Done anything about Valentine’s Day yet? Well, there’s still availability to treat your loved one to a romantic hotel break, dinner or afternoon tea. Here’s a few suggestions…
They say oysters are the food of love. Titchwell Manor near Brancaster in Norfolk has a weekend package including an oyster masterclass and tasting. For £350 a couple, you are also treated to a scrumptious five-course dinner and an overnight stay with Champagne at one of the county’s most luxurious boutique hotels.
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Set within its 19th-century Manor House, Foxhills Club & Resort in Ottershaw, Surrey, has created the perfect ingredients for food lovers. Relax by the crackling log fire and treat your loved one to a delicious candlelit Valentine’s dinner prepared by Executive Chef Alan O’Kane at the hotel’s Manor Restaurant. Available on February 12 and 13, the special six-course tasting menu costs £60 per person.
Show your loved one he or she is tea-rific with London’s most romantic afternoon tea at Lancaster London. Available from February 10 to 16, guests will be greeted by Laurent-Perrier Rosé Champagne, a hand written menu and a table scattered with rose petals. Priced at £45 per person, sweet treats include heart shaped macaroons. All Valentine’s bookings will be entered into an exclusive competition, for a chance to win a bottle of Champagne with two official glass flutes, worth £99.95.
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Paris is the ‘city of love’ and food. Couples can take a trip to the top of the Eiffel Tower to take in the skyline or visit The Garden of Hopeless Romantics to share a world-famous ice tea before eating in one of the many superb restaurants. Includes free Seine river cruise. Two nights B&B at the three-star Timhotel Nation and return Eurostar from London St Pancras on February 13 costs £174.50 per person.
This really is a luxury weekend, the Forever in Love package at Dukes London. You’ll stay in a junior suite with your own butler, get 18 roses, martinis, three-course dinner, chocolates and Champagne breakfast. Even rose petals on the bed for £990.
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New York, New York, for Valentine’s Day. British Airways offers three nights at the 3.5-star Hudson Hotel, flying from Heathrow between February 12 and 17, from £599 per person. Book by February 2.
Spend the weekend at the Mallory Court Hotel near Royal Leamington Spa with a three-course lunch and glass of Prosecco in The Brasserie on February 13 and 14 for £29.50 or a four-course dinner, coffee and a glass of Champagne for £45. Over in the Main House enjoy a romantic five-course dinner, coffee and a glass of Champagne for £85 per person on February 13. Extend your stay and enjoy a two night break with treats galore from £425 based on two people sharing.
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Whisk your loved one away for a romantic weekend break by the sea at the White Lion Hotel in Aldeburgh on Suffolk’s Heritage Coast. Between February 12 and 14, the hotel is offering a one night stay including a special French inspired candlelit dinner with a gift for your partner from £199 per couple.
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Stoke Park in Stoke Poges , Bucks, is one of the most fabulous country houses in the UK. Their Valentines package includes Champagne, a cake, dinner and free use of their health and racquet facilities. Available from February 12 to 16 from £267 per person. See Stoke Park
The four-star Metropole hotel in Llandrindod Wells, Mid Wales, is offering a two-night Romantic Valentine’s Break from £209 per couple. The package includes accommodation, a four course menu, use of the hotel’s spa facilities and a full Welsh breakfast on each morning. The offer is available on February 12-14.