Cosy evenings by the fireside, frosty landscapes and hearty pub lunches; winter getaways don’t have to be bleak. With the kids all back at school this can be the perfect time for a cosy, romantic break. Here are some of the best locations if you want to surprise your loved one.
York is a picture-perfect walled city in Yorkshire. With its rich history, independent shops and wonderful chocolate; York is one of the best places for a couples winter getaway. Whether you want to stroll around the city and take in the impressive old buildings or cosy up in a tearoom for the afternoon, this is a great place to visit with your loved one.
As the capital of Scotland, it is no surprise that Edinburgh has a wealth of things to offer visitors throughout the year. We love how the city sparkles in the sun on a frosty day. Be sure to wrap up warm as you explore the city. Many events take place throughout the year from music to comedy and if you want to eat out you’ll be spoilt for choice. If you’re trying Veganuary, the vegan offering here is pretty good too.
Whitby is a favourite year-round, and we can see why. You might not be swimming in the winter, by the wide sandy beach is the perfect location for a bracing walk before tucking into a hearty meal in one of the many restaurants Whitby has to offer. If you’d prefer indoor attractions, the Captain Cook Memorial Museum and RNLI Whitby Museum are both great places to visit.
This winter, if you’re looking for stunning countryside and delicious local produce, Brecon is the place for you. This picturesque market town is surrounded by the Brecon Beacons National Park so there will be no shortage of local walks to enjoy. If you visit on the second Saturday of the month don’t miss the Brecon Farmers Market. It’s brimming with delicious offerings from local produce to homemade cakes.
Norwich is a gorgeous city to explore on a cosy, romantic break; it offers an idyllic mix of city and countryside rolled into one. If you want to escape to the countryside for the afternoon the Broads National Park is only a stone’s throw away. Within the city itself, you’ll find plenty of independent shops, cafes and restaurants to explore together.