Romantic escapes within an hour of London


When was the last time you spent a romantic weekend away with your loved one?

From boutique countryside hotels and bed and breakfasts to city escapes, Fuller’s pubs with Beautiful Bedrooms are the perfect destinations for a short romantic getaway to delight the special someone in your life.

Below is a list of our most beautiful boutique hotels located just an hour from London, proving that you needn’t travel far for a romantic weekend away…

Looking for something special to do this Valentine's Day? Be sure to check out our Valentine's Day pub, restaurant and hotel events.

romantic getaways within an hour of london

The Swan Hotel, Staines

Romantic hotels within an hour of London - The Swan Hotel, Staines

For a romantic escape within easy reach of Central London, The Swan Hotel in Staines will make you feel as though you’ve taken a break without needing to venture too far. As a beautiful period riverside hotel right on the bank of the River Thames, The Swan Hotel has 15 beautiful bedrooms with stunning views of the river.

The restaurant boasts a reputation for delicious, fresh food, serving everything from crowd-pleasing classics to social sharers and tasty grills, and the beautifully decorated rooms promise a relaxing and indulgent stay.

Romantic hotels within an hour of London - The Swan Hotel, Staines
Romantic hotels within an hour of London - The Swan Hotel, Staines
Romantic hotels within an hour of London - The Swan Hotel, Staines
Romantic hotels within an hour of London - The Swan Hotel, Staines
Visit The Swan Hotel’s website to book your romantic escape.
Address: The Swan Hotel, The Hythe, Staines, Middlesex, TW18 3JB.

The Head of The River, Oxford 

If scenery is your biggest selling point for a romantic getaway, look no further than The Head of The River in Oxford. This pub stands right next to the River Isis, offering serene views and tranquil surroundings for the ultimate romantic weekend. The museums, galleries, shops, colleges and theatres of Oxford are all within strolling distance.

You might never leave the pub though - the restaurant (and its impressive terrace) is a destination in itself, where you’ll find contemporary British cuisine and an impressive drinks list. Upstairs, you will be treated to waterside accommodation one of the recently refurbished bedrooms, and you and your loved one will wake up to a delicious free breakfast each morning.

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The Head of the River is located at Folly Bridge, St. Aldates, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 4LB.
Visit The Head of the River's website to find out more and to book: The Head of The River Oxford 

The Wykeham Arms, Winchester 

Voted Town Pub of the Year 2018 by The Good Pub Guide, and featured in The Good Hotel Guide 2018, The Wykeham Arms is one of the best Hotels in Winchester, and the perfect spot for a romantic getaway.

Surrounded by some of the most historic landmarks on the south coast, The Wykeham Arms is suited to couples that enjoy food and history. The pub and boutique hotel is near many attractions including Winchester Cathedral, the ruins of Wolvesey Castle and the Winchester City Mill.

Choose your accommodation from a wonderful collection of luxurious guest rooms, and enjoy the best food in the area from their highly acclaimed chefs.

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The Wykeham Arms is located at 75 Kingsgate Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9PE.
Visit The Wykeham Arms' website to find out more and to book: The Wykeham Arms, Winchester.

The Hind’s Head, Aldermaston

Welcoming you to the wonderful Berkshire countryside is The Hind’s Head – a beautifully restored 15th Century coaching inn in Aldermaston. Surrounded by countryside, the Hind’s Head boasts individually designed bedrooms with log fires and low ceilings, creating a cosy farmhouse feel.

The Hind’s Head is a great spot for people who enjoy scenic walks, and with fresh food, real ales and 15 superb bedrooms, the pub promises a great place to dine, drink and stay.

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The Hind's Head is located on Wasing Lane, Aldermaston, Berkshire, RG7 4LX.
Visit The Hind's Head website to find out more or to book: The hind's Head, Aldermaston.

The Bull Inn, Sonning

The Bull Inn is a picturesque old country inn located in Sonning with quaint rooms that is renowned for its delicious food offering, particularly their Sunday Roast.

Serving some of the best food in town, this escape is perfect for couples who love the charm of the countryside, as well as gourmet food and drink.

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Fine dining at The Bull Inn Sonning
Address: The Bull, High Street, Sonning-on-Thames, Berkshire, RG4 6UP, England.
Visit The Bull Inn's website to find out more and to book your stay: The Bull Inn Sonning Pub with Rooms.

Book your romantic getaway with Fuller’s

Fuller's operates a number of hotels in prime locations across southern England. Click here to find a hotel and see what great escapes we have to offer.

Whether you're looking for a city break, country escape, or foodie getaway, there's something for everyone.

Valentine's Day Offers

Looking for something special to do for Valentine's Day in southern England? View our Valentine's Day Hotel, Pub & Restaurant Offers.

Book a hotel room for Valentine’s Day at any of Fuller's hotels in England and receive a complimentary glass of Prosecco

For Valentine's Day dinner inspiration, read our blog: The 10 best gastropubs for Valentine's Day.

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