Valentines

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Chocolate Trading Co

The Chocolate Trading Co offer an absolutely huge range of premium chocolates from all over the world. Their site is well laid out and easy to use, with clear descriptions and photographs of the chocolates and gift packs they offer - just don't visit it when you are hungry!

Valentines Day Cards

Choose Valentine's Day from the menu and you'll get a selection of over 200 Valentine's Day cards to choose from. All can be purchased online and some cards come with the option of having your message handwritten.

History of Valentines Day

This is a great overview of the history and legends that make up what we now know as Valentine's Day.

Bearwithlove

This is a very cute site for bear lovers everywhere - it's got all your favourite bears from Paddington to Pooh and plenty of other furry friends to choose from. You can choose from the bears by name or by genre: Love, New baby, Congratulations and more. Delivery is free unless you need it next day.

Saint Valentines Web Page

A nice little red and white site (where have I seen that colour scheme before?) with ideas and tips for romantic gifts, things to do and say and very importantly, what NOT to say and do on Valentine's Day. They've even written up a Valentine's Day romantic dinner menu complete with recipes.

BBC: Valentines Nicknames

This one is just for fun. You type in your name and it randomly selects a ‘red hot lovers name' for you. I wasn't overly impressed with mine (not saying what it was!) but you might get a good one.

Valentines Games

Free Valentines Day, romance and love related online java and flash games. These include a Loveometer (which estimates the chance you have of going out with somebody), a humorous poem creator and a free screensaver.

E-Valentines card

This is an e-card service for lovers that grabs your attention as soon as you see it (knickers spring to mind). It's powered by agent provocateurs, who use their Under Cover Agents to ‘slip sensually into your inbox'. It's worth a look, even if you don't secretly admire someone, just so you can secretly admire the agents' pants.

BBC: Science of Love

Did you know that there is a science to flirting? That there are three stages to falling in love? That those in love display characteristics similar to those who are mentally ill? Or that you only fancy your girlfriend because she smells like your Mum? All this and more in the BBC's guide to the Science of Love.

Interflora

Interflora offer Valentine flowers with UK and worldwide flower delivery service. Their site lets you browse through bouquets or individual flowers, with easy to use online purchasing.

Post a Rose

Post a rose is a nice florists that only sends roses - but does a large selection of them, you can send anything from a single rose to 60 - they also have a really nice option of 'roses for a year' starting from 170 pounds - with this you get a new bouquet of roses every month.

BBC: Bleeding Hearts

The last one from the BBC, I promise! But we had to provide something for those who don't have a sweetheart this Valentine's Day. Here's some great ideas for how to spend the day solo.

Valentines Activities for Kids

Warning: Pop Ups! If you don't mind the pop ups you'll find loads of Valentines themed activities here. This is the Activity Village section on Valentines Day with loads for the kids to print, colour, make and do.