Top 5 Retirement Gift Experiences in Yorkshire

Our pick of the best retirement gift experiences in Yorkshire.

When you retire it can be a bit overwhelming to think of ways to fill your free time after all your
hard work. People might be offering suggestions of hobbies, exotic holidays in the sun, or new clubs
to join. We’ve collected some of our favourite retirement gift experiences in Yorkshire to spark inspiration or perhaps reveal your own unexpected skills. Try something new with Uniquely Local and make the most of your retirement in Yorkshire!

Pick up a paintbrush and have fun with watercolours


Facing a blank canvas is always a little intimidating, even for the most seasoned artist. Luckily with
this experience you’ll be guided through the whole process from mixing colours to painting a
beautiful Yorkshire landscape with Richard Kitson. Refreshments are included too! This is a great
way to begin a new artistic journey.

A full day Landscapes in Watercolour workshop with Richard Kitson costs £150

Get your dancing shoes on with a partner


Dancing is a great way to stay fit while having fun. Perfect for couples, this experience includes
tutoring from fully trained professionals in a range of styles from ballroom and salsa to jazz and tap.
This class aims to boost your confidence and skill so you feel much more comfortable throwing
shapes on the dancefloor to your favourite tunes!

A dance experience for two people costs £95

Learn your way around a camera and shoot your favourite memories


Modern cameras make it easier than ever to create stunning photography that wouldn’t look out of
place on the wall of a gallery – but it’s also easy to get lost in all those settings and buttons. Why not
bring your camera to this one-on-one photography session in York, where the talented Stewart
Waite will guide you through the basics of taking beautiful photos in York’s stunning surroundings.

A one to one photography workshop with a professional photographer costs £150

Become a master chocolatier and treat yourself


Calling all chocolate lovers! This indulgent experience will teach you and a friend the ins and outs of
making your very own chocolate creations. Chocolatier Kala King will guide you through making
delicious ganache with fresh nuts, spices, and herbs, before you temper, mould, and decorate your
chocolate. A perfect way to learn to make hand-crafted treats suitable for every occasion.

A luxury chocolate making experience costs £160 for two people


Taste delicious Yorkshire wine and tour a vineyard


For a relaxed day out, why not treat yourself and a loved one to a tour of Yorkshire Heart vineyard.
Vineyard owners Chris and Gillian will accompany you and a friend as you learn all about the wine-
making process and enjoy tasting a selection of the white, red & rose wines that they produce.

With 10 acres of natural beauty to enjoy, followed by tasters of fine Yorkshire-produced wine and a
delicious lunch, this is a great introduction to wine.

A vineyard tour followed by light lunch for two people costs £70

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