New love? Dating ideas for any personality

With February just around the corner, people are busy buying gifts and planning surprises for their loved ones. If you’re rubbish at coming up with ideas for treating that someone special, check out our 8 ways to share the love this Valentine’s Day.

If you’re currently a singleton and longing to meet your Mr or Mrs Right, why not start being proactive in finding new love? Whether you take up speed dating, go on some blind dates or join a dating website, make sure you don’t have a Bridget Jones moment this Valentine’s Day!

Parship, eHarmony and Dating for Parents are all part of Give as you Live and will donate to your chosen charity when you register online – at no extra cost to you.

We wish you the best of luck in your quest of love! We thought some romantic ideas might come in handy. Here’s a selection of ideas for that all-important date night.


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Adventure Enthusiasts

If your new love interest is keen for adventure, book a ‘go ape’ experience. You’ll take on zip wires, tarzan swings, rope ladders and a variety of high-wire crossings. Are you brave enough?!





Those who love a good tipple

Have a relaxed and fun evening, tasting and learning about different wines. You can book a wine tasting evening for two with Buyagift, and they will donate £2.45 to your charity. 15 different locations within the UK to choose from.


Friends of Films

Limit those awkward silences on your first date by arranging to go to the cinema. Book online with Red Letter Days and raise £1.30 for your charity.




Staying in is the new going out

Sometimes a cosy night in can be more romantic than going out. Light some candles, cook a yummy dinner and rent some movies from




Animal Lovers

If you’ve met someone who loves animals, a trip to the Zoo could be perfect. You can book 2 tickets to go to ZSL London Zoo, who are included within Give as you Live.




Keen for live music

The London Thames evening cruise with bubbly and canapés is a great way to see the sights of London. Read more about it here.



Valentine’s gift ideas

What’s the most romantic, exciting, or just downright bizarre thing you’ve ever done – or had done for you – at Valentine’s? We’re always keen to know about your gift ideas, so please let us know below!

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    29 January, 2013 at 21:43

    Love the Go Ape idea for a date, high ropes obstacle courses are so much fun, need to go on one again soon

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