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Summer is the time when sitting in bed watching Netflix just doesn’t appeal so much. All you wanna do is soak up that Vitamin D before Winter arrives again. And…it will come around quick – so enjoy it whilst you can!

Whether you are looking to impress that special someone or prepping for a first date, we have plenty of ideas sure to break the ice and let the love blossom. No need for pre-date nerves with these solid choices! 

Go to an Outdoor Cinema

Imagine it…sitting under the stars, snuggled up – if you’re lucky – on a bean bag next to your date watching a film on a giant screen.

With classics from Grease and Dirty Dancing to the more recent, The Greatest Showman and A Star is Born, there is bound to be one of your faves thrown in there.

Romantic enough for a first date, especially if you choose a sunset viewing. If it goes well, you could be reliving the romance shown on the screen in front of you!

For the Londoners, some of the best include Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House, Rooftop Film Club in Stratford as well as many more up and down the country from Pop Up Screens and Luna Cinema.

Play Mini Golf

The perfect opportunity to show off your golfing skills and let that competitive side come out. If you’re lacking on the skills front, show you can laugh at yourself as much as your date probably will…nothing like a sore loser to ruin the mood! Keep spirits high by making sure the banter flows as well as the booze.

Super affordable, great fun and a definite ice breaker. Not forgetting the all-important date outfit…we’d recommend a crisp white trainer and a bum bag to ensure you are hands-free and ready to show off your best golfing stance.

If you are feeling extra confident, why not upgrade to the driving range and let the real competition begin.

Drink at a Rooftop Bar

If you are of age, opt for the more boujee option of sipping cocktails whilst the sun sets over the London skyline.

An opportunity to dress up a little and impress your date. The outfit is important for this one…smart casual is the way forward. For the girls, pair a cute summer dress with flat or heeled sandals. And for the boys, style a white tee with a blazer and a pair of loafers.

London especially has a whole host of the best rooftop bars to choose from. If classy is what you are looking for, Aqua Neuva or The Bar at Madison is the place to go. Madison’s overlooks St Pauls Cathedral and is a popular one for the perfect Instagram pic. Or, if you are seeking a more laidback vibe, Roof East in Stratford offers various ufabet games and activities to enjoy in the sun.