From jumping out of aeroplanes to cooking Thai cuisine, there’s a special gift for all tastes and every level of daring

1) Skydiving in Strathallan

Gifts rarely come as thrilling as this . . . a Christmas Skydive voucher from Scotland’s home of parachute jumping, Skydive Strathallan. They have no expiry date and can be used towards any solo or tandem jump, or skydiving course. From £50

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2) Cocktail mixology in Glasgow and Edinburgh

The perfect gift for someone who loves tea and cocktails: a voucher for Bird & Blend’s Cocktail Tea Mixology Workshop includes the chance to learn about the diverse world of tea and how it can be used to create delicious cocktails or mocktails to impress your guests. £45

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3) Foraging in Galloway

Galloway Wild Foods offers bespoke foraging and wild dining experiences exploring the use of Scotland’s wild plants, seaweeds and mushrooms in food and health. Vouchers can be used to book a guided walk and wild food picnic with foraged cocktails, foraging webinars, or one-to-one online mentoring. From £30

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4) Drive a supercar in Ingliston

If supercars are more your bag, Ingliston Racing Circuit provides the opportunity to drive some impressive vehicles on its exclusive track in Edinburgh. Vouchers can be used towards the perfect day out for driving enthusiasts. From £49

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5) Eat your way round Glasgow

The Glasgow Food and Drink Tour is a wonderful way to explore the city’s history and culture while sampling from some of its best restaurants, shops and bars. Gift vouchers make a lovely present for foodies and can be used towards any tour. 
From £80

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6) Tour the Isle of Harris distillery

For the gin lover in your life, why not consider a special gift by purchasing a tour of the beautiful Isle of Harris Distillery? Knowledgeable and welcoming local guides are ready to share a dram and a story or two behind the scenes of the whisky and gin distilling operations.

£17.50 (includes tastings)

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7) Take a Thai cooking class in Glasgow

If you know someone who has always wanted to unlock the secrets of Thai cooking, a voucher towards a Chaophraya Cooking Masterclass would be a welcome Christmas present. The Glasgow restaurant’s popular experience includes a demo, tasting session and chance to cook two dishes. From £89

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8) Try driving a tank

Why not give an unusual, but ultimately thrilling, gift in the form of Tank Driving Scotland’s vouchers? An experience with the only operator of military vehicle driving experiences in Scotland gives you a day out like no other… From £149

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9) Swim with sharks

It’s a Christmas present with bite – the chance to swim with basking sharks! Gift vouchers can also be used towards Basking Shark Scotland’s many eco-conscious wildlife adventure tours, which include visiting Fingal’s Cave, swimming with seals, and lunch with the puffins. From £150

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10) Enjoy history across Scotland

Give the gift of Scottish history (and the chance to savour some excellent scones) with a National Trust for Scotland membership. It provides access to more than 100 attractions across the country and supports the charity in carrying out essential conservation work. From £4.85 per month,