Best UK hotels for Valentine’s Day
The one time home to Louis XVIII, exiled King of France, Hartwell House offers the sort of place that inspires novels as well as proposals whether the sun is shining or as frost sparkles on the ground.
From £200 per night
The Horn of Plenty
Embedded into the Devon landscape, The Horn of Plenty is a charming country house hotel where romantic walks and luxury evenings in make it perfect for couples' getaways, minimoons and babymoons.
Exceptional food, exceptional grounds and exceptional decor are all part of the luxurious experience at Hambleton Hall - a romantic Relais & Châteaux retreat in Rutland.
Lewtrenchard Manor is a beautiful country house where the elegant style is perfect for a romantic escape and the sense of luxury makes loved ones feel totally spoiled.
A five star country house hotel with a luxurious spa, Chewton Glen is perfect for romantic escapes, especially if you stay in the impeccable treehouses in a sky high world of your own.
Arrive by horse and carriage on this car free island, and take in the exquisite views and exemplary hospitality of La Sablonnerie - it's like escaping to your own romantic world.
Where the Duchess of Sussex spent the night before her wedding, Cliveden House is the perfect destination for a decadent honeymoon, proposal or romantic weekend, set in beautiful grounds that seduce you on arrival.
Romney Bay House
Built for Hollywood actress Hedda Hopper, Romney Bay House is like arriving in a novel set in the 1920s. Windswept scenery and total escapism await at this achingly romantic retreat.
A spectacular example of how to update a historic building, Seaham Hall is a historic country house turned contemporary hotel. It was the one time home of Lord Byron and continues his legacy of decadence and seduction.
Cary Arms & Spa
Right on the edge of the water with unrestricted sea views, Cary Arms and Spa combines the warmth of a British inn with the decadent details of a luxury hotel. Little wonder it's a favourite for romantic retreats and proposals.
An exquisitely decorated boutique hotel on a quiet street in Exeter, Southernhay House Hotel has a seductive style with rich colours and sumptuous furnishings as well as an intimate atmosphere.
The Dunstane Houses
Luxe details such as a copper roll top bath, add to the romance of The Dunstane Houses, a luxurious get away in Edinburgh where beautiful details are accompanied by exceptional service - ideal for mini breaks, minimoons or a Valentine's Day retreat.
The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa
In a perfect location, everything at Royal Crescent Hotel and Spa in Bath is perfectly formed. The elegance in the midst of this genteel city is perfect for an intimate romantic getaway.
This stylish London hotel is as stylish as they come, with sumptuous fabrics and rich colours throughout, it's achingly seductive and perfect for spoiling someone you love.
Each room at this faultless hotel has its own style and character, and all offer the kind of luxury that's ideal for a romantic escape. None more so however, than the Barbara Cartland room, beloved by the romantic novelist herself.
Burgh Island Hotel
This impossibly romantic and entirely unique hotel is unlike anywhere else you will ever stay. Dress up for a black tie dinner each evening on this private island off the coast of Devon, and dance the night away in art deco style.
Glenfinnan House Hotel
Built in 1755, the grandeur and history of Glenfinnan House Hotel give it a beauty that's made for romantic escapes. Blessed with many original features, it's a peaceful haven of luxury and tranquility for time together.
Stroll hand in hand around this ‘magical’ landscape of grottoes and follies, and retire to the quiet romance of this exquisite luxury hotel, exceptionally designed by Olga Polizzi.
Celebrate a romantic weekend away with the ultimate feel good factor at this prestigious eco spa and add an extra touch of coastal romance with a glass of Champagne in the clifftop hot tub.
Hide away in the intimacy of luxury lodges or in the grandeur of the manor house hotel. Relax with romantic spa treatments and enjoy the overall luxury of this famously romantic hotel.
Immaculate design is fused with breathtaking natural scenery at Coes Faen with the largest glass ceiling in Britain and a 30 acre private woodland garden and cascading natural water feature as well. It is absolutely the place to spend time on a romantic escape.
In the heart of London, this quintessentially English hotel is deliciously traditional. As butlers with top hats and impeccable manners greet you, you are made to feel like the most special person in the room - just what you want your loved one to feel.
This characterful country house offers the best of everything, and seems to stop time in its tracks, leaving you to spend meaningful romantic weekends enjoying one another's company.
Balcary Bay Hotel
Overlooking the Solway, Balcary Bay Hotel is romantic, secluded and tranquil. Like a piece of confectionary on the landscape, the white and powder blue property sits on the water’s edge surrounded by three acres of mature landscaped coastal grounds and just s few steps from the beach.