Surprising London Hot Spots to Romance Your Valentine This Year

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London is a great city for a romantic break, but some of the most well-known venues have become tourist traps you might want to avoid during your visit. We’ve compiled this list of some of the more surprising venues for romantics…

Columbia Road Flower Market

The Columbia Road Flower Market is one of London’s most romantic spaces, giving you the chance to pick up some stunning floral arrangements direct from a wide range of flower merchants. If you’re seeking an unusual way to buy your loved one a bouquet, this is a great option. There are plenty of places nearby to refuel in style amid the aroma of freshly cut flowers, too.

Little Venice

This part of London is often overlooked by visitors, which is a shame as it’s an area that has a certain romantic flair. Offering calm and tranquillity in the city, Little Venice should be your go-to space for getting away from the crowds with your Valentine. As a snapshot of London’s waterways and canal-side calm, you can simply take a look at the scenery, enjoy a boat trip together or a drink by the water in a local café. Surrounded by stunning narrow boats and with a distinctly relaxing vibe, this is somewhere which should be on your itinerary while enjoying our London hotels romantic packages.

Primrose Hill

London has lots of great green space, and Primrose Hill offers both a closer look at the city’s natural wonder, and great views across the famous skyline. Great for picnics during the summer months and wrapping up warm for a stroll during the rest of the year, you’ll be in good company during your visit: the area is known for its celebrity residents and trendy bars and cafes.

Barbican Conservatory

Hidden away from prying eyes, this stunning conservatory is in the most unexpected of places – the Barbican centre. It’s nonetheless a truly beautiful space, featuring over 2000 species of exotic plant and a break from the hectic pace of London life. This is an activity best enjoyed after a chilled day of exploring.

The Park Grand Kensington

A trip to the Park Grand Restaurant is a wonderful way of treating your Valentine, whether you opt for a complete meal or go for the afternoon tea menu during your travels. The Indian afternoon tea is a particular favourite, providing an updated take on this British classic. Whatever you choose, you can dine in comfort and style in one of the city’s top venues.

Royal Observatory

Stargazing is pretty romantic, but London’s skies aren’t always the best bet thanks to big city light pollution. If you make a trip to the Royal Observatory, you can see the night sky as it was meant to be seen, using some of the incredible viewing kit at this Greenwich mainstay. There are Victorian-era telescopes and a remarkable planetarium as well, so it’s a fantastic way to continue your relaxed celebrations.