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  • Cottonmill Spa Sopwell House Herts cabanas in garden

    ‘Superspa’ breaks for 2020

    I'll tell you what I want, what I really really want... a massage, mani and Jacuzzi please, and make it snappy. Here's 20 spa destinations less than 90mins from Berkshire.

  • Cliveden Festive Afternoon tea

    Cliveden’s Spa-kling tea

    Do not be defeated by the Xmas shenanigans, take a break from the to-do list and head straight to Cliveden. Muddy takes one for the team to review its new Festive Afternoon Tea Spa Day.

  • Thames Lido Reading Berkshire infinity pool swimmer in red cap

    Strip off and lido

    Hot or not, the Thames Lido is quirky, cool and like no other spa you've been to. Eat, swim, spa… repeat. It's got Muddy's name all over it.

  • A new spa for 2019

    New year, new spa and Warbrook House balances relaxation and recharging with bubbles and gin. We likey.

  • woman in pool flicking wet hair

    ‘Superspa’ breaks for 2019

    I'll tell you what I want, what I really really want... a massage, mani and Jacuzzi please, and make it snappy. I'll put on the fluffy white robe and assume the position.

  • Super-special spa breaks

    When a woman is tired of spas, she's tired of life (Samuel Pepys actually said this). Here's our pick of the day or stay spas.

  • Cliveden Hotel spa Berkshire luxury spa with stunning guest relaxation room

    Cliveden Spa reviewed

    Ain't nothing like a luxury spa day to seduce you into a blissful state of laziness. Resistance is futile.

  • Whatley Manor Spa, Wilts

    If you're in need of a big helping of 'Me Time' (hello, who isn't?), visit Whatley Manor and enter the beauty bubble.

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