Surrey and the surrounding area is home to a number of exclusive spas offering guests the ultimate day of pampering. From luxurious health and beauty treatments, to fine dining lunches and impressive leisure facilities, a day at a spa promises to leave you refreshed and rejuvenated. Perfect for hen parties, birthdays and other special occasions, they provide the ideal opportunity for you to spend some quality time with a loved one or friends. Go on spoil yourself. Read More Pamper yourself in Surrey 1. Grayshott Spa, Grayshott Enjoy full use of the spa, relaxation room, sauna and steam rooms, exercise classes, gym, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, nine-hole par-three golf course, hydrotherapy pool, indoor and outdoor (April-Sept) swimming pools and an afternoon walk. Address: Headley Road, GU26 6JJ. Tel: 01428 602020. Web: grayshottspa.com 2. Pennyhill Park Hotel, Bagshot Blend together five star luxury with unrivalled facilities including eight indoor and outdoor pools (one with … [Read more...] about Super relaxing spas for a day of pampering
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It's nice to leave the hustle and bustle of every day life behind every once in a while and enjoy a bit of 'me time' - and Eden Day Spa in the Nottinghamshire countryside provides the perfect opportunity to do just that. Situated in the north of Robin Hood county - not too far away from the market town of Newark - Eden Day Spa is housed in a stunning building of architectural delight. Formerly known as Middleton Hall and chapel, the building was built in 1875 and still retains many of its original features. My mum and I were lucky enough to spend a day at the spa recently. We were met at the entrance by two extremely friendly members of staff and the offer of a refreshing strawberry drink before being given a personal tour of the buildings and the facilities and a brief explanation of the treatments available to us. The spa is wonderfully decorated using the beauty of the building to capture the essence of modern day living - it felt extremely relaxing and comfortable and it is obvious … [Read more...] about Eden Hall Day Spa: A little bit of heavenly pampering
Sponsored Friday, 4 May 2018 - Promotion by Contributed Brand-new luxury holiday and leisure experience, Beyond Escapes Devon, is offering local residents a two-week FREE trial of membership at its BE You Spa & Gym - the perfect opportunity to escape day-to-day life and let your mind drift away! The resort based near Totnes in Devon is home to a selection of luxurious accommodation options, including boutique apartments and luxury lodges in the blissful Blagdon countryside. With on-site facilities including the BE You Spa & Gym and BE Tempted Restaurant, locals are invited to ‘try before you buy’ a membership at Beyond Escapes, without it costing them a penny with this irresistible two-week trial. If your ideal way to switch-off is exercising, Beyond Escapes’ state-of-the-art gym with the latest Matrix equipment and breath-taking views overlooking the Torbay coast is the perfect retreat. Offering high-performance, time-tested kit, the Matrix … [Read more...] about Lose yourself in Heavenly Surroundings at Beyond Escapes Devon
10. Mountain bike in Ballyhoura If your experience of cycling involves commuting in the city or tootling around of a weekend, it’s time to give mountain biking a bash. Ballyhoura, shared by counties Cork and Limerick, has the largest trail network of its kind in the country, combined with a drop-dead gorgeous backdrop, so it’s the perfect place to start. Beginners are kept happy with the 6km Greenwood loop, but serious bikers will be in heaven on the demanding 51km Castlepook loop. You can rent bikes and gear from Trailriders… even Kimye stopped by on honeymoon. — NB Do it: visitballyhoura.com, trailriders.ie; from €35 per day. If you like that, try this: Go wild in the wonderful Wicklow Mountains with a ride at Ballinastoe (biking.ie) — it’s just 45 minutes from Dublin. 11. Go back to basics on a survival weekend Who needs five-star hotels when you can spend a weekend striking flints, navigating by the stars and building your own shelter? … [Read more...] about The Irish Adventure Bucket List: 25 days out to try before you die!
We regularly hope for good weather when it's the weekend, but unfortunately it doesn't always happen. Our dreams of sitting in a beer garden or enjoying the countryside in Surrey are pretty scuppered when it rains. However, when the heavens do open there's still plenty of things to do in and around Surrey. Here are some fun activities for you to enjoy when the weather is foul. Read More Essential reading for parents 1. Woking Shopping Centre The shopping mall located in the town centre has more than 170 shops, cinema, theatre, restaurants and car park all under one roof. You can spend hours there without getting a drop of rain on you. Open Mon-Sat 9.30am-6pm (until 8pm on Thursday) and Sun 11am-5pm, address: Commercial Way, Woking, GU21 6GH 2. Brooklands Museum The birthplace of British motorsport and aviation with events all year round, Brooklands Museum displays a wide range of exhibits ranging from racing cars, motorcycles and bicycles to an unparalleled collection of Hawker and … [Read more...] about 31 things to do and places to go on a rainy day in Surrey