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Spotlight On … Fowey Hall

Spotlight On … Fowey Hall

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16 December 2013
Enjoying the history, scenery, and hospitality of Cornwall, journalist and spa expert, Kath Hudson enjoys a winter weekend escape to Fowey Hall! First Impressions As the inspiration for Toad Hall in The Wind in the Willows, it’s no surprise that Fowey Hall has a touch of magic about it. The 36-room hotel is set in […]
Spotlight On … Amida Spa Chelsea

Spotlight On … Amida Spa Chelsea

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02 December 2013
First Impressions Probably best known as the favoured gym of Princess Diana, Amida Spa Chelsea at the Chelsea Harbour Club has the credentials and the location for a midweek spa treat to pick you up and keep you going until the weekend … which is exactly what we went along for! The Spa Despite having […]
Top Five … Three’s Company Spa Breaks

Top Five … Three’s Company Spa Breaks

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26 September 2013
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Celebrity Spa Hangouts

Celebrity Spa Hangouts

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15 August 2013
When you’re looking for star spa treatment, it makes sense to follow the lead of the good and the great of Tinseltown.  So with that in mind we went on a quest to discover where the celebrities go chill out!! Rookery Hall , Cheshire This little haunt is of particular significance to the Beckhams. It’s […]
Spotlight On … St Pierre, A Marriott Hotel and Country Club

Spotlight On … St Pierre, A Marriott Hotel and Country Club

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29 July 2013
Taking her expertise to Chepstow in Wales, spa expert and journalist, Kathryn Hudson, went to St Pierre, a Marriott Hotel and Country Club to find out her verdict … First Impressions As it’s a Marriott hotel, I was expecting big and modern, not pretty and quaint.  Drive through the golf course, under a red brick arch into […]
Spotlight On … Amida Hampton

Spotlight On … Amida Hampton

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20 May 2013
First Impressions From the outside you could be forgiven for thinking that Amida Spa Hampton was just a gym, as it is situated in a David Lloyd centre.  However, once you are in the spa area, the atmosphere completely changes and you are in a beautiful spa location. The Spa It’s an over 18s spa […]
Celebrity Spotlight … Martel Maxwell Visits K West Hotel and Spa

Celebrity Spotlight … Martel Maxwell Visits K West Hotel and Spa

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29 April 2013
A celebrity favourite, K West Hotel and Spa might just be a few minutes from Shepherd’s Bush tube station, but it feels a million miles away, as journalist and author, Martel Maxwell found out! “I’ve just had the Siberian Petals Facial at K West Hotel and Spa, and if I was a cat, I’d be […]
Celebrity Spotlight … Martel Maxwell Visits COMO Shambhala Urban Escape

Celebrity Spotlight … Martel Maxwell Visits COMO Shambhala Urban Escape

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04 March 2013
As Mother’s Day approaches, author, journalist, and mum-to-be, Martel Maxwell, heads to COMO Shambhala Urban Escape for a little bit of prenatal pampering. First Impressions Entering the spa gave me that feeling of shoulders lowering three inches, quite instantly. Calm. The smell hit me first. Aromatherapeutic, comforting and cleansing. The staff were friendly and engaging […]
Spotlight On … Amida Farnham

Spotlight On … Amida Farnham

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04 February 2013
First Impressions Near the market town of Farnham in Surrey, the description of Amida Spa Farnham as part of the area’s David Lloyd Club is somewhat misleading - the implication being that it has the air of a gym.  This place however, is what spa is all about, in all its contemporary, purpose-built glory. The […]
Georgie Bingham Visits Alexander House

Georgie Bingham Visits Alexander House

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21 January 2013
She was the first British woman on ESPN in America, and as a sports journalist has interviewed everyone from David Beckham to Kobe Bryant.  With a schedule like that, a spa break at Alexander House Hotel was just what Georgie Bingham needed! First Impressions Set just 35 miles from my base in Central London, Alexander […]