When it comes to a romantic getaway, sometimes convenience is key. Fortunately, with so many great holiday rentals available, you're never far from that perfect break with your loved one. Whatever your budget, there's a nearby romantic holiday letting to suit you – whether you're looking for cheap and cosy cottages, or more luxury accommodation with perks like hot tubs and spas.
UK romantic getaways near me
Wherever you are in the UK, there's a romantic getaway for you and your partner just round the corner. From refined city breaks to country escapes, and coastal cottages to secluded mountain hideaways, the UK's overflowing with romantic places to take out a holiday rental.
Follow in Jane Austen's footsteps with a getaway to Bath
The elegant spa town of Bath is inextricably linked with the queen of romantic novelists, Jane Austen. Set in the picturesque Somerset countryside, this smart Georgian town is so elegant that some of it's an official World Heritage Site – and a holiday rental near Bath is the perfect place to take your very own Mr Darcy/Lizzy Bennet. Best of all, it's easy to get to from much of the south of England.
You're never too far away for a quick romantic getaway in London
London's full of possibilities for a romantic weekend or short break, and wherever you are in the country, chances are you're near a train route that'll get you there in double-quick time. During the day, you and your partner can wander London's parks, shops and museums, and when evening comes, you could sample some of the capital's famous nightlife or catch a musical in the West End.
Make like Heathcliff with a romantic break in Yorkshire
Yorkshire's the UK's biggest county, and it can be a very easy place to get to for a romantic getaway. Depending on where you live, one of the most accessible and romantic places to take out a Yorkshire holiday rental is the area round Haworth and Calderdale, better known as "Bronte country". The moors above Haworth are legendary as the setting for Emily Bronte's romantic epic, Wuthering Heights, and it's the perfect place to create your own – hopefully happier – love story.
Perfect seaside seclusion with a Cornish getaway
The secluded coves and fishing villages of Cornwall are just about as romantic as it gets, and the area's full of cosy holiday rentals where you can hunker down by the fire with your significant other. Though it feels a million miles from the rest of the UK, Cornwall's actually pretty well connected, and it's especially quick to get to if you live in Southern England or Wale.
Romantic getaways for couples in Scotland
Scotland seems a long way north, but great train connections mean a romantic getaway in Scotland is nearer than you might think. The big decision is where you want to take your partner for your short break. Will it be a sophisticated city break in Edinburgh or Glasgow, or a secluded holiday cottage in the Highlands? With so many rental properties to choose from, there's bound to be a romantic place that suits your mood.
European romantic getaways near me
Going abroad for a romantic getaway doesn't have to mean travelling a long way. Some of Europe's loveliest cities are just a short flight away, and the combination of budget airlines and bargain holiday rentals can make it quick and cheap to take your loved one across the sea for a weekend or short break.
Hop across the Channel for a romantic Parisian getaway
There's a reason Paris is top of the list for romantic city breaks. Whether you're wandering the banks of the Seine, sipping a glass of wine in a pavement cafe, or browsing the treasures of the Louvre, "l'amour" is always in the air with a romantic getaway to Paris. Best of all, it's quick and easy to get to by train or plane.
Buy your loved one a bunch of tulips in Amsterdam
Amsterdam's among the most popular destinations for UK travellers, partly because it's just so close. In just over an hour's flying time, you can be among the fancy architecture, tranquil canals and world-class art galleries of this laid-back, creative city – so why not book yourself an Amsterdam holiday rental and whisk your partner off for a romantic getaway?
All the fun of the fair with a romantic Copenhagen getaway
Not only is the Danish capital just a short, cheap flight from many UK airports, it's also a top spot for a romantic getaway. During the day, you can take in the bustle of the Nyhavn waterfront district or the creative Christiania commune, and by night you can wander the romantic fairgrounds of the Tivoli Gardens before you return to your Copenhagen holiday rental.