After the stress and expense of organising and hosting a wedding, you don't need to worry about whisking your loved one to a far-flung destination in order to find that picture-perfect beauty spot.
Surrey and north-east Hampshire are home to some wonderful destinations, perfect for a romantic day trip, weekend break or that special proposal. Even if you use this as a stop gap while you plan a bigger holiday, this stunning Surrey has plenty to offer.
To help inspire you further, Voucherbox.co.uk has put together a list of reasons why should make Surrey your preferred mini moon destination.
Luxury accommodation at The Swan, Long Melford – For a hotel that boasts charm and character, make the Long Melford Swan your prime choice for a stylish and comfy getaway after saying “I do”. The guesthouse is a family run business and located an hour and a bit away from London in the heart of the village. Highly commended by past guests, the hotel is well known for its restaurant which offers a delectable breakfast spread as well as an impressive menu daily.
Picturesque Painshill Park – Escape the rush of the rat race and the stress of wedmin by visiting Painshill Park which boasts 158-achres of wonderful woodland. If the weather’s good you could further woo your loved one by filling a hamper with strawberries and Champagne in order to allow you to sit back and soak up the 18th-century landscape.
Indulge at Denbies Wine Estate – What better way to while away a day than at a vine yard? Based in Dorking, Surrey, the Denbies Wine Estate has been family owned and run since 1984. You and your new husband or wife can choose from a range of tours which will take you at a leisurely pace around some of the most stunning viewing points of this natural area of beauty, some of which allow you to sample the fruits of their labour in the form of wine tasting.
Pamper time at Pennyhill Park – Pay a visit to the luxury Pennyhill Park and escape the rat race with the ultimate in relaxation. Take advantage of this hotels indoor and outdoor pools, sauna, steam room, treatment rooms and elegant restaurant with everything at your fingertips. Lazing by the pool with a cocktail will make you feel like you are on holiday never mind the sumptuous cocktails which their resident bartender can produce!
Great Great Fosters - The Grade One listed building is set amongst 50 acres of stunning gardens and parkland in Egham. Immaculately preserved, this stately historic monument is perfect for over night stays, a fine dining experience and afternoon tea this is the perfect place to wow your partner with some romance.
Get arty at Watts Gallery – Be a culture vulture by enjoying exploring the gallery of the Victorian artist GF Watts, to see his paintings and sculptures, plus explore Limnerslease the house which he shared with his artist wife Mary. There are some fabulous places to stay in the area too so check out Voucherbox’s site for offers and promotions at local hotels and guest houses.