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Shortbreaks by – here’s to three nights of pampering

A three night spa break gives you the opportunity to discover yourself, and with spa hotels at some exceptional locations across the UK they are not only spa breaks they are mini holidays that can do the world of good…

A spa break in Cumbria

With its spectacular landscapes and breathtaking views, one night in Cumbria simply will not do. Home to the Beatrix Potter Museum and the Wordsworth Museum and opportunities for outdoor activities including fishing and forest adventure courses, high wires and water sports, it’s also a chance to tuck into some exceptional local cuisine.

Stay at: Macdonald Old England Hotel and Spa

A country house that sits pride of place in the Cumbrian countryside. Macdonald Old England Hotel and Spa has its own private jetties on the edge of the location’s most prominent landmark - the famous lake, Windermere.

A spa break near Ascot

Home to one of the most famous horse racing events in the calendar, Ascot is a genteel part of the world to visit. Helpfully it’s also within easy reach of London by train or car. So whether it’s a long planned escape or a last minute getaway, put that Out Of Office on and head away for a fun weekend with friends or a romantic three night spa break with your partner.

Stay at: Macdonald Berystede Hotel and Spa

Macdonald Berystede is the closest four-star venue to Ascot Racecourse. It is also within easy reach of Legoland, Thorpe Park and Ascot. While the spa is a contemporary space with indoor and outdoor facilities, the hotel itself is a historic manor house, with a large staircase and richly coloured interiors. 

A spa break in Stratford Upon Avon

The home of Shakespeare, it’s easy to see why this chocolate box perfect part of the world was the inspiration for sonnets and plays including Romeo and Juliet. A three night spa break at Stratford Upon Avon isn’t just about pampering, it’s also a wonderful place to soak up some history at the home of Anne Hathaway or the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.

Stay at: Macdonald Alveston Manor Hotel

A historic red brick manor house, Macdonald Alveston Manor Hotel is blessed with 16th Century features, surrounded by rural scenery and just a short walk from Stratford Upon Avon itself.

A spa break in Bath

The historic beauty of Bath is no secret, from boutique shops to the impressive Bath Abbey, the Roman Baths, the Fashion Museum, Theatre Royal Bath and Victoria Art Gallery. While away the afternoon in the cafes and restaurants, and admire the Georgian houses around the elegant city.

Stay at: Macdonald Bath Spa

A five-star destination in an elegant regency mansion, Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel is an elegant fusion of historic architectural features and modern hospitality, all brought together on a little hill in the city.

A spa break in Edinburgh

For the medieval Old Town to the elegant Georgian New Town, picturesque gardens and neoclassical buildings, elegant shops and the cafes that JK Rowling famously wrote Harry Potter in, Edinburgh sits under the watchful eye of its impressive castle, waiting to be explored on a long weekend.

Stay at: Macdonald Holyrood Hotel

A contemporary hotel with 156 rooms in Edinburgh city centre, Macdonald Holyrood Hotel enjoys views of the Salisbury Crags and Arthur’s Seat. It’s the highest point in Edinburgh, by Holyrood Park - a sweeping 650 acres of highland landscape.

A spa break in Oxford

A vibrant city with plenty of shopping and rooftop bars and restaurants from which to take in the spires and historic architecture, Oxford is a city buzzing with opportunity, ideas and inspiration.

Stay at: Macdonald Randolph Hotel

A five star hotel in Oxford, the Randolph Hotel is a jewel in the Macdonald Hotels crown with 151 elegantly decorated rooms in the heart of the historic city. The hotel is an iconic building where interiors have been updated in a classic/contemporary style that perfectly complements the history of the hotel itself and the city it inhabits.

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