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A babymoon holiday, also known as a pregnancy holiday, means getting away to relax and put your feet up before the sleepless nights and endless nappy changes take over, once your little bundle of joy enters the world.
It’s the perfect time to have a little me-time and add some extra special romance in all the excitement of your new arrival. With babymoons becoming increasingly popular and starting to hit the mainstream mindset, Darwin Escapes has some of the most perfect locations for this special getaway for expecting parents.
Where: North Devon
Beach Cove Coastal Retreat has slowly gained the reputation as one of the most romantic destinations in the UK, with countless honeymoons and proposals taking place every year (including our staff!). Beach Cove is located in Hele Bay, atop the cliff overlooking Hele Beach, with dramatic views of the ocean from almost all units at this North Devon location.
Our deceptively spacious beach hut style accommodation will have you relaxing on the sofa, or in the bed, and gazing at the stunning views around you. Take a stroll through Hele Bay and visit the Hele Corn Mill for an award winning Devonshire cream tea. There is plenty to discover in the local area, from Exmoor Zoo to coastal walking paths, and the Victorian Tunnels Beaches, where you can take a dip in the sea pools to ease those aches and pains.
Bath Mill offers the perfect alternative to a Bath City break, being just two miles away from the bustling city centre, Bath Mill is surrounded by the beautiful and peaceful countryside. With plenty to do on park you can have a relaxing babymoon break in Bath without feeling rushed into the city life, take a walk in the surrounding fields, dine at our onsite Brook Bar & Bistro for a romantic meal or cook up a storm in the fully fitted kitchen available.
If you are looking for something a little more intimate, the studio style Norland Lodge is our one-bed accommodation, ideal for short city breaks in Bath. With a high-end finish, kitchenette for all your needs, along with a flat-screen TV, the Norland has everything you could need. Bath city offers fabulous must-visits for all, from the famous Roman Baths, to the Jane Austen Centre and Fashion Museum for fabulous period clothing. Visit the Hestercombe Gardens nearby and marvel at the beauty on offer, and don’t forget to enjoy a delicious afternoon tea at the infamous Pump Room.
Cheddar Woods Resort & Spa offers the perfect place to unwind before baby arrives! Surrounded by the Somerset countryside, nestled in the Mendip Hills and views of the beautiful Cheddar Reservoir, you will feel your stresses slip away as you drive to your beautiful lodge style accommodation. Only a 5 minute walk from Cheddar village, where you can see the famous Cheddar Gorge, try some real cheddar cheese at the Cheddar Cheese Co. and indulge in an afternoon tea at the Lion Rock Tea Room.
Onsite at Cheddar Woods you can relax and put your feet up or go for a lovely walk in the woodland surrounding the park. The onsite Eden Spa offers specialised Aromatherapy Associates pregnancy treatments, so you can indulge in luxury while our trained therapists ease away your aches and pains. Enjoy a delicious meal onsite too, with our Kellermans restaurant offering family favourites, and indulge in a hot chocolate from our Costa Coffee machine too.
Where: Lake District, Cumbria
Keswick Reach is one of Darwin Escapes’ brand new locations, opening its doors in December 2016, it is fast becoming the most popular holiday destination in Cumbria. Surrounded by the breath-taking Cumbrian countryside, with rolling hills and peaceful horizons, you will truly feel your stresses slip away, while relaxing in our luxury lodge style accommodation.
The Lake District has so much to offer, including the beautiful scenery, close to Derwentwater Lake, the Lakes Distillery, The Darling Manor and even the Beatrix Potter Centre. Onsite at Keswick Reach, you can indulge in a specialised pregnancy Aromatherapy Associates treatment, from our fully trained therapists, before putting your feet up in the beautiful relaxation area in our Ammara Spa. Enjoy a mouth-watering meal at The Copper Fells restaurants onsite, where family favourites meets fine dining, as well as Costa Coffee on offer too. A beautiful escape for you and your loved to one to relax before baby comes!
Where: Isle of Wight
Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat offers luxury holidays in one of the UK’s most popular holiday spots, right next to the Solent and close to seaside hot spot Cowes, and the bustling harbour town of Ryde. The island itself has so much to offer everyone, from wonderful woodland walks around the park, to a stroll on the beach, as well as plenty of historical places to discover. Including Queen Victoria’s summer house, The Osborne House, which will be featured in the upcoming movie of her life.
The accommodation at Woodside Bay ranges from full lodge style accommodation, with a fully fitted kitchen, to our one-of-a-kind tree house accommodation, with a balcony to sit and enjoy a meal surrounded by nature. Enjoy a specialised pregnancy Aromatherapy Associates treatment from our fully trained therapists at the Woodside Bay Spa Lodge, where you can indulge in the ultimate me-time in the relaxation suite. There is a choice of 3 restaurants onsite, enjoy a family favourite at Kellermans, or try something new at our South African inspired BBQ The Braii, and during the warmer weather you can indulge in a Pizza Alfresco from our outdoor wood burner stove. With all this and more onsite to help you relax, the Isle of Wight could be your perfect babymoon destination!
Darwin Escapes is here to help you relax at a time when you really need to, a babymoon is designed for you to unwind before the arrival of your little one, and with so much on offer at our locations, you can be sure of a relaxing time with us.
There are hot tubs at our locations, and although the NHS advises against using these while you are pregnant, your significant other can take a dip while you unwind next to them on the outdoor furniture.
Book your babymoon with Darwin Escapes and enjoy the peace before the excitement of your new baby!
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