Golf and spa breaks are the ultimate luxury getaway, combining exercise with (often) frustration! When taking to the course for a nine or eighteen-hole round depending on your time, before you return to your hotel for the ultimate spa experience. With ample areas of outstanding natural beauty in the UK, there are a plethora of combined golf and spa breaks. Keep reading to discover some of the best gems that perfectly combine an active lifestyle with some much-needed R&R.
Set in acres of mature parkland, Bryn Meadows golf is an exciting course where each hole is a unique challenge. After a round of golf on the par 71 courses, guests can unwind and relax in the Fusion Spa, a luxurious spa complete with a thermal suite, indoor pool, and treatment rooms. Not only does Bryn Meadows come complete with a luxury spa and golf facilities, but its hotel experience alone is enough for a gorgeous getaway.
With both suites and standard rooms full of plush beds and Italian furniture, guests can enjoy beautiful views across the Welsh countryside with plenty of places to explore on their doorstep.
Set in the stunning Renfrewshire hills, with picturesque views of the river Clyde, Gleddoch Hotel is a luxury golf and spa resort, that’s perfect for getting back to nature in the most luxurious settings. While only 20 minutes from vibrant Glasgow, Gleddoch Hotel is surrounded by 360 acres of countryside, making it the ideal break for both city visits and countryside walks.
Gleddoch hotel also boasts a championship 18-hole golf course with stunning views. It is a course for the most focused players and those looking for a leisurely game in the beautiful scenery. Afterward, unwind in Imperia Spa, which features both an indoor and outdoor heated pool, a range of Elemis treatments, and heated loungers where you can sit back and soak up the panoramic views. As with anywhere in the British isles be sure to pack your Best Women’s Waterproof Jacket to embrace the outdoors when out on the course, or rambling through the hills. And, if you get caught in a downpour, there’s nothing better than 20 minutes of relaxing in the sauna before heading down to the restaurant for a bite to eat
Old Course Hotel
Another luxury break in Scotland is the Old Course Hotel, set in the home of golf, St Andrews. The Old Course hotel has a range of elegant rooms inspired by French design, looking out across the 17th hole of the iconic Old Course.
As well as plenty of golf courses around the hotel, the Old Course Hotel is also home to Kohler Waters spa featuring a swimming pool, hydrotherapy pool as well as a thermal suite, and a cold plunge pool too. For an invigorating and refreshing break, the Old Course Hotel is the perfect place for rejuvenation.
Bicester Hotel Golf and Spa
Set in Oxfordshire countryside surrounded by tranquil lakes, Bicester Hotel, Golf and Spa is a convenient getaway accessible for many across the UK thanks to its location and transport links. Despite its sweeping rural views, the hotel maintains a contemporary style that puts well-being at the forefront.
With Elemis body treatments on offer in the spa as well as a state-of-the-art health club to enjoy, Bicester can be a fantastic break for Oxfordshire walks, Bicester village shopping, and plenty of rest and relaxation. What’s more, the golf club features a par 69 course set over 134 acres with 11 lakes integrated into the course design. It’s a fantastic course for any handicap. Just pack your women’s waterproof raincoat, golf shoes, and trainers and head off for a weekend of getting away from it all
The Mere Golf Resort & Spa
For an active getaway, look no further than The Mere Golf Resort and Spa in Cheshire. The Mere is the perfect spot for a long weekend, with a challenging game on its championship golf course to kick off your stay. Afterward, you can also unwind in The Mere spa and its relaxation terraces. If you’re looking for more activity, the health club features an indoor swimming pool as well as a stylish garden studio for working out.
The Mere has a range of rooms and suites. Some have luxury features such as freestanding baths, cozy sofas, and movie packages that are perfect for curling up after a busy day.
Ramside Hall Hotel
Just a stone’s throw from the beautiful and bustling city of Durham, Ramside Hall Hotel offers rooms with peace and quiet, set on 350 acres of private, beautifully maintained grounds. Ramside Hall offers two golf courses, the Cathedral Course and Prince Bishops’ Course, which is regularly featured as one of the best golf courses in the northeast.
After a challenging round of golf, Ramside Hall hotel is home to a luxury spa with five pools, including an infinity pool and a hydrotherapy pool. This is the ideal place to relax any weary muscles and soak away any tension of the day. Finally, guests can enjoy a fantastic meal at the hotel’s award-winning restaurant, Fusion.