With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, many of us look at how to celebrate the day. Some don’t intend to celebrate the day; however, others intend to out do their partner’s expectations from the previous year. With that in mind, this blog will take a look at some of the most romantic properties within the UK.
Gainsborough Bath Spa, Bath
Set in the heart of the city centre, the Gainsborough hotel is the perfect hotel for this Valentine’s day. The five-star hotel was originally built in the Georgian era and is now a Grade II listed building. It is centred right next to Bath’s famous natural thermal spa which is has mineral-rich waters, perfect for any couple to dip their toes into.
Inside the hotel, New York based interior designers Champalimaud Design decorated the hotel to be vibrant, elegant and all-around welcoming. So, if a Spa weekend is your bag, this hotel is one to consider.
The Witchery by the Castle, Edinburgh
If you fancy a historical escape, then why not try the Witchery by the Castle. Close to the top of the Edinburgh Royal Mile sits the 16th century hotel. Even though it is well known for it’s dramatic theatre set restaurant, there are nine suites within the building. The whole building is richly decorated in a dark, gothic 16th century style.
The perfect part of the hotel is the location. Practically next door to the hotel proudly sits Edinburgh castle where you can view the whole of the city.
Swinton Park, Ripon, Yorkshire
Set in a similar estate to Pride and Prejudice is the picturesque Castle of Swinton Park. As well as being able to stay in the castle, the estate also hosts its own luxury spa, cookery classes and outdoor experiences.
The castle itself was built within 1882 and sits on a plot of around 200 acres. The building is listed as a grade II and has thirty-two bedrooms for guests to stay in. So, if you want a fairy-tale like experience, Swinton Park could be perfect for you and your partner.
The Langham, London
If you and your partner prefer a city break, then The Lanham will be your cup of tea. Located in Marylebone and a stone throw away from Cavendish Square Gardens is the five-star hotel The Langham. The hotel sits close to the busy streets with Covent Garden’s being a fifteen-minute tube ride away and the hotel looking over BBC Broadcasting House.
The hotel has been welcoming guests through its doors since 1865 and upholds many British traditions. It is a truly an iconic London hotel.
Belmond Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons, Oxfordshire
For those couples that prefer to be out of a city and in the countryside, the Belmond in Oxfordshire fits the bill. The hotel sits as a tranquil country house surrounded by it’s bright and beautiful gardens.
Within the hotel is a two-Michelin-starred restaurant that let’s guests dine seven-course dinners which is definitely a lifetime experience.
The 15th century manor also holds its own cookery classes and experiences tailored to the Oxfordshire countryside. So, if you want a truly different but exciting experience, the Belmond in Oxfordshire should be the top of your list this year.