Lake District named favourite romantic UK spot

24 Mar 2017

Mini-moons are on the rise and the Lake District has been revealed as the nation's favourite spot for a romantic getaway

In a recent poll conducted by last minute cottage provider, Snaptrip, the Lake District topped the charts as the place most people would like to go for a romantic break.

The poll, which took into account the views of 1,000 Brits, found that 56% favoured the Lake District, while 37% chose Cornwall and 26% opted for the Cotswolds. 

The top five romantic environments were revealed as:

  1. A lakefront (23%)
  2. A beach (22%)
  3. The countryside (21%)
  4. A mountain (12%)
  5. A city (10%)

While the top 10 romantic activities or features were unveiled as:

  1. Romantic walk (47%)
  2. A meal out (46%)
  3. A romantic break (46%)
  4. Log fire (39%)
  5. Candles (27%)
  6. A thoughtful/personalised gift (27%)
  7. Flowers (24%)
  8. Four poster bed (22%)
  9. A meal in (22%)
  10. Alcohol (21%)

Matt Fox, CEO at Snaptrip, said: “Getting away from it all and spending quality time after a hectic wedding with your partner is really important. Going away on a romantic break can help create lifelong memories which add to the foundation of any relationship."

“It’s lovely to see British couples embracing the romantic destinations we have here on home soil, as we really are spoilt for choice when it comes to picturesque getaways.”

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