Love is in the air and it’s time to spoil those you care about most with a romantic Valentine’s Day treat. But what can you plan for Valentine’s Day in Maidstone this year? A bunch of flowers or a box of chocolates is no longer enough when those around you are making grand gestures and sharing across social media. And, while a trip to Paris or New York, or even the grandest of all romantic gifts – a sparkling diamond ring – may be beyond your means, you want to do something extra special and different from the rest.
At Visit Maidstone, we’ve taken a look into some of the best options for Valentine’s Day in Maidstone, and provided a few suggestions to ensure your day is truly unforgettable. Take a look at the options below and get your plans for Valentine’s Day in Maidstone in order.
Wildlife Heritage Foundation
For something truly different, book your place at the Wildlife Heritage Foundation in Smarden for a Valentine’s Day dinner among the glorious Kent countryside and some of nature’s most impressive creatures. A perfect combination of fine dining, sparkling champagne, and an overnight stay in one of the intimate on-site lodges, this romantic retreat also features guided walking tours of and the chance to hand feed some of the big cats resident at the sanctuary.
Prices for this romantic Valentine’s weekend begin at £850 per lodge, and include a complimentary bottle of champagne in each lodge.
Valentine’s Weekend at Castle View Restaurant
Nothing beats a spectacular view to add to the romance of an occasion and, when it comes to heading out in the South East, few venues offer quite such a breathtaking vista as the Castle View Restaurant at Leeds Castle. Spend a romantic evening enjoying fine wine and a specially devised menu, and soak up the atmosphere from one of the region’s most auspicious attractions.
Prices for a Valentine’s Day meal at the Castle View Restaurant start at £35 per person.
Valentine's Day Wheel Throwing
Who can forget the iconic scene from 1990’s ‘Ghost’ with Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore at the pottery wheel? Well, now’s your chance to relive that scene with your significant other… well, kind of. This Art of Mine is hosting enjoyable pottery sessions that enable you to create your very own message of love on a plaque. Who knows, maybe ‘Unchained Melody’ will even be playing in the background for some added romance.
Prices for the Valentine’s Dat Wheel Throwing at This Art of Mine are £40 per couple.
Let us know your plans
What are your plans for Valentine’s Day in Maidstone this year? Do you have something booked already, or are you just going to wing it on the day? Let us know what you have planned in the comments section below.