Best Places to Kiss in London

  • 01 of 09

    Most Romantic Places in London

    Columbia Road Flower Market in Bethnal Green
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    If you are looking for somewhere truly romantic London is not short of options. Whether you want to be inside a special location, holding hands by the water, dining with the one you love or in a wonderful park London has all that and more.


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  • 02 of 09

    The Meeting Place at St Pancras Station

    The Meeting Place bronze statue at St Pancras International Station
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    This huge bronze statue is at the station with London's Eurostar connection so is a perfect place to meet before a trip to Paris. The statue, called The Meeting Place, is of a couple embracing about to kiss and was created to reflect the romance of train travel.

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  • 03 of 09

    Greenwich Park

    Tourists In Greenwich Park With Canary Wharf In Background
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    Climb to the top of the hill, and next to the Royal Observatory is a viewing area where you can look down on the iconic Old Royal Naval College, across The Thames and beyond. Greenwich Park is large enough to allow you some time alone so take in the views and then set off together to see the Red and Fallow Deer amongst the secluded woodland and ancient trees in The Wilderness park area. 

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  • 04 of 09

    Queen Mary's Rose Garden

    Queen Mary's Garden in Regent's Park
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    This beautiful floral garden is within Regent's Park and smells fragrant all year round. It's named after the wife of King George V and was opened to the public in 1932. By 1934 the first rose garden was completed and the varieties have been added to every since.

    An immaculately maintained formal garden, Queen Mary's Garden can be a wonderfully romantic location. 

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  • 05 of 09

    Columbia Road Flower Market

    Columbia Road Flower Market
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    If you are not having a lie in on a Sunday morning the place to be is Columbia Road Flower Market. The restored Victorian terraces along both sides of the street house art galleries and vintage clothes stores, plus pubs, cafes, and restaurants. There are no chain stores here as this street is the preserve of independent retailers.

    And lining the road on both sides are market stalls selling plants and cut flowers. It's a riot of color and you have to get close as the crowds mean it's squeezing past room only. 

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  • 06 of 09

    Kyoto Garden

    Kyoto Garden in Holland Park, London
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    What's not to love about wild free-roaming peacocks in a London Park? Holland Park has a lot of semi-wild woodland making it a wonderful location for a romantic stroll. The Kyoto Garden is laid out as an authentic Japanese garden where everything is placed for a reason and it's free to visit as a place of peace of tranquility.


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  • 07 of 09

    London's Only Candlelit Theatre

    Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
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    The Sam Wanamaker Theatre at Shakespeare's Globe on Bankside is London's only candlelit theatre. Opened in 2014, this is a wonderful addition to the Globe based on the indoor playhouses of the seventeenth century.

    Seating inside the stunning oak interior, watching a Shakespearean play with flickering candles all around, makes you know this is a hidden gem for romantics.

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  • 08 of 09

    Kensington Roof Gardens

    Kensington Roof Gardens Spanish Garden
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    Not to be confused with Kensington Gardens, Kensington Roof Gardens is often described as London's equivalent of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon.

    The themed gardens are on the roof of a former department store on Kensington High Street and can be visited for free when there are no private events booked. Or you can stay for longer by booking a meal at Babylon, the excellent rooftop restaurant.

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  • 09 of 09

    Little Venice

    Little Venice
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    A canalside walk is always a good choice and Little Venice is the most picturesque of them all.

    You can follow the Regent's Canal, strolling slowly, hand in hand, to Camden in one to two hours and find plenty of reasons for a kiss along the way.