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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 21:55

Thanks all

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FrenchGirl · 19/03/2005 22:05

this is meant to be really romantic, have heard of it but not been

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fairyfly · 19/03/2005 22:08

omg i have to stay there, i bet it is booked out for months, thanks frnechgirl

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MadameButterfly · 19/03/2005 22:11

FF it does not open until May 1st

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FrenchGirl · 19/03/2005 22:13

oops, sorry about that FF, but print it out and leave for your boyfriend as a subtle hint for another time....

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fairyfly · 19/03/2005 22:13

ahhhh ok, thANKS mADAME, i really will try and go though

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fairyfly · 19/03/2005 22:15

will do french girl

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soapbox · 19/03/2005 22:17

Hi FF - glad to hear you are still all loved up!


Crabwell manor is a beautiful place with the most enormous baths!!!

Just the thing to get you in the mood for .............. a very tasty...........dinner

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FrenchGirl · 19/03/2005 22:17

Have been here and it's lovely , though not as romantic as the Onion Store I think.....

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JanH · 19/03/2005 22:19

Frenchgirl, Maidstone is a bit more than 3 hours from manchester!

(Place looks v nice though...)

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FrenchGirl · 19/03/2005 22:20

by the way, the Ringlestone is really in the countryside, hidden away, which is lovely....

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FrenchGirl · 19/03/2005 22:21

JanH, in my mind, geography is only a detail
am just reminiscing good times with dh........ sigh

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soapbox · 19/03/2005 22:22

OOh Frenchgirl - that is very close to me - so will definately have a go at enticing DH away for a weekend sometime

Not going to let these newly together folks like FF have all the fun

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fairyfly · 19/03/2005 22:22

I just did a search for romantic retreats in england and it gave me the number for dave and sues swinging parties

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FrenchGirl · 19/03/2005 22:22

yes do soapbox, it's a great place!

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JanH · 19/03/2005 22:23

coo - this one looks romantic, FF!

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FrenchGirl · 19/03/2005 22:23

FF

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fairyfly · 19/03/2005 22:25

oh it does janh thanks, but in afraid im not setting foot in chester

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fairyfly · 19/03/2005 22:29

oh go on soapbox let me have all the fun

i keep getting bloody swinging sites since when has that been classed as romantic

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soapbox · 19/03/2005 22:31

Oh so not Chester then!

how about York then this hotel is seriously lovely

There is a fab but casual restaurant there where me and DH gor slaughtered!

Got a call at 3pm the following day say9ing 'will you require housekeeping today' LOL

York is so romantic as a city too

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fairyfly · 19/03/2005 22:35

oh i love yourk, does it matter that i went with my x? hmmmmmm
will ring tomorrow, they have some really good offers

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fairyfly · 19/03/2005 23:44

Does anyone know what the Woodlands hotel just outside of leeds is like?

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soapbox · 19/03/2005 23:49

everyone who I know who's been to Leeds rates

42 the calls

as being the best hotel in the area!

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fairyfly · 20/03/2005 00:01

Thankyou soapbox i will ask him he went to uni in leeds

I like the look of the woodlands here

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PuffTheMagicDragon · 20/03/2005 00:18

Had lunch here, it was lovely

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