Romantic date ideas in london

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1. Romantic Date Ideasin London Londonis an ideal locationforaromanticbreakaway and withValentinesjustamonthawayand the winterbluestakingafirmhold,theresnobettertime tostartplanninga cosytrip fortwo. Surprisingthe one youlove withyourownapartmentinthe cityfor a couple of nightsisa goodstart, but to reallysweepthemoff theirfeetyoumightneedafew date ideastuckedupyoursleeve! Thats whywere armingyouwitha listof triedandtested romanticthingstodo inLondon togive youa little extrainspiration. ThisweekIvesetout tofindthe most romanticthingstodo in the city, witha little helpfromafewreal life couples Take a Tour for Two at Tate Modern A hand-in-handwalkaroundsome of the worlds moststunningartworksisaromanticdate ideain itself, butwe sayyoucan do one better. The worldrenownedartgalleryofferintimate ToursforTwowhere a Tate Guide will give youa personal tourof collectionhighlights. Addanafternoonteaor a champagne meal fortwo foran extraspecial date. Tried and tested by travelling coupleMike and Luci (1000flight.com):Whenat the https://www.flickr.com/photos/77850304@N04/6826342624/in/photolist-ygaYR-pvnKoy-dFSBf- avMR4h-44geie-diu7SX-4LV356-6HtNoK-8u65wU-8u65z1-8u2YPT-owVCKh-bWqH88-hSeAR- bpdMQu-axm8bL-6yufpx-yFt2v-9PeJKs-54YMie 2. Fall inlove at the theatre A tripto Londonwouldntbe complete withoutenjoyingashow inone of the citysworldrenowned theatres. The WestEnd isjam packedfull of beautifullypresentedtheatresthatnotonlyofferawe- inspiringsurroundings,butplayhosttosome of the bestdramatic andmusical talentinthe world. But dontforgetto checkout some of the lesserknowntheatressuchasxxxx inxx andxxx inxxxx, whichregularlyshowcase brandnewandinnovative workstosuitall tastes. Sowhetheritsa glamourousnightoutat the operaor an eveningof comedy,cosyupwithyourdate andenjoya bit of culture inthe city. Tried and tested by Mike and Luci: There are lotsof showsthathave theirfirstsuccessinLondon,so take your pickand brag to yourfriendsbackhome that youwere amongstthe firstto see the show. https://www.flickr.com/photos/27948818@N05/15534034972/in/photolist-jV6CJH-pEFZpb- ejd5dV-4KsQZJ-6bS6XS--fChUHd-ejR3js-mCP7rS-aNTt46-xiVau-f4ir7Q-bnHHkP-77YQEW-jXtiMZ- ejTVgp-aNVKAM-6fSNBA-4KExg4-7hu9rJ-fAb635-aidrcp-aNZ4hZ-f3J9aV-6FC7eF-6FC6WD-5Vq4Ws- 5kThom-4XRwp1-mQrGBh-7hu9e1-aNZ22K-dFrmSH-f3XyfA-7e3sxt-77UXaF-xiVch-aNZ4SB-aNZ39D- dxvTUS-N16oC-5QfhZ-4KyJbT-aPK6Rt-9SxyTZ-AHdEy-dgZcR9-4K8NFR-W3f7f-drnxU/ 3. Star gaze at the Royal Observatory Planetarium Nothingsaysromance like lyingunderthe stars. Well we know itsabitchillyoutthere at thistime of yearso staywarm and optfor the Planetariumatthe Royal ObservatoryinGreenwichinstead. Lie back and take a journeyof the universe. Once youve come backdowntoearthcontinue your date witha coffee togo from one of the museumscafesandtake in the stunninghilltopview of Londonoutside. Tried and tested by Tamara and Donny atturtles-travel.com:If youre visitingthe Observatory,make sure you save time tostand onthe MeridianLine,one footoneitherside,foragreatfeelingof empowerment! https://www.flickr.com/photos/nox_noctis_silentium/5252331230/in/photolist-918z61-918xLN- 6Ycd3f-pP6yPi-p9Fe5b-p9HPne-p9HFvH-pP5kto-pP6r6c-918Cm1-918ApJ-918BLN-918CUf-918B3J- 915nBM-918zGy-d2e6gL-76A9pe-76E3BN-76E4e7-76Asne-76ArXi-76A8Vn-d2e6dw-7d9DZt-pk9ht- no9whb-nnQ3Kk-no7kqX-nnQ2Pd-npT8oT-pk9Hr-pkfRM-npTisa-nnQhVW-d2e6k9-6Xug5C-nttR4U- nvynr5-7d9DJa-PxcLx-pkcLV-d2e4B9-pkeK1-pka7N-Pxe7H-Pxdur-pkf4i-7ddvX9-mPZnGK 4. Take an after dark stroll down the river A romanticlitwalkalongthe RiverThames can be trulymagical,particularlyalongthe usuallybusy Southbank. The area ismuch quieterafterdark,withthe lastof the daysmusical buskershelpingto create a dreamyatmosphere. Withsome of Londonsmosticoniclandmarksbeautifullyilluminated andshimmeringoff the surface of the river,theresnobetterwaytopass the time. https://www.flickr.com/photos/chodhound/8489688635/in/photolist-dWcSDZ-7afgPn-9jb5dY- 9jg2xB-9jg3W4-9j7RLz-dWcQqB-dWivc7-oqrTVg-4oDpjW-dtV4ob-6tajpW-aBjdmF-7rnd7L-7jCm8- cUzAf5-7aj5t9-4ozFuT-5MJN8V-7AjsbS-cUzwS3-7AjsuC-AghvF-cUzyAw-LKihW-4Caesb-ds6RLW- 67tZhv-7xNrq3-o9DJmx-pCzeNT-egaQ4Q-qbyoSX-6XbSw1-7rzWXZ-cUyX2G-g6xi8F-eiWuiK-9WRsP8- dvaPkr-4fPH2-pCvLJF-gHAfL4-79Sqw9-7Lkxpz-6WCrtW-36kMRz-nZKNDT-dyvtpw-dWk4oM 5. Keepit secret Make thingsa little more excitingandtake yourdate to a secretlocation. Londonhasloadsof them, fromsecretrooftopgardensto hiddenmuseums. Tryyourluck at the SecretCinema buya ticket beforeyouknowwhere itis or whatyoure evenseeing! Orwhynot discoverasecretbar like The Mayor of ScaredyCat Town,enteringviaafridge doorbeneaththe SpitalfieldsBreakfastClub. https://www.flickr.com/photos/55935853@N00/8251150701/in/photolist-dzdMPb-dz8iCZ-dz8f8D- dz8iGx-bSPiix-bSPihp-bDUzPm-bDUzSf-bSPifr-dtekMK-dtemkD-dtexoh-dtekSz-dtemE2-dtexGm- dtexib-dtexsE-muqKMP 6. Indulge in a time gone by glamour In Londonyoure certainlynotstuckforsomewhere toenjoyaromanticdrink,withhundredsof chic and cosmopolitanbarsdottedall overthe city. If youre a fanof Gatsbyglamour,take your date back to the 1920s at The Luggage Roomcocktail bar inGrosvenorSquare. Housedinan original hotel luggage room, thisintimate cocktail baroozeselegance withsmoothjazz and luxuriousleatherfurnishingsaddingtothe experience.A great,unique spotfora date in London. https://www.flickr.com/photos/55935853@N00/15847512220/in/photolist-twrMR-q9oDgj-bJ9M66 Discover historyin Londons cemeteries The ideaof walkingaroundacemeterymaynotseemall too romanticat firstbut as Tamara and Donnyof turtlestravel.comfoundontheirlatestvisittothe capital,there issomethingreallyquite peaceful aboutit. Highgate isone of LondonsclassicVictoriancemeteries,filledwithinterestingarchitecture,culture and history. There are guidedtoursonone side butthe otherside isopen,leavingyoufree to wanderthrough. https://www.flickr.com/photos/eviltomthai/5540697010/in/photolist-9rBwbN-pLHQ8b-px6xAu- qcDgTv-bZnnb3-bZnmJd-bZnn6f-qrsygv-p9mCpf-pNKSts-etvsm7-c8zDvE-8JvoHw-fa9Uvi-egNWKX- eeFgJP-dxFSPo-dFqR56-eeM8CQ-eeFpHK-eeM9RG-fapHDh-eeFcVv-eeM6Vm-eeLY1q-eeFMVB- dSYysv-eeMD6A-eeM1Zj-eeMuEY-eeFoJT-dwhwJY-e7Gv9D-aEXMse-oPCVAp-bVWvNg-oPCTFJ- cB9teo-bVYAjM-9YCopE-bVZchR-cdcRxQ-9YzvQH-pkGwwE-9YCpMw-bLU938-p6fwu2-9gkLAv- ndHz8H-pnJXMc 7. Geta newperspective There are somany waysto explore the city,andbyfootis justone of them. For somethingalittle differenttake yourdate ona Thamesdinnercruise andcombine aunique view of the skyline witha deliciousmeal fortwo. For the more adventurouscouple,take tothe skiesinaLondonhelicoptertour,or slow the pace witha hot air balloonride. https://www.flickr.com/photos/hboinay/6061468240/in/photolist-aeCCaG-af8LGL-af8K69-9t2Z4j- af8567-affgQs-af9i8E-afvBML-afczoZ-af7n8c-aeCBk7-aeBrvh-af9nDX-af8CX6-afPfGA-afeTQG-af6tBv- agoxSi-afbkNA-af9Amo-cCqJSQ-af6wNg-af8ppi-af9xzs-afcyp4-af7kT4-afM6AB-afPrgN-afPF5W- a1GMyr-afPqaC-afPp1f-afLxUr-afNZmA-aeyAoz-agjRRK-afLz1n-afQbm5-eicDND-aeCxqh-afLA6r- afKLKk-afP1oQ-afLBdV-afP7Zj-6kiqor-czgfLs-czgfW9-afNtV5-afP3z1 Unwindin a top London spa Itsnot all hustle andbustle inthe city,witha numberof spectaculardayspas readyto helpyouand your date relax. Enjoyfire andice experiencesinluxurioussurroundingsorbookacouplesmassage for an intimate escape. Mayfair andChelseainparticularhave amix of truly luxuriousspaswithmanybeingpartof iconic Londonhotelswhowelcome non-stayingguests. Requestedimage 8. Spot wildlife inRichmondPark Wrap up warm andshowyour date a more tranquil side toLondonat one of the citiesmagnificent parks. Theresnothingmore romanticthana peaceful meanderthroughthe stunningRichmond Park. You can eventake a hotflaskand a picnic. Keepaneye out forresidentdeerandotherlocal wildlife. Perfectforcrisp,cool winterdatesandif youget cold you can alwaysofferawarmingcuddle. https://www.flickr.com/photos/richardfisher/8202918144/in/photolist-duS6Mb-6cvFQF-5utLrP- 5iU3WC-2gLRh2-dGfJRk-8cKE1M-5enNjw-oX9hn8-cw4UiE-q5CXsF-9aTuGJ-6rvV1i-8Ac7hP-8cxZDR- oojtMg-pPbSKo-dupH63-gkoJEq-imNzTY-zLeN8-aDPPtH-bPiGmi-5iYe7j-aucuFy-6Lxx4R-6JmER- 7pAnU-8RHyEP-56whiR-jkV7q-ory2tb-56Acxo-87P5qP-87P7QM-83pMh2-5CDWAC-pEnYiE-8AccNX- 8Afgmw-5pbXLK-5UomvJ-4r8ZHf-qb3De9-cF7Ks5-orZNjJ-q2Qz5G-dzwpPS-6bxvDj-nTURq4 No needto bring flowers Why buyher flowerswhenyoucantake herto one of the bestdisplaysof exoticfloraandfaunain the worldat KewGardens. The Royal Botanicgardensofferstunninglandscapes,attractive buildings and a wide range of unusual andbeautiful plants. VisitthisValentinesandbe infora treatwiththeirAlluringOrchidsexhibition a tropical extravaganzaforthe senses! Requestedimage WhisperSweetnothings St PaulsCathedral isastunningpiece of architecture,breakingupthe ubermodernskylineof the Cityof London. Notonlyisthe Cathedral athingof beautyinitself,itoffersaunique feature for those inlove. The WhisperingGalleryatStPaulsallowsyoutowhispersweetnothingsdirectinto your loversearatthe opposite endof the dome. A wonderful ideaforasurprise andsecretproposal perhaps?! 9. https://www.flickr.com/photos/markspokes/5799881242/in/photolist-8T4Dzx-4LU6Hh-4MFe54- sYrDU-9QvUCs-sYxiu-sYnQk-sYrkk-dmDG-sYruq-sYo44-f4YEKK-sYnzJ-sYog9-4RAotB-bZrFmS-6FC323- 2Q9ePK-58u6Bh-dWUQ1D-sYrbD-sYxdo-sYr5w-sPmHB-sYFUZ-sYG9B-d7yJyU-d7yJWS-d7yJNY-buFst8- nfANhQ-58pVB4-9rtVk-d7yJds-63xk6p-5nS1y2-c8yqkJ-MgTbD-7XEMj4-6RuNki-6PBcbX-d7yKeN- d7yJp7-d7yJEU-d7yKnb-d7yK6G-2ky2tE-7DYbov-6RuNfa-agkJ2 Private diningfor two Aftera longday wanderingthroughLondonsparks,exploringitssecretgemsandsoakinginthe atmosphere,theresnothingbetterthansettlingintoyourveryowncityapartmentandsharinga bottle of wine overaromantic meal. Choosingaservicedapartmentoverahotel will give youthe freedomtocookup a storm inyour ownkitchenandenjoyprivate dining. Earls CourtFlyinButler 10. There are somany opportunitiestohave a romanticbreakinLondonand I hope these date ideas have givenyousome inspiration.