So you're based in the North West? Lucky you! Manchester and Cheshire are jam-packed with things to do and places to go that make great date locations. Here are our personal favourites.
Channel your inner Elizabeth Bennett and Mr Darcy as you visit one of Cheshire's most stately homes. If a sedate wak around the grand interiors doesn't suit your maverick spirit then its 1,400 acres of estate are sure to keep you active with their alks, Nordic Walking routes, trail runs and even a Night Run.
2. Celebrate Chinese New Year in Manchester
Embrace the 2019 Year of the Pig with Manchester's Chinese Quarter's Celebrations. This year there'll be a giant art installation piglet, a glittering golden dragon, and live performances before the all-important Dragon Parade. That's not to mention the delicious food available at one of Manchester's many restaurants. See what's on here.
Just how ninja are you? Find out with your date at Total Ninja, the world's largest Ninja Warrior training park in Trafford. The eleven ninja runs include a Spider Wall, Ring Sliders, Warped Wall, Ninja Reaction Zone, Jump Tower, Sea of Swings, Tilting Beams, Rotating Logs, Scramble Net, Spider Wall, Quad Steps, Sea of Doors, Floating Bridge, Ninja Climbing Wall, Giant Airbag and Foam Pits. Now, is that enough to sate your appetite for adrenaline?
Crazy golf meets cocktails at Junkyard Golf Club in Manchester, all to a backdrop of neon lights and pumpin' beats. And you thought crazy golf was tame?
Indulge in everything water=sport related, from sail boats to jet skis, kayaks to canoes, windsurfs to katakanus, at Sale Water Park. Warm up after in their cafe, full of hearty, filling grub.
6. Get your cycling legs on on the Trans Pennine Trail
Running from Southport on the west to Hornsea on the East, head to Trafford at Dunham to join the Trans Pennine Trail. Perfect for walking, running and cycling, you'll enjoy a scenic, tranquil ride at your own leisure. Don't forget a picnic!
7. Chill Factor
Get your winter sport fix, whatever the weather, at Manchester's The Chill Factor. Ski, snowboard or just mess about in the snow park. Perfect for showing off your Olympic-standard tricks to your impressed date.