What better way to celebrate you or your bestie’s big news? In honour of National Spa Week, we’ve chosen some of our favourite venues for a spa hen weekend.
So gather your girls and get ready to hit the spa! Whether you want a luxury spa hen weekend or a decadent day trip, our top five picks for your perfect pamper hen do offer it all. We love these five places for the amazing different services and experiences they offer – find the perfect location for your spa hen weekend here.
Don’t forget to pack the perfect hen party accessories to take with you.
Five Dreamy Destinations for a Spa Hen Weekend
1. The Kings Head – Cotswolds
The Kings Head is an elegant boutique hotel located in the heart of the Cotswolds. The hotel has 45 luxurious bedrooms, an amazing subterranean spa and delicious dining.
With a range of fantastic massage and beauty treatments at affordable prices, The Kings Head is the perfect place for your relaxing spa hen weekend. The hotel is situated in the centre of Cirencester, a historic market town with plenty for you to get up to when you’re not being pampered. It’s a great place to escape to whether you want a night on the town or a day relaxing in the countryside.
2. Hoar Cross Hall – Staffordshire
Hoar Cross Hall is a gorgeous Grade II listed stately home in Staffordshire that combines period style sophistication with modern luxury and attentive service. The hotel offers 96 bedrooms and suites that have been individually and uniquely designed and decorated to complement the history of the house.
The spa also houses a stunning 73 treatment rooms, making it one of the largest spas in the UK. They offer amazing unique treatments like the Balinese flower ceremony and the body nectar nourishing wrap. Banish wedding stress and leave feeling like a new you!
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3. Eden Hall – Nottinghamshire
Eden Hall is a luxurious day spa located in Nottinghamshire offering a vitality swimming pool, outdoor hot tubs, a beautiful roof-top terrace, a thermal spa suite, café and restaurant. Guests and members can enjoy a variety of fitness classes during their visit and make use of the state-of-the-art gym facilities.
The focus at Eden Hall is on balancing the body and mind, restoring calm and creating a general feeling of relaxed wellbeing. With fantastically restoring and reviving treatments, the luxurious facilities and award-winning restaurant provide Eden’s day guests and spa members the opportunity to escape from daily life, switch off and indulge.
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4. Headlam Hall – Durham
Headlam Hall is a beautiful 17th century country house retreat in the picturesque Durham dales of northern England. Standing in beautiful walled gardens and surrounded by its own rolling farmland, this family owned property is an idyllic rural retreat with a luxury spa and golf course. The hotel’s stunning building and gorgeous country backdrop makes it a classic location for a spa hen weekend.
Their spa is the perfect place to relax, exercise and enjoy. It houses a 15m swimming pool, an outdoor hydrotherapy spa pool, a sun terrace, a sauna, a steam room and drench shower, luxurious changing rooms, a fully equipped gym, an exercise studio, treatment rooms, a spa lounge with log-burning stove and a brasserie café to top it all off.
5. Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa – North Yorkshire
Feversham Arms Hotel is a luxury retreat located in the heart of Helmsley in North Yorkshire. Surrounded by stunning countryside, the award winning hotel and spa is tucked away so you can relax, unwind and indulge. T
heir Verbena spa houses six single treatment rooms that are perfect for your group. The spa has an extensive Heat Experience including an aromatherapy room, salt inhalation chamber, saunarium, monsoon shower and foot spas. In addition you can relax in their outdoor heated swimming pool and Jacuzzi.
The hotel also comprises of an incredible restaurant, The Weathervane, which specialises in locally sourced ingredients fresh that season. They have a stunning menu with a great deal of variety as well as an extensive wine list so you can spend the day relaxing and refreshing and grab an amazing meal before heading home.
Once you’ve picked the perfect venue for your spa hen do, make sure you take some bridal shower games to play with you! Or, if you’re looking for more ideas, check out these food and drink themed hen parties.
Words by Dominic Bramley-Carr