Forgo the commercialized Valentine's Day cards, chocolates, and gifts this year in favor of some quality alone time with your sweetheart. Enjoy breathtaking landscapes, sumptuous cuisine, and a host of light-hearted happenings at these National Trust Valentine's Day events across England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Members of the Royal Oak Foundation, the National Trust's U.S. affiliate, will enjoy FREE admission to all of these historic sites (although additional Valentine's event charges may apply). So toss that heart-shaped box of chocolates and head across the pond for the following love fest. What: Valentine's Dinner
When: February 13, 7:30-10 p.m.
Why: Surrounded by gardens and landscaped parks galore, this Georgian home was the location for the filming of Sense and Sensibility. Tell your honey to work up an appetite before this Valentine's degustation at the house. You'll enjoy a three-course meal accompanied by the strains of Cupid's Harpist, Peter Fisher.
Cost: Dinner is £24.50 per person
Stay: At the Mill Cottage, where guests will find sea views from every window and steps leading down to the sands of Wembury Beach.
Venue: Saltram, Devon
Plympton, Plymouth, Devon PL7 1UH
For more information contact:
Telephone: Telephone: 01752 333500