Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and couples are busy scrambling for gifts and looking for beautiful spots to spend some time together. England has great options when it comes to romantic vacations. So, if you have left it too late to search for a getaway, don’t worry, we have you covered for making this upcoming Valentine’s Day one of the most unforgettable experience. In this post, we have compiled a list of some of the best places for you to whisk away with your significant other or loved ones.
If you like the peace of the countryside then there is no better place to be than the Cotswolds, a beautiful region is known for its lush valleys, distinct architecture and small tea shops spread all across the site. Not just that, the area is also known for its food, and the country pubs are more or less the best places where you can score some hearty meals. The city is mesmerizing in itself with its Georgian buildings and history dating back hundreds of years. This year, plan a special getaway with your partner and enjoy its genuinely unique spa heritage. Make your way to UK’s only natural thermal spa, the Thermae Bath Spa and enjoy a quiet romantic evening with each other as you take in the city’s view.
2. Bowness-On-Windermere, The Lake District:
While Windermere happens to be quite a known and frequented place amongst tourists, there is also a hidden gem just a few miles away down the lake’s east side. With a view of the lake and the dark stone buildings in the streets, you have a perfect getaway for you and your partner nestled in everyday sights. There are many award-winning restaurants here just in case you fancy a quiet romantic dinner with your significant other. One of them happens to be the AA Rosette-winning Porto Restaurant.
3. Polperro, Cornwall:
A small village with all the real Cornish Charms is how you define Polperro. The tree covered cliff’s filled with houses, fishing boats, cafes, pubs, gift shops, and beautiful art galleries. In the evening, take a walk here down the harbour with your loved one to get a beautiful view of the coast. Once you are done strolling, make sure to include a stop for dinner at Couch’s Great House Restaurant. The restaurant has been known to fuse the local produce of the place to create a unique menu that’s hard to replicate. You will be bound to get yourself back to this small Cornish coastal village.
Seatown happens to be one of the most picturesque and romantic coastal getaways in the whole of UK. The place offers an excellent view of the sea combined with a pebbled beach and small little streams. Seatown is high on good local food and its gift shops and finger licking dining pubs that remain unparalleled. Couples looking to explore more of this place can take a short 20-minute drive to the Old School House, a remnant of once a Victorian school house now a spacious, beautiful holiday home.
5. Riverside Country Park:
As the name itself suggests, this is a 100-hectare place that is joined alongside the Berengrave Local Nature Reserve, Medway Estuary, and Motney Hill. Nature lovers are sure to love this park inhabited by wildlife and covered with ponds, salt marsh, reed-beds, and mudflats. Couples looking for a perfect base to stay ought to find the Summer House, a place that sits comfortably in the Kent countryside. For your next vacation, rent a car through Budget Rent A Car and make sure you enjoy all the facilities and their excellent services.
If you are someone who doesn’t mind splurging a little for the comfort of you and your partner this Valentine’s Day, then The Bamford Haybarn Spa is the place to be for you lovebirds. This particular spa is known for its ethos of committing to caring for the mind, body, and soul. This calming spa is more or less a day retreat where you are offered Yoga, pilates and a bunch of other massage treatments. Folks looking to stay can come down the road towards Wroxton where you will be greeted by Spring Cottages, famous for their old-world rustic charm.
7. Catterick, Yorkshire:
Catterick may be a small and quiet village, but it once used to be an essential stop on the road north. Enjoy short walks across the beautiful moors of Swaledale. If you are at the place until Sunday, you will be able to visit the weekly market and get some fresh produce. If you and your partner are looking to have dinner outside then, the Hildyard Arms is the most loved and reviewed restaurants in the area.
So, there we have compiled a small list of some vacation ideas for the upcoming Valentine’s Day.