4 actually affordable spa breaks in the UK to treat your mum to this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and if you want to treat your mum to something special, a relaxing day at a fancy spa is the perfect present.

Luxury and pampering doesn’t (usually) come cheap, but we’ve found four very lovely countryside spa deals your bank balance will like, and your mum will love.

1. The Forum Spa at Celtic Manor Resort, Newport

(Celtic Manor Resort/PA)

What’s it like? The five-star Celtic Manor Resort lies in 2,000 acres of parkland outside Newport.

What’s the deal? The Restore Experience Day package promises to leave you refreshed and revitalised. You get full use of the spa facilities which include a pool overlooking a rooftop garden, saunas, steam rooms, jacuzzis, fitness classes and the gym. Also included is your choice of 50 minute treatment – either an Elemis Superfood Pro-Radiance Facial, personalised Swedish de-stress massage or a Forum Revitaliser.

What’s the price? £64 (was £79) between Monday-Friday and £84 (was £99) Saturday or Sunday. Offer valid from February 26 – March 29. Book here.

2. Macdonald Hotels, various locations across the UK

Macdonald Bath Spa hotel (Macdonald Hotels/PA)

What’s it like? There are 45 Macdonald hotel across the country and most are four star.

What’s the deal? The Indulgent Spa Day package is available at 20 of the hotels and includes full use of spa facilities, robes, slippers and fluffy towels, a glass of fizz, a cream tea and a 55 minute treatment. You can choose from the superfood pro radiance facial, freestyle deep tissue massage or the Jessica deluxe manicure. You’ll also get a £5 voucher to spend in the spa store.

What’s the price? £69 per person. Book here.

3. The Spa at Rudding Park Hotel, Harrogate

The rooftop pool and sauna (Superbreak/Rudding Park Hotel/PA)

What’s it like? The award-winning Rudding Park Hotel, three miles south of Harrogate, is set in 300 acres of private parkland. It has two restaurants, a cinema, 18-hole golf course and even a helipad.

What’s the deal? Book through Super Break for a night’s stay in the Ribston Wing room, full access to the spa facilities throughout your stay, one 50-minute treatment and £40 off dinner at either the Clocktower or Horto restaurant.

What’s the price? £117 per person including an overnight stay. Valid for arrival on Sunday, March 11. Book here.

4. Barnsdale Hall Hotel, Leicestershire

What’s it like? The historic and picturesque Barnsdale Hall Hotel overlooks Rutland Water reservoir, so take a stroll around the tranquil surroundings before heading to the spa, which has a 22m swimming pool, sauna, steam room, spa pools and gym.

What’s the deal? The Pamper Day and Champagne Lunch for Two, through Lastminute.com, includes full use of the spa facilities and lunch with a glass of champagne. Spa treatments are extra.

What’s the price? £49 for two people (was £98). Book here.


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