All posts tagged: spa in Durham

The Spa at Ramside opens its doors

A new spa has just opened its doors following a £8m investment which promises to be one of the most luxurious spas in the North East of England. Ramside Hall Hotel, near Durham has created a new spa, The Spa at Ramside (which opened on the 15 August) and now provides guests the opportunity to take a dip in one of its five pools – including a 25 metre swimming pool, outdoor vitality pool, balcony infinity pool and hydrotherapy pool. The spa also has a thermal suite offering a range of facilities and a specialised Sleep Sanctuary retreat with soundwave therapy beds. The thermal suite includes an Herbal Infusion Sauna, Himalayan Salt Steam, Aroma Steam, Caldarium and a Sunken Amphitheatre Sauna with the spa also home to a state-of-the-art Fitness Suite which will offer a programme of more than 40 classes every week. Other facilities include 14 treatment rooms, a Rasul mud chamber and a beauty snug which can also be booked exclusively for special occasions with use of the pedicure thrones, nail bar and …

Review: Rockliffe Hall

THE SPA: Nestled in the heart of County Durham, the award-winning Rockliffe Hall is a five star hotel, golf and spa retreat specialising in health and wellness without being pompous or pious. The spa is huge and at 50,000 square feet, it guarantees the luxury of space to relax, unwind and indulge without feeling cramped or overcrowded.  There’s a 20 metre pool, thermal bathing pools, tepidarium, caldarium, roman and heat saunas, tropicarium, hydropool and ice fountain. I simply curled up on a comfy lounge and took a nap looking out across the country estate and golf course. THE BRANDS: Comfort Zone and Dr Murad THE TREATMENT: Designed like a “best of” mega mix treatment, the Body Bliss begins with a gentle foot bath of fragrant water that allows you a little time to stop, breathe and relax whilst enjoying an Ayurvedic Indian Head Massage. You then hop onto the massage bed and a soothing warm oil back massage begins and also uses  warm aromatherapy poultices for deeper relaxation (you get to take these back to …