If your budget is tight and you don’t have all the money in the world for a honeymoon, the great news is that there are all kinds of amazing places to visit right here in the UK, perfect for the romantic getaway of a lifetime. Here’s some inspiration which shows you don’t have to go far to enjoy the perfect holiday with your partner…
Stargazing in Northumberland’s International Dark Sky Park
Grab a blanket and lie out beneath the night skies of Northumberland’s Dark Sky Park, where the two of you will only have the vast galaxies above for company. The Park is home to the clearest skies in England and offers completely uninterrupted views of the twinkling stars millions of miles away.
A beach break in Wales
Wales is home to some of the UK’s most spectacular beaches yet lacks the crowds you’ll find in Cornwall. Beaches such as Mwnt Beach, Poppit Sands and Barafundle Bay are simply gorgeous, and you can even spot dolphins off the coast as you watch the sunset.
A hot air balloon honeymoon in Bristol
Head to Bristol’s annual International Balloon Fiesta for a one-of-a-kind display where hundreds of colourful balloons take to the skies at the same time. For an extra treat, take a hot air balloon ride of your very own with views over the city, the Bristol Channel and the surrounding countryside.
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Fall in love with the Lake District
Climb a mountain together, discover tumbling waterfalls and take a boat out onto the tranquil waters of the National Park’s many lakes – there are so many adventures for you and your loved one to embark on together in the Lake District.
Take a road trip around Scotland
With breathtaking scenery spanning remote islands, dramatic cliffs and stunning beaches, the Scottish coast is the ultimate destination for a road trip. The North Coast 500 route offers 500 miles of incredible views and unforgettable adventures.
Countryside bliss in the Cotswolds
Rolling green hills, honey-coloured cottages and quaint tearooms – the Cotswolds are home to some of the most beautiful villages in the UK. Walk hand in hand through the charming Cotswolds and enjoy a quintessential English countryside break.
Discover the fairytale castles of Kent
Kent is a place rich in medieval history, and the perfect location to live out a fairytale. Leeds Castle, Hever Castle and Walmer Castle are just some of the pretty castles you can explore, where you can climb the tall turrets and feel like royalty.
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Stay somewhere special
There are also a whole host of memorable places to stay across the country, where you can enjoy some quality time with your loved one together as newlyweds. Holidaycottages.co.uk offer thousands of romantic holidays across the UK in beautiful accommodation, which includes everything from chocolate box cottages to coastal retreats, countryside hideaways and quirky shepherds’ huts.
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