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Fun Winter Date Ideas in London

Hey all It’s Stamford here.

During the winter months in London, when the chill sets in and the skies turn grey, it’s the perfect time to cozy up and enjoy some memorable dates with your special someone. Don’t let the weather dampen your spirits, as there are plenty of delightful activities and charming spots to explore together. So, embrace the holly and the jolly and create cherished memories with your loved one amidst the winter wonderland of London. 

Oh deer, Christmas is here, and my puns haven’t improved.

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Sherlock: The Official Live Game & The Mind Palace Bar

If you and your date love puzzles and want to escape the cold, Sherlock: The Official Live Game is a great option. You’ll be transported to 221B Baker Street, London, to solve a case like Sherlock and Watson. This interactive London escape room requires teamwork, making it perfect for couples or groups of friends who want to bond over an elf-tastic activity. Plus, you can enjoy wine-derful drinks and  tree-mendous snacks at The Mind Palace speakeasy bar, which offers an intimate and cosy atmosphere.

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Ice Skating at Somerset House

Another classic winter date activity is ice skating. Somerset House is a beautiful venue that converts its courtyard into an ice rink during the winter months. You can hold hands and glide on the ice while admiring the stunning architecture and London skyline. Plus, there are plenty of food and drink options on-site, including a pop-up Fortnum & Mason’s Lodge, where you can be sure that stockings are hung with care, and there are snacks to share.

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Christmas Lights Tour

London is known for its extravagant Christmas lights displays, and what could be more romantic than strolling around the city’s illuminated streets? Make spirits bright by creating your own tour or by booking an organised one, where you will be taken to the most festive areas, such as Covent Garden, Regent Street, and Oxford Street. Many tours also include a stop for mulled wine or hot chocolate to sleigh your appetite.

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Hyde Park Winter Wonderland

For a festive date that is snow much fun, head to Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland. This annual event is a huge attraction with ice skating, a giant observation wheel, Christmas markets, carnival rides, and more. There are over 100 food and drink stalls, with options ranging from traditional German sausages to churros and hot toddies. There is snowthing for everyone. You can explore the attractions together while listening to Christmas carols and enjoying the twinkling lights. It’ll be mistletoe-rific.

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Bob Bob Ricard

If you’re looking for a high-end restaurant for a special date, Bob Bob Ricard is a glamorous venue with a unique touch. Each booth has a “Press for Champagne” button, which will summon a waiter to bring you some bubbly. The menu features British and Russian cuisine, with dishes like caviar, Beef Wellington, and Borsch. Bob Bob Ricard’s decor is also sleigh-tacular, with a luxurious Art Deco theme that will make you feel like you’re in a movie.Yule be sorry if you miss it.

With so many fun winter date ideas in London, it’s hard to narrow down your options. Whether you’re in the mood for puzzles, ice skating, Christmas lights, or fancy dining, there’s something for every couple to embrace the merryment. However, if you’re a fan of Sherlock, you can’t miss the opportunity to experience the Official Live Game while sipping on brew-tifulcocktails at The Mind Palace speakeasy bar. Don’t hesitate to book now and add some excitement to your winter romance.

Wishing you a ‘jolly’ good time with your special snowone, from me Stamford.