Everyone’s been planning for a big Valentine’s Day celebration

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and with just under 2 weeks to go our shoppers have been busy planning their romantic breaks away, and raising some chunky donations for their chosen charities! The top 5 donations raised last week totted up to a whopping £193.95 for the causes mentioned below:

1. £76.66 raised at the Jewellery Channel for Red Squirrel Survival Trust
2. £45.74 raised at Secret Escapes for World Land Trust
3. £26.22 raised at Marriott International for Barnardos
4. £23.72 raised at Cottages4you for Mango
5. £21.62 raised at Hotels.com for Premier Christian Media Trust

If you’re yet to plan for the occasion, you may be in luck as we’ve come up with a range of Valentine’s ideas! Here’s our top 5 romantic city breaks. Or maybe you are looking to celebrate by taking your loved one for a day trip or romantic evening out – here are some date ideas to suit every personality.

What about a special gift? Check out our eight ways to share the love on Valentine’s Day. Before you buy a gift, be sure to sign up to Give as you Live, then each purchase you make will raise funds for your favourite charity, at no extra cost to you. There’s over 2,000 stores to choose from, here’s a selection of them which have some great Valentine’s gifts:

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Find your perfect Valentine’s perfect gift online at Photobox. They offer cards, prints, canvas’s, books and much more – and all can be turned into a personalised gifts with your own photo’s.



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Find perfect gifts for lovebirds in the Valentine’s Day range at John Lewis. Cards, gifts, perfume, jewellery, food – they’ve got it all!



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Find everything you need to impress your Valentine online at Notonthehighstreet.com. There’s a huge selection of quirky gifts to browse through, from everyday romance to your journey together and gifts for every budget.


Maybe you’re not a fan of Valentine’s Day – well we’ve thought of you too of course! If you’ve taken the view that it’s just another commercialised holiday, you’ll enjoy browsing our anti-valentine gifts.