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Valentine’s experience gifts

Valentine’s is going to be a low-key affair for the whole nation this year. Thought that meant you could get out of planning a luxury night away or a fun experience? Think again…

Written by High Life North
Published 10.02.2021

Valentine’s Hampers from The Apartment Group

With two ‘It’s a Date’ packages to choose from, this is an impressive gift that just keeps on giving. Enjoy a luxury hamper delivered directly to your door with a bottle of champagne, chocolates and a voucher for an overnight stay and dinner in one of Apartment Group’s luxury hotels including Le Petit Chateau and Newton Hall.

It’s a Date – £300 / It’s a Date deluxe – £500

Couples that learn together, stay together

Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) wine course is the perfect gift for the wine lover in your life – and also a great way for couples to explore the world of wine together. It’s now possible to take WSET’s globally recognised Level 1 and Level 2 Award in Wines courses online from start to finish including an online exam so the current social distancing restrictions aren’t an issue. Time to get practising so you can navigate that wine list on your next meal out.

From £135

Enjoy a private mud chamber together

The Rasul Treatment at the UK’s first eco spa Titanic Spa in Huddersfield allows guests to cover each other in mud and enjoy a private steam room session to relax and unwind. They’re currently selling vouchers which can be redeemed any time after lockdown. 

£35 per person

The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences in Mayfair.

Since couples can’t spend Valentine’s Day in a luxurious hotel suite this year, the 5-star Athenaeum Hotel & Residences has put together a dedicated gift voucher for those still wanting to gift the promise of a romantic weekend away that can be enjoyed at a later date. The voucher includes a one-night weekend stay for two at The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences with a romantic turndown, three-course dinner and breakfast at 116 at The Athenaeum. You can also enjoy full use of the leisure facilities, including the spa, 24-hour gym and access to The View.

From £358.00

Enjoy Afternoon Tea for Two from The Coniston

Locals to the Yorkshire Dales can experience a taste of The Coniston at home with its Valentine’s Day Afternoon Tea for Two, which can be collected from the hotel between 11th-14th February and is priced at £37.50.For those further afield and after a gift to look forward to, Gift Vouchers can be purchased to experience The Coniston’s newly renovated spa, opening later in 2021.

Gift vouchers from £18.95

Pure indulgence at Hipping Hall…

Surrounded by beautiful gardens and quaint neighbouring villages, Hipping Hall is the Lancashire home of MasterChef: The Professionals winner Oli Martin’s cooking. Oli’s dishes are created with locally fished, farmed and grazed produce. The Valentine’s Day Gift Box includes a bottle of Dellamotte Rosé Champagne, Dinner by Oli Martin, a beautiful room to sleep in and a hearty breakfast in the morning.

Prices from £419-£519 


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