top background

Top 10 spas for brides-to-be

Pamper and prepare for your big day

When the wedding’s on the horizon and all the stressful organisation is done, a little me time is in order for all brides to be. Whether you choose a solo spa day, go with a couple of friends, your partner or make it part of your hen do, here are our 10 of our top spa destinations for brides-to-be.

Time together at No.1 by GuestHouse York

No.1 by GuestHouse York is a boutique hotel and spa in the heart of picturesque York. Very much in line with the romance of the occasion, the Regency townhouse is not about facilities, it's all about pampering. Their Time Together Spa Day is a wonderful way to enjoy quality time with your bridesmaids or maid of honour before wedding day. Dedicated to rest and relaxation, all the treatment options come with a scalp massage, and you can also enjoy a class of English sparkling wine to celebrate.

Book a spa day at No.1 by GuestHouse York

Hideaway at The Spa at Breedon Priory

The Spa at Breedon Priory is a purpose-built retreat where you can enjoy time to yourself or with your best friends. The pool is a particular feature, but if you're visiting for a special occasion then The Hideaway is perfect. It's a private space away from the rest of the spa for you to have all to yourselves, complete with a double treatment room, private lounge area, shower area, outdoor hot tub, mini bar, fire pit and double lounger, and you can spend your day there, even booking treatments, lunch, afternoon tea and ordering drinks as you go about your day.

Book a spa day at The Spa at Breedon Priory

Luxury at Trump Turnberry Resort

If you’re organising a hen party take brides to be to Turnberry for a pre wedding spa break she won’t forget. Located on the rugged west coast of Scotland, this legendary resort, home to one of the UK’s top golf courses, also provides the perfect setting for a girlie pre wedding get together. There’s a techno gym, pool and hot tub plus a huge range of treatments including an innovative use of organic Scottish seaweed products. Outside you can enjoy walking, quad biking, off road driving and obviously golf. Lots of dining options including a scrumptious sharing menu available in the Ailsa Bar looking over the golf course.

Book a spa break at Trump Turnberry
Lifehouse Hotel

Holistic wellbeing at Lifehouse Spa & Hotel

The approach at Lifehouse is to treat the mind and body as a whole. The aim is to help you rediscover your natural joie de vivre and sooth your frayed nerves. An adult-only oasis where you can enjoy an escape from the hustle and bustle of wedding planning, your spa break can include your choice from an extensive range of facials, massages, scrubs and wraps, a swim in the pool, a stroll round the heritage listed gardens, and of course fabulous food. They even have their very own healer offering skilled and soothing holistic therapy.

Book a spa break at Lifehouse Hotel and Spa

Bridal bliss at The Bath Priory

If time is short in the run up to the wedding the bride to be will enjoy the sense of being transported to Provence at the Bath Priory, which houses the only spa in the UK by L’Occitane. The fragrance of flowers from the South of France emanating from the grand herbarium, which houses hundreds of essential oils and natural ingredients, is everywhere - whether you are relaxing by the pool or having one of their superlative treatments. Couple this with staying in a beautiful hotel with an award-winning restaurant and the opportunity to explore and shop in the stunning city of Bath and there you have it - the ideal spa break for the bride to be.

Book a spa break at The Bath Priory

A touch of luxury at The Beauty Island Sanctuary

A private spa in West Sussex, at The Beauty Island Sanctuary you can book to have exclusive use for maximum quality time with your nearest and dearest. Relax in the hydrotherapy hot tub, sauna and lounge, and take your pick from a smorgasbord of treatments from holistic to aesthetics. Personally, we're fans of the Touch of Luxury spa day for brides-to-be, complete with a Luxury Spa Facial Waterfalls of Gold Facial, a Full Body Massage with Gold Oil and 24k Gold Body Scrub and a glass of sparkling wine.

Book a spa day at The Beauty Island Sanctuary

Blissful brides at Cambridge Country Club

At the prestigious Cambridge Country Club on the outskirts of Cambridge, the wellness experience combines luxury and wellness in glorious style. The purpose-built day spa is surrounded by verdant grounds and gardens, while inside it takes you on a journey through best-in-class facilities. There are five treatment rooms with Elemis therapies, dedicated manicure/ pedicure lounges and a brand-new wellness bar. Their Blissful Spa Day is just the ticket for pre-wedding vibes, complete with a personalised facial and lunch with your girls.

Book a spa day at Cambridge Country Club

Total indulgence at Espa Life at Corinthia

For a truly luxurious experience it doesn't get much finer than Espa Life at Corinthia. Chic, seductive and incredibly glamorous, it combines hydrotherapy, alternative therapies, fitness, beauty treatments and a hair salon. The team of traditional Chinese medicine acupuncturists and herbalists, naturopaths and spa professionals have all the healing powers to make you look and feel your best. Plus, we love the private sleep pods for a moment of quiet.

Book a spa break at Espa Life at Corinthia
Cottonmill Spa staycation

Country bride at Cottonmill Spa at Sopwell House

Surrounded by the peace and quiet of Sopwell House's pretty gardens, the Cottonmill Spa is a dedicated wellness facility with state-of-the-art facilities and truly decadent spa experiences. Think poolside terraces along with cabanas, hot tubs and fire pits amidst country house surroundings and all within easy reach of London.

Book a spa break at Cottonmill Spa at Sopwell House

Celebrity style at W London, Away Spa

For something truly glamorous with your friends, head to W London, Away Spa. Described as the perfect place to retox and detox, this Soho-based hotel and spa has a distinct party vibe and is a favourite amongst celebrities. Enjoy sky-high spa treatments on the sixth floor, sip cocktails and feel red-carpet-ready - it will definitely get you into the celebratory mood.

Book a spa break at W London, Away Spa

More posts similar to this one

If you like this post, here are some similar ones that you might be interested in:

Top 10 beautiful spas with amazing infinity pools

There are pools and then there are pools, and the king amongst luxury swimming pools has to be the elegant infinity pool. With spas around the world boasting aquatic beauty in all shapes and sizes, here are 10 of our favourite spas with exquisite infinity pools… Abaton Island Resort & Spa, Crete Located in spacious […]

Read full post