City dwellers in need of a total change of scenery and lovers of the great outdoors will adore these sumptuous spas in breathtaking natural locations.

These are the best spas in the UK.

And although you can hardly describe the luxurious locations as going ‘back to basics’… their settings amongst beautiful gardens, acres of woodland, fields, tranquil lakes and even mountains will have you feeling relaxed and at-one with nature before your first facial.

By Rachael Martin