Romantic UK Cottage Holidays Just for Two

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Searching for a romantic self-catering holiday cottage for two?  If so, find a romantic retreat or cosy bolthole on Country Cottages Online, where the two of you can fall in love all over again. 

Romantic cottage rentals for a loved up break in the UK:

Romantic cottages for two

Choices when it comes to romantic retreats include idyllic Shepherd’s Huts, romantic cabin getaways, cottages for 2 with hot tubs and coastal boltholes for two, ideal for special occasions like Valentines, anniversaries or for a couple’s holiday.

Our enchanting choice of romantic retreats should get your heart racing in no time at all.



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We feature an excellent collection of romantic retreats for couples across Britain and Ireland.

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There are a great number of choices available for couples looking for romantic breaks.  We've put together this list of ideas to help you inspire you on some of the best features for couple's holidays to make your holiday with your partner extra special.  Looking for a couple's cottage or a special cottage for a minimoon, a honeymoon or anniversary?  Country Cottages Online feature some of the best romantic cottages and a fantastic choice, whether for a special occasion or a romantic weekend away. 

Whether for you the right ambience is made by the glow of an open fire, or a four poster bed is a matter of personal choice.  Or perhaps your ideal is a cottage with a hot tub or a secluded retreat for two nestled by the countryside.  Whatever your ideal, trust us, having a bottle of wine and perhaps some chocolates and roses to share with your loved one at your special love nest, never goes amiss. 

Popular types of Romantic breaks in the UK include:


Why wait for a special occasion such as Valentine's day to book your romantic break away? Treating your partner can be fantastic at any time of year.  There are lots of holiday cottages with features conducive to romance throughout the UK and Ireland to choose from.  If you only have a few days for your getaway, take a look at these cottages for two for romantic short breaks.  


How to find the best romantic retreat for your break

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Let us guide you to finding the perfect romantic cottage for you. Do your research, find out what your partner likes and would appreciate.  Once you have this information, plan your trip down to the last detail so that you have everything you need.

People find different things make them feel amorous.  For some, a castle is their ideal for a romantic self catering break.  Whereas others may find a cosy cottage for two with a log burner or hot tub more inspiring.  Others still dream of a rural retreat away from it all.  Luxury accommodation can be particularly good for loved up cottage breaks but it does very much depend on personal tastes.  Whichever type of romantic holiday home you opt for, it's important that you both feel free and easy to enjoy your break to the maximum. 

There are some sure ways that help with creating the right mood for romance.  These include candles or low level lighting which always help to create a good atmosphere for relighting your passion.  Flowers and rose petals are other favourites for creating the right atmosphere.  Champagne and chocolates too never go amiss.

Booking a special break away to rekindle that passion is a perfect opportunity to treat that special someone in your life and show them that you care.

If you just adore cottages with beautiful furnishings and know that kind of property would appeal to your loved one, why not take a look at cottages with beautiful interiors?

Booking a romantic break somewhere a little out of the ordinary has the advantage of making a break away really memorable and feel really special.  Take a look at some unusual self catering for ideas of somewhere a little bit different for a romantic cottage getaway.

If you need some inspiration to find the right cottage for you, browse through the details of the romantic retreats below and remember that it is never too late, there will be a last minute romantic cottage for you as well.

A Selection of Romantic Cottages for Couples

Dreaming of a romantic break in the beautiful south of England.  If you are looking for a rural retreat where you can also bring your dog or even take your horse on holiday then do take a look. Some cottages have a jacuzzi bath and a four poster bed, just lovely for  a romantic and relaxing cottage holiday or weekend break.



Adults only secluded pine lodge in the Heart of England, ideal for couples

luxury log cabins in a forest settingTreat yourself to a luxury romantic break at one of these log cabins, located in a beautiful location, on the edge of the Wyre Forest in Worcestershire.

What could be better than woodland walks hand in hand through beautiful scenery on a 15 acre site.  Enjoy wildlife spotting and holding hands.  These lodges are located on an exclusive adult only site, which leads directly into the beautiful forest.  In April and early May you will find that these enchanting woods are carpeted with bluebells, just lovely.

And if all that isn't enough, then how about some complementary Champagne and Chocolates on your arrival. Adults only self-catering.

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Sleeps 2 character cottage in the Suffolk countryside - the Old Monkey

romantic cottage suffolk sleeps twoThis one bedroom cottage exudes charm and warmth.  Beautifully located in the attractive Suffolk town of Hadleigh, this cottage has oodles of charm for a romantic break.  Stay in this historical cottage in this lovely historic location.  Hadleigh itself is also charming and a great setting for a break for two.

 Enjoy lovely walks straight into the countryside and The South Suffolk Cycle route runs pretty much from behind the house. Cycles are available for guests to use.

Absolutely wonderful for a couples holiday. Spoil someone you love. Click on photograph for interior photographs and details of this charming cottage in Suffolk or view a list of cottages for couples in Suffolk.



Find romance at Tigh an Uillt overlooking a loch in Scotland

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Tigh an Uillt is a comfortable, stylish cottage with a large open wood burning fire and picture windows which take advantage of its seafront position overlooking Loch Fyne, a picturesque west coast sea loch, and the hills beyond. From the garden you can hear the seabirds as they splash into the loch.

It is the perfect destination for the romantic "get away from it all" break, with the added advantage of being situated in a small peaceful village, within walking distance of an excellent country hotel with pub and restaurant and a well stocked village shop.

It has a comprehensively equipped kitchen and separate dining area for those who prefer to dine at home. There is also a selection of excellent restaurants and pubs within easy reach and a world famous farm and seafood shop which sells the best of Scottish local produce.

There is something for everyone. Superb mountain, loch and forest scenery. There are many interesting and scenic walks to suit every level of fitness. There is an abundance of wildlife. There are fairytale castles, magnificent mansions and glorious gardens to visit and several picturesque towns and villages within easy reach.

If you prefer the privacy of the cottage, the garden has its own small stream and superb views - The sunsets are spectacular. Alternatively you can just relax in front of a roaring fire and enjoy the peaceful surroundings.

There is a choice of two comfortable bedrooms, one with king size bed and en suite shower room, the other has a super king bed and picture windows overlooking Loch Fyne with bathroom across the hall.

Click on the photograph of the loch to find out more about this special holiday home in Scotland or take a look at more romantic cottages in Scotland just for two.


Owlery Barn Conversion, perfect for 2 in Devon

romantic devon cottage just for 2

A cosy country cottage in unspoilt Devon is available for long or short romantic breaks.  

Take gentle strolls through the countryside, re-discover moonlight without light pollution.

This pretty cottage sleeps just two and is part of the Dittiscombe Cottages collection.

Local beaches are never very far away in Devon.



Experience true romance at Cope Cottage in Oxfordshire

Cope Romantic cottage in the Cotswolds
With a truly romantic canopied bed, Cope Cottage is a dreamy couple’s retreat where you can relax and unwind in style and comfort with the one you love.    Part of the Bruern Cottages collection where you can experience luxury and style on a romantic break. 

If you would really like to spoil and pamper your loved one then these are for you. Bruern Cottages are truly charming cottages and are set in the chocolate box perfect Cotswolds, a very good location for wooing.


 Dovecote Romantic Retreat in the Wye Valley

Dovecote Romantic Towerhouse in Wye ValleySet in the Welsh countryside close to Penallt, this sleeps 2 tower house with its castle-like appearance is the stuff of fairy tales.  Nestled on the side of a scenic valley close to the river Wye in the lush Wye Valley, enjoy seclusion and privacy with your partner at this romantic retreat.




Luxury 5 star cottages for a romantic break in the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley

Romantic Breaks Wye Valley

Find secluded holiday cottages along the country lanes in the heart of the Royal Forest of Dean.  Most have been converted from farm homes to becomee desirable hideaways from the world.  Imagine after walking together in the acres of forest or strolling around the nature reserve on the banks of the three connecting lakes nearby coming home and snuggling down by the log burning open fire in a candle lit sitting room whilst a luxurious herbal bath awaits.

This idyllic slice of heaven is only 2 hours drive from London.  

Find country cottages for couples breaks in the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley.


Rekindle that passion in the Lake District

The Lake District is an all year holiday destination and nowhere is better suited to romantic breaks in England. The beauty of the scenery, the number of good restaurants in the popular towns such as Ambleside, Keswick, Grasmere or Windermere all set the mood for love and romance. Book that special luxurious cottage for a romantic self-catering break in the Lake District and treat the one you love to a wonderful week or weekend away.

Whatever type of romantic holiday you're searching for in the UK, we hope you find the perfect intimate retreat on Country Cottages Online.

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