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We’re not saying there’s anything wrong with flowers and chocolates – to be honest, can you ever have too much of either?!

But with Valentine’s Day just 4 days away, we thought we’d gather together 5 alternatives to help make it that little bit more memorable…

1. A bouquet of fruit

Made to look like a bunch of flowers, this is a visually stunning but perhaps healthier alternative.  Unless, of course, you fancy the whole lot drizzled in chocolate.  Which we do…

2. A spa treatment

Why not book your partner in for a relaxing Indian head massage?  Or perhaps treat both of you to an indulgent spa day together?

3. Write your own love cheques

A kind of ‘I owe you’ promise to do something lovely in the future, such as cook a romantic meal, organise a day out – or wash up without moaning?!

4. Give a ‘Tickle Me’ plant

Also known as Mimosa pudica, this plant is a refreshing change to flowers and actually moves when you tickle it…

5. A romantic break away

Why not give your loved one something to look forward to with a booking for one of our romantic cottages for later in the year?  Perfect for escaping from it all, these gorgeous cottages have been specifically tagged as ‘romantic’

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