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Something for every Valentine's Day desire in Kent

7th January 2015 Print
Rowhill Grange Hotel

Love is in the air in the Garden of England with a host of exciting offers available for the most romantic weekend of 2015.

Kent has plenty of options for those looking to enjoy a Valentine's Day with a difference - live like a king, dine on aphrodisiac delights, or tear it up on a world-famous race circuit.

With Southeastern's high speed rail services to the county, you can escape the bustle of the big city and be snuggled up with your loved one in the beautiful Kentish countryside in under an hour. Watch out for more special Valentine's offers and competitions from Southeastern as the date draws near.

There is something for every romantic appetite in Kent this February.  Here's a selection of what's on offer…

Valentine's for…the 'hands-on' couple

Rowhill Grange Hotel and Utopia Spa

Wilmington, Kent

From £205pp

Stay at Rowhill Grange and you can enjoy the extensive spa facilities – or make your own spa behind closed doors! The romantic Valentine's escape includes an overnight stay with breakfast, glass of Champagne on arrival, homemade chocolates, a meal for two, full use of the spa and £50 per person to spend on treatments.  All guests will also receive their very own Do Not Disturb Gift Set by Temple Spa for you to indulge in behind closed doors...

For more information and to book, visit 

Valentine's for…exciting appetites

Walletts Court Hotel & Spa

St Margaret's At Cliffe, nr Dover

From £300 per couple

Enjoy a spa break to remember with a night in White Cliffs country. Enjoy the spa facilities of this beautiful manor house, and settle in for a night of candlelight, champagne, red roses, chocolates, and a four course dinner full of luxurious aphrodisiacs. You can choose to stay in any of the hotel's unique rooms – including the Stable Block Snugs & Cosy Cowshed Boltholes, a four poster bed in the Manor House, or in one of the Kentish Barn Suites. For more information, and to book visit:

Valentine's for…art lovers

Turner Contemporary

Margate, Kent

£19.95/£23.95 per person

Fall in love with Margate as Turner did! Love is in the air at the stunning Turner Contemporary art gallery this February. The café will open on Valentine's evening so couples can enjoy a glass of Prosecco and a romantic two or three course meal in the intimate café, looking out at the magical lights of Margate harbour. Book via the café manager or by calling 01843 220253.

Valentine's for….the devoted

Canterbury Cathedral Lodge

Canterbury, Kent

From £34.95 per person

Celebrate your special night in one of the most striking locations in the country – in the shadow of the stunning Canterbury Cathedral. Enjoy a stroll through the cathedral grounds before enjoying a glass of sparkling wine and a 4-course Valentine's dinner with coffee in the lodge's modern restaurant. An overnight package is available for £190 two people including dinner, accommodation and breakfast. To book, visit

Valentine's for…Lords & Ladies

Spend a romantic Valentine's night at the 900 year old Leeds Castle in Kent, 'the loveliest castle in the world'. On arrival, overnight guests check into one of the magnificent State or Battlement bedrooms before taking time to enjoy the historic surroundings ahead of the evening's Champagne reception. A guided tour of the castle will follow before the butler calls guests for their three-course candle lit dinner, served in the Henry VIII Banqueting Hall. After dinner, guests can relax in the opulent drawing rooms by the open fire with coffee and chocolates. Prices from £220 per couple for dinner only. To book your Valentine's dinner and accommodation in the castle, or to view other offers, visit

Alternatively, be the king of the castle at one of the most iconic strongholds in the world. A stay at Peverell's Tower at Dover Castle is perfect for a couple wanting to feel extra special - once a prison, today it sleeps two in liberating comfort and .  boasts spectacular views of France on a clear day. Guests are also free to explore the historic castle at their leisure. A three night stay is £402 in February. For more details, visit:

Valentine's for…history lovers

Ightham Mote

Sevenoaks, Kent

Dinner £37.50pp

The 14th century Ightham Mote provides an incredible backdrop for a unique Valentine's Day experience. Guests are invited to The Mote restaurant's annual Valentines Dinner on Saturday 14th February, making it a top choice for couples looking to enjoy themselves outside of the usual hustle and bustle of city centres.

Guests will be treated to a glass of sparkling wine on arrival, followed by a three course meal and music from a pianist. Bookings can be made directly on 01732 811314. Visit for more details.

Valentine's for…adrenaline junkies

Buckmore Park Kart Circuit

Chatham, Kent

Single? In a relationship? Buckmore Park can make your Valentine's Day celebrations/commiserations a lot simpler. Head to the world-famous kart racing circuit on Monday 16th February and indulge yourselves in the 2 for 1 offer on Hire Kart Practice Sessions all day. Buckmore can't guarantee cupid's arrow will hit your guest, but at least it won't hit your wallet!

Valentine's for…the mysterious

Chilston Park Masquerade Ball

Chilston Park Hotel, Lenham near Maidstone, Kent

Prices from £120pp for dinner, bed and breakfast

On Friday 13th February, enjoy an evening of music, masks and mysteries in this opulent country manor hotel. Enjoy a glass of Champagne on arrival followed by a mouth-watering three course dinner, with mood music from the award winning resident DJ Discologic. For full details, visit:

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