The perfect honeymoon doesn’t have to be spent on a remote island in a far-flung corner of the world. Some of the most romantic locations for newlyweds can be found right here in the UK. Take a look at our list of the most beautiful UK honeymoon destinations.
There are few places more magical than the Scottish Highlands. The rolling hills, stunning landscapes and spectacular lochs set the scene for an incredibly romantic honeymoon. Days can be spent exploring ancient castle ruins or hiking through heather fields, or for the more adventurous, white-water rafting at Aviemore. Stay in a five-star hotel, cosy cabin or cottage or even an eco-lodge in the Cairngorms National Park. You can look forward to making many special memories on a Scottish Highlands honeymoon.
Isles of Scilly
Romantic honeymoon destinations don’t get much better than the Isles of Scilly. Located just off the coast of Cornwall, this memorising archipelago is the perfect place for loved-up couples to get away from it all. Uncrowded and unspoilt with a laid-back way of life, these pretty islands are the ideal retreat at any time of the year. Spend time island-hopping and soaking up the unique character of each island.
The Cotswolds has long been a popular honeymoon destination in the UK. The region has some of the most picturesque villages that you will find anywhere in the country, with Castle Combe in Wiltshire and Bourton-on-the-Water and Painswick in Gloucestershire arguably amongst the most characterful. With so many fantastic walks on your doorstep (including the famous 102-mile Cotswold Way walking trail), and a wealth of incredible places to eat and drink, honeymooners will be in their element in the Cotswolds.
The Lake District is regarded as one of the most beautiful honeymoon destinations in the UK. With its picturesque countryside, charming towns, and of course its breathtaking waters, there’s a lot to attract newlyweds to this part of Cumbria. An air of romance fills the area, making it ideal for couples in love. Spend your days hiking up hills and fells, viewing the splendid sights from a steamboat or enjoying fine cuisine in one of the area’s cosy pubs. The Lake District is the ideal spot to spend time quality together after your wedding.
Essex has a lot going for it as a honeymoon destination. From its splendid countryside and ancient market towns to many beautiful beaches with fresh sea air, it’s ideal for newlyweds who want to celebrate their union not too far from home. Stock is undoubtedly one of the prettiest villages in Essex, making it a consistently popular spot for honeymoons. Many couples choose to stay at Crondon Park due to its comfortable rooms and luxury facilities.
With overseas travel still problematic due to the Covid-19 pandemic, more and more couples are choosing to honeymoon in the UK this year. Contact Crondon Park wedding venue to find out more about our bespoke wedding packages and luxury accommodation.