Trip Advisor's guide to Britain's most romantic honeymoon destinations

SEARCHING for a romantic honeymoon and don’t fancy going abroad?

Then you'll be delighted to learn that a Yorkshire hotel has come top of the pile in a survey to find the UK’s most romantic hotels.

The survey was carried out by Trip Advisor travel site and users of the website voted Yorebridge House in Bainbridge, North Yorkshire in top place.

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Even better, Yorkshire claimed the number nine spot too, with The Marine Hotel in Whitby recognised by TripAdvisor travellers for its romantic credentials.

Emma O’Boyle TripAdvisor spokeswoman said: “This list recognises Britain’s most romantic hotels which are perfect for a loved-up honeymoon without travelling for hours to reach your destination.”

So if you are looking for a lovely spot right here on your doorstep here is the top ten in full:

1 Yorebridge House, Bainbridge, North Yorkshire, England.

Yorebridge House is picturesquely situated on the riverside at the edge of beautiful Bainbridge. The hotel, perfect for a romantic rendez-vous, is set amid the breathtaking scenery of the North Yorkshire Dales with rooms featuring private gardens and outdoor hot tubs.

2 Dormy House Hotel, Broadway, Worcestershire, England.

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Dormy House is a uniquely converted farmhouse dating back to the 17th century. Situated high above the village of Broadway, the hotels grounds are in a rural setting overlooking the beautiful Cotswold countryside.

3 Hassop Hall Hotel, Bakewell, Derbyshire, England.

Hassop Hall Hotel is located in the picturesque village of Hassop, near Bakewell. Set in beautiful gardens and rolling parkland, the hotel is a relaxing retreat.

4. Velvet, Manchester, England.

Located in Manchester city centre, Velvet is set in a vibrant and lively area. The hotel boasts 19 individually designed bedrooms and three luxurious suites, decked out in four poster beds, sumptuous fabrics and chandeliers.

5 Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons by Orient-Express, Great Milton, Oxfordshire, England.

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Le Manoir, nestled in the picturesque Oxfordshire village of Great Milton is surrounded by lawns, flower borders and orchards.  Created by celebrated chef Raymond Blanc, Le Manoir has been delighting guests since 1984.

6. Oakley Hall Hotel, Basingstoke, North Hampshire, England.

Built in 1795, Oakley Hall has a distinguished past.  Formerly owned by the Bramston family, it is mentioned fondly in Jane Austen’s letters to her sister Cassandra at the turn of the 19th Century. Oakley Hall is a fine venue for a country retreat.

7 The Arden Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England.

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Arden is located in the heart of historic Stratford-upon-Avon, directly opposite the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Company Theatres. The luxuriously renovated Arden boasts chic new spacious suites with beautiful views over the River Avon.

8  Merchant Hotel, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Situated in the heart of Belfast city centre’s historic Cathedral Quarter, the Merchant Hotel is a harmonious blend of Victorian grandeur and Art Deco inspired sleek modernity. The Merchant is a short distance from a host of visitor attractions including Victoria Square Shopping Centre, and the Odyssey Arena.

9 The Marine Hotel, Whitby, North Yorkshire, England.

The Marine Hotel was opened in May 2008 on Whitby’s Habourside and features opulent rooms with sea views and private balconies.

10 Holbeck Ghyll Country House, Windermere, Cumbria, England.

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Built in the 19th Century, Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel is one of the Lake District's finest luxury hotels, boasting breathtaking views over Lake Windermere. A TripAdvisor traveller said: '”We stayed here for our honeymoon, and would love to go back. It was the best place I have ever stayed.'”

Britain’s most romantic hotels were determined by a combination of TripAdvisor's Popularity Index and traveller ratings of specific property attributes.