With Valentine’s Day drawing near, many people are no doubt making plans to surprise their other halves with an engagement ring. But there’s far more to a memorable proposal than you might think, and coming up with the right way to ask those four little words can be challenging for even the most die-hard of romantics. If you’re planning to pop the question in Newcastle this month, then our interactive guide might help you make your proposal extra special.

In short, it’s about making it as personalised to your relationship as possible. From finding the perfect location to choosing a ring they’ll love, there are countless ways of making your proposal truly unique.

All this planning might seem like a lot of pressure, but don’t worry – we’re here to make it that little bit easier. To help you out, our guide features some of Newcastle’s best romantic hotspots, including restaurants, bars and boutiques, galleries, awe-inspiring landmarks, and more.

Click on the locations with capital letters on the map for details and proposal tips, or scroll down to the information below.