Best of British Virgin Experience Days

Best of British Virgin Experience Days

This competition has now closed! Congratulations to the winner of the Afternoon Tea for 2 at Harrods:

Fiona Walker

Look out for your winner’s email Fiona and enjoy your Afternoon Tea! Thanks everyone for joining in and look out for more LW Blog competitions coming soon!


The Jubilee weekend is nearly here it’s going to be a big weekend of celebration as the Queen marks her Diamond Jubilee, not to mention a double Bank Holiday which gives us a super exciting extra long weekend to look forward to!

If you plan on filling your weekend with days out and celebrating everything British, we have just the list for you – yes it’s our top Best of British Days Out! All selected from our brilliant Virgin Experiences range, if you ever needed some inspiration for a day out this Bank Holiday, this is where to find it!

From a hot air balloon ride over the beautiful British countryside, to a sightseeing bus tour and cruise around our fabulous capital city, these days out really are a fabulous way of experiencing Britain at it’s best. And whether it’s a family affair, maybe with an animal encounter at Flamingo Land theme park and zoo, or something to relax and enjoy some peace (a spa break has to be top of our wish list) it will no doubt be a weekend to remember.

So to get us all in the celebrating spirit we’re running a quick LW Blog competition, so for your chance to win the oh-so-British prize of Afternoon Tea for two at Harrods just leave a comment below telling us – from our Best of British list, which would be your ideal experience day?

Here’s a quick recap of how to enter and what you could win, now get commenting and good luck!

  • The competition will close on Tuesday 29th May 2012 at midnight, so any comments entered after that won’t be included in the draw.
  • All comments will need to be approved, so don’t worry if your comment doesn’t appear straight away!
  • One winner will be drawn at random from all approved entries and will be sent their Afternoon Tea for Two at Harrods voucher as soon as possible.
  • Use the form below to leave your comment and please remember to give us your email address as this is how we’ll get in touch with the winners. 
  • Now just leave a comment telling us from our Best of British list, which would be your ideal experience day?

Good luck!

Terms and conditions. 1. Entry into the draw will be deemed as acceptance of these rules and any separate instructions for entry will form part of the rules. 2. This prize draw is open to any UK resident, aged 18 or over, who posts a comment between the 28th and 29th May 2012 on the Littlewoods Best of British Virgin Experience Days competition blog post at the following URL:  3. Employees of Shop Direct Group companies and anyone else involved in the operation of the draw are excluded from entering.  The closing date for entry is 29th May 2012 at midnight. 4. All entries into the draw must be appropriate and approved so by the promoter. Any entries deemed inappropriate will be excluded from the draw. 5. One winner will be drawn at random from all valid entries no later than the 31st May 2012. The winner will be notified by email within 2 days of the draw and must respond to their notification email within 30 days otherwise they will forfeit their prize and a new winner may be drawn at random from the remaining entries.  It cannot be guaranteed that the prize will be received by the winner before the June 2012 Bank Holiday weekend. 6. The winner will receive a Virgin Experience Days voucher for Afternoon Tea for Two at Harrods. The prize does not include travel or accomodation and any costs incurred are the responsibility of the winner. The prize is non-transferable, non-negotiable and there is no cash alternative. The promoter reserves the right to offer an alternative prize in the event of the original prize being unavailable. 7. If you have a Shop Direct Group home shopping account that is in arrears at the time of the draw, you will not be eligible to win. 8. By entering the draw, entrants agree that, if they win, their details may be disclosed to anyone requesting details of the prize winners. The winners may be required to take part in any publicity relating to this promotion. 9. Details of the winner and runner up will be available after 20th June 2012 by sending a stamped addressed envelope to Littlewoods Virgin Experience Day Draw, Park Lane, Netherton, Liverpool, L72 1LF. 10. Promoter: Shop Direct Home Shopping Limited, First Floor, Skyways House, Speke Road, Speke, Liverpool, L70 1AB. Registered No 4663281.

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  1. Posted by lisa fitzgerald on May 28, 2012

    A spa break, a chance to recover after our jubilee street party!

  2. Posted by michelle sullivan on May 28, 2012

    OOO it has to be a lovely spa break as would love been fussed over plus need a break xxx

  3. Posted by kathleen hooper on May 28, 2012

    My “best of British” would be Theatre and Dinner for 2. West End theatre is famous the world over, and there is nothing quite like London Theatre-land for talent and entertainment

  4. Posted by Anschel G on May 28, 2012

    Hot Air Balloon Flight for 2.

  5. Posted by Claire C-S on May 29, 2012

    Flamingo Land theme park and zoo – I love animals!

  6. Posted by claire on May 29, 2012

    thames cruise and afternoon tea for two

  7. Posted by Becki Brunetti on May 29, 2012

    Spa Break or a day at the zoo!! Very British!

  8. Posted by Francesca on May 29, 2012

    Definitely a spa break – with tea and scones too!

  9. Posted by Joanne on May 29, 2012

    A family packed weekend at flamingo land, with wild rides and relaxing and educational zoo has some thing for all the family and the biggest child of all, my husband x

  10. Posted by Rita Mistry on May 29, 2012

    The Hot Air Ballon Flight for two sounds amazing, I have always wanted to do that.

  11. Posted by Jill on May 29, 2012

    Theatre and dinner for two. You can’t get anything more quainter or more of a British experience!

  12. Posted by Margaret Mulenga on May 29, 2012

    My ideal experince day would be the Spa Retreat and Tea for 2, because I would love to kick back & relax, from the everyday stress & taste some delicious food.

  13. Posted by sarah kirk on May 29, 2012

    It would have to be the tea for 2 at Harrods as its my mum’s 76th birthday on 1st June.

  14. Posted by karoline latchman on May 29, 2012

    My best of British has to be a bus ride around London. Nothing symbolises the Capital better than a traditional, red double decker bus, and on it you can see all the beauty and history the capital has to offer

  15. Posted by Suzanne Goodwin on May 29, 2012

    White water rafting sounds a lot of fun and is on my ‘must do before i die’ list!!

  16. Posted by gill on May 29, 2012

    My choice would be a Champagne Afternoon Tea at Harrods – the perfect choice for a Jubilee celebration. Suits me to a tea!

  17. Posted by Tara O on May 29, 2012

    Classic Thames & Afternoon Tea for 2! My blogger friend & I are heading to London this summer & it would be purrrrfect 🙂

  18. Posted by Elaine Rafferty on May 29, 2012

    Mines would be a sightseeing bus tour and cruise around the fabulous capital city! My little boy goes to Great Ormond Street Hospital alot and we have to travel from Fife in Scotland and all the times we have been down my little boy wants to go on the open top bus but never got around to it x

  19. Posted by sarah on May 29, 2012

    sun ,sea , shells at costa del porthcawl lol

  20. Posted by fiona walker on May 29, 2012

    spa break for 2 idela c hilling out mechanism after a long week at work and a jubileeeeeeeeeeeeee festival to prepare present and get over wih lots kids and parents … bliss to escape the washing up xx

  21. Posted by sharon mccahery on May 29, 2012

    It has to be a spa break for myself and my sister to get pampered and recover from the race for life 5k xx

  22. Posted by Jennifer Deady on May 29, 2012

    Definatly a Hot Air Balloon ride, my husband would love that 🙂 xx

  23. Posted by Karen Christmas on May 29, 2012

    I would love to do the Aston Martin driving experience – my dream car but unless I win the lottery , it will never be mine !

  24. Posted by ruth hunter on May 29, 2012

    hot air balloon flight for 2

  25. Posted by David Wilson on May 29, 2012

    Supercar choice

  26. Posted by Gillian Hunter on May 29, 2012

    I would love a spa or pamper break for me and someone special, my mum. Shes been through so much over the past few years and although its been hard shes always found time for others, she deserves a treat.

  27. Posted by Dee on May 29, 2012

    my great british experience would be to have a glass of Pimms, strawberries and cream and watch the tennis at wimbledon, a truly great day out and you feel quintessencely english!

  28. Posted by Dee on May 29, 2012

    The best from the list is the hot air balloon over our great nation.

  29. Posted by SJ on May 29, 2012

    Best of british has to be a day in a castle or country house with a picnic in the gardens soaking in the history,sun and of course looking appropriatly retro for the occasion…. pass the cucumber sarnies and the pimms.

  30. Posted by Aimee Smith on May 29, 2012

    I heard someone say spa break? I couldn’t hear as my two kids were nearly deafening me!
    So I’ll have a piece of the spa break!
    The thought of me time (and the hubby of course) is a language i don’t speak but would love to try!
    did i mention its our 1 year wedding anniversary at the end of june?

  31. Posted by Richard S on May 29, 2012

    Its got to be London and its got to be the West End!
    This answer would also score brownie points with the Mrs!

  32. Posted by shayila kassim on May 29, 2012

    i would love to go for a bus tour and cruise..never been to London..:( this would be a dream come true for me

  33. Posted by stacey turner on May 29, 2012

    I would absolutly love being a zoo keeper for the day 🙂 adore animals and that is one of my dreams to be able to do that

  34. Posted by Michelle Catchpowle on May 29, 2012

    A Classic Thames and Afternoon tea for 2! What better way to take in the views of our fabulous City then some delicious sandwiches and teas! Delightful! Not forgetting some sneaky shopping!

  35. Posted by Christopher Brown on May 29, 2012

    Comedy Night for 2! Because everyone needs a good laugh!!

  36. Posted by Julie Coffey on May 29, 2012

    A relaxing spa break to recover from party celebrations.

  37. Posted by Tracy McCloskey on May 30, 2012

    My Ideal experience day would be the lunch cruise and the London Eye for two,spending time with my Husband and making new memories.

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