• Couple at Kenton Hall - (c) Emily Fae Photography

Woo your loved one this Valentines Day

Valentines Day - the most romantic day of the year! If you're looking to woo your loved one, the whisk them away to The Suffolk Coast and treat them to dinner, a gift or a romantic stay.

We've picked a few of our favourite Valentines presents from across The Suffolk Coast that are guaranteed to show how much you care!

Best of Suffolk

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Whisk your loved one away to a romantic bolthole on The Suffolk Coast and book a stay with Best of Suffolk. Choose from a cosy cottage a stone's throw from the sea, a stylish apartment with coastal views, a farmhouse nestled in the Suffolk countryside...

To make your stay extra special, if you book a stay for two this Valentine's weekend you will receive a complimentary 'Hamper for Two' or a £30 restaurant voucher. To receive your choice of extra, simply enter HAMPER2020 for a delicious Pinney's of Orford Hamper for Two, which will be at your property on arrival, or quite 'OYSTER' to receive £30 off a meal at the fabulous Butley Orford Oysterage!

To book email bookings@bestofsuffolk.co.uk, call 01728 638962 to talk to the Best of Suffolk team or book online at www.bestofsuffolk.co.uk 

Flint Vineyard

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The perfect Valentine’s gift to celebrate with your loved one, Flint Vineyard's Valentines Hamper is packed with romantically inspired local food and drink, presented in a beautiful wicker basket.

You can enjoy a bottle of Flint Vineyard Sparkling Charmat Rosé (750 ml), a heart-shaped Baby Baron Bigod Brie from Fen Farm Dairy (180 g), Rosemary and Garlic Salami from Marsh Pig Charcuterie (100 g, gluten free), and Medlar Jelly from Eastgate Larder (100 g)

For Valentine’s delivery, you will need to order before midnight on Sunday 2nd February and hampers will be delivered the week commencing 10th February. Buy online at https://flintvineyard.com/product/valentines-hamper/ 

Milsoms Kesgrave Hall

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For a night of dancing, dinner and romance treat your loved one to tickets to the Valentines Ball at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall on Saturday 15th February. Arrive at 7pm for a sparkling reception in The Hangar's marquee area before enjoying a delicious three course dinner with coffee and chocolates from the dedicated Hangar chefs. Then it’ll be time to hit the dancefloor to party the night away!

Tickets are on sale at £54 per person and can be booked online at https://www.milsomhotels.com/event/valentines-ball-2020/ 

Why not turn the night into a stay and book the ‘Fabulous February’ package which includes dinner, Champagne, red rose and chocolates. The package is available throughout the February, book online at https://www.milsomhotels.com/fabulous-february-2020/ 

Suffolk Secrets

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Whisk your loved one away this Valentine’s weekend for a cosy and romantic break in the enchanting county of Suffolk. Suffolk Secrets' romantic hideaways are nestled in some of the most beautiful coastal towns and picturesque villages and are perfect for quality time away with the special person in your life. 

Enjoy winter walks hand-in-hand along big empty beaches, relax by a log fire in a cosy pub or sample some of Suffolk's finest food in one of the local eateries. And at the end of the day retreat to one of our comfy cottages, cool apartments or beautiful barn conversions. Here's a few which make the perfect treat for two:

Flat 1 Eversley Cottage

Tucked away in a quiet corner of Southwold, but within easy reach of both the high street, the common and the beach, Flat 1 Eversley Cottage is a charming one bedroom apartment for a couple looking to explore the delights of this ever popular Suffolk coastal town. This ground floor space has been utterly transformed to provide a welcoming and truly practical bolthole for two that is a joy to experience whatever the time of year. 

For more information and to book visit https://www.suffolk-secrets.co.uk/southwold-surrounding-villages/southwold-cottages/fla2-flat-1-eversley-cottage

Stable Cottage

Stable Cottage is a lovingly restored barn conversion nestled in the idyllic village of Middleton not far from the Suffolk Coast. The cottage has been renovated to an outstanding level to create the perfect romantic getaway. Stable Cottage is brimming with charm and features stunning countryside views. Enjoy 15% off all winter breaks until 31st March 2020.

For more information and to book visit https://www.suffolk-secrets.co.uk/suffolk-coast-and-heaths/middleton-cottages/stbc-stable-cottage?sleeps=%3E2

The Little House, Orford

Escape the fast-paced life of the city and stay at this one-of-a-kind retreat for two in the centre of Orford. Experience a taste of the tiny house movement in this newly designed and constructed home which draws upon successful elements of the iconic Scandinavian style. A central fireplace helps to unite the open plan living area which features a kitchenette, sitting and dining area. You can also watch TV from the raised cabin bed in the cleverly designed bedroom! For a weekend that is a little different, a stay at the Little House is hard to beat.

For more information and to book visit https://www.suffolk-secrets.co.uk/woodbridge-surrounding-villages/orford-cottages/tlho-the-little-house

Interludes, Aldeburgh

Where the city meets the sea. Interludes is not your typical holiday let and once inside you are transported into a cool, chic, loft-style apartment. This first floor property has been decorated to a luxurious standard throughout, offering guests a little slice of the cosmopolitan lifestyle during their stay in the highly sought after seaside town of Aldeburgh. Interludes also has the added bonus of its own allocated parking space and is pet-friendly.

For more information and to book visit https://www.suffolk-secrets.co.uk/aldeburgh-surrounding-villages/aldeburgh-cottages/int-interludes


The Brudenell

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Dine by candlelight in The Brudenell’s Seafood & Grill, which has floor-to-ceiling windows looking out to sea. Created to set the mood for love, the hotel’s Valentine’s menu features sharing dishes including native oysters, turbot with cauliflower and lobster tortellini and a chocolate lovers plate. After your meal, take a romantic walk along the beach and listen to the waves on the seashore, just a few steps from the restaurant.

The Valentine’s menus is available from Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th February offering a choice of starters, mains and desserts from £25 at the Brudenell for two courses. 

Better still, if you book a table for two on Valentine's night, you will be in with a chance of winning an overnight stay! 

The winner will be selected two days before Valentine’s allowing them time to pack their overnight bag, they will pay for their evening meal but receive a complimentary bed and breakfast stay!

To book visit https://thehotelfolk.co.uk/

The Crown at Woodbridge

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The Crown at Woodbridge's Head Chef, Ben Hegarty has created a special ‘Love Story’ four-course set menu with the option of a vegetarian dish for mains priced at £32 or £50 to include a paired wine flight. This special Valentine’s menu will be served in the intimate AA two rosette restaurant from Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th February. The Crown’s à la carte and vegan menus will also be available.

Lovers booking the special menu will begin with an onion flower with sweet chilli jam paired with a glass of Crémant de Loire Rosé Brut, followed by grilled goat’s cheese and Ciello Blanco, Catarratto from Sicily. A South African Syrah from the acclaimed Stellenbosch region is offered with both mains, either braised beef cheek and bavette steak or truffle and parmesan cauliflower risotto. The indulgent flavours of tiramisu dessert is accompanied by Cream Sherry Alameda. 

As with The Brudenell, if you book a table for two on Valentine's night, you will be in with a chance of winning an overnight stay! 

To book a table call The Crown at Woodbridge on 01394 384242, or visit www.thecrownatwoodbridge.co.uk

The Hog Hotel

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Tuck into a delicious 5-course Valentine's menu before enjoying a romantic night in one of the boutique rooms at The Hog Hotel in Pakefield. Just a short walk from the beach, the boutique hotel is the ideal place to put your feet up and treat your loved one to a little rest and relaxation. 

The 5-course tasting menu also includes a glass of fizz or cocktail on arrival and 1/2 a bottle of wine, all for £50 per person. Should you wish to extend your celebrations, take advantage of an exclusive 15% off stays on 14th, 15th and 16th February with code VAL014. 

To book mention The Suffolk Coast website code VAL014 when booking by phone on 01502 569805 or emailing generalmanager@thehoghotel.co.uk 

The Sorrel Horse

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Spend a cosy night sipping wine and tucking into a delicious Valentine's buffet at The Sorrel Horse in Shottisham. The traditional thatched pub is perfect for a relaxed evening with your loved one or family with 

The pub's chefs have put together a delicious buffet with a set price of £14.95 for adults and £8.95 for children. This event is popular so early booking is advised by calling 01394 411617 or emailing info@thesorrelhorse.co.uk

The Unruly Pig

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Treat the one you love to something very special at Suffolk ‘s only UK Top 50 Gastropub, The Unruly Pig.
This Valentine's Day there are a range of menus to suit every budget including an exceptional Tasting Menu featuring oyster veloute with scallop and apple; guinea fowl with Jerusalem artichoke, truffle and parmesan and 50 day aged sirloin. Followed by egg custard with blood orange, rhubarb and pistachio or 'hot chocolate', with warm Pump Street chocolate mousse and pistachio ice cream. 

Always a popular place to dine, the demand for dinner reservations on Friday 14th February is expected to be high so booking early is advised, alternatively the tasting menu is also available on Thursday 13th and Saturday 15th February. 

To book and to see the menus available  visit www.unrulypig.co.uk

The White Lion

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Set on the seafront, the White Lion Hotel overlooks the fishermen’s huts and sea beyond. Relax with your loved one in the cocktail bar then dine in the contemporary Brasserie. Highlights include Pinney’s smoked fish platter to share, dayboat plaice or butter roast chicken supreme for mains followed by a black forest trifle for two.

As with The Brudenell and The Crown at Woodbridge, book a table for Valentine's and you could be in with a chance of winning an overnight stay! 

To book call The White Lion Tel: 01728 452720 or visit www.whitelion.co.uk. 



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The Unruly Pig

The Unruly Pig

The Unruly Pig is a 16th century Suffolk Inn offering exceptional food, great wines, craft beers and really friendly service in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. 

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Free wifi Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible

Flint Vineyard

Flint Vineyard

Flint Vineyard is set in a beautiful location overlooking the Waveney Valley, close to the bustling market town of Bungay.

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The Sorrel Horse

The Sorrel Horse

The Sorrel Horse is a community-owned quintessential English country pub with tap drawn cask ales, thatched roof, tiled floors and an original bar billiards table.

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The Hog Hotel

The Hog Hotel

A brand new restaurant, bar and conservatory with a super garden at The Hog Hotel.

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The White Lion

The White Lion

Aldeburgh

The White Lion Hotel is a contemporary coastal town hotel with views, character and two fantastic restaurants on the Suffolk Coast on the beachfront in Aldeburgh. 

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Free wifi Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible

The Crown at Woodbridge

The Crown at Woodbridge

The Crown at Woodbridge offers all that is great about escaping to the country, with all that is good about staying in a wonderful market town. 

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Suffolk Secrets

Suffolk Secrets

Southwold

Suffolk Secrets is proud to offer the best choice of self-catering holiday cottages on The Suffolk Coast.

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Dog friendly

The Brudenell

The Brudenell

Aldeburgh

The Brudenell epitomises the perfect seaside hotel; beach chic, friendly and informal service, award-winning food and the tranquil beachfront setting all blend effortlessly with indulgence and relaxation.

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Free wifi Dog friendly

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

Milsoms Kesgrave Hall

Milsoms Kesgrave Hall

Ipswich

Kesgrave Hall has 23 bedrooms, all individual in size, décor and style ranging from standard through to super de-luxe (think bathtubs in rooms and huge walk in showers).

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The Hog Hotel

The Hog Hotel

Pakefield's new luxury boutique hotel, restaurant and bar on the North Suffolk Coast.

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Free wifi Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible