Rooms from £19 per person per night. Double, triple, quadruple family rooms and a studio flat. We provide Rooms with Shared bathrooms and Ensuite Rooms. Free Wi-fi Internet. Free Car Parking on the Street. Sky TV (free channels only). All guest rooms have a small kitchenette in the room: mini fridge, microwave, multi-cooker, toaster, grill/oven and an electric kettle for tea/coffee. We provide self catering facilities in all our guest rooms.
Friday, 29 April 2016
ROSE GUESTHOUSE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER - 1st February 2016
Valentine's Day. Each year on February 14th, many people exchange cards, candy, gifts or flowers with their special “valentine.” The day of romance we call Valentine's Day is named for a Christian martyr and dates back to the 5th century, but has origins in the Roman holiday Lupercalia.
The history of Valentine’s Day–and the story of its patron saint–is shrouded in mystery. We do know that February has long been celebrated as a month of romance, and that St. Valentine’s Day, as we know it today, contains vestiges of both Christian and ancient Roman tradition. But who was Saint Valentine, and how did he become associated with this ancient rite?