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Get to know each other better on a romantic
getaway in NewcastleGateshead

by Katie Rowe

February 28 2014 in Expert insights

I have recently started dating someone. She seems lovely so far but I am really paranoid about turning into one of those couples that go out to dinner and don’t have anything to say to each other. How do I know if she is right for me and how do I make sure…

Ventnor Beach ©VisitEngland/Jeremy cangialosi

Rediscover each other on a relaxing romantic
getaway to the Isle of Wight

by Katie Rowe

February 25 2014 in Expert insights

My husband and I have just moved house to the other end of the country from our family and friends. The move and the pressure of both starting new jobs have taken their toll on our stress levels and we really need a holiday. Can you recommend a trip to help…

Nottingham Castle and Caves

Rekindle the romance with a quirky
weekend break in Nottingham

by Katie Rowe

February 25 2014 in Expert insights

Book yourselves into the award-winning Browns Bed and Breakfast in the heart of the Forest. At £77 a night with breakfast it should work within your budget. It’s the perfect couple’s retreat: beautiful rooms and four-poster beds that will hopefully bring…

Keep the romance alive with a luxury
babymoon in Bath

by Katie Rowe

February 25 2014 in Expert insights

My husband and I are expecting our first child in April and I’d love to go away for an uber-indulgent romantic weekend before then. We love restaurants and walking (although I can’t manage as many miles as I could pre-pregnancy). We live in London and…

Tyneside Cinema

England's romantic icons

by Katie Rowe

February 14 2014 in Things to do

Snuggling up together to watch one of your favourite films is even more romantic in the grand art deco surroundings of Tyneside Cinema. The cinema was built by Ridley Scott’s great uncle in the 1930s and has recently held its first wedding! Not ready to…


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