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  1. Car enthusiasts can enjoy a great visit to the Donington Grand Priz Collection in the beautiful county of Derbyshire.  It's quite an amazing place.  My other half is a car enthusiast, (I'm more of an environmentalist and into the planet), but the range of cars was quite something.  

    You can see see some of the most famous racing cars in history, and get close to the largest collection of Vanwall, McLaren, and Williams racing vehicles on the planet (outside their factories) and see the cars that took famous drivers such as Jackie Stewart, Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost into the record books.

    As a history lover, I enjoyed seeing the Wheatcroft Military Collection, which includes vehicles from World War II. Having seen some of them in films, it was amazing to get close up to them.  I hadn't realised they were so large.  

    There was a range of tanks, rare motorcycles and armoured vehicles.  It's an incredible collection of memorabilia and artefacts, and well worth a look. 

    The day we visited, there was hardly anyone there, but actually that made it easy to enjoy the cars.  It was all quite fascinating and well worth a visit.

    Visit to Donington Grand Prix Collection for Two

    Visit to Donington Grand Prix Collection for Two
    ONLY £12.00 instead of £24.00
    available from Virgin Experience Days

    The good news is that Virgin Experience Days currently have 50% off on a visit for two people - you pay only £12.00 instead of £24.00   Vouchers are valid for six months.   I don't know how long this will be available so motor over to Virgin Experience Day fast to find out more!

  2. The Wildlife Aid Foundation is based in Leatherhead, Surrey.  It is dedicated to the rescue, care and rehabilitation of sick, injured or orphaned wildlife.   Wildlife don't have their own NHS so charities such as the Wildlife Aid Foundation are really important to them.


    The charity also gives school talks and presentations and it works to help future generations discover all about the threats to British wildlife, how we can all help, and what the environmental issues are that affect us all. 

    Your gift membership can help support this work.  Recipients receive a fabulous joining pack, plus regular updates on the website and by email.  All for a minimum of £2.00 a month.

    Click here to give a gift membership and help wildlife.


  3. More special offers on gift memberships!

    If your loved one is a history nut, you could take a look at Buy a Gift, who have over 4,000 gift products online.  Among these is a current special offer on English Heritage gift memberships - you can save yourself 20%.  

    There are 4 different levels of membership available, with Senior Membership, Joint Senior Membership, Joint Adult or Family Membership and Adult Membership.  Prices start at £34.90 (that's including the 20% - they would normally start at £43.50).  

    Click here to visit Buy a Gift's website to see these gift offers


    Give them the gift of lots of days out 

    Benefits include FREE entry to over 400 history locations, FREE or reduced price admission to exciting events, many exclusively for members, and a FREE handbook and seasonal magazine 'Heritage Today', full of fascinating features.  Some memberships allow for up to 6 children to go free, but you need to check with the membership you're looking to buy.

    I'm not sure how long these offers last for - so don't take too long in hopping over to their site, or they could be history...! 

    Click here to visit Buy a Gift's website for more info

  4. There's 20% off gift memberships at ZSL London Zoo, limited time only

    Membership to ZSL London Zoo could make a great Christmas gift for wildlife lovers.

    The grrrrrrrrrreat news is that there's a limited offer on gift memberships at the moment.  

    Sign-up by 31st December 2016 to receive a 20% discount and one of their limited Winter Member’s packs.

    Their website says you need to order by 18th December to receive delivery by Christmas. 

    Starting from just £63 your loved ones can enjoy unlimited visits to ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo all year round, and invitations to exclusive events at both venues.  There's a host of other benefits, but surely one of the best is the fact your gift is helping wildlife around the world.

    ZSL London Zoo do a tremendous amount for wildlife conservation, working on a huge number of projects to help all sorts of species, such as pangolins, the Amur leopard, seahorses, angel sharks, Asiatic Lions, Greater one-horned rhinos, pygmy three-toed sloths, badgers, gazelles and more.   

    Click here to give a gift membership to ZSL London Zoo

    ZSL London Zoo is working on initiatives to help Pangolins - find out more here