Ellie Leach goes make-up free as she departs Manchester hotel with Bobby Brazier for next Strictly tour stop after ‘enjoying a string of dates’

Ellie Leach seemed in high spirits as she departed her Manchester hotel followed by Bobby Brazier for the next Strictly Come Dancing tour date on Sunday morning.  

The Coronation Street actress, 22, and the EastEnders actor, 20, are said to be in a secret romance and have enjoyed a ‘string of dates’ while touring the country for the Strictly tour.

Ellie showed off her natural beauty as she stepped out in a pair of khaki leggings which she teamed with an oversized black sweatshirt. 

She kept comfortable in a pair of black slippers and added a stylish long black leather coat. 

The soap star styled her long brunette tresses in a neat high bun and accessorised with a gold chain necklace. 

Ellie Leach seemed in high spirits as she depart her hotel for the Strictly Come Dancing tour in Manchester on Sunday morning

Bobby Brazier, 20, followed shortly behind amid the pairs secret romance and 'string of dates' while touring the country

Bobby Brazier, 20, followed shortly behind amid the pairs secret romance and ‘string of dates’ while touring the country 

Meanwhile Bobby cut a casual figure in a black zip up hoodie and matching tracksuit bottoms as he wore a pair of headphones while departing. 

He added a padded navy coat and opted for a pair of beige UGGs as he carried two large bags. 

Meanwhile judge Shirley Ballas, 63, wrapped up warm in a black winter hat and a white scarf. 

She was all smiles as she wore a black sweatshirt, leggings and chunky leather boots. 

Layton Williams looked effortlessly cool in a black tracksuit which he teamed with a white trainers, a scarf and a Nike baseball cap. 

Annabel Croft looked stylish in a floral red maxi dress and black boots which she wore under a long black padded coat. 

She seemed in high spirits as she opted for a pair of black sunglasses and donned a grey winter hat. 

Annabel wore her Strictly lanyard around her neck and carried her belongings around in a cow print bag. 

Meanwhile judge Shirley Ballas, 63, wrapped up warm in a black winter hat and a white scarf

Meanwhile judge Shirley Ballas, 63, wrapped up warm in a black winter hat and a white scarf

Annabel Croft looked stylish in a floral red maxi dress and black boots which she wore under a long black padded coat

Annabel Croft looked stylish in a floral red maxi dress and black boots which she wore under a long black padded coat

Layton Williams looked effortlessly cool in a black tracksuit which he teamed with a white trainers, a scarf and a Nike baseball cap

Layton Williams looked effortlessly cool in a black tracksuit which he teamed with a white trainers, a scarf and a Nike baseball cap

Nikita Kuzmin was spotted walking hand-in-hand with his girlfriend Lauren Jaine as they departed the hotel together.

The professional dancer dressed smart in a beige checked coat which he teamed with denim jeans and a large blue scarf. 

Elsewhere professional dancers Graziano Di Prima and Kai Widdrington seemed in high spirits as they departed their hotel with large suitcases. 

Nadiya Bychkova cut a low key figure in a pair of black sunglasses which she teamed with a khaki baseball cap as she picked up a coffee. 

Ellie and Bobby’s romance rumours began in early January when insiders reported they had become close performing Strictly Come Dancing Live!

Earlier this week Nikita Kuzmin shared cosy snaps of Ellie and Bobby holding hands amid their ‘secret dates’. 

Bobby was reportedly seen knocking on Ellie’s hotel room door in just his pants, while staying at the Malmaison hotel in Birmingham. 

To celebrate the tour kicking off, a party was thrown in the hotel bar when the soap star was spotted in his underwear on the sixth floor.

Nikita Kuzmin was spotted walking hand-in-hand with his girlfriend Lauren Jaine as they departed the hotel together

Nikita Kuzmin was spotted walking hand-in-hand with his girlfriend Lauren Jaine as they departed the hotel together

Elsewhere professional dancers Graziano Di Prima and Kai Widdrington seemed in high spirits as they departed their hotel with large suitcases

Elsewhere professional dancers Graziano Di Prima and Kai Widdrington seemed in high spirits as they departed their hotel with large suitcases

Nadiya Bychkova cut a low key figure in a pair of black sunglasses which she teamed with a khaki baseball cap as she picked up a coffee

Nadiya Bychkova cut a low key figure in a pair of black sunglasses which she teamed with a khaki baseball cap as she picked up a coffee

It comes as Nikita Kuzmin shared cosy snaps of Ellie and Bobby holding hands amid their 'secret dates' on Wednesday (pictured with Robbie Kmetoni and Kai Widdrington)

It comes as Nikita Kuzmin shared cosy snaps of Ellie and Bobby holding hands amid their ‘secret dates’ on Wednesday (pictured with Robbie Kmetoni and Kai Widdrington)

A hotel guest told The Sun: ‘Bobby was in our corridor knocking on Ellie’s door after their late-night bash at the hotel.

‘Bobby was clearly not shy about nearly being in the buff as we were making our way down to breakfast.’

The pair have also been pictured enjoying time together away from their Strictly co-stars, cosying up on a low-key date at Nando’s earlier this month and arriving at the hotels together.

Ellie and her pro partner Vito Coppola were crowned Strictly champions last year, with the pair repeatedly dogged by romance rumours throughout the series.

The former Coronation Street actress became the show’s youngest ever winner as she pipped Bobby and Layton to the post.

Following the news about her and Bobby's rumoured romance, her cheating ex-boyfriend Reagan Pettman says he wants to 'rebuild the trust' (pictured before their split last year)

Following the news about her and Bobby’s rumoured romance, her cheating ex-boyfriend Reagan Pettman says he wants to ‘rebuild the trust’ (pictured before their split last year)

Following the news about her and Bobby’s rumoured romance, her cheating ex-boyfriend Reagan Pettman says he wants to ‘rebuild the trust’ with the star.

He admitted that he was ‘not proud’ of kissing another girl behind her back. He told The Sun on Sunday: ‘I hurt her and broke her heart. I’m not proud of it.’

Ellie dated dancer Reagan for five years before his infidelity caused them to go their separate ways in May last year.

Ellie reportedly joined the cast of Strictly last year to heal her heartbreak following her break-up.

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