Whatley Manor Spa
Muddy says: looking for a Cotswold retreat where you can leave the world behind? Whatley Manor Hotel and Spa aces every base.
Whatley Manor is a beautifully restored 19th century Cotswold country house hotel and spa – one of the best locally and in the UK.
The 15 rooms and six suites are all entirely individual in style and design, furnished with a blend of antique and contemporary pieces. Set in 12 acres with 26 distinctive gardens, the hotel and gardens offer breathtaking views of the open Wiltshire countryside.
There are two dining rooms to choose from – a modern British menu in The Dining Room, which also draws inspiration from the cuisines of Korea, Japan and France and a more relaxed brasserie experience, choosing from a menu of comfort dishes and casual British fare (yes, you can order a Sunday roast!).
Whatley Manor’s biggest calling card though is the Aquarias Spa. Home to an exclusive Natura Bissé Bubble Suite, you can experience treatments in a 99.995% pure environment which provides exceptional results that rejuvenate and purify. The spa facilities include a hydrotherapy pool; a tepidarium (yes, it’s a word) with heated stone recliners; salt scrub and experience showers; thermal cabins; a wave dream sensory room; a VIP suite complete with its own hydrobath; and a gym with fitness classes by arrangement.