Top 10 Fun Things to Do For Valentines Day (For Couples & Singles!)
Ah, the season of love is upon us once again!
While it’s true that February 14th is often associated with romantic couples, it’s important to remember that it’s a day to celebrate all forms of love, including self-love.
Whether you’re planning to spend the day with your significant other or perhaps just with yourself or your furry best friend, here are ten ways to make the most of this day of love.
Why not switch things up and treat yourself (and your special someone) to an elegant afternoon tea?
Viola’s presents that perfect opportunity for a surprise midday brunch, with a sumptuous selection of dishes for everyone’s palette. You will not have a better afternoon tea than Viola’s, as you can taste the famous black truffle mushrooms and toast, a scrumptious smoked salmon bagel, or even the renowned banana bread toast.
It does not get much more romantic than wandering hand-in-hand through the pretty and pristine architecture of Covent Garden to then sit down in the relaxing setting of Viola’s to enjoy the bakery selection, hot drinks, and delectable afternoon tea dishes available.
Want to win your partner over this Valentine’s day? Get in touch with Viola’s to book a table today, and take them for that surprise afternoon tea that will leave mouthwatering memories forever.
Don’t settle for a run-of-the-mill dinner this Valentine’s Day when you can spice things up with a cooking class. Attending a pasta-making class offers the perfect combination of romance, creativity, and deliciousness.
Not only will you learn valuable skills and techniques to make fresh pasta, but you’ll also have a fun and interactive experience with a chef. And, of course, the real reward is enjoying a delicious dinner made with your own two hands.
Whether it’s a romantic evening with your significant other or a night out with friends, you’ll be able to bond over your love of food, friends, and favorite drinks. So, roll up your sleeves and get ready to make some handmade pasta from scratch this Valentine’s Day.
Instead of showering your significant other with chocolates and flowers, why not treat yourself and your love to a pottery class? This unique experience will bring you closer and provide various physical and mental health benefits.
From stress relief to increased happiness and improved motor skills, pottery classes offer a sensory journey of creativity and self-expression. Gather your friends or significant other, or enjoy a solo session and discover the therapeutic magic of molding clay into a masterpiece.
Wine and Paint Night
Elevate your celebration this Valentine’s day with a sophisticated wine and paint night. As you and your beloved indulge in the refined art of sipping and painting, you’ll create a memorable masterpiece together.
This exceptional bonding experience allows you to spend quality time with your cherished partner while allowing for a moment of relaxation and artistic expression. So, lay down your brushes and raise a glass as you both bring your imaginative visions to life and craft a timeless keepsake.
Flowers can bring a smile to someone’s face and add a pop of color to any room. They are a true embodiment of beauty and love. These delicate petals can transform relationships and make them bloom with joy.
Studies have shown that gifting your partner with a bouquet can bring an instant burst of happiness, elevating social interaction and nurturing feelings of connection and excitement.
So, go and level up your flower game and attend a workshop. You will learn the ins and outs of flower arrangement, flex your creative muscles, and create a stunning bouquet to give to your loved one.
Go for a Walk
Walking hand-in-hand through the enchanting landscapes of the National Trust in the UK is a romantic adventure like no other. From the rolling hills to the breathtaking coastlines and the lush woodlands to the charming gardens. And with accessible trails that cater to pushchairs, wheelchairs, and mobility aids, families can enjoy the beauty together.
Take a stroll through the winter wonderlands, marvel at the beauty of Scotland’s family walks, or feel the sea breeze on your face during a coastal walk. The National Trust offers an abundance of opportunities to create magical moments and unforgettable memories with your loved one.
Have a Street Food Testing
What could be more romantic than indulging in the tantalizing flavors of street food with your loved one on Valentine’s Day?
The excitement of discovering new tastes and experiencing different cultures with the one you adore creates a unique and unforgettable experience.
The bustling energy and diverse offerings of street food markets like Borough Market, Camden, or Eataly set the stage for a unique and unforgettable culinary experience. Imagine strolling hand-in-hand, savoring delectable dishes from around the world and creating new memories together.
And for an extra special touch, Borough Market offers an exclusive five-course tasting menu on February 14th, while Eataly presents a show-stopping Valentine’s Day menu, sure to impress and delight food-loving couples.
Take Selfies at an OTT Neon Gallery
Snapping selfies amidst the mesmerizing neon lights of God’s Own Junkyard is a perfect way to celebrate the magic of love on Valentine’s Day.
As you stand surrounded by the colorful and captivating creations of the late neon artist Chris Bracey, you can capture the essence of your love story in a truly one-of-a-kind and romantic setting.
So why not make this year’s Valentine’s Day extra special by creating lasting memories that sparkle just as brightly as the neon lights surrounding you?
Go for an Adventure at the National History Museum
Going for an adventure at the National History Museum on Valentine’s Day is a perfect blend of romance and creativity. Exploring the wonders of nature and science with your loved one is a unique and unforgettable experience.
From learning about the love lives of animals in the animal kingdom to taking salsa classes, there’s something for every kind of couple. And with the option to attend an evening event and dance among the dinosaurs, you’re sure to have a night filled with laughter, love, and memories.
Or, for a more intimate experience, you can explore the museum away from the crowds, taking in the beauty and mystery of the exhibitions in a quiet and peaceful setting.
Stay in a Treehouse for the Weekend
Staying in a treehouse on Valentine’s Day is a romantic escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Surrounded by nature and the sounds of the forest, you and your loved one can disconnect from the world and reconnect with each other.
A tree house’s unique and cozy atmosphere sets the perfect stage for a memorable and intimate holiday. Snuggling up together, watching the stars, and sipping on hot cocoa creates a unique and personal moment, surrounded by the natural beauty of the trees.
With the option for adventure, such as exploring the surrounding nature or taking romantic walks, your time in the tree house during Valentine’s will be a magical and unforgettable experience.