Top 20 Places to Propose in London

11th March '19

Are you thinking of popping the question in London? We are a marriage proposal planning company based in Soho, London. Not only do we know the best spots and hidden gems in London, we also create ideas tailored to you and your partner. We’ve spent many years finding the best places to propose, so here’s our Top 20 places to propose in London…


1. London Eye

One of the most iconic attractions in London with 360-degree views over this incredible city. You can hire a private pod and serenade your loved one with singers who will perform “your” song whilst you propose.



2.  Planetarium, Royal Observer

Do you want to propose under the starry night sky? The Planetarium in Greenwich offers private marriage proposals with your names personalised in stars and that ultimate question in the sky.


The Royal observer, planetarium

©The Royal Observer


3. St Pauls Cathedral

St Paul’s Cathedral is one of the most famous cathedrals in the world. A well-known feature is the Whispering Gallery. A whisper against the wall can be clearly heard at the other side, 112 feet away. If your fit enough to get to the very top there is a hidden spier outside with the perfect backdrop to your proposal, which overlooks the whole of London.


St. Pauls Cathedral London

@St. Pauls Cathedral London

4. Westminster

Take your loved one for a stroll along the embankment and the famous River Thames. You will see all the iconic sights from Big Ben, Westminster and The London Eye as you pick the perfect backdrop to say those all important words.


couple in front of Westminster

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5. Wiltons Music Hall

If you are looking for a proposal steeped in history, then Wilton’s Music Hall is the perfect hidden gem. It is the oldest surviving grand music hall in the world. Imagine transforming this historic space with romantic decorations and live music to serenade you.


6. Hampstead Heath Pergola

Walking through the famous Hampstead Heath and stumbling across a hidden garden with walkways filled with wisteria. The perfect romantic back drop to your proposal. Beat the crowds and go in the week to have this space all to yourself.

©Hampstead Heath Pergola

©The Proposers

7.  St Pancras kissing Statue

A total movie moment being proposed to by the iconic statue of love. If you love traveling then this is the perfect place to capture your beautiful moment. The sculpture aims to reflect the romantic nature of train travel, and may remind travellers of a love scene from the film Brief Encounter.


Kissing statue in St Pancras

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8. London Dinner Cruise

The Bateaux London river cruise is perfect for a romantic date night. Whilst sipping on champagne you will see the sights of London in style. To top it off the river cruise has live music so you can celebrate and dance the night away.


9. The Ritz

The Ritz is one of the world’s most prestigious and best-known hotels in the world. Its luxurious and decadent interior lends itself well to private dining with all the trimmings.



10. Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard

The Shangri-La is an incredible 5 * hotel, located in the world-famous glass skyscraper – The Shard. Proposing in any of their bedrooms, suites, restaurants or private event spaces would quite literally be perfect, especially considering The Shard has THE BEST VIEWS OF LONDON.



11. Clos Maggiore

Crowned as the most romantic restaurant in the world time and time again! Clos Maggiore oozes romance with its blossoms draped from the ceiling, twinkly lights and beautiful open fires. Booking in advance is needed.



12. London Canal Cruise 

Imagine a beautiful summers day, it’s the perfect time to take a trip on one of the iconic canals to Little Venice in London. The perfect setting for a truly unforgettable proposal. You could place a ‘Marry Me’ banner on one of the bridges for the ultimate proposal on the water.


London Canal Trip

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13. Hampton Court Maze

If you want to propose where kings and queens have lived, then Hampton Court Palace is the best place to propose in London. The palace gardens has a beautiful maze that is a great backdrop for your proposal. You could race your partner to the middle and surprise them with the ring in your hand.


©Hampton court maze

©Hampton court maze

14. The Sky Garden

At the top of London’s walkie talkie building, the Sky Garden is at the very top. It is quite literally the highest garden in Europe. This new building is a great place to propose in London with its 360 views of the city and secluded areas nestled into the rainforest. Imagine proposing under the stars with fairy lights, candles or even a private musician to serenade your partner.



15. The Globe Theatre 

Shakespeare holds the title for creating the most well-known love story, Romeo and Juliet. The Globe represents romance in a nutshell. Either watch a live performance or arrange a personalised tour and propose under the night sky. “To be or not to be, that is the question”.


The Globe Theatre

©The Globe Theatre


16. Tower Bridge

Thinking of proposing somewhere iconic in London. Did you know that you can privately hire the walkway at the top of the bridge exclusively for your proposal. Why not fill it with thousands of petals, candles, lanterns and fairy lights while you pop the question over-looking London.



17. Battersea Bandstand

Take an evening stroll through Battersea park and stumble across a magical bandstand covered in twinkly fairy lights. Take your partner by the hand and propose on-one-knee in the middle, for the ultimate proposal photo.


A Bandstand with a man on one knee proposing to a woman

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18. Fitzrovia Chapel

A complete hidden gem in the centre of London. It’s so hidden that it’s even difficult to find the doorway. Once in, this stunning two grade listed building will WOW you. Any Proposal here will be completely private and 100% EPIC.



19. Syon House

Built in 1594, Syon House has so many options for all types of proposal’s. Whether you want to propose in the historic house itself, in its ballroom, library or courtyard. Perhaps the conservatory with its glass dome, or the garden – Syon House has it all.


Girl surprised in beautiful gardens with floor sign

©Syon House


20. Four Season Rooftop bar in Trinity Square

If you want somewhere away from the crowds and completely private, The Four Seasons has one of the most spectacular unspoilt views over looking Tower Bridge.  Better yet, you can stay in the incredible penthouse overnight, propose and soak up the views.


Marry me sign with view in background

©The Proposers


If you have been inspired and would like our help to plan your very own proposal or date night, then get in touch at or check out our website for more information

We’ve planned over 1,500 proposals in London and Europe with an 100% YES success rate.


















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