Things To Do For Couples In The UK

On the hunt for romantic activities to do with your boo? Or looking to upgrade your staycation experience? There are tonnes of events that are sure to do the trick, with everything from immersive evenings and chicken wing festivals to gorgeous restaurants and activity bars. See for yourself with our guide on things to do in the UK for couples.

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Last updated on 26th June 2024

Bradford: Market Square Tavern

Couples will love this quirky pub with a gorgeous beer garden in Bingley, near Bradford. Cosy up at Market Square Tavern with craft pints, cocktails and hand-stretched pizzas, or give into that competitive side and challenge each other to some games of shuffleboard or pool.

UK-Wide: Wing Fest

Hold on to your trucker hats (which come free, by the way), as Wing Fest is taking its fantastic food festival to London, Bristol, Sheffield and Derby. Head on over for delicious chicken (wings are just £1.50 each), cracking tunes and beer, as well as eating competitions.

Aberdeen: Palm Court Hotel

Searching for cool things to do for couples in Scotland? Boasting cool quiz nights and live music on the regular, Aberdeen's Palm Hotel Court is a great hotel to check out. Hungry? The venue also showcases non-traditional Scottish food.

Rossendale: Golf Kingdom

Head on over to Golf Kingdom Rossendale for a fabulous day out. The Squirrel's Lair, an 18-hole, woodland-themed adventure golf course, promises dazzling views of the countryside and quirky fixtures, from interactive rafts to life-like animals.

Manchester: GRUB

Whether it's disco bingo or cute workshops that you fancy, this cool venue is hosting all kinds of fun things to for couples in Manchester. GRUB is also home to a fantastic selection of street food and craft beer, so it's got all of your date night plans wrapped up.

London: Hidden Jazz Club

Schmooze your boo over at Hidden Jazz Club in London. Found in beautiful venues across the capital, this unique night showcases some of the most exciting jazz performers. They'll serenade you with a brilliant artist-run session of smooth, upbeat and stellar sounds.

Birmingham: Birmingham Cocktail Weekend 2024

If you and your partner love a booze-up (and a discount), then mark Birmingham Cocktail Weekend in your calendar, like, immediately. The city will see over 40 of its best bars take part, serving £5 cocktails and exclusive food offerings to those with a wristband – which cost just £10. You can also expect tasting sessions and special events throughout the weekend, too. 

Bedford: Brewpoint

If you're strapped for things to do together, hit up one of Brewpoint's many events, starting with its annual beer festival. Showcasing home brews as well as special guest kegs, this event is not to be missed. Expect live music and gourmet food trucks slinging out pizza. If that doesn't float your boat, get your groove on with Barrioke and jump on stage with Eastenders icon Shaun Willamson AKA Barry.

Woking: RHS Wisley Supper Club - Tour and Dinner

@ RHS Garden Wisley on Friday 26th July 2024 and 2 other Fridays

The perfect dining experience for a foodie couple, RHS Wisley Supper Club - Tour And Dinner at Woking's RHS Garden Wisley promises a memorable evening at their flora-themed dinners. Indulge in executive chef Brwa Ahmad's seasonal three-course menu while you take in the wisdom of an RHS curatorial expert who will give you a tour and a captivating talk about the gardens. For just £85 a pop, you'll receive a themed welcome cocktail and delish plates of delicacies like crusted saddle of lamb served with pommes ana, garden peas, thyme and juniper jus, as well as raindrop cheesecake with popping candy crumble.

Castleford: Gravity MAX

If you're looking for a quirky date idea in Yorkshire, then head to Gravity MAX in Castleford. There's a range of fun activities for you and your partner to try out here, from state-of-the-art E-karting to virtual reality gaming experiences where you can transport yourself to the world of Squid Game or Ghostbusters. There are even private karaoke booths here, where you can sing your hearts out together from stylish surrounds.

Milton Keynes: Veeno

Wine Wednesdays!🍷

At Veeno on Rillaton Walk, it's all about celebrating your love for vino, grub, and aperitivo. This vibrant venue brings the finest wines straight from their great-grandfather Francesco's family vineyard in Italy, Caruso & Minini, to your glass. And the excitement doesn't stop there; with thrilling offers like the Trip to Sicily wine and food tasting for £44 per person, you're in for a real treat. We're talking a guided vino tour and a delightful spread of Italian delights, all designed to make your taste buds dance with joy.

UK-Wide Junkyard Gold Club

If you're looking for something to do together that's a little bit out of the ordinary, how about having a crack at some of the bonkers 9-hole courses available at Junkyard Golf Club across the UK? With locations in Newcastle, Liverpool and London to name a few, there are plenty of crazy play areas to choose from, fronting a night club atmosphere and absolutely ludicrous cocktails. Look forward to refreshing with an Apple Sourz-based Toxic Waste or a Pink Flamingo, made with tequila rose. 

Hambleden: The Lockdown Lodge

@ Hambleden Lock on Various dates from Saturday 20th July 2024

The Lockdown Lodge can be found at Hambleden Lock, cooking up a delicious three-course meal in collaboration with Christie's Catering. Overlook the river while munching your way through delicious eats such as charred peach with whipped goats curd, smoked salmon alongside sorrel mayonnaise and venison haunch in red wine jus, all for £65 per person - with a more relaxed Sunday brunch for £20. What's more, you can book a river taxi to take you to and from the lodge as well.