When it comes to defining the finest in spa luxury, you don’t have to take our word for it! Lots of our wonderful luxury spas and spa hotels have won awards for their quality and service. In this guide, we bring you 10 of the very best award-winning luxury spa hotels in the UK to help you find the perfect package for that extra special spa day or overnight spa break.
Ragdale Hall: Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
We start in lovely Leicestershire, where you can find the magnificent and multi-award-winning Ragdale Hall. This wonderful Victorian country house hotel and spa offers first-class accommodation, amenities and facilities. Set in 13 acres of scenic grounds, Ragdale Hall has been designed to encourage your complete relaxation, with extensive thermal spa facilities, no less than six inviting pools, including a rooftop infinity pool, plus luxurious spa treatments. You can also enjoy the onsite fitness suite. With daily exercise classes, beauty rooms, shopping and superb dining, this really is your one-stop destination for a restful and pampering retreat.
Hoar Cross Hall Spa Hotel: Burton on Trent, Staffordshire
We continue with the tranquil and impressive Hoar Cross Hall Spa Hotel. This stunning (and, of course award-winning) 19th century country house spa hotel boasts lovely grounds, extensive leisure facilities, and great amenities. Enjoy pampering spa treatments and unwind in the saltwater vitality pool, hydrotherapy pool, experience showers, and the other wonderful thermal facilities. Enjoy relaxed dining in the casual Henry’s or Hugo’s, or more formal fare in the AA Rosette-awarded Ballroom restaurant. It all adds up to the perfect backdrop to a restful and memorable luxury spa day or overnight spa break.
Lifehouse Spa & Hotel: Thorpe le Soken, Essex
Nestled in 12 acres of English Heritage-listed gardens, the award-winning Lifehouse Spa & Hotel provides a calming and rejuvenating country escape. Stroll in the extensive grounds, indulge in luxurious spa treatments, and enjoy the facilities, which include a thermal spa with Swedish sauna. You can also get active in the gym & fitness studio and dine in style at the superb restaurant. In addition, Lifehouse is renowned for its highly-trained therapists, who are experienced in providing treatments for guests who are affected by cancer, stress or bereavement. So, everyone is assured a welcoming and inclusive luxury spa experience.
Rudding Park: Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Our next choice is the multi-award-winning Rudding Park, which is set amid 300 peaceful acres of landscaped gardens and woodland near to the upscale town of Harrogate. Enjoy some much-needed relaxation at the hotel’s luxurious spa, which features pampering treatments and facilities that include a Roof Top Spa and Garden, swimming pool and juniper log sauna. Golf lovers can enjoy a round on one of the property’s two challenging courses, while all guests can dine in one of the hotel’s casual and formal restaurants. Overall, Rudding Park provides the perfect luxury retreat in wonderful rural North Yorkshire.
Rena Spa at The Midland Hotel: Manchester, Greater Manchester
We head to the city for our next entry. Located inside a true Manchester landmark, the sumptuous Rena Spa at The Midland Hotel is the perfect place to unwind during a day of retail therapy or a short break to this exciting city. Offering indulgent spa treatments and leisure facilities that include a relaxation pool, Jacuzzi, alder-wood sauna, and salt-infused aromatherapy steam room, this superb multi-award-winning spa is a true haven. Complement your spa experience with fine dining at one of the hotel’s wonderful restaurants and a night in one of the elegant guest rooms. Step inside and you’ll see just why this luxury spa hotel enjoys such a stellar reputation.
Bailiffscourt Hotel and Spa: Climping, West Sussex
Our next award-winning selection takes us to wonderful West Sussex and to the superb Bailiffscourt Hotel and Spa. You cannot help but be impressed by this charming historic property that includes a medieval-style house, rose garden, and a 13th century chapel. Here, you can enjoy strolling in 30 acres of lovely private parkland, which offers direct access to Climping beach, as well as enjoying the luxurious spa. Styled as a traditional Sussex barn, the spa features indoor and outdoor swimming pools, as well as pampering treatments. Overall, Bailiffscourt offers a tranquil space in which to unwind and fully appreciate the lovely coastal and countryside setting.
Champneys Tring Health Spa: Tring, Hertfordshire
The next luxury award-winning spa on our list is part of the popular Champneys family. Champneys Tring Health Spa is a destination for all things wellness-related, which is not surprising given that it is Britain’s original health spa! Aside from pampering treatments, the sumptuous spa offers extensive leisure facilities, including a swimming pool, heated floatation beds, a Jacuzzi, and a poolside sauna. There is also a wide range of daily fitness & wellbeing classes plus activities including local walks. Dine on delicious and nutritionally balanced meals in the spa restaurant or café and enjoy a restful night in one of the comfortable guest rooms. Altogether, it’s the perfect spot to soothe and rejuvenate body, mind, and spirit.
Alexander House Hotel & Utopia Spa: Turners Hill, West Sussex
The award-winning Alexander House Hotel & Utopia Spa is a wonderfully restful retreat nestled in the West Sussex countryside, just 45 minutes from London. Housed in a magnificent Jacobean manor and set amid 120 glorious acres, this luxury spa hotel is the epitome of stylish relaxation. Indulge in pampering spa treatments and enjoy the extensive leisure facilities, which include a heat treatment suite, indoor swimming pool, and hydrotherapy pool, as well as an outdoor sauna and hot tubs. Overnight guests can rest in one of the well-appointed bedrooms, while the onsite restaurants, champagne bar and drawing room each serve a superb menu of food and drink. Overall, this is a true five-star gem.
The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa: Bath, Somerset
Finally, our award-winning spa journey takes us to the marvellous city of Bath and to The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, which offers an elegant escape for spa day visits and luxury overnight spa breaks. Set in a beautiful Georgian crescent, you will find a host of delightful features at this imposing five-star property, including the lovely spa gardens. The superb Spa & Bath House features pampering treatments and a host of relaxing facilities, including a heated relaxation pool, vitality pool with massage jets, sauna, and steam inhalation room. As you might expect, the elegant ambience extends to the beautifully appointed guest rooms and dining spaces. Overall, this is a chic and tranquil haven in the heart of the city.
We hope this guide has given you some ‘in-spa-ration’ for your next escape! Browse our full range of luxury spa packages to find your perfect spa day or overnight spa break.