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Newmarket unveils its first luxury destination spa

14th May 2013 Print
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Wide open countryside, white picket fences and equestrian walkways welcome visitors to the pretty town of Newmarket, renowned worldwide as the home of horse racing and from July 2013 location of the region’s first luxury destination spa: The Spa at Bedford Lodge Hotel.

Situated adjacent to the town’s stylish Bedford Lodge Hotel, The Spa at Bedford Lodge Hotel is housed in a Victorian built property which once formed part of the estate of the sixth Duke of Bedford and which today counts some of the world’s elite race horse trainers as its neighbours. The £5.5 million spa development has retained many of the building’s original features including the grand staircase and high ceilings which have been lovingly restored to reflect a new era.

Surrounded by lavender, which provides an immediate natural and relaxing welcome, this elegant spa will offer a wealth of beauty and wellbeing benefits for guests who will be able to indulge in a menu of bespoke treatments including the Lavender Poultice Massage which harnesses the relaxation and sleep benefits of the locally grown lavender.  With a wide range of indoor and outdoor spa facilities, including a hot tub with views over the paddocks, The Spa at Bedford Lodge Hotel will provide a haven of relaxation unparallelled in this area.

Guests will be able to lie back and luxuriate  in the five different water experiences on hand in the spacious mezzanine hydrotherapy pool, relish the fresh air, enveloped in the warm waters of the rooftop hot tub, experience a Rasul for cleansing and detoxing mud treatments and stimulate the senses with a combination of music, lights and water in the Experiential showers.

The Spa also features a state of the art thermal area comprising a steam room, sauna and Hammam, a decadent relaxation room, which will also be available for private parties, 10 spacious and beautifully styled treatment rooms, a Therapy room for visiting cosmetic doctors offering non-invasive procedures and a Spa lounge where guests will be able to enjoy catching up with friends whilst enjoying a selection of light bites both healthy and indulgent including delicious yet light Lavender Macaroons and Bedford Lodge Hotel’s much coveted American cookies!

The treatment menu has been created in cooperation with leading British spa brand, ESPA and will offer a compact range of natural, holistic and results driven treatments for the face, body and mind.  A beauty room will offer manicures and pedicures.

Stroll or drive down the streets of Newmarket and it is soon apparent that this is a town where the thoroughbred racehorse is king. With it’s horse walks and horse crossing signs and the thrill of  the sound of the thunderous last furlong, Newmarket has been associated with horses and royalty since Queen Boadicea’s days. It became synonomous with racing in the 17th Century and today you can expect to rub shoulders with jockeys, members of the Royal family and a variety of celebrity owners as you explore this pretty market town.

The Spa at Bedford Lodge Hotel will be open to the public by appointment for a range of treatments as well as day spa and residential spa breaks. Visitors can stay at the adjacent elegant Bedford Lodge Hotel which features 77 stylish bedrooms and suites which have recently been upgraded as part of the hotels £9.5 million expansion programme and dine in the hotel’s award winning restaurant, Squires.

Prices start at £80.00 for a spa day and £135.00 for a spa break.

The Spa at Bedford Lodge Hotel, Bury Road, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 7BX

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