Looking for a cosy country retreat to leave the world behind? Look no further.

An 11th-century hotel in the Lake District has been named the best spa in Cumbria, and let us tell you, that is high praise indeed.

There are several high-quality spas dotted around the Cumbrian landscape that offer guests the ideal location to relax and unwind unlike ever before.

However, one stands above all else.

Glamour magazine recently revealed 'the best UK spas for total rest and relaxation'.

Best spa in Cumbria

Armathwaite Hall Hotel and Spa, Cumbria

The vibe: Glamour says: "Located in the North Lakes far away from humid cities, this 11th Century Hotel has a breathtaking view from every window. Surrounded by pine trees, a beautiful lake and perfectly manicured lawns, The Temple Spa is the perfect place for pure indulgent relaxation.

"Facilities include a 16-metre infinity edge pool, an outdoor hot tub with views of the surrounding woodland, and a thermal suite including a sauna, steam room and hydrotherapy pool. An extensive range of treatments is on offer, including a champagne and truffles deluxe treatment and a red-carpet miracle facial. Also available are day and half-day experiences, perfect for some you time, or a catch up with the girls."

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Come with: "Your mum or someone equally as special. There are plenty of treats around every corner to make your day or weekend a total hit. Why not try afternoon tea in the hotel conservatory, cocktails in the Avant Guard bar or a glass of prosecco in the hot tub? Stay in the hotel and you may be lucky enough to spot a helicopter flying over the lake and landing on the lawn."

Hero Treatment: "The Drift Away Relaxation Massage, which will leave you feeling relaxed to your core. And if you are as obsessed with beauty products as we are, then why not treat yourself to a bottle of the Drift Away Relaxation Oil, perfect to put in your bath or for massages at home."

You'll leave feeling….. "Lighter as the weight of the world is lifted, but heavier from all the fantastic beauty products you just couldn’t leave without!"