We all know how difficult the Christmas period can be on the purse strings, there’s always that cousin you forgot about or the great-aunt that suddenly decides to visit. But fear not! Experience Days are here to save the day. With hundreds of experience gifts under £50 available at a moment’s notice through our instant email service, there’s no reason to fret this season. Have a look at our top picks this year, and find something perfect for your friends and relatives.
Everybody loves to be pampered, whether it’s a treat for your husband with the Bannatyne Men’s Spa Day or a relaxing afternoon out enjoying a Afternoon Tea For Two at the Riverside Hotel, there’s something to make everyone feel special! Choose from a variety of locations to find somewhere near you, and start to unwind knowing you’re in the safe hands of professionals. Maybe you fancy a Fashion Makeover and Photoshoot? Or perhaps a romantic Camping Experience in the Lake District? Whichever way you want to relax, we’ve got it covered, and for below £50 you’re spoilt for choice. So, what are you waiting for?
If you think it’s impossible to have a heart-thumping, adrenaline-pumping driving day for less than £50, think again! Get mud-splattered with a number of off-road experiences, such as the East Sussex Off Road Buggy Driving experience, or the 4×4 Driving Experience in Berkshire (£47 for 4×4 driving you say? YES). For an extreme thrill, try the Formula 1 Simulator and get a real feel for what it’s like to drive a single-seater race car. Race against your mates and compete for first place in the London centre, using three screens to get a truly realistic experience. For a novel, innovative mode of travel, gift someone a Segway Rally experience and let them try something completely new. At a special price of £29, this is a gift that will provide unforgettable memories, and won’t break the bank! If you’re a bit jealous and want to try it yourself, the Segway Rally For Two is only £59, so you can both enjoy the fun.
Give the gift of flight this Christmas with one of many exciting Flying experiences, and yes you can still soar through the air for less than £50! Hop in a helicopter and take in the stunning views of the Devon countryside with the Exeter Helicopter Buzz Flight, the perfect combination of action thrill and sightseeing pleasure. For real adrenaline junkies, how about skydiving? But for less than £50? It can be done! Discover Indoor Skydiving for £49 and experience the sensation of free-falling, just like the real thing. Two 1-minute flights gives you the same amount of free-fall as three tandem skydives, an incredible gift for those who love to push the limits. For a real bird-like experience, take off on a Microlight Air Experience and enjoy the open top access to the sky! A flying experience is sure to make someone very happy on Christmas Day, and at these affordable prices you’ve got no reason not to!
There’s far too much in this category to possibly list them all, you’re spoilt for choice! From rock climbing and coasteering to bungee jumping and fire walking, there’s an adventure to be had for everyone. For as little as £27 you could go on a High Ropes Adventure in Wales, or hone your Archery skills for the pretty amount of £22. Adventure experiences are perfect for those looking to experience something exciting and not break the bank. Try something crazy like Zorbing or introduce a friend to a new sport like Mountain Boarding, there’s an adventurous Christmas gift for all types of people, check out the full range here!
Lifestyle, Days Out and Gourmet Experiences
Maybe your friend has shown an interest in a new hobby, or your dad is looking to improve his culinary skills, either way, on Experience Days there are hundreds of educational, informative and entertaining experiences to be had! Get sassy with a Private Pole Dancing class, or buy your Harry Potter mad friend a Move Tour in London (we’ve all got one). Maybe your dad would love the Whisky Tasting Masterclass and your mum would be delighted with an Afternoon Tea, a great gift for sisters is the Cocktail Masterclass and a great gift for brothers is the Emirates Stadium Tour – sorted! There’s so much on offer – you’re bound to find something local, whether it’s Cupcake Decorating or an Art Class, we’ve got it covered! See the full list of experiences in the Lifestyle, Days Out and Gourmet categories.
It may be a bit cold to be thinking about water sports right now, but come summer time you’ll be glad you got in there early for some aquatic adventures! Starting entirely underwater, you can Discover SCUBA Diving for only £25. If you prefer to be in the water but not under it, great gifts this year include Learning to Surf and Jet Skiing, perfect for kids who want to get out of the house. For a more relaxing water experience, the Oxford River Cruise is a wonderful gift for parents, or the leisurely Sea Kayaking Half Day Trip in Dorset. All these experiences are £50 or under, crazy but true! You can check out all the wild water days in the category here.
That concludes the Christmas Gifts Under £50 guide, but there are hundreds more on Experience Days just waiting to be discovered!