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Romantic Hideaway ideas needed (not abroad)

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fairyfly · 19/03/2005 18:26

I have been given the responsibility of booking a hotel for next weekend for my boyfriend and i. I have not been away with a man for such a long time so want it to be really special. Also not at a crazy price. Any ideas?

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fairyfly · 19/03/2005 18:34

Anyone, im sitting with his credit card at the readys

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Tinker · 19/03/2005 18:35

How far from home?

fairyfly · 19/03/2005 18:38

Probably no more than three hours from manchester, i was thinking the lake district maybe
Hope you are well tinker

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vicdubya · 19/03/2005 18:41

Pen-Y-Dyffren hotel (near Oswestry, Shropshire) is nice.

It's not too pricey and quite relaxed, quite small, not stuffy or overly trendy, the food is yummy, and you can book a room in the garden which is a bit more private than the main house.

Romantic strolls nearby including climbing up waterfalls etc if you fancy it.

The views are lovely.

Have a lovely time wherever you go.

Sighs longingly wondering when will ever get nice weekend away again!!!

jampots · 19/03/2005 18:41

The Lake District is lovely. There's a lovely hotel set high above Windermere which Im sure is very reasonable (but still nice) - very romantic area. I'll see if I can find it

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fairyfly · 19/03/2005 18:44

thanks trey will look

vic that sounds perfect

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vicdubya · 19/03/2005 18:44

website is

fairyfly · 19/03/2005 18:45

thanks jampots, oooh im getting all excited now

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jampots · 19/03/2005 18:48

much better picture of Belsfield

Tinker · 19/03/2005 18:49

How about North Wales? Beaumaris? Or North Yorkshsire - Richmond?

fairyfly · 19/03/2005 18:52

yours is booked out jampots

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anchovies · 19/03/2005 19:02

Have stayed here and it was lovely. Very romantic, especially the bath Not much else to do though except a few quiet pubs, long walks and trips on the lake.

Cheap last minute deals as well if you ring them.

Tinker · 19/03/2005 19:02

Just found these for N Wales - one in Betws looks nice

fairyfly · 19/03/2005 19:04


I am finding that they are all only booking for three nights as it is bank holiday

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Tinker · 19/03/2005 19:04

In fact, lots of them look quite nice, except, possibly, the Wrexham Travelodge

WideWebWitch · 19/03/2005 19:06

Does it have to be out of Manchester ff? I really fancy Malmaison Maybe city hotels won't be all booked up?

Anteater · 19/03/2005 19:14

The inn at Whitewell is very romantic.. and close to you

fairyfly · 19/03/2005 19:16

it is www, ive stayed in manchester before , you see the place in a whole new light

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WideWebWitch · 19/03/2005 19:28

Have you looked on

WideWebWitch · 19/03/2005 19:28

I just did a search for next weekend and quite a few pages came up.

lou33 · 19/03/2005 19:35

or try

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