Welcome to our Blog

This is where you can get to know our team a bit better, and read about the things that make us smile.

Team RLD do Gauntlet Games for Willow

Posted on June 28, 2017 by Issy

Regular readers of our blog will know that Red Letter Days staff never turn down the opportunity for charity fun, and going the extra mile for Willow is our favourite speciality. And so last Saturday, Trent Park saw big numbers out in force… Read More

Your Inspirational Easter Gift Guide

Posted on March 31, 2017 by Issy

It’s been a long time coming but, after what feels like forever, spring is just around the corner. With its arrival, people are enthusiastically shaking off their hats and scarves along with the dreariness that often coincides with the colder winter months. Read More

10 Reasons to Visit Newcastle

Posted on March 21, 2017 by Laura Foulger

WIN Afternoon Tea for Two at The Vermont **THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED** OUR COMPETITION CLOSED AT 12PM ON MARCH 2017. THANK YOU TO ALL OUR ENTRANTS. ONE LUCKY WINNER WILL BE TAKING AFTERNOON TEA AT THE VERMONT HOTEL! Springing up from the north bank… Read More

7 Reasons to Visit Manchester

Posted on February 21, 2017 by Brooke

Home to world-famous football teams, iconic bands, Coronation Street and chips and gravy, Manchester is Northern England's diverse, energetic and creative hub. For anyone planning to visit for a weekend or perhaps thinking of moving north, read on for 7 reasons why you should definitely consider… Read More

The Bucket List – The Three Horseshoes Hotel and Spa

Posted on February 16, 2017 by Andrea

.mybox{background:rgba(255,255,255,0.75); padding: 6px; margin: 0 20px 0 20px;} As part of our plan to help others #LiveALittle in 2017, we promised we’d celebrate #BucketListThursdays by providing one person (or couple) a month with an experience to tick off their list! And we’ve done just… Read More

Top Things to See and Do in Amsterdam

Posted on January 24, 2017 by Andrea

If you Google Amsterdam, you’ll find many travel guides are based around the things everyone knows make The Netherlands’ capital an unbeatable stag or hen night destination: its controversial red light zone and the comparatively relaxed legal attitude to a certain herb. But Amsterdam is so much… Read More

Health and Well-Being Tips

Posted on November 4, 2016 by Brooke

It's National Spa Week this week (2nd - 6th November 2016), so we got together with Espirit Spa and Wellness at Holiday Inn Reading to compile a list of lifestyle and exercise health and well-being tips to improve your health. Read More

Escape Room – The Ultimate Challenge

Posted on October 21, 2016 by Andrea

A desperate race against time. A race for survival, a battle of wits against nerves, confusion against reality, teamwork against panic… Just how much do you trust your friends and colleagues? An Escape Room is the perfect way to test that trust. Will you… Read More

Behind the Doors of Hotel Gotham

Posted on October 3, 2016 by Brooke

This 5-star Art Deco Manchester hotel has been in Coronation Street, Real Housewives of Cheshire and Cold Feet to name but a few hit TV series. So what exactly is within Hotel Gotham that makes it one of the hottest locations in town? We take… Read More

The Hovercraft – a Gliding Enigma

Posted on September 30, 2016 by Andrea

Invented in the 1960's, the hovercraft is the ultimate all-terrain vehicle, capable of taking on off-road mud and grass and then gliding effortlessly onto water. More and more people are getting excited about the idea of piloting a futuristic-looking vehicle that doesn't technically fly or… Read More

Classic Car Driving at Heyford Park

Posted on September 26, 2016 by Brooke

Recently RLD's Darpan and Andrew headed to Heyford Park to enjoy a classic car driving experience courtesy of U Drive Cars. Darpan jumped behind the wheel of a Porsche 911 and Andrew tried his hand at driving a Shelby Mustang 68 Fastback. Find out how they… Read More

London Fashion Week SS17

Posted on September 21, 2016 by Brooke

That time of year is upon us again - bring on London Fashion Week SS17! New York Fashion Week is over for another season and it's London's time to shine. Last year, in our London Fashion Week SS 16 blog, we talked about the… Read More

Maserati Driving in London

Posted on September 16, 2016 by Issy

For anyone who loves beautiful cars, can you think of anything better than being offered the chance to drive a car of your dreams around the streets of London?  Neither could Red Letter Days' very own Phil and Steve. They did not need asking… Read More

The Thames Festival and Thames Rocket Powerboating

Posted on September 7, 2016 by Andrea

The month of September is a special one for the capital’s longest river, with The Thames Trust’s Totally Thames Festival going on all month. From floating art installations to the symbolic Source to Sea Relay, from the Tall Ships Cruise to the annual… Read More

Top Tips to Improve Photos

Posted on September 5, 2016 by Brooke

Getting the perfect photo, whether for Instagram or to capture the perfect moment of a wedding, is a tricky art! Recently RLD's Sevda and Raj went along to a Red Cloud Evening Photography City Tour in London and the duo experimented with different light techniques and… Read More

What Makes Hot Air Ballooning So Exciting?

Posted on August 23, 2016 by Issy

It's was a long time coming, but the hot air ballooning season, which generally runs from April to October, is here. Our signature Red Letter Days balloons are raring to go and in this blog post, we celebrate all things hot air ballooning so… Read More

Six Top Tips for Great Holiday Photos

Posted on August 22, 2016 by Brooke

Now that the summer holidays are here you are going to want to be out and about with your camera creating some wonderful memories on camera! Here are 6 top tips for great holiday photos, courtesy of our friends at Red Cloud Photography for capturing… Read More

Hot Air Ballooning: Meet the Makers

Posted on August 19, 2016 by Issy

It's no hidden secret that we are fanatical about hot air ballooning at Red Letter Days! Remember our trip to the factory to see our Red Letter Days hot air balloons being made and tested? Cameron Balloons are one of the most… Read More

Out and About at Cameron Balloons

Posted on August 16, 2016 by Issy

Our partnership with Balloons Over Britain means that we can't be beaten on price for hot air balloon rides UK and are the exclusive retailer of hot air balloon rides London. We proudly have our very own Red Letter Days hot air balloons up in… Read More