Have 12 new experiences this Easter with the DofE
27th Mar 2018 in General
The Easter holidays are here! now is a great time to start planning things to do.
Deciding on activities can be hard when you’re trying to make everyone happy, so we have tried to make that choice a little easier by splitting experiences into three categories; Do something you’ve never done before; Relax and unwind and finally; Group and family fun.
Do something you’ve never done before
If you’re an adrenaline junkie who wants to try something completely new that will get your heart racing, then these may be for you…
What says excitement like jumping off a platform 160ft in the air only attached by an elastic cord?
Why not try bungee jumping with Virgin Experience Days for a free-falling experience you will never forget? Some people would go to great heights for this kind of discount so jump to it.
- Jumpers must be a minimum of 14 years old; under 18s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Normal price: £69.00
DofE 20% off price: £55.20
Go Ape Tree Top adventure
Fly down zip-wires, leap off Tarzan swings and tackle tricky obstacles whilst high up in the forest canopy. As part of the DofE you get to enjoy the forest even more with 15% off your Go Ape Tree Top Adventure booking.
- Adventurers must be a minimum of 10 years old; under 16s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Normal price: £33.00
DofE 15% off price: £28.05
Interested in flying? Then this 30-minute flying starter lesson is perfect for you. Take the controls of a light aircraft and soar across the sky.
- Flyers must be a minimum of 12 years old, under 18s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Normal price: £95.00
DofE 20% off price: £76.00
Turn your world upside down as you roll down a hill in a giant inflatable ball. Or if you think you can handle more, try hydro zorbing and find out what it’s like to be in a human washing machine.
Whichever zorbing option you chose, you’re sure to have a thrilling experience, and at this price for two people why not take a friend down with you as well.
- Zorbers must be a minimum of seven years old, under 18s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Normal price for two: £50.00
DofE 20% off price: £40.00
Relax and unwind:
If all that sounds a bit too hectic for Easter and you had a bit more ‘me’ time in mind, maybe some of these will take your fancy…
Afternoon Tea for Two
Indulge in the grand British tradition of afternoon tea. This delightful teatime extravagance has become a fashionable treat that everyone can enjoy.
Available in 61 different locations, the two of you can spoil yourself with a delicious selection of scones, cakes and tea.
Normal price for two: £39.00
DofE 20% off price: £31.20
Take a trip to a cosy corner of the Snowdonia National Park for a back-to-nature stay.
Your home for the night will be an environmentally friendly glamping pod, fitted out with lighting, electrical sockets and underfloor heating so you can be sure of a comfy night.
- Glampers must be a minimum of 18 years old.
Normal price for two: £50.00
DofE 20% off price: £40.00
Stay and explore
See the sights of London and explore the city before resting your heads at the Ambassador’s Bloomsbury Hotel on a one night break for two. Step into a capsule on the London Eye and feel exhilarated as you come face to face with the Houses of Parliament.
- Visitors must be a minimum of 18 years old.
Normal price for two: £199.00
DofE 20% discount price: £159.20
Group and family fun:
If you’re looking for activities you can do with your friends and family, then these options may be right for you…
Escape prison van
Suddenly, you find yourselves on the wrong side of the law, can you stop the van and escape within 60 minutes? Trapped in a refurbished prison van, you and your motley crew will have to apply all your street smarts to escape this immersive experience.
- Prisoners must be a minimum of 14 years old and accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Normal price for two: £60.00
DofE 20% off price: £48.00
Climb the O2
Take a walk on the wild side, with an uplifting guided expedition over the roof of London’s O2 via the fabric walkway. Suspended above the iconic tent canvas, you and a fellow adventurer will make the 365m journey to the summit, 52m above ground level, with this Up at The O2 experience.
- Climbers must be a minimum of nine years old and accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Normal price for two: £72.00
DofE 20% off price: £57.60
Go Ape Forest Segway
Want to experience the fun of Go Ape but would rather keep your feet on the ground? Try out their Forest Segway Experience where you get to explore the forest terrain on the two wheels of a self-balancing Segway.
- Segwayer’s must be a minimum of ten years old and accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Normal price: £35.00
DofE 15% off price: £29.75
Two adrenaline-pumping activities collide in this outrageously fun Tank Paintball Battle experience. You’ll form part of a crew to tackle a challenging course set on a former WWII bombing range for a paintball battle like never before. The DofE offers a fantastic discount for you and a friend to take on this amazing war with paint.
- Paintballers must be a minimum of 16 years old.
Normal price for two: £99.00
DofE 20% off price: £79.20
Get ready to bounce and jump around with a friend in a warehouse filled with wall-to-wall trampolines. You’ll both be able to try out all your flips and tricks – or just try to bounce really high.
Normal price for two: £35.00
DofE 20% off price: £28.00
There are so many amazing discounts as part of the DofE, be sure to make this the best Easter holidays you’ve ever had.
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