The best spa days in Northumberland holiday cottages

The best spa days in Northumberland

Clare Willcocks 25 April 2022

Holidays are all about relaxation, and what better way to rejuvenate your mind, body and soul than by booking a spa day in Northumberland during your stay. There are numerous spa hotels in Northumberland offering a wide selection of treatments and therapies to leave you feeling like a new person!

Lady enjoying a massage

If you’re on the hunt for the best spa in Northumberland, we’ve put together a list of our top picks, from Doxford Hall Hotel and Spa near Alnwick to luxury spa days at Maften Hall near Newcastle. Pop the kettle on and have a browse of these fantastic spas in Northumberland - the perfect tonic for our fast-paced daily lives. Why not combine a spa day with a decadent afternoon tea at one of our favourite spots?

And if you’ve already got your heart set on a Northumberland destination, take your pick of our self-catering cottages, some of which feature luxurious hot tubs for your very own private spa experience.

Doxford Hall Aqueous Spa

Lady enjoying a head massage

Set less than 5 miles from Low Newton-by-the-Sea, Doxford Hall Aqueous Spa is a Northumberland spa offering a selection of outstanding facilities including a large, heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room. Their therapeutic and beauty treatments use products from the vegan spa brand Ytsara, so your luxury spa day in Northumberland can be enjoyed guilt-free.

Opening times: Leisure facilities open daily 7am - 10pm. Spa treatments can be booked between 10am and 6pm

Prices: Bounce Back Spa Experience spa package including a treatment, lunch and use of facilities starts from £60 per person

Location: Chathill, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE67 5DN

Website: Doxford Hall Aqueous Spa

Stay nearby: The Butter Churn | Sleeps 4 + 1 dog

The Secret Spa at Village Farm

Friends in a sauna

The Secret Spa is situated in the pretty village of Shilbottle and is a great choice if you’re looking for spas near Alnwick, Northumberland. Perfect for a day of pampering, Pamper Day guests can enjoy the use of the fitness suite, heated indoor pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room. Treatments are affordable and varied, from manicures to full-body massages, so why not treat yourself to a few with friends?

Opening times: 9am – 5pm Monday – Saturday

Prices: Half Day Spa Package including a treatment, glass of prosecco and use of facilities starts from £50 per person

Location: Middle Rd, Shilbottle, Alnwick NE66 2XS

Website: The Secret Spa

Stay nearby: The Cooks Cottage | Sleeps 4

Seafield Ocean Club

Seafield Ocean Club

A harmonious combination of two spa houses, ESPA and Thalgo, Seafield Ocean Club in Seahouses promises an ‘all-encompassing experience’ from its variety of treatments. Signature therapies include their Thalgo Ocean Spray Facial and their ESPA back, face and scalp massage with hot stones. There’s also a pool and gym if you’d like to book sessions to fit around your treatments. If you are looking for spa deals in Northumberland, Seafield Ocean Club advertise monthly special offers.

Opening times: Leisure facilities and spa area open daily 8am – 9pm.

Prices: Single treatments range from ESPA scalp neck and shoulder massage for £42.50, to Thalgo Spa Rituals for £90. Individual beauty treatments start at £10.

Location: Seafield Caravan Park, Seahouses, Northumberland, NE68 7SP

Website: Seafield Ocean Club

Stay nearby: Seascape | Sleeps 4

Beacon Hill Spa

Swimming pool at Beacon Hill Spa

The wonderful Beacon Hill Spa sits in rural tranquillity in Morpeth, a treat if you’re looking for laid-back and luxurious spa days in Northumberland. With a range of spa day packages and individual beauty treatments on their menu, there’s something for everyone. Spa days include a choice of beauty treatments, lunch with wine, and the use of the spa facilities which include a heated indoor swimming pool, laconium therapy room, hot tub, sauna, steam room, garden room, sun terrace and tennis court.

Opening times: Salon open Tuesday – Monday from 9am (excluding bank holidays)

Prices: Spa packages start from £75 per person for their Simply Relax package which includes a selection of treatments, cream tea and use of all facilities. Individual beauty treatments start from £7.

Location: Beacon Hill Farm, Longhorsley, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE65 8QW

Website: Beacon Hill Spa

Stay nearby: The Oaktree Cottage | Sleeps 2

Beau Monde Salon and Spa

Person getting nails done

An elegant sanctuary in the heart of the countryside in Belford, Beau Monde is one of the best destinations for luxury spa days in Northumberland. Using Temple Spa and Natura Bissé products, you will be treated to a blissful pamper session in peaceful surroundings. The spa retreat in Northumberland offers afternoon teas as part of their packages and keep an eye out for seasonal specials.  

Opening times: Tuesday and Wednesday 9am - 5pm, Thursday 9am - 6pm, Friday 10am - 7pm, Saturday 9am - 3pm

Prices: Spa packages start from £85 per person including one treatment, a welcome drink, scones and refreshments, and use of all facilities. Individual beauty treatments start from £9.

Location: Lucker Hall Steading, Lucker, Belford, Northumberland NE70 7JQ

Website: Beau Monde

Stay nearby: Swallows Flight | Sleeps 5 + 1 dog

Matfen Hall

Matfen Hall

Feel your stresses melt away as you walk through the door of this wonderful Northumberland spa retreat, just 12 miles from Newcastle. Retreat days begin with a consultation from a specialist therapist to tailor your visit to your personal needs. Indulgent treatments from Germaine de Capuccini and Natura Bissé will leave you feeling deliciously serene. Enjoy access to the pool and thermal suites including an aromatherapy room, steam room, sauna, monsoon shower, ice-cold bucket shower and ice fountain. Lunch or afternoon tea rounds off a perfect day.

Opening times: Please contact Matfen Hall

Prices: Spa packages start from £90 per person including one treatment, welcome drink, lunch/afternoon tea and use of the pool and experience areas

Location: Matfen, Northumberland NE20 0RH

Website: Matfen Hall

Stay nearby: Eachwick Stables | Sleeps 11 + 3 dogs

Enjoy your own private spa day in Northumberland!


For the ultimate luxury escape, why not bring the spa to you with a stay in one of our beautiful cottages with hot tubs in Northumberland. Who needs a spa when you can step outside with a glass of bubbly and enjoy the view from your private hot tub? Or take a look at our luxury cottages and take the spa to you!

Take a look at our top picks below or read our guide to Northumberland hot tub holidays for more inspiration.

Our top hot tub holiday cottages in Northumberland

Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information at the time of writing, please ensure you check carefully before making any decisions based on the contents within this article.

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