If a couple has enjoyed their wedding reception in a hotel, they often choose to stay for a few days in the venue. Their family and friends can do the same, leading to a great party atmosphere even after the last dance is over. Lots of venues will offer special packages for group bookings, making it much more cost effective for couples and their relatives.
This can be especially useful when family members and friends have travelled in from overseas – for example, if you’ve just held your Asian wedding in Croydon and have invited lots of relatives from India, you want to ensure that you spend as much time with them as possible before they jet off home.
Mini-moons are also an opportunity for couples to experience the best of the British Isles on a budget. The country is awash with simply amazing places to visit, which are just as appealing as foreign climes. Cornwall and Devon are firm favourites for staycations, with their stunning coastal landscapes and quaint fishing villages. There really is something for everyone on the west coast – why not pay a visit to Land’s End or the Eden Project, or watch an open air production at the Minack Theatre?
Meanwhile, a visit to the Lake District can be a really romantic setting for your mini-moon. If you fancy a bit of outdoor fun, you can head to Grizedale Forest where a course of rope bridges and zip slides will help you test your mettle. Or for something a little more sedate, you can take a boat cruise on Lake Windermere or take a visit to the Pencil Museum in Keswick.
Across the border into Wales, there is a plethora of things to see and do. If you’re heading north you can take a trip to the Snowdonia National Park where you can climb up Mount Snowdon itself and have a cup of tea at the top (If you’re feeling a little less energetic, there’s a train, too)!
The island of Anglesey is another gem of the North Wales coastline – you can wander the pretty boutique shops of Beaumaris, have lunch by the waterside in Red Wharf Bay or visit the village with the longest place name in Europe – llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch.
When it comes to planning a larger-scale honeymoon, a large proportion of couples are opting to ask for travel vouchers instead of the traditional department store gift list. With many brides and grooms having lived together for several years before they get married and therefore having all the bits they need for their home, this is a great option as it ensures they get to go away somewhere really special to mark the start of their marriage.
Whether you decide to spend your first days of married life up a mountain in Wales or sunbathing on a secluded beach in the Maldives, the most important thing is that you’re spending it together as man and wife – so have fun!
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