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Perfect Date Ideas for every couple

From classic to quirky, discover our range of date ideas designed to suit every type of couple...

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For the foodie couple

Try new gins from our extensive menu

Our team has searched far and wide, trying and testing unique, quirky and classic gins to craft the perfect menu for you. Try different gins together and find your new favourites.

Windsor Farmer’s Market

Discover local fresh produce and artisan delicacies at Windsor Farmers Market, taking place one Sunday a month. Browse freshly-baked breads, locally-grown fruits and vegetables, charcuterie and cheeses with your loved one.

Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a long, lazy afternoon overlooking Bell Weir lock as you tuck into a quintessential afternoon tea.

For the active couple

TopGolf Surrey

Whether you’re keen golfers or not is no problem at TopGolf. Everyone can have a go (and win) by hitting micro-chipped golf balls at giant dartboard-like targets.


Get a little competitive on your date with a game of archery. You can play right here at The Runnymede so drinks by the river are on whoever loses!

For those in need of rest and relaxation

Heat experiences

In the spa, make use of our sauna, steam room and infra-red cabin which offers benefits including stress relief and improved relaxation – the perfect way to unwind.

A massage

Indulge in a spa treatment that will leave you both feeling rested and revitalized. The ESPA Aromatherapy Full Body Massage is a classic choice which uses aromatherapy oils to soothe and reduce muscle tension and calm the mind.

Whirlpool on the weir

The ultimate date night. Nestled into the riverbank, take a dip in our bubbling whirlpool with a glass of Champagne in hand.

For nature lovers

Swinley Forest

Whether by bike or on foot, Swinley Forest is a magical woodland to explore, offering a stunning setting for your date.

Virginia Water Lake

A hidden gem just 4 miles from The Runnymede, Virginia Water offers beautiful views, a cascading waterfall and walks around the glittering lake.

RHS Garden Wisley

The flagship garden of the Royal Horticultural Society, Wisley captures the imagination with richly planted borders, luscious rose gardens and the state-of-the-art Glasshouse.

For culture vultures

Watch a play at Theatre Royal Windsor

Nestled beside the castle, this beautiful theatre has been in Windsor for over 200 years. Currently showing is Shakespeare classic Hamlet starring Ian McKellen.

Eton College

Founded in 1440 by King Henry VI, Eton College is one of the oldest schools in the country and sits across the river from Royal Windsor. Scheduled tours of the College are available for visitors seasonally but it is a beautiful location for a walk all year round.

Magna Carta

Just a 40 minute walk along the river takes you to the historical site which witnessed King John’s sealing of Magna Carta in 1215. There are monuments and art installations to explore when you arrive.

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