Two in three couples spent the most romantic night of the year inside on the couch rather than going out for a candle-lit dinner or seeing a romantic film at the cinema, new research from Furniture Choice revealed.
The survey of 1000 UK couples found that on Valentine’s Day 67% of us celebrated by staying home with our significant other. In fact, only one in five (21%) UK couples went out and celebrated.
Regionally, Birmingham topped the list of intimate cities stopping on February 14th, with 75% of couples spending a cosy night in.
Belfast came in second with 64% staying on the sofa, followed by Newcastle with 63%.
Beyond the big day, the survey revealed that 87% of UK couples spend up to four hours together on the sofa every evening.
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Furniture Choice commented: “Our findings have shown that more and more people are choosing to spend a cosy night in with their loved one rather than going out”
He continued: “A great sofa is a real centre-point for most households and we love that people enjoy making use of it spending time catching up with loved ones.”