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Take to the water
About: Poole lives and breathes watersports, so Valentine's is a great time to take some time out with your loved one and hit the waves! Whether you're into paddleboarding, windsurfing, kayaking or something else, we can guarantee that you'll find something both you and your date love this Valentine's Day.
Where: South Coast Adventures, Rockley Watersports, The Watersports Academy, Sandbanks Paddleboard Hire, Poole Harbour Watersports
Best Locations for Watersports: Sandbanks Peninsula, Hamworthy and Kimmeridge
Visit a National Trust Property
About: Although it may be a cold, bleak time of year, visiting a beautiful garden, estate or historical mansion is always one of our favourite things to do - no matter what time of year it is! If you and your Valentine enjoy walks and history, then Poole's fantastic National Trust estates will be perfect for a Valentine's weekend visit.
Locations: Corfe Castle, Kingston Lacy, Brownsea Island
Price: Price varies at each property, check the National Trust website for details
When: Open 7 days a week
Get Creative at Studio Poole
About: Studio Poole is the largest Poole Pottery Outlet in the world with its own studio, and their Have a Go Experience is perfect for couples looking to try something new this Valentine's Day! Have a go at painting your very own ceramic masterpiece from Studio Poole's wide selection of bisque animals and fantasy creatures, and perhaps purchase some beautiful pottery from the shop afterwards!
Price: From £5.99
When: 7 days a week, 10am - 3pm. Walk ins welcome.
Location: Unit D2 to D5, Dolphin Quays, Poole, Dorset BH15 1HU
Luxury hot tub rental
About: Add some magic to your Valentine's evening with Canvas and Dream Gazebo's hot tub package and transform your V-Day into a truly romantic backgarden experience. Their fantastic range of rental hot tubs come in a variety of sizes and boast features such as LED colour changing tubs. Spice up your V-Day evening with a night of romance and relaxation in a luxurious hot tub.
Price: Rental starts from £80
Telephone: 07968 129070
Address: Richmond Gardens Shopping Centre, Old Christchurch Rd, Bournemouth, BH1 1EN
About: Dive into a different world with Bournemouth's Centre VR and enjoy a unique Valentine's Day date taking part in this quirky and fun activity. Discover just how much fun you can have playing their range of single and multiplayer games including laser tag, motion rides, crazy golf, and more.
Telephone: 01202 878300
Booking Required: Yes
Perfect For: Technology geeks