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Babymoon index - best breaks before having your baby!

A honeymoon break is a traditional staple of most newly-married couples, but ‘babymoon’ breaks are the latest trend to dominate the holiday industry, with parents-to-be enjoying a final child-free getaway before nappy changes and pushchairs take over. To help you choose the perfect babymoon getaway, Flowercard ( has ranked destinations across the UK, based on factors such as the number of romantic hotels, restaurants, and couple activities, to create the ultimate babymoon index and reveal the UK’s best babymoon destinations.

Babymoon index - best breaks before having your baby!

The overall best destination for couples to enjoy a babymoon getaway is the Lake District, scoring 7.75 out of 10. Famous for its glacial ribbon lakes and rugged fell mountains, the Lakes also has the highest proportion of things to do as a couple (62.72 per 100,000), and romantic restaurants galore (46.85 per 100,000 people).

If you’re looking to completely drop off the grid for your babymoon, Inverness could be the perfect place for your mini break. Situated on Scotland’s northeast coast, Inverness takes the second spot on the list, with a ‘babymoon score’ of 5.94 out of 10, home to 81 romantic hotels and 43 restaurants.

Taking the medal for third is the Peak District (5.9 out of 10), one of the UK's most visited national parks, rich in biodiversity, social and cultural history. Spanning around 555 square miles, you can easily spend a week getting lost in the Peak District for your babymoon.

Further Insights:

The Lake District is home to the most romantic hotels - 360.93 per 100,000 people

The Lake District has the most things to do for couples - 62.72 per 100,000 people

The Lake District has the highest number of romantic restaurants - 46.85 per 100,000 people

Manchester offers the cheapest 3 star hotel room - £60 per night

The Peak District has the cheapest 4 star hotel rooms - £100 per night

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