15 Best Places To Visit In UK For Couples: Romantic Getaways

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Places to visit in UK for couples
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Are you a newly married couple and dreaming of your honeymoon destination? Do you want to take a romantic break and spend quality time with your loved one? You must add the UK to your bucket list to search for the best romantic places. Here, look at the 15 best places to visit in UK for couples.

Have A Glance At The 15 Best Places To Visit In UK For Couples

Are you tired of your boring daily routine and not having enough time to interact with your partner? Are you looking for a perfect romantic getaway? Then you must head to the United Kingdom to explore the stunning romantic spots. 

The United Kingdom is full of romantic destinations. Spend a wonderful romantic weekend in the UK with your loved one to make your romantic moment memorable.

The best places to visit in the UK for couples are mentioned below.

1. Lake District

The Lake District is located in Cumbria, England. It has stunning scenery of rolling green hills, charming villages, and sparkling water.

Enjoy your romantic moments at this spectacular lake. Capture the panoramic views of this natural wonderland. This picturesque landscape inspires many artists.

Artists can portray the natural beauty of this lake on their canvas, while writers describe it in articulate words. Many romantic poets, Beatrix Potter, William Wordsworth, and Samuel Taylor, were inspired by the Lake District’s outstanding natural beauty.

You can hire a rowboat and take a lake tour. While enjoying the sparkling water of the lake, propose to your other half once again and recall your old memories.

Enjoy a romantic horse ride with Rookin House around Ullswater.

Lake District
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Eateries and Restaurants 

  • The Drunken Duck – Here, you will get crab and apple crumpets, cheese, and chive souffle.

  • L’Enclume – A two Michelin-starred restaurant.

Accommodation 

  • Brimstone – It offers luxurious suites with emperor beds. You can also get the amenities like a spa, library, free drinks, and snacks.

  • Hinterlands Cabin – Spend your romantic night at this Scandinavian-style hotel.

  • Holbeck Ghyll

2. Bath

It is famous for its impressive architecture and Roman Baths. Spend time exploring this fantastic place and create your own love story.

Explore the traditional gardens and Georgian buildings. Bath offers many beautiful gardens where you can relax and enjoy your romantic picnic.

The Royal Victoria Park is flaunting the iconic Royal Crescent background.

You can book a private sunset tour of the Bath Abbey Tower to make your trip more romantic. You can enjoy many activities as you reach the top of the tower. Sip the champagne and relax at the rooftop pool of the Thermae Bath Spa.

Couples can also take the hot air balloon ride to witness the stunning views of the Georgian buildings.

Bath
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Eateries and Restaurants 

Get refreshed by sipping the refreshing afternoon tea at The Pump Room, which has been the social heart of Bath for more than 2 centuries. Get your meal at The Olive Tree – Michelin Starred Restaurant, situated in Queensberry Hotel, which is famous for its fine seasonal produce and creative menu.

Ponte Vecchio, a candlelit eatery, offers many Italian-inspired dishes. Couples can enjoy their food and the stunning views of the world-famous Pulteney Bridge and River Avon.

Accommodation 

  • Harington’s Hotel – You can use their secluded courtyard where you can enjoy a private hot tub session.

  • Bailbrook House Hotel – It is spread across 20 acres. The hotel offers endearing views of the city and breakfast in bed.

  • No. 15 by Guesthouse – This boutique hotel offers independently designed rooms. You can also access the pantry.

3. Ventnor 

Head to this romantic getaway to add more romantic touch to your trip. Isle of Wight’s southern coast is one of the best romantic destinations in the UK. Enjoy your winter break with the unique micro-climate and outdoorsy activities of Ventnor.

Float on the crystal clear water of Ventnor Beach with Kayak or Surfboard. Feel the beach’s soft sand, along with a glass of champagne. Promenade along the coastline to Shanklin, where you will find many charming shops and restaurants. In the evening you can watch a show at the Shanklin theatre.

Witness the Ventnor Botanic garden, Britain’s hottest garden. Explore the beautiful 30,000 subtropical plants. Capture the picturesque views of the garden over the English channel. Take a private tunnel tour and explore the hidden passageways and underground caverns.

Eateries and Restaurants 

  • The Buddle Inn – Head to this 16th -century clifftop pub for a perfect pub lunch.

  • The Hambrough Restaurants – Enjoy the island’s best produce.

  • The Spyglass Inn – Enjoy your romantic meal with a waterfront view.

Accommodation 

  • The Royal – This property is considered Queen Victoria’s favourite place.

  • The Cabin – Enjoy your tropical stay at this botanical gardens property.

4. Cambridge

The university city of Cambridge is one of the most beautiful and romantic places in the UK. Its picturesque streets inspire many new love stories.

Go green with the Cambridge Botanic Gardens. Visit the Great St Mary’s Tower to capture the Skyline views.

Don’t forget to take a boat trip on a river cam and to make your romantic moment memorable. Enjoy a glass of champagne inside the vessel built for lovers.

Eateries and Restaurants 

  • Midsummer House – A two Michelin-starred inventive eatery.

  • 2648 – Enjoy classic cocktails and craft beer.

Accommodation 

  • The Varsity Hotel

  • University Arms

5. Stratford-Upon-Avon

Take a city break and spend some time with your loved one at this romantic destination. This medieval market town is located in Warwickshire.

Spend your romantic date in Romeo and Juliet style at the birthplace of William Shakespeare.

Enjoy romantic walks around Anne Hathaway’s Cottage’s beautiful orchards and gardens with your partner. Make your romantic trip more romantic by watching one of Shakespeare’s greatest love stories at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.

If you plan to visit springtime, don’t forget to hire a rowboat and enjoy the journey from Boathouse to the River Avon. In winter, you can explore the Stratford Butterfly Farm, where you will see a variety of butterflies wandering here and there.

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Eateries and Restaurants

  • Salt – Enjoy your romantic meal at this Michelin-starred restaurant.

Accommodation 

  • Ettington Park Hotel – Book this beautiful mansion to surprise your loved one.

6. Knaresborough 

This market and spa town is located in the Borough of Harrogate, North Yorkshire. You can enjoy the sightseeing by hiking the cobbled streets.

Stroll the medieval streets and stone staircases. Capture the breathtaking scenery of the viaduct, standing elegantly on the River Nidd.

Enjoy the romantic stroll on the promenade. You can begin with England’s oldest and most mysterious tourist attractions-Mother Shipton’s Cave, and wind up at Our Lady of the Crag.

Don’t forget to head to Knaresborough Castle to witness the romantic ruins, ancient graffiti, and secret tunnels.

Knaresborough
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Eateries and Restaurants 

  • Number Thirteen – Here, you can have delicious cake and coffee.

  • General Tarleton – Here, you can enjoy the seven-course tasting menu.

  • Six Poor Folk – Enjoy your romantic meal with a variety of cocktails.

Accommodation 

  • The Cottage at Dower House & Spa – A self-contained room where you can enjoy your private time.

  • Goldsborough Hall – Explore this stately romantic home and picturesque gardens in North Yorkshire.

7. Chester 

You can explore this UK romantic getaway in many ways. It is located in northwest England.

In Chester, you can witness medieval two-tier buildings, black and white buildings with rows, and many independent shops.

Hire a private picnic boat and cruise along the sparkling water of the River Dee. Take your partner shopping on The Rows.

Wander along the city’s Roman Walls and enjoy the sightseeing.

Chester
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Eateries and Restaurants 

  • 1539 – You can enjoy the UK’s oldest racecourse with stunning sunset views.

  • Chez Jules – Enjoy French-inspired dishes at this beautiful place inside one of Chester’s iconic Tudor buildings.

  • The Chester Grosvenor – Get the delicious cuisine at the two AA Rosette La Brasserie

Accommodation 

  • The Queen – If you want a royal stay, head to this skyscraper, within walking distance of the city centre.

  • Carden Park – This luxurious property is situated outside the city centre and is spread over 1000 acres. Sip the glass of bubbly and enjoy dark chocolate marquise and Colchester oysters.

8. St Ives, Cornwall

This romantic place is famous for its stunning beaches and enormous art galleries. Stroll the sandy beaches with your partner.

Dance with the waves of Porthmeor, Porthminster, and Carbis Bay.

Visit the Tate St Ives gallery and witness the modern art exhibitions of British artists. Wander in the Barbara Hepworth Sculpture Garden, where you will see abstract sculptures and subtropical plants. Enjoy the fantastic views of Porthmeor Beach.

Give a romantic treat to your better half at Beach Cafes. Porthminster Beach Cafe is one of the best and award-winning cafes which serves the best seafood.

St Ives, Cornwall
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Eateries and Restaurants 

  • Paul Ainsworth at No6 – This Michelin-starred restaurant serves modern British food.

  • The Cellar Bistro

  • Outlaw’s Fish Kitchen – Serves fresh seafood.

Accommodation 

  • Chui Treehouse- Enjoy a forest stay at Saint Agnes’ Chui Treehouse.

  • St Ives Harbour Hotel – Enjoy a luxury stay at this great property with sea-view rooms and an onsite spa facility.

9. London 

Plan the perfect romantic break to London. It is one of the most fantastic romantic hotspots in the UK. London offers many romantic things to do for couples.

Want to impress your better half? Then you must visit the Columbia Road Flower Market. You can plan a surprise proposal at this paradise. Go to explore the stunning vistas of the beautiful Kew Gardens- a world-leading botanic garden.

If your partner is a sportsperson, don’t miss watching tennis at Wimbledon. This will help impress your partner.

Play with Hampstead Heath Ponds’s water and the lush green surroundings.

Dance in Europe’s biggest street party at Notting Hill Carnival.

Experience the spectacular views of London through the London Eye. Sipping a glass of Champagne at the top of the London Eye is the best thing you can do.

Spend an evening watching the sunset from Parliament Hill.

Watch one of London’s Legendary West End shows at The Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at night.

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Eateries and Restaurants 

  • Clos Maggiore – Enjoy your romantic food at one of the most romantic restaurants in London. It is located in Covent Garden.

  • Bentley’s Oyster Bar – Taste British oysters and delicious seafood platters.

  • Gordons Wine Bar – Enjoy beverages at London’s oldest bar.

  • The Connaught Bar – Sip variety of cocktails at the World’s Best Bar.

Accommodation 

  • The Rookery – This beautiful property offers rooms with Georgian period features, four-poster beds, and an open fire.

  • Royal Victoria Docks – Enjoy your romantic stay at this floating hotel.

  • The Good Hotel London – The best thing about this hotel is that it re-invests its profits to train long-term unemployed people in London.

  • Rosewood London

10. The Cotswolds 

The Cotswolds has a collection of many charming towns and picture-perfect villages surrounded by lush green rolling hills. If you want to spend your romantic time in an idyllic setting, then Cotswolds is the best choice.

Hire a classic car and explore the Cotswolds’ romantic roads like Chipping Campden, Stow-on-the-Wold, and Broadway. Visit the beautiful chocolate box villages.

Stroll hand in hand along the Devil’s Chimney. Explore the picturesque botanic garden of Batsford Arboretum. Do visit one of the Cotswolds’ breweries and distilleries. 

Cotswold
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Eateries and Restaurants 

  • The Chequers – Treat your spouse with a twice-baked cheddar souffle.

  • The Wild Rabbit – This homely hotel serves many delicious dishes.

  • Le Champignon Sauvage – Enjoy your food at this Michelin-starred restaurant.

Accommodation 

  • The Fish Hotel – It offers treehouses and shepherd’s huts.

  • Swan Hotel- This property offers quaint garden cottages and unique rooms.

11 . East Sussex 

East Sussex is famous for lush fields, award-winning wineries, and white cliffs. Visit the county’s vineyards like award-winning Court Garden Vineyard, Albourne Estate, Bluebell Vineyard, and Rathfinny Vineyard.

Walk on the top of Beachy Head to capture the stunning views from the English channel.

Visit the 17th-century Batman’s Sanctuary of Rudyard Kipling and the former home.

Don’t forget to visit Brighton Pier to enjoy ice cream, candy floss, and arcade games.

Eateries and Restaurants 

  • The Curlew – This former coaching inn serves many delicious dishes.

  • The Gallivant – This property serves the best seafood.

Accommodation 

  • Jeake’s House – This property is designed with antique decor and offers four-poster beds.

  • Oxney Estate – This property is awarded as England’s largest organic vineyard. It offers shepherd’s huts and romantic cottages.

  • Meadow Keeper’s Cottage – This property is hand built by local craftsmen and offers a private outdoor shower.

East Sussex
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12. Southwold 

This seaside town is located in Suffolk. Take a hand in hand, walk along the Southwold Beach, and feel the sea air.

Don’t forget to take a distillery or brewery tour at Adnams, a Southwold Institution.

Spend a romantic night watching a movie at Electric Picture Palace, where you can recapture the cinema experience.

Eateries and Restaurants 

  • Sole Bay Fish Company – Head to this restaurant for fresh seafood like chips, fish, and oysters.

  • Sutherland House – Enjoy your food at this luxurious property.

  • Tiptree Tea Room – It offers beautiful outdoor courtyard seating where you can sip a cup of cream tea. Also, you will get to taste the marmalades and Tiptree jams.

Accommodation 

  • The Sail Loft – Book this beachside restaurant and get lost in live music sessions.

  • The Swan Hotel – This luxurious property offers contemporary and stylish bedrooms.

  • Birch Igluhut – It offers access to two sauna cabins.

13. Edinburgh 

It is the capital city of Scotland and one of the most romantic places in the world. Edinburgh is famous for its historic castles, UNESCO world heritage site, and many more. Enjoy the hill, walk up to Arthur’s seat and explore the spectacular view of the city.

Don’t miss the food market, where you will find some of the best restaurants.

Edinburgh
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14. Bamburgh 

Head to one of the most beautiful romantic places in the UK. Visit Bamburgh to experience the spectacular backdrops and beautiful sandy beaches. Don’t forget to visit the Bamburgh castle on the northeast coast of England. Head to Seahouses or Bundle Bay to experience bird watching.

Surprise your spouse by stargazing at Northumberland, one of the great places in the UK for stargazing. Don’t forget to book an event at Keilder Observatory. But you need to book in advance as it is very popular.

Bamburgh
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Eateries and Restaurants 

  • The Victoria Hotel’s Brasserie offers seasonal produce and afternoon teas.

  • The Potted Lobster – This property offers mouth-watering seafood like lobster thermidor, Lindisfarne Oysters, and seafood platters.

Accommodation 

  • Two Shakes – Enjoy your stay at this stylish Shepherds Hut.

  • Beadnell Towers – Relax at this boutique hotel. It offers cosy rooms with large showers.

15. North Wales 

This region is famous for its waterfalls, mountains, and trails. Its rugged cliffs, beautiful resort towns, fishing village, and secluded bays make it one of the best romantic places in the UK.

Wander in the Snowdonia National Park. This park offers hiking and climbing adventures. While hiking, you can capture various stunning vistas of mountains along the way. This National Park boasts many sandy beaches, valleys, dunes, and fairy pools.

Next, head to Caernarfon Castle. Witness one of the most impressive buildings in Europe, which has 13 towers and 2 gates. Treat your better half with the lovely Llandudno, one of the most popular seaside resorts.

North wales
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Conclusion 

These are the 15 Best romantic places to visit in UK for couples, which will help impress your better half. Take romantic breaks and explore these fantastic romantic places. Spend some romantic time enjoying lovely things with your better half.

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