6 Romantic ways to spend Valentines Day in Cornwall
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.
The peaceful creek at Ruan Lanihorne truly is a joy for walking enthusiasts and explorers. With gentle hills, leafy lanes, magestic woodlands and the breathtaking views out across the estuary you could get lost for hours.
Top tip: Book a table and surprise your valentine with dinner at The King's Head. This traditional country pub with a warm welcome and a roaring log fire.
Check out the Valentines Menu here...
The Kings Head, Ruan Lanihorne,
Tel: 01872 501263
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 St Michaels Resort, in Falmouth.
Spend some quality time in the Hydrotherapy 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 BEST restaurant- as decided by the prestigious Trencherman's Guide 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.
6. Splash out on a Staycation
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 Luxurious two night stay, Chilled bottle of Prosecco and artisan Cornish chocolates in your room, ready for when you arrive, Five course dinner in our candlelit restaurant - take a look at the Valentine's Day Menu, Dinner on the other night of your stay, Hearty Cornish breakfast each morning Late check out so you can take things easy... Bliss.
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The Greenbank, Falmouth
Push the boat out, and 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. For a one night stay, with room rates starting at just £99 for you both check out the Romance Retreat offer
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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.