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.


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.


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


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.


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…


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.


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 the Birmingham Royal Ballet's 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…    


Amala Spa at Hyatt Regency Hotel
Spa and Relaxation
Amala Spa at Hyatt Regency Hotel

Offering respite from the busy city life of Birmingham, the luxurious Amala Spa is a haven of serenity that is comprised of state-of-the-art facilities and services.

Yorks Cafe - Stephenson Street
Yorks Cafe - Stephenson Street

Spread over two floors, Yorks Stephenson Street is the spiritual home of Yorks.

Ikon Gallery
IKON Gallery exterior

Ikon is Birmingham's leading contemporary art gallery. Located in a dramatic Victorian building - formerly a boarding school - Ikon presents a regular programme of exhibitions, events, learning workshops and seminars.

The Coffin Works
Craft Workshop
Coffin Works

Birmingham's award-winning independent museum The Coffin Works is a truly unique space exploring the social history and cultural changes that have influenced a once highly-prestigious Jewellery Quarter firm.

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (BMAG) first opened in 1885. It is housed in a Grade II* listed city centre landmark building. There are over 40 galleries to explore that display art, applied art, social history, archaeology and ethnography.


This award winning coffee house is located opposite the historic Cathedral of St Phillip's and serves some of the best Middle Eastern cuisine and coffee in the city.

Mailbox Birmingham
Shopping Centre

Set in the heart of the Mailbox, the new 45,000 square foot Harvey Nichols showcases over 200 of the world’s most desirable brands across womenswear, menswear, beauty, food and wine, many of which are exclusive to Harvey Nichols Birmingham.

Harvey Nichols
Department Store
Harvey Nichols Mailbox entrance

The first of Harvey Nichols' small format stores opened in Birmingham's Mailbox Centre in 2001. It is situated on the first floor of the centre with a glass bridge connecting its two sides, providing a spectacular view over the city centre.

Purnell's Restaurant
Purnell's Restaurant

Purnell’s Restaurant is a chic, contemporary fine-dining restaurant in Birmingham City Centre run by Michelin starred Chef Glynn Purnell.

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO)
Entertainment Venue

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra is the flagship of musical life in Birmingham and the West Midlands – and one of the world’s great orchestras.

The Alchemist
The Alchemist

Setting up shop on Colmore Row, one of the best-preserved 19th century streetscapes in the country, The Alchemist aims to make Birmingham the ‘city of a thousand cocktails’.



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