9 Romantic Places to Visit this Valentine’s Day weekend
So, it comes around again! The eternal question…..what to get for your loved one on St. Valentine’s Day? You’ve bought jewellery, you’ve done the city breaks and you’ve had all the romantic meals. Have you thought about escaping on a romantic mini-break in one of our luxury motorhomes?
Our flagship motorhome, the Da Vinci is perfect for a couple’s break. This motorhome is unique in that it has its own dedicated bedroom, with a fixed island bed and own ensuite. It is luxuriously appointed with soft furnishings and a kitchen with oven, grill and fridge freezer and with a long weekend break from just £336, you’ll be wondering why you’ve never done this before!
We are even adding a complimentary hamper for all our St. Valentine’s couples with some tasty luxuries for your special weekend away.
Why a Motorhome Getaway?
Our luxury motorhomes are really beautifully luxurious. No more Formica worktops or lumpy beds associated with our childhood caravan trips; our motorhomes are fitted out and have wonderfully comfy beds and plenty of living space. You will have your own bathroom, toilet and kitchen and an LCD TV with Freeview. You will have the freedom to travel to some of the best UK destinations and can get up and go to sleep when you chose, with all the creature comforts you are used to at home…well maybe not the 60” plasma TV, but this is a romantic break isn’t it?
Where to go on your romantic escape? If you want to spend some quality time with your partner, we have a host of different suggestions for your special break, including the best of the UK’s cities, towns and coastal destinations. So have a look and book your motorhome getaway. We hope that we inspire you……
Neighbouring the Cotswolds and just south of Warwick, Stratford is a beautiful market town, famous for being Shakespeare’s birthplace and home to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. There are plenty of cafes and eateries and you can take a romantic walk along the banks of the Avon. Stratford is ideally placed for the Cotswolds, just a ten-mile drive away.
The Cotswolds is one of the UK’s most visited areas with glorious rolling countryside and chocolate box villages. It is home to the Cotswold Hills and beautiful towns such as Stow-on-the Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water and Chipping Campden. Whilst in this area, you must visit the grass fringed street known as Broadway. Often referred to as the ‘show village of England’ this picturesque village is made up of honey stoned houses, some dating back to the 16th century.
Haworth is a pretty Yorkshire village and tourist destination with the major attractions being the heritage railway and Brontë Museum. The main street in Haworth is cobbled and there are tea rooms, bookshops, restaurants and plenty of pubs. Haworth is a perfect base for exploring Brontë Country and heading towards York, another stop for your romantic break.
For all your chocolate lovers, explore the historic Bournville village after your visit to the Cadbury World Experience. Bournville is a model village, famously associated with Cadbury’s famous plain chocolate and is known to be one of the prettiest villages in the country. The village as well as being home to Cadbury’s has a picturesque boating lake in Rowheath Park and the Bournville Rest House, a charming house built to mark the silver wedding anniversary of George Cadbury and his wife.
Edinburgh has something for everyone, with culture, shopping, scenery and the famous Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, although Scotland’s second largest city is quaint with its all narrow streets, quirky cafes and royal connections. Don’t forget Grassmarket, in the Old Town of Edinburgh with its pretty historic market place and plenty of pavement cafes. In the shadows of Edinburgh Castle, this is a hidden gem!
Whitby is a seaside town, famous for its established maritime heritage, Whitby Abbey, Whitby jet and most recently its status as the venue for Whitby Goth Weekend, an alternative music festival held in April and October/November. Robin Hood’s Bay, Scarborough, Staithes and Saltburn are all pretty seaside resorts that you will want to visit.
Oxford is forever associated with the olde worlde buildings of the university and the setting of Morse and known as the “city of dreaming spires”. The historic buildings make it popular with film and TV crews. Whether it’s architecture or countryside, you have it all in this beautiful city, including romantic boats trips on the Thames, strolling in one of the parks, visiting one of the cities many galleries and museums or simply wandering the meandering cobblestone streets. As you would expect in this dreamy city, there are plenty of romantic restaurants too.
You may think of London as a place of hustle and bustle, but you’ll be surprised at how many quiet and peaceful areas there are in this huge city. Here are just a few: Hampstead Heath with its fine view over London, its zoo and its outdoor pools, Primrose Hill, quite possibly the most romantic and peaceful area of London, St Paul’s Cathedral’s Whispering Gallery (if you can’t get to the Eiffel Tower to propose, then this is a close second!), the Lover’s Arch in Kensington Palace Gardens, Bankside and the Globe Theatre, walking along the Thames path, visiting one of the City Farms and strolling through the ever-popular Greenwich. So much to go at and so little time!
This list of suggestions for your romantic break just wouldn’t be complete without the addition of the most romantic destination in the world, Paris…
Easily accessible by ferry or Euro Tunnel, Paris is just a three-hour drive from Calais. There are no end of romantic things to do in this famous city from tasting the café society life in one of the many cafes, dining on a night-time River Seine cruise, visiting the Louvre or climbing the Eiffel Tower, renowned the world over and more especially for those romantics who decide to propose! Paris is one of the world’s most visited cities and when you experience this yourself, you will see why.
When you hire with Freedhome Luxury Motorhome Hire you will get privileged membership of the Camping and Caravanning Club included in your hire price. With over 4000 campsites on offer, there will be a site near your chosen destinations.
If you are inspired enough to make this grand romantic gesture, we’re sure you will be thrilled with your choice. To book our Como at this special St. Valentine’s price, you’ll need to call us on 0800 772 3880 or book online.