Garden Spa, Barnsley House, Glos. England




United Kingdom

T:+44 (0) 1285 740 900
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This is one of Europes' finest spas. Do arrive early and enjoy the hot tub and other wet facilities before your treatment.

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The SPA Traveller recently visited this Spa. Wow, fantastic...




Barnsley House is a country hotel like no other. Contemporary and stylish but packed with character, it is less a hotel and more your very own Cotswolds countryside retreat...
When you arrive, forget about formality and say goodbye to airs and graces. The moment you step inside, you’ll feel at home. You can choose to relax in your room or enjoy a meal in the gardens?
Whatever your fancy. The Garden Spa is fabulous place to unwind. From your first step inside, you’ll start to unwind. Designed to bring the tranquillity of the garden inside, the spa is fully equipped with six treatment rooms, a steam room, sauna, relaxation room and heated outside hydrotherapy pool.
The Garden Spa’s treatments will soothe and refresh your body and soul. Leading essential oils specialist, Aromatherapy Associates, has also created a selection of rituals that capture the rejuvenative power of plants and flowers. One of The SPA Traveller's favourite UK spas..
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Signature treatments:

The Garden Spa Signature Treatment

A top-to-toe treatment including a full body polish, aromatherapy massage, and facial with scalp massage. The treatment works on stress throughout the body.

Time Out

For those times when you just can’t decide on a treatment, book some ‘time out’ with a therapist for a session specific to you.

Holistic Time Out

If you prefer a purely holistic approach, enjoy a needs-based treatment combining at least two of the following: reflexology, massage, reiki or Indian head massage.
Single holistic treatments are also available as 55-minute treatments.


Wow factor:

The whole experience. Views of the country from the hot tub, to home grown herbs adorning the wet rooms and the best chillout room in England.

Hotel Features:

If you’re looking for something a little different, you’ll find no two rooms at Barnsley House are the same. Each room has its own personality and character. Traditional stone fireplaces, wooden floors and beams blend with contemporary furnishings from top London interior designers, Fox Linton.

So, take in the room views of our gardens and meadows. Sprawl out in your private terrace, sitting room or garden. Soak in the tub and wallow in a Jacuzzi. With plasma screens in the bathroom, you can even catch your favourite programme from a hot bubble bath.

From fluffy towel robes and twin tubs to entertainment systems and romantic lighting, we’ve taken care of every detail. But we prefer to let the rooms do the talking.

Every room includes:

  • Home cinema surround-sound hi-fi system, including CD player and radio
  • Wide-screen plasma or LCD televisions in the bedrooms, bathrooms and sitting rooms.
  • Access to an extensive DVD library
  • Bath and shower.
  • Fridge mini-bar with complimentary mineral water, soft drinks and snacks
  • Welcome amenities
  • Broadband internet connection
World famous gardens

World-famous gardener, Rosemary Verey, began redesigning Barnsley House’s gardens in the late 1950s, transforming it to a layout that attracts visitors from around the globe.

In 1962, her husband, David Verey, brought the Temple from Fairford Park to Barnsley House: a fitting choice for a famed architectural historian. Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, a younger generation of country gardeners came to Barnsley House to learn from Rosemary’s horticultural skills.

Rosemary was awarded an OBE in 1997 and the Royal Horticultural Society’s Victoria Medal of Honour in 1999. Her gardens also captivated the Prince of Wales, following his first visit to Barnsley House in 1986. The Prince returned regularly to see Rosemary and her gardens, with a final poignant visit following her funeral in June 2001.