When it comes to honeymoon options, the choices are endless. Of course you want it to be very special and something more than simply an annual holiday. A honeymoon should be something romantic, magical and somewhere you can both thoroughly relax after all the wedding planning and stress are over.
Wherever and whatever type of honeymoon you choose, you will want to know that everything is covered. So do your research to ensure your choice will suit you both and stay within your budget. Venue, bookings, travel insurance - all has to be considered.
So take your time and take advantage of businesses who can provide you with lots of inspiration as well as essential practical travel advice.
Here’s some great honeymoon ideas from businesses based in Devon and Cornwall from places like Exeter, Plymouth, Truro, Barnstaple and Falmouth, whom you might want to get in touch with...
Don't forget to mention Your Devon and Cornwall Wedding magazine when contacting a honeymoon travel agent.
De Savary has opened Dittisham Hideaway and Tremain Manor. Back-to-nature relaxation in an enchanting private valley can be enjoyed at the five-star Dittisham Hideaway where visitors will be surrounded by wildlife, wildflowers, butterflies, apple trees and lush greenery, the perfect woodland oasis for a mini-moon. Nestled in this stunning location are four Cedar-clad treehouses, luxurious shepherds huts and an iconic 1950s American airstream; all equipped with everyday comforts and featuring wood-fired hot tubs and a private deck. To find out more and to book, visit https://dittishamhideaway.co.uk
Posted: 23 June 2022
These Devonshire delights from www.pitchup.com are perfect for a mini-moon in the region. Why not book a spacious bell tent nestled in the Devon countryside, just a 15-minute drive from Newton Abbot, and a 20-minute drive to Dawlish beach with the beautiful Dartmoor on the doorstep? Set on a rural working farm, couples can meet the horses and alpacas, or head over the stepping stones to access several miles of beautiful forest trail. A stream runs down to a lake that connects to the river below and thanks to the lack of light pollution, this is a real haven for wildlife, so there is a good chance visitors will see glow worms and bats at night! Prices at Naturally Glamping start from £120 for a Zippy Bell Tent for a minimum two-night stay, based on two people sharing.
Posted: 9 June 2022
Vrbo®, global expert in family holiday rentals, has revealed the first ever Vrbo Holiday Homes of the Year in the UK and a property in Newquay, Cornwall is among eight that have been selected. The fabulous UK holiday homes range from the spectacular beaches of Cornwall to the quaint country living of Scotland and are ideal places for families and friends to stay together. All the properties can be booked through the Vrbo website and they meet a strict selection criteria, including a combination of 5-star ratings, guest reviews, number of bookings, Premier Host status (an invite-only program that recognises owners and managers who consistently deliver great traveller experience), and family-friendly amenities available.
Posted: 31 May 2022
Wilderness Safaris Vumbura Plains, set in the heart of the Okavango Delta World Heritage Site in Botswana, has reopened after an extensive refurbishment of both the camp's exteriors and interiors.
The refreshed look and feel showcases its sense of place and culture, enhanced by an outstanding menu and courteous hospitality. Vumbura offers holiday-makers a sublime African wilderness journey, prepare to experience arguably the best wildlife encounters in the Delta on your honeymoon.
"With its iconic Delta landscapes and phenomenally diverse habitats, Vumbura is truly a must-visit safari choice, one that unreservedly celebrates the best of Botswana's natural and cultural heritage."
Posted: 4 May 2022
Carbis Bay Holidays provide luxury hand-picked self-catering holiday cottages, perfect for a staycation mini-moon in the region, a relaxing hen weekend away or a babymoon getaway which in Cornwall alone, has seen a 100% increase in Google searches in the past three months. The idea of a babymoon is to spend quality time as a duo before becoming a trio and many couples are looking for a quick staycation getaway for their babymoon. Based in St Ives, the talented team at Carbis Bay Holidays has hand-picked a selection of holiday cottages that are the perfect base for a babymoon in the region.
Posted: 3 May 2022
The home of the hit TV show, The Simpler Life is a beautiful farmstead, Libbear Barton, in North West Devon that you can visit for a holiday. The property comprises four luxury, self-catered holiday lets accompanied by a beautiful, heated indoor pool, soft play and playground. Set in 40 acres of the stunning rolling hills of North Devon that viewers fell in love with, the stunning Georgian farmhouse and barn conversion cottages sleep up to 40 people. Max Manners, Libbear Barton's general manager said, "The recent premiere of The Simpler Life on Channel 4 left viewers in no doubt that living in the countryside is not for everyone. But even the most city-centric of us still love to occasionally escape there on holiday. We specialise in family-friendly holidays for those who enjoy the outdoors but want to know that there is plenty to do indoors too should the weather not be perfect...which it occasionally is not!"
Posted: 19 April 2022
Enjoy Easter at the finest holiday homes in Devon and Cornwall with late availability. Savour the sea views from the bay windows inside the two-bedroom Atlantic Hideaway apartment with open-plan living and dining room, located just minutes from the world-famous Fistral Beach. Perched on Cornwall's Atlantic Coast, a stay here affords culinary delights with everything on offer from pasties and chips, to elegant seafood restaurants. Nearby attractions include The Seal Sanctuary, home to Grey Seals, Humboldt penguins and Southern sea lions and the famous Eden Project. The apartment's enclosed garden comes complete with a custom-built barbecue and outdoor hot shower - perfect for rinsing away the sand and saltwater.
Posted: 14 April 2022
The Point at Polzeath, a year-round holiday venue offering rental accommodation ranging from one-bedroom apartments to houses sleeping up to 16 people has launched The Point Holidays, a family-run North Cornwall holiday business now including high-quality rental properties located in Polzeath, Rock and Daymer Bay.
Managing director Tom O'Donnell will lead the expansion of The Point Holidays with the ambition to become the best local, family-run holiday rental and management company in the area. With a continued drive to provide outstanding customer service, the team have a shared passion to provide unforgettable experiences for guests to enjoy what the local area has to offer.
Posted: 10 March 2022
Naturally Glamping, located just 15 mins from Newton Abbot, offers spacious bell tents for couples looking to enjoy the Devon countryside from 1st April. The site is a 20-minute drive to Dawlish beach, with the beautiful Dartmoor on its doorstep. Part of a peaceful rural working farm, guests can wander around and meet the horses and alpacas, or head over the stepping stones to access several miles of forest trail leading to a local pub. Back at the site, a stream runs down to a lake that connects to the river below and thanks to the lack of light pollution, this is a real haven for wildlife so there's a good chance that visitors will see glow worms and bats at night!
Prices start from £120 for a Zippy Bell Tent for a minimum two-night stay, based on two people sharing.
Posted: 8 March 2022
A new study by the research team at WeThrift has uncovered the most romantic staycation destinations in the UK and Windsor in Berkshire and Truro located in Cornwall land in the top three. Windsor is officially the UK's most romantic staycation destination with an overall score of 64.7 out of 80. The town is home to Windsor Castle, an official residence of the British royal family, as well as the royal Windsor racecourse and a Legoland resort, plus as many as 135 things to see and do, making it the perfect honeymoon getaway. According to the research, couples will be heading to the South West coast this Valentine's Day, as Truro comes in at a close second place as the most romantic staycation spot in the UK with an overall score of 58.9. The Cornish city rated consistently across all categories with special mentions going to the 34 romantic restaurants, 22 jewellery shops and 92 things to do during a trip to the cathedral city.
Posted: 10 February 2022