Planning a mini-moon in the UK? Take a look at these charming destinations
Bowood Hotel - The Bowood Estate (Wiltshire)
Drive down the tree-lined driveway of Bowood Hotel to enter a tranquil and peaceful haven with all the luxury touches you could ask for. The hotel offers the perfect balance for couples to recover from the madness of planning a wedding and to de-brief and spend that much needed time together. Enjoy the beautiful spa facilities, with floor to ceiling views across the stunning parkland and plenty of treatments to choose from; take romantic walks in the vast grounds, including the gardens at Bowood House and Gardens; or be a little more energetic and get out on the golf course together.
Sidmouth Harbour Hotel (East Devon)
With an exceptional location and spectacular bay views, Sidmouth Harbour Hotel is set to become the region’s most desirable waterfront venue following the hotel’s major refurbishment. Sip champagne on the private terrace and enjoy breathtaking photos against the dramatic Jurassic coastline. The hotel's chefs will use the finest local ingredients to create a menu that’s perfectly tailored to your day, with wines to complement each course, guaranteed to make your mini-moon memorable for all the right reasons.
Richardsons Boating Holidays on the Broads (Norfolk and Suffolk)
With stunning sunsets, striking starry skies at night, nature walks, and great places to dine out, it’s hard to imagine a more romantic destination for a honeymoon than the Broads National Park. Richardson’s Boating Holidays has more than 70 years’ experience of helping visitors enjoy the Broads.
Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth Carlton (Dorset)
Seated atop Bournemouth’s spectacular cliff top, the Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth Carlton is a dreamy setting for honeymooners to unwind after their big day. Above dazzling seas, it enjoys fabulously elegant décor, a dedicated restaurant, garden terrace and beauty treatment rooms, plus indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Together this provides a potent romantic combination, ideally suited to couples during their post-wedding getaway. A stone's throw from sandy beaches and a vibrant town centre, newly married couples may take an evening stroll along Bournemouth Bay, before raising a glass of champagne to the future in one of the unbeatable sea view rooms.
De Vere Latimer Estate (Buckinghamshire)
Nicknamed ‘The Spy House’, De Vere Latimer Estate’s mansion house has undergone recent refurbishment which uncovered and restored many original features and placed the house back at the heart of estate. With a rich history that dates to the 16th century, the estate's refurbished original sweeping staircase with stained glass windows leads guests to 31 new deluxe rooms and suites. The Huntley bar is the perfect classic spot for relaxed drinks and the new 1838 Restaurant features an open kitchen cooking up locally sourced, seasonal British dishes. Enjoy afternoon tea overlooking the Chess Valley or in The Library, or take a stroll through the 30 acres of formal gardens and grounds.
Norfolk Country Cottages (Norfolk)
Norfolk Country Cottages is now proud to be the largest independent holiday cottage agency in Norfolk. The vision, passion and aims haven’t diverted path – to provide the best portfolio, customer service, local knowledge and holidays possible. Located in one of the most beautiful counties in the country where more and more couples are getting married and mini-mooning, the team at Norfolk Country Cottages love nothing more than sharing their enthusiasm of Nelson's county with every visitor. Discover the sandiest beach, the creamiest hot chocolate, or the freshest crab. Norfolk Country Cottages can be the start of the next chapter in your fairytale.