Scunthorpe has been usurped as the least romantic town in the in country, but three of our region's towns still made it in to the top ten.
A museum in York believes it has unearthed the worst Valentine's Day card in history.
A poignant love letter from a French woman to a British soldier during the First World War has been unearthed by experts.
Everyone knows today is a special day for all the romantics out there, but our reporter Sarah Clark has been looking back over the years and has found some of the weird and wonderful ways that romantics have shown their love.
But first she has been to North Yorkshire to meet one couple who had a 'steamy' start this morning.
The 'moustache card' at York Castle Museum is just one of many, says collections facilitator Faye Prior.
There is even a matching set warning of the perils of not having a Valentine, involving a lot of cats...
Collections facilitator at York Castle Museum, Faye Prior, says the moustache card is just one in a long tradition of strange Valentine's cards from the period.
She says it was part of the odd sense of humour of the time:
A museum believes it has unearthed the worst Valentine's Day card in history.
The 100-year-old Victorian example features real facial hair stuck on the design to resemble a moustache.
Its caption reads: "For The New Woman! With St. Valentine's Heartiest Greetings and Best Hopes that she will receive another (moustache) - With A Man Attached."
The card, which dates from around 1900, has gone on display at York Castle Museum as part of its celebration of the most romantic day of the year.
Dale Hinkles and Dawn Thompson from Barnsley were one of 25 couples tyingthe knot at Gretna Green on Valentine's Day
Men in the North East are among the top spenders when it comes to buying for their loved ones on Valentine's Day.
- Men in York spend an average £62.67
- Men in Newcastle fork out £43.77
- Men in Aberdeen spent the least - under £10
The study, conducted by hotel chain Travelodge, also found Britons are spending 98 million pounds more this Valentine's Day compared to 2012.
2000 people were surveyed.