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Amazon names Cambridge the UK's most romantic city for Valentine's Day


By Ben Comber


25 06 16 Cambridge views, Magdalene College. Picture: Keith Heppell
25 06 16 Cambridge views, Magdalene College. Picture: Keith Heppell

A Cambridge street also came sixth in the most romantic street names vote.

Cambridge residents have purchased more Valentine’s Day products on Amazon.co.uk, per capita, than anywhere else in the country over the last four weeks.

The online retailler has called it the UK’s most romantic city.

People in Cambridge bought more romantic films than other cities, and the most heart-shaped chocolate moulds and cookie cutters.

Manchester bought the most romantic music while the most poetry was bouth in Brighton.

Shoppers in Leeds bought the most black satin silk bed sheets and heart-shaped candles.

Sales of engagement ring boxes, engagement confetti and banners, and even wedding planners and silk flower arrangements were highest Glasgow, the UK’s third most romantic city.

The Top Ten

1. Cambridge

2. Manchester

3. Glasgow

4. Brighton

5. Leeds

6. Bristol

7. Oxford

8. Aberdeen

9. Bath

10. Edinburgh

Cambridge’s Sweetpea Way was also voted the UK’s sixth most romantic street name in a vote by Living Streets.

1. Love Street, Paisley

2. Trueloves Lane, Ingatestone

3. Lover’s Walk, Bristol

4. Cupid’s Alley, Malton

5. Kissing Gate, Hull

6. Sweetpea Way, Cambridge

7. Honey Pot Lane, Colsterworth

8. Red Rose Close, Darlington

9. Valentine Road, Birmingham

10. Love Lane, Peterhead

11. Darling Road, Brecon

12. Chivalry Road, London

13. Lovely Lane, Saltash

14. Union Street, Manchester



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