10 Best Places to Propose London (2023)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



London, England 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 London to ask that special woman or man.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in London For Outdoor Lovers
  • Tower Bridge
  • Kew Gardens
  • London Eye
  • The Shard
  • Primrose Hill
  • Serpentine Boating Lake
  • Hampstead Heath
  • Romantic Destinations in London
  • Victoria & Albert Museum
  • Regent's Canal
  • South Bank
  • Best Places to Propose in London

Romantic Locations in London for Outdoor Lovers


1. Tower Bridge

The iconic Tower Bridge offers stunning views of the River Thames and the city skyline. Consider proposing at twilight when the bridge is illuminated, creating a magical backdrop.


2. Kew Gardens

The lush botanical gardens of Kew offer a serene and romantic setting. Explore the beautiful landscapes and hidden corners before finding the perfect spot to pop the question.


3. London Eye

Take a private capsule on the London Eye for breathtaking panoramic views of the city. The slow rotation of the wheel provides a serene and romantic setting for your proposal.


4. The Shard

The Shard's viewing platform offers unparalleled views of London from above. Proposing against the backdrop of the city's sparkling lights is sure to be a memorable experience.


5. Primrose Hill

For a picturesque proposal, head to Primrose Hill. This elevated park provides panoramic views of London, and it's particularly beautiful during sunset.


6. Serpentine Boating Lake

Located in Hyde Park, the Serpentine offers the chance for a romantic boat ride. You can propose on the water or enjoy a picnic by the lakeside.


7. Hampstead Heath

This expansive park offers tranquil ponds, rolling hills, and stunning city views. Propose by one of the ponds or find a quiet spot to enjoy the natural beauty together.



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Romantic Destinations in London

London is full of romantic canals and museums. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal over a glass of wine, a spectacular museum, or at a beautiful canal.


8. Victoria and Albert Museum

For art and culture lovers, the V&A's opulent interiors and beautiful courtyard provide a unique and romantic atmosphere. Reach out to the museum's events or visitor services department to inquire about proposal options and any necessary permissions. 



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9. Regent's Canal

Take a canal boat ride along Regent's Canal, passing through charming neighborhoods and picturesque settings. Propose on the boat or at one of the charming canal-side cafes.


10. South Bank

The South Bank of the Thames is dotted with charming spots, including the Millennium Bridge, Gabriel's Wharf, and the Southbank Centre. Stroll along the river and propose against the backdrop of iconic landmarks.


Best Places to Propose in London

Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, London 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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