Valentine's Inspiration in Northern Ireland


Posted by Sarah

Published January 22, 2019

Looking for inspiration for what to do this Valentine's Day in Northern Ireland? Look no further! This handy guide summarises some of the best offers, experiences and opportunities to avail of.


Valentine's Roller Disco at The Mac (Belfast) 14th-15th Feb

Head to The Mac for a Valentine's evening with a difference. Their Roller Disco sessions (lasting 45mins) start from 7pm and Carolyn Stewart from U105 will be DJing throughout the night, with a late night disco after 11pm. Roller boots and protective gear can be hired on the night. Tickets cost £15 skating or £5 for those not skating. Visit The Mac website to book.

Hovercrafts & more at FoyleHov Activity Centre (Derry/Limavady)

For the couple seeking an action-packed afternoon, this is the package to choose! It includes piloting hovercrafts, archery and laser clay pigeon shooting, followed by a 3 course meal at the Coast bar and restaurant. £109 per couple. Book online at

All the Single Ladies Pamper Package at Galgorm (Antrim)

Get together with the girls and book in for a relaxing day at the Galgorm Spa. This experience includes access to the Thermal Spa Village, exclusive hire of a Group Treatment Suite, a 25 minute treatment each (choice of 3), jug of cocktail & nibbles plus £10 credit for the Elements Spa Cafe. £65 per person. Minimum numbers of 5 required. Book this experience via

Ghost The Musical (Millennium Forum, Derry) 12th – 16th Feb

Bringing one of the cinema's biggest hits to the stage, this musical features The Righteous Brothers' Unchained Melody amongst a familiar soundtrack filled with hits. Audio described performance Thursday 14th Feb 8pm. Tickets from £21.50. Watch a sneak peak and book tickets online.

Mediterranean Cuisine Cookery Class (Belfast) 13th Feb

Add a new skill to cupid's bow and learn to construct regional dishes from the mediterranean at Belfast Cookery School. Make light and delicious Calamari from scratch along with a fresh aioli, authentic tapas and traditional Paella. The session starts at 7pm and lasts 3-4 hours. Cost £60. Book online.

Roadtrip along the Causeway Coastal Route

If you fancy getting out and admiring the natural beauty of the Northern Irish coastline, head for the Causeway Coastal Route and stop when and where you like. Check out our Causeway Itinerary for ideas or the Causeway Coastal Route landing page for more information.


Valentine's afternoon tea at La Mon (Belfast) 11th – 16th Feb

Indulge in some of the finest sandwiches, scones and Petite Gateux handcrafted in La Mon's Pâtisserie, all served with a selection of tea and speciality coffee. You'll also receive a complimentary glass of prosecco. Priced at £45 for two. Available between 1pm - 4pm. Pre booking is required and can be made by calling +44 (0) 2890 448631

Romantic 5 Course Tasting Menu at Saphyre Restaurant (Belfast) 14th Feb

Treat the one you love to a delicious 5 course tasting menu and enjoy a cocktail on arrival at Saphyre. £45. Book by calling +44 (0) 2890 688606

Barry White Dining Special, Belfast, 14 Feb

Head for the Wellington Park Hotel to enjoy an indulgent 3 course Valentine's special menu in the Piper Room restaurant, followed by live entertainment from the Barry White Tribute A-Kay. As one of the UK's top tribute acts, he'll be performing "Can't get enough of your love, baby" and "You're the first, the last, my everything." Costs £25 per person and can be booked by calling 02890 381111.


Valentine's escape at Galgorm Resort and Spa (Antrim) 10th - 16th Feb

Includes one night stay in a superior room, with bubbles and chocolates on arrival, access to the Thermal Spa Village, 3 course meal in your choice of restaurant, full Irish breakfast and romantic rose petal turndown. From £300 for 2 guests. Book this package online.

Castle Romance at Ballygally Castle (Antrim) 11th - 16th Feb

The perfect romantic setting for an indulgent overnight package which includes dinner for two in the Garden Restaurant, glass of prosecco with dinner, overnight stay with full Irish breakfast in the morning and the much-coveted Hastings Love Duck. Prices start at £180 and this package can be booked online.

Valentine's Dance and Cabaret package (Coleraine) 15th Feb 

Enjoy an overnight stay at the Lodge Hotel with breakfast, dinner and entry to the show on Friday 15th February. £79pps. Available to book online.

Valentine's Glamping at Carrowmena Activity Centre (Derry/Limavady) 8 - 17th Feb

Try something new this year and treat your loved one to a night away glamping. This package includes 1x night in heated, cosy glamping pod, chocolates, fire starter kit, hot water bottle and blankets, a bottle of prosecco and complimentary continental breakfast. There's also the option to take part in 1/2 day of activities including climbing wall, leap of faith and archery. Bookable online.

Valentine's Passionate Pleasure at Canal Court (Newry) 

Unwind with the one you love with a bottle of sparkling wine & chocolates which are waiting for you in your room, compliments of the hotel. Then enjoy a candlelit dinner in the Old Mill Restaurant, an overnight stay in a refurbished room, a relaxing breakfast the next morning followed by full use of the Health & Leisure Complex and the Outdoor Rooftop Hot-Tub. All for only £99 per person sharing. Book this experience online.


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