Do Something Different This Valentine’s Day

If the idea of flowers, chocolate and a soppy card sound too cliche there is always something different to do on Valentine’s Day. Whether it’s your first or your fiftieth year together, shaking things up is always exciting. Here are some ideas for how to make this year better than ever:

Go wild

Why not treat your partner to a ‘zooper’ special date? Belfast Zoo are offering a fantastic deal for couples who want to walk on the wilder side this Valentine’s weekend. For £35 you can bag a meal for two at the Lion’s Den cafe and a cuddly toy along with admission to the zoo from the 14th February until the 17th February.

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Get Playful

Keep your eye on the ball(s) this Valentine’s at Ballie Ballerson, the up and coming ball pit bar in London’s trendy Shoreditch area. Serving unique cocktails and delicious food in addition to its bright UV decor and two big ball pits to play in, you can have fun and let loose rather than just settling for the run-of-the-mill meal out.

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Get into the spirit

While most go for lovey dovey dates, why not be brave and do the opposite on a Ghost Bus Tour? Whether it’s seeing off the spirits of exes past, or you just want an excuse to cuddle up while seeing the sights, this is the activity for you. With a choice of cities from Edinburgh, London and York, you’ll soon be falling in love with the city’s spookier side.

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Be creative

Getting creative as a couple can be great for ramping up the romance and now you can team up to create something beautiful at a London Art Night. Sit down for a few hours with a local artist and learn new skills and techniques to craft something unique of your own. Once you’ve made your masterpiece you can take it home to hang it on the wall as a memento of when you both did something different for Valentine’s day.

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Escape from it all

Getting away from the humdrum of life is all the rage at this time of year, so do just that all in under 60 minutes at Escape Live. This is an experience designed to test your team building skills and your communication and problem solving skills which also happen to be the hallmarks of a great relationship. So, do you both have what it takes?

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