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Ardencote, Claverdon, nr Warwick

Muddy says A 4-star hotel in the Warwickshire countryside with an utterly fabulous Destination Spa featuring a Himalayan Salt Sauna, Aromatherapy Steam Room, Tyrolean Kilo Sauna and an outdoor heated pool. A recipe for pure tranquility.

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Jen Adams – Skin & Body Clinic, Leamington Spa

Muddy says: Natural Aesthetics skin & body expert Jen offers non-surgical Anti-Ageing Skin and Body Sculpting Treatments in Leamington Spa.


Hampton Clinic, Hampton-in-Arden

Muddy says: In the beautiful grounds of boutique hotel, Hampton Manor, Hampton Clinic, run by former GP Dr Lorraine Hill, offers advanced aesthetics, skin and facial treatments.



Muddy says: The AdventureYogi team’s flexibility extends far beyond their downward dogs – they offer a 50 retreats and holidays combining yoga and other sporty activities, from 2 days to 10, at a variety of locations in the UK and abroad.


Stoke Park Spa

Muddy says: Vanity Fair called Stoke Park’s spa one of the ‘four Must Visit spas in the world’ and I’m not going to argue with that judgement – the five star facilities and relaxed, luxe vibe make it a dead cert for a perfect spa day.

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The Belfry Hotel & Resort, Wishaw

Muddy says: Escape from it all in the spa at this award-winning 4-star hotel in the Warwickshire countryside, famous for its stunning golf courses.

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Transcendental Meditation (TM) in Stratford-upon-Avon & Birmingham

Muddy says: Looking for inner calm? TM is a simple, natural, effortless technique practised 20 mins twice a day. Fully accredited, qualified Warwickshire-based TM teacher Huw Meads runs local talks and courses.

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