Some love it, some loathe it. Some dine in, some dine out. Some stay at home, some go away. Whether you want to go crazy in love this Valentine's Day, or just fancy something a little bit subtle, we're giving you the ultimate list of things to do in Liverpool this day of St Valentine. 


1. Take a romantic walk around the beautiful Grade 1 listed Sefton Park

The magnificent 200 acre park is the perfect place for a romantic stroll, or even a picnic. Watch the sun go down and admire the views across the boating lake.


2. Pair romance with history at Titanic Hotel

The most beautiful setting for your valentine’s night. The rooms at the Titanic Hotel are more than twice the size of your average hotel room. Enjoy a meal at the hotel restaurant Stanley’s Bar and Grill and relax with something fizzy on the terrace overlooking the Mersey docks.


3. View the city from above

Liverpool may have the sea running through its veins, but take their breath away with a helicopter ride over the city. Head over the city and take in the landmark views, Anfield, Goodison Park, Aintree and more.


4. Go ghetto with your golf

Teaching golf is definitely romantic isn’t it? Ghetto Golf in the Baltic Triangle part of town is crazy golf with a difference. It combines cocktails, street food, DJs and golf (obviously) in an old converted brewery.


5. A Lush Golden Slumber 

Winter is over and the soothing smells of Lush are calling. In Liverpool we have a secret, our Lush has a SPA! Book you and your loved one... or just you, or just them for a treatment at the heart of natural beauty.


6. Love is all you need at The Shankly Hotel

Think prosecco, rose petals and cupcakes – it’s the perfect way to spend valentine’s night!


7. Head off to Another Place

Don’t worry, they’re not real intruders. They’re world famous art. Another Place ‘harnesses the ebb and flow of the tide to explore man’s relationship with nature. It’s a beautiful place to see a sunset and an industrial skyline.

#anotherplace #beachinwinter

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8. Wander through this chocolate box village

A seriously cute and unique 19th Century listed village originally made for the workers of the Sunlight soap factory in Port Sunlight.

Port Sunlight is where you’ll find some of the most well-kept landscaped gardens and houses. There’s also an art gallery, Lady Lever Art Gallery and a village museum.

Port sunlight village #wirral #teampixel

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9. Put your relationship to the test

If you were stuck in a room with your most ‘significant other’, could you pull together and Breakout? Test your relationship, brain power and code cracking skills at Breakout Liverpool.

Do you think you could escape?! #breakout

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10. Declare your love at the most romantic spot in the city

Overlooking the banks of the Mersey, you’ll notice thousands of padlocks declaring their love around the Albert Dock A great spot for a proposal, and a romantic selfie!


11. Become a Superstar

Superstar Boudoir in the heart of Liverpool’s LGBT scene on Stanley Street is the place for a Valentine’s weekend with a difference. It’s time for a big gay Saturday night and Superstar Boudoir is the place.

Our Viv before the roast! @thevivienne_ #superstarboudoir

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12. Get your laughing gear going

The Hot Water Comedy Club and Comedy Central Comedy Club are the perfect place if romance isn’t your thing. Comedy Central is located underground at the Albert Dock and Hot Water Comedy Club is based on Seel St.


13. Give Oysters a try

We all know the added benefit of Oysters… and if you’ve never tried them before then Italian Club Fish is probably the best place to try.

The Italian Club based on Bold Street is a ‘marriage between British and Italian.’ They book up FAST, so be quick.


14. Baltic Social for Afternoon Punk Tea

We’ve all done afternoon tea. But what we haven’t all done is Punk Afternoon Tea at the Baltic Social. Mini burgers, salt and pepper fries, chicken wings, Oreo chocolate brownie. Oh Em Ge.

There’s also a veggie menu featuring a sweet potato and chickpea burger.


15. Keep it traditional Afternoon Tea at Panoramic 34

Maybe punk afternoon tea isn’t your thing and you’d much prefer strawberries and champs looking over the city. Best views in town – check. Bubbles – check. Strawberries – check. Just make sure you book in advance – you don’t want any sad tears!


16. Climb high to the top of Liverpool’s Anglican Cathedral Tower

It’s romantic, it’s beautiful and the scenery is even better. At the top of the Cathedral tower you feel on top of the world. It’s also a pretty proposal spot if you’re ready to pop the question this year.


17. Wine and Dine them Art School

Where to go when only the finest foods are good enough. The Art School is the restaurant of North West Food Champion, Paul Askew.


18. Enjoy a night of classics at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

If you haven’t ever been to see a live performance at the Phil, then why not? Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse!


19. Drink your way around

Get on the bus and follow the Wirral Real Ale Trail. You’ll be taken to 10 different pubs from seaside locations to country pubs!

Pub crawl !!!! #wirralrealaletrail #ladsontour!! #feelingalittledelicate

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20. Watch the Sunset from Everton Brow

You know the little pointy roofed building on the Everton FC crest? Well, the views from this area of Liverpool are some of the best we’ve ever seen. Take something fizzy, a camera and watch the sunset over the city.


21. Search for Secrets

Check out our previous blog on secret bars. From entry through a phonebox to a suspicious looking chippy.


22. Get drunk on Culture

Liverpool 2018 is set to be a monumental year for the city as we celebrate 10 years since being crowned European Capital of Culture. That being said, there is so much going on! From the Terracotta Warriors to China Dream, we’re going to take your breath away!


23. Hop on board the Gin Carriage

Test gin, learn about gin, win gin all on a tour of Liverpool’s best bars on the Liverpool Gin Journey, Sold. However you have your gin, this tour is for you!


24. Make some furry friends

Head to Formby and the beautiful Red Squirrel Reserve. Enjoy the ever-changing landscape and stunning scenery.


25. Count your pennies

Hop on Merseyrail to the seaside town of Southport. Walk along the Pier and try your luck on the good old-fashioned slot machines. If the sun’s shining, why not even get an ice cream and relive your child hood?


26. Let your taste buds do the travelling!

At Veeno, Castle Street you’ll enjoy an evening of wines and spuntini sharing platters. Depending on how expensive your taste, there’s 3 different options. 


27. Don’t forget a pop of colour

Flowers make everyone smile, so don’t forget to pick up your special someone a bouquet from MQ Flowers at MetQuarter.

Valentines selection coming soon

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28. Go on a Magical Mystery Tour

If you love The Beatles as much as each other, then what better than a Magical Mystery Tour that ends at the Cavern? After all, all you need is love!


29. Take to the Water

For those who like a bit of adrenaline, the water sports centre is the perfect place. Canoe, paddle board or even take on the inflatable aqua park!


30. Watch the sun go down on a Mersey Ferry

No arguments, this is probably the best way to watch the sky turn orange.

Liverpool is stunning at this time. #liverpool #liverpoolskyline #merseyferry #commute

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31. Bounce off the walls

Jump around. If taking it easy just isn’t your thing then Spring City is.


32. Indulge at PANAM

Enjoy a delicious four course meal and live music in the stunning surroundings of the Grade 1 listed building – we can’t think of a better setting!

#latergram view across #albertdock from inside @_panam restaurant & bar.

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33. Feast on a Cheese Fondue at Cheese and Co

Cheese & Co – A restaurant JUST for cheese. If chocolate isn’t your thing, a baked camembert has to be.

A place from my own heart

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34. Escape to the Hard Days Night Hotel

Enjoy an extra special night at this magnificent hotel in a luxury room with breakfast in bed, champagne, late check out and a gift to take home.


35. Stay at the region’s only 5* hotel

The Hillbark Hotel in Wirral is also home to a 2 AA Rosette awarded Riviera restaurant that will be offering a tasting menu.


36. Dress to impress

Wander over to Victoria’s Secret at Liverpool ONE and treat yourself to some fancy new draws. For the lads, head to John Lewis to get your CK fix.


37. Have a Gay ol' time on Eberle Street

A night out at Garlands or GBar is an unforgettable experience for all.


38. Visit the only Michelin Star restaurant in the region

The only Michelin Star Restaurant in the region has to be worth a try? Restaurant Fraiche in Wirral is sure to be a TASTE sensation.

Edible tree at #RestaurantFraiche

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39. Eat as many small plates as possible

Head to Bold Street, small plates galore. Maray, Backchich, Mowgli... just remember to book in plenty of time. This part of Liverpool is home to small but well-loved restaurants.


40. A view to dine for at Sheldrakes

THE BEST views to enjoy a glass (or a bottle) of bubbly!

Date night๐Ÿพ

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41. View it all on the Liverpool Wheel

We’ve heard a few tales of couples getting engaged on the Liverpool Wheel. The last one had a gospel choir singing, so you’ve got some work to do on bettering that.


42. Get up late 

Everyone’s favorite thing – breakfast! Stay in bed. Then treat yourself to possibly the best breakfast in Liverpool. Check out our brekkie blog.

Breakfast club ๐Ÿด

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43. Go on a bike ride

Liverpool Cycle Tours offer some amazing bike rides around the city - perfect for getting to know your partner and other parts of Liverpool!


44. Gift them a luxury, handmade candle

Everyone loves a good candle, right? Handmade on the Wirral, Owen Drew Candles have a collection of luxury candles, from designer inspired scents to more classical ones, there’s something for every taste.


45. Eat Fish and Chips at the Beach

Oh so British. Head to New Brighton, West Kirby or Southport and smell all the smells of the seaside.


46. Hop on board the Grace

We’ve had a boat, we’ve had a restaurant, what about a floating restaurant? The Floating Grace offers a three course dinner cruise around all 8 of Liverpool’s docks right up to the marina.


47. Go creamy

Caffe Cream in New Brighton is the BEST place for ice cream. Stroll on the beach, fish and chips and an ice cream. Delightfully British, delightfully tasty.


48. Get glam at Beauty Bazaar

Head upstairs at Liverpool ONE’s Beauty Bazaar at Harvey Nics and sip on champagne while you treat yourself to a manicure. Bliss.


49. ASBO Cinema at Camp and Furnace

Head down to Camp and Furnace for their cinema night with a difference and throw some shapes to the Grease soundtrack.  


50. Dinner with Flowers

Take your loved one down to The Florist on Hardman Street for a romantic dinner surrounded by breaktaking floral arrangements. With walls of flowers, full sized trees in bloom and a menu to die for, it is the perfect place to impress your date. 

Sunday brunch settings ๐Ÿ‚ ๐Ÿ“ท @edisonandjames

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This blog has been written by Stefan Price, Digital Marketing Assistant for Marketing Liverpool. Stefan helps out the team with any digital activity across Marketing Liverpool/ Visit Liverpool and runs the its Liverpool social channels!

Stefan is 19 years old and is from Liverpool. He loves all things to do with cruises, shopping and the odd Gin and Elderflower!

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