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Valentine escapes to book now

We've already reached saturation point when it comes to schmaltzy window displays but the potential for weekend breaks is something we'll never tire of. With Valentine's day falling on a Friday this year, there's every excuse to cut loose and hole up in a hotel room with a bottle of bubbly. From the unusual to the romantic and the budget-friendly - and from castles to boats and cosy art studios - here's our pick of top romantic escapes across the UK. Book that train ticket now.

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