A room with a view
With a ticket to the top of the Shard building, you’ll be in heaven. Climb to the viewing platform on the 72nd floor and see over 40 miles of London. It’s the tallest platform in Western Europe at a height of 1,016 feet. How about that for a head in the clouds? Celebrate your love with a glass of bubbly from the champagne bar and relax in the romance.
Waves of em-ocean
Head down to the South Coast for a seaside view not to be missed. Glide up the British Airways i360 at Brighton in a glass viewing pod like no other. At 138 meters above ground, you’ll have some passionate panoramas. Look out over the Sussex coastline and the South Downs, and partake in a prosecco or two at the Nyetimber Sky Bar. Just don’t get head over heels…
All aboard the Love Boat
Romance on the river? Take a trip down the Regent’s Canal via waterbus. For 45 minutes you’ll be transported Venetian-style. Va bene! Watch out for warthogs as you pass London Zoo, and see if you can spot other rare creatures in their natural habitat: celebrities. You’ll also pass the grand homes of diplomats and aristocrats. Sit back and snuggle in on your magical river experience.
Bubble of love
Enjoy captivating views of the capital from your own little world on the London Eye. Step into your capsule and within minutes you’ll be whisked away from reality. 135 meters up and away, to be exact. As the world’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel, this attraction boasts perfect panoramas. Gaze out over 40km of London’s most famous sites such as St. Paul’s Cathedral, Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London. Now that’s a dreamy date.
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Och, Loch Lomond. If you’re looking for lakeside romance, relax on a boat cruise of one of Scotland’s most famous lochs. Enjoy a wee dram from the bar, and feel your souls calm together as you take in the awe-inspiring scenery. The iconic Ben Lomond will take your breath away. Good job you can get it back with a kiss.
A whole new world
For those adventurers of you out there, a date at the O2 arena might sound safe. But we don’t mean inside. Yawn. Instead, climb to the top and get 360° views over London’s landmarks. Fully kitted out, you can cross the 52 meter suspended walkway. That’ll get the heart pumping. A daytime climb will bring the clearest views for 15 miles. A sunset climb? Now that’s romantic. Or see the stars in a twilight climb. You’ll be on top of the world with your loved one.
Shoot for the stars
Make time dance on a date at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. Stand with a foot in each hemisphere over the famous Meridian line, then climb to the top and take in one of London’s best-loved views. Greenwich Park, the City of London, the River Thames: see them like never before. Scientists mapped the stars here; let yours collide.
Walking on air
Face your fears together with a walk 46.8 meters over Tottenham Hotspur. At the Dare Skywalk Experience, you can scale the stadium. Once you’ve reached new heights in your relationship, step out onto a glass walkway over the pitch. With incredible views over the capital, it’s sure to give you butterflies.
Mountains of love
Climb to the top of Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh, for one of the most magical mountainous views in the heart of the city. See for miles over the Scottish capital. Look out to the Firth of Forth and famous rail bridge, down to the coast at Portobello, or back across the rolling Pentland Hills. You cannae beat it! When you get back down, why not have a look at Holyrood, the Queen’s official Scottish residence? They do weddings there, by the way. Jus’ sayin’…