30 Gift Experiences Under £30
If you’re on the hunt for affordable and economical gift experiences in Yorkshire, you’ve landed in the perfect spot. Our curated selection of 30 gift experiences under £30 covers a huge range of activities to suit all tastes. Whether you’re into culinary delights, outdoor adventures, arts and crafts, or DIY kits, we’ve got something for everyone. What sets us apart is that all our experiences are sourced from local artisans and producers right here in Yorkshire.
Browse our 30 Gift Experiences Under £30
On this truly memorable experience you will join vineyard owners Chris & Gillian Spakouskas on a guided tour of their beautiful vineyard at Nun Monkton followed by a tasting selection of their white, red and rosé wines with some lovely light refreshments.
Order a Vineyard Tour & Tasting near York for only £25 Per Person
Head into the wilderness with James Hill where you’ll experience a lesson in foraging for edible goodies, have the chance to sample wild food as well as how to use your findings for other purposes. Choose from Northallerton, Sheffield or Huddersfield.
Book a Foraging Experience for only £30 Per Person
Venture into York Gin’s historic city centre shop where you’ll receive a full G&T on arrival before sampling their full range of renown gins. You’ll learn all about their entrepreneurial story as well as some funny tales and history behind the spirit.
Book York Gin Tasting Experience for only £30 Per Person
Learn to make a range of organic cosmetics including soap, body butter, body scrub cream, lip balm and moisturiser. Choose a one hour experience to make one product or 90 minutes to make two products to take home. Find out all about the origin of the ingredients you will use and their application in organic cosmetic making.
Order an Organic Cosmetics Making Workshop in Sheffield £15 for one hour / £25 for two hours
A fabulous experience for all horse lovers, whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced rider. This half hour experience can be spent woodland trekking in the glorious South Yorkshire countryside or at the centre in the 40m x 20m outdoor arena.
Order a Half Hour Horse Riding Experience near Sheffield for only £25 per person
Join the team at Cooper King for a guided tour of England’s only self-built whisky and gin distillery, situated in picturesque countryside 10 miles north of York.
Discover the adventurous story behind the distillery and understand how their sustainable spirits are made. They’ll introduce you to state-of-the-art vacuum gin distillation and their wonderful Tasmanian copper pot whisky still – the only one of its kind in Europe.
Finally enjoy complimentary tasters thrown in for good measure in the cosy tasting room and shop.
Buy a Cooper King Whiskey & Gin Distillery Tour near York for only £30 for Two People
Experience a guided tour around the stunning stately home of Carlton Towers in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Explore the historic rooms and walled vineyard before rounding off with cream tea refreshments in the stateroom. Monetary vouchers also available to use on their varied experiences available throughout the year.
Book Guided Tour of Carlton Towers Followed by Cream Tea for only £25 Per Person
Channel your inner viking and experience an hour long indoor axe throwing session in York at The Hilt. Learn how to safely throw the axes from the experienced coaches before taking on the competition and aiming for the bullseye. Who will be crowned Viking or Viqueen?
Book York Indoor Group Axe Throwing Experience for only £25 Per Person
This is a perfect experience for all chocolate lovers. You will join the chocolate experts at York Cocoa Works to enjoy an array of chocolate cakes and treats. Taste the range of chocolate on offer followed by a chocolate drink of your choice plus a selection of handmade chocolate cakes.
Order the Chocolate Indulgence – Chocolate Tasting Experience in York for only £12.75 per person
A lovely experience for adults and children, this bird of prey flying experience takes place in the majestic museum gardens in the centre of York. During your 30 minute experience you will handle a selection of different birds of prey with an experienced falconer before flying a barn owl and a Harris hawk. Learn to cast the bird free and how to call it back to your hand. This is a taster experience that will give you a fascinating insight into working with these marvellous creatures whilst learning some interesting facts about the birds that you will handle.
Buy the Bird of Prey Flying Experience in York for only £20
Enjoy an Ayurvedic Yoga Head and Neck Massage with a qualified therapist to rejuvinate and re-energise! An Ayurvedic yoga massage is tailored to suit individual clients. It can be relaxing, energising, soothing, deep or remedial depending on your needs.
Purchase a 20 Minute Ayurvedic Yoga Head and Neck Massage in Leeds for only £25
If you’re looking for a fabulous experience in Sheffield, look no further than Locksley Distillery. Located in a Grade 2 listed building, the guided tour and tasting experience will take you behind the scenes where you can learn Locksley’s entrepreneurial story, how the team create their delicious range and of course an expertly guided tasting session. Gin creation workshops are also available.
Purchase a Distillery Guided Tour and Tasting in Sheffield experience for only £18 Per Person
This is a stay at home escape room to play with friends and family. The game is aimed at 14+ and works best with 2 to 8 people so would liven up any dinner party or group get together.
Find yourself thrown into a world of mystery, blackmail and deception. The game includes 10 individual puzzles, and has an interactive online ending. All the pieces are designed to be as immersive as possible – enter the world of the Marseille Tennis Championship.
Buy the Dinner Party Escape Room by Post – The Scandal for only £17
This photography experience is a great way to explore the sights of Bar walls and York Minster, learning a bit of local history along the way, whilst improving your photography skills with experienced photography teacher, Paula. Any kind of camera is suitable for the photo walk whether it is a DSLR, Point and shoot, mobile or tablet camera. Museum Gardens, Kings Square and The Shambles photo walk also available.
Book the Bar Walls and Minster One Hour Photo Walk for only £20 Per Person and only £10 for Under 16’s
A self-guided, cellar door tasting experience where you will be able to sample the Yorkshire Heart wines without having to join a guided tour. The experience will include 3 x 50ml glass of Latimer wines, – red, white and rosé. Complimented by 3 tasting dishes of your choice from a selection of nibbles and antipasti.Order the Classic Cellar Door Wine Tasting Experience for Two People Near York for only £25 for Two People
A fantastic experience to enjoy at home. Have a play with clay and make your own plant pot head in this ‘clay at home’ kit. No kiln or oven baking needed!
Order the Clay Plant Pot Pottery Kit – a clay at home experience for only £27
Grab yourselves a seat on a comfy Chesterfield sofa, soak up the atmosphere and indulge in afternoon tea experience with an exciting twist at Lazy Lounge in Leeds. The guys at Lazy Lounge have swapped the traditional cuppa for a refreshing gin punch – we wouldn’t expect anything less from one of Leeds’ premier gin bars!
Enjoy a China teapot of Gin Punch served in China teacups served with a small selection of delicious cakes and sandwiches.
Order the Afternoon Tea for up to Four People Served with Gin Punch in Leeds for £28 for up to 4 people
Founded by Toby and Jane Whittaker, and hosted in their lovely family home, their small-batch, hand-made spirits produce internationally award winning gins and whisky. The guided tour takes you behind the scenes of the Whittaker’s family distillery, from the gin and whisky-making processes to the whisky barrel warehouse. The tour concludes with a tasting of their signature gins, accompanied by local Yorkshire nibbles.
Purchase a Tour and Tasting at Whittaker’s Distillery near Harrogate for only £22.50 Per Person
Spend an hour with the guys at Spirit of Yorkshire distillery and you will experience the passion and enthusiasm that goes into every drop produced here.
The distillery’s expert guides will tell you all about this age-old, hands-on process that is part science, part patience and part instinct. And you’ll round off the tour with a chance to try some of the Maturing Malt.
Order a One Hour Whisky Distillery Tour and Tasting Near the Yorkshire Coast for only £18
Enjoy afternoon tea with a difference in the quirky setting of the Pot Still cafe at the Spirit of Yorkshire whisky distillery. Every care and attention has gone into the design of the Pot Still cafe with its bespoke designer lighting and large windows offering views of the magnificent copper stills in the distillery below.
You will enjoy a fine Yorkshire Afternoon Tea with a selection of finely cut sandwiches, freshly baked scones and cakes served with a tea or coffee of your choice with the unique backdrop of Yorkshire’s First Single Malt Whisky Distillery.
Enjoy Afternoon Tea at The Spirit of Yorkshire Whisky Distillery for only £18
Learn to make a chocolate bar in York, the city that smells of chocolate (if you visit on the right day!) and the home of many well-loved chocolate brands and bars.
At the chocolate academy of York Cocoa Works you will learn how to create your very own chocolate bar whilst also finding out a little bit about the humble cocoa bean. Best of all you will need to experiment (taste) lots of different flavours to perfect your masterpiece. Once the chocolate has set you’ll finish off by packaging your bar before taking it home to enjoy at your leisure.
Enjoy a Chocolate Bar Making Experience in York for only £22.50
Uniquely Local Gift Vouchers are the perfect solution when you just can’t make a decision about which Uniquely Local gift experience to buy. It’s the thoughtful gift choice that doesn’t tie you down to one particular package.
Our gift vouchers are available in denominations from £10 to £300 and are valid for 18 months from date of purchase so the lucky recipient will have plenty of time to choose an experience.
Uniquely Local Gift Vouchers Available from £10
Join Bosuns Brewery for a hands-on pint-pulling experience. Choose from their finest beer selection, learn the art of the perfect pour before pairing with a mouth-watering pizza from Yorkshire Dough Box.
Purchase a Pull Your Own Pint with a Pizza for only £25 Per Person
Enjoy a decadent afternoon tea in the sumptuous surroundings of York’s most instagrammable cafe! Choose to enjoy your afternoon tea in one of three themed rooms at Plush cafe on Stonegate – pick the garden room complete with swing seats, or the art-deco inspired neon room or languish in the floor-cushion filled bohemian room.
Order Plush Afternoon Tea in York From £25.95
A fantastic gift for craft beer lovers and anyone wanting to sample some of Brew York’s beers and find out a bit more about their brewing process. This two hour beer and food tour with tasting experience takes place at Brew York on Walmgate, with amazing Asian street food provided by Yuzu Street Food!
Buy a Beer and Food Tour and Tasting at Brew York voucher for only £25
The walks are aimed at everyone and will cater to any age or ability. Visits can be tailored for visitors with limited mobility so they can meet the alpacas without having to take them for a walk. Walks are about 20 minutes up a short hill and then on the level or downhill on grass paths. After their walk you’ll give the alpacas their morning snack before letting them out to graze with their alpaca friends.
You’re welcome to stay and have a cuppa or an ice pop and watch them graze.
The one hour morning alpaca walk experience is available Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings.
Morning Alpaca Walks Near York are £20 for adults, £5 for kids (accompanying a paying adult)
Join Great Pottery Throwdown contestant Rebecca Norris on one of her pottery workshops which run throughout the year. Rebecca has many years experience as a teacher and will expertly guide you through your workshop with her passion for creativity and education. Her workshops are about having fun while learning some new skills which she hopes will inspire you to become more creative.
Book your Pottery Workshop Experience Voucher with Rebecca Norris Designs for only £30
An ideal family experience where you’ll have the chance to get hands on and create your very own signature gelato creation (using a lot of local milk!) at the Udder One in the Yorkshire Dales. Enjoy milkshake refreshments, a chef’s hat to take home and all the ice cream you can make!
Book the Gelato Ice Cream Making Experience in the Yorkshire Dales for only £30 Per Person
A fabulous stay at home experience to enjoy together this festive season. The Biskery have created a delicious biscuit gingerbread house kit to assemble and decorate at home. This DIY biscuit kit makes a great Christmas gift. Or you can order multiple kits and spend time together enjoying a festive group activity (for all ages) in the run up to the festive celebrations.
Purchase a Christmas Gingerbread House Decorating Kit for only £26.95
Head to the beautiful Wharfe Valley to the cosy Brownie Barn. Choose from Eggs Benedict, Eggs Royale, Eggs Florentine or Avo-cuddle, the Brownie Barn twist on avocado on toast. All served with a glass of champagne, a coffee, and a juice. Sit back, relax and enjoy the views.
Book a Champagne Breakfast for Two at The Brownie Barn for only £25 Per Person