Unforgettably romantic UK breaks
With Valentine’s Day just a few days away, what could be more romantic than choosing a break in one of the UK’s romantic places and there are plenty of those from which to choose. Whether it is a quaint country village, one of the many historic attractions, or the hills and walking trails which abound.
The Lake District has always been a firm favourite with couples and not just the young; it can boast breathtaking landscapes and fourteen sparkling lakes. With names like Buttermere, Crummock Water or Loweswater, you are guaranteed to find open countryside and mountains, delightful inns and Lorton Valley is the place for history and romance.
For many Cornwall conjures up surfing and fun filled activities, but there is much more to the county. Padstow renowned to many as the home of chef Rick Stein and his much acclaimed award winning restaurant, but it really is a romantic place in a romantic location. For the more energetic Newquay is the place to try your hand at surfing, for those who prefer a stroll hand in hand, then the Lost Gardens of Heligan is the place to be.
London of course is packed with attractions and there are many in the capital to keep couples entertained. The endless parks are where you will see plenty of couples, a trip down the Thames a romantic dinner in one of London’s gourmet restaurants, what better way is there to spend a romantic Valentine’s evening?
Scotland is a country that is filled with romance and without doubt the West Coast has the most romantic landscapes. However, the opposite side of the country has a lot to offer when it comes to hidden coves huge rocks to scramble over; you are guaranteed fun in the Saint Cyrus, a Nature Reserve in Aberdeenshire. But if you are looking for a truly secluded get away from it all weekend, then the Outer Hebrides is the perfect Valentine’s hideaway.
If you are a couple that revel in long walks along scenic trails or through fertile farmland, then Wales and Cardigan Bay will more than satisfy you. What about trying to reach the peak of Snowden, success will mean that you will have conquered the highest peak in Wales as well as England. There is no shortage of delightful hotels and guest houses where you can enjoy the evening to complete your Valentine’s romantic break in Wales.
What could be more romantic than a stay at a property with a roaring fire, there are thousands of UK properties for you to choose from, from elegant townhouses in historic cities to traditional farmhouses in the countryside.