Best Romantic Breaks in Colne (Cambridgeshire, England)


There’s little else more romantic than a surprise getaway with your partner to a cozy, intimate retreat. If you’re looking to do something special for an upcoming anniversary, birthday, or if you just want to show your love, consider booking a room in a nice hotel. Cambridgeshire, England has many romantic hotels to choose from that provide the perfect setting for amorous interludes.

Orchard Cottage is a lovely bed and breakfast that features comfortable accommodation surrounded by lush gardens. Guest rooms at Orchard Cottage have fresh, modern decor and convenient amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and well appointed en-suite bathrooms. Another option is Hotel Felix, a Victorian villa that has nice garden views and chic decor. After a night of rejuvenation with your sweetie, you can both enjoy a complimentary full breakfast the next morning. In our opinion combining a vacation with a Valentine’s gift for her is the perfect choice!

If you’re looking for a quiet, traditional setting, consider booking a rromantic_dinneroom at Arundel House Hotel. It overlooks the River Cam and guests receive complimentary WiFi, tea and coffeemaking facilities, and a continental breakfast. Arundel House Hotel is just minutes from many of the area’s sites and shops, so you’ll have plenty of activities from which to choose during your stay. The hotel is also near many dining options and has an on-site restaurant and bar that serves classic British cuisine.


Things To Do In Colne, UK

Lying deep in the heart of the beautiful Lancastrian countryside, the former cotton town of Colne is a wonderful destination to visit and explore. Sensitively restored from it’s industrial past and offering a perfect contrast between historic interest, cultural flair and stunning countryside, there’s little chance of running out of things to do in this vibrant little town. Here’s a run down of some of the most popular ways to spend some time while in Colne.


Enjoy Some Live Nightlife

Colne has a thriving music scene with performances to be found throughout the town any day of the week, be they in pubs, venues or even outside on a sunny day in one of the towns several parks. This has made it the home of Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival (Every August Bank Holiday Monday) where locals and visitors from across the country enjoy Britain’s largest festival of it’s kind in the town’s parks and venues. Colne has a wide variety of excellent restaurants and pubs that will cater for any taste, with many proudly sourcing their produce exclusively local.

Get Shopping!

An excellent example of how Colne has managed to appreciate it’s industrial heritage is the way that many of the former cotton mill structures have been rejuvenated. The Boundary Mill Stores is a leading example of this, with a large former mill having been developed into an Aladdin’s Cave of independent shops and businesses. Many of these are craft based with influences both local and from across the globe, making it a great place to seek out that something special and unique. (more…)