On the hunt for romantic experiences in Wiltshire? This county does not disappoint – there is so much to see and do to impress your loved one, from stunning British landscapes, historical treasures, beautiful towns and adventures that will bring you closer together. To help, we’ve created a list below to help stoke those romantic fires and ensure you enjoy time with your loved one.
Salisbury Cathedral has held many weddings – and more than a few marriage proposals – during its 800-year history. This is the ideal site to pop the big question if you’re considering taking the plunge or perhaps nudging your significant other in that direction. Take a walk up 336 steps for rooftop views across Salisbury and soak in all the possibilities of the future. Tickets are available on the Salisbury Cathedral website.
Wiltshire is home to many beautiful National Trust properties, each possessing its own charm and reason to visit. Explore world-famous gardens, villages and ancient landscapes at properties such as Lacock, Stourhead, and Avebury. To discover the complete list of Wiltshire destinations, take a peek at the website to plan your romantic day out.
Stourhead & Pride and Prejudice
The stunning Palladian house offers fans of the Pride and Prejudice film a chance to visit the Temple of Apollo nestled in the grounds. This is where Mister Darcy proposes to Elisabeth! And while not faithful to the book, what does it matter? It’s certainly a beautiful and romantic place that evokes passion within us all – or perhaps it’s just Jane Austen fans. Either way, best to check it out for yourself.
Take a Cooking Class
There is no better way to enjoy time together than making food to share. So why not get into the kitchen together and try a cooking class with your loved one? A fine selection of courses is available throughout Wiltshire, including Waitrose Cookery School in Salisbury, and Vaughan’s Cookery School, created by a Michelin chef. Most classes are beginner-friendly, meaning anyone can participate and enjoy.
Longleat House and Safari Park
A visit to Longleat will undoubtedly bring up those romantic feelings for animal lovers or those who fancy historical beauty and attractions. The grounds feature a gorgeous house, beautiful gardens, and a Safari Park! This place is a magnet for animal lovers wanting to get up close with wolves, big cats, rhinos, monkeys, zebras, and many more. So get your wild sense of adventure on with your loved one.
Need Accommodation for Your Romantic Wiltshire Experience?
Book your stay at Beechfield House for the ultimate romantic escape – every adventure listed above and many more are within easy reach. The hotel has everything you could wish for on a romantic break, including great food, drinks, and outstanding accommodation that focuses on comfort and relaxation. In addition, our range of special seasonal offers will make your time away even more special. Plus, the house is easily accessible from London via car, train or plane – more details on how to get to Beechfield House are on the website.