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Best Romantic Getaways you can Reach by Train

Romance isn’t just for Valentine’s Day. Surprise your partner and show how much you love them with one of these romantic getaways. Perfect for any occasion at any time of year. Plus, they’re all close to a train station.

The Principal Edinburgh George Street @PrincipalEdin

Nearest Train Station: Edinburgh Station

The Principal Edinburgh George Street is perfectly situated in the heart of Edinburgh and the pinnacle of luxury hotels; perfect for a romantic weekend away with a loved one. With local attractions such as Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyrood House and the National Museum of Scotland just a stone’s throw away, you’ll find plenty to see and do before heading back and hitting the hay in the luxurious beds they have to offer. When hunger hits, pop on down to The Printing Press , open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Serving seasonal Scottish produce at all times of the day, and night, you won’t be leaving hungry. However if you’re just looking for a light bite, or a delicious warming cup of coffee then why not try Burr & Co ? Serving coffee made from award winning coffee beans, you can grab a cup and judge for yourself every day from 7am-7pm. Why not take one away whilst you’re exploring the beautiful city that is Edinburgh?

Drakes Brighton @drakeshotel

Nearest Train Station: Brighton

Located on Brighton’s sea front, just round the corner from Brighton’s famous The Lanes, Drakes is the perfect place to spend a romantic getaway with your loved one. Each room has been individually designed to make the most of the space and features of the room, making it the perfect re-treat after long days of beach strolls and entertainment stops. As soon as hunger strikes you can grab yourself a table at ‘The Restaurant at Drakes’ where you will be able to feast on some of the finest modern European cuisine Brighton has to offer; but don’t end your evening there. After indulging in the restaurant finish with a nightcap at ‘The Bar’, open to both residents and non-residents enjoy a glass of your favourite beverage whilst taking in the sea views.

Cliveden House @Cliveden_House

Nearest Train Station: Cookham

Located in the heart of the Berkshire countryside is Cliveden House. A luxurious hotel that has seen even royalty has taken up residence in its stunning rooms. It makes the perfect retreat for couples looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and just relax. Surrounded by 376 acres of magnificence National Trust garden and parkland, pack your wellies and warm clothing and get exploring. Due to its location on the River Thames you can even take a journey on the Cliveden Flotilla. After a day exploring, or relaxing in their spa, you’re sure to work up an appetite; so why not treat yourself to a fine dining experience you’re not likely to forget. Inspired by culinary classics, one of Mayfair’s most celebrated chefs Andrè Garrett has meticulously conceived, prepared and cooked each dish on the menu.

Oddfellows @OddfellowsCH1

Nearest Train Station: Chester

Set in a beautiful Georgian townhouse in the centre of Chester, moments away from the River, is Oddfellows. Taking inspiration from a society for the ODD fellows, Oddfellows is inspired by people who aren’t afraid to stand out from the crowd and it’s reflected throughout their hotel. With a variety of quirky, yet stunning, rooms for you to choose from, each has been designed to provide you with a perfect night’s sleep. After you’ve settled in, lace up your walking shoes and get exploring. Chester is a beautiful city with lots to offer. From shopping to Botanical Gardens, Racecourses to Cathedrals, there is something for everyone to enjoy in this magnificent city. After a long day, head on back to Oddfellows and tuck into the delicious food they have to offer. Their inventive chefs create playful dishes with ingredients that have been sourced locally.

The Gainsborough @GainsBathSpa

Nearest Train Station: Bath Spa

Set in the heart of one of the UK’s most historical cities, Bath Spa, is The Gainsborough. Occupying a Grade II listed building you can’t help but marvel at the superior architecture of the hotel. Each room has been created with luxury in mind, perfect to rest your weary heads after a day exploring all that Bath Spa has to offer. With Roman period buildings all around and some of the finest museums and attractions the UK has to offer you’ll find plenty to fill your time during your stay. If you don’t fancy leaving the hotel, then why not indulge yourself at their Spa Village? Tapping into the original thermal springs; take a self-guided bathing circuit around the different relaxing areas The Gainsborough has created. In case that’s not enough, just across the road is Therme Bath Spa , a natural thermal spa that includes a roof-top pool, Minerva Bath, aroma steam rooms and much more. However you choose to spend you’re day, the Dan Moon at The Gainsborough is the perfect way to end it.

The Grosvenor @grosvenorLDN

Nearest Train Station: London Victoria

Situated on the back of London’s Victoria Station, The Grosvenor Hotel provides the perfect location for any couple looking to explore all that London has to offer. Combining modern luxury with unique period features The Grosvenor is the epitome of a grand and romantic break. Just a stone’s throw away is a multitude of theatres and a short walk away from Buckingham Palace, there’s plenty to see and do right on The Grovesnor’s doorstep. If that’s not enough Victoria Station is just round the corner, making the whole of London your oyster. Exploring London can often build up a hearty appetite so why not end your day in one of the many restaurants The Grosvenor has to offer.

Gilpin Hotel and Lake House @gilpinhotel

Nearest Train Station: Staveley

Found in the beautiful surroundings of the Lake District is the Gilpin Hotel and Lake House. The hotel has been family-run for over 25 years which can be noticed in every aspect of your stay. Choose between the beautiful hotel, gorgeous lake house or luxurious brand new lodges. If you’re looking for somewhere to eat during your stay you must try their restaurant. It has held 3 AA rosettes for their food since 1997 and specialise in fine dining without the pretentious feeling that can often be found with this. With their location nestled in the Lake District, there are a plethora of activities you can undertake during your stay. However if you fancy staying in, you’d be remiss to not look into their spa treatments.

Raithwaite Estate @RaithwaiteEst

Nearest Train Station: Whitby

A grand country retreat made up of two luxury hotels and a number of private cottages near Whitby. With a beautiful beach nearby it’s the perfect romantic retreat. If you’re looking for a relaxing weekend, look no further than their onsite spa, or perhaps you could just enjoy a refreshing stroll around their impressive grounds. However, if it’s activities you’re after then why not try a cycling tour, horseback riding or even fossil hunting. After a long day, treat yourself to dinner at either their Hunters Lounge or The Brasserie and don’t forget to end your evening with a nightcap at their Poachers Bar. Also, if you and your loved one can’t stand to be away from your beloved dog for too long, then bring them with you. Raithwaite offers one of the only luxury dog spas in the UK.

The Richmond Hotel @TheRichmond1

Nearest Train Station: Liverpool Lime Street

Dedicated to creating “An Experience Exclusive only to You”, The Richmond makes the perfect getaway in the centre of Liverpool. Choose between their luxurious full size apartments, spacious and deluxe suites or one of their more classic rooms. At the first murmuring of hunger head on down to their R Bar & Brasserie. Serving classic British food, their mouth-watering menu has been prepared by their dedicated chefs using only in season and local produce. Situated in the heart of central Liverpool you’ll find plenty to fill your time, from walks along the docks, exploring the plethora of museums and even shopping the wonderful Liverpool One.

Tylney Hall @tylneyhall

Nearest Train Station: Hook

A Grade II listed building set in the heart of Hampshire, Tylney Hall takes you back in time with its magnificent Victorian era mansion. With each room a little world unto itself, it will feel like nothing else exists bar you and your loved one. With its handy location there are an abundance of places you can explore and visit during your stay. If you don’t feel like heading out, why not indulge in their health facilities for a proper pamper weekend. For dinner you’re spoiled for choice between their Oak Room restaurant and one of their two lounges. Both dining experiences are set in beautiful surroundings and serve a wide variety of delicious food options.

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