Construction for Seduction

Construction for Seduction

After two months of voting The Roman Baths, Bath is officially the winning building with a huge 41% of people choosing it as the place they would most like to take somebody to on a date.

The top three buildings are:

The Roman Baths, Bath 41%

Warwick Castle 11%

Royal Pavilion, Brighton 9%

Why not check out the Construction for Seduction animation on YouTube...

Read some of the most amorous comments received...

Blackpool Tower, Lancashire

Opened in 1894, this 158m tall cast steel and iron landmark was inspired by the Eiffel Tower. Romantic daredevils enjoying this popular seaside resort can tremble their way to the viewing platform together to test their love, hand-in-hand, on the 'Walk of Faith' – a glass floor that looks straight down to the Promenade, 116m below.

Vote for - Blackpool Tower, Lancashire

Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire

Perhaps Britain’s most romantic palace, there are few more captivating sights to quicken the heart than this exquisite Baroque building set in its 2,100 acres of beautiful parkland. Built to celebrate victory over the French and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, lovers will be swept away with a mixture of romantic and historic fervor.

Vote for - Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire

British Museum, London

You’re sure to impress with a visit to one of the world’s greatest museums. Marvel starry-eyed at some of the 7 million objects, including the Rosetta Stone and Parthenon marbles, while leaving time to wander hand-in-hand around the Great Court with its incredible glass and steel roof enclosing the two-acre square.

Vote for - British Museum, London

Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

One of Britain's best loved houses, Chatsworth House is a place to impress. Famed for its magnificent, opulent building containing one of Europe's finest private art collections, and located in a truly dreamy country park setting, it’s enough to make anyone go weak at the knees.

Vote for - Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

Eden Project, Cornwall

What better place for your love to blossom than in the world’s biggest hothouse? With over one hundred thousand plants from across the world, this unique landmark structure manages to combine ecology, horticulture, science, art and architecture.

Vote for - Eden Project, Cornwall

Edinburgh Castle

Dominating the skyline of one of the world’s most romantic cities, this majestic landmark, perched atop its dramatic volcanic crag, has been a stronghold for over 3,000 years. The dramatic views are worth the climb alone. Lovers can also enjoy the One o’ Clock Gun, Birth Chamber(?) and Crown Room.

Vote for - Edinburgh Castle

London Eye (Millennium Wheel), London

Romance your loved one while taking in 55 of London's most famous landmarks aboard one of the world's largest observation wheels. The 135m tall structure, which combines the best of British design, architecture and engineering, has quickly become a symbol for the capital and a popular place to get married! Just make sure that you have a head for heights.

Vote for - London Eye (Millennium Wheel), London

Millennium Bridge, Gateshead, Northumberland

Linking Gateshead with Newcastle, the 2002 RIBA Stirling Prize winning Millennium Bridge not only serves a functional purpose as a foot and cycle bridge, but its striking grace and engineering has made it a destination in its own right. What better location to admire physical and aesthetic beauty?

Vote for - Millennium Bridge, Gateshead, Northumberland

Portmeirion, Gwynedd, Wales

This enchanting village was created by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, using a combination of beautiful and eclectic restored buildings and Italianate decorative features. Occupying a magical peninsular setting above miles of sandy beaches, lovers will be hard-pressed to find a more romantic location.

Vote for - Portmeirion, Gwynedd, Wales

Royal Pavilion, Brighton, 1822

The Royal Pavilion grew from humble beginnings to the spectacular Indian-style palace that exists today largely due to the patronage of the Prince Regent. He enjoyed a succession of passionate love affairs – dating here has a long history! But lovers beware: his drinking, womanising and gambling left him heavily in debt…

Vote for - Royal Pavilion, Brighton, 1822

The Backs, Cambridge

Referring to the rear of the University colleges whose grounds stretch down to the banks of the River Cam, the Backs afford stunning views of Magdalene, St John’s, Clare, King’s, Queens’ and Trinity, amongst others. Intrepid lovers can hire a punt, or simply stroll starry-eyed along the paths, pausing to watch the boaters glide by.

Vote for - The Backs, Cambridge

The Roman Baths, Bath, Somerset

Set around Britain’s only natural hot spring, the Romans built a magnificent stone temple and bathing complex that still flows with therapeutic hot waters. Baths were central to the Roman values of companionship, entertainment, exercise, and cleanliness – ideals that are also key to successful dating today.

Vote for - The Roman Baths, Bath, Somerset

Warwick Castle, Warwickshire

Although Warwick Castle’s history is long and varied, the beauty of the building, from the grandeur of the State Rooms to the romantic Victorian Rose Garden make it an ideal destination for curing damsels of their distress, being charmed by Princes, or simply taking in the magnificent location.

Vote for - Warwick Castle, Warwickshire


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