British tourism has seen a boom over recent years, with more and more people using the opportunity of bank holiday weekends and short holidays to visit hidden areas of the UK instead of the hassle and aggravation of going on cheap flights and staying in expensive hotels. There are plenty amazing spas across the UK that offer an incredibly relaxing atmosphere and services that will make you question why you ever wanted to deal with the hustle and bustle of a city. Here is a list of a few real gems.
This spa in Cornwall is ideal for anyone looking to experience the fresh sea air and beautiful views. Not only does it provide great services but also the countryside adds to the relaxing effect and you could easily be tricked into thinking you are in another country thanks to the beaches and blue seas.
For those who can’t take much time out of their schedule or just want to visit London in style then the Mandarin Oriental’s spa in Knightsbridge is a sight to behold. If you want to relax in real style then this is the place for you! Throw in the fact that each treatment is tailor made as a two-hour package and you will never want to leave. The spa has every room you could wish for, from relaxation areas to steam rooms and therapy pools, often you will be able to experience this in complete solitude thanks to the Mandarin’s booking structure, ideal for anyone desperate for peace and quiet.
Stoke Park Club
The spa is located inside the grounds of the Club and offers a completely luxurious environment that allows you to overlook the park from the pool or relax on the sun terrace. The Club even uses its own range of products during its treatments, so you know they know what they’re doing.
To the Cotswolds now, this spa although nestled perfectly into the countryside is a modern and stylish building that immediately catches your eye. It creates a peaceful and unique environment for people to relax in and as fir trees surround it it is almost hidden from view. This is a must for anyone who loves nature and wants a lovely secluded break.
This retreat is located in the Lake District, Cumbria and is perfect for anyone who not only wants to get away from the city but also for those who like a bit more outdoor adventure. So whether you are a hiker or cyclist, you will love the peaceful lakes and uninterrupted views.
Head to Leicestershire’s countryside and you will find the idylic retreat of Ragdale Hall. It is an award-winning spa that will have you relaxing all day in your robes and enjoying numerous treatments. Don’t worry about getting lost in its numerous hallways, there are plenty of bed chairs scattered around to offer you some much earnt rest. The Hall is another example of one of the many spas the UK has to offer that will make you wish you never had to leave.