Friars Crag, Lake District

The UK’s Top 10 Places to Propose

Famed for its sprawling countryscapes, vast expanses of luscious greenery and heaps of historical charm, the UK is a treasure trove of natural beauty. Charming Cotswolds villages ooze country charm, meanwhile, the myriad of national parks afford spectacular vistas and an opportunity to reconnect with mother nature. From the highlands of stunning Scotland, right down to the gleaming golden beaches of Cornwall, the UK is generously peppered with awe-inspiring spots in which to make the most wonderful memories – including proposing to your soulmate. 

A momentous occasion in any lifetime, proposals are deeply personal, emotional and sentimental, calling upon plenty of planning and preparation. Hoping to get engaged in the UK? With an abundance of beautiful backdrops in which to frame your magical moment, you are truly spoiled for choice – and in a bid to make the decision a touch easier, we’ve drawn together rthe UK’s top 10 places to propose.

Loch Lomond, Scotland

Loch Lomond, Scotland

Situated in southern Scotland, this glittering lake forms part of the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. Footpaths make for refreshing leisurely strolls, meanwhile, the many winding cycling trails welcome keen cyclists to explore the breathtaking sights of the craggy mountainscape. With much to marvel at, this swoon-worthy spot presents the perfect place in which to propose. 

Where to stay: Nestled on a privately owned estate, Pine Lodge is here to impress with its jaw-dropping outlook, contemporary decor and premium hotel-inspired aesthetic. Ponder the awe-inspiring vistas of Glen Dochart as you soak up all this breathtaking Highlands retreat has to offer. From the array of luxury amenities to those finer finishing touches – fluffy bath robes, eye masks and more, with this place, it’s all about the detail.

Whitby Abbey, North Yorkshire

Whitby Abbey, North Yorkshire

For a heavenly slice of Great British history, look no further than Whitby Abbey. Once a 7th century Christian monastery, this North Yorkshire gem promises to astound you with its mesmerising medieval charm and stunning surroundings. Prepare to make memories that will last a lifetime as you ponder glorious greenery, sandy shorelines, aged architecture and more. This place is draped in jaw-dropping beauty – how could they possibly say no?

Where to stay: Cute, cosy and edged with romantic appeal, Esk View Retreat presents the perfect spot for happy couples to celebrate their love and indulge in some heart-warming quality time together. Imagine cosy evenings spent snuggled in front of the blazing log-burning stove and prepared to delight in the stunning views across the North York Moors National Park. Footed by both the countryside and the coast, this place leaves nothing to want for.  

Friars Crag, Lake District

Friars Crag, Lake District

Not to be missed, this breathtaking viewpoint affords unrivalled vistas of the Lake District, making it the ideal location in which to profess your love. Prepare to fall even deeper as you relish the spectrum of sights that encircle you. 

Where to stay: A hidden gem tucked away within the beating heart of the Lake District, Beatrix Cottage will win you over with its quintessentially British charms and boutique-style finish. A contemporary, neutral colour scheme makes for a calming, oasis-like feel, meanwhile, the curation of hand-picked ornaments, artwork and accessories effortlessly add to its allure. This luxury cottage Lake District presents much to admire – a cosy wood burner, sought-after location, and sumptuous decor – but the real jewel in the crown is the bubbling hot tub. Sink into its depths and get set to celebrate the exciting new chapter ahead of you with a flute of fizz in hand before retreating back inside to revel in the home’s endless array of finer touches.

Lavender Fields At Snowshill, Cotswolds

Cotswold Lavender, Cotswolds

A family-run lavender farm perfectly pitched in the heart of the Cotswolds, this wondrous spot is defined by a neverending expanse of blossoming purple-hued beauty. Admire over 35 different types of lavender with your loved one right by your side and look to an eternity of beautiful moments.

Where to stay: With a profound history dating back to the 17th century, Upper Cottage is steeped in unique charm met with a myriad of contemporary touches and modern country decor. At its centre lies the snug of a warming wood-burning stove, while characterful beamed ceilings can be found throughout. Location-wise, you are perfectly positioned to explore all that the Cotswolds has to offer. Savour every moment of this breathtaking countryside bolthole in the company of your love and get set to fall head over heels all over again.


St Michael’s Mount, Cornwall

St Michael’s Mount, Cornwall

Encompassed by azure tranquil waters and crowned by an enchanting ancient castle, St Michael’s Mount is here to astound you with its perfectly paradisal existence. A Cornish gem famed for its charming cobbled walkways and wonderfully unique setting, ocean lovers are sure to fall deeply for its seashore allure. Who wouldn’t want to get engaged here?

Where to stay: With its idyllic stone-cladded facade and picturesque location, Moon Cottage is situated on a secluded, 22-acre Cornish estate dating back to 1846. Retaining all of its original charms, its authentic features are met with a myriad of contemporary touches, making for a truly luxurious and cosy place to stay. When the coast is calling, make a beeline for the beach and its soft white sands. Or, why not check out the estate’s flourishing orchards and ornamental lake? This place epitomises peace and tranquillity – a feast for the eyes that will delight anyone who stays here. 

Ponds and gardens at Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire

With a profound history spanning centuries and beyond, Blenheim Palace is enriched with culture and charm. Every wall, corner and nook tells its own captivating tale and as for the gardens, well, they’re nothing short of breathtaking. 

A magnificent spot nestled snug within the lush Oxfordshire countryside, Blenheim Palace is one of the UK’s best-loved visitor spots – and it’s not difficult to see why.  

Should you choose to propose here, your very own special moment will become one of the many marvellous chronicles to take place among its magnificence.

Where to stay: Where better to base your adventures than Carroll Cottage? Elegantly appointed with a host of facilities – including a sparkling swimming pool and relaxing spa – this converted mill house enjoys a cosy chateau-inspired aesthetic leveraged by a medley of luxury details throughout. The blazing fireplace of the master bedroom welcomes snug evenings aplenty, meanwhile, the delightful terrace invites you to soak up the sun in style. 

Chatsworth Estate, Bakewell

Chatsworth Estate, Bakewell

Beset within 105 acres of neatly manicured gardens, at the centre of Chatsworth Estate, sits a sprawling majestic manor house. Home to a host of thrills and spills, it impresses with hidden surprises at every turn; from the astonishing sculpture gallery to the historic gardens and heartwarming farmyard, this place presents much to be adored – so where better to begin the next chapter of your love story?

Where to stay: Aptly named The Couple’s Retreat, this carefully considered converted barn presents the perfect place for you and your better half to escape reality and revel in true romance. Boasting a quiet Peak District village location, super-king sized bed and assortment of premium fittings, this character dwelling also benefits from a bubbling hot tub and sumptuous bath robes to swathe yourselves in after plunging into its depths. All you need now is a flute of fizz!


Durdle Door, Dorset

Durdle Door, Dorset

Magnificently perched on Dorset’s jaw-dropping Jurassic coastline, Durdle Door is a natural Portland limestone archway with a westerly view of the beach beyond. Owned by the Weld family, who also own the Lulworth Estate, it’s clear to see why this place is Dorset’s most famous tourist attraction. An unspoilt natural wonder footed by a sublime ocean outlook, if you’re looking for beautiful places to get engaged UK, Durdle Door makes for the most marvellous option.

Where to stay: A hidden oasis set among towering forestry, The Beehive is plush with character and charm, all met with a contemporary country interior, soothing neutral colour scheme and bewitching treehouse-style structure. At the end of each day, plunge into your bubbling private hot tub before diving into your super-king-sized bed for a slumber beneath the stars.

Grapes at a Vineyard

Sharpham Vineyard, Devon

Mounted by the curve of rolling hills and thriving farmland, Sharpham Vineyard is nestled within a south-facing bowl on the banks of the River Dart, drawing the very best of the Devonshire sunshine. 

As pretty as a picture, this handsome spot has become famed for its vinification prowess and its romantic allure, making it a splendid spot in which to propose.

Where to stay: Situated on the shores of breathtaking Salcombe you’ll find Ocean Eyes – a lavish suite overlooking Devon’s glittering rolling waves and soft golden sands.  Perfectly positioned to soak up those stunning coastal views, savour a spectrum of plush fixtures, fittings and finer touches as you lap up the endless charms of this beautiful beachfront bolthole.


Fairy Pools, Scotland

Fairy Pools, Scotland

One of Scotland’s most beloved attractions, the Isle of Skye’s fairy pools are reminiscent of something from a fairytale. Shimmering azure waters are backed by beautiful munros and castles, making for a uniquely magnificent setting – and one you should definitely consider if you’re planning to propose. 

Where to stay: With its serene secluded location in the Perthshire countryside, Fairygreen Cottage enjoys beautiful views of the surrounding hills, as well as a host of hidden marvels all within easy reach. Country charm exists within every nook and corner, meanwhile, the carefully considered furnishings and decor add to that sense of splendour. Nature lovers will adore the expansive verdant fields and the melting pot of wonderful walking routes present plenty to admire as you saunter among tall grasses and flourishing farmland.

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