Here's Skiddle's pick of five country house hotels with great spas - offering the ideal way to revitalise tired bodies and minds after an over-indulgent Christmas and New Year.
Calcot Manor, Tetbury
The beautiful 14th century Calcot Manor nestles peacefully in 220 acres of beautiful Cotswold meadowland, and offers a luxurious country retreat for anyone looking for a little bit of 'me' time in the new year. The hotel boasts 35 individually designed rooms and suites, and an award winning spa with indoor and outdoor pools and a full range of relaxing and revitalising treatments.
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The Grove, Watford
Just half an hour outside of London you'll find The Grove, a 5 star hotel offering all the peace and quiet you'd expect from a country retreat, without the need to travel too far away from the city. Boutique suites and rooms are available in the original Mansion House, while a modern West Wing houses nearly 200 contemporary bedrooms. But really it's all about the hotel's stunning golf course and its luxurious, sprawling spa, which offers a full range of ESPA treatments available as well as two pools and an excellent gym.
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Cowley Manor, Cheltenham
A converted Manor House in rolling Cotswold countryside, Cowley Manor combines a contemporary style with a traditional country location for the perfect mini-break. Rooms are tastefully decorated in a minimal, modern style and are available in a range of sizes to suit different budgets. For those wishing to banish those festive toxins, the C-Side spa (main article image) boasts two pools, a range of treatment rooms, a fully equipped gym and a steam room and sauna. And that's not to mention the 55 acres of glorious gardens and parkland waiting to be explored on the hotel's doorstep.
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Champneys Springs, Leicestershire
This purpose built spa retreat has been designed with indulgence in mind, and as such offers a large, well equipped and modern health, wellbeing and fitness suite with everything you could need to revitalise your body and mind after a naughty festive period. Accommodation is bright, modern and comfortable, with views of the surrounding Leicestershire countryside for that away-from-it-all experience.
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Whatley Manor, Malmesbury
This beautifully restored Cotswold stone manor house offers an elegant country retreat with luxurious accommodation, beautiful gardens, a 40 seat cinema and two restaurants. But the real jewel in the hotel's crown is its impressive spa, which boasts a stunning hydrotherapy pool, salt scrub and experience showers, a tepidarium, thermal cabins, mud chambers and a full range of treatments.
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