A word from Alastair: It is - simply - fun being alone with your loved one
My son Toby and Miriam perched in a tiny one-up-one-down cottage for their Cornish wedding in early July. It was so small that the bath was outside. But all that mattered were the bed, the tiny kitchen, the view and the fun of being in someone else’s place without any responsibility.
Every year legions of couples go away for a self-catering break, but why?