Monday 6 July 2020

9 of the most amazing spas in Gloucestershire

If you’re looking for a relaxing retreat, Gloucestershire is home to some gorgeous spas with hundreds of indulgent treatments to choose from, helping you to unwind in luxurious style, SoGlos rounds up 9 of the most amazing spas in Gloucestershire.

From experience showers and vitality pools through to panoramic views and subterranean relaxation rooms, SoGlos rounds up 9 simply stunning spas in Gloucestershire, promising sublime relaxation.

About the sponsor – Hatherley Manor Hotel and Spa

Located in the Gloucestershire countryside between Gloucester city and Cheltenham, Hatherley Manor Hotel and Spa benefits from a state-of-the-art spa which opened in May 2018.

Following a £3 million-pound transformation, the popular wedding venue, hotel and restaurant is now home to a pool, jacuzzi, steam room, tepidarium, sauna, heated loungers and experience showers, as well as offering a range of indulgent treatments for guests.

For more information about The Spa at Hatherley Manor Hotel, visit

1. The Spa at Hatherley Manor

Hatherley Manor’s stunning and modern spa was opened in 2018 as an addition to the popular hotel and wedding venue, transforming Hatherley Manor into a wellness destination that’s worth travelling to.

The spa’s facilities include six luxury treatment suites, including a double treatment room for those enjoying a couple’s massage; a swimming pool with views over Hatherley’s walled spa garden; a vitality pool with air and water jets throughout; a sauna with views over the garden; steam room; tepidarium to create deep relaxation through gentle heat; heated loungers; experience showers offering three different functions with alternating colours and pressures; and a fully equipped gymnasium.

Hatherley Manor also boasts an extensive treatment menu including some from Elemis and Made For Life, alongside a range of cancer therapy treatments.

For a full list of Hatherley Manor’s treatments, visit

2. The Lygon Arms

Dive into the inviting waters of The Lygon Arms’ award-winning spa. The popular Cotswold retreat is home to a 13-metre indoor pool that has a retractable roof to enjoy warmer weather.

The venue also has a relaxing spa bath; a fitness centre equipped with Technogym equipment; a steam room infused with the scent of eucalyptus; and a range of single and double treatment rooms for enjoying rejuvenating treatments.

3. Calcot

Luxurious Cotswold spa, Calcot is home to a 16-metre heated indoor pool. The sauna, steam room and relaxation room also promise the ideal opportunity to relax.

Outside, a fireside hot tub invites guests to unwind, surrounded by a private courtyard where the scent of lavender wafts across the Cotswold breeze.

4. Cowley Manor

Cowley Manor’s award-winning C-Side spa is home to two heated pools, both indoor and outdoor; a steam room, sauna and relaxation area.

Located near Cheltenham, Cowley Manor is also known for its Insta-worthy glass wall which runs alongside the indoor pool and overlooks a glade of Cotswold trees.

5. The Kings Head Cirencester

This small but stunning spa is located in a subterranean vaulted cellar, offering a relaxing experience in a unique Cotswold location.

Facilities include two nail bar stations, four treatment rooms and a twin treatment room for couples to enjoy; a thermal suite made up of hot tub, infra-red sauna, steam room and experience shower. There’s also an indulgent relaxation room where beds are scattered with scandi-style faux-fur throws and cosy blankets.

6. Barnsley House

Featuring an outdoor hydrotherapy pool that’s tucked in a tranquil location close to Cirencester, Barnsley House is home to the luxurious Barnsley Spa.

Benefitting from a sauna, steam room and a vast range of spa treatments, a trip to this modern and inviting spa can be teamed with an overnight stay in one of Barnsley House’s romantic rooms and suites for an indulgent Cotswold escape.

7. Dormy House

Dormy House in Broadway is home to the House Spa. Featuring a Scandi-style thermal suite, an outdoor hot tub on the terrace and an eclectic range of relaxing therapies, this award-winning spa offers a range of spa breaks that’ll leave guests feeling utterly refreshed.

Alternatively, guests can stay at nearby Foxhill Manor, and still take full advantage of Dormy House’s luxurious spa.

8. The Elan Spa at The Greenway

The luxurious Elan Spa at Gloucestershire’s Greenway Hotel, is a secluded oasis that’s actually close to both Cheltenham and Gloucester.

The venue benefits from a hydrotherapy pool, sauna, steam room, al fresco hot tub and samarium on site, alongside a state-of-the-art fitness suite and a champagne nail bar.

9. The Spa at Ellenborough Park

Gloucestershire’s five-star Ellenborough Park hotel offers an opulent spa from its base close to Cheltenham Racecourse.

This blissful retreat has seven treatment rooms, including a room for couples; a jacuzzi pool, sauna, steam room, immersive sensation showers, dedicated relaxation room and an outdoor heated pool.

For more information about The Spa at Hatherley Manor Hotel visit

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