The Giving To Services charity auction: what is up for grabs?


With the London Marathon just around the corner, we want to give a quick overview of all the incredible items and experiences we have for you in the charity auction we have set up in support of Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity.

The auction offers a wide range of unique items and experiences that will appeal to runners and travellers, from gin lovers to coffee addicts!

1. Contact Coffee Bundle - 4000g

Next Minimum Bid - £55

Fancy yourself a bulk of some of the most popular blends from Contact Coffee Co? This prize is perfect for the coffee addict WORTH OVER £110! With 4000g to get your hands on, you will have plenty of coffee to keep you going, whether that's at home, in the office, or out on a camping trip!

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2. Wine Escape to Tuscany for 4

Next Minimum Bid - £1,075

Choose either a 3 or a 4-night stay in a 2 bedrooms/2 bathrooms charming apartment in the medieval town of Cortona! Italian aperitivo. Enjoy one of the most famous traditions of the Italian lifestyle in a cool wine bar in the main piazza of Cortona. Explore a renowned winery in the countryside near Cortona, with a cellar visit, lunch, and wine pairing included.

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3. QHotels Spa Day for 2 with Lunch

Next Minimum Bid - £390

Treat yourself and someone special to some much-needed luxury and indulgence with a pampering spa experience at one of 19 spas at QHotels, the four-star hotel chain awarded AA Hotel Group of the Year 2014-15. Your relaxing day includes a 50-minute professional treatment each; you may choose from a selection of six, including a Relaxing Face and Back Ritual with ESPA and a GELeration Foot Spa Ritual, so whether it’s hands, feet, muscles or skin you’re looking to refresh and revitalise, there’ll be a treatment for you.

To ensure you don’t spend your day feeling peckish, you’ll also savour a delicious two-course light lunch together.

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4. Bombay Sapphire Distillery Tour with Hotel for Two People

Next Minimum Bid - £480

Gin, the drink of the moment! Discover the craftsmanship and heritage behind Bombay Sapphire gin as you experience its state-of-the-art distillery at Laverstoke Mill, situated within a conservation area in rural Hampshire.

The package is for 2 people to enjoy a 1-hour cocktail masterclass with cocktail sampling during the session, a self-discovery experience with an interactive map, a complimentary drink at the Mill Bar, plus a night’s accommodation (Double Occupancy). The tour is available on Friday, Saturday and Sundays and can take up to 3 hours.

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5. Beat the Medalist in a Cycling Session

Next Minimum Bid – £395

The chance to ride with and against GB Gold Medallists starts with an intensive coaching session under the guidance of the expert Velo Park staff and then enables you to get used to each of the unique cycling tracks at the iconic Velo Park. Wherever you finish, you get a medal presented by an actual Gold Medallist and a photo signed by the athlete, capturing that once-in-a-lifetime moment.

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GTS Team
October 5, 2023