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Epic Spots to go on a date this summer

Thursday May 2, 2024

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If you’re ready to turn up the heat this summer when it comes to dating, look no further than our hot dating spots.

Whether you're in the mood for adventure, relaxation, or just some good old-fashioned fun, we've got you covered with our top picks for sizzling summer date destinations. So grab your boo, pack your sunscreen and let’s get you planning those dates.


Head to the Beach

Pack a cooler with your favourite beverages, lather on the SPF, and hit the sandy shores for a day of sun-soaked bliss. Build sandcastles, walk along the pier, or simply lounge in the sun with your toes in the sand. Just don't forget to steal a kiss under the shade of your beach umbrella!


Outdoor Movie Night

Why settle for a boring old movie theatre when you can enjoy a flick under the stars? Grab a blanket, some popcorn, and your boo, and head to a local park or outdoor venue for a movie night under the open sky. Whether it's a classic rom-com or the latest action-packed blockbuster, cuddling up together as the stars twinkle above is sure to make for a memorable evening. Why not check out Outdoor Cinema for your next movie night out.


Sunset Picnic

Is there anything more romantic than watching the sunset with your special someone? We think not. Pack a picnic basket with all your favourite goodies – think wine, cheese, and plenty of snacks – and find the perfect spot to watch the sun sink below the horizon. Bonus points if you bring along a cozy blanket to snuggle up as the evening cools down. Trust us, there's no better way to end the day.


Amusement Park Adventure

Get your adrenaline pumping with a day of thrills and laughter at the amusement park. Hold hands as you ride the roller coasters, challenge each other to games of skill and chance, and share a cotton candy as you stroll through the colorful midway. Whether you're screaming your lungs out on the giant drop or winning each other oversized stuffed animals, an amusement park date is guaranteed to bring you closer together.


Outdoor Concert or Music

Festival Dance the night away under the stars at an outdoor concert or music festival. Whether you're into rock, pop, or country, there's sure to be a live music event happening near you this summer. Grab your tickets, throw on your dancing shoes, and get ready to groove to the beat with your date by your side. Just be prepared for a little bit of mud and a whole lot of fun!


Farmers' Market

If you and your date are foodies, this is the perfect way to support local and indulge in some great food. You can wander hand in hand through stalls overflowing with fresh fruits and veggies, artisanal cheeses, and homemade treats. Sample exotic fruits, pick out ingredients for a romantic dinner, and don't forget to grab a bouquet of flowers too. It's the perfect way to spend a lazy summer morning together.


Stargazing Adventure

Wrap up your summer date night with a little stargazing escapade. Whether you're in your garden, at a nearby park, or even on a remote hilltop, there's nothing quite like lying back and marveling at the wonders of the universe together. Bring along a blanket or some camping chairs, cozy up together, and let the magic of the night sky spark conversations and deepen your connection. Who knows, you might even catch a shooting star – and make a wish together while you're at it! Now that would be really be quite romantic.


And there you have it, top picks for summer date destinations guaranteed to make sparks fly!

Whether you're soaking up the sun at the beach, dancing under the stars at an outdoor concert, or exploring the great outdoors on a hiking adventure, these epic date ideas are sure to bring you closer together and create memories that will last a lifetime. So what are you waiting for? Get out there and make this summer one to remember with the one you love!


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The beauty of Speed Dating London lies in its no-nonsense approach. You take an equal number of single girls and guys, put them in a room and give them a few minutes to chat with every other member of the opposite sex.

When you get there

Original speed dating events in London normally begin at 7.30pm. You will need to register with our hosts and to begin with they will issue you with a score sheet. This will help you to keep track of the singles that you would like to meet again and perhaps go on a date with. After a short period of mingling, your host for the evening who will run through detailed instructions and give you your starting position if you are a guy or table for the event if you are a girl.

Meet & Mingle

A London speed dating event is split into two halves, each lasting around an hour, there will be an interval at half time of about 15 minutes for speed dating London. You will have between 4 and 5 minutes with each person, after which you need to tick a box on your score sheet - "yes, I would like to meet this person again" or "no. Thanks but no thanks". Or "friend" if you'd like to get to know them platonically. Make sure that you do this after each date to keep track. Afterwards there is an opportunity for everyone to meet and mingle informally - this is often where the real action begins, so make sure you don't disappear too quickly!

Complete your score sheet

After the event you simply tick who you liked on the Original Dating website and the site works about your matches automatically. If the dates you have ticked as a "yes" have reciprocated you have a match. You will be able to view the first names and message them via our site online without revealing your email address until you are ready to. You'll be having proper first dates in no time.