Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and if you’re looking to treat your partner to something special but don’t know what that something special is, then I may just be able to help you out. While chocolates, flowers and jewellery are a quick and easy gifting option, I personally think making memories is a much nicer gift than something materialistic. Here are X Valentines Day experience gifts to consider for your loved one this year.

Couples Photoshoot

Capture your love in a beautiful photoshoot. Available at over 70 locations across the UK, getting a professional photograph taken is the perfect way to capture the wonderful times you’ve had together and create special moments for years to come. Begin your session with a consultation with a professional photographer before stepping onto the photographic set where you’ll strike a pose together to capture a selection of images. You’ll then be able to view the images before selecting your favourite to take home as a complimentary 8″ X 10″ print. But don’t worry if you can’t decide which one to take as there’s the option to purchase more on the day!

Available from Red Letter Days for £40 (currently on sale at £20)

Winery & Brewery Tour for Two

Valentines Day Experience Gifts

Take the guided tour of Chiltern Valley Winery and Brewery and learn about how they make and bottle their fine wines, ales and liqueurs, discover how they make and bottle their fine wines, ales and liqueurs. Learn all about the process of grape pressing and fermentation. Visit the bottling and labelling hall to see the full production. The informative tour will be followed a tutored tasting session in the cellar shop where you can try any of the available products.

Available at Last Minute for £18.00 (currently on sale for £9)

Scuba Diving For Two

Valentines Day Experience Gifts

Take your love to a whole new level – up to 20 feet under water, to be exact! This gift of scuba diving for two is great for the thrill seekers or if you want to get a bit of practise in before going on a tropical holiday which offers you to explore the deep blue. You’ll be given the proper equipment and taught in the safety of a swimming pool by an expert instructor before diving into the water and experience the unique sensation of breathing underwater. If it turns out to be something you want to pursue as a hobby, you will be presented with your certificates which will count towards the PADI Open Water Diver certification should you want to continue with your training.

Available from Virgin Experience for £49.99

Afternoon Tea for Two at Patisserie Valerie with Cake Gift Box

Valentines Day Experience Gifts

Treat your tastebuds this Valentine’s Day with a delicious afternoon tea selection at Patisserie Valerie. With over 180 locations to choose from, there’s a good chance there’ll be a location of choice near you. Patisserie Valerie will astonish you both with freshly baked scones smothered in clotted cream and jam, hand crafted cakes and freshly filled sandwiches that are bursting with flavour. After your full afternoon tea selection, you will be given a £10 voucher which allows you to choose four delicious pieces of cake where you can carry on the indulgence at home.

Available from Buy a Gift for £35.00

One Night Glamping Break For Two

Valentines Day Experience Gifts

Get away from the stress of everyday life and spend a night together as you get back to nature and enjoy a relaxing break with a difference. Choose one of many beautiful campsite destinations across the UK where you will stay in a comfortable camping pod, cabin or wigwam.

Available from Debenhams for £55.00

LUSH Spa Treatment For Two

Valentines Day Experience Gifts

Take the time to unwind with a relaxing spa treatment like no other. LUSH offer a number of spa treatments which when sharing with a loved one can enhance the benefits of massage and bring you closer together. There’s a number of treatments available, with my recommendation being Hard Days NightLUSH Spa treatments are formulas, with each using a combination of music, massage, fragrance and hostilic techniquest rejuvenate the mind and body.These treatments can also be tailored to be vegan!

Available from LUSH starting at £50.00

Dining For Two

Valentines Day Experience Gifts

Sometimes simple really is effective. Go out for a wonderful meal with this amazing dining pass, available to use at a number of restaurants across the UK. Enjoy a delicious three-course a la carte meal with wine, a decadent tapas spread or carvery meal. Your classic yet perfect date night – sorted.

Available from John Lewis for £50.00

Which of these experiences would you like to try? Which do you prefer – a gift of memories or something more materialistic?


Jazz is a Disney, tea and pop culture enthusiast with a passion for blogging. Also a proud introvert.

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  1. These are great ideas that would make for a very special Valentine’s Day. I would love to do the weekend getaway with my Husband.

  2. Wonderful ideas! My husband and I haven’t had photos taken of just the two of us since my maternity photos! It’s always been about the family. We’ve enjoyed a spa day together before and it’s a great way to relax together.

  3. Those are lovely ideas. I would definitely do the tea and who can resist a romantic dinner. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Oh I would love the glamping! That would be so fun. Oh and the afternoon tea. That looks delightful.

  5. My anniversary is the week before Valentines so we tend to go all out that weekend vs valentines day because it’s quieter. I am hoping we can do a photoshoot this year! And I would love to do a LUSh spa treatment.

  6. I am always looking for new and fun ideas for my wife and I! These are perfect! Thank you so much for the inspiration

  7. Very romantic ideas. Would be nice to do any of these ANY day of the week.
    Thanks for sharing

  8. Such lovely and unique ideas for valentines day. Hubs and me really like to have a romantic candlelight dinner at home. Will plan something different this time.

  9. Love them all and want to do them right now. I’ll even skip the dining part because I have done that. The scuba diving would be fun and we both have never done that. Glamping just the two of us would be nice and the photoshoot would be neat too. Thank you for opening the box of possibilities.

  10. Couples photoshoots are such a great idea, I’m a little biased as a photographer, but those are some of my favourite shoots to do.

  11. Patisserie Valerie Looks like so much fun. It makes me want to find something similar in the states.

  12. These all sound like really great ideas. I love the massage or glamping idea. I do not even remember the last time I went clamping, I would love to do that again soon. Thank you for sharing, I will have to add these to my thoughts for Valentine’s Day.

  13. You are so right! All of these are great choices. I would be perfectly happy with any of these date experiences.

  14. Oh my gosh! yes! These are all great! I think my favorite would be the couples photo shoot!

  15. These are all such great options and just in time for V-Day! I would love to go glamping with the hubs, but it will have to be accompanied by my other valentine, my baby hehe,

    xx, Kusum |

  16. These are all such good ideas – I love the idea of a cosy glamping night away or wandering through a winery – both excellent ideas

    Laura x

  17. These look very good. A Lush spa treatment for two looks amazing

  18. I do like the sound of that Afternoon tea – cakes and treats, yes please!
    Thanks for linking to #pocolo Jazmin. x

  19. So many great ideas here! I’d love to do the winery tour.

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