Sometimes the only way to truly relax is to leave the city behind and escape to the countryside for a peaceful couple of days. We have rounded up the very best spa breaks in the UK for you to escape to.
Dormy House Hotel, Worcestershire
Imagine picturesque country lanes, and nature all around. Dormy House Hotel is a cosy converted farmhouse that is quintessentially British. Accommodation options range from large comfortable suites to the adorable Rose Cottage, complete with its own private hot tub. And if that isn’t enough the House Spa is just extremely luxurious. If the weather’s nice, take advantage of the glorious Cotswolds setting, and take a walk across the hilltops. Afterwards, reward yourself with a meal at one of the restaurants. The Garden Room is particularly delicious.
Lime Wood Hotel, Hampshire
Just over 90 minutes from London by train, Lime Wood Hotel’s idyllic New Forest setting will provide you with the most picturesque weekend away, in its countryside retreat, complete with wild ponies roaming the entrance. From cosy rooms in the main house to secluded cabins and lodges with log fires and private patios, you will feel quite at home. Its spa also features a peaceful rooftop herb garden offering morning yoga or meditation, a hydro-pool, steam room and sauna overlooking the forest are also at your fingertips. The restaurant is run by Michelin-starred chef Angela Hartnett and co-head Luke Holder, so you know it is going to be worth it.
Archerfield House, North Berwick
Archerfield House is truly one of those hidden gems. The Fletcher’s Cottage spa offers incredible treatments, such as a Sisley Supreme Anti-Ageing Facial to restore tone and radiance, or a Sisley Body Treatment involving deep muscle relief. Just 40 minutes’ drive from Edinburgh, it’s the perfect distance for a recharging weekend and time to truly pamper yourself. Go on, you deserve it.