The Spa at The Macdonald Craxton Hotel is country house hideaway set amongst 27 acres of lush woodland. Found just outside the Roman town of Chester, the stunning surroundings make this an ideal backdrop for a tranquil escape.
This well-facilitated spa has been designed to help you rebalance your health and well-being. Therapists invite their guests to unwind with a selection of massage, facial and nail treatments before benefitting from the likes of the relaxation room and soothing thermal suit.
Free WiFi | 72 Rooms | Ensuite | Television | Hairdryer | Ironing Facilities | Garden View
Settle into one of the 72 classic ensuite rooms that overlook scenic garden views for a truly peaceful stay. Created especially for a relaxing break in mind, you'll find all you need from a flat-screen TV, tea/coffee facilities, luxury toiletries and a large comfortable bed for the perfect night's sleep.
Food & Drink
Craxton Wood Grill | Cocktail Bar & Lounge | Vital Coffee Bar
Dine in the popular and stylish Craxton Wood Grill and choose from a menu of locally sourced ingredients that make up modern British classics. For an afternoon delight enjoy a spot of afternoon tea or glass of wine at the Cocktail Bar & Lounge terrace, or for a nutritious poolside snack visit Vital Coffee Bar.
Blue Planet Aquarium | Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet | Ness Botanic Gardens | Chester Zoo
The surrounding areas of The Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa provide a wealth of activities for all tastes. For lovers of wildlife, both Blue Planet Aquarium and Chester Zoo are easy to reach or take advantage of the discounted prices at Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet for some retail therapy.
Facilities for those with disabilities
Directions & Parking
Free parking | 7 Miles from Chester Station | Near M56
The Spa has complimentary parking onsite and can be reached via the M56 or Chester Station.
Overlooking the idyllic Cheshire countryside, The Spa at The Macdonald Portal Hotel is the perfect location to break away and step back into nature for the ultimate relaxing experience.
Catering for both daybreaks and more indulgent two-night stopovers, The Spa at The Macdonald Portal Hotel has the whole package. Combine a soothing Swedish massage or rejuvenating facial with a leisurely swim whilst admiring the scenic backdrop from the grand windows from around the pool.
Expect to find comfort at its finest in The Macdonald Portal Hotel's classic bedrooms. Elegant designs combined with luxury materials and rich furnishings make for the ultimate in comfort. Unwind whilst watching entertainment on a flat-screen TV or melt into a deep bubble bath.
Food & Drink
Scottish Steakhouse I Lounge Bar
Feast on modern classics in a relaxed and stylish setting, the staff are renowned for their sterling service and of course their Scottish heritage steak. The Lounge Bar offers the perfect ambience for sipping on a freshly brewed coffee or a fine malt, the ideal accompaniment for taking in the breathtaking views.
Peckforton Castle | Beeston Castle | Oulton Park Race Circuit | Delamere Forest | Chester Zoo
If a round of golf isn't your thing, then don't fear there's a range of activities in the area to partake in. Travel back to the medieval era at Beeston Castle with far-reaching views and long woodlands walks. For thrill-seekers, a few speedy laps around the Oulton Park Race Circuit should do the trick.
Fully accessible for wheelchair users and guide dogs are welcome to stay free of charge.
Directions & Parking
The hotel provides 120 complimentary parking spaces. Delamere train station is 5.5 miles away and access to the A49 is 2 miles away.
Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Cheshire countryside,The Spa at Mollington Banastre Hotel, is a place to escape everyday stresses or if you just fancy a treat, our spa breaks are the perfect choice. Spend a weekend enjoying restful surroundings, comfortable accommodation and professional therapies that'll leave you feeling and looking good.
From aroma treatments and facials to deluxe manicures and hot stone therapy, our spa treatments offer a wide variety. If you're looking for something more energetic, pilates, yoga or aerobics are also available. We're happy to discuss how a Mollington Spa break can enhance your hen weekend, bridal package, midweek or city break.
Treat yourself to one of the many treatments on offer from spa and skincare brand, Kaeso, along with pampering from beauty brands such as Jessica and La Tan.
Offering an irresistible selection of indulgent day and overnight spa escapes, the Spa at Mollington Banastre Hotel is the perfect rural retreat. There are also a selection of leisure classes on throughout the week, including Aerobics and Yoga. Spa guests are welcome to attend these classes and a number see this as a wonderful addition to their day.
A beautiful and unique house hotel in Cheshire, Shrigley Hall Hotel, Golf & Country Club is perfectly located for holidays and short breaks in the Peak District, Derbyshire and Cheshire. This hotel in the Peak District is set in 262 acres of spectacular countryside and boasts its own 18 hole championship golf course.
Just 15 miles south of Manchester, this hotel is ideally situated for exploring Cheshire and the surrounding area.
Relax, Pamper and Rejuvenate
Relax, unwind and let us pamper you in the tranquil surroundings of the Beauty Rooms at Shrigley Hall Hotel, Golf and Country Club where Decleor therapeutic skincare and tanning treatments are our speciality and our passion.
Nestled in the tranquil Shropshire countryside just outside of Whitchurch, the Spa at The Macdonald Hill Valley Hotel offers a relaxing escape from your everyday stress. From a spa day to a full 3-night stay, they have a range of options to ensure you leave feeling fully refreshed.
From the 20m indoor pool to the 8 treatment rooms and Technogym fitness centre, you’ll be transported to a timeless zone of tranquillity and relaxation here. Elemis and Jennifer Young massages and facials will leave you with a new glow, while Jessica manicures will make your nails stand out. It’s easy to create your perfect day of full body pampering and treat both your body and mind at The Spa.
80 Rooms | 3pm Check-in | Wifi | TV | Hairdryer | Toiletries
With golf course views, comfy beds and luxury toiletries, you can continue to pamper yourself after you’ve left the spa. Each room comes with complimentary wifi, a TV and luxury ensuite bathroom, so you have everything you need for a comfortable stay and good night's sleep.
Food & Drink
Spa Lounge | Denby Bar & Lounge | Borders Restaurant | Masters Bar | Afternoon Tea
The relaxed atmosphere of the Spa is reflected in the fresh, seasonal food on offer at Borders Restaurant. Masters Bar is the place to go for classic British food while The Denby Lounge is the perfect place to enjoy an afternoon tea or cocktail overlooking the golf course.
Chester Zoo | Chester | Shrewsbury
If you fancy nipping into town during your stay, both Chester and Shrewsbury are short drives away. The world-renowned Chester Zoo is not much further, giving animal lovers a chance to see their favourites up close and personal.
Wheelchair Accessible Spa & Hotel
Both the spa and hotel are wheelchair accessible. Please note that there is no direct lift access from the hotel to the spa, however wheelchair users can enter the spa from outside.
Directions & Parking
Free Parking | Whitchurch Station | Manchester Airport | Hotel Can Organise Taxis
The Spa at the Macdonald Hill Valley Hotel has a free onsite car park and can be accessed via the A49. It is 1.5 miles from Whitchurch train station and 38 miles from John Lennon Airport.
There's no need to let your fitness regime lapse just because you're away from home. The Mercure Chester Abbots Well Hotel's onsite the Health Club features a heated indoor swimming pool and modern multi-gym to help you keep in shape.
De-stress in the sanctuary of our Finnish sauna, steam room. A range of beauty treatments and massages are available at a charge; pre-booking is essential.
The Mercure Chester East Hotel is nestled amid two acres of landscaped gardens just two miles from central Chester and the Cheshire Oaks outlet village.
The 126guest rooms offer internet access and satellite TV. The Arts Brasserie and Bar offer gourmet cuisine, light snacks and a cosy spot for a nightcap and there's an indoor pool and fitness centre. 11 meeting rooms welcome up to 220 people.
Perfectly positioned to make the most of the stunning Cheshire countryside and not far from Manchester city centre, Cottons Hotel and Spa in Knutsford is a sanctuary for the senses with its relaxing hot tub, reviving steam room and refreshing swimming pool. Couple this with a range of premium spa pamper packages and you have a recipe for an unforgettable getaway.
The ultimate Friday night get-together, the Girls’ Night In break combines 4-star style and service with state-of-the-art facilities and luxury treatments. Cottons has it covered with prosecco in ice, dinner to your door and in-room entertainment, from cocktail classes to mindful masterclasses.
Flat Screen TV | Free Wifi | Room Service | Tea & Coffee Facilities
The comfiest rooms around, Cottons Hotel has thought of every detail with powerful jet showers and colourful wallpaper, along with proper tea and coffee for you to feel at home while enjoying a cuppa. Upgrade to a premier suite for a fully stocked minibar and a luxury gift set.
Food & Drink
Hotel Restaurant | Hotel Lounge | Café
Enjoy handcrafted cocktails at the bar, pile up your plate at the popular Chef’s Table buffet, or get cosy next to the fire for sampling some of the signature dishes on offer at the hotel restaurant.
Tatton Park | Gauntlet Park | Manchester City
Explore the Cheshire countryside, boasting many National Trust treasures including the nearby Tatton Park historic estate with 1000 acres of garden and a deer park. Another fantastic family day out is the Gauntlet Birds of Prey Eagle and Vulture Park, home to over 46 species.
Cottons Hotel and Spa are not wheelchair accessible.
Directions & Parking
Hotel Car Park | Manchester Airport | Knutsford Train Station
Located in the Cheshire countryside, Manchester Airport is just 10 miles away, while the closest train station is Knutsford, 1.8 miles away.