Hazlewood Castle Hotel & Spa

, in Leeds in Tadcaster

Address: Paradise Lane, Hazlewood, Tadcaster, LS24 9NJ, United Kingdom

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Hazlewood Castle & Spa a Country House Hotel to stay in for a visit to Tadcaster or Leeds and the surrounding area of Yorkshire.

Sitting close to the North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire border, this magnificent country house hotel offers amazing luxury in the surrounds of a 77 acre estate. There’s no more relaxing way to unwind after a day exploring the shops of Leeds or the beautiful Yorkshire countryside in every direction, than at a tranquil luxurious hotel like Hazlewood Castle.

If you’re feeling like extra relaxation, the spa on site is on hand to help you really cast off your troubles…

Owners’ Description

Set in seventy-seven acres of tranquil wooded parkland, Hazlewood Castle is steeped in a history of fortified knights pre-dating 1086.

During its life Hazlewood has been the family home of the Vavasours, a Carmelite monks retreat and even a maternity hospital before opening its doors as a hotel in the late nineties, during your visit why not book an informative history tour with one of our friendly guides?

Whilst retaining a relaxing, tranquil atmosphere in a historic setting, Hazlewood offers an inspiring venue for mid-week or weekend breaks as well as weddings, meetings and events all set in an exclusive estate in Yorkshire ideally located for York, Harrogate, Leeds and the Yorkshire national parks.

Thirty two luxury rooms and suites, individually designed and named after flowers or historic Hazlewood characters offer comfortable accommodation to our visiting guests, with views over the manicured gardens, the gallops, courtyard and ponds.

The Vavasour Restaurant offers an intimate dining experience serving delicious seasonal fayre accompanied by a fine selection of wines, including our families own award winning label. You can hone your cooking skills with one of our Cookery Masterclasses with Head Chef Tim Hamer, held on select dates throughout the year.

On site Imagine spa offers a mud rasul chamber, an extensive range of spa treatments, relaxation suite and during the summer months why not enjoy an afternoon tea in the peacock café.

Down in the woods you can enjoy quad biking, archery, shooting and paint balling to name but a few with the Live for Today adventure team, also in the woods are our glamping cabins and bell tents and coming soon wild hammocks for you to sleep under the stars, a real back to nature treat!

For Weddings, The Castle offers 4 function suites licenced for civil ceremonies, in additional to the Garden Pagoda situated in the Cherry Blossom avenue and the woodland Pagoda overlooking the trickling waterfall at our Woodland Venue.

A unique option for a special occasion or event is our Garden Clear Marquee where you can dance and dine under the stars.

Meetings and conferences can go for the traditional style meeting or you add on team building activities in the woods with our adventures team.

Hazlewood Castle is just off the A64 between Leeds and York with easy links to the A1 so getting here couldn’t be easier!


  • On-Site Parking
  • Wi-fi
  • Access to Golf Course

Property Description

Set amidst serene parkland and lush gardens, Hazlewood Castle & Spa is more than just a hotel; it’s a timeless sanctuary where history and luxury blend seamlessly. This architectural marvel, steeped in centuries of history, has been meticulously restored and sumptuously renovated to offer an experience that is as unique as it is indulgent.

From the moment you set foot in Hazlewood Castle & Spa, you’ll find yourself enveloped by its enchanting allure. Each room is a masterclass in elegance, exuding its own singular charm and individual character. No two rooms are alike, yet each offers a luxurious haven replete with plush furnishings, premium amenities, and windows that frame nature’s own artwork—the surrounding verdant landscapes.

Pampering here reaches new heights at the Imagine Spa, a sanctuary devoted to the rejuvenation of the body, mind, and soul. The spa’s curated menu offers an array of spa packages that promise to transform and transport you to a state of bliss. Immerse yourself in treatments that range from invigorating facials and deluxe manicures to the utterly indulgent mud chamber, a rarity that promises a detoxifying experience like no other.

But the splendor doesn’t end there. Hazlewood Castle & Spa is also home to the ethereal chapel—a venue that turns any event into an occasion—and the Vavasor Restaurant, where dining is elevated to an art form. For the aspiring culinary artist, the restaurant even offers its own cooking masterclasses, ensuring that your stay is not just a feast for the senses but also a nourishment for your passions. A suite of meeting rooms adds a dimension of functionality to this luxury retreat, making it an ideal choice for both leisure and business travel.

Highly favored among couples—the location scored an impressive 9.1 for two-person trips—the hotel stands as a testament to romantic escapism and unparalleled luxury.

In essence, Hazlewood Castle & Spa isn’t just a place to stay; it’s a deeply enriching experience steeped in luxury and elevated by history. It invites you to become a part of its storied legacy while writing your own chapter of relaxation and indulgence. Book your stay now, and uncover a world where elegance knows no bounds.

Property Highlights

  • Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)
  • Breakfast Info – Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet
  • Free Private Parking Available On Site

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What types of rooms are available at Hazlewood Castle & Spa, and do they have any special features?

Hazlewood Castle & Spa offers a variety of luxurious and elegant rooms, each with its own unique charm and individual character. While no two rooms are the same, all are equipped with plush furnishings and premium amenities. Some rooms even boast special features like historical architectural details and panoramic views of the surrounding parkland and gardens.

What spa treatments and packages are offered at Imagine Spa?

Imagine Spa at Hazlewood Castle & Spa offers a carefully curated selection of spa packages designed to rejuvenate the body, mind, and soul. Treatments range from revitalizing facials and deluxe manicures to a unique mud chamber experience for full-body detoxification. The spa focuses on providing a holistic wellness experience and utilizes premium skincare products for all its treatments.

What dining options are available at the hotel, and do they offer cooking classes?

The hotel is home to the Vavasor Restaurant, which serves a range of gourmet dishes crafted from locally-sourced ingredients. The restaurant also offers cooking masterclasses for guests interested in culinary arts. These classes provide a hands-on experience under the guidance of expert chefs, elevating your dining experience to an interactive journey of flavors.

Does the hotel have meeting rooms or event spaces?

Yes, Hazlewood Castle & Spa offers a range of meeting rooms, making it a versatile venue for both leisure and business travelers. Additionally, the hotel features a stunning chapel, providing an ethereal backdrop for weddings, vow renewals, or other special ceremonies. The property’s blend of historical elegance and modern amenities makes it an ideal choice for a variety of events.

How do couples rate the location and experience of staying at Hazlewood Castle & Spa?

Couples have highly rated their experience, giving the location a remarkable score of 9.1 for two-person trips. The romantic ambiance, combined with unparalleled luxury and a variety of intimate experiences—like private dining and couples’ spa treatments—makes Hazlewood Castle & Spa an ideal escape for those looking to celebrate love.

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