It seems that we can't escape the bitter cold for more than a day or two lately. We're practically in an ice age compared to lockdown four years ago.

Although we're now well into spring, the weather just isn't sitting right. So how can we change that? Spas.

Today, wellness experts revealed the 5 most booked spas around the Lake District in 2023. So if you require a meditative recharge, look no further. founder Abi Selby commented “It’s always really insightful to look back across the past year and see where and how customers are using the spa.

"At we know that everyone uses the spa in different ways, whether it’s for a spa weekend break or just a quick visit of an evening. We make sure our offerings suit everyone, and that the spa is a place accessible to all.”

5 Most Booked Spas in the Lake District:

1. Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa

Set on the shores of Lake Windermere, the breathtaking scenery and superb facilities of this hotel set the scene for a romantic getaway with a loved one.

Enjoy country walks or a stroll along the jetty for fresh air adventures, then head to the spa where the trained therapists will ease you into a state of total relaxation during your luxury massage or facial. With a thermal suite to chill out in and magnificent views to look out on, you’ll be in total bliss.

2. North Lakes Hotel & Spa

Lake District walks, cosy fires and succulent fare cooked in the hotel’s newly opened FYR grill restaurant are just the beginning at this Penrith Hotel, although the real luxury starts at the spa.

Using renowned French Caudalie products, soothe aching limbs with a massage or let skin glow with one of its tempting facial treatments.

With plenty of relaxation space, a gym and swimming pool and a steam room, fun times and memories are guaranteed.

3. Netherwood Hotel & Spa

Simply breathtaking, this is a hotel that sets the tone for romance as soon as you enter its woodland and landscaped gardens. Cosy lounges, sunny terraces and a luxurious spa all add to the romantic theme so save time for some relaxation together.

The thermal experience is perfect for sharing, from the aroma steam room and salt inhalation room to the ice fountain and wooden hot tub. There’s a double treatment room and even a double nail bar for a couple’s spa treat too.

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4. Appleby Manor Hotel & Garden Spa

With the Lake District as its backdrop, this hotel prides itself on offering a warm and relaxing atmosphere that follows through to its Garden Spa. Here, you’ll be treated to a menu of over 80 decadent spa therapies designed to ease you into a feeling of deep relaxation.

Your experience includes the aqua thermal facilities, which involve different heat experiences and a hydrotherapy pool, as well as two outdoor hot tubs and the gorgeous spa garden area.

5. Bannatyne Carlisle

Providing guests with a modern fitness and pampering experience, Bannatyne Carlisle is a contemporary day spa and gym.

Living up to the nationwide brand’s name, it includes the latest equipment, such as the Omnia 8 rig for functional training, SKILLROWs, Wattbikes, SKILLMILL and more. Then head to the spa area for peace, quiet and pampering including a collection of Elemis treatments.