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5 ways to spend Valentine’s Day

PUBLISHED: 14:56 07 February 2018 | UPDATED: 14:56 07 February 2018

Take a morning stroll at Kentwell Hall. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Take a morning stroll at Kentwell Hall. Picture: GREGG BROWN

If you are unsure on how to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, check out our guide for inspiration.

A scene from the Newmarket gallops. Picture: CONTRIBUTEDA scene from the Newmarket gallops. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Hearts Racing Valentine’s tour

The Packhorse Inn, Newmarket

February 14

Treat your loved one to an exclusive day out with Discover Newmarket at the Home of Horseracing.

The day consists of visiting the famous Newmarket Gallops, a behind-the-scenes tour with Sir Mark Prescott at the Heath House Stables, a three- course lunch at an award winning restaurant and lots more.

For more details visit the website.

Kentwell Hall’s garden and grounds spring awakening

Stroll around Kentwell Hall with your loved one. Picture: PHIL MORLEYStroll around Kentwell Hall with your loved one. Picture: PHIL MORLEY

Kentwell Hall, Sudbury

February 14

Take a romantic walk around Kentwell Hall with your this Valentine’s Day.

With 30 acres of land there is plenty to check out - one area not to be missed is the Cedar Lawn with its sculptured tree.

Other great areas to relax and enjoy each others company are The Sunken Garden, The Yew Castle, Wildlife Pond and Ice House.

For more information about Kentwell Hall visit the website.

Valentine’s Dinner Dance with singer Casper Clarke

Enjoy dinner and a dance at the Suffolk Food Hall. Picture: CONTRIBUTEDEnjoy dinner and a dance at the Suffolk Food Hall. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Suffolk Food Hall, Ipswich

February 16

If you or your loved on are busy on Valentine’s Day why not celebrate it a couple days later instead?

The Suffolk Food Hall are holding their Valentine’s dinner and dance on February 16 instead.

You can look forward to a delicious four course meal with singer Casper Clarke singing romantic ballads and some party songs to get you dancing.

To book and see the menu visit the website.

Valentine’s Night Dine and Dance

Head to the Spa Pavilion for Valentine's Day. Picture: CONTRIBUTEDHead to the Spa Pavilion for Valentine's Day. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

The Spa Pavilion Theatre, Felixstowe

February 14

Enjoy a night of dinner and dancing with your partner on Valentine’s Day.

Pick from a new set menu for 2018 priced £14 for two courses or £18 for three courses.

Take to the dance floor and show off your moves to the 80’s and 90’s hits - there will also be a live performance at 9pm.

For more details check out the website.

Vivaldi by Candlelight


The Mercury Theatre, Colchester

February 14

Enjoy a night of classical music.

Sweeney Entertainments presents Vivaldi by Candlelight performed by Britain’s best-loved classical touring ensemble, the Locrian Ensemble.

Presenting a musical tribute to the great Venetian composer, Antonio Vivaldi, the Locrian Ensemble performs in front of a stunning classical set, attired in lavish period costume.

It will be a Valentine’s Day you won’t forget - for more information visit the website.

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