The lead-up to your wedding can be quite stressful, so it’s important to take some time out and get some well-earned rest and relaxation. We chatted with the Good Spa Guide and asked them to recommend seven spas around the country that are perfect for brides-to-be that want to get away from it all.

Bishopstrow House Country House Hotel and Spa

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Where is it?

Warminster, Wiltshire

What’s great about it?

Bishopstrow House is an ivy-covered Georgian mansion. The hotel’s spa is a classic, yet contemporary area featuring an indoor pool, thermal facilities and effective Elemis treatments. Outside, you can swim in the gorgeous outdoor pool, surrounded by the mature gardens of the 27-acre estate.

Best treatment for brides?

The Perfect Wedding package, which is £285 per person, includes a skin-softening body wrap, Elemis Visible Brilliance facial, plus a manicure and pedicure, use of the facilities and lunch. It’s the perfect way to get your body glowing before your big day! Spa days are from £125 per person.

Brandshatch Place Hotel and Spa

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Where is it?

Fawkham, Kent

What’s great about it?

Brandshatch Place is an elegant, red-brick mansion in the Garden of England. Brandshatch Place offers a satisfying mix of gym, swimming pool and heat rooms, professional treatments, good food and comfortable chill-out areas, it’s the perfect recipe for a relaxing spa day.

Best treatment for brides?

The Elemis Herbal Lavender Repair facial is £62 and helps draw out skin impurities, reduce unwanted shine, and treat skin breakouts. Spa days are available from £69 per person.

The Celtic Manor Resort

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Where is it?

Newport, Wales

What’s great about it?

Celtic Manor is a luxury-leisure resort in the heart of South Wales. The Forum Health Club and Spa has a spectacular swimming pool with a domed roof painted with a deep-blue sky. In keeping with the name of the spa, there is a Roman theme to the décor, with walls adorned with fabulous mosaics around the thermal facilities.

Best treatment for brides?

The Time to Share spa experience, from £99 per person, includes use of the facilities, lunch, and a 50-minute treatment. It’s the perfect way to treat your favourite girls before the big day. Spa days cost £38 per person.

Norton House Hotel and Spa

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Where is it?

Ingliston, Edinburgh, Scotland

What’s great about it?

The original country house part of Norton House is very traditionally grand. Think gilt mirrors and large lilies. It’s a dramatic contrast to the comfy hotel, the separate spa and health club building, which are all glass walls and ultra, ultra modern. Look out for their excellent day packages.

Best treatment for brides?

The Jessica GELeration manicure, worth £45, will make sure your nails are glossy and chip-free for the big day. Spa days from £120 for two.

Spa Verta

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Where is it?

Battersea, London

What’s great about it?

Spa Verta is a stylish spa set within super-chic Hotel Verta, on the banks of the River Thames. The hotel is impeccably cool, and Spa Verta offers a tranquil escape from the busy city outside. There are thermal facilities to enjoy, as well as a large hydrotherapy pool to bubble away any pre-wedding tension.

Best treatment for brides?

The Anne Semonin Skin Renewal treatment comes in at £110 and is a facial designed to soften skin and give you a lustrous glow, without irritation. Spa days from £50 per person.

Spread Eagle Spa

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Where is it?

Midhurst, West Sussex

What’s great about it?

The Spread Eagle is an historic hotel in a picturesque Sussex market town, surrounded by glorious countryside. The spa is a modern wood-framed building with a lovely blue mosaic pool. Tall glass doors and roof panels allow you to swim, or relax in the Jacuzzi, while bathed in natural light.

Best treatment for brides?

The signature Champagne and Truffles deluxe facial costs £90 and uses Temple Spa Skin Truffle products that contain champagne, silk, diamonds, gold and black truffles. Spa days from £55 per person.

Thornton Hall Hotel and Spa

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Where is it?

Thornton Hough, Merseyside

What’s great about it?

Thornton Hall’s main health club and spa offers an extensive range of treatments from top spa brands. There’s a good-size pool, and you can enjoy the views of the meadows in their outdoor hot tubs. The separate Lodge Clinical Spa provides a range of non-surgical treatments and a more discreet spa experience.

Best treatment for brides?

The Perfect Bride Experience is worth £205 and includes a Crystal Clear Deluxe microdermabrasion facial, Elemis Visible Brilliance Facial, Elemis Full Body massage, Jessica manicure and pedicure. Spa days from £59 per person.

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