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Valentine's Day Guide

Whether you are in a relationship or not, all love should be celebrated on Valentine’s Day.

This guide gives you lots of inspiration where you can do just that around our network, whether it’s a walk on the beach, dinner and drinks, or a romantic event. Why not hop on the (love) train as each of these destinations are just a short walk from one of our stations.

Click here to plan your journey.

If you want something that will make you laugh…Hot Water Comedy Club  

 Comedy 900 X 370

Have a giggle together in the Floral Pavilion in New Brighton. Paul Smith, viral Liverpool comedian, is on his Joker tour which stops at New Brighton on 15 and 16 February, so perfect timing for Valentine’s Day. Love is laughter, right?

Website: Hot Water Comedy Club

Nearest station: New Brighton (10-minute walk)

If you want something chill…Formby Pinewoods and Beach

 Formy Woods 900 X 370

For those who prefer Valentine’s Day plans that are more low-key, why not go on a nice walk and enjoy the beautiful views Formby Pinewoods has to offer. You can walk in the woods or along Formby Beach and have a picnic. Its free, which proves you don’t need to spend a lot to have a good time.

Alternatively, you can find lots of other locations around our network for a leisurely stroll, just click here.

Website: Formby Pinewoods and Beach

Nearest station: Freshfield (15-minute walk)

If you want something different…Murder Mystery Valentines Special at The Everyman

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Experience a night like no other when you go all aboard The Mystery Cruise. It’s full of blissful romance and luxury, until…a murder! If you and your matey(s) love an interactive murder mystery, this is for you.

Website: The Everyman

Nearest Location: Liverpool Central (12-minute walk)

If you want something fancy…Rumah Bar and Kitchen

Lark Lane 5 900 X 370

Rumah Bar and Kitchen has got your Valentine’s Day covered if you want to go all out. It even has a live DJ on Friday nights! Fear not, it won’t cost an arm and a leg because it has 2 for £12 cocktails at happy hour Monday – Friday from 5pm to 8pm.

Website: Rumah Bar and Kitchen

Nearest station: Birkdale (1-minute walk)

If you want something fun…Roxy Ball Room

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It’s all fun and games at Roxy Ball Room! There’s an abundance of activities to do, including shuffleboard, beer pong, crazy pool, ping pong and so much more! However, it could get seriously competitive, so proceed with caution if you still want your valentine next year!

Website: Roxy Ball Room

Nearest station: Liverpool Central (4-minute walk)

If you want to do something with your pals…Duke Street Market

 Duke Street 900 X 370

Dinner and movie night with your pals? Yes please. Duke Street is hosting a Pal-entine’s dinner on Tuesday 14 February which consists of a main course, selection of baked desserts and a drink on the Mezzanine level. Then, you can watch the classic rom-com ’10 Things I Hate About You’ in the private dining room.

Website: Duke Street Market

Nearest station: Liverpool Central (6-minute walk)

If you want something traditional…Royal Institution

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You can’t go wrong with drinks in a nice bar, and The Royal Institution cocktail bar does not disappoint. It has its very own Valentine’s Day special cocktails, including the Cupid’s Martini and El Flamenco Rojo, and is also offering a free glass of fizz when you book a table between 10 and 18 February. Nice!

Website: Royal Institution

Nearest station: Liverpool Central (7-minute walk)

If you want something spectacular...Fiesta of Fire 

Bring The Fire Project 900 X 370

Royal Albert Dock is providing perfect pre-dinner date entertainment as dazzling displays of fire and light will light up the docks on Tuesday 14 February from 5pm-8pm. You can expect a fanfare of flames with burning wings and Cupid greeting you outside the Martin Luther King Jr. Building, which will be illuminated red for the occasion. For that perfect Valentine's selfie, head on over to the two large burning heart wands or the Love Tree sculpture at Britannia Courtyard. 

Website: Fiesta of Fire

Nearest station: James Street for Wirral line services (10-minute walk), Liverpool Central for Northen line services (15-minute walk)

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Passenger safety is our responsibility every day. That’s why we’d like to remind you that you cannot consume alcohol on our trains or at our stations.

If you’re under the influence of alcohol and unfit to travel, we’ll have to refuse you access to the Merseyrail network.

The TravelSafe policy is fully supported and enforced by the British Transport Police. The No Alcohol policy is enforceable under Byelaw 4 of the Merseyrail Byelaw.

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