Romantic Getaways for Couples in Lancashire

Love is in the air…!

The whole Cleveleymere Lakeside Lodges team are suckers for a good love story. We can’t help it! 

And we get to live vicariously through our guests because our luxury holiday lodges in the Lancashire countryside are known for being some of the best romantic holiday destinations for couples.

If you’re looking for a cozy couple’s retreat, whether that’s a weekend getaway or a longer trip, Cleveleymere is an excellent option. But don’t just take our word for it, here’s what makes a trip to Cleveleymere the best holiday for couples who just can’t get enough of each other… 

Our Best Holiday Lodges For Couples

We have 8 holiday lodges on the shores of Lake Cleveleymere. They each have their own personalities and merits, but these are the 3 that we’d most like to recommend to couples:

Lakeside Hunstman’s Harbour

Lakeside Huntsman’s Harbour is our #1 holiday lodge for a romantic getaway. Its charming rustic décor gives it a cozy vibe, perfect for relaxing in our serene setting. This home away from home has its own balcony and sunset deck for looking out onto the lake.

This is a dog-friendly holiday lodge.

Discover the Lakeside Huntsman’s Harbour.


The Boat House

The Boat House is a stellar choice for couples. This holiday lodge sleeps up to 3 people (that’s 2 adults in the double room and 1 child in the single room in the mezzanine area).

There’s a decked sitting area with a private barbecue, too, giving you southwest views over the lake and lots of sunshine. This is an awesome lodge for couples because it has its very own private hot tub! 

You can read our full blog on The Boat House at Cleveleymere here.

This is a dog-friendly holiday lodge.

Discover The Boat House.


Lakeside Lighthouse Harbour

Lakeside Lighthouse Harbour is a truly luxurious holiday lodge. 

This is our most lavish lodge, perfect for when you’re feeling bougie. At the Lighthouse, you’ll have access to your very own balcony, private boat, private pier, and 3 large sun decks.

The lounge patio doors open over the water, giving you the most spectacular southwest, panoramic views over the lake.

It sleeps up to 4 people with a double room and a twin room with bunk beds, but you don’t have to use all of that space when it’s just the two of you!

This is not a dog-friendly holiday lodge.

Discover the Lakeside Lighthouse Harbour.

Activities For Couples in Lancashire

Alpaca Walking

The Alpaca Experience at Ivy Dene Farm is just a 10-minute drive away from Cleveleymere.

Each alpaca walk is unique. Not only do you get to walk the alpacas, but you also get to spend some quality time with them, too! As a rule of thumb, you can expect to begin by rounding up the alpacas and taking them into the holding area (and maybe even some hand-feeding!). Then, you’ll be taught to halter, lead, and communicate with the alpacas before your walk.

Judy, who runs The Alpaca Experience, doesn’t charge a fixed rate for alpaca walking. Instead, she asks for pay-what-you-think donations which are used for the maintenance of all the lovely animals that call Ivy Dene Farm home.


Wine Tasting

Chapel Street Wines in Lancaster city centre (not far from Cleveleymere in a taxi!) hosts wine tasting evenings in-store. 

These tasting evenings are themed and happen twice every month. Groups of at least 6 need to book, so this could be a fun option for a triple date with friends if you’re staying with us as a group!  

If you’re into your wine, this is a good store to visit whether you’re attending a tasting or not. Chapel Street Wines is known for stocking unusual/hard-to-find wines, great for those who are bored of the usual supermarket shelf fare.


Spa Days

The Woodland Spa in Burnley offers spa days that would be a super relaxing treat for couples. 

This spa gives you a ‘thermal experience’ with a whole host of amenities for you to use, including:

Infinity pool

Rasul mud chamber

Ice fountain

Salt steam

Outdoor infinity edge spa jacuzzis



Experience showers

Roman foot baths

Hydrotherapy pool

Serenity pool

You can choose to just have the thermal suite experience or you can pair it with dining, too.


Romantic Meals in Your Holiday Lodge

All of our holiday lodges are stocked with top cooking appliances and all the equipment and utensils you need. And we’ve been really impressed with some of the meals our guests have whipped up when they stay at Cleveleymere.

For a romantic dinner in your lodge, we recommend:

‘Next Level’ Spaghetti Carbonara 

Braised Ox Cheek Wellingtons & Peppercorn Gravy 

Simple Squash Risotto 

Vanilla Panna Cotta

Many of our guests like to bring a slow cooker with them so that they can let their food cook while they enjoy their day! These are the slow cooker recipes we recommend.


Getting engaged at Cleveleymere Lakeside Lodges

Thinking of getting engaged at Cleveleymere? This isn’t our first rodeo. Get in touch with us before you come to stay to find out how our team can make it extra special for you.

Cleveleymere Lakeside Lodges is a stunning holiday destination in Lancashire. Our holiday accommodation is made up of 8 luxury lodges (one is a lodge with a hot tub!) that sleep between 2 and 7 people.

Our woodland site is a whopping 34 acres! And in the middle is the glorious 24-acre Lake Cleveleymere.

We’re based in Scorton, the heart of the Lancashire countryside, which means you’ll be close to the wonderful activities, restaurants, and scenes that the Red Rose County has to offer.

We have tons of activities for you to enjoy while you’re here, including kayaks, rowing boats, pedal boats, mountain bikes, fishing, crazy golf, giant chess, lawn games, and more.

To find out more about our Lancashire holiday lodges and to take a virtual 3D tour of each of them, click here.

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