English Spa Towns | Spa Towns in England
England enjoys several elegant towns that developed around natural springs with supposedly curative powers. It was the Romans, who discovered the healing powers at Bath Spa, but the real growth of the Spa towns came in the Regency and Georgian periods. Their legacy is a number of charming and elegant towns, which make a great choice for a relaxing short break or weekend away.
Top Spa Towns in England
Explore the World Heritage Site of Bath with a realm of world-class attractions including the Royal Crescent, Roman Bathsand and historic Georgian architecture. The Jane Austen Centre and Museum of Costume are also great places to visit. Bath also has some great shopping facilities and open leisure spaces to enjoy.
In the heart of Derbyshire's Peak District National Park area;the beautiful Spa town of Buxton welcomes thousands of visitors each year to sample the great taste of its spring water with healing powers. With such striking landscapes, attractions and picturesque surrounding towns and villages Buxton is a great place for a short break.
At the centre of The Cotswolds, Cheltenham, England's Regency Spa town is renowned for stylish shopping, interesting festivals, special events and some exciting horse racing. The Regency Pittville Pump Room overlooks swathes of close cut grass in one of Cheltenham's many beautiful parks and not to missed is the composer, Holst's Birthplace Museum.
Harrogate is known as 'England's Floral Town' with many floral displays and open spaces. The town has a fascinating spa heritage and buildings of note include the Royal Pump Room and Turkish Baths. A large selection of dining options are available throughout the town through one of the many sumptuous restaurants. A wonderful all-year-round short break destination.