11 of the best luxury spa breaks in Gloucestershire

If you're looking for a lavish getaway or want to soak away the day in one of the county's most exclusive pools, SoGlos handpicks 11 of the best luxury spa breaks in Gloucestershire.

By Zoe Gater  |  Published
Find 11 of the best luxury spa breaks in Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds, with everything from indoor and outdoor pools to experience showers.

From cosy Cotswold retreats to five-star luxury, book the ultimate spa getaway with SoGlos’s selection of 11 of the best luxury spa breaks in Gloucestershire.

The Lygon Arms in Broadway

Cotswold retreat, The Lygon Arms, is home to an award-winning spa, as well as its own wine bar, grill restaurant and an array of indulgent yet cosy rooms - perfect for a romantic and relaxing getaway.

Guests at the spa can enjoy a range of luxurious treatments, use of the sauna, steam room, gym and heated pool - which has a retractable roof for sunny days - as well as a choice of rooms or suites each decorated in their own unique style, blending countryside with cool. 

Calcot Manor near Tetbury

A peaceful and idyllic retreat near Tetbury, Calcot and Spa is the epitome of a Cotswold bolthole. Offering a range of spa breaks, with regular special offers, guests can indulge in its vast programme of treatments and take a dip in the 16-metre indoor pool, before bubbling the day away in the outdoor hot tub.

Calcot also benefits from a sauna, steam room and relaxation lounge, with a selection of cosy, comfy or generous bedrooms for a relaxing break away.

Ellenborough Park near Cheltenham

Gloucestershire’s only five-star hotel boasts an outdoor pool and offers a range of deluxe spa breaks, designed to allow guests to completely switch off in the venue’s sublime spa.

Choose from a number of spa packages, many of which include afternoon tea, dinner in Ellenborough Park’s fine dining restaurant and a wonderful night’s sleep in one of many comfortable, classically styled rooms.

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.

Enjoy special spa break offers, where guests can stay the night in one of The Kings Head Hotel’s classic rooms; dine in the divine restaurant; enjoy a full English breakfast the following morning; and be pampered with a treatment and access to the thermal suite, which benefits from a hot tub, infra-red sauna, steam room and experience shower, too. 

Dormy House in Broadway

Featuring a Scandi-style thermal suite, an outdoor hot tub on the terrace and an eclectic range of relaxing therapies, the award-winning House Spa at Dormy House 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.

The Elan Spa at The Greenway Hotel

The luxurious Elan Spa at Gloucestershire’s Greenway Hotel, is a secluded oasis. Close to Cheltenham and Gloucester, the venue is ideal for those seeking a Cotswold escape without straying too far from the bustle of the city.

With a hydrotherapy pool, sauna, steam room, al fresco hot tub and samarium on site, there are plenty of places to relax before snuggling down into a comfortable bed inside the 16th century country manor house.

Barnsley House in Cirencester

Tucked away in a tranquil location close to Cirencester, Barnsley House is home to the luxurious Barnsley Spa.

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

Whatley Manor in Malmesbury

Just over the border in Malmesbury, Whatley Manor is a five-star Cotswold manor house retreat with a luxurious spa. It even has its own cinema!

Guests can dine in Grey’s Brasserie, before spending the afternoon recharging in the Aquarias Spa which benefits from an indoor and outdoor hydrotherapy pool, thermal cabins, salt scrub showers, tepidarium with heated stone recliners, spa lounge and spa garden.

Tewkesbury Park

Tewkesbury Park Hotel is an independent haven that’s located close to Tewkesbury town centre and boasts impressive golf facilities, too. 

The venue benefits from a health suite comprising of a pool, steam room, outdoor hot tub and Swedish outdoor sauna, with a number of luxury treatments also available. It also offers unmissable afternoon teas, so you can pair up a pampering session with a sweet treat for an indulgent escape. 

Hatherley Manor Hotel and Spa in Gloucester

Hatherley Manor Hotel in Gloucester is home to a stunning, modern spa that was opened in 2018. With facilities including a pool, a hot tub with water cannons, tepidarium, sauna, steam room, heated loungers and experience showers.

Connected to the spa is a range of ‘spa bedrooms’ with views overlooking the spa garden – ideal for a relaxing break. 

Thyme in Southrop

With an outdoor hot tub that draws water from its own subterranean Cotswold spring, Thyme is a Cotswold estate which benefits from indulgent and luxe bedrooms, a cookery school, a pub and of course, a spa.

The Meadow spa offers a tranquil escape with an outdoor hot tub and pool, and a full range of calming treatments.

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