Romantic retreats this September from Pitchup.com
Aug 26 2014 Posted by Samantha Marsh
--Save 10% on couples getaways--
--West Wales, Cornwall, Devon--
As the summer holidays come to a close, make the most out of child-free zones by heading off on a romantic couples retreat. Outdoor accommodation specialist Pitchup.com has handpicked three getaways ideal for romance this September. From cosy shepherd’s huts in West Wales, to luxury bell tents in Cornwall, don’t miss these dreamy deals.
Teifi Meadows – West Wales, from £32.50pppn
Lampeter, Ceredigion: Pitchup.com has availability on its Bothy Shepherd’s Hut at Teifi Meadows this September with prices starting from £130 for a two-night stay based on two people sharing (£32.50pppn).
Teifi Meadows offers a secluded romantic hideaway for two, nestled in a tranquil garden setting, neighboured by woodland and a small stream. It offers a cosy, intimate retreat, perfect for escaping the stresses of everyday life. Loved-up couples can snuggle by the woodburning stove, enjoy breakfast in bed, or stargaze at the beautiful night sky. Nearby is Ceredigion's celebrated coastline with spectacular views, small coves, sandy beaches and coastal paths from where guests may spot Cardigan Bay's dolphins.
The Bothy Hut features a double bed with under-bed storage, bedding, electricity and electric sockets, an outdoor kitchen, a woodburning stove, a shower, a toilet and a breakfast hamper is provided on arrival.
Lowarth Glamping – Cornwall, from £22.50pppn
Wadebridge, Cornwall: Pitchup.com has availability on its bell tents at Lowarth Glamping this September with prices starting from £90 for a two-night stay based on two people sharing (£22.50pppn).
Lowarth Glamping is a small secluded glamping site in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in north Cornwall, surrounded by fields where horses and sheep graze. There are wonderful panoramic views of the surrounding countryside as far as the high peaks on Bodmin Moor and the headlands of the Camel Estuary and the Atlantic Ocean. Each luxury bell tent is spacious with a woodburning stove to curl up in front of. Unwind by heading to the on-site treatment cabin, where guests can have Shiatsu treatments.
The 4m bell tents feature one double bed with all bedding and bed linen provided and an additional fleece blanket. Includes a table, two wicker chairs, a wicker basket storage unit and more. A carpet is provided with additional rugs, as is a woodburner with logs as required. A fully-equipped kitchen with a camping cooker is supplied.
Dartmoor Shepherd’s Huts - Devon from £19.35pppn (SAVING 10%)
Newton Abbott, Devon: Pitchup.com has availability on its shepherd’s huts at Dartmoor Shepherd's Huts this September with prices starting from £77.40 for a two-night stay based on two people sharing (£19.35pppn) saving £2.15pppn (10%).
Situated in the heart of Dartmoor National Park, Dartmoor Shepherd’s Huts offers luxury, romantic accommodation in a peaceful Dartmoor valley with beautiful woodland views. The three huts are fully insulated with wool from the site’s own sheep, and, while they’re traditional in style, the huts are modern and up to date. For exploring Devon, there are plenty of scenic sights nearby: including heather-covered hills, wild Dartmoor ponies and walking routes, along with ancient archaeological landmarks such as stone circles, cairns and clapper bridges.
The shepherd’s huts include hanging space for clothes, a sheepskin-covered bench, table, cooking hobs, sink, cooking pots, utensils and gazebo.
For more information visit www.pitchup.com. All prices correct at time of writing.
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