With Valentine’s day right around the corner, we’ve looked up the most romantic things to do in Cardiff with your other half.
Explore the romance of Cardiff and discover hidden gems, historical landmarks and tasty tea time treats as you celebrate your love together on Valentine’s day 2018.
Spend a night of luxury at Exchange Hotel
What better way to spend Valentine’s day together than wrapped in the pure luxury of Exchange Hotel.
Book an overnight stay in one of our stunning hotel rooms to spend an evening together watching movies or taking an indulgent dip in the double whirlpool bath.
To make your stay extra special why not book a Love Suite Love stay and make Valentine’s day memorable for 2018.
Take a walk in the park
Cardiff is famed for having a collection of the UK ‘s most stunning city centre parks and has the most green space per square mile over any other UK city.
Take in the beauty of the natural surroundings as you and your loved one stroll hand in hand around beautiful Bute Park, Cardiff’s Grade I listed landmark.
Enjoy views of Cardiff castle’s tallest towers, find some of the parks integrated artwork or simply meander along with the River Taff through the landscape and the stunning Sophia Gardens.
The perfect way to spend a special Valentines day enjoying the outdoors in Cardiff’s Bute Park.
Enjoy a boat ride on the lake
There was a time when the most romantic things to do in Cardiff involved a chap taking his lady out on the lake for a leisurely boat ride.
Today couples can enjoy each other’s company in a row or peddle boat whilst navigating the lake at Roath Park.
For the inexperienced rowers, this pastime adventure could prove hilarious as well as an utterly romantic experience for Valentine’s day 2018.
Visit Penarth Pier Pavilion
One of Cardiff’s oldest landmarks, Penarth Pavilion, is the ideal place in Cardiff to enjoy a romantic hand in hand wander.
This picturesque location was once a hub of social activity in the Victorian era, where people would come to enjoy seaside trips, concerts and balls.
Today pleasure steamers still dock at the pier head pontoon and visitors can enjoy a movie at the ancient intimate cinema, a meal with a spectacular view over the Bristol Channel or simply explore a noted piece of Cardiff’s past.
Admire the rooftop gardens of Cardiff castle
Once home the exuberant Marquess of Bute, Cardiff Castle and its interior are a fine example of the level of wealth and affluence that was once brought into the city by the coal trade.
Inside Cardiff Castle, visitors who are passionate about history and each other can admire the finery of the Marquess’ extravagant tastes.
A particularly romantic part of the castle can be found on the rooftop where the Maruqess had created his own private garden paradise inspired by exotic far-off lands.
The garden is ornate and elegant and a real pleasure to the senses, ideal for a romantic one of a kind Valentine’s day out in Cardiff.
Valentine’s Wine and Dine at Exchange Hotel
The traditional way to your loved one’s heart is to treat them to a fine meal in a luxury establishment.
At Exchange Hotel our Valentine’s Wine and Dine offer invites couples to experience the beauty of Exchange Hotel as well as a delicious menu of specially created Valentines day dishes.
A special six-course feast has been lovingly crafted so any happy couple can enjoy a long and relaxing meal together, complete with a glass of bubbly in elegant and romantic surroundings.
Wine and dine in style this Valentine’s day at Exchange Hotel.
A trip to the theatre
Enjoy a true love story at the New Theatre as the hills are brought alive with the Sound of Music.
Book tickets to watch this classic stage performance and sing along to your heart’s content.
The city is full of theatres that have jam-packed calenders of amazing stage performances and live music to choose from.
One of the most romantic things to do in Cardiff this Valentine’s day is to book a trip to the theatre and enjoy the show.
Valentines Afternoon Tea at Exchange Hotel
Sometimes it’s the little things that go a long way and at Exchange Hotel’s Valentine’s Afternoon tea you will find plenty of tasty little things.
Tiny cakes, pastries and sandwiches will be served elegantly displayed in the gorgeous surroundings of Exchange Hotel.
To top this exquisite afternoon off our Valentines Afternoon Tea will be served with a glass of refreshing bubbly so happy couples can toast to their love in style.
Watch a Cardiff Bay sunset
There isn’t anything more wonderful than watching the sun go down at the end of a long and lovely Valentine’s day in Cardiff Bay.
Settling down to watch a sunset over the gently lapping waters is one of the most romantic things to do in Cardiff together and better still it doesn’t cost a thing.
Simply wrap up warm pick a spot and enjoy the view.
Staying at Exchange Hotel on Valentine’s Day
In honour of this hotly anticipated day of love, we have tailormade some fantastic Valentines offers to help loved-up couples celebrate their relationship together.
These superb accommodation offers are ideal for couples to enjoy after exploring all the most romantic things to do in Cardiff city centre.
Our amazing packages include everything from evening meals and breakfasts to special surprises and gifts for your other half.
Simply call to book your stay for Valentine’s day at Exchange Hotel on 0151 601 8801 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and let us make your romantic dreams come true.