Two Lancashire venues have been named as the best place to go for a spa day, after winning awards on Monday (July 3).

Stanley House Hotel and Spa, in Mellor, and The Woodland Spa, in Burnley, came home victorious from The Good Spa Guide awards 2023, which celebrates excellence within the UK spa industry.

Ribby Hall Village’s Spa Hotel, in Preston, also won an award for best spa day.

Stanley House was named best boutique spa with award organisers praising its rural beauty and contemporary interiors.

Lancashire Telegraph: Courtney Harrison, spa director, and Hayley Gallagher, assistant spa manager, at Stanley House Hotel and Spa Courtney Harrison, spa director, and Hayley Gallagher, assistant spa manager, at Stanley House Hotel and Spa (Image: Stanley House Hotel and Spa)

A spokesperson said: “Located in Lancashire's picturesque Ribble Valley, Stanley House Hotel and Spa is a luxury boutique hotel and spa offering a serene escape.

“The spa reflects the elegance of natural rural beauty, with peaceful views over undulating hills from every aspect.

“Discover cosy contemporary interiors and fluid spaces to relax with friends or unwind in private to gain a fresher perspective.

"Individual and couple spaces for treatments, and a thermal bathing suite with a deeply soothing hydrotherapy massage pool help to bring the outside in.

“The hotel features luxurious accommodation spilt between the 17th century manor house and the ‘woodlands wing’.”

Courtney Harrison, spa director at The Spa at Stanley House, expressed her delight at receiving this recognition.

She said: "We are incredibly honoured to have been awarded the best boutique spa at the Good Spa Guide Awards 2023.

“This achievement is a testament to the hard work, dedication, and passion of our exceptional team.

“We strive to create a tranquil and luxurious environment where our guests can escape the stresses of everyday life and indulge in a truly unforgettable premier boutique spa experience."

Award organisers said The Woodland Spa has a sense of intimacy and peace.

A spokesperson said: “The spa’s thermal experience journey includes a range of heat rooms, plus a hydrotherapy pool, outdoor infinity pool and a tranquil serenity pool in a low lit relaxation space.

“The treatment menu includes face and body therapies from Decléor and Neom, with manicure and pedicures OPI.

“The award winning restaurant, with its killer views,  is located above the spa.”

A spokesperson for The Woodland Spa said: “We're thrilled to announce that The Woodland Spa has been awarded Good Spa Guide's Best UK Hotel Spa 2023.

“Thank you to our amazing guests for voting and to our dedicated staff for their commitment.”

A spokesperson for Ribby Hall Village Spa Hotel said: “It’s wonderful to be recognised in our industry, but even more amazing that these awards were voted for by you.

“Thank you so much to all our amazing guests, it means the world to The Spa Hotel team.”