Romantic Holiday Cottages in the UK
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Our romantic collection offers a handpicked selection of holiday retreats that have been specifically chosen with couples in mind. With over 150 properties to choose from, there’s a cosy little love nest in pretty much every corner of the UK to suit your romantic desires. Whether you want to gaze across magical lakes or enjoy the freedom of remote rugged moors; feel the sand between your toes or embrace the challenges of a new outdoor adventure together, your choices are endless. Everyone’s idea of ‘romantic’ is different but one thing’s for sure, you’ll be looking for a cosy cottage that sleeps two (although we’ve included some that sleep three to allow for a greater choice). To make our collection extra special, we’ve also included cottages with an open fire or log burner and some with a hot tub for dreamy nights bubbling away under the stars. Read More
Dating back to the 1700s, Roundhouse Cottage provides fantastic accommodation skilfully adapted from a former farm building. Wend your way down a leafy drive to discover it sitting in three acres of grounds. North Cornwall's delights are on your doorstep, though we wouldn't blame you for venturing no further than the sunny garden and simply enjoy being together in your secluded haven. 4 Star.
If you're arguing over whether to have a seaside or a country break, this is the Lake District holiday cottage for you. Near the coast, but within an easy drive of the Lake District's incredible sights, you'll feel cosy and cossetted in Salkeld Cottage. The hot tub and log burner, make it particularly popular with couples. 4 Star.
The River Ellen and the Northern Lakes are yours to enjoy when you stay at Dykes Cottage. Whether you spend your days hiking, sampling as many of the excellent local cafes and pubs as you can, or doing nothing more than sitting together and enjoying the sounds of a running brook and birdsong, the sheltered hot tub and log burner will help make your stay wonderfully memorable. 4 Star.
Sympathetically converted from a farm building, Parlour Cottage offers couples the full holiday package: a handy location near Cockermouth, a peaceful garden complete with its own brook, a log burner for cuddling in front of in the evening and a hot tub for soothing legs tired from exploring the incredible countryside. 4 Star.
The Stables is in an enviable location between Cockermouth and the Solway Coast, within a short drive of the Lake District National Park. It is perfect for couples who want comfort and privacy, but who plan on spending their holiday enjoying the incredible landscape the region is known for. A hot tub is available for soothing tired muscles after a day's walking and it has a balcony where you can relax with your morning coffee.
Scottish Border country is historically a place of strife, but apart from some ancient ruins and impressive architecture, you'll find nothing but a sense of peace. Mungo's Well is near Kelso, just six miles from the Northumberland border. Start your day with a leisurely breakfast in your sunny, private conservatory, before lacing up your walking boots and exploring the incredible countryside and towns, then return to a cosy log fire and a glass of your favourite tipple. 4 Star.
If you're looking for a coastal retreat just for two then look no further. Oozing character features, perfectly blended with an abundance of luxury touches and topped off by a glorious countryside setting close to the coast, Mowhay has it all in terms of romantic charm. Spend your days walking the coastal path, picnicing on Portreath's sandy beach (twenty minutes away by foot) or browsing the art galleries of St Ives. Then of an evening, snuggle up in front of the log burner - what better way to relax? 5 Star Gold.
Longtail Loft ticks all the boxes for a self-catering holiday in the Lake District. Close to beautiful Bowness-on-Windermere, guests have a private outdoor hot tub, balcony, as well as every home comfort you could want. The Lake District is spectacular at any time of year and Longtail Loft puts you in the centre of it all.
Longtail Lodge provides contemporary comfort for couples who want to escape the stress of their daily lives without leaving their modern conveniences behind. A heart shaped outdoor hot tub makes it very popular with honeymooners, but it's perfect for any couple looking to enjoy spending time together. The Lake District National Park has inspired great poets and artist to romantic heights. Why not let it inspire you as well.
Aberystwyth was very popular with Victorian holiday makers and has lost none of its appeal over the centuries. The views of Cardigan Bay from this holiday apartment are so good, you might even spot dolphins. Aberystwyth is a fun and lively town and this apartment is in the heart of it.
Enjoy a long soak in the fabulous slipper bath before tucking up for a restful nights sleep in the pretty cast iron bed. When you wake, the balcony provides the perfect place for morning tea with stunning views over the Blackdown Hills. Offering a lovely mix of country chic and style, Apple Loft is an excellent choice for couples looking for a few nights away to recharge or a base for exploring Devon's many attractions.
The first floor accommodation gives couples lovely views over the countryside the Cotswolds is famous for. You stroll into Bibury along a marked footpath, or even into Barnsley, or Coln St Aldwyns. There is a fully equipped kitchen for meals in front of the fire, but if you prefer not to cook there is a great choice of pubs and restaurants nearby.
As its name suggests, Garden Cottage is in an exceptionally pretty setting in the Blackdown Hills in East Devon. Step inside to be greeted by a perfectly furnished interior, complete with log burner and enjoy having pristine countryside and coast line on your doorstep. 4 Star.
Even a weekend in North Cornwall will leave you feeling refreshed and invigorated. Crantock, Holywell Bay and Polly Joke are all within walking distance of Elmar - a 400 year old cottage full of original features including a huge inglenook fireplace, bread oven and thick, protective walls. Whether you're a couple who loves walking, fishing, or eating, you'll love Elmar and the village of Cubert. 3 Star.
Little Marshfoot is within easy reach of Hastings, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Brighton and Eastbourne. Spend your days exploring East Sussex's historic towns, countryside and beaches, before returning to this sweet cottage on the edge of the Pevensey Levels, just a short distance from Hailsham. 4 Star.
Go delightfully AWOL in Heywood Cottage. The New Forest National Park is simple to get to, but its protected status gives the sense of stepping back in time. Just two miles from both Lymington and Brockenhurst, Heywood Cottage is set peacefully within a large garden, combining modern comforts with traditional charm.
Whisk your sweetheart away to historic Elworth Farmhouse in the heart of Wessex, close to the World Heritage Coast and the ancient village of Abbotsbury. Within just a few minutes you could be walking along the Dorset Coastal Path, taking in outstanding views. Spend a day discovering Dorchester's numerous charms, or stretch out on a patch of sandy beach. With sloping eaves, thick timber beams, a thatched room, swimming pool and hot tub, it's the perfect retreat for couples.
A romantic 'bolt-hole' just for two, Lower Mill is one of a collection of Four Star cottages ideally placed just two miles from the lovely beach of Combe Martin on the North Devon Coast. Excellent on-site facilities include extensive grounds to relax, an indoor swimming pool, sauna and all-weather tennis court. 4 Star.
Offering a more 'unique' self-catering experience, Zingaro Wagon is perfect for couples or small families looking for a fun holiday exploring Devon and its many attractions. Beautifully hand-crafted, this wooden wagon offers glamping in a luxury fashion with the use of a hot tub and sauna for relaxation. Sitting in mid Devon amongst glorious countryside, Zingaro is perfect for chilling or exploring.
With miles of golden sands on the doorstep, this beautifully presented coastal retreat for two offers plenty of opportunities to spend lazy days relaxing amongst the sand dunes together. Grab yourself fish and chips from the village and find a quiet spot on the beach to enjoy them as the sun sets, or stroll to the village inn for a seafood supper. Plenty of attractions, superb walking and cycling, an abundance of wildlife and glorious beaches just waiting to be enjoyed!
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One of the advantages of booking independently is that you get to liaise with the cottage owner directly. Many are more than happy to arrange extra special romantic touches so why not consider having flowers, champagne or chocolates (or all three for a real treat!) in the cottage ready for your arrival. If you’re struggling for ideas, here are some suggestions to help you get your romantic break off to an idyllic start.
Romantic holidays don’t need to be exclusive to anniversaries, honeymoons and Valentine’s Day, so why not whisk your loved one off for a surprise romantic break? A pretty thatched cottage in the country where you can snuggle up in front of a roaring fire with a cup of cocoa or a log cabin with a hot tub – perfect for star gazing and enjoying a glass of champagne together.
If you cannot find what you’re looking for here, we also have many other fantastic holiday homes in fairy-tale locations, not included in this section. Feel free to search the rest of the website for your dream cottage or take a look at our romantic destinations for inspiration. We can even recommend some romantic things to do to make your break extra memorable.
Tips: If you’re booking a cottage with a hot tub and want exclusive use and privacy, check whether the facility is shared with anyone else before booking (you may also need to take towels for the hot tub and plastic glasses if you want to enjoy a glass of bubbly whilst soaking!). If the cottage has a fire, find out if fire wood is provided and if not, pick up a bag of dry wood and matches in advance ready for your first night. Why not take a bottle of champagne chilling in the car ready to enjoy as soon as you arrive?
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