If you’ve been waiting and waiting for the perfect moment to propose to your better half, Proposals Day on 20th March is surely the ideal opportunity to finally pop the question. It’s not just timing that needs to be right though; setting is also key is establishing a romantic tone for what will become one of the most memorable days of your life. So, with that in mind, here are some of our top recommendations for venues in which to propose.
The historic, cobble-stoned Private Dining Rooms and the adjoining medieval Crypt at Bleeding Heart Yard in Farringdon are some of the most atmospheric and evocative spaces in the city, perfectly encapsulating the glamour of the old-school romantic era. Having been welcoming guests for more than 30 years – and being a popular choice for weddings – it’s clear that people understand the effectiveness of the whimsy and timeless beauty found here in providing the wow factor.
For lovers of a decidedly more contemporary style, The Sky Bar – a penthouse level rooftop terrace – is a slick, modern and ultra-cool space that is sure to impress. Kitchen and butler facilities can be arranged if you wish, allowing you to really treat your partner and make them feel spoiled before you get down to the task at hand, but it is undoubtedly the stunning perspective of the city courtesy of panoramic views over London’s skyline and St Paul’s Cathedral that will really take your breath away.
If the idea of a quiet country retreat appeals to you, tucked away from the constant and often hectic bustle of central London, Surrey’s Millbridge Court is well worth considering. With three event spaces, a bar, a lounge and seven boutique double en-suite bedrooms, not to mention picturesque gardens and a feeling of tranquillity and quality throughout, there really is everything you could possibly need for a romantic getaway and a perfect proposal. And don’t fret about actually getting there, as in reality it’s just an hour outside London.
Radio Bar at ME London is an exclusive morning venue, available to hire from 7-10:30am only; and what better way to kick off the day than a luxurious breakfast in spectacular, decadent surroundings whilst marvelling at a glorious view of the capital from above, before topping it all off by asking the person you love more than anyone else to spend the rest of their life with you? Sounds great, right? Well, rest assured it could in fact become a reality by opting for this venue.
Found less than ten minutes from the nearest train link back into the heart of London, Horniman Museum and Gardens is another offering that boasts the perfect balance between country escapism and city convenience, being set within 16 acres of its own delightful landscaped gardens. Take your pick from the elegant Grade II listed Victorian Conservatory, the stylish Pavilion or the intimate Bandstand – or simply wander the gardens themselves and make the most of this unique and special venue.