Valentines day - Come back in 2017 for more Valentine's Day inspiration. Tuesday 14th February 2017

What is Valentine’s Day?

Saint Valentine’s Day, also known as Valentine’s Day is celebrated annually on 14th February which is traditionally when spring begins and is the day on which birds chose their mates.

Valentine’s Day has been celebrated in the UK for thousands of years. It probably originates from a pagan fertility festival in pre-Roman times.

When is Valentine’s Day in the UK?

Valentine’s Day is celebrated on 14th February every year.

Interesting facts about Valentine’s Day

Make your loved one’s Valentine’s Day really special

Discover how to make a Cupid's arrow gift card, or try an easy DIY secret message Valentine's Day card. For more ideas visit Tesco Living for their impressive ways to celebrate Valentine's Day on a budget.

Love, romance and food

Many couples try to eat a special meal together on Valentine’s Day. They may do this in a restaurant, or at home. If you’re choosing to cook at home, our Valentine’s recipe ideas are sure to set the mood and get the romance flowing.

Find recipes with a romantic feel on Tesco Real Food. Our Valentine’s day recipe ideas include a hearty Beef Steak with Mustard and Pepper Sauce, followed by delightfully indulgent Chocolate Mousse Raspberry Tartlets, or perhaps Lemon and Chilli Crusted Salmon with a show-stopping dessert like Millefeuille with Black Forest Compote.