10 Best Places to Propose in the United Kingdom (2023)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



United Kingdom is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for waterfronts, lakes, gardens, parks or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. But where, exactly, should that most important question be asked? This guide describes some of the best places in the UK to ask that special woman or man.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in the UK For Outdoor Lovers
  • Tower Bridge - London
  • Edinburgh Bridge - Scotland
  • The Shard - London
  • Kew Gardens - London
  • The Giant's Causeway - Northern Ireland
  • Bath - England
  • St. Michael's Mount - Cornwall
  • Romantic Destinations in United Kingdom
  • Cambridge - England
  • The Isle of Sky - Scotland
  • Lake District - England
  • Best Places to Propose in the UK

Romantic Locations in the United Kingdom for Outdoor Lovers


1. Tower Bridge - London

One of London's most iconic landmarks, proposing on Tower Bridge with the backdrop of the River Thames and the city skyline is both classic and romantic.


2.  Edinburgh Castle - Scotland

Perched atop an extinct volcano, Edinburgh Castle provides a historic and dramatic setting for a proposal. The view of the city below is stunning.


3.  The Shard - London

Take your proposal to new heights by visiting the Shard's observation deck, offering breathtaking panoramic views of London. The view at sunset or after dark can be particularly magical. The Shard's unique architecture and the London skyline make for fantastic photo opportunities. You can capture the entire proposal and your partner's reaction against the stunning backdrop.


4. Kew Gardens - London

The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew offer a stunning setting with its lush greenery, colorful flowerbeds, and iconic glasshouses. The treetop walkway or the Princess of Wales Conservatory can be particularly romantic spots.


5.  The Giant's Causeway - Northern Ireland

This UNESCO World Heritage site features unique hexagonal basalt columns along the coast. Proposing against this natural wonder can be truly memorable.


6.  Bath - England

The Georgian architecture and Roman Baths in this historic city create a charming and elegant atmosphere. Consider proposing in the beautiful Parade Gardens or the Royal Crescent.


7.  St. Michael's Mount - Cornwall

Accessible by a causeway or boat, this tidal island is home to a medieval castle. Propose with the castle as your backdrop and enjoy the stunning coastal views. The island offers breathtaking views of the surrounding coastline, the sea, and the nearby town of Marazion.



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Romantic Destinations in the United Kingdom

The UK is full of romantic lakes, isles, and rivers. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal over a glass of wine, a spectacular river, or at a beautiful lake.


8. Cambridge - England

The historic colleges and picturesque River Cam offer numerous romantic spots for a proposal, including a punt ride along the river. One of the quintessential Cambridge experiences is punting on the River Cam. You can rent a punt (a flat-bottomed boat) and glide along the serene river, passing under picturesque bridges and alongside the university's famous colleges. Proposing during a punting trip can be incredibly romantic.



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9. The Isle of Skye - Scotland

Known for its rugged landscapes, the Isle of Skye is dotted with fairy pools, dramatic cliffs, and stunning lochs. Any of these locations can provide a unique setting for a proposal.


10. Lake District - England

The Lake District National Park in Cumbria offers a multitude of scenic spots by lakes, on mountaintops, or amidst picturesque villages. Lake Windermere, Buttermere, or Castlerigg Stone Circle are great options.



Best Places to Propose in the United kingdom

Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, the UK has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.



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Suzanne Sachs

Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.


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