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5 budget Valentine’s Day date ideas

Love is in the air as Valentine's Day 2020 approaches, and whilst we're sure the majority of you have got your plans sorted, we're here to help those of you who are a little bit more last-minute, by giving our top 5 budget Valentine's Day date ideas in Swindon. You don't have to spend tons of money to show your love, so why not check out these great activities and make your Valentine's Day 2020 one to remember.

Make your own cocktails

Make your own cocktails

Nothing quite says romance like an evening of cocktails right? Well maybe this isn’t the first thing that springs to mind when you’re planning your Valentine’s Day activities but it is both light on the wallet and also a whole lot of fun. 

Head down to your local supermarket pick up some spirits, some creme de cassis, soft drink and you’re halfway there to enjoying an evening full of cocktails, fun, and most importantly romance. Valentine’s Day is all about love and both you and your partner will have a fun-filled romantic time together as you invent your own crazy cocktail concoctions. 

If you’re stuck for cocktail recipes then why not check out some of our favourites here.

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Take a trip down memory lane

Take a trip down memory lane

Valentine’s Day is the one day a year when you and your loved one have a chance to rekindle the love that lead you to finding eternal happiness together. But on this special day of romance, how about taking a trip down memory lane and recreating some of your first dates. 

Go back to the restaurant you had your first meal in, head for drinks at the bar you first caught each others eye, or rent the first movie you watched together. Whatever you decide to do this is one way to rediscover the love that originally brought you both together. 

Go for a walk

Go for a walk

What’s more romantic than getting outdoors in the fresh air with your loved one and taking a stroll through the countryside? Well, if you’re looking to do Valentine’s Day on a budget then going for a walk is a great idea. 

Not only is it free, but a walk through the beautiful landscape surrounding Swindon is the perfect way to spend some quality time together as you embrace the fresh air and inject some romance into your Valentine’s Day.

There are some amazing walks in and around Swindon which you can check out here. 

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Explore a new place

Explore a new place

When you think about going and exploring a new place, you often think that it’s going to be an expensive venture. But this Valentine’s Day we’re all about combining romance with money-saving. 

Wiltshire and the surrounding counties play host to some of Britain’s most popular and coveted destinations so why not take a trip out this Valentine’s Day and rekindle some romance in your life. If you want to have a few drinks whilst you’re out exploring then why not hop on the train with loads of great destinations available for those of you on a budget. 

If you're planning to visit Bath then make sure to check out our sister site totalguidetobath.com

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Go for a meal

Go for a meal

Going out for a meal on Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be a costly affair. In fact, there are loads of great restaurants in and around Swindon that run amazing set Valentine’s Day menus that offer a night of romance and delicious food but don’t stretch the bank. 

We’ve teamed up with some of Swindon’s best restaurants to bring you some amazing budget-saving Valentine’s Day meals including Marios Italian, Cricklade Club, Alexandra House, and Stanton House Hotel. 

Check out our complete guide to Valentine's Day in Swindon here to take advantage of these great offers. 

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