Unique Valentine’s Day Ideas in Manchester:

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With Christmas festivities now in the past, it’s time to get ready for the next big day. Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is on its way and it’s time to celebrate with a difference.

Forget candlelit dinners and slow dancing, this year it’s time to crank the expectations up a notch. If you’re planning a trip with your loved one this Valentine’s Day check out what Manchester has to offer.

Flecky Bennett’s The Original Manchester Ghost Walk Valentine’s Special

Horror movies have always been a firm date night favourite. It’s all about your loved one clutching onto your arm and the signature yawn move.

Flecky Bennett’s Ghost Walk will spook you like a horror movie. Walk the streets of Manchester arm-in-arm and hear real-life witness statements from haunted locations.

Full Moon Ghost Walk



The Most Depressing Valentine’s of Your Life at YES Manchester

Whilst Valentine’s Day is fun for couples, what about the newly-dumped and long-term singletons? YES bar and nightclub in Manchester has the perfect event for you.

You can belt your heart out at this sad song fest priced till 4am. Think Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston coupled with drink deals to drown your sorrows.




A Night of Grease and Dirty Dancing at Grosvenor Casinos:

A play may seem like a typical Valentine’s Day activity, but A Night of Grease and Dirty Dancing is two plays rolled into one. Enjoy the battle of Grease vs Dirty Dancing with all the cheesy classics.

At just £25 for a glass of fizz, a three-course meal and the play it’s a steal. If you fancy getting lucky, you can head to the casino afterwards.

Grease Lightening



Valentines Archery, Axe-throwing and Rifles:

Try your hand at shooting Cupid’s arrow this Valentine’s day with a day of archery, axe-throwing and rifle shooting at One-Adventure in Manchester.

The ultimate place to show off your strength and enjoy outdoor activities. If you’re still chasing your crush, why not have a go at laser-tag?




Not sure on our suggestions? Why not visit one of Scotland’s cities or plan a trip to Wales?

Whatever your plans this Valentine’s Day, make sure you get the cheapest train tickets at NationalRail.com.