If you’re searching the Internet for gift ideas or you’re in need of a short break away, then consider an experience day! Experience days can be anything from spa days to hot air balloon rides, and more. We’ve put together our favourite list of experience day ideas to choose from!
1). Vineyard Tour with Afternoon Tea or Lunch for Two
Do you enjoy sumptuous wines and beautiful scenery? Then check out this wine-centered experience day for two. Visit any of 10 vineyards located in England. During the tour, you’ll learn how the grapes are grown from seeds, how the vines are grown and trained and learn all about the fermenting process, which all results in wonderful English wines. Then you’ll enjoy tasting a wide variety of wines, topped off with a lunch or tea for two.
This experience day includes:
- Tour of the vineyard
- Wine tasting
- Lunch or afternoon tea for two
Some notes about this experience day:
- Participants must be at least 18 years old.
- This tour accommodates disabled visitors.
- Duration is approximately 2-3 hours
- Be sure to dress appropriately for the weather, as parts of the tour are conducted outside.
2). Murder Mystery Hotel Break with Dinner for Two
If you’re searching for just the right gift for someone who enjoys murder mystery tales, then check out the Murder Mystery Hotel Break with Dinner for Two. Choose from over 20 destinations in the U.K., where two can enjoy a murder mystery experience day (with an overnight stay).
Test your problem-solving abilities along with your mental grit, to see if you can discover who committed the crime. Each destination features over 100 original plot variations, which include exciting twists and turns, horrifying confessions and brutal murderers. Each experience is unique and unforgettable.
This experience includes:
- Fun murder mystery experience
- Three-course dinner with tea and coffee, while the mystery unfolds
- Overnight stay for two in a double or twin room, with breakfast included
3). Visit Alton Towers Resort
Maybe you need a break for you and your family—the kids are restless and bored, what can you do? Take a visit to Alton Towers, of course! Alton Towers is a theme part resort located in Staffordshire, near the village of Alton. Originally a private estate, in 1860 the grounds were opened to the public in hopes of raising money to fund the property. Then, in the late 20th century, a theme park was created, which featured a number of rides. Today, the park is the second most visited theme park in the UK!
You’ll find any number of fun things to do including:
- Theme Park
- CBeeies Land
- Alton Towers Spa
- Rollercoaster Restaurant
- And the (new) Alton Towers Dungeon
Experience a wonderful, fun way to break to shake up the summer doldrums for you and your family!
4). Birmingham Botanical Gardens Plus One-Night Stay for Two
If you enjoy gardens and fine food, here’s an excellent way to enjoy both! Enjoy the beauty and charm of Birmingham, with a stay at the Plough & Harrow Hotel. What better way to relax than an experience day out in nature! You’ll find something that’s sure to please at the gardens—from the Tropical House, to the Subtropical, Mediterranean and Arid houses. Enjoy the lovely flower beds and shrubberies around the lawn area, and more.
The historical Plough & Harrow Hotel features lovely Victorian architecture, with its own surrounding gardens. You’ll feel you’re in a country house, even though the hotel is actually in the suburbs. You’ll be close to the Bullring Shopping Centre and more. You and a guest will be treated to a one-night stay which includes dinner that evening, breakfast in the morning. Plus your entry to Birmingham Gardens is included, too.
5). Thelbridge Cross Inn, Devon: 1-2 Night Stay for Two with Breakfast
Perfect for anyone who enjoys hiking, a 1-2-night stay at the Thelbridge in Devon is sure to calm your nerves after a busy week. Enjoy a charming setting in the countryside at the Thelbridge. Situated between Dartmoor and Exmoor, you won’t lack for beautiful walking locations!
The Inn features modern amenities but was built back in the 1700s. You’ll find original wood beam ceilings and open log fires, making for a charming backdrop to your experience.
Be sure to bring your walking shoes and the appropriate gear for walking when you stay at the Thelbridge in Devon!
6). Legoland Holiday
Have a wonderful time with your family and Legoland Winsor Resort. This place is especially geared for the kids, but adults can have a great time, too! You’ll find a wide variety of rides, shows and attractions created for kids aged 2-12 years—everything from rollercoasters to building with Lego blocks. Have a fun time exploring Brickville where the kids can fight pretend fires at the Brickville Fire Station or bake Lego cakes at the Clown’s Cake Shop! And don’t forget the Splash Safari—you’ll need to pack your kids’ swimsuits for this fun experience! Spend the day or stay over night at one of the resort’s hotels. You and your kids are in for an amazing experience at Legoland!
7). Stay at the Park Inn by Radisson Hotel & Conference Centre London Heathrow
If you’re looking to spend some time in London, then be sure to check out the Park Inn by Radisson Hotel. Located near London Heathrow, you’ll find this a comfortable place to stay while you visit the city’s site. You’ll find comfortable hotel rooms with plenty of facilities available, including free high-speed wireless Internet. If you’re hungry, stay on the premises and enjoy the RBG Bar & Grill for healthy international cuisine. You’ll also be able to stay on your exercise regime—just head down to the gym for your normal workout!
The hotel is only a few kilometres away from many of London’s famous sites, including Big Ben, Shakespeare’s Globe and much more.
We hope you find some inspiration in our list of experience days! Have a wonderful time!