10 of the best spa days in Yorkshire

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A guide to some of the leading spa breaks and treatments in Yorkshire

Feversham Arms & Verbena Spa, Helmsley Unwind and put the cares of the day behind you with this special Spa by Candlelight package. At dusk the spa is softly lit with candles and you can enjoy a range of relaxing treatments as the day draws to a close and evening sets in. Arrive from 5pm and enjoy a one course evening meal before relaxing with your choice of a one hour massage, facial, manicure or pedicure as well as time to use our heat facilities. This package is available every Thursday 5pm - 9pm. Sounds heavenly. verbenaspa.com

Spa at the Grand, York If you happen to be a mother-to-be don’t shy away from a spa treatment. The Grand Hotel, York has a perfect package for a mum to be customised to suit any individual concerns. Treatments can include gentle back exfoliation, nourishing massage, body mask and scalp massage and file and polish for fingers or toes. You will leave feeling completely pampered and ready to face the world. thegrandyork.co.uk

Sonas Spa, Otley Sonas Spa at Chevin Country Park Hotel in Otley is offering a genteel Afternoon Tea Spa Package which comes with all the usual suspects – massage, facial or pedicure – as well as a delicious selection of sandwiches, scones, cream, jam and a pot of tea. crerarhotels.com

Raithwaite Hall near Whitby The Yorkshire Rose Experience sounds really rosie to us with a 50 minute rose hydrator body treatment, a 50 minute rose facial, full use of the extensive spa equipment plus a two-course lunch in the Poachers Bar. It’s not Father’s Day for a while yet but it could be worth investigating The Gentleman’s Tonic which includes a refreshing facial for the man in your life. raithwaiteestate.com

Titanic Spa This luxury spa day enables mother and daughter to spend quality time together in the warmth and comfort of this award-winning spa. Begin with a refreshing welcome drink and slip into your warming robes ahead of a day’s pampering. Unwind in the pool and indulge in an exclusive heat and ice experience then Decléor Expert Facial and Decléor Cocoon Body for mum as well as Elemis Visible Brilliance Facial and Frangipani Body Nourish Wrap for daughter. titanicspa.com

Oulton Hall, Leeds On offer here is a range of Espa therapeutic and rejuvenating face and body care treatments – there is almost everything here. Skilled therapists will create a treatment package exclusively for you and offer expert advice on skin care. The spa’s VIP suite includes your own Jacuzzi and steam room. qhotels.co.uk/our-locations/oulton-hall

Rudding Park Hotel Spa & Golf Rudding Park have partnered up with award-winning British organic spa and beauty brand, ila, who have developed a range of exclusive treatments including a full body polish using mother of pearl and jasmine. You are then embraced with Inner Peace Oil using ancient Tibetan massage techniques and hot Himalayan salt poultices to bring blood flow and life force to the body and mind. An exquisite rose quartz healing facial completes the ritual. ruddingpark.co.uk 

Eastthorpe Hall, Mirfield, West Yorkshire An award-winning spa with two treatment menus for mums-to-be suitable for half or full days of pampering including ‘Pregnant Pores’ a pregnancy facial, designed to combat hormonal skin, changes in appearance – organic skin care perfectly suited for pregnancy, luxurious and results driven – could only be blissful. eastthorpe.co.uk

Aldwark Manor Golf & Spa, North Yorkshire The club is home to an exercise studio offering up to 20 exercise classes a week, an indoor swimming pool, a sauna and whirlpool. The health club is also home to a tranquil spa offering superb ESPA treatments and a relaxation room. QHotels.co.uk/aldwarkmanor

The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa, Bolton Abbey, near Skipton Located in the Yorkshire Dales, this stunning hotel is part of the Bolton Abbey Estate and dates back to the early 17th century. Spa facilities include; pool, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi, gym and relaxation lounge with treatments such as mini facial, manicure, pedicure, head & shoulders massage and  salt scrub available. www.thedevonshirearms.co.uk