Valentine's Day Celebrations at HomePublished:
Celebrating Valentine's Day at home in the Farnham area.
It’s not long until Valentines’s Day 2021. Your usual date night isn’t on the cards this year so we’ve rounded up best ways to support local businesses and stay safe at home. There are lots of ideas including flowers, local gin, wine and beer supplies, personalised gift and sweet treats. Of course Valentine’s Day isn’t complete without a delicious meal so why not treat yourself to a local take away. We have featured Valentine's treats from Farnham, Fleet, Alton and Camberley areas.
West End Flower Farm, Froyle
West End Flower Farm have three different options for everyone to choose from- 100% British and beautifully seasonal for February flowers. This year, for many reasons, pre ordering is essential! taking orders before 6th February for special Valentine's bouquets. Find out more information on their website or visit thier Facebook page.
Castle Street Flowers
Castle Street Flowers in Farnham have beautiful bouquets ready to order and click and collect for Valentine’s Day - visit their website for more details. It is important to pre-order and follow click and collect guidelines.
Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shop
£3/5/10 bags or 1kg for £12.50 on pick n mix. Free delivery on orders over £10, up to 5mile radius of the shop (Farnham) or an additional £2.50.
West Street Bakes
West Street Bakes offer made-to-order cakes, including boxes of decorated cupcakes. Find details here for how to order a box of Valentine's Day treats.
Chawton House Treat Boxes
Share the love and not the germs this Valentine's day with Chawton House's sweet Valentine's Day Treat boxes. Made and prepared in Chawton House and available for collection at the Tea Shed along the drive - with the perfect view of Chawton House. Collection from the Tea Shed will be available 10am-3pm on 12th, 13 &14 February. Collection times are seperated into 30 minute slots, please choose your time slot for collection. Order here by 11th February. Sweetheart Box - £12 Mixed Sweet Heart Cake Box - £12 Valentine Chocolate Heart Cake - £20
T & M Artisan Chocolates
Beautifully handcrafted luxury chocolates that link colours to stimulate the mind and mouth. Visit the website here.
How about one of these Valentine's Gift Boxes from Maisy's Cakes.
Local beer, wine and spirits
Hogmoor Distilley is Bordon’s first distillery, producing small batch gin in their traditional alembic pot still. Highlighting the full flavours of botanicals in every glass sipped. There are a wide range of gins to be bought online here. Mermaid Shimmer, Nuthatch and Honey and Fig Vodka Liquer are among those on offer.
The Gin Inn
Still along the Gin theme, The Gin Inn are selling Gin Boxes - each box has been handpicked and handwritten and contains some of their favorite local gins and mixers!
Sparkling wines from Jenkyn Place
Jenkyn Place specialises in dry single vintage English sparkling wines, which are only released when they reach the perfect maturity. This local Hampshire vineyard have their wines availble to order from thier online shop.
Craft Beer from Tilford Brewery
Tilford Brewary sell some of the finest Surrey ales, just outside of Farnham. These artisan, handcrafted beers are seasonally brewed in small batches. You can order these online from their website for delivery or collection.
Over Ice Cocktails
Over Ice is an innovative and creative cocktail business specialising in bespoke, customed designed drinks experiences. Over Ice deliver cocktails every Friday in the Farnham area. Find details of the menu on offer on their Facebook page.
Hogs Back Brewery
Hogs Back Brewery is launching a limited edition Hogstar Juicy Lager and offering beer lovers a Virtual Brewery Tour and Beer Tasting on the day itself. The new beer is a super-hopped version of their popular Hogstar Lager, bursting with a juicy hop finish and refreshing upfront crispiness. Juicy Lager is available in 330ml bottles, with distinctive ‘hog and heart' graphics, from the Hogs Back Brewery Shop in Tongham, or online. For romantics wanting to escape the confines of the home via Zoom, Hogs Back is offering a Virtual Brewery Tour and Tasting, from 6.00 - 7.15 pm on Valentine's Day.
Personalised or Experience Gifts
Order personalised cookies for the one you love from Lady Giada's Cookies in Fleet. Find informaton on the Facebook page. Pre-ordering is available for Valentine's cookies, collection from Elvetham Heath or postage available. With a fantastic selection of designs such as 'yoda be mine' and 'bee mine' and 'love you a latte' there is something to suit everyone!
The Natural Cook Company cookery classes
An online adult cookerly class from The Natural Cook Company in Alton would be a great gift for any food lovers. There are a wide range of courses available on their website.
If you would like to make a Valentine's gift that will be ready for Valentine’s Day please order your pottery box by Friday 29th ready for delivery on Saturday 30th. As it takes a minimum of 3 weeks to paint, glaze, fire and return! There are a variety of pots and boxes to choose from. Find more information here.
Date night dinner at home
Bools Farm Food
Bools Farm Food offer Thai, Japanese food, inlcuding Sushi for you to enjoy restaurant style food delivered to your home. You can find their menu on their Facebook page but be sure to put your order in in advance as this is a small, yet brilliant business. They have a special Valentine's Menu Box for 2 ready for you to order! You can email them to order.
Pea Pod and Co
Pea Pod and Co dinner and snacks boxes are delivered to your door fully-prepared and arrive with simple heating and cooking instructions. Remove the stress of cooking and bring the Peapod & Co. dining experience to your home. They can even deliver extras such as wine, Champagne, candles, centrepieces and bottled water. Find all you need to know on their website.
The Hangar, Oakhangar
The Hangar Freehouse have a specially prepared Valentine's meny for the special weekend - available Friday 12th - Sunday 14th February. Call 01420 478673 to place your preorder and get prepared for a romantic night in. You can view the Valentine's Menu on their Facebook page here. The delcious three course menu costs £28pp.
Your Chef at Home
Your Chef at Home, based in Fleet, offers a wide selction of meals, afternoon teas and even cookery classes in the comfort of your own home. Enjoy an intimate, restaurant experience in the comfort of your own home or order a fully organised afternoon tea. Either way, you can leave the preparation to someone else! Visit the Facebook page or email for more information.
The Lost Boy, Farnham
Enjoy a sumptuous Valentine’s dinner for two, including a bottle of prosecco, at home. Three courses of premium quality produce, lovingly prepared by us and served chilled ready for you to finish in your own home. Please place your order by midday on Monday 8th February. Home delivery available on Friday 12th February or Saturday 13th February. Find more details here.
Get the kids involved!
Valentine's Day isn't just for the grown-ups! Check out our ideas for Valentine's kids' activities here.
Valentine's Hamper from Farnham Fancies
Farnham Fancies are putting together Family Valentine Hampers in our Family Valentine Hamper (this hamper is based on 2 adults and 2 children, but can be tailored). You will find two decorate your own cookie kits (with homemade shortbread cookies) and Valentine snake card kits. Place an order by emailing.