The days are getting longer and lighter, and that means we can get back outdoors again, yay! And what better way to impress your loved one than use the opportunity to do something a bit different after the long winter.
Grab your wellies and enjoy a romantic date in the UK woodlands. Spiritually uplifting and mentally soothing, woodland walking has been proven to have an impact on overall health and well-being and will provide a fabulous setting for an outdoor date. Go to the Woodland Trust website to find woodlands near you.
Outdoor theme parks will reopen in the springtime, and are a great place to take your date, particularly in the early stages of dating, with lots of activities to keep conversation flowing. With a range of rides from fun to terrifying, you are bound to have a day full of laughter. UK theme park operators include Merlin Entertainments, Paultons and Gullivers amongst others.
As spring flowers such as daffodils and irises are now bursting into life, why not enjoy a romantic picnic in one of the UK botanical gardens to really enjoy this seasonal treat and help your love life blossom! Venues include the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, RHS Garden in Wisley, Sheffield Botanic Gardens and Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and many others.
Around the March equinox is fireball season, which are especially bright meteors. NASA estimates that in the weeks around the equinox, the appearance rate of fireballs can increase by as much as 30%. Meteor spotting makes a perfect outdoor, evening date – don’t forget the binoculars! Keep an eye on the Met Office website for news of forthcoming meteor showers and the best place to watch them
Nothing is better for a relationship than a bit of healthy competition, and a round of mini golf will enable everyone to enjoy themselves no matter what their skill level! Check out the British Minigolf Association website for a venue near you.