How to date while social distancing!
You‘ve speed dated, you’ve crushed hard and now you’ve even matched with each other, the conversation has continued and you want to take it to the next level, however your anxiety is high with all the new Coronavirus restrictions being put in place.
Don’t worry, this blog is here to help you find creative, exciting and fun ways to date while staying safe. Don’t let the social distancing or the no mixing households rules stop you from building your relationship. As long as you’re adhering to the rules there is no reason you need to stop in your search for love, after all, Autumn and the festive periods can be the most romantic time of year. Below is a list of cute date ideas for you and your crush to explore while getting to know each other better.
Whether you live in a city or a beautiful country town, Autumn always provides you with the perfect scenery for a hike. The stunning colours, the crisp weather and the ultimate hot chocolate make for the idyllic date. Put on some comfy shoes and walk through the crunchy Autumn leaves and fallen acorns and conkers, while enjoying the company of your new connection
Date at the zoo
Lions, tigers and bears... OH MY!
Cuddly, fluffy and even scary, the zoo has so much to offer, with hundreds of beautiful animals and fun facts, the zoo is a wonderful date location. Get your steps in while enjoying the mystery of these different animals, you can even bring a picnic and eat amongst these unique creatures.
With the temperature cooling, physical activity is much easier, it's the perfect time to get in some much needed exercise. With nature on its final high of the year, before all the animals go into hibernation and the leaves disappear, there is no better time to unroll your yoga mats, hit the pavements and parks or start a new fitness challenge with your crush.
Don’t be too disheartened that the Christmas markets won’t be coming to the UK this year as there is still hope for the festive ice skating rinks to open. Especially in London, Christmas is the most romantic time of year for many of us, with the sparkling fairy lights above you, mulled wine being sold on every corner and the stunning outdoor ice rinks. Make sure this year you find the time to celebrate and get to enjoy the festivities.
Grab a tandem bike and hit the streets with your date. It’s a great way to challenge the trust in your relationship, develop rhythm with your partner and begin a romantic journey. However, if you’re not comfortable riding a tandem, ride alongside each other on your own bikes. See all the sites and take in so many new sceneries, get around the town quickly and enjoy each other's company.
When the sun is shining and there's a distinct chill in the air, it makes for the perfect brisk Autumn pumpkin picking day. Grab a cosy coat, hat and scarf alongside your date and hit up one of the many farms that let you pick your own pumpkins. The perfect backdrop to the perfect date.
Picnic in the park
Grab a blanket, pack a picnic and bundle up in the cosiest items in your wardrobe ready to enjoy a beautiful Autumn picnic. Create the perfect setting with a nice bottle of wine, a cute rug and the perfect collection of nibbles… relax, enjoy and don’t forget the bottle opener and glasses!