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Top 5 Valentine's Day date ideas to share with your special someone

Last updated on Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Written by Kyra Thompson

With Valentine’s Day coming soon, love is most definitely in the air. Lavish gifts and sharing special moments are custom for expressing your love to the one you cherish the most. For all of you romantics at heart, we have compiled a list of our top five ideas on how you can woo your beloved this Valentine's Day.

It’s imperative that your gesture is passionate, personal and stands out from the crowd. However, no need to splurge; there is something suitable for every budget. We are here to help you pull out all the stops and schmooze your lover on this dreamy day.

1. Romantic trip over London by night


Why not have a date night that is just that little bit more special. Witness the spectacular London skyline alight in the Emirates Air Line Cable Car. Taking in the picturesque landscape of the city, you and your loved one can glide over London on a romantic journey for two. With options from just £10 per person, this unique activity is very affordable and unique. 

2. Dine with dazzling moonlit views from the Shard


Indulge in an exquisite dinner for two at the Aqua Shard Restaurant London. Situated on the 31st floor of the Shard tower, your date will be on cloud nine with this extraordinary experience overlooking the bustling city of London. With dishes of roasted cod and potted rabbit to a salted caramel mousse, you will find something pleasing for all palates. For approximately £150 for two courses with wine per couple, you can treat your true love to a dining experience they will never forget. 

3. Segway Tour – explore the great outdoors with your better half


Try something a bit more adventurous this Valentine's Day. For the thrill seekers and adrenaline junkies at heart, you could get away on a challenging Virgin Experience Segway DayWith locations all over the UK, you will be guaranteed an experience like no other, bringing joy and laughs to all ages. From only £65 per couple, you could awaken your inner spirit for adventure. London locations include Alexandra Palace and Battersea Park.

4. A staycation for two 


Whisk your special someone away for a relaxing retreat to one of the UK’s favourite destinations for some rest and recreation. Stay in your very own love nest and experience local delights and boutiques together. From shopping and wine tasting to a tranquil spa experience, you will not be short of things to do. You don’t have to go far for this lavish weekend break. With many beautiful villages and towns nearby, you can explore quaint areas such as Bath or Cotswolds.

5. Wine and dine with dinner at home


Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be a big expenditure. If you are looking for something a bit more affordable, why not make a romantic meal for your loved one at home and cuddle up on the sofa watching an old classic film. With creative sample menus online and “dine in for two” offers in your local Marks & Spencer, it is more convenient than ever to prepare a meal fit for a King or Queen. A simple gesture can sometimes mean more on Valentine’s Day than an elaborate public display.

From high end to budget friendly suggestions, you are spoilt for choice with these unique ideas. Get ahead now and organise your unique Valentine’s Day celebrations.

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