Our best weekends away for couples
As the weather turns and the night’s grow longer, there is nothing better than a few nights away cosied up by the fire or enjoying a glass of something in the bubbling outdoor hot tub. The best spots for couples let you indulge in stunning scenery, log fires, and big cosy bedrooms where breakfast in bed is a must.
We’ve handpicked the perfect holiday cottages for a romantic weekend away in beautiful North Yorkshire. Perfect for two people, these one and two-bedroom romantic retreats boast idyllic locations and five-star luxury where you will be sure to impress your other half…
A delightful bolthole not far from Richmond, this two-bedroom cottage has a light open-plan kitchen, a living room with a wood burner, and a hot tub. All are designed with a romantic weekend away in mind, making this a wonderful winter retreat. A fabulous mix of stylish interiors, yet a cosy place to curl up on the sofa with a glass of red in the evening.
Its location on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park makes Austin the perfect base for exploring the local market towns, for long autumnal walks and for the many activities nearby.
“We loved everything about this property – it was just perfect for our mini-moon! The house was beautiful and well equipped, providing everything that you would need for a short break. Highlights were the log burner, hot tub and the location (an easy walk into Richmond). We will be back!” – Karen from Carlisle
This dog-friendly holiday cottage is well-located in Richmond, North Yorkshire. We love this listed cottage’s original features, stunning views over the town and beyond, and stylish but cosy design. The bedrooms and freestanding bath have been big hits here.
Take your pick from a choice of good pubs and restaurants within walking distance of the front door, then head back for a cosy night in front of the fire or the outdoor fire pit for evenings under the stars. Perfect!
“A stunning property, beautifully furnished to the highest standard. Spectacular view from all the rear windows and garden. Wonderful comfy beds with luxurious linens. A very welcome basket of milk, bread, coffee and cake. Thank you!”
This stunning cottage promises to leave you wanting more. There are all the modern comforts needed for a luxury getaway including a farmhouse style kitchen and floor to ceiling stunning views. The two spacious bedrooms each have large private bathrooms with separate baths to relax and unwind in.
The star of the show is a stylish living and dining room with a log burner. But not far behind is the large master bedroom, with plush fabrics and doors opening out on to the rear garden which offers al fresco dining and a hot tub.
Surrounded by acres of rolling countryside, Sheep Dip is perfect for day trips to Barnard Castle or Richmond. A spacious dog-friendly retreat, this is a perfect mini-moon or romantic weekend away.
This is the most sought-after luxury apartment at Darcy Mews. The stylish top-floor penthouse has incredible views out over the River Swale from the large wrap-around balcony. It’s perfect as a romantic breakfast spot or for evening sundowners before a stroll into the town’s various restaurants. We’ve also had more engagements take place in The Penthouse than any other romantic retreat – just saying…
Zoe stayed here and said: “It was lovely to arrive and walk into a lit Xmas tree – especially travelling half our journey through a snow blizzard – very homely and comforting. The apartment layout has made this one of our best romantic weekends away and I would definitely recommend to friends and family.”
Cosy up in front of the wood-burning stove to keep warm and toasty inside after a country walk or on an evening watching a film. Outside, the wooden garden hot tub is an idyllic spot for a glass of bubbles in summer or in winter. There’s also an excellent award-winning village pub, The George and Dragon, just a short walk away.
Just a few miles from Hudswell is Richmond, with beautiful countryside, romantic ruins, and many intimate restaurants along cobbled streets. Richmond is a perfect local town to explore from your romantic retreat for any couple looking to spend high-quality time together!
6. Wayside Cottage, Gilling West
Whisk us away to this one-bedroom countryside bolthole and we will be very happy. Hidden away in your own private haven, no expense has been spared in this romantic holiday cottage. Enjoy top-quality furnishings, exposed wooden beams and brickwork, and breath-taking views from each room. Finally bring yourself to get out of the comfy king-sized bed, and walk straight through the french doors out to the garden hot tub.
It is a perfect bolthole to spend your days engrossed in each other’s company. To go and explore, take in the good old Yorkshire fresh air with a walk across the fields to The White Swan pub just a mile away, or plan days out exploring the local area.
Book an idyllic and romantic weekend away in the Yorkshire Dales at The Palins at Sun Hill Farm, a short drive from Leyburn, North Yorkshire. There is plenty to keep couples busy during their stay and just under a mile away is the excellent Wyvill Arms pub as well as plenty more choices in the area.
Stay in and cosy up in front of the fire and the large TV, or wander from your doorstep along the crisp country walks nearby with the pooch. The modern kitchen is well-equipped and compliments the traditional features of the cottage. The large sleigh bed is very comfortable and there is an en-suite wet room in this accessible cottage.
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Move over flowers and chocolates! Nothing says 'I love you' more than whisking that special someone off for a romantic getaway. Our luxury holiday cottages in Richmond, North Yorkshire will do the trick...
We can arrange a special delivery of fabulous flowers from our award-winning local florist in Richmond. If you have any special requests let us know, and pick from a £30, £40 or £50 bunch of flowers to brighten up your stay.
No.4 Darcy Mews is a high-end holiday apartment to rent in Richmond, with two stylish bedrooms and open plan living. With its spacious design on the upper floor it is perfect for couples and families, and a dog-friendly holiday. Darcy Mews is a collection of luxury self-catering apartments overlooking the River Swale.
A stunning Georgian townhouse perfectly located for exploring Richmond and the Yorkshire Dales. Newly refurbished, Porte House is our three-bedroom luxury dog-friendly holiday home. The spacious interiors-led reception rooms, modern kitchen and bathroom, and cosy bedrooms make this a gorgeous escape in Yorkshire.
No.1 Darcy Mews is a luxury three-bedroom holiday apartment in the market town Richmond. With its spacious design, it is perfect for a family holiday and for smaller group getaways. Darcy Mews is a newly developed collection of luxury self-catering apartments by the River Swale.
Let us introduce you to Millfield Barn, our charming two–bedroom holiday cottage in Richmond, North Yorkshire. This quaint cottage is perfect for couples and families that are looking for a rural retreat with all of the modern comforts needed for a luxury group getaway!
Georgia is a luxury self-catering holiday cottage for up to six guests at Holly House Farm, in Richmond, North Yorkshire. Enjoy three gorgeous bedrooms, a spacious open plan living and dining area with a log burning stove, and a private garden area with a hot tub.