Blog - 05.07.2019

Thinking of what to do this summer? From escape rooms to city breaks, we’ve picked our favourite ideas to make your summer great.

What’s even better? You can save up to 20%.

For the thrill seekers

Go Ape Tree Top Challenge

Take the leap and get out of your comfort zone. Fly down zip wires, cross wobbly bridges and jump off giant swings at Go Ape’s Tree Top Challenge.

  • Experience lasts between 2-3 hours
  • 34 locations across the UK
  • Suitable for those aged 10+ and over 1.4m tall, maximum weight 20.5 stone
  • Offer cannot be used in conjunction with Go Ape’s Advanced Pricing which is applied if you book more than 5-7 days in advance of the activity (dependant on the site)

Original price: £33.00 (London sites £36.00)

DofE discount price: £28.05 (London sites £30.60)

Save 15% at Go Ape Tree Top Challenge

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Go Ape Forest Segway

Feel the wind in your hair, whizz through the forest and discover incredible off-road trails on two wheels at Go Ape’s Forest Segway.

  • 60-minute segway experience
  • Full introduction and safety briefing
  • 11 locations across the UK
  • Suitable for those aged 10+ and minimum weight seven stone

Original price: £35.00

DofE discount price: £29.75

Save 15% at Go Ape Forest Segway

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iFLY Indoor Skydiving

Feel the excitement of skydiving — without having to jump out of a plane! You’ll be suspended in mid-air by a 120mph air stream and will experience two 60 second flights, which is the same freefall time as three tandem skydives.

  • Three locations across the UK
  • Safety briefing and instruction including body flying techniques
  • Gear hire

Original price: £55.00

DofE discount price: £44.00

Save 20% with Virgin Experience Days

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Escape rooms

Experience the thrill of an escape room with your friends or family. Work together to solve the clues and escape before the time runs out.

Loads of choice:

  • The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience, Blackbeard’s Treasure Escape Game, The Last Vikings Escape Game and more

Original price for two (Blackbeard’s Treasure Escape Game): £50.00

DofE discount price: (Blackbeard’s Treasure Escape Game):  £40.00

Save 20% with Virgin Experience Days

Get your unique DofE discount code

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For the foodies

Traditional afternoon tea for two

Indulge in an array of sandwiches, cakes, scones and — of course — tea at a range of venues across the country. Who will you take?

  • Enjoy an afternoon at a beautiful hotel
  • 64 locations across the UK
  • Some venues are adult only and a minimum age of 21 applies

Original price for two: £39.00

DofE discount price: £31.20

Save 20% with Virgin Experience Days

Get your unique DofE discount code

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Three-course meal with prosecco for two at Bella Italia

Enjoy a delicious three-course Italian meal with a glass of prosecco with a friend or loved one. From the classic spaghetti bolognese and margherita pizza to a chocolate brownie, there’s something for everyone.

  • 103 locations across the UK
  • Under 18s need to be accompanied by a paying adult
  • A soft drink alternative offered to under 18s

Original price for two: £39.00

DofE discount price: £31.20

Save 20% with Virgin Experience Days

Get your unique DofE discount code

Book your meal

For the fitness fanatics

New gear!

Running is a great way to keep active and get that all-important vitamin D. Get yourself kitted out in new running gear at our recommended retailers with all your running essentials.

  • Save on running leggings, running trainers, fitness watches*, water bottles and more
  • Brands include Nike, Adidas, The North Face, Garmin and many more
  • Save on other sports equipment such as climbing and horse-riding

*Terms and conditions apply

Save at least 15%, and often more, at GO Outdoors, Blacks, Millets, Ultimate Outdoors and Tiso with your DofE Card or Voucher

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A new ride

Treat yourself to a new bike from GO Outdoors so you can go exploring on two wheels, or just get to your friend’s house in the holidays.

  • Save on mountain bikes, road bikes, electric bikes and more
  • Save on cycle accessories e.g. helmets, phone mounts and locks
  • Brands include Calibre, Raleigh, Compass and many more

Save at least 15%, and often more, at GO Outdoors with your DofE Card or Voucher

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For the explorers

Sleeping under the stars

Get outside and go camping with friends or family. Pitch your tent in the most beautiful parts of England and Wales.

  • Over 40 great campsites to choose from
  • Locations include the Brecon Beacons, the New Forest and the Lake District
  • Flexible catering options

Save 10% on YHA accommodation

Plan your break

These are just a taste of what’s on offer – visit DofE Offers for our full range of ways to save and to see what else you could do this summer.

Each time you use a DofE discount code, our partners will give a donation to the DofE charity.

Prices correct as of 5 June 2019