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February is slowly approaching, which means it is time to celebrate love! Whether you are spending your Valentine’s Day this year coupled up or with friends, we have put together a list of some great activities you can do in Dublin to celebrate this special time!
Fall in love with Dublin through our top 6 Romantic things to do this Valentine’s.
Show them how much they mean to you and surprise your loved one with a romantic hotel stay at Clayton Hotel Charlemont. With a modern and luxurious design, and year-round special offer’s packed full of romantic gesture to create magically moments for you and your partner available at your fingertips, this is the ideal solution to your Valentine’s Day plans.
Love Lane is an initiative made between the Temple Bar company and Dublin City Council, including a series of artworks that have transformed the area into an eye-catching design, filled with pinks and reds that cherish romance. Love lane is the perfect romantic stroll for you and your partner, it connects Temple Bar to Dame Street, making it a perfectly central location. Artists were given free reign of their design, showcasing notes, messages and love letters, perfect for couples, friends, or family to walk together admiring these sweet messages. Clayton Hotel Charlemont is approximately a 20-minute walk from Temple Bar’s Love Lane.
Romance is in the air, looking around, you’ll spot an increase of red roses, chocolate-dipped strawberries, and heart shaped teddies. But, did you know, while everyone is gearing up for Valentine’s Day, the actual remains of the saint himself rest in Dublin. The shrine of St. Valentine is located in Whitefriar Street Church, approximately an 18-minute walk from Clayton Hotel Charlemont. How about trying a unique date idea this Valentine, and go visit the patron saint of love?
4. Let’s Roll!
Canal Way Cycle Route, is right on Clayton Hotel Charlemont’s door step, and what better way then to celebrate love is to jump on a bicycle made for two and go for a spin, taking in the beautiful scenes of Dublin City. River Cycles is approximately a 25-mintue walk from Clayton Hotel Charlemont, creating a fun and unique way to spend get on your bike, whether that be with your other half, friends or family! The Canal Way Cycle Route is 3.6kn route along the famous Grand Canal, it links historic portobello’s Georgian past with the tech hubs of Grand Canal Dock and Spencer Dock.
5. Delicious Dining
Romantic candlelit dinner? Yes pleas, Gauden’s restaurant has an innate ability to enchant guests. With a menu that is constantly evolving, with its secrets and surprises you will find your taste-buds in complete heaven. Allow your Valentine’s evening come to life as you dine in this stunning central location, with views of the famous Grand Canal.
Token is a multi-award-winning retro arcade – pinball parlour, with a massive collection of over 40 amazing arcade machines. With a wide selection of cocktails, this spot is the perfect end to a Valentine’s celebration!
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Love is in the air all year long but after all Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to celebrate with friends, family, and your other half. We hope this list will give you inspiration to plan the perfect Valentine’s celebration, but most importantly you love experiencing Dublin just as much as we do.