Top 10 UK Holiday destinations for couples

Explore our selection of the best holiday destinations for couples in the UK. Discover our top hand-picked spots and recommended cottages for the best experience.

Top 10 places to visit in the UK for couples

If you’re searching for a romantic getaway in the UK, you’ve come to the right place. The UK offers an abundance of romantic destinations perfect for couples.

Whether you’re wanting to spark romance among the bright lights of the city or in the calm of the country, the UK has a romantic break suited to you and your significant other.

Discover the most romantic places to visit with our list of the top holiday destinations for couples in the UK.

Lake District

One of the most romantic places in the country, the Lake District offers picturesque views, iconic landmarks and beautiful surroundings.

Watch the sun go down from the mountain top, hire a rowing boat or fall asleep underneath the stars, the Lake District is the perfect place for a romantic break for two.


Thanks to the stunning villages, scenic walks and friendly ambience, the Cotswolds is deemed to be one of the most romantic places to visit in the UK.

Undeniably romantic experiences in the Cotswolds include driving down Broadway Road, often referred to as the ‘romantic road’, exploring Little Venice and enjoying a tipple at a Cotswolds distillery tasting tour.


Surrounded by open countryside and natural beauty, Northumberland is the romantic capital of the northeast.

Stroll along the famous grounds of Alnwick Castle, book into a bespoke holiday cottage or enjoy dinner with a view from the unique Treehouse restaurant, there’s so much for you both to discover in Northumberland.

Scottish Highlands

Whether it’s a honeymoon, anniversary, Valentine’s Day or just a romantic break, the Scottish Highlands is a blissful region brimming with romance.

During your romantic stay take a sunset cruise along the river Lochy, travel along one of the world’s finest railway journeys with stunning scenery and try to spot the infamous Nessie at Loch Ness.

Bath, Somerset

This flourishing city offers romance, fun and chances to make life-long memories.

Bath is packed with romantic activities making it one of the best places for a romantic getaway in the UK.

Throw yourself into history by relaxing at the Roman Baths, indulge yourself in Italian food at Sotto Sotto, get lost among the city’s striking architecture or for an unforgettable adventure, visit the animal safari at Longleat.


Home to country lanes, beautiful beaches and, of course, famous cream teas, Dorset is indisputably an ideal romantic getaway destination for couples.

Durdle Door is arguably the most famous landmark in Dorset so why not stay in the Limestone Hotel overlooking iconic coastal views on the Jurassic coastline? Other romantic activities for couples include going to the open-air cinema at Lulworth Castle and fruit picking at Sopley Farm Shop and Bakery.

Isle of Wight

If you choose the Isle of Wight for your romantic getaway, you will not be left disappointed. This beautiful island has something for everyone, including couples wanting a romantic break in the UK.

Enjoy a romantic walk along the beach, a ride out to the iconic Needles, a trip to local and historic landmarks and much more. To escape the pace of city living, choose the Isle of Wight as your UK couple's holiday destination.


Norfolk is the perfect romantic getaway destination with miles of coastline to explore and a range of eateries suitable for any romantic celebration.

Explore the outdoors at The Stone Gazebo at Sheringham Park, Lovers Lane at Ludham and The Plantation Garden in Norwich. You can bet they all offer the perfect backdrop for all and any romantic occasion. Or explore rich history in Norwich Castle and be captivated in heritage, art and culture.

Peak District

With endless romance and plenty to see and do, the Peak District is the perfect place to spend your romantic break.

See the breath-taking views from a cable car at Heights of Abraham, hike along scenic paths or get steamy on a steam train ride. No matter what you choose to do the Peak District will have you wanting to come back for more.


Pembrokeshire’s dramatic coastline is the ideal location for your romantic trip away. This Welsh hot-spot oozes romance with its pretty coastal towns, beach sunsets and sunrises.

Try something new and enjoy a sunrise swim with breakfast on the beach, at this time you’re almost guaranteed to have the beach to yourself. Or spoil you and your significant other with a relaxing spa day, book a treatment and relax.

Choose your romantic getaway destination and book today. Look at our top recommended cottages to find one you love today.


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