Although Essex was named the most romantic part of the UK, the towns of Kent followed in close second.
Dartford, Rochester, Canterbury and Tonbridge - which are all covered by the Medway Mail Centre - also saw a dramatic 19.46% boost in Valentine's Day mail.
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