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Celebrate with more than just a cwtch: Show your love for Wales this Valentine's

08 Feb, 2024

Whether you’re celebrating with a loved one or treating yourself (and deservedly so) everyone deserves to indulge this Valentine’s Day. 

Stuck on what to buy your significant other? Take a look at our list of 10 adventures and gifts from Wales which will brighten up your day…

The OG… Flowers 

It might be a cliche but everyone loves flowers for Valentine's Day, so celebrate your special day and support some local Welsh florists. If you're celebrating in North Wales take a look at Llandudno based Scent with love, who also offer wedding flowers (hint hint). If you’re based in the capital buy your loved one a bouquet of roses from Fleur de Luxe. Alternatively if you’re based in a different part of Wales or the UK, search for Welsh florists through Flowers From the Farm and discover other florists near you.

Head to a Six Nations game

With the Six Nations underway, why not book a day out with the family or your partner and support Wales? Whether you’re crossing the border to watch the England v Wales game or supporting the boys on the home turf, it’s a day out you won’t want to miss. There are still tickets available for the France and Italy games at Principality so act quick and grab yourself some tickets now!

Grab your SO a Welsh Luxury Hamper Co.

Having a cosy night in? Taste the flavours of Wales and order from the “best luxury hamper company” in Wales. Whether you’re looking for something small to post through the letterbox, a vegan treat or a taste of Wales there’s plenty to choose from. Maybe start your day right with the Welsh breakfast in bed hamper. Available for UK shipping only.

Get the adrenaline pumping with a trip to Zip World

Are you or your partner a thrill seeker? Why not try out one of Zip World's parks across Wales and England. Fly like a bird on Velocity in Penrhyn Quarry, race your friends on the world's fastest zip line Phoenix in Hirwaun or bounce around the caverns in Blaenau Ffestiniog. Check out their Valentine's special package where you can soar above Penrhyn Quarry in the moonlight before indulging in a three course meal. Gift vouchers are available here >>

Go all romantic on Llanddwyn Island

When celebrating a day of love, we can’t forget the Welsh Patron Saint of Lovers, St Dwynwen. While the “Welsh Valentine's Day” is held on the 25th January, you can visit the magical island of Llanddwyn and visit her shrine any time. Legend has it that you can test your lover's faithfulness by scattering breadcrumbs in her well and if they are disturbed by the movement of eels then you have a keeper…

One for the Chocolate lovers…

If your other half a chocolate fiend? Why not check out Wickedly Welsh Chocolate or Coco Pzazz? Based in Llanidloes, Coco Pzazz offers a range of Welsh flavoured chocolates and fudge for all of the family to enjoy. If you’re looking for a romantic range, check out Pembrokeshire based Wickedly Welsh’s Valentine’s collection.

A luxury Welsh escape

Wales is certainly not short of destinations for a luxury escape! If it’s a touch of luxury you’re looking for why not take a look at the The Quay Hotel & Spa, Conway, or St Brides Hotel, Saundersfoot or Grove of Narbeth, Narbeth. Perhaps you’re looking for a more rustic rural retreat instead? Why not check out Sleekstone Holidays for your next Welsh escape. Sleekstone Holidays is running a special offer exclusively for GlobalWelsh members - get in touch via hi@globalwelsh.com for details.

Something a bit different? If you’re looking to treat your other half like the king or queen they are… why not book a romantic stay at the incredible Roch Castle (part of The Retreats Group).

The Michelin star treatment

Fancy something a little different to your everyday restaurant? Check out one of the Michelin-star restaurants in Wales. Take a look at James Sommerin’s ‘Home’ in Penarth, Hywel Griffith’s ‘Beach House’ in Swansea or Stephen Stevens’ ‘Sosban & The Old Butchers’ in Anglesey. 

Based outside of Wales? Support some of our Welsh talent all over the UK and abroad from Tomos Parry’s ‘Brat’ in London to Bryn Williams’ ‘The Cambrian’ in Adelboden, Switzerland.

A Welsh classic… a love spoon

Looking for an alternative to flowers? Present your loved one with a love spoon on the 14th and take part in centuries old celtic tradition. Dating back hundreds of years, men would carve love spoons and gift them to their loved one in the hopes that the gift would mark the beginning of a relationship.

Want to understand more about the designs? Explore the ranges from The Lovespoon Gallery and Angel Woodcraft.

A low-cost beach walks

Last but not least, Valentine's day doesn’t have to cost the earth. If you’re back in Wales nothing says romance like a beach stroll. Why not take your love to some of the best beaches in the world?

Whether you’re exploring the shores of Anglesey, journeying west to St Davids or taking in the view from Worm’s Head in the Gower, fall in love with Wales’ natural beauty this Valentines… <3

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