Blog 15.10.2018

Save on half term adventures

Pack your half term with fun family days out before winter sets in and the countdown to Christmas begins.

Everyone involved with the DofE can save up to 20% with our exclusive discounts.

Please note: every time you use one of our discounts, you generate a small donation to the DofE charity.

Feet to the floor

Possibly the most fun you can have on two wheels in the woods. Ride through the forest on a heavy duty all terrain segway. This hour long exhilarating experience will have you exploring deep into the forest.

Save 15% on Go Ape’s Segway experience with DofE discount code DKBH9.

  • Eleven locations across the UK
  • Full introduction and safety briefing
  • One supervising adult (18+ years old) is required for every three people aged 15 years old and under

Go Segwayin

Last minute escapes for less

It’s not too late to book a half term getaway. Discover the best areas of England and Wales with YHA. YHA offers a range of accommodation, at great value for money.

Save 10% on YHA accommodation bookings with DofE discount code DofE-001.

  • Choose from 150 hostels and 45 campsites
  • Great for family breaks, individual travellers and group trips
  • You don’t even have to share – many YHA hostels have private and family rooms

Find your ideal YHA location

Hop on the magical bus

Enter the magical world of Harry Potter and enjoy a fun-packed excursion. From the Leaky Cauldron to the Ministry of Magic, explore various locations from the films.

You’ll even get to push a trolley through the wall at Platform 9¾ for a great photo opportunity!

Save 20% on this Harry Potter experience with Virgin Experience Days.

  • Professional Harry Potter guide
  • Three hour bus tour for two
  • Voucher valid for 12 months

Original price for Two: £56.00

DofE discount price for Two: £44.80

Get your unique DofE discount code

Book the bus tour

Hang out at half term

Prepare yourself for a day of blood-pumping high rope activities with Go Ape’s thrilling Tree Top Adventure. Fly down zip wires, battle swinging stirrups and leap off enormous swings. Sound fun?

  • 31 locations across the UK – every location is different
  • Full safety demonstration
  • Those over 1.4 metres and 10 years old are welcome – for every two 10-15 year olds, one adult (18+ year old) is required for supervision
  • Two to three hours

Save 15% on Go Ape’s Tree Top Adventure with DofE discount code DKBH9.

Book a tree top thrill

One for all the football fanatics

Explore your team’s home ground and go behind the scenes. Walk through the players’ tunnel like your favourite star players. See the changing rooms where the players prepare and your clubs’ memorabilia. This is the ultimate experience for all football fans.

Save 20% on this football experience with Virgin Experience Days.

  • Tours at a wide range of stadiums on offer including Emirates, Old Trafford and Stamford Bridge
  • Minimum age: 16
  • Tours are available daily throughout the year (excluding home match days)

Get your unique DofE discount code

Find your tour

Get some experience behind the wheel

Learn to drive before you’re 17 with Young Driver. You’ll spend all of the lesson in the car and you’ll learn to start, stop, steer and reverse in a brand new Vauxhall Corsa. Once you’ve done a few lessons, you’ll progress to more challenging activities such as dealing with junctions and avoiding obstacles.

Save 10% on a Young Driver driving lesson with DofE discount code DOFEYD.

  • Minimum age – 10 years old
  • Minimum height – 1.42m
  • All young drivers must be accompanied by an adult

Book your lesson

Shop for your winter wear

As the temperature starts to drop, it’s time to buy cold weather wear. From scarves to hats, coats to gloves – our recommended retailers have a wide range of products to keep you warm.

Save at least 10% at GO Outdoors, Blacks, Millets, Ultimate Outdoors and Tiso with your DofE Card or Voucher online and in store.

Find out more about the DofE Card and Voucher

Find your nearest store

Prices correct as of 1 October 2018