Combining the great pleasures of life of outstanding cuisine alongside the purifying effects of a day at a destination spa is what life should be all about.  With relaxation time more often than not in short measure, informed choices and quality assurances for a day or short break away can have the same curative effects of a much longer holiday. Here we have selected ten of the best gourmet spa break destinations in the UK.  All offer a quality dining facility which is either Michelin rated or highly awarded with a quality spa facility for the ultimate in dine-spa-stay packages.   For a full selection of excellent spas to visit around the World visit www.designspas.com

TEN OF THE BEST DINE & SPA DESTINATIONS IN THE UK

 

Pennyhill Park Hotel & Spa – Bagshot Surrey

Pennyhill Park Hotel
Pennyhill Park Hotel

Very few destinations hold this hotel’s pedigree – A Michelin starred restaurant which is also one of three hotel restaurants in the UK with the accolade of five red star AA Rosettes.  The spa is the largest spa facility in Europe and the only total thermal experience spa in the UK. Although the hotel has a lovely café facility at the spa and a Brasserie we recommend a stay with dinner from the tasting menu in the Latymer restaurant.

Design Spas Day Spa Packages from: £180pp

 

Design Spas Overnight Spa Breaks from: £820 per couple for 2 nights

Dining benefits available at this property.

Reservations or enquiries call:  01276 489065

 

Barnsley House – Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Barnsley House Hotel
Barnsley House Hotel

A super elegant and stylish contemporary hotel and restaurant in a stunning ‘period drama’ style Manor House.  The Garden Spa is a thoroughly modern glass structure with its floor to ceiling windows, use of natural stone and aromatic herbs hanging from wooden beams – just the setting alone will make you feel replenished.

Design Spas Day Spa Packages from: £200pp

Reservations or enquiries call:  01276 489065

 

 

Limewood –  New Forest, Hampshire

Limewood Hotel
Limewood Hotel

One of the country’s most chic boutique country house hotel’s renovated with a modern, light and airy feel.  A true definition of the modern classic.  The Dining Room Restaurant is understated style where you will feel comfortable whether or not you are formally dressed with creative British cuisine.  Their Herb House Spa is a refined and luxurious 22,000sq ft design over three floors featuring a forest sauna, rooftop herb garden filled with fragrant fresh herbs, outdoor and indoor wet facilities and spacious treatment rooms.

Design Spas Days and Spa Break offers available

Reservations or enquiries call:  01276 489065

 

Cowley Manor – Nr Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Cowley Manor
Cowley Manor

An astonishingly grand stately home now hotel with ultra swish and flamboyant interior.  The Cowley Manor Restaurant is a feast for the senses proudly focusing on its local produce.  The C-Side Spa is a befitting palatial modern glass structure with cutting edge facilities.  Adorable bedrooms make for a  memorable stay.

Design Spas Overnight Spa Breaks: £295 per couple

Reservations or enquiries call:  01276 489065

 

 

Chewton Glen – New Forest, Hampshire

Chewton Glen
Chewton Glen

A distinctively English leading five star hotel ideal for first class pampering.  The immaculate Vetiver Restaurant is a three AA Rosette destination restaurant in its own right.  The spa has topped the best spa lists globally for many years for its numerous facilities and magnificent classical pool area and hydrotherapy pool.

Design Spas Days and Spa Break offers available

Dining benefits available at this property.

Reservations or enquiries call:  01276 489065

 

The Bath Priory – Bath

Bath Priory
Bath Priory

A sublime five star country house hotel in the heart of Bath full of old English charm and character.  It has the feel more of a private home than hotel to make any visit feel relaxed and precious. The restaurant is overseen by two Michelin starred chef, Michael Caines MBE and the Garden Spa is very comfortable and intimate with a wonderful pool area.

Dining benefits available at this property.

Reservations or enquiries call:  01276 489065

 

 

Ockenden Manor – Cuckfield, Sussex

Ockenden Manor
Ockenden Manor

A fine Elizabethan manor house hotel tucked away in a picturesque tudor village.  Michelin starred dining is served in its ultra smart and cosy restaurant which overlooks the South Downs National Park.  Its spa is newly opened in the grounds of its 19th Century walled garden and seamlessly blends the modern fully equipped spa retreat  with the main house.

Design Spas Day and Spa Break offers available

Dining benefits available at this property.

Reservations or enquiries call:  01276 489065

 

The Grove – Chandler’s Cross, Hertfordshire

The Grove
The Grove

A luxury five star grand country house resort full of contemporary glamour.  Colette’s is the fine dining restaurant offering (there are two others in case you prefer a less formal) and has recently been awarded a well deserved three AA Rosettes.  The Sequoia Spa is set a short distance behind the main hotel and offers a state of the art facility with striking originality such as black mosaic ozone friendly indoor pool and appealing quirky spa furnishings.

Dining benefits available at this property. 

Reservations or enquiries call:  01276 489065

 

Lucknam Park – Chippenham, Wiltshire

Lucknam Park
Lucknam Park

One of England’s finest five star country house hotels.  A totally unspoilt and absolutely immaculate Palladian mansion in 500 acres of parkland which houses its spa in a stunning walled garden and also offers its own equestrian centre.  There are two restaurant choices of the Park Restaurant for fine dining or its very modern Brasserie which is attached to the spa.  The award-winning spa has everything needed and more so.

Dining benefits available at this property.

Reservations or enquiries call:  01276 489065

 

Coworth Park – Ascot, Berkshire

Dorchester Coworth Park
Dorchester Coworth Park

Coworth holds the ultimate pedigree as part of the world’s foremost five star hotel group – the Dorchester Collection.  A Georgian country house lavishly restored with a stylish contemporary interior.  Michelin starred dining in its ornate fine dining restaurant is phenomenal.  Their ground breaking eco-spa is set a short distance from the hotel and is an architectural wonder.

Dining benefits available at this property.

Reservations or enquiries call:  01276 489065

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