Quick, people! It’s less than a month away and if you’re thinking of planning a romantic getaway for Valentine’s Day then you really need to get a move on. Luckily we’re full of plenty ideas for a night or weekend away in a number of different and suitably sensual surroundings so whatever size your budget, you’re sure to find something that ticks all those Valentine’s boxes…
A Welsh Castle
When it comes to dramatic buildings, you can’t get better than an actual castle and luckily the UK has quite a few of them, some of which you can even sleep in. Right now you can use Virgin Experience Days voucher codes to book a one night stay in Ruthin Castle in North Wales complete with Prosecco and dinner, made all the better because you can also save 25% off all their Valentine’s Day gift bookings.
B&B in Brighton
Brighton has long been one of Britain’s favourite loved-up retreats, even before it was the height of fashion to visit there. But although bed and breakfast doesn’t exactly sound luxurious, saving on a stay at the Hotel Pelirocco using Virgin Experience Days means spending your special getaway in what is perhaps the UK’s most rock n’ roll hotel, with a one night break now only £99.
Romantic Getaway in Vienna
You thought we were going to say Venice, didn’t you? Not that there’s anything wrong with going to the famous Italian city for a romantic break, just that fact that EVERYONE else as exactly the same idea. So if you don’t want to follow the herd, how about another gorgeous European city that has romance at its core? Amazing architecture, opera, museums and most importantly, top-notch dessert, marks the Austrian capital out as a must-visit, so take a look at the latest lastminute.com to see if you can save on a city break.
Explore the Heritage of Budapest
A bit further down the Danube is another not-quite-so-obvious European choice, but once you find out the entire centre of the Hungarian capital has been declared a World Heritage Site, it should travel quickly to the top of your must-visit list. The magnificent buildings can help create a romantic atmosphere, plus the natural spring underneath the city walkways means there’s no shortage of bathhouses to relax in too. And if you want a hotel at a decent price, those lastminute.com discount codes are always a reliable source.
Discover The Lake District
And back to the UK we come, but hear us out before you start complaining about the weather. Ok, so northern regions won’t exactly be at their best in the middle of February, but let’s be honest, are you really going to be spending that much time outside on a romantic Valentine’s getaway? For those brief moments when you might dare to venture beyond your hotel, the scenery in the Lake District shines make an impact whatever the weather, and with Superbreak promo codes there’s a wide range of ideas and offers on romantic weekends in this region.
So if you want to push the boat out this year and do a bit more than just go out to dinner, now is the time to plan ahead. We’re guessing some of these sought-after venues might book up pretty fast for a certain date in February, so get your Valentine’s skates on and surprise your loved one with a romantic break in 2017. Also if you're stuck on what to get your boyfriend for Valentine's Day then take a look at our latest blog.
By Anna Scott, Writer for My Favourite Voucher Codes, 20th January 2017