Unreal places to go for a dirty weekend with bae

Pack your bags, it's time for a staycation 👜

Weekend away ideas

by Lily Anderson |

It's official. We can finally go on holiday. Yes, it might only be self-contained accommodation in England or Wales with your household/support bubble, but we'll take it.

If you're planning to whisk your s/o to the picturesque countryside, on a city escape or for a fun break at the seaside, then you'll be living for these places to go for a dirty weekend.

We're talking everything from glamping hotspots to luxury log cabins - what more could you want?

Oh, and you don't have to wait for your anniversary or birthday to get in the romance. Just DM them with a link to this and they'll get the hint, for sure.

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Best places to go for a dirty weekend UK

Red Letter Days Glamping Breaks Gift Voucher
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Choose from one of 25 locations and get back to nature with your one true love. Awww... Our favourite things about this voucher is that you can use it for up to two years from the date of purchase, so there's plenty of time to get in your next adventure together.

Pinetum Garden Cottages
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Cornwall is the Saint-Tropez of the UK and we're ready to live out our coastal holiday fantasy. These cosy cottages are 1.4 miles from the sea and have plenty of walking or cycling opportunities nearby.Facilities also include a restaurant, room service, snack bar, garden and terrace. Uh-ma-zing.

Buyagift Two Night Memorable Minibreak
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Want to surprise your s/o with a two-night trip? Buyagift has handpicked a whopping 440 short breaks to experience, with UK and European destinations available to choose from.This also has a two-year validity and unlimited exchange during this time, if you want to book abroad.

One Night Break with Dinner for Two at the Historic Billesley Manor Hotel
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It won't be long until we're able to stay overnight in a hotel and we're able to relax. This gorgeous manor hotel is based near Stratford-upon-Avon. It has everything you'd want from a mini-break including a health club with a pool, sauna, steam room, tennis courts and a gym.Plus. you'll get a £50 allowance towards dinner at the hotel's Stuarts Restaurant. Not to mention the delicious English breakfast in the morning!

Buyagift Two Night Stay
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Love to dine out? Get a two-night break with dinner for two at 325 UK and European venues. With a range of city breaks, countryside escapes, seaside trips and even overseas adventures, there really is something for everyone.

Wall Eden Farm Luxury Log Cabins
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What a unique place to stay. From a lake yurt to glamping pods and even cabins, if you're looking for a luxury break you've found it. Based only 15 miles west of Glastonbury, it's an incredible location with lots of great outdoor space to enjoy.

The Varsity Hotel & Spa
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Cambridge is a romantic city where you can ride on a punt, enjoy bottomless brunch and stay at a hotel with views for days. Relax in the spa and then enjoy a drink on this stunning rooftop bar. P.S. it has free Wi-Fi, so you can post about your trip while you're away.

Buyagift One Night Charming Escape Experience Gift Box, £69.99
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Nothing says romance like a surprise. If you want to whisk your better half away, but don't want to get the destination wrong, this experience gift box will mean that they can choose themselves. Win-win.

Waterside Lodges Cambridge
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Nothing says romance quite like a glass of bubbly and a hot tub, right? Bring the Prosecco and you've got yourself that passionate night away.

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Not sure on the rules? We got you.

Can I go on holiday now?

Get your card at the ready and book that weekend away, as self-contained accommodation is open for overnight stays in England with your household or support bubble. Result.

What's classed as a self-contained accommodation?

Self-contained accommodation means places where a kitchen, bathroom and toilet are available for one family only (or whoever you live with) during their entire stay. Although hotels are off-limit for now, you can pitch a tent, book an Airbnb or a cute little cottage in the country.

Can I travel with friends?

Want to ditch bae for your besties? You can only go on holiday with people that you live with, or are in your support bubble.

Am I allowed to book a trip to Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland?

Currently, all non-essential travel between Scotland and the rest of the UK as well as anywhere outside of the UK remains restricted.

You shouldn't travel in or out of Northern Ireland except where it is essential to do so.

However, there is a glimmer of hope as there are no restrictions in place for travel into or out of Wales as long as you are travelling within the UK.

When do hotels, hostels and B&Bs open in the UK?

In the current government plans, hotels, hostels and B&Bs are set to open around 17 May in England. Before booking accommodation, check the cancellation policy as it'll be announced closer to the time whether or not this restriction is lifted.

We're off to plan our next getaway 👋.

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