Carden Park – the luxury spa with outdoor hot tubs and saunas that’s been named one of the best in the world

Heated outdoor pool, thermal pods, and hot tubs everywhere.

Daisy Jackson Daisy Jackson - 13th October 2022

A luxury spa near Greater Manchester has been named as one of the best in the world – and it’s easy to see why.

Carden Park is a huge Cheshire country estate which revealed its £10m spa in 2020, including spa facilities in the gardens.

Guests can soak in hot tubs, relax in saunas and even swim lengths in a heated pools outdoors in all seasons.

There are fire pits and thermal pods included in the al-fresco thermal experiences, as well as all the classic facilities and treatment rooms inside the main building itself.

There’s even an outdoor Bollinger bar. Fancy.


Carden Park has been attracting celebrities since it opened like very glamorous moths to a flame, with famous guests including the cast of I’m A Celebrity! and more recently Molly-Mae Hague and Tommy Fury.

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And now it’s gone and scooped itself a big prize, and has been named the Best Country House Hotel Spa in England at the 2022 World Spa Awards, beating out 15 others.

The spa is famed for its state-of-the-art facilities, like the huge sauna with panoramic country views through floor-to-ceiling windows.

There are heated loungers beside the pool and huge experience showers too.


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The hotel itself has 200 bedrooms (including four luxury suites) for those who want to make a weekend of it, plus two championship golf courses and a number of restaurants.

Emma Priddling, spa director at the Spa at Carden, said: “It is another exciting feat for us to be recognised as the best hotel spa. We are truly dedicated to serving our guests with the very best when it comes to spa and wellness and are pleased to be leading the way.

“We are extremely proud to find ourselves amongst such strong competition and it is an honour to be crowned ‘Best Country House Hotel and Spa’ on an international level.”

You can find out more and book rooms and spa breaks at Carden Park here.

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Featured image: Carden Park