Get ready to celebrate love without breaking the bank this Valentine’s Day. NetVoucherCodes.co.uk has identified eight affordable and romantic destinations across the UK for couples to explore. From villages in the Cotswolds to the Isle of Skye in Scotland, couples living nearby can enjoy a special day without spending a lot of money. These budget-friendly hotspots offer a chance for couples to take a stroll, enjoy scenic views, and feel like they are in a romantic movie. So, ditch the bouquet of roses and expensive gifts, and head to one of these charming destinations for a memorable Valentine’s Day with your partner.
Online Consumer Expert at NetVoucherCodes.co.uk, Rebecca Bebbington, says: “Many couples love to go all out on Valentine’s Day, but this year may be slightly different. To help those wanting to celebrate for less, we’ve found eight of the most romantic destinations across the UK for couples to visit with their partners.
“But this year may be slightly different, as many won’t be able to afford the same luxuries as living costs continue to rise. “To help those wanting to celebrate for less, we’ve found eight of the most romantic destinations across the UK for couples to visit with their partners.
“Some of these locations include Bourton-on-the-water, for couples to stroll in the beautiful village, to the iconic Notting Hill to make it feel like you’re in the middle of a romantic film.”
Check out these eight affordable romantic destinations for Valentine’s Day, recommended by NetVoucherCodes.co.uk.
- Notting Hill, London
Take a walk through the vibrant streets lined with pastel-hued houses, and immerse yourself in the atmosphere of a beloved 90s film. Enjoy a budget-friendly day out with your sweetheart, visiting charming cafes and lively markets scattered throughout the neighborhood.
- Tintagel Castle, Cornwall
A romantic destination with breathtaking views of the sea and home to King Arthur is a favorite among lovers during Valentine’s season. While the surrounding area of the castle can be explored for free, a fee is charged for a more intimate visit.
- Bourton-on-the-Water, The Cotswolds
The charming village in The Cotswolds, known for its romantic ambiance, is a perfect destination for couples during Valentine’s. The River Windrush winds its way through the village, along with five stone bridges, making it an ideal spot for a scenic stroll. This British “Venice” is a great alternative to a costly overseas trip.
- Gower Peninsula, Wales
The UK’s first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Gower, boasts stunning beaches, lush woodlands, and unique landscapes. It’s the perfect destination for adventurous couples who enjoy rock climbing and challenging hikes, as well as those seeking a relaxing beach walk.
- Bakewell, Derbyshire
The Peak District boasts a charming village that is one of its largest towns. Known for its bustling market and unique independent shops, it offers a budget-friendly destination to enjoy a bite and pick up a souvenir. Sweet-tooths rejoice, as the birthplace of the original Bakewell tart is located right at the heart of the village.
- York, North Yorkshire
Couples who visit this walled city will be treated to its distinctive architecture and diverse array of attractions. Spend a couple of days exploring all the sights, including the castle and National Railway Museum, for an educational experience. Thrill-seekers can enjoy a spooky drink at one of the city’s many haunted pubs.
- Snowshill, Gloucestershire
Snowshill, a quaint and peaceful area in Britain, is ideal for couples seeking a romantic escape to the countryside. Take in stunning views without paying to visit the grand manor by simply exploring the area. Enjoy fresh air and, with luck, spot some February snow.
- Isle of Skye, Scotland
Scotland’s Isle of Skye is renowned for its romantic appeal, attracting couples from all over England to bask in its scenic beauty. A must-visit for lovebirds is The Fairy Pools, considered a lifetime experience for all romantics.
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