Summer is the perfect time for planning romantic outdoor dates. As experts in online dating for outdoor lovers, we’ve come up with 4 great romantic activities for outdoor dates in Sheffield and the Peak District.

Art in the Gardens

Art in the Gardens is an annual event in Sheffield Botanical Gardens, hailed as the largest outdoor art exhibition in the North of England. The Botanical Gardens are a great place for an outdoor date anyway, but this event attracts artists and craft makers from all over the UK, making it a great event to visit with a date. Art in the Gardens 2015 takes place at the Sheffield Botanical Gardens on the 5th and 6th of September between 10.30am and 5.30pm.

Go for a Picnic

Picnics are a fantastically romantic outdoor activity that you can share with your date. Simply pack up a basket with lots of yours and your date’s favourite food, possibly a bottle of wine or bubbly, and a picnic blanket. Everyone loves al fresco dining, and summer is the perfect time of the year to get out in the great outdoors with your date.

Outdoor Pursuits in the Peak District

A third of the city of Sheffield lies within the Peak District National Park, boasting wide open spaces, woodland and rural villages. As the Peak District is literally on the doorstep, there are a huge amount of options available for a variety of outdoor pursuits amongst beautiful scenery. Whether you enjoy hiking or running, cycling or rock climbing, there’s something for everyone.

Chatsworth Country Fair

Chatsworth House is an absolutely stunning stately home near Bakewell in Derbyshire. With breath-taking grounds and surrounding countryside, it has been home to the Cavendish family since 1549 and is now the seat of the Duke of Devonshire. Chatsworth’s annual Country Fair offers a true taste of what the countryside has to offer, with local produce, crafts, family activities, displays and performances.

As one of England’s most popular annual outdoor events, Chatsworth Park plays host to pipe and military bands, demonstrations and parades, hot air balloons, parachuting and hundreds of trade stalls. It really is the perfect outdoor date location, running from Friday 4th to Sunday 6th September.

Dating for Outdoor Lovers

For those who are looking for love online and hoping to meet someone with a similar passion for the great outdoors, Love2Date can help. By choosing a dating site for outdoor lovers like ours, you can be sure that the people you meet will already be well-matched to you, and enjoy getting outside in the fresh air just as much as you do.