You’re thinking about your mini-moon break with your loved one but have no idea where to go. This type of holiday is a smaller version of a honeymoon for couples who have just tied the knot! Usually couples choose a city break or a romantic getaway in their home country as an opportunity to spend some quality time together after the big day. But where are the best locations to mini-moon in the UK?
- Eshott Hall
If you’re looking for a quiet retreat that is renowned in this region, make your way to this location. Eshott Hall ticks all of the boxes for your mini-moon break, this country house is conveniently close to the A1 but feels a million miles away from the rush of everyday life. Venture down the tree-lined driveway, unpack your luggage and explore nearby heritage sites including Bamburgh and Alnwick Castle.
2. Close Hous
If you’re looking to be active by day and relax by night, Close House should be on your list. This venue embodies the sport and has become a popular resort with people from around the world. You may remember that Lee Westwood opened up the 18-hole golfer course back in 2011! When it comes to your overnight stay, there’s countless options to choose from and when you’re feeling peckish, head over to the No. 19 restaurant for some fine dining.
3. Seaham Hall
If you and your other have are obsessed with a good menu, then this place will surprise you with its offerings. If you’re looking for escapism, this five-star boutique hotel in Durham should be at the top of your list.
4. The Joiners Arms
If you’ve never visited Alnwick, your mini-moon is the perfect excuse! Stay at the Joiners Arms and spend some time here to experience everything from its gorgeous boutique bedrooms and its award-winning restaurant to adventures not too far away at Newton-by-the-Sea.
5. The Roseberry Hotel
For romantic strolls around a stunning location, this is for you. Once you step through the door, you’ll feel as though you’re in a storybook!
6. Hedgefield House
For the ultimate relaxation experience following your hectic wedding, Hedgefield House should be on the cards. Located four miles from the city centre, you’ll be able to relax in the rural space.
7. Jesmond Dene House
Jesmond Dene House offers a stunning country manor life that you deserve to indulge in. By day you’ll be able to take romantic strolls through the grounds, and on the evening get dressed up to the nines for an evening enjoying the renowned nightlife of the city.
8. Langley Castle Hotel
For those who love photography, you’ll capture true beauty at Langley Castle Hotel. As well as this, there’s nothing better than taking a trip to Hadrian’s Wall on a morning!
9. St Mary’s Inn
St Mary’s Inn is a hidden treasure that you need to visit. Located near Stannington village in Northumberland, this B&B will let you and your beau snuggle up by the toasty log burners with some of the region’s most flavoursome foods and beverages!
10. Maften Hall
If you’re looking to keep busy, you’ll enjoy the golf course this venue has on offer. However, if you want to stay relaxed, then the spa will treat you good too. Once you’ve made your way back to the hotel, make a reservation at one of the food halls!
11. Walworth Castle Hotel
If you want to live like Royalty, this location has welcomed guests including King James I of England. Whether you stay in one of the four-poster suites or the exclusive lodge, we’re confident that you’ll create some incredible memories during your stay.
12. Doxford Hall
If you’re looking to escape to the idyllic coastline of Northumberland, a stay at Doxford Hall is a good choice. With astounding Georgian rooms that will make for a remarkable night stay to the dining experience you’ll encounter at its restaurant, you’ll be treat like royalty at this venue. Once you’re done for the day, why not relax in the spa?
13. Headlam Hall
This authentic 17th century country house is surrounded by farmland and has 38 rooms that all have their own charming features. From chilling in the hot tub to showing off your golfing skills, this place has it all.
14. Dowfold House
This luxury, award-winning bed and breakfast sports a Victorian look with breathtaking gardens to accompany. As one of Durham’s finest hidden gems, what makes this destination so special is that they use local produce for your meals and welcome your four-legged friends!
15. Newton Hall
Newton Hall is the ultimate retreat for any loved-up couple. What’s so special? Expect the most luxurious suites, fine dining and an amazing landscape to enjoy. Pull out your favourite long sleeve dress and venture outside and explore the gardens on offer.
16. Le Petit Chateau
If you’re on the hunt for something entirely unique, then you’ve found it here. When you’re ready to set off outside and take a romantic stroll, why not take a drive to Kielderhead National Nature Reserve or the Northumberland National Park?
20. Warkworth House Hotel
Got a dog and want to take it with you? Well, you can here! This premium hotel located in located in the Northumberland countryside and is pet-friendly. Warkworth House Hotel offers an all-in-one service too, with a bar and restaurant to explore!