Whilst travel restrictions are easing, there are still plenty of UK venues for stags, hens, mini-moons and pre-wedding breaks. Here are just a few of our favourites.
Situated in the picturesque Cheshire countryside, Carden Park Hotel offers an idyllic location for those looking to inject a sense of adventure into their event.
The newly built aerial adventure course, Vertigo, offers guests two terrifying levels of white-knuckle adventure for all abilities. Both courses take guests on a two-hour experience, with the promise of 18 mid-air obstacles to conquer. For those looking to complete the course with a bang, there is an option to return to ground level via an exhilarating duel 210m zip line.
Post-thrill, unwind in The Spa at Carden which offers one of the UK’s largest spa gardens with sensory experience includes thermal pods, fire pits and warming hot tubs.
Situated in the picturesque town of Newmarket, the luxurious ‘five-bubble’ rated The Spa at Bedford Lodge offers groups of six to enjoy a private spa experience - perfect for a relaxing and intimate celebration!
The six of you will have private use of the self-contained Mews for one night, along with private dining and exclusive access to the ‘five-bubble; rated spa. Enjoying three and a half hours of ultimate bliss, guests can relish in the heat and hydrotherapy experiences, invigorate the senses in the experiential shower and discuss all things wedding in the roof hot tub whilst enjoying a refreshing glass of champagne. After their spa experience, each guest will leave with a complimentary ESPA gift bag.
For Surf Lovers
With a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities, Adventure Parc Snowdonia is perfect for adventure packed do’s. If scaling Snowdonia and absorbing the beautiful North Welsh countryside isn’t enough, guests can try indoor activities including high ropes, rock climbing and ninja assault courses, and also try their hand at surfing, paddle boarding or wild swimming in the inland lagoon.
When all the action is over, the group can retreat to the hotel’s brand new Wave Garden Spa for a spot of pampering and relaxation. Look out onto the wonderful views and surf lagoon from the outside spa garden and enjoy an invigorating Hot Wave Massage if muscles are feeling sore after all the action.
For a Green Escape
Titanic Spa was the UK’s first eco spa and is set in the Linthwaite Valley, the heart of Yorkshire. Its rural location is the perfect escape for a luxurious experience, and the award-winning destination spa offers a relaxed atmosphere.
The apartment style accommodation offers guests a home away from home feel to recoup and relax in their own sanctuary. Couples’ treatments include the Rasul, done in the Mud chamber; Heat and Ice experiences; and a salt regulated swimming pool, as well as the choice of a 25 minute NEOM treatment, this planet friendly spa is highly recommended.
For a Remote Retreat
Run away to the Scottish isles and stay at Isle of Mull Hotel & Spa. The hotel has just added the new Driftwood Spa, with panoramic coastal views over Craignure Bay out to the Sound of Mull. It has been designed to reflect and complement the beauty of the island’s nature and wildlife, providing an intimate and secluded wellbeing retreat for the hotel’s guests.
Spa facilities include a 17-metre swimming pool, thermal suite with sauna and steam room, relaxing foot spa, experience showers, Rasul mud chamber and four beautifully appointed treatment rooms comprising two couple’s rooms, one single treatment room and one seaweed bathroom. The hotel also has a stunning outdoor spa terrace with hot tub. To complement the new spa, the 75-bedroom hotel has introduced a collection of Spa Retreat Suites, all with sea views. These rooms come complete with their own sea terrace and private outdoor hot tub for those seeking a secluded sanctuary.
For a City Escape
Situated in the very heart of buzzing Manchester, accessed from Mount Street, rises the City’s award-winning urban spa – Rena Spa at The Midland - a private city hideaway steeped in luxury where the ‘Art of Relaxation’ is taken seriously and stress melts away. Enjoy day trips and indulgence from a central location, in the heart of all the bustling city of Manchester has to offer.