Overlooking the idyllic Cheshire countryside, The Spa at The Macdonald Portal Hotel is the perfect location to breakaway and step back into nature for the ultimate relaxing experience.
Catering for both daybreaks and more indulgent two-night stopovers, The Spa at The Macdonald Portal Hotel has the whole package. Combine a soothing Swedish massage or rejuvenating facial with a leisurely swim whilst admiring the scenic backdrop from the grand windows from around the pool.
Expect to find comfort at its finest in The Macdonald Portal Hotel's classic bedrooms. Elegant designs combined with luxury materials and rich furnishings make for the ultimate in comfort. Unwind whilst watching entertainment on a flat screen TV or melt into a deep bubble bath.
Food & Drink
Scottish Steakhouse I Lounge Bar
Feast on modern classics in a relaxed and stylish setting, the staff are renowned for their sterling service and of course their Scottish heritage steak. The Lounge Bar offers the perfect ambience for sipping on a freshly brewed coffee or a fine malt, the ideal accompaniment for taking in the breathtaking views.
Peckforton Castle | Beeston Castle | Oulton Park Race Circuit | Delamere Forest | Chester Zoo
If a round of golf isn't your thing, then don't fear there's a range of activities in the area to partake in. Travel back to the medieval era at Beeston Castle with far-reaching views and long woodlands walks. For thrill seekers, a few speedy laps around the Oulton Park Race Circuit should do the trick.
Fully accessible for wheelchair users and guide dogs are welcome to stay free of charge.
Directions & Parking
The hotel provides 120 complimentary parking spaces. Delamere train station is 5.5 miles away and access to the A49 is 2 miles away.
The Spa at The Macdonald Craxton Hotel is country house hideaway set amongst 27 acres of lush woodland. Found just outside the Roman town of Chester, the stunning surroundings make this an ideal backdrop for a tranquil escape.
This well-facilitated spa has been designed to help you rebalance your health and well-being. Therapists invite their guests to unwind with a selection of massage, facial and nail treatments before benefitting from the likes of the relaxation room and soothing thermal suit.
Free WiFi | 72 Rooms | Ensuite | Television | Hairdryer | Ironing Facilities | Garden View
Settle into one of the 72 classic ensuite rooms that overlook scenic garden views for a truly peaceful stay. Created especially for a relaxing break in mind, you'll find all you need from a flat-screen TV, tea/coffee facilities, luxury toiletries and a large comfortable bed for the perfect night's sleep.
Food & Drink
Craxton Wood Grill | Cocktail Bar & Lounge | Vital Coffee Bar
Dine in the popular and stylish Craxton Wood Grill and choose from a menu of locally sourced ingredients that make up modern British classics. For an afternoon delight enjoy a spot of afternoon tea or glass of wine at the Cocktail Bar & Lounge terrace, or for a nutritious poolside snack visit Vital Coffee Bar.
Blue Planet Aquarium | Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet | Ness Botanic Gardens | Chester Zoo
The surrounding areas of The Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa provide a wealth of activities for all tastes. For lovers of wildlife, both Blue Planet Aquarium and Chester Zoo are easy to reach or take advantage of the discounted prices at Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet for some retail therapy.
Facilities for those with disabilities
Directions & Parking
Free parking | 7 Miles from Chester Station | Near M56
The Spa has complimentary parking onsite and can be reached via the M56 or Chester Station.
There's no need to let your fitness regime lapse just because you're away from home. The Mercure Chester Abbots Well Hotel's onsite the Health Club features a heated indoor swimming pool and modern multi-gym to help you keep in shape.
De-stress in the sanctuary of our Finnish sauna, steam room. A range of beauty treatments and massages are available at a charge; pre-booking is essential.
The Mercure Chester East Hotel is nestled amid two acres of landscaped gardens just two miles from central Chester and the Cheshire Oaks outlet village.
The 126guest rooms offer internet access and satellite TV. The Arts Brasserie and Bar offer gourmet cuisine, light snacks and a cosy spot for a nightcap and there's an indoor pool and fitness centre. 11 meeting rooms welcome up to 220 people.
Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Cheshire countryside,The Spa at Mollington Banastre Hotel, is a place to escape everyday stresses or if you just fancy a treat, our spa breaks are the perfect choice. Spend a weekend enjoying restful surroundings, comfortable accommodation and professional therapies that'll leave you feeling and looking good.
From aroma treatments and facials to deluxe manicures and hot stone therapy, our spa treatments offer a wide variety. If you're looking for something more energetic, pilates, yoga or aerobics are also available. We're happy to discuss how a Mollington Spa break can enhance your hen weekend, bridal package, midweek or city break.
Treat yourself to one of the many treatments on offer from spa and skincare brand, Kaeso, along with pampering from beauty brands such as Jessica and La Tan.
Offering an irresistible selection of indulgent day and overnight spa escapes, the Spa at Mollington Banastre Hotel is the perfect rural retreat. There are also a selection of leisure classes on throughout the week, including Aerobics and Yoga. Spa guests are welcome to attend these classes and a number see this as a wonderful addition to their day.
Calming natural tones, soft music and the gentle fragrance of essential oils pervade our 8 treatment rooms and candlelit Relaxation Suite. Wrapped in a fluffy bathrobe and slippers, you will be transported to a timeless zone of tranquillity and relaxation as you sample full body pampering.
A visit to The Spa at The Macdonald Hill Valley Hotel, Golf and Spa is a treat for both body and mind. Enjoy a leisurely swim in the sparkling waters of our 20m heated indoor pool, or simply lie back and enjoy the parkland views from a poolside lounger as you relax. Our air-conditioned gym boasts the latest cardiovascular Technogym equipment; after your workout, visit the thermal suite, or retreat to the candlelit hush of our treatment room, where trained therapists work their magic on your body, mind and spirit with spa and beauty treatments designed to relax and uplift you.
A beautiful and unique house hotel in Cheshire, Shrigley Hall Hotel, Golf & Country Club is perfectly located for holidays and short breaks in the Peak District, Derbyshire and Cheshire. This hotel in the Peak District is set in 262 acres of spectacular countryside and boasts its own 18 hole championship golf course.
Just 15 miles south of Manchester, this hotel is ideally situated for exploring Cheshire and the surrounding area.
Relax, Pamper and Rejuvenate
Relax, unwind and let us pamper you in the tranquil surroundings of the Beauty Rooms at Shrigley Hall Hotel, Golf and Country Club where Decleor therapeutic skincare and tanning treatments are our speciality and our passion.
The moment you drive through the archway into The Mere Golf Resort and Spa’s grounds, you will feel transported to a lush haven of relaxation, secluded from the noise and stress of everyday life. Situated in acres of Cheshire parkland outside of Manchester our Health Club and Spa offers everything you need to unwind, from a world-class workout area and stunning pool & thermal zone, Health Club, to a wide selection of premier spa treatments from Carita and Aromatherapy Associates including purifying facials & skincare rituals, deeply relaxing massages and body treatments. Our resort also includes an 81 bedroom hotel with 10 suites, 3 restaurants and 18 hole championship golf course.
Treat yourself to a memorable day in the luxury of Carden Spa. Indulge with a spa day, dividing your time between facials, massages and beauty treatments, with a break in the candlelit relaxation rooms in between.
Purify and detox with restoring mud wraps, algae wraps or a luxury facial. Restore and revive with an Indian head massage, hot stone treatment or Reflexology session.
Finish the day off with beauty therapies using ESPA, Jennifer Young and Jessica. You'll leave walking on air.
Carden Park is located within 1000 acres of Cheshire countryside, the peaceful surroundings create the perfect environment for a relaxing visit to Carden Spa with 20 treatments areas, award winning facilities and over 40 treatments to choose from. Indulge in a single treatment, a day spa or a spa break.
Carden Park also boasts 198 beautiful bedrooms for a restful sleep and delicious rosette awarded dining, perfectly accompanied by a glass of Carden 'Old Gold' sparkling wine.
Play a round on the two championship golf courses, The Nicklaus and The Cheshire or enjoy an onsite activity including KONG aerial ropes course, segways and much more.