UK spa breaks with a difference

Looking for a UK spa break with a difference?

For most of us, visiting a spa is the ultimate treat and a chance to escape the daily pressures of work and family.

If you’re planning a relaxing getaway and need some inspiration, take a look at our ideas for UK spa breaks that offer something extra special.

The perfect uk spa break for… gin lovers

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Donnington Valley Hotel & Spa’s gin-inspired break is the ultimate pampering experience for anyone who loves the juniper berry-infused tipple.

Not only will guests enjoy unlimited use of the leisure facilities at the ‘5 bubble’ rated luxury spa and gym, they’ll also receive a 55-minute botanical treatment.

We highly recommend the incredibly relaxing aromatherapy massage, but you can also chose between several body wraps infused with either citrus, lemon and mango, or vanilla and ylang ylang. Other treatments including a glow facial, manicure or pedicure are also available.

In-keeping with the botanical theme, guests are also treated to a gin-inspired afternoon tea, with a selection of Instagram-worthy cakes, scones and sandwiches. This is best enjoyed in the courtyard on a sunny day, overlooking the surrounding Berkshire countryside.

At £169 per person, it’s great value when you consider overnight accommodation, a three-course meal in the 2AA rosette Winepress restaurant and a full English breakfast are also included. For more information visit www.donningtonvalley.co.uk

The perfect spa break for… vegans

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There’s no escaping the fact veganism has swelled in popularity over the past few years, with meat-free menu options and products popping up everywhere.

There’s also been an increased need for vegan beauty products and treatments, and Moddershall Oaks Country Spa are meeting the demand with their luxury spa experience.

Set in 72 acres of parkland in the heart of Staffordshire, the 5* country retreat offers a Vegan Superfood Spa Day, which includes a 25 minute cleansing and hydrating Elemis Superfood Facial. Formulated with plant-based superfoods, the revitalising treatment leaves skin replenished and hydrated – making it the perfect spring-summer treat.

Moddershall Oaks Country Spa

Moddershall Oaks Country Spa

Priced at £95 per person, the experience also includes a £20 lunch allowance and full use of the facilities – so, you can sit back in the outdoor heated tranquillity pool (pictured) with a cocktail overlooking the surrounding green hills.

The spa also includes a 10-metre pool, brand new rasul mud treatment room and a hydrotherapy pool. For more information visit www.moddershalloaks.com