Christmas is over, but spring hasn’t yet begun. In this lull of winter, what better than to whisk your loved one off for a cosy countryside retreat. A staycation will be much cheaper at this time of year and there are hundreds of charming cottages to choose from. To help you choose, we have found a selection of the best cosy retreats for couples.
Superb Bush Cottage
This charming thatched cottage in Cornwall is a welcoming spot for a romantic retreat. The cottage is well equipped with a lovely kitchen and a wood burning stove in the living room; perfect for those colder winter nights. Enjoy relaxing beside the fire for a peaceful evening in. The exposed beams add a quaint feel to this pretty spot and it’s ideal for exploring the North Cornwall coast.
Delightful Shropshire Cottage
Nestled within the Shropshire Hills, this cosy cottage offers a relaxing break for two. Beautifully renovated this property boasts an open plan living area, electric AGA, wood burning stove and a well-equipped kitchen. It is an idyllic place to enjoy some quality time together. There are plenty of countryside walks to enjoy a number of local attractions to visit too.
Superb Lydney Cottage
Found near the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, this converted barn is great for couples who love the great outdoors. All manner of activities can be enjoyed nearby, including walking, cycling, canoeing, golf and fishing. The cottages itself is a cosy place to relax in the evenings. It even has a wood burner for extra comfort on a cold night.
Captivating Dereham Cottage
For somewhere with a little more elegance, this beautiful Norfolk cottage might be just the place. This rural spot is ideal if you’re looking for a peaceful break with your loved one. Enjoy walks in the countryside and in the evenings appreciate the beautiful decor as you warm yourselves beside the wood burner. It’s a great place for a cosy retreat.
Exquisite Weston Under Lizard Cottage
This lovely cottage offers a cosy and welcoming stay in Staffordshire. The open plan living area includes a high-spec kitchen and a wood burning stove. The cottage is beautifully decorated and offers the perfect place to enjoy some quality time with your loved one. The surrounding area has plenty to offer too if you want to get out and explore.