Hertfordshire summer spa breaks

The start of the school summer holidays always fill us with so much excitement. Six whole weeks of family adventures, six weeks of lay-ins and most importantly, six weeks to unwind with our loved ones without a constant stream of work worries. 

But, if the reality of the holidays has left you feeling a little frazzled and as though you've not quite managed to fully relax just yet, fear not. There's still plenty of time to make the most out of the last days of summer, and our round-up of sensational spa breaks in Hertfordshire will have you feeling totally rejuvenated when it's time to head back to work... 

The Grove Hotel 

Set within 300 acres of rolling Hertfordshire countryside, just 18 miles from central London, who says you need to book a flight to experience a luxury escape this summer? With its mosaic-tiled pool, heat experience rooms and specialist treatment options, the Grove Hotel's award-winning Sequoia spa is an experience like no other. So, what are you waiting for? Change into a luxury robe, leave your stresses behind and sink into a world of relaxation and recuperation. Escape to the country

Sopwell House 

Just an hour from the capital by car, and a 10-minute hop from picturesque St Albans, Sopwell House’s Cotton Mill Spa is the perfect place to indulge in the oh-so-important last days of summer. Boasting an indoor pool, two vitality pools, state of the art gym, sauna, steam room, poolside terrace and sitting room, this stunning spa's extensive list of fabulous facilities has us feeling much better already! A spa-lendid escape

Down Hall Hotel & Spa 

Step over the threshold at Down Hall's Eden Spa and you'll soon leave all your worries and woes behind. Set in 110 acres of surrounding woodland, parkland and landscaped gardens this sensational spa offers a wide range of luxury treatments. Why not indulge in their Summer Glow package for only £45pp? Just because the British weather may be feeling a little temperamental this summer, it needn't hold you back from getting that post-vacation glow! Forget the passport...

Marriott Hanbury Manor

Wind your way down the sweeping driveway towards this Jacobean country manor for a spa break to remember. Choose from a range of indulgent treatments including massages, body treatments, facials and nail care. You’ll soon feel renewed and rejuvenated with a well-deserved summer escape to this charming Hertfordshire retreat. Hanbury's haven

Verulamium Spa, St Albans

Who says you need to escape deep into the countryside in order to enjoy a relaxing spa day? Indulge in a day of rest right in the heart of thriving St Albans at Verulamium Spa. Kick back in one of five luxurious treatment rooms as you choose from a wide range of services designed to spoil and pamper you, before heading outside to soak up the sights that this historic city has to offer. Calm in the city