Take a quick pit stop at one of the eatery’s in Kingly Court then finish with the lights of Carnaby Street and Covent Garden. Not one for the body conscious but sitting on top of the Southbank Centre this winter will be a Finnish sauna.Rounding it all off with a traditional egg nog or hot cider at The Covent Garden Hotel! Overlooking the river, the London skyline and the Southbank Centre’s Wintertime festivities this is the perfect setting to get up close and personal with your date!Kew Gardens Richmond TW9 3AB Tickets start at £16.00 5.Crafty Christmas cuts If you want to impress your date with your crafty skills what better way than to pimp up a tired old jumper into the Christmas jumper of dreams!Christmas Floating Film Festival St Katharine Docks 50 Saint Katharine's Way London E1W 1LA Tickets starts at £13.25 7. You know Christmas is coming when the centre of London is transformed by twinkly, sparkly lights.This year along Oxford Street will be home to 1,778 decorations (and 750,000 LED lightbulbs) inspired by falling snowflakes.However, Christmas is also a very romantic time in London and an ideal time to take your new date for a special day or night out in the city. Skating at Christmas is a total romantic classic and what better place to take your date than the sumptuous surroundings of Somerset House. The Harry Potter studio tours get a festive makeover once more this Winter, with Christmas trees and a seasonal feast in the Great Hall, decorations in Gryffindor common room and snow drifts in Diagon Alley.So, when you’re ready for some time out from the usual traditions here are 12 fantastic date ideas that are sure to impress! Join them in the evening and you can enjoy a specially curated programme of music to dance and skate your way round the rink to – all whilst holding onto your loved one’s hand! You can both geek out and immerse yourself in Harry Potter’s world!
Christmas time often feels like one big whirlwind of Christmas shopping, drinks with friends, work parties and family commitments.Even if it is just to laugh at each other getting used to skiing on the spot.Chel-ski 4 Sotheron Place Michael Road London SW6 2EJ Prices start from £39.95 12. For a unique drinking date experience we recommend one of London’s ‘coolest’ bars, Icebar.Spend too little and you’ll look like you don’t care.So what are the best gifts to give someone you’ve just started dating?