Bath has been a number one destination for relaxation and wellbeing for centuries. To help you find the perfect spa break, we’ve summarised the best bits from each of the spas in and around Bath…

Thermae Bath Spa

Best for: Soaking up the views from the open-air rooftop pool.
What’s unique? You’ll experience Bath’s natural thermal mineral water with views of the city.

Rooftop pool at Thermae Bath Spa with view of Bath skyline
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The Garden Spa by L'Occitane at The Bath Priory Hotel

Best for: Five-star luxury spa facilities taking inspiration from the hotel's abundant and botanical garden.
What’s unique? It's the only spa in the UK to use the luxury skincare range L’Occitane.

The Garden Spa at Bath Priory
Image - The Bath Priory

The Spa at The Royal Crescent Hotel

Best for: Peaceful garden views from the relaxation and vitality pools.
What’s unique? Situated in the centre of the Georgian Royal Crescent, you couldn’t find a grander or more iconic location in Bath.

Indoor pool at the Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa
Image - The Royal Crescent Hotel

Spa Village Bath at The Gainsborough Bath Spa

Best for: A fantastic location in the heart of the city centre.
What’s unique? Set beneath a glass atrium and surrounded by colonnades, you can bathe in a uniquely tranquil and historic setting.

Indoor pool at Gainsborough Spa Hotel
Image - The Gainsborough Bath Spa

Homewood Spa at Homewood

Best for: Taking a relaxing dip in the heated outdoor swimming pool or indoor hydrotherapy pool.
What’s unique? Found in the picturesque Limpley Stoke Valley, Homewood Spa offers the perfect base in which to relax, while being easily accessible from Bath.

Pool at Homewood Hotel
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ESPA at Lucknam Park

Best for: An indulgent retreat set in 500 acres of parkland (that you can also explore on horseback!).
What’s unique? Alongside all the usual spa facilities, Lucknam has a Wellbeing House for yoga, pilates, sunlight therapy and dry floatation.

Indoor pool at Lucknam Park
Image - Lucknam Park

Woolley Grange Hotel

Best for: A friendly and welcoming approach to children and dogs, encapsulated within a historic Jacobean mansion on the edge of the Cotswolds.
What’s unique? It’s rare to find a child-friendly spa hotel, and Woolley Grange bucks the trend as a haven for the whole family.

Woolley Grange Hotel
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Spa 15 at No.15 by GuestHouse, Bath

Best for: Getting away from it all and escaping daily life – the treatment rooms are tucked away in the basement of the boutique hotel, with a warm, cosy ambience.
What's unique? Enjoy spa time for two in The Copper Room. Relax in the beautiful copper bath, soothed by aromatherapy blends and the natural powers of steam and salts.

The Copper Room at No.15 Great Pulteney
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The Spa at Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel

Best for: The range of state-of-the-art health and fitness facilities alongside the relaxing spa.
What's unique? The spa's offering of Elemis treatments, from their Body Nectar Nourishing Wrap to the Intensely Cleansing Salt Scrub.

Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel
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The Spa at Bowood Hotel

Best for: Escaping the city to the Wiltshire countryside and enjoying a fully rejuvenating experience.
What's unique? The Spa's impressive glass-fronted infinity swimming pool, with views out to the surrounding rolling fields and hills.

Pool at Bowood Hotel & Spa
Image - Bowood Hotel

Combe Grove

Best for: A full programme of wellbeing activities, including 65 weekly classes, treatment rooms and outdoor trails in the surrounding grounds.
What's unique? Combe Grove is a centre of excellence for health and wellbeing, with indoor and outdoor pools, and even has its own Metabolic Health Retreat.

Combe Grove swimming pool
Image - The Club at Combe Grove

Bishopstrow Hotel & Spa

Best for: Unashamedly indulgent spa days deep in the countryside. 

What's unique? A pure, chemical-free freshwater supply from a borehole, filtered through limestone and natural activated carbon, feeds the Spa.

Aerial view of the pool at Bishopstrow Hotel & Spa
Image - Bishopstrow Hotel & Spa

The Soul Spa

Best for: A day spa experience where you find peace, stillness and strength through treatments for the mind, body and spirit. 

What's unique? The deeply relaxing sound baths, a guided inner journey while tuning into the resonant vibrations of crystals bowls.

People in recliner chairs with eye masks on at The Soul Spa
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Lush Spa Bath

Best For: Moments of escapism through sensory treatments in a truly tranquil setting. 

What's Unique? Therapists use Lush's freshly handmade, cruelty-free products, plus all treatments can be easily tailored to make them vegan-friendly.  

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