Embracing the change in season, as the days grow shorter and the temperature drops, can be helped by a UK spa break offer for the ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation with an added extra.
The annual National Spa Week, from 30th October until 5 November this year, aims to raise awareness of the benefits of the physical, mental and emotional benefits of going to spas on a regular basis. Here at Neal’s Yard Holidays, we also understand a thing or two about the importance of a good spa break, whether for relaxing massages and exercise or more mindful practices such as meditation and yoga. We’ve rounded up the best UK spa break offers with availability this autumn and winter – so no flying or airport queues – all in tranquil settings offering a combination of healthy meals, relaxation and exercise.
Restore and recharge in the tranquil English countryside with one of these special UK spa break offers:
Raw Horizons in Yorkshire
Relax with Kundalini yoga, unwind with meditation, gently detox with delicious gourmet raw food, plus enjoy the hot tub and infrared sauna in Split Farthing Hall, close to the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors.
Two nights from £345 per person twin share room, £450 single room full board, includes yoga, retreat activities, hot tub and infrared sauna, transfers to/from local train station. Massages and holistic therapies are not included. OFFER: mention Neal’s Yard Holidays when booking to receive free one-hour holistic massage, worth £55. Available 31 October – 3 November, 10-12 November, 14-17 November, 28 November – 1 December and 12-15 December 2017.
Aluna Healing Retreats, Scottish Highlands
Cleanse, renew and transform through yoga, meditation, ancient wisdom, nature connection, detoxification and spiritual practice staying in a restored cottage on ancient woodland in Torridon near Wester Ross overlooking Loch Torridon.
Six nights £820 per person twin share or double room, £920 for a single room, including classes, activities, meals and accommodation. Excludes transfers and flights. OFFER: Mention Neal’s Yard Holidays to receive a £50 discount. Available 28 October – 3 November 2017.
Chillout Retreat with Champneys, Hampshire
The ultimate spa retreat blending yoga, Pilates, meditation, life coaching and workshops, Champneys Forest Mere Resort near Liphook is set in peaceful and grounds with forests and a lake. Or stay at their Arundel retreat, a barn conversion in the Sussex countryside.
Two nights in Hampshire from £495 per person twin share including all food, classes, workshops and use of spa and relaxation facilities. Treatments extra. Available 8-10 December 2017. Two nights in Sussex £325 per person twin share all inclusive with hatha yoga classes, core strengthening Pilates, meditations and guided walks, 24-26 November 2017.
Or choose Chillouts’ luxury retreat offering Hugge Style Comfort in Sussex near Arundel. OFFER: a complimentary 30-minute holistic treatment worth £30 at their Arundel retreat. Available 24-26 November 2017 or 9-11 February 2018.
Enjoy your UK spa break!
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