Did you know that owning a dog means you are more likely to have positive traits like loyalty, compassion and kindness? Research conducted by Direct Line*, on 2,000 adults, found that a third of those surveyed believed that animal lovers were more likely to have these positive traits. So, why not live up to these statistics and whisk your partner (and your dog!) away to one of these romantic hideaways available to book through Passpawt.com…
Porters Lodge in Norfolk
This enchanting lodge is tucked away beside a lake in the village of Lenwade. Couples can enjoy long walks along Marriotts Way with their dog, a spot of bird watching or a romantic cycle ride. You could even grab the fishing equipment provided and settle down by the lake for the afternoon. Return to the cosy lodge at the end of the day where you can snuggle up and enjoy a movie. The Bridge Inn is just a short distance away where you can enjoy a romantic meal for two.
Owl House in Cornwall
If you’re searching for a romantic retreat that provides peace and quiet with beautiful coastline close by, Owl House makes for the perfect getaway. With only the sounds of Owls at night, couples and their dogs can enjoy wonderful coastal walks, wildlife spotting and romantic cycle rides. Rick Stein’s restaurants are a short distance away, perfect for a Valentine’s meal, and the picturesque Lost Gardens of Heligan are nearby. The cottage itself features a wood burning stove and a beautiful terrace adorned with fig trees and yuccas.
Little Chantry in the Lake District
Full of character and charm, Little Chantry is the perfect hideaway for couples who like to explore the outdoors. This delightful stone cottage is in the centre of the historic village of Brough in the beautiful Eden Valley. The area is a walker’s (and dog’s) dream, with many trails and footpaths easily found on the doorstep. Adding to the majestic landscape are many ruins and castles just waiting to be discovered. You’ll love returning to this romantic cottage after a day of exploring and with two well-behaved pets allowed, your pooches can enjoy everything the Lake District has to offer too!
Melin Abermaw in Snowdonia
Set in two and a half acres of stunning gardens and woodlands, Melin Abermaw is located less than two miles from the harbour town of Barmouth. This renovated mill has been around since the 17th Century and features a king size bed, Sky TV and gardens with several pretty bridges – the perfect place to stroll around hand-in-hand. Melin Abermaw is within easy distance of cafes, shops and beautiful sandy beaches. With plenty of walks in the surrounding countryside, you are guaranteed to enjoy your romantic holiday in Snowdonia.
Sea View Cottage in Scotland
Craving some sea air? This beautiful cottage in the town of Nairn offers a rare opportunity to enjoy direct views of the stunning Moray Firth from the comfort of your own romantic retreat. The sitting room looks out towards the sea, the kitchen is fully equipped, and all the bed linen is Egyptian cotton – what more could you wish for? Nairn itself is a thriving town with excellent amenities including award-winning beaches, a theatre, two championship golf courses as well as a good range of shops and restaurants.
Jasmine Cottage in the Cotswolds
Nestled in the quiet, unspoilt village of Windrush, Jasmine Cottage is a beautiful 300-year-old stone cottage surrounded by National Trust land. Loved-up couples can enjoy a variety of dog walks in the Windrush valley leading to water meadows and idyllic villages. After a day of exploring, return to Jasmine Cottage and snuggle up with your partner and pooch by the fire. Dotted with antique furniture and designer sofas with a grand claw foot bath in the bathroom, Jasmine Cottage is the perfect romantic hideaway.
Where will you be heading off to for your romantic getaway this month? Remember, if you book through Passpawt.com, we will donate 5% of our commission made to Canine Partners until the end of March 2018. This fantastic charity provides specially trained dogs that help people with a range of complex conditions such as multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy and strokes.