With the summer holidays behind us and normal life resuming, you may be in need of a chance to unwind. Cheshire is home to some of the UK’s best spa destinations. From luxurious country retreats to modern wellness havens, the county is home to spas that cater to every relaxation seeker's desire.

Carden Park Spa

This multi-award-winning spa boasts an impressive array of facilities from the tranquil outdoor hydrotherapy pool to the soothing experience showers. The Spa at Carden offers a host of bespoke treatments and exclusive rituals and the opportunity to explore the spacious spa garden, where you can unwind with panoramic views of the lush estate.cardenpark.co.uk/spa


Twilight in the Spa Garden: This experience, perfect for late summer, includes a twilight spa day session with full use of the spa garden and thermal experiences between 6pm and 9.30pm (5.30pm arrival). The twilight spa experience is accompanied by a welcome glass of Carden’s homegrown Carden Estate Reserve sparkling wine.

Great British Life: Chester Grosvenor. (c) Chester GrosvenorChester Grosvenor. (c) Chester Grosvenor

The Spa at The Chester Grosvenor

Nestled in the heart of historic Chester, The Spa at The Chester Grosvenor is a timeless gem promising a superb pampering experience. With an extensive menu of therapies, this spa has earned a reputation as one of the finest. Guests can unwind in the thermal suite, featuring a herb sauna, steam room and ice fountain before their pampering treatments. chestergrosvenor.com/spa-gym


Weekend Spa Journey: The weekend treat includes a luxurious 50-minute spa treatment, 60 minutes' use of the thermal suite and a two-course spa lunch. All for £105 per person

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Mottram Hall Spa

Located amid 270 acres of Cheshire countryside, Champneys Mottram Hall is renowned among relaxation-seekers. This 18th-century Georgian mansion has been lovingly transformed into a modern spa retreat, combining historic Cheshire charm with a touch of contemporary flair. Indulge in the rejuvenating treatments delivered by expert therapists from massages to facials, manicures, pedicures and reflexology. You can also relax even deeper by taking a wander through the gorgeous spa gardens. champneys.com/hotels/mottram-hall/health-spa/


Robed & Relaxed Spa Day: With this indulgent spa day you will have access to Mottram Hall’s spa facilities, a 50-minute treatment including the radiance renewal facial, Champneys manicure or pedicure, face & scalp treatment or body cocoon body wrap and scalp massage, a fluffy robe for the duration of your visit, branded Champneys tote bag and flip-flops to take home, and a nutritious lunch in the spa restaurant. From £149 per person.

Great British Life: Rookery Hall Hotel. (c) Richard WaiteRookery Hall Hotel. (c) Richard Waite

Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa

Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa, set in 38 acres of parkland, offers an escape from the stresses of everyday life. Within the historic building you will find a truly modern spa with exceptional amenities. Guests are invited to get pampered with tailored treatments and to enjoy access to the facilities including seven treatment rooms, an amber lounge and relaxation room, a poolside relaxation area, an 18-metre glass-roofed swimming pool, a 12-station hydro pool, steam room and sauna, and a mud rasul chamber. handpickedhotels.co.uk/rookeryhall/spa


Just for You Spa Day: Enjoy two hours of treatments plus a breakfast basket and afternoon tea or spa lunch, served with a glass of chilled champagne. Guests have full use of the spa facilities and leave with some special spa gifts to enjoy at home.

Special offer: You can also check for late availability Monday to Thursday for spa treatments at preferential rates.

Great British Life: The Mere Spa. (c) The Mere The Mere Spa. (c) The Mere

The Mere Spa

The Mere Spa is a retreat dedicated to relaxation and rejuvenation. Indulge in a variety of treatments, from soothing massages to invigorating facials, each tailored to your needs. After treatments, complete your spa experience with access to state-of-the-art facilities including a serene relaxation area, the luxury thermal zone with hammam, caldarium, aroma and steam room and the 20m swimming pool. themereresort.co.uk/spa-health/


Totally You Spa Day: As well as full access to the Mere’s spa facilities you will have the choice of two 55-minute aromatherapy associates treatments including the ultimate experience massage, citrus detox scrub, and the ultimate facial, all starting from £190 per person.

Great British Life: Macdonald Portal Hotel. (c) Adrian Wroth PhotographyMacdonald Portal Hotel. (c) Adrian Wroth Photography

Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf & Spa

Surrounded by picturesque countryside just outside Tarporley, the Macdonald Portal Hotel is a quintessentially Cheshire retreat. Whether you choose a spa day or spa break, there’s a lot to help you to unwind here. The spa has a variety of features including an 18-metre pool, sauna, steam room, relaxation room, thermal suite, and spa lounge, and there’s an extensive treatment menu featuring ELEMIS products, which includes everything from deep tissue massages to pampering facials. macdonaldhotels.co.uk/portal/spa-leisure/spa


Spa Break for Two: This spa break is perfect for couples and friends and includes a 25-minute ELEMIS treatment per person, full use of the spa and leisure facilities, and an overnight stay with breakfast in a standard room with optional upgrades, from £129.

Great British Life: Park Royal Hotel. (c) Midi photography / Mike DinsdalePark Royal Hotel. (c) Midi photography / Mike Dinsdale

The Park Royal

A stone’s throw away from Warrington’s bustling centre in the scenic village of Stretton you will find The Spa at The Park Royal Hotel. Set in some of Cheshire’s finest scenery, the spa is ideal for a spa day, or a stay where you can go on to explore Warrington or further afield. The spa facilities are second to none, boasting an indoor pool, steam room, and sauna. The treatment menu is also excellent, with a huge range of massages, facials, body treatments, and spa rituals. theparkroyal.co.uk/spa-health-club/spa/


Ultimate Spa: For a real treat you can opt for the Ultimate Spa day, which includes a 50-minute treatment of your choice, including any ELEMIS BIOTEC facial, ELEMIS freestyle deep tissue massage, wellbeing massage, ELEMIS personalised facial or a peaceful pregnancy massage. As well as this guests enjoy two 25-minute express treatments including an express facial, full body scrub, foot ritual, back, shoulder and neck massage or shoulder, neck and scalp massage.

For more spa inspiration in Cheshire go to visitcheshire.com/spa