We've put together some of our featured spa hotels, boutique wellness escapes and mindfulness retreats to help you find your perfect escape.
There are loads of fantastic Spa hotels dotted around the country, and they're just what they say on the tin. Specifically designed for luxury, comfort and indulgence, prepare to be pampered in high end spas and relax in comfort with incredibly luxurious and comfortable rooms. Take a look at our guide to spa hotels here for our full range.
This is a fantastic spa hotel, in a sumptuous country house in the Cotswolds. It features 35 stunning rooms with incredible luxury, but without the pretentiousness. Look forward to the spa, with its pool, sauna, steam room and range of fantastic treatments available as well as outdoor activities such as horse riding and games rooms' for the kids. It's perfect for the whole family to relax in style.
Head north for this one. Another Place, The Lake is a stunning luxury country house hotel and spa in the UK's very own Lake District. It's perfect for families, adult-only breaks, or romantic escapes. With stunning views, outdoor activities such as cold water and wild swimming and paddle boarding. Their restaurant has delicious food, and enjoy the luxurious rooms and a reviving spa. The house itself is a lovely space too, with communal areas and nooks to explore.
Head to Devon for a fantastic blend of beachside family-friendly fun and a luxurious spa getaway. It's right on the beach, with incredible panoramic views and instant access to the stunning Devon seas. There's a great array of spa treatments, a creche for the kids and loads of facilities such as tennis and squash courts, pools, saunas and more.
This stunning country house hotel in Devon seamlessly blends its original building features with up-to-date luxury and facilities. As well as great comfort, expect to enjoy their spa facilities, treatment centre, afternoon teas, library, a 5-course tasting menu, and stunning gardens. Oh, and it's dog-friendly too!
The Cary Arms overlooks the Torquay seaside and features a range of accommodation, from comfortable boutique rooms to fisherman's huts and beach cottages. It also includes a well-equipped spa, treatments and bird-song showers, as well as fire-pits on the terrace for winter days.
Budock Vean Hotel is a dreamy Cornwall luxury escape, set on a private estate of tended lawns, rugged woodland and a 9-hole golf course. They also have a huge swimming pool and intimate seasonal spa for true relaxation, as well as comfortable rooms and a variety of communal spaces.
The Eastbury Hotel & Spa is a comfortable, traditional and luxury boutique hotel in Dorset, set in a beautiful Georgian house. The rooms are comfy and all individually decorated, and the spa includes sauna, steam room, hydrotherapy pools and treatments.
Perfect for walkers, Losehill House Hotel is nestled in the UK's very own Peak District. It's deliberately very comfortable, featuring modern and traditional luxuries without any of the pretentiousness and has an incredible restaurant and spa too.
Mindfulness and Spa B&Bs and Glamping
The Hub at No. 3 is a unique Somerset B&B opened by legendary PR maven Lynne Frank. Offering eco-friendly boutique rooms, and a holistic approach to healing, it's a super place to escape. Complete with veggie/ vegan cafe, spa treatment room, independently run SEED store, and they run regular events, retreats and wellness weekends for women too.
Escape into nature at Top of the Woods; a stunning glamp site in Wales, sprawling over 27 glorious acres. They pride themselves on being an award-winning eco-friendly, sustainable stay and are all about connecting with nature and forgetting your life back home. Expect hot farmhouse breakfasts at weekends and hosted dinners in the evenings, with campfire stews on Fridays and BBQ nights on Saturdays. There are usually a range of activities going on, from a weekend yoga breakfast club to bushcraft sessions, storytelling and other events – including their excellent 'Woof Weekend', held in May, or star-gazing events held for keen night-owls.
Green Farm Kent is all about nature, and is nestled in the conservation area in the heart of the Kent countryside. The estate is home to a nature-inspired boutique spa, a 15th century farmhouse and luxurious converted barn, a small active farm and a community wildlife garden. Inspired by the natural world, they offer retreats and escapes aimed at wellness and relaxation, offering a range of fantastic treatments, woodland walks, yoga and meditation.
Fair Oak Farm does it all, a stunning 12-acre country estate with ample leisure facilities, spa facilities and treatment studio, as well as 5 seasonal Fair Oak Retreats hosted throughout the year, which have been featured in national newspapers! Accommodation at Fair Oak can be hired by individuals wanting a luxury escape, or the whole complex can be hired for exclusive use of facilities or in turn sold to those attending retreats, perfect for a diverse set of needs.
Communal space includes the farmhouse, central barn for lounge dining, separate yoga barn, sauna, treatment studio, cinema barn, games barn and more.
It's a stunning B&B and Gypsy caravan nearby the New Forest, which already offers respite enough, with their comfortable stays, good food and access to nature. But, better still, they offer pottery workshops just next door - perfect to kickstart a creative New Year's Resolution, or practice some mindfulness.
Well, we think that's enough to be getting on with! It just goes to show there's all kinds of wellness getaways throughout the country, and they're sure to please. If you didn't find what you're looking for, try our guide to Boutique B&Bs or Cottages with Hot Tubs for a more low-key and self-sufficient respite.