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Top 10 Yorkshire spas to try holiday cottages

Top 10 Yorkshire spas to try

A day at the spa is always a great way to treat yourself or a loved one. Fluffy robes, relaxing treatments, refreshing pools. Take a look at the top ten spas in Yorkshire.

Rudding Park Rooftop Spa, Yorkshire Spas

Top ten spas in Yorkshire

1. Rudding Park, Harrogate

This world-class spa opened its doors in spring 2017 and includes the UK's first rooftop spa garden with infinity pool. There’s also a range of experience showers, sauna, steam room plus a Rasul mud experience. It’s all in a fantastic setting on the grand Rudding Park Estate and you can treat yourself to a delicious meal afterwards at the stylish Horto restaurant.

Rudding Park Spa Garden, Harrogate Spa

Stay at The Platform or Carr Well Barn

2. Verbena Spa, Helmsley

The Verbena Spa is part of the Feversham Arms Hotel in Helmsley and provides a range of Temple Spa treatments. Options available include a heat experience comprising outdoor heated pool, hot tub and jacuzzi plus saunarium, steam room and aromatherapy room. During the summer months you can even eat alfresco afterwards at pop-up restaurant 100 days in Provence.

Top 10 spas in Yorkshire

Stay at Coco or Rose Cottage

3. Swinton Park, Masham

The extensive Swinton Park Spa has a gorgeous setting in the Yorkshire Dales countryside and the facilities include a large 18-metre indoor pool and outdoor garden terrace with natural pool and cedar hot tub. The gorgeous garden also includes an al fresco sauna, fire pit and outdoor shower if you’re feeling brave.

Stay at Morton House & Stables or The Mistal

4. Turkish Baths in Harrogate

Turkish Baths - Harrogate

The Turkish Baths in Harrogate are the original Yorkshire spa, having been around for 120 years – it’s one of only seven Victorian spas left in the UK. Walking in the building is like stepping back in history as much of the ornate Moorish style decoration is intact. The traditional experience is a ritual of cleansing, cooling and heating and you can book a range of up-to-date treatments too.

Stay at The Penthouse

5. The Treatment Rooms at Middleton Lodge

Middleton Lodge is a grand country estate set in 200 acres of countryside near Richmond. The Treatment Rooms are housed in former stables and farmhouse buildings that have been transformed into a tranquil haven where you can choose from a selection of natural, holistic treatments.

Stay at Dawn View or The Secret Garden

6. The Devonshire Arms

Top 10 Spas in Yorkshire

Set on the beautiful Bolton Abbey estate near Skipton, the spa at the Devonshire Arms is housed in an old stone barn and you can see the beautiful exposed brick work and beams throughout. Facilities include swimming pool, sauna, steam room and a relaxation space with views over the tennis courts where you can head for a game afterwards.

Stay at Dugdales Barn

7. Rockliffe Hall

Rockliffe Hall was named VisitEngland’s large hotel of the year in 2016 and the luxurious five-star spa is one of the largest in the UK. Situated at the northern tip of the Dales between Yorkshire and County Durham you can relax in the Spa Garden or take a dip in the spacious hydro pool.

Top 10 Yorkshire Spas

Stay at Butler’s Retreat

8. Titanic Spa Huddersfield

Part of the Titanic hotel, this is the first eco-spa in the UK and uses its own natural water source which is found 100 metres below the building. Treatments include ‘Heat and Ice’ where the body is heated and cooled through a series of experiences including Rasul Mud, Crystal Steam Room and Herbal Infusion Room.

9. Raithwaite Hall, Sandsend

Spa Raithwaite Hall Sandsend

This fabulous spa is located on the ground floor of the luxurious Raithwaite Hall Estate that’s just a couple of miles from Whitby. With heated pool, four treatment rooms, jacuzzi, steam room and sauna there is everything you need for a day of relaxation with family or friends. The estate even includes one of the only doggie spas in the UK so your four-legged friends can join in too!

Complimentary spa access is included if you stay at The Lake House.

Chill out with a movie or catch up over a glass of something lovely while you enjoy those amazing views!

Stay at The Retreat or The School House Sandsend

10. Grand Hotel and Spa York

The five-star Grand Hotel and Spa is located right in the centre of York, housed in the former North Eastern Railway headquarters. The spa is set in the buildings vaults and includes 14-metre swimming pool with jets, spa whirlpool and Nordic dry sauna. Facilities can be used for as little as £25 so it is a great option for anyone visiting York.

Top 10 Spas Yorkshire

Stay at Pear Tree House or Lendal Tower

Gorgeous Cottages have more than 180 self-catering holiday cottages throughout Yorkshire. From boltholes by the sea to barn conversions in the Dales, we have the finest properties in this stunning county.

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