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Spend Valentine's Day on The Suffolk Coast

14th February, the most romantic day of the year and where better to spend it with your loved one than The Suffolk Coast. We've rounded up some of the most romantic stays and dining packages for you to treat your other half this Valentine's Day...

The Swan Southwold

WTS - Swan Hotel Southwold - Outstanding Bedroom

Treat your significant other to a once in a lifetime mini-break with the 'Falling for You' package at The Swan Hotel, Southwold. Arrive at The Swan and relax in the luxurious surrounds of your room before enjoying a romantic meal for two in The Still Room with £100 to spend. Spend an hour or so in The Tap Room bar or the hotel's lounge before heading up to your 'Excellent', 'Fabulous', or 'Outstanding', room; all with Nespresso coffee machine, 40" smart TV, wireless speaker, Temple Spa toiletries and double or king-size bed with luxury goose and duck down bedding.

The following morning, you can wake up to breakfast in bed before driving to Beccles Airfield where the experts at UK Parachuting walk you through everything you need to know about your jump, making sure you are set to take to the skies.

As you make your way up you can take in the stunning views of Suffolk, before making the leap and gracefully descending back to earth at 120mph. As an optional extra you can book UK Parachuting’s professional photographer to document the moment you take flight.

Arrive back at The Swan afterwards for the second night of your stay, where a chilled bottle of Champagne will be waiting for you alongside a celebration cake.

Prices from £970 for an 'Excellent' room. 

If you would prefer to keep your feet firmly on the ground, then book a luxurious one-night stay. Arrive to a chilled bottle of Adnams Champagne and an exquisite bouquet of roses ready to wow your partner. 

Everything is taken care of too! Upon check in, the butler will secretly pass you a Valentine’s card and a £25 gift voucher for coastal boutique Collen and Clare which is situated in the Market Place just a few steps away from The Swan.  You can spend your evening enjoying the elegant surroundings of The Still Room restaurant with £100* to spend on a delicious dinner before relaxing in the lounge of retiring to your room for the evening.  The next morning you’ll enjoy a relaxing breakfast completing a truly romantic experience. 

Prices from £475 for an 'Excellent Room'. 

For more information on Valentine's packages at The Swan visit https://theswansouthwold.co.uk/special-offers/

Snape Maltings

WTS - Snape Maltings Holiday Cottage - Iken View

Stay in the heart of the iconic Snape Maltings complex and escape for a romantic long weekend this Valentine's Day -  with a complimentary bottle of fizz to celebrate*

Nestled in the bend of the River Alde, come and spend a romantic weekend at Snape Maltings and enjoy the tranquillity of this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Go for relaxing walks and delicious food and choose from a range of luxury holiday properties, overlooking the courtyard or the expanse of reeds and sky.

For a cosy couples stay, you could opt for Malt Cottage - a 2-bed restored cottage packed with original features; Iken View - a 3-storey converted maltings building with views across the marshes to Iken, or Garrett House - a Grade 2 listed townhouse with 3 floors and views over the quiet Courtyard.

*Complimentary bottle of fizz will be included for bookings between 8th-11th & 15th-18th February.

Best of Suffolk

You can enjoy romantic walks hand in hand, cosying up by the fire and sipping something cool and bubbly in some of Suffolk’s most stylish holiday homes with Best of Suffolk. Book a stay this Valentine's Day and you will receive a complimentary bottle of Adnams Pink Fizz and a box of Harris & James handmade chocolates.

With over 380 stylish properties located throughout Suffolk to choose from, you're spoilt for choice! need some inspiration? Described by the Sunday Times as one of the 'Top 100 Holidays on the Planet', The Vintage House in Aldeburgh is a unique Suffolk holiday cottage where guests can enjoy the original atmosphere of the 1920s and 1930s with all the usual Best of Suffolk creature comforts including crisp cotton bed linen, fluffy towels, White Company toiletries and stay connected with WiFi (https://www.bestofsuffolk.co.uk/properties/the-vintage-house/). 


Broadlands Park & Marina

WTS - Broadlands Park & Marina - Aedis Exterior

Situated where the Norfolk Broads meets Suffolk’s coast, Broadlands Park & Marina is the perfect place to spend a few days with your loved one, exploring the famous waterways and coastal paths in this beautiful part of Suffolk. You can enjoy a romantic getaway this Valentine’s with a stay in the modern & contemporary Aedis Lodges which boast unrivalled views of stunning Oulton Broad. 

Make your break that little bit more special and treat your loved one, by ordering a Romance Hamper which includes flowers, chocolates and prosecco and book a table at The Quayside Bar & Restaurant, located on the marina front, and enjoy the Valentine's menu (available 14th - 16th February) plus live entertainment on Saturday 16th February. 

Valentines Dine and Dance at The Spa Pavilion

TTDA - Felixstowe Spa Pavilion

Whisk your loved one around the dance floor and indulge with a delicious 3-course dinner at The Spa Pavilion in Felixstowe. Choose from the full menu, or the fixed-price 2 or 3-course selection. Dishes include The Smokehouse Burger, cheese & mushroom enchiladas, carbonnade of beef, grilled breast of Norfolk chicken and sausages in onion gravy. 

The evening starts at 7pm with gentle, early evening music followed by the live singing from Annik Rands at 9pm. Enjoy a drink or two while listening to classics from Ell Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Eva Cassidy and Adele.

For more information visit https://spapavilion.uk/

The Westleton Crown

FD - The Westleton Crown - Fireplace

Sit by a roaring fire and tuck into a delicious plate of food accompanied by a complimentary glass of fizz when you dine at The Westleton Crown on Valentine's Day. Regular features on the main menu include Adnams Ghost Ship beer battered cod, Emmerdale Farm 28-day hung steak, grilled lamb cutlets lamb kofta, grilled fillet of seabass and slow-cooked Blythburgh pork belly. 

To complete your meal choose from sticky toffee pudding, yoghurt panna cotta with strawberry and Pimms granita, dark chocolate mousse and warm lemon sponge with orange posset. 

To book call 01728 648777 

The Ship at Dunwich

FD - The Ship at Dunwich - Fireplace

After a bracing walk along the beach, find a table in the bar or restaurant at The Ship at Dunwich and enjoy a meal with your loved one, choosing from the seasonal menu, with a complimentary glass of fizz to accompany your meal on Valentine's Day. 

Dishes on the main menu include homemade glazed Blythburgh ham with local free-range eggs and hand cut chips, The Ship's fish pie, The Ship's rump burger, homemade turkey and leek pie and beetroot & red onion tart. Afterwards, leave room for dessert and choose from spiced apple & mincemeat crumble, Colin's sticky toffee pudding, The Ship's cinnamon cheesecake, homemade chocolate brownie with honeycomb ice cream and The Ship's cheese board. 

To book a table, visit https://www.shipatdunwich.co.uk/



WHERE TO EAT

Felixstowe Spa - The Lounge  & The Terrace

Felixstowe Spa - The Lounge & The Terrace

Two fabulous sea view venues in one stunning location! The Lounge is a first floor carpeted space with panoramic views of the sea, Felixstowe Pier and the maritime traffic to Harwich & Felixstowe Ports.


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The Ship at Dunwich

The Ship at Dunwich

Dunwich

There's plenty to enjoy on The Ship's menu from: pie of the day, slow-cooked pork belly, or roast red onion tart through to traditional English puddings like sticky toffee, pear and blackberry crumble and much more, accompanied by good wines at sensible prices, or proper beers and ales - including Adnams and a range of guest ales.

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Free wifi Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible

where to stay

Broadlands Park & Marina 

Broadlands Park & Marina

Situated where the Norfolk Broads meets Suffolk’s coast, Broadlands Park & Marina makes for an idealistic British holiday destination, offering stunning scenes of famous waterways, coastal paths and the beauty of untouched nature. 

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Free wifi Dog friendly

The Westleton Crown

The Westleton Crown

Westleton

The Westleton Crown combines the character and charm of its coaching inn heritage with the comforts of contemporary living: smouldering log fires, 34 stylish bedrooms, award winning AA 2 rosette restaurant, sophisticated wine list and delightful terraced gardens.

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Free wifi Dog friendly

The Swan Hotel

The Swan Hotel

Southwold

This heritage hotel is situated on the beautiful Southwold marketplace, and has been welcoming guests for over 350 years. 

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Free wifi Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible

Best of Suffolk

Best of Suffolk

Aldeburgh

Best of Suffolk like to do things differently. Their hand-picked selection of over 380 stylish, self-catering holiday cottages in Suffolk offer guests well-appointed properties in prime locations. 

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Free wifi Dog friendly

Snape Maltings Holiday Cottages

Snape Maltings Holiday Cottages

Snape

Snape Maltings is a unique set of Victorian malthouses set alongside the River Alde. There is an eclectic range of shops, galleries and eateries all on the doorstep as well as the world famous Concert Hall.

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Free wifi