10 of the best pre-wedding spa breaks

The big day is approaching and you’ve got a million and one things to do, but the most important part of the pre-wedding preparation is to have a perfectly pampered bride. It’s time to remove yourself from the never-ending wedmin worries and while away those wedding-woes.

Whether it’s an afternoon of bliss, an overnight stay or a full weekend break, we’ve picked out 10 of the best pre-wedding spas, finding something to suit every bride-to-be.


Lime Wood Hotel, Hampshire

Hampshire is well-known for it’s quaint and peaceful villages, and Lime Wood spa is no exception. To be perfectly pampered, you can get a two hour treatment worth £250 that will leave you feeling prepared to tackle anything thrown at you on the lead up to the best day of your life.


Rockliffe Hall Hotel, Golf & Spa

Bringing together the finest spa products with the most effective and exquisite treatments, Rockliffe Hall caters for all your pre-bridal needs. The offer of tailor made treatments, means that you’ll be able to relieve prenuptial stresses exactly how you would like. A spa garden surrounded by nature and all it’s calming features, provides two hot pools that include an infinity edge experience and massage features. And if that isn’t enough, there is also a warm jacuzzi to relax and unwind. Whilst inside, there is a traditional glass-fronted sauna, fire pit, water feature and heated relaxation loungers.


Bovey Castle, Devon

Located in a small Devon town, this castle and it’s spectacular views make for a beautiful place to begin your wedding experience. With a dinner and spa treatment combination for £55, what bride wouldn’t want to relax here? Using ESPA products, the treatments are truly luxurious and will have you feeling refreshed ahead of your wedding. You are also able to purchase which ever oil or lotion that you fall in love with on the day.


The pool with a view.
Slieve Donard, County Down

For the perfect pre wedding spa destination, Ireland has to feature on anyone’s list. The beautiful sea views, accompanied by crisp and fresh air make for sensational relaxation. The Slieve Donard offers guests a heaven of complete peace and tranquillity, and a luxurious selection of ESPA holistic therapies. Guests may also chose between 16 different treatment suites that each have individual mood lighting, sensory showers and the best and most comfortable beds.


The Gainsborough, Bath

Not only does The Gainsborough combine a luxurious spa experience with quality health and fitness facilities, it also has a serail mud chamber, a fantastic way to exfoliate and cleanse before your big day. Treatments for the mud chamber start at £50 and promise to be a fun and exclusive spa experience.


The Grove, Sequoia Spa, Hertfordshire

The perfect bridal destination – located just outside of London in Hertfordshire – The Grove allows guests to escape from busy city life and enjoy the feeling of tranquility. As well as spa treatments, The Grove offers well priced manicures and pedicures that will prepare you for holding your bouquet, walking down the aisle and for those stunning wedding shots that will stay with you forever.


Pennyhill Park, Surrey

Pennyhill Park is a stunning country house in a glorious Surrey setting. This ultimate retreat is packed with things to do and is the perfect place to chill out. In an exclusively adult environment, the spa offers a fitness suite, a contemporary nail bar, eight indoor and outdoor swimming pools complete with underwater music, treatment rooms and nutritious dining in the Themis restaurant. There’s also a 9-hole golf course, so you’re groomsmen can be entertained too. With your wedding day just around the corner, Pennyhill Park Spa is the perfect retreat to relax, dine out, work out and enjoy that well-deserved downtime. Float away into pre-wedding relaxation…


The Scarlet Hotel, Cornwall

The far-reaching views over Mawgan Porth Beach and beyond over the Atlantic Ocean, make the Scarlet Spa an incredibly tranquil location, perfect for a relaxing pre-wedding pamper day. With a focus on holistic wellbeing and mindfulness, this spa is a truly unique spiritual place where you can bathe in mineral mud, try your hand at massage guided by one of the therapists, or stargaze in the cliff top hot tub. Peaceful downtime can be found in the Relaxation Room, where cocoon-like pods swinging from the ceiling will drift you away into another world. A full list of luxury treatments are also available in the lantern lit therapy rooms.


The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa, Skipton

A converted ancient barn adjacent to the hotel, the Devonshire Spa is in a tranquil Yorkshire setting. The four generously-sized therapy rooms, indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, steam room and sauna on offer, is enough to tempt any bride-to-be before their wedding day. There are even fabulous fitness facilities, for anyone wanting a last minute tone up before zipping up their wedding dress. The incredibly peaceful vibe at this reatreat in The Yorkshire Dales is perfect for winding down and preparing for your big day.


Chewton Glen, Hampshire
Chewton Glen, Hampshire

Embodying the purity of a coastal location and the enchantment of a forest hide-out, the spa at Chewton Glen offers personalised holistic lifestyle programmes all delivered in the environment of a world-class retreat. Brides-to-be will benefit from luxurious treatments and total relaxation in the stunning setting of the spa. The country house is set in 130 acres of picturesque grounds and is located on the edge of the historic New Forest National Park. A truly unique retreat where you can unwind, relax, be pampered and forget about all your wedding worries.