So you’ve finally tied the knot, you’re married and after all that hard work and planning, it’s time for a well deserved break away. One or two glorious weeks on a beach with the sand between your toes and the sun beaming down on you sounds like bliss, right?
The only slight drawback is after spending so much money on your big day, the honeymoon might not be as affordable as you’d originally thought it would be. Fear not, because having an affordable honeymoon shouldn’t mean that you sacrifice an amazing break away.
Here at Fund Your Wedding, we’ve got some stunning and utterly romantic getaways that are right here in the UK and you might be surprised to hear that the UK has some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world, so why not get to know this fantastic country and save yourself a fortune in the process.
Nestled in the beauty of North Wales, snuggled up to the gorgeous welsh coastline, lies the most romantic and entrancing little Italian inspired village of Portmeirion. The language of love is alive here with a real authentic feel that is like nothing else we’ve seen. It is a perfect marriage of quirky Italian residences and quaint cobbled paths that lead down to the stunning Welsh estuary. A honeymoon here gives you a chance to escape, take in the gorgeous landscape and enjoy some true quality time together. Prices range from around £800 for a week’s stay during the high season which in comparison to a week abroad, is very affordable.
If you love history, stunning architecture, wonderful boutique shopping, an array of international cuisine and the odd ghost tour, then look no further. York has gorgeous hotels and guest houses that will undoubtedly make your honeymoon memorable. The atmosphere of York is relaxed and friendly and filled with romance. York is also steeped in Roman history with plenty on offer to see and do. Prices for good accommodation in the high season will cost in the region of £950 for a week’s stay.
If you’re both a fan of the Beatles and would love to travel back to the 70’s, Liverpool is a city for you to consider. It’s where rock was born and the city itself is alive with music and great atmosphere. You can soak up the sights of Albert Dock, have a drink in the famous Cavern Club or just relax in the many charming bars the city has to offer. Liverpool even has its very own titanic hotel which adds a real twist of magic to the experience. Stays from around £1050 per week is still very affordable and will give the rocking bride a honeymoon to remember.
If you just want to escape to some beautiful countryside and see some of the most picturesque, chocolate box villages and towns the UK has to offer, then look no further than the Cotswolds. Whether you choose Bourton on the Water, Moreton on Marsh, Stratford upon Avon or any other of the beautiful Cotswold towns and villages, the one thing you are guaranteed is peace and tranquillity. There is so much to see and do and so many villages to visit and enjoy that a week here will be a week to remember. A week’s stay at a good quality hotel will cost in the region of £1200 in high season and worth every penny in our opinion.
If you’re an active couple who enjoys the outdoors, loves climbing and walking and want to escape from it all for your romantic honeymoon, then this little welsh village is for you. Nestled in the foot hills of the Snowdonia mountains, you won’t have to go far here to see some of the most spectacular and breathtaking scenery the UK has to offer. This charming part of the world has it all, Welsh countryside, mountains, lakes, rivers and wildlife and the locals couldn’t be more welcoming. With a week’s stay in a good hotel costing around £1100 in high season, it’s another affordable and excellent choice.
This is also a wonderfully romantic getaway that is sure to please those who loves open landscapes and miles of countryside. There’s plenty to see and do here with Scotland also just on the doorstep. If you’d rather, you can also relax in a honeymoon cottage and take in the breathtaking scenery that surrounds you. This part of the world really is away from it all and will offer you and your new hubby a chance to escape away together and enjoy some good quality time. With a well presented country cottage costing in the region of £1200 for a week’s stay, this choice will certainly be a memorable one.
Hopefully we’ve convinced you that the UK has much to offer and that you can also save yourself a fortune whilst not having to compromise on the quality of your week away. So give it some thought, this is a wonderful country and you can have a spectacular and memorable honeymoon right here.
Other spectacular places to visit are:
The Lake District
The Isle of Wight
Devon and Cornwall
The Forest of Dean (Wales)
& so much more! The list really is endless.