Love is in the air; Valentine’s day is fast approaching. If you fancy whisking your loved one away for a romantic break, you have come to the right place. The UK is brimming with wonderful staycation locations to choose from. However, if you’re looking for something extra special, then here is a selection of the most romantic destinations for Valentine’s Day.
Lynmouth is a wonderful rural spot for a romantic weekend away. It’s right on the coast; offering amazing sea views and bracing clifftop walks. The whole of Exmoor National Park, where this village is found, is also a designated Dark Sky Reserve. Wrap up warm one evening, grab a hot chocolate and see what stars you can spot.
Another coastal gem of the South West is St Ives. Famous for its arts scene, this is a glorious place for a weekend away with your loved one. While away an afternoon in a cosy cafe, soak up the fresh air or explore more of this beautiful stretch of the Cornish coast.
On the other side of the country, Whitby is a vibrant place for a romantic short break. Amble along the coast together, venture into the North York Moors or enjoy some of the country’s best fish and chips. In the town itself, you can enjoy its maritime history, spooky walks and super views.
Buxton is a charming spa town on the edge of the Peak District National Park. From stunning gardens to Victorian architecture and independent shops; there is plenty to explore with your loved one this Valentine’s Day. Or, if you’re feeling adventurous, you could head out into the Peak District for a refreshing day in the great outdoors.
With its colourful buildings that line the seafront, Tenby is a picturesque place to enjoy a romantic getaway. From wandering around the pretty streets to soaking up the fresh sea air and enjoying a meal in an independent restaurant, there are lots of ways to enjoy quality time with your loved one.