Love is in the air this summer at Hallmark Hotels. It doesn’t matter if it’s your first trip away together as a couple, you need some much-needed quality time, or you’re looking for the perfect place to pop the question, we’ve got you covered. Read on to discover our most romantic hotels and best last-minute deals.
Hallmark Hotel Flitwick Manor
Just a half an hour from London by train, Hallmark Hotel Flitwick Manor offers the ideal countryside getaway for loved-up couples.
On arrival, the tree-lined entrance leading up to the gorgeous hotel will make you feel like aristocracy for the day. All 19 bedrooms are also made for romance and feature lavishly draped four-poster beds, period furniture, and art adorning the walls.
The Grade II listed hotel sits within four acres of landscaped grounds. Ideal for making happy memories, these picture-perfect surroundings comprise of a wonderful walled garden, tranquil lake, and grass-topped bridge.
A 15-minute drive from the hotel, the Forest of Marston Vale is a magnificent nature reserve where you can both get away from it all. The Wetlands Trail offers the best way to explore; teeming with a huge variety of plants, birds, and animals, it cuts through the forest to offer stunning panoramic views of the neighbouring valley.
Alternatively, you can visit Wrest Park, also located just 15 minutes from the hotel. Home to 92-acres of award-winning gardens, a Chinese bridge, classical temple, orangery, bathhouse, and lakes, visiting this remarkable attraction is like taking a stroll through 150 years of English gardening heritage.
Hallmark Hotel Flitwick Manor’s prime location is great for taking advantage of our Walking Break package. Comprising of a great value two-night stay, the deal includes everything you and your loved one needs to discover the beautiful Bedfordshire countryside this summer.
After a day’s adventure, Hallmark Hotel Flitwick Manor’s dining room offers a delightful setting to rest and relax. Boasting wood panelling, views across the terrace and gardens, plus a delicious menu, it’s the perfect place to enjoy a candlelit meal for two.
Hallmark Hotel Stratford-upon-Avon The Welcombe
As the birthplace and hometown of William Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon is a great place to write another chapter in your own personal love story.
Hallmark Hotel Stratford-upon-Avon The Welcombe is a Grade II listed 19th-century neo-Jacobean mansion, delivering the definitive country house experience. With 157 acres of landscaped grounds, open fires, towering ornate ceilings, a galleried staircase, elegant chandeliers, and a choice of 78 fabulously decorated rooms, you will find the ultimate romantic retreat.
After you’ve finished admiring your new surroundings, the hotel is just a short stroll from the town and within easy reach of the best things to see and do. Highlights include catching a play at the Royal Shakespeare Company, taking an open bus tour of the town, and spreading wings of love at Europe’s largest butterfly farm.
Recently renovated, the Welcombe Spa offers the perfect setting to rest, relax and revitalize. You can swim your worries away in the indoor swimming pool or take a refreshing dip in the al fresco vitality pool. You can also pamper yourselves in the dual treatment rooms or detox in the Finnish sauna.
Ideal for couples, our Energising Escape Spa Break is a money-saving two-day package. It combines a range of treatments, full use of the leisure facilities, a mouth-watering three-course meal, and breakfast each morning from just £288 per room.
Other facilities include an 18-hole golf course and the Trevelyan Restaurant. Offering views over the leafy Italian Garden, gorgeous summer nights with the patio doors flung open mean the Trevelyan is a wonderful place to make your loved one feel special.
Hallmark Inn Chester
One of the UK’s prettiest cities, Chester is the jewel of the north and a great location for spoiling your lover with a romantic break. Combining brick and Tudor Revival detailing, Hallmark Inn Chester seamlessly matches the city’s appealing aesthetic.
Just a short stroll from the heart of Chester, the hotel is in a great location for exploring the city’s Roman walls, outstanding shopping and amazing architecture.
Built from remarkable red sandstone, Chester is the only city in Britain to retain its ancient defensive walls. Dating back over 2,000 years, you and your partner can walk hand in hand along the wall, taking in amazing panoramic views of the city.
Coined the ‘medieval shopping centre’, Chester Rows offer a shopping experience like no other. Formed of two-tiered, half-timbered galleries that run the length of four streets, they still include some original 13th-century buildings as well as high street stores, independent boutiques and quaint cafes.
If you’re using the fairy-tale backdrop of Chester to pop the big question, we can also offer a wedding venue that allows you to return to the site of the proposal for your big day. Hallmark Hotel Chester The Queen, our sister hotel in Chester, has hosted ceremonies for over 150 years. With its period Victorian features, four-story staircase and Italian terrace and gardens, it’s the perfect backdrop for those all-important wedding photos.
Don’t Forget! On Sunday 2 September, we are hosting a Wedding Fayre. From 11am-3pm, you can chat with our wedding planners, sample food from local suppliers, and start visualising your big day.