UK SPA GUIDEWhy take your spa break in the UK? You don’t need to travel far to enjoy a relaxing spa break. While the UK once lagged behind the likes of countries such as Italy, Germany and Austria - where spas have long been an integral part of the culture – today we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to places to enjoy a relaxing or romantic spa break in the UK. Whether you want to escape the noise of the city but not travel far, or retreat to the countryside for a break where you can really get away, you’ll find it all here on home soil. To start your search for spa resorts in the UK browse our handpicked collection in our guide to UK spas below or select ‘Find a Spa’ in the menu just above. Alternatively, give a loved one the gift of relaxation with a Spafinder gift voucher.
Why take your spa break in the UK?
Tranquil English Gardens
Strolling through a serene garden can be just as meditative and soothing as a good massage.
Luton Hoo Hotel & Spa not only has beautiful gardens, but flowers and herbs from their gardens are incorporated into their spa treatments.
Golf & Spa
If your other half isn't a huge spa enthusiast but loves golf, you're in luck!
The UK has many renowned golf and spa hotels, so you can unwind in the spa while your partner hits the green.
Delectable Spa Cuisine
What could be better after a relaxing spa treatment than a delicious meal?
Pennyhill Park Hotel and Spa (Bagshot) boasts a Michelin-starred restaurant in the Latymer, with a vegetarian-friendly set menu. Sofitel St James (London) houses the impressive French-British Balcon restaurant, and Alexander House Hotel and Utopia Spa (Surrey) is home to AG's, a 3 AA Rosette restaurant.
Best Spa Breaks in the South of England
Whether you desire a city break or a peaceful coastal spa getaway, you can find it in the south of England. Visit London for a cosmopolitan spa experience, Bath for a mix of culture and glorious countryside, Sussex for a romantic rural escape... and the list goes on!
Best Spa Breaks in London
If you’re looking for an unforgettably luxurious spa experience, you’ve come to the right city. London is home to a variety of spas: from ultra-posh spa days to quick post-work massages, there are so many ways to get relaxed! There are many London spas to choose from, making it a great destination for a UK spa break.
Best Spa Breaks in the North of England
The North of England is characterised by verdant rolling hills, untamed wilderness and expansive parkland and woods. Perfect for an unforgettable and relaxing UK spa break!
Best Spa Breaks in Scotland
For breathtaking coastal beauty, you can't beat Scotland. Replete with enchanting castles, magnificent wildlife including orcas and puffins, and some of the most scenic beaches in the UK, a spa break in Scotland is sure to invigorate and replenish your spirits.
Best Spa Breaks in Wales
Spectacular national parks replete with limestone caves, waterfalls, picturesque valleys, magical star gazing – we could only be talking about Wales. Pair a day of exploring Wales' natural splendour with a luxurious spa getaway and you have the perfect recipe for a soothing UK spa break.
Spa breaks in Ireland & Northern Ireland
Ireland & Northern Ireland are truly unique places for a spa break, offering everything from green lush landscapes to rugged mountain ranges, quiet waterways well as beautiful Blue Flag sandy beaches. If you're looking for a spa break in Ireland or Northern Ireland, look no further then these fabulous spa & wellness locations.
Best Spa Breaks in the Channel Islands
The Channel Islands are a fascinating mix of British and French culture, set against a backdrop of beautiful scenery – the perfect destination for a unique UK spa break! Enjoy views of the vibrant turquoise seas and relaxing coastal walks and the sense of blissful escape from everyday life.
Special Offers in the UK
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The UK's Happiest Spa Destinations
From Cardiff to Cornwall, discover use our guide to the 7 happiest places in the UK. Start planning your next UK spa break