There is one particularly auspicious, heart-fluttering day that leaps from our calendar this month; The 14th of February is the day to celebrate love, so dare we ask what you’ve got planned? If the thought of heart shaped chocolates and rose petals strewn across your bedding is a total tummy turning cliché for you - then why not whisk your beloved beau away for a little luxury this year?

Here is our list of extraordinary Valentines breaks for 2017. With less than a week to go, the panic is over, we found the perfect gift! You’re welcome!


Libertine is a wonderfully secluded and stylish retreat for the city surfer, this fashionista’s cottage is sublimely positioned amidst a peaceful milieu of pretty woodland and is within easy reach of Cornwall's finest surf breaks. Libertine's private surroundings are ideal for unwinding and breakfast in bed, plus the nearby bridge is said to bring good luck to all those who propose upon it! With an abundance of footpaths, bridleways and green lanes to choose from, the opportunities for exploration are endless at Libertine.

Pixie Nook

Designed with indulgence in mind, Pixie Nook is a traditional moorland hideaway oozing style and romance. Perfect for lovebirds looking for old-fashioned, uninterrupted romantic bliss. Cornwall’s Bodmin Moor boasts miles upon miles of beautiful wilderness and big starry skies, when enjoyed from the hot bubbling outdoor tub, this sweet Cornish cottage is a dream hideaway for those who lust after a moment's peace together.

The Parisian

The Parisian in Stamford is a dreamy abode for lovers looking to holiday in the finest Georgian town in England. Like a scene straight from the pages of a Jane Austen literary classic, couples can enjoy a leisurely stroll hand in hand through the nearby water meadows to find an idyllic setting to feed the ducks and enjoy the late afternoon sun sparkling on the river. After a day exploring the delights of the local area, snuggle up with your beloved in front of the decorative fireplace and whisper sweet nothings into the wee hours with a glass or two of Champagne.


Approaching this unique waterside home via its sweeping mountain road, you could almost think you’d been led to the elaborate hideout of a Bond villain’s lair on arrival at Aquila – the perfect place to unleash your inner Sean Connery and Pussy Galore. Follow in the footsteps of Wordsworth and others inspired by the beauty of this mountainous national park ever since the Romantic poets arrived in the 19th century; why not put ink to paper and capture your own poetic musings as a special reminder of your luxury Lakeland escape?



Perched on the edge of Tregonhawke Cliff in south east Cornwall Seaglass offers breath-taking views that will promise heart flutters in abundance and the perfect setting for a romance by the sea. After a day exploring the local beaches and the rugged coastline, lovebirds can utter sweet nothings from the warmth of the outdoor hot tub, breathe in the fresh salty air and (if you can keep your eyes off each other for long enough!) watch the waves rise and fall with the incoming swell as the sunsets over the 180 degree panoramic views.

The Ink


Surprise your loved one with a beautifully designed coastal escape in one of Cornwall’s top Poldark destinations. The Ink is the epitome of a swoon-worthy abode. Upon arrival allow you'll be transformed from city life to a rambler's paradise, with a private roof terrace to plot your adventure and plenty of charming pubs for a pit stop with local ales. Return to your blue on blue coastal themed bolthole for a sun downer on the terrace and watch the hues deepen, let your mind wonder and dream into the night.

Dragonwood Boat House

If lakeside romance in a boutique boathouse hidden from view is the way to your loved ones heart Dragonwood Boat House is the place for your Valentine's escape! Stroll hand in hand through 15 acres of private, uninterrupted nature lovers paradise. Return to your traditional Victorian bolthole, paired with a stylish Italian blend of modern and historic flamboyance. The sparkling lakeside view from the master bedroom oozes romance in abundance and promises the perfect Valentines treat for your loved one.