Calling all lovebirds! Show that special someone just what they mean to you with a romantic day out in Birmingham. This charming city has a lot of love to give, and even more so on the most romantic day of the year.

Travel

For those of you who want a hassle free and easy journey, Birmingham has four train stations (New Street, Moor Street, Snow Hill and Curzon Street), all of which are within walking distance from the city’s top attractions.

Accommodation

With floor-to-ceiling windows offering breath-taking views of the city, Hyatt Regency Birmingham is a perfect spot to relax and unwind with your partner. This modern hotel has 319 luxuriously appointed spacious rooms and suites with stunning views over the city. If you really want to spoil your loved one and show them just what they mean to you, make sure to book in a serene spa treatment at the Hyatt’s Amala Spa.

To really impress your loved one, spoil them to a delicious five course meal at the hotel's Aria Restaurant! With a complimentary glass of champagne and a fresh red rose, romance will definitely be in the air for you both. 

What to do

Morning:

With a day packed full of lovey-dovey activities, you’ll need to fuel yourself with a quality and tasty breakfast.

If you fancy a cool and quirky breakfast, Yorks Café is the place for you. Located closely to New Street station, this prominent corner cafe is open from 7.30am on weekdays, making it a great place for breakfast as you arrive into Birmingham. So sit back and relax with a heavenly Probat coffee roaster as you tuck into one of the cafes award winning brunches, whilst you gaze lovingly into your sweetheart’s eyes.

After a relaxing breakfast, step into the past and take a leisurely stroll around some of the city’s much loved museums, including Ikon Gallery, The Coffin Works and Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Before leaving for lunch, take a romantic and peaceful walk along Birmingham’s picturesque canal side! By now you should know that Birmingham has more than 100 miles of canals, making it the perfect spot for a cute picture with your sweetheart.

Lunch:

Maybe you want to try something different for Valentine’s day? If that’s the case head to Damascena to experience a delicious taste of the Middle East! With spectacular designs that date back from the Ottoman Empire, find yourself in stunning surroundings as you indulge yourself in the best Middle Eastern food around! Think crispy falafel, tangy chicken and fresh salads…

Afternoon:

Experience bowling like you’ve never seen it before at Lane 7. This quirky bowling alley is the perfect place to relax, unwind and make great memories with your partner. Think walnut lanes, Beer Pong, retro arcades and shuffleboard, all in the best bar you’ve ever been to.

As Lane 7 is only a short walking distance from The Mailbox, splash your cash and treat your partner to something special at its exclusive shops. Here you will find the world’s most desirable fashion brands, including Harvey Nichols and Hugo Boss.

Evening:

Spoil your sweetheart to something special with a heavenly meal at Purnell’s restaurant, which is run by Michelin starred Chef Glynn Purnell. Experience exceptional flavours at every course and catch some of the most delicious dishes, from a scrumptious Venison Wellington, to Haddock and Eggs and Biskelia milk chocolate tartlet. For drinks there is a stunning selection of wines, reflecting the stylish and luxurious nature of the restaurant.

As this restaurant is extremely popular, make sure to pre-book to avoid disappointment!

After a day full of activity, cuddle up and enjoy a breath-taking production of Swan Lake at Birmingham Hippodrome with your favourite person. Alternatively, attend a concert at the notorious Symphony Hall. This truly unique venue has welcomed some of the world’s greatest musicians, orchestras, dancers, entertainers and poets and is home to the world-renowned City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

Before you head back for the night, finish your day of romance with a cheeky cocktail. If something alternative is what you’re after, jump down the rabbit hole and head to The Jekyll & Hyde for an unusual and theatrical cocktail. For all of you gin lovers, this decadent bar is also home to a Victorian inspired gin parlour! 

If one bar isn’t enough, finish up at The Alchemist for a unrivalled and dramatic drinking experience. Offering unique cocktail creations, this classy bar is the perfect place to end Valentine’s celebrations, making this one that you’ll never forget!  

If that isn’t enough, follow this link to discover even more Valentine’s ideas…    

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