Where better for a romantic honeymoon or minimoon than the beautiful Lake District? With incredible scenery, starry skies, plenty of things to do for two, and award-winning restaurants, romance is truly in the air!
And what more could you want than to snuggle up for post-wedding bliss in a cosy self-catering holiday cottage for two? Here are our pick of our most romantic honeymoon and minimoon cottages in the Lake District!
Romantic features: king-size bed, wood burner
This bijoux cottage in the heart of Keswick is sweet as pie. Its small size is part of its charm and it still has everything you could need for your getaway, from a fully equipped kitchen to the pretty outside patio.
Location: St John's in the Vale
Romantic features: wood burner, stunning views, exposed beams
From the split-level garden to the exquisite open plan living area, Fellside Barn is the perfect romantic escape. Its location in lovely St John's in the Vale means it's the perfect spot for lots of long, meandering countryside walks, too.
Romantic features: hot tub, luxury bedding, exposed beams, beautiful views
This studio apartment has lots going for it! Standing on a hillside on the southern edge of the Lake District, you can really indulge during your stay. Don't miss a dip in the private hot tub, where you can spend a romantic evening admiring the views!
Romantic features: wood burner, mountain views, exposed beams, king-size bed
For couples who like to be in the heart of the action, look no further than Wainwrights Loft, situated in the heart of the popular town of Keswick. This wonderful first floor apartment offers you easy access to all the attractions of the town for an action-packed honeymoon.
Romantic features: breathtaking views, remote location, character features
If you're after a romantic 'moon that's far away from the hustle and bustle of 21st century life, then Cruck Barn could be the spot. This conversion includes a host of period details and the surrounding landscape will blow you away!
Romantic features: mountain views, town centre location
Arcadia has curb appeal to match its lovely interior! Situated within an elegant period property with high ceilings and sash windows, it's just a 2-minute walk from Keswick town centre. Inside, you'll be able to make the most of the bright, spacious rooms.
Romantic features: direct lake access, king-size bedroom, lake views
Lady of the Lake is well named! Sitting on Windermere, you can enjoy a romantic stroll through the woods down to the jetty. Pack a bottle of champagne and enjoy a sip together while you listen to the gently lapping water.
Romantic features: king-size bedroom, pretty courtyard, en suite shower room
Sit back and relax at Athena! This ground floor apartment has been exquisitely laid out to make the most of the space and light. From the large bay windows with wooden shutters to the indulgent en suite shower room, you couldn't ask for more!
Romantic features: mountain views, remote location, wood burner
Exposed walls, wooden beams, an incredible location... Darling How Cottage seems almost too good to be true! It really exists though, in the quiet Vale of Lorton, and is a cosy cottage that's an absolute delight to stay in!
Romantic features: extensive views, king-size bedroom
The idyllic rural surroundings of Greenbarn are enough to delight on their own. Add to that picture windows, comfortable accommodation and a raised patio, and romance is on the cards!
Romantic features: en suite bathroom, courtyard garden
Set between the popular village of Windermere and the town of Bowness, Lintel Dell is an excellent choice if you're newlyweds that want to explore the stunning South Lakes. This sweet garden apartment is a welcoming base for all your adventures both in the mountains and by the water.
Romantic features: super-king bed, mountain views, patio with chiminea
Tuck yourselves away in the tiny self-contained studio apartment that is The Nook. You'll spend a cosy honeymoon together here, in its own private corner of Claremont House, with outside seating and easy access to Keswick town.
Romantic features: mountain views, rural location, king-size bedroom
Close to the pretty lake of Buttermere, Yew Tree offers open plan living with amazing views. There's also no WiFi, so it's the ideal place for spending some quality time with your new bride or groom!
Romantic features: wood burner, king-size bedroom, fancy bath, shared grounds
Reflections (Lake Bank) is a thoroughly modern apartment in the beautiful countryside surrounding Coniston. Set in private gardens (shared with one other apartment), you can even glimpse the lake from the patio!
The Lake District is truly one of the most romantic places in the country and we're sure you'll agree! We have even more honeymoon cottages for two, or read our other blogs for romantic inspiration: