The UK’s 5 best affordable spa resorts

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Winter has finally come to an end. What better way to warm up and celebrate than with a little well-priced luxury? While taking a flight to a faraway beach might be out of the question at the moment, safely exploring one of the UK’s best spa resorts might just be the answer instead. The following hotels guarantee a luxurious spa experience without breaking the bank.

Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa, UK

After 18 holes of golf, head to the health club

After 18 holes of golf, head to the health club

Indulging in high-end spa treatments is even more enjoyable after a day out in nature – and you can do just that at Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa's. Their fantastic location right next to the River Tweed means guests can make the most of the great outdoors. Enjoy the by fishing, golfing, canoeing, shooting, ATV riding, and hiking before you go to the luxury spa for facials, make-overs, and yoga classes.

The Southcrest Manor Hotel, UK

Enjoy 10 acres of stunning private lawns and woodlands after your treatment

Enjoy 10 acres of stunning private lawns and woodlands after your treatment

It’s not often that a place manages to combine tranquil scenery and a short commute to the nearest town center, yet the Southcrest Manor Hotel does just that. Surrounded by 10 acres of woodlands, this luxury hotel has a spa center, Swedish and infrared saunas, a gym, beauty treatments, a hot tub, and an award-winning restaurant. And, if your idea of luxury includes retail therapy, Redditch is only four minutes away.

New Bath Hotel & Spa, UK

Pamper yourself with Afternoon Tea and Prosecco

Pamper yourself with Afternoon Tea and Prosecco

The New Bath Hotel & Spa is an 18th-century hotel that maintains a historical atmosphere without compromising on high-speed WiFi. With rain showers in every bathroom, plus steam rooms, hot tubs, saunas, and a revamped “spring water pool,” the New Bath Hotel has truly committed to providing guests with a luxurious experience. After a long soak, enjoy a Swedish massage and a hot stone facial, then wind down with Afternoon Tea and Prosecco in the lounge.

Hotel St. Mellion International, UK

Awe-inspiring beauty treatments and award-winning restaurants

Awe-inspiring beauty treatments and award-winning restaurants

Hotel St. Mellion International is a four-star Cornish hotel that has an incredible list of beauty treatments. Choose from a Body Nectar Nourishing Wrap in Sweet Orchid or Frangipani, or a Lime and Ginger Salt Glow. Next, head out for a round of golf followed by a visit to one of the hotel’s two award-winning restaurants.

The Cliff Hotel & Spa, UK

Choose from the never-ending list of spa services

Choose from the never-ending list of spa services

It would probably be easier to count the spa services that The Cliff Hotel & Spa doesn’t provide rather than the ones they do. They’ve got hot and cold stone massages, an ice fountain, a steam room, a hexagonal hydrotherapy pool, and a stunning view of Cardigan Bay. Once you work your way through all this pampering, head out to play a round of golf or wander along the nearby Poppit Sands.

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