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Travel Challenge: Valentine's weekend for two

Every week we invite competing companies to give us their best deal for a specified holiday. Today: a two-night Valentine's break in the UK. Prices are for two nights' accommodation for two people, commencing 12 February.

Room for Romance

£540: Windermere Suites, Lake District

Includes accommodation with breakfast in a luxury king-bedded suite, with double Jacuzzi bath for two, a bottle of champagne, rose petals, hand-made chocolates and decorative lights. "Clients tell us the double Jacuzzis are huge fun!" says Room for Romance's Mairiona Cotter. (01225 428888; roomforromance.com )


£290: Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel, Chester

Includes accommodation with breakfast, a three-course meal on 12 February and a five-course candlelit dinner on 13 February, a half bottle of champagne and a Decléor gift. "The hotel is perfectly located on the outskirts of Chester and allows guests to combine a trip to this popular Tudor city with a relaxing break where the spa, gym and indoor pool can be enjoyed," says Superbreak's Ray Jones. (0871 222 3055; superbreak.com )


£249: Lex Cottage (ref. PGGF), Lacock, Wiltshire

Includes self-catering accommodation in this two-bedroom detached cottage with a garden. "This fully modernised property still retains its original character and is peacefully situated on the edge of Lacock village, most recently featured in the BBC's productions of Cranford and Pride and Prejudice and also in some of the Harry Potter films," says Gill Bell of Cottages4you. (0845 268 1560; cottages4you.co.uk )