From luxurious penthouses to cosy cottages – escape with a romantic getaway this April at one of the UK’s most loved-up locations. Romance is bound to fly
Words Clara Van Duivenbode
The ultimate romantic getaway
Treat yourself and a loved one to a weekend getaway at one of these beautiful hotel resorts. Drop everything and indulge in spas and contemporary cuisine. Work never seemed so far away.
THE GILPIN HOTEL, LAKE DISTRICT
Fancy a bit of romantic star-gazing? Head to The Gilpin hotel, the romantic getaway which offers six bedrooms with private cedarwood hot tubs. Meanwhile, a further five have their own treatment room, stone bath, sauna and hydrotherapy hot tub. If this doesn’t spark romance, surely a meal at the Michelin star restaurant, Hrishi will. The contemporary restaurant offers delicious contemporary takes on Asian flavours and textures. Stays here start at £127.50 per night based on two sharing on a B&B basis.
Sanderson London can provide the perfect weekend getaway with everything at your fingertips. Enjoy a penthouse with its own private elevator entrance and 15th century Filippino Lippi-inspired hand-woven rug. Alternatively, indulge in the Loft Terrace Suite with a beautiful open plan modern aesthetic, which is bound to have you feeling relaxed in no time.
ST MARTINS LANE
Enjoy luxury from new heights with St Martins Lane penthouse escape. Offering 1,000 square foot, the spacious room is accompanied by a complex lighting system, allowing guests to adjust the mood in every room. If this isn’t enough, you can also soak up the sublime city views and take advantage of the supreme central London location. Shopping anyone?
THE ALEXANDRA HOTEL, LYME REGIS
Located on a clifftop overlooking Lyme Bay, The Alexandra Hotel is the perfect base from which to explore the spellbinding coast, with its direct beach access and dramatic Dorset landscapes and mesmerising Jurassic Coast. You can also enjoy the best local, seasonal produce at the hotel restaurant and indulge with the well-stocked wine cellar. Rooms start at £245 per night based on two persons B&B sharing.
LANGAR HALL, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE
Make the most of the beautiful English countryside in the beautiful, tranquil surroundings of Nottinghamshire. Overlooking the Vale of Belvoir, Langar Hall is a beautiful twelve bedroom home built around 1837. Foodies will love the culinary offering – when you get hungry be sure to dabble in local Langar lamb, stilton, game from the Belvoir Estate and beautiful freshly caught fish from Brixham.