When the sun is shining and a gentle breeze is blowing, there’s no better feeling than sliding into an inviting outdoor pool or hot tub. We’ve rounded up 10 great spas with an outdoor swimming pool, hydrotherapy pool or hot tub, so you can take a dip, slip into the warm bubbles or simply relax poolside.
1. Cottonmill Spa at Sopwell House
A luxury spa experience in the Hertfordshire countryside
Set in a beautiful Georgian building, this luxury spa hotel in St. Albans is sure to impress with its warm hospitality, calming ambience and extensive facilities. Guests on a package with The Club at Cottonmill access can look forward to time in the spa gardens, which feature an indoor/outdoor massaging hydrotherapy pool and outdoor hot tubs.
2. Macdonald Berystede Hotel & Spa
A relaxing and rejuvenating spa day or stay
Close to Ascot, this wonderful spa hotel in rural Berkshire is set in a stunning Grade II-listed building but has been brought up to date to offer excellent on-site amenities, including award-winning dining and impressive leisure facilities. Step into the tranquil spa garden to enjoy the lovely outdoor hydrotherapy pool.
3. Moddershall Oaks Country Spa Retreat
The ultimate haven for wellness and spa pampering
Set in 72 acres of tranquil parkland, this luxury spa hotel in Stone, Staffordshire promises a spa experience to savour, with a wide range of wellness, fitness and leisure facilities designed to offer you a relaxing retreat. While you’re here, you can unwind in the welcoming outdoor hot tub and outdoor vitality pool.
4. The Spa at Breedon Priory
Spa luxury in the Derbyshire countryside
Just 90 minutes by train from London, this award-winning luxury spa hotel is set within 24 acres of beautiful Derbyshire countryside and features superb facilities, including the wonderful wellbeing suite. Outside, in the Tranquillity Spa Gardens, you can slip into the stunning infinity relaxation pool or vitality pool, both of which are heated to a toasty 35C.
5. Taplow House Hotel & Spa
Elegance and relaxation in rural Buckinghamshire
Leave the everyday routine behind and indulge in some pampering downtime at this imposing luxury spa hotel in Taplow, rural Buckinghamshire, just 30 miles from London. The restful spa is designed to encourage you to unwind and relax, with facilities that include the fantastic outdoor spa pool.
6. Ockenden Manor Hotel & Spa
The ideal country escape in West Sussex
This elegant luxury spa hotel in Haywards Heath is housed in a 16th-century manor and set amid eight acres of pretty landscaped gardens. The centrepiece of the chic spa is the fabulous indoor/outdoor linked swimming pool, which is fed with natural spring water, while you can also enjoy the warming outdoor hot tub.
7. Utopia Retreat at Great Fosters
Five-star luxury steeped in history
Step back in time at this Tudor estate in Egham, Surrey which has been transformed into a luxury, five-star spa hotel, with both Michelin-star and 2 AA-rosette dining. Choose a spa package here between May and October to enjoy a dip in the outdoor swimming pool or outdoor hot tub.
8. The Spa at Laceby Manor
A warm Lincolnshire welcome awaits
Boasting a superb location between the seaside resort of Grimsby and the lovely Lincolnshire Wolds, this luxury spa hotel is a great choice for a summer spa escape. Relax in the indoor/outdoor vitality pool or if you really want to get back to nature, you can brave the elements in the natural swimming pond.
9. Ellenborough Park Hotel & Spa
Spa pampering in a Cotswolds setting
Located close to charming Cheltenham on the edge of the beautiful Cotswolds, this luxury spa hotel is housed in an impressive 16th century building and set amid 90 acres of elegant grounds. Among the excellent leisure facilities available to guests is the inviting outdoor heated swimming pool.
10. Nadarra Spa
Soak up the Yorkshire countryside in style
Part of The Coniston Hotel and Country Estate, this serene spa enjoys a restful country setting on the edge of the glorious Yorkshire Dales. Choose between the two outdoor infinity pools or enjoy a soak in the private garden baths, from which you can take in views of the stunning scenery.
Explore our full range of spas with outdoor pools and outdoor hot tubs
Need more inspiration? Discover our full range of spas with outdoor pools and outdoor hot tubs before taking the plunge with some much-needed spa pampering and relaxation.