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Everyone needs a break sometimes, and we all deserve to do it in style every once in a while. Even though you want to take a glamorous weekend holiday, you don’t want it to wreck your bank account.
There are plenty of options al around the UK where you can take in an idyllic view in luxurious surroundings and relax like the wealthy. Eat delicious meals, drink great wine, get some peace of mind in a beautiful natural area, and recharge with some of the best spas. Whatever you need in a weekend break, there are plenty of options in the UK that will have you feeling better than ever.
A Romantic Getaway in Cornwall
At the beautiful five-star Lugger Hotel, you get it all. Take in the lovely cove while drinking wine with your partner. There is a complimentary three course dinner on both nights at their acclaimed restaurant. You also get hot chocolate with Cornish cream cookies and English breakfast each morning.
This stunning valley is the perfect place to unwind after a stressful work week. There is a conservation are at the foot of the valley next to a harbor and the cove. The Portloe village is a beloved place to visit, considered the pride of the Roseland peninsula where you can take walks on the coast.
There are many outdoor activities in the area, including fishing, cycling, and visiting The Lost Garden of Heligan. Dogs are allowed so you can bring your pet along for runs on the beach and walks in town. The hotel also provides brollies, wellies, and macs for picnics on the beach. Take in the stars while listening to waves crash before warming yourself near a fire.
The Rosette restaurant at the Lugger is the perfect place to dig into some seafood. Only using locally sourced and seasonal products, the food goes fantastically well with their extensive selection of wines. The only five-star hotel in Cornwall, the Lugger is known for its impeccable service and high standards.
The Spa & Afternoon Tea in the Cotswolds
Have your afternoon tea in style at the Greenway Hotel in the Cotswolds. After taking advantage of your 20 percent discount on any spa treatments, enjoy a luxurious glass of champagne, pastries, and tea. Here you also have full access to the hot tubs, where you can sit and relax for hours. There are also steam rooms, a hydrotherapy pool, a sauna, and more. This is the perfect way to escape the day-to-day, but the accommodation also offers more.
According to MoneyPug, the site commonly used to compare cheap holiday deals, you can reserve this spa and tea getaway for just over 100 pounds a person. For that you will get a gorgeous master bedroom with a king sized bed and lovely views of the surrounding hotel grounds inspired by the scenery outside. When you aren’t drinking tea and relaxing in the spa, you can explore Prinknash Abbey Park. Take in the beautiful vistas and think deeply, you will refreshed when you return for delicious meals and drinks.
Every morning you will be greeted with a full English breakfast. In the evenings, sit down at the hotel’s restaurant boasting local ingredients and high quality preparations. At the Garden restaurant, you can experience the work of chef Marcus McGuiness. A relaxing spa, afternoon, tea, natural beauty, and great food. What more could you want?
Dine like a King in South Downs
Another option for gorgeous scenery and delicious food is the New Place Hotel just outside of South Downs National Park. This magnificent hotel in the middle of the lush English countryside will delight and entrance you. Just walking in is exciting. When you arrive, a bottle of Prosecco will be waiting for you before you indulge a three course tasting menu.
For two nights, a full breakfast is included. Drinks at the bar are particularly popular before digging in to your meal. During the day, you can play some golf, visit the Marwell Zoo, and walk the cliffs of New Forest National Park. There is also a fitness centre and a pool. The hotel’s 32 acres of land will immerse you in beautiful nature while you relish the luxury of a retreat.
The villas, as expected, are phenomenal. They even include guest rooms and rotating amenities. It is a great place to finish drinking after a night spent sharing wine at the hotel lounge. Their specially curated selection is vast and impressive. However you choose to spend your time, you won’t be disappointed with your trip to South Downs.
Ryan Beitler is a journalist, writer, travel blogger, and musician. He has been published in Paste Magazine, OC Weekly, New Noise Magazine, The Slovenia Times, Deadline News, and numerous travel sites. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
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