Ideas and Inspiration for Romantic Holidays in England

Couple holding hands on holidayThinking about taking a couple's holiday in England and looking for ideas and inspiration of things to see and do?  Read Country Cottages Online's guide about what England has to offer couples and you could be having your best romantic break yet in no time at all.


Romantic Breaks in the English Countryside

Explore Yorkshire with the one you love.

Birthplace of romantic novels like Wuthering Heights, Yorkshire with its moorlands and wind-swept countryside is an absolute gem of a destination for a holiday for two.  Whether you want to visit Haworth where the story of Wuthering Heights began or want to explore the gorgeous Yorkshire countryside and uncover the delights that the North York Moors National Park and Yorkshire Dales National Park have to offer, this part of England is one of the very best to discover hand in hand with the one you love.

We feature a great selection of romantic retreats in Yorkshire.


The Lake District National Park

For lovers of the great outdoors, England's Lake District is a fantastic place for a stay in a romantic cottage.    Whether you are an active type who wants to enjoy cycling, walking or boating or prefer to enjoy cafe society in one of Cumbria's elegant bustling towns like Windermere, England's Lake District with its glassy lakes and rugged scenery is a wonderful destination for either an active break with your partner or a take-it-easy holiday.

Country Cottages Online features a range of romantic cottages in Cumbria.

Popular places for couples to visit in the Lake District include Lake Windermere, Coniston Water and Derwent Water.

For lovers of the great outdoors, England's Lake District is a fantastic place for a stay in a romantic cottage.


Northumbria for True Romance

With historic castles, pretty market towns,  pristine golden sandy beaches and a laid-back vibe, Northumberland in the North of England is a gem of a place to holiday with the one you love.  Whether you want to enjoy romantic meals staring in to each other's eyes or stargazing of an evening, there is lots to fall in love with in this part of England.  The best option may be booking a romantic retreat in the countryside yet within easy reach of the coast to discover some of the very best of Northumbria on a loved up break away.

See our selection of romantic retreats in Northumberland.




Romantic Holidays by the English Coast


The vibrant seaside town of Brighton with its cool vibe, its long stretch of pebble beach and its seaside appeal is a great place to explore hand in hand with the one you love.  Whether you want to dine out in one of the seafood restaurants,  chill out in one of the cool bars or just stride along the seafront or discover Brighton Palace Pier and its very many attractions, Brighton is an English gem of a coastal town and a joy to explore as a couple.   

Poldark Country, Cornwall

The South West of England is a popular choice when it comes to romantic cottage breaks in Cornwall and with good reason; with golden sandy beach, hidden coves and glittering seas, this part of England is a beautiful area.

For fans of the romantic TV series; Poldark, what could be more romantic than touring around and discovering some of the best of Poldark Country?   Follow in the footsteps of Ross and Demelza as you discover amazing historic mines clinging to the cliff-edge, historic towns like Bridgetown and stunning coves like Kynance Cove.  This part of Cornwall really is a joy to behold. 


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