Romantic Retreats | A Handpicked Selection of the most Romantic Places to Stay

Romantic Hotels in the UK

Romantic Retreats aims to find you the cutest, most stylish or simply most romantic hotels in the UK and (coming soon!) Europe.

Please click on one of the links below to start your search!

The Cotswolds

The Cotswolds have always been recognised as one of England's most romantic areas with its warm yellow stone, rolling hills, picture perfect villages and beautiful light. And we've found some of the best luxury Cotswolds hotels and bed and breakfasts,so you can be part of it all! Read more...


The Cotswolds

The Cotswolds have always been recognised as one of England's most romantic areas with its warm yellow stone, rolling hills, picture perfect villages and beautiful light. And we've found some of the best luxury Cotswolds hotels and bed and breakfasts,so you can be part of it all! Read more...


Midshires

Please click on of the links below the view the most romantic hotels and B&B's in various parts of England's Midshires. Read more...


Rudding Park, Harrogate

Rudding Park is an award winning romantic hotel in Harrogate, Yorkshire. It was voted No 1 Best UK Hotel outside London by TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2015. Special Summer Offer: Book Dinner, Bed & Breakfast on selected stays in May to August for only £99.50 per person per night (based on double occupancy) and choose one of the following complimentary experiences for you both: Relax with a 25 minute bespoke treatment at The Spa, Play a round of golf on the championship 18 Hole Hawtree Course and the 6 hole par-3 Repton Short Course or enjoy Afternoon Tea for Two. Please mention Romantic Retreats when booking.  Read more...


Rothay Garden, Grasmere

The English Lake District is one of England’s most beautiful and romantic locations – with sublime fells and plunging valleys. Within this landscape is the village of Grasmere, home of the Romantic poets and a truly tranquil haven. You can enjoy your own spot between the daffodils at the luxurious hotel Rothay Garden. Read more...


Linthwaite House Hotel, Windermere

The great indoors set in the great outdoors. Linthwaite is magically situated in over 14 acres of wooded hilltop gardens 400 feet above Lake Windermere. The conservatory and terrace look West so the sun sets when you're having your pre dinner drinks, it really is a place to relax and unwind. Special Offer: Summertime & the living is easy: Dinner, room and breakfast from £128 per person, per night. Includes a 4-course dinner in the 3 AA Rosette-winning restaurant and a full english breakfast. Please check the website for available dates and mention Romantic Retreats when booking. Read more...


Swinside Lodge Hotel, Newlands near Keswick

Swinside Lodge is a small, owner run country house with stunning views of the Lake District Fells. Ideally situated for exploring the northern Lake District, Swinside Lodge has a great reputation for food and hospitality and has recently been voted in the top three Fine Dining restaurants in Cumbria. The seven bedrooms all have wonderful views of the surrounding fells and fields.  Read more...


Broadoaks Country House, Troutbeck

Broadoaks boutique country house is nestled in the leafy Troutbeck valley which meanders it’s way to Lake Windermere. Set far enough off the beaten track to feel a million miles away but within 10 minutes of Windermere and Ambleside, this hotel offers easy access to all the Lakes has to offer but provides you with the peace and quiet you need to really relax. Read more...


The Rose and Crown at Romaldkirk

The Rose and Crown is an 18th century coaching inn set on the middle of three village greens in the picture postcard village of Romalkirk in the picturesque Teesdale valley. The Rose and Crown is, as The Sunday Telegraph phrased it, 'seriously snug' with its panelled walls, cosy sitting room, plenty of books and magazines, old prints and a crackling fire in the dog grate. Read more...


Park House Gisburn

Park House is a luxury Boutique Bed and Breakfast in the heart of the Ribble Valley combining Georgian elegance with touches of contemporary style. Read more...


Combe House, Gittisham, nr Exeter

Imagine a wildly romantic Grade 1 Elizabethan Manor set in 3,500 acres of one of Devon's finest country estates, close to the sea for long coastal walks, yet just a short drive from the historic city of Exeter. Beautiful Arabian horses and pheasants roam freely as you approach Combe House along a mile of winding drive. This charming luxury country house hotel lies in Gittisham described by Prince Charles as the "Ideal English Village" with its pretty Devon cob and thatch cottages, Norman Church, babbling brook and Village Green - a timeless picture of days gone by. Read more...


Bailbrook Lodge, Bath

Specialising in Romantic breaks this beautiful Georgian Grade II listed building is set in it own private grounds. Close to the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath there are endless options of things to see and do. Whether you are celebrating an anniversary, proposing to your loved one, or just want to spend some quality time together, Bath with its intimate size and laid back atmosphere is the perfect destination for a romantic break. Read more...


Rothay Garden, Grasmere

The English Lake District is one of England’s most beautiful and romantic locations – with sublime fells and plunging valleys. Within this landscape is the village of Grasmere, home of the Romantic poets and a truly tranquil haven. You can enjoy your own spot between the daffodils at the luxurious hotel Rothay Garden. Read more...


Rothay Garden, Grasmere

The English Lake District is one of England’s most beautiful and romantic locations – with sublime fells and plunging valleys. Within this landscape is the village of Grasmere, home of the Romantic poets and a truly tranquil haven. You can enjoy your own spot between the daffodils at the luxurious hotel Rothay Garden. Read more...


Rudding Park, Harrogate

Rudding Park is an award winning romantic hotel in Harrogate, Yorkshire. It was voted No 1 Best UK Hotel outside London by TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2015. Special Summer Offer: Book Dinner, Bed & Breakfast on selected stays in May to August for only £99.50 per person per night (based on double occupancy) and choose one of the following complimentary experiences for you both: Relax with a 25 minute bespoke treatment at The Spa, Play a round of golf on the championship 18 Hole Hawtree Course and the 6 hole par-3 Repton Short Course or enjoy Afternoon Tea for Two. Please mention Romantic Retreats when booking.  Read more...


Rothay Garden, Grasmere

The English Lake District is one of England’s most beautiful and romantic locations – with sublime fells and plunging valleys. Within this landscape is the village of Grasmere, home of the Romantic poets and a truly tranquil haven. You can enjoy your own spot between the daffodils at the luxurious hotel Rothay Garden. Read more...


Linthwaite House Hotel, Windermere

The great indoors set in the great outdoors. Linthwaite is magically situated in over 14 acres of wooded hilltop gardens 400 feet above Lake Windermere. The conservatory and terrace look West so the sun sets when you're having your pre dinner drinks, it really is a place to relax and unwind. Special Offer: Summertime & the living is easy: Dinner, room and breakfast from £128 per person, per night. Includes a 4-course dinner in the 3 AA Rosette-winning restaurant and a full english breakfast. Please check the website for available dates and mention Romantic Retreats when booking. Read more...


Swinside Lodge Hotel, Newlands near Keswick

Swinside Lodge is a small, owner run country house with stunning views of the Lake District Fells. Ideally situated for exploring the northern Lake District, Swinside Lodge has a great reputation for food and hospitality and has recently been voted in the top three Fine Dining restaurants in Cumbria. The seven bedrooms all have wonderful views of the surrounding fells and fields.  Read more...


Broadoaks Country House, Troutbeck

Broadoaks boutique country house is nestled in the leafy Troutbeck valley which meanders it’s way to Lake Windermere. Set far enough off the beaten track to feel a million miles away but within 10 minutes of Windermere and Ambleside, this hotel offers easy access to all the Lakes has to offer but provides you with the peace and quiet you need to really relax. Read more...


The Rose and Crown at Romaldkirk

The Rose and Crown is an 18th century coaching inn set on the middle of three village greens in the picture postcard village of Romalkirk in the picturesque Teesdale valley. The Rose and Crown is, as The Sunday Telegraph phrased it, 'seriously snug' with its panelled walls, cosy sitting room, plenty of books and magazines, old prints and a crackling fire in the dog grate. Read more...


Park House Gisburn

Park House is a luxury Boutique Bed and Breakfast in the heart of the Ribble Valley combining Georgian elegance with touches of contemporary style. Read more...


Combe House, Gittisham, nr Exeter

Imagine a wildly romantic Grade 1 Elizabethan Manor set in 3,500 acres of one of Devon's finest country estates, close to the sea for long coastal walks, yet just a short drive from the historic city of Exeter. Beautiful Arabian horses and pheasants roam freely as you approach Combe House along a mile of winding drive. This charming luxury country house hotel lies in Gittisham described by Prince Charles as the "Ideal English Village" with its pretty Devon cob and thatch cottages, Norman Church, babbling brook and Village Green - a timeless picture of days gone by. Read more...


Bailbrook Lodge, Bath

Specialising in Romantic breaks this beautiful Georgian Grade II listed building is set in it own private grounds. Close to the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath there are endless options of things to see and do. Whether you are celebrating an anniversary, proposing to your loved one, or just want to spend some quality time together, Bath with its intimate size and laid back atmosphere is the perfect destination for a romantic break. Read more...


Rudding Park, Harrogate

Rudding Park is an award winning romantic hotel in Harrogate, Yorkshire. It was voted No 1 Best UK Hotel outside London by TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2015. Special Summer Offer: Book Dinner, Bed & Breakfast on selected stays in May to August for only £99.50 per person per night (based on double occupancy) and choose one of the following complimentary experiences for you both: Relax with a 25 minute bespoke treatment at The Spa, Play a round of golf on the championship 18 Hole Hawtree Course and the 6 hole par-3 Repton Short Course or enjoy Afternoon Tea for Two. Please mention Romantic Retreats when booking.  Read more...


Rothay Garden, Grasmere

The English Lake District is one of England’s most beautiful and romantic locations – with sublime fells and plunging valleys. Within this landscape is the village of Grasmere, home of the Romantic poets and a truly tranquil haven. You can enjoy your own spot between the daffodils at the luxurious hotel Rothay Garden. Read more...


Rudding Park, Harrogate

Rudding Park is an award winning romantic hotel in Harrogate, Yorkshire. It was voted No 1 Best UK Hotel outside London by TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2015. Special Summer Offer: Book Dinner, Bed & Breakfast on selected stays in May to August for only £99.50 per person per night (based on double occupancy) and choose one of the following complimentary experiences for you both: Relax with a 25 minute bespoke treatment at The Spa, Play a round of golf on the championship 18 Hole Hawtree Course and the 6 hole par-3 Repton Short Course or enjoy Afternoon Tea for Two. Please mention Romantic Retreats when booking.  Read more...


Rothay Garden, Grasmere

The English Lake District is one of England’s most beautiful and romantic locations – with sublime fells and plunging valleys. Within this landscape is the village of Grasmere, home of the Romantic poets and a truly tranquil haven. You can enjoy your own spot between the daffodils at the luxurious hotel Rothay Garden. Read more...


Linthwaite House Hotel, Windermere

The great indoors set in the great outdoors. Linthwaite is magically situated in over 14 acres of wooded hilltop gardens 400 feet above Lake Windermere. The conservatory and terrace look West so the sun sets when you're having your pre dinner drinks, it really is a place to relax and unwind. Special Offer: Summertime & the living is easy: Dinner, room and breakfast from £128 per person, per night. Includes a 4-course dinner in the 3 AA Rosette-winning restaurant and a full english breakfast. Please check the website for available dates and mention Romantic Retreats when booking. Read more...


Swinside Lodge Hotel, Newlands near Keswick

Swinside Lodge is a small, owner run country house with stunning views of the Lake District Fells. Ideally situated for exploring the northern Lake District, Swinside Lodge has a great reputation for food and hospitality and has recently been voted in the top three Fine Dining restaurants in Cumbria. The seven bedrooms all have wonderful views of the surrounding fells and fields.  Read more...


Broadoaks Country House, Troutbeck

Broadoaks boutique country house is nestled in the leafy Troutbeck valley which meanders it’s way to Lake Windermere. Set far enough off the beaten track to feel a million miles away but within 10 minutes of Windermere and Ambleside, this hotel offers easy access to all the Lakes has to offer but provides you with the peace and quiet you need to really relax. Read more...


The Rose and Crown at Romaldkirk

The Rose and Crown is an 18th century coaching inn set on the middle of three village greens in the picture postcard village of Romalkirk in the picturesque Teesdale valley. The Rose and Crown is, as The Sunday Telegraph phrased it, 'seriously snug' with its panelled walls, cosy sitting room, plenty of books and magazines, old prints and a crackling fire in the dog grate. Read more...


Park House Gisburn

Park House is a luxury Boutique Bed and Breakfast in the heart of the Ribble Valley combining Georgian elegance with touches of contemporary style. Read more...


Combe House, Gittisham, nr Exeter

Imagine a wildly romantic Grade 1 Elizabethan Manor set in 3,500 acres of one of Devon's finest country estates, close to the sea for long coastal walks, yet just a short drive from the historic city of Exeter. Beautiful Arabian horses and pheasants roam freely as you approach Combe House along a mile of winding drive. This charming luxury country house hotel lies in Gittisham described by Prince Charles as the "Ideal English Village" with its pretty Devon cob and thatch cottages, Norman Church, babbling brook and Village Green - a timeless picture of days gone by. Read more...


Bailbrook Lodge, Bath

Specialising in Romantic breaks this beautiful Georgian Grade II listed building is set in it own private grounds. Close to the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath there are endless options of things to see and do. Whether you are celebrating an anniversary, proposing to your loved one, or just want to spend some quality time together, Bath with its intimate size and laid back atmosphere is the perfect destination for a romantic break. Read more...


Rudding Park, Harrogate

Rudding Park is an award winning romantic hotel in Harrogate, Yorkshire. It was voted No 1 Best UK Hotel outside London by TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2015. Special Summer Offer: Book Dinner, Bed & Breakfast on selected stays in May to August for only £99.50 per person per night (based on double occupancy) and choose one of the following complimentary experiences for you both: Relax with a 25 minute bespoke treatment at The Spa, Play a round of golf on the championship 18 Hole Hawtree Course and the 6 hole par-3 Repton Short Course or enjoy Afternoon Tea for Two. Please mention Romantic Retreats when booking.  Read more...


Rothay Garden, Grasmere

The English Lake District is one of England’s most beautiful and romantic locations – with sublime fells and plunging valleys. Within this landscape is the village of Grasmere, home of the Romantic poets and a truly tranquil haven. You can enjoy your own spot between the daffodils at the luxurious hotel Rothay Garden. Read more...


Cotswold House Hotel and Spa, Chipping Campden

English countryside lovers will fall for this place. And romantics will feel right at home. The Cotswold House Hotel and Spa is a boutique style affair, set in the heart of Chipping Campden, in Gloucestershire. It is an ideal escape for couples visiting the thatched chocolate box villages of the Cotswolds, and who enjoy being pampered in a hotel offering tranquillity, comfort, exceptional food and a stunning spa. Read more...


Barnsley House, Barnsley

This patch of the world is a favourite with romantics. The historic charms of the Cotswolds will win you over with its thatched cottages and charming villages galore. Barnsley House offers a great starting point to wake up in luxury and enjoy it to the full. This country hotel has retained all the character of its 300-year history, and has added modern treats – a top class spa, restaurant and even its own cinema. Read more...


Rudding Park, Harrogate

Rudding Park is an award winning romantic hotel in Harrogate, Yorkshire. It was voted No 1 Best UK Hotel outside London by TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2015. Special Summer Offer: Book Dinner, Bed & Breakfast on selected stays in May to August for only £99.50 per person per night (based on double occupancy) and choose one of the following complimentary experiences for you both: Relax with a 25 minute bespoke treatment at The Spa, Play a round of golf on the championship 18 Hole Hawtree Course and the 6 hole par-3 Repton Short Course or enjoy Afternoon Tea for Two. Please mention Romantic Retreats when booking.  Read more...