Lancelot & Guinevere and Robin Hood & Maid Marian, Mr Darcy & Elizabeth Bennett and Romeo & Juliet, Victoria & Albert and William & Kate. From the legendary to the literary, let the great lovers inspire your romantic breaks in England. Whether it’s strolling hand in hand on country walks, stargazing into velvet blue skies, or laying down a private picnic on a hidden beach, there are plenty of places for romance in England. If all this sounds too traditional, a 21st-century romantic holiday can be enjoyed in hedonistic haunts. Choose raunchy weekends in courtesan bedrooms, indulgent spa breaks and pitch-black restaurants.
Discover this grand stately home in the heart of England with Rococo ceilings, a relaxing spa, set in 90 acres of landscaped parkland.
Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Escape with your special someone to a medieval palace hidden beside Lincoln Cathedral and Lincoln’s Medieval Bishop’s Palace.
Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Hire a Morgan Motor Car from the original Morgan factory which still produces British cars in Malvern Link over 100 years since production began.
Location: Malvern, Worcestershire
This Grade 1 listed mansion house stands proudly within magnificent grounds, and has 1,000 acres of parklands, a 50-acre Lake and a luxurious spa.
Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
A Grade II listed stately home retreat that pairs period style with modern luxury and attentive service.
Location: Burton on Trent, Staffordshire
Treat your loved one and yourself to a new level of luxury with your very own hot tub suite at Applegarth Villa, nestled in the heart of Windermere.
Location: Windermere, Cumbria
If you’ve got a head for heights and a taste for good cocktails, go to Manchester’s highest bar with a view.
Location: Deansgate, Manchester
Calling all chocoholics: the UK’s only chocolate-themed hotel has 15 rooms, dedicated to all that is tasty and tantalising.
Location: Bournemouth, Dorset
This 500 year old country house is set in the heart of the South Devon countryside making it the perfect destination for a relaxing and enjoyable break.
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Get treated like royalty at Thornbury Castle, where its opulent bedchambers, award-winning food and picturesque gardens will bring out your regal side.
Location: Thornbury, South Gloucestershire
Five star luxury, romantic walks along the spectacular Northumberland Coast, cosy up in front of a smouldering fire and fresh locally sourced food.
Location: Newton by the Sea, Northumberland
Rekindle the flames of love on a romantic break at the luxury five-star Whatley Manor Hotel and Spa near Malmesbury, Wiltshire.
Location: nr Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Hidden away in spectacular grounds are luxurious grand halls and country houses where you can really spoil the one you love.
Location: Harrogate/Masham, North Yorkshire
Get out of the town and explore the romantic countryside and luxurious hotels of Shakespeare’s England in the heart of rural Warwickshire.