore. Wherever you choose, you’re sure to enjoy this unique way to experience one of the most beautiful natural environments the UK has to offer.</p>

      £70.00

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      Junior Supercar Experience

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      <p>Treat the young petrol-head in your life to an amazing day out they’ll never forget with a Junior Supercar Experience. Just because they’re not old enough to hold a valid driving licence doesn’t mean they can’t get behind the wheel of a Ferrari, an Aston Martin, an Audi R8 or even a Lamborghini. With this specially tailored experience designed to give 11 to 16 year olds a chance to drive a high performance dream machine, you can encourage a love of driving and give them an adrenaline rush they’ll be talking about for a long time afterwards. All junior drivers begin their experience with a full safety briefing followed by some laps of the track with their instructor at the wheel. This is a chance for the young driver to familiarise themselves with the track before getting behind the wheel themselves and taking their choice of the five supercars out for a spin. They will then enjoy a drive of up to 6 miles around the track, after which there will a short debrief followed by a certificate presentation. A great experience for any budding speed freak.</p>

      £89.00

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      Segway Rally Thrill for One - Weekdays

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      <p>Want to test your skills aboard the future of two-wheeled transportation? With a Segway Rally, you can get to experience precisely what these super-fun electric steeds can do. Gloriously kitted out in your safety gear, you’ll be all set to roll. You’ll undertake a short training session to get to grips with the basics before taking on the twists and turns of the rally track! With a mixture of instructor-led riding and free time, this is the perfect chance to completely immerse yourself in Segway fun. With a professional photographer on hand to capture the action, you’ll be welcome to purchase your favourite moments as a keepsake to remember your day. With this fun-filled 60 minute experience, we doubt it’ll be long before you are back for another spin on one of these exciting machines.</p>

      £39.00

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      JCB Dumper Truck Racing

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      <p>There’s something indescribable about getting behind the controls of a dumper truck, the feeling of the power beneath your seat and the rumble of the engine. On this JCB Dumper Truck Racing experience you can climb into the driver’s cabin and put your skills to the test on a thrilling race against the clock. It’s not just best lap times you’ll be trying to beat, as there’ll be fierce competition to prove yourself worthy of the Grand Final as you race around Diggerland’s special course. You’ll need to get to grips with the all wheels, levers and pedals if you’re going to walk away with a certificate of champions, so make sure you’re paying attention when your instructor shows you what’s what. Every competitor will get at least two race heats in their pursuit of the championship, but only those logging the best times will progress to the Grand Final. We can’t promise that you’ll get there – only your own skills and wits will get you to the top!</p>

      £48.00

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      Tank Driving Taster

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      <p>Get into the driving seat of a 17-tonne tank with this Tank Driving Taster and try your hand at some military vehicle mastery on a former WWII bombing range. You’ll be getting your hands on an armed and armoured FV432 APC, driving for two laps before letting your fellow crew members try their hand at mastering the controls. It’s like nothing you’ve ever driven before, unless the vehicle you have sitting in your drive runs on caterpillar treads and has a periscope for looking out when the doors are closed. You’ll experience both hatch-open driving for times of safety and the hatch-down, periscope-up driving that our fighting men and women need to do when safety’s paramount. An expert instructor will be on hand to guide you through the pedals and levers you’ll need to make your way around the course, and after you’ve had your thrilling drive you’ve also got free entry into the onsite military museum and collection. See everything from a 40s military helicopter to a Sherman tank, and spend the day surrounded by military tech on this driving day with a difference.</p>

      £65.00

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      60 minute Junior Jaguar Driving Experience

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      <p>The Jaguar XE is really quite a special car, its powerful aerodynamic design inspired by the iconic F-TYPE. It boasts plush leather seats and a super-smart interior, and is packed with state of the art technology. In other words, it’s perfect for your child. With this 60 minute Junior Jaguar Driving experience, you can let the kids loose in a Jag safe in the knowledge that a qualified instructor will be ready to brake via the dual controls. In a specially constructed training zone, they’ll take the wheel of an automatic XE. From here, they’ll learn all the essentials like moving off and steering bends and once comfortable can try out the more advanced stuff like junctions, roundabouts and parking. There’s no cooler way to get to grips with some driving skills that will last a lifetime.</p>

      £74.95

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      One Night Break for Two at the Glasgow City Hotel

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      <p>Discover the bright lights and cultural attractions of Scotland’s biggest city with a One Night Break for Two at the Mercure Glasgow City Hotel. 2014 was a fantastic year for Glasgow as the city played host to the 2014 Commonwealth Games to worldwide critical acclaim. Now you can experience the city’s warm hospitality for yourself, from the convenience and comfort of the Mercure Glasgow City Hotel. Perfectly located for a shopping spree in the upmarket Merchant City district, and in easy reach of the city’s galleries, museums and parks, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to exploring this European City of Culture. Why not take a tour of the famous Charles Rennie McIntosh architecture, or shop till you drop on Glasgow’s very own ‘Style mile’? Or simply escape from the crowds with a stroll around the Botanical Gardens, beautiful at any time of the year. During your one night stay you and your guest will enjoy contemporary comfort in a Classic room, complete with flat-screen TV and complimentary WiFi. A leisurely breakfast will be served to you the next morning, setting you up perfectly for the day ahead.</p>

      £130.00

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      Father and Child Photoshoot

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      <p>Capture the unique bond between a father and child with this professional photoshoot. Step onto a photographic set with multiple background options, and let an experienced photographer snap away as you interact and pose with your loved one. At the end, review the images to select your favourite to take away with you plus any extras that you would like to purchase. You’ll choose from over 85 studio locations nationwide for this memorable experience, which comes complete with one 5in x 7in print of the two of you to keep.</p>

      £19.50

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      The COMO Shambhala Spa Experience at The Metropolitan by COMO Hotel, Park Lane

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      <p>Enjoy the COMO Shambhala Spa Experience the fabulous 5* Metropolitan Hotel in London. The prestigious Park Lane is home to this stylish venue where you can rest and unwind. You will be welcomed with a lovely cup of ginger tea on arrival and made to feel at home. The spa uses only the purest products for your 60 minute luxurious massage to help you relax and relieve aches and pains. You can also make use of the state-of-the-art gym facilities. To top it off you’ll receive a £25.00 food and beverage credit, so you can enjoy the delicious cuisine of this tranquil retreat. You’ll even take home a COMO Shambhala gift box, made up of premium products that use only pure ingredients.</p>

      £115.00

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      Pint and Pedicure at So SPA by Sofitel

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      <p>Relax and be pampered with a pedicure whilst you sit back and enjoy a nice cold pint of British beer at the Sofitel So SPA. This exceptional spa opened in 2009 and offers contemporary French cosmetology alongside treatments and therapies from around the world. You will feel the change in atmosphere as soon as you enter the spa, and begin to relax to the sound of soothing music. The grade 2 listed building also features beautiful high ceilings and pleasing fragrances ensure all of your senses are tended to. Your 30 minute pedicure includes having your feet soaked in warm water, then scrubbed, buffed and filed, and a foot cream applied. During your treatment you will served a pint of British beer from the So SPA Tea Bar. Alternatively you can choose a glass of wine or Champagne as you sit back and unwind with a delightful pedicure.</p>

      £60.00

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      4* London Weekday Stay with Theatre Tickets for Two

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      <p>There’s nothing more ‘London’ than a trip to the West End to see one of the city’s top performances, and it’s an extra special experience when you can share it with someone else. With this 4* London Weekday Stay with Theatre Tickets for Two the excitement begins from before the house lights go down to well after the final curtain closes. London’s West End has always got some of the best shows around, from the foot-tapping Stomp and the chilling Woman in Black to the high notes of Wicked and the award-winning Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Whatever your theatre style you can rest easy knowing that you won’t need to rush for the last train home, as after the show you can make your leisurely way to a 4* hotel to rest your heads for the night. In the morning you’ll be treated to a delicious continental breakfast for two to ready you for your eventual journey home, or for another day out in London if you can’t bear to bring your break to a close just yet. Just remember that you need to go home eventually!</p>

      £299.00

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      Two Night Escape for Two at the Norfolk Arms Hotel

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      <p>Whisk yourself away to West Sussex with an adventurous companion by your side for a two night break within the shadow of a castle with this Two Night Escape for Two at the Norfolk Arms Hotel. Built over 200 years ago by the 10th Duke of Norfolk, the Norfolk Arms Hotel is a Georgian Coaching Inn just five minutes’ walk from the medieval Arundel Castle, just one of the sites you can visit or things you can see during your time in the market town of Arundel. There’s ample free parking and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, so there’s nothing to stand in your way before heading out on a West Sussex exploration from your Norfolk Arms base camp. After each night in your standard room, a full English breakfast will be provided for you both to set you up for the day’s activities.</p>

      £198.00

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      Jaguar F-Type Thrill plus High Speed Passenger Ride

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      <p>Take a stunning Jaguar sports car out for a racing drive around a track before enjoying an adrenaline filled passenger ride in a specially prepared saloon car on this Jaguar F-Type Thrill plus High Speed Passenger Ride. Powered by a 5.0 litre Supercharged V8 engine, the Jaguar F-Type R can go from 0-60 in 4 seconds flat, so it’ll only take moments for you to get up to speed out on the track. A stunning rival to Aston Martin’s output, this is a real British classic and ideal for any British motoring fan. After a quick briefing and demonstration lap it’ll be time for you to take control for three or four laps (depending on the venue) of high-speed Jaguar action. To make your experience even more special, why not choose a Real Race Track and follow in the footsteps of the world's most famous racing drivers on these iconic tracks, venues for championship racing. All Real Race Tracks are marked with a * in the locations list.</p>

      £125.00

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      Rhassoul Ritual with Salt Infused Steam Treatment for Two at The Spa at Dolphin Square

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      <p>For a relaxing experience, make your way to The Spa in Dolphin Square. Here you will be treated to a wonderful treatment that lasts around 40 minutes. You will be served a delicious cup of mint tea by the Spa Mentors who will look after you during your experience. The first part, the Salt Infused Steam, is designed to help you relax and treats a number of skin and respiratory afflictions by drawing out toxins. The steam imitates the affects of sea air and causes a deep state of relaxation. The second part of your treatment, the Rhassoul Ritual, involves the use of Rhassoul lava clay from the Atlas mountains. You’ll apply the clay yourself in the serene Rhassoul Chamber, and let the nourishing clay soothe your skin. Follow a cleansing shower with the luxurious conditioning milk or body oil provided for your softest skin ever.</p>

      £65.00

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      Aeroplane Pilot Experience and Lunch

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      <p>Have you ever wanted to fly? Now you can with this amazing Aeroplane Pilot Experience. You’ll learn how to traverse the skies and bask in the feeling of freedom as you soar through the air. Enjoy hands-on tuition in this 20 minute one-to-one lesson with a licensed aeroplane instructor. During this lesson you will take the controls and actually fly the plane, feeling what it’s like to be a pilot. At some stage in your experience you will receive a presentation on the career of a commercial pilot and you can discover if you’ve got what it takes to fly a plane for a living. There will also be a guided tour of the hangars, discussion around the aircraft on site or an apron tour (depending on the location) and a light lunch. This exhilarating experience is the perfect introduction to flying for anyone who has always wanted to give it a go.</p>

      £99.00

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      Go Karting for Two

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      <p>Enjoy a ride to remember with this exciting go karting experience for two. You and a friend will have a blast racing around a purpose-built track in a couple of small but powerful go karts. These karts pack some punch, so give it all you’ve got as you hurtle your way up to the chicane then whizz your way around corners at controlled speeds. There’s an impressive selection of locations across the UK to choose from for this adrenaline-pumping experience. Each venue boasts different features, such as flyovers and banked turns, indoor or outdoor tracks. No matter which venue you choose, you’ll be getting a fantastic track in an experience to remember.</p>

      £97.00