If your spiritual batteries have felt rather flat of late, why not recharge them with a stay at self-care sanctuary. We've chosen 15 of our favourite hideaways around the UK, from remote loch-side cabins, to converted country barns, each one a peaceful retreat where you can get back to nature, unroll your yoga mat and relax.
Ilfracombe - Devon
Indulge in a romantic weekend away in North Devon, in this unique property designed with both Nordic minimalism and Japanese architecture in mind. Enjoy some self-care in the heated infinity pool, complete with hydrotherapy pool loungers and a woodland waterfall shower.
Symonds Yat - Herefordshire
Sumptuous cottage set within the heart of mother nature in the mystical Herefordshire countryside and Wye Valley AONB. The beautiful deck overlooking the misty river makes the perfect spot for an outdoor morning pilates session and the jetted bath is just the ticket after a day of hiking in the woods.
Tintagel - Cornwall
Truly unique accommodation set among the treetops - awake to the sound of birdsong and spend your days wild swimming in the reservoir, or giving yoga a go in the middle of the golden grassland. There’s also a hot tub for some luxury relaxation and a truly incredible on-site natural shower in the form of a 40ft waterfall.
Mayfield - East Sussex
Award-winning Fair Oak Farm, on a private 12-acre estate in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - the ultimate country retreat. It features a sauna and large barn for yoga and pilates, as well as miles of walks in the gorgeous surrounding Sussex countryside.
Laxfield - Suffolk
Sleeps 2-4 per lodge
Quirky and stylish lodges and Igluhuts in a woodland by a pretty lake in the Suffolk countryside. Relax in one of the on-site saunas and salute the sun on the beautiful wooden outdoor yoga platform, where you can have a private session, or join a weekend retreat.
Ullswater - The Lake District
Sleeps 8 - 12 per property
Inspiring holiday homes for large groups with breathtaking views of Ullswater and decadent five star gold accommodation. Make the most of the gorgeous spa and wellness centre complete with Laconium (a gently heated sauna) and hot tub.
Margate - Kent
Stunning sea views and Bohemian charm in this wellness-centred apartment in Margate. The meditation area offers guests healing crystals, sage, relaxation masks, yoga mat and meditation cushions, and complimentary aromatherapy oils can be found in the master bedroom.
Bodiam - East Sussex
Dreamy glamping spot in the Sussex wine country, with gourmet meals, high end-yurts, and bespoke experience packages. Unwind and de-stress with an intensive yoga experience curated specifically for you, and instructed by expert local practitioners, at a time and place which works best for your holiday.
North Wales - Denbighshire
Sleeps 4-8 per tent
With panoramic views, a gorgeous wild flower meadow and a stunning hand-built communal log cabin, The Forge is the perfect place for a group getaway in Denbighshire. Join one of the transformative wellness retreats, including trail running camps, wild swim experiences and yoga retreats.
Woodbridge - Suffolk
Unwind in the depths of rural Suffolk in this luxury barn sleeping fourteen, twenty minutes from Aldeburgh. The private yoga studio offers bookable fitness instructors for an afternoon of fun and afterwards relax in the eight-seat outdoor hot tub, or hire the spa for an incredible sunken indoor hot tub and sauna experience.
St Peter Port - Guernsey
Sleeps 2 per room
Luxury treehouse hotel rooms in a magical setting in Guernsey that are all striking and stylish, with super-comfy furnishings. Yoga mats are provided with each room, so after a morning stretch spend the day on the beach, then back for a swim and a soak in the on site pool and sauna, or treat yourself to a session in the treehouse wellness spa.
Hawick - Roxburghshire
Retreat from reality at the peaceful Tiny Home Borders in the Scottish Borders, a couples' cabin on the shore of a private Lochin. Enjoy an afternoon of mindfulness and activity on the yoga mat, provided as part of your stay, then take a soak in the Scandinavian woodfired hot tub.
Stamford - Lincolnshire
Stunning rural home near Stamford, Lincolnshire, with private tennis court and flexible space - book the 3 bedroom lodge, the 5 bedroom lodge, or the whole property for up 20 guests. Indulge in a little bit of wild swimming at the nearby lake and book the beautiful St Medard’s studio which is perfect for yoga, t'ai ch'i or pilates.
Nethybridge - Highlands
Go off-grid at this eco-friendly lodge, set in its own private woodland in Scotland's Cairngorms National Park. Book in for a healing couple's massage at the site's wellbeing studio, located in a wooden cabin at the edge of the forest, then spend an evening under the stars in the wood fired hot tub.