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Yorkshire is renowned for its rolling hills, stunning coastline and welcoming communities, like Harrogate with its Turkish baths. It is also home to three of the UK's top national parks. Beyond this, it is one of the country's most popular destinations for rejuvenating spa breaks, and the team at Voyage Privé wants to help you to book your best stay. Our members can browse through an extensive list of top-rated luxury hotels and resorts when they arrange their accommodation through us. Read on to learn about some of our top picks for the perfect getaway in Yorkshire.

The top 5 things to see/do on a spa break in Yorkshire

1. York Minster


One of the most recommended attractions you can visit while on a spa break in Yorkshire is York Minster. It is the largest medieval cathedral in England and was built between 1230 and 1472 CE. The venerable church is known for its stained-glass windows and its tower that offers incredible views of the surrounding city.

2. Hardrow Force


Hardrow Force is England's tallest single-stream waterfall and one of the most magical spots you can visit while enjoying a spa break in Yorkshire. It is located in the northern part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and is a great place to head for a day spent exploring.

3. Yorkshire Sculpture Park


Set across 500 acres, the Yorkshire Sculpture Park is one of the region's most intriguing outdoor art exhibitions. Visiting this popular attraction gives you the chance to view works by renowned artists, who include Antony Gormley and Barbara Hepworth.

4. Explore the Shambles


The Shambles is one of the most historic regions of York and a great spot to explore during your spa break in Yorkshire. Its cobbled streets are lined with impressively preserved timber-frame homes and shops that date to the 14th century. During your walk through this iconic district, you will encounter plenty of boutiques, souvenir shops and tearooms.

5. The Turkish baths of Harrogate

Dating from 1897, the Turkish baths of Harrogate are a must for any spa getaway in Yorkshire. During your visit, you can enjoy rejuvenating treatments while marvelling at the facility's stunning mosaic floors and painted ceilings.

Our best hotels for a spa break in Yorkshire

1. Grand Hotel & Spa York 5*


The Grand Hotel & Spa York 5* is an excellent choice for a spa break in Yorkshire. It is an elegant, sophisticated property with stunning interiors and Edwardian architectural design. The property's location is ideal for travellers looking to explore the cobbled streets of York along with its many pubs, tearooms, historic sites and boutique shops.

2. Hotel St George Harrogate 4*

The Hotel St George Harrogate 4* is located in the beautiful Yorkshire town of Harrogate. The region is renowned for its spa resorts, which make it ideal for travellers looking for a relaxing break. When not spending time exploring the region or relaxing at the Turkish baths, you can rest comfortably in your Classic Double Room or enjoy a great meal at the on-site Swaledale Restaurant.

3. DoubleTree by Hilton Harrogate Majestic Hotel & Spa 4*


The DoubleTree by Hilton Harrogate Majestic Hotel & Spa 4* is located in Harrogate near many of the Yorkshire town's top attractions, such as its renowned Turkish baths and the Royal Hall. The property features eight acres of landscaped gardens and offers guests the choice between a charcuterie-sharing platter or afternoon tea. Each option comes with a cocktail of the week.

4. Cedar Court Hotel Harrogate 4*


The Cedar Court Hotel Harrogate 4* is a 17th-century property located close to Harrogate's town centre. It is the perfect choice for a spa break in Yorkshire booked with Voyage Privé. You have three great room options to choose from and will love the accommodation's excellent facilities that include a restaurant and bar.

5. Middleton Lodge 5*

The Middleton Lodge 5* is a Georgian country mansion located in the iconic Yorkshire Dales. It is a popular choice for travellers booking a spa break to enjoy relaxing treatments and explore the region's sights and sounds. The property features amenities that include a restaurant, lounge and Wi-Fi. During your stay, you will be accommodated in a Coach House Room, and Voyage Privé members enjoy complimentary late check-out.

When is the best time to go on a spa break in Yorkshire?

Booking a spa break in Yorkshire is a great idea any time of year. Travellers who want to avoid the crowds of the summer tourist season might consider a getaway in autumn or spring.

Going on a spa break in Yorkshire

Yorkshire is a destination that is easy to reach from anywhere within the UK. Train and bus routes are readily available. Driving your vehicle or hiring a car is a great way to make it convenient to get around the various places you want to visit in the region. There are also many local public transportation options. The nearest major airports are Leeds Bradford, Manchester and Newcastle.

Enjoy your spa break in Yorkshire

A spa break in Yorkshire is perfect for couples and groups of friends and is also ideal for any traveller out there looking to relax and rejuvenate. We recommend booking a holiday of at least three to five days to give yourself plenty of time to unwind and check out all of the top attractions.

The Voyage Privé travel expert’s opinion on spa breaks in Yorkshire

Yorkshire is renowned for the iconic city of York and popular towns like Harrogate. It is also beloved for its sprawling countryside landscapes, amazing national parks, and beautiful coastal areas. These are all great reasons to book a spa break in this unforgettable corner of the United Kingdom. Our travel experts at Voyage Privé want to help you make it happen. You will find an impressive listing of members-only deals for the region's leading luxury accommodations.


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