The 50 most romantic things to do in Scotland for Valentine's Day
3 Stay in a suite that overlooks Loch na Dal at Kinloch Lodge on the Isle of Skye, www.kinloch-lodge.co.uk
4 Hire a tandem from Leith Cycle Co, and whirl round Leith Links, www.leithcycleco.com
5 Book Andy Murray and Kim Sears’s five-star Dunblane hotel Cromlix’s Game, Set and Perfect Match package which includes one night’s accommodation, a bottle of Taittinger Champagne, artisan chocolates, MODM skincare couple’s gift, brekkie and late check out, £528, www.cromlix.com
6 The Alchemist in Edinburgh and Glasgow offers a selection of cocktails for two. Or, have a French Kiss each, www.thealchemist.uk.com
7 Propose in the grounds of Culzean Castle in South Ayrshire, www.nts.org.uk
10 Or try bivalves at The Oyster Shed on the Isle of Skye, www.theoystershed.com
11 Let them sleep in, while you join the queue for Edinburgh’s Lannan Bakery (Instagram @lannanbakery)
12 Send them a Cake Tasting Box from wedding cake makers, The Kilted Cake Company, www.thekiltedcakecompany.co.uk
13 Fletcher’s Cottage Spa at Archerfield, Dirleton, boasts a Made for Two experience, from £180, with a mud rasul, plus 60 minute facial or massage, glass of bubbly and use of facilities, www.archerfieldhouse.com
14 Invest in the Shetland Gay Bird Checklist by Daniel Clark of Gaada, www.gaada.org
16 Kiss on a cobbled New Town street to recreate the smoochy scene from the 2010 film adaptation of One Day.
17 Buy tickets to see Scottish poet Hollie McNish and her show Lobster and other Things I’m Learning to Love in Edinburgh on March 13, or Galashiels, Dunkeld, Glasgow and other Scottish dates in October, www.holliepoetry.com
20 Sleep in a four-poster bed in one of the Victoriana Suites or Royal Suites at The Fife Arms, www.thefifearms.com
24 Put a ring on it at Gretna Green. From February 2-14, there’s a Steak for Two offer in Gretna Hall for £60 per couple, www.gretnagreen.com
25 Walk along North Ronaldsay’s beach. The Orkneys won a Mills & Boon prize a few years ago for most romantic destination.
27 At Edinburgh’s new W Hotel, try their Away Spa Time for Two treatment packages, from £220. They include a 60 minute treatment each, use of the couple's relaxation room, with sauna, experience shower and Jacuzzi, www.marriott.com
29 Share a Heavenly Afternoon Tea at five-star Inverness hotel, Ness Walk, www.nesswalk.com
30 Smell Peploe’s roses at The Burrell Collection in Pollok Country Park, www.burrellcollection.com
31 Forget Milk Tray and order some of Scottish business COCO Chocolate’s Poor Thing inspired bars, www.cocochocolatier.com
33 Escape to a private island, and stay at the new Sail Lodge at Loch Duart’s Eilean Shona, www.eileanshona.co.uk
36 Join a pole-dancing class in Dundee, www.polepositionscotland.co.uk
37 Book a Treat Me Like I’m Famous package at the sexy new House of Gods Glasgow, www.houseofgodshotel.com
39 Swoon over the Christopher Kane Lovers Dress in the V&A Dundee’s Scottish Design Galleries. Apparently, FKA Twigs wore this design to the Met Gala in 2015, www.vam.ac.uk/dundee
40 Plan your NC500 trip, www.northcoast500.com
41 Pick them up in a French Blue Triumph TRS, on hire from www.caledonianclassics.co.uk
42 Pick your own at The Flower Field at Laurencekirk, www.theflowerfield.shop
43 Wander the paths of Cambo Garden for the Scottish Snowdrop Festival (January 25 to March 11) and check out potential wedding venue, Cambo House, now open for tours, www.cambogardens.org.uk
45 Book a journey on the steam train, Jacobite Express, from Fort William to Mallaig, www.westcoastrailways.co.uk
46 Star-gaze in Dark Sky Park, Galloway Forest Park, in Dumfries & Galloway.
48 Take an alpaca trek into the Cheviot Hills, www.beirhope.co.uk
49 Win their heart with a visit to Scotland’s only two Michelin Star venue, Restaurant Andrew Fairlie at Gleneagles, www.andrewfairlie.co.uk
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