04/03/2013 11:26 GMT | Updated 01/05/2013 06:12 BST

The Top Five Ways to See London

Here at the Great Date Guide we love London... Obviously! We love being tourists in our own city and reminding ourselves what a fabulous city it is. So, here is our list of the top five romantic ways to see London, giving you the opportunity to spend time with your favourite person in your favourite city!

1. A Romantic Mini Tour with smallcarBIGCITY

Whisk your partner off their feet in a beautiful classic Mini Cooper. Cosy up in the blankets provided and listen to the soothing tones of Barry White as you cruise around the sights of London! Make the most of this fantastic bespoke service and arrange to be picked up at your door and dropped off at a destination of your choice - the theatre, a romantic restaurant, the Eurostar terminal? We'll leave that part of the date up to you!

2. A Thames Tour with London RIB Voyages

There's nothing quite like a speed boat trip down the Thames to get pulses racing! We love seeing London from the river, after all it's the heart of the city, and we guarantee that you'll love the brilliant facts dished out by your comic guide (yes, they really are comedians). After your voyage you've got the vibrant London Southbank to keep you and your date entertained for hours...

3. An Amazing Amphibious Adventure with London Duck Tours

We admit this isn't classic romance but, when the Duck hits the water you can't help but feel excited! Driving into the Thames has got to be something that every Londoner does at least once in their lives... When you're back on dry land you've got plenty of options to continue your date. We'd suggest a stroll along the Southbank to quirky Gabriel's Wharf for a bite to eat, or further on to the Tate Modern for a spot of culture.

4. A Birdseye View of the city with the London Eye

It doesn't get much more romantic than this. Take a sunset ride and you'll get sensational views of the city as it turns from day to night and starts to sparkle in the evening light. If you're feeling really swanky then book a private capsule or a champagne experience, but in our opinion the standard ticket still does the trick!

5. A Spontaneous Bike Ride with Barclays Bikes

If you've used one of Boris's Bike's already - aren't they brilliant? If you haven't used one yet, don't you always pass them and think you should have a go? Well, we think they are perfect for a date. Be spontaneous and go where the mood takes you. Pick up some food and head to one of London's beautiful parks for a picnic, take in some tourist spots, cycle along the river... the options are endless.

So, whichever of the above options you go for, just make the most of London. Dating in London shouldn't be about soulless bars and chain restaurants that could be anywhere in the world - it's about experiencing a great city with a great person - enjoy!

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