Top 10 Ideas for A Luxury Valentine's Date in the UK

By on Jan 31, 2014
Top 10 Ideas for A Luxury Valentine's Date in the UK

The UK has several romantic destinations and activities perfect for Valentine’s Day. Here are our top picks.

Planning a luxury valentine’s date for your loved one? Here are some great offers that you can take up if you’re willing to spend the dough on traveling. The UK has some unforgettable offers for lovers on this special day.

1. Fly to London and go see The London Eye

The London Eye offers several romantic date options every year. This year, the romantic and famed venue offers an unforgettable riverboat dining experience with champagne to boot. You may have to book in advance though.

2. Watch the stars at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich

Fly to Greenwich and go stargazing together at the best possible place on earth: the Royal Observatory in Greenwich. You and your partner can watch the stars through an amazing 28-inch telescope. Tickets for this special valentine’s date offer includes a glass of bubbly and a red rose. The date is only valid on the 14th of February, Greenwich time, with each ticket costing around £28 per person.

3. Have a charming afternoon tea at the George Hotel

Go to The George Hotel in Penrith Cumbria, but instead of have the usual Valentine’s dinner, have an old-fashioned afternoon tea date instead. The offer includes an authentic tea experience, much like the old English folks loved to have, as well as a complimentary glass of bubbly for each of you. This costs only around £15 per person and is available from the 14th of February to the 16th, from 2 to 5:30 in the afternoon, UK time.

4. Send a personalized message into the sky at The Roof Gardens

Take advantage of The Roof Garden’s multi-color laser system and send a personalized message into the sky on February 14. The message will fly 100 feet above London and will definitely stun your loved one. Once you’ve said what your heart means to say, you can go down to the private club for a 4-course meal followed by some dancing.

5. Watch a show on West End

Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to splurge a little on tickets for a show on West End. Check out what’s playing and choose a show you and your loved one will both enjoy.

6. Don Exotic Masks for a Masquerade Ball at the Medieval Banquet

Pick matching masks and attend an exquisite masquerade ball at the Medieval Banquet located in St. Katherone Docks. The ball offers a nice excuse to get dressed up and to enjoy some romantic dancing and dining. Dance among minstrels, jesters, and troubadours for an unforgettable night, and be transported back in time by the carnivalesque backdrop bringing back the spirit of the Venetian Fayres of olden times. Enjoy a sumptuous Venetian meal to complete the date. Tickets cost £60 per person, and the ball begins at 8:15 pm. If you need some dance lessons, a waltz class for beginners will be held at 7:00 pm.

7. Cruise through London under the stars

Go on a romantic river cruise on Valentine’s night and watch London light up. The cruise sails from Westminster Pier and goes around the famous sights of the city for three hours. During the trip, you will be treated to a three-course dinner, some champagne, and a live band.

8. Attend a twenties dance party and do the Charleston

Learn how to dance the Charleston by going to a Valentine’s dance party set in the twenties. The party will be held at the Museum of London, and 20s dance lessons will be given by Swing Dance UK. You can also learn more about the style and fashion of London back in the twenties. 1920s style outfits are required.

9. Get pampered together at the Lodore Falls Hotel

The Lodore Falls Hotel in Cumbria offers a rejuvenating full body massage for couples with complimentary bubbly and strawberries. When you’re done, soak up together in the hotel’s private hot tub.

10. Enjoy Valentine’s Day lunch on the British Pullman steam train

Feel like old English lovers traveling together by having lunch together on the British Pullman steam train. The British Pullman is sister train to the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. It boasts of romantic vintage carriages that will transport you back to the 1920s.

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