Thinking of popping the question to your better half, but can’t decide where to do it? Well we’re here to help with the top 5 places to propose in the UK. Whilst the UK doesn’t have an Eiffel Tower or a Venice Gondola to speak of, we are a country steeped in culture and romance. Here we have chosen some of what we consider to be the most romantic spots to propose in the UK, including some well known spots as well as some of unique places, helping you find the best place to propose in the UK.
London Eye, London
The London Eye will give you outstanding views of the capital city, booking the ‘Cupid’s Capsule’ package will give you an extra touch of romance and privacy. Included in the package is a bottle of Pommery Brut Royal Champagne and a luxury box of Hotel Chocolat Pink Champagne Truffles, which is served by your very own personal host. You will have a private capsule for 2 for a 30 minute rotation, with stunning views of the city. London Eye staff will always help out in other ways too, on a recent Valentine’s Day, Alice proposed to her partner, Ben, by turning the London Eye into a huge engagement ring! All the lights turning gold and the spotlights on top becoming the solitaire diamond, what a beautiful and unique proposal!
Accommodation Nearby: Tilford Woods Lodge Retreat
Llanddwyn Island, Anglesey
A magical island at the far end of Newborough Warren beach in Anglesey, with rolling dunes, large rock outcrops and a mixture of historic buildings to explore, you and your partner can have a fun filled afternoon in a romantic setting. An ideal place for a picnic on a fine day, with stunning views of Snowdonia and the Lleyn Peninsula, your proposal will be extra special! The name Llanddwyn means “The Church of St. Dwynwen”, who is the Welsh patron saint of lovers, making Llanddwyn Island one of the most romantic and best places to propose in the UK.
palladian bridge, bath
Located in the beautiful landscaped gardens of Prior Park, which is a hidden gem of peace amongst the bustling city of Bath. This romantic escape boasts magnificent views of the city below, created by philanthropist Ralph Allen to compliment his huge mansion on the Bath skyline, he requested the beautiful bridge build in 1755. The ancient bridge was fully restored in 1995, including the 18th Century graffiti, to create the perfect place for a unique and stunning place to propose to your better half. Bath is one of the most historic and beautiful cities in the UK, the perfect place to propose and celebrate with your partner!
Accommodation Nearby: Bath Mill Lodge Retreat
Lake District, Cumbria
One of the most beautiful places in Great Britain, the best place for a proposal in the UK while being surrounded by breath taking scenery, magical forests, mesmerising sunsets, rolling hills and cosy log cabins. Take a stroll in the nature around you and pick one of the many secluded areas to pop the question, or enjoy a dip in a hot tub at Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat, and take the plunge while soaking in hot bubbles and being surrounded by the beautiful Cumbrian scenery. The Lake District is the perfect place for a truly unique proposal, one that you can tailor to you and your partner like no other.
Accommodation Nearby: Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat
Hele Bay, Devon
Fast gaining the reputation as one of the ‘most romantic places in the UK’, Hele Bay in Devon is a stunning location to make a beautiful memory with your loved one. Beach Cove Coastal Retreat has played host to a few wonderful proposals since opening in 2013, located along the Cliffside of Hele Bay and in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, our quirky accommodation lends itself to the romance of the area. With many of our beach hut accommodations over looking the stunning Hele Bay having hot tubs, you can make your proposal surrounded by hot bubbles with the sound of the waves lapping at the beach.
Accommodation Nearby: Beach Cove Coastal Retreat
So if you’re planning on proposing this year these are our top 5 unique places to propose, but really anywhere you decide to propose will be memorable for you both, but a hot tub never hurts!