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Electric Mountain Biking Peak District
Using Electric Mountain bikes that make the uphills easy and the downhills fun. We will ride local trails from Buxton depending on the weather and conditions. We have routes for everyone, from beginner to those more experienced and include some lesser known trails off the beaten path. From the meeting point we will travel to our starting point, get you set up and comfortable on the bike. Then we will hit the hills, enjoy the views, fresh air and adventure. (Please enquire with me about taking a total of 3 people out. I do have enough bikes, it just depends on the size of bike available for each person's height.) Other things to note Be aware that cycling is a physical activity and we have some quite large hills. You need to be reasonably fit but the electric motors on the bikes really help . Bring appropriate clothing for the ride, no trailing fabric.
Silversmith ring making workshop
When you arrive I will give you a quick tour of the workshop and get you an apron to get started on making your own piece of jewellery. You will learn how to measure, cut and texturise your silver before we solder the pieces of silver together. You will learn how to clean and prepare the silver ready for soldering and once soldered we will form our designs into shape using a hammer and mandrel finally pickling and polishing the jewellery ready to take home after your Experience Other things to note Our minimum age for workshops is 11 years old. We are accessible for wheelchair users.
Pottery in the Peak District
Get your hands dirty in the pottery studio! You'll learn how to throw on a wheel and some simple creative techniques to make your pots special. Everyone will at the very least produce a cup and a dish, you'll be able to decorate your work and it'll be included in our next wood kiln firing. Other things to note This experience is tailored for people who are creative, you don't need any experience of pottery... but if you do, great, you can really push your creativity.
Make a Manchester Bee Mosaic
We'll meet outside the entrance hall at Manchester Art Gallery for a short walking bee tour. The art gallery is the perfect place to spot a few bees. We will explore the significance of the Manchester bee, Industrial Revolution and Cottonoplois. We'll also look at the gorgeous William De Morgan Victorian tiles and Pre-Raphaelite Art. Then onto Manchester Town Hall to pay homage to architect Alfred Waterhouse (1830 ~1905) who designed the gothic style masterpiece. He created the incredible bee mosaic floor, the inspiration for our mosaic. Then over to Library Walk to see the flower mosaic floor and spot some more worker bees. As we make our way through the streets of Manchester we will see wonderful examples of architecture. Onto "Whitworth Locke Hotel” Co Working Space, Whitworth Street. Where we will settle in with a tea or coffee from Foundation Coffee and start to make our bee mosaics. You’ll leave with a unique mosaic to treasure forever, a wonderful memory of your trip to Manchester. All materials will be provided. I'll guide you through the mosaic process and technique, sharing my skills and tips on how to make the best bee mosaic. The experience is a wonderful welcome to Manchester, you're going to have the best time. It’s a unique experience, I know you'll love. This will be an excellent way of meeting new people if you are travelling alone.
Valais Blacknose Sheep Walking In Whitby
You will meet and greet our beautiful Blacknose Valais sheep who just love the attention. The sheep will probably choose who he wants to walk with :0) We have Casanova (who likes to kiss) Prince jammie who is a real mummy's boy, his brother Humbug, Gogo the boss sheep whose gorgeous and he knows it, Rondo who loves to shout for attention and new boy Reggie We also have 3 very unusual Black, Blacknose Valais, who are to shy to walk on a lead with us yet but who knows what the future holds. We will take a walk around the grounds where you will see briefly our other residents (if you wish to do a full on sheep hugging tour then we now do a separate experience ) You'll have plenty of time to bond with your valais - one of the most peaceful, 'soft to the touch' animals you could hope to meet! Don't forget to take as many photos as you like to capture those all important memories. We will finish the walk with Vegan Tea & Scones in our shepherds hut (mini shop) where we sell handmade products using the wool from our rescued sheep Making memories to last a lifetime Other things to note We are a plant based, meat free site so please respect that. Children are welcome but must be with an adult.

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Beverley Minster Roof Tour Experience
Your two volunteer guides will meet you inside the Minster close to the Highgate door. Over the hour and a half, they'll introduce you to the characters in history responsible for the building of such an iconic and impressive Medieval minster. After a short walk around the ground floor, you'll be guided up a narrow, spiral stone staircase into the roof of the building. There you'll discover the incredible feats of engineering from almost a thousand years ago that hold this building together, the hidden wall in the roof, a giant hamster wheel that helps to reveal a hole in the church ceiling where you can peer down 70 feet to the ground floor. You discover what brought thousands of pilgrims to this church from 700AD onwards and through this church and its own intimate history, you'll also learn about the history of England.
Electric Mountain Biking Peak District
Using Electric Mountain bikes that make the uphills easy and the downhills fun. We will ride local trails from Buxton depending on the weather and conditions. We have routes for everyone, from beginner to those more experienced and include some lesser known trails off the beaten path. From the meeting point we will travel to our starting point, get you set up and comfortable on the bike. Then we will hit the hills, enjoy the views, fresh air and adventure. (Please enquire with me about taking a total of 3 people out. I do have enough bikes, it just depends on the size of bike available for each person's height.) Other things to note Be aware that cycling is a physical activity and we have some quite large hills. You need to be reasonably fit but the electric motors on the bikes really help . Bring appropriate clothing for the ride, no trailing fabric.
Throw a mug on the pottery wheel with a master potter
Fancy having a throw with a master potter? This is a pottery class where you will learn how to handle clay, from preparing to manipulating it by hand on the pottery wheel. Guided by David (of Partington's Pots), you will produce your very own hand-thrown mug. After the session, the pot will be fired and available to collect (or be posted to you) the following week. This activity will take place inside a vibrant artist studio, buzzing with Salford-based creatives. This is your opportunity to unleash your inner artist!
Lambing Experience - At Rock House Farm
Come and help out on the farm with a hands-on lambing experience. Get up close and personal with our sheep and lambs and learn all about how we look after everybody at lambing time. We cannot guarantee a love birth, but we can guarantee plenty of babies for cuddles and photos, as well as plenty of fun helping with lambing time chores, including bottle feeding pet lambs, turning sheep and lambs out into the fields, mucking out lambing pens and more! We will also provide drinks and snacks fresh from the farmhouse kitchen.
Forest Distillery Whisky Tour & Tasting
The Cat and Fiddle, Forest Whisky Distillery Tour and Tasting. An informal tour of the UK's highest altitude whisky & gin distillery, with drinks, tastings, and a chance to hear about the history of this unique building.
Forest Distillery Gin Tour & Tasting
2 hour visit to the UK's highest altitude distillery! Inclusive of two drinks, two neat samples, gin talk and tour of the distillery. £25 plus booking fee per adult. Available on Saturdays and Sundays. About this event: Forest Gin & tonic on arrival. History of gin - One of our team will talk you through the remarkable rise, fall, and rise again of the spirit! Break Learn about our company history and the story behind our artwork and bottles. Discover how we create our award-winning gin with an introduction to the botanicals and the process we use to distill. Enjoy a neat tasting experience of both of the gins that we produce. We will then saunter over to the distillery to show you the equipment we have in the barn across the way. We'll talk you through how we produce our award-winning gin and give you the chance to ask any questions that you may have about them. Your second gin and tonic will be served, accompanied by a description of the perfect serve.
Breath work meditation and plunge in local waterfall
We meet at a beautiful wooded location not far from Whitby. We will then hike for 15 minutes, which is of light to moderate effort. Once at the waterfall we will sit on blankets and have a guided meditation and breathwork session. I will show you how to meditate and lead you through a gentle breathwork session which will build your inner fire. If you feel up for it we will then take a dip into the pool beneath the waterfall. This will give you energy like you have never had! Meditation and breathwork are scientifically proven to reduce stress, anxiety, blood pressure, fatigue and even pain! The practice can also help you sleep better and strengthens your immune system and will power!! Cold water therapy has many benefits also: Stimulates cardiovascular system, improves skin, instant stress buster, reduces anxiety, detox's the body, boost the immune system and helps you sleep better! You do not need to jump in the pool if you do not want to. Just being at the waterfall will be beneficial enough! Once we finish our dip we will return to the trail and hike back to the meeting location. You will leave this experience feeling refreshed, de-stressed and connected with yourself and nature! You will also see a side of Whitby that many people do not! If you do not have transport I can give you a lift. If you are a group of 4+ and none of the dates suit then get in touch.
Silversmith ring making workshop
When you arrive I will give you a quick tour of the workshop and get you an apron to get started on making your own piece of jewellery. You will learn how to measure, cut and texturise your silver before we solder the pieces of silver together. You will learn how to clean and prepare the silver ready for soldering and once soldered we will form our designs into shape using a hammer and mandrel finally pickling and polishing the jewellery ready to take home after your Experience Other things to note Our minimum age for workshops is 11 years old. We are accessible for wheelchair users.
Pottery in the Peak District
Get your hands dirty in the pottery studio! You'll learn how to throw on a wheel and some simple creative techniques to make your pots special. Everyone will at the very least produce a cup and a dish, you'll be able to decorate your work and it'll be included in our next wood kiln firing. Other things to note This experience is tailored for people who are creative, you don't need any experience of pottery... but if you do, great, you can really push your creativity.
The Yorkshire Three Peaks a guided trail walk
Join us on the famous Yorkshire Three Peak Challenge, starting at Horton in Ribblesdale we will climb Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough the 24.5 mile trail walk with 7000 feet of ascent/decent, that takes you through the stunning landscapes of this beautiful national park. Throughout the tour there are plenty of opportunities to pause to capture photo’s and take in the stunning views. It should be noted that this tour will not suit more novice walkers. It’s approximately 24.5 miles and the aim is for the tour to be completed in under 12 hours. Whilst it is designed to be very demanding it’s fun, flexible in giving short rest breaks and provides a brilliant sense of accomplishment. We also provide each guest with a personalised certificate of achievement emailed after the event. I have competed and coached on track, road and trail for over 35 years climbing across the UK and Europe. Highly knowledgeable on nutritional support and best training practices, I’ve vast experience of the local area and a member of The British Mountaineering Club. Fully insured you’re in safe hands with us! Neil has run and power walked all three peaks numerous times over the last 10 years. He is an excellent pace setter and very knowledgable about the tour route.
Make a Manchester Bee Mosaic
We'll meet outside the entrance hall at Manchester Art Gallery for a short walking bee tour. The art gallery is the perfect place to spot a few bees. We will explore the significance of the Manchester bee, Industrial Revolution and Cottonoplois. We'll also look at the gorgeous William De Morgan Victorian tiles and Pre-Raphaelite Art. Then onto Manchester Town Hall to pay homage to architect Alfred Waterhouse (1830 ~1905) who designed the gothic style masterpiece. He created the incredible bee mosaic floor, the inspiration for our mosaic. Then over to Library Walk to see the flower mosaic floor and spot some more worker bees. As we make our way through the streets of Manchester we will see wonderful examples of architecture. Onto "Whitworth Locke Hotel” Co Working Space, Whitworth Street. Where we will settle in with a tea or coffee from Foundation Coffee and start to make our bee mosaics. You’ll leave with a unique mosaic to treasure forever, a wonderful memory of your trip to Manchester. All materials will be provided. I'll guide you through the mosaic process and technique, sharing my skills and tips on how to make the best bee mosaic. The experience is a wonderful welcome to Manchester, you're going to have the best time. It’s a unique experience, I know you'll love. This will be an excellent way of meeting new people if you are travelling alone.
Wild Food Foraging Walk York
On this two hour Wild Food Foraging Walk, you will firstly hear an introduction talk covering the advantages of and cautions involved in learning about wild food, then you will walk along the flat Riverside walk to meet about 25 plants. You will learn about harvesting, processing and medicinal properties as well as some recipes. Suitable for buggies, wheel chair users and friendly dogs on leads. Other things to note: Toilets, parking and cafe near start of the walk.
Silver ring making in a jewellers studio
I will show you how to make your own sterling silver ring or bangle from scratch. We will start by working out a design and the size needed first in copper wire or sheet, and how to create textures using a rolling mill, hammers or punches. I will show you how to correctly use a jeweller's piercing saw to cut the metal. After annealing the metal using a blow torch, you'll form the ring or bangle, using a mallet to shape it to the mandrel. I will demonstrate how to solder the join, and then you'll get a go! You will make the final piece in silver to your own personal design. And then it gets a final finish burnished, matt or shiny... and you get to put it on and it's yours to keep...or give to someone special as a thoughtful gift. Other things to note We are dog-friendly...Truffe my soppy springer spaniel gets excited when we have visitors, let me know if you would like a less exuberant welcome! There are stairs to reach the studio and bathroom.
Rock n' Goal Manchester Walking Tour
Join Joe on the #1 Google walking tour of Manchester. Wander through the streets and learn some of the hidden gems and secrets of Manchester! On your tour you will see some sets of BBC and Netflix series. You will also see where Hollywood movies were filmed and see that the architecture, staircases and pavements of the streets look like New York. You’ll also experience the incredible street art of the Northern Quarter and find plenty of Instagram photo opportunities! You’ll learn how one Manchester resident was instrumental in ending the 2nd world war. You’ll also see how Manchester had a huge role in leading the way to ending slavery. You’ll see how Manchester gave the world many firsts including the handheld ice cream, women voting rights, vegetarianism and policemen! You will also see the meeting place which gave the world the Premier League! Learn what famous singers did before they made it! And see how and why Manchester has more music than any other city in Britain! You can find out more by visiting my website: www.rockandgoalmanchester.com
Valais Blacknose Sheep Walking In Whitby
You will meet and greet our beautiful Blacknose Valais sheep who just love the attention. The sheep will probably choose who he wants to walk with :0) We have Casanova (who likes to kiss) Prince jammie who is a real mummy's boy, his brother Humbug, Gogo the boss sheep whose gorgeous and he knows it, Rondo who loves to shout for attention and new boy Reggie We also have 3 very unusual Black, Blacknose Valais, who are to shy to walk on a lead with us yet but who knows what the future holds. We will take a walk around the grounds where you will see briefly our other residents (if you wish to do a full on sheep hugging tour then we now do a separate experience ) You'll have plenty of time to bond with your valais - one of the most peaceful, 'soft to the touch' animals you could hope to meet! Don't forget to take as many photos as you like to capture those all important memories. We will finish the walk with Vegan Tea & Scones in our shepherds hut (mini shop) where we sell handmade products using the wool from our rescued sheep Making memories to last a lifetime Other things to note We are a plant based, meat free site so please respect that. Children are welcome but must be with an adult.
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