Taking a weekend break just a few weeks before the D-Day is something that more and more couples tend to do these days. Fortunately we have great Hotels & Spas in England that fulfil this need. A few Spas offer special treatments like pregnancy massages. But not to worry there are great treatments for men too! Babymoons are a great way to re-group with your partner for just the two of you. And you can also do this on the 2nd or 3rd child too!
We have selected the best Babymoon Ideas in the UK so you can indulge yourself and relax before the big arrival.
1. Lime Wood Hotel & Spa – New Forest
Indulge yourself at this lavish award winning hotel in the middle of the New Forest before baby comes. The Lime Wood is the perfect combination of luxury, cosiness and unpretentiousness.
Take advantage of their acclaimed Herb House Spa with its outdoor vitality pool, indoor swimming pool and healthy menu café.
The gardens are beautiful and surrounded by the forest where we highly recommend you take different magical walks.
Are you the future mum? Treat yourself to one of their pregnancy massages! From the 60 minutes Herb house nourishing pregnancy wrap to their 120min Mum-to-be spa day package, all their treatments are provided by professionals and use oils suitable for pregnancy.
End the day with a romantic fine dining experience at the hotel’s award-winning restaurant run by head chef Angela Hartnett.
2. The Swan at Lavenham – Suffolk
Located 2 hours from London, in the heart of rural Suffolk, The Swan is the perfect boutique hotel for a romantic break away in the country side before baby arrives. Each of their 45 rooms are totally unique and comfortable with a touch of luxury.
The Weavers’ House Spa at the Swan at Lavenham offers a number of prenatal treatments the mum-to-be in need of some specialist TLC will be able to enjoy.
From June this year they will also introduce a new Babymoon Spa Break called ‘My Bump and I’ using a new range of sumptuous and safe products from basq NYC, an award-winning pregnancy skincare.
The hotel has a good choice of dining experiences, whether you choose to indulge in the smarter Gallery restaurant or the Brasserie, have a healthy lunch or a sinful afternoon tea, you will not be disappointed.
3. Alexander House Hotel & Spa – Sussex
Voted Conde Nast’s best hotel for Romance 2015, Alexander House Hotel is the ideal getaway if you are looking for a unique spa experience before the oh so important “Due Date”…
Conveniently located near Gatwick and set in a 17th-century manor house surrounded by 120 acres of parkland, they have an impressive 25 treatment rooms (including couple ones) and offer a number of pregnancy treatments.
Home to two award-winning restaurants, you won’t be disappointed with the food whether it is lunch, afternoon tea or dinner.
4. Stoke Park – Buckinghamshire
Beautiful and Award Winning luxurious 300-acre private estate in Buckinghamshire with 49 Luxury Bedrooms and Suites.
Best to go in the second trimester of the happy news as they offer a number of pregnancy treatments, from nurturing mother to be massage to healing reflexology. Having said that, the nail treatments can be a real relaxing treat as well in the first trimester.
The Afternoon Tea is not to be missed as it was voted ‘Britain’s Best Afternoon Tea’ by The Daily Telegraph 2014, and if you want to treat yourselves to a fine dining experience, have dinner at Humpry’s, their 3 AA Rosettes restaurant serving modern British cuisine and fine wines.
Less than 20 minutes from Windsor Castle, Stoke Park has an impressive 27-hole Stoke Poges Golf Course and is surrounded by historical gardens and lakes.
This hotel has literally all what is needed for the perfect expecting parents getaway. Need more UK Babymoon ideas, read on below…
5. Rudding Park – Yorkshire
Perfect for expecting parents, this Award winning hotel offers luxury accommodation and spa which was voted Best New Spa in the UK, Good Spa Guide 2017.
In terms of pregnancy treatments, they are happy to adapt their facials, hand and foot massages, and have one dedicated “mother-to-be massage” aiming to nourish and relax the body.
Rudding Park also offers a special “Babymoon Experience” package which includes an overnight stay in a Follifoot Wing Room, access to the Roof Top Spa from 3pm to 11am, some treatments, a romantic dinner in their 2 AA Rosette restaurant and breakfast.
If you’re still in sporty mood, they have golf facilities including a floodlit driving range, 6-hole short course and chipping and putting greens.
6. The Connaught – London
Another of London’s most highly lauded getaways. The spa offers a pampering pregnancy spa experience designed to the unique needs of expectant mothers. These calming treatments are all about sinking into a more peaceful mode of being, starting with foot soaks and gentle body exfoliation. Then, they move into a massage and facial that is designed to melt away any stress and aches.
7. Titanic Hotel & Spa – Yorkshire
Let yourself get truly pampered with the Titanic Nurture Overnight Break, designed specifically for expectant mums, including a gentle Elemis Peaceful Pregnancy massage. This massage is made just to help you tackle the aches and pains of motherhood, soothing your body and making for a more relaxed time overall.
Otherwise, the Titanic Hotel & Spa is a gorgeous building set in the idyllic Yorkshire countryside, putting plenty of spaces between you and the stresses of everyday life. After your massage, get wrapped up in their comfy bathrobes and nosh on some local treats for some real indulgence.
8. Homewood – Bath
Just outside the gorgeous architecture of Bath you will find this lovely country house hotel, oozing old-school English charm. Old-fashioned doesn’t mean aged, however, as luxury decor drips from every room. The sumptuousness continues in the spa, where they have a range of facials, body treatments, and holistic therapies.
The spa uses all organic and natural ila products that come straight from Mother Earth herself. As such, there’s no worry about getting in contact with anything that could disturb your sense of calm.
9. The Pig Hotel at Combe – Devon
The Pig-at Combe is one of a widely acclaimed and fast-growing hotel chain spreading throughout England. Their priorities are good food, good bedrooms, and some good natural spa treatments.
After enjoying a hearty meal in one of the three walled kitchen gardens or either of the eateries, head to the bottom of the garden where a decidedly countryside shack serves as the perfect spot for some pampering. Their mum-to-be treatment is crafted to relieve fatigue and aches for women in their second or third trimester.
10. The Wild Rabbit – Cotswolds
The Cotswolds offer some of the most undoubtedly beautiful land to explore in England. It’s hard to feel any closer to nature, and the Wild Rabbit is all about emphasizing that feeling. Their luxury spa offers a range of curated treatments, including those best suited for mums-to-be.
If you feel like getting out in the fresh air, you should take a two-minute drive across the field to Daylesford farm where you can enjoy some fresh produce at the cafe.
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11. Four Seasons – Hampshire
One of the world-renowned hotel chain’s few establishments in the UK, their Hampshire spa and wellness retreat offers the kind of luxuriant decor and service that one would expect. Take a walk across the over 500 acres of the Hampshire countryside or strap in and get comfy for one of the spa services. This includes facial therapies, massage therapies, all day retreats, and even hypnotherapy. Try one of the salon-style services and you’ll leave feeling like a yummy mummy, too.
12. The Berkeley – London
Standing proud between Knightsbridge and Belgravia, the Berkeley is one of London’s most beloved and established hotels, having been open for over a 100 years. They’re known for luxuriant treatment, so it should be no surprise their Bamford spa is very highly rated indeed.
Expectant mums will want to check out the hour-long Bamford Pregnancy Massage, created by a resident pregnancy yoga expert. Besides relaxing the muscles and offering some relief, it may even help to restore some sense of mobility and give you back control of your body. One of the most luxurious Babymoon ideas in the UK for sure.
13. Dormy House Hotel & Spa – Cotswolds
Sticking with the Cotswolds for now, Dormy House is a gorgeous historic establishment. This refurbished and extremely cosy farmhouse lies high above Broadway village, offering some sights to truly soothe the soul.
They have spa break options including the specially designed Baby Moon Spa Break. This includes your stay, full body pregnancy massage, a full body massage for the partner, a Mediterranean marinade facial, and three meals. Certainly one of the best deals we’ll be looking at. Something to note, this hotel has received in 2017 the Hotel of the Year award from Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
The list above should you find just the babymoon experience you need to help you decompress and steel yourself from the messy family life to come. Good luck!
So are you tempted by any of these babymoon ideas in the UK? What are you waiting for?
Go and book a Spa break for you and your other half.
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