Best choice and cheapest experiences in the UK

The Best Animal Experience Days (in order of awesomeness)

Who doesn’t love animals? That’s why we’ve dedicated a whole experience category to them, be they furry, feathered or even scaly. You can get up close and personal with your favourite animal (meerkats? simples!), feed the big cats or penguins, or even shadow a zookeeper for a day and enjoy the whole vast range of the animal kingdom. Or why not try a falcon or owl handling day where you see the predators of the air in their full majesty. Or why not try your hand at “mushing”, the art of driving a sled pulled by huskies? And for a fabulous gift idea, you can even adopt a wild animal where you get to follow its progress through its time in the zoo and get regular updates on your adoptee. If it’s to do with animals, there’ll be an experience for it, so check out the whole of this great category and find the animal experience that’s right for you.

Jousting experience – action experience medieval style

Jousting experience – action experience medieval style
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Travel back in time and be a real knight in armour on this action experience that's a day of solid fun and adventure

Horse riding experiences

Horse riding experiences
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Horse riding experiences for horse lovers everywhere. Beautiful horses, great countryside, what more can you ask? We've found the best horse riding and cowboy experiences. Check prices and see what's available for beginners or advanced, adults and kids.

Cheapest falconry experience

Cheapest falconry experience
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If you're just after a nice cheap falconry experience, then this is what you need. Even though these are some of the cheapest falconry experiences in the UK, you'll still get up close and personal with owls or eagles, and get to hold a bird of prey. Find out which are the cheapest falconry experiences now.

Cheapest Hawk Walk experience

Cheapest Hawk Walk experience
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Imagine you and the King of the Skies, hunting together, man and bird of prey in perfect harmony. Well that's what you get on this fabulous falconry experience where you get hands on with one of the air's deadliest killers. A great gift idea - yes, Hawk Walks are one of this year's most popular experience gift ideas and one that will be well received whoever the recipient.

Horseracing experience – a day at the races

Horseracing experience – a day at the races
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Enjoy a day at the races or buy a racing gift. We've found the best prices on horse racing experience days at all the UK's top racecourses. Go horseracing, experience some of our top racecourses and try your luck.

Owl experience day

Owl experience day
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An owl experience is a specialist falconry experience. Everyone loves owls, and if they don't. they should do. This owl experience day is a great price, and you get to spend a long time concentrating on these beautiful birds of prey. Put your glove on, hold out your hand and get owling!

Primate keeper for a day – a heartwarming monkey experience

Primate keeper for a day – a heartwarming monkey experience
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Primate keeper for a day at a monkey sanctuary, or up close and personal at a wildlife park - it's a top animal experience

Cheapest owl experience day

Cheapest owl experience day
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Owl handling experiences are the ultimate falconry experience. Here are the best and the cheapest owl experiences in the UK.

Husky dog sledding experiences

Husky dog sledding experiences
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Husky sledding experiences - the thrill and excitement of working in harmony with a pack of sled dogs. A true mushing experience. This is an animal experience with a difference - you don't just look at and handle the animals but you work together with them just like a real musher in the frozen North.

Lemur experience

Lemur experience
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This lemur experience is one of our favourite animal experiences, and you can really get hands-on with the animals and you always get bounced on. Find out more in our review of this great experience day now.

Penguin feeding experiences

Penguin feeding experiences
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How about feeding penguins on an animal experience day? Throw fish to the cheeky penguins and get up close and learn all about these fishy, feathery fellows.

Camel riding experience

Camel riding experience
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Camel riding experience - one of the most unusual animal experiences you can think of. And camels are such fascinating creatures, so this is sure to be the experience to remember. Makes a great unusual gift idea.

Zookeeper for a day

Zookeeper for a day
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Being a zookeeper for a day is all the best animal experiences rolled into one. It costs a bit more than the normal animal experiences but you'll spend an entire day being a zookeeper for the day. From feeding the zoo animals to making their beds, this zoo keeper experience is an amazing experience for any animal lover.

Sheepdog handling experiences

Sheepdog handling experiences
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Sheep dog handling with the experts. Remember One Man and his Dog? Always longed to have a go at sheepdog trialling? Well this is your chance! Is it real sheepdog handling? Well yes, insofar as you get to have a go at controlling a real trained sheepdog with real woolly sheep. Of course you wouldn’t expect to be as good as a working shepherd with a...

Feeding a red panda is fluffytastic

Feeding a red panda is fluffytastic
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If you want some quality red-panda-time, then this is the perfect animal experience day for an animal lover. We've found the best prices in the UK to feed these loveable animals. Find out more now.

Adopt an animal experience

Adopt an animal experience
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Adopt an animal as an unusual gift for an animal lover. Whatever your budget, and whatever kind of furry friend is your favourite, there's an adopt an animal gift package to suit you. It's one of the cheapest gift ideas and one of the best gift ideas too, so you win both ways. Adopt an animal today.

Reptile experience – handling lizards and creepy crawlies

Reptile experience – handling lizards and creepy crawlies
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Reptile handling doesn't come any scalier than this. And there's spiders and bugs to handle too. How cool is that?

Feed big cats – they’re Grrrrreat!

Feed big cats – they’re Grrrrreat!
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Meet the King of the Jungle up close and personal

Swim with sharks

Swim with sharks
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Diving with sharks experience - your chance to swim with the monsters of the deep in complete safety.

Cowboy experience – ride horses cowboy style

Cowboy experience – ride horses cowboy style
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Cowboy experiences for kids and adults. Be Clint Eastwood, John Wayne or even one of the bad guys. Learn to lasso your steers and ride your friendly horse. Western fun at the lowest UK prices.