For the ideal blend of activity and relaxation, check in at this 4-star spa hotel set in 270 acres of parkland. You’ll enjoy practising your putting on the hotel’s own 18-hole golf course, with the impressive redbrick mansion as the green’s backdrop. Sink into Egyptian cotton in a lakeside room featuring Georgian décor. For a romantic weekend, upgrade to a Feature Double with original oak panelling and your very own dedicated patio area – ideal for a leisurely espresso or chilled gin & tonic.
A truly unique spa experience, Mottram Hall has the UK’s first al-fresco thermal space. Relax your mind and body in the innovative Brechelbath (a rural herbal steam bath with copper ceilings) or mineral Stonebath, while soaking up views of the verdant surrounding parkland. The spa was awarded ‘Best Country Retreat Spa’ by the Good Spa Guide 2017 and offers massages, wraps, ESPA facials, waxing and nail treatments. Leave any stress behind with a Just Floating treatment, where you’ll receive a relaxing massage on a floating bed. If you like to keep actively trim and toned, there’s a tennis court, pool and fitness centre.
When it comes to dining you’ll be truly spoilt for choice. Sporty types will love surveying the golf course over lunch at the Claret Jug – where you can sample tasty, traditional fare like hot rump steak sandwiches and Whitby scampi. Finish your day with a meal at the AA Rosette-awarded Carrington Grill – booking is essential. Then, retire to the Champagne Bar and sip on a glass of chilled sparkling from the extensive drinks menu, which features over 50 champagnes as well as cocktails, gins and a delectable selection of Caribbean rums.