Love is in the Air – 5 Romantic Retreats for Valentine’s Day

Make this year’s Saint Valentine’s Day a truly special one by booking a cosy couple’s retreat with Toad Hall Cottages.


With hundreds of gorgeous dwellings waiting to be discovered all over the West Country, why not let us play cupid and help match you up with your dream destination.

From sandy beaches, woodland trails and tranquil backwaters, to historic harbours and sleepy hamlets, allow Toad Hall Cottages the pleasure of being the chaperone on your perfect romantic getaway.

Here are but a handful of our beautiful boltholes waiting to steal your hearts this February…

Clobb Copse Cottage, near Beaulieu

Surrounded by acres of breathtaking ancient woodland is the delightful Clobb Copse Cottage. Wake to the sound of song birds and spend your days discovering the magnificent New Forest trails before starry nights and owl hoot lullabies.


For those special, romantic occasions try the Michelin-starred Terrace Restaurant within the Montagu Arms in Beaulieu or The Pig restaurant near Brockenhurst.

Point Cottage, Noss Mayo

Make a date with Point Cottage, a stylish South Devon property set on the tranquil waters of Noss Creek. Here you’ll enjoy stunning rooftop views and countryside walks right from your doorstep, while some of the region’s most beautiful beaches are also close by.


Book a table at the Ship Inn, one of Noss Mayo’s pretty waterside pubs, for an evening to remember in this delightful corner of the South Hams.

Lower Goosewell Cottage, Thurlestone

Surrounded by stunning South Hams countryside and only a short stroll from glorious beaches, Lower Goosewell Cottage provides the perfect setting for a romantic escape.

Discover the charming village of Thurlestone and enjoy coastal walks and clifftop views when you book a stay at this delightful beachside property. Eat out at The Village Inn, an iconic 16th century tavern still full of its original character.

Topsides, Fowey

Topsides is a beautifully furnished holiday cottage on the banks of the River Fowey, the perfect place to relax and unwind.


Enjoy some al fresco dining on the decked terrace and take in the delightful waterside views, whiling away the hours until, as they say in the West Country: the cows come ‘ome. Grab a table for two in a quiet corner of the Lookout Gin Bar and then take a starlit stroll by the water.

Cutch, Looe

Nestled into the dreamy Cornish countryside, not far from the historic harbour town of Looe, is the aptly named Cutch; a wonderful, bespoke lodge set in gorgeous private grounds.


Hunker down together in your very own snuggery and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of rural Cornwall. Less than a mile away, in the characterful village of Pelynt, is the historic Jubilee Inn where you can enjoy some ‘proper’ Cornish hospitality.

Drift away on love’s young dream when you book a romantic escape with Toad Hall Cottages