Valentine's Day in London

13 Jan 17
Visiting London

Valentine's Day in London

13 Jan 17

Love is in the air! Valentines Day is nearly here. 

Are you planning a romantic London getaway for your loved one? Well you’ve come to the right place. 

Our Ivy Lettings team have put together our best ideas for fun-filled and romantic activities to do in the capital to sweep your loved one off their feet. 

And of course, we've also complied a list of our top vacation rentals for couples- the perfect bases from which to spend your time together in London. 

Explore the museums of South Kensington

Spend a day or two strolling through on of the magnificent museums in South Kensington. The Natural History Museum, V&A Museum, Science Museum are must-do’s! We have several accommodation options nearby too, if you’re hoping to be within walking distance to them.

Dine in Style  

Treat yourselves to a romantic dinner for two at one of London’s top dining hotspots! A few options to consider are Duck & Waffle, Sushi Samba, Aqua Shard (that view!), Sky Garden, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, or OXO Tower Restaurant, but there are plenty more (it is London after all!) Be sure to book in advance wherever you choose. 

Stroll in the Parks 

Enjoy the serenity of the Kyoto Gardens in Holland park, walk among the squirrels through the flower walk in Kensington Gardens, visit the resident deer in Richmond Park, enjoy a picnic in Hyde Park followed by a pedalo ride on the Serptentine, or stroll through St James Park after visiting the Queen at Buckingham Palace.

See a West End show

Treat your special someone to dinner and theatre show on the West End. Aladdin, Dreamgirls, The Book of Mormon, and Kinky-Boots are just some of the top shows out this year. You can get great deals on several discount sites such as Discount Theatre

Have afternoon tea

Warm up by enjoying a delightful cup of tea at the one and only, Harrods department store in Knightsbridge (followed by shopping, of course), or if you’re feeling extra fancy, perhaps you could visit the The Ritz for a little more of a luxurious experience.

Go for a spin on the London Eye

Toast to your special weekend away together with a glass of champagne on the London Eye in your own private capsule. Be prepared for some magnificent views across London from 135m up! 

Cook a meal together

If you’d rather enjoy a quiet night in, why not cook a lovely meal together from the privacy of your London vacation home? Perhaps you could pick up a cookbook in one of London’s many fabulous bookshops to give you some ideas.  

However you choose to spend your day, we sure our wonderful city will deliver magical day not to be forgotten. 

Searching for the perfect accommodation for two? Here are our vacation rentals for couples-

Queen’s Gate, Kensington

This chic London vacation rental is found moments from Hyde Park. Stylishly decorated and ideally located in an upmarket residential area, this is one of our most popular holiday homes. Ideal for couples looking to be in a very central location.

Mirabel Road, Fulham

This charming lower ground flat is located on a quiet residential road. With a private garden and wonderful furnishings, this characterful home will welcome couples or single travellers wanting a peaceful home in a great location.

Ennismore Gardens, Knightsbridge

This unique and comfortable studio apartment in the heart of Knightsbridge, within walking distance from the splendid Hyde Park and the exclusive Harrods department store. London short lets really don't get more affordable, or better located than this!

Ifield Road, Chelsea

This bright, contemporary and comfortable home is located just off the Fulham Road in Chelsea, a lovely road lined with a constellation of the most glamorous bars, eateries and shops: this is the perfect holiday apartment for couples or small families.

Fawcett Street, Chelsea

This apartment is located on one of the charming streets of Chelsea, also just off the Fulham Road. Beautifully decorated by its interior designer owner, this lower ground floor home is warm and welcoming, offers a small private patio and peace from the hustle and bustle. Perfect for couples.


Redburn Street, Chelsea

Set on a quiet, residential street, moments from the King’s Road and Sloane Square, this idyllic one-bedroom London vacation rental is in one of London’s most prestigious postcodes. With restaurants, artisan cafes and a wealth of shopping on your doorstep, you may never want to leave Chelsea! 

Feel free to browse our property portfolio here, or contact our experienced Sales team on 020 7349 7015 or [email protected]. We’re more than happy to help find you the perfect apartment or house for your romantic getaway!

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