If you have a creative streak then the large bright rooms in The Coach House make this an inspiring place to be. The country landscapes around Belchamp Walter have attracted artists who live here as well as inspiring world renowned John Constable and Thomas Gainsborough. Within an hour and a half from London, The Coach House is a place to escape the hustle and bustle and find your feet again.
When city living gets too much we know where we would love to escape. The Hayloft is a romantic wood-beamed home-away-from-home and is only 90 minutes from London. Leave the office at closing time and you could make it in time for dinner. This rural hideaway is set within the stunning countryside made famous by Constable and Gainsborough, and is part of a historic private estate that has been in the same family since 1611.
It’s not often that you find the perfect combination of boutique city chic and real country living. We think the owners of Stone Cottage have just nailed it - set in rural Herefordshire with far-reaching views this romantic bolthole for couples has an immaculate contemporary interior with open plan living, vaulted ceilings and boutique hotel style touches, making it the perfect honeymoon cottage. And on top of that you can bring your four legged friend with you on your romantic break; this Herefordshire retreat is dog friendly.
Treat yourself to panoramic Scottish views, afternoons in your own wood-fired hot tub and nights by a toasty wood burner. Greengairs Bothy has all this, along with panoramic views across Strathmore Valley to match, making it a great spot for a couple on the hunt for a beautiful escape with a touch of indulgence. You can find this retreat tucked at the edge of the Scottish Highlands, and an easy hop from Edinburgh, Perth and Dundee. Pet friendly!
The beautiful Suffolk English countryside is an ideal place to wind down, with thatched cottages and rose gardens all around. This gorgeous pet friendly cottage is beautifully restored with lots or original features and on top of that it also boasts its own large hot tub.
Stay in one of these luxury pods with sea views on the Isle of Arran. Often referred to as ‘Scotland in miniature’, Arran boasts impressive mountain peaks, stunning beaches, scenic roads and many visitor attractions - all on an island that isn’t even 20 miles long. And where better to stay than at Raven’s Gully - a small collection of three luxury dog-friendly pods.
Wind your way through historic grounds to your own romantic home-from-home, the luxurious Belchamp Hall Mill – which is pet friendly too. This romantic cottage is tucked by its own private reed pond and ancient woodland, in relaxed rolling countryside. Its location between the quaint town of Sudbury and Bury St Edmunds, ‘Jewel in the Crown of Suffolk’, makes it an ideal choice for individuals who want to sample the southern English countryside, or for Londoners who need a fresh air break less than two hours’ drive from the city.
Impress your loved one with a stay in this romantic boutique holiday cottage near Sudbury. Surrounded by acres of beautiful estate grounds and boasting large luxurious spaces, we think The Stables would be a perfect location for a romantic weekend, a proposal or even a mini-moon in Suffolk.
In amongst the Perthshire hills, we have found a romantic retreat fit to impress the most luxurious of couples. Tallavey, in the tiny Hamlet of Enochdhu, is an hour and a half from Edinburgh Airport, and a world away from city life. With its top quality indoor sauna and private outdoor hot tub, we think it’s an ideal spot for some pampering time away.
Escape to this historic retreat boasting impressive architecture and elegant interiors. Located in the historic centre of gorgeous Richmond, complete with large gardens and stunning views, this romantic retreat offers everything you might want for a romantic break in Yorkshire.
Step back into time in this very pretty holiday cottage in the medieval town of Saffron Waldon. Miller Cottage is an ancient romantic retreat with bags of character, a lovely walled garden and all the shops, cafes and restaurants on your doorstep. It’s pet friendly too so you can bring one or two dogs along to make your holiday complete.
Would you like to stay somewhere extra special? Somewhere where they will go the extra mile for you? Then have a look at Woodfarm Barns & Barges. They have just won a highly coveted Visit English ROSE award. This award is given to only 100 tourism businesses in the UK to recognise their efforts to make their guests’ stay extra special. Romantic Retreats is proud to list some of their best properties so click and have a look…
We’re all feeling the pinch at the moment but fortunately there are some great romantic holiday cottages with special offers. Click here to view some 5 star romantic retreats on offer with our partner Sykes Holiday Cottages.Opens in a new window
Feeling the pinch? There are some great special offers out there for lovely romantic cottages on the South Coast and in the West Country with our partner Toad Hall Cottages. Click here to view them now.Opens in a new window
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What could be more romantic than a last minute escape to the quintessentially English countryside of The Cotswolds? Visit some of the country’s best gardens - don’t miss Hidcote - enjoy some scenic drives through picture perfect villages or just soak up the sunshine in a country pub. Click here to view the last minute availability with our partner Cotswolds Hideaways.Opens in a new window
Get some early summer sunshine in fabulous Suffolk. Known as one of England’s sunniest counties, it offers cute villages, ancient country lanes, great food and everything needed for a romantic break before the schools break up! Click here to view the last minute availability with our partner Suffolk Hideaways.Opens in a new window
Situated among the rolling valleys and peaks of Derbyshire Memorial Cottage is a cosy nook and is perfect if you’re looking for fresh air and fine walks. This hideaway is just a few minutes’ stroll from the centre of Eyam - a tranquil village with babbling brooks and quiet country scenes - perfect for a romantic break in The Peak District.
Just look at those views from your private hot tub! Little silver nugget really is a little gem of a place with luxury touches such as a super comfy kingsize pocket sprung bed dressed in the finest Egyptian cotton linens, all immaculately presented and spotlessly clean. Soak up the sun on your own patio overlooking the Taw valley or relax and unwind in the private hot tub… bliss!Opens in a new window
Relax and unwind in this Cornwall luxury hot tub lodge, designed just for two. Streamside Lodge is a large, bright and airy hot tub lodge for couples close to the stunning south Cornwall coastline near Looe. In the day enjoy fabulous beaches, cute towns and pretty countryside, in the evening soak up the stars from your own hot tub.Opens in a new window