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Valentines Day 2018: Our top 7 romantic breaks in Suffolk

Valentines Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is a magical time of the year to take a romantic short break, and in Suffolk we think we have what you need: winter-warming breaks in front of cosy fires, with hearty fayre and plenty of bubbly to go round. This Valentines Day we take all the stress out of searching as we bring you our top seven Valentines Day packages...
Romantic breaksRomantic breaks this Valentines Day in Suffolk

The Jockey Club Rooms

The decadence of The Jockey Club Rooms will inspire the most discerning horseracing fan. This prestigious private members club is awash with horseracing heritage, elegant surroundings and history dating back over 250 years. This Valentine's Day, why not start your evening with a champagne reception and a seven-course tasting menu, followed by an overnight stay fit for a king? Surprise your loved one with a personal tour the following morning, after a sumptuous breakfast. An overnight stay for two costs £350.

To extend your visit, head to the National Heritage Centre for some unique sporting art in Suffolk's newest attraction in the heart of Newmarket.

Jockey Club Rooms

The Jockey Club Rooms is an historic private members club in Newmarket, the Home of Horseracing Photo (c) The Jockey Club Rooms

The Bedford Lodge Hotel & Spa

Set in the heart of Newmarket at the home of horseracing, The Bedford Lodge Hotel & Spa is the ideal spot for a romantic getaway this Valentine's Day. Relax and unwind by starting the evening with a glass of Champagne, followed by a delicious 3-course dinner with tea or coffee and petit fours in the 2AA rosette Squires restaurant, followed by a luxurious overnight stay and full English breakfast the following morning. If you really want to splash out, why not treat your other half to a spa experience in the luxury spa, recognised as one of the best in the East of England.

This overnight package is £249 (based on 2 people sharing) available on 9th, 10th, 14th, 16th and 17th of February only, with all bookings subject to availability.

Bedford Lodge Hotel & SpaThe Bedford Lodge Hotel, Newmarket

The Westleton Crown

Escape this Valentines to The Suffolk Coast and treat your loved one with a romantic night away at The Westleton Crown. Enjoy a chilled bottle of house Champagne and home-made chocolate truffles on arrival. In the evening relax in front of crackling log fires and sample their mouth-watering menu and fine wines in the candlelit Garden Room and Parlour.

During your visit, embrace a brisk walk along Suffolk's heritage coastline with its engaging vistas, before returning to base for a tipple in front of a cosy log fire.

Stay on Saturday 10th February 2018 from £159 per night per couple, including Champagne, chocolate truffles and a full Suffolk breakfast.

The Westleton Crown SuffolkThe Westleton Crown

The Northgate - Bury St Edmunds

You won't just fall in love with the food at this luxurious new hotel.

Treat that special someone in your life to a delicious five-course tasting menu on Valentine’s Day for £55pp at this exclusive historic house, full of luxury touches and located a short walk from Bury St Edmunds' iconic Cathedral and its historic centre.

Or why not plump for the romantic getaway, in one of the Northgate's glamorous bedrooms, full of sumptuousness? A one night stay, including a bottle of Champagne in your room, 5 course tasting menu and a delicious breakfast, will set you back just £265.

Call 01284 339604 for availability and booking.

Northgate Bury St EdmundsThe Northgate, Bury St Edmunds

Long Melford Swan

If you're a real foodie and used to the finer things in life, then the Long Melford Swan is the right choice for you. Located in Suffolk's Wool Towns, the Michelin listed boutique with a two rosette restaurant, has devised a sumptuous menu to impress. Complimented by individually styled rooms, with all the comfy necessities, the evening is sure to go off with a bang! 

It's location is hugely desirable and great for exploring the heart of Suffolk, the Suffolk Wool Towns and Constable Country.

What are you waiting for? Dinner, bed and breakfast starts from just £150!

Long Melford Swan SuffolkLong Melford Swan

Kesgrave Hall

If you'd prefer to avoid the panic of booking on the day itself, then why not treat your loved one to a break away from the norm? Located between the cultue capital of Ipswich and the charming riverside town of WoodbridgeKesgrave Hall is the place to be. Nestled in woodland, the charming and luxurious four star hotel exudes plenty of wow factor, with all the additionals you'd expect.

You're in for a treat, so get booking your romantic February break at £115 person, which includes:

  • Three course dinner with free choice from the full menu
  • Overnight accommodation in the best available room with full breakfast
  • Bottle of Champagne Taittinger in your room on arrival
  • Red rose and chocolates
  • Available throughout February. Excludes Saturdays and 14th February. 
Kesgrave Hall SuffolkKesgrave Hall

Swan at Lavenham Hotel & Spa

Spoil the special person in your life with a luxurious night of romance in Lavenham at the 15th century Swan at Lavenham Hotel & Spa in the heart of Suffolk’s countryside. The picture-perfect, half-timbered hotel with its ancient oak beams, cosy nooks and crackling log fires is offering a stay between 12th and 18th February with a 5-course dinner by candlelight in the elegant AA two rosette Gallery restaurant and full Suffolk breakfast from £135 per person per night for two sharing.

Why stop there? For an extra treat book the double treatment room in the hotel's luxurious Weavers' House Spa for a relaxing massage, or order the 'Romance Package', which includes a bottle of chilled house champagne and chocolate-dipped strawberries in your room.

Swan at LavenhamThe Swan at Lavenham Hotel & Spa

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