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Our most romantic getaways in Wales

Sarah P 07 January 2021

Set the scene for your next romantic break in Wales, whether you’re celebrating an anniversary or Valentine’s Day, looking for a honeymoon cottage, or somewhere that's magical enough to pop the question. Our romantic getaways in Wales are perfect for making memories you’ll never forget, reminiscing about times gone by, and enjoying each other’s company without the distraction of the real world. Our romantic cottages, combined with majestic mountains, dreamy waterfalls, tranquil lakes and awe-inspiring views, make Wales one of the most desirable destinations for a romantic holiday, just the two of you. 

The Hot Tub Hideaway, Hay-on-Wye – sleeps 2

You’ll love…

  • Making plans for the future over a sunset BBQ
  • Toasting marshmallows on the firepit 
  • Reminiscing together as you soak in an innovative wood-fired hot tub 

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Artisan craftsmanship at its finest! Using heart, soul, heaps of imagination, lashings of vintage charm and many man-hours of love and labour, this exquisite pair of shepherd's huts have been hand-built, and the result is sure to sweep you off your feet! Super snug with every comfort considered, you will find yourself in an ancient hay meadow, deep in the Herefordshire hills, overlooking the beautiful Black Hill. The Hot Tub Hideaway is a true glamping haven where treasured memories are sure to be made. The perfect weekend break in Wales with a hot tub, you can soak evenings away in the innovative wood-fired tub after long walks through the countryside.

Stargazing Carriage, Crickhowell – sleeps 2 + 1 dog

You’ll love…

  • Indulgent al fresco breakfasts on the decking 
  • Lying in bed and gazing up at the stars through the clear roof 
  • Lazy afternoons in the hammock for two 

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As the name suggests, this beautifully restored railway carriage is somewhere you can truly appreciate the magic of the Brecon Beacons Dark Sky reserve. With the inclusion of a clear roof, there’s nothing more romantic than lying in bed and gazing up at a star-lit sky. Hidden away in a secluded orchard with views across the Bryn Awr Valley, Stargazing Carriage will whisk the two of you away for ultimate privacy and quality time together. Whether you choose to spend your days lazing in the peace and quiet of the orchard, or you head off together along the footpath to the summit of Sugar Loaf Mountain, this romantic break in Wales offers an experience we know you’re both craving. 

Wood Shack, Abergavenny – sleeps 2

You’ll love…

  • Sitting outside beside the chiminea, snuggled under blankets until late
  • Lazy afternoons reading in the hammock 
  • Swapping nights in front of the TV for quality time playing board games

We love romantic getaways in Wales that feel totally off the beaten track, but where it’s still easy to seek out a charming country pub and a couple of delightful shops – and Wood Shack is just that! Hidden far, far away in a breathtaking wooded valley hides a fantastically magical escape. Like it has stepped right out the pages of a fairy-tale, this original handcrafted writer’s cabin is a unique space from which to soak up the lush woodland surroundings. Set off on an adventure along one of the many nearby trails or soak up the sounds of the stream as you laze in the hammock. Full of charm and quirkiness, it doesn't mean you have to forego modern amenities at this romantic getaway, like a hot shower, electricity, a well-equipped kitchen, chimenea and knitted blankets.

 

The Cottage – Brecon Beacons, Brecon – sleeps 2 + 2 dogs

You’ll love…

  • Long and lazy lay-ins in the luxurious super-king-size bed
  • Cosy evenings snuggled up in front of the wood burner
  • Peaceful strolls to the local pub along the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal

Five-star and fabulously warm and cosy, step into this romantic getaway in Wales and you’ll feel right at home. This exquisitely decorated, romantic cottage welcomes you with delicate shades of lilac and lavender, muted tones and a deepened sense of comfort. The large, luxurious super-king-size bed complete with beautiful bedding and comfortable cushions provides the perfect spot for lazy lay-ins and evenings snuggled up in style. Toast your toes by the wood burner or whip up an indulgent breakfast with eggs straight from the local farm shop in the well-equipped kitchen.

Starlight Cottage, Hay-on-Wye - sleeps 2 + 1 dog

You’ll love...

  • Indulging yourselves in the luxurious Scandi-style spa
  • Treating yourselves by booking afternoon tea in outdoor room ‘Adriaan’s Datcha’
  • Being welcomed by prosecco and chocolate-covered strawberries if you’re honeymooners

Perfect for honeymoons or popping the question, this romantic getaway in Wales makes for the ultimate hideaway for couples! Nestled high in the Black Mountains, the most soulful of settings will welcome you. This blissful honeymoon cottage delivers the very best romantic holiday, not only offering sublime views, a cosy wood burner and walks right from the doorstep, but a Scandi-style spa for ultimate relaxation and detox too! Hidden among quiet, organic farmland, there is a deep sense of tranquillity stemming from its origins, with medieval roots and natural springs lending a wonderful sense of mystery and intrigue to this unique setting on The Black Hill.

Rowan Cottage, Crickhowell – sleeps 2 + 1 dog

You’ll love…

  • The secluded location that well and truly takes you off the beaten track
  • Long wellie walks straight from the doorstep
  • Long lie-ins and late breakfasts on the patio

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Prominently perched in a truly wonderful location on the Llangattock hillside, romance and decadence exude from this romantic escape! One of Wales’ top romantic getaways, Rowan Cottage is perfect for honeymoons, popping that all-important question or simply rekindling that first-date romance. This luxurious love nest offers complete privacy with exceptional views and serene countryside for miles around, without mentioning the fine country pubs speckled throughout the lanes. Complete with a grand king-size bed, marshmallow duvet and a fantastically modern bathroom, lazing around is guilt-free here! This unique cottage boasts a wood burner, a traditional Aga, thick stone walls and exposed oak beams – a truly magical hideaway.

Grosmont Coach House, Abergavenny – sleeps 2 + 2 dogs

You’ll love…

  • Strolling to the village pub for a long lazy lunch
  • Taking up to two of your canine pals with you
  • Romantic candlelit dinners on the peaceful terrace 

Escape to the great outdoors and place yourself among the wonderful Welsh countryside. This adorable stone cottage is positioned perfectly for exploring the nearby Brecon Beacons National Park (8 miles) or Wye Valley AONB (15 miles). Blessed with character and charm, and days filled with birdsong and butterflies, you can be assured of total tranquillity and a peaceful stay during your romantic getaway in Wales. Nestled in the tranquil village of Grosmont, and sat on the bend of the River Monnow, the cottage is as cute as a button and cosy as could be inside.

Craig Y Nos, Betws-y-Coed – sleeps 2

You’ll love…

  • Recalling special memories as you sip wine and soak in the hot tub
  • Embarking on new adventures together in Snowdonia National Park
  • Spending time alone in a place that feels miles from real life

This idyllic pod offers a romantic break in Wales that feels worlds away from everyday life. Here, you and your other half can take life at your own pace, soaking for hours in the tub, or taking on an array of activities like kayaking, climbing, or fishing. With walks in abundance, explorers can discover romantic waterfalls, enchanting rivers, and you could even give wild swimming a go in hilltop lakes and mountain pools. There’s nothing more romantic than waking to views that seem to go on for days, and the sound of birdsong as you sit outside on the decking and enjoy your morning coffee together in complete relaxation, with nowhere else to be.

Island Hide, Pentre Berw – sleeps 2 + 1 dog

You’ll love…

  • The remarkable views towards the RSPB Wetlands Reserve
  • Cooking on the campfire and dining alfresco at sunset 
  • Relaxing in the quirky wood-fired hot tub 

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This unique glamping escape is a magical setting for a romantic holiday in Wales. The extended shepherd's hut offers the perfect combination of rustic comfort and luxury features. With everything you need considered, couples will feel refreshed and rejuvenated after a few nights relaxing in their own private hideaway. Nestled in an idyllic spot on a working farm, you won't tire of the views over the nearby RSPB Wetlands Reserve. Dine alfresco around the fire pit, enjoy your morning coffee on the covered veranda, soak the evening away beneath the stars in the wood-fired hot tub or warm up in front of the wood burner, planning another day of adventures.

Tegfan, Aberdovey – sleeps 2 + 1 dog

You’ll love…

  • Watching the sun set over the sea while you dine alfresco 
  • Soaking up the fresh sea air as you stroll hand-in-hand along the beach
  • Admiring the sea views from the bedroom after a long lazy lie in 

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Exuding coastal charm, this cosy romantic cottage welcomes you with a fresh, bright decor combined with a traditional cottage style. Located just a stone's throw from the sea in the charming town of Aberdovey, beach walks are a must – especially if your beloved canine pal is joining you on your romantic getaway in Wales. A quaint bistro table for two is conveniently positioned under the front window, perfect for romantic sunset dinners or enjoying your morning coffee together. After a day of exploring the local area together, cosy up in front of the wood burner and stay up late talking of treasured memories and making plans for the future.  

Book a romantic getaway in Wales

Have you fallen in love with any of the romantic getaways in Wales that we’ve picked out? Whether you’ve found your match or you’re still looking, our full collection of romantic cottages and honeymoon cottages in Wales will offer up the perfect cosy retreat for you and your loved one to spend quality time together. Make sure you plan a break to remember with our fabulous romantic holiday ideas too! 


Need some more inspiration? Check out some of our other favourite cottage collections that each offer something extra to your romantic holiday…  

 

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