Whether you’re looking for an anniversary gift for a couple you know, the perfect wedding gift or a thoughtful Christmas present, an experience day for two is a great choice – especially if you’re shopping for the couple who have everything!
Gift experiences for couples are perfect if you’re after a present for your other half too, as it means you can plan a fun date (plus, you get a present out of it!).
Take a look at some of our favourite gift experience days for couples – from relaxing mini breaks to the perfect activities for thrill-seekers.
1. The View from the Shard for Two – £56, Virgin Experience Days
If the happy couple in your life love playing tourist for the day then this voucher allows them to take a trip to the Shard to take in this unique view of London. 800ft above the Capital, on a clear day panoramic views stretch for 40 miles.
2. Theatre and Dinner for Two – £99, Virgin Experience Days
This theatre and dinner for two gift experience includes a delicious two-course pre-theatre dinner at a restaurant within walking distance of the couple’s chosen theatre. They can then see a show of their choice, with two seats either in the upper circle or balcony seats. It’s perfect for a couple who need a bit of time out and love going to watch the latest West End show.
3. Two Night Hut Stay and Garden Oven Dinner – £375, Dimpsey Glamping
For a romantic gift experience that’s a little more out of the ordinary, this voucher entitles the couple to a two night glamping stay in a luxury Shepherd’s Hut on a small farm in the Blackdown Hills in Somerset. The couple can then enjoy a special dinner cooked in the rustic garden oven. How cute!
4. Buy a Gift Night Luxury Getaway – £179.99, Amazon
If you want to gift a luxury night away to a couple you know but you’re not too sure where they would like to go then this luxury night getaway gift from Amazon is ideal, as the voucher is redeemable at over 300 gorgeous hotels across the UK and Europe. It’s also valid for two years, so they have plenty of time to get their diaries in order and get booking.
5. Two Night Yurt Stay with Dinner – £290, The Paddock
A yurt stay would be a fun and unique gift for a couple who love a bit of adventure. This rural retreat will give the couple a romantic stay within a farm setting, with breakfast delivered each morning and vouchers to enjoy dinner at a variety of nearby pubs and restaurants.
6. The London Craft Beer Cruise for Two – £108, The Indytute Experience
For the beer-loving couple in your life, this London craft beer cruise for two allows the couple to enjoy a four hour boat trip along the Thames with five tasting beers and souvenir tasting glasses to take home. Combining sightseeing and beer, what could be better?
7. Make a Hand Forged Wedding Ring – £250, Oldfield Forge
If you’re looking for the perfect engagement gift for a couple then this experience day will see them creating their own wedding rings. We love the idea of combining a fun day out with making such a special piece of jewellery in the process!
8. Silver Jewellery Making Experience – £340, Isabella Day Goldsmith
This silver jewellery making experience would be a fantastic gift for a couple celebrating their silver wedding anniversary. The couple will spend the day at a beautiful craft studio in Devon where they each create their own unique pieces of silver jewellery for each other. The experience also includes a homemade lunch and a glass of Prosecco.
9. Awesome Adventures Gift Experience – £99.99, Amazon
This awesome adventures gift experience is perfect for a thrill-seeking couple who love a bit of adventure. With over 570 adventures to choose from, including helicopter rides, driving days, bungee jumping or even white water rafting, there’s bound to be something for the pair you’re shopping for!
10. Afternoon Tea Gift Experience – £34.99, Amazon
If you’re looking for an affordable gift for a couple then this afternoon tea experience is perfect. Redeemable at 425 locations across the UK, the couple can enjoy tea, scones, pastries and finger sandwiches at one of the many decadent destinations available.
11. Gin Masterclass for Two – £75, Virgin Experience Days
The gin-lovers in your life will love this gin masterclass experience for two. The couple can choose from seven gin-themed experiences, including gin tasting and a meal for two, a gin masterclass and cocktail making lesson, gin tasting and canapés at a 1920s bar and more!
12. Overnight Stay & Star Gazing Experience – £153, Victorian House Hotel
The Stargazer Experience at Victorian House Hotel in the Lake District includes a backpack and waterproof rug to borrow, a map to the viewing spot, homemade sausage rolls, a generous tipple of Whiskey Mac, a Red Torch specifically designed with map reading and stargazing in mind, plus binoculars and a star guide. Oh, and don't forget the luxurious overnight stay with breakfast to follow!
13. Escape Game For Two – £64, The Great Escape Game
With locations in Leeds and Sheffield, test their teamwork with an escape room experience. They'll have an hour to escape a locked room, trying to solve puzzles and games along the way. Plus, they'll be rewarded with drinks, pizza and ice-cream too!
14. Pasta With The Grandmas Class For Two – £56, Airbnb Online Experiences
Tune in and cook pasta from scratch with Nonna in her kitchen in Italy and learn the secrets to traditional and authentic pasta making. They showcase a different recipe every day of the week so whether it's gnocchi pesto they're craving or a pici carbonara, there's something to suit all tastes.
15. Walk With Alpacas Experience – £60, Charnwood Forest Alpacas
Animal lovers will adore spending time with these friendly faces as they learn all about their background and walk alpacas for 90 minutes around 110 gorgeous acres in Scamhazel Farm, Boundary. They'll be plenty of photo opportunities along the way, but we think this is an experience they won't forget in a hurry!
16. Bespoke Fragrance Design Experience For Two – £98, The Perfume Studio
Help them find a new signature scent by gifting your loved ones a bespoke fragrance experience at one of 15 perfume studios in London. They'll earn how to blend notes to create something completely original and if they're an engaged couple, they could even wear the fragrance they made on their wedding day.
17. Outdoor Cinema Experience – £32, The Luna Cinema
Everyone loves a date night to the cinema so make their next visit extra special with tickets to an outdoor cinema. There's so many films available at The Luna Cinema, from classics like Grease, to sing-alongs like The Greatest Showman, and there are venues located all over the UK.
18. London Ghost Boat Tour For Two – £39, Activity Superstore
If they are always watching horror films together and love Halloween, they'll be frightfully excited to receive this ghost boat tour experience. Soak up the spooky London streets as you sail by and visit some of its most haunted hot spots, all while listening to ghostly tales.
19. Beaulieu River Tour – £68, New Forest Activities
The New Forest is not only a gorgeous place to get hitched, it's home to some amazing activities for couples to take part in, like this boat tour for two along the Beulieu river. Explore this private stretch of water on kayaks for up to two hours and if they're lucky they might even see moon jellyfish bobbing by.
READ MORE: 12 of the Best New Forest Wedding Venues
20. The Couple's Edition – £39.99, The Adventure Challenge
Okay, so this isn't an experience as such, but The Adventure Challenge Couple's Edition book will ensure they're never stuck for date night ideas again. All they have to do is scratch off the mystery challenge to see what spontaneous activity awaits them! From painting to baking and everything in between, it doesn't matter if they've just started dating or this is their 50th wedding anniversary, this fun gift will work for everyone.
21. Time For Two Spa Day – £119, Virgin Experience Days
They say the key to a good gift is whether you would want to receive it yourself and this spa day for two will be hard to give away! Available at 16 nationwide spas, indulge in an Elemis treatment before tucking in to a delicious lunch complete with a glass of bubbly. And relax...
If you’re looking for more gift ideas then don’t miss our favourite anniversary gifts for couples.