Caerlaverock Castle, Dumfries & Galloway - one of Scotland's great medieval fortresses

Caerlaverock Castle, Dumfries & Galloway - one of Scotland's great medieval fortresses

Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral

Britain is a treasure trove of World Heritage Sites, ancient standing stones, beautiful historic cities, stately home estates and spectacularly situated castles. Age old heritage sites and scenes will astound and amaze from World Heritage sites like Fountains Abbey, Hadrian’s Wall and Wales’ newest World Heritage Site the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct & Canal to the magnificent parks and gardens of the Home Counties and the great castles, monuments and abbey ruins of Scotland.

Take a tour of magnificent palaces like Oxfordshire’s Blenheim and Yorkshire’s Castle Howard, mighty minsters and cathedrals at York and Canterbury or head off on North East Scotland’s castle trail featuring coastal headland perched castle gems like Dunnotar castle. History and heritage is rich and runs deep in the UK, with ancient prehistoric standing stones and monuments in an eclectic mix of locations from the Orkneys to the iconic Wiltshire sites of Stonehenge and Avebury.

Colchester Castle is the biggest Norman Keep in Europe

Colchester Castle is the biggest Norman Keep in Europe

Stay in spectacular Roman cities like Chester and Chichester or famous medieval villages like Suffolk’s Lavenham. The UK is packed with world famous feats of engineering and pioneering industrial heritage sites from the mining trails of Cornwall to the great Falkirk Wheel connecting two canals in Scotland. Explore Great Britain’s fascinating heritage in all its forms across world class museums in ancient cities like Cambridge and Oxford. Spectacular Royal estates open for public tours include Sandringham in Norfolk and Balmoral in Scotland’s Royal Deeside. Discover the history and heritage of Britain, find historic accommodation in the UK and book online with iknow.

Romantic Breaks in the UK

  • Bowness On Windermere
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    Luxury 4* Silver Accommodation in the heart of Bowness with its beautiful lake, restaurants & shops. Lake View and four poster rooms. Free champagne & chocolates enquire today
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    Character former railway hotel at Troutbeck hamlet between Keswick and Penrith perfect for romantic breaks with restaurant, bar and stunning views. 5 miles from Ullswater.
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    A former 17th century coaching Inn with en-suite double rooms in York. Ideal for romantic breaks and close to all attractions. Bar and restaurant onsite. Free parking and Wi-Fi.
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  • Pickering
    Sleeps 2
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    £240
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    Grade II Listed Pickering cottage, walking distance from the centre, 300m from the nearest inn and ideal for the steam railway. Patio garden, parking and welcome pack. Sleeps 2.
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  • Trawden
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    Grade II Listed B&B and holiday cottage in Wycoller Country Park near Colne perfect for couples and romantic breaks. B&B suite available with double bedroom, cosy patio and WiFi.
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  • Near Harrogate
    Sleeps 2
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    £300
    Per week (seasonal) Sleeping 2
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    Romantic 200 year old Yorkshire Dales cottages with exposed beams, cosy log fires, parking, private gardens/ terraces and views. Ideal romantic retreat near Harrogate. Sleep 2.
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  • Saltash
    Sleeps 6
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    £240
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    Charming country cottages on a 400 acre farm near Saltash, ideal for exploring Devon and Cornwall. Cosy cottage for two available with four poster bed.
     
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    Two static caravans for rent set in stunning location next to trout fishing ponds in Lorton, a secluded part of the Lake District. Ideal for romantic breaks.
     
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  • Prices from
    £35
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    Edwardian house steeped in history has been lovingly converted to provide quality hotel accommodation Leeds. Why not book our 4 poster room with jacuzzi bath?
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  • Witheridge
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    £30
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    Delightful 16th Century coaching inn with rooms, restaurant and bar. Idyllic Devon heartland location near Tiverton. Double en-suites available. Ideal romantic Devon break.
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