Romantic UK holiday cottages for the perfect post-wedding retreat
12 Sep 2018
Enjoy your first getaway as newlyweds somewhere closer to home with these cottage options from Little Domain
Once the wedding day is a merely a memory, you’ll inevitably want to continue the celebrations and enjoy your new-found status as a married couple. If you are postponing your honeymoon until a few weeks or months after the wedding, then a mini-moon is the perfect option for you. The beauty of a mini-moon is that you needn’t look further than the UK for inspiration and Little Domain has a host of romantic retreats which are ideal for newlyweds. From countryside escapes to sophisticated apartments, here is just a selection of Little Domain’s top destinations…
Somewhere, Coniston, Lake District
Set on an exclusive country estate with views over to Swirl Crag, Somewhere is a single-storey cottage that features a log burner and hot tub for an added touch of luxury. Enjoy walks to the north-east shore of Coniston Water and pay a visit to the village of Coniston where you’ll find a variety of shops and pubs as well as a boating centre.
Zen 33, Brightlingsea, Essex
This spacious and stylish apartment offers all the mod cons, as well as a balcony with panoramic views over the harbour. Couples will even receive a welcome hamper on arrival. There are various attractions nearby including the National Trust properties of Bourne Mill and Paycocke’s House and Gardens, Colchester Zoo and the Seaquarium at Clacton on Sea.
Duck Lane Cottage, Welford-on-Avon, Cotswolds
A charming thatched cottage perched on the banks of the River Avon, Duck Lane Cottage is filled with character. The perfect location if you want to explore the Cotswolds, the cottage also boasts a log burner and private veranda for days and evenings when you don’t want to venture too far.
Idleour, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
From its impressive cliff-top position, Idleour presents stunning panoramic sea views and a path that leads directly to Whitsand Beach. Couples are invited to enjoy the contents of their welcome hamper while watching the smart TV in front of the cosy wood burner.
Ferry House, Port Appin, Argyll and Bute
Situated on a private 66-acre estate near Oban, Ferry House offers awe-inspiring views across Loch Creran and the Argyll countryside. Take advantage of access to a private pebble beach, trek along one of the national trails and enjoy the company of roaming wildlife and livestock.