With the great summer games having visited the nation's capital in 2012, why not have a go at some of the sports on show? For a unique gift for her, a tour of Wimbledon or an introduction to fencing could be the ideal present. There are a variety of sporting gifts for men available too, from archery to clay shooting, which make the perfect day out. If you're a winter sports fans, how about trying skiing or snowboarding?
There’s no better feeling than crossing the finishing line first, hitting the bulls eye with a bow and arrow or placing that backhand lob perfectly over the head of your opponent.Many of us may not be able to compete in the Games, but with the various activities available with Red Letter Days, anyone is able to enjoy the next best thing.So rather than watching the likes of Roger Federer strutting his stuff at Wimbledon or Ben Ainslie showing off his sailing skills on the open seas around Weymouth, why not get out and experience these sports yourself?
Discover the joy and freedom of cruising on a luxury yacht (eat your heart out Roman Abramovich!) on a thrilling sailing day.Live like the rich and famous whilst getting to grips with the water.Whether you are interested in sitting back and relaxing in the cockpit, or prefer having a go at controlling the yacht as part of the crew, get involved in this unique experience.
Follow in the footsteps of Andy Murray and co by going behind the scenes at Wimbledon. See exactly where the likes of Murray and Federer will be battling it out during the Games with a tour of the luxurious facilities and pristine courts - the ultimate day out for tennis fans. Go round the award winning museum and you’ll even get to sample the famous Wimbledon strawberries and cream to cap off the day in style.
Alternatively, budding Robin Hood’s can test out their accuracy and composure with an extended archery lesson.With expert tuition hit the intended target within minutes.It really is one of the most satisfying sports around!
So don’t just leave the sports to the athletes this year - with Red Letter Days, anyone can have a go at a range of sporting activities.