Sunday 12 July 2020

9 affordable spa experiences in Gloucestershire

Treat someone special to a luxurious spa day without breaking the bank, thanks to our round up of the most affordable spa experiences in Gloucestershire.

Grab your robe and slippers – it’s spa time! If you’re planning an indulgent spa day, Gloucestershire is awash with soothing steam rooms, heavenly hot tubs, and pools primed for plunging into.

SoGlos has rounded up 9 of the most affordable spa experiences in Gloucestershire, ideal if you’re in need of some pampering and want to loosen up your muscles, but not your purse strings!

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, modern spa offers a range of spa experience packages, with an additional 10 per cent discount for booking direct and quoting ‘SpaDirect’.

The venue offers a range of affordable packages, including a supper spa from 5.30pm where guests are welcomed with a sharing platter and glass of bubbles; a 25-minute treatment and use of the spa. This package is available from Monday to Thursday and costs £80 per person. Other packages include a Mother to Be package, Half Day Spa Programme, and Sunday Pamper package.

For those looking to spend more for a special occasion, Hatherley Manor’s indulgence day package includes a welcome drink on arrival, full use of the spa’s facilities, a manicure, a 55-minute ELEMIS Touch Facial and a 55-minute massage treatment. Prices start at £189 per person and include lunch at the spa’s onsite café.

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

2. 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 offers a Run Away to C-Side package, offering a 60-minute treatment, two course lunch and full use of the facilities for just £100. The package is available on various dates throughout the year. Alternatively, a half-day spa option is available for £85.

Other packages include a Spa and Stay package and the Back To School Spa Day which includes a 60-minute treatment and a two-course lunch.

3. Calcot

Relax with an affordable Mini Spa session at Calcot, the luxurious Cotswold spa. Offering a 25-minute treatment of your choice and full access to the venue’s spa facilities for an evening, it’s the ideal way to unwind on a budget.

Alternatively, if you’re looking to treat someone special, the Full Day Spa costs £175 and includes a two-course lunch, and two ELEMIS treatments, and includes a whole day to explore the fireside hot tub or the delightful pool and sauna.

4. Hallmark Hotel Gloucester

Located in Gloucester near to the city’s famous ski slope, Hallmark Hotel Gloucester is home to a spa which offers great deals for those looking to have a night off, and relax in style.

Offering a 60-minute treatment, a meal in the Hallmark Grill, overnight accommodation, access to the health club, pool, steam room, sauna and jacuzzi and a cooked breakfast, the package is available with a 20 per cent discount for those booking to stay in 2020 using its Earlybird Breaks offer.

5. The Elan Spa at The Greenway Hotel

Boasting a tranquil spa surrounded by gorgeous countryside, the Elan Spa at the Greenway Hotel is home to a charming outdoor hot tub and decadent indoor pool.

Guests can enjoy a half-day spa package, which includes full use of the spa for four hours, a 55-minute treatment and a two-course lunch or afternoon tea in the Spa Café. Prices start at £99 per person.

6. Chapel Spa Cheltenham

This popular spa is an oasis of calm in the very centre of Cheltenham town. Benefiting from seven treatment rooms, a steam room, Arabian Rasul and hydroptherapy pool with relaxation area, the venue also offers three-hour spa retreats from £31 per person.

7. Tewkesbury Park Hotel

Guests to the independent Tewkesbury Park Hotel can book a luxurious half-day pamper for as little as £70 with options including the Rise and Shine package including a 60-minute treatment, a one-course lunch and a soft drink; or the Tea Time, Me Time package with a full traditional afternoon tea and soft drink.

Facilities include a pool, sauna, steam room, outdoor Nordic sauna, and outdoor hot tub, offering a relaxing experience in a stunning countryside location.

8. Aquarias Spa at Whatley Manor

Offering the ultimate in indulgent spa days, a trip to Whatley Manor should probably be saved for a special occasion, but deals are still available for bargain hunting spa seekers!

Benefitting from indoor and outdoor pools with massage jets, thermal cabins, experience showers, a steam grotto, heated stone recliners and a tepidarium – Whatley Manor offers a Eat, Sleep, Spa Retreat break for £409 per couple. The package includes a night of luxurious accommodation, dinner, breakfast, use of the Aquarias Spa and two 60-minute treatments.

9. The Spa at Ellenborough Park

Gloucestershire’s five-star Ellenborough Park hotel offers an opulent spa with a sauna, steam room, hot tub and treatment rooms.

Guests can experience a quintessentially Cotswold day of relaxation made up of two 25-minute ELEMIS treatments, before having full use of the venue’s spa facilities for £106 per person.

For more information about The Spa at Hatherley Manor Hotel visit

By Melissa Hamblett

Please note, all prices in this hot list were correct at the time of publishing in September 2019.

© SoGlos
Friday 27 September 2019

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