Romantic getaways for Valentine's Day

The origins of Valentine's Day are much debated, but there's one thing for sure and it's that we simply love taking breaks with the people we care about. With this in mind, we've rounded up a selection of tours that are ideal for romance...

1) The English Rose featuring David Austin | From £675pp

Victorians began the tradition of gifting roses to their beloved - a practice known as floriography - and it has continued right through to the present day. With this in mind, our English Rose tour will take you on a special tour of the amazing rose garden at David Austin Roses. 

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2) Discover Corfu with Lee Durrell | From £1,395pp

Experience the magic of Corfu with Lee Durrell, who will join us to chat about her late husband Gerald's pioneering role in wildlife conservation. Their unique story of partnership and passion for nature is bound to inspire and enchant any romantic. 

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3) Queen Victoria & the Isle of Wight | From £695pp

The love story of Queen Victoria and her beloved Albert is a timeless one. Following his death, her extensive mourning earned her the nickname of the Widow of Windsor and she wore only black until her own death some 40 years later. This tour also visits Windsor Castle, which hosted the wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle, among others. 

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4) The Genius of Monet | From £895pp

Aside from the fact that Monet's iconic Water Lillies paintings inspire feelings of romance, this tour will not only take you to the artist's beautiful gardens at Giverny, they will bring you right into the heart of the city of love – Paris. Visit the Orangerie Museum and Château de Chantilly.

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5) Flying Scotsman | From £1,995pp

Nothing says old-style romance like a journey aboard a steam train and with our Flying Scotsman 9-day tour, we have just the thing. Glide across the Glenfinnan Viaduct, experience the grandeur of such a legendary locomotive and make memories to last a lifetime. 

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If you'd like any further details on any of our holidays, please don't hesitate to call our friendly team on 01334 657155 today. 

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Romantic getaways for Valentine's Day was published on 14 February 2019