In this article, we’re bringing you the top days out for adults… that’s right, no kids allowed! This round up is all about taking the time to leave the kids at home and treat yourself or someone special to an unforgettable experience gift. Are there any fun days out for adults? Well, of course there are! There’s plenty to do all over the country, from boozy bottomless brunches and drinking masterclasses, to professional golf lessons and river cruises. Just because you’re a grown up doesn’t mean you don’t still get to have fun! Whether you’re looking for a fun day out for adults, a romantic getaway or just a good old adventure, our selection is sure to find you that perfect adult day out.
What’s the most adult thing you can think of? BRUNCH. So, -why not take your Saturday morning brunch to a whole new level with this bottomless karaoke brunch in Brighton? Located just off Brighton beach, this unique karaoke venue allows you to sing your heart out in a private booth that can host up to 30 people! You’ll be decked out by a professional glitter artist, and offered bottomless prosecco, rum cocktails, and bagels as your karaoke host guides you through a series of hilarious games. Once they’re done, the fun has only just begun as you are shown to your karaoke booth for an hour of pop hits, rock classics or whatever you fancy! The ultimate adult tea party, the bottomless karaoke brunch is bound to have you giggling all the way home!
If you’re looking to treat yourself or a loved one to a day out in the city – combine two of the most quintessentially British things for the ultimate adult day out. Firstly, this voucher entitles you and a loved one entry to the Shard, (the UK’s highest observation deck!) for a chance to marvel at the stunning London views. You’ll be able to spot sites such as the London Eye, 20 Fenchurch Street, Tower Bridge and St Paul’s Cathedral. Once you’ve taken in the view, you will stroll down to Browns Butlers Wharf for a delicious afternoon tea. Prepare for indulgence as an array of savouries, scones and puddings are served – all washed down with a pot of tea or coffee of course!
At only £75 for a day of lounging and eating for two, this Spa Day is sure to leave you feeling relaxed. Upon arrival you’ll receive towels and a tour of the facilities. You’ll have unlimited access to the Esprit Fitness Centre, swimming pool, sauna and steam room – every adults dream! You’re free to roam the facilities to your hearts content, and you can even book yourself in for a treatment in the Dermalogica spa to take your day to the next level. Once you’re feeling pleasantly peaceful, you can head down to the Rosette Caprice Restaurant and enjoy a 3-course lunch, -accompanied by wine. Divine! To find your ultimate pamper day with no kids allowed, you can explore our spa experiences here.
For a night out that truly has it all, look no further than this cooking, curry and comedy evening in Glasgow. Beginning at Glasgow’s top cook school, you’ll get to work with award winning chefs, and learn to make the perfect curry – all using the freshest ingredients. Once cooked, you’ll get to enjoy your creations accompanied by your group and a cold beer. After enjoying your meal and making a few new friends, you will be driven to Yesbar to enjoy a night of laughs from the city’s premier comedy club. With a full belly and a smile on your face, what more could you want out of an evening?
What is the ultimate adult day out? A day of tasting your favourite beers! If you have a passion for beer (or know someone who does) then you can treat yourself to this excellent beer tasting masterclass. For only £70, you and a friend can indulge in 8 different beers as you learn about the various flavours and brews. Your selection will include everything from renowned crafts from further afield, all the way to those that have been crafted onsite – all accompanied by some delicious nibbles of course! After the thirsty work of tasting all those pints, you’ll be sure to have worked up an appetite (funny how that works!). Your masterclass will end with you tucking into gourmet burgers straight from the kitchen – vegan and vegetarian options available too.
Beer not your drink of choice? Enter gin! Being the same principle as the above, this two-hour experience will see you discover a variety of different distillers and botanics. Gin has quickly become the trendy drink of our era, so why not spend the afternoon tasting your way through some of the best? Beginning with some nibbles and a history of the spirit itself, you’ll get to taste 5 different gins. Once finished, you’ll be asked to choose a favourite - which will be made into a large, perfectly served G&T. The voucher also entitles you to a meal from the set menu and is available at a range of locations from Bristol to Cheshire - the perfect evening out for adults who are after something different!
Fans of horror and puzzles can unite in this state-of-the-art escape room in central London. Using your skills of logic and deduction, you and a friend will need to break free from the clutches of an evil maniac, as you solve riddles to unlock the room. The minimum age for the psychopath’s lair escape room is 16, not for the faint hearted and a true adults-only day out. This unconventional activity is ideal for the horror fan in your life who loves a good scare! You can explore more (slightly less scary) escape rooms on our website here.
Another nationwide activity in locations such as Derbyshire and Devon, this 60-minute golf lesson for two is an ideal afternoon activity. Once you’re done, you’ll be ready to challenge the masters! You can practice your technique and tee off all under the expert guidance of a Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) instructor, who will tailor your session to your personal preferences. This session makes a wonderful day out for those looking to improve their technique, or for the chance to experience 1:1 tuition from a professional. It’s never too early to practice the golden retirement sport!
You don’t need to go all the way to Venice for a romantic river trip… you can find it right here in Oxford! At just £24 for two people, you and a friend or partner can enjoy a relaxing 50-minute river cruise along the Thames. The electrically propelled boat will pass by sites such as the ancient Folly Bridge, Christchurch College and Meadows, as well as the university rowing houses -giving you plenty to marvel at. This cruise is the perfect way to explore Oxford’s historic beauty and enjoy a peaceful afternoon out. To explore our full range of river cruises, click here.
Boasting a beautiful coastline, the South West has a lot to offer in terms of sightseeing cruises. Perfect for an adult day out, this Poole Harbour and Island Sightseeing Cruise for two will take you past magnificent islands, beautiful beaches and even the famous houses of the illustrious Sandbanks. On a ship that was purpose-built for sightseeing, the 70-minute round trip runs from March to October, departing from Poole Quay. Treat someone you love to an immersive sightseeing trip around Europe’s largest natural harbour, and enjoy the South coast’s best bits!
That completes our list of top adult days out, proving there is still plenty of fun to be had, no matter your age! Whether you’re treating well-deserved parents, congratulating a colleague, or spoiling yourself, we hope you found an adult day out to suit you. If you’re looking for gifts for couples, explore the category here. If you have any questions about the above experiences, or anything on our website, please leave a comment or contact us – we’d love to hear from you!