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Romantic Breaks in North Devon

The beautiful and diverse landscape of North Devon and Exmoor provides the ultimate backdrop to a range of romantic trips, from weddings to reclusive retreats, with plenty of places that go above and beyond your requirements.

Whether you’re after a relaxing retreat, a foodie foray or your dream wedding venue, North Devon is the perfect destination for a romantic break. When it comes to romance, what could be more romantic than walking sandy beaches at sunset or staring up at the night sky in the middle of Exmoor’s Dark Sky Reserve? 

Inspiring the romantics 

The North Devon countryside has long been a source of inspiration for romantic stories from novels, such as the epic Lorna Doone, to providing the scenery for films, music videos and TV shows. Choosing a countryside retreat for your romantic break will give you the chance to re-enact your favourite rom-com moments and create your own memories. 

Alternatively, why not pamper yourself during your romantic break by visiting one of North Devon’s many spa hotels? These properties have several treatments and facilities on offer, so whether you are celebrating an engagement, preparing for a wedding or just after a bit of R&R, you can really indulge. Wherever you stay in North Devon you’ll have access to eateries and chefs who pride themselves on the quality of the local produce which make up their amazing menus. From locally reared steak to award winning gin, there are plenty of wonderful compliments to a romantic night out to be found in this area. 

It doesn’t matter whether you are looking for somewhere to provide food for a special occasion or you just want to go somewhere a little different, you’ll find that there is a huge selection of cuisines and venues to choose from. 

Romance at every turn

If you’re the kind of couple who want to escape from everyday life and take some time to reconnect with each other, you’ll find number of venues offering expansive tranquil grounds and invigorating spa treatments to help you unwind and relax. Whether you’re after a relaxing retreat, a foodie foray or your dream wedding venue, North Devon is the perfect destination for a romantic break. When it comes to romance, what could be more romantic than walking sandy beaches at sunset or staring up at the night sky in the middle of Exmoor’s Dark Sky Reserve? 

The beautiful and diverse landscape of North Devon and Exmoor provides the ultimate backdrop to a range of romantic trips, from weddings to reclusive retreats, with plenty of places that go above and beyond your requirements.

Activities to suit every couple 

North Devon is full of incredible coastlines and there are many hotels, cottages and other accommodation providers dotted around the coast giving you amazing views and comfortable luxury. Whether you’re a couple that love surfing or just those that enjoy feeling golden sand beneath your feet, the coastline in North Devon is a wonderful romantic location. Many of the beaches in this region are Blue Flag Award winning and have some lovely beachside bars and restaurants giving you the perfect place to watch the sun set. They’re also marvellous places to propose. Just saying…

If you’re already engaged and you’re looking for the perfect wedding venue, don’t rule out using the beaches, there are several beachside venues including hotels and purpose built wedding venues offering an amazing backdrop for your photographers. 

If sand isn’t for you, you can’t deny the dramatic romance of the countryside. 

Surround yourself with acres of glorious grounds at a hotel on Exmoor or by staying in a small rural cottage. There is something very special about dining alfresco with a picnic during a stroll or having an adventure on horseback.