Valentine’s Day in Cambridge

Dec 12, 2023

Valentine’s Day, a day dedicated to celebrating love and companionship, offers a special opportunity to create everlasting memories with your special someone. And what is a better place to do so than a city steeped in history and charm, that offers a myriad of romantic settings for couples to explore and countless activities to partake in? Cambridge stands out as a perfect destination for an enchanting Valentine’s Day celebration that ticks all of the boxes on the romantic date checklist.

In this blog post, we will guide you through the romantic allure of Cambridge: from strolls along historic streets to exceptional dining experiences, cosy stays, and memorable events that will make your Valentine’s Day truly special.

Romantic Strolls in Cambridge

Cambridge’s charming and historic streets set the stage for a romantic day of exploration. Picture yourself and your loved one wandering through the iconic Cambridge University Colleges, wandering along the beautiful River Cam, and taking in the breathtaking views of Jesus Green and Parker’s Piece. Even in the colder February weather, the city’s romantic atmosphere is heightened, making it the perfect backdrop for creating new cherished memories. And to make sure your lovely date stays warm and cosy during your romantic stroll in Cambridge, treat them to a masterfully brewed coffee or a hot chocolate to warm them up. Whether you wish to quickly grab a takeaway drink and continue your walk or prefer to sit in and warm up indoors in the romantic cafe atmosphere, The Sage of Cambridge is the perfect cafe for adding a touch of cosiness to your romantic Cambridge adventure.

Tour the City Like Locals:

Embrace the renowned bicycle culture of Cambridge and explore the city like a local couple. Take a romantic cycling tour along the River Cam, through the peaceful Milton Park or the charming and historic streets of the city.

And if you are a guest of The Fellows House hotel, you can take advantage of the convenient bike hire service it offers. And alongside the bicycles, couples can hire any protective gear required. This way couples can seamlessly plan a day of romantic cycling, without having to leave the hotel. Making it easy to immerse yourselves in the local lifestyle, experiencing the city’s beauty from a unique and intimate perspective.

Indulge in Exceptional Food

Delicious food is an integral part of any romantic celebration or date, and The Folio Bar & Kitchen sets the stage for an exquisite dining experience. Discover the special and exquisite A La Carte dinner menu, featuring delectable dishes and signature drinks. The restaurant also provides plenty of delicious gluten-free and vegan options, ensuring to cater to different dietary needs, so everyone gets to try the tasty creations. Alongside the food, the restaurant’s romantic atmosphere and intimate setting make it the perfect place to celebrate with your loved one. With warm lights, beautiful decor, comfortable seating and unique art pieces, this Cambridge restaurant will be the perfect place to immerse yourselves in conversation, while indulging in delicious food and making new memories. After dinner, couples can unwind in the enchanting ambience of The Folio Bar, where skilled mixologists will surprise you with creative and delightful drinks. Its dimmed lighting, plush seats and marble bar finish, all create an amorous and cosy space to socialise with your date. On top of that, the many pieces of art displayed across the bar spaces, showcasing the craft of mixology, will be great conversation starters. And whether you prefer classic spirits, wines or cocktails, the experienced team of The Folio Bar will make sure to find the perfect drink for the most discerning palates.

Mark Your Valentine’s Day with a Romantic Stay:

Elevate your Valentine’s Day even further by booking a romantic stay at The Fellows House, a luxury hotel in the heart of Cambridge, where contemporary luxury meets the city’s academic heritage, creating a truly unique and romantic setting. Immerse yourselves in the cosy and luxurious atmosphere of the rooms, complete with beautiful en-suite bathrooms and all additional amenities you may need – from coffee makers to high-end toiletries, plush robes and 300 thread count sheets.

On top of that, guests are welcome to enhance their stay with optional add-ons, adding that special touch to your romantic stay. One of the romantic packages is The Fellows House Honeymoon/Anniversary package, which welcomes guests with a handwritten welcome card, chocolate-dipped strawberries, fresh rose petals, and a big bottle of prosecco or champagne.

Lastly, the hotel’s amenities will make sure you have everything you may need without having to leave the hotel. Such include wellness facilities, like a steam room, sauna, 24/7 gym and a beautiful indoor pool, all of which offer a serene environment for you and your loved one to relax and spend quality time together. To provide a completely stress-free stay in Cambridge, The Fellows House offers its guests secure on-site parking with EV chargers, helping you forget the hassle of parking in a busy city and allowing you to fully focus on celebrating the day of love.

In conclusion, Cambridge provides the perfect backdrop for a romantic Valentine’s Day celebration, offering a blend of history, charm, and modern amenities. Whether you’re exploring the city, indulging in exceptional food, enjoying a cosy stay, or attending romantic events, Cambridge has everything you need to make this Valentine’s Day truly special.


Afternoon Tea

Offered from Thursdays through to Sundays from 12:00 to 16:30 at The Folio Bar & Kitchen.