Things to do in London on Valentine’s Day

Published by Maisie Walker 134 days ago

Valentine’s Day, the celebration of love and affection, the day to show your loved one just how much you really care and the day to treat each other to something special - and it’s just around the corner! If you’re searching for a unique and exhilarating experience to share with your special someone, look no further than Thames Rockets - an incredible London speedboat adventure filled with pure romance. This Valentines’s Day, seize the opportunity to embark on a heart-pounding journey along the iconic river Thames, and tickets are just £89.00 per couple! 

What day is Valentine’s Day? 

Valentine’s Day is on the 14th February and falls on a Wednesday. Our Thames Rockets Valentine’s Day London speedboat experience starts at 5pm and lasts 50 minutes in total. 

Find out exactly why you need to join Thames Rockets for a heart-racing BLAST along the Thames this Valentine’s Day:  

Thames Rockets: The Ultimate Speed Date 

The river Thames, winding through the heart of London, has long been a symbol for romance and history. However, this Valentine’s Day, you can elevate your celebration by experiencing the city’s landmarks in a whole new way - aboard a Thames Rockets London speedboat! 

Departing from the iconic London Eye pier, this adventure promises an adrenaline-packed ride combined with stunning views of the city’s most famous landmarks at sunset, plus a delicious drink and some tasty snacks too! 

Book your Ultimate Speed Date experience here.

Picture this: the wind in your hair, the roar of the engines, and your loved one by your side. This Thames Rockets speedboat experience is not your average river cruise! It’s a high-speed adventure that combines the thrill of a roller coaster with the beauty of London’s skyline. The speedboat, equipped with cutting-edge technology and safety measures, ensures a heart-pounding yet safe journey for all. 

As you BLAST along the Thames, you’ll have front-row seats to iconic landmarks such as: London Tower Bridge, The Shard, and the historic houses of Parliament. The knowledgeable and entertaining guides onboard with share fascinating stories and historical tales - guaranteed to be something you’ve never heard before. 

 The Thames Rockets Valentine’s Day experience includes: 

  1. A romantic tour through London at sunset to see all of London’s most iconic landmarks 
  2. A blast through Canary Wharf at 35mph 
  3. Heart-pounding hits whilst you enjoy the speed section 
  4. A special complimentary 6 O’Clock gin 
  5. Some tasty treats

Find out more about 6 O’Clock gin here.

To make this experience even more magical, Thames Rockets is offering a special couples discount exclusively for Valentine’s Day! For just £89.00 per couple, you and your loved one can enjoy the rush of a Thames Rockets speedboat adventure, creating lasting memories against the backdrop of London’s iconic skyline. This exclusive offer is a token of our appreciation for all the couples seeking an extraordinary way to celebrate their love on this romantic occasion. 


With only a limited number of seats available, securing your spot on this Thames Rockets speedboat experience is essential for an unforgettable celebration! Imagine the thrill of dashing through the water with your significant other, sharing laughter and excitement as you take in the breathtaking sights of London. 

Valentine’s Day is more than just roses and chocolates; it’s about creating shared experiences that strengthen the bond between two people. Thames Rockets are offering a unique blend of adrenaline and romance, providing the perfect setting for an unforgettable celebration. The panoramic views of London, coupled with the red rocket twist and turns, create an atmosphere that’s both thrilling and intimate - a perfect combination for a memorable Valentine’s Day. 

Tips for the perfect Valentine’s Day experience: 

  1. Dress for the weather: As we will be setting off at sunset, it is best to wear some warm clothes so you are your partner can stay warm during the ride. But, if you need another layer don’t worry! We have coats and ponchos on the pier ready and waiting for you just in case. 
  2. Capture the moment: Don’t forget your phone and camera! Use those to capture the exhilarating moments and stunning backdrop of London’s landmarks. Our guides are on hand throughout the whole experience to help you capture those all important London memories. 
  3. Arrive 15 minutes before your departure time: To ensure a seamless experience, arrive 15 minutes before your departure time. This will give us enough time to get you ready and give you a quick safety briefing! 

This Valentines’s Day, step outside of the traditional celebration and embark on a Thames Rockets speedboat adventure with your special date (or mate!). The combination of heart-pounding excitement, breathtaking views, and the exclusive couples discount (£89.00 per couple), creates the recipe for a truly unforgettable experience. Act quickly to secure your seats, as this limited-time offer promises to fill up fast!

Make this Valentine’s Day a celebration of love, adventure, and shared memories on the iconic river Thames! 


Haven’t got time to celebrate on Valentine’s Day itself? Why not give the gift of adrenaline this Valentine’s Day and treat your other half to a 12 month Thames Rockets voucher! Forget the flowers and chocolates, nothing says ‘I Love You’ like a BLAST along the iconic river Thames! 

Buy your Valentine’s Day voucher here.

Looking for a similar experience? 

Our Thames Lates experience heads out at sunset and includes a tasty, complimentary 6 O’Clock gin! This experience is available on Thursdays, Friday’s, Saturday’s and Sundays every week! So if you haven’t got the time to celebrate this year, join us on another day for a romantic experience you will certainly never forget! 

Click here to book our Thames Lates experience.

If Valentine’s Day in London isn’t your thing, why not join us for one of our other experiences? Our experiences range from 45 minutes to 80 minutes and prices start from £54.95 per adult and £49.95 per child. Find out what we have to offer below: 

1. The Ultimate London Adventure 


2. Thames Barrier Explorer’s Voyage


3. Break the Barrier


4. Thames Lates


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Having trouble booking? Contact us: 02079288933 / 

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