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February is just around the corner which means Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. If you’re smart you’ll already be looking at things you and your special person can do for Valentine’s Day. If you’re smarter, you’ll be looking for something to do that doesn’t fall into the typical chocolates and flowers routine.
What could be better for a special day to show your affection than spending some quality time doing unusual valentine’s day activities with the one you love? Day trips are a great and affordable way to experience new, exciting things, so why not take your Valentine on a little adventure to the big city?
London can offer a variety of unusual activities as well as an endless amount of fantastic restaurants and hotels you can go to after your main event is over. Here are our top 4 unusual valentine’s day activities in London for 2019.
Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium
£10 per person for 1.5 hours
If you and your other half are animal lovers you’ll want to pay Lady Dinah’s a visit. With a stylish interior and a high tea option for those that want some delicious nibbles, you can relax and interact with some friendly kitties. The cats are well looked after and the staff are knowledgeable and attentive, giving you plenty of information about the cats so you can get to know each one’s personality. Lady Dinah’s also has vegetarian options and has a selection of cakes and pastries for you to choose from. A wonderful and memorable occasion to share with the one you love.
Inappropriate Valentines Card Making at Drink, Shop, Do
5th February 2019
Free when you buy a drink from 6 pm
If your style is more puntastic and less Shakespearean, you might find the forced romance of Valentine’s Day a bit much. If you and your partner are more for jokes than poems, a bit of inappropriate Valentine’s card making could be for you. Located at Drink, Shop, Do, this cafe/bar holds all sorts of fun alternative events. You can head down after 6 pm, buy your partner a cocktail and make each other some funny Valentines cards for free that you can force your grandkids to read one day.
St.Valentine’s Chocolate cooking class at Mercato Metropolitano
11th February 2019
£32.57 per person
Are you looking for something a bit fancier than a cocktail and a homemade card? Mercato Metropolitano has you covered. If you loved one is a chocoholic, why not treat them to some special chocolates that you make yourself? Dessert expert Margaux Brookes will teach you to make chocolate truffles, chocolate shells, caramel chocolate bark and chocolate slabs. The class lasts 2 hours and you take your chocolate home, if it lasts that long! When you’re done, you can purchase a variety of drinks from one of the Mercato Metropolitano’s numerous stalls to toast your chocolate success.
Various Escape Rooms At HintHunt
14th February 2019
£26 per person
If chocolate and romance isn’t your style and you want something a little more challenging to share with your loved one, an escape room is a fun way to spend Valentines Day. You and your partner will have to work together as a team to figure out clues and solve the mysteries of the escape room. For a practical and exciting Valentines Day outing that you’ll remember together for years.
Day Trips With Mason’s Coach Hire
However you choose to spend your Valentine’s Day this year, Mason’s Coach Hire can make your transport easy and manageable. We can provide coach and minibus services for your unusual valentine’s day activities so you don’t have to drive. Give us a call on 01296 661604 or fill out our short contact form for more information about what we can do for you on Valentine’s Day.