Relaxing retreats with hot tubs in the UK are the ultimate indulgence and they’re more affordable than you might think. Here’s our selection of some of the best ranging from cosy garden apartments and cottages to rural log cabins and lodges. Some feature outdoor hot tubs with spectacular country views by day and dreamy star gazing by night. Hot tub holidays in the UK are perfect for couples looking for that special romantic break, or for groups of friends sharing, relaxing hen parties or for family groups.
1. Yorkshire Dales – Swaledale Views
Head to the Yorkshire Dales to find some of the best hot tubs with views. Four Star Gold Award-winning Lovely Seat cottage with hot tub and panoramic Swaledale views has featured on ITV’s ‘Britain’s Favourite View’.!
2. Wales – West Usk Lighthouse with Hot Tub
West Usk Lighthouse is a unique Bed & Breakfast with onsite hot tub abd spectacular views across the Bristol Channel. Located near the city of Newport in Gwent, the B&B sits right at the junction of the Severn and Usk Estuaries. Choose from four luxury rooms and relax in the roof-top hot tub with a glass of bubbly. This lighthouse B&B is also licensed for Civil Wedding Ceremonies.
3. Dorset – Acorns Garden Apartment with Hot Tub
Acorns Garden Apartment with private hot tub sleeps two and is exclusively for adults. A real retreat for couples, this luxury apartment sits within multi award-winning grounds in the Uplyme area, just inland from Lyme Regis on Dorset’s Jurassic coast. The hot tub here is an eco friendly 14 jet multi functioning round cedar hot tub which is tucked away on a private terrace. Enjoy the finest locally sourced food and drink at River Cottage in Axminster – only a 5 minute drive away. A local inn is also a short walk away.
4. North York Moors Cottage with Hot Tub
Luxury cottages with hot tubs don’t come much better than Blacksmiths Cottage on the western edge of the North York Moors near Thirsk. This two bed cottage gem sleeping six is one of two luxury cottages at Horseshoe Barns and features a luxury outdoor hot tub spa for six situated beneath an open wooden pergola with privacy screening.
5. Lake District – A hot tub with spectacular Borrowdale Views
Manesty cottages with rustic style hot tub in the heart of the Lake District are set within spectacular Borrowdale scenery near Keswick. Sit back and relax in the log fired cedar wood hot tub here situated in woodland with glorious views by day and fantastic star gazing by night.
6. Cumbria – Tranquil Otter Luxury Lodges near Hadrian’s Wall
Just to the west of Carlisle within easy reach of the Lake District and Hadrian’s Wall sits the stunning Tranquil Otter private nature park containing a selection of luxury lakeside lodges with hot tubs. Sleeping 2 to 6 guests, these affordable luxury retreats are perfect for couples, families and friends sharing. Gadwall Lodge with private lakeside terrace and hot tub sleeps two and also features a BBQ and a cosy woodburner.
7. Hot tubs with Chiltern Views
The gentle Oxfordshire Chiltern Hills are the perfect setting for a romantic break. Book a luxury private lodge with hot tub at The Chilterns View. Sunny south facing lodges have glorious views of the Chilterns and are perfect for couples with private side balcony and 24 hour heated hot tub for two. The pretty village of Ewelme is only a 5 to 10 minute walk away.
8. Somerset – Holiday Lodges with Hot Tubs near Bath
Purbeck Holiday Lets are four stylish holiday lodges with hot tubs in a peaceful rural location only a short drive from Bath. Not only do these fabulous lodges have use of a hot tub, you’ll also have access to an outdoor heated pool and hi-tech games room.
9. Country House with Hot tub – Haworth Yorkshire
If a spa retreat with hot tubs and a range of award-winning facilities is what you’re looking for choose Ashmount Country House in Haworth. This luxury small country house hotel in Bronte Country has an AA Rosette restaurant and a selection of stunning suites and rooms some featuring private hot tub like the Sanctuary Spa room.
10. Luxury Hot Tub near Alton Towers
Treat yourself to a beautiful rural short break with hot tub near Alton Towers Theme Park. Rock House Farm Holiday Cottages in the village of Foxt are three charming cottages with hot tubs sleeping 4 to 6 guests, ideal for families and couples. Alton Towers is only a 10 minute drive away!
Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.