When heat waves hit the UK, there's only one thing you can do. You should head to the nearest pool. And British hotels are blessed with some absolute beauty. Some glisten on rooftops, others stretch endlessly to sea views, and others are set in beautiful English country gardens.
For those who love to soak, swim, take a dip or do laps, our gorgeous pool is the perfect accompaniment to a great hotel vacation. The United Kingdomhas soothing hot spring waters to help you unwind after a long day, from outdoor numbers with dramatic countryside and coastline panoramas to enchanting7} The hotelhas many swimming pools. Choose from
Here are some of the UK's best hotels that offer stunningswimming poolsas part of your vacation in style.
The UK's best hotels with pools are:
Roman and Georgia inspired Gainsborough Bath Spa Can be viewed at
(Gainsborough Bath Spa)
Truly Transformative For a soak, the cobalt blue mosaic-tiled pool at Gainsborough Bath Spa. The 35°C pool, lined with Romanesque columns and fed directly from the mineral-rich thermal waters of the city, long known for its healing properties, is an impressive setting within the hotel's small but charming spa village. located under the glass atrium. Combine 2 small soaking pools, ice alcoves, sauna, steam room and relaxation terrace to form part of a 1-hour self-guided bath circuit. After "drinking water", there are 99 bedrooms. It's contemporary, with a riff on the hotel's Georgian heritage. Relax in the exclusive spa bedroom with thermal water flowing directly into the roll-top tub. The spa offers ELEMIS treatments, and you can sip hot chocolate with a Georgian recipe between baths.
Price: Double from £290
Immerse yourself in nature at Scarlett's Natural Outdoor Pool
Swim with nature for your back The Scarlet's natural reed-filtered outdoor pool offers views of golden Morgan Porth Beach on the Cornish coast. Enjoy a soak in the Atlantic breeze, then warm up in the clifftop wooden sauna, steam room, and wood-fired hot tub. Known for its eco-certification, this sophisticated adults-only boutique hotel also features a solar-panel heated indoor pool, his 37 rooms in beachcomber-chic ambiance, and excellent Ayurvedic spa treatments. Whether you're hanging out in a cocoon pod after a massage, or enjoying fine dining at leisure while overlooking the sea from the restaurant, a visit here is sure to soothe your soul.
Price: Double from £255, B&B
Take a dip in the air.
(Shangri-La The Shard)
Location: London Bridge
At the 182m sky pool Shangri-La, You have to see The Shard to be believed. Located on the 52nd floor of his Renzo Piano-designed Shard, this his 10-metre infinity pool is the tallest swimming pool in Western Europe and offers jaw-dropping views of the London skyline as you swim. Leaning over the edge of the pool for a bird's eye view of the city, wondering how trains run along rails that look so small they look like toys. It has a capacity of just 23 people and can be booked by the hour. It is recommended to reserve a time before check-in. Comfortable poolside seating is the ideal spot to enjoy the sunset from the adjacent GŎNG bar after hours. In addition to all his 202 rooms with sensational views and service, the hotel is ideally located for excursions to the foodie's heaven, Barra He Market.
Price: Double from £700
(Andrew Billington Photography)
Surrounded by a stone archway on the other, with sweeping views of the Consul Valley on the other, The Tawny's outdoor pool may be small, but it's very atmospheric. It's heated year-round and tucked away on a terrace drenched from the tropical extremes of the Premicone restaurant, but it feels intimate and intimate. On sunny days, watch flocks of birds soar overhead from your poolside lounger, or warm yourself in the steaming ocean on chilly days before hailing a buggy to take you back to your room. In true countryside, 70 acres of silly land to discover and lakes, quirky accommodations include luxury treehouses, shepherd's huts and boathouses. Enjoy cocktails under the golden feathery lampshades at Feathers Bar, have dinner at The Prammicone, and walk for birdwatching at nearby RSPB Consul Woods It's worth putting on his boots .
Price: Wildwood Hut, B&B
Water as far as the eye can see
(Carbis Bay Hotel)
Location: St Ives, Cornwall
The combination of palm-fringed subtropical gardens and the fine white sands of Carbis Bay, regularly voted one of the world's most beautiful beaches, makes you feel more like you're in the Mediterranean. I guess. Than West Cornwall while paddling in the outdoor infinity pool here. Keep an eye out for seals and dolphins that occasionally appear in the bay. There is a deck area for maximum sunbathing, a hydrotherapy pool and a barrel sauna, plus a secluded 25-acre private Blue Flag beach with direct access to the Southwest Coast Path, a 25-minute walk to artistic St Ives. There's a sports club for the active type, his VOYA seaweed wraps and lava shell massages at the spa, and lodging options include his 36 rooms in the grand chandelier-filled main house, and a contemporary coastal lounge. Includes a cool self-contained lodge. Head to Adam Handling's Lean Restaurant, Ugly Butterfly, or Walters on the Beach for a laid-back seafood dining experience.
Price: double from £280, B&B
Location: Whitehall, London
Black tiles, Italian marble and steel lining lend plenty of James Bond charm to the sultry 9m pool at ESPA Life Spa in The Corinthia's basement, mirrored to reflect the movement of the water. The ceiling adds to the tranquility. When you're done swimming, the four-story spa spans a whopping 3,300 square meters. From his room in the glass-enclosed amphitheater sauna and steam, to 17 Swish treatment rooms offering everything from Hydralift facials to Theragan percussive therapy, there's plenty to keep you busy. Available. Near Trafalgar Square and Buckingham Palace, this luxurious hotel has its own flair. Head to The Northall for the best of British cuisine, or The Bassoon Bar for coconut old-fashioned music and exuberant live music.
Price: Doubled from £918
Cliveden's outdoor swimming pool was the catalyst for the Profumo affair. Perhaps best known as the scandalous surroundings that have become, John Profumo got our first glimpse of Christine Keeler emerging from the pool after an impromptu moonlit dip. The walled garden is as beautiful as it is historic. Surrounded by rose and lavender flowerbeds and enjoying views of her golden 19th-century clock tower, slide down her 17.9-metre heated pool, long enough for a lap. Children can swim all day. Also available is her twice-daily sessions for the little ones in the indoor pool. The spa also features an aromatic steam room, an outdoor hot tub, and treatments by OSKIA and Sarah Chapman. An Italian-style mansion with many period features, 48 opulent bedrooms are named after guests from days gone by. The Cliveden estate has 376 acres of National Trust gardens to explore.
Price: doubled from £495, B&B
Vitality Pool at Galgom Spa & Golf Resort
(Galgom Spa & Golf Resort)
Location: Ballymena, Northern Ireland
Nestled on 132 acres of parkland in Ballymena, the Galgom Spa & golf resort features three stunning pools. A garden pool with hydrotherapy jets, a 20m indoor pool perfect for laps, a sleek pebble rim designed to provide mini-massages for your feet, and a wilder outdoor setting at the edge of the rapids Maine River. Spin between the vitality pools. (Watch out for resident herons rooting along the river banks). In addition to an award-winning thermal spa with a hot tub with dramatic waterfall views, a Celtic sauna, a salt room and a snow cabin, Galgolum has 125 rooms and 17 rooms tanned in river and wood tones. of Nordic style cottages, log cabins and shepherds. A perfect hut to sleep in. As for drinking and dining, there's Gin's library of 550-strong, housed in an Art Deco-inspired conservatory, and traditional pizza served at his Italian joint, His Fratelli's.
Price: Doubles from £195, B&B
Relaxing in the outdoor pool and watching the sunset
(Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa)
Location: Borrowdale, Lake District
Taking advantage of the picturesque Lake District setting, the Spa at Lodor Falls Hotel overlooks Lake Derwentwater and Cattle from the 16m outdoor pool. It offers stunning views of the Bell Mountains. Cleverly blended into an interconnected infinity-edge hot tub, the hydrotherapy pool is layered with underwater bubble loungers and powerful hydromassage his neck jets. There is an extra £30/£35 per person (weekdays/all day) to take a dip here, but well worth it with a glass unless you splash out on suite level and above room categories . -You can also explore the Finnish sauna at the front, the indoor thermal suite and the beautiful spa gardens. The
bedrooms are comfortable and practical and ideally located for sightseeing as it is about a 10 minute drive from popular Keswick.
Price: Double from £198, B&B, plus £30/£35 for 4 hours spa access (weekday/weekend)
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