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Swimming pool | Courtesy of Calcot Spa
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Five Relaxing Spa Breaks in The Cotswolds

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Updated: 3 May 2017

Combining luxurious accommodation, gourmet dining and faultless service, you’ll find some of the best spa hotels in the UK hidden in the Cotswold countryside. From pampering treatments and scented steam rooms, to indoor infinity pools and outdoor hot tubs, these spa hotels have everything you need to unwind, relax and indulge.

Dormy House

Dormy House has countryside chic nailed – think cosy log fires, hidden snugs and stylish farmhouse-esque décor. With its welcoming rooms and delicious food, Dormy House makes the perfect Cotswold getaway, but it’s the House Spa which is truly unmissable. With a sleek, Scandi-style interior, it offers instant relaxation and top-class pampering in the coolest of settings. Explore the lavender sauna, salt-infused steam room and infinity pool, before relaxing in the Champagne nail bar and indulging in some heavenly Temple Spa treatments.

Dormy House Hotel, Willersey Hill, Broadway +44 01386 852711

House Spa | Courtesy of Dormy House

House Spa | Courtesy of Dormy House

Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa

Everything about Lucknam Park, from the elegant rooms to the Michelin starred restaurant, screams 5-star luxury – and the on-site spa is no exception. Set within Lucknam’s 500-acre parkland estate, the spa blends perfectly with its surroundings. Boasting five thermal cabins, a salt water plunge pool, experience showers, indoor and outdoor pools and state-of-the-art treatment rooms, it’s the place to head for a weekend of unapologetic ‘me time’.

Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa, Colerne, Chippenham  +44 01225 742777

Calcot and Calcot Spa

Set in 220 acres of gorgeous Cotswold meadow land, Calcot is an elegant country house hotel which offers ultimate relaxation. The spacious on-site spa boasts treatments rooms, an indoor swimming pool and a show-stopper of an outdoor hot tub, surrounded by lavender and overlooking an open wood fire. Bliss. The service here is impeccable and the therapists are fantastic at recommending treatments to suit you – but for an hour of real pampering, book yourself in for an Elemis BIOTEC facial. You won’t regret it!

Calcot Manor House and Spa, near Tetbury +44 01666 890391

Hot Tub | Courtesy of Calcot Spa

Hot Tub | Courtesy of Calcot Spa

Soho Farmhouse

Soho Farmhouse is the newest addition to the famous Soho House group. This gorgeous member’s club, puts the cool into Cotswold getaways and has spa facilities to match its top reputation. The Cowshed spa has a fantastic treatment menu offering everything from signature facials and body therapies to blow dries and manicures – and they also offer a dedicated maternity treatment menu for Mums-to-be. All this, as well as a steam room, sauna, ice room and hot tubs in the chicest of settings. Book now to discover why everyone is raving about the place.

Soho Farmhouse, Great Tew, Chipping Norton +44 01608 691000

Barnsley House

For the warmest welcome and laid-back stay, head to Barnsley House. A mini break here feels like a weekend away at your own country pile – albeit one with 18 luxurious rooms, a private cinema and incredible spa. The spa is a secluded, peaceful hideaway where you can recharge your batteries. Take your pick from an extensive treatment menu, chill out in the outdoor heated hydrotherapy pool, try out the herbaceous sauna or just relax in the softly-lit lounge, under the fluffiest blankets imaginable.

Barnsley House, Barnsley, Cirencester +44 01285 740000

Hydrotherapy pool | Courtesy of Barnsley House

Hydrotherapy pool | Courtesy of Barnsley House