VALENTINE’S GIFTS FOR BETTER TIMES AHEAD 

VALENTINE’S GIFTS FOR BETTER TIMES AHEAD

Whilst we’ll be sitting tight and staying home for Valentine’s Day 2021, the gift of travel says ‘better times are coming’ and is just the incentive needed to get through Lockdown 3.0.


With the Covid-19 vaccine rolling out, hotels and holidaymakers are feeling hopeful for the industry’s return this Spring and everyone is dreaming of being anywhere but their living room. Whether your ideal break involves wine tasting, brushing up on your kitchen skills or a hot stone massage, the UK has an abundance of beautiful spots to head to, where your every desire shall be catered for and each is offering their own gift experience this Valentine’s Day.

FOR THE OENOPHILES 

Lympstone Manor, Devon

Impress your loved one with a night of fine dining and excellent wine in the luxurious settings of this contemporary country house in Devon. The Celebration Stay includes an overnight stay, Champagne aperitifs with canapés followed by Chef Patron Michael Caines’ signature eight-course tasting menu accompanied by a matching wine flight. As an extra romantic touch, a bouquet of seasonal flowers, handmade chocolates and a bottle of Michael Caines Blanc de Blanc will be presented on arrival, priced at £1,151.

FOR THE GOLFER 

The Manor House, Wiltshire

Set across 365 acres of Cotswold countryside, The Manor House is a luxury hotel with a championship golf course. Whilst there, guests can eat and drink at the Michelin starred Bybrook , a dedicated gin bar and 12th century pub – what is not to love? Golf round prices start from £70 and Valentine’s Day vouchers are available from £25-£1000 and can be used across all Exclusive collection properties.

FOR THE SPA LOVERS 

Pennyhill Park, Surrey

Situated in 120 acres of leafy Surrey parkland, The Spa at Pennyhill Park is a 45,000 ft. haven of therapeutic treatments boasting an extensive range of pools, thermal cabins, experience showers and treatments to create a perfect day of relaxation. Pennyhill Park Hotel & Spa Gift Vouchers are available from £145. Valentine’s Day vouchers are available from £25-£1000 and can be used across all Exclusive collection properties.

South Lodge, Sussex

A luxurySussex hotel with spectacular South Downs views, award-winning dining and a state-of-the-art spa. A restful break at South Lodge can take you to a state of total relaxation. A much-needed re-boot for you and your loved one, with treatments such as the spa bamboo massage and lots of cosy corners to relax and unwind in. Valentine’s Day vouchers are available from £25-£1000 and can be used across all Exclusive collection properties.

The Coniston Hotel Estate & Spa, Yorkshire

Locals to the Yorkshire Dales can experience a taste of The Coniston at home with their Valentine’s Day Afternoon Tea for Two, which can be collected from the hotel between 11th-14th February. For those further afield and after a gift to look forward to, Gift Vouchers can be purchased to be some of the first to experience The Coniston’s newly renovated spa, opening later in 2021. The Coniston at home by Valentine’s Day Afternoon Tea for Two, which includes a red rose is priced at £37.50.

FOR THE ASPIRANT CHEF AND FOODIE 

Lainston House, Hampshire

This five-star country house hotel set over beautiful Winchester woodland and parkland has its own on-site cookery school. At SEASON, cooks of all abilities are welcomed to a range of opportunities to perfect their cookery skills with classes such Plant Based Cooking to Fire Pit Lamb. The meals prepared are enjoyed in a dedicated modern dining space or in the beautiful outdoor kitchen. Valentine’s Day vouchers are available from £25-£1000 and can be used across all Exclusive collection properties.

The Forest Side, Lake District

A fairy-tale gothic mansion with an award-winning restaurant in the beautiful Lake District countryside. Using only the freshest and locally sourced ingredients, the seasonal menu at The Forest Side Restaurant is paired with expertly sourced organic and bio-dynamic wines. Treat your Valentine to dinner, bed and breakfast and a bottle of Rosé Champagne with vouchers from £489-£659 that are presented in a beautiful box.

Hipping Hall, Yorkshire

Surrounded by beautiful gardens and quaint neighbouring villages, Hipping Hall is the Lancashire home of Masterchef: The Professionals winner Oli Martin’s cooking. Oli’s dishes are created with locally fished, farmed and grazed produce. The Valentine’s Day Gift Box includes a bottle of Dellamotte Rosé Champagne, Dinner by Oli Martin a beautiful room to sleep in and a hearty breakfast in the morning. Prices from £419-£519.