London is an incredible city, with a tremendous amount of unique experiences for couples.
But sometimes, a weekend getaway outside of the city is necessary for the two of you to really unwind and spend some quality time together. Luckily for you, the UK is filled with incredible attractions and destinations and there are more than enough spa resorts with luxury accommodation just a few hour’s drive from the capital.
From massages and couples spa suites to hot tubs, saunas and infinity swimming pools, we’ve done the research for you. Here are the very best overnight spa breaks for couples who need a bit of a break from the city.
The Grove Hotel Hertfordshire
The award-winning Sequoia Spa located in The Grove Hotel promises to transport you to a world of relaxation and recuperation. With its black mosaic-tiled pool, heat experience rooms and curated treatment options, you’ll leave completely and utterly refreshed.
Spend a romantic night in one of the luxury bedrooms and enjoy mouthwatering meals at the two on-site restaurants. From comforting home-style cooking at The Stables to theatrical dining at The Glasshouse, you’re sure to be both impressed and de-stressed.
Champneys Forest Mere
Indulge in a healthy slice of pampering at Champneys Forest Mere. Offering a carefully curated list of dreamy treatments, this secluded lakeside resort is the perfect spa hotel to take in that glorious British countryside. Stretching across 160 acres of enchanting woodland and lush green grass, Champneys Forest Mere is the picture of romantic tranquillity.
The Lime Wood Hampshire
Known for its bespoke cabins on the lake, The Lime Wood is a boutique country house hotel with effortless laidback luxury. Surround yourself in nature with a curated spa day at the Herb House, a spa-inspired by its forest surroundings. With a focus on natural well-being, the space instils a sense of calm and peaceful serenity – the perfect place for those wanting to surround themselves in nature. With a state-of-the-art rooftop gym and 16-metre ozone-treated indoor pool, the Herb House is one of the most romantic overnight spa breaks for couples.
Dormy House Cotswolds
Treat yourself to a weekend of delight at Dormy House. Offering stylish décor, impeccable food, professional service and an award-winning spa, the hotel ticks all the boxes. Known for its romantic getaways, Dormy House delivers an array of dining options, luxury suites and a spa designed to leave you feeling nothing short of fabulous. With a range of bespoke spa day packages, you’re bound to experience ultimate relaxation.
Cliveden House Berkshire
Nestled in the beauty of 376 acres of a sprawling country estate, Cliveden House offers award-winning five-star luxury. Enveloped by rolling fields of scented roses and lavender, the state-of-the-art spa is a tranquil oasis. Once home to several Dukes, the estate exudes history and an iconic opulence that’s irresistible. Experience the bespoke Oskia range the spa has to offer as well as Sarah Chapman’s scientifically proven skin treatments, designed to deliver youthful radiance. It’s the ideal antidote to city life.
Coworth Park Spa Sunningdale
Offering idyllic relaxation in the wildflower meadows of Ascot, Coworth Park Hotel is the ultimate romantic escape. Refresh every sense with this secret hideaway delivering the perfect combination of rural charm and modern delight. Design your own spa day indulging in the state-of-the-art facilities and treatments on offer. Boasting eco-savvy amenities, Michelin-starred dining and opulent rooms, Coworth Park Spa is one of the best overnight spa breaks for couples.
Bailiffscourt Hotel & Spa West Sussex
Set in 30 acres of parkland, the romantic Bailiffscourt Hotel is the perfect country escape from the busy streets of London. Giving the illusion of a medieval village, the hotel’s rooms are spread across 39 honey-stone cottages. Transporting you straight into modern times, the spa boasts top-of-the-line treatments and beautiful facilities. Enjoy a delectable meal at the hotel’s flagstoned Tapestry Restaurant offering a delightfully British seasonal menu.
The Gainsborough Bath Spa Bath
Complete with fourth-century original Roman mosaics, The Gainsborough Bath Spa is the only hotel in Britain with access to natural thermal waters. Relax and rejuvenate as you indulge in an array of award-winning treatments. Complete with tiny touches like lavender-infused towels and neroli water with pine essence, The Gainsborough Bath Spa is nothing short of perfect. Top your stay off with a night in their luxury suites and a meal from Head Chef Johann Lafer in the onsite restaurant; absolute bliss!
The Vineyard Berkshire
Boasting elegant double rooms and five-star luxury, The Vineyard hotel ticks all the boxes. From marble bathrooms to soft king-sized beds and culinary excellence, no expense has been spared. The award-winning spa is an oasis of calm boasting tranquillity and passionate therapists. Although the treatment list is somewhat limited, they have been curated to perfection offering the ultimate relaxation.
Aqua Sana Woburn Forest Bedfordshire
Located in Bedfordshire’s Woburn Forest, Aqua Sana is the ultimate escape for the weekend. Immerse yourself in nature with a spa designed to re-energise and rejuvenate the senses. The luxury spa suites let you turn a simple spa day into an overnight adventure. Pamper yourself with 25 different spa experiences and delight your senses with fresh Modern food at the Vitalé Café Bar. It’s sure to be a weekend for the books.
Whether it’s for a special occasion like a wedding anniversary or simply a weekend escape from the humdrum of London life, these overnight spa breaks for couples will leave you refreshed and rejuvenated.
Take the time to pamper yourselves and relax together; it’s sure to be a getaway you’ll always treasure.
I am an experienced writer specializing in travel, food, weddings, and well-being. Continuing my nomadic lifestyle I am currently based on the beautiful island of Malta.
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