Nando's has been revealed as the UK's favourite first date location - now that's a sentence we thought our nation would never hear.

Are you in need of some new dating ideas?

Are you in need of some new dating ideas?

So to bring a little romance back to proceedings we have put together a few of our own recommendations. And there should be something for everyone - dating an adrenaline junkie? Sorted. Married to a crafter? Check. In love with a foodie? Double check.

But do you think we're missing something? Is no first date complete without a round of crazy golf? Is there a hidden gem in your home town you think should take prime place on this list? If you think we've missed something, let us know on The Longest Ride Facebook page and your favourite date spot can take pride of place on our UK First Date Map. As an added bonus, we'll even give you a chance to win acopy of The Longest Ride on DVD if you're suggestion makes the map!

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Most Romantic: The London Eye - whether you cram yourself in with the general public or hire out a booth all to yourself, it's 30 minutes of peace, tranquillity, views and your own champagne that is pretty much impossible to get elsewhere in London.

Most Adventurous: Go Zorbing - just a touch into the countryside of the South East of England, you can hire your own professional Zorbing instructor and go wild. Feel free to chuck yourself down a grassy slope harnessed in or in a pool of water. Either way is a sure fire way to get you laughing.

Best Views: The Shard- with six restaurants and bars to choose from you can take your pick on how high you venture up the shard but if you just want to peek at the London skyline without the cost of a three course dinner, head to 'the view from the shard' to see 360 degree views for up to forty miles.

Best Off The Beaten Path: Norfolk Beaches - head out to East Anglia for beaches that will make you think the world never ends. A particularly good one is Wells next the sea, lined with pine trees and dainty beach huts it's the kind of place you dream of stumbling across.

Most Unusual: Drink Shop Do- it's literally everything it claims to be. Take a coffee or a mohito and get creative. Making Lego robots, paper planes and Christmas cards are all on the agenda for this month in Kings Cross.

Best Seasonal (Winter): Hampton Court Ice skating - gloves and skates at the ready join Hampton Court this year as this magnificent palace turns 500 years old fingers crossed under a blanket of snow.

Best Seasonal (Autumn): Richmond Park - the leaves are turning red and falling from the trees so take a mulchy walk around the park, breathe in the crisp cold air and find a nook of nature as well as romance.

Best Seasonal (Summer): Strawberry picking - whether it's in Hampshire or a farm near you there is nothing better than basket of ripe fruit under the hot summer sun.

Best Seasonal (Spring): Easter Egg Hunt at Chatsworth House, Derbyshire- not one just for the kids be the epitome of old fashioned when dashing about these country grounds looking for love and the odd chocolate egg.

Best for a Sweet Tooth: Chocolate fiends will never want to leave this magical part of Birmingham, with chocolate making and a 4D chocolate adventure on the menu - why not?


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