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Abby McEleney
23rd May 2024

Seeking an idyllic destination for your next couple getaway, for the perfect blend of romance, adventure, and relaxation? Whether you're looking for an enchanting night out or a cosy B&B, Kent offers something
for every couple.

Begin your romantic getaway by exploring the vibrant nightlife, with lively pubs, and elegant eateries. After a night of revelry, retreat to one of Canterbury's charming bed and breakfasts, where you can wake up to the tranquility of this ancient city, surrounded by its rich history and stunning architecture. For a unique experience, embark on a wine tasting tour at one of Kent's renowned vineyards, where you can savour local wines and enjoy the picturesque countryside.

Nightlife guide in Canterbury

For a fun and competitive night out in Canterbury, visit Matches Sports Bar and Boom Battle Bar, offering activities like axe throwing, darts, mini golf, and shuffleboard. For a collaborative challenge, try The Pound's award-winning escape rooms set in historic Medieval and jailhouse settings up in Westgate towers, or if karaoke is your thing, head downstairs for a posh session with butler service, Tokyo Tea Rooms for a custom-built karaoke room, or Boom Battle Bar for group singing fun. For cocktail enthusiasts, masterclasses are available at The Falstaff, Socialite, The Loft, and Tokyo Tea Rooms, each offering unique settings and expert guidance to perfect your mixology skills.

Take to the town

Estate tour and stay

Treat yourself to an enchanting overnight stay with The Gallivant in nearby Camber Sands and indulge in an exclusive tour of Gusbourne Wine Estate. Ideal for a romantic retreat, English Wine experiences with Gusbourne offer effortless travel to the heart of English wine country. You'll enjoy guided tours of Gusbourne's winery and vineyard, sample wines directly from the tank and barrel, and savour a gourmet dinner paired with Gusbourne's finest wines. This experience is a perfect blend of relaxation and gourmet discovery, designed for wine lovers seeking a memorable escape.

Experience Gusbourne

Tiller & Wheel

Embark to sail the picturesque waters of Kent for your next getaway to sea, with the wind in your hair and a sense of adventure in your heart. Tiller & Wheel invites you to set sail on this delightful journey, completely free of charge! Take to the seas as you whisk away on the River Medway and The Swale Estuary. These experiences aim to introduce everyone, from curious beginners to seasoned sailors, to the charm and history of these magnificent vessels. Undertake private lessons for a chance to feel the thrill of the open water, soak up the stunning scenery, and perhaps the perfect place to propose amidst the vast open waters. So come aboard, let the sails catch the breeze, and enjoy an unforgettable day on the water with Tiller & Wheel!

Take to the sea!

Date nights in Canterbury

For a perfect date night in Canterbury, you have a variety of romantic yet casual hotspots to explore. Pegasus Tap Room offers a stylish ambiance with over 100 types of gin, craft beers, and a cosy setting featuring cinema seats and art deco posters. At Corkk Wine, indulge in immersive wine tastings with options from Kent and beyond, paired with delectable nibbles. The Fig brings the charm of a Parisian bistro to the city centre, complete with an ever-changing wine list and delicious charcuterie platters. Curzon Cinema provides a luxurious film experience with vintage decor and comfortable seating, perfect for a pre-movie chat in its elegant lounge. For special anniversaries, enjoy modern French cuisine at Côte Brasserie, the riverside elegance of Cafe du Soleil, authentic Neapolitan dishes at Posillipo, or stunning rooftop views at Socialite.

Explore Canterbury’s romantic spots

Love's brewing at The Foundry

Step into The Foundry BrewPub, nestled in a Victorian Foundry at the heart of Canterbury town center, for an unforgettable craft experience. Indulge in the scrumptious pub specialties while multi-award-winning Canterbury Brewers & Distillers guide you through their craft process, from grain to glass. Savor a selection of the finest beers and spirits and discover your passion and newfound knowledge in an educational and immersive experience, the perfect place to raise a glass to your love-found match.

Love at The Foundry

Go Ape at Bedgebury and Leeds Castle

Embark on an adventure like no other at this award-winning pinetum, enhancing your Go Ape experience with a true forest immersion. This exhilarating course features a thrilling 170-meter zip line, weaving through a lush canopy of greenery, offering an unforgettable journey through the heart of the forest. Or experience the ultimate adventure at Go Ape Leeds Castle, whether you're a thrill-seeker or adrenaline- junkie Treetop Challenge is the pinnacle of high ropes courses, featuring five thrilling zip wires, including two over 250 meters long, offering an action-packed experience for all ages. As you navigate through these dense forests, you'll be immersed in nature's beauty, making memories to last a lifetime.

Find your Go Ape trail

Maidstone distill- your own

Experience spirited fun at Maidstone Distillery with their hands-on offerings! Dive into mixology with a Cocktail Masterclass & Canapés evening, crafting three classic cocktails alongside delectable canapés in the heart of the active distillery. Or, unleash your creativity in a Guided Gin Making Experience, where you'll design and distill your own bespoke gin to take home. Prefer a more traditional experience? Join in for a Distillery Tour & Tasting to discover the secrets behind artisan spirits. Located just 50 minutes from Central London, Maidstone Distillery promises an unforgettable adventure in the world of fine spirits.

Craft a cocktail

ABode away from home

Get ready to embark on a culinary adventure like no other as we unveil all-day dining Brasserie experience at Abode! Picture this: delicious sharing-style plates bursting with flavour, perfect for gathering with your loved one from noon till night. But wait, there's more! Elevate your experience by booking a room to stay the night and make it a truly unforgettable getaway. Indulge in four courses expertly paired with wines, with each sip accompanied by delightful insights from the Wine Estates' sommelier. Trust us, you won't want to miss this extravaganza!

Home sweet, ABode

Escape with Canoe Wild

Looking to spice up your dates with something out of the ordinary? How about a romantic canoe paddle followed by a cosy pub lunch? Picture yourselves gliding along the tranquil waters, hand in hand, taking in the scenic beauty all around. Then, as your appetite builds, head to one of the nearby warm and friendly pubs, like the charming George and Dragon at Fordwich or the inviting Red Lion at Stodmarsh. Indulge in delicious food, share stories, and bask in each other's company as you create memories to last a lifetime. It's a date that's sure to make a splash!

Bloom Stays getaways

Looking for the perfect getaway, whether it's a mini moon, honeymoon, or spontaneous date night? Look no further than Bloom Stays, their homes are designed with romance in mind, featuring hot tubs to add that extra touch of magic to your break. Whether you dream of gazing at the sea from Channel View or cosying up in the countryside at Dairy Barn, there are a variety of houses to suit every preference. From intimate cottages to spacious retreats, every property come in all shapes and sizes, ensuring your stay is nothing short of unforgettable. So, pack your bags and prepare for a romantic escape with Bloom Stays!

B&Bs in Canterbury

Discover charming B&Bs in Canterbury for a cozy and unforgettable romantic stay. Whether you're seeking a welcoming Host & Stay or the quaint comfort of a Keepers Cottage, Canterbury offers a range of delightful accommodations to suit every taste. Immerse yourself in the rich history and warm hospitality of this historic city, with B&Bs providing a perfect home away from home for your Canterbury adventure. Relax, unwind, and experience the true essence of Canterbury living during your stay at one of these delightful establishments.