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Valentine's Day events

A couple explores the South East Gardens at Seaton Delaval Hall Northumberland
A couple explores the South East Gardens at Seaton Delaval Hall Northumberland | © National Trust Images/Trevor Ray Hart

Whether you're spending Valentine's Day with a loved one or family or friends, there are lots of events and activities at our places to help you celebrate. Keep checking back here to discover what's on for Valentine's Day 2023.

Plan your day

Valentine's Day events
Whether you enjoy exploring historic houses, romantic gardens or going for long walks along the coastline, you'll find plenty of perfect places to celebrate Valentine's Day this year. Find inspiration for places to visit with these events and activities near you.Find an event near you
Visitors in the Rose Garden at Tyntesfield, Bristol
Visitors in the Rose Garden at Tyntesfield, Bristol | © National Trust Images/Alana Wright
Places with great love stories
Learn about the houses, gardens and estates that have inspired great love stories, from romance at Erddig in North Wales, to unusual symbols of love at Hughenden in Buckinghamshire. You might even get some ideas for your Valentine's Day visit.Visit places with romantic connections
Visitors enjoying the Carousel during the Fairytale Christmas experience at Polesden Lacey, Surrey

What's on

Join in a host of seasonal adventures and events for all ages at places near you. Find out what's on and what’s coming soon.

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A flat lay of products available in National Trust shops linked to walking and exploring the great outdoors, including socks, blankets, water bottles, first aid kits and torches.

Gifts for men 

You'll find lots of gift ideas for men on our online shop. Take a look at cookery books and brewing kits, UK-made food and drink, and accessories for outdoor adventures.

A stylised shoot containing a range of Mother's Day products arranged on a white wooden table, including a green blanket, candles and fragrances, gardening gloves, garden ornaments and other homeware items.

Gifts for women 

If you're searching for the perfect gift for Valentine's Day, our online shop has lots of inspiration. Choose from exclusive jewellery and homeware, fashion accessories, books and garden tools.

The exterior of Mose Barn, Shropshire

Romantic getaways 

Book a getaway at one of our romantic holiday cottages. From cosy country retreats to secluded woodland cabins, we have a holiday to suit every couple.

Winter sun rising over the frosty parkland at Croome, Worcestershire

Plant a tree for your loved one 

For a truly unique gift that gives back to nature, dedicate a tree to a loved one and you'll be helping to plant 20 million trees by 2030. You can plant a tree from just £5 and you'll get a certificate to commemorate your gift too. Your dedication will ensure future generations can enjoy these green spaces for ever.

after Angelica Kauffman (1741-1807) from the Print Room at Blickling Hall, Norfolk

Collection items inspired by romance 

Many items in our collections have been inspired by historic romance and passionate real-life relationships. Take a look at this selection of works of art and tokens of love from the places we look after.