History Experiences - give them the chance to go back in time
If you're looking for a gift for a history lover, one option is to give them a day out. Visits to historic centres and historical attractions are very popular and give you the chance to immerse yourself in times past. And of course there's lots of history to explore in the UK - it's one of the things I love about it, and it really is a history lovers dream!
|How about The Silverstone Interactive Museum - An Immersive History of British Motor Racing for Two?
Celebrate the past, present and future of Silverstone and British motor racing. There are over 60 hands-on exhibits to try, and the museum has some of the most iconic cars and bikes that have played a part in Silverstone's 70 year history including Mansell’s iconic “Red 5”, an E.R.A from the first ever Grand Prix and Barry Sheene’s 1979 Suzuki motorbike. There's also a thrilling immersive film show – the ultimate lap of Silverstone! Available from Virgin Experience Days
There's a Yorkshire Air Museum Admission for Two
The Cloak and Dagger Historic Walking Tour in London for Two, London Bridge, South London
Steam Train Driving Taster Experience at Sherwood Forest Railway for One
Visit to Bletchley Park and Afternoon Tea for Two, Buckinghamshire
You may prefer a Soho Historical Walking Tour for Two, also for £50.00. Find out more here.
Twickenham Stadium Tour and World Rugby Museum Entry for Two
The Royal Mint Experience For Two with Lunch
Two Night Medieval Yurt Break for Two at Leeds Castle, Kent
|Flight simulators go from the old to the modern!
There are flight simulator experiences for World War Two aircraft, such as this Spitfire vs Messerschmitt Combat Experience for Two (pictured left) in Bedfordshire, to a Concorde Flight Simulator (Brunswick, Newcastle-upon-Tyne) and Into the Blue has a good list. Helicopters, 737s, Fighter Pilot, Cessna Skyhawks, F-35 Fighter Jets, WW2 Flight Simulators, Spitfires, Messerschmitts, Lancaster Bombers, F3 Tornados...there's a lot to choose from Many are on special offer as well. They've also got a Nationwide Flight Simulator Voucher. From £39.00. Available from Into the Blue
|How about a Historic Photography Tour of London?
It was £50, and is now £30
Go behind the normal tourist traps and learn techniques of architectural photography. You'll need to bring a digital camera with you! The tour will take you beyond familiar guidebook trails, with an emphasis on the back streets and alleys with a wealth of historic buildings. Available from Activity Superstore
|What about an overnight getaway to a castle?
Red Letter Days have a number of castle getaways around the UK. This could be a great way to get away from it all and delve into history! Use the code AHW2024RLD and get 10% off (this doesn't apply to non-discounted products) - this code is valid until 31 December 2024! Find out more about these castle getaways!