Original Birthday Gift Idea

Shopping for the perfect present for loved ones can sometimes be hard, especially if they already seem to have everything they need. However, finding a great birthday idea for a friend or family member that will really put a smile on their face is worth taking a little time and trouble. Here are a few original birthday gift ideas to get you started.

Flying lessons

Purchasing flying lessons for someone special is one of the birthday gift ideas that people who have their heads in the clouds are sure to love. A number of air fields in the United Kingdom offer introductory flying lessons as well as a full course that people can use to earn their pilots license.

Zoo Keeper for a day

People who have a love for animals can find out if they have what it takes to be a zoo keeper by enjoying this exciting experience at one of the United Kingdom’s leading zoos. The experience includes the chance to interact with a number of zoo animals and learn all about them as well as feeding the animals and of course posing for photographs to ensure that the experience is never forgotten.

Hot Air Balloon Breakfast

Treat someone special to a day they will never forget with this impressively decadent experience. The day starts around dawn with a luxurious champagne breakfast before you and a certain someone special climb into the basket of a hot air balloon to soar into the sky. This magical experience comes complete with a whole host of additional extras and can be customised to meet the unique needs of your loved one.

Race a Ferrari

People who feel the need for speed are sure to love this original birthday gift idea. Racing a Ferrari around one of the United Kingdom’s race tracks is sure to be a thrilling experience. In addition to Ferraris, a number of other leading sports cars are available to race including Corvettes and Lamborghinis.

Cocktail making lessons

Learning to make tasty cocktails is an exciting experience as well as a skill that could really come in useful. One day cocktail making courses are available that cover all the basics, while if someone close to you has their sights on being a bartender, you may want to treat them to extra lessons so that they can really hone their skills.

Murder Mystery weekend

Put your partner’s problem solving skills to the test with a weekend full of excitement and intrigue. Murder mystery weekends are held in a number of castles and stately homes around the United Kingdom and the experience includes accommodation in one of these impressive residences as well as dinner and the chance to be a detective.