Mini-moons are on the rise here in the UK, but not everyone knows what they are. 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?
Visiting Eshott Hall
For those wanting to remove themselves from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, this venue is for you! 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.
Visiting Close House
For those looking to take part in some fun activities, Close House is a good shout. 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!
Visiting Seaham Hall
For the foodies out there, couples should head to Seaham Hall. If you’re looking for escapism, this five-star boutique hotel in Durham should be at the top of your list.
Visiting The Joiners Arms
Everyone deserves a trip to the stunning town of Alnwick! 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.
Visiting The Roseberry Hotel
To strike a balance between cute walks with your other half to pulling out one of your occasion dresses to party, the Rosberry Hotel is the one for you. Once you step through the door, you’ll feel as though you’re in a storybook!
Visiting Hedgefield House
Hedgefield House is the perfect retreat for those looking to relax. Located four miles from the city centre, you’ll be able to relax in the rural space.
Visiting Jesmond Dene House
If you’re wanting to live that lux-life, then there’s no other place than Jesmond Dene House. 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.
Visiting Langley Castle Hotel
If you’re a social media queen, then this picturesque location is perfect. As well as this, there’s nothing better than taking a trip to Hadrian’s Wall on a morning!
Visiting St Mary’s Inn
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!
Visiting Maften Hall
If you’re in need of a spa to relax or a golf range to keep up the excitement of your wedding, Maften Hall should be on the cards. Once you’ve made your way back to the hotel, make a reservation at one of the food halls!
Visiting Walworth Castle Hotel
This luxury venue has a strong history too, hosting the likes of King James VI of Scotland who was travelling to his coronation to become 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.
Visiting Doxford Hall
For those looking to relax in the heart of Northumberland, this place is ideal for couples. 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?
Visiting Headlam Hall
For the most romantic overnight stay, opt for 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.
Visiting Dowfold House
If you’re looking for something slightly more mischievous, then Dowfold House offers everything you need. 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!
Visiting Newton Hall
Everyone loved up couple needs to visit the tremendous Newton Hall at some point in their relationship. What’s so special? Expect the most luxurious suites, fine dining and an amazing landscape to enjoy.
Visiting Le Petit Chateau
For those who love striking interior design, you’ll feel at home 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?
Visiting Warkworth House Hotel
No mini-moon is complete without the companion of your pooch. 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!