6 Romantic things to do in Cornwall on Valentines Day
22 January 2018
The Cornish coast always offers a truly romantic setting, and with the most romantic day of the year approaching, we've searched out the area’s most idyllic hotels, sumptuous cuisine, soppy spots, gift ideas, and more.
1. A Romantic Stroll
With ancient woodlands, dramatic cliff tops and secluded beaches you're spoilt for choice when it comes to finding a place to walk hand in hand with your loved one around the Fal River.
We recommend the Portscatho to Pendowr Beach walk - a remote and romantic cliff walk high above turquoise seas and sandy coves.
Top tip: Book a table and surprise your valentine with dinner at The Rosevine’s Michelin Guide Restaurant en route.
2. Plan a Surprise Picnic
Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty, the Fal River boasts many of Cornwall's best picnic spots. Our friends, Picnic Cornwall offer the finest selection of hampers in the land, you can even create a picnic that's unique to you and your valentine.
What's more they will even deliver it to you while you're out exploring. So for the perfect Valentine's surprise, choose somewhere to lay out your blanket, and let the picnic come to you!
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3. Spa Day
Whisk your partner away for a truly relaxing treat at the newly refurbished St Michaels Hotel and Spa, in Falmouth.
Spend some quality time in the Indoor Pool, with Sauna, Steam Room and Experience Showers before indulging in a choice of Spa Treatments tailored especially to you. Finish off with either a Lunch, or Afternoon Tea accompanied by a glass of bubbles on the sun deck whilst soaking up of scenic views and heartening sea air.
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4. Say it with flowers
You can't go wrong with a bunch of freshly picked flowers, especially an intricately crafted and beautifully arranged bunch from Twigs & Greens.
5. Candlelit Dinner à Deux
Nothing says love like a candlelit dinner for two. Pull out all the stops this Valentines and book a hot date at one of the areas finest eateries..
If you are really out to impress this Valentine, then you'd best book a table at the region's finest restaurant- as decided by the prestigious Trencherman's Guide Awards 2018.
The Idle Rocks in St Mawes offers the most beautifully presented, tantalising, fine cuisine, set in a relaxing waterfront location. After dinner at the Idle Rocks your date is guaranteed to fall hook line and sinker.
5. Splash out on a Staycation
Tresanton, St Mawes
Situated in an unrivalled location in St Mawes, this world class hotel is chic, classy and comfortable. Luxury furnishings, open fires, panoramic sea views and cuisine unlike any other, Tresanton really is the crème de la crème of hotels in the area.
Top tip: To really impress and delight your valentine pre-order a bouquet by the Tresanton florist, for your arrival.
Nestled in beautiful gardens with exceptional service and exquisite food, The Alverton is the perfect place to share some quality time with your valentine.
Sweep your loved one off their feet with the hotel’s special Valentine’s Package which includes a night's stay, a chilled bottle of Prosecco in your room ready for when you arrive, a 5 course candlelit dinner in the Brasserie, and a hearty breakfast in the morning... Bliss
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The Greenbank, Falmouth
Spend Valentine’s Day relaxing in one of the Greenbank Hotel’s gorgeous, individually designed suites before enjoying a award winning 2AA Rosette cuisine in the in the Waters Edge restaurant.
The Greenbank is the only hotel in Cornwall to have its own private pontoons and moorings - why not arrange to arrive by boat, or set sail on a tour of the bay at some point during your stay.
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