Thinking of taking the ‘Leap’ this year ladies?


Here are five perfect locations to pop the question

Ladies, it’s a leap year and that means taking the bull by the horns and proposing to that lucky person in your life.

Every four years women all over the world use this day to continue the tradition of proposing to their partner, whether they have been together for 10 weeks or 10 years.

Whilst women are free to ask for their partner’s hand in marriage any day of the year, there’s something quite romantic about sticking to tradition. So, if you have a special someone that you are thinking of getting down on one knee for, consider these five fantastic locations across Northern Ireland:

  1. Café Parisien

As the saying goes, “the best way to a person’s heart is through their stomach”, so where could be better than the most romantic restaurant in the heart of Belfast to propose to your other half? Indulge in your own little taste of Paris, the City of Love, as you enjoy some of the island’s finest French cuisine paired with delicious wine by candlelight, complemented by the scenic backdrop of Belfast City Hall; the perfect ingredients for a night you will never forget. For more information, visit:

2. Titanic Belfast

Ttitanic Hotel Belfast
6 September 17, Mandatory Credit ©Press Eye/Darren Kidd
Titanic Hotel, Belfast

Take your other half to explore the history, tragedy and romance that lies with the famous shipwreck. Recreate that memorable movie moment where Jack and Rose locked eyes on the stunning oak staircase, as an exact replica sits in the Titanic Museum. If you really wanted to go that extra step, arrange a violinist to set the scene before you ask that all important question. To find out more visit:

3. Indoor Skydiving at We Are Vertigo

Take the plunge – quite literally! For the more adventurous type, take your significant other to Ireland’s only Indoor Sky Diving Centre. Show them that you are falling for them all over again as you take flight in a 120mph wind tunnel. This weightless experience is the perfect action-packed activity to take the scent out of your romantic proposal – they won’t expect a thing! To find out more visit:

4. James St South Cookery School

James St South

Those who cook together, stay together. Try something a little more hands-on and experience one of the famous James St South cookery classes. These classes cater for those of all capabilities so whether you think you’re the next Gordon Ramsey or can barely make a sandwich, you are sure to have something to suit you both! Indulge in your fabulous dishes with a glass of wine and enjoy the next step towards your happy ending. To find out more visit:

5. Galgorm Spa and Golf Resort

Hailed as one of the most romantic destinations in Northern Ireland, the Galgorm Spa and Golf Resort is the perfect location to pop that all important question. Enjoy a relaxing day in the award-winning Thermal Village, perhaps in one of the Resort’s private river-side hot tubs or experience a new level of relaxation with a massage or facial. You can then dig into a delicious meal in one of the Resort’s outstanding restaurants and retire to a private guest room or cottage to start your happily ever after. For more information visit:

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