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16th Birthday Ideas

A 16th Birthday is a step closer to adulthood and usually signifies the last year of school for most teenagers. What better gift for a 16-year-old than to get behind the wheel and actually drive the latest Lamborghini, Ferrari, Aston Martin, Porsche and many more! We at specialise in unique gifts that make ideal one-off gifts for a special occasion such as a 16th Birthday.

Junior Driving Experiences Junior Driving From £19.00
Football Gifts and Stadium Tours Football and Stadium Tours From £32.00
Karting Experiences Karting From £99.00
Young Driver Training Young Driver Training From £54.00
Segway Experiences Segway From £30.00
Birds of Prey Birds of Prey From £49.00
Climbing and Abseiling Climbing and Abseiling From £39.00
Indoor Skydiving Indoor Skydiving From £29.99
Sphereing Sphereing From £29.00
Paintballing Paintballing From £9.00

16th Birthday Gifts and Experiences

When you're searching for presents for your friend or childs 16th birthday, you have to get it right. It's their 16th birthday, therefore you should offer them something special to celebrate their big day. They are no longer children, but they are not adults either. This does not mean they cannot enjoy all the excitement that comes with being a young adult whether it is with a Supercar Drive or a luxury spa visit. We've done our homework, and we have 16th birthday presents for him and her prepared.

We have a wide range of birthday gift ideas for you to pick from around the country. We can help you search for all kinds of activities: whether it's arts and crafts, adventure, food and drink, or junior driving experiences.

They will be sixteen soon, and you should get some gift ideas in advance. Have afternoon tea or a day at the spa in London. Indulge in interests or pastimes with an animal encounter - and meet some big cats if you’re feline brave. Or a Skincare and Makeover session with London beauty experts. See a game at a stadium, go skydiving in an indoor location, or enjoy some horseback riding.

Let them experience some military survival adventure days - or the scariest one of all - zombie paintball!

There is so much to do - let us help you with your 16th birthday gift ideas!

Driving Experiences available for 16th Birthday Celebrations

To this day, we may not have achieved the decadence of American Sweet 16th birthday celebrations, but nevertheless, it is true that a 16th birthday is an important event, and demands a gift or party to commemorate the occasion.

30 minute driving training for teenagers. This young driver experience, accessible at multiple sites around the UK, is the best method to offer these drivers a sense of what it's like to drive.

If that’s too tepid you can just sit them in a supercar if you want - and let a professional driver make them wish they had 800 seatbelts - safely of course.

The UK venues offer young motorheads the opportunity to go driving in some of the world's most coveted supercars, including Lamborghinis, Ferraris, and Audis.

More Experience Ideas for a Sweet 16th

It can be a maze finding a fantastic gift for a 16-year-old, after all, where do you even start?

Let put a smile on their face, and take the stress away from you, with our superb assortment of amazing experiences.

Even More Driving

Even youngsters can get behind the wheel of a supercar and enjoy the thrills, power and handling that these monster motors deliver by the bucket load.

Just imagine their surprise when you tell them that you’re giving them the keys to a Ferrari, Lamborghini, McLaren, Porsche, Aston Martin or one of our other fantastic supercars.

Of course, they’ll not be let loose on their own and are accompanied by a professional instructor at all times. As well as making sure safety is paramount, the instructor will also make sure that the birthday girl or boy gets the most of their time putting pedal-to-the-metal.

As well as supercars, there are plenty of other ways to celebrate a birthday in the driver’s seat.

Karting provides fast-paced action and is a perfect group activity. Who will take the chequered flag and, more importantly, the bragging rights?!

Alternatively, mark the occasion with a young driver training experience and learn some basic driving techniques that could pay dividends when learning for real.


In hot weather, watersports are great, with all kinds of aquatic activities available for any kind of person. Stunning vistas, learning new boating techniques, and putting cooperation to the test on a demanding whitewater course are just some of the things that you can let them experience. Calm kayak journeys across the UK's coastal areas are available - or maybe book them some time in a zorb. Yes we said zorb - it’s a giant waterproof hamsterball for people.

Arena action

Young football fans will love our football stadium tours and we’ve some of the biggest, and most iconic grounds in the country to visit and enjoy.

These sporting arenas are where legends have been made and with our behind-the-scenes tours, you’ll be able to soak up the atmosphere and learn some stadium fun facts and trivia.

After all, what better way to spend a birthday with friends than by exploring Anfield, Stamford Bridge or Old Trafford, plus many other top flight football grounds.

Adrenalin rush

If it's an unforgettable action you’re after, then has the experience for you.

Paintballing is a great way to splatter some mates, while sphereing inside a giant inflatable ball is totally exhilarating.

Meanwhile, climbing and abseiling provide challenges that will leave the birthday boy or girl with a great sense of achievement.

For nature lovers, we even have birds of prey experiences, giving the chance to get close up to these majestic creatures.

Scary adventures are usually fun. Activities that shake you to the core can help you build long-term memories. As an adrenaline addicted teen they might want to jump out of a plane from 7000 feet - but we also have indoor skydiving as well! The sensation you get when you bungee jump is exactly the same, except you plunge towards the earth and just come straight back up.

Booking a 16th Birthday Experience

Booking an experience couldn’t be easier - browse our selection above and book the experience gift you want at the location you choose. Our friendly customer service team will then be in touch with all the details and to confirm everything. If you are totally unsure - you can just use our gift card service - enter in the amount you want to put on it and you’re done! Give it as a 16th birthday gift and let the birthday boy/girl choose from hundreds of activities.

Remember to ensure that all participants fulfil all standards before booking particular experiences. For example, if you do not meet the requirements for driving (height and weight limitations), you will not be able to drive in certain driving encounters.

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TrackDays offers a broad selection of items, events and track days for motorsports experts and novices. We deal with leading experienced suppliers in the UK directly and their site and car line-up may be subject to change - so specifications on our site may vary.

Vehicles and Circuits promotes a broad variety of facilities, cars and sites. If a service is not available due to failure, weather or construction operations, a replacement service is provided. It is important to remember that a change of place, day, vehicle and schedule is occasionally necessary. For about £20-£25 per driver, a damage waiver may be agreed. These waivers are usually completely voluntary, and they may be accepted on the day of the event.

Time Limits and Sessions

All event and session durations have an estimated length. You will be notified as soon as possible if an event must be rescheduled. Your ticket is non-refundable after your itinerary has been approved.

To ensure the health and safety of workers and drivers, most driving experiences have limitations in place. You must generally be between the heights of 4'11" and 6'6" and weigh less than 18 stone in order to qualify. Passengers must be 16 years old or older. To prevent mistakes, please double-check, since it varies based on the vehicle and degree of competence required. Any driver participating in a driving activity or a vehicle track day must always have their full driver's licence with them. An unrestricted motorcycle licence is required for all bike track days. To take part, you must have the appropriate licence. All cars are subjected to a static and/or drive-by noise test during a vehicle track day. Wherever feasible, we show the static noise constraints on our timetable. A vehicle that fails the drive-by or static noise testing on the day of the test will not be allowed to participate on the circuit and will not be reimbursed entry. For public track days, helmets are mandatory. You must wear two-piece zip-together or entire leather protection to compete in a race. Before you are permitted to ride on the track, any additional restrictions and limitations will be presented to you. If you are asked to leave the track due to misbehaviour, you will not be entitled to a refund. Participants must realise that the venues we represent are held to a very high standard of safety.

Weather Conditions

Your event may be influenced by poor weather conditions. Regrettably, it is not always feasible to reschedule before an event. Track days and driving experiences are sometimes cancelled and rescheduled due to poor weather. A refund will be given only if it is feasible.


Our event calendar is updated as often as possible on our website. Please use the contact form if you can't locate the event or date you're searching for. We will do all we can to help you. It is advisable to secure your desired event, venue, and date as soon as possible during popular seasons such as weekends and summer months. Your reservation will be forfeited if you do not adhere to the terms and restrictions set out by the event host. After you've booked a reservation, you can't modify it.

Your booking confirmation should specify the date and time of your event (this does not include the automatic purchase email you receive that confirms what you have just ordered). Within 48 hours after completing the purchase, you should get a final confirmation. The venues will provide a suitable substitute on the day if any vehicles or equipment become unavailable due to mechanical breakdown.

Voucher Terms and Conditions

Gift Voucher holders may use the purchase price of a still-valid Gift Voucher to pay for any item on the site in part or in whole. Vouchers are only valid for one person unless otherwise stated. A top-up payment may be paid if necessary to increase the value of a voucher so that it may be used to book a more costly event. Keep in mind that the price of an activity might vary depending on the season. If the event's cost is less than the voucher's value, the remaining credit will be maintained until the voucher's expiry date. We recommend arranging your event as soon as possible since your experience must be completed before the expiry date shown on the front of your Voucher. All coupons are valid until the stated expiry date, after which they will automatically expire and will not be renewed.

Additional Terms & Conditions

Our gift packages are sent by Royal Mail 48®, which takes 3 to 5 working days, or by DPD. Go to the website's news section at the bottom of the page to view the final Christmas delivery dates.

If you get a new personalised loyalty discount code, it is only valid for the individual whose name appears on the voucher card and cannot be used to book an event for anyone else. This applies to extra drivers as well as passengers. The offer is good for any UK track day booked via our website, subject to availability. After the first track day appointment is scheduled, this voucher is non-refundable.

Some suppliers may charge an additional fee for damage waivers paid on the day. We make it clear to our customers that they are not obligated to buy anything in order to take part in the event. During the safety briefing, all of this will be explained. When renting performance vehicles, damage waivers are suggested since accident damage may be costly.

All pricing includes VAT unless otherwise stated. At any moment, we have the right to change the price of any product. We have the right to refuse a booking if we are unable to fulfil it due to a price mistake on the website. We assume you have read and accepted our terms and conditions if you buy an experience day or your own vehicle track day over the phone with a staff member.

Calls to the booking line are recorded for staff training purposes; however, call recording is turned off if sensitive information is supplied over the phone. The inclusion of an experience range does not indicate that we guarantee any of our suppliers' safety standards or excellent performance, despite the fact that all of our providers are well-known and have been carefully vetted.

Our suppliers' Public Liability Insurance will cover all event attendees. Other insurance options may be found in the Insurance section, such as 'Own Vehicle and Personal Accident Cover.'

We do not accept open wheel cars on regular public track days. has the right to change these terms at any moment and without prior notice to customers.