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If, like Harry and Meghan, the arrival of your new baby is imminent, why not enjoy the relaxation of a babymoon before your new chapter begins?

For those that aren’t sure, a babymoon is “a relaxing or romantic holiday taken by parents-to-be before their baby is born“. There is an almost endless amount of peaceful spots to enjoy a babymoon in the UK, all of which host a choice of our marvellous babymoon cottages.

Here are 4 of our favourite places for a babymoon in the UK…

1. The Snug (Ref. 968419), Grampound, Cornwall

The Snug

Spend some wonderful moments of peace and quiet among the exquisite style of The Snug, resting within easy reach of the charming Cornish village of Grampound. This tasteful, 2-person holiday home boasts a vibrant yet sophisticated colour scheme, with hints of luxury wherever you look.

The lavish bedroom is served by first-class en-suite facilities, comprising an elegant freestanding bath and a stylish walk-in shower. Choose to relax either in the snug first floor sitting room under the eaves, or out on the patio which comes surrounded by far-reaching countryside views. Ensure you and your other half a babymoon holiday to remember with a stay at The Snug.

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Cornwall is a marvellous babymoon destination, offering an array of cottages in a range of different locations. Choose to base your babymoon holiday among a choice of surroundings, from glorious coastline to luscious green countryside.

If you’re wondering where to go for your babymoon, look no further than the mesmeric landscapes of Cornwall. Our places to stay in Cornwall guide will help you decide your holiday spot, where you will also discover many popular things to do in Cornwall.

2. Moor Skies (Ref. 991171), Oxenhope, West Yorkshire

Moor Skies

Get away and enjoy the calm before the storm at this quirky little shepherd’s hut, nestled in the countryside of West Yorkshire. What better location is there to get away from it all than one which inspired so many renowned novels? This scenic region, also known as Bronte Country, is simply perfect for those seeking that much-needed rural escape.

The aptly named Moor Skies boasts delightful studio-style living, warmed with a flourish of charming touches. Everything you need rests at arm’s length, with far-reaching, picture-perfect views on display from the glorious sitting area. When looking for a babymoon in Yorkshire, look no further than the unique, head-clearing Moor Skies.

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Yorkshire Countryside

A Yorkshire babymoon promises a scenic hideaway, surrounded by magnificent landscapes and all that you need to enjoy those last moments of peace. Those seeking a bit of retail therapy have a choice of bustling towns and cities, while lovers of history can also get their fix nearby.

The Yorkshire Dales National Park is a must-visit during your babymoon break in Yorkshire, offering something for everybody. Admire astounding scenery, discover fascinating old towns and villages and sample some of the finest local produce. For further inspiration, use our carefully crafted Yorkshire Dales Travel Guide.

3. Saltwind Granary (Ref. 976115), near Hartland, Devon

Saltwind Granary

This tasteful cottage and its surrounding area both exude peace and tranquillity. Find this beautifully converted barn amidst a luscious countryside location, just a stone’s throw from the spectacular North Devon coastline. Make the most of the remaining moments of the easy life by spending your UK babymoon in this impressive Devon escape.

The interior features a fabulous combination of traditional features and modern touches. Traditional wooden beams contrast stylishly with slick furniture and homely hints. The décor is bright and refreshing, much like the glorious suntrap garden to make the most of in the summer months.

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Babbacombe Beach Devon s

Those looking for mind-clearing countryside walks are in the perfect location, within the natural beauty of the Hartland Cornwall Heritage Coast. The South West Coast Path runs nearby, ideal for those seeking a UK babymoon filled with awe-inspiring scenery.

Travelling in either direction along the North Devon coast leads you toward a world of opportunity. Discover seaside resorts bursting with life, charming fishing villages and glistening sands aplenty wherever you go. Those looking for a slower-paced babymoon break can amble around one of many wonderful towns at your fingertips. Our Devon Travel Guide offers even more babymoon holiday ideas, no matter your tastes.

4. Tub Boat Cottage (Ref. 999464), Coalport, Shropshire

Tub Boat Cottage

Spend your UK babymoon break relaxing along the banks of the River Severn, within the charming Shropshire village of Coalport. The inside of Tub Boat Cottage is equally as stunning as its riverside surroundings, boasting a tasteful mix of traditional and contemporary.

The slick, neutral décor compliments the traditional beams and fireplaces in a charming fashion, creating a high-quality babymoon cottage for 2. The exquisite Tub Boat Cottage lies in ideal proximity for those looking to uncover Shropshire’s gems.

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Shropshire Hills AONB

A babymoon holiday in Shropshire can involve anything you desire. From the doorstep of Boat Tub Cottage, explore towns bursting with far-reaching and fascinating heritage, especially Ironbridge and Telford. The area is best known for its history with iron and bridges, with a wealth of museums and attractions teaching you of the area’s compelling past.

Mesmerising scenery is also abundant in the area, with the Shropshire Hills AONB standing close by. Experience the idyllic undulating landscapes on foot or bicycle, or perhaps admire it all from the comfort of a café with a coffee in hand.

Choose from an even wider range of UK babymoon breaks, spanning the length and width of the country and ranging in styles. If you’re struggling for babymoon holiday ideas, use our Travel Guides to set you up on your journey.

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