Whether you’ve been together twenty years or more like twenty minutes, Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to express your love and appreciation for that someone special in your life. If you’re scrambling for gift ideas, don’t panic. We’ve done the legwork for you and found some great gift ideas. Whether you’re thinking of a novelty gift or something you can both enjoy together, there’s plenty to choose from right on your doorstep.
Alternatively if you’re planning a romantic meal out, then have a look at the best places to eat locally as recommended by our Chiltern Chatter members, here.

Alphabet soup1

Nothing quite says ‘I Love You’ like Scrabble, these simple yet stylish pictures make a wonderful gift for the one you love on Valentine’s Day. Available from Alphabet Soup £29.

Molecular gastronomy2

A Molecular Gastronomy Workshop is the perfect gift for foodies. Learn the tricks of the trade to wow your partner or share the experience and recreate the food of love at home. Workshop cost £50, gift vouchers available from www.beverleyglock.com/moleculargastronomy, workshop takes place on 4th April.

Clare loves tealight

Light a touch of romance with this contemporary heart shaped tea light holder. Lovingly handmade in solid oak, it comes complete with a glass holder and tea light candle, finished with a hand tied ribbon. £19.50 from Clare Loves. Get 15% off your first purchase, simply quote LOVEUK.

Chiltern valley

If you like a tipple, then a tour and tasting at Chiltern Valley Winery and Brewery is sure to be a hit. The 2 hour tour takes you ‘behind the scenes’, where you’ll find out about the production processes and then onto the main event – the tasting. There is a generous amount of wine, ale and liquers to be sampled, they recommend you get a taxi or stay somewhere nearby to full experience the tour and tastings ☺. Tour and Tasting Gift Voucher for 2 people – £30, contact Chiltern Valley Winery & Brewery to book your tour.

Clare loves heart

Lovely knitted lambswool hearts filled with lavender and wheat. Perfect for placing under the pillow or as a little treat for someone special. £12.50 from Clare Loves. Get 15% off your first purchase, simply quote LOVEUK.

Alphabet soup2

The perfect gift for that someone special in your life. Remind them each and every time they enjoy a cuppa how much they mean to you. These beautiful handmade mugs are available from Alphabet Soup £15.99.

The rex

The Rex in Berkhamsted is no ordinary cinema, designed in a striking Art Deco style, it takes you back in time to when a night out at the pictures is a an occasion to get dressed up. With candlelit tables, big comfortable chairs, wine and snacks served at your table, this is a great evening out. The Rex Cinema is running a Valentine’s Day Special – Ghost, showing at 7:30pm. Make sure you book your tickets early to avoid disappointment as tickets get booked up fast. Website: www.therexberkhamsted.com