Valentines day gift and activity ideas

Valentine's Day Gifts For That Special Person

Posted by LGE Editor

Valentine's day- whether you think it's an over commercialised pile of hooey, a day to celebrate the depth and breadth of your love or a sad day to be a singleton, it is approaching and even Covid can't stop the love on February 14th. Whatever your relationship status we have some ideas for you.



The traditional approach, the mystery..  

The best thing about a Valentine's Day is when the card is signed with an X, is unknown and the mystery of your admirer is withheld and you can let your fantasy run away with you. For this level of secrecy we suggest disguising your handwriting by writing with your opposite hand – however, no adult wants the card to look like it illegible, so practice to maintain an air of sophistication. We also suggest sending the card or gift via post so no camera doorbells pick up the drop off! Perhaps send your loved ones, our door step cheese selection boxes and with a bit of luck you might be asked to share it! A relaxing bath package pre-date could be just what the love of your life is after, filled with everything to get in the mood.


                    Cheese Gift Selection                                                                             Relaxing Bath Package


It's me, I love you!

If you’re ready to reveal your love or have already bagged the partner of your dreams then show your love with a well thought out gift, that don't have to cost the earth. Using the app Canva you can create some coupons for various jobs and ‘entertainment’ and print these to be used at a later date. For the thoughtful keepsake approach that will last and get used, then date Engraved Gifts. will make a lasting impression. Enjoy a couples spa day- we host several amazing option around the UK and you won’t be sorry.   




Have a partner who likes the less usual gift option

Enjoy a date stoking real fires of passion with a blacksmith making, a bottle opener followed by a tasting session of local beer. Blacksmithing & Beer Tasting. For the animal lover have a hoot on a fabulous Owl experience for two. Make a splash with a kayaking or paddle boarding lesson in the beautiful Lake District (other locations are available).


     Blacksmithing & Beer Tasting                                                 Owl Experience for Two                                           Lake District Paddle Boarding 


Making a Commitment, I do

Planning to propose, then we are sure you have your thoughs on what to say, and the only tip we can give is, ' it should come from the heart', once you've sealed the deal with a yes, try our Make Your Own Rings

 Single at Valentine’s and fed up with romance.

You could curl up ono your own, with a drink of choice, your body weight in snacks a good book about friendship and love, our suggestions are:

Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe, FireFly Lane or The Rosie Project.

Sit and binge an entire series while not, we repeat not, looking through your news feed judging your friends and their relationships we suggest for this approach: After Life and You on Netflix, Gavin and Stacey on iPlayer and 9 Perfect Strangers Amazon Prime.

Or invite your other singleton friends round and search through our website looking for your next Instagram adventure together, we recommend you start by looking at Gorge Walking in North Wales , a perfect way to laugh, make memories  and motivate yourself through accomplishment.

Family Date Ideas

There is always ‘that’ mum on your newsfeed who has done heart shaped pancakes, cards, gifts, lunchbox notes and cut her carrots into kisses that we all yawn at, yet secretly admire and wish we had the time and energy level to do the same! So if you are spending February 14th without a baby sitter we suggest hiring one; no, seriously go all out!

Buy the heart shaped pasta, tell your partner there is always March 14th  put on Frozen or try the game “Weird things Human's search for” and serve a heart shaped pizza. Enjoy your family they grow up quickly.




Rachael Hall
Contributor LGE

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