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Enjoy a Couples Getaway

Enjoy a weekend break in Bury St Edmunds - it's perfect for couples with boutique hotels, award-winning restaurants, great shopping, country pubs with roaring fires and miles of countryside to explore.

If you're looking for somewhere to spend a few days relaxing with your loved one, then take a look at our top places for a couples getaway!

The Angel Hotel

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Situated on Bury St Edmunds historic Angel Hill, The Angel Hotel has had many a famous face frequent it's rooms including Angelia Jolie whilst filming the Tomb Raider films and Pierce Brosnan when filming 'Tomorrow Never Dies'. And it doesn't get any more romantic than staying in the room where Charles Dickens often stayed. The film was also featured in the film The Personal History of David Copperfield with Dev Patel!

The contemporary hotel has a range of rooms and suites boasting free-standing copper baths, ornate french-style beds and views of St Edmundsbury Cathedral opposite.

After a day of shopping, head back to the hotel and sit by a roaring fire with your loved one as you sip on a G&T or whisky, before enjoying a meal in the hotel's Eaterie.

Upthorpe Lodges

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With a stay at Upthorpe Lodges, you can do as much or as little as you want during your stay. If a little rest and relaxation is what you desire, then spend an hour or two in your own private hot tub. The lodges are for couples only, so are designed with romance in mind. Each luxury eco-lodge comes with a king size bed, large shower, smart TV and a fully equipped kitchen; where you can rustle up something for a romantic dinner, but should you wish to put your feet up, there are a selection of pubs and eateries in the surrounding villages.

If you fancy exploring the surround Suffolk countryside, there are numerous footpaths and bridleways leading off from the lodges, plus there are bicycles available to hire for those wishing to head a little further and visit the nearby villages.

West Stow Hall

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When it's cold outside, where better to spend a few days with your other half than in the grounds of the historic and stunning West Stow Hall, a Grade 1 listed Tutor home.

There's a range of accommodation on offer for you to choose from; with two holiday cottages within the grounds and a studio apartment in the garden. Perfect for a couples retreat, it's light and airy with lovely views of the Hall, a large open plan living area with wood burning stove, bed settee, and kitchen - the ideal place to get away from it all this winter!

The Swan at Lavenham Hotel & Spa

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Not only is The Swan at Lavenham Hotel & Spa one of Suffolk's most iconic buildings, but it's also home to an award-winning spa; so it's the perfect place to spend a special occasion or to treat your loved one.

Each of the sumptuous rooms is packed with character features including oak beams, fireplaces and four-poster beds. Each room also comes with a beautifully comfy king-size or double bed, bathrobes and luxury Temple Spa toiletries.

During your stay, be sure to check in to Weavers House Spa where you can make use of the sauna, relaxation suites and hydrotherapy pool and vitality pool and indulge with a massage, body scrub, aromatherapy treatment, detox, facial or wrap.

Before heading back to your room, book a table in the Brasserie or Gallery Restaurant and finish the day with a nightcap in the Airmen's Bar.

Want more couples inspiration? Take a look at our Date Night ideas!

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