5 of the Best Places for Rest and Relaxation in Suffolk

Modern life can be stressful – there is no doubt about that. It’s all bills, taxes and traffic. Even thinking about all of that is stress-inducing.

Sometimes, you just need to take a step back and breathe. 

Or, more properly, you need to rent a Barge or Barn in Suffolk and enjoy a day out at a spa during your visit. 

To remove the stress of looking up the best spas and salons available to relax in around Suffolk, we’ve rounded up a selection of five of the best.

  1. Heritage Beauty & Wellbeing – Near Bury St Edmunds

Nestled away in an 18th century manor house and overlooking some truly breathtaking parkland scenery, Heritage Beauty & Wellbeing is situated just outside the historic town of Bury St Edmunds. The surroundings provide a suitable accompaniment to the range of treatments on offer from the experts. Offering tranquillity, guests are invited to enjoy a variety of massages, skin and body therapy, as well as some suitably indulgent packages.

  1.  The Retreat – Southwold

Located within the beautiful seaside village of Southwold on the North Sea coast of Suffolk, the Retreat is perfectly designed for guests to rest their mind and body. Whether you select a single treatment or a whole package, you’ll have an impressive variety of beauty and wellbeing options to choose from.

  1. The Gainsborough Health & Spa Club – Cavendish

Just outside the small, stunning village of Cavendish, you will find the Gainsborough Health & Spa Club. Providing a wide range of spa and beauty treatments, this club features its own café and health club to provide everything that guests will need to properly chill out. With access to a pool and gym, the spa is built inside of restored 15th century timber barns in the rolling countryside. When it comes to getting some R&R in Suffolk, it doesn’t get much better than this.

  1. Riverhills Health Club & Spa – Ipswich

On the outskirts of Suffolk’s largest town of Ipswich is the Riverhills Health Club & Spa. Here, visitors are welcome to enjoy an impressive range of spa and beauty packages to curate their perfect day of relaxation. In the complex is a health club, offering facilities such as a swimming pool, gyms, tennis courts, steam rooms, saunas, and a bit more, besides. 

  1. Potton Hall Spa – Saxmundham

Found in the beautiful, calming countryside of Suffolk, Potton Hall Spa is an ideal place to visit for those days when you feel the need to turn off the hustle and bustle of the world. From its beautiful gardens to its outdoor swimming pool, sauna and steam rooms, there is so much for visitors to enjoy besides the pamper treatments on offer.

All Set to Unwind?

If any or all of these spas in Suffolk sound like somewhere you can see yourself relaxing in, get in touch with our team today to book a Barn or Barge to begin planning the perfect retreat.

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