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17 Last-Minute Ideas for a Completely Different Valentine’s Day in London

17 Last-Minute Ideas for a Completely Different Valentine’s Day in London

Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is the most clichéd holiday of the year. If you want to be like everyone else, a dinner and a movie is enough. If you’re looking to do something a little different, you’re in luck.

Let’s face it, there is probably no place in the world that offers so many different ways to spend Valentine’s Day than London. Read this guide to find 30 great ideas for Saint Valentine’s!

Watch a movie that doesn’t suck

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I’m not going to lie: if you spend Valentine’s watching some soppy rom-com, I’m going to judge you. But there are some films about love out there that don’t suck… too much. If you haven’t watched any of these, here’s your excuse:

Go to an exhibition

valentines day in london museum

Not on the top of your mind, I know. But most of the museums in London are doing special events and some are pretty cool. Don’t believe me? Okay, check these out:

Party on the Thames


Whether you’re single or taken, why not enjoy a romantic cruise down the River Thames (12) on a 3-floor boat party?

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Think outside the box

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Heck, you’re spending Saint Valentine’s Day in London! Everything you can imagine is happening. Don’t believe us? Look at this:

Now you tell us: what’s your best idea for this Valentine’s Day?

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