Who said romance was dead? Help is at hand, we've uncovered 40 creative date night ideas to help make the most of your quality time together. Outdoor Cinema Picnics Go to see a film with added romance as this summer will see the return of big screenings at Somerset House.
Take a picnic, enjoy the glistening sunshine and watch a classic film like Top Gun on the big screen. Best outdoor cinema locations 2. Bowling Wait, bear with us. Places like the Bloomsbury Bowl in London are where all the cool kids bowl these days, with a hip cocktail bar and retro diner inside.
Dinner with a view Why not make the date night one to remember and enjoy a three-course meal overlooking the beautiful London skyline. Duck and Waffle 4. A perfect date where Hollywood brings its undeniable glamour to the heart of our West End.
Stargazing Discover the endless beauty of our wonderful night sky and solar system with stargazing at one of the National Trust locations. Board Game Night Whether it is Monopoly, Scrabble or Cluedo, spending the night trying to break out of jail or forming words better than Shakespeare generates an all round fun date night.
Watch this classic under the stars while having all your favourite snacks delivered to your car. Game, set, match The best way to enjoy the outdoors and set Wimbledon in your sights. Hidden between the trees sits two public tennis courts in Southwark Park whilst Bruce Castle Park in Tottenham features several of the best tennis courts around.
Comedy Nights Take a trip to Soho Comedy Club or see one of the best nights at The Chapel this month which both feature some of the biggest names in comedy and the presence of some of the finest comical acts on stage. Rock climbing Be daring and drive each other up the wall another way. The Arch Climbing Wall in Bermondsey, London features rock climbs for all levels of ability with its 11, square feet of bouldering wall. Set in Islington, this award-winning bar is one not to be missed.
Karaoke night We may not have the voice of Whitney or Mariah but a karaoke night is the perfect night to sing along to favourites and take on a duet with your loved one. Head to Karaoke Box in Mayfair for karaoke with style and sing along whilst sipping the incredible cocktails. It features different rooms each uniquely themed. Pub gardens With summer around the corner, one favourite outing that springs to mind is the glorified outing of pub gardens. The Albion in Islington makes a good choice, hidden amongst the beautiful Georgian streets and its recognition for traditional pub lunches, it is the perfect way to spend the summer evenings.
The Albion - Islington Tour of a local brewery or winery Drink your way through the date and sample the exquisite taste of wines from around the world. Head to Biddenden Vineyards in Kent, one of the oldest vineyards in the UK with a wide range of reds and Kentish ciders. Or try The London Wine Academy that makes a great choice if you wish to strengthen your wine knowledge. With your gathered collection why not use them in making an indulgent but healthy Clean and Lean Berry Smoothie packed with rich anti toxicants.
Afternoon Tea Afternoon tea never disappoints. Visit a Castle There is nothing that represents England more than its timeless history of beautiful medieval castles throughout the UK. Take a trip to Scotney Castle in Kent and take a walk in the exquisite grounds. Or head to Hever castle for its delicious afternoon tea and its challenging mazes. With history tours coming up and a jungle full of adorable animals, this date is hard to beat.
Learn a romantic language together Spanish is renowned as the language of love so why not challenge each other and learn a new language. The University of Westminster offers evening language courses throughout the summer for cheap and affordable prices. Tell your partner Te Amo to convince them.
Chocolate shop tasting William Curley is one of the largest chocolate shops in the UK and is the perfect place for a sweet date. Scoff your way through these outstanding tasting chocolates. Pottery and creative evenings Head to Hackney City Farm for their evening pottery classes. It is a great way to spend an evening and regardless of your pottery ability, you can walk away with a deformed wonky vase for your coffee table.
Market trip Take a trip to the gourmet paradise of London with a trip to Borough market where you can sample together anything from street food to an array of delicious baked treats and desserts.
Also head to Broadway market for a spot of lunch and wandering, and on Sundays, fight the crowds at Columbia Road flower market. You may not even need to bring your date then.
Hiking Both free and healthy. Not all dates have to come at a price and often the simpler things in life are what pleasure us the most. K-West Hotel Spa features a unique snow room which stimulates body circulation and offers the ultimate private spa experience. Or why not unwind with a hot stone massage at the Four Seasons hotel in Canary Wharf, which offers unbeatable views of the city.
This stunning landmark is the perfect romantic excuse to hold hands and skate the evening away. Then why not top it off with a glass of wine at the Bar and Kitchen that has breathtaking views overlooking London. Get inspired at an art gallery A trip to the finest art galleries make a great date idea. Why not visit the famous Tate and see the most exquisite collections of British artwork or tag along at the upcoming exhibitions at the Royal Academy of Arts. Sightseeing in your home town Get your tourist hat on and go sightseeing around London.
We often forget to take a moment to explore our own beautiful capital but with sixty years experience, the open bus tour allows you to really explore each landmark, building or monument central to our London skyline. Or head to the Caldesi cooking school in central London to master the finer art of Italian cooking.
Add some magic Regardless of age, we all dream to ride a broomstick so make the date for everyone and head down with the family or partner to the Harry Potter World in Warner Brother Studios. You will see how the magic was made and encounter a tour that allows you to walk in the footsteps of a wizard. Movie night with a difference Head to The Electric cinema on Portobello Road or the Hampstead Everyman in North London for cinemas with sofas, wine coolers and waiter service that deliver delicious gourmet food right to your seat.
Visit the beach As long as Britain's weather plays ball, why not escape the city for the day? Best beaches in the UK Outdoor Concert Head to Kew gardens this summer and embrace the magical and relaxed atmosphere of its famous concert Kew the Music which features a fantastic line up of artists and many artisan bars to drink and dance the day away.
Take to the air as you whisk through the sky from Greenwich to the Royal Docks capturing the breathtaking views along the way.