Wish stories – here are some stories about the wishes we have granted so far:

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Sue Wish – April 2018

In April we granting a special Wish for Sue. She had the best time on her Wish which she enjoyed with her lovely friends. Special thanks to George, Victoria & the Fabulous Team at www.southampton-harbour-hotel.co.uk for hosting a very special champagne afternoon tea. Huge thanks as always to Paul from www.oakleylimos.co.uk for transporting everyone on the Wish. Thank you also to www.florists-southampton.com for Sue’s beautiful flowers from us for her Wish xx Our wishes truly make special memories for many people to treasure xx To see more photos from Sue’s Wish please see our Facebook post... read more

Tony’s Wish – April 2018

Over the Easter weekend we granted a lovely Wish for Tony and his loved ones to enjoy together. Tony is a huge train fan so he spent a fabulous day on the Bluebell Railway and enjoyed a special dining experience and spectacular views from his Ashdown Carriage. For his Wish we would like to say a big thank you to Lee at www.skinners.travel for transporting Tony & all his family to and from his Wish safely. Huge thank you to the Staff at www.bluebell-railway.co.uk for helping arrange this special Wish. Our wishes make treasured lasting memories for many for more photos from Tony’s Wish please see our post on... read more

Vicki’s Wish – March 2018

What better way to tell you about Vicki’s Wish which we granted this week then for her to tell you herself. Big thank you to all the Team at https://www.aspinallfoundation.org/port-lympne for looking after Vicki & her loved ones throughout her Wish. ‘Just got home from the most amazing break at Port Lympne wildlife safari park which was granted to me and my loved ones by your Fabulous Charity. From the very start of my application, Gini and her team have been great going the extra mile to make my wish so special – creating fabulous memories for me and my family and for this I am eternally grateful. On our first night we stayed in deer lodge with views of the Kent coastline and the beautiful reserve with a watering hole right outside our front door, which was frequently visited by deer, bison, camels, zebras etc. The next night we stayed in the beautiful Giraffe Cottage where we had our own personal chef cooking us a delicious 3 course meal and returning the next day cooking us a big fat breakfast, with our bellies full we were taken on a vip safari tour where we saw many endangered animals up close and personal – highlight of the trip was our vip giraffe experience feeding and stroking these magnificent animals. A special thanks goes to David and Alex, our tour guides, who were so knowledgable and helpful, going that extra mile to make this a special experience for us. Also Alex our personal chef who kept us well fed with delicious food. Thank you so so much for my wish... read more

Christine’s Wish – March 2018

We granted a special Wish for Christine at the end of March. Her lovely cousin helped us arrange a special Wish for her to experience with her loved ones. We arranged for Christine have a personal Limo Driver for the whole of Wish experience, they all stay overnight and enjoy dinner before they went to watch ‘Cinderella’ at the Southampton Mayflower Theatre. Special Thanks to Paul from www.oakleylimos.co.uk who as always made our Wish person and loved ones feel super special. Sadly just a few days after her Wish Christine lost her brave battle but we were thrilled to have granted something special for her to enjoy. This memory will be treasured by those that joined her on her... read more

Sharron’s Wish – March 2018

In March we granted Sharron’s Wish where her & her loved ones had the best time together in Peterborough laughing at Jason Manford’s LIVE show. It was proper belly laughing out loud kind of stuff and such a great show! He’s still on tour if you fancy a good night for more details please go to his site www.jasonmanford.com Huge thank you to Jason & Gordon for all their time and for helping us make Sharron’s Wish extra special by organising a Meet & Greet before the show. Jason was an absolute gent, one of nicest comedians and people you could meet! Special thanks to Matt their personal driver for the night for the second time, for getting them all to and from the Venue by Limo www.dtlimos.co.uk For more photos from Sharron’s Wish please see our Facebook post... read more

Alistair’s Wish – March 2018

In March we granted a very special & unique Wish for Alistair. It was the quickest Wish we’ve ever granted as we booked it Monday evening, yes the night before! Alistair got to spend the day with his Hero Jonny Wilkinson and go to the England training ground. He watched the England Rugby players training and meet them & their coaches. Jonny was a true gent we are very thankful with how much time he kindly donated for this Wish for us, as he even joined them for lunch. For Alistair’s Wish we would like to thank you to say a HUGE thank you to http://www.jonnywilkinson.com the Players & Team making this day so special for Alistair & his loved ones. A memory they will truly cherish forever. Thank you to Georgie & fantastic Staff at the Brasserie at Pennyhill Park www.exclusive.co.uk/pennyhill-park Finally thank you for last minute return private chauffeur transport from www.cintracks.com xx To see more photos from this Wish please see our Facebook Post... read more

Graham’s Wish – February 2018

In early February we granted a very special & unique Wish for Graham. We worked on this Wish for a several weeks to find him the best possible experience. Graham had always been a Steam Train Fan so his Wish was to go on the Belmond Pullman Steam Train. Here are some words from Graham himself about his Wish which he sent to us when he got home on Saturday after his experience: ‘Dear BLW, Today was the most wonderful and magical day our thanks to your organisation. You really made it so special for my Wife & I, I cannot day thank you enough. A beautiful dream, you have made me so happy’ Graham. For Graham’s Wish we would like to say a huge thank you to Gary & Joanna from www.belmond.com/trains/europe/uk/belmond-british-pullman for helping with every aspect of this Wish. Also a big thank you to one of our lovely regular Wish Chauffeurs – Paul from www.oakleylimos.co.uk who transported them to and from London Victoria both safely and in style. It was an absolute pleasure for us to grant this special wish for Graham and his lovely Wife to enjoy together. Making treasured memories like these is exactly what our wishes are all about xx To see more photos from Graham’s Wish please follow this link... read more

Andrew’s Wish – January 2018

In January we had arranged with the help of his lovely Sister Catherine a very special Wish for Andrew to enjoy with his family. Andrew’s Wish was to go to Grove in Oxfordshire the home to Williams F1 Team and have a special Wish day there including a tour with his loved ones. Andrew has been a long term Formula One Fan! Sadly Andrew became unwell the day before his Wish so we arranged for Williams to send Andrew something special instead this is what they sent…. An amazing personally signed piece of Pastor Maldonado’s F1 car! Receiving this item on what should have been his Wish Day was truly amazing for Andrew and his loved ones. We would like to say a HUGE thank everyone at www.williamsf1.com for helping us organise Andrew’s original Wish but also for going the extra mile to get this out to him immediately... read more

Chris’ Wish – January 2018

For Chris we had booked a special Private VIP Helicopter Flight over London for him & his Close Friend Gaynor to enjoy together. A big thank you to Gaynor who helped us so much to try and organise this Wish for Chris. Sadly after trying many different dates due to the british weather Chris just didn’t get up in the air and then sadly he became to unwell to book again. We did manage to get Chris & Gaynor to the airfield where they enjoyed lunch together and Chris received a special goodie bag. However the Weather on the day just wouldn’t allow the flight to go ahead. For this Wish we would like to say a big thank you to The Team at Bookers Airfield from www.heliair.com for all their help with organising this Wish for Chris. Also Special thanks to The Staff & Driver from www.jjmtaxis.com/ in Bracknell as they provided the transport for Chris & Gaynor to and from the... read more

Vicky’s Wish – December 2017

In December we granted Vicky a very unique themed Wish based on Harry Potter & Trains as these were Vicky’s favourite things! She had the most fantastic time and was accompanied by her close friend Fiona and Daughter. First they travelled from home by Limo to London and took the Caledonia Sleeper Train up to Fort William. Then they stayed locally ready for her Wish Day to commence on Monday. Her Wish Day was so special and together they experienced a ‘Harry Potter’ VIP day trip from Fort William to Mallaig this included Afternoon tea, champagne and lots of Harry Potter goodies. For this unique Wish we would to say a HUGE thank you to the following people: Firstly to JK Rowling’s Team for sending us a special parcel for Vicky. To Mark Stevens from American Limos in Southend-on-Sea for transporting the three of them to and from London. To Jane and the Team at www.sleeper.scot as they made the sleeper journey part of Jane’s Wish truly special. Also a big thank you to Elaine from www.westcoastrailways.co.uk/jacobite/jacobite-steam-train-details.cfm all of those that helped her & even the Guard at Fort William station. As each of you played vital part in making this Wish magnificent for Vicky. Finally thank you to Rhea at www.strathmorehotels-thealexandra.com for helping us arrange accommodation for this Wish. To see lots more photos from this special Wish please see our Facebook post – https://www.facebook.com/BucketListWishes/posts/1638068772921355 Our wishes we grant make such magical memories and these will always be cherished by Vicky’s loved ones that joined her on this spectacular Wish.... read more