Peak District Areas With The Kids In The School Holidays In Derby 2016

Peak District Areas With The Kids In The School Holidays In Derby 2016

Derby is an attractive and bustling county city lying on the banks of River Derwent. Surrounded by exceptional countryside it has some great architecture, a beautiful cathedral and a good range of shops and other attractions for school holidays in Derby 2016. The city also makes a fantastic base for those wishing to explore the Peak District national park. Continue reading “Peak District Areas With The Kids In The School Holidays In Derby 2016”

Wedding Photos In Derby UK

Cathedral&MeetingRoomsThere is nothing quite like the beautiful wedding photos to preserve the memories of your special day. Of course, to get the kind of pictures that you will enjoy for a lifetime it is imperative to pick the perfect location to have your photos taken. Derby is a city in the East Midlands region of England that lies on the banks of the River Derwent. There are a few exciting options for memorable wedding photos in Derby, UK. Continue reading “Wedding Photos In Derby UK”

5 Things To Do In Derby UK

6216_6225_page_bannerLocated on the banks of River Derwent with a population of 248,700, Derby is considered to be the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. In addition to that it is home to the world’s second largest aero-engine manufacturer which is Rolls-Royce. It’s also worth noting that the city features an abundance of attraction that have gained worldwide notoriety as well. Let’s take a look at 5 of the best things to do in Derby UK. Continue reading “5 Things To Do In Derby UK”

The Best Theme Parks in England

Many theme parks around our beautiful country have been criticised over the past few months, but I still believe that these are easily the best places to visit if you are looking for an action packed day out.

So I have put together a list of what we think are the top parks in the country:

Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Lancashire.

Since it was founded in 1896, the Thompson family didn’t expect this amusement park to become anywhere as colossal as it is nowadays. Now a world-renowned park, it was voted the best theme park in the United Kingdom of 2014, so is there really any argument why we have chose it? Pleasure Beach is home to what was the tallest and fastest rollercoaster in the world, when the “Big One” was opened back in 1994, no other ride in the world could compare to it, and nowadays not many other rides in England gives you the thrill you get when you ride the “Big One”.

Alton Towers, Staffordshire.

We all know Alton Towers has been at the centre of a storm recently with what has recently happened on its newly built rollercoaster “The Smiler” and we totally understand this, but what we also understand is that Alton Towers is one of the most beautiful theme parks in the world and no wonder with the famous towers which stand over the park and the eccentric gardens which surround the rides.

Not only does the amusement park boast some of the worlds most thrilling rollercoasters such as Nemesis, Oblivion and Rita but it also plays host to a wonderful waterpark which has everything you can ask for in a day out in a waterpark – it really is a special place!

Why don’t you plan a fun filled getaway in a beautiful 4* hotel in Derby with tickets to the fantastic Alton Towers included, for more information CLICK HERE! 

Thorpe Park, Surrey. Thorpe Park is home to some of the countries most thrilling rides, the Park now targets the young adult audience after a substantial investment in crazy rides like SAW: The Side and SWARM – but don’t worry this isn’t just for teenagers, it also hosts the world-renowned Nemesis Inferno along with other fantastic rides such as Stealth, Flying Fish and Colossus.

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TIPS FOR FIRST TIMERS AT A SPA

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If you are a first timer at a Spa and you are feeling nervous, don’t worry, you are not alone. There are many people out there who have never been to a spa before. Spa etiquettes tend to be a source of anxiety for first timers but it is very simple and easy once you get to know the basics.

TURN OFF YOUR PHONE

You go to a spa to indulge yourself so the first golden rule is to switch off your phone as you can never relax answering calls and responding to text messages. Moreover, you will be disturbing others around you too.

ARRIVE EARLY

Give yourself plenty of time to get there as you do not want to stress before a massage. It is better to arrive ahead of the appointment time and relax than to arrive late and miss part of the treatment. Arriving early gives you the chance to leisurely change into your robe and enjoy a dip in the pool, a hot tub or the steam room.

TAKE A HOT SHOWER

It is nice to take a shower and freshen up before the treatment begins. It is important if you had a dip in the pool to wash off the chlorine.

SAY WHAT’S ON YOUR MIND

Proceed to the waiting room a few minutes before the scheduled time. When you make a message appointment, the receptionists generally enquire whether you prefer a male or a female therapist. Both are professionally trained to respect boundaries and use proper draping techniques so either should be fine. The therapist comes to get you when it’s time for the treatment and escorts you to the treatment room. Before the message, the therapist will instruct you to get up on the table face up or down and during the message you should feel free to say what’s on your mind. For example, more pressure, less pressure, extra blanket or adjusting the warmth of the message table.

CONVERSATION

It is up to you whether you want to have a conversation with the therapist or not. In case, the therapist is doing most of the talking and you are not in the mood, you can politely say that you want to take a light nap. The therapists will get the hint.

AFTER TREATMENT

After the treatment is done, the therapists will leave the room so take your time to get up after the treatment finishes but do not linger around for too long. There are other clients waiting. The therapists will knock before coming back into the room to help you if you require any help.

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