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Have a Derry Romantic Valentine’s Day

Posted on: 2019-01-17 12:27:24See and Do

With Valentine’s Day the next big occasion in everyone’s calendar why not treat that special loved one to a romantic trip in Derry-Londonderry this year? There’s plenty to keep you entertained and make a day of it – and also a night of it!
We’ve done the hard work for you and planned the perfect getaway for you to sweep your other half off their feet. Here are just a handful of the best things to do in Derry-Londonderry around Valentine’s Day:

Sparkling or Gin Afternoon Tea
Sweet treats and bubbles can be a hard combination to beat. For just £30 per person you can enjoy afternoon tea with a 20cl Prosecco Snipe or a gin drink in the Everglades Hotel. You’ll also benefit from the hotel overlooking the River Foyle with views across to the hills of Donegal – the perfect setting to charm.

 Afternoon Tea

Stroll around the Walled City
Spend some quality time with your other half with a stroll around the Walled City. Enjoy a 1.5km walk around the inner city, giving you a unique promenade to view the original town. If you time the walk at the right time (and weather allows) the old romantic in you can share a sunset on the walls.
Ghost in the Millennium Forum (12th-16th February)
One of the most romantic stage shows of all time comes to the Millennium Forum. Bill Kenwright’s spectacular production of ‘Ghost the Musical’ is a must for all lovers of the critically acclaimed film starring Demi Moore & Patrick Swayze. With an unforgettable soundtrack Ghost the Musical is perfect for a romantic night out this Valentine’s Day with tickets from £21.50.


Romantic Overnight Stay
Be the big romantic and book an overnight stay in the Everglades Hotel around Valentine’s Day with their special Valentine’s offer. Indulge your other half with a four-star experience which pulls out all the stops such as a romantic dinner for two and a glass of Prosecco to accompany, a luxurious overnight stay, full Irish breakfast to set you up for the next day and last but not least the Hastings Hotels Love Duck.

Historic tour of the infamous Guildhall
Located in the heart of the city, the Guildhall is a beautiful building originally built in 1887. The Guildhall contains stunning stained-glass windows and went under extensive restoration in 2013. As a result, the building has won numerous prestigious awards on a regional and national basis. This is definitely one not to be missed by those who love their culture.

Explore the food
Every Valentine’s Day requires only the best food and across Derry-Londonderry that’s exactly what you’ll get with an ever-growing list of places you need to taste, it may even result in you going back the very next day. If you’re after fine dining, contemporary cuisine or looking for the perfect ambience there’s plenty to choose from.
Venture across the Peace Bridge
Connecting two sides of the River Foyle, the Peace Bridge is an iconic structure in Derry-Londonderry. Enjoy an evening walk across a lit-up bridge with the one who lights up your life. Enjoy a beautiful setting with reflections on the water.

Peace Bridge
Drive on the Wild Atlantic Way
If you’re looking to go all out this year, why not show your affection with breath-taking views of Counties Donegal, Derry and Antrim with a road trip along the Wild Atlantic Way – the world’s longest defined coastal touring route. Share sensational scenery and stop off along the journey to spend some quality alone time with your partner.


Stay at the Everglades Hotel in Derry-Londonderry this Valentine's with prices starting from £80pps. For further information contact our team now on 028 7132 1066.