• FEB 17, 2012
  • WRITTEN BY: Aaron Thomas

Whilst the 1st anniversary is one of the most important of all celebratory dates, the traditional gift of paper however remains one of the most boring and uninspired. If you know a couple who tied the knot last year that you’d like to help celebrate surviving their first year together, why not treat them to a gift to last a little longer in the memory – with something exciting and enjoyable from Experience Days. Below is just a little list scratching the surface of some of the fantastic experience gifts you could treat the happy couple to, making a unique and exciting gift for just about any Mr & Mrs.

Lord or Lady Title
Price £29
Having recently tied the knot, one of the couple will of course had to have dropped their surname. To help smooth the transition and forget the maiden name in their maiden year of wedlock – why not treat them both to an official title? Mr and Mrs Smith will become Larid and Lady Smith of Kincavel with this 100% genuine, officially legal and pleasantly affordable Scottish title. By purchasing two packs, the lucky couple will each be the proud owners of one square foot of the Kincavel estate, Scotland.

Experience Includes: Official Larid or Lady title, one per pack (buy two for a couple),
Where it’s Available: Nationwide

Couples Photoshoot
Price £37
This couple’s photoshoot makes a great opportunity for the happy couple to celebrate their first year together – providing all of the ingredients for some terrific photos. In a warm and encouraging atmosphere, the expert team at the studio will first discover the look they hope to capture – before taking to the styling room for some model-esque pampering. Then, once looking the part the couple will hit the model studio to get snappy in front of the camera. The couple will be able to view all of their images and choose the favourites to print, should they wish to purchase more.

Experience Includes: Photoshoot experience for couples, professional stylists and photographer, FREE A4 print to take home
Where it’s Available: Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, London, Manchester, Newcastle

Lunch Upon The British Pullman
Price £285
Let them celebrate their first anniversary in style on board one of the most luxurious modes of transport of the last century. Throughout the four to five hour trips, they will be enjoying the countryside tour from the exquisite luxury of the historic 1st class cabin of the 1930’s British Pullman train, where the livery staff will cater to their every need – allowing them to sit back and enjoy the scrumptious five course meal and half bottle of wine. This historic journey in the lap of luxury takes them through the beautiful British countryside – and is a great way for the happy couple to celebrate their first year together.
Experience Includes: Round trip on the British Pullman for two, champagne reception, five course meal with half a bottle of wine
Where it’s Available: Plymouth, Bournemouth, Hove, Chichester, Southampton And Winchester.

Champagne Hot Air Balloon Flight for Two
Price £299
A hot air balloon ride is one of the most tranquil and relaxing ways to see the British countryside, as the emphatic views and relaxing nature of floating above the clouds is a favourite of the old romantics out there. The happy couple can join that romantic sentiment and experience one of the world’s ‘Must Do’ experiences – from entering the basket through to the optimum height and landing; hot air ballooning is an unforgettable experience. The serenity of the journey creates the perfect atmosphere to reflect on their first year together and look forward to the rest of their life together.
Experience Includes: One hour flight, natural un-powered flight, unbridled views of the countryside, glass of champagne each
Where it’s Available: More then 20 locations Nationwide

Couples Massage Workshop
Price £235
The art of massage is an ancient form of stress release and relaxation, and has long provided the pressure points and aching joints with great relief. With this fantastic couple’s workshop, the newly-weds will be able to learn the skills to help their partner unwind in spectacular fashion, training the hands to hit the spot with every rub and squeeze. What better gift for a couple who have just started their life together than the ability to help each other relax and unwind at the tip of their fingers?
Experience Includes: Three hours couple’s massage workshop, head, neck, back and foot massage techniques, small group lesson
Where it’s Available: Central London

So there we are, five experiences that would make a unique and exciting first anniversary gift for any happy couple you know. From romantic balloon flights to couple’s photoshoot experiences, there is something for everyone.


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