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Romantic day and evening.

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Newbarnsleygirl Sun 09-Jan-05 15:51:52

I did start a thread last week about this but plans have changed slightly.
It's our wedding anniversary a week tomorrow and we want to go away for the day and night, we don't want to spend too much though. Any ideas? We're in Barnsley S.Yorks so not too far like Edinburgh or London. Also somewhere which has plenty to offer in the evening.
Thanks.

Newbarnsleygirl Sun 09-Jan-05 16:16:01

Come on you lot there must be some romantics out there!

hattynewyear Sun 09-Jan-05 16:33:26

what are you after? a night in a romantic, expensive hotel in lovely surroundings? if so Hassop Hall near Bakewell in Derbyshire is WONDERFUL

Newbarnsleygirl Sun 09-Jan-05 16:37:36

We would like a nice hotel but not 5star as we don't want to spend too much and somewhere that has things to offer on an evening.

Beetroot Sun 09-Jan-05 16:39:10

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cupcakes Sun 09-Jan-05 16:41:35

I was going to suggest vivat for romantic cottages but as they're mostly rural you won't findhttp://www.mumsnet.com/Talk much to do in the evenings!
They are amazing though - we stayed in one of their properties in Shropshire for our honeymoon.
They do have some last minute discounts.

cupcakes Sun 09-Jan-05 16:42:14

Don't know how that got in there!

Newbarnsleygirl Sun 09-Jan-05 16:43:04

I wish beetroot!!
You never know, dh could pull out 2 tickets for paris on the sunday night and whisk me away.....

Yeah right!!

Beetroot Sun 09-Jan-05 16:43:48

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Newbarnsleygirl Sun 09-Jan-05 16:46:41

Wow cupcakes they are gorgeous! Though it's still a bit too much to spend. Thanks anyway.

soapbox Sun 09-Jan-05 16:48:17

I love Edinburgh and its really doable from you - plenty to do, nice hotels and atmospheric.

What kind of budget are you on?

Newbarnsleygirl Sun 09-Jan-05 17:02:08

We have'nt set an amount but not too much. We did find a great deal to stay at the radisson for £39 in Edinburgh but it's travelling we don't really want to do as dh spends alot of time driving and I can't drive.
I'm going to price up a trip to paris I think!!

weightwatchingwaterwitch Sun 09-Jan-05 21:18:42

Are you near Manchester? I stayed here, Eleven Didsbury Park recently and it was v nice. It would have been nicer with my partner. Cheaper than their sister hotel too (was working for a co with a crap budget for expenses so haggled and got quite a big reduction)

Newbarnsleygirl Sun 09-Jan-05 21:21:34

It's very nice however I have managed to get a return flight to Dublin for us for £67!! How good is that! Just need a hotel now.

weightwatchingwaterwitch Sun 09-Jan-05 21:47:42

The Morrison? Don't forget to haggle or ask if there's an internet rate, whereever you call. Ooh, have a lovely time!

Beetroot Sun 09-Jan-05 21:49:01

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