Here’s the predicament. You spent most of your budget on your wedding day. You want a honeymoon where you can unwind from the hectic wedding schedule but have little wiggle room in that remaining budget. Here are some tips from our guest blogger on how you can have a romantic honeymoon in the UK without breaking the bank.
Maybe traditional camping isn’t on your honeymoon list. Glamping combines the rustic elements of outdoor camping with the luxury of 5-star hotels and amenities to make a lovely honeymoon. You will surely enjoy your stay in the designer yurt at Priory Bay Hotel in the Isle of Wight. These yurts offer the finest in luxury along with stylish amenities. Cherish your seaviews while your unwind in your king size bed. Take advantage of the royal sofas and lavish bathroom. Pricing starts at $215 a night and includes a full English breakfast!
If you want to do some traditional camping, but can’t pack a tent in your luggage, no need to worry. There are a number of places where tents are included in your stay. Costing about $130 a night, enjoy yourselves at Jollydays Luxury Camping in North Yorkshire. Snuggled within 15 acres of woodland, Jollydays offers 4 poster beds, roll top baths, wood burners and more to upgrade your camping experience.
Fancy an out-of-this-world honeymoon experience? You will have a stellar time staying in one of these luxurious geodesic domes at The Dome Garden in Gloucestershire. A three-night stay will cost about $400 but the experience will be unforgettable. All domes include wood burning stoves, comfy beds, luxury linens, a shower, and a camp kitchen.
Prefer to snuggle up in a cozy log cabin on your honeymoon? Visit Griffon Forest in York and you can have a comfortable stay in the Poachers Lodge. As far as accommodations are concerned, it includes a Jacuzzi, a king size four poster bed, a timber deck, and complimentary chocolates and wine on arrival.
Couldn’t image starting your happily ever after off together without your furry friend? Look into renting a cottage! If you all are fans of hiking, head to the Peak District. The Old Farrowings is a popular cottage in Derbyshire. Costing just $50 a night, your stay will include a king size four-poster bed and wood burning stove. You may need to make your meals on your own, but everyone loves breakfast in bed!
A Stay at Boltholes
Looking for a dreamy escape? Nothing beats Westcountry for romantic boltholes. The picture-perfect town of Fowey is one of the most enticing places you will find on the south coast. With numerous pubs and hidden coves, this little town has so much to offer. Right on the River Fowey, you will find Barnacles, a well-known romantic apartment for two. Sit back and enjoy the gorgeous views of Boddinik Ferry and the changing river scenes. At $130 a night, the apartment includes a freestanding bath and a four-poster bed.
Have you dreamed about traveling the country in a bus? Pack your bags and spend your honeymoon in a 1981 Leyland Atlantean with all the modern amenities you can dream of. Pigeon Door is a holiday accommodation company owned by Lisa-Jayne Powis. They have renovated three double decker buses named – Beetie, Betsy, and Billie. All three buses are equipped with a kitchen, bedroom, and comfortable seating. Hit the road and enjoy breathtaking views of the beautiful countryside from the windows.
Scotland’s Winter Wonderland
The month of January is perfect to have a winter honeymoon in Scotland. You get an opportunity to wear wooly hats & scarves and snuggle up close while you explore the beautiful city of Edinburgh. During January, you can also take part in the Hogmanay celebrations. Listen to live music, flaunt your dance moves, enjoy fireworks and don’t miss the torchlight processions during this street party.
Unforgettable Honeymoons in North Wales
North Wales is a dream destination to celebrate your honeymoon. Home to breathtaking horizons of the Irish Sea on one side and high mountains on the other side, the Isle of Anglesey is a great place to enjoy a picnic for two. During the colder months, winter sports are a big hit. Surrounded by snow-covered peaks, try your hands at snowboarding or skiing. Or just snuggle up by the fire with some hot cocoa.
A Honeymoon on Herm Island
Looking for more budget-friendly options? Make sure you visit Herm Island. Located three miles from the coast of Guernsey, it is a popular and peaceful island holiday destination. Enjoy unspoiled beaches, a clean environment and the perfect place to unwind with your partner.
June in South Devon
Planning a June honeymoon? Make sure you travel to South Devon. The beautiful riverside towns of Brixham and Dartmouth will offer you a perfect opportunity to walk hand in hand with your partner. Admire the multi-colored houses across the water, daydreaming of your retirement days in one.
A Magical Honeymoon in Kent
If you want to enjoy the luxuries of life while keeping within budget, stay at Livingstone Cottage in Kent. This place will give you an opportunity to enjoy adventure, luxury, and comfort. The Kentish countryside is a perfect setting for an unforgettable honeymoon.