12 of the Best Spa Stays in the UK

12 of the Best Spa Stays in the UK

17th January 2022

Pamper yourself with a break at these deluxe UK spa hideaways. Choose from private self-catering stays with indulgent treatment rooms, saunas and pools on-site, or laid-back but luxurious hotels with spa facilities, restaurants and bars just a short wander downstairs.


Ullswater - The Lake District

Sleeps 8 - 12 per property

The luxury barns of Waternook come with breathtaking views of Ullswater, decadent five star gold accommodation, and a spa and wellness sanctuary on site where you can relax and de-stress before enjoying a glass of bubbly in the lake-view hot tub.

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Ullswater - Cumbria

Sleeps 2-5 per room

Among many other treats, a stay at this award-winning boutique hotel in the Lake District offers a 20-metre indoor pool with gorgeous Ullswater views, outdoor hot tub, sauna, cardio room and treatment rooms.

Manor Farm Spa

Pontefract - West Yorkshire

Sleeps 8

Take over these two smart chalets in rural West Yorkshire and unwind with bespoke treatments, massages, exfoliation, facials and a hot tub for a relaxing soak after a day out exploring the countryside.

Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa

Keswick - Cumbria

Sleeps 2 per room

Expect some serious five star pampering at this luxury Lake District retreat with a dazzling spa and thermal suite where you'll find the 16 metre hydrotherapy pool with underwater bubble loungers, hydro-massage neck jets and infinity edge hot tub.

Beacon Hill Hideaways

Morpeth - Northumberland

Sleeps 2

Situated in a wildflower meadow with rolling Northumberland views, it's just a short stroll from the three snug shepherds huts of Beacon Hill down to the spa for a swim, massage, steam and sauna, before relaxing in the jacuzzi.

Cowley Manor

Cowley - Gloucestershire

Sleeps Up to 4 per room

Enjoy the Cotswolds good life at this laid-back, chic country-house hotel with award-winning spa, cleverly sunk into the grounds (with special permission from English Heritage) and not one but two luxurious heated pools.

The Eastbury Victorian Garden Potting Shed Suites

Sherborne - Dorset

Sleeps 2 per shed

Collection of five boutique suites in the heart of Dorset, each with their own living room and private outdoors terrace, plus a range of massage experiences, facials, steam and sauna and other spa treatments in the couple's treatment room, right within the walled garden.

Barsham Barns

North Barsham - Norfolk

Sleeps 4-14 per barn

Each architect-designed barn on this lovely old Norfolk farmstead has exclusive use of the spa facilities for two slots each day, when you can recharge your batteries with a soak in the spa pool and steam room.

Middleton Lodge

Middleton Tyas - North Yorkshire

Sleeps 2 up to 32

A beautifully restored, quietly luxurious 200-acre Georgian country estate dotted with private, peaceful rooms, and a deluxe spa offering treatments, facials and massage.

Flying Boat Cottages

Tresco - Isles of Scilly

Sleeps 6-10 per cottage

A stay at Flying Boat Cottages on the west coast of Tresco in the Isles of Scilly comes with full access to the Tresco Island Spa, located right on your doorstep and boasting three swimming pools, tennis courts, a hot tub, steam room, sauna and gym.

Norfolk House

Huddersfield - West Yorkshire

Sleeps 21

Magnificent Grade II listed, 21 person house in the heart of Yorkshire, with secret rooftop garden above and your own private luxury cellar spa and hot tub below, with therapists available to provide treatments and massage for a day of total pampering.

Balbinny Steadings

Aberlemno nr Forfar - Scotland

Sleeps up to 6 per Steading

Three super-stylish Scottish Steadings with stunning views over the magical Angus Glens and the Cairngorm Mountains, and indoor on-site spa with heated pool, Jacuzzi, gym and indulgent treatments.

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