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The Hidden Gems of a Honeymoon in the UK

By Honeymoonblogger

If you’re looking for a honeymoon on a budget or don’t have the time to fly away to an exotic destination, it is still possible to have a fantastic honeymoon closer to home. There are many great hotels and apartments in the UK perfect for romantic getaways offering great deals without compromising on luxury or comfort. In this post I will take a closer look at two properties in particular that although at either ends of the country offer the same standards of excellence and great British hospitality.

Set beside sleepy meadows and a picturesque lake, Tuddenham Mill is an archetype of rural East Anglian tranquillity. With character in abundance, the chic yet historically sympathetic ref

Loft suite
urbishment of the traditional watermill combines to offer an exceptional experience in the Suffolk countryside. With great food and wine, the ultimate in comforts and exceptional service this is a great honeymoon option if you’re after a romantic rural retreat. The 15 rooms feature walk-in showers, indulgent baths, six-foot beds, Italian furnishings, flat-screen TVs and BOSE sound systems. The spacious loft suites are a paradigm in luxury and come complete with a shell-shaped stone bath for two in the bedroom and complimentary wines.

Guests can enjoy contemporary British fare at the Tuddenham Mill’s award-winning restaurant, the ideal setting for romantic dining. Cho

Tuddenham Mill restaurant
ose from an exciting menu of fresh seasonal produce or opt for the seven-course taster menu which can be tailored to your personal preferences. Nearby Newmarket is the home of horse racing where you can spend a lovely day at the races. Experience a different pace of life in the traditional market town of Bury St. Edmunds or venture to the fine city of Ely with its stunning cathedral. Tuddenham Mill offers one of the top honeymoon destinations for relaxing in luxury in beautiful rural England.

Across the country nestled in a small corner of the South West’s largest city Number Thirty Eight oozes Bristolian chic, from its nautical wood panelled walls and bold artworks to its huge copper baths and impressive views over the city’s rooftops. The perfect base to explore Clifton Village, Bristol’s coolest quarter, this is an ideal romantic city break if time isn’t on your side. A beautiful Georgian Townhouse as you’d expect there’s a definite sense of grandeur that carries through to the boutique bedrooms. Recommended are the loft suites which feature super king-sized beds,

Number Thirty Eight
panoramic views of the city and copper bath tubs for two. If you’re honeymooning on a budget the House Rooms offer beautiful nautical interiors, separate bath and shower and views over the city.

Although there’s no restaurant at Number Thirty Eight, lavish cream teas and pastries are served in the afternoon and the hotel is fully licensed, so you can have drinks served in your room, on the terrace or in the lounge. Ideally located in the stylish Clifton area you are only minutes from an abundance of restaurants and bars. Also on your doorstep are The Downs, perfect for enjoying a romantic afternoon stroll, or why not explore

Number Thirty Eight Garden
Bristol’s many city center attractions. Number Thirty Eight guests are welcomed to the nearby Lido Bristol – a luxury wellness club with outdoor heated pool, hot tub, sauna, restaurant and treatment rooms. This is a fabulous  retreat for couples looking for a stylish city break in one of England’s top honeymoon destinations.

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