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12th February 2013

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Fancy doing something different this February 14th? Whether you’re single and spending the evening with friends or comfortably attached, Valentine’s doesn’t have to mean Pizza Express followed by an evening in Wetherspoons. Come on - you deserve more excitement than this!

So, TNS rounded up some of the more interesting things that you could get up to this Friday. Fancy a (very) last minute getaway? City break? Go Ape?!

We have it covered. Happy Valentine’s!

City break in... Edinburgh

TNS has tracked down a Valentine’s night deal at one of Edinburgh’s best restaurants.

At the lively and popular Voujon Restaurant in Newington, you can take advantage of a three course meal for two with a bottle of Prosecco for just £50. Bargain!

Voujon offers a wide selection of North Indian and Bangladeshi dishes, and could be the perfect choice for your Valentine’s evening.

Check it out here

Voujon Restaurant

107 Newington Rd  




Tel: 0131 667 5046

Last minute Valentine’s getaways...

Want to get away – but still feeling the New Year financial pinch?

Don’t worry. TNS has found a company that can ensure your Valentine’s weekend goes with a bang – for as little as £17 per night.

So, where in the world would you go? Last minute hostelling deals with include Croatia and Portugal.

And why not? It’s about time we escaped from the cold weather and essay deadlines, even if it is only for a weekend. Agree? Read on...

Three nights in Croatia from £17 per person, per night

Head to Zagreb, Croatia, and spend three nights in a private room at the Brit Hostel Zagreb from £51 per person with This brand new hostel is located in the heart of Zagreb, just a ten minute walk along the main street. Holidaymakers should head to Zagreb Zoo where animal lovers can take advantage of two for one tickets and see the coupled up residents – including crocodiles that have lived together for 25 years. This offer includes a welcome drink and breakfast in bed on the first morning. This offer is valid for travel between 14-17 February 2013.

Three nights in Portugal from £21 per person, per night

Travel to Lisbon, Portugal, and spend three nights in a private room at the Oasis Backpackers Hostel from £63 per person with Lisbon is the city of passion, owing its reputation to its traditional music which is often played with a classical guitar and includes lyrics about missing a loved one. Holidaymakers should visit the city’s historical palaces, enjoy the colourful houses, stroll along the river or take a horse and carriage ride through Sintra. This offer includes a welcome drink and daily breakfast. The offer is valid for travel between 14-17 February 2013. 

 For further information or to book visit

And now for something completely different…

Popular forest adventure centre Go Ape is offering an alternative Valentine’s Day treat, for those more likely to choose thrill-seeking than romance.

With 28 giant outdoor sites nationwide, you can spend Valentine’s Day swinging through the forest on zip wires, crossing wooden walkways and bridges, climbing tree-top ladders and flying through the air on Tarzan Swings.

Tempted? Gift vouchers are also now available for an alternative Valentine’s Day present, which can be redeemed at Go Ape Tree Top Adventure, but also at Go Ape! Forest Segways.

For more information on Go Ape gift vouchers, visit the site.

So, there you go. There might not be much time left, but if you’ve conveniently/ accidentally/ deliberately forgotten that Valentine’s Day is dawning in just over 24 hours there’s still chance to redeem yourself. Get your skates on and get booking!  


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