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valentine’s day

14
Feb
2017
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Is Lover the most romantic place in Britain?

With news that Lover (Wiltshire) had created a pop-up Post Office for romantics to get their Valentine’s cards stamped ‘Posted at Lover’, is it now the most romantic place in Britain?

A quick search of our database reveals that the country is blossoming with plenty of places for budding romantics to confess their love on Valentine’s Day. We’ve mapped out some of our favourites in this OS OpenSpace map.

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Genuine romantics could visit Truelove in Devon or Heart’s Delight in Kent. Or they could take a walk in Valentines Park, Greater London. Read More

12
Feb
2016
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Happy Valentine’s Day from OS

Isle of Ewe

With Valentine’s Day coming up this weekend (take this as your warning if you haven’t yet grabbed a card for your other half), we couldn’t resist the opportunity to share the mappy love and remind you of the many romantic names around Britain. We’ve been trawling our databases to find the best examples and were amazed with how many are out there. Read More

14
Feb
2013
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Putting romance on the map

In the past on the blog we’ve looked at spooky place names, festive place names and we’ve even written about ‘alternative’ place names. But with love in the air today, we thought we’d put Britain’s most romantic place names on the map.

A quick search of our place name gazetteer reveals that the country is blossoming with plenty of places for budding romantics to confess their love on Valentine’s Day. So, we’ve taken a list of romantic place names and added them to our romantic OS OpenSpace map. So, if you want to take your Truelove (Devon) for a romantic stroll  to say Isle of Ewe (say it out loud), you can now see the best spots to visit.

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13
Feb
2012
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Top romantic place names

Are you looking for the perfect spot to take your loved one for Valentine’s Day? Of course, you could go to a lovely restaurant and wine and dine your nearest and dearest…or if you’re a lover of the great outdoors you could take them to somewhere with a romantic name! See our list of romantic place names on the map in Great Britain – and let us know if you think we’ve missed a gem!

1. Lover, Wiltshire – apparently the village post office is flooded with Valentine’s cards each February with romantics wanting the Lover postmark.

2. Heart’s Delight, Kent – there are actually two to choose from, one near Barham and one near Sittingbourne.

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9
Feb
2011
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Britain’s romantic place names

Over the last few months we’ve looked at spooky place names, we’ve look at festive place names and we’ve even written about ‘alternative’ place names. But with love in the air at this time of year, it’s about time we revealed Britain’s most romantic place names.

A quick search of our place name gazetteer reveals that the country is blossoming with plenty of places for budding romantics to confess their love on Valentine’s Day.

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