Fun Weekend Break Ideas For Couples in London
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As a city buzzing with culture, history and iconic sights, London is perfect for a romantic getaway.
Hold hands at a theatre show, take a romantic boat ride the Thames, or enjoy champagne with a view of the whole city. With these suggestions, your weekend London break with that special someone is bound to be one you never forget.
Take a romantic stroll through Kew Gardens
If you want to spend some quality time together in a beautiful, tranquil setting, look no further than Kew Gardens.
Stroll hand in hand down paths surrounded by blooming flowers and plants all year round. Watching the butterflies and botanical delights is sure to help romance bloom on your long weekend in London.
Glide along the River Thames
Taking a boat trip on the River Thames is a great excuse to cuddle up with your loved one on your long weekend in London while taking in the city’s most famous sights.
Take a leisurely and romantic cruise or, if you’re an adventurous couple, you could take a speedboat ride instead.
Whether you want to relax or get your adrenaline pumping, there’s no better way to see London than by boat.
Watch a cabaret show
Watching a cabaret show in London is the perfect date night for couples who like to have fun.
London is home to a number of world-renowned cabarets and burlesque theatres that can provide a sophisticated feast for the eyes. And you can titillate your taste buds too with delicious cocktails and menu options.
Indulge in a cultural experience at the Globe Theatre
If you’re looking for something with a touch more culture, you could go see a play at the historic Globe Theatre.
See the place where Shakespeare’s plays were performed for the first time and soak in the history.
You could simply take a tour, but why not see if one of the Bard’s famous romantic plays are on? Hold hands and enjoy the words of this master of love stories.
If your cultural tastes are more in fine art than theatre, London is also home to some of the best galleries in the world, perfect for strolling through hand in hand.
London Eye champagne experience
When it comes to romance, it’s already hard to beat seeing the city from above in a pod for two on the iconic London Eye Ferris wheel. But add a glass of bubbly to the mix while you take in the panoramic views, and you’ve got yourself a dream date.
London Eye’s champagne experience runs from noon to 8pm, so why not watch the sunset from above while sipping bubbly and snuggling up to your special someone?
Time to plan your romantic getaway
We hope this has helped you plan your weekend London break with your loved one.
As you can see, London has so much to offer that will get the romance brewing. Move over Paris, it seems like London is the new city of love.