Romantic Breaks in Dorset
Do you want to whisk your special someone off on a fabulous romantic break?
Dorset has everything you could want for that extra special break together and we can guarantee you'll fall in love with it!
Our county is the perfect place for an intimate rural break away. Whether you choose to stay by the coast or in the countryside, you’ll be treated to beautiful beaches to watch sunsets from, woodland walks to get lost on and romantic restaurants to savour.
Dorset has such a fine selection of eateries you'll feel truly spoilt for choice.
Delight your partner with Summer Lodge's famous afternoon tea. Summer Lodge endeavour to make everything special from the moment you arrive, enjoy delicate finger sandwiches, freshly made scones and a glorious array of cakes and delicacies, served with a selection of speciality teas.
In the evening, tempt each other with some delicious seafood at a coastal restaurant over looking the moonlit ocean or spice up your night with some Far East flavours at Dorset’s finest Indian, Chinese or Thai restaurants. Take a look at our Food & Drink guide for a scrumptious showcase of delectable dining establishments.
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For a real treat, book a Dorset spa break where you can relax together and soak up the sensuous facilities. Indulge in a luxurious couple’s massage, relax in the Jacuzzi or unwind with a glass of wine.
Dotted across Dorset you’ll find many holiday cottages boasting luxurious but rustic elegance. Snuggle away together, just the two of you, and enjoy countryside walks from your doorstep, dreamy scenery and plenty of cosy, romantic nights in by the open fire.
Dates to remember
Everyone loves a romantic picnic but to make it really memorable, wander the hidden valleys and stunning cliff tops of West Dorset with your very own loveable donkey from Donkey Walking Adventures. Your friendly companion will carry your basket and bubbly while you enjoy a magical day out.
Treat yourself to one of the Indulgence Days at Keyneston Mill (home of Parterre Fragrances), combining wellbeing, perfumery and a delicious lunch, all in the beautiful, intimate setting of their botanical gardens. Starting with welcome drinks and a fresh fruit platter, you’ll be guided through a morning of yoga in the Dome or River Meadow, and Walking Meditation in the aromatic gardens of Keyneston Mill. Fully relaxed, you’ll then be treated to enjoy a delicious healthy lunch in The Scented Botanist before a creative, fragrance-blending workshop in the afternoon.
Active couple's breaks
For couples with a passion for the great outdoors, Dorset offers some great opportunities to plan the ultimate adventure together.
The Carter Company’s authentic cycling, walking and tourism holidays are a wonderful way to explore the county’s scenic, natural beauty. Their creative routes take in the quiet footpaths and charming backroads and offer a handpicked selection of lovely places to stay.
Why not take a lover’s leap off Dorset’s Jurassic Coast with a spot of coasteering? Cumulus Outdoor Adventure can plan an exhilarating afternoon of rock scrambling, swimming, cliff jumping and cave exploration. It’s a great activity to get your hearts thumping!
Jaw dropping places to propose
If wedding bells are just round the corner, who can think of a more glorious setting than Dorset to pop the question! Dorset has some truly magnificent spots to ask that special someone to marry you.
Book a sunset balloon ride and pop the question as you float along in the sky or drop down on one knee on the rooftop of a fairy tale castle. With such unique and romantic places to propose in Dorset, we’re sure the answer will be yes!
Book your romantic break away together today!
Dorset offers some wonderful places to stay for some treasured time away.
Whether you’re keen to splash out and treat them to a luxury stay, or just spend some quality time together with your loved one in a cute and cosy cottage, Dorset has plenty of romantic accommodation to suit whatever you’re looking for.
There's a variety of fantastic restaurants in Dorset offering mouth watering menus.
Dorset has a fantastic range of accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets.
Explore Dorset's rolling hills, peaceful country lanes, dramatic clifftops and woodland trails.
Bustling towns, quaint villages and seaside resorts...all waiting to be explored!