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Things to do on Valentine’s Day 2019 in London

Valentine's Day in London with City Cruises
Find things to do on the most loved-up day of the year, from stunning panoramic views to Valentine's restaurants, romantic daytime activities to charming after-dark events. Read More


Discover London’s romantic side with that special someone on and around 14 February, with our guide to romantic and quirky things to do for Valentine’s Day 2019 in London.

From Valentine’s Day dinners and champagne with a view, to exquisite flower festivals and adventures for two, impress your date with a romantic getaway to London this Valentine’s Day.

Where to eat on Valentine’s Day in London

Valentine's Day afternoon teas

Valentine's Day ideas and activities

  • Nestle among hundreds of colourful flowers at the annual Orchids Festival at Kew Gardens, which usually coincides with Valentine's Day. TBC
  • Catch one of London's many concerts on and around Valentine's Day.
  • Hear world-class flamenco music and dance performers during the Flamenco Festival at Sadler’s Wells, which usually takes place around Valentine's Day. TBC
  • Watch a classic movie or the latest blockbuster in a unique cinema.
  • Pick out a beautiful bunch of flowers at Columbia Road Flower Market.
  • Enjoy one of London’s most romantic theatre shows or West End musicals together.
  • Wander around museum galleries after dark with a glass of wine in hand at a Museum Late.
  • Whisper “I love you” in St Paul’s Whispering Gallery.
  • Visit Kensington Palace, the home of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and other royal couples before them.

Romantic views of London

Valentine’s Day London adventures for two

Valentines getaways in London

Treat that special someone to a weekend break in London for Valentine’s Day by booking a romantic London hotel, so you can make the most of London’s Valentines events and activities.

For more year-round romantic ideas, take a look at our roundup of 101 romantic things to do in London and weekend itinerary for couples, or browse our guide to what's on for more things to do during your visit.

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