Romantic stories from London and the South East

Love is in the air at our special places across London and the South East. Romantic getaways on the Isle of Wight, a tragic love story at Claremont and a history of grand gestures of love at Bodiam Castle. By spending time at our places with your special someone, you'll help us to love them for years to come.

A close up of a swan on the moat at Bodiam Castle in East Sussex

Bubbling love at Bodiam 

With a history of grand gestures of love – rumour has it Lord Curzon was inspired to propose here. Come along to our Valentine's Dinner on 11, 13 and 14 February at 6.30pm and sip champagne together after-hours.

The rut at Knole

A romantic stroll at Knole

The historic trees and majestic deer of Knole have been silent observers of the love affairs of Kings. Wind your way around the park and find the perfect spot to declare your love.

The Apotheosis of Princess Charlotte Augusta, Princess of Wales by Henry Howard, 1818

Remembering Princess Charlotte at Claremont 

After her tragic death during childbirth at just 21 years old, Prince Leopald built a mausoleum dedicated to the memory of his wife Princess Charlotte of Wales. Learn more about their tragic love story.

The interior of Little Chert holiday cottage, Isle of Wight

Romantic winter getaways on the Isle of Wight 

With roaring log fires and cosy interiors, our holiday cottages are the perfect retreat for couples after a day exploring the magical winter landscape of the Isle of Wight.