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West Riding route: Romantic and creative date night ideas


West Riding route: Romantic and creative date night ideas

Looking for some inspiration for romantic date night ideas? It can be tricky deciding what to do with your partner, no matter how long you've been together. That's why we've compiled some fun and quirky date ideas that are all accessible via our West Riding route.

Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Doncaster

Perfect for animal lovers, Yorkshire Wildlife Park offers a centre for conservation and welfare and is home to over 400 animals with over 70 different species.

Stroll around 260 acres of lush greenery and spot the lions, tigers and polar bears! The park is a perfect choice if you're looking for a picnic date idea, as you can enjoy a spot of lunch surrounded by some of the world's most exotic animals.

Book in advance to save £5 on your general admission ticket.

Fired Art Designs, Pontefract

On the hunt for a creative date idea? Get those artistic juices flowing and enjoy pottery painting at this studio in Pontefract. They host adult-only evenings where you can choose from over 80 pottery shapes to bring to life.

There are hundreds of colours to choose from with plenty of tools to make decorating your pottery as easy as possible. Why not create something for your partner that they can keep as a souvenir?

Plus, you're free to bring your own bottle of wine along to enjoy while you're painting – they have wine glasses!

Escapable, Wakefield

Put your relationship to the test by booking an escape room. Work together to find clues and solve the puzzles to escape within the time limit!

An escape room gives you both the chance to think strategically, helping to strengthen your bond and come together while under pressure. Steer away from the traditional date ideas and experience the thrill of trying to escape – you'll certainly have a unique and exciting experience.

Choose from the various rooms on offer and book your tickets today.

The Victorian Craft Beer Café, Halifax

This independent beer café brings continental-style drinking to Halifax. Along with beer from some of the best breweries in the UK, this unique bar also offers a large selection of Belgian beers.

This innovative drinking spot hosts an array of themed nights, including live music every Sunday, open-mic poetry on the first Thursday of every month, and various whisky and Belgian beer nights throughout the year.

You'll find this popular beer café at 18-22 Powell Street, Halifax, HX1 1LN.

Bradford Playhouse

If you and your partner love the theatre, why not support the local community of Bradford by visiting the Playhouse? Watch performances live on stage, including comedy acts and gigs, and enjoy this intimate space.

Heading to the theatre gives you an excuse to dress up and enjoy yourselves. It's something a bit different to the cinema, and the intermission gives you a chance to talk and discuss the production rather than just sitting in the dark!

Browse the many live performances that the Playhouse has to offer and choose something you'll both enjoy. It's guaranteed to be a night to remember!

Get there with Grand Central

If you're planning your special date ahead of time, take advantage of our Advance ticket offering to get the best value fares before anyone else. Download the Grand Central app to book your tickets – we never charge any additional or hidden fees at the checkout.

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