UK hotels featuring luxurious outdoor hot tubs

By Katherine Sparshatt,

There is nothing better than that feeling of smugness when you slip into an outdoor hot-tub and immediately feel warm and cosy no matter what the plunging temperatures/wind/rain is doing. Sipping a glass of champagne completely relaxed, it feels like you have outsmarted Mother Nature herself. Untouchable.

So, pack your swim suit and get ready for a whole lot of smug self-satisfaction in one of these gorgeous hotels all of which come with an outdoor hot-tub to feel at-one with the elements.

An outdoor hot tub overlooking a beach in Cornwall

The Nare | Truro, Cornwall


The Nare is a stylish hotel with views over the beach featuring an outdoor pool and semi-covered outdoor hot tubs so you can spend your days drinking in the incredible views. Home to one of the best restaurants in Cornwall, as awarded by the AA, and with an assortment of exciting adventure activities in the local area this is the perfect place for a weekend away from it all. You can even bring the dog!

Each of the rooms at The Nare are stylishly decorated with an eye for design plus include spacious features such as a living area, balcony or terrace. After a day of beach frolicking head to the hot-tubs to relax and unwind and ease tired legs from exploring the surrounding scenery.

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A hotel with a hot tub in the stunning Lake District

The Gilpin is a gorgeous luxury hotel set amidst the tranquillity of the Lake District. Here you can book your own spa lodge that comes with a private outdoor hot tub for your own enjoyment, plus a sauna and rain-maker shower.

Meanwhile, inside the hotel you’ll find plenty of fine dining whether it’s the plump Cumberland sausages served at breakfast or the exotic flavours of Hrishi, the hotel’s Michelin Starred restaurant that brings together traditional English cuisine with an Asian twist to create delicious fusion dishes.

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A hot tub in Yorkshire in the middle of the woods

Chevin Country Park Hotel & Spa | Otley, Yorkshire

Chevin Country Park Hotel is surrounded by 44 acres of pristine woodland, dotted with lakes and walkways. It’ the perfect place to relax in an outdoor hot tub and feel at one with nature.

The extensive spa includes an indoor pool, Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, and gym, plus of course, the outdoor hot tub. The spa takes in some stunning views of the surrounding lakes and woodland, to help you feel a world away from the stress and chaos of everyday life.

The rooms are all located in Alpine-style lodges with self-catering facilities so you can whip yourselves up snacks and meals depending on whatever takes your fancy.

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A hot tub in a castle in Wales

Chateau Rhianfa | Anglesey, Wales


A beautiful French-style chateau in the heart of Anglesey, Wales, this fairy-tale castle is perfect if you are looking for a romantic break or perhaps just a relaxing weekend with your friends. The hotel boasts a private hot tub, sauna and even a private beach for the warmer summer months.

There’s plenty to keep you busy in this part of Anglesey and further out towards Snowdonia, from hiking and mountaineering to ziplining, white water rafting, kayaking, etc. But to be honest we wouldn’t blame you at all if you never left the hotel which has all the comfort, peace and quiet you need.

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A hotel with a hot tub in the luxurious Cotswolds

Whatley Manor | Malmesbury, Wiltshire

A luxurious country house hotel nestled in the Cotswolds, Whatley Manor offers a complete escape from the pressures of life in the city. Relax in the state-of-the-art Aquarias Spa featuring an outdoor hot tub spa pool for you to embrace the elements whilst enjoying an invigorating jet-stream massage.

Elsewhere in the spa you can find the indoor hydrotherapy pool, steam grotto, sauna and heated stone recliners, plus a host of treatments and therapies on offer. Inside the hotel you’ll find plenty to keep you entertained, such as a fully equipped indoor cinema, two dining experiences, two bars and the extensive gardens.

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A hotel with a hot tub and an incredible spa just outside London

Cliveden House | Berkshire


This luxurious country house hotel has just opened up a brand-new spa facility and it is truly stunning. Located just 40 minutes from central London, Cliveden House’s new spa includes two outdoor hot tubs, an indoor pool, outdoor pool, infrared sauna, infused steam room, a Jacuzzi and a state-of-the-art Technogym. What more could you want?!

The luxuriously decorated rooms at Clivedon come in all shapes and sizes from the classicly comfortable to the outright opulent boasting large open fireplaces, four-poster beds and plush velvet upholstery offset against the austere oak panelling.

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