Not sure what to do this Valentine’s Day? Don’t panic, Wingly are here to help! We’ve picked our top 10 romantic destinations to inspire you on how to treat your special someone to an unforgettable day. After your magical flight, we have suggested our top date ideas, from minigolf to punting, so there is something for everyone!
Introduce some friendly competition into your date with a game of minigolf! Located on the seafront, Le Touquet minigolf is an ideal place for an exciting game before a late lunch followed by a stroll along the beautiful beaches of this coastal French town.
Isle of Wight
Known for its beautiful sandy beaches and stunning landmarks such as the Needles, the Isle of Wight is definitely worth exploring! The Isle of Wight has a plethora of award-winning beaches, ideal for a romantic stroll or some fun in the sun in the warmer months. Less than an hours flight from London, you’ll reach this paradisiac Island in no time.
Enjoy an exquisite lunch at the stunning Ettington Park Hotel! This Neo-Gothic mansion is a spectacular place for a unique lunch experience, with some irresistible food and unforgettable architecture….and what better way to arrive than by helicopter?
Wales is the perfect romantic escape for a relaxing Valentine’s Day. Spend the morning exploring Caernarfon and don’t miss out on the beautiful sea views from the castle’s turrets! Alternatively, if your first flight has left you wanting more, take in the breathtaking natural beauty of one of the nearby National Parks of Snowdonia or the Brecon Beacons from a Wingly sightseeing flight.
Go from the air to the waters and sit back and relax in a chauffeured punt to see all of the beautiful historical sights of Cambridge, including the enchanting King’s College Chapel, whilst floating down the River Cam. Take a picnic and a bottle of bubbly along with you, or if it’s a bit chilly head into the town for a warming lunch.
Isles of Scilly
The Isles of Scilly form a magnificent archipelago of islands off the Cornish coast. With over 140 islands your real trouble will be deciding which one to visit as each is more beautiful than the next! For the more adventurous couple, don’t just settle for one destination, why not try Island Hopping using Scilly’s boatmen as your trusted guides.
Escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life to the seaside town of Salcombe in South Devon. Wander through the cobbled streets together and stop for lunch in one of the cosy pubs. For a unique afternoon, hire a boat and take it out to sea for stunning views of the endless blue ocean in one direction, and the picturesque coastal town in the other.
After flying above this stunning National Park, take a scenic stroll together along one of the many footpaths through the tranquil forests and mountains surrounding the lakes. For animal lovers, you can even book to go on a horse ride together through this UNESCO World Heritage Site. After working up an appetite, have a picnic whilst taking in the breathtaking views, or stop for lunch in one of the quaint villages.
Fly across the channel to the historic seaside town of Deauville on the north coast of France. Take a romantic walk along the promenade and admire the colourful parasols along the 1.5 mile long stretch of golden sand. Stop for lunch in one of the local restaurants, or have a drink overlooking the port and watch the world go by together.
Why not treat your loved one to a flight to Oxford and discover the city’s historical charm! Try something different this Valentine’s Day and visit the quirky Junkyard Golf Club to play minigolf whilst sipping cocktails! Also, it’s indoors so it’s perfect whatever the weather.
The opportunities don’t end there! Take a look at our website to explore many more destinations you can escape to with Wingly, both in the UK and further afield. If you can’t find your dream flight, simply post a flight request to see if any pilots can help you to create your perfect date!