Find Your Perfect UK Honeymoon Destination Right Here!
We’re here for more than just helping you plan your hen or stag weekend. Take inspiration from our list of beautiful locations that are perfect UK honeymoon hotspots from around the country. Don’t fall into the trap of thinking you have to fly a million miles to find somewhere. Instead, look at places closer to home that will provide you with an equally amazing experience, as anywhere else in the world. Go on, give it a chance, and see what you think.
Find yourself in a windswept wilderness, or a corner of the world that is quietly tranquil and serene. The dales has it all. Each valley has a different mood and character, but wherever you stay, you’ll be surrounded by natural beauty. Stumble upon stunning waterfalls, rivers, and ancient woodlands, as well as local heritage sites including old mines and ruins of other rural industries. Relax and unwind in this designated national park, which covers 2178 square kilometres of land and is full to bursting with natural wonder and character.
Scotland’s capital city is a hub of exciting things to do and see. Steeped in history, mystery and exhibiting a vibrant blend of old and new, Edinburgh is a perfect destination for people that enjoy city breaks. Explore castles, visit the city zoo, or delve underground and wonder through hidden vaults and streets. Thrill seekers will love Edinburgh dungeons who will be sure to give you some great jump scares, and is all in all a lot of fun. That aside, Edinburgh has one of the highest amounts of free attractions so you don’t even have to break the bank. Save that cash for the wealth of traditional and old-worldly pubs that the city has to offer.
Enter a time warp of rolling hillsides, ancient stone villages, enchanting manor houses and stunning natural features. Take it slow and stroll through the idyllic rural fields, woodlands, public footpaths, and grasslands, and take in the full force of the designated Area of Natural Beauty (AONB). With plenty of places to visit including castles, villas, state homes and manors, all open for you to explore, you’ll never tire of things to do! The Cotswolds are perfect for couples wanting to take a step away from the hustle and bustle of day to day life, and take it easy for a while. After all, you deserve the break after all that wedding stress!
Head up north to Northumberland, where you will find yourself in a fairy tale escape. It’s the perfect location for everyone, regardless of whether you’re in search of some culture, or just some RnR’! Explore Alnwick castle and Gardens, inspiration for Harry Potter and live the magic! Alternatively, head to the Northumberland coastline, an AONB packed with rugged cliffs, long beaches and islands that make for perfect scenic strolls. Gaze amongst the stars as nighttime sets in, as Northumberland boasts the some of the darkest skies, meaning that the universe really comes to life right above you. Forget needing a telescope, you won’t need one to see all the constellations shimmering against the black sky! Enjoy strolls along Hadrian’s wall, or take a trip to Farne Island to enjoy the wildlife. Whatever you want from your honeymoon, Northumberland has got it!
Brimming with fantastic visitor attractions and things to do and see, Norfolk is a great choice for a romantic and relaxing break. Take advantage of the miles of unspoilt beaches, ideal for cute walks hand-in-hand with your partner, or cycle along the winding country lanes taking in the fresh country air. Jump aboard a small boat on the Norfolk Broads and enjoy life on the water for a few days. Despite being close to civilisation, you’ll feel a million miles away and you’re bound to enjoy the peace and quiet. Norfolk is also home to Norwich, a city perfect for shopping, culture and heritage.
Visit England’s capital if you’re a lover of the lively nature of city living. There is so much to do here! With sightseeing covering the Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, The London Eye and the River Thames, it’s definitely one for the more energetic couples. Run around or zip from place to place on the underground during the day to cram everything in, and then take it steady on a night. Treat yourself to a West End show and a fancy meal for the true London experience. Take a night ride on the London Eye for a beautiful view of all of the city lights over the Thames. If you’re after a busy, fast paced UK honeymoon, London is the city for you.
Imagine two national parks, five AONB and two major coastlines all in one county. That’s what Devon has on offer. Enjoy magnificent fossil cliffs on sandy beaches, medieval towns and beautiful expanses of moorland. Home to the English Riviera, Devon is idyllic, picturesque and postcard perfect. Explore the wild coves, bays, pebble coasts and sandy beaches, littered with amazing rock formations including caves and arches. Keep it lively in historic cities of Exeter and Plymouth, both boasting great shopping and nightlife, or chill in the prettiest of villages such as Sidmouth. Make sure you take the time to grab a cream tea by the coast! It’s an unwritten rule.
Did you honeymoon in any of these places?
Or did you take a trip somewhere else in the UK? We know that there are tonnes of gorgeous places dotted around, and would love to hear where you guys would recommend! Drop us a comment below!