From its iconic coastal path and the pretty Broads to historic towns and seaside villages, Norfolk is the perfect place for those seeking a little serenity.
In a county that is known to provide idyllic spaces to explore, what better way to enjoy the incredible landscapes than in a relaxing Norfolk spa hotel? While there are many sensational hotels to choose from in Norfolk, establishments with spas will be sure to provide a tranquil escape from the daily grind of life.
Unsure where to find these havens of relaxation in Norfolk? I’ll take you through the top restful retreats in Norfolk to help you relax and get pampered in style.
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The Best Spa Hotels Norfolk for a Luxurious Trip
Congham Hall Hotel & Spa, Congham
Congham Hall is an elegant Georgian country house hotel, set in 30 acres of beautiful parkland and gardens in the small village of Congham. Not too far from King’s Lynn and only a stone’s throw away from Royal Sandringham, Congham Hall makes a great base to explore the area.
The hotel has 31 rooms in total, fifteen in the main house, eleven garden rooms, and five beautiful new cabins set in the apple orchard and around the spa garden. All the rooms are uniquely decorated and named after herbs from the hotel’s garden. They also offer dog-friendly rooms for a small surcharge.
The wonderful Secret Garden Spa offers a variety of treatments using Elemental Herbology products, and there’s a jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, bio sauna and a 12 metre indoor swimming pool. You can also enjoy an experience shower, outside hot tub and foot massage before pampering yourself with a treatment or enjoying afternoon tea on the lawn.
The gardens, as well as being beautiful also provide homegrown produce for the restaurant and fresh-cut flowers to scent the rooms. The herb garden has over 400 varieties and is a visitor attraction in its own right. Along with the kitchen garden, it is harvested daily to enhance the menu, which celebrates locally sourced, seasonal produce.
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The Hoste, Burnham Market
The Hoste is a chic boutique hotel across two sites, the dog-friendly original Hoste Inn and the adults-only Georgian Vine House.
Tucked away on the lower ground floor is a luxurious, 20-seat cinema with comfortable seating, acoustic soundproofing & state of the art audio-visual equipment, where a movie is shown daily for residents. How cool is that?
The Hoste Beauty Spa is situated in the heart of the hotel, ready for you to relax & pamper yourself throughout your stay, with an incredible range of massages, scrubs, polishes and facials and great packages, all using ESPA products.
One such package is the twilight cinema package, where you can have either a facial or massage, then head to the cinema for the daily 6.30pm showing, with popcorn and a free glass of fizz. Another popular option is the couples retreat, where you get to relax in the secluded spa garden with a glass of fizz followed by a luxury full-body massage and facial. You can even include afternoon tea!
In a wonderful location to explore the coast, the Hoste is both comfortable and stylish, with lots of traditional Norfolk touches. Regularly voted as one of the UK’s coolest hotels, this place offers a real escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
With an excellent gastro offer including fine dining and brasserie style food, both of which feature local Norfolk specialities like Brancaster mussels and Cromer crab, and a beautiful courtyard garden, this really is the best place to spend a weekend in Burnham Market.
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Park Farm Hotel, Norwich
Park Farm is a wellness hotel set in 200 acres of countryside southwest of Norwich, with 52 luxury rooms and a full spa and gym. This a great place to enjoy the city, but also pamper yourself after a long day exploring Norfolk.
The rooms are located in the Georgian house, most have a wonderful view of the gardens, and there are a handful of suites with private terraces and lodges set amongst the wonderful aspen trees.
The purpose-built health club offers everything you need for a full mind and body experience. De-stress in the sauna, steam room, or in the bubbling hydrotherapy bath. Work out and stretch in the fully-equipped gym or swim a few lengths of the luxury pool.
Treatments are provided by a team of trained therapists who provide specialist face, massage, and body treatments in state-of-the-art treatment rooms. With over 50 treatments to choose from, including finishing touches like manicures and pedicures, you’ll be in pamper heaven here!
Choose from Helene’s lounge bar for a light bite, or check out the Seasons Restaurant for a truly memorable meal. If you just want to relax and have a drink, head to the garden room with its great view of the fountain.
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The Norfolk Mead, Coltishall
A relaxed Georgian countryside boutique hotel, the Norfolk Mead is situated in eight acres of private grounds on the tranquil River Bure, in the heart of the Norfolk Broads National Park.
As well as sixteen lovingly appointed rooms, they have spa treatment rooms and a walled garden in which to relax, read and have afternoon tea or pre-dinner drinks. They also have a six-seater harbour yacht to enjoy an idyllic day on the river with a picnic full of local ingredients.
The hotel’s treatment rooms are located in the grounds of the hotel, just a short stroll from the hotel itself. Pamper yourself with a bespoke spa treatment, designed in conjunction with Natural Spa Factory products, crafted using the best natural ingredients such as caviar, rice bran and a fusion of natural British plants.
The restaurant has 2 AA Rosettes and offers a casual dining experience with a daily menu as well as regular tasting events, where all dishes use locally sourced and seasonal ingredients.
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The Pigs, Edgefield
The Pigs is tucked away in North Norfolk, a little southeast of the Georgian market town of Holt. The Pigs is a hotel, pub and spa, all in one great comfy country package.
The Pigs has eighteen rooms, each having its own private courtyard with a fire pit and in-room spa facilities, such as huge baths, drench showers and a sauna. They also have some dog-friendly rooms available where you can pamper your pooch, and enjoy your holidays together!
The Wallow is the ultimate indulgence, the spa suite is huge and has everything you could ask for to pamper yourself, including a sauna, steam room, in-room spa treatments, in-room dining and an exclusive hot tub deck set in a secluded garden with a fire pit.
The food is proudly British and very local. Discover dishes from the past and make sure to try iffits, Norfolk’s answer to tapas. On a Sunday you can enjoy a traditional delicious roast after your lie-in and a pamper of course!
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Dunstan Hall Hotel Spa & Golf Resort, Stoke Holy Cross
Dunstan Hall is set in an impressive manor house, which had variously been an ordinance factory, a school for talented children and even a furniture storehouse!
The luxury 4-star hotel has 169 rooms, all with en-suite bathrooms and highly comfortable beds and pillows – a good night’s sleep is exactly what the doctor ordered for a relaxing break.
The hotel’s health club has a fully equipped gym and a heated indoor swimming pool complete with a whirlpool, sauna, and steam room to relax those hard-worked muscles.
The Lilac Room Spa has six treatment rooms and a manicure and pedicure suit and has something for everyone. Choose from a range of treatment options designed to soothe, restore and rejuvenate, including facials, massages, and special treatments like the Nora Bode OXYjet Oxygen Facial and the Shrinking Violet Inch Loss Wrap.
The combined spa and health club make Dunstan Hall the perfect choice for an overnight spa break to escape your everyday stresses while you indulge in the perfect combination of restorative treatments and relaxing by the pool.
The 18 hole golf course is USPGA rated and includes a 22-bay floodlit driving range, a large short game area, and for fun with the kids, a footgolf course.
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Barnham Broom Hotel, Golf & Spa, Barnham Broom
Barnham Broom Hotel is a luxury Norfolk resort to the west of Norwich, set in 300 acres of grounds, with a spa, golf club with two 18 hole courses and a fitness club.
The four-star hotel boasts a stylish setting in the heart of the Norfolk countryside and is perfectly located for exploring Norwich and all the county’s main attractions.
The resort enjoys 46 contemporary bedrooms offering luxurious accommodation from suites to regular doubles and everything in between. There are even self-contained holiday apartments if you’re looking for a longer stay.
The Edge health and fitness Club offers a fully air-conditioned gym with a full range of cardiovascular and resistance equipment, and a separate space for weight training, including a free weights area. There is also a spin studio for those high-intensity bike workouts.
The club also provides a sauna, steam room and bubble pool as well as a heated swimming pool to help you relax after your workout, and comfortable loungers with countryside views mean you’ll want to spend the day there!
In the spa, you’ll find a huge range of holistic massage and beauty treatments and spa packages. Whether you’re a mum-to-be, a couple or you’re enjoying a girlie weekend, there’s a treatment here for you!
Head along to the golf club for access to their two courses; the 72-par Valley Course which features abundant water features in a delightful natural landscape, and the 71-par Hill Course with its wider fairways and real links flavour.
When you’re ready to eat, choose from the Brasserie, one of Norfolk’s premium eateries, or the Sports Bar which has a relaxed and informal atmosphere.
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The Harper, Langham
The Harper is located in Langham, on the North Norfolk Coast, just a mile inland from Blakeney and its wonderful sandy beach. This boutique Norfolk hotel can be found in an amazing brick and flint barn that used to house a glass-blowing company.
The sympathetic restoration of the barn has retained the fabric of the building, you’ll find an industrial aesthetic in the public areas, and a relaxed, modern and unfussy design for the 32 bedrooms, some of which are dog-friendly.
The Harper also has a wonderful stylish spa with an inviting pool bathed in natural light, a steam room, a sauna and a jacuzzi. For deeper relaxation, there’s a range of massages for your body, face, hands and feet using Irene Forte Skincare – their customer reviews say it all!
The hotel also offers many different spaces for food and drink. Whether it’s a cocktail at the bar, a fine meal at Stanley’s or a cake and tea at Ivy’s, there are many well-thought-out areas to experience.
The Yard in the summer is an amazing place to enjoy those longer and lighter evenings, and the Den offers a wonderful setting for a game of pool, a nightcap, or even beers watching a Six Nations rugby match. Honestly, this place has thought of it all!
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Sprowston Manor Hotel, Golf & Country Club, Norwich
The closest spa hotel to Norwich airport, Sprowston Manor Hotel has an idyllic countryside location just northeast of Norwich and is housed in a stately 16th century English manor featuring the perfect blend of historic elegance and contemporary comfort.
Hotel rooms are available as suites, family rooms and doubles and many enjoy views of our beautifully landscaped grounds. Comfortably and classically decorated, rooms are a generous size and offer excellent amenities including tea and coffee-making facilities and free WiFi.
The health and leisure club provides a fully equipped gym, heated indoor pool, steam room, sauna and spa bath. If you want to pamper yourself, beauty treatments such as soothing massages, invigorating facials and body scrubs will help you relax and de-stress.
Golf lovers will want to play the USGA specification greens with over 70 strategically placed bunkers. The course also boasts several impressive water features and a par-4 dogleg that runs alongside the hotel’s stately oak-lined driveway. With large greens and the ability to play from numerous tees, Sprowston Manor Golf Club provides a challenge for golfers of all skill levels.
When it comes to dining, the hotel has a restaurant which serves locally sourced ingredients at breakfast, and in the evening when fine dining is offered. The clubhouse serves Starbucks coffee, tasty pastries and light nibbles.
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The Blakeney Hotel is privately owned and family-run, with a magnificent quayside location affording panoramic views across the estuary and salt marshes to Blakeney Point, home to one of the UK’s largest Atlantic seal colonies.
The hotel offers accommodation in 60 bedrooms, two spacious sitting rooms, a bar, a restaurant, and a leisure facility, making this a great year-round spot to enjoy exploring historic Blakeney village and the surrounding area.
On the days when the weather is poor and outdoor activities are not quite so appealing, the indoor swimming pool, steam room, sauna and mini gym offer an alternate way to spend your day. After relaxing in the spa head to the bar, a wonderful cosy retreat with squishy sofas and an open fire, or enjoy afternoon tea in the lounge.
The creeks and waterways around Blakeney are perfect for exploring by kayak or paddleboard and both can be hired at Blakeney quay during the high season. You can paddleboard along the channel to Cley or head westwards towards Morston along Agar Creek, an ideal and fun way to take in the amazing coastal scenery of North Norfolk.
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Knights Hill Hotel & Spa, King’s Lynn
Situated in the heart of the beautiful Norfolk countryside on the outskirts of King’s Lynn, Knights Hill Hotel and Spa offers the perfect getaway retreat.
Classically elegant rooms and suites with great amenities offer stylish and comfortable surroundings in the hotel complex.
When rest and relaxation are the order of the day guests can unwind in the on-site Imagine Spa and health club. With a pool, gym, jacuzzi, and five beautifully appointed treatment rooms, including a thermal suite, mud bath, mineral grotto and relaxation room, the spa boasts the best facilities in the area.
The Garden Brasserie and bar which overlooks the beautiful walled garden offers guests a truly stunning setting in which to enjoy their meal, and the on-site Farmer’s Arms Inn offers classic pub grub.
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The Dial House, Reepham
This wonderful boutique hotel has eight very eclectically designed rooms, which can’t help but bring a smile to your face. Filled with weird and wonderful curiosities, massive bathtubs and a state-of-the-art music system including vinyl record players, you could easily spend your whole Norfolk break in your room!
You can also book a variety of spa treatments with local wellness and beauty experts to have in the privacy of your own room, from nails to facials and massages. This option is ideal if you prefer exploring to lounging, but want the opportunity for a little bit of pampering!
Eating at the Dial House follows a “bistronomy concept” of fine produce, not fine dining. They cook over sustainably sourced charcoal on a Bertha stove and use the finest seasonal locally sourced produce for an absolutely delicious meal.
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Felbrigg Lodge, Felbrigg
In a beautiful woodland location, the recently refurbished Felbrigg Lodge Hotel is situated in an idyllic romantic setting on the north Norfolk coast, five miles south of Cromer.
Felbrigg Lodge adjoins the southern boundary of Felbrigg Hall, a 17th century Norfolk stately home and estate owned by the National Trust, and a popular Norfolk attraction.
There are seven unique and individual rooms to choose from, some in the house and some in the grounds.
The indoor heated pool is maintained at a lovely 30 degrees and the indulgent outdoor hot tub is kept at 40 degrees, great for relaxing and soothing away the stresses of everyday life, and a true delight when sipping a cool glass of champagne and enjoying the stars in the beautiful North Norfolk night sky.
You can also book treatments at the Beauty Lodge with the hotel’s fully qualified therapist, who provides therapeutic massages and holistic treatments.
Set within an eight-acre oasis of beautiful grounds, you will find over 50 species of birds and other wildlife among the lawns, specimen trees and shrubs. Beyond the grounds, wooded hillsides give way to rolling fields and miles of fine sand beaches and dunes.
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St Giles House Hotel, Norwich
In the heart of Norwich, St Giles House Hotel is housed in an 1852 Georgian grade II listed building and makes a perfect base to discover the city centre of historic Norwich.
There are 24 unique rooms including suites, decorated in a comfortable classic style. From cosy doubles to executive rooms and suites, you’ll find something to suit here. The hotel also provides its own private parking, which is a real bonus when staying in Norwich.
The Spa at St Giles is the perfect place to escape the stresses and pressures of everyday life. From the moment you walk in the door, the focus is on your complete relaxation.
Their five treatment rooms are spacious, calm places to retreat and unwind. Their expert massages, scrubs, facials and nail treatments will help you take a step back from the bustle of everyday city life.
The hotel offers a delicious continental or full English breakfast, afternoon tea and Sunday roasts, as well as dining for special occasions like Valentine’s Day.
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