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Foodie Date Ideas: A Wealth of UK Dining Experiences

Since ancient times food has always played an important role in the rituals of courtship.  There is something very intimate about sharing food with the person you adore. As the author, Judith Martin said, “There are three possible parts to a date, of which at least two must be offered: entertainment, food, and affection. However, […]

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Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

  Dating isn’t quite the same as it was in Jane Austen’s time. These days you don’t need sideburns, corsets or chaperones to re-create a little Regency-era romance, you just need a ticket to Chatsworth House. The inspiration for the grand estate of one of literature’s most iconic romantic heroes, and a ‘very memorable and […]

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Clumber Park, Worksop

  Who wouldn’t love a little moral support on their first date? And lucky for Mark, who met his partner Stella on eHarmony, he got to take his best friend along too when they met at Clumber Park. Although it does help if you’re both animal lovers, and your chaperone is of the canine variety. […]

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Firebug, Leicester

Sometimes familiar, chilled out and fun is best when it comes to a first date. So with tasty, home-cooked food, an impressive roster of comedy and music acts and a light and spacious bar, Leicester’s Firebug delivers all that and more. It’s not just eHarmony’s Hollie that thinks it’s one of Leicester’s dating best, it’s […]

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The Hardwick Inn, Chesterfield

There are a few things that might encourage you to pick the Hardwick Inn for a first date. It might be the beautiful building – constructed using locally quarried sandstone and dating back to the 15th century. It could be the home-cooked food, sourced from the Derbyshire countryside’s markets and farmers. It could even be […]

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