The best and most thoughtful gifts are the ones you can’t wrap, and experiences go much further than material objects when you want to show someone how much you care. This Valentine’s Day, skip the generic aftershave, watch, or shirt-and-tie combo and give your man the gift of an unforgettable adventure.
Need some ideas? These amazing offers are a great place to start:
Put your man behind the wheel of a tank
Does the lad in your life like war movies, first-person shooter games, or military history? If so, he’ll jump at the once-in-a-lifetime chance to drive a real army tank. During this outing, your beau will command a 15-ton tank that saw active service in the British Army.
The company that offers this experience has been around for more than 20 years, and a driver’s license is not required. Anyone over the age of 15 is eligible.
Take off in an advanced flight simulator
This experience delivers all the exhilaration of flying a commercial jetliner or fighter plane without any of the danger. During this event, your lucky guy will pilot the only authentic flight simulator in North East England. The virtual experience will take him from Newcastle to any destination on the planet, with the simulator recreating the actual real-world flight in vivid, complete detail.
Escape rooms deliver James Bond-level thrills in an entertaining and completely safe environment. Put your man’s ingenuity and tenacity to the test with a visit to Never Give Up Newcastle, one of the most popular escape rooms in the city.
Soar into the clouds in a helicopter
The flight aficionado in your life will revel in the rare opportunity to take a real helicopter flying lesson with top professionals at Newcastle International Airport. This one-on-one lesson includes a pre-takeoff briefing, about 30 minutes in the helicopter and 15 minutes in flight, and a signed, authentic certificate of completion. It can even count as the initial step toward a helicopter pilot’s license, and it’s available to anyone age 12 and up.