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10 of the Best Spa Breaks in Yorkshire

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Ready for a little R&R? Treat yourself to one of these indulgent spa retreats.

Rudding Park Spa

From amazing facilities to indulgent treatments, you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to spa hotels in Yorkshire.

Ready for some much needed ‘me time’ but can’t decide where to go? With so many places to choose from on offer, finding the perfect spa break in Yorkshire is no easy feat, so we’ve made it a little easier. Whether you’re looking for a romantic rural retreat or an inner-city sanctuary, these are the most relaxing getaways Yorkshire has to offer.

The Titanic Spa

Titanic Spa

This Yorkshire gem has everything covered when it comes to the perfect spa weekend. You can check into your very own luxury apartment, complete with kitchen, lounge and balcony, before grabbing your bathers and heading over to the spa. You’ll be hard pressed to find a spa with so many facilities – it boasts a hydrotherapy pool, crystal steam room, Finnish sauna cabin, footbaths and an outdoor hot tub, to name but a few.

The Titanic Spa also offers a full range of Decleor and ELEMIS treatments, as well as a Mud Chamber experience, where you can lather yourself from top to toe in exfoliating clays. There’s plenty to keep you entertained in the evening too, with fresh local food in The Bistro and cocktails in Bar 1911. They offer a range of spa packages, starting from £149 per person for a one-night stay.

The Titanic Spa, Low Westwood Lane, Linthwaite, Huddersfield, HD7 5UN.

Thorpe Park Hotel and Spa

Thorpe Park Hotel

Looking for a spa break that’s close enough to Leeds for a little retail therapy? Thorpe Park Hotel and Spa is just 20 minutes from the city centre, so if you want to kick back after a busy morning shopping, you can make the most of their relaxation lounge, pool, sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi.

Why not pamper yourself with an ESPA Vitamic C Boost Facial or glam up for a night out with a manicure, tanning and make-up session? If you do end up having a late one, you can always wake up late in your comfy, contemporary room, before heading for a full cooked breakfast followed by a quick steam to detox. They offer a range of spa packages, starting from £128 per person for a one night stay, and they welcome groups, so it’s worth a look if you’re planning a hen do.

Thorpe Park Hotel and Spa, 1150 Century Way, Thorpe Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS15 8ZB.

Rudding Park

Rudding Park Spa

Rudding Park in Harrogate puts the ‘luxury’ into spa break. Their modern facilities include a juniper log sauna and bucket shower. But that’s not the only reason to go, because it also has a stunning rooftop garden spa complete with hydrotherapy infinity pool and herbal steam room. Why not treat yourself to their Bath Ritual and bathe by candlelight with a glass of chilled champagne and chocolates before your chosen treatment?

The pampering can continue back in your ‘spa bedroom’, which will have its own sauna or steam room. It’s up to you where you eat – there’s the Horto Restaurant if you want fine dining or the Clocktower for something more relaxed. Not tired after all that lounging around? They have a private cinema, so you can enjoy a good movie. They offer a range of spa packages, starting from £193 per person for a one-night stay.

Rudding Park, Rudding Lane, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 1LL.

Oulton Hall

Oulton Hall Spa

Want to spend less time driving and more time relaxing? Head to Oulton Hall. This 18th-century mansion has been converted into a spa hotel and it’s just 15 minutes from central Leeds. Their luxury health club has a gym, pool, sauna, steam room and whirlpool, where you can relax between sublime treatments like their hot stone massage or algae body wrap.

The plush surroundings carry on into the main hotel, where you can treat yourself to a glass of fizz in the decadent Champagne Bar, before enjoying a good night’s sleep in your custom-made bed. They offer a range of spa packages, starting from £105 per person for a one-night stay.

Oulton Hall, Rothwell Lane, Oulton, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS26 8HN.

Swinton Park Country Club and Spa

Swinton Park Spa & Country Club

Nestled in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, this luxury spa is a great shout for your next weekend away. The Swinton Park Estate covers a massive 20,000 acres, with 63 miles of public footpaths and bridlepaths. It’s the perfect base for exploring and you can stay in the main hotel, a cosy stone cottage or even try glamping in their yurts and tree lodges.

Swinton Park has its own spa, complete with an indoor and outdoor natural pool, aroma and salt steam rooms and alfresco sauna. As well as treatments like their Bamford deep tissue massage, they run a number of fitness and wellbeing classes, including guided meditation. They offer a range of spa packages, starting from £205 per person for a one-night stay including an evening meal at the Terrace Restaurant and you can even take your dog for £25 a night.

Swinton Park Country Club and Spa, Masham, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 4JH.

The Devonshire Arms Hotel and Spa

Devonshire Arms Spa

Want to make the most of your Yorkshire spa weekend? The Devonshire Arms is a stone’s away throw from Bolton Abbey, one of the county’s top attractions. After a scenic walk along the river from the Abbey, ditch your walking boots and head for the spa. The converted barn is home to a heated pool, sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi, perfect for easing away those aches and pains.

They offer a range of beauty treatments and holistic therapies – why not try the ESPA hand and feet treatments, or a Jessica manicure? And if you’re bringing your other half, they offer an entire range of treatments designed for men. Afterward, enjoy a cocktail while the pianist plays or head to The Brasserie to enjoy their 55-day aged Kirkby Malzeard steaks. They offer a range of spa packages, starting from £125 per person for a one-night stay.

The Devonshire Arms Hotel and Spa, Bolton Abbey, Bolton Bridge, Skipton, BD23 6AJ.

Wood Hall Hotel and Spa

Wood Hall Spa Hotel

Set in the peace and quiet of the Yorkshire countryside, Wood Hall Hotel & Spa is ideal if you’re after a break from busy city life. Small but perfectly formed, the facilities include a swimming and spa pool, as well as a steam room. There are over 70 treatments to choose from, including a luxury pedicure with thermal booties and an ELEMIS deep tissue massage.

If you fancy a bite to eat in the evening, The Georgian Restaurant changes its menu seasonally, and there’s space to relax after in the Drawing Room on their huge leather sofas. It’s not too far from Harewood House, so you can always head there for a walk around the gardens or afternoon tea at the Terrace Café. They offer a range of spa packages, starting from £124.50 per person for a one-night stay.

Wood Hall Hotel & Spa, Trip Lane, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS22 4JA.

The Chevin Country Park Hotel


If seclusion’s what you’re looking for, you could always spend a night or two in your own log cabin in the Chevin Woods. You’ll find this charming spa hotel in Otley, a medieval market town surrounded by beautiful countryside. Wander through the woodland to the spa, before sitting back with a glass of something cold in their outdoor hot tub as you look out across the lake.

Inside, there’s a heated pool, a sauna and a steam room. Why not get a treatment while you’re here? You can choose from a medley of full body massages and ELEMIS facials, as well as alternative therapies like reflexology and Indian head massages. They offer a range of spa packages, starting from £94.50 per person for a one-night stay.

The Chevin Country Park Hotel, Yorkgate, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 3NU.

Raithwaite Estate Yorkshire Coastal Retreat

Raithwaite Spa

Treating your other half to a romantic getaway? Book a spa break at the Raithwaite Estate if you want to impress. It’s set across 100 acres of lush coastal countryside and the glass-fronted pool house, complete with sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi, looks out onto rolling views of stunning gardens.

You can enjoy a light lunch or afternoon tea in the Hunter’s Lounge, before you take your pick from a host of treatments, including their Temple Spa skin-boosting facial or body scrub. There are two hotels to choose from, The Hall and The Keep, as well as a number of private cottages – and their onsite restaurant, The Brasserie serves classic French cuisine with a Yorkshire twist. They offer a range of spa packages, starting from £163.50 per person for a one-night stay.

Raithwaite Estate Yorkshire Coastal Retreat, Sandsend Road, Whitby, YO21 3S.

The Bridge Hotel and Spa

Bridge Hotel Spa

If you don’t want to stray too far from Leeds, The Bridge Hotel & Spa is an ideal spot for your next break. Guests are invited to enjoy a ‘heat and ice’ experience, which will see you moving from the Nordic sauna to the outdoor hot tub and the eucalyptus steam room, before jumping into the cold plunge pool and cooling off under the ice fountain.

As well as all the usual treatments you’d expect, The Courtyard Spa offers a more unique experience – dry floatation. You can spend half-an-hour feeling totally weightless as you lie on a mattress of warm water while music pulses through the bed. Their restaurant feels friendly and warm, offering a carvery and grill, alongside plenty of veggie options. They offer a range of spa packages, starting from £72 per person for a one-night stay.

The Bridge Hotel and Spa, Walshford, Wetherby, North Yorkshire, LS22 5HS.