The Best Spa Days in Yorkshire

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Turkish Baths, Harrogate

Countryside manors, waterside havens and luxury hotels – you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to spa days in Yorkshire.

Yorkshire is brimming with marvellous spas where you can escape the mundane, even if it’s just for a day. From hidden urban sanctuaries offering all manner of beauty treatments and relaxing massages to wondrous rural escapes offering a fine line in health spa days, it’s all here in God’s Own County. All you need to do is get a date in the diary and prepare to be transported to a realm of dreamy relaxation.

Swinton Estate

Swinton Park Hotel and Spa

Want to unwind and relax in style? The Swinton Estate is the perfect place to indulge in some serious TLC. Set within 200 acres of stunning Yorkshire countryside, it offers the ultimate spa day experience. Whether you’re looking to rejuvenate your skin, ease tired muscles or simply escape the stresses of everyday life, this is the place to be.

From soothing massages and beauty treatments to invigorating body scrubs and wraps, their expert therapists have got you covered. Swinton also boasts a stunning outdoor spa, where you can soak up the fresh country air and take in the breathtaking scenery as you relax in the warm waters. If you’re feeling peckish, why not indulge in a spot of delicious healthy cuisine at their Garden Café? You’ll find a range of locally-sourced and organic dishes here.

Swinton Estate, Masham, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 4JH. Spa days start from £89 per person.

Thorpe Park Hotel & Spa

Thorpe Park Hotel and Spa

Thorpe Park is just a hop, skip and a jump (okay, a five-mile drive) away from Leeds, but you’ll feel like you’re a million miles from the city when you’re kicking back in the pool, jacuzzi and sauna within this extensive spa. And let’s not forget those outdoor loungers, perfect for catching some rays if the weather gods are feeling generous.

The decor is sleek and stylish, providing the perfect backdrop for a day of pampering. Take some time out in the relaxation room, where you can sip a selection of smoothies and fruit teas as you recline on a comfy spa bed. Want to burn off some of that pent-up energy? There’s a gym on hand to help you work up a sweat. And when it’s time to refuel, you can tuck into a delicious two-course lunch or afternoon tea overlooking the pool. Then it’s time to get back to lounging.

Thorpe Park Hotel & Spa, 1150 Century Way, Thorpe Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS15 8ZB. Spa days start from £50 per person with a £10 supplement for weekends.

Titanic Spa

Titanic Spa

Credit: Titanic Spa

Set within a beautiful converted textile mill in West Yorkshire, Titanic Spa is a one-of-a-kind relaxation destination that’s sure to leave you feeling rejuvenated and refreshed. With its range of luxurious treatments and state-of-the-art facilities, you can escape from everyday life and indulge in some much-needed me-time for the day.

This behemoth of a spa boasts a stunning rooftop thermal pool, sauna, steam room and a range of relaxation areas. So whether you’re looking to unwind in the warmth of the sauna or take a dip in the pool, there’s plenty of bang for your buck. If you’re looking to indulge in a little pampering outside of the spa, they have a range of beauty treatments and hair services to boot, with their experts using only the finest ingredients to create treatments tailored to your individual needs.

Titanic Spa, Low Westwood Lane, Linthwaite, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD7 5UN. Spa days start from £95.

Raithwaite Sandsend & Spa

Raithwaite Spa and Hotel

Seeking seaside serenity coupled with wonderfully luxurious treatments? You’ll get all this and more at the stunning Raithwaite Sandsend and Spa. This 100-acre retreat is the only luxury spa in Whitby and has you covered from head to toe – quite literally – with fluffy robes provided on arrival for a day of ultimate relaxation.

Indulge in full body massages and luxury facials using Temple Spa products to give you that glowing-from-inside look. Why not bring along your spa buddy to share the experience? The double treatment room makes it easy to savour quality time together in the most relaxing way. After your treatments, you can take a dip in the indoor pool and jacuzzi, both of which offer stunning garden views. And if it’s a deep cleanse you need, their sauna and steam room are just the ticket.

Raithwaite Sandsend & Spa, Raithwaite Estate, Sandsend Road, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3ST. Spa days start from £75 per person.

Wood Hall Hotel & Spa

Wood Hall Hotel

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Need a spa day that’s only a short hop away from Leeds? Look no further than Wood Hall, a gorgeous rural retreat that’s been open to the public since the Scott family built it in 1790. The spa area might be small, but it’s perfectly formed, offering all the essential amenities you’d expect, like an indoor pool, jacuzzi and steam room.

But limited space doesn’t mean limited options. Wood Hall’s spa day packages are full of variety, ranging from luxurious champagne getaways for couples to oh-so-indulgent afternoon tea retreats. And with over 30 massages, beauty treatments, scrubs, wraps and facials to pick from, you’re sure to find the perfect way to pamper yourself. Plus, when you’re all done, you can pop into The Georgian restaurant next door for a post-spa meal that’s earned itself two AA Rosettes.

Wood Hall Hotel & Spa, Trip Lane, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS22 4JA. Spa days start from £120 per person.

Harrogate Turkish Baths

Harrogate Turkish Baths and Spa

Looking for a spa day that’s a little bit different? Harrogate Turkish Baths is the perfect choice. It’s a historic gem in the Yorkshire crown that has been providing a soothing space to locals and visitors for over 120 years. It’s still going strong today, and thank goodness, because you wouldn’t want to miss out on this one.

The baths themselves are a stunning example of Victorian architecture, with intricate mosaics, ornate ceilings and stunning stained-glass windows. It’s a beauty to behold. But it’s not all about the aesthetics – they also offer a range of treatments and facilities that will leave you feeling revitalised. And when you’re not being pampered, you can work your way through their unique rooms. Add on lunch and you’ve got yourself an extra special spa day steeped in history.

Harrogate Turkish Baths & Health Spa, Parliament Street, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 2WH. Spa days start from £120 per person.

Aldwark Manor Estate

Aldwark Manor Golf and Spa Hotel

Fancy feeling like royalty for the day? Aldwark Manor Estate is the place to go. This stunning Yorkshire venue sits between Harrogate and York, and boasts a spa day that’s fit for any monarch. Surrounded by 120 acres of parkland, it offers pleasure-seekers the chance to unwind within a 19th-century estate.

You’ll have plenty to get stuck into, including an indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and even a gym. Arrive in a pair and you’ll be well catered for with a couples spa treatment, which includes a sumptuous signature back, face and scalp massage. They have a whole range of facials for you to choose from too, like the lift & firm, or you can enjoy pampering treatments like a gel manicure or a somewhat less relaxing wax. And you’ll be able to do it all surrounded by fresh country air.

Aldwark Manor Estate & Spa, Aldwark, Alne, York, North Yorkshire, YO61 1UF. Spa days start from £100 per person.

Middlethorpe Hall & Spa

Middlethorpe Hotel

Set in 20 acres of countryside, Middlethorpe Hall’s boutique spa is so secluded it’s practically got its own postcode. It’s housed within a pair of lovingly-restored Edwardian cottages, boasting everything you need to forget the outside world for a while. The indoor pool is a tranquil spot to gaze out at the gardens, while the sauna, steam room and spa bath are equally inviting.

But it’s the customised treatments that really set Middlethorpe apart when it comes to a Yorkshire spa day. Start with a Decléor aromatherapy massage, followed by a manicure before a Neom Organic de-stress treatment and a scalp massage, or mix and match to your heart’s content. And with treatments lasting up to a whopping 180 minutes, you can really indulge yourself. Plus, spa days include a two-course lunch and access to the historic gardens, so you can enjoy a stroll on your visit.

Middlethorpe Hall & Spa, Bisopthorpe Road, York, North Yorkshire, YO23 2GB. Spa days start from £140 per person.

Coniston Hotel

Coniston Hotel might not be in the Lake District’s Coniston, but it more than makes up for it with stunning Yorkshire countryside views. The outdoor infinity spa pool is enough to make you forget all your worries, even if it’s just for a day, while inside the hotel, you’ll find a multi-million-pound spa with all the bells and whistles.

You can indulge in the aromatherapy steam room, Finnish sauna or heated indoor pool, or try something new with a visit to their Himalayan salt sauna. And how could you resist a swim in that glorious outdoor infinity pool? Of course, the signature massages and beauty treatments might be able to tear you away. When it’s time to refuel, head to the Nourish Brasserie for a lunch that’s as nutritious as it is delicious. With guest numbers capped, this spa has that real sense of exclusivity.

Coniston Hotel Country Estate & Spa, Coniston Cold, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 4EA. Spa days start from £139 per person from Monday to Thursday and £149 per person from Friday to Sunday.

Chevin Country Park Hotel & Spa

Chevin Park Hotel

You can step into a woodland oasis away from the daily grind at Chevin Country Park. Set within 44 acres of protected natural Yorkshire woodland, this Alpine-style health spa boasts an outdoor hot tub overlooking a serene lake, an indoor pool with exposed beams, a sauna and a steam room. You’re bound to feel like a VIP on a spa day here.

The spa is housed in a stylish lodge, one of many in the park, with the main hotel being the largest log cabin in the UK. Each of the lodges are crafted from genuine Swedish logs that blend harmoniously with the stunning natural surroundings visible from each and every window. The massages and beauty treatments will have you floating on cloud nine, but the cherry on top has to be the ultra-indulgent afternoon tea. It’s without a doubt one of the best spa days in Yorkshire.

Chevin Country Park Hotel & Spa, Yorkgate, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 3NU. Spa days start from £99 per person from Tuesday to Thursday and £109 per person from Friday to Monday.

Waterton Park Hotel

Nestled in the heart of a stunning Yorkshire valley, Waterton Park is postcard-perfect. You’ll feel like you’ve stepped into a fairytale as you admire the Palladian-style Walton Hall, majestically perched on its own island in the middle of a picturesque lake. And once you’ve peeled your eyes away from the scenery, there are plenty of treats to discover inside.

A heated pool overlooking the water, a hot tub, a sauna, a steam room and even a gym are all yours for the taking. But it doesn’t end there. You can head over to the adjacent building for a top-notch massage in one of four treatment rooms, followed by a selection of beauty treatments. And when you’re all pampered out, take a stroll across the bridge to the relaxation room, where you can snuggle up under a cosy blanket and gaze at the twinkling stars on the ceiling.

Waterton Park Hotel, Walton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 6PW. Spa days start from £90 per person.

The Bridge Hotel & Spa

The Bridge Hotel and Spa

If you’re on the hunt for a spa that’s as charming as it is relaxing, The Bridge Hotel is the place for you. This delightful Yorkshire venue will take you on a thermal journey in true Scandinavian spa day tradition. You’ll be put through a series of hot and cold cycles that have been used since forever to re-energise tired muscles and improve circulation.

Another bonus of this small but mighty spa is the dry flotation room, where you can experience the spine-tingling sensation of total weightlessness. All you need to do is lie back on a mattress filled with warm water, as music gently pulsates through the bed. Relaxation rooms for dozing off in and a lavender courtyard with hanging chairs complete the line up. But if you’re after a deep tissue massage, a hydrating facial or a body wrap, they’ve got you covered there too.

The Bridge Hotel & Spa, Walshford, Wetherby, North Yorkshire, LS22 5HS. Spa days start from £35 per person from Monday to Thursday and £40 per person from Friday to Sunday.

Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa

The Feversham Arms

Looking for a little slice of luxury in the heart of the Yorkshire countryside? You’ll find it at the Verbena Spa, nestled in the picturesque town of Helmsley at the Feversham Arms. Surrounded by the stunning North York Moors National Park, it’s the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

You can take a dip in the outdoor heated pool or indulge in a soak in the hot tub. But if the great outdoors isn’t your thing, head inside to experience the aromatherapy room, salt steam chamber, saunarium and foot spas. And let’s not forget their range of beauty treatments. After all of the above, you’ll need a little rest and relaxation. Head to the lounge and kick back for a post-lunch nap, because being pampered is hard work!

Feversham Arms Hotel & Spa, Helmsley, North Yorkshire, YO62 5AG. Spa days start from £160 per person.

Grantley Hall

Grantley Hall Spa

Grantley Hall is the Yorkshire spa day destination that’s got it all. Situated within 30 acres of picturesque grounds, the Grade II-listed mansion is the perfect place to escape from the world and indulge in some serious relaxation. And with the Three Graces Spa on hand, you’ll be properly spoilt for choice here.

Only got an evening to spare? Choose the Twilight Spa for a post-sunset pampering, complete with a welcome drink and a detoxifying oxygen therapy treatment. Or go all out with one of their full packages, including access to the indoor swimming pool, hydrotherapy pool, cedar hot tub and a light lunch in the Spa Lounge. Whatever you decide, you’ll be treated like royalty from start to finish. So sit back, relax and enjoy the high life.

Grantley Hall, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 3ET. Spa days start from £245 per person from Monday to Friday and £275 per person on Saturday and Sunday.

Oulton Hall Hotel & Spa

Oulton Hall and Spa

You don’t have to steer far from Leeds for your next spa day. At Oulton Hall, 18th-century charm meets state-of-the-art relaxation. With sweeping gardens, water fountains and a 27-hole golf course, you can keep active or simply chill and soak up the luxury. Inside, the modern spa boasts all the usual amenities and a menu of treatments.

There are plenty of spa day options here, from couples packages to an afternoon tea special complete with luxury butler service. But if you’re looking for a more personal Yorkshire spa day, simply give them a call and they’ll put together a bespoke break tailored to your individual needs. There’s a strict no-mobiles rule at Oulton Hall spa, so you can well and truly switch off. Phones out of the way – it’s time to sit back, relax and let their team take care of the rest.

Oulton Hall Hotel & Spa, Rothwell Lane, Oulton, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS26 8HN. Spa days start from £135 per person from Monday to Thursday and £165 per person from Friday to Sunday.

Rudding Park

Rudding Park Spa

Nestled in the heart of North Yorkshire, Rudding Park spans 300 acres and their award-winning Rooftop Spa and Garden offers a luxurious spa day experience that’s hard to beat. With its undeniably tranquil atmosphere and stunning surroundings, there are few places better to indulge in some much-needed R&R.

Between bespoke facials and massages, you can make good use of the indoor pool, but the real highlight may just be the balmy hydrotherapy pool. It begins indoors but makes its way outside, where you can lap up views of the grounds on an in-pool massage bed. The herbal steam room is a real treat, while the giant rooftop jacuzzi is even more spectacular after the sun goes down. And that’s before you get to the experience showers, foot spas and garden sauna.

Rudding Park, Rudding Lane, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 1LL. Spa days start from £153 per person.