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10 Relaxing Spas

Take some time to relax and unwind this Valentine's Day and treat yourself with a visit to one of Yorkshire’s more unique spas.

1. Swinton Country Club & Spa, Masham

The Country Club & Spa is a new destination spa inspired by the stunning countryside and 20,000-acre, Swinton Estate the Yorkshire Dales. Tranquil, light and airy, the spa cleverly combines old and new, reflecting its local environment and Yorkshire heritage. Working with Elemis and Bamford beauty brands Swinton’s Country Club & Spa offers amazing and memorable treatments which reflect the Swinton ethos. A wide variety of outdoor activities can be enjoyed on the 200 acres of private landscaped parkland, lakes and gardens exclusive to day-spa and residential guests.  

2. Spa 1877, Sheffield

Set in the vibrant Devonshire Quarter of Sheffield city centre, Spa 1877 is housed in the original Glossop Road Baths. Elegantly combining Victorian architecture with modern technology, Spa 1877 offers a beautiful setting in which you can experience the latest health and beauty treatments. 

3. Rockliffe Hall, Hurworth

Rockliffe Hall’s luxurious Spa is one of the largest in the country, and its Good Spa Guide ‘5 Bubble Luxury Spa’ status heralds it the best in the North of England for Spa days and Spa breaks. The spa journey takes you through experiences which enhance circulation and boost the immune system, leaving you feeling healthier and re-vitalised. No spa day or spa break is complete without a visit to the new spa garden, blending indoors and outdoors for when you need an extra touch of tranquillity.

4. The Verbena Spa at the Feversham Arms, Helmsley

The Verbena Spa relaxation lounge is defined by plump cushions, sofas you sink into and views across the south facing terrace garden.  The spa houses six single treatment rooms and one couples’ room, in which guests can experience a tandem therapy. This is perfect for couples or ladies who would like to have a chat whilst they’re pampered. The treatment products are by Temple Spa, a uniquely British brand inspired by Mediterranean healthy diet and lifestyle. 

5. Titanic Spa, Huddersfield

The Titanic Spa is located on the edge of the Pennines in West Yorkshire and is set within a beautiful traditional textile mill built in 1911, the same year as the passenger liner, RMS Titanic. The Spa combines a stylish modern design and the latest spa facilities with original Mill features and accessories styled on its famous namesake. Spa facilities include an extensive heat experience area which is based on the ritual of bathing where the body is heated and then cooled by a series of experiences with the ultimate aim of inducing deep relaxation.

6. Smallshaw Spa, Penistone

Smallshaw Spa is a revitalising rural retreat created by Smallshaw's owners as an extension of their award-winning, luxury farm cottages business between Holmfirth and Penistone. Situated in a beautiful countryside location with breathtaking views of the Peak District, Smallshaw Spa includes the very latest in luxury spa facilities and also features a rustic sauna, foot spas, tropical experience shower, herbal sauna, chill out room and double treatment/nails room. 

7. Rudding Park Spa, Harrogate

The new Rudding Park Spa is one of the finest in the country and has been recognised as the Best New Spa in the UK by the Good Spa Guide 2017. The Roof Top Spa features a Hydrotherapy Infinity Pool overlooking landscaped gardens, Panoramic Sauna infused with Birch Blossom in spring and Rose Petal in summer, Herbal Bath Steam Room emitting aromas of Lavender and Euka-Menthol, as well as a Luxury Steam Room, Ice Fountain, Foot Spas, Experience Showers and relaxation area with heated Evo Loungers.

8. Sessions Spa, Beverley

In 1804 the first stones of the Sessions House were laid. Two centuries later the former Crown Court has been lovingly restored and redeveloped to begin a new life as a unique, luxury day spa. Despite the historic heritage of Sessions House, Proprietors, award winning Jimi Parkinson and his wife Georgina, who have been running salons for 28 years, had the complete opposite of period charm in mind for interior refurbishment. Soothe your body and mind with their blissful relaxation therapies, indulgent beauty treatments and nourishing massages.

9. Raithwaite Estate Spa, Whitby

The Spa at Raithwaite Estate in North Yorkshire is Whitby’s only luxury Spa and is located on the lower ground floor within the Hall. Boasting four treatment rooms, a relaxation room, heated pool, Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna and a fully equipped gymnasium, the Spa at Raithwaite Estate in Yorkshire is an ideal way to relax in luxury.

10. My Little Farm Spa, Liversedge

A unique & holistic oasis, where nature and the seasons surround – to relax, inspire & re-energise mind, body & soul... Set in a beautiful Yorkshire valley, My Little Farm Spa is surround by far reaching views, big skies and lush countryside. Because they want to keep it special - they only cater for small groups and individuals, making My Little Farm Spa – your personal & perfect space for Valentine's Day.

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