Being in love is an exciting time for any of us, the thrill of getting to know someone better and enjoying special moments with each other as you bask in the love that you have found. During the first few months with someone or the ‘honeymoon period’ as some like to call it, there is nothing better than heading out on a serious of adventurous and exciting dates. This however can be tricky if you’re broke and having to watch the pennies. Don’t let being broke get in the way of your romantic side, here are some dates which will cost you very little.


Often the date is about the though and not the expense and a picnic is one of the best ways to show off your romantic side and have a cheap, fun date. You don’t need to go all fancy, head down to the supermarket and pick up some supplies, make your own sandwiches to save on cash and pick up some extra treats. Once the picnic is ready, find a romantic spot and wow your loved one.


The cinema might seem like a cliche date but it is a great option if you are watching the pennies. Very often you can find cinema tickets with promotions like 2 for 1 and you can take advantage of this for you and your date. Simple and fun, don’t discount a trip to the movies, it has worked for couples for years.


With awesome sites like Groupon about, you can pick up some great offers for all kinds of events and nights out for bargain prices. Keep an eye on the site each day as the offers are usually limited, spa breaks, meals out and all-day adventures can be found here for very low prices.


In a world of technology, it is sometimes nice just to go for a walk, this gives you and your partner a chance to talk for hours and take in the natural settings. Walks are calm and relaxing dates that will bring you both closer together.

Netflix and Chill

Despite the stigma that is attached to Netflix and chill, it really can be one of the most fun ways to spend time with your partner. Simply find a TV series that you will both love, load up on snacks, get comfy and enjoy hours in each others company, for many, this is the perfect date.

Board Games

There is nothing wrong with going a little old school for your date and bringing out the board games. Many will turn their nose but games like Cluedo, Monopoly and The Game of Life can provide hours of fun and laughter.

Free Events

Many local magazines will have listings for free events in your area and you will do well to take advantage of them. There are always free things being put on in towns from museum exhibitions to live music, keep your finger on the pulse and treat your date to a free night out.