Romantic activities in Hampshire and Isle of Wight for Valentines Day

January 27, 2022

Spinnaker Tower

There are lots of romantic activities and events happening in Hampshire this February. Discover the perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s with your loved one. Do something to show your partner how special they are and surprise them with an amazing day out. From a trip to the Isle of Wight, a theatre or a delicious meal, they’ll be swept off their feet! Keep reading to find out more!

Outdoor date ideas


What could be more romantic than setting sail for an Island destination this Valentine’s Day? Spend the day on the Isle of Wight – with Wightlink you could be there in just 22 minutes – and share fish ‘n’ chips on a sandy beach then stroll through romantic woodlands or book a stay at a cosy bolthole. Enjoy Valentine’s Day with your loved one where a day walking in spectacular scenery can be followed by an intimate meal for two at a pub or restaurant using the finest local produce, to end the evening at your choice of hotel, B&B or self-catering cottage.

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Go for a romantic stroll at Sir Harold Hillier Garden, see carpets of snowdrops and don’t miss the sea of 250,000 purple crocus. Treat that special person in your life with a luxury afternoon tea in the Garden Restaurant prepared by our in-house pastry chefs and chocolatier. Reserve your table in the restaurant call 01794 368787.

Marwell Zoo is the perfect destination for all the lovebirds… Spend the day with your loved ones, walk hand in hand through Energy for Life: Tropical House, and get cosy with a hot chocolate in one of the cafes. With hundreds of endangered and exotic animals, there are lots to see!

Give your loved one a special gift this year by spending it exploring the beautiful New Forest by bike with CycleExperience. Stop off for a cosy meal in a pub or in the forest for a romantic picnic. You won’t forget this adventurous day out anytime soon! 

Food and drink


Bombay Sapphire Distillery
Bombay Sapphire Distillery

There’s a variety of things happening at the Bombay Sapphire Distillery this Valentine’s Day! From Gin Cocktail Masterclasses to virtual experiences and gifts from their online shop.

Celebrate with your loved one with the help of the Hilton at The Ageas Bowl! Enjoy our Valentine’s Getaway package which includes a 3-course dinner in BEEFY’S followed by an overnight bed and breakfast booking. Valid between the 11th and 14th February 2022 and can be booked through.

Date night with a twist


The variety of romantic activities in Hampshire continues this February because the attractions have so much fun planned!

Head to Spinnaker Tower on 11th and 12th February for a laugh out loud Comedy Night Valentine’s Special or if you fancy something a little more romantic, enjoy views out to the night sky and sparkling harbour lights at an Evening High Tea experience. 

Enjoy a magical Valentine’s treat at Theatre Royal Winchester with Magical Bones’ Black Magic on Saturday 12 February at 7pm.  Join the Britain’s Got Talent finalist as he effortlessly combines intricate sleight of hand with mesmerising illusions and jaw-dropping break-dance moves in one of the most awe-inspiring shows you’ll see this year.

Don’t forget you can save money on some of the attractions above when you use our vouchers, to download and start saving simply head over to our vouchers page. If you are planning days out for half-term or just some family fun days out, be sure to read our blog all about what’s on this February in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight! Stay up to date on the latest from Hampshire’s Top Attractions by following us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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