Valentine's Day Guide

Looking to celebrate love this 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.

Make sure you also check out our shopping destinations guide, full of fantastic stores where you can get your loved one(s) that perfect gift.

Click here to plan your journey.


If you want something romantic…Candlelight Ballet: Carmen at St George’s Hall

Candlelight Concert

Attend the Candlelight Ballet: Carmen on Saturday 17 February. Enjoy beautiful performances from String Quartet and Ballet dancers in the stunning surroundings of St George’s Hall.

Website: Candlelight Ballet

Nearest Station: Lime Street Low Level for Wirral lines (3-minute walk) / Liverpool Central for Northern lines (10-minute walk)


  1. If you want something funny…Hot Water Comedy Club


Have a giggle together at the Hot Water Comedy Club on Hardman Street. There is a variety of acts performing Valentine’s Day specials through the week, such as Danny McLoughlin and Gauri B. Love is laughter, right?

Website: Hot Water Comedy Club

Nearest station: Liverpool Central (12-minute walk)


  1. If you want something chill…Formby Pinewoods and Beach

Formby beach

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)


  1. If you want something different…Murder Mystery The Final Act at The Everyman


Experience a night like no other when you witness Sidney Sparks and Scarlet Moon do whatever it takes to save their beloved theatre and their reputation. If you and your partner love an interactive murder mystery, this is definitely for you.

Website: The Everyman

Nearest Location: Liverpool Central (12-minute walk)


  1. If you want something musical…Valentine’s Concert at Bombed Out Church

Bombed Out Church

Listen to your favourite romantic ballads performed by Harpist Maxine Molin under the stars at the Bombed Out Church. Featuring songs by The Beatles, Coldplay, Sting, Oasis, Taylor Swift and more.

Website: Bombed Out Church

Nearest station: Liverpool Central (7-minute walk)


  1. If you want something fun…Roxy Ball Room

Roxy Ball Room

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)


  1. If you want something traditional…Royal Institution


You can’t go wrong with drinks in a nice bar, and The Royal Institution cocktail bar does not disappoint. This Valentine’s Day, head to the bar for a jazz night, and make the most of the cocktail offer, 2 for £15 on classic cocktails and buy any bottle of wine with a £5 cheeseboard. Nice!

Website: Royal Institution

Nearest station: Liverpool Central (7-minute walk)


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

Duke Street

Mate night with your pals? Yes please. Duke Street is hosting a Gal-entine’s Day special Barre & Brunch on 17 February, which consists of a morning of barre workout then a delicious brunch for just £25pp.

Website: Duke Street Market

Nearest station: Liverpool Central (6-minute walk)

Get there with Merseyrail

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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.