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Top 10 Cheap Date Ideas For Valentine's Day

Whether you're living in Scotland as a student, unemployed, or simply on a budget, these date ideas will be enough to woo your significant other without breaking the bank.

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10. Kelvingrove Art Gallery

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This stunning art gallery is completely free to enter and holds some of the most incredible exhibitions in the UK - including the famous 'Christ of St. John of the Cross' painting by Salvador Dali. This museum is perfect for a first date because you and your partner will never be short of things to talk about!

9. Glasgow Riverside Museum

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Glasgow's famous Transport Museum is completely free to enter. The museum has many historic items from skateboards to cars to motorcycles and is a guaranteed fun day out for everyone.

8. Spa Deals for Two

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There are never ending lists of spa deals and couples packages on websites such as 5pm, Wowcher, and Groupon. On these sites, you can get up to 80% off the recommended retail price of a standard massage and with the option a couples massage - where you and your partner can receive a massage in the same room - this could be the perfect relaxing experience for Valentine's Day.

7. Tuesday Deals

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As Valentine's Day is on a Tuesday this year, many places such as the cinema and pizza delivery services offer either 2 for 1 deals or deducted prices on a Tuesday. If you're trying to limit your spending, your date can be complete with a film and a Domino's at a hugely discounted price.

6. 'Fondue Date Night'

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Who doesn't love cheese, right? This quirky, yet satisfying, meal will be the star of the show and will truly impress your date. This recipe can be achieved with and without a fondue pot. If cheese isn't your thing, you could also switch things up to make it sweet, such as a chocolate fondue.

5. Picnic on An Ceann Mòr

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Less than an hour from Hamilton by car, this gorgeous viewpoint - known as An Ceann Mòr - is situated on Loch Lomond and is the perfect location for a romantic picnic. The peace and quiet will make you feel like you are the only people on earth.

4. The Stand Comedy Club

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The Stand Comedy Club in Glasgow has had some of the most famous comedians in the UK perform on their stage - including Frankie Boyle. The venue is open nearly every night of the week and on Valentine's Day this year, their recurring show 'Red Raw' which is an open mic night for up-and-coming comedians is being held and tickets are only £3.

3. Roller Disco

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On the week of Valentine's Day, this venue will be holding an adult-only Retro Roller Disco where you and your partner can roll the night away to 80s and 90s pop hits for around £10.

2. Crazy Golf

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Intu Braehead has one of the biggest miniature golf courses in Scotland called Paradise Island Adventure Golf. This rain forest themed course will be a great laugh for you and your date, and for only £7.50 (£6 for students), you can't go wrong!

1. Pottery Painting

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The Craft Pottery in Glasgow is a unique studio situated in the city centre which creates a relaxing experience for all customers. With their 'bring your own bottle' policy, you and your date can enjoy a cheap night with your only expense being £3 entry, and whatever you choose to paint (plates, mugs, ornaments etc.) averaging at £6-8.

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