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Love is in the Air! Our Top Romantic Places to Stay

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Published 07/02/2020 Love is in the Air! Our Top Romantic Places to Stay


This one's for all you love birds out there! Inspired by the giddy romance that St. Valentine's Day brings each year, we've brought together some of our favourite couples' retreats, just for you.

Think roaring fireplaces to snuggle in front of, downy beds with crisp sheets (you may even be able to cover them with rose petals if you ask nicely enough!) and indulgent, freestanding bathtubs for two.

Better still, these beautiful boltholes can be enjoyed at just about any time of the year... because why should romance be confined to just one measly day in February?

Author: Nina Jervis
Main Image: Orchardleigh Boat House | Somerset


The Nest Treehouse

The Nest Treehouse

A genuine treehouse, up a tree; unique, idyllic and perfectly luxurious treehouse hideaway in Devon's beautiful Blackdown Hills. The Nest offers the chance for a lucky pair of lovebirds to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of an ancient broadleaved wood, fully suspended nine metres high in a mature English oak tree. After a short meander through the surrounding woodland, you'll find yourself…

Middleton Hall Folly

Middleton Hall Folly

A fairy-tale folly in the grounds of a historic mansion house, Middleton Hall Folly offers an exquisite retreat for couples in the heart of Northumberland.  Lovingly restored and expertly converted, it's the perfect place to cosy up together and rekindle the romance! Middleton Hall Folly is found on the estate of Middleton Hall - a lavish home dating back to 1871. …

Vedetta Lodges

Vedetta Lodges

Five-star, dog-friendly glamping in the beautiful Tuscan countryside, complete with a warm Italian welcome! Perfect for those who appreciate a touch of trademark Italian style and five-star comfort, but who also want to get back to nature while they're away, a stay at Vedetta Lodges is a beautifully refreshing and indulgent glamping experience. Nestled in the unspoilt Maremman…

DDG Retreat

DDG Retreat

The ultimate in unique Andalusian luxury; a peacefully private glamping haven featuring the world's most opulent tents. Featured in The Times as one of the UK and Europe's top 20 glamping retreats, and more recently described by The Telegraph as Europe's 'best retreat', DDG Retreat invites you to take everything you know about glamping holidays...and apply a seriously luxurious upgrade.…

Cartshed Cottages

Cartshed Cottages

Experience a stylish set of barn conversions, ideal for exploring the unique beauty of North Norfolk. Cartshed Cottages come with a certain pedigree attached.  Not only are these stunning barn conversions situated within the charming grounds of a North Norfolk manor house, they have also been awarded a host of accolades.   The winner of i-escape Guest Awards' Best UK Rental,…

Kagga Kamma

Kagga Kamma

Escape the din of city life, in a culture-rich South African nature reserve and spa surrounded by vast, unspoilt wilderness. Kagga Kamma is an award-winning nature reserve, magnificently located within acres of pure wilderness in South Africa's Cederberg Mountains. Just three hours from Cape Town, you'll feel as though you've been spirited to a whole other world - one filled with…

The Private Hill

The Private Hill

Experience farm-fresh living and incredible views, from the comfort of a luxury geodesic dome in the North Yorkshire Wolds. Ever wanted to live a scenic life down on the farm, without having to pull on your wellies and rough it in a tent? The Private Hill is your answer, an enticingly elegant selection of luxury geodesic domes secluded on the awe-inspiring edge of the North Yorkshire Wolds with…

Cabin on the Lake

Cabin on the Lake

An idyllic off-grid haven on a secluded farm in the Welsh hills, where nature, comfort, and a wood-fired hot tub await! Discover the Cabin on the Lake on Gwalia Farm, peacefully set in the soothing green hills of mid Wales. ‘Gwalia' is an ancient Welsh name for Wales, and you'll feel the years rolling away to simpler times past as you arrive at the traditional farm, secluded amongst unspoilt…

The Meadow Glamping

The Meadow Glamping

An authentic showman's wagon and quirky bohemian hideaway, restyled for luxurious off-grid comfort in the Hampshire countryside. The Meadow is a glorious two-acre slice of idyllic Hampshire countryside. Peacefully tucked away from the world, the off-grid glamping site is still set close to the bustling centre of Broughton, a traditional chocolate-box English village. An outrageously romantic,…

The Observatory at Frieda and the Moon

The Observatory at Frieda and the Moon

A uniquely romantic, ‘wow-factor'-packed celebration of the universe in an off-grid Cornish hideaway. Frieda And The Moon has a vision beautifully captured in the Ted Hughes poem ‘Full Moon and Little Frieda'  - a celebration of life's small and wondrous moments. The Observatory is all about revelling in nature, beauty, and romance. You'll find this unique hideaway for two nestled in a…

Oyster

Oyster

A dreamily romantic, grown-ups-only glamping boat, moored in South Devon's idyllic Salcombe-Kingsbridge Estuary. A lovingly restored Dutch boat that rises with the flowing tide, you'll find Oyster beautifully moored in the Salcombe-Kingsbridge Estuary, a South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.   As a pet-free, grown-ups-only haven, Oyster is the perfect excuse to take off by…

Airstream Andalucia

Airstream Andalucia

Hollywood-style glamping in an architect-designed trailer with private plunge pool, secluded in the Spanish mountains.A stay at Airstream Andalucia is sure to make you feel like a glamorous film star on location.Privately secluded within southern Spain's impossibly scenic Sierra de las Nieves, the 1930s-style trailer was designed by the famed architect Christopher C. Deam, in a limited-edition…

Orchardleigh Boat House

Orchardleigh Boat House

A tranquil and romantic hot tub retreat for two, nestled on the edge of a sparkling lake on a historic 500-acre Somerset estate.   Orchardleigh Boathouse is almost guaranteed to make you feel as though you and your loved one have spirited yourselves away to a calming and magical place.   Part of Somerset's elegantly historic, 500-acre Orchardleigh Estate (itself a popular TV and film…

Cabane Spa Vintage

Cabane Spa Vintage

A cute-and-quirky vintage-themed treehouse for two, with magnificent views of south-west France's beautiful Garonne Valley.Perched 8 metres high on a natureful, 36-acre ‘glamping' site in the heart of an oak forest, Cabane Spa Vintage promises to be the most unusual treehouse you've ever stayed in.Showcasing south-western France's stunning Garonne Valley and its sparkling river to perfection,…

The Charcoal Hut

The Charcoal Hut

Fall headlong in love with the Welsh countryside, in a peaceful, detail-oriented hut that's been lovingly crafted for you to unwind. When friendly owners Dinah and John were designing their beloved Charcoal Hut, they had the word "cwtch" at the forefront of their minds. The Welsh version of hygge, "cwtch" roughly translates to "hug" in English. And you could say that Dinah and John have…

THEKRANE

THEKRANE

Scandi Noir in its most unique and luxurious form - a private, soul-enriching Danish retreat set in a former coal crane.   An immersive and multi-sensory experience that's quite unlike any other, THEKRANE is a former 1940s coal crane, now transformed into a luxury hotel suite for two people looking to get away from it all in design-led Danish style. Your stay also comes complete with…

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