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

  • Spean Bridge
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    Romantic timber lodges near Fort William set in five acres of riverside natural woodland. Off peak short breaks - ideal for walking/ skiing. Private veranda. Great for couples.
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  • Summerbridge
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    £195
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    Ideal for couples looking for Nidderdale romantic breaks, this stylish studio is beautifully presented with delightful garden views. Set within 29 acres of woodland. Sleeps 2
     
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    Historic former Victorian gentleman's residence with stunning Victorian Gardens near Port Isaac. Ideal for weddings and honeymoons with restaurant, bar and deluxe rooms.
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  • West Burton
    Sleeps 2
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    £275
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    Romantic bolthole in West Barton with stunning countryside views. Great for keen walkers and close to attractions. Private parking outside and modern facilities.
     
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  • Cambridge
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    18th century B&B between Cambridge and Ely, set within an acre of gardens and grounds. Ideal romantic retreat. Beautiful ensuite rooms, delicious breakfast menu. Parking & WiFi.
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  • Elterwater
    Sleeps 3
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    £455
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    Charming Lakeland stone cottage in Elterwater near Ambleside with beamed ceilings, open fire and digital TV. Parking permit included. Perfect romantic retreat. Sleeps 3.
     
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  • Kirk Michael
    Sleeps 6
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    £500
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    Kirk Michael self-catering home offering comfy accommodation well-suited to families or couples looking for a romantic getaway near the beach. Cosy lounge with fireplace.
     
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    £110
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    Stunning guest house providing a restful environment in beautiful historic North York Moors surroundings near the abbey and castle. Ideal for a romantic break in idyllic scenery.
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  • Weston-super-Mare
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    £25
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    Top Weston Super Mare hotel accommodation. Single, twin, double & triple rooms available. All rooms en-suite. Hotel lounge, bar, & restaurant. Near attractions.
     
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  • Near Dumfries
    Sleeps 4
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    £370
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    Woodland hideaway cottage gem on a Scottish estate near Dumfries. Dates from the mid 700s. Beautifully restored with cosy woodburner, sea views and enclosed garden. Sleeps 4.
     
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